Her act of courage destroys everything . . .
Charlene "Charley" Carter risked her life to rescue a child from a burning car. Suddenly, the quiet research assistant becomes a media darling and a half-million dollars richer, thanks to the boy s grateful grandparents. But big money brings big moochers and bigger betrayals. Charley retreats, wounded and suspicious about the motives of even those dearest to her.
He doesn t trust that she s for real . . .
Jess McMasters exposes frauds for a living, and if it means using his charms as well as his tough skills as a journalist, no problem. What s Charlene Carter trying to gain by refusing to be interviewed by the press? Is she angling for more money or is she hiding secrets that prove she s nobody s hero?
Jess goes undercover to get close to her, but the closer he gets, the less he understands. Except this: the cost for his deception could be his own heart.