She was both an important attorney and Senator Joseph Fair’s daughter – a porcelain and gold beauty who worked among Washington’s political elite. And when Ashley Fair joined her father’s hectic Presidential campaign, her life took her to the very pinnacles of fame and power. Then she met Timothy Martin, the intriguing and darkly handsome police lieutenant assigned to protect her father. To Tim, Ashley was strictly off-limits, a woman from a world impossibly separated from his own by a chasm of class and money — until the differences in their backgrounds dissolved in desire and their closeness drew them into the depths of an intoxicating passion. But in the shadows, danger was waiting for Ashley, sweeping her toward tragedy and the dark places of the heart where love becomes a torment..or the fulfillment of all dreams.