"If you win...?" Hunter paused for a second, before lifting his head and meeting my gaze. I could see the determination and hope swirling in his blue orbs, "If I win, you have to give me a chance to prove that I won't hurt you." People often warn you not to make permanent decisions on temporary feelings, but Alyssa had absolutely nothing to lose. "Deal." ********** Alyssa Shade embraced her move to New York as an opportunity to start fresh and leave behind her shady past. She wanted to forget what previously defined her. She wanted to overcome the fear that trapped her for over 15 years. When Hunter Ashford sets his eyes on Alyssa, she doesn't know that he would end up meaning a lot more to her than just another one of her challenges.