By Diana Palmer

Harlequin, Hardcover, 9780373777716, 302pp.

Publication Date: June 25, 2013


New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer takes readers back to Jacobsville, Texas, where Hayes Carson is a lawman on a search for justice.

His brother had been the only family he had left in the world. Hayes, a long, tall and serious Texan, has long been suspicious of the blond-haired, bright-eyed Minette Raynor, who is both mysterious and beautiful. And now he's convinced that Minette was involved in giving his brother the drugs that killed him. As far as Hayes is concerned, neither her looks nor anything else will stand in the way of him righting what is so very wrong.

Minette can't get Hayes off her mind, or off her back. His investigation of her is a nuisance, but as an undercover DEA agent, that's the least of her worries. Until she finds herself in great danger, and he's the only one who can save her. Can she count on Hayes believing the truthand saving her life?

About the Author
Diana Palmer, the author of more than one hundred books, got her start as a newspaper reporter. A "New York Times" bestselling author, and voted one of the top ten romance writers in America, she has a gift for telling the most sensual tales with charm and humor. She lives with her family in Cornelia, Georgia.

Praise For Protector

" the queen of desperado quests for justice and true love." -Publishers Weekly

"The popular Palmer has penned another winning novel, a perfect blend of romance and suspense."--Booklist on Lawman

"Diana Palmer is a mesmerizing storyteller who captures the essence of what a romance should be."--Affaire de Coeur

"Nobody tops Diana Palmer when it comes to delivering pure, undiluted romance. I love her stories."--New York Times bestselling author Jayne Anne Krentz