The Burden of Desire (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Natalie Charles

Harlequin, 9780373278640, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 4, 2014



Former lovers become partners in Natalie Charles's new novel of the perfect crime

On the eve of trial, prosecutor Sally Dawson has all the evidence she needs to convict a man of killing his wifeuntil the "victim" reappears. Now, alone and pregnant, to save her career she must trust the very man who broke her hearther sworn enemy, Ben McNamara.

The case confounds Ben, a former marine JAG, but not the attraction budding between him and Sally. Their mutual desire never died. Can Ben prove to her that he's a changed man? He may never get the chance, because the closer Sally gets to the surprising truth, the closer she gets to a desperate killer.