The whirlwind romance Rafe Lombard lavished on Madeleine Knight was enough to win him her heart. It was only when she learned of secrets in his past that Madeleine knew he would never be hers. So she ran-as far away as she could . Rafe is determined to prove that no woman leaves him without his say-so. He is determined to have Madeleine back, and he knows there is only one place to keep her-close by his side .