For years, Rose Clancy dreamed of her brother's best friend, Lucas King, but touching him was off-limits. And Rose, always dutiful, kept her distance. Until a recent chance meeting leads Lucas to hire her for intimate, nightly cooking classes. The heat between them quickly ignites. Wealthy, powerful, commanding, Lucas runs his life like he runs his business...and Rose knows his interest in her can't be all that it seems. But Lucas makes her feel wanted—like he can't get enough. So no matter what secrets eventually come to light, Rose is more than ready for Lucas King.