- Author: Eleanor Woods
- Publisher: Candlelight Ecstasy Supreme # 154
- Year: 1987
- Setting: Arizona
- Amazon Listing: Breathless Temptation
For as long as she could remember, Shay Michaels had been the girl-next-door—the wild tomboy with skinned knees and braces who'd looked up to Kurt Barron with an odd mixture of adoration and mischievous disdain. But all that had changed. At twenty-three Shay was a beautiful woman, old enough to know that only Kurt could claim her heart. Arrogant, overbearing, Kurt had become one of the most eligible bachelors in Arizona. Why did he insist on protecting the very innocence Shay longed to lose in his arms? Were the fires that ignited between them mere familiarity? Infatuation? They'd known each other forever, yet what secrets from the past still blocked the way to love?