He delivers street justice. She upholds the law. To protect the innocent, theyâ€™ll set aside their differencesâ€”and uncover undeniable common desires in Nightshade, a Night Tales novel of romantic suspense from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts.
Colt Nightshade has no patience for the bureaucratic red tape that entangles law enforcement and sets the guilty free. Lieutenant Althea Grayson believes in the rules and procedures that help keep order over the chaos that threatens society. Together, they are a teenage girlâ€™s only hope of survival against a ruthless criminal. Their methods couldnâ€™t be more dissimilar, but Colt senses a kindred rebellious spirit simmering beneath Altheaâ€™s tough cop exteriorâ€”and a passion waiting to be ignited.