He wanted her so much he burned with need. Judah had learned you didn’t tell a female you wanted to have sex until you worked them out of your system. Too bad he hadn’t known that before and he’d be done with this desire that made him willing to lie cheat or steal to get between her legs. The male was a jerk and she refused to give in to him. It was too bad that her body ached for his touch because her heart wouldn’t be able to handle it. Malinda needed away from him but her cousins wanted her to stay. She sensed they needed her but she had to ignore her own sense of self-preservation to stay. Judah was bad for her in a he will destroy me completely kind of way and yet she had to stay and weather the storm she knew was coming. For mature readers only do to graphic language and smoking hot sex.