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Haunted by a reputation he earned by killing three men under questionable circumstances, Antonio Burns finds himself scorned by good cops and admired by bad ones. Unable to shake the tag of "Quickdraw," Burns has stepped closer to the edge of society while still doing the job he's paid to do and loving a woman who doesn't understand him - and may not want him anymore. And with his charismatic but dangerously antisocial brother, Roberto, in trouble with the law, Burns has to manage his loyalties carefully: He is a cop. 'Berto is a fugitive. And they'd die for one another.
When Burns is sent to protect Wyoming prosecutor Cali Morrow, a former ski racer being threathened by a stalker, it seems like an easy job. But Cali is the beautiful daughter of one of America's hottest movie stars, and the stalker may well be a man working on Burns's side of the law. Antonio has a hard time resisting the woman he's supposed to be protecting - and stomaching the social swirl of those who make Jackson Hole their playground. With the feds closing in on his brother, Burns can feel his own personal lifeline slipping out of his grasp - until he himself becomes the target of a madman.
Original title: Trial by Ice and Fire
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural