to keep her safe. Steve Gallagher is a security specialist, and he's just been hired to protect Kate Garibaldi from a stalker. There's only one problem . . . Kate's his ex-wife, the only woman Steve's ever loved. Can he afford to let her back into his life? Can he afford not to? Kate loved Steve, and the more time they spend together, the more she realizes that she still does. Two people who love each other, but do they love each other enough to put the past behind them and move into the future . . . a future that's in jeapardy because of the stalker who seems bound and determined to get to Kate. Guardian Groom, by Shelley Cooper, was a tender story of love and trust, from a new, and very talented author.