'Accused of murder, convicted of throwing a game for the mob, former Dallas Cowboys superstar Griff Burkett spent five years in federal prison. Now a free man, the fallen quarterback has no prospects - and worse, no forgiveness - in football-crazy Texas. But there is someone willing to pay - millions - for Griff's services. Airline CEO Foster Speakman and his lovely wife, Laura, want the one thing fate has denied them: a child. It's an offer Griff can't refuse, a job that demands total secrecy. But in this high-stakes game, Griff finds himself falling in love with Laura Speakman - and racing to protect them both from a ruthless nemesis from his past. Now, plunged into the spotlight of suspicion as the clock winds down, Griff's future - and his life - hinge on one last perfect play'
It took me about half way through before I got 'drawn' into the thriller. After 2/3 of the book, it was really a page turner to the end. Good read.