There's always a loophole. Just don't let it close around your neck.
Bounty hunter Foster Nash is a ruthless bastard—just ask him. Thanks to an ex-girlfriend who robbed him blind, and another who nearly bit off his trigger finger, he's not too high on women in general right now.
Desperate for funds to refill his retirement coffers, he jumps at a very lucrative contract: to bring in the doctor who created the Tyaa plague. Except his voluptuous target doesn't behave like a criminal. Instead of rattling the bars, she accepts her fate with cool, cultured aplomb.
Jynx Brennan toiled for three years to save humanity from a disease she's now blamed for creating. Since she refuses to use her psi ability as a weapon, it doesn't help her escape Never-Fail Nash. In a moment of clarity, she decides there's no point in denying herself a last fling with a living, breathing erotic fantasy.
After he recovers his surprise, Nash indulges the full depth of his physical needs upon her body—often, and to their mutual pleasure. But when it leads to unexpected emotional intimacy, he finds himself willing to risk everything to break a contract that will force him to deliver her to certain execution.
Warning: This futuristic romance contains one bad-ass bounty hunter, a refined lady doctor, a ship with a vile history, a villain with a viler history, and a wide black leather belt, slung low. 85,000 words or 340 pages. Originally published as Runner by Samhain Publishing.