On a well-deserved vacation, Judge Laurel Patrick meets U.S. marshal Sean Gannon by chance. Their intense physical encounter is brief, because Laurel is called home by urgent business. She's being blackmailed by a former suitor, an attorney who's pleading a mob case in her court. Laurel can't see any way out of the situationuntil Sean comes unexpectedly to the rescue. Can she accept his helpand his love? Donna Kauffman's SEAN (4) is well plotted, with a strong conflict and a totally unforgettable hero.