Lies. Betrayal. A blown undercover mission. After ten years away, DEA agent Jarrett Brandt heads home at Christmas to pay his respects to his deceased brother and hide out from the cartel kingpin who wants him dead. The last thing he needs is Marissa, his high school sweetheart, tempting him with her sassy smile and showing him the life he gave up. Add on his judgmental parents, and he’s ready to hit the road. Widowed mom Marissa Reinn never had much luck with the Brandt boys. First Jarrett broke her heart, then she lost his brother—her husband—to a bullet. Though she succumbs to Jarrett's sensual touch, she vows to uncover his secrets. When a team of assassins find him, Jarrett and Marissa will have to work together to survive and protect her son. How will they seize their second chance at love with their lives on the line? – A Hero’s Heart is a steamy second chance, romantic suspense novella set during the holiday season. No cheating. HEA guaranteed. – Second edition. Newly revised and edited.