THE RELUCTANT HEROInjured New York firefighter Nick Carlucci had long ago retreated to quiet Tribute, Texas, determined to escape his demons. He was done with remembering-and feeling. And then beautiful reporter Shannon Malloy hunted him down-and got him back to doing both.Shannon refused to let Nick avoid her. She was intent on unlocking the secrets he kept-secrets that tied in to her own painful past. But when the tenacious reporter finally gained full access to the elusive hero, would she get more than a story-say, maybe a one-way ticket to Nick' s heart?