After Emma was shot and left for dead in an alley in Seattle, the assumption is that her father has come back to gain retribution for a past wrong. Once they find her father then their problems will be over with. However, while she’s recovering, threats and continued problems seem to plague Trace and Emma. When the issues focus solely on Trace, rather than Emma, they figure out that there’s more threatening these two than just Emma’s past. Now they need to find out who would want to hurt Trace by hurting the one woman that Trace loves the most.
Emma and her twin brother, Danny, managed to escape the horrors of their childhood and their abusive father when they were sixteen. They have spent the last seven years trying to survive the world and build a better future. When Emma starts a promising new job at the Alexander Marketing Corporation she meets the boss and CEO, Trace Alexander. The chemistry is instantaneous and, although they try to fight the inappropriate attraction, they tumble headlong into a scorching affair. Soon after menacing events and threats on Emma’s life have them believing that their abusive father has finally found them and wants to punish her for leaving. One bad decision places Emma in the hands of the man she has been running from and threatens her very life.