So dark. So deep. The secrets that we keep.
Maddie keeps to herself in the small coastal town of Cape Brathe. She spends most of her time working at the local dog shelter and creating hidden art. But when she receives a mysterious letter from a stalker, her life is thrown into chaos. She keeps a secret, one she must protect or risk death. Alone and without resources, she finds herself relying on the local investigator Lucas Alverado. Her independent streak has worn out its usefulness, and when she finds herself kidnapped, she must rely on her newfound instincts to uncover the dark international organization that threatens not only her life but the lives of millions of people.
TW: Sexual Assault, Kidnapping, and Violence
"Written in a stripped-down, straightforward style, this book is an honest and intensely felt first novel". -Amazon Review
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About the Author
Charlie grew up in a small town in the Pacific Northwest and left for grand adventures to Seattle where they now live with their partner and young child. This city is where they worked as an undercover security agent, a phone sex operator, a veterinary technician and more. Charlie has traveled and loved and grieved. They have a passion for writing feminist and queer romance and feel thrilled to be adding to these sub-genres.