Sexually abused as a child, raped and widowed by her husband’s best friend, Jenna McElroy flees her childhood home seeking to escape her husband’s murderer. Then two months later, the murderer, Ricky Scott, finds her in Dallas, terrorizing her and her two year old son.
When Jason Randall first sees Jenna McElroy, he is stunned by her unbelievable beauty and decides to make her his own. When he learns she appears to have been beaten, he vows to find the perpetrator and make him pay.
That vow leads to Jason being arrested for manslaughter by an over-zealous Assistant District Attorney. Then Jason’s former fiancee shows up creating havoc in their lives. When Jason rebuffs her attempts to reconcile, she has a more sinister plan to pay off her debts.
Will Jason be able to protect Jenna from the terrors that haunt her past? Will his former fiancée succeed in her quest to punish Jason? Will Jason and Jenna learn to love through the pain?
About the Author
Karen Ward is the pen name of Glenda Hays. Glenda grew up in Texas but traveled the United States as a healthcare consultant for many years. She has over twenty years in the healthcare industry and has spent many hours on airplanes reading the stories of her favorite Romance writers. A few years ago she found herself one of the millions of Americans on the unemployment rolls and after a few months began to put some of her own stories down on paper. She loves the challenge of writing and plans to spend every spare moment sharing her love of her heroes and heroines with the world. Glenda is divorced with two grown children and three grandchildren. She lives in a small town in the DFW Metroplex.