Marlo Saunders has escaped. After testifying against her abusive criminal of an ex-husband, Marlo has taken her young son to the safety of a quiet cottage tucked away in a cove by the sea in Maine. For the first time in her life she's face to face with tranquility . and desire. Now, the man she wants most is the one man she can least risk having at her side.
Small-town police chief Brent O'Neill knows fear and need when he sees them. But the barriers Marlo has built around her tell him the unknowns surrounding her past are far beyond what he's seen before. He'll do everything in his power to make her believe in him and the healing power of Trenton, Maine . everything to love her.
"A MEASURE OF FEAR, SUSPENSE, LOVE AND FAMILY TIES ... A STORY THAT WILL KEEP YOU TURNING THE PAGES."
-Mary Vine, Author of Maya's Gold
"AN EXCITING STORY . FROM START TO FINISH."
-Coffee Time Romance