A former spy now working for a global security company, Max Grant has always steered clear of relationships—until now. When he sees Cress in a TV interview, his curiosity ignites. Will the spark he felt twenty years ago burst into flame? Cress is a magnet he can’t resist. As threats escalate, Max feels driven to protect Cress but she’s not sure she can trust him.Can she overcome her fears and is he willing to give up his secrets so they can find their happy ending?
Ten years ago, former spy Max Grant’s testimony put a terrorist mastermind in prison. Now he’s escaped and he’s targeting Max. A trip to Europe with Cress Taylor, the woman he has dreamed about for twenty years, turns deadly as Max is drawn toward an inevitable confrontation.
When Bay Bishop’s husband was found in the alley behind their Northern Michigan restaurant, she lost not only the partner in her dreams of establishing the best fine-dining establishment in the area but the man she thought was the love of her life. Then she finds out how he had betrayed her. Now she’s a suspect.
The detective who shows up on her doorstep turns out to be the high-school boyfriend who broke her heart. Faced with uncomfortable truths and new beginnings, Bay must chart a course to prove her innocence and create a new future, as she also tries to unravel a family secret that may give her the key to who she really is.