Ten years. Three months. Sixteen days. That was how long it had been since Gabby Kendall had felt safe. As a teenager, she'd witnessed the execution of four members of the Marshall family and been powerless to stop it. Those images had haunted her ever since. Gabby struggled to find peace in a world that was filled with nightmares.
Now the killers were back. They knew who Gabby was. Where she lived. Who her friends were. They knew everything about her.
Elliot Marshall, Jr had never intended to take the position with the Finley Creek Texas State Police that his father had once filled. Now he had the TSP to run—and answers to find. A woman to protect.
Gabby had been his sister's best friend, and now he would do whatever it took to keep her safe.
Gabby would gladly take his protection—but what would she do if the price of her safety was the woman who'd become her new best friend? Or Elliot?
She couldn't lose someone she loved like that ever again…