After a devastating war decimated most of the world, Hudson Lane has only known the oppressive life under her own father's tyranny. She finally escapes, branding herself an outlaw and is hunted by the Enforcers. Her best chance for survival is Connor Mackenzie, an aggressively sensual fugitive who opens her eyes to the wicked possibilities of a world without rules.
As the leader of a band of outlaw fighters, Connor can't resist the beautiful stranger who asks for his protection. Despite his reservations, he agrees to introduce her to a whole new way of life. But when Connor discovers Hudson's connection to the enemies of liberty, he wonders how far he can trust the woman who has abandoned all inhibitions to challenge every forbidden desire.
Praise for Elle Kennedy
'An adrenaline filled, exhilarating ride' Fresh Fiction
'Fans will be eager to see what Ms. Kennedy has in store for her mercenaries' Shannon K. Butcher, author of Edge of Betrayal
'Takes readers on a terrific emotional rollercoaster ride full of relentless action, heated sexual tension, and nail-biting plot twists . . . breathless passion will leave the reader begging for more' Publishers Weekly
Kennedy (Don't Walk Away) opens the Outlaws series with this sizzling dystopian romantic thriller. Four decades after a disastrous world war, a chosen few rule with an iron fist. Hudson is desperate to avoid an arranged marriage to a cruel man she hates, so she leaves the safety of her sheltered life in the City to become an outlaw in West Colony. Connor, the colony's leader, reluctantly takes her in. He's already got a full plate, between avenging the murder of his wife and keeping his group together. The last thing he needs is a tough woman trying to escape from a mysterious past. As the heat builds and Hudson falls for Connor, she knows she has to tell him her secrets. But what will he do when he finds out that Hudson's family may have killed his wife? The fast-paced plot is punctuated with explicit love scenes and a cast of fascinating characters. This tale of love in the midst of horror is both spicy and sweet.