The third installment of Shojai's dark, female-driven domestic thriller series featuring pet-centric plots.
An animal behaviorist and her service dog race a deadly storm to expose a treacherous secret others will kill to protect.
A blackmailer returns to sell a deadly cure.
A mother's denial dooms millions of children.
And a dog shows true loyalty...when he runs away.
With her stalker finally caught, animal behaviorist September Day's PTSD has abated and she's begun to trust again. She dares to hope Detective Jeff Combs might become more than a friend, until his investigation into a dog-fighting ring leaves her reeling.
Shadow wrestles his own demons. A German shepherd autism service dog before losing his-boy to a health crises, Shadow found love and his true purpose working with September. Now his-boy is back - but changed - and Shadow fears he'll be forced to choose.
When a desperate mom demands help, and Combs' son disappears with his dog, September and Shadow must find the children before a devastating storm hits. But the children have a secret plan of their own. Only when September shows true courage, and a good-dog tells the truth, can they find their way home again.