Alexandra Messner is the first since Officer Nathalie Duncan’s teens to breach the iron fortress of her heart. After years of redeeming her brutal and sordid past as the fortune teller’s daughter, Nathalie can finally see the promise of a happy future. Until an innocently placed photograph of a dead woman shatters her world.
Alex knows that Nathalie carries painful scars, but she believes there is no wound of the heart that love cannot heal—until Nathalie confesses to the unthinkable. Devastated and heartbroken, Alex’s cold, bitter anger leaves no room for forgiveness.
With her mother’s criminal secrets suddenly at risk of exposure, Nathalie’s last desperate gift means confronting her childhood terrors to protect Alex from her family’s vicious intent. But can any sacrifice be enough to save Alex or ultimately redeem the fortune teller’s daughter?