It’s always darkest before the dawn.
Years ago, Madeleine Price paid a high cost for fame when a vicious stalker targeted her for death. Since then, she’s become a recluse, with fear her closest companion.
Despite being born into wealth and privilege, Sebastian Payne was terrorized as a boy when he was kidnapped and tortured. Now he devotes his life to hunting dangerous predators of women and children.
Thrown together by circumstance, they bond amidst violence and grief. Sebastian pushes aside his reluctant desire for Madeleine, vowing to shelter her from further loss.
Weary of being weak, Madeleine has other ideas. Passion blooms as she resolves to seduce Sebastian, making him her partner rather than protector.
Can two wounded souls find light within the darkness? Or will demons continue to haunt them, depriving them of their greatest chance at love?