He's damaged goods.
Alpha Team Leader Kyle Martin has always found solace in work, but this time he's been cut from the team following his father's death. The last thing he wants to do is grieve the abusive man who almost ended Kyle's life. When nurse Bethany Rossi shows up on his doorstep begging for help, Kyle knows he should turn her away. Her haunted eyes have seen demons like his, but he's always been a sucker for her smiles.
She wants to believe in second chances.
Bethany's history with men is full of rotten apples. It's why Kyle has always been off limits. A man who looks that good and lives a dangerous life can't be good for her. But now Bethany's roommate is missing and the cops aren't taking her seriously. The only person she can ask for help is the one man she should stay away from.
Two battered hearts find comfort in each other's embrace.
The trail for the missing roommate leads Kyle and Bethany into the complicated web of a cold case killer. The more clues they uncover about their target the more they must face their own history. Are all battered souls destine to hurt the ones they love? Or is it possible to heal the wounds no one can see?