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Karen Rose - Alguien ​te observa
Kristen ​Mayhew tiene un admirador secreto. Lleva tiempo observándola. Conoce todos sus movimientos, todos sus pensamientos. Le envía cartas. Y ha empezado a asesinar en su nombre. El detective Abe Reagan acaba de incorporarse al departamento de homicidios de Chicago. A partir de ahora intentará olvidar un pasado donde perdió lo que más le importaba. Y su primer caso es proteger a esta brillante abogada.

Karen Rose - Egyedül ​a sötétben
Karen ​Rose, a New York Times bestseller írónője visszatér a Cincinnati sorozat egy újabb, lélegzetelállítóan izgalmas kötetével, amiben találkozik a veszély és a vágy, az igazságosság és a bosszú. Scarlett Bishop gyilkossági nyomozó már látott elég gazembert, aki az igazságszolgáltatásban megtalálta a kiskapukat, és ártatlan áldozatot, akit senki sem bosszult meg. Tudja, hogy a jó nem mindig győzedelmeskedik. Eddig sikeresen elrejtette magában a haragját és a vágyát, hogy ő maga szolgáltasson igazságot. De ez már nem tarthat sokáig. Marcus O’Bannion, aki korábban a hadseregben szolgált, félelmet nem ismerve harcol az áldozatokért. A titokzatos múltja miatt ez nem is csoda. Úgy hiszi, látta már az emberi gonoszság legalját, de aztán elkezd kutakodni annak a fiatal lánynak a meggyilkolása ügyében, aki korábban az ő segítségét kérte. Scarlett-tel közösen elindulnak egy olyan sötét úton, ami miatt egy veszélyes emberkereskedő hálózat célkeresztjében találják magukat. Hogy a bűnözőket megállítsák, egyszerre kell ravasznak és könyörtelennek lenniük. De túl is kell élniük ezt a kalandot.

Karen Rose - Broken ​Silence
From ​the #1 international bestselling author of the Baltimore series comes a suspenseful novella featuring Assistant State’s Attorney Daphne Montgomery and Special Agent Joseph Carter. After a traumatic kidnapping, Daphne’s boss insists that she take time off. But she refuses to sit on the sidelines when she meets a six-year-old girl who the police call Angel. Angel hasn’t spoken a word since they found her four days ago next to a burned out car, frozen with shock, not far from the bodies of two adults who may or may not have been her parents. Joseph knows that helping Angel is exactly what Daphne needs right now. But when Daphne gets Angel to talk, a mysterious and chilling crime begins to unravel—one that drives Daphne into the darkest corners of her past as she and Joseph track a ruthless killer. Includes a preview of Watch Your Back

Karen Rose - Say ​You're Sorry
Special ​Agent Gideon Reynolds has tried hard to put his past behind him. He escaped the violence of his cult upbringing when he was just thirteen, and since then routine and discipline have been his way of making sense of the world. But when a petite blonde woman crashes into his life, he begins to realize that a little bit of chaos might not be so bad. Daisy Dawson has had more than her fair share of pain too—but she's done being a victim. Daisy's determined to explore every new experience she can—including getting to know the dark and serious FBI investigator she meets when she fights off a masked attacker one night. It soon becomes clear that Daisy's attack was just the beginning. Now the bloodied bodies of young women are showing up all over California, and, as Gideon tries to find the killer, it's clear that Daisy is in more danger than they ever realised...

Karen Rose - Dornenmädchen
Gnadenlos ​gejagt von einem Stalker, flieht Faith an den Ort, der ihr seit ihrer Kindheit Alpträume bereitet: in das abgeschiedene, leerstehende Herrenhaus ihrer Familie, in dem ihre Mutter vor 23 Jahren Selbstmord beging. Hier will sie unter neuer Identität einen Neuanfang wagen. Doch was sie in dem alten Anwesen erwartet, übertrifft all ihre Ängste. Auf der Zufahrtstraße dorthin taumelt ihr eine schlimm zugerichtete, nackte junge Frau vors Auto. Bei den anschließenden Ermittlungen stößt das FBI unter dem Kellerboden der Villa auf sorgfältig präparierte Frauenleichen. FBI-Agent Deacon Novak zweifelt an Faith‘ Unschuld, doch gleichzeitig fasziniert ihn die hübsche Zeugin. Gemeinsam betreten sie einen düsteren Pfad, der weit in Faith‘ Vergangenheit führt.

Karen Rose - Every ​Dark Corner
When ​FBI Special Agent Griffin "Decker" Davenport wakes from his coma, he is desperate to find the missing children he knows are in danger. At the end of his last investigation, when he thought it was all over and justice had been served, he discovered that not everyone had been rescued, but he was shot before he was able to tell anyone. Special Agent Kate Coppola has recently moved to Cincinnati. She says she's chasing a promotion but she's actually running away from heartache. She's found the recordings from Decker's time undercover and has been at his side in the hospital while she tries to put together the pieces of the crime he was investigating—and what connection it has to his own mysterious past. When someone tries to kill Decker in his hospital bed, he and Kate realise that the children are not the only ones whose lives are threatened, and that they must stop at nothing to hunt down the perpetrators. And danger is waiting in every dark corner.

Karen Rose - Alone ​In the Dark
Former ​Army Ranger Marcus O'Bannion and homicide cop Scarlett Bishop have met only briefly but when Scarlett receives a phone call in the middle of the night, she immediately recognises the hauntingly smooth voice asking her to meet him in one of Cincinnati's roughest areas. On arriving, Scarlett finds the body of a seventeen-year-old Asian girl and Marcus injured. A fierce champion of victims' rights, Marcus claims the young woman was working for an affluent local family and the last time he saw her she was terrified, abused, and clearly in need of help. Having agreed to meet her, both Marcus and the young woman were targeted for death. As they investigate, Scarlett and Marcus are pulled into the dangerous world of human trafficking where they soon realise they are going to have to become as ruthless as those they are hunting. Because if they don't, how many other girls may end up alone in the dark?

Karen Rose - Death ​is Not Enough
A ​ruthless gang leader. A deadly vendetta. Karen Rose returns with the break-neck follow-up to MONSTER IN THE CLOSET, and the sixth book in the heart-pounding Baltimore Series. Gwyn Weaver is as resilient as anyone could be. Having survived an attempted murder, she has rebuilt her life and reclaimed her dignity and strength. She's always known about her feelings for defence attorney Thomas Thorne, but as her friend and a colleague there could be no chance of anything more... or could there? Thorne has known violence and pain all his life. He's overcome the hardships that have been thrown at him thanks to his own steel, and the love of his loyal friends. Now he's thinking it might finally be time to let his guard down, and allow himself to let in the woman he's always admired from afar. Then Thorne's whole world is torn apart — he is found unconscious in his own bed, the lifeless body of a stranger lying next to him, her blood on his hands. Knowing Thorne could never have committed such a terrible crime, Gwyn and his friends rally round to clear his name. But this is just the beginning — the beginning of a brutal campaign to destroy Thorne, and everything he holds dear...

Karen Rose - Have ​You Seen Her?
DO ​YOU LOVE HER? DO YOU MISS HER? HAVE YOU SEEN HER? One by one, the girls disappear from their beds at night. Each one is pretty, with long, dark hair. And each one is found brutally murdered. Special Agent Steven Thatcher has sworn to find the serial killer preying on this small town. As the investigation pulls him one way, his family pulls him in another. A widower haunted by loss, he now worries about his son Brad slipping away. But there's a bright light in his life; his son's teacher, Jenna Marshall, has reached out to help. She's beautiful, kind, and considerate— and slowly, tentatively, she and Steven are starting to fall in love. But both have been hurt before— badly. And as the two try to find the courage to bare their souls, a murderer who has slain many looks for the real treasure he craves. He sets his traps. And waits. For Jenna…. A USA Today bestseller A London Sunday Times “Top 10” bestseller Finalist—2005 RITA Award Finalist—2005 Daphne Award

Karen Rose - Dirty ​Secret
Secrets For ​months Emma Townsend has avoided her old house, haunted by its memories of her dead husband. Finding the courage to sort through their possessions, she's astonished to find an old love letter from friend Chris Walker, and determines to make amends for the past. That we all must Chris, now a college professor, is trying to deal with the tragic death of a graduate student. Seeing Emma again brings back a flood of memories, re-kindling a long-lost passion. But with police investigating the student's death, Chris cannot act on his desires. Fear But is it too late? Because now someone's watching Emma and Chris. Someone who's nursing revenge. And they are about to be plunged into a nightmare where no one can be trusted and every dirty little secret is sealed with a kiss. Dirty Secrets previously appeared in the anthology Hot Pursuit

Karen Rose - Silent ​Scream
When ​a teenage girl dies in a suspicious fire, Detective Olivia Sutherland is assigned to track down the arsonist. Then she discovers something more sinister: a vicious blackmailer who preys on young people and murders without hesitation. Making her work even harder is sexy firefighter David Hunter. He's not only sharing the case but sparking memories of their long-ago night of passion, when feelings were left unspoken and hearts were broken. David has his own ghosts, and a million regrets. But while he and Olivia try to face the wall of pain between them, a diabolical puppet master is pulling strings to make a group of twentysomethings do his bidding. Soon Olivia and David are scouring the city for a calculating criminal who seems tantalizingly close—and is moving in for the kill.

Karen Rose - No ​One Left to Tell
The ​addictive Karen Rose serves up her most relentless thriller yet. A woman is dead and her fiance is serving a life sentence for a murder he didn't commit. Now PI Paige Holden holds the only piece of evidence that could see him freed, and she cannot take it to the police. With the help of disarming state attorney, Grayson Smith, Paige is determined to avenge the murdered woman and set an innocent man free. But Paige has only scratched the surface of a cover-up far deadlier than she could ever imagine. A string of mysterious deaths of women with a shared past sets Paige on the trail of a ruthless killer. The problem is, the killer's on her trail too ...

Karen Rose - You ​Belong to Me
When ​forensic pathologist Lucy Trask stumbles across a mutilated body by the chess tables in her local Baltimore park, its face so badly damaged it is unrecognisable, her sole concern is that it might be her old school teacher Mr. Pugh. When the corpse is identified, Lucy is shocked to discover that the victim is actually another man from her past. Who killed him and why his skin is burnt with the number '1' is unclear but it's evident that someone is demanding Lucy's attention. The discovery of a second branded body raises worrying questions: how many more lives may be at risk before the killer's final message is revealed? And can Lucy solve the killer's gruesome puzzle before their thirst for revenge is complete?

Karen Rose - Count ​to Ten
CLOSE ​YOUR EYES. HOLD YOUR BREATH. COUNT TO TEN. In all his years in the Chicago Fire Department, Lieutenant Reed Solliday has never experienced anything like this recent outbreak of house fires--devastating, vicious and in one case, homicidal. He has another problem--his new partner, Detective Mia Mitchell. She’s brash, bossy, and taking the case in a direction he never imagined. Mia’s instincts tell her the arsonist is making this personal. And as the infernos become more deadly, one look at the victims’ tortured faces convinces her and Reed that they must work closer to catch the killer. With each new blaze, the villain ups the ante, setting firetraps for the people Reed and Mia love. The truth is almost too hot to handle: This monster’s desire for death and destruction is unquenchable … and for Mia he’s started the countdown to an early grave.

Karen Rose - Edge ​of Darkness
Homicide ​detective Adam Kimble is no stranger to battling demons. But Meredith Fallon is a different kind of weakness: one that could actually be good for him, if only he would let himself depend on her. Meredith has loved Adam for a year, and seeing how hard he's worked to deal with his PTSD makes her feelings only stronger, but she respects his needs. Her work keeps her busy anyway: she counsels sexually abused women like Mallory Martin to help them reintegrate into the world. But someone doesn't want Meredith helping women like Mallory, and Meredith finds herself the target of a very determined killer. Adam would risk anything for Meredith, but they'll soon find out the killer is just a little too close to home...

Karen Rose - Nie ​wirst du entkommen
»Komm ​zu mir!«, lockt die Stimme, die Cynthia seit Wochen verfolgt. Gequält von entsetzlichen Erinnerungen, tut die junge Frau schließlich, wie ihr geheißen, und stürzt sich vom Balkon ihrer Wohnung. Sie ist nur die Erste in einer ganzen Serie von Toten. Allen ist eines gemeinsam: Es sind Patientinnen von Tess Ciccotelli. Detective Reagan, der die Ermittlungen leitet, hält die bildschöne Psychiaterin zunächst für eine äußerst gefährliche Frau. Bis er endlich erkennt, dass Tess Opfer einer bösen Intrige zu werden droht, ist es beinahe zu spät ...

Karen Rose - Todeskleid
Die ​Nerven liegen blank: Privatdetektivin Paige Holden steht vor ihrem brenzligsten Fall: Sie vertritt einen Klienten, der wegen Mordes im Gefängnis sitzt. Unschuldig, behauptet er. Wer aber hat den brutalen Mord an dem 12-jährigen Mädchen im blauen Kleid verübt? Die attraktive Privatdetektivin findet heraus, dass es eine ganze Serie toter Mädchen gibt. Alle blondgelockt, alle blau gekleidet. Durch ihre Ermittlungen bringt sich Paige selbst in größte Gefahr. Ein Scharfschütze verfehlt sie nur um Millimeter. Höchste Zeit, den charismatischen Staatsanwalt Grayson Smith um Hilfe zu bitten …

Karen Rose - Sikíts ​értem
Daniel ​Vartanian nyomozó megesküdött, hogy megtalálja a várost rettegésben tartó sorozatgyilkost, aki egy tizenhárom évvel korábbi bűncselekmény minden részletét lemásolva szedi áldozatait. Daniel öccse hagyatékában fényképeket talál, amelyek talán nyomra vezethetik, miközben saját családja pokoli történetével is szembesítik. Hamarosan Alex Fallon, a gyönyörű ápolónő is képbe kerül, aki ijesztően hasonlít az egykori bűncselekmények egyik áldozatára, és így esélyes célpontja a megszállott gyilkosnak, része lehet a perverz és érzéki játéknak. Daniel egy ördögi elme csapdájába keveredik, Alex szerelméért pedig a legvakmerőbb ötlettől sem riad vissza… Karen Rose világhírű sorozata a romantikus thriller műfajának legjobbja, díjnyertes könyveit számos nyelven kiadják, olvasótábora lelkesen várja az írónő bestsellereit.

Karen Rose - I'm ​Watching You
I ​KNOW THEIR CRIMES. I HUNT DOWN THE GUILTY. I'M WATCHING YOU. Star prosecutor Kristen Mayhew has a dangerous secret admirer. He seems to knows her every thought, her every move. He sends her letters. And he kills the criminals she herself is powerless to stop. This avenger even knows Kristen’s deepest secret—the one that has kept her from surrendering her heart to Abe Reagan, the police detective sworn to protect her. Like Kristen, Reagan is haunted by the loss of something precious that he can never regain. But in the shadow of a calculating serial killer, the two turn to each other and dare to rediscover passion...even as the messages and vicious murders continue. Even as the killer’s thirst for retribution makes Kristen a target for murder.

Karen Rose - Say ​Goodbye
Eden ​faces a final reckoning when the cult's past victims hunt them down in this explosive, high-stakes thriller in the Sacramento series from New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose. For decades, Eden has remained hidden in the remote wilds of the Pacific Northwest, “Pastor” keeping his cult's followers in thrall for his personal profit and sexual pleasures. But the Founding Elders are splintering, and Pastor's surrogate son DJ is scheming to make it all his own. When two of Eden's newest members send out a cry for help, it reaches FBI Special Agent Tom Hunter, whose friend and fellow FBI Special Agent Gideon Reynolds and his sister, Mercy, are themselves escapees of the Eden cult, targeted by the Founding Elders who want them silenced forever. The three have vowed to find the cult and bring it down, and now, they finally have a solid lead. Neutralizing Eden’s threat will save captive members and ensure Tom’s new friends can live without fear. But when his best friend, ex-Army combat medic Liza Barkley, joins the case, it puts her life—and their blossoming love—in danger. With everything they hold dear in the balance, Tom and Liza, together with Gideon and Mercy, must end Eden once and for all

Karen Rose - Into ​the Dark
When ​Michael Rowland saves his younger brother Joshua from the clutches of his stepfather, he runs for his life with his brother in his arms. From his hiding place he sees the man who has made their lives a misery taken away in the trunk of a stranger's car, never to be seen again. Doctor Dani Novak has been keeping soccer coach Diesel Kennedy at arm's length to protect him from her dark secrets. When they are brought together by the two young brothers who desperately need their help, it seems they might finally be able to leave their damaged pasts behind them. But as the only witness to the man who kidnapped and murdered his stepfather, Michael is in danger. As Diesel and Dani do all that they can to protect him, their own investigation into the murder uncovers a much darker web of secrets than they could have imagined. As more bodies start to appear it's clear that this killer wants vengeance. And will wipe out anything that gets in his way...

Karen Rose - I ​Can See You
Eve ​Wilson's face was once scarred by a vicious assault. Terrified and ashamed, she escaped to the online realm, where she could choose the face she allowed people to see. Years later, her outer scars faded and inner scars buried, Eve has fought her way back to the real world and is determined to help others do the same. Now a graduate student moonlighting as a bartender, Eve researches the addictive powers of online communities. When her test subjects begin turning up dead as a result of apparent suicides, she doesn't know where to turn. Homicide detective Noah Webster is one of the few people who believe the victims are connected murders. Eve becomes Noah's online guide and realizes that the handsome detective may have secret scars as painful as her own. As Eve and Noah chase a killer who is always one step ahead of them, together they try to overcome the tragedies of their pasts and learn to trust again, but they soon discover that danger is much closer than they think.

Karen Rose - You ​Can't Hide
YOU ​DON'T KNOW WHO I AM. YOU CAN'T STOP WHAT I'M DOING. YOU CAN'T HIDE. Terror has forever changed the life of psychiatrist Tess Ciccotelli. Someone is tormenting her patients, pushing them to commit suicide, and setting her up to take the blame. But Tess can't break her oath to protect her patients' privacy at all costs. Even when detective Aidan Reagan demands a list of everyone she's treating. Even when the mounting danger threatens Tess herself. Aidan doesn't like anyone who stalls his cases. Still, he can't help but admire Tess's fierce loyalty to her patients, especially when it becomes clear that a nameless, faceless enemy is set on destroying her career, her family, and finally, Tess herself. As Aidan's heart softens, the killer's will hardens, and one thing becomes clear--the noose is tightening around Tess's neck.

Karen Rose - Did ​You Miss Me?
Headline's ​bestselling author, Karen Rose, is back with her fourteenth pulse-pounding thriller. Best be nimble, best be quick, I'm right here and you're my pick...The last thing Ford Elkhart remembers is walking his girlfriend back to her university dormitory. Now he's lying tied and gagged on a cold, dark floor, with only one chance to escape before he ends up like the bones surrounding him...Assistant State's Attorney Daphne Montgomery is devastated by her son's disappearance, and is immediately convinced that his kidnapping is connected to the white supremacist she's just had jailed for murder. FBI Special Agent Joseph Carter isn't so sure - especially when he learns that Ford's girlfriend is also missing. Is Ford's abduction payback for Daphne's courtroom victory? Or is he a pawn in an even more dangerous game?

Karen Rose - Monster ​in the Closet
The ​Sunday Times bestselling author of Every Dark Corner returns with an exclusive novel celebrating ten years of Karen Rose's thrillers in the UK. MONSTER IN THE CLOSET reunites readers with characters from Karen Rose's bestselling Baltimore series. A mother is dead, and now her killer hunts the child that witnessed the brutal crime... Private Investigator Clay Maynard locates missing children for clients, but has nearly given up hope of finding his own daughter, cruelly stolen from him by his ex-wife twenty-three years ago. Equine therapist Taylor Dawson has chosen to intern at Daphne Montgomery-Carter's stables so that she can observe the program's security director - her father, Clay Maynard. Trying to reconcile the wonderful man she's getting to know with the monster her mother always described, Taylor never expects to become the target of a real monster, the man who murdered the mother of the little girls she works with at the stable. Neither does she expect to fall for Ford Elkhart, Daphne's handsome son, who is dealing with his own demons. As family and friends gather for a wedding, Taylor starts to imagine a permanent life in Baltimore. But not if the real monster gets to her first...

Karen Rose - Scream ​for Me
New ​York Times bestselling author Karen Rose delivers a heart-stopping suspense novel that picks up where DIE FOR ME left off, with a detective determined to track down a brutal murderer. Special Agent Daniel Vartanian has sworn to find the perpetrator of multiple killings that mimic a 13-year-old murder linked to a collection of photographs that belonged to his brother, Simon, the ruthless serial killer who met his demise in DIE FOR ME. Daniel is certain that someone even more depraved than his brother committed these crimes, and he's determined to bring the current murderer to justice and solve the mysterious crime from years ago. With only a handful of images as a lead, Daniel's search will lead him back through the dark past of his own family, and into the realm of a mind more sinister than he could ever imagine. But his quest will also draw him to Alex Fallon, a beautiful nurse whose troubled past reflects his own. As Daniel becomes attached to Alex, he discovers that she is also the object of the obsessed murderer. Soon, he will not only be racing to discover the identity of this macabre criminal, but also to save the life of the woman he has begun to love.

Karen Rose - Die ​for Me
COME ​TO ME. SCREAM FOR ME. DIE FOR ME. The first victim is found in a snow-covered Philadelphia field. Detective Vito Ciccotelli enlists the aid of archaeologist Sophie Johannsen to determine exactly what lies beneath the frozen ground. Despite years of unearthing things long buried, nothing can prepare Sophie for the matrix of graves dug with chilling precision. The victims buried there haunt her. But the empty graves terrify her--the killer isn't done yet. He is cold and calculating, the master of a twisted game. Even with Vito and Sophie hot on his trail, he will not stop. One more empty grave must be filled, and one last scream must be heard--the scream of an archaeologist who is too close for comfort and too near to resist....

Karen Rose - Dornenkleid
Ein ​Schuss fällt in der Dunkelheit. Vor Marcus O'Bannions Augen bricht eine junge Frau zusammen. Ihr Name ist Tala. Über Wochen hat er sie ermutigt, sich ihm anzuvertrauen. Weil sie verzweifelt wirkte. Weil sie offensichtlich misshandelt wurde und Marcus ihr helfen wollte. Sie stirbt in seinen Armen. Marcus, ein Journalist und Ex-Soldat, schwört sich, ihren Mörder zu finden. Gemeinsam mit Detective Scarlett Bishop, der einzigen Polizistin, der er vertraut, legt er sich mit übermächtigen Gegnern an.

Karen Rose - Der ​Rache süßer Klang
Als ​die zurückhaltende Sue mit ihrem verschüchterten Sohn Zuflucht im Frauenhaus sucht, hat dessen Leiterin Dana Dupinsky keinen Grund, an ihrer Geschichte vom gewalttätigen Ehemann zu zweifeln. Wie sollte sie auch ahnen, dass sie damit dem Tod die Türe öffnet? Denn Sue ist eine psychopathische Killerin, die vor nichts zurückschreckt, um ihre Rachegelüste zu befriedigen: nicht vor der Entführung eines taubstummen Jungen, nicht vor mehrfachem Mord. Danas Name steht schon bald ganz oben auf ihrer Abschussliste – und nur Ethan Buchanan, ein Privatdetektiv, der Sues Spuren gefolgt ist, könnte Dana retten …

Karen Rose - Watch ​Your Back
Baltimore ​Homicide Detective Stevie Mazzetti has suffered losses no woman should have to endure. And, despite it all, she’s still a fighter. When she learns that her ex-partner might have miscarried justice, she’s determined to put the past to rights, even when she becomes a target. It’s former Marine Clay Maynard’s job to see the risk in every situation, but he doesn’t have to look hard to find the danger surrounding Stevie. Since the minute he first saw her, Clay has wanted to protect the wounded officer, and he started loving her not long after that. So when Stevie attracts the attention of a vicious psychopath, Clay will do whatever it takes to keep her alive. That is, if he can stay ahead of a killer with everything to lose—and something terrifying to hide...

Karen Rose - Das ​Lächeln deines Mörders
Sie ​alle verschwinden in der Nacht, sie alle sind hübsch, haben lange dunkle Haare, und sie alle werden wenig später tot aufgefunden. Special Agent Steven Thatcher hat sich geschworen, die Serienmörder zu stellen, der die jungen Frauen auf dem Gewissen hat. Die Zeit drängt ... Wie soll sich Steven in dieser Situation um seinen schwierigen Sohn kümmern? Bei dessen höchts attraktiver Lehrerin Jenna Marshall findet er Verständnis - und mehr. Was die beiden nicht ahnen: Der Mörder hat sein nächstes Opfer gewählt. Er hat seine Fallen ausgelegt. Er wartet bereits ... auf Jenna.

Karen Rose - Don't ​Tell
It ​was a desperate plan. But Mary Grace Winters knew the only way to save herself and her child from her abusive cop husband was to stage their own death. Now all that remains of their former life is at the bottom of a lake. Armed with a new identity in a new town, she and her son have found refuge hundreds of miles away. As Caroline Stewart, she has almost forgotten the nightmare she left behind nine years ago. She is even taking a chance on love with Max Hunter, a man with wounds of his own.