When the battered and bruised woman escapes and finds her way to John Paul Thornton’s cabin, he risks his life to get her to safety. He's compassionate and funny and quickly becomes a good friend, the one person Tess feels she can rely on. Until she discovers what he does for a living.
John has some serious issues of his own to confront, but there's a more urgent problem to deal with first. The crazy man hasn't given up. He's coming after Tess.
When Queenie dies,
Laura inherits the family businesses in a small
Sarah's marriage to Alan had been a nightmare from the beginning, but when she tried to leave her husband a few months after their wedding, he and his friend made sure she'd never try it again. If she tells anyone what happened, she could end up in prison.
Twenty-three years later, when a stroke leaves Alan unable to speak, Sarah dares to dream of freedom. If he can't speak, he can't tell. But he finds a way, and Sarah's carefully guarded secret begins to unravel.