Ex,FBI agent Riley Scott lives each day with the
scars of her former career. After the murder of her
husband and the recent attempt on her own life by
the Russian mafia, her heart is irrevocably broken.
Agate Island seems like the perfect place to begin
building a new future for herself and her teenage
son, yet even before the ferry docks at their new
home, Riley realizes there will be no escape for her.
There, on the boat, is mafia boss Maksimillian
Petrusothe man who took everything from her.
The man she killed.
Matthew Taggart knows who Riley is and
understands her reaction to his resemblance to
Maksimillian Petruso. But Matthew is nothing like
his estranged criminal father. So far, he has been
able to hide from that evil world. However, hes
afraid Rileys appearance on the island may lead his
familys mafia connections to his doorstep. After all,
she is the agent who took down his father. Matthew
needs to leave town. Fast. Unfortunately, when the
family wants to find him, there is nowhere he can
hide. Now he and Riley are thrown together in a
dangerous connection, and learning to trust each
other is their only hope of survival.