Claire Huxley is a dedicated social worker. After the devastating loss of her own child, she is consumed with protecting other children from harm, but something is missing in her life. After rescuing a child at risk, her maternal instincts kick in, and she is finally ready to discuss having another child with her husband. However, the father of her most recent rescue vows revenge.
A prequel to the first in the Duty Bound series, passion and pain collide as tragedy unfolds.
Having lost her first firefighter husband in a fire while she was pregnant with their daughter, Riley is no stranger to heartache or hardship. She lends a compassionate ear to Blythe's difficulties only to become entangled in a web of illicit affairs and deadly intrigue.When an arsonist and a killer strike, Riley's fate intertwines with Blythe's, threatening her heart and her life. Can they survive another tragedy and still find the strength to make peace with their past and embrace their future?
Her misguided youth behind her, Abigail Cameron returns to her old home town to rebuild her life as a qualified plumber. An injury prompts her to seek out the handsome local doctor and she feels an immediate attraction, however, in light of her tarnished reputation she doubts he feels the same.
The murder of her mother—a woman who seduced and extorted married men—prompts Abigail to dig into her past in search of her father’s identity. Secrets surrounding her birth are locked in the ravaged mind of her ailing grandmother, now a resident of the nursing home.Amid rumors, lies, deceit and betrayal, Abigail and Fred hunt for answers, unleashing deadly events that threaten their lives. Can they trust their hearts, and each other, before they run out of time?
On the hunt for her daughter's abductor, Colonel Amelia Matheson enlists the help of Richmond Morgan, a local Sheriff who once hurt her. To find Hope, Sheriff Morgan and Colonel Matheson must untangle a web of secrets, including their own.
Using her wits and skills, Hope sets out to escape the mountains and save the man her mother had sent to rescue her – a man who is not who he appears to be.
Captivated by the feisty diver, captain Hauk Ludvikson struggles against his attraction as they explore the old automobile linked to the unsolved disappearance of a rich heiress. As past crimes create new ones, he must decide if he wants to protect Star or protect his heart.
With danger lurking under and above the water line, Star fights for her future—a future she may not salvage twice.
Her heart in shambles, she struggles with an inexplicable attraction toward the reclusive guest renting the attic and her lack of interest toward the local doctor vying for her attention.
Haunted by a fatal decision, Avery Stone escapes his past in Buccaneer's attic, but the previous owner’s peculiar death, the strange bones buried under the gazebo, and the feelings Rowan stirs in him slowly draw him back into his old life.
When Rowan exhumes the bones, she stumbles onto deadly secrets, unknowingly unearthing a murderer who threatens her existence. Can Avery shake the guilt shackling his mind, and Bjorn break free of Icelandic traditions, in time to prevent Rowan from meeting her predecessor’s fate?