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.
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.
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.
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?