Police Officer Natalie Corbin spent years trying to save a battered woman from her abusive husband, gaining an enemy in the process. After a hostage situation that ends with a fatality, Natalie struggles with the guilt and devastation that she failed to save the victim.
Natalie finds comfort in fellow officer James Simon who arrived on the scene of that horrific day and refused to leave her side. To women, he is known as the hottest new officer in the department, to the men, a God. No one knows where he came from or why he moved to a small southern town. The man is a complete mystery. Natalie’s attraction to him is stronger than her will as she fights her feelings. No longer able to fight her attraction to him, she finds herself in his life and in his bed.
As their relationship progresses, James becomes jealous and possessive. What Natalie considers safe quickly turns into fear. Natalie finds herself in the same situation as the woman she was unable to save but, by then, it’s too late. Natalie has descended into the darkness of James Simon.
She’s scared, confused, and addicted to his dominance. She can’t figure out which is worse, the abuse, the lust, or her love for him. Her dreams of escape are shattered after those closest to her doesn’t believe her when she turns to them for help. She longs for peace and freedom but knows that he will never let her go.