When a costly mistake ends Malorie Montgomery’s career, she returns to Cape Cod in search of a fresh start. But her plans for a new—and quiet—life are quickly derailed when she makes a grisly discovery in the woods, and her screams bring the one person from her past she’d hoped to avoid. Dean Slater, the ex-boyfriend who broke her heart in high school, now lives in the beachfront community that was supposed to be her haven…and he’s just as hot as he was six years ago.
With his rough background, Dean always knew he wasn’t good enough for the kind, intelligent beauty who claimed his heart, but somehow he’d believed their love was strong enough to survive anything—until the tragic night she turned her back on him when he needed her trust the most. Despite their painful history, Dean can’t resist the instinct to protect her, especially when it becomes apparent there’s a killer in their town.
Their former chemistry soon reignites, but Malorie has long accepted that her dark family secret has destined her to a life alone. And when she uncovers evidence that makes her the killer’s target, a deadly confrontation threatens to destroy any possibility of a second chance.
|A dramatic book that has Malorie Montgomery coming back to Cape Cod six years after a tragic event in her life. On returning she is first still dealing with being sent away from the job she had by her father, and then on top of that being sent from England to the U.S. Now back and trying to sort through her feelings, emotions, she is set another double shock by finding a body while jogging on the beach and also coming face to face with Dean Slater who was her high school boyfriend and the one who broke her heart. Being back also brings back emotions that she thought she had put away deep inside of her, but now with a mistake at work, her father’s lack of support and what is happening to her on Cape Cod she is starting to believe that she is actually going crazy. The author takes you on a journey through these different characters while crimes are happening, and you are seeing Malorie believe she is falling apart. You get a look at what happens to a family with someone who is dealing with mental health issues, and for a parent of multiple children who have the disorder that is talked about in this book the author has done a good job in addressing what it is like. For this and just the story in general which has suspense and some mystery, it is a very good book, with good characters. I gave this book 5 stars follow us www.1rad-readerreviews.com|