Jennifer and Lucas have begun new lives for themselves. Jennifer has turned in all she knows about being a defense attorney and has become Assistant District Attorney. Lucas has regained all of his memories of the fateful night his parents died. They have decided to build a new life together with a fresh start. But the ties to her father's troubled past aren't erased, and although Vance Wallace is dead, Thomas Hawthorne remains a threat. He stays off the grid until just the right moment, revealing himself once again, and tempting Jennifer in a way she didn't expect. Then, in the middle of an ongoing case neither Jennifer nor Lucas is allowed to investigate, Jennifer must decide if she should reach out to the sister who has been kept a secret and hidden for 21 years. Is it safe? How can she know if the danger is over? Will she ever untangle all the lies to know for sure?
The highlight of Jennifer Monroe’s life is her job. Working as a defense attorney for her father's firm in New York City is exciting, fast-paced, and challenging; unlike the rest of Jennifer’s life. Her relationship with her father is strained, and she can't seem to let go of the resentment she holds toward him for shipping her off after her mother's death when she was seven. Everything begins to turn around when Jennifer meets the sexy and mysterious former NYPD Detective, Lucas Benjamin. Lucas has everything, except his memory of the night he failed to save his parents from a murderers fire. Things are heating up with Jennifer and Lucas until she discovers that her father defended the man who murdered Lucas’ parents. Jennifer fears that her discovery will jeopardize her relationship with Lucas, until its too late and she is kidnapped. Lucas must follow only his instincts and twisted memories to save her. Will he get to her in time, or will he be too late, again?