Hailey Monroe knows the world isn’t always fair, but she rose from the ashes once before, and if she has to, she will. It’s been years since she spotted the scowling tattoo artist who makes her heart beat, but she finally found the courage to approach him. Only it is not about what their future might be, but about the scars of the past that have yet to heal.
Sloane Gordon has lived through the worst of hell, but the temptation her neighbor represents is on a whole new level. He has kept his distance because he knows what kind of man he is, poles apart from what Hailey needs. When she comes to him with a proposal that puts his mind down and his soul in a thousand pieces, he will do everything in his power to protect the woman who is close to his heart and the secrets he is forced to keep.