A cop hunting a violent thrill seeker. A woman from his past. Will their history and heated attraction put his case on ice or will they get a second chance at love?
When Grace Lee storms into the Dark Falls Police Department, heads turn. But she only has eyes for Detective Nate Ryder—the officer who closed her brother Jimmy’s case too quickly, declaring his death a suicide rather than a murder. As a forensic scientist, Grace thinks the signs are obvious, the trick is convincing Nate.
For sixteen years Rhys Evans lived with the certainty that they’d caught the right guy…convicted the right guy…punished the right guy.
For sixteen years Ariel Hamilton lived with the knowledge her father had been framed, and watched him waste away in prison for crimes he hadn’t committed.
Nicole Salway left Dark Falls eighteen years ago with no intention of ever returning.
Destroyed beyond repair, she closed that chapter of her life for good. But nightmares have plagued her for two decades. Nonsensical nightmares that have kept her from leading a normal life. The Dark Falls police department failed her as a young girl, but now she’s a detective herself, and her hometown needs her help. Returning to the place where it all began could crack open her past and leave her raw and exposed if she’s not careful.
Librarian Cara Jennings is probably going to die . . . and it’s all because of a dog.
Until the night she follows a little dog trailing a leash into the park, thinking to rescue someone’s lost pet, and witnesses a murder, she’s led a quiet life, doing her best to come to terms with the death of her brother. But when the killer starts hunting her, Cara only feels safe with Gabe Calder, the detective assigned to the case.
Detective Eric Cantu has been dancing around the sexy reporter for months.
The memory of a too-damned-hot one night stand before he knew who she was won’t stop torturing him at night. By day she’s one step ahead of him in his arson investigation.
He’s not the only one to notice, either.
The arsonist has Merritt McKenna in his sights, too, and his plans for her aren’t anywhere near what Eric’s are.
Firefighter Risa Caldwell decides one day to change her path on her morning jog through the woods. It may be the biggest mistake she’s ever made. When she falls and twists her ankle, she curses, until she sees she’s not stumbled over a tree root but a dead body. The body is that of local missing child Kaylee Shulte, and even to Risa’s untrained eye, the scene speaks of ritual and the work of a serial killer.
Detective Delaney Harrison lives for slapping handcuffs on those who prey on women and children.
She will do everything in her power to keep another girl from suffering the fate of her sister. There was a time when Delaney also lived for Zach Jamison, but that was before he betrayed her, and taught her that loneliness beat heartache any day. The last thing Delaney expects is to find Zach back in her life.
The last thing he needed was another cop in his life.
Growing up with his dad on the force was hard enough on Kemal. And with the shape his dad is in now, the last thing Kemal wants is someone around to remind his dad of his glory days as a detective in the Dark Falls PD. So when Eve Scanlon shows up with a lead in the one cold case his dad never let go, he’s going to make damned sure she doesn’t get his dad involved.
When secrets and lies collide . . . lives are lost and hearts are broken . . .
Detective Marisol Zaragoza’s life is uncomplicated…routine…exactly as she likes it. Until a fresh homicide lands on her desk and catapults her into a cat-and-mouse game with an influential narcissist. Mierda, soon her fledgling career in the Major Crimes Unit is on the cusp of upheaval. When her investigation thrusts her into the path of Beck Gatling, the gorgeous, enigmatic billionaire who’d ripped her heart to shreds ten years earlier, her uncomplicated life gets messy fast.