Lily Walker thought true love was real, until she ran away to New York City to be with her older lover, only to find him in the arms of another woman. Desolate, friendless and with nowhere to go, she stands alone in the freezing January rain until the echo of a gunshot reminds her how dangerous the city is at night.
In the space of a moment, in the blink of an eye, she finds herself face to face with Cain.
A professional killer, Cain is hardened by circumstance to the point where he no longer feels human. When he drops into Lily's life, she stirs feelings in him that he's forgotten existed. He finds himself wanting to protect her from the dark side of New York City, and even from himself if that's what it takes to keep her untainted by his world. The trouble is, he can't keep away from her and as he begins to spend more time with her, it becomes more impossible to tear himself away from the girl he's fallen in love with.
Can Cain change his destiny and have the future with Lily that he so badly wants? Will he be able to protect her, or will his feelings for her draw her into the underworld and into danger? When the truth about Cain is revealed, will Lily be able to love and forgive a killer?
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Published September 10, 2010
Romance, Literature & Fiction.