Model Credit: Drew Truckle.

Photographer Credit: Eric David Battershell.

Cover Artist: Sybil, PopKitty Design.

Dying to experience life, I cross an ocean to get away from my fears. I find my safe haven in the form of Detective Aiden Holden. He shows me what love is, but then our lives collide. Our little world shatters, and I’m caught in the crossfire.

I’m forced to return home, to let go of the only person who has made me feel like I could be more.

How do you return to a cage once you’ve tasted freedom?

My only hope is that Aiden will cross an ocean for me.

Michelle Heard is a Bestselling Romance Author who likes her books hot, dirty, and with a touch of darkness. She loves an alpha hero who is not scared to fight for his woman.

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Emma endured a traumatic childhood inflicted by those that should be protecting her. She knows the only way to ensure her safety is to put a lot of distance between her and her abusers. She heads to the US where she lives without fear for the first time in her life.

Aiden is a student that is attending the same school as Emma however there is much more to Aiden than she knows. She was looking to experience freedom for the first time in her life by having a one night stand and she has chosen Aiden however she raises feelings in Aiden and he only wants to protect her. When the secrets he holds catches Emma in the crossfire will he be able to keep her safe?

I loved these two characters as Aiden only wants to keep her safe while Emma wants to experience life. It is an emotional story that draws you and wont let you go until the last page.



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