Escaping an unthinkable nightmare, I’m given a second chance at life. Cole Trenton is the first person to look past the broken girl. But the moment I give him my heart he leaves.
Secrets never stay buried, and mine returns with a vengeance.
Cole walks back into my life when I need him most. He shows me how to be strong, that monsters only have the power you give them.
But my biggest fear remains.
How do I silence the girl in the closet before I lose Cole again?
I always knew Birdie Liles was different, but that didn’t stop me from falling for her.
After years of being away, I return home to bury my best friend,
only to learn that Birdie’s in trouble.
If I had known about the monster from her past, I never would’ve left.
I went to fight someone else’s war while I left the woman I love unprotected.
But I’m here now, and I’m ready to send Birdie’s demon right back to hell.
Birdie endured a horrendous childhood and she bears the scars both physically and mentally. She was adopted by a couple and started fresh, but she lives in fear that the person who caused her nightmares will come back to finish the job.
Cole meets Birdie while they are in school. He knows she is special and becomes his protector, but he leaves her behind when he joins the Marines.
Eight years later Cole returns however the damage of her past is stronger than ever and he wants to help her heal but will he be able to keep her safe? Full of emotion this story is both heartbreaking and heartwarming.