It all started with a phone call. Mama was dead and Eve had no choice but to return to Red Fork, the place she ran away from at the age of sixteen. Eve Knight left her demons behind her when she broke free of Mama’s overpowering control of her, but a string of strange situations force her to realize that the skeletons rarely stay shoved in the closet where one puts them.
Officer Jaxon Graves has suffered the ultimate betrayal, now he’s diving into his work to keep from facing the hurt caused by his fiancee. But when the young fiery model who was once the awkward teenager living next door to him, returns to Red Fork, he can’t ignore the emotions stirring inside of him. Eve has grown into a beautiful woman and Jaxon Graves finds that the line between professionalism and personal desires is beginning to blur.
With Halloween growing closer and a perp on the loose, Jaxon’s need to protect those he serves pushes him to the breaking point. With each call to the station, he finds himself entangled in the life of Eve Knight.
But neither are in the position to take a gamble with their hearts. Can they find their way through the dark or are they destined to spend eternity alone?