© AUTHOR BETH HALE

Sometimes small towns have the biggest secrets . . .

After an explosive night of passion, Walker awakens the following morning . . . alone.

Shrugging off their obvious connection as a glorious one-night stand, he accepts a position in a small rural town.

That's when things get interesting.

The woman h
e can't forget just happens to live in the same town. She is also married to the Chief of Police . . . and his new boss.

Lainey is terrified Walker will divulge their secret, but despite the danger, she can't forget the passionate night she spent in his arms.

Drawn together by undeniable attraction, they risk their lives to seek answers to questions no one is willing to ask. Can they expose the sleepy town's hidden secrets before a ruthless man destroys their hope of a brighter future?