Rachel Hunter thinks she and her daughter Jean are safe in the Witness Protection program, when she meets a cold eyed man with an easy smile at the restaurant where she works. In the days following, Rachel discovers that Nick McCarty, is much more than just an author.
Nick McCarty, assassin and bestselling author, contemplates a change in life styles after receiving an order to kill a woman who reminds him of someone from long ago. Six days later, Nick puts a fifty caliber bullet through the head of Hayden Tanus, the man who’d ordered her death, launching himself down the path of protecting a mother and daughter he barely knows, for reasons he isn’t fully prepared to admit.
Rachel realizes the unstoppable killer protecting them lives by only one code – whatever it takes until the danger is past. With their lives forfeit if she makes the wrong decision, will Rachel choose life by Nick’s side, regardless the costs?