This is book 2 in the series. Although the books do not have to be read in order, you will get a better understanding of who the characters are if you do read them in order.
Cassie Gambol is on the run. She has been on the run for some time now. You see, her ex husband tried to kill her among other things. The day he was suppose to be sentenced, he fled and no one has heard from him. Not only is she not able to practice medicine anymore but she had to change her name from Carly Sunderland to Cassie Gambol. Cassie leaves LA and heads across the country to small place, Petal Georgia.
Shane Chase has an issue with commitment. Ever since he found his fiance and his best friend in bed together, he hasn't been able to stay with a woman more than a couple weeks. From the moment he runs into Cassie Gambol, he knows that she is hiding something. He is determined to find out what brought Cassie to this small town.
Sparks begin to fly between the Sheriff and Cassie. Shane knows just what he wants. Cassie on the other hand tries to keep her distance not wanting anyone to find out the truth. Will Cassie finally be able to tell Shane what brought her to Petal? Will Shane be able to protect her? Do these two have a future together?