Shelby Lynn Collins left Phoenix fifteen years ago to pursue her dream of becoming a country music singer. Now the two-time Entertainer of the Year is back in Phoenix for a concert that will put the exclamation point on her career. Until she receives an e-mail from a deranged killer, and becomes a target. Even worse, the Detective assigned to the case is the man she left behind. It's bittersweet torture being protected by the only man she's ever loved, and the only man who has the power to break her heart. Mike Hanson is an ex-Marine turned Homicide Detective, with an ingrained ability to find the bad guys. When a body turns up that points to a connection to the famous singer in town for a concert, he has no choice but to get involved. As the killer gets more violent, Mike gets closer to the one woman who makes him feel again. Now he's going to pull in every favor owed, and push himself harder than ever to protect the woman who broke his heart, because he can't imagine a world without her. Even if she leaves him again.