Former assassin Vlad Aristov traded his gun for a wrench and now works as a mechanic. Wanted by the U.S. government and Russian Mafia, he dreams of not only being an American citizen, but a free man—which is a dream he knows will never be a reality.
Paranoid recluse and daughter of cult leaders, schoolteacher Lucy Spencer longs for a normal life. Instead, she lives in fear, waiting for the day her parents will finally come for her. And when they do, she knows they’ll have one thing on their mind—murder.
After a repair job brings Vlad and Lucy together, the chemistry between them is undeniable. As their relationship grows, strange things begin to happen to Lucy. Believing Vlad was once a bodyguard she turns to him for help. But that help comes with a price—especially when secrets are revealed and love is betrayed. Can a killer and a paranoid recluse find true love? Or will the past tear them apart?