Lucas is in love with Hailey. He's all in, from the first moment he sees her. But he knows he's not perfect, not with his PTSD from being deployed. He wants to make sure she's got someone watching out for her, besides him. Because the one thing he's learned between war and the murder of his sister, bad things can happen.
Cy Seaborn's dad is a piece of sh—work. He walked away from his family when Cy was a kid, forcing his mom to work two jobs to make ends meet, to leave their house and live with his grandparents. He hasn't heard or seen from him since. Until the man falsely admits to killing Erin Mills—his best friend's sister. Cy has no idea why his father did it, and neither do the detectives working the case or the reporters who've been hounding him. He's wary. Jaded.
All three are scarred. Damaged, outside and in. Lucas wants it all, but doesn't think he's enough. Cy's not worthy of a woman like Hailey, tainted by his father's bad blood. And Hailey? The only commitment she's known is to her sport and all that's gotten her is loneliness and injury. What if they let her fall? Can her heart recover?
And most of all...with a murderer roaming Cutthroat, will they survive?