Elyse has lived a sheltered life with her religious parents and siblings and not always an easy one but being abused and beaten for stepping out of line was what all females got, so now living away from them at college she has her freedom and she is never going back. While at college she Tutors some students that helps with the bills and that’s where she meets Hero the man that will change her life forever. Hero is a convicted killer and has a dark side to him that makes everyone around him feel uneasy but when Elyse looks at him she feels safe but doesn’t understand why and Hero has feeling that he doesn’t understand as well and why he only wants her. So now they start seeing each other and it’s not all smooth sailing, secrets and lies don’t help and when Elyse sees Hero beat a man up she doesn’t know what to think anymore and now she is in danger with someone following her and Hero is worried and want to keep her safe. After they have fight she leaves to meet her best friend and gets kidnapped and then tortured. Can Hero save her and what does her parents have to do with it all. I voluntarily read an arc copy of this book for an honest review.