Chadwick's life was balanced on a knife's edge--his career,
his marriage, his
relationship with his dangerously troubled daughter. And
then one autumn night, the worst possible thing happened....
Now, a decade later, Chadwick's heart is on the mend.
Working for an old military buddy, he saves kids for a
living, escorting troubled teens to a Texas wilderness
school that specializes in the toughest brand of love.
Until he gets a phone call that threatens to shatter his
Mallory Zedman is taking the same terrible path Chadwick's
own daughter once took. Defiant and out of control, Mallory
is determined to destroy herself and anyone who tries to
stop her. No sooner does Chadwick snatch her off the
streets than he discovers she is wanted for questioning in
a brutal murder--a slaying that seems directly linked to
Chadwick's past.To save Mallory, tough love will not be
enough. Chadwick must find the truth behind the murder--and
in doing so revisit the infidelities, shattered promises,
and violent passions that cracked his world apart. And he
must jeopardize the one thing he still has left to lose--a
slim hope of redemption.