Lacey Holloway learns the awful truth of why her mother kept her isolated all these years. Her world crumbles around her. Before she can comes to grips with her new reality, her mother tries to give her away to a monster—only Lacey would rather die than go with him.In her desperation, she runs and hides in a building that's being renovated. That’s where Cason finds her.Cason takes one look at the frightened little blonde and decides he’ll do whatever it takes to protect her. His protective instinct quickly turns to desire, giving him another reason to shelter what he considers his. Hopefully, what he does is enough to keep her safe.