Growing up a rich girl in a rich town should be easy. Some think that money can buy happiness, but when you’re the daughter of an influential businessman who traded the silver spoon for his belt buckle and has everyone in his pocket, all it really buys is the makeup to hide the bruises.
Skye Divine had found solace in him. He was her world. But without him, she had a choice: leave everything behind or stay in the desert and die. She would rather be homeless and starve than ask her family for help. But when her luck finally runs out, she may be left with no option.
Then two worlds unexpectedly collide and this time the tables have turned.
Faced with another impossible choice, she puts her faith in Preston again. But he is not the person he used to be. Gone is the trailer park boy, in his place is a confident, wealthy man who knows what he wants. He wants her. He's only ever wanted her. But he wants her to surrender to him completely.
If Skye places herself in his care, can she trust that he will safeguard her? Or will he commit the ultimate betrayal?
Growing up a poor kid in a rich town is tough. Palm Springs, California has its socialites, but when you're a skater boy from a dusty trailer park, you're nothing more than a desert rat. They think that’s a bad thing. But we embrace who we are and wear that title with pride.Preston Hart knows what he wants. She is his world. But he won't ever be the man she deserves. He doesn't believe he is worthy. That's his weakness and weaknesses can be exploited. When he is offered the chance to make something of his life, he worries the cost might be too high. But faced with losing everything he holds dear, he takes the helping hand. But everything comes at cost and Preston is about to pay dearly.
Heather Shere is a wife of twenty some odd years and wants you to know that you get less for murder. She’s also the mother of two adult shaped kids, who she thinks she messed up just enough to make them highly successful individuals, who are also hilarious. She has a masters degree in snark and nothing entertains her more than someone who can word battle with her. She considers herself an awesome cook and an expert baker but wants to eat out most days, however nothing is made ‘the right way’ unless she makes it herself. When she gets bored she likes to tinker with different hobbies like crocheting, scrapbooking, stamping and card making. Her newest and most fulfilling passion is writing and she welcomes you into the deep dark depths of her mind.