Tessa Lancaster s skills first earned her a position as an enforcer in her Uncle Teruo s Japanese Mafia gang. Then they landed her in prison for a crime she didn t commit. Now, three months after her release, Tessa s abilities have gained her a job as bodyguard for wealthy socialite Elizabeth St. Amant and her three-year-old son. But there s a problem or two or three . There s Elizabeth s abusive husband whose relentless pursuit goes deeper than mere vengeance. There s Uncle Teruo, who doesn t understand why Tessa s new faith as a Christian prevents her from returning to the yakuza. And then there s Elizabeth s lawyer, Charles Britton, who Tessa doesn t know is the one who ensured that she did maximum time behind bars. Now Tessa and Charles must work together in order to protect their client, while new truths emerge and circumstances spiral to a deadly fever pitch. Factor in both Tessa s and Charles s families and you ve got some wild dynamics and an action-packed, romantic read as Tessa and Charles discover the reality of being made new in Christ."