Even a Diamond can be shattered... After the owner of a security company is murdered, his sharp-edged wife goes on the run. Forced to abandon everything she holds dear - her home, her friends, her job in special ops - she builds a new life for herself in England. As Ashlyn Hale, she meets Luke, a handsome local who makes her realise just how lonely she is. Yet, even in the sleepy village of Lower Foxford, the dark side of life dogs Diamond's trail when the unthinkable strikes. Forced out of hiding, she races against time to save those she cares about. But is it too little, too late? **WARNING** If you want sweetness and light and all things bright, Diamond's not the girl for you. She's got sass, she's got snark, and she's moody and dark, As she does what a girl's got to do. Pitch Black is a romantic thriller, and the first book in my Blackwood Security series. Also available on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B017G610AY Plus iBooks, Kobo, B&N, and Radish. Thanks to my awesome readers for taking Pitch Black to #1 on the Mystery/Thriller Hotlist, and to Wattpad for Featuring the story and including it in the "Best of Thriller" selection for the movie Unfriended.