Life for Abigail Lane started off as the all American typical childhood. True Abby never knew her father, but her mom made sure that she had the most wonderful childhood a kid could ask for. Until the day her mother fell in love, that was the moment Abby's life turned upside down. Her mother was captivated with her new man and he obsessed with her. The whirlwind relationship cultivated into marriage and Abby found herself with a new stepfather. When her mother dies unexpectedly, Abby is left floundering with a man she barely knows who can't handle the loss of his wife and soon finds solace in the bottom of a bottle. Heartache and grief turned to anger, obsession and insanity. Leaving Abigail with only one choice...to run. New York seemed like the perfect place to hide, until she meets Adam Steele, the one man who wouldn't let her run.