James is a run-away with a forgotten past. Three years earlier, after being declared a ward of the state and taken into a foster home. He decides life with his new family has run its course and wishes nothing better than to pack up his things and leave and to never look back. But suddenly, life on the run is not nearly as exciting as he had hoped because soon he is sold into sex slavery by the Russians who operate a business in the heart New York City. Tortured and heavily scarred by the wealthy business men who only want him for pleasure, he decides to end his life but not before he is a saved by a man in uniform. Brad Cullen is a twenty-six year old Marine from a well-to-do family who is placed on temporary leave. His sexual orientation is a mystery even to him as he tries to figure out what he truly wants out of life. Living in New York City has its advantages so out of curiosity he finds himself at the local gay bar. He may have fooled around during his time in the desert but no man has ever captured his attention more than the young run-away. After saving the boy's life, all he can think about his protecting him from the people who claim to have bought him. As the two start to come a little bit closer together, the Russians will do everything in their power to take back what is rightfully theirs. Filled with romance, action and hot steamy sex. This is one novel you don't want to miss out on. After all, who doesn't want to be touched by a marine?