James Thomas is a hunted man. He has a past full of secrets and a skill set that makes him very dangerous. He’s violent. He doesn’t hesitate to kill. And he never gives his enemies a quick death.
Mak Ashwood is a criminal prosecutor taking on the mob in a triple murder trial. She has enemies of her own, as well as a husband who disappeared thirteen years ago.
When Mak comes to James for protection, the physical attraction is mutual. He knows he should stay away from her, though, so that his checkered past won't put her life in danger. He shouldn't get into a relationship, especially with a woman who fights to uphold the law. What he should do is focus on his own security situation, which is much more perilous than hers.
However, James can’t seem to stay away, and Mak doesn’t want him to. But she doesn’t truly know him She doesn’t even know his real name...
ESCANTA is a captivating suspenseful romance that explores the power of coincidence—and how seemingly unconnected events can entwine two lives together.