They say you can't go home again. Jared Crowe never wanted to. Home meant facing memories of abuse and neglect. Of dark closets and evil nightmares. Of his own relatives intent on killing him. But now his brother's kidnapping forces him to face those demons. Only this time, Jared isn't a scared little boy. He's a full-grown Special Forces operative bent on revenge. As a little girl, Sparrow Pickney risked her life to free two abused boys. Now, as a grown woman, Sparrow needs to earn a place in her adopted family's business or be forced into a life of degradation. The chance to prove her family loyalty comes when she catches Jared spying on the compound and captures him. When Jared sees his captor, he realizes she's the girl of his dreams and vows to rescue her from a life of poverty. What Jared doesn't know is that Sparrow may not be the savior he remembers... but the one responsible for abducting and torturing his brother. Jared is determined to find the truth, but that truth may be more than his heart can take. Contains mature themes.