Ruined and Precarious



The 1920s

Fleeing a dangerous, untenable situation in England, Eliza Gilbert sails to New York City, where she finds herself in circumstances more dreadful than the ones she escaped. She encounters Vince Taggart, a man in search of his missing friend. An attraction blooms between them, but Eliza is in the clutches of a sinister man who could be responsible for the disappearance of young women, including Vince’s friend.
Can Vince help Eliza break free, or is death the only way out?

The 1940s

Iris Taggart thought she was happily engaged, until the first boy she ever loved re-enters her life. Dante Morello is all grown up–a WWII hero turned Boston detective. He is working the South End Slayer case where a deranged killer preys on the poor and homeless. When Dante learns Iris is in the killer’s sites, he’ll do whatever it takes to protect her.
But soon, secrets are exposed and a madman’s full intent is revealed. Will their love…and their lives…be destroyed?