I met him when I was sixteen and broken. When the world was filled with fear.
He was a high school football star at seventeen and ridiculously cocky. He was also hotter than the sun with his messy blond hair, clear blue eyes, and wicked grin.
My family and I were on the run from a predator, and Colton was harboring his own secrets and pain. We were two lost souls, and the moment I saw him, I felt something spark inside my soul.
He flirted with me shamelessly, and I pretended to hate him. I wasn’t allowed to get close to anyone. My life, and my family’s life, depended on it.
But I couldn’t stay away from Colton. He was the brightest light I’d ever seen.
And once the sun went down, I threw all my rules out the window…