Starting over is hard. Mateo Reyna knows this will be true when he decides to leave his wealthy and privileged existence in Mexico and begin a new life in the States. His only pri-orities are distancing himself and his mother from their illegal connections while he finishes high school. Until he meets Blake. Her haunted eyes and vulnerable soul quickly capture his heart. When their pasts intersect in a dangerous and unexpected way, Mateo finds him-self in a race to save her life. Will he be fast enough?
Still reeling from the unexplained murder of her parents, Blake Alden is just trying to get through each day. And then a handsome new student from Mexico shows up and gives her reasons to breathe. Love is healing, until it's threatened. With her parents' murderers af-ter her, Blake knows Mateo will risk anything to keep her safe. Will she let him?