Hannah Benning only wanted to feel safe.
She grew up on the wrong side of the law, daughter of a master thief and student to his trade. When he dies at the hands of an angry mob, she flees to a monastery to escape the world and her sins. There, at last, she finds the peace and serenity she craves. But one night, when trouble simmers at a nearby penitentiary, her safe world is shattered. She is thrown into a nightmare she thought she’d never live again.
Quinn Landry is betrayed by his brother and sentenced to life in the notorious New Mexico Territory prison. Only the thirst for revenge keeps him alive, and he will do anything to escape. When he hears compassion from the woman who mysteriously appears outside his cell, he knows what he must do.
Together, they run for their lives to survive their pasts. And in the journey, they find truth—and an unlikely love in their hearts.