Wren Mallory is no stranger to failure. Reeling from the humiliation of a very public breakup, she has fled LA for the comfort of her East Coast hometown of Archer Cove. Here, she happily passes her days as the barista in her family's bakery and spends her nights writing her screenplay. Hollywood bad boy Jax Cosgrove has to fix his image if he's going to be considered for the role of a lifetime. When a good deed leads to a misunderstanding, he presents Wren with an opportunity.
Former lovers become partners in Natalie Charles' new novel of the perfect crime... On the eve of trial, prosecutor Sally Dawson has all the evidence she needs to convict a man of killing his wife - until the "victim" reappears. Now, alone and pregnant, to save her career she must trust the very man who broke her heart - her sworn enemy, Ben McNamara. The case confounds Ben, a former marine JAG, but not the attraction budding between him and Sally. Their mutual desire never died.