Betrayed by the governments who used his skills, freelance agent Oscar Reilly has only one choice if he wants to live: to take the authorities offer of safe haven. The catch is, he has to accept a wife as part of his cover. Anna is a young woman with a past of her own and secrets she has no intention of sharing with a stranger. Unexpectedly, she finds herself responding to this mysterious, attractive man. But is her trust misplaced?
This collection includes "Blik" by Sandy McCutcheon, "Race of Fear" by Kathy Hoopman, "Wrestlefest Fever" by James Roy, and "Cooper Riley" by Maureen Edwards.
In a wintry graveyard, a young man looks death in the eye and does not live to tell the secrets he holds. In Russia, the opening of a dusty archive reveals clues about a deadly mission which went terrifyingly wrong. In an isolated farmhouse, an old man is kept prisoner while his captors try to extract vital information from his rambling mind.