Cursed in love, death was coming for her once again…
Sexy, smart and career-ambitious, South African Detective Scarlet Anne Martins gets the career opportunity of her life---working for the NYPD's Special Crimes Unit. After landing a high-profile case involving the escape of a notorious serial killer, her career jumps from freelance detective for the NYPD to consulting for the FBI.
But never had she imagined how quickly those dreams could slip through her fingers when she meets her new partner Agent Blade, who appears to have a vendetta against the killer Scarlet is assigned to bring down.
At a shocking turn of events, Scarlet finds herself a fugitive in a foreign country after being framed for a fatal bombing and aiding the escape of a serial killer. She starts to suspect her new partner was put on her path as a distraction, that is, until he saves her life. Despite herself she can no longer deny her feelings for Agent Blade, and her desperation to save him will ultimately be what could kill them both.