When newly divorced Ashley Adams thinks her ex-husband is trying to kill her, she’s not Running Scared. Months of therapy and determination have strengthened her resolve to stop being a victim, while months of dedicated training have prepared her to run her first marathon.
Homicide detective Rick Edwards is coping with the deaths of his wife and daughter the only way he knows how—by focusing on work. He hopes to solve the murder that Ashley has witnessed during a training run, but first he must win her trust. And keep her alive.
He soon realizes that Ashley isn’t a damsel in distress whom he must rescue. In fact, she may be the one woman who can save him. He finds danger—and also love?—when least expected.