Deadly Ties (Hardcover)
|Author: Vicki Hinze|
From the Publisher:
A horrific crime shatters Lisa Harper's idyllic childhood. Her father is dead and her desperate mother, Annie, quickly marries Dutch Hauk, an abusive monster who soon reveals his hatred for Lisa. To protect her, Annie defies her ruthless husband and forfeits custody to a trusted friend. Enraged, Dutch vows to keep Annie and Lisa apart -- and he does. Years later, though keenly aware of Dutch's evil intent, Lisa and her mother seize a chance to be a family, safe in a home where love dwells. But they fail to comprehend how far Dutch will go to keep his vow.
Determined to control his women, Dutch proves resourceful. His associates in crime are feared across the globe -- and for Lisa they plan a fate worse than death. But Lisa also has formidable connections, including former Special Operations Officer Mark Taylor. Mark has loved Lisa from afar, and now he must risk his life to save her.Lisa Harper reunites with her mother after years of separation caused by her violent stepfather, while her friend, former Special Operations Officer Mark Taylor, must learn to trust in God as he works to keep these women safe. (religious fiction).