Caden has been attracted to Maddie ever since she first arrived at Hell's Eight Compound but her mind is very troubled from years of abuse in a brothel. She is hands off. Maddie is just as attracted to Caden but as her mind and body heal she realizes he will never be tied down to one place or to one person.
As each character starts on the road to merging the path into one, a lot of character building needs to take place along the way. In the skilled hands of McCarty you hardly notice it happening except where she wants you to. A hard dominant man soon gentles in Maddie's hands to one that can understand her needs as well as his own. A world wise man uses his life lesson's learned to help his wife to see herself in the loving and forgiving eyes of her husband. A very beautiful story as well as a very hot and steamy story. Every book in this series Hell's Eight, is unique and special in its own way. Only the characters join the stories together in a strong united front forged in the past.