Evelyn Banks is alone, and she has only herself to blame. Overwhelmed by her feelings for the enigmatic, dominant Wade Parks, she pushed him—and everybody else—away and drowned her torment in alcohol. Now at rock bottom, she needs help…and the only help she’ll accept is from Mr. Parks. Mr. Parks has done the unthinkable…he’s fallen in love. Beneath his completely controlled surface, his heart is in turmoil. Despite his inner conflict, he’s committed to helping Evelyn regain her emotional equilibrium and giving her the life she deserves. Evelyn has more secrets, and one could be a deal-breaker. One dark chapter from Evelyn’s past is uncomfortably similar to Mr. Parks’ own, leaving him at a loss as to how to connect with her in the only way he knows. He structures his life around dominance and submission, but how can he use discipline on someone who has been so broken? Maybe he can save them both. He’s determined to find the culprit threatening Evelyn, but when his own dark past is revealed, his illusion of a perfect life is shattered. Their love has become an addiction, but when the fantasy is stripped away to reveal their hidden truths, will love be enough to hold them together?