Gangs, organized crime and underground bare-knuckle fighting make up the world that Kieran Delaney thrives within. His reputation is built on the talent of his fists, as much as his ability to get information about any and everything. Never one to be caught by surprise or bested, Kieran kws what you're going to do before you do it...until Darcy Quinlan enters his life. She introduces herself with a knife to his throat and a promise of unbridled pain. Darcy's life has been destroyed by betrayal and false promises of safety. Living on the streets for the last eight years, she's has been a ghost. Never in one place long eugh to be seen because you can't catch what isn't there. Now Kieran sees her and can't erase her image from his mind. Kieran and Darcy must w battle to keep her alive and by his side. As her past enters her life from every angle, Kieran makes certain her safety is longer a concern, annihilating her demons at every corner. He'll fight, he'll maim, he'll torture and he'll murder to keep Darcy protected. If Kieran can win, her life will longer be shrouded in blackness...loyalty will lift the veil.