What if your husband tried to kill you…after he was dead?Jack Clayton dies suddenly, leaving his wife, Natalie Clayton, with grief, funeral expenses, and a nasty mother-in-law. Now, someone wants Natalie dead—and all the evidence points to Jack. Detective Addison Conner, as a single dad, struggles to keep one step ahead of his teenage daughter while handling the department's increasing caseload. He's failing on both fronts. An unexpected attraction to Natalie points out how empty his life is. But before he can solve Natalie's case and look to the future, the attacks become intensely personal. Then Natalie disappears. On the rugged California coast, Natalie assumes a new identity and builds a new life, gaining at least part of the family she always wished for in the form of a needy young girl whose faith helps her deal with her messed up family. But if Addison can’t catch the killer, everything Natalie has built may be destroyed. For life isn’t safe, especially in Perilous Cove.