Laila Torres steps away from the man she just shot, wipes the blood off her hands, and walks away in hopes of starting a new life --- one without violence, abuse, and men wanting only her body and never her heart. The love, family and faith that filled her childhood are long gone. She saw to that with the choices she made, each one worse than the last, ending with this bloody nightmare. But Laila doesn’t know that the nightmare is just beginning.
Small-town Texas life never sat well with Laila. She wanted excitement, adventure, city lights…and quickly discovered that her head-turning beauty was her ticket out. Perhaps it was even the way to get past the heartache of losing her mother as a child, or the double rape she endured at the age of 15. Laila was right. Her dark