When you come from a privileged family, you’re expected to follow a particular path in life. Unless you’re Emily Bradshaw. Defying her father, Emily turned down a full scholarship to Dalhousie University. Instead, she followed her dream and opened her own salon in the small town of Hopedale with her friend. She’s happy. Then her mother vanishes. Her father receives threatening messages and hires Newfoundland Security Services to protect his children. Emily doesn’t like the idea, especially when the man that walks into her salon dressed in a black leather jacket makes her weak in the knees. Emily knows she’s in danger but not the kind her father is worried about.
Keith O’Connor isn’t expecting his newest security job to be anything out of the ordinary. Then he walks into Snippy Gals, a beauty salon in Hopedale. Keith gets the shock of his life when an auburn haired beauty turns to face him. Emily is defiant, sassy, and her sexy curves have him in a complete spin. Fighting his feelings for her becomes almost impossible, but when Emily’s mother is found, a family secret is revealed turning Emily’s life upside down. Can Keith help her cope and keep her out of the clutches of a vengeful stranger?