Leilani’s mother has never set foot in her school until the day she comes to whisk her children out of their country for America, without their father and without explanation. Years later, the mystery of this sudden flight haunts Leilani just when life finally happens for her after she rescues a drunk stranger from thugs.
Pretty, exotic Leilani Torres is content living alone. She just wants to put the past behind her and move forward. Like her long-lost doctor father, she heals people. But can she heal herself? In the troubled Pacific island from which her family fled when she was nine, all she remembers is that she had to learn to shoot with a dead aim.
A lovable computer nerd with a biting sense of humor, Justin Halverson is brokenhearted after his girlfriend of seven years leaves him. All he wants is to drown his sorrows. But he finds more trouble than he’s looking for when thugs assault him.
The attraction between Leilani and Justin is palpable but Leilani fears Justin is on the rebound, or has a rescuer complex. She doesn’t want to get involved.
But Leilani cannot deny her feelings. Just as she begins to open up to Justin, a friend of her father arrives with shocking news. She learns Dr. Torres, was caught in a deadly political web in which he played a major and horrific role.
Can Leilani deal with the truth? But hero or villain, he is her father; and only she and Justin can rescue him from the island she’d left so long ago.
The many faces of love spun into a tale of past political intrigue and a young woman’s inner journey, accepting her past.