After having to fight her captor for her freedom, Amelia tries once again to return to the strong woman she was before her ex-husband Ray brutally whipped her and left her for dead.
Amelia has become terrified to be alone and wants nothing more than Kyle's strong arms to hold her up and protect her from all the evils life has to dole out. The terror she tries to bottle up inside is about to explode and the emotional mess in the days to come is more than she can take. She finally realizes the only way to regain her courage is to go back to where her private torment began. In Colby, Kansas, Amelia decides to conquer her biggest fear of all, the one that started her on the downward spiral of losing her independence and self-respect. With Kyle by her side she returns to the barn and all the memories she has forced herself to forget.
Hearing the news of the escape of her captor brings fear for Amelia's safety to the forefront of Kyle's mind. He is faced with the realization Amelia's nightmare is on his way to reclaim what he feels is rightfully his.
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