Torn – to be disrupted by the pull of contrary forces; “torn between love and hate”

Eli Warner had his whole life mapped out. He planned on proposing to his girlfriend, earning his law degree, then living happily ever after with the woman of his dreams. But in the blink of an eye, his entire world crashed down around him when the love of his life abandoned him, leaving him with nothing but a note.

Kalista Ellington made the best decision she could at the tender age of nineteen. Afraid and alone for the first time, she left the one person who meant the world to her, believing his future was better off without her in it. Little did she know, fate was ready and willing to step back in and throw them together, no matter how much either one of them resisted.

When Kalista finally returns home after fourteen years, can Eli find it in his heart to forgive her, not only for her desertion, but for the secret she kept which will change both of their lives forever?

**Author’s note** This book is a standalone novel, however the main character Eli Warner was first introduced in Stolen Fate. It’s not necessary to read that book first in order to follow along with this story.