Willow Tarate was ten year's old when her mother was murdered. Willow and her mother were on the run from the man Willow knew as the Bad Man. Willow became the new Guardian of the scroll of wood when her mother was killed. Willow is all grown up now and is on the hunt for the Bad Man, the only problem is she has no idea who he is or what he looks like. What Willow knows about her power is what she has taught herself. When she gets word about a strange death in San Francisco she knows it is the man she is after. When she gets there she finds she is being set up to take the fall for three murders. All the evidence left points to her and one of the men killed was hired by Willow to do some P.I work. SFPD inspector Rick Ramirez is assigned in investigates the murders. He is determined to find the killer and bring him to justice. Rick brings Willow into his home to protect her from the real killer. The more time he spends with Willow, the more he gets to know her; he is convinced she is not the killer. As the attraction gets stronger between the two of them they must learn to trust each other. Because if they don't the evil that hunts Willow could end up claiming both of their lives.
This is the third installment of Ms. Perry's Guardian of Destiny series. Ms. Perry brings this urban fantasy romance to life. The action between the characters is captivating. The mixture of romance and action is just right. Two wounded hearts are brought together is such a way as to seem real. This is a definite keeper. I will be impatiently waiting for the next installment in this series. These stories keep getting better and better.
Willow Tarata is a Guardian who trusts no one. She hunts those who prey on the vulnerable. And she's driven by a vengeful goal-find the man who murdered her mother. Yet suddenly Willow's quarry now has her on the run . . . straight into the sights of San Francisco's most dangerous detective.
Three bizarre murders have Inspector Rick Ramirez baffled-and determined to uncover the truth. But to catch the real killer, he needs the help of his prime suspect, Willow Tarata, even though this fierce and sexy blonde is challenging his professional cool. And now, unless they believe in each other and trust their deepest instincts, a relentless evil will end both Willow's and Rick's life-and claim this Guardian's extraordinary powers forever . . .