Sember is a strong-willed attorney who’s got it all: the budding career, the condo, and a marriage proposal right around the corner.
When her sister, Sarah, needs a new attorney, Sember is torn. She wants to help Sarah, but she is terrified her emotions could compromise the case. With so much at stake, failure isn't an option.
In walks Jax Alexander, a brilliant legal mind from New York who excites Sember’s body and mind. When he offers to take on Sarah’s case, he provides hope in a hopeless situation. Sember and Jax are thrust together as their passion ignites.
As a web of lies is exposed, Jax works tirelessly to reveal the truth behind Sarah’s case. But, he has a dark secret shadowing his past that threatens to destroy everything.
In the midst of so many lies, can Jax really be trusted? His secret could put Sarah’s case in jeopardy and could cost Sember her life. Will he risk it all to save them, or will he cut and run, leaving destruction in his wake?
Sometimes, desperate acts call for desperate measures.
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING:
"Action packed from start to finish! Amazing debut novel and can't wait for more from Ms. Shaw!" ~ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
"This energetic story has you riding the roller-coaster of your life with its twists and turns of love, deception, thrill, and redemption! "Acts of Desperation" has 'movie-in-the making' written all over it!" ~ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
"This fast paced story had me on an emotional roller coaster full of peaks, valleys that had me glued to my screen. I love a story that has me laughing, crying and wanting more all at the same time. Make this debut by Emerson Shaw a must read on your list. I couldn't put it down and I'm sure you won't be able to, either! " ~ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
When she is not writing, she focuses her time on being a good mother and wife. She is excited to be opening this new chapter of her life.