Just as Detective Cris Steele thinks she has outran her past and finally has something going right in her life, she gets dealt another blow when her best friend and husband, Luke, is killed right in front of her. Chief Jeff Bolton assigns Detective Pete Bryan to the case, but Cris begins to secretly conduct her own research as the tension mounts between the two detectives.
Nothing is as it seems…. We all hide behind a mask
As Cris learns more about her co workers, she realizes they may not be who they appear to be. The same can be said for her own checkered past that she keeps hidden, and also her own exterior toughness that is actually trying to hide her vulnerabilities, very similar to her own father.
Will her past be unveiled?
Detective Cris Steele fights hard to keep her demons locked away and the darkness that lies within hidden, but it appears someone may know more than she could’ve ever imagined.
Finding a Serial killer
When Detectives Cris Steele and Kim Campbell get sent away to help another precinct on a murder case, the two opposites learn a lot about each other, and despite Steele’s best efforts, her compassion and vulnerabilities sneak out. As they work hard to find this potential serial killer, alongside the country boys who are also not what they initially seemed, Cris can’t stop thinking about Luke’s case. Can she handle being the lead on this new case or does she really have a death wish?
Who will find Luke’s killer?
When everyone and no one appears to be a suspect, Pete and Cris have very different ideas. Cris even begins to question Pete’s motive and involvement, which gets more intensified at his conclusion of Luke’s investigation. Cris refuses to believe his findings and in the end it will bring her to her knees.
As Cris struggles to hang on to a very thin thread….
Will they succeed in Breaking Steele?
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