Luca is the “alpha dog” of the six Luciano brothers. Big, bad, great with the ladies, a warrior with a poet’s heart, Luca is ex-Special Forces, on the front lines in Texas as the Scorch Flu pandemic plays out. He’s fighting to keep order until his new commander shows up—and turns his world upside down.
He woke up to discover he had killed the only woman he ever loved. She discovered it was her grandmother. Alastair is a doctor in his eighties, living in a cottage by a loch in Scotland. He wakes up in hospital having fallen and hit his head, inducing almost total amnesia. A young family friend, Clemence, is brought in to help rekindle his memory. In his cottage Clemence finds a manuscript. The first line shocks her: