Axis Powers have fallen and the Allied Forces sweep across the European Continent. Sanklin Morrison returns home from the war to find that his father Sheriff Doc Morrison has been murdered. Sank, is heir apparent to and is asked to fulfill his late father's term as Sheriff of Hobbs County. Sank is a man of many faces: a devoted son, a noble friend, and a stalwart American Patriot accepts the appointment. But, as with all great men, Sank has a tender side, and his spirit awakens the passion of the brilliant but feisty County Clerk Of Hobbs County Leigh Ann Matthews. Who readily joins him in trying to solve the murder of his father. Smoldering Embers is a compelling story of two people who fall in love at the wrong time for all the right reasons. It is a mysterious, haunting tale of families and war, of missed opportunities, betrayal, tragedy and of a love that knows no end.