TRUST ME is the story of a young man, Scott Riley, who is violated by an older, much bigger man in the workplace. His story is not unique, even though there are many of the mindset that this couldn't really happen to a man. Sadly, it does, and the shame and humiliation that goes with it, is hard to overcome. There are counseling organizations to help, but what Scott dreads most is that if he seeks that kind of help, there may be a chance his parents would find out Scott loves his parents too much to have them share in his humiliation.
Scott Riley is living with a terrible secret — one he dares not share with his family or friends. Who can he turn to… who can he trust?
After losing his job because of one man’s actions and lies, Scott Riley is desperately seeking employment or he will have to give up his car and his apartment, perhaps even return home. Being the victim of rape, he feels shame, humiliation and a deep seated anger that he cannot bring his attacker to justice because of what he thinks it might do to his parents. Rather than have them live with the knowledge of what happened to their only son, he does everything in his power to spare them, even at a cost to his own happiness.
When Ross Nelson offers Scott a position in his software company, Scott feels that this change in his luck may prove to be the turning point where he can put his painful memories behind him. Although aware of the obstacles inherent in an office romance, Scott and Ross soon find themselves irresistibly drawn to one another. But Scott’s nemesis refuses to stop tormenting him with texts and phone messages, some obscene, others that contain threats and derision.Can their love for each other overcome the ravings of a deranged stalker, or will they be torn apart by the clear and present danger this man represents?