When Christina Larsen's fiance dies, she vows to never fall in love again and throws all her energy into her work. Brad Hightower, an entrepreneur and pilot, makes her quickly forget her vow, sweeping her off her feet with his personal charm and generosity. Brad treats her like a princess, and they soon get married despite the red flags.
Brad's desire to control Christina started small, with his telling her to dress a certain way and to sell her home and business. Now wedded, his true dark side comes to life. Brad wants Christina to be his intelligent and glamorous trophy wife in public but subservient and obedient at home. His true obsessions are his shady business practices, his son, and his extramarital affairs.
Despite her trepidation, Christina still stays with him, hoping their marriage will improve, but must endure mental and physical abuse before realizing escape and divorce are her only options. Inspired by the #MeToo movement, author Ginny Roberts wrote A Destroyed Love for women everywhere, whether they've been in an abusive relationship or not, to encourage empathy and prevent the vicious cycle from continuing in the new generation.