The new love story of undeniable passion and desire from the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of the This Man series
Giving into desire could destroy them, but denying their passion is impossible...
Hannah Bright has finally found a place to hide from her past, in the quiet town of Hampton. But the peace she needs is disrupted when she meets Ryan Willis. Insanely handsome and highly dangerous, Ryan is exactly the kind of man Hannah needs to avoid...
Reconsidering his career in private protection, Ryan is home to figure out his next move. Meeting Hannah is definitely not part of his plan, yet their attraction is undeniable and Ryan can't resist her. But Hannah has a dangerous secret, and Ryan won't stop until he finds out what she's hiding. Nothing prepares him for what he discovers.
Can Ryan keep Hannah safe? Or will her past destroy any chance they have for a future together...
Discover the unforgettable new love story from million-copy bestselling author Jodi Ellen Malpas, linked to The Protector, this romance will leave you breathless this Christmas...
Malpas (This Man) whips up a very satisfying mix of dizzying intrigue and steamy romance in this heart-pounding contemporary. Former MI5 operative Ryan Willis is just seeking some downtime with his beloved 10-year-old daughter, Alex, in his sleepy English hometown. Then he runs into Hannah Bright, the owner of the village's new art shop. Their chemistry is immediate and overpowering, and despite Hannah's efforts to resist it, she lets Ryan in. It's soon apparent to Ryan that Hannah's hiding something but what? Malpas intersperses views of the past and present to answer that question, teasing out clues until the reader is shivering in fear right along with Hannah, whose secrets are linked to a threat from her past. Readers will enjoy the multilayered main and supporting characters (hilarious and precocious Alex deserves a book of her own when she's of age), sizzling erotic scenes, and a taut plot loaded with plenty of twists and turns. Malpas will charm her current fans and win new ones with this strong romantic thriller, perfect for those who love a good alpha male and a damsel in distress who doesn't wait for someone else to rescue her.
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Another fab book by the talented JEM 🖤
If you love an alpha male then this book is for you. I absolutely loved Ryan and Hannah oh and of course the quirky little cabbage.
I couldn’t put it down. Looking forward to your next book Jodi.