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Publisher Description

Return to Red Maple Falls for this newest installment to the steamy small-town series where a wounded Marine and a grieving single mother help each other find light in the darkness.

Being a Marine is all Jax Marshall knows, but a tragic event has him honorably discharged from the service and back in the last place he wanted to be—his home town. Struggling to come to terms with his injury while dealing with PTSD, his life is further rocked when his younger siblings are less than welcoming. Encouragement from his eldest sister provides him with the push he needs to give therapy one more shot. Not once expecting that decision to change his life.

Kristen Morgan never imagined she would be a single working mom, but a house fire left her widowed and grappling to rebuild life for her and her two boys. In the midst of a panic attack while waiting for her son to finish his therapy session, she strikes up a conversation with a handsome, brooding ex-Marine who turns out to be a complete jerk.

As their encounters become more civil and the attraction too hard to ignore, these two broken hearts begin to find comfort in each other. But when one of them ends up in danger, they have to decide if being together is worth the fight.

November 20
Theresa Paolo
Smashwords, Inc.

Customer Reviews

viro1963 ,


Overall a great book I enjoyed reading. I had a great time getting to know the well developed characters with plenty chemistry between them. The easy flow of the storyline kept me interested to the last page.

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mvwpd ,


I loved reading this story about a broke/battered Marine and a widow with two sons. What they each went through before meeting would devastate most people. It is how they rose above everything to be together that makes this truly amazing.

dm chick ,


A very beautiful read with characters you could connect with!♥️

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