Former Army captain Max Sterling sees the world in black and white. Ever since his days in the military, it's been his job to defend the innocent, and the elite Safe House Unit lets him do just that. But when he's assigned to protect Adrien Baudin, a savage assassin set to testify against his mob boss employer, his moral code is shaken to its foundations.
Everything's going according to plan until Lola Reyes, an innocent first grade teacher, enters the picture unexpectedly, bringing the unwanted attention of her policeman brother. She's everything Max didn't think he needed until now—beautiful, caring, and independent—and she's packing a gun.
When Lola crashes her car at a remote residence, she believes her sexy but secretive rescuer has her best interests at heart. Relief turns to distress when he and his unnerving partner tie her up and refuse to accept her identity.
And after Max learns of a criminal conspiracy involving Baudin, they're forced to go on the run to keep everyone—including the woman he's falling for—out of danger. When justice and duty are at odds, he'll have to choose sides in a game where the stakes are life and death.
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Third in this series. This has a definite twist and makes this story a little different from it’s predecessors. There is steam, but the story line makes this a good read.
Excellent Easy Read
Leslie North You did it again!
Max Sterling, a retired army captain, a commanding character.
Baudin, a French savage assasin.
In the first 2 books in the Safe House Series you gave us 2 Strong women, but in this book
we got an innocent sweet first grade teacher,
Lola Reyes. I immediately fell in love with this
Excellent Easy Read!!!
Received an ARC for my honest review.