After surviving a deadly Taliban attack on his unit, Sgt. Ryder Bronson returns home to fulfill a promise—to keep his dead friend’s wife safe from a scandal so dark that it threatens her life. But protecting her from a distance is essential. To be in close contact with Brenna McMurtrey means fighting the guilt and desire waiting to destroy him. Being honest with her would reveal more than his heart can bear.
Over a year after the death of her husband, Brenna is finally ready to move on. Yet, just as she begins to push past the grief and start living again, danger rises at every turn. Several close calls prove she is the target of a sinister scheme. Nowhere is safe, especially not home. Her next-door neighbor appears to be watching her, a handsome if bad-tempered stranger who seems everywhere at once—and whose gray eyes hold an ocean of tragedy. Even if he is capable of protecting her, a part of Brenna will still be in jeopardy. The part that believes she can never love again.
Great story, strong characters and a special HEA.
A delightful story with a happy ending. I throughly enjoyed this stand alone story and look forward to reading more from this author.
One of my favorites...military romances. Ryder makes a death bed promise to watch out for a comrade’s wife. Brenna just thinks she is having a bad day. Little does she know that someone is out there trying to bring her harm. He will be there to protect her. Will their budding feelings bloom into something more? I won’t spoil it. However, I will tell you that this book was so well written that I just couldn’t put it down. I can’t wait for the next book she releases.
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