When Brody met Gabrielle Rochester years ago, she was a party girl and socialite and he was an Army Ranger. It was lust at first sight and they spent 3 amazing days and nights together in a beautiful Vegas hotel room. Brody fell too quickly and Gabrielle ended up breaking his heart. But now he knows better and won't let it happen again... after all, a wealthy girl's heart couldn't go to him.
Fast forward a couple of years and someone is sending Gabrielle threats, and Brody's services are enlisted to keep her safe. He makes a promise to her father that he'll protect her, and one to himself to keep his distance... he can't bear to fall for her a second time.
But a week on a tropical island with the cool sea breeze and hot air has a way of playing with an Army Ranger's heart.
Will they Brody be able to protect Gabrielle and get a second chance at love?
Note: This short story (8,000 word 1 hour read) contains spicy love scenes and colorful language. A sweet & sexy stand alone, with no cliffhangers, and a happily ever after!