He's seen too much, done things he's not proud of. But when a prosecutor's widow drags him into her quest to finish her husband's work, he'll be damned before he lets her get herself hurt...or killed.
"A beautiful widow takes on THE REFORMING OF MATTHEW DUNN, the sexy cop assigned to her community policing effort. But after the murder of her prosecutor husband, can she risk loving another man whose job puts him in mortal peril? Ms. Kantra creates a superb romantic tension between her reluctant lovers as well as a memorable cast of characters." –RT Book Reviews
Golden Heart Winner “Best Romantic Suspense”
Holt Medallion Winner
RT Book Reviews “Best First Series Romance” Nominee
Clare Harmon believes in second chances for the kids and ex-cons she employs through her neighborhood garden project. But she won't risk her heart and her life on any man again, especially one who gets shot at for a living.
Tough cop Matt Dunn doesn't want the beautiful girl next door complicating his recent assignment to the new community policing assignment. But when danger forces them together, these two wounded souls just may take a second chance...on love.
Praise for "emotionally compelling" New York Times bestselling author Virginia Kantra:
"Virginia Kantra is back where we want her, writing fantastic contemporary romance." –Rendezvous
"I'm a long time Virginia Kantra fan girl because every time I read one of her books, she reminds me why I read romance." –JoAnn Ross, New York Times bestselling author
"Kantra has to be the only romance author I've read whose characters are as rich as those of Nora Roberts." –The Romance Reader
"I have read and enjoyed all of Virginia Kantra's books. One thing for sure, her heroes are some of the best in the business. They are strong and tender with a protective and nurturing streak and a deep commitment to family - all traits that I love." –All About Romance