Rising star Ashley takes on the much-loved trope of old friends becoming lovers in her newest Colorado Mountain novel. The author sensitively explores PTSD and its varying symptoms in this wonderful tale. As she does so well, Ashley gives readers another mega-alpha hero with the capacity to learn and love. A truly warm story wrapped up in a sexy exterior!
Nine years ago, Jacob Decker was dating Emme Holmes’ best friend. He valued his friendship with Emme, but in the process of breaking up with Elsbeth, Deck lost contact with Emme. Now a P.I., Deck is in Gnaw Bone, Colo., to work on a case. He’s shocked to learn that Emme’s boyfriend, Dane, could be the leader in a burglary ring and Emme is one of Deck’s prime suspects. Deck knows there’s no way Emme is involved, so he works to eliminate her as a suspect. He also quickly realizes that the friendship between them is poised to get to the next level, for this older Emme ignites his passion. (FOREVER-ROMANCE.COM, dl 3.99)