The story gets off to a slow start, and the erotic elements don’t show up until the last half of the novella. But once Talia and Liam finally make it into the bedroom, the couple’s light BDSM interplay makes for some steamy scenes.

On leave, Marine intelligence officer Talia Barnett is greeted at the airport by Liam Brodie, her best friend’s brother. Talia has a huge crush on Liam, but doesn’t want to lose their friendship. Liam can’t figure out why Talia is so resistant. There is an obvious connection between them. Understanding dawns when Talia’s family secrets surface, but nothing will stop Liam from making Talia his. (CARINAPRESS.COM, dl $3.99)

Reviewed by: 
Dawn Crowne