This book is worth suspending reality for. The plot relies heavily on coincidence and over-the-top backstories; however, the characters make it all worth it. Ethan is a strong, charismatic alpha male who will speed up any reader’s pulse; Brynne is a strong yet vulnerable heroine. The combination is electric. With lively dialogue and a cliffhanger ending, readers will want to get the entire series.
Ethan Blackstone has no time to date. When an old friend asks him to protect his daughter, Ethan wants to say no, but then he sees her picture. He is powerless to stop the attraction he feels. Brynne is not sure what to make of the sexy Brit. That doesn’t stop her from embarking on a relationship. When secrets from her past surface, it is clear she needs Ethan’s protection. But with some shady dealings in his past, Ethan seems in equal need of someone’s care. (SIMONANDSCHUSTER.COM, dl $5.99)