Deputy Gabe Dawson has had his eye on prosecuting attorney Elle McCoy for years. But the smart, sassy redhead is immune to his legendary charm and good looks—until Gabe is shot on the courthouse steps protecting Elle from a vengeful domestic terrorist.
Elle McCoy has been protecting her heart from the cocky playboy cop. But it’s hard not to notice a guy when he takes a bullet for you and seems determined to turn his life around. With the extremists still at large and Elle a target, Gabe and his law enforcement brothers kick into high gear to take down the threat. And as they work together, Elle realizes she’s losing her heart to a man who will risk it all to keep her safe from harm.
I really enjoyed this book. It is definitely more on the romantic suspense, and with this, the romance is a little grittier. But it is also balanced very well. There are some wonderful moments with Gabe and Elle, and some great action sequences that keep you on the edge of your seat.
It is difficult to balance a romance and a romantic suspense. If you have too much suspense, the romance starts to seem out of place. If you have too much romance, the suspense starts to feel like it is messing up the romance.
My favorite romantic suspense are the second chance, as those allow the characters to start with a history and usually this history is the reason that they are thrown together in the suspense...and it ties it together well. In this case, I feel this was balanced perfectly. The pacing was strong, the dialog and action believable, and the reactions of the people involved made sense for the way the characters were written.
I recommend this book.
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