Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense
Published by Entangled Suspense on July 08, 2013
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Keely Allen’s life goes into a tailspin when her adoptive father is viciously attacked. And the detective who offers to help her? None other than the sexy, love ’em and leave ’em man who once broke her heart. Homicide Detective Logan North carries a haunting secret that has always kept his emotions on lockdown. But when he is forced to work alongside his former lover, the heat is still there between them, burning hotter than ever. Logan is determined to keep the luscious and tempting Keely at a distance...but he made a vow not to leave until all are safe. On their race to solve the tangled web of crime, drug deals, and human trafficking, dangers abound—both to their lives…and to their hearts.
Keely Allen is a social worker that works for Child Protective Services. Our mystery begins when her father ends up in the hospital. Logan North is a Baltimore police officer that happens to know Keely’s father.
I have to give kudos to Joya for writing about some very sensitive subjects – child abuse and human trafficking. These are two subjects that could have overtaken the whole story but she lets her characters shine. Both Keely and Logan have tough jobs that get very little thanks. They’re jobs that are also hard on relationships. But Joya shows us that it is possible to let the past go and to reach for the future.
Joya puts the sex scenes in just the right place. And let’s say “reunion sex” – one of the best kinds around. Between the mystery of who would hurt Keely’s father, where do the child abuse and human trafficking fit in, and how will the romance between Keely and Logan survive everything that’s going on around them.
This is one of those suspenseful stories that you just can’t put down. You’ll feel like you’re part of the team that needs to solve the mystery. If you are a person that loves a sexy page-turner where the good guy wins in the end then this is the book for you. (Reviewed by Lynn Reynolds from Romance Reader Enthusiast)