Bad boy Jed Hamilton is ex-special Forces and a current undercover recovery agent who’s mentally and physically tough, a lone wolf and, above all, violently allergic to commitment, permanence, and anything wedding related.
So when he learns, in the very sexy McKenna Dixon’s bridal salon, that his younger sister is getting married and wants him to be her “man of honor”, Jed wishes he was anywhere but in Cape Town. Especially now that he’ll be spending more time around the one woman who makes him consider perilous phrases like “what if” and “maybe”…
McKenna Dixon loves bad boys, but her past experience with the species has led to nothing but pain and heartbreak. Jed Hamilton is exactly the type of man she should avoid, but when a nasty incident threatens her and her daughter, Jed immediately appoints himself as their protector, even though it’s not a part of his job description.
McKenna is determined not to allow another bad boy to flip her life inside out, and Jed is determined to retain his bachelor status and to keep traveling and working. But, as they both discover, love does its best work when they are busy making other plans…
Very enjoyable story, a great mix of fun banter, danger, and intense attraction and sensual heat. I swear I was either smiling, or towards the end, had tears in my eyes, while reading this story. It touches emotionally, and is great entertainment at the same time.
McKenna, single mom, with adorable daughter Daisy, who so often steals the whole show. But there's more to McKenna, she is talented, tough, independent, and tuned in to the people around her. Mostly. But there's a stalker after her, and Jed offers to be her bodyguard, to keep her and Daisy safe.
Jed is a complex character, with an interesting profession of being a photographer and an undercover agent. He is very secluded, self sufficient, and not used to share his thoughts or plans with anyone. The more time he spends with McKenna, the more she sees through all the walls his build, and slowly takes them down.
A lively story, filled with passion, threat, peril, and enthrallment - until it ends in a cliffhanger, not really about Jed and McKenna, but still, it was just as annoying as cliffhangers usually are...
~ Four Spoons
MY GRADING SCALE:
5 Spoons - Amazing, memorable story that I loved and want to read again. The best of the best and not given lightly
4 Spoons - Fantastic, entertaining story that I enjoyed and connected with and will gladly recommend to readers
3 Spoons - A good story, not much that stood out but I was engaged enough to spend the time to read it through
2 Spoons - A story with some issues, that were a problem to me
1 Spoon - Not for me