Cameron Justice - Once a throw away kid heading for trouble, he found a sense of purpose in a war zone. Years later, successful, handsome and wealthy, Cam's mistrust of women and relationships in general have left him a brooding loner
Lacey Morrow - Abused and neglected, she's a lost girl determined to make something of her life- if only she could catch a break
Unlikely Companions - Fate throws them together. Now the rest is up to them.
Will Cam be able to leave the past behind and learn to trust?
Will Lacey be strong enough to fight for what she wants- Or will the past be too much for them to overcome?
Broken Justice is not a romantic suspense story.
Yes, the background is an security agency, owned and operated by ex-military men, the prologue tells how the operation came to be, but there's no element of suspense and mystery.
The story is about Cameron and Lacey, about their journey to heal the past hurt, and to find love with each other. Both Cameron and Lacey have issues their have to deal with, in order to be able to trust and fall in love. Life has given them some hard lessons, and that has made both of them a bit of an island amongst the humankind. Faith brings them together, and slowly they start to take steps into a friendship, until the overpowering physical attraction takes over.
The beginning of the story, after chapter one, was appealing. I enjoyed how Cameron and Lacey were 'dancing' around each other, and how during the long road trip, they started to open up, trust each other, and form a friendship.
When you put two introverts into the same story, there's not much of dialog, but long periods of inner thoughts and pondering, and daydreaming with long sex scenes..
After arriving to Arizona, their relationship, and the tune of the story, changes.
In a midst of his friends and colleagues Cameron's behavior changes.
Lacey is working on to build a new life, a future for herself, hoping Cameron is part of it. But Cameron has hard time adjusting to the new life, with Lacey as part of it.
I don't want to give too much away, but the second part of the story made it hard for me to like Cameron.
The ending felt rushed because of that, Lacey just accepting Cameron with all his faults and odd behavior. I would have liked a bit more time for the 'reconciliation' outside the bed.
Through the tale, there's a lot of foul language, and lots of long and detailed sex scenes, just so you are aware.
Three spoons for this one, and mainly to Lacey!
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