Lucas Kiefer has lived through hell. Assaulted and nearly murdered by a man obsessed with him, he now lives with horrible scars inside and out. Abandoned by his boyfriend while trying to recover, Lucas withdraws into himself. Building a new life, he focuses only on running his bookstore. But his... show more
Lucas Kiefer has lived through hell. Assaulted and nearly murdered by a man obsessed with him, he now lives with horrible scars inside and out. Abandoned by his boyfriend while trying to recover, Lucas withdraws into himself. Building a new life, he focuses only on running his bookstore. But his nightmare returns when ten years later, his attacker is released from jail on a technicality.Sheriff Nicholas Demetris has known and loved Lucas for five years. He doesn't care about physical scars; he's attracted to the silently strong man inside. He knows Lucas feels more for him than he'll admit. Despite being well aware of Nicholas's feelings, Lucas won't allow anyone close, regardless of the feelings in his heart, especially now when he's once again the focus of unwanted and deadly intentions. Lucas can't stand the idea of anyone being hurt for him, but Nicholas is determined to protect him and earn Lucas's love no matter what.
Publish date: January 5th 2009
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Pages no: 126
Edition language: English
, M M Romance
, M M Contemporary
Sweet but predictable story. Lucas had to overcome a horrible ordeal and refused to let anyone close enough to hurt him again, until Nicholas came along. He went a different route and let the friendship grow first. After a span of 5 years, he finally gets through to Luc, only to have Riley, Luc's...
I held off reading this for a long time because the name of the book coupled with the cover of a sweet young man made me think this was about a couple who come together because they both really care about a developmentally disabled kid. Nope. This book had almost no substance. The plot was definitel...
I wish this book had been longer. It was a nice plot, Lucas was beaten, raped and burned, his scars meant his boyfriend left him but he was not too broken hearted because it was Nicholas he really loved. Nicholas loved Lucas to but Lucas would not let him near him after the attack. It was sweet the ...
So many things to love about this one! I liked Lucas but really wanted to smack him on the back of the head.I really wish that the story had some flashbacks to when Lucas and Nicolas had first met. Nick thinking back on it was just a bit thin for me. If they had been more of an established couple th...