I am headed to Montana to meet Zane Halstead who is being recruited by the Sheriff but on his way to the interview, he asked to take Lainie Taggert for her protection! Enjoy and don't forget to add DESPERATE DECEPTION the 1st book in the Heroes Rising series by Desiree Holt which is part of the Brotherhood Protector world to your shelves!
She’d only be safe if she got away…
Lainie Taggert needed to break away from her abusive relationship before it killed her, but Sonny Fitzgerald had all the keys to controlling her. Until she landed in the hospital with bruises and broken bones. And her friend, Drea Halstead, convinced her they had to spirit her away.
His life was in limbo…
Zane Halstead was rootless after three tours with the SEALs, medically discharged and not sure what to do with himself. When Sheriff Alex Rossi in Montana reached out to him with an offer to join his staff, he thought, what the hell? A house came with it along with two horses he could work with. But then his sister pleaded with him to take a battered woman with him and keep her safe. How could he say no?
But the best laid plans and all that…
They never expected to fall for each other, Zane with his determination to stay single and Lainie with her nightmares and a vicious bully after her. And a rich one at that. But chemistry and emotions have their own plans, and when Zane gets word Lainie’s ex is on her trail, he realizes he’ll do anything to keep her safe…and for himself. With the help of Sheriff Alex Rossi, he is ready to take on the enemy for his woman.
She needs to break away from her abusive relationship before it killed her, but Sonny Fitzgerald had all the keys to controlling Lainie Taggert until she landed in the hospital with bruises and broken bones and her friend convinces her they had to spirit her away. Zane Halstead was rootless after three tours with the SEALs, medically discharged and not sure what to do with himself. Now he’s headed to Montana with a battered woman in tow hoping to keep her alive and make changes to life at the same time. They never expected to fall for each other, but chemistry and emotions have their own plans.
A suspenseful and engaging romantic suspense that grabs readers’ attention right from the start and keeps them glued to the pages until the very end. The chemistry and attraction between Lainie and Zane is undeniable and quite powerful as they struggle with the growing feelings and their respective issues. The heroine suffers from nightmares and has a vicious bull after her while Zane is determined to stay single which has lots of emotional turmoil flowing from the pages.
The plot is fast paced and full of thrilling suspense and adrenaline pumping excitement as Zane drives across the across to a new start while trying to keep the injured Lainie safe and comfortable, not only physically but emotionally as well. The author brings her story to life with vivid imagery and makes her hero ‘lifelike’ and ‘real’ making it easy for readers to fall for sexy military man and making hearts pound with desire for their own hero in this exciting and passionate romance.
DESPERATE DECEPTION is the 1st book in the HEROES RISING series.
HEROES RISING is Part of Elle James' BROTHERHOOD PROTECTOR universe.
Men and women in the military belong to an elite brotherhood. From the moment they enter the armed forces, they learn the value of protecting each other in order to defend the values and people of their great nation. These values hold fast even as SEALs, Delta Forces, and Army Rangers transition from active duty to life as a civilian.
Brotherhood Protectors is the brainchild of retired SEAL Hank Patterson who saw it as a way to harness the energy, integrity and desire to protect of those separating from active duty. Based in Montana against the backdrop of the Crazy Mountains, this elite organization is made of the best of the best. Some of these fighting men were born and raised on ranches, cowboys at heart, ready and willing to tackle their assignments. Others might be new to ranching, wrangling and dealing with livestock. But all are ready and willing to protect others, using the skills they learned in the military. In the mountains and on the ranges of Montana, these fighting men meet their matches and fall victim to love they cannot resist.
Who will be next to take on the challenge of joining Brotherhood Protectors?
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Known to the world as the oldest author of erotic romance, Desiree Holt proves every day that she is more than the sum of her years. She is a winner of the EPIC E-Book Award, an Authors After Dark Author of the Year and winner of the Holt Medallion. She has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning and in The Village Voice, The Daily Beast, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The London Daily Mail and numerous other national and international publications. She enjoys football and reading and her three cats, who are her constant writing companions.