***Due to language that some will consider crude and sexual scenes of an explicit nature, readers need to be 18+ ***
When trust is broken by loss and grief, can it ever be repaired?
High school sweethearts and young lovers, Brad and Suzy had vowed to stay together forever. “I’ll always be here for you. Trust me,” Brad promised but loss separated the young lovers. Moving on with their lives, neither could fill the empty void nor forget their first love.
Suzanne McDonald had closed herself off to dating in spite of the best efforts of her friends to play matchmaker and threw herself into her job as a veterinarian technician.
Brad, now known as BJ to his friends, had focused on his career as a computer programmer for Alverez Security Agency.
When a mutual friend played matchmaker between BJ and Suzanne, the two were stunned to be reunited.
Her grief, still raw after all these years, had her running away once again. Brad knew he had let her leave years ago when he was a young man but now vowed to show her that they were still meant for each other. In spite of the walls she had built around her heart, Brad was determined to break them down and earn her love and trust once again.
When Suzanne stumbles across evidence of organized crime taking place in her neighborhood, she puts herself at risk trying to save others.
Can Brad rescue Suzy before she is silenced permanently? Can she trust in Brad’s love to save her?
I was intrigued with Brad and Suzanne immediately. I cried at the beauty of their relationship and then the loss that quickly stripped all the beauty of that night away. How can something so right become tainted by something so bad?
Fast forward a few years; a new life, faithful friends and some new friends. Somehow, when two people are destined to be together, life finds a way to bring them back together. But is there a way to work through all of the events of the past? Suzanne is now grown up and forging ahead with her life as a vet tech when Brad is reintroduced into that life. Suzanne's job is exciting and she loves her work, but finds herself in the middle of some dark, hidden activities that could cost her everything. In steps Brad to be Suzy's knight in shining armor!
Brad is now a grown up hunk of a man. In all his alpha, possessive male ways, Brad will do anything to protect what he let go of all those years ago, but will Suzy be willing to let him?
This book was full of love, loss, second chances, action, and thrilling excitement. I was on the edge of my seat at times trying to help Suzy and Brad work through their issues, past and present!