One Man to Protect Them (Harlequin Super Romance #1462)by Suzanne Cox
With no one else in Cypress Landing to turn to, Jayden Miller is forced to put her life and the lives of her two nephews in Luke Taylor's hands. But how can she possibly trust himwhen the public defender is clearly working for a militant group? He's also the lawyer who successfully defended the man responsible for her sister's death. She has countless… See more details below
With no one else in Cypress Landing to turn to, Jayden Miller is forced to put her life and the lives of her two nephews in Luke Taylor's hands. But how can she possibly trust himwhen the public defender is clearly working for a militant group? He's also the lawyer who successfully defended the man responsible for her sister's death. She has countless reasons to hate Luke, and yet she finds herself drawn to him.
Luke doesn't blame Jayden for doubting him. But when the young boys are threatened, his ties to the Militia might be the only thing that can keep them out of danger. He doesn't get to choose his clients, but he can choose whose side he's on.
However, when it comes to falling in love, Luke has absolutely no say in the matter.
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Veterinarian Jayden Miller returns home to Cypress Landing, Louisiana to care for her recently orphaned two preadolescent nephews (ten years old Elliot and eight years old Garrett). She also was drafted by the sheriff as a search and rescue ¿volunteer¿ because of the talent of her dog Kasey to find dead people. However, instead of a peaceful return to a town she fled a decade ago, Jayden has more troubles than helping her family grieve. She finds her tenant vanished and evidence that a local militia group may have abducted and killed the missing person.-------------- Fearing for herself and her two charges, she considers turning to public defender Luke Taylor, but he had a militia member as a client in a murder case the man who killed Jayden¿s sister Caitland Casio and her husband Robert in a car accident. However, he is already in love with Jayden so though she has doubts about his loyalties Luke does not as he knows where his priorities lie keeping his beloved and her family safe.-------------- ONE MAN TO PROTECT THEM is an interesting romantic suspense due the relationship between the lead couple. Jayden has no time to mourn her sister¿s death as the kids come before her needs. Luke is a professional who believes everyone deserves a reasonable legal defense regardless of the groups they belong too. However, his belief system is somewhat shattered when he must choose between love and values. Susanne Cox provides an entertaining strong contemporary with an absorbing legal thriller twist.------------ Harriet Klausner