Thomas Vega has traveled a twisting, perilous road from the deserts of the Middle East to the top of a lonely mountain on the outskirts of Tennessee. As a soldier in the US Army, Tom helped save a lot of lives. But he paid a dear price.
Nightmares. Post traumatic stress. And the seeming inability to sustain a romantic relationship.
With his time in the service officially over, and his service dog, Bandit, as his only real companion, Thomas retreats from civilization and buys a small farm, hoping to at last find some peace in his life.
On a chance trip into town for some basic supplies, Thomas encounters a scuffle and immediately goes into hero mode. Thomas had intervened in many fights. But this one would change things forever.
India Gibson was doing alright for herself by all accounts. Her parents had died and left her a little money, and India resolved to use it to better herself, and to improve life for herself and her younger brother, Myles. Working nights so that she can take classes during the day, India keeps to herself and goes out of her way to stay out of trouble. But one night, trouble came knocking right at her front door as an unthinkable act of violence shatters her world.
India’s one saving grace is the man who came to her rescue. She’s drawn to him, but it seems like every force on earth is conspiring against them.
Will they overcome the odds and fight their way toward each other? Toward true love?
Or will they bury each other underneath all the baggage?
This book is Part One of “The Guardian Series”
(A BWWM Interracial Military Romance)
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Part one of a 3 part book. I do not understand the character development of the characters.
Maggie Brynnon is a great author and she didn't disappoint in this book. Sargent Thomas Vega is a war hero .He's back from the war living in the hills of Tennessee with his service dog Bandit. He sufferscreally bad with PTSD. Then he goes into town for supplies and a woman India is being attacked.He saves her . They are attracted to each other and one night they act on that passion. With the PTSD its hard for him to hold onto relationships.Can't wait for the next book to see if the sexy Sargent is going to keep India.A really great story