Geo and Mack have faced a lot of problems, but when the problem is within their relationship, will Mack come clean and claim his man, or lose him to an old flame?
Geo Wilson's feelings for his partner Mack Sullivan run deep. But formerly straight Mack grows distant when Geo's old flame, a former female detective gone FBI, comes to town to take over the lead on their case. Geo makes no effort to discourage the woman, and Mack wonders if he missed the break up memo.
Geo's apparent rejection hurts and Mack begins to have reasonable doubts about where they stand.
For Mack, taking the next step is a huge risk and one Geo has never taken before. Geo's friendliness with the former girlfriend could be a sign of changing affection. It wouldn't be the first time Geo has left a broken heart in his wake and Mack's beginning to wonder if he's just become another notch in Geo's belt. All that's left now is the case and as it comes to a close, will Mack and Geo catch the killer only to lose each other?
Reader Advisory: This book contains scenes of M/M intimacy, and is best read in sequence after Bad Boys, Bad Boys.
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“No fucking way! No fucking way!” Geo Wilson laughed, holding his arms open as he walked away from Mack.
Mack Sullivan shared his grin, although he figured his version had a touch of curiosity to it. What the fuck was Geo on about? He turned, his eyes following the fluid stride of his lover as he moved towards a woman. Geo’s larger frame partially obscured her. Mack’s gaze stayed on Geo, the Dunne case file in his hands completely forgotten.
“Lauren. Holy shit. What are you doing here?” Geo asked, excitement and pleasure vibrating in his low husky tones. The same sexy tone Geo used on Mack when he was pleased...or about to get pleased.
Lauren? The spiralling red curls crushed on Geo’s shoulder as he hugged her, the long sleek creamy legs beautifully tipped by four-inch heels sent Mack’s stomach into a painful spiral of dread. Lauren Stratton.
Geo held her away, looking down into her upturned face like it held precious jewels. Jealousy left bitter bile in Mack’s throat.
“Look at you. Woman, you look amazing. Obviously being a Fed agrees with you. C’mon.” Geo took her under his arm and headed back towards him. “Mack, look who that cat dragged in.”
“Yay,” Mack replied flatly.
“Sully, you’re as hunky and as outspoken as ever,” she snarked.
He fucking hated it when she called him Sully. She knew it, too.
“What brings you to Maple Grove P.D.?” Geo asked, still oblivious to her subtle slam on his partner.
“That, actually.” She snatched the file out of Mack’s hands. “The little girl was taken after her correspondence with someone on the Internet. That makes it mine.”
“Suspected correspondence. No proof,” Mack said.
“Aw, you still have that sulky pout. That’s a sexy look for you, detective,” she said, lifting a finger to nudge his bottom lip.
Mack swatted her hand away.
“It’s sexy, isn’t it Geo?” she asked.
“Damn sexy,” he agreed, a slow smile pulling his lips into a kissable grin.
Mack nearly smiled with him, but someone might notice and they weren’t out yet as a couple.
Lauren’s gaze sharpened. She looked from one man to the other. Mack looked at the file as though he could read through the manila coloured card stock.
“What?” she asked, suspiciously.
Mack looked up at her, cocked a brow with disinterest. “You’ve got my file. I want it back.”
“No, not that. The other thing,” she said, now turning her attention to Geo.
Geo shook his head as though he didn’t understand her curiosity either.
“The look you just gave Sully. What’s that about? That’s not a typical look, that’s the look you used to give me when you wanted to haul me into the sack.” Her eyes widened, her mouth opened.
Geo discreetly lifted his hand off her shoulder and cupped it over her gaped mouth. “Hush now, baby. What you think you know, no one else does. Keep it to yourself. Got it?”
She nodded. Shock registered in her eyes, and Mack felt his chest swell with pride for his man, smugness at besting Lauren Stratton.
Just as casually as he’d done it, Geo lowered his hand from her face. His expression was warm and companionable. He didn’t seem affected by Lauren’s return. But Mack knew from experience that Geo was good at hiding his true feelings.
What was he feeling now, his arm around his old flame?
Anyone who’d been around the station for the past five years knew about Lauren and Geo. They’d been a hot item until she’d left him for the FBI. No warning. No Dear John letter. Nothing. She’d packed a suitcase and took off the next day. The bitch of it had been that she’d known she’d passed the testing and interviews for the position in the district office. She’d known and she’d still neglected to tell Geo she was leaving him.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Totally awesome completion of a story. I kind of wondered how they were going to work out with no gay history on either part. Loved how Mia works thru and solidify the relatiinship. Loved it..
This was a continuation of Mack and Geo's relationship from Book 1 in the series. We get to see what happens when Geo's ex fiancee comes back into town and takes over the big case they've been working on. Can Mack handle the amount of jealousy he encounters? Does their relationship stand up against an old flame? Once again Mia Watts just amazes me. It was really great seeing how their relationship grew and the men themselves learned new things not only about their partner, but themselves. The sex was hotter, the frustration was palpable and the conclusion was exciting. I can't wait to see where the next couple leads to! I was given this in return for an honest review by Inked Rainbow Reads. Renee
You must read this book!! I thought it was a great read and I absolutely love these guys!!
This was a great sequel. Longer and developed, not to mention sensual sex. Really got into the characters.