State's Attorney Livvy Marini and Detective Ryan Ward have many reasons to dislike each other. Starting with Livvy's sister once arresting Ryan. But when Livvy's boss assigns her to interview Ryan about a case, they have to put aside their animosity and work together to keep Ryan's former partner in prison.
Anson Bates is desperate to get out of jail. Livvy and Ryan unearth information that will destroy his chances for bail, but the more they uncover, the more risky their job becomes. Working to keep a dangerous criminal off the streets, Livvy and Ryan go from adversaries to friends. Then lovers. But when Livvy's life is threatened, can Ryan reach her in time to save her?
And once she's safe, can he save himself?
"Margaret Watson, a star in the world of contemporary romance, grabs you on the opening page and keeps you reading to the happily ever after." -- New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips
About the Author
When not writing, Margaret practices veterinary medicine. She lives near Chicago with her husband, three daughters and a menagerie of pets.
Susan Elizabeth Phillips, NYT bestselling author, says, "Margaret Watson, a star in the world of contemporary romance, grabs you on the opening page and keeps you reading to the happily ever after."
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Detective Ryan Ward first appeared in book five, Cover Me, making less than a stellar impression. He was caught roughing up a suspect and began a campaign of harassment against a fellow officer after she arrested him. The sister of that officer, State's Attorney, Livvy Marini, is Ryan's romantic interest in this book. They are thrown together on a case and after a rough start, they connect in a big way, emotionally and physically. I liked Ryan's character a lot in this book. He has seen the error of his ways and cleaned up his act. He is full of remorse for his behavior and keeping Livvy safe is his priority. Livvy is a sweetheart and I just loved her. She wants Ryan and she isn't afraid to let him or anyone else know it, despite disapproval from her family. Ryan completely redeems himself in this well-written romantic suspense story and Livvy is the perfect partner for him. I loved it. I was provided with a copy of this book in return for an honest review.
The Donovan family include more than people with Donovan as their last name and those joining the family through marriage. Livvy will be a sister-in-law in the future but has already been tucked under the Donovan wing when she is told by her boss to work with Ryan Ward to make sure a crooked cop won’t get out of doing his time. Ryan has changed in the months since he caused problems for Cilla but Livvy and the Donovans are not quite sure that is true. As Livvy and Ryan work together they draw closer to one another and a bond is created that seems unbreakable for a while. There is action, chemistry aplenty, bad guys to thwart, personal growth to be made, and love to be found but none of it is necessarily easy. Thank you to the author for the copy of this book to read and review.