Handsome and tough Jake Tanner, a veteran and the owner of a successful security firm, never lets his past hold him back. Despite his prosthetic hand and foot, women swoon over him—and with him between the sheets. Yet Jake feels bored and restless…until he’s hired to protect a beautiful writer whose life is in terrible danger.
Self-imprisoned by the fear of the anonymous stalkers who threaten her life, video-game writer Natalie Beck now only dreams of the world outside her pink-bedecked apartment. Trusting people again is off-limits. But the more time Jake spends with her, the more his professional commitment evolves from simple duty to scorching desire. While deeply sensual sparks ignite between the two, the danger outside circles closer. Will Jake’s intense devotion be enough to save Natalie? Or will she turn away from the one man willing to do anything to save her?
This book certainly held promise when I first started it, and did a decent job of describing the anxieties and fears of a female video game writer after receiving several threats in writing--and in person--to her safety. But about a third of the way in, I lost interest with all the insta-lust. the "I haven't seen them but they make me so hot hur durr" Is not in any way my style. I decided to give this book a try based on the first half of the description--after all, look at what happened with Diamonds in th Rough. I love that series!
But ultimately I regretted requesting this book from the Goodreads giveaway program because it ended up a waste of shelf space and quickly found its way in my donation bin.