Ellie Meeks promised her pilot husband that if anything happened to him, she would live her life to the fullest. Three years later, she is still alone, raising the twins he never met. She has no interest in dating or meeting men—until one snowy night when a stranger helps her get her sick kids safely home. That stranger turns out to be a former Army Ranger and a member of the elite Rocky Mountain Search & Rescue Team. He’s also tall, rugged… and irresistibly sexy.
All it takes is one kiss…
Jesse Moretti came to Colorado to get Iraq out of his head, using the adrenaline of extreme sports and high-risk mountain rescues to keep his mind off the past. But getting involved with Ellie might be the riskiest thing he’s ever done. It’s not just their explosive chemistry. There’s something about Ellie that gets inside him, opening him to feelings he’s tried hard to ignore.
When passion ignites…
Ellie feels alive in Jesse’s arms and happier than she ever thought she’d feel again. But their relationship comes at a price for him, and soon Ellie sees that she must help Jesse fight the demons of his past to protect the love of a lifetime—and save the heart of a hero.
|Ellie Meeks has moved back to her home town in Colorado after the death of her husband in Afghanistan, and then the birth of twins that her husband never got to meet. Now three years has gone by and she is just taking it one minute at a time. This is when her car won’t start in the parking lot of the grocery store. With it snowing, and one of twins sick she is working on not panicking when in steps Jesse Moretti a former Army Ranger and now ski patrol and volunteers with the Rocky Mountain search and rescue. He is able to drive them home safely. She wants to start dating again but with Jesse she feels that she is putting herself at risk again in the form of pain in the idea of losing someone again since with his jobs and just himself he is an adrenaline junkie. They both have issues from the past that they must deal with in order to have a future. This is a wonderful story in that she is moving forward in her life, and he is going to therapy. The end of the book was very touching for me and really tied this story together. I very good book. With excellent characters some from the other books. A very good book. I got this book from Netgalley.com I gave it 5 stars. Follow us at www.1rad-readerreviews.com|