Former Marine and newest Red Stone Security employee Alexander Blue is still adjusting to the civilian world after a decade spent at war, but when he sees someone in danger, nothing can take away that intrinsic need to protect. After stopping a would-be mugger, Blue finds himself being bandaged up by a sensual local artist in her Key West condo. He never expected to stay the night, even if it is on her couch. The mysterious Mina gets under his skin in a way he never thought possible. When it becomes clear that her mugging wasn’t random and she’s being targeted by deadly men, Blue has no problem stepping into the role of protector.
But she doesn't want to be saved
Tired of being coddled and treated like a child, Mina has tried to distance herself from her family. When danger finds her, she’s forced to turn to the sexy stranger who she feels a strong, unexpected connection with. In him she sees glimmers of herself; a little broken, withdrawn and wary of the world. Soon she learns that the biggest threat might not be from the men trying to kidnap her, but from the quiet warrior who poses an immediate risk to her heart.
|In this story, Alexander, also known as Blue stops an abduction on the street of a woman he later finds out is named Mina. She realizes that he has had some special training in the way he handled himself with the men that were trying to take her. She feels bad about his injuries even if he does not. She offers to at least to look after them and he agrees because he does not want her to be alone. He later finds out that she is an artist but also that her father is extremely wealthy. The last part has led her to live a very sheltered life with very few people in it. When she finds out something about her father she is happy that Blue is there and is also surprised by her attraction to him. They want to be with each other but Blue needs to work out some things before he can agree to be with her and make her feel the way she needs to. Towards the end, you are rooting for the two of them to be together. A good book and a very quick read. I received this book from Netgalley.com I gave it 4 stars. Follow us at www.1rad-readerreviews.com|