They used to call Evan Bishop the golden boy. He had it all and was about to close the business deal of a lifetime, then marry the woman of his dreams. But everything goes to hell when a faceless enemy wants to destroy his family’s empire and see him dead. Except the bomb meant to kill him fails. He wakes up from a coma to find his face scarred and his brother missing and wanted for murder. Now that he’s damaged, he hides away from the world—including the woman he loves. He refuses to be a burden to her, so even though it destroys him, he sets her free.
She’s about to prove him wrong…
Isla MacDonald isn’t walking away from Evan just because he’s decided to shut her out of his life. He blames himself for the bombing that got her father killed and nearly killed him—but he’s wrong. After all, attempts to see him fail, with a broken heart she tries to resume her life and take over her father’s firm. Though it’s not her dream, she wants to honor his legacy and finish the deal that will save thousands of jobs. But when someone tries to kill her—twice—she needs a bodyguard. To her surprise Evan steps up and insists on protecting her, putting on a show as the caring fiancé. But he won’t let her back into his life or into his heart. To have any chance at a future together, they’ll have to resurrect the past and stay alive long enough to expose the man determined to see them both dead.
|Ivan Bishop was working on a business deal and also planning on getting married when a bomb explosion left him disfigured and lost. Turning everyone away he even shut out the one woman he loved for the bomb killed her father. Now months later Isla MacDonald has decided she must move on from Ivan since he has shut her out from his life and she now must run her father’s company. Just as she thinks she is making some type of progress going out to a function he shows up. Ivan is there because as much as he wants her gone the pull of needing her is greater. As she makes him work for winning her heart back if possible there is also someone after her, stalking her and this part of the story adds to the suspense and keeps the story moving along. If you have read any of these other books you know what I mean. The characters are very good and overall a good book. I received this book from Netgalley.com I gave it 4 stars. Follow us at www.1rad-readerreviews.com