Lenora Worth writes for Love Inspired and Love Inspired Suspense. She is a Carol Award finalist and a New York Times, USA Today, and PW bestselling author. She writes Southern stories set in places she loves such as Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, and Florida. Lenora is married and has two grown children and now lives near the ocean in the Panhandle of Florida. She loves reading, shoe shopping, long walks on the beach, mojitoes and road trips.
Former cop Johnny Darrow is head of security for the Texas-based Castles. He excels at his job and nothing gets to him...except Annabelle. Even as he dragged Annabelle out of many public relations disasters with the paparazzi, he knew there was so much more to her than the headline-grabbing, rich girl. Now that she's matured and determined to turn over a new leaf, he finds her irresistible. She's smart, creative, and makes him feel things he hasn't after a personal tragedy.
When Johnny's assigned a job as Annabelle's bodyguard, he must push his feelings aside. Can Johnny keep his focus to protect Annabelle or will his feelings for her put everything at risk?
Reporter Stephanie Maguire had found herself in a dangerous situation, when rugged Derek Kane rushed in to the rescue. But no sooner had he brought her to safety than he fled the scene, leaving the lovely reporter's nose twitching for information about her hero.
Derek wanted to keep Stephanie safe—from him and his past. He was nobody's hero. The time he spent doing good deeds for others was to pay for his mistakes. But little did Derek know that his steady faith and warm heart had already hooked Stephanie, and she wasn't about to give up on his story—or his love….