She would trust him with her life. But can either of them trust their hearts?
Rory Sutton Whitfield isn't a princess, even though her wealthy family insists on treating her like one. Fresh from her travels and finally achieving the independence she craves, the last thing she wants is to become swept up in family problems. But her half–brother has disappeared and her grandfather insists on hiring a bodyguard for her. Rory won't be controlled by anyone, especially not a taciturn detective like Vince Maroney, a man of few words who nonetheless arouses disturbing emotions.
Vince Maroney has learned his lesson about playing the hero; he stepped up once and it cost him everything. But when he saves the granddaughter of one of Sydney's wealthiest men, he finds himself embroiled in events beyond his control. Rory is beautiful, smart, independent. But her family is all secrets and lies, money papered over injustices. Rory makes him feel things he thought long dead, but the pains of the past create distance, and she comes from a completely different world. How can one of Sydney's pampered princesses ever find common ground with her reluctant bodyguard?
Lizzy Chandler has written a number of novels in different genres, including romance, suspense and fantasy. Snowy River Man is the first of her novels to be published. Lizzy is passionate about social justice and mental health, and loves stories that convey the healing power of love. She shares her time between her home on Sydney's northern beaches and living in the Blue Mountains with her partner. You can follow Lizzy on Twitter @lizzy_chandler, like her Facebook page www.facebook.com/lizzychandlerauthor and read her blog at www.lizzychandler.com