Jessie Haynes has never relied on anyone. So, when she’s targeted by a ruthless killer, accepting the help of a persistent private investigator is the smart choice, but it isn’t easy. Reeve may be hot as hell, but she has no intention of letting him call all the shots and invade every corner of her privacy. It’s bad enough that unless they can stop the madman who is stalking her every step, she may have no choice but to reveal the painful secret that has kept her alone for years. Jessie knows her sexy new bodyguard will do everything he can to keep her alive, but he may be powerless to stop her past from destroying her future.
He can’t let another woman die.
Determined to make up for a mission gone lethally wrong, former Navy SEAL turned P.I. Reeve Buchanan is hot on the trail of the cunning murderer who got away. He’s got no time to waste catering to the exacting demands of the luscious red-head who’s reluctantly tolerating his protection. Especially when he’s sure she’s not telling him all there is to know. But as he finds himself falling for Jessie, his need for revenge takes a backseat. With the killer closing in, Reeve must figure out a way to gain her trust before she becomes the next victim. Because if he loses her, it will kill him too.
Maura Troy is an award-winning author of contemporary romantic suspense. Her debut novel, Trusting The Bodyguard, is the first of the OASIS series. OASIS is an elite private security team mainly comprised of former Navy SEALs, each of whom is some crazy combination of rugged, sensitive, opinionated, flawed, caring, and stubborn. But what they all are is smokin’ hot, and determined to do the right thing by helping those who need it. These stories feature strong, feisty heroines who are more than capable of taking on the bad-ass former Navy SEALs they fall for. Together they battle some pretty nasty and formidable villains. These sexy stories are fast-paced, edge-of-your-seat adventures that will warm your heart and keep you reading far into the night.
After a stint in several careers - including bank teller, messenger, cashier, administrative assistant, and software consultant - Maura finally decided to devote herself to the author career she’d so long dreamed of. A former member of RWA, she served as Chair of the RWA PRO Steering Committee.She has served on the board of my local writer’s group, Romance Writers of Southern CT, for many years, first as Treasurer, then as President. When not writing, she can be found hiking with her husband and their small but mighty terrier mix, Spike. Cozier pursuits include curling up on the couch with a cup of tea, her latest knitting project on her lap, and a good book near at hand.