Former Marine, Miles Kydd, is trying to readjust to civilian life after ending his career and returning to his small home town when he learned his father was diagnosed with a terminal illness. Once the town hero and star quarterback, Miles no longer feels like the man he was, or who he's expected to be--possibly because his demons have followed him home from Afghanistan.
Meeting Zoe Brooke, his father's live-in nurse, gives Miles the slightest glimmer of hope that he can still find happiness despite the dark secrets he holds inside. The chemistry between them is undeniable, and together they are explosive--in more ways than one.
A helper at her core, Zoe is more than willing to care for Miles's heart, but not at the expense of her own, and she's not afraid to tell him that. She knows what having a painful past is like, and she wants to help him with his, if he'll let her.
Things get complicated fast when Miles realizes burying his secrets isn't actually the same as healing from them and if he wants the girl, he's going to have to tell her the truth--the one thing he can't do.
This book is suggested for 18+ years of age, contains graphic content, sensitive subject matters, and sexually explicit material.
Praise for Not A Hero
"Not A Hero is an emotionally raw love story traversing redemption and conquering fears." - New York Times Bestselling Author Heidi McLaughlin
"Emotional and gripping, Sarah Robinson delivers a story you won't soon forget." - Rebecca Yarros, Bestselling author of the Flight & Glory Series
"Miles Kydd doesn't think he's a hero, but he is. A tall, sexy, damaged hero. My favorite kind!" - Award-winning Author Wendy S. Marcus
"This is my first book by Sarah Robinson, and it was wonderfully written, with a heart-wrenching, engaging plot and endearing characters. I finished it in one day, which shows how much I enjoyed it." - Lady with a Quill Reviews
"Sarah Robinson's Not A Hero is a perfectly crafted military romance. Miles and Zoe's love story has strength, tenderness, heartbreak, and passion. A must read!" - Alana Albertson, Bestselling Author of Beast
"Emotional, sexy, raw, and compelling...Miles Kydd will be your next hero!" - Katie Rose, bestselling author of Hard to Hold
"Gripping and gut-wrenching, Not A Hero is a roller coaster of a military romance that renders all the feels in a story of survival and second-chances that sinks into your soul." - Karen at Bookalicious Babes Blog
"I loved the emotional depth of the characters and their chemistry was breathtaking." - Goodreads Review
"Not a Hero made me feel so many emotions--shock, happiness, sadness, anger, jealousy, and a few others I'll come up with as I think about this book over the next couple of days. It's that good." - Goodreads Review
"I highly recommend this book to anyone who's looking to honor our military families and loves a true happily ever after." - Goodreads Review
"OH MY GOSH, THAT FERRIS WHEEL RIDE!! *fans self* Wow." -Goodreads Review
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Kane Kavanagh has always had one goal: being the best mixed martial arts fighter alive. With the MMA National Championships in Las Vegas fast approaching, the man they call “Killer” has no intention of letting anyone or anything get in his way. Somehow, though, a feisty opponent has slipped beneath his guard—and stolen his heart. Fiery and passionate, Nora Hannigan is harder to pin down than any rival Kane has faced in the ring. And she isn’t afraid to tell Kane that she wants nothing to do with him.
With her best friend about to marry into the Kavanagh family, Nora has been resisting Kane’s shameless attempts at flirting for months. But after their undeniable chemistry finally takes over, leading to the hottest night of Nora’s life, she’s running scared. There’s a lot about her life Kane doesn’t know, and she won’t be responsible for ending his career. Now Kane’s out to prove that he’s ready for a commitment by winning her heart—and he’s never lost a fight.
Praise for Becoming a Legend
“Fans of Lori Foster’s SBC Fighters series will love the MMA atmosphere of [Sarah] Robinson’s Legends.”—Library Journal
“Becoming a Legend by Sarah Robinson is yet another story that I devoured with a passion. This 5-star story was highly anticipated.”—TDC Book Reviews
“Sarah Robinson did it again with these incredible boys and their women.”—Collectors of Book Boyfriends & Girlfriends (5 stars)
“Becoming a Legend is interesting, the chemistry is hot and the love believable. Don’t miss this book in the Kavanagh series.”—Janet Reads!
“Sarah Robinson’s writing is warm, witty and overflows with feeling. She serves up her best work yet with Nora and Kane’s unforgettable journey in Becoming a Legend!”—Prisoners of Print
“The stakes are getting higher with each book in the series and I’m looking forward to the next one.”—BookWorm221
“I really loved Kane’s personality . . . I enjoyed this book.”—A Crazy Vermonter’s Book Reviews
“The chemistry between Kane and Nora is off the charts from the very beginning!”—Christi Barth, author of the Naked Men series
“Raw, sexy, and romantic, Becoming a Legend is another perfect, steamy read about the heartwarming Kavanaghs.”—Kate Meader, author of the Hot in Chicago series
“A heartfelt, sexy read that made me desperate for a Kavanagh brother of my own.”—Lynne Silver, author of the Worthy series
“Sarah Robinson brings us a sexy, new alpha family with the Kavanagh brothers. Becoming a Legend is a dynamic romance between two career-driven individuals who are afraid a new relationship could put at risk everything they’re striving for. A page-turner that left me wanting more, with some hot-hot-hot scenes throughout.”—Jennifer Foor, award winning author of the Mitchell Family Series
“Who doesn’t love a hot MMA hero and a feisty heroine? You get that with Becoming a Legend. An emotional telling with sparks that jump off the page! A great read from Sarah Robinson.”—Shana Gray, author of After the Hurt
Includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.
His family’s gym has produced a roster of mixed martial arts legends, but so far Kieran Kavanagh hasn’t followed in their footsteps. After a brawl lands him in jail, Kieran is assigned to work at a center for at-risk youth. Though given a second chance, Kieran’s simply going through the motions—until he meets one very special kid, Shea Doherty, and falls hard for her very beautiful, very grown-up big sister, Fiona. The trouble is, Kieran’s best opening moves are getting him nowhere fast.
Fiona Doherty has too many responsibilities to fool around, especially now that she has custody of Shea. Sure, she’d love to find a devoted partner. But she won’t jeopardize her sister’s happiness—or risk revealing her tortured past—on a love-’em-and-leave-’em type of guy like Kieran . . . so it’s up to him to prove her wrong. As Fiona spends more time with Kieran, she starts to see a softer side of the reckless warrior. Now she must admit that when it comes to the possibility of real love, well . . . there’s a fighting chance.
Praise for Saving a Legend
“Saving a Legend is a deep and moving story about family, acceptance, and love. Plus those Kavanaghs really know how to make a girl swoon.”—New York Times bestselling author Katy Evans
“I devoured this book from the first word to the last. I didn’t want it to end! Kieran is the epitome of what every woman looks for in a man.”—New York Times bestselling author Susan Stoker
"Sarah Robinson makes me ache to be part of the Kavanaugh family. Saving A Legend is a rich, emotional, and sexy story with strong characters who fight for the love they deserve."—HelenKay Dimon, author of Mr. and Mr. Smith
“I fell head over heels for Kieran, Fiona, Shea, and the Kavanaghs!”—Serena Bell, USA Today bestselling author of the Returning Home series
“Sarah Robinson delivers another knockout in the Kavanagh series with a gripping story of redemption, survival, and love. What more could you ask for? I can’t wait until the next book!”—Sophia Henry, author of the Pilots Hockey series
“Another enjoyable read . . . I couldn’t get enough of the Kavanagh family.”—Under the Covers Book Blog
“Saving a Legend was more than a love story. It was a story compassion, family strength, forgiveness, and acceptance. Sarah Robinson did a magnificent job . . . I can’t wait to see what comes next.”—Smut Book Junkie
“I’m so excited to read more about this family. If I was on the fence to start with, I’m definitely all in after reading this one.”—The Romance Factor
“Sarah Robinson once again wrote an incredible story with even more incredible characters.”—Collectors
“Well done, Sarah Robinson. . .This story was sexy and humorous and truthful. . . . It’s about trust and hope, facing challenges, accepting pasts and moving forward, but most of all, it is about hope.”—OMG Reads
“With this second book, I find myself even more emotionally invested in the Kavanagh family and their stories.”—Dog-Eared Daydreams
Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.