When Mazie Reynolds was a young girl, she believed monsters lived under her bed. Now a grown, married woman, she discovers one sleeps in her bed.
Mazie schemes to save herself and her daughter. Her plan will work, if she can out-maneuver the monster who is a master of manipulation and control. She’s got one thing going for her, the one thing she truly owns. Mazie has moxie to the bone. But will it be enough?
(warning – language, violence, sex)
Born into a legal dynasty, Jack Lawson was a natural who was making a name for himself as one of Manhattan’s top young lawyers. But when his world came crashing down, Jack left the big city and his family’s powerful firm, to seek solace in a small village of Cooperstown, New York. There, he re-discovered his love of the law.
But the peaceful village is shattered when a body is found on the estate of the county’s most famous resident, and American hero, Drew Anderson. A man considered to be so perfect that he is nicknamed Max Q after the benchmark for systems perfection during a space launch.. And it isn’t just anybody who is found dead—the victim is widely considered to be one of the world’s most infamous women.
When Anderson is arrested for the murder, Jack ends up with the case that everyone wants to “go away,” and some are willing to go to the deadly lengths to make sure it does. Against all odds, Jack and his partner, Jessica Shepherdson, must risk their reputations, their careers, and eventually their lives, in an explosive race for the truth.
Romance… because sometimes we just need a little lovin.
A beautiful girl with a selfless heart, Sadie Montague enjoys her time alone, reading in her apartment or working in the bookstore her father owns. Male attention is something she never expected, nor did she think she deserved it. When she finally goes out on the town with her girlfriends, she’s immediately taken with Ethan. She is drawn to him as he stares at her with a hungry expression. She isn’t the kind of girl he thinks she is and she tells him that repeatedly. It doesn’t make a difference. She already belongs to him. She never had a choice.
Monogamy isn’t on his list of exciting hobbies. On the town with a different girl every night, getting laid is always on his mind. When he meets Sadie, he completely changes. Her beauty and intelligent mind immediately capture him. He possesses her and controls her, but his usual dominance only pushes her away. Her sassy wit and strong attitude makes him step back. If he wants to keep her, he has to play this out in a different way. A successful business man and self-proclaimed bachelor, his life is turned upside down. Sadie will be his one way or another. She just needs to deal with it.