Release Date: Sept. 2012
Author: Jean C. Joachim, Ben Tanner
Genre: Contemporary, m/f, mystery/suspense
Length: 250 pages
Publisher: Secret Cravings Publishing
Purrrs: hot and steamy
Blurb: What do a Marine who received a “Dear John” letter and a journalist who dumped her cheating fiancé have in common? Nothing, outside of being heartbroken over lost love. But when they accidentally end up next to each other jetting to a Caribbean paradise, they do share one thing: mutual attraction. Friendship between Tara Mason and Sergeant Mick Peterson grows quickly through a few dates on St. Thomas. An argument coupled with a blunder strand them on a small deserted Caribbean island. In the midst of nothing but sand and water, possible starvation leading to death, old wounds heal. While working together to survive, Mick and Tara fall in love. Love found in their own private Eden is soon challenged in life-threatening ways when they return to the mainland. Long separations, danger and loneliness test their devotion. Is the love they’ve found strong enough to withstand what life throws at them?
Review: Tara has just gone through a breakup with long time fiancé that is very controlling. Wanting to be bold and do something she wants, she decides to go on her honeymoon and maybe have a vacation romance.
Marine Mick has received a Dear John letter and his boss and friend sends him to St Thomas for a vacation to clear his head since his job is so dangerous. Circumstance bring them together resulting in lots of mystery and some really hot sex.
I loved this story. I found it very well written. The female main character is strong and feisty even though she is heartbroken, and Mick is a sexy hero. The mystery is interesting and unfolds well mixed with steamy hot sex. A great story for mystery and romance fans alike.
Recommendations: Hot marines, sexy journalists, lots of mystery and intrigue with some really steamy sex this one has it all and then some.
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