Troy Hillman is Mister Handyman to the small town of Bear Cove. Sweet, sexy and protective, he is one of the town’s most eligible bachelors but he doesn’t want a girlfriend. He loves his sister and nephews, but he won’t allow anyone to get close enough to see his scars and his secrets.
Until he meets her…
Dot has just arrived in Bear Cove. She doesn’t intend to stay for long. After a few months, she will have to move…again.
As long as she keeps moving, he will never find her.
But something about Troy makes her want to settle down in this small town and have a home at last. His touch awakens long-buried feelings and desires, and his kisses promise the most wicked, sinful pleasure.
When he holds her close, Dot finally feels safe, protected and loved.
But falling in love is the most dangerous thing she can do…
Troy can’t reveal his dark past to Dot, and she refuses to tell him what she is running from.
But this time, the stakes are too high. He won’t allow her to run from him.
As they bare their hearts to each other, they uncover dark, painful secrets about their past—secrets that will put their lives and the lives of those dearest to them in deadly danger…