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She needs his protection…
But can he protect his heart?
Radio personality Kelly Bonner isn’t convinced she needs a bodyguard, especially one as intensely good-looking as Detective Donovan Walsh. Yet beneath Donovan’s tough-guy facade is a man struggling to raise his sister’s children. A man Kelly could care about…if he’d let her. Now she’ll have to find a way to convince her big, bad bodyguard that his family—and his heart—are safe in her hands.
He scooted his chair closer to Kelly’s and reached for her hand. “What do you want to do today? I was thinking we could do a little self-defense training.”
“I need to find a new place to live.” She held his hand in both of hers.
“You’re serious about that?”
“I can’t go back there. My lease is almost up. I was thinking about actually buying a place once I signed my new contract at work. When you’re in radio, you run the risk of having to move from town to town. A new contract at K104 means I can put down some roots finally.”
“Roots are good.” He intertwined his fingers with hers and lifted her hand to his lips. “We can fire up my laptop later and search the web for the best house in Nashville to put down roots.”
Her smile was crooked and perfect. “You think we’ll find the right house if that’s what we put in our Google search?”
She leaned in close and he wanted to kiss her just like he had wanted to kiss her on the stairs earlier that morning.
“Why are you guys up so early?” Graham’s voice startled them both.
Donovan pushed away from Kelly. “Your sister wanted doughnuts. We brought some home for you.”
“Well, we have some parts of doughnuts for you,” Kelly said, flipping open the lids to the boxes. “This one was my favorite, this one is your sister’s favorite, and your uncle is an eighty-year-old trapped in a thirtysomething’s body and this was his favorite.”
“I don’t know what you’re talking about,” Donovan said. “I am very young at heart.”
Graham narrowed his eyes as he checked out the decimated doughnuts. “Did you guys eat part of every doughnut? How are you not sick from eating all that?”
“We’re going to go downstairs and do some self-defense training. One of the moves we’re going to learn is how to barf on the guy so he runs away from you,” Kelly said.
“Wow. If I’m an eighty-year-old, you’re a twelve-year-old in a twentysomething’s body.”
“Twenty-year-olds think barf is funny,” she argued.
“No one thinks barf is funny,” Graham countered.
“What?” Kelly dared to look shocked. “Avery, do you think barf is funny?”
“Barfing is gross!” Avery yelled from the couch.
“Not even the seven-year-old thinks it’s funny,” Donovan said with a laugh.
“You guys need to get a sense of humor.”
“Uncle Donovan?” Avery said, running into the kitchen.
Her little face scrunched up in pain. “I don’t feel good. I think I ate too many doughnuts.” Before Donovan could respond, she threw up all over him and it was the least funny thing he’d ever experienced.
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About the Author
Amy Vastine has been plotting stories in her head for as long as she can remember. An eternal optimist, she studied social work, hoping to teach others how to find their silver lining. Now, she enjoys creating happily ever afters for all to read. Amy lives outside Chicago with her high school sweetheart husband, three teenagers who keep her on her toes, and their two sweet but mischievous pups.
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Ends August 21, 2019