In this "very satisfying mix of dizzying intrigue and steamy romance, " the #1 New York Times bestselling author delivers a novel that's "perfect for those who love a good alpha male and a damsel in distress who doesn't wait for someone else to rescue her" (Publishers Weekly).
Ryan Willis has spent years in the protection business, a job that requires constant vigilance and quick thinking. His only chance to truly relax is at his secluded cabin in a small town where there are never any surprises. So when Ryan returns after an assignment and encounters a beautiful stranger, he isn't only surprised, he's also instantly intrigued.
Hannah Bright is a breath of fresh air, and Ryan is soon completely consumed, unable to stop from falling for her. As the two grow closer, his instinct tells him something is amiss. Yet nothing could prepare him for what he discovers when he starts digging into her past.
Hannah spends her days painting, running her arts and crafts store...and hiding too many secrets. It's why she won't let the ruggedly handsome bodyguard get too close. But their chemistry is undeniable, and Hannah quickly finds herself caught up in a whirlwind romance with Ryan. He is peace personified, a balm to her battered soul. Yet the gorgeous, captivating man who has swept Hannah off her feet doesn't even know who she really is. And the moment he finds out, both their lives are at risk
About the Author
Jodi Ellen Malpas was born and raised in the Midlands town of Northampton, England, where she lives with her husband, boys, and a beagle. She is a self-professed daydreamer, a Converse and mojito addict, and she has a terrible weak spot for alpha males. Writing powerful love stories and creating addictive characters has become her passion-a passion she now shares with her devoted readers.
Her novels have hit bestseller lists for the New York Times, USA Today,Sunday Times, and various other international publications and can be read in more than twenty-four languages around the world.
"Malpas's sexy love scenes scorch the page, and her sensitive, multilayered hero and heroine will easily capture readers' hearts. A taut plot and a first-rate lineup of supporting characters make this a keeper."—Publishers Weekly on Gentleman Sinner
"A magnetic mutual attraction, a superalpha, and long-buried scars that are healed by love. Theo is irresistible."—Booklist on Gentleman Sinner
"Super steamy, emotionally intense."—Library Journal on With This Man
"A brave, cutting-edge romance...This is a worthwhile read."—Library Journal on The Forbidden
"Unpredictable and addictive."—Booklist on The Forbidden
"Every kiss, every sexy scene, every word between this pair owned a piece of my soul. I could read this book a hundred times and still react as if it was the first time. The Protector is a top 2016 fave for me."—Audrey Carlan, bestselling author of the Calendar Girl series
"The characters are realistic and relatable...[and] the tension ratchets
up to an explosive conclusion. ... for anyone who enjoys Sleeping
with the Enemy-style stories, this is a perfect choice."—Library Journal