Title: Lead Security
Series: Rogue Security & Investigation #3
Author: Evan Grace
Genre: Security Romance
Release Date: October 2, 2018
I’ve spent the last several years building my company, having zero time for a social life. I preferred it that way. After the mess my ex-wife left me with, I have no interest in anything remotely close to a relationship.
Until I meet my daughter’s new next-door neighbor.
Harley is kind, beautiful, and she’s also an erotic romance writer. To any man, she’s the perfect package. To a gun-shy man like me, she’s a one-way road to disaster.
Unfortunately for me, my daughter’s newfound friendship with Harley means I get to see more of her.
And the more I see her, the more I want her.
But my instincts are telling me there’s a danger lurking around her, following her, waiting for the right moment to strike. And the closer I get, the more I realize there’s only one way I’ll allow any threat to get near her…
and that’s over my dead body.
A Midwesterner and self-proclaimed nerd, Evan has been an avid reader most of her life, but five years ago got bit by the writing bug, and it quickly became her addiction, passion and therapy. When the voices in her head give it a rest, she can always be found with her e-reader in her hand. Some of her favorites include, Shayla Black, Jaci Burton, Madeline Sheehan and Jamie Mcguire. Evan finds a lot of her inspiration in music, so if you see her wearing her headphones you know she means business and is in the zone.
During the day Evan works for a large homecare agency and at night she’s superwoman. She’s a wife to Jim and a mom to Ethan and Evan, a cook, a tutor, a friend and a writer. How does she do it? She’ll never tell.
The synopsis of this book sounded very intriguing – although I don’t know how old Delilah is (I’m guessing young, since Jack is only 43), so I immediately signed up for an ARC of this book. I was not disappointed.
Harley moves to a new town, next door to Delilah and Reece and their two young children, Charlotte and Jackson. Delilah’s father, Jack, spends a lot of time at Del’s house, with his grandchildren, and is immediately attracted to Harley – but he was so burned by his ex-wife that he has sworn off relationships, despite being a young, vibrant guy.
The book does some annoying time jumping, and the numbers don’t add up, but that’s something that bugs me and isn’t really relevant to the story. I’ve been told I’m age obsessed – maybe I am:)
Anyway – Harley. Harley has some major abandonment issues. Her mother died when she was young, her dad dropped her and her brother with relatives and she has no relationship with her brother. She desperately wants to be loved and have a family of her own.
Jack, despite the few times I wanted to throat punch him for being a total toolbag, was such a great guy. He was such a great dad and an even more amazing grandpa. Once he got his head out of his ass, I loved him.
There was a little drama with Harley, due to her erotic romance writing career that was a little far fetched, but added to the story.
I didn’t read the first two books in the series, but I didn’t feel lost. I want to read them now:)
Overall, this was a great read and I would recommend it.