After serving in the Marine Corps, Jessie Monroe has finally found a life beyond war. He’s focused on being an EMT and helping his best friend rescue dogs until he happens upon a curvy blonde stranded with a flat tire and no jack. On the run from her past, Dori Graham is slow to trust any man, and she tries to ignore the spark of interest she feels for her handsome savior, but a friendship grows between them. When Dori’s past invades her new life, Jessie vows to rescue her. Saving her will take him beyond duty and into his own personal hell. Calling upon his training as a Marine and the depth of his feelings for Dori, Jessie will need the mental strength to battle to save her and, ultimately, save himself.
Excellent easy-to-read story about recovering from traumatic experiences. Dori and Jessie each had tragic pasts that held them back from having loving relationships. Dori fled a physically abusive relationship and Jessie was trying to recover from PTSD. Both felt the other one could help them heal. With time and the help of the family, they were able to make it through. Hope to read more about both couples!