From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Kaylea Cross comes the next scintillating novel in her Crimson Point Series! ROCKY GROUND is a standalone romance with a hero sure to keep readers up long into the night. Grab your copy of ROCKY GROUND today!
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About ROCKY GROUND:
She’s been hurt too many times…
Single mom Tiana Fitzgerald has sworn off all romantic relationships to protect herself and her daughter. Her track record is disastrous and she’s done getting hurt. But a certain sexy Scotsman in Crimson Point has other ideas, and somehow manages to sneak past her defenses at every turn. As the hits keep coming and her life implodes, she begins to see he’s unlike any man she’s ever known. Now he’s become the greatest threat to her heart, because there’s no possible future for them. Not when he’s leaving the country in a few weeks. And when her worst fears are realized, she must risk everything by placing her trust in his hands.
He’s determined to capture her heart.
Scotsman Aidan MacIntyre never saw the fiery, beautiful Tiana coming. The prickly redhead has gotten under his skin as badly as he wants to get under hers. But she’s determined to keep walls between them. Luckily the former Royal Marine doesn’t know how to give up. Someone from her past wants to hurt her, but Aidan will stand between her and any threat. He’ll stop at nothing to protect her and the little girl who has completely stolen his heart–and fight for them to have a future together.
The molten hunger in his eyes sent a torrent of heat rushing through her body even as her old fears bubbled to the surface again. “Aidan…” she murmured, dropping her gaze to his chest.
She’d done it. Given her unspoken consent. Now her heart was trying to pound its way out of her chest.
His hand came up to stroke her hair away from her face. She leaned into his touch, craving more. Craving this wonderful, incredible man that for some reason wanted her in spite of all her imperfections.
Her heart beat an erratic rhythm against her ribs. She’d never experienced anything like this before. Not with this level of intensity. This was…something she’d only read about before. Was it because of everything they’d gone through together? Because she’d relied on him for survival?
His fingers stroked against her scalp in a drugging caress that had her eyelids drooping. “What are you so afraid of?”
She looked up at him again. God, he was beautiful. And strong. And brave.
He was also going to rip her heart out when he left.
It wasn’t easy to voice her insecurities aloud, but she felt comfortable with him. Close to him in a way she’d never felt with another man. “Of making another mistake. Of getting my heart broken again,” she whispered.
He cupped the side of her face to run his thumb over her cheekbone. “I’ll not hurt you, lass.”
Her insides squeezed at the tenderness in his voice, the yearning in his eyes. No, he wouldn’t hurt her intentionally. “But you’re leaving soon. In another few weeks.” That was going to leave a scar, no matter how gently the cut was made.
“Aye,” he agreed, his gaze locked with hers. “But I’m here now.”
His words reverberated in the deepest recesses of her heart. He was right here in front of her, and he wanted her.
Any other arguments she had stored up vanished in the space of a single heartbeat. Before she could think herself out of it, she gave free rein to the need pulsing inside her, took his face in her hands and pulled him down to her waiting lips.
NICUnurse’s Review of Rocky Ground by Kaylea Cross
It’s no secret that I LOVE romantic suspense. And Kaylea Cross is one of my automatic 1-click authors. It’s kind of sad to me that Rocky Ground brings her Crimson Point series to a close. I’ve loved all of the characters and their stories, and this one, in my humble opinion, truly is the best book in the series.
Aiden has been fascinated by Tiana for weeks, but his time in the States is running out. And she’s nowhere close to being OK with another relationship. When her past comes back to haunt her and her daughter, can he save the day or tragedy strike once again?
Even though this book is the last in the series, it truly can be read as a standalone book. There is just enough back story to catch you up, but not so much that it feels redundant to someone that has read all of the books. But as you can tell, I’m totally recommending you read them all!!
So, with that said, I’m just going to tell you that I give this book 4.75 propellers. The twists and turns were original (at least to me), and the drama and suspense just kept coming (which is why I read and love romantic suspense)! And of course, sexy times. Those are always a bonus! But if I tell you more, it’s totally going to give away too much of the story, and what fun would that be?! Just trust me when I say that it’s money well spent and definitely not time wasted to get and read this book! Now I’m anxiously awaiting her Valkyrie series! I’ve been a fan of Kaylea Cross for years, and even though I have loved some of her books more than others, she remains on my automatic 1-click author list today!
NICUnurse’s Rating: most definitely 4.75 out of 5 propellers!
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About Kaylea Cross:
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Kaylea Cross writes edge-of-your-seat military romantic suspense. Her work has won many awards, including the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence, and has been nominated multiple times for the National Readers’ Choice Awards. A Registered Massage Therapist by trade, Kaylea is also an avid gardener, artist, Civil War buff, Special Ops aficionado, belly dance enthusiast and former nationally-carded softball pitcher. She lives in Vancouver, BC with her husband and family.