When Rome Pierce moved to Bear Bottom, Texas, it was his intention to lay low. To not be seen. To find a way to heal his body and soul—as well as his son’s.
Nobody would know by looking at him that he used to play professional football. Not with the Bare Bottom MC cut covering his back, and definitely not with his friendly smile completely obliterated.
No longer is there charm in each smooth word that comes out of his mouth. What’s left is an angry, bitter, scared man that’s terrified one day he’s going to wake up and his entire world is going to be gone.
Nobody knows what drove him to leave the game he loved—nobody but her.
She’s the one person that has helped him make it through the dark days and even darker nights. She’s the bright and shining star in his pitch-black sky.
And he doesn’t even know her name.
He should be afraid that she knows things that not anyone—not even his best friend—knows.
Yet, with each encounter, he gives what little bit of his soul remains, and before he knows it only two people on this earth—one dying, and one too afraid to live—make his life worth living.
Until one day he has to choose—the love of his life, or the life he brought into this world.
Two impossible situations. One decision that would change him forever.
❤️ My Review:
Yikes! This is one of those story that will chew you up and spit you out! I laughed, I cried (well almost, Izzy strong!), I shook, I swooned, and was throughly engaged from the beginning to the end. It throws a little bit of everything at you. There’s the hunk of a man, Rome, former football player turned MC member and super dad to his sick son, Ty-Ty. There’s the superwoman, Izzy, housekeeper, sitter and one of Ty-Ty’s favorites. Then there’s little Ty-Ty. So cute, so sick and dealing with his evil Mom deserting him. These three come together in a very moving way to deal with life’s good, bad and uglies. And then there’s RP’s Biggest Fan. Heart patters! I loved the pen pal aspect of the story and the intriguing letters going back and forth. This is a terrific start to a new MC series where the MC created the town they needed to thrive and survive. A different take on a MC but a good one. Terrific writing, compelling storyline, fantastic characters and a great ending. I look forward to the next story in the series.
Lani Lynn Vale is a USA Today Bestselling Author of over thirty titles. She is married with three children, two dogs, two cats, a donkey, and a couple (a couple also meaning over twenty) chickens.
When she’s not writing, you can find her curled up in her favorite chair reading.
Lani is married with three children and lives in the Great State of Texas.