Former Green Beret Max Thornton’s career ended when he fell two hundred and fifty feet during a training exercise and broke nearly every bone in his body. Left with a permanent limp and in need of a job, he is recruited by Brotherhood Protectors where he can use his combat training and skills to protect, guard and rescue others. He didn’t expect his first assignment to be the resident mechanic. Nor did he expect the mechanic to be a spitfire of a female with a whole lot of anger.
Josephina Angelica Barrera-Ramirez or JoJo, as her friends call her, prefers to be left alone with the work she does on the machinery and vehicles of the Lost Valley Ranch. Suffering from situational amnesia brought on by an attack she sustained during a deployment to Afghanistan, she’s touchy about being touched and doesn’t take flak from anyone. When she becomes the target of a killer, a former Green Beret is assigned as her bodyguard. Forced to have the Green Beret around, her distrust of men is challenged and the wall around her heart crumbles.
When danger threatens, Max and JoJo must fight their own fears to defeat evil while losing the battle of their hearts to win a future together.
Jilted at 27, Kate Phillips focused on her career and left marriage and children to her twin sister. She’s on track to realize all of her dreams, until her sister disappears, leaving her little girl on Kate’s doorstep. Normally awkward with children, Kate has a lot to learn about childrearing and cuddles. The lively three-year-old teaches Kate how to open her heart to the possibilities. But someone wants to find Kate’s sister, and is willing to use the child to lure her out of hiding. Kate turns to the Brotherhood Protectors for a bodyguard with daddy skills.
Chuck Johnson lost his family in a car crash when his daughter was only 2 years old. Since then, he retired from the Navy, worked for the DEA and now works for the Brotherhood Protectors. He never intends on marrying again or having a family. Plans have a way of changing, and some families find each other. His mission is to keep the feisty, career-minded beauty and little girl safe while his team locates the sister. His challenge is to do so without losing his heart in the process.