Those Who Dare
When a menacing stalker leaves a death threat at lawyer Tricia Landreth’s home, she won’t let it jeopardize her career. Her uncle, Doug Landreth, steps in to help, and at his insistence, she reluctantly accepts a rejected former lover as a bodyguard. She may have to trust him to safeguard her life, but she’s determined her heart is off limits.
On administrative leave after shooting drug dealers in a fire fight, LA Detective Nick Castellani agrees to take a temporary bodyguard job as payback for a debt owed. Nick will risk anything to keep Tricia alive. Even falling in love again. But their passionate past, and her impulsive choices, put them in even greater peril.
When her jewelry shop is broken into and her supplies moved around, custom jewelry designer Sabrina Walters is afraid someone from her past has found her. If she’s right about the identity of her intruder, her life is in danger. No longer able to trust only herself, she goes to Landreth Investigations for help, and accepts a bodyguard into her reclusive life, despite the way he intrigues her as well as scares her.
Still reeling from the losses he’s suffered in his personal life, private investigator Rafe Campbell agrees to act as bodyguard to another vulnerable woman. As he battles his own demons, he must protect Sabrina from escalating danger while trying to avoid falling in love with another woman he might fail.
When his sworn enemy comes to Portland, PI agency head Doug Landreth knows only one of them will survive. Crippled from an earlier attack by the powerful drug lord, Doug makes difficult decisions to protect his family and agency staff as the drug gang escalates their violent attacks. Sheer desperation takes over as Doug plots to take out his adversary.
Threatened by both her ex-husband and the drug lord, sharpshooter Alison Steele must stay alive to help protect her boss, his family, and agency staff. Working for Doug has allowed Alison to see the man within, and while they both carry mental and physical scars from their pasts, there is also a burning attraction between them. Her skills and ingenuity are stretched to the max as the plots against them unfold and danger intensifies. When Doug offers more than a boss/employee relationship, her heart is also at risk.