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2016 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Rain Shadow by L.A. Witt (007-02-16-2016)

L.A. Witt is always engaging, and this story was no different. Characterization is one of her strong suits, and while the two men in this story might not be my favorites of hers (Carter and Levi!), they still worked for me, as did the secondary characters. Plus I love the Bluewater Bay universe!

Rain Shadow by L.A. Witt
Gay Contemporary Romance
Paperback: 206 pages
Publisher: Riptide Publishing (October 10, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1626493677
ISBN-13: 978-1626493674
Amazon: Rain Shadow
Amazon Kindle: Rain Shadow

Jeremy Rose came to Bluewater Bay to work as Anna Maxwell's bodyguard, not to escape his increasingly bitter relationship with his estranged kids. He just wants to focus on his job and be alone for a while. He's done with love, especially now that three years after his long overdue divorce, he's got a front-row seat to the rapid deterioration between Anna and her girlfriend. Cynical doesn't even begin to describe him.

Then Anna and Leigh's attempts to reconcile put him in the crosshairs of marriage counselor Scott Fletcher. Scott's exactly what Jeremy needs right now: gorgeous, hot, horny, single, and 100% uninterested in a relationship. The problem is, too much no-strings-attached sex-and too much time in each other's company-inevitably builds emotional connection.

Except Jeremy refuses to seek counseling for his broken family, and Scott refuses to get seriously involved with men who work dangerous jobs. They both need to realize they can only hide for so long from the pain they came here to escape. They must face their pasts before they lose their shot at a happy future.

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