Book 2 - T-FLAC series
With the recent death of her beloved grandmother, illustrator Marnie Wright needs some alone time to reassess her life. Over the objection of her father and four older brothers, Marnie accompanied by her Great Dane Duchess travels to her grandmother's cabin in the Sierra Mountains. However, her idyll time is interrupted when she meets Soldier of Fortune magazine pinup Jake Dolan, who wants nothing to do with his temporary neighbor.
However, everything changes when a storm destroys her cabin, but before she can settle in his place, hit men arrive planning to kill Jake. As he wonders how they are connected to his recent Mideast fiasco that has his job and reputation in jeopardy, Jake hides his guest in his secure underground bunker. Although he mistrusts her after a previous woman betrayed him, Jake and Marnie begin to fall in love even as he goes about dispatching the enemy.