This is an Official Review by an Eye On Romance Official Reviewer
for Not Without Risk
Date of Review: 05/23/07
Sergeant Justin Harrison is just back to active duty after being shot during a convenience store robbery. Still recovering from a collapsed lung, he is not about to be kept from active duty, not if he can fake his way through the day. Now he has a leggy and gorgeous brunette that is somehow involved in his homicide investigation. She has so much pain and grief in her eyes, but she won’t let it go. Against his will Justin is drawn to the fragile beauty, and wants nothing more than to protect her. Well, that and to get he in his bed.
Photographer Paige Conroy left Boston to start a new life in San Diego after the death of her fiancé at the hands of a cop killer. Now it looks like his best friend and former partner has also been killed. Are the crimes connected? And who is it that wants Paige dead? Paige is afraid to get involved with another cop, but the gorgeous detective is making her feel again; feelings she doesn’t want to risk her heart on.
A thrill ride of a mystery; the action starts from the beginning scenes and doesn’t let up. Steamy love scenes with very likable characters; Justin and Paige are each tortured individuals in their own ways. Paige is a st4rong and independent woman who is learning to live again after a terrible tragedy. Justin is trying to move on after a horrendous shooting; re-evaluating his former partying lifestyle to the man he wants to be. When the pair meets initially, it is with a palpable energy that is instantly apparent. The love scenes are erotic, but romantic in every way. The multiple twists and turns of the storyline will keep readers guessing until the climactic conclusion. Sarah Grimm is an author to watch.
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