Length: 57,000 words approx.
Cover Design: Meredith Russell
Single Dads Series
Leo Byrne is a cop, Jason Banks is an ex-con. Even after one stolen kiss, something has to give before Leo can convince Jason that falling in love is even an option.
Adopted at a young age, Leo is part of the sprawling Byrnes family. With his dog Cap, three siblings and a whole mess of nieces and nephews, he is never lonely, and his life is full. Love is the last item on his to-do list, but seeing his best friends Sean and Eric happy and making new families makes him want things he doesn’t think is possible. Kissing Jason at an event to honor his bravery was one thing, but anything other than that is off limits. Until Jason has no one left to turn to, and it’s Leo who helps him at his lowest. Taking Jason and his daughter into his home is one thing, but falling for the ex-con is something else altogether.
Jason made a deal to keep his daughter safe and spent years behind bars as a result. Volunteering as a convict firefighter was as much about helping the community as saving his sanity, but now that he’s out, he doesn’t even have that. He’s lost his future, his self-respect, and has no friends or a place to call home. Worst of all, even after rescuing his daughter he still can’t keep her safe from the man who wants to use her as a bargaining chip for money. Meeting Leo might give Jason a way to keep Daisy safe, but falling for the stubborn cop means the truth has to be revealed, and he could lose everything all over again.
4 of 5 Stars
While I think you could probably read this as a standalone, I personally would not like not knowing the history of the characters, so I recommend reading the series in order.
I really like Leo and Jason together and I like this book better than book two. I was sucked in and read this quickly. I didn’t want to put it down once I picked it up because I was interested in knowing Jason’s story.
I understand Leo’s history and the circumstances surrounding he and Jason being thrown together both after Eric’s injury and now, but I am not a fan of how quickly their feelings escalated. And just like with book two there is a lot of off page sharing of information that feels ‘recapped’ for us which is how Jason learned of Leo’s history. Those two issues are what knocked this story from 5 to 4 stars for me.
Sean is in this book more than the other guys which I will never complain about as he is my favorite so far!
At the end of the book we learn Adam’s story is next which I am very interested in so I’ll be back for more!
About the Author
RJ Scott is the author of over one hundred romance books, writing emotional stories of complicated characters, cowboys, millionaire, princes, and the men who get mixed up in their lives. RJ is known for writing books that always end with a happy ever after. She lives just outside London and spends every waking minute she isn’t with family either reading or writing.
The last time she had a week’s break from writing she didn’t like it one little bit, and she has yet to meet a bottle of wine she couldn’t defeat.
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