Author: Rena Koontz
Narrator: Verla Bond
Length: 9 hours 17 minutes
Series: Heels & Handcuffs, Book 3
Publisher: Rena Koontz
Released: Jun. 26, 2020
From the moment he saw Jennifer Roberts, his instinct was to protect her. But she wanted nothing to do with him. In fact, the last thing Jennifer wanted to do that Saturday afternoon was call the police. She didn’t trust them. She’d fallen hard for a cop – the exact person every child is told to run to for safety – and he betrayed her and broke her heart. She wouldn’t make that mistake again. But she has no choice when she discovers her apartment has been broken into. Five simple words will turn her world upside down: “You called for the police?”
When blond-haired, blue-eyed Max Domer arrives, he is ready to protect and serve. It is his motto. It will be her downfall. Max is ready to leave Center City behind, cut all ties, and make a fresh start as a detective on the West Coast. There is nothing unusual about the burglary call he catches, except that the woman is stunning and, for some reason, antagonistic toward police. But she’s caught in someone’s crosshairs – her car is stolen, her father dies, and murder comes to her doorstep – and, like it or not, she needs his help.
But while Max is on the trail of a master crime ring, the real thief sets about stealing his heart. And Jennifer, who innocently lets her guard down, learns she can’t judge a man by his uniform. They are polar opposites destined to stand together and fight for their future.
I’m a lifelong journalist and an award-winning author. My writing career has taken me on to sports fields and into the political arena. I’ve written life features, editorials, and reported on my favorite, cops and courts. I’ve chased fire trucks and police cars, covered all sorts of crimes, including double homicides and murders-for-hire, and reported criminal, civil, high profile and ordinary trials.
And that’s what I write about.
In my books, cops are the good guys and the good guys always win.
I’m a Pittsburgh native and an avid sports fan. I work Pittsburgh connections into all of my stories and my characters often wear black and gold or reference the city’s outstanding sports teams — the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
My books are based on real incidents. Plus, I’m married to a retired FBI agent whose stellar career fuels my ideas and whose technical advice is invaluable. He also takes credit for the steamy scenes!
Verla Bond is an American actor, improvisor, and storyteller. For many years, she traveled around the world making a living as an entertainer, but she now spends most of her time entertaining from the comfort of her home studio, exploring the world through literature.
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