Danny Begay cleaned up his life up and became a SEAL and now he’s returned to visit the girl he cannot get out of his mind only to discover the reservation has become a dangerous place for Luci and her family in this thrilling contemporary romance.
Luci doesn’t expect the young Dine warrior she meets to be anything more than a distraction and the reader can’t help but become absorbed in the story as Luci and Danny realize that neither can forget their hot encounter. The attraction between Luci and Danny is hot enough to scorch the desert but the relationship is a work in progress that changes both of their lives forever. The characters are strong, captivating and grab the reader’s attention from the very beginning while the fast paced, smooth flowing plot keeps readers on the edge with suspense, excitement and romance.
The plot is kind of like a time travel experience and building expectations as Danny and Luci both go through some important events that sets lives on a new course with some mystical elements that spice it up and add a mysterious air to the story but while their lives are changing there are some bad elements on the reservation that is making it a dangerous place to be, especially for young girls adding lots of spine tingling tension and excitement. Vivid images are brought to life with well written scenes and details that capture the imagination and the well-orchestrated events guarantee that the reader can’t put the story down.
Sharon Hamilton certainly knows how to bring sexy SEALs to vibrant life, so once again, I was completely absorbed in the story from beginning to end and I can’t wait to read the next one.
Danny Begay has tried to drive out the voices of his ancestors for most of his young life, but the life springing from his Navajo roots will not die. He is summoned back to Arizona to visit his dying grandfather, one of the original Navajo Code Talkers. Ashamed he has disappointed his hero grandfather he buries himself one more time in the arms of a stranger before he goes back to his home in Northern California.
Luci Tohe teaches at the reservation school, safeguarding the health of her ailing mother and little sister’s future, at the temporary expense of her own. She doesn’t expect the young Dine warrior she meets to be anything but a distraction from her loneliness. She knows she will dream about their hot encounter for years.
Danny cleans his life up, joins the Navy and becomes a SEAL, where he becomes the man he knew he was destined to become. Between deployments, he goes back visit the girl he cannot get out of his mind. The reservation has become a dangerous place for Luci’s family and soon Danny is embroiled in not only saving Luci, but her whole family as well.
Stands Alone: yes