Against the Law

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Against the Law

The Raines of Wind Canyon, #3

Everybody knows Devlin Raines is a bachelor and troublemaker at heart. He has said it time after time that he will never settle down. Yet he never expected a woman like Lark Delaney to enter his life. All she wanted was his help in rescuing her niece and nothing more. Yet her kisses say something else and this confuses Devlin. He's always been a bachelor but with Lark he is starting to think about the what if's. All he had to do was help Lark find her niece but somewhere along the way they both made a dent in his cold heart. His brother teases him that his career is the only love in his life but lately someone has captured his heart. Can he just finish this job and never risk his heart?

Lark Delaney is successful and has the means to find her niece. She knows her niece is the only thing left of her sister and she will do anything she can to find the little girl. Everybody says Raines Investigations is the best in finding missing persons. Yet she never expected a man like Devlin Raines. Her main goal is to find her little niece but something about Devlin gets her distracted in every way. She knows he is not the committing type of guy but in her heart she wishes it was different for them. What started as an easy rescue is starting to lead to bigger things than she expected. She's getting betrayal, drugs, and deceit to possibly a love she never thought would happen. Can she risk everything for an adventure with Devlin Raines.forever?

Kat Martin has done it again in this series making it worth reading. Devlin Raines is definitely named correctly for here is a man who can tempt any sane woman. With Lark he is adventurous and passionate but we also see a side of him no other person sees and that's the caring side. Somehow Lark and her little niece have made him be the man he's supposed to be, which of course scares him. Kat Martin has done a great job showing us that even a bachelor like Devlin needs love in his life. Plus Lark is one tough cookie and will do anything she can to get her little niece. Together Devlin and Lark are great. Underneath the passion is a love that is worth keeping. Great job Kat.

Book Blurb for Against the Law

The most unsettled of the “no-account Raines boys,” Devlin Raines has long been protecting his heart from injury. But his latest case—and client—forces him to lay everything on the line…

At thirty-two Dev is “mostly retired” from Raines Investigations, content to run operations from his sprawling Arizona home. But Dev has never been able to say no to a beautiful woman, so when Lark Delaney comes to him for help, the former U.S. Army Ranger from Wind Canyon gets back in the game.

Lark is sexy, successful and dedicated to tracking down the baby girl her sister gave up for adoption. It should be a straightforward case, but it’s not long before Dev uncovers a shady adoption ring and worse—the child’s parents have been murdered and the little girl has been taken.

As the case grows dangerous and Lark needs him more than ever, Dev can’t ignore his growing attraction for her. He also can’t trust his judgment with women or the emotions he’s longsince buried. But there’s a chance, if he gets this right and saves Lark’s niece, that he’ll end up saving himself, too.

Night Owl Reviews Jun, 2011 5.00