Series: Girl’s Night Out 1
❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ I have had this book in my tbr pile for a while, because well, the wounded hero plot is not one of my favourites.
I am glad I finally picked it up. The writing is good. I liked the banter and chemistry between Nick and Dani. And while I was not a huge fan of Nick’s destructive behaviour, I understand why it was in there. I loved the messaging that went on in the book (always a favourite for me) and in the end, I really quite.enjoyed this story. The door scene.. loved it! *sigh*. I will gladly read this author again and plan to pick up the next book in the series.
Dani Carmichael’s life has turned upside-down in a matter of months. Sex is the very last thing on her mind. Processing her grief? Yes. Rallying her girlfriends? Definitely. Starting a new career? Sure. But finding a man is way down on the list. Until she meets her new neighbor, Army Vet Nick Gantry. His hidden wounds and his bare chest tempt Dani to risk her bruised heart.
Nick is looking for a place to hide away and heal, after his last tour in Iraq. The apartment building close to the VA seems perfect, until he discovers the girl next door he can’t ignore. She deserves more than he can give her, but her sexy smiles and sinful cookies shake his ‘just friends’ resolution.
After their undeniable chemistry explodes, Nick beats a hasty retreat, afraid of hurting her. Dani is left angry and alone, picking up the pieces. He’ll have to battle his demons to convince her that she is truly someone special. She must decide if she can trust the man who broke her heart.