Rex Castlereagh is finally returning to his hometown, after eight years in the army. He needs to return to his roots to find something concrete to ground himself.

Alannah Green is leaving, because she needs to stop protecting herself by playing it safe. Now that she’s ended her engagement, there’s nothing keeping her in their small town.

When the two collide, they try to keep things casual, but all too soon, feelings get involved.

Rex needs to be enough to make someone stay. Alannah needs to leave to remember who she is. Can the two of them be together, or will someone’s heart get broken?

Publisher’s Note: This steamy romance contains a theme of power exchange.

Available October 23rd