Lara Bradley’s breath catches in her chest the moment millionaire Gabriel Devenish swoops back into her life, bringing with him a whirlwind of emotion. Because the man who stands before her is no longer the carefree object of her teenage desires but a man – hard, distant and ruthless…
Gabriel knows he should walk away from Lara, and that he must show her that wanting a happy-ever-after with him is futile. But proving just how wrong he is for her only makes him realise just how right she makes him feel…threatening the very foundations of the wall he’s built around his heart.
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Ms Cox has a unique style and I daresay some will think this is too tame for the Modern genre. It's not that there isn't any sexual content but it isn't "in your face" as with so many in the line nowadays and there is an actual plot! So in many ways this is almost traditional BUT it is all the stronger and more appealing for it and you were still able to feel the tension between them.
Great everyday and human characters whom you can readily relate to in Gabriel who has to learn to give and not take and Lara who is prepared to stick up for her principles. This gave me a really warm glow and feeling of satisfaction at the end.
One of my favourite Moderns in a good while.
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