Ever dream of falling in love at the beach?
It started as a chance encounter on the beach, and ended 24 hours later when they parted to go their separate ways.
Or so they thought.
Actually it was just the beginning.
When Lauren Cantrell and Michael “Rad” Radcliff said goodbye, they had no way of knowing they would ever see each other again. But fate had another unexpected meeting in store for them—this time in a place where danger was part of the culture and the stakes were life and death.
From the sundrenched beaches of Ocean City, Md., to the snowcapped mountains of Afghanistan, this gripping tale of espionage and intrigue takes readers on a spellbinding journey into the secret lives of our nation’s quiet heroes—and answers the question:
What do you do when the person you most want to protect is the one risking everything to make sure you survive?
“A tapestry of emotion deeply set inside the bravest of Americans: the soldier.” — Military Writers Society of America
“Expertly crafted from beginning to end. A truly extraordinary read. Would prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community library collections.” — Midwest Book Review.
“A love letter to the men and women who serve and sacrifice for the freedom we enjoy.” – Kim Lowe, SOS Aloha
“Sweetly sentimental and moving. An endearing page-turner offering a unique view of military life.” – Publishers Weekly
“Realistic, moving, and uplifting. Shows the meaning of commitment—to country and to love.” – Jocelyn Green, Award-Winning Author
“A love story that portrays honor and devotion to the call of duty. Captivating and mesmerizing.” – Readers’ Favorite
“Reminds me of American Sniper and Lone Survivor, but accompanied with an epic and beautiful love story that is completely unforgettable.” – Lauren Hoff, United States Air Force
“Spot on with characters and descriptions. Strong women. Larger than life men. Well done.” – Lynnette Bukowski, Ombudsman to Special Operation NSW Commands
“An engrossing, page turner this reader just can’t seem to stop thinking about. Five perfect stars from me.” –Evie Bookish Blog
“The military-themed makes a compelling case to land on the summer reading lists of those who enjoy a heart-tugging, well-written novel they won’t want to put down until the last, bittersweet page.” – Kate Maisel, Stars and Stripes
“A powerful testament of how love can truly transcend everything.” – Jorie Loves A Story
“Nerve-wracking scenes of chaos and danger. Historians and romance readers alike will find themselves learning more about the war on terrorism and the tactical strikes that have helped to define it.” – Foreword Reviews
ISBN: Trade Paper: 978-1-941020-02-9 | Ebook: 978-1-941020-04-3
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