Harlequin Blaze, May 19 2015, $5.50
Four months ago, supermodel Piper’s headline scandalous arrest in Miami threatened her career. Thus her assistant Ragi Bhagat makes her participate in a charity event in South Beach to change her image. She hands a trophy to a Navy SEAL. When she leans forward to give him a peck on the cheek, Neil Barrow (see Night Maneuvers) slightly moves his face and deeply kisses her to the cheers of the attendees.
Each is surprised by their reaction to the KISS. They begin dating though geography, a stalker, and a secret that shames her threaten their relationship. While he struggles in her jet-setter world, Neil also demands to know what his beloved hides from him. Unable and unwilling to face her dedicated beloved’s disappointment she delays telling him she left behind her brother when she escaped India’s slums.
Fevered Nights is a fine Uniformly Hot contemporary starring s saint and a sinner in love. Although Neil’s commitment to the mission at all costs especially his self-sacrifice attitude makes him too good, readers will enjoy his return as his latest relationship apparently left him battered again.