In Too Deep
Harlequin Blaze, Jun 16 2015, $5.50
Jackson Duchane, his girlfriend Lorelei Lancaster (see Under the Surface), Asher Reynold, and Knox McLemore filed with the US Government salvage rights to the Civil War wreckage Chimera near the Bahamas. However, Anderson McNair claims their vessel is not the Chimera, but instead another ship so that he owns the salvage rights. All parties involved in the dispute agree to allow a nautical archaeologist determine whether this sunken ship is the Chimera or not.
From the moment Knox sees the expert he feels the heat but relies on his SEAL experience and training to conceal his desire; especially since he assumes Dr. Avery Walsh works for McNair so he distrusts her almost as much as he hates his treacherous body’s reaction to her. Using her icy demeanor Walsh also hides her attraction to McLemore. Knox takes Walsh to their ship the Amphitrite in the Caribbean. They soon become embroiled in a drug drop that leaves the pair alone on a deserted island. As they wait rescue and give in to their passion, they each keep secrets that when revealed will nuke their relationship before love can fully blossom.
The latest SEALs of Fortune contemporary is a pleasurable High Seas adventure romance. Leisurely-paced especially with revelations, readers will root for the Doc and the SEAL to reveal their souls on their “Blue Lagoon” retreat.