SEAL, Luca Kirwin, is both well trained and deadly. Recruited into a
non-government sanctioned project, he was turned into a weapon. Now, with the
help of his team, Luca must find every last soul who was responsible for the
project and make them pay. When a new neighbor with alluring green eyes moves
in next door, his instincts tell him to trust her – but could she be one of the
enemies they’re searching for?
Evie Scott can’t afford a relationship. She was in a one once and it almost
killed her. Running and hiding has become her normal. But when her new neighbor
gives her a job in the small town of Marble Falls, avoiding him becomes almost
impossible. While protecting her secrets, Evie begins to suspect Luca has his
own. Can he protect her from her past or will it destroy them both?
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Increasing her pace, a chill worked its way through Evie’s limbs. The sun
was almost finished setting, and that meant it would be dark soon. Evie hated
the dark. She was automatically at a disadvantage with Troy in the dark.
Another disadvantage she should say. He could still see, she was blind. It was
an extra layer of protection for him, like he needed that.
Luca had offered Evie a ride, but she’d declined, hoping the fresh air
would clear her mind. As the echoes of her steps filled the air, she started to
regret her decision. At this very moment, she could be sitting next to him in
his warm car, breathing in his musky scent.
Evie could almost hear his deep voice in the back of her mind. Feel the
vibration of his words. A smile touched Evie’s lips at the thought.
No. What was she doing?
Shaking her head, Evie pushed down the feelings. Feelings were dangerous.
They were the reason she was where she was in her life at the moment. Luca was
dangerous to her. She had to keep her distance, no matter how much her body
wanted her to do otherwise.
As the hairs on the back of Evie’s neck stood up, she suddenly had the
feeling of being followed. Subtly, as to
not draw any attention, Evie turned her head to look down the road behind her.
Taking a calming breath, she forced herself to maintain her pace, even
though her legs wanted to race. She could see her house up ahead. Then she
would be inside with the semblance of safety. Not far to go.
A rustling noise behind Evie sounded. This time she did stop. Turning,
she stared out to the empty street. Again, there was nothing. About to turn
back, the sight of fresh shoe tracks in the mud next to the path caught her
Turning back to her house, this time, she did increase her pace.
Stop being stupid, Evie, there are dozens of people who use this path.
So why did it stick out to her?
A Luca prequel short story
South Australia with her daughter and hubby and takes every chance she can to
be plotting and writing. With a background in teaching, Nyssa finds that she
can let her mind wonder in the writing world. Always being one to read and
write when she should have been working, Nyssa decided to take the leap and
make writing her career.
Nyssa has always been an avid reader of romance novels. As a
teenager she would lose herself in Young Adult and Contemporary Romances. As
she got older her interest moved onto the romantic suspense genre. It was from
here that she started dabbling in writing. Nyssa wrote her first novel in 2017
but didn’t start publishing her work until three years later. Working in the
industry has solidified Nyssa’s love for all things romance.