Review #1 - Shirleen Miller (a wonderful review!!! Read the full )
The way Mimi writes the story all of sudden you go woops it is 2:47 AM and your cheering for a book finished. You can only smile. And then say "I want another book please"
Back Page Blurb:
Aurora loves her mommy role and is fascinated by her little angel, Lily. When babies start disappearing in Vegas, not once did Aurora ever imagine that Lily would be one of the kidnap victims. So when the unthinkable happens, it forces Aurora to once again partner with Lily’s daddy, Kai, who’d previously walked out on her. This time, her heart will be kept firmly in lock-down where it’s safely resided since he disappeared and left her high and dry.
Almost a year later, still heartbroken over having lost Aurora, Kai learns he’s become a daddy. When a crazy lunatic kidnaps his baby girl, nothing can stop him from working the case, not even Aurora’s gun pointing at places on his body he’d like to keep intact. Hope arises when Aurora’s lips tell him to drop dead, but her hungry eyes plead for more of his tender brand of loving.
Seconds before the doorbell rang, the hairs on the back of Aurora’s neck stood straight to attention, whipping up shivers to shoot down her back and into her hair, making her scalp tingle painfully. Her ears joined in the fun and a whining noise made her jump as if she’d been stabbed.
She knew… Just like that. Kai was the only person who could unsettle her to this extent. Anger boiled and fizzled over to fill her small body. Slowly she stood and moved to look out the peephole.
Sure enough, a man who resembled Kai stood leaning against the doorjamb, a thick file of papers in one hand. An L.A. Kings cap covered a full head of hair.
He looked away from the door and she saw him swallow then turn. As if he felt her eyes on him, he lifted his face and those sorry blue dazzlers stared straight through the tiny window and into her hardened heart. Then she noticed Cory next to him. She retrieved her weapon from the hall table, opened the door and stood back.
Cory moved in front of the chicken-bastard and held his hand out towards her. “Put the gun down, Aurora. I’d planned to shoot him myself but I listened to his story first. It’s cool, brat. Trust me. You’ll want to hear what he has to say.”
She leaned to the side in order to get a better aim and held back the grin that threatened when she saw Cory scoot out the door and close it very carefully behind him. Fucking coward!
Kai dropped the papers on the table. “Baby—”
“Don’t you call me Baby. You gave up that right.”
“I know. I was talking about our daughter.”
As if the idiot had no idea that her finger itched to pull the trigger and pay him back for the pain he’d put her through, he stood facing her, hands on his hips and a stubborn glare on his face.
“Where’s your bald head?”
“Under my hair.”
“Looks weird. I like it better the other way.”
“So I’ll shave it. You gonna shoot me?”
“Like to. Just can’t decide if the satisfaction would be worth the years in jail. It’s a tough call.”
“I thought of you every day.”
“You’re making it easier every time you open that lying mouth.”
“I was undercover… deep undercover. I brought a copy of the case files for you to read because I knew you wouldn’t believe me any other way. Started a few days after I got back to L.A. until yesterday when I got debriefed.”
“And the first few days you were in L.A.?”
A blush appeared on his cheeks that arrested Aurora’s gaze and made her remember why this man had captured her heart when no others had ever come close.
“I guess I drank enough to forget my own name never mind yours. Not proud of being such a jerk, but it’s the truth.”
“A fucking jerk you mean!”
“I stand corrected. You gonna put the gun away soon?”
“Just so you know how much I hate you and how hard it is not to pull the trigger—”
He interrupted, his voice harsh. “Got it!”
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