Air Force flight surgeon Grayson Clark and NGO worker Lori Rutledge shared a romantic summer full of promise and ultimately heartbreak.
But after his turbulent childhood, Gray’s ill-equipped to offer Lori the security she craves.
Separate is better.
Or so he thinks until they’re paired on a military rescue operation to an overseas orphanage.
When one heart-tugging orphan charms her way into Lori’s life and Grayson’s heart, Lori dares to hope that she and her hometown hero may find a way to forever this time around.
Titles in the Hometown Heroes series include — This Time Around —♥— His North Star —♥— Pretend You’re Mine —♥—
This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.
*An earlier draft of this novel was released by Silhouette/Harlequin Books.