Paramedic Marcus Weston is losing it. The loveable larrikin of Jumbuck Springs is battling PTSD after a horrific incident during recent bushfires. He thought he had a handle on it but not even boozing, partying and wild women are helping this Casanova get outside his head anymore.
Psychologist Juanita Slattery is looking for a sexy distraction. The long, tall stranger in a pair of Wranglers with his big old flirty smile and rugged country looks is just the ticket. And he doesn’t disappoint as they burn up the sheets together in an unforgettable one night stand.
Fast forward a few days and they come face-to-face again. But this time Juanita is in Jumbuck Springs as part of the post-fire counselling team and Marcus is sitting on the other side of her desk. He just wants to get back to work. She knows he needs help. Professional boundaries dictate that they keep their distance, but intense physical attraction rarely follows reason…
Juanita Slattery is only in Jumbuck Springs for two months working at the hospital as a psychologist. She doesn’t expect one of her first patients to be Marcus Weston, the one night stand from her 30th birthday. Luckily she knows she can’t be his doctor and refers him to someone else. But she can be his friend.
It turns out Marcus is suffering from PTSD after finding a family huddled together in their car dead after a bushfire. The little boy was on the town football team and Marcus had gotten close to him. As Marcus works through his issues, Juanita is there for him in more ways than just one. They quickly become lovers. How will they works this out when Juanita is planning on moving back to Sydney after her time is up at the hospital?
This very sexy story has some hot sex scenes that aren’t for the faint at heart. It is a quick book and didn’t take too long to read. So if you’re looking for a hot romance and short of time, pick this one up. One tip: Be sure to read this series in order because there will be spoilers if you don’t.