A veteran and his first love get a second chance at first love.
After a bomb nearly killed Leo Villeneuve in Afghanistan, he’s worked to hide his scars, both physical and emotional. Back on Palmira Island, he tries to live a quiet life, away from his troubled past.
Until he runs into Jessica Clarke.
She was his first love and his only love. She’s so beautiful that Leo knows he wants everything from her. But Jessica’s got secrets of her own.
Together, bared and vulnerable, Leo and Jess might just get to that hot, sweet place that reconciles the past with a fire that will burn forever.
**Part of the Burning Secrets series. Each book can be read as a stand alone. There are no cliffhangers. Previously released in 2016 with a different cover.
Tamara Lush was born in California and raised in Vermont. She graduated from Emerson College with a degree in broadcast journalism. For the last several years, she’s worked as a reporter and is currently a correspondent in Florida with The Associated Press. She lives with her Italian husband and two dogs on the Gulf Coast. She was recently chosen as one of 24 writers for the Amtrak Residency program, and in 2017, she'll be riding trains and writing romance. Published in September of 2015, her debut novel HOT SHADE received four stars from RT Book Reviews. Her most recent novel, a five episode serial called TELL ME A STORY, has "an engaging voice, sexy heroes and heroines and a wry sense of humor,” according to New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery. Tamara is a fan of vintage pulp fiction book covers, Sinatra-era jazz, 1980s fashion, tropical chill, kombucha, gin, tonic, beaches, iPhones, Art Deco, telenovelas, coloring books, street art, coconut anything, strong coffee and newspapers.