Blood Kiss by Karen Tjebben
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Alisha Woods knew she was in trouble. The situation was progressing. The harmless flirtation had long past intriguing and now bordered on terrifying. She had to take action, go on the offensive against her stalker. And as she opened the door of Young Guns, she promised herself that she’d be ready when he came for her. She would survive.
Mike Lewis lived each day knowing that life could evaporate in a moment. Ghosts followed him, haunting his soul. He craved redemption, a chance to right the wrongs of his past. And when Alisha walked in, he recognized his chance at redemption. He would save her.
After everything Mike had done to prepare her, she thought she was ready. But as the blood spilled from her lips, Alisha’s mind raced for what she could have done differently…
She should have listened to Mike.
This book is the first in the Savage Security series and ends in an HEA. Alisha is a school teacher struggling with a stalker. Her parents are gone and she isn’t really letting her brother know how serious the problem is becoming. Trying to take charge of her life and to feel safe again, she buys a gun. The big man in the gun store, Matt, is attracted to her and offers to teach her how to use, clean and shoot the gun. Matt makes Alisha feel safe, but the arrival of Matt ticks off the stalker. The stalker’s plans are escalated as Alisha and Matt race to try and figure stalker’s identity.