A Little Boy’s Hero. When big-city cop Grayson Wallace visits an elementary school for career day, he finds his heartstrings unexpectedly tugged by a six-year-old fatherless boy. Gray offers to mentor the child, but widowed mother Elise Lopez wants nothing to do with men in uniform. Now he can’t get the struggling Lopezes off his mind. All he can think about is what family means—especially after discovering the identical twin brother he hadn’t known he had in Grasslands. Maybe a trip to ranch country is just what he, Elise and little Cory need. My Review: This is the kind of story that will tug at your heartstrings long after you close the book. Cory is the sweetest little guy and his earnest pursuit of a friendship with Grayson is so endearing. Such a contrast to his reluctant and overly cautious mom. That conflict really ups the angstometer -- especially when you throw in Gray's trepidation about getting involved with a single mom.
I could really relate to Elise's struggles to be independent. So intent on making it on her own to the point of refusing help even when she needed it. And Gray's knight-in-shining-armor gene kept kicking in and trying to fix things. Such a guy thing but oooohhhh such the wrong thing to do for an independent lady. Talk about sparks flying!
Kaye expertly weaves their romance through a complex plot that includes characters from previous books by different authors in the Texas Twins series. No need to read the others first -- I didn't, but am now clamoring to do so. Giveaway Opportunity:
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