5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

I’ll defend her… whether or not she likes it.

Gorgeous, wise, and iron-willed, Riona Griffin is. My dream lady, except that she hates my guts.

She feels she wants no one. She needs me though.

She is pursued by a killer who never misses his target.

I will stay by her side, night and day, keeping her safe. That’s a fate worse than death, Riona thinks, but I know she’ll grow to love me.

If this hitman tries to kill her, first he’s going to have to go through me.

In the “Brutal Birthright” collection, “Broken Vow” is the wild and dangerous fifth installment. It’s a standalone Mafia Romance Bodyguard, with a HEA and no cliffhanger. It features steamy scenes.

Notes from The Lark:

I realized I wanted someone hot as hell to melt the ice heart of Riona. Raylan is a rancher, a soldier, and a child from the South with a fiery charm. Best of all it’s a challenge he enjoys. The fish-out-of-water scenes, when uptight Riona ends up on Raylan’s ranch, were my favorite places to compose. I enjoyed seeing Raylan’s innovative ways of using his riding crop…