Protector (Mass Market Paperbound)
Harlequin, 9780373778546, 363pp.
Publication Date: January 28, 2014
New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Diana Palmer takes readers back to Jacobsville, Texas, where Hayes Carson is a man on a missionfor justice
Bobby Carson had been the only family Hayes had left in the world. A long, tall and serious Texan, Hayes has always suspected Minette Raynor had something to do with Bobby's death, that the bright-eyed blonde gave his brother the drugs that killed him. As far as Hayes is concerned, neither her looks nor anything else will stand in the way of him righting this grievous wrong.
Minette can't get handsome Hayes off her mind, or off her back. But then Hayes gets shot, and the only one who can help him heal is Minette. Soon she finds herself in very close quarters, indeed, with the breathtaking sheriff. Then the tables turnand Minette finds herself in great danger, and Hayes is the only one who can rescue her. Can she count on Hayes believing the truthand saving her life?