Bear on the Mountain by Olivia Michaels (epub) FREE
When the law can’t protect you, Mountain Division can.
These former soldiers returned home from war torn countries, changed by the injustices they’d seen. The pain and fear in a woman’s eye. The mistrust in a child’s careful smile. As soldiers, they did what they could to right the wrongs that hid their faces in shadows. As civilians back in the U.S. they’re still on a mission to help the wronged who can find no justice and no peace in a broken system.
Jonathan “Big Bear” Behr, a former Army Ranger, has been roaming the country aimlessly after the atrocities he’s seen. When he returns to Lyons, Colorado where he grew up, he takes on a temporary job as a handyman for a bodyguard company and meets Ellie, a friend of the owners and a woman on the run from her abusive family. Ellie has inherited a rundown cabin in the mountains and she is determined to make it her home, even if she has to fix it up alone.
Despite his best efforts to avoid entanglements and his plans to move on to Texas for the winter, Bear can’t help but fall for sweet Ellie as he helps her fix up her cabin, until their relationship grows into a passionate romance.
Meanwhile, Bear’s old friends are trying to recruit him into Mountain Division. Bear resists, not wanting to face any of his old ghosts. But as Ellie’s family tracks her down and threatens her, Bear must use his skills and the help of Mountain Division to save the woman he’s come to love more than life. As Bear and Ellie confront the dangers of their pasts, can they protect their future together?