Have you ever fake dated your bodyguard? I don't recommend it.
Especially if he's anything like Erik Wilder: former football player, world class know-it-all and unapologetic grump.
To be clear, I didn't want a bodyguard (hence the fake dating idea). Most days, I can’t figure out why he wants the job either. We drive each other insane, probably because we’re as opposite as two people can be.
He’s suspicious, never talks about his past and has the comfort skills of a cactus. I’m a happily ever after kinda girl who knows exactly what she wants out of life.
Erik’s words might say that the lines have to stay firm between us, but those dark eyes of his? They tell another story when he looks at me.
He’s just as stubborn as I am, but when our fake dating plan starts to feel a lot more real, it's only a matter of time before his professional walls come crashing down.
I just have to hope my heart doesn't get buried in the rubble.
3.5 Heart Review by Ashley
I've been dying to get my eyeballs on Lydia's story since that little taste at the end of Faith's book. And Karla Sorensen didn't let me down one bit.
My heart went out to Lydia. She had been through a scare and it forced her to take a hard look at what she really wanted for her life...from the comfort of her parents home (yes there is a healthy dose of Luke and Allie and I am not complaining). But when mom and dad had had enough of her hiding, they put a plan into place. One that brought a former player with his own pain into her orbit.
The first meeting between Erik and Lydia was icy at best. She was her stubborn self and he observed, saying next to nothing. But something sparked because it didn't take long before she was pulling out his card.
My favorite thing about these two opposites together was seeing them come back to themselves. Lydia regained her confidence, her voice, her zest for life while still focusing on her goals. And Erik got much more than that. Forgiveness. Healing. Home. A safe place to land. He deserved it too after all he had been though. If only they could survive the fallout of the social media storm that came from them being seen together...
Full of family and sass, friendship and steam, The Plan was a witty and fun addition to the Washington Wolves world. Erik and Lydia's grumpy/sunshine romance was equal parts tender, charming and had me going 'hell yes'. Fingers crossed to see those Wilder siblings in the future because there is a story there for sure.
About the Author
Well, let’s see ... I’m a wife and a mother. If the things that I write bring a smile to someone's face, then I've done my job. I am obsessed with Outlander (both the books and the show). I’m almost exclusively a romance reader, which means some people will never consider me a literary snob. If I could meet one historical figure, it would be Jane Austen. I received my Bachelors in Public Relations and worked in health care marketing before I had my babies. I hate Twitter. I do it, but I hate it. Also, if you want to get on my good side, bring me wine and I'll love you forever.
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