“It was the gentler emotions that stole his breath, the fact that this was Maxi, that she was both vulnerable and demanding, sweet and scorching hot.”
“He didn’t want to fight with her. He wanted her to open up, accept him. He wanted her to want him, in all the ways, as much as he did her. He just didn’t know how to make it happen.”
Close Contact follows the story of Miles and Maxi. Miles used to be a legend in the MMA world, but now finds himself working as a bodyguard for The Body Armor Agency. It’s different from the life he used to know, but he’s crazy good at it too. His world is about to be turned upside down again when he gets his latest assignment….Maxi is no stranger when it comes to loss and heartache. And while she doesn’t have any immediate plans for love, she wouldn’t mind having one night of unforgettable passion. That’s where Miles comes into play. It was only supposed to be one night, but how quickly one night turned into two, three and Miles wanting more. Unfortunately for Miles, Maxi can’t give him what he wants. However fate, had other plans in mind for these two. Miles and Maxi will be reunited in the most unexpected way. Maxi needs protection, but has no idea who or what she needs it from. Will Miles be able to keep Maxi safe? Will these two lovers rekindle their romance? There is only one way to find out…
Overall, I found Close Contact to be a really intriguing read. I loved the mystery and suspense of the story. I enjoyed trying to figure out what was going on and who had for Maxi. I thought that Maxi and Miles had some really great chemistry. Miles was protective and understanding. Yes, he had some issues with how he and Maxi left things previously, but once he learns the truth, all bets are off! Miles and Maxi were absolutely explosive together and I enjoyed seeing them navigate their way through their pasts and working towards a possible future.
Close Contact was an exciting and suspenseful read. The plot was entertaining and intriguing at the same time. I loved getting lost in this story and really enjoyed the twists and turns along the way.
*I was provided an ARC copy of this book via Harlequin and NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review*