Be Still My Heart

Former Special Forces medical sergeant Russell “Red” McKinley knows a thing or two about wounds, like the fact some can take a lifetime to heal, if they heal at all. The scars Red carries run deep, and living with PTSD often means battling the memories of his past. Injuries he received while working an executive protection case with fellow Kings and co-owners of Four Kings Security, have once again forced past heartaches to the surface, but Red is determined not to let it derail his blossoming romance with sweet and sexy fashion photographer Lazarus Galanos.

Laz can’t deny there’s something special developing between him and Red, but Laz has wounds of his own. He’s hesitant to jump into a new relationship after his recent explosive breakup. Experience has taught Laz to doubt his judgement when it comes to men. Guys who seem too good to be true, usually are, and no one appears more perfect than Red.

When an attempt is made on Laz’s life, Red is determined to keep him safe. Laz may not be a client, and Red is still off duty, but Laz is one of their own, and nothing means more to the Kings than family. While an investigation is underway, Red and Laz are growing closer, but can they find a way to help each other heal and take a chance on love, or will their fears and insecurities cost them more than their future together?



“Are you trying to kill me?” Red shouted at Ace as his friend came careening around the bend, burning rubber, a Cheshire cat grin on his face. Whoever had decided it was a good idea to give Anston Sharpe a driver’s license needed to rethink their life choices. The man was a menace behind the wheel, and years of defensive driving certainly didn’t help his proclivity for challenging the laws of physics while in a moving vehicle.

“Where’s your sense of adventure?” Ace laughed as his vehicle flew up a ramp and soared through the air.

“I left it back on that bridge you tried to drive me off of!” Red jerked his steering wheel and almost jumped out of his seat when Ace’s car landed mere inches away. “You almost fell on me, you jackass!”

Ace’s cackle was evil, and Red shook his head. He hit the accelerator, trying to outmaneuver Ace, who wasn’t the only one experienced in defensive driving. At least Lucky wasn’t here, or Red would be sharing the road with two overly competitive daredevils who reckoned themselves invincible. The cousins shared a knack for attracting trouble and approached high-risk situations like they were personal challenges. It drove their boss and best friend nuts. Red felt for King. They might all be equal owners of Four Kings…


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  • Reviewer: Sandra
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  • Review Date: 08/01/2018

Between the pages of "Be Still My Heart" you get the love story of a photographer and the bodyguard.

This story is the second in the Four Kings Security Book series. "Be Still My Heart" was just as good as "Love in Spades". We met Red and Laz in "Love in Spades" and rooted for them to get together. Now they get their own story. Oh my, it has the humor and adventure that "Love in Spades" had and…

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Be Still My Heart

Book Details

  • Published: July, 26 2018
  • Cover Artist: Reese Dante
  • Price: $4.99


Be Still My Heart

Book Details

  • Page Count: 306
  • Published: July, 28 2018
  • Cover Artist: Reese Dante
  • ISBN: 978-1-7193-0169-5
  • Price: $12.99