Thank you for having me today. I'm thrilled that Unexpected Destiny has released!
These assassins have really gotten a hold on me. I can’t wait till they all have their happily ever after. How did I get here, giving happy endings to assassins?
Initially I was looking to find love for a bad boy. Assassins aren’t usually the hero. They’re the villain. But I wanted to change all that. These four men came to me almost instantly. In no time, I had bits of each of their stories. I knew I had to write it all, the good, the bad, and the ugly on these men who want to save the lives of those who can’t get the help they so desperately need, whose lives are in immediate danger.
Now that I’ve pulled that string, I see a whole mess of stories. Once I tell the stories of these four men, more will come. Great things are in store. I can’t wait to experience it all. <3
Elizabeth Martin thought she had her happily ever after, until her husband mysteriously disappeared. Aidan Clery is a skilled assassin-for-hire who wants nothing more than to find the love of his life. Fate throws Liz in his path and everything is perfect, except Aidan just won the contract on her life.
The truth surrounding Liz’s estranged husband takes the pair on a dangerous journey. Nothing in their lives will ever be the same. Destiny may be unexpected but it will be up to Aidan and Liz to discover the truth and claim their real happily ever after.
brown eyes in the mirror.
deserved his attention.
him. “You know what? I should have asked for confirmation earlier.” Her gaze
was full of mischief.
and pulled her close. “I sure would like to see that tiny scrap of lace.” And
just like that his night got infinitely better.
apart. A nice rosy blush heated her cheeks. He kept hold of her hand while her
other played with the lapel of his dark leather jacket. “I can’t believe I’m
a few minutes.”
start by telling me your name?”
the lonely look in her eyes called to him to not let her get away. She shifted
closer. “Who are you?”
He squeezed the hand he still held. Her soft body relaxed against his.
I need to make sure they get home safely.”
was lilacs or roses or something.
almost met. “My friends are always right. I should have gone out with them
ass. Hot tension filled his thoughts. Forget a few more minutes, he’d take all
night and then some to explore this beautiful woman.
right. He is cute. Bring him with you. Emily won’t mind.”
he brushed her hair behind her shoulders and stroked her back.
“It’s not what I had in mind but would you help me with my friends?” The soft
tone of her voice had him imagining how she’d purr if he made her come. “I
think I might be the only one sober and they can be a bit much to wrangle into
a cab. They live north in Edgewater and then we could do something, maybe go
back to my place.” She worried her poor bottom lip once more.
tugged on her hair. Then he’d help himself to more of her.
5 stars from Cocktails and Books: “Their love for each other was very fierce, and when they began to have sex, it goes completely off the charts. Their love scenes were intense and oh, so hot! They had feeling of a kind of desperation to them. They’ve found what they were looking for in each other, and they’re clinging to it with everything they had.”
4 Hearts from Sizzling Hot Reads: “It had the hot steamy sex scenes but also the mystery behind the group Ethan belonged too. I look forward to more from the Assassins and Sweethearts series.”
4 stars from Redz World Reviews: “over all this is a great start to what promises to be a good series”
5 stars from Liz's Reading Life: Desire Protected is a quick, sensual, heart pounding read that will have you desiring more.
5 stars from a reader, Tracy W: Another well done story from an author I come back to again and again.
5 stars from a reader, Doris O: Suspense, heat, and above all love. Read it, you won't be disappointed.
S.J. MAYLEE BIO:
When she’s not reading or writing, you can find her caring for her garden, laughing with her two young sons, or dancing to her husband’s music. She’s a PMP (Project Management Professional), Nia instructor, and coffee addict.
As a writer she has a tendency to break hearts, but she always glues them back together.