the characters in sworn to protect were high school sweethearts who were torn apart by some serious miscommunication. rayne alexander fled town when she discovered she was pregnant with jeremy teague's baby and her strict catholic parents tried to force her to have an abortion. at the time she was led to believe that jeremy wanted nothing to do with her. he was destined to football greatness.
little did she know that he had no idea what happened. she took off and he joined the army. and after his tour of duty he was recruited into night eagle security as the tech specialist.
when rayne finds her way back to their hometown, she has no idea that jeremy is living there. she has no idea that he never knew why she left. suddenly these two have a whole lot to catch up on. plus, rayne's psycho and criminal ex-boss is chasing after her since he realized she inadvertently discovered some damning information on some corporate espionage and plagiarism.
having been needlessly separated for nine years, once reunited everything moves pretty quickly for rayne and jeremy. in no time they find themselves in a relationship, but the truth is, it's where they belong. it's where they always belonged had the adults in their lives not gotten in the way of things. they're picking up right where they left off.
now, the only thing left to do is for jeremy to protect rayne and his newfound son, decker. and luckily he has the technical know-how to help, even though things do escalate out of control pretty quickly. the night eagle security team is good at black ops though, and they come through in critical moments. even as who the ultimate bad guy reveal is pretty surprising. this is a second-chance-at-love story with the perfect mix of suspense, and is a fast-paced, enjoyable read.
**sworn to protect will publish on june 4, 2017. i received an advance reader copy courtesy of netgalley/grand central publishing (forever yours) in exchange for my honest review.