[Reading] ➶ Falling for the New Guy Author Nicole Helm – Writerscompany.co.uk

This emotional romance is the story of Marc and Tess They are both dealing with the fallout from difficult childhoods and have learned that the only person they can rely on is themselves Now working together and living in the same apartment building, the walls start to come down and a relationship develops but if it s going to lead to something permanent they re both going to have to learn to bend before someone breaks.I loved this story Tess is a strong, independent, no nonsense woman, working in a mostly male environment as a female police officer and supervisor in her department She works hard to project an air of seriousness and competence meanwhile dealing with issues with her father that leave her internally and sometimes externally bruised She is able to hide her vulnerability from everyone except Marc Marc is the strong, silent type, always doing what s right and trying to be a helping hand in any situation Because of this he s used to putting himself second to others But Tess s need for h Tess Camden has a new police officer to train not that he s a rookie, only new to the force in Bluff City Mark Santino is the tall, silent type and his silence drives Tess nuts, especially when she finds him so attractive But he won t open up until she does, too, about why her father is so abusive.One thing leads to another and when Mark does start talking, all kinds of information pours out that could spell the end of what began as a great, rewarding relationship.How The mother s abrupt of course I love you, we were just trying to let you live your life moment at the end felt not earned, but the feelings of not mattering to your parents felt incredibly real But I di Although the setup is pretty corny and I was set to hate it straight off , I did quite like both of the characters which seemed well visualised The dialogue was pretty snappy and on point, which was fun to read.The drop seemed a little forced, focussed around serious issues each has with their families, and there s a pretty disturbing DV subthread which might be confronting for some readers.Although it s not easy it does all come right in the end satisfyingly She Needs A Distraction One Of Bluff City S Finest, Tess Camden Always Follows The Rules That Means A Romp With The Strong And Silent New Guy On The Force Would Be Out Of The Question Besides, No Matter How Deliciously Sexy Marc Santino Is, She S His Boss So She Ll Stick With Her Keeping To Herself Routine Still, Marc Has Tess Aching To Be All Kinds Of Wrong And All Those Reasons They Have To Stay Away Don T Seem Important Especially If Their Sexy Arrangement Remains Their Secret Suddenly, Their Hot Affair Becomes Than Just A Distraction Can They Let It Turn Into Something Helm s book has well drawn characters and an interesting storyline A female cop being abused by her father offers a unique plot line RT Book Reviews, 4 stars. Falling for the New Guy


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