An exclusive short storyfeaturing characters from the Troubleshooters series
Tony Vlachic, a ruggedly handsome Navy SEAL, haskept his sexuality a secret for years under the threat of “Don’t Ask, Don’tTell.” That is, until he meets Adam Wyndham, a charismatic yet troubled filmstar. Tony knows that by approaching Adam in front of his teammates, he’sjeopardizing his military career. And Adam, nursing a broken heart, has nointerest in a relationship. Still, neither man can deny their instantattraction.
Tony didn’t become a SEAL by accepting rejection,and his pursuit of Adam leads to one unforgettable night. But the next morning,Tony is ordered to ship out to Afghanistan, and he’s forced to leave Adam withtoo much left unsaid. As Tony enters a dangerous war zone, Adam, back in LosAngeles, struggles with the demons of his past, while dealing with the veryreal possibility that Tony could be killed in action. Half a world apart, bothmen must face their feelings for each other—and decide if what they’ve found isworth risking everything in the name of love.
Also included is an excerpt from Suzanne Brockmann’sHot Target.