His Risk to Take: Line of Duty #2 by Tessa Bailey

Tessa Bailey is back with the second book in the Line of Duty series. I must admit that this series is growing on me. But for now, please read on for my review of

His Risk to Take

Let’s start with Ruby. After a past with many not-so-legal ways of making money, she tries to make her way through college. While hustling money when playing pool.

Troy is troubled from his partner’s death. So when Ruby lands herself in the way of trouble, Troy goes crazy.

An intense story with an unexpected way of resolve. Both the action part of it and the romantic one, were wrapped in an unexpected yet satisfying way.

“One week? One week was your limit? You said as long as it takes, so where are you?” She swallowed around the tightness in her throat. “You said I was your pain in the ass. Well, get your ass over here so I can be a pain in it. Maybe you gave up after one week, but I haven’t. I miss you, okay? I miss you, and you’re supposed to be outside.”

“Ruby,” he broke in. “Look out your window.” She spun around in time to see him pull up at the curb and get out of his car, still holding the phone to his ear. “I just hit a little traffic.”

His Risk to Take: Line of Duty #2 by Tessa Bailey

Title: His Risk to Take
Author: Tessa Bailey
Series: Line of Duty #2
Also in this series: Protecting What's His, Protecting What's Theirs
Genre: 18+ Read, Contemporary Romance, Erotic Elements
Published by: Brazen, Entangled Publishing
ISBN: 1622661788
Published on: 13 May, 2013
Source: Self-Purchased
Pages: 184
Audio Length: 3 Hours: 59 minutes
Rated: four-stars
Heat: One FlameOne FlameOne FlameOne Flame

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A sexy category romance from Entangled's Brazen imprint...

The greater the risk, the hotter the reward…

Homicide cop Troy Bennett had a reputation on the Chicago PD for being fearless and in control—until the night his daredevil partner is killed during a raid. From that moment on, he swears he’ll never again be responsible for the loss of a loved one. To escape his demons, Troy transfers to the NYPD, bringing him up close and personal with Ruby Elliott, a beautiful, street-savvy pool hustler.

Reckless and stubbornly independent, Ruby embodies everything Troy’s avoiding, but when she walks into O’Hanlon’s Pub and blows his carefully laid plans to hell, Troy knows he has to have her—risks be damned. But there’s a connection between Ruby’s shadowed past and a case Troy’s working involving a notorious Brooklyn felon, throwing her safety into jeopardy. Confronted with his biggest fear, will Troy push Ruby away to keep her safe or fight to keep her in his arms where she belongs?

About Tessa Bailey

Tessa Bailey is originally from Carlsbad, California. The day after high school graduation, she packed her yearbook, ripped jeans and laptop, driving cross-country to New York City in under four days.

Her most valuable life experiences were learned thereafter while waitressing at K-Dees, a Manhattan pub owned by her uncle. Inside those four walls, she met her husband, best friend and discovered the magic of classic rock, managing to put herself through Kingsborough Community College and the English program at Pace University at the same time. Several stunted attempts to enter the work force as a journalist followed, but romance writing continued to demand her attention.

She now lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband of seven years and three-year-old daughter. Although she is severely sleep-deprived, she is incredibly happy to be living her dream of writing about people falling in love.

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