“She promised that she’d help me – but no one could silence those voices that haunted my dreams at night…”
My family might be worth billions, but we’ve always been proud to serve our country in the military, in every generation. I put in my four tours of duty – but they left me with shrapnel in my leg and voices that attack and torment me every night.
All I want is for these ghosts in my head to leave me alone. Pills help; booze helps more. I’m broken, and I can’t be fixed.
Especially not by some young, hot-shot female psychiatrist who seems to get off on pestering me with questions.
Beneath my veneer of professional composure, I’m a nervous wreck. I’m basically broke, and I can’t afford to lose a single patient. Richard Stone might be a rude, arrogant ass, but I just can’t turn him away.
He might be tall and very easy on the eyes, but he’s got a hard core that he won’t let me touch. I know he’s broken, and he needs my help.
But as I work to connect with this handsome, haunted soldier, I find him slipping into my thoughts more and more. I can’t stop picturing the two of us together, breaking every taboo as we make love…