Stories Of Us 3
Former Navy SEAL Xavier Thierry knows he is good at his job… protect the client. You do the job but never get too close—that’s his motto.
When the friend he owes for saving his life asks for a favor, he doesn’t hesitate to say yes, no questions asked. But babysitting some pampered brat is nowhere on his to-do list.
Until he first lays eyes on him… Cris. And he’s nothing like Xav expected.
He wasn’t sure when this man stopped being a job, but the rules blur once Cris ends up in his arms. How can Xavier let him go when he’s the only one who chases away the darkness?
Cris Whitcomb thought he finally found his happily ever after… But the fairytale soon became a nightmare, one that left him with only one choice—to push away those he loves to protect them.
His chosen family refuses to be pushed away. Their solution, call in someone trusted to watch over and protect him… Xavier.
But what happens when your future walks in on the worst day of your life?
Maybe sometimes you have to go through the bad to get the best...
One who knows the pain of loneliness, another haunted by memories he can’t run away from... Maybe they are exactly what each other needs…
TRIGGER WARNING: This book contains scenes of domestic violence in flashbacks.
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Heat Level: 3
Romantic Content: 5
Ending: Click here to reveal
Character Identities: Gay
Protagonist 1 Age: 18-25
Protagonist 2 Age: 26-35
Tropes: Adopted Child, Bad Breakup, Bodyguard/Guardian Angel, Death of Parent, Interracial Relationship, Slow Burning Love
Word Count: 110000
Setting: Los Angeles, California
Languages Available: English
Series Type: Same Universe / Various Characters
This is a beautiful story about healing, family, and finding a place to belong. Sparks fly from the moment they meet, in a less-than-ideal moment for Cris, but there is a wonderful slow-burn for a while as Cris has to heal both physically and mentally from his horror of an ex. These two are perfect for each other and help each other heal from the pain of their pasts while trying to protect Cris from Patrick,, and when a certain surprise comes into their lives... ahhh my heart! I love the man Xavier is (can someone find me an Xavier for myself please?) and I LOOOVED seeing Cris finally realizing just how much his family loves him, no matter what. Love, love, love. Can’t wait for Lain!!!