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HQN Books, Dec 31, 2013 - Fiction - 384 pages
3 Reviews
Love is the most dangerous territory of all 

Every day, bodyguard Owen Jackson puts his life on the line—and keeps his feelings for Penny Sandoval locked away. Assigned to protect Penny's father, a presidential candidate, Owen can't get emotionally involved. That is, until Penny and her young son, Cruz, are abducted and taken deep into the California badlands. 

Owen knows the bleak territory from his childhood. Worse, he knows the gang leader making ransom demands—his own brother, Shane. When a terrified Penny escapes into the desert with Cruz, Owen has to save her: from the elements and from the gang in close pursuit. Owen has hidden the darkness in his past from Penny. Now his only chance of keeping her alive is to let her see the man he really is—even if it means losing the only woman he'll ever want.

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User Review  - rhonda1111 - LibraryThing

4 Stars Badlands can stand alone but is better if you read the books in order. So you can see the changes in them. I have read all three books so far in the Aftershock series and have seen Owen and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cats57 - LibraryThing

It is difficult for words to even begin to describe this romance novel. I understand that this is a work of fiction and a romance no less...but it is not science fiction, speculative fiction, fantasy ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Jill Sorenson writes sexy action/adventure romance for HQN. Her latest release, Aftershock, was given a starred review by Publishers Weekly. Jill lives innbsp;the San Diego areanbsp;with her husband and two daughters. She draws inspiration from the diverse neighborhoods and spectacular scenery of Southern California.nbsp;You can find her onnbsp;Twitter much too often.nbsp;Her othernbsp;hobbies include reading, hiking, and going to the beach.

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