Barefoot with a Bad Boy


Five years ago, Isadora Winters left Gabriel Rossi, to work in a CIA antiterrorist mission. That’s close to home for her because her parents died at the Pentagon in 9/11. Now, five years later, the operation come to and end, and she decides to go to Barefoot Bay with a new name, Lila Wickham, new face and body, and her four-year-old child. She needs Gabe help to hide under a new identity because she made enemies during the operation.

Gabe is still not over Isadora, and in fact came to Barefoot Bay, because it was closer to the place he thought he could find her Cuba. While in Cuba his sister and his best friend, found out that Isadira died in a car accident and that their child was adopted, but then died when he was a todler. However, his friend Malcolm Harris found a letter from Isadora in their old locker room in Guantanamo, back when they were CIA agents in an operation. The letter said that neither her nor their child was dead. Now there’s a woman who doesn’t look at all like Isadora, that claims to be her. She was ses Chanel No.5, which is Isadora’s perfume. Should he believe her?  Read more

Barefoot with a Stranger


Former CIA agent Malcolm Harris was falsely accused of stealing money from the government.Serving his sentence, he recenly got out prison.  He  sees a woman twice in the a row and thinks she’s a CIA agent that’s following him. When they meet, there’s a instant chemistry between them. From her honest responses he realizes she’s not an agent. When their flight is canceled, and the airline provides them with a night at a hotel, they decide to have a one-night stand and after, she tells him her name, Francesca Rossi. Finding out she’s his best friend ‘s sister, he leaves without saying a word.

Francesca Rossi or Chessie for short, was called by her brother Gabriel or Gabe to go to Barefoot Bay, since he needs a favor. In Barefoot with a Bodyguard, with her genius computer skills, she helped him find out that the woman he was looking for, Isasora Winters, is dead, and that she left a little boy named Gabriel, who was born the same year he last saw Isadora. There’s no doubt that this kid is his child. After her one-night stand left without a word, she wants to get out of there as  soon as possible, so she drives to Florida. It’s a shocking surprise for her when she sees her one-night stand in her brother’s home. The man is introduced to her as Malcolm Harris, Gabe’s closest friend. She is even more surprised when Gabe tells her she needs to go in a covert operation with him to Cuba to find out his son’s whereabouts. Can they forget about the tension and akwardness between them and go on with the operation? What will they find out in Cuba?

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Barefoot Bound

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The prequel of  Barefoot  with a Bodyguard. Former CIA agent Gabriel Rossi goes to Barefoot Bay in the state if Florida to check out the security in a hotel called Casa Blanca. He makes a deal with Luke McBain, the owner of the security company hired by the hotel. He wants a cover up job for what he plans to do, and the spot as a a security consultant is perfect for this. He wants to help people who need protection, a place to hide and a new identity, but who don’t always qualify for a government program. At the end, he is onclined to accept the deal, but needs a little time to think about.

Gabe goes back to Boston to break it to his family that he will no longer be part of the family’s security busimess, The Guardian Angelinos, and that he is going to start a new business im Florida. He wants to take Nino, his widowed  italian grandfather with him, but he says he doesn’t want to leave because he is in love. Gabe checks the woman’s background and finds out that she’s been married for forty years. Is it a misunderstanding? How will Nino react to the news? Will the family react well to the news of Gabe leaving?

I love the relationship between Nino and Gabe. It’s a good story to better understand the first book of the series and it’s also very entretaining.