In support of a joint mission in Africa, the US Army attaches interpreter Emma Selah to Jorge Pena’s Special Forces A-Team. The two share a growing attraction until she learns of Jorge’s forgotten past. Hurt and angry, Emma lets her guard down resulting in a tactical mistake that puts all their lives at risk. She must restore her trust in Jorge for everyone to survive.
The prequel to the Love and Honor Series
Afghanistan born U.S. Army consultant Emma Selah works as a fluent and multi-lingual interpreter assigned to a special forces team. Deployed to a base in Djibouti, Emma and First lieutenant Jorge “Pina Colada” Pena start to form a relationship built on friendship, mutual respect, and undeniable attraction.
Then she discovers that he has been married the entire time when news of his wife’s untimely death reaches them. She gives him no room for excuses or more deceptions. Distracted and feeling betrayed, Emma mistakenly enters an unsafe situation and a dangerous prisoner takes her hostage. Pena comes to her rescue but is gravely wounded.
Emma remains by his side while his life hangs in the balance. He doesn’t want to live without her and she can no longer live without him. Can they find a way to bridge the gap between their separate worlds?