Alex lost her parents and was raised by her brother, she joins the Army and dates an Air Force pilot, weeks before they’re to get married he is killed. She goes to stay with her brother Dean before she ships off to Italy for a year. While gone she gets close to Jake, part owner of the Stag distillery along with his best friend TJ and Dean, Alex’s brother. When she returns she tells them she’ll be leaving in November to take a job with the CIA. Jake is about to go on a two week tour with the Stag Wagon. He goes to bars, and festivals and tries to get companies to stock their alcohol. Alex decides to go with him. They were already close but this trip brings them closer. Then they figure why not have a fling until they get back home. Alex still misses her fiancé but is taking life one day at a time. When they return home Jake realizes he loves her but can she get over her dead fiancé to start living again?
You’ll laugh, cry, and need a cold shower after this story. It will break your heart at times but is so good you won’t be able to stop reading it until the end. Great characters and a woman who has had more tragedy than one person should. A handsome man with a sweet streak a mile wide.
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