Title: The Way You Love Me
Author: Janis Lee Thereault
Publisher: Crimson Romance
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Self-confident surgeon Melanie Sweet has never been afraid of men until she suffers a brutal trauma at the hands of an ex-boyfriend.
The rapist is sent to prison, and in an effort to put her experience aside, Melanie volunteers in war-torn Kazakhstan. There she overcomes her debilitating fear and distrust of men through the healing power of true love when she meets Jake McCabe, the ex-Navy SEAL security expert sent undercover by her sister to protect her. Escaping hostile rebel forces, they rescue an orphaned child and return to Boston.
Unknown to Melanie, the rapist has escaped from prison and is plotting his revenge against her and her family. She and Jake must unite to deal with the looming threat from the predator they had thought was dead.
I immensely enjoyed this book and if you love non-stop suspense and heartbreaking romance this is the book for you.
Melanie is a sweet, gifted pediatric surgeon with trust issues. Running from her past, she escapes the states and ends up in war-torn Kazakhstan. There she meets the handsome, rugged ex-Navy SEAL Jake. When the rebels attack the hospital they are forced to flee together and Melanie learns to trust Jake as they fall in love. But what happens when Melanie finds out Jake has been hiding a big secret from her? Will she ever be able to trust him again? Or will the horrors from her past end them first?
Ms. Thereault did a wonderful job with this book. It had just the right amount of everything; the romance part didn't overtake the action or suspense of the story. Everything flowed nicely and I found myself falling in love with these characters. Needing to know if they would all make it out safe and if Melanie and Jake would find their happiness together after everything they have been through. The characters were believable and well written. This is the first book I have read from Ms. Thereault but I can assure you it will not be the last.