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by Erica Orloff
Don't let the knockout looks fool you. Jackie "Jack" Rooney packs a punch, and it's made her the top boxing trainer in Vegas. But when an old friend shows up on her doorstep, daughter in tow, Jack gets thrown into the fight of her life. Suddenly Jack becomes guardian to Destiny, the little girl who witnessed a mob hit. The same mobsters who framed Jack's father years ago. ...more
ebook, 304 pages
Published November 1st 2004 by Silhouette Bombshell
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I'd really give this one 3.5 stars. I can't say I always liked the heroine of this book, but she definitely kept my interest and I respected some of the choices she had to make about how to live her life. A boxing trainer/promoter in Vegas is not the usual heroine,and Jack Rooney came across in this book as being tough enough to be the real deal. The book centers on Jack's trying to protect a murder victim's young daughter. The victim was Jack's friend and the child is in danger from the mob. Th ...more
"Erica Orloff is a native New Yorker, novelist, blogger, mother of four, chronic insomniac, alt-rock loving, voracious reader (and prolific writer) who has written over twenty novels across a number of genres and pen names. She currently lives in Virginia where she rarely sleeps, roots for the Yankees and the NY Giants, knits in her almost-never free time, herds worms with her six-year-old Pirate ...moreMore about Erica Orloff...