Author: Rachel Robinson
Series: Crazy Good #3
Release Date: January 18, 2016
Genre: Erotic Romance, Military Romance, Romantic Suspense
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Several men did Navy SEAL Cody Ridge DIRTY.
Not only did they take his career and his fiancée, they stole everything but his life, and he barely escaped with that.
Cody is back.
As the boss of Ridge Contracting, his life is a blur of adrenaline and endless hours of work. Thriving and successful, he has never forgotten what was taken or who is to blame. His scars run as deep as the hatred in his heart.
Everything Cody lost will be his again. At any cost.
Lainey Rosemont can decorate anything. Your drab bedroom? She’s got it. A rundown shack in the middle of N.Y.C.? Lainey is the woman for the job. Unfortunately her past love life isn’t something she can Feng shui.
She has moved on from her relationship with Cody. It was over--literally buried in the ground. When he comes spiraling back into her life she’s not sure where their limits lie. With her nuptials to the swoony, heartthrob, Navy SEAL, Dax Redding fast approaching Lainey has decisions to make and a past of sinister secrets to confront.
Time changes everything and space apart turns lovers into strangers.
The only thing standing between happily ever after and fate is revenge.
New Military Romance from Rachel Robinson! Meet Cody & Lainey in Time and Space!
She’s been his for the stolen years. I called Dax. We spoke of Lainey and how he wants her to know she has options. He wants to win her fair and square. I didn’t have the heart to tell him fair and square loses every single time. The option that Lainey is exercising at the moment has my mouth watering and my dick rapt at attention. A stronger man–a man with more integrity would resist. I was stripped of everything, integrity included. I just want back what is rightfully mine.
“I want to kiss your entire body. You want that?” I ask, rubbing the insides of her thighs with the palms of my hands. Her body excites me. It’s familiar and brand new at the same time. Everything washes away when I touch her. I can block my pain receptors with her pleasure. I can forget. “Every single square inch of you.” I say folding my hands around her tiny, tan waist.
She nods. Her doe eyes challenging me to merely kiss her. Smirking, I lean over her drag my lips across her tits, down her stomach and back up her neck to find her mouth. Lainey whimpers as I rest some of my body weight on top of her. My mouth is watering by the time I bring my lips on top of hers. Her scent is all around me, her warm skin is against my chest, my cock is nestled right where it wants to be. How to tell her how much I’ve missed her? Or that her fucking gorgeous face is still the center of my universe?
I love when you re-read books from an author and you are reminded just why they are one of your favorites and what exactly drew you to them in the first place. One of my favorite sub-genres is the one that involves military men. I particularly love me some Navy SEAL’s, but really, I’m not picky. Add to that some steamy erotic suspense and a group of characters you instantly fall in love with and you have a winner in my book. That’s what happened when I read Crazy Good a while back. I became invested in the main characters as well as the side ones and longed for the books that starred each of them. So this go around, I re-read Crazy Good, then read Set in Stone for the first time, and eagerly anticipated Lainey and Cody’s story in Time and Space. The premise was so delicious and heartbreaking, and I just knew it would fuel all my favorite triggers. But although we had seen glimpses of these characters in the previous books, we really didn’t know much about them. That being said, our favorite characters from the other two books were in the story quite a bit, and it was great catching up with them!
I absolutely adored all the phrases and pet names that they had for each other. This was truly a couple that was in love until tragedy ruthlessly tore them apart. They were put in one of the worst positions possible. He was a POW, presumed dead, then returned to her 3+ years later once she had finally moved on. So here is this epic love reunited and she’s engaged to someone else. The back and forth between them, the time jumps, the heartache and longing, it literally ripped my heart in multiple pieces. This book fed my little angst monster like not many others had done recently and my sometimes black heart loved it! And then, as if everything wasn’t already complicated enough, there was an added suspense element to this story that threatened to destroy them every second. I’m coming to find that my favorite genre is romantic suspense and Time and Space pushed all the right buttons for me.
I admired the strength and vulnerability that Lainye displayed. Here was a multifaceted character who at her core just wanted her own happily ever after. She thought she had found it, only to have it ripped from her and then returned unknowingly. I can’t begin to imagine the turmoil she must have felt. And for this strong, yet seemingly broken man to have to just walk away from her, because he thought it was for the best. This book was pure torture in the best possible way! The connection that they shared transcended anything on this plane. It was quite literally beyond time and space. What they shared and felt could not be denied, not matter how hard they fought it. Push and pull. Push and pull. I particularly loved that they didn’t sneak around. She was honest with her current fiance from the get go. It took something that could have turned tawdry and illicit and made it beautiful. It takes real strength and character to be able to face the hard stuff, and they both met it all head on. They beat each other down only to bring each other back up. Not only was Cody a dirty talker, but he also spoke from his heart. Some of the most beautiful sentiments fell from his lips. It was romance at its finest and I never wanted it to end.
Before there were bikers, or fighters, or even good old-fashioned jerks, there were Navy SEALs. They put the bad in badass because, well…it’s their job.
Navy SEAL Maverick Hart has everything. Women want him. Grown men idolize him. Little boys want to grow up and be like him. The job, the glory—it’s all his. Not because it’s handed to him…because he works hard for it. The second his sights lock on something, he owns it—or destroys it. Unfortunately he does both at the same time.
Windsor Forbes only takes calculated risks in her profession and in her personal life. After being left at the altar by the only person she’s ever loved, the very last thing she’s looking for is a relationship—especially the insane brand an arrogant Navy SEAL is offering. Hesitant, yet trusting to a fault, she gives in.
She knew she shouldn’t take the chance, especially a second time, but love is irrational and their love is perfect, infallible. Or so she thought…
The downfall to having everything is you have that much more to lose. A man like Maverick can’t have it all without something slipping out of grasp.
Crazy people perish for love.
Good people live for it.
Love doesn’t die. No matter how many bullets you put in it.
There is something all too vague about second chances. What happens when your utterly perfect, first chance never really ends? What if it’s stolen?
Bull-nosed attorney Morganna Sterns knows what she wants. Self assured, powerful, and independent, she finds herself struggling to find balance between honoring what has been stolen, and deciding if her second chance is going to end just as tragically.
Steven Warner is a Navy SEAL with nothing to lose. His overt humor and charm paired with his lethal skill set make him a perfect catch–for the right type of woman. His world is littered with relationships, but only one stands the test of time. Competing with a ghost is hard. Especially when that ghost is a teammate: his brother at arms.
It’s not, “it is what it is.” It’s what you make it. What you, and only you decide it should be. Navy SEALs never make the same mistake twice.