Okinawa, Japan, is a beautiful, tropical island. I lived there many years ago when I served in the Marines and used it as the setting in my latest novella. I was so excited to read Romantic Times 4* review of A Marine’s Proposal:
“A Marine’s Proposal is a brisk read, but packs a punch. The exotic locale of Okinawa draws readers in with vivid descriptions of island life, replete with a sultry, steamy heat.”
A Marine’s Proposal
When Slade Masters, her closest friend in the Marine Corps, proposes to her, Caitlyn O’Neill lets her thrill overshadow the catch. It’s a marriage in name only. Slade thinks a temporary marriage is the perfect solution to their problematic living situations in the barracks. Despite her reservations about the deceit involved, Caitlyn is thrilled to live off-base and experience the culture of the island of Okinawa, Japan, as a local—especially with Slade. Swept up in the excitement of apartment hunting and planning a wedding, she silences the anxiety within and goes along with Slade’s plans. They struggle to fight their growing attraction while acting on their script. On their wedding night, their bodies heat up with the thrill of being so close. Desire intensifies during a heated moment on the dance floor. How can they play off the charade of their marriage now that they have complicated their arrangement? Have they ruined their plan or will they find a way to continue? Or has their passionate night together uncovered hidden desires impossible to ignore?
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