By Mary Calmes
Sequel to a question of Time I & II
Jory Harcourt doesn't need to go searching for difficulty. anywhere he is going, it kind of feels to discover him—particularly while his accomplice, Sam Kage, is operating undercover on a federal job strength.
After the recession forces him to shut his company, Jory is going to paintings as a matchmaker and occasion planner. From there, it's just a topic of time sooner than his huge mouth and up-front angle make him the rope in a tug-of-war among a belief fund child and a drug-smuggling legal. Then, as though that scenario weren't tender adequate, Jory's undercover lover indicates up operating for the smuggler.
Between the boys who wish him and the lads who simply wish him useless, Chicago is getting a bit crowded for Jory, so at the recommendation of his brother, his boyfriend, and the FBI job strength, he heads for Hawaii... the place a significant coincidence threatens his caliber of lifestyles. Can Sam and Jory preserve the religion and turn out that their courting rather is bulletproof?
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