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The Marine's Temptation - cover

The Marine's Temptation

Livvy Ward

Publisher: RoseLark Publishing

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Summary

Destination weddings are the worst. Sure, there's sun and sand, but you have to get there. And for U.S. Marine Nate, that means driving his sister's maid of honor to the wedding. Nate's known Maggie for years. But this vision in front of him can't be Maggie, can it? And what's up with the cute, German Shepherd puppy? 
Maggie's having one hell of a time. First her now-ex-boyfriend bails on her and now this! Sure, she might have had a teensy tiny crush on Nate, but that was ages ago. She's just got to make it to the wedding with her service dog in training, Kaela, and she'll be fine. 
Except circumstances conspire against them, and they're forced to spend the night in a motel room with only one bed...

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