Shelter Mountain Author:Robyn Carr John "Preacher" Middleton is about to close the bar when a young woman and her three-old son came in out of the wet October night. A marine who has seen his share of pain, Preacher knows a crisis when he sees one--the woman is covered in bruises. He wants to protect them, and he wants to punish whoever did this to her, but he knows immediately... more » that this inclination to protect is something much more. Paige Lassiter has stirred up emotions in this gentle giant of a man -- emotions that he has never allowed himself to feel.
But when Paige's ex-husband turns up in Virgin River, Precher knows his own future hangs in the balance. And if there's one thing the marine's motto of Semper Fidelis--- always faiyhful- has taught him, it's that some things are worth fighting for.« less