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Who Will Save the Hero?

By Michelle Gilliam

When nineteen-year-old Maggie flies to Rome on a surprise visit to help her big brother, Paul, she leaves some wreckage behind. She and her mother are estranged, and Maggie even broke up with her boyfriend right before she boarded the plane. But she’s determined to rescue her usually- independent and tough brother, who has no idea what to do now that his pregnant Italian girlfriend has left him.

If Paul is surprised to see his sister arrive unannounced, his buddy and fellow Marine, Luke, is even more so. The only place Maggie can stay is with Luke and his wife, and he—polite but secretive—hadn’t expected guests.But the biggest problem is that security-expert Luke wants to keep an eye on Maggie as she sets out to find Paul’s girlfriend.

It all seems so innocent at first—meet Paul’s ex, Eleana, and explain the baby’s importance to the family and how much they want to know the child—but things shift quickly: Eleana’s new boyfriend has possible Mafia ties, Luke’s past is riddled with ghosts, Maggie’s own past and loss cloud her judgment, and she also finds herself drawn more and more to Luke, ring on his finger or not.

Only when terrible violence erupts and her mother and ex-boyfriend arrive does Maggie understand what new wreckage she has created, and only then do the real rescues begin.
In this suspenseful debut with a firecracker romance, Michelle Gilliam introduces a sassy, naïve heroine who leads with her heart—but who just might manage to save them all.

MICHELLE GILLIAM is a Registered Nurse. She began writing poetry, flash fiction, and short stories in 2003, but it was the gargantuan task of a novel that thrilled her the most. She has three sons and spends her time with biological and church families, watching her sons’ college football games, traveling, and not least, reading and writing. ROMAN RESCUE is her first novel. Michelle lives in Knoxville, Tennessee. Connect with her online at the following places:



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