A decorated U.S. Marine reservist, Mike Valenzuela was badly wounded in the line of duty, but has found hope and healing in Virgin River. When he agrees to become the town's first cop, he does so knowing it's time he settled down. A twice-divorced lover of too many women, he secretly longs for the kind of commitment and happiness his marine buddies have found-a woman who can tie up his heart forever. He finds that women in Brie Sheridan, a prosecutor who has problems of her own and Mike tries to protect and care for her.
Fast moving book, you get very involved with the characters. Hard book to put down.