Mason “The Beast from the East” Locke had always been a fighter. From an abusive childhood to a successful career in MMA, he’d made a name for himself and proven everyone wrong who’d doubted him. But one bad move changed the trajectory of his life, and now Mason would do almost anything to avoid the spotlight.
When Annabelle Emerson moved to his small town and stepped foot into his strip club, trouble followed. Mason decided to take it upon himself to protect her, knowing there would be consequences for his actions. And if he wasn’t careful, the real reason Mason wanted Belle by his side would be exposed.
The Bad Guy was originally published under the title Breaking Beauty. It has been revised and expanded to twice the original publication length.