The Hoemance Book Club’s September 2022 Read: The Bodyguard by Katherine Center

Hey everyone, welcome or welcome back to my blog! Back in 2021 Rebecca and I started The Hoemance Book Club and we’ve absolutely loved discussing romance books with our book club every month with everyone on our Discord! We’ve read so many exciting romances lately and we can’t to read some new favourites this year too! Earlier this year we read some real bangers like Weather Girl, Book Lovers and Fake It Till You Bake It and last month we read Night Song by Beverly Jenkins. For the month of September, our book club read is The Bodyguard by Katherine Center!

Find out more about this month’s book here ↓  & find our catalogue of past books here.

She’s got his back.
Hannah Brooks looks more like a kindergarten teacher than somebody who could kill you with a wine bottle opener. Or a ballpoint pen. Or a dinner napkin. But the truth is, she’s an Executive Protection Agent (aka “bodyguard”), and she just got hired to protect superstar actor Jack Stapleton from his middle-aged, corgi-breeding stalker.

He’s got her heart.
Jack Stapleton’s a household name—captured by paparazzi on beaches the world over, famous for, among other things, rising out of the waves in all manner of clingy board shorts and glistening like a Roman deity. But a few years back, in the wake of a family tragedy, he dropped from the public eye and went off the grid.

They’ve got a secret.
When Jack’s mom gets sick, he comes home to the family’s Texas ranch to help out. Only one catch: He doesn’t want his family to know about his stalker. Or the bodyguard thing. And so Hannah—against her will and her better judgment—finds herself pretending to be Jack’s girlfriend as a cover. Even though her ex, like a jerk, says no one will believe it.

What could possibly go wrong???
Hannah hardly believes it, herself. But the more time she spends with Jack, the more real it all starts to seem. And there lies the heartbreak. Because it’s easy for Hannah to protect Jack. But protecting her own, long-neglected heart? That’s the hardest thing she’s ever done.

what this book is about (in bullet points) ↓

→ bodyguard romance
→ fake dating
→ forced proximity
→ only one bed
→ slow burn romance
→ he’s a famous actor being stalked and she’s his bodyguard
→ found family

if you want to chat with us about The Bodyguard by Katherine Center join us on Discord here!

Do you have The Bodyguard on your tbr?
Do you read romance books often?
What books are on the res of your 2022 tbr?

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