Stronger Than You Know is the second book in the McKenzies of Ridge Trail. It can be read as a part of the series or as a standalone book. Lori Foster is known for her great characters. Her contemporary romances always have great characters (alpha males and strong female characters), descriptive fast moving action, family dynamics and all of the feels. Her sexy stories are a great escape from the normal day to day grind.
The McKenzies of Ridge Trail seek justice for those who need it the most victims of human trafficking. They have businesses that front for the real work that the family does. They have faced tragedy and come out as a unit to help others in the name of the one that they couldn't save.
Reyes is the second of the three McKenzie siblings. He owns a gym and likes to date but he never lets them in, not until Kennedy. She catches his attention and he is instantly drawn to her. She on the other hand has been through tough times and come out stronger than ever. Kennedy comes home one night and senses that something is amiss as her Uber driver starts to drive up to her building. She calls Reyes and while waiting for him to arrive she is confronted by two guys. She fights to get away and meets up with Reyes. He steps up to help her and as they work through who is after her they open up and find out that they are better together than they ever were apart. This book is full of suspense, action, romance and family dynamics.