J.M. Madden

Dear Vixen,
Please help me!
My hunky and reclusive next door neighbor is a true hero. When my ex busted down my door and tried to attack me, my neighbor saved me, at extreme cost to himself. He kicked the guy out and let me patch him up, but the caring led to more. We spent one beautiful night together, but he hasn’t spoken to me since. Actually, he’s gone to extreme lengths to avoid me.
I’ve tried to connect with him but he’s a wounded veteran, U.S. Navy, and I believe he thinks everything I do is because I pity him or something. I just want to get to know him. I have no regrets from that night and I hope he doesn’t either. I can tell he’s an incredible, honorable man, something we women dream of finding, but rarely do.
I’m afraid I’ve fallen for an unreachable dream.
I’m hoping that you will read this on your podcast on Friday. I’ve caught my neighbor listening to your show a couple of times, and I think it may be the only way I can get my message across to him.
Dylan, if you’re listening, come knock on my door. Dinner is ready. Dessert is optional.

Desperate in Columbus

Dear Desperate,
First let me say, our nation’s veterans have had a rough road, and they don’t get the thanks and appreciation that they deserve.
Sweetie, congrats for rising above an unhealthy relationship with a hopeful heart. That took courage and determination. Something you and your neighbor have in common.
If your neighbor is fighting his attraction to you, I have to wonder what has caused him to be distrustful and to close his heart. I think finding that reason may be the key to happiness.
Take your time and be persistent. All good things come to those who are patient and he sounds like a gem worth waiting for!

Good luck, hon!
The ♥️ Vixen

Meet the Author!


NY Times and USA Today Bestselling author J.M. Madden writes compelling romances between ‘combat modified’ military men and the women who love them. J.M. Madden loves any and all good love stories, most particularly her own. She has two beautiful children and a husband who always keeps her on her toes.