After months working on an oil rig in the Atlantic Ocean, engineer Jo Blaine can't wait to get home. Her job is tough, and she is desperate for some long overdue girl time. The last thing Jo needs when she walks through her front door is to find a strange man staying in her house. When she learns that her uninvited guest is none other than Stephen Hardy, she's tempted to head straight back out to sea.
Stephen has always felt guilty for the part he played in ruining Jo's life years earlier and immediately jumps at the chance to make things up to her by looking after her apartment and her giant cranky cat. It takes some fast talking, but Jo is finally convinced to let him stay. And by the time she leaves for her next shift at work, they're both eagerly anticipating her return.
But as they grow closer, it soon becomes clear Jo is hiding something about her past that is coming back to haunt her. After a lifetime of taking care of herself and her sister Amy, Jo isn't used to sharing her problems, especially when they involve her messy family history. But when threats start to escalate, Jo must decide whether to trust Stephen before her stubborn independence places them all at risk...
Derek James is stepping out of his comfort zone to try online dating. The animal rescue officer is great with animals, but humans are another matter entirely. However, he thinks he’s met the perfect, sweet woman in Brea Marquez. But then he receives a message requesting a dick pic the day they’re due to meet in person. Now he’s standing in his bedroom with his phone, while his family members laugh their asses off on the other side of the door.
Candy store owner Brea Marquez has a history of disastrous dates. But she thinks she’s met the perfect guy in Derek. He’s sweet, patient and kind, not to mention super-hot. The only problem is that she is worried she’s gonna ruin things by doing something awkward. Little does she know that her meddling sister has kidnapped her phone and has sent Derek a message that has made things awkward before the date’s even begun!
Brea and Derek go on their date, but with Brea having no idea what her sister has done, and Derek wondering if he hasn’t made a big mistake, will they make it through to dessert?
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English dog trainer Beth Poole is having trouble getting her life back together after beating a life-threatening illness and divorcing her husband. When her Aussie-soap-obsessed grandma sends her to Australia to recover, it seems a great opportunity for some rest and relaxation while she figures out what's next.
But when Beth arrives in Australia things get off to a rocky start. To begin with, she's on the wrong coast and there are deadly creatures everywhere. And if that weren't enough, her neighbors are driving her crazy. She's staying in the beautiful Margaret River wine region, right next door to a family-owned vineyard. It should be perfect, but the boisterous Hardy clan just don't seem able to leave her alone. The usually reserved Beth is soon reluctantly embroiled in their family disputes and romantic entanglements. And eldest son Clayton Hardy is proving surprisingly persistent.
The more Beth gets to know Clayton, the more she sees what she wants for her future. But as the end of summer approaches, her past comes back to haunt her and tests her newfound relationship with Clayton to the limit.
Sam Jones has officially hit rock bottom. After a series of dead-end tech internships, she has no choice but to return home to live with her neurotic mother. Her embarrassment continues when her grade school nemesis catches her having breakup sex in a tiny, pink smart car…
Sheriff Connor Lawson is the sweetheart of Sanctuary, California. Years after terrorizing Sam in high school, he never expected to find the developer-in-training half-naked in a cramped two-seater. After spotting her applying for a job in a cafe, he offers her his spare room. After putting her through so much torture in school, it’s the least he can do…
As the new roommates continue to give each other hell like the old days, Sam begins to realize that Connor isn’t the belligerent teen he used to be. Is the sheriff finally willing to share his secret crush after all these years?