What starts as a simple omission of fact quickly sets Chloe and Luc adrift in a sea of longing, love, and conflicting loyalties. Each must choose between the demands of family and the needs of the heart. Will love give them the courage to find a safe harbor where they both belong?
USA Today bestselling author, Julie Ortolon, has earned raves from Publishers Weekly and Booklist for her sparkling contemporary romances filled with passion and heart. Her novels regularly appear at the top of the ebook bestseller lists. Her popular Pearl Island series and Perfect trilogy have won numerous awards including a Booksellers Best and a Readers Choice from Affaire de Coeur magazine.
When Allison makes her move, every bachelor bone in Scott’s body tells him to swim for safety. But stronger instincts prevail, and the heat climbs higher than the temperature on the Texas Coast. Now a four-letter word called love could turn a sweet spring diversion into the most unexpected and complicated fling of their lives.
Enticed by Jackie’s resistance, Adrian soon has something more than treasure hunts and casual flirtation in mind . . . and he’s not a man who takes no for an answer. But will they each have the courage to risk their hearts for the greatest treasure of all–falling in love?
Brent Michaels left Beason's Ferry, Texas, vowing to never return¿until Laura Morgan, the one person he remembers fondly, tempts him back with an irresistible invitation. The town that once shunned him wants him to play the bachelor in a dating game fundraiser. He arrives to discover that sweet little Laura is no longer a shy wallflower. Desire is the last thing he expected to feel for a childhood friend who personifies the girl next door.
Laura is happy in Beason's Ferry for the most part, but there¿s a part of her that yearns to break free, just as Brent did. The chance to move to Houston, where Brent works as a TV news anchor, seems like the perfect opportunity to spread her wings, and explore the new unexpected and enticing adult attraction.
Emotional alarms go off when Brent learns of Laura's plans. He fears the small-town girl will be in over her head in the big city, but Laura has blossomed into a capable woman who surprises him at every turn. Could the man who swears he¿s incapable of love be the one swimming out of his depth?
A sexy singer and straight-laced lawyer prove opposites don't just attract, they ignite!
Riley Stone kissed Hope, Texas, good-bye and good riddance ten years ago, when she headed out to conquer the music world with a head full of dreams and a heart bruised by unrequited love. Now the alluring singer is back with one mission in mind—to save the town’s old dance hall before Jackson Hope can tear it down.
Long ago, Riley fell for Jackson—the heir of a family who literally owns the town. She can’t believe the Hopes are letting the town fall apart. Signs of dilapidation are everywhere….except on the grown-up and strikingly sexy Jackson. As the two go toe-to-toe over the fate of the historic hall, unexpected attraction flares between them.
When Riley’s efforts threaten to expose an old Hope family scandal, Jackson is torn between saving the town financially and his unwelcome attraction for the sexy woman who’s tormenting him with desire at every turn. Can they find a way for both of them to win and be together at last?