Edie and the CEO

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Edie Rowan is passionate about workers’ rights, wanting her Sixties protester grandparents to be proud of her. But championing the little guy gets her in trouble with sexy CEO Everett Kirk. Kirk is Mr. Ultra-Executive with his expensive hand-tailored suits and his eyes the steel blue of a finely tempered sword - but for the intriguing contradictions of his neat ponytail and square workman’s hands.

Edie’s latest disaster, a teambuilding exercise gone facepalm wrong, leads to a knockdown drag-out with rival manager Bethany “The B” - or add the “Itch” - Blondelle. The incident is the last straw for Kirk. He sends Edie to management camp and to her shock, announces he will drive her there himself. She wonders why he would want eighteen hours of enforced intimacy with her, even as she’s dazzled by his sparkling white smile and killer dimple.

Everett walks away from the confrontation with a headache. For years he has protected Edie from the fallout of her righteous crusading, but this may be the last time. A corporate backstabber is trying to eject Everett from his job. Even so, he’s looking forward to spending time on the drive with Edie, attracted to her sunny red curls, fiery personality, and fine dark eyes.

Then a snowstorm forces them to seek shelter in an empty mountain cabin. Edie thinks she will take the lead in wilderness survival but Kirk proves more durable than his Italian loafers and silk sweater would suggest. The extended stay rubs them together in all sorts of ways, kindling emotional and physical flames. But when their corporate shells burn away, what secrets will be revealed?

Sensuality Level: Sensual
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Mary Hughes lives in the Midwest with her beta-reader husband, two grandcats who demand equal lap time, a basement full of spare computer parts, and several musical instruments including a romantic cello and a flute for orchestral twittering birds. Learn about Mary at www.maryhughesbooks.com, on her MaryHughesAuthor Facebook page, or Twitter @MaryHughesBooks.

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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Feb 4, 2013
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Pages
160
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ISBN
9781440564307
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / General
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