A taste for something sexy…
Roma Denata prefers spending her time inventing new flavors at her gelato shop and scratching her sexual itch on the run. Unfortunately, her annoying new landlord is a rash that won’t go away, no matter how often they take their clashes to an unexpected level. And more than her Italian temper reaches the boiling point.
A temporary return to his hometown forces Lucas Calloway to rethink his reasons for avoiding emotional ties. His tenant makes him want more than a daily dose of sleeping with the enemy, and revealing his own disturbing secret is the perfect way to convince her to share hers.Guilt has destroyed Roma’s appetite for love and trust seems beyond her ability—even when Lucas’s revelation uncovers a common bond. Melting her heart is a challenge he must accept, but the collateral damage inflicted from events of the past may be too much to overcome.
Aidan Rourke's uncle has promised him ownership of the family bakery if Aidan marries before his 34th birthday. When the only woman he ever truly loved--the one who got away--moves back to town, he pulls out all the stops to recapture her heart. He has only three weeks to convince her of his love and march her down the aisle before she discovers the truth about his uncle's blackmail scheme.
A restaurant owner with a knack for creative salad dressings discovers undressed can be better, especially with a businessman who knows his way around the bedroom.
The creative dressings Sahara Whitney serves at The Oasis Diner and her long line of failed relationships are her local claim to fame. Such is the small-town life of a buxom, blue-eyed blonde—until a sexy businessman decides she needs rescuing from a creep with wandering hands. Her usual common sense deserts her in favor of a delicious assortment of bedtime treats with a man who seems to want more than a single night of dessert.
Trace Dennison doesn’t believe in coincidences. Instant sexual attraction, a common business interest, and an oopsie baby convince him he’s found the woman of his wildest dreams in Sahara Whitney, even if she has lingering doubts. A self-inflicted shotgun wedding offers the perfect recipe for happily-ever-after, but the honeymoon ends before it begins when Sahara suspects an ulterior motive—that their trail of clothing to the bedroom leads to Russian spies, a French revolution, and Caesar’s assassination.
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