At first, Maximilian Rutherford III is stunned, and then he's angry. Six months living in the Arizona desert isn't his lifestyle. However, the mandate issued by Max I, his grandfather, is clear--manage a trailer and RV Park or lose his inheritance. Max III, hotshot corporate exec has managed billion dollar companies, but now he's supposed to oversee a trailer park!
Pilar Armstrong loves her home in the small community of Oasis located in beautiful Arizona. Sunrises and sunsets make for the beginnings and endings of perfect days. When the new park manager arrives she recognizes in him the same ambition as in her ex-husband and determines to avoid him at all costs. Her resolve fails, however, when he makes changes that affect her beloved neighbors. Maybe it's time to set "Ruthless Rutherford" straight.
Will Max and Pilar, opposite in every way, find that forever kind of love? The journey to that answer is endearing, funny, and surprising for both of them.
Oasis is a series I contemplated for many months while completing other writing obligations. Finally, I was able to begin this first book and introduce Maximilian Rutherford and Pilar Armstrong, as well as a wonderful cast of supporting characters who will make appearances in all the books--characters that in no way fall into the category of "normal." Other than a general premise and the opening chapter, I had no idea where the story would lead. Day-by-day it unfolded. Whenever I complete a project, I am both happy and sad. The characters become my friends (or enemies) and linger in my mind. For that reason, I usually create a series. The other two books in this series are Branded in Oasis and Crashed in Oasis. I hope you enjoy meeting the residents of Oasis.
Kade Blackwell has met his match in Skylar (Skye) Rutherford. Skye is a successful photographer and Kade is, well...he could be the next supermodel if Skye has her way. Kade owns the local garage in the tiny desert town of Oasis in Arizona and his passion is customizing motorcycles. He has no inclination to become a supermodel, until he suddenly finds himself in need of funds for his grandmother.
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Collin Banks has made treasure hunting his profession...and he's good at it! His latest project brings him to Oasis, Arizona where he's attempting to solve the hundred year old mystery of a gold heist from the Manfred Schneider Gold Mine. Locating the gold would put another notch in his already extensive resume. However, while flying his Cessna Skyhawk over the small town and surrounding desert, something goes horribly wrong and his plane crashes!
Dottie Arnez enjoys walking the wilderness road outside her ancestral home in Oasis. Over the past few months, however, she's begun to wonder if she's going through a mid-life crisis. Operating Dottie's Dime Store in the small town isn't as satisfying as it once was. She's decided her life is very...boring! Little does she realize that during one of her evening walks an unforeseen event will forever change her daily routine. At great peril to her own life, she rescues a man from his downed plane. Pursued by media, both she and Collin Banks escape to Florida where she finds herself diving for sunken treasure!
Perhaps Collin and Dottie, while searching for treasure in the earth, will also discover the treasure within their hearts.