When Count Fredrik Jensson, head of security for the royal family, arrives to check out the village, he makes it clear that her past employment makes her unfit for the role. The fact that there’s a sizzle between them from the moment they meet only makes everything worse.
Forced together on a trip to San Michele for the official announcement of the wedding, Fredrik and Ally find themselves stranded overnight in his mountain retreat. Their sizzle flares into an inferno. However, their night of passion sours when he sees her with her ex-boss. Believing that Ally is about to buy back her job with wedding secrets, Fredrik turns back to ice. What will it take to see the person she truly is and a thaw to set in?
It’s taken two years for Celina to put her life–and heart–back together. Now the personal assistant to San Michele’s Serene Dowager Margaret, Celine has things under control. She spends her days assuaging royal egos and her nights in peaceful solitude. The last thing she needs is a reunion with Jack.
When they are thrown together, Celina is determined to resist Jack’s charm. But Jack doesn’t give up easily and seeing Celina awakens all his former desire. Can Celina resist the former love of her life, or will he break her heart all over again?
Hope Kennard's childhood was rocked by scandal and financial ruin. With the death of her beloved but misguided father, she left England to travel the world in search of peace and purpose. No commitments, no baggage, no regrets. This philosophy works for Hope until she takes a housesitting job in sunny, beautiful San Michele and has a fateful meeting with a handsome and intriguing man.
Hope senses Jonas has secrets, but she has a few of her own. Can two people stop running from themselves long enough to find love?