At first glance, Chase Deckert and Ann Smith seem to have nothing in common. He’s a snowboarding instructor living a low-key life in Tahoe, and she’s an actuary who spends most of her free time working in Silicon Valley. But as the holiday weekend unfolds, they learn more about each other–and themselves–than they ever imagined. Can one long, steamy Christmas help them realize they’re meant to be together? Or when the holiday is over will they be right back where they started?
DEA agent Val Grayson has always looked after his brothers. Now it’s his turn to find love—though Cameron Stahl, a beautiful Boston socialite, is the last sort of woman he ever dreamed he’d fall for. When Cam realizes she has the insider connections to help Val take down a major drug player within Boston’s political elite, he can’t stop her from putting herself in danger. But as the drug bust of his career looms, all Val cares about is saving the woman he loves before it’s too late.
Sheriff Cole Grayson is ex-military, tormented and seriously sexy. Yet there are those in Star Harbor who are leery of succumbing to his charms, including town doctor Julie Kensington. Even back in high school, straight-arrow Julie had a way of making Cole think twice about his bad-boy lifestyle. Neither of them counted on falling in love, but when Cole’s demons threaten to derail their relationship, it’s up to Julie to show him that together, they can overcome the past . . . and build a future.
Theo Grayson, a wickedly handsome writer, is back in Star Harbor to plot and write his latest novel. Can he convince Avery Newbridge, a gentle social worker who’s great at helping everyone except herself, that he’s the man for her? Avery’s demons challenge him, but for desire this hot, he isn’t backing down. With every kiss and heated whisper, Theo promises her his heart . . . if only Avery is willing to open up and accept it.
DEEP AUTUMN HEAT
Val Grayson, a celebrity chef, returns to his hometown of Star Harbor, Massachusetts, for some R&R with his brothers. But when he gets one bite of Lexie Meyers’s delectable coconut cake, he’s motivated to make some magic in the kitchen . . . with her! Too bad Lexie’s been burned and flings just aren’t her thing!