Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Dimensions: 368 pages, 6.64 × 4.14 × 0.93 in
Published: May 27, 2014
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0373778813
ISBN - 13: 9780373778812
Read from the Book
"Returning to the scene of the crime?" Dellina Hopkins asked as she stared at the dark-haired man standing on her porch. She supposed the polite response to his presence was to invite him in. And she would
in a minute. But first she was going to make him work for it. Sam Ridge, all six feet of dark-eyed, arrogant handsomeness, narrowed his gaze. "You're not going to make this easy, are you?" he asked. Dellina smiled. "No. Would you, if you were me?" He surprised her by flashing a grin. "No, I wouldn't." "An honest man." She bumped the door open wider with her hip and stepped back to let him in. "It's a miracle." He moved into the house. Dellina let the screen door slam into place, but left the thick wooden door open. It was summer in Fool's Gold, and plenty warm. The breeze would be nice. Plusand this was the part she would never admit to Samhaving the door open meant they weren't totally alone. Okay, they were alone, but it didn't feel so intimate. And based on what had happened the last time they'd been together in this house, that was a good thing. Sam paused in the middle of her living room, as if not sure where to go. His head turned slightly and she had a feeling he was glancing down the halltoward her bedroom. No doubt remembering what had happened some five months ago. Dellina wanted to say it hadn't been her faultthat everyone was allowed to be stupid on Valen
From the Publisher
New York Times bestselling sensation Susan Mallery returns to Fool''s Gold, California, where it''s true that sometimes you have to kiss a few frogs…
Former pro-football kicker Sam Ridge has notoriously bad luck with women—from cheaters to fame chasers. Still, the gorgeous brunette at the bar in Fool''s Gold looks harmless—until she takes him home and he discovers a room devoted to securing a man, for life.
Dellina Hopkins never guessed that storing gowns from a friend''s bridal boutique would chase away her first and only fling. After her parents died, she skipped her "wild youth" to raise her sisters. She doesn''t want forever from Sam, but one night—all night—would''ve been nice.
His clean getaway gets messy when his firm hires Dellina to plan an event. As long hours lead to late nights, the two succumb to temptation again. Has Sam''s luck finally changed? Or this time, will Dellina be the one to run?
About the Author
Romance author Susan Mallery has a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in Writing Popular Fiction. She is a New York Times bestselling American author who has written over 80 books, including the Marcelli Sisters Trilogy and the Desert Rogues Series. She won the Romantic Times' award for best Silhouette Special Edition and the National Readers Choice Award.
"Romance novels don''t get much better than Mallery''s expert blend of emotional nuance, humor and superb storytelling." -Booklist