Mass Market Paperbound
400 pages, 6.76 × 4.18 × 1.05 in
July 1, 2014
Penguin Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0451467558
ISBN - 13: 9780451467553
Read from the Book
Finn wasn’t ready to go inside yet. Beck would come and get him when it was time. It was warm today. The sun was shining, and it was at least seventy degrees, he guessed, maybe seventy-five. He and Ronan had spent a week working in Chicago where it had been around ten degrees every single day with crazy below-zero wind chills. The heat felt good on his face. He liked being outside, cold or hot, and he liked being home, too. It had been such a long time.His cell phone rang, reminding him that he needed to turn it off before the ceremony. He saw who was calling and felt a wave of exhaustion. On-again off-again Danielle was trying to reconnect with him. He wasn’t about to get into that drama. He’d had enough, and he simply didn’t have the stamina for any more of her games. He declined the call and turned off the phone. He should go in, he decided, and was about to do just that when he saw her. The vision in blue. He watched her cross the parking lot and start up the walkway, her high heels clicking against the brick. He noticed her body first, of course. It was damn near perfect. The short, fitted dress showed off her curves and her long, gorgeous legs. Her stride was every bit as sexy as her body. The way she moved was sensual and seductive. She was absolutely beautiful. Her long dark hair, the color of midnight, fell in soft curls just below her slender shoulders.She must have felt him watching her, for she suddenly turned and looked up the hill. When she saw him, she stepped
From the Publisher
Peyton Lockhart and her sisters have just inherited Bishop’s Cove, a charming oceanfront resort. But it comes with a condition: They must run the resort for one year and show a profit—only then will they own it.
Peyton welcomes the challenge, yet has no idea how many people want to sabotage her success—including her vindictive cousins and the powerful land developers who have an eye on the coveted beachfront property. But when the threats against Peyton escalate into dangerous territory, she enlists the help of her childhood friend, FBI agent Finn MacBain.
Finn saved her life once before. Peyton has no choice but to trust him to do it again.
About the Author
Julie Garwood is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Sweet Talk and The Ideal Man, among other critically acclaimed romance novels, with thirty-six million copies of her books in print. She lives near Kansas City, Missouri.
Praise for Julie Garwood
“The Rembrandt of romance novels.”—The Kansas City Star
“A trusted brand name in romantic suspense.”—People
“It’s [Garwood’s] timely subjects set against a timeless background that attract so many modern readers.”—USA Today
“If a book has Julie Garwood’s name on it, it’s guaranteed to be a meticulously written…and thoroughly engaging story.”—Sun Journal (ME)
“A must read.”—The Romance Reader
“Ms. Garwood excels at writing characters who endear themselves to readers.” —Joyfully Reviewed
“WOW, was I amazed at how good [Julie Garwood] is…just pure brilliant writing.”—Bitten by Love
“Garwood is a pro.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Red-hot romance [that] will keep readers engaged.”—Publishers Weekly
“[A] riveting page-turner.”—Library Journal
“A wonderfully exotic book with both grand characters and grand deception.”—The News-Commercial (Collins, MS)
“The talented Ms. Garwood keeps you enthralled.”—Rendezvous