Mass Market Paperbound
352 pages, 6.64 × 4.15 × 0.91 in
April 29, 2014
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 037328179X
ISBN - 13: 9780373281794
Read from the Book
No one answered the door. Coop glanced at the scrawled note in his hand to make sure he had the right address. It checked out, and since the tidy two-story Tudor in the neat, tree-lined neighborhood was precisely what he was after, he knocked again. Loudly.There was a car in the drive, an aging station wagon that could use a good wash and a little bodywork. Somebody was in there, he thought, scowling up at the second-floor window, where music pumped out-highvolume rock with a thumping backbeat. He stuffed the note and his hands in his pockets and took a moment to survey the surroundings.The house was trim, set nicely off the road behind clipped bayberry hedges. The flower garden, in which spring blossoms were beginning to thrive, was both colorful and just wild enough not to look static.Not that he was a big flower lover, but there was something to be said for ambience.There was a shiny red tricycle beside the driveway, and that made him a little uneasy. He wasn't particularly fond of kids. Not that he disliked them. It was just that they always seemed a kind of foreign entity to him, like aliens from an outlying planet: they spoke a different language, had a different culture. And, well, they were short, and usually sticky.Still, the ad had talked of quiet, privacy, and a convenient distance from Baltimore. That was exactly what he was looking for.He knocked again, only to have a thundering wave of music wash out the window over him. The rock didn't bother him. At least he u
From the Publisher
THE BEST MISTAKE
Ex-model Zoe Fleming is now a hardworking single momand she wouldn't have it any other way. Though she would like a tenant to share household expenses. What she gets is confirmed bachelor J. Cooper McKinnon. Coop quickly befriends her son and in no time has the reluctant Zoe charmed, too. But she has zero room in her life for a man! Either this was a recipe for disaster or the best mistake she's ever made.
Hester Wallace is proud of her independence. She needs only one man in her lifeher nine-year-old son, Radley. But when Rad starts idolizing their neighbor Mitch Dempsey, Hester wonders if her son needs a male role model. Hester would do anything for her boy, but inviting Mitch into their lives is dangerous. She might start to rely on Mitch
or worse, fall in love with him.
About the Author
Nora Roberts was born in Silver Spring, Maryland on October 10, 1950. Her real name is Eleanor Marie Robertson Aufem-Brinke Wilder. Her first book, Irish Thoroughbred, was published in 1981. Since then, she has written more than 150 novels, which have been translated into more than 25 languages. She writes romances under her own name including Montana Sky, Time and Again, Blue Smoke, Carolina Moon, The Search, Chasing Fire, and The Witness. She writes crime novels under the pseudonym of J. D. Robb including the In Death series. She has been given the Romance Writers of America Lifetime Achievement Award and has been inducted into their Hall of Fame. Her titles have made The New York Times Best Seller List, including The Perfect Hope in 2012, and Inner Harbor and Dark Witch in 2013.