Hot Summer Nights

By Jaci Burton, Jessica Clare, Erin McCarthy, Carly Phillips

Passions ignite in those all-new tales from 4 bestselling masters of up to date romance…
In Jaci Burton’s “Hope Smolders,” suffering divorcee Jane has positioned her own existence on carry to elevate her kids—until she runs into Will, her ex’s former ally, who convinces her it’s time to begin having enjoyable again.
Carly Phillips takes you again to the city of Serendipity, the place overworked Alexa has an rapid reference to a sinfully horny soccer famous person at the dance flooring. A one-night stand evolves into a number of nights whilst Luke comes to a decision to coach the great health professional approximately his personal model of enjoyable. but if it’s time for him to depart city, will those “Perfect Strangers” be ready to say see you later for good?
In Jessica Clare’s “Legend of Jane,” an intrepid Bloggess catches the attention of neighborhood legislations enforcement while she will get stuck trespassing. fortunately, Luanne wouldn’t brain getting handcuffed via Officer Hotness…
Single woman Chelsea is uninterested in feeling just like the 5th wheel on her weekend jaunt to Lake Placid, till she will get caught out within the chilly and reveals a muscular knight in shining armor to hot her up—in Erin McCarthy’s “Ice Princess.”

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But you’re right here. ” “I was hoping the invitation was once nonetheless open,” she acknowledged hesitantly. There it used to be, that vulnerability he’d been pondering earlier than she materialized in entrance of his eyes. In her blue denims and white lace tank, with a mild denim shirt tied round her waist, she seemed like she belonged right here at the ranch. but every little thing approximately her screamed her uncertainty, whatever he by no means sought after her to think round him. “Invitation’s regularly open, darlin’. ” She published a long-held breath. “Well, that’s stable, considering the fact that whilst I took a go away of absence from paintings, my boss expert me he wouldn’t be retaining my place open. ” Her jaw set tight on the admission. That bastard. “Your father stated that? ” “It turns out he didn’t relish the belief of me discovering my very own direction. ” He wasn’t yes what stunned him extra, the smile she gave him or the truth that she’d listened to his recommendation and was once taking time to determine what she sought after, regardless of the implications. “I imagine that’s great,” he acknowledged, greedy her arms, overjoyed right down to his bones that she’d come to him. “So you’re right here for it slow? ” Alexa shrugged, thinking about that herself. “I’m right here. How lengthy? i presumed we’d determine that out jointly. See if we nonetheless like one another and all. ” God, she seemed like an not sure fool, Alexa idea. It was once a ask yourself she’d survived the airplane trip, now not understanding what awaited her right here. She’d gotten Luke’s handle from Sawyer Rhodes, who swore his pal will be satisfied to work out her and inspired her to shock him with the stopover at. in view that she wasn’t in any hurry to have Luke flip her down if he’d replaced his brain, she’d agreed and hopped on a aircraft. “See if we nonetheless like one another? ” Luke chuckled. “I don’t learn about you, yet what i believe for you is lots greater than like, darlin’. ” Luke brushed his finger down her cheek, his golden eyes glowing with reassurance as he dipped his head in shut. His warmth reached out to her, his general smell settling the butterflies deep in her belly. “I begun falling not easy for you the second one we met,” he persevered. “Having you return down right here, uncertain of your welcome yet taking that opportunity on me? That simply cemented the deal. I can’t see us going at any place yet ahead from the following. ” “Me neither. ” She swallowed demanding, her center pounding in her chest, every little thing inside of her screaming this used to be correct. “I’ve by no means felt whatever like this earlier than. ” “Same. and that i yes by no means inspiration I’d desire a girl with me, via my part, now not speaking approximately leaving any time quickly, yet that’s how i think approximately you. So let’s take this time to get to grasp one another higher, and assist you determine what you need to do together with your occupation. ” His eyes held hers. “And whereas you’re pondering on what you will want, probably you’ll think again the place you do it. Assuming issues continue on…keeping on. ” He grinned, and Alexa knew every little thing will be alright. “Would you love that? ” he requested. “A lot,” she whispered. “Good. Did I say I’m happy you’re right here? ” sooner than she may well solution, he acknowledged, “I’m comfortable you’re right here. stable play, darlin’. ” She grinned. no longer a great play, she idea, as he closed his lips over hers.

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