New Adult contemporary novella in a linked series with Cathryn Fox, Jan Meredith, Lilly Cain, Renee Field, and Sara Hubbard
Chance brought them together, but a long-hidden secret could tear them apart…
With a childhood full of broken promises and uncertainty, forgiveness doesn’t comes easy for Emery Phillips. Now, with her family home on the brink of foreclosure, it’s up to her to track down the elusive Theodore Chambers, Jr. and convince him to sign the clause that will extend the loan. Armed with nothing but a name and a possible location, Emery heads to Canada and Stone Cliff Resort, where she meets Ryan, a man who seems as lost as the one she seeks. An accidental encounter of who’s that sleeping in my bed turns into a night of the hottest sex Emery has ever known. As they search for the answer to her family’s future, a summer of stolen kisses and steamy passion slowly turns into much more and the fragile bond of trust begin to grow.
After a year of grieving, all Ryan Miller wants is to get his late mother’s estate squared away and prepare for medical school, but even the best laid plans have a way of veering off track. First, there’s the cryptic words of his mom, I should have told you…things you need to know. Then there’s the key he found amongst her things. And finally, there’s Emery, who stumbles into his room, rocks his world and, over the summer, proceeds to steal his heart. When the key unlocks the mystery of Ryan’s past, will it mean a happy future for him and Emery? Or will they end up losing it all?