What would you do for the one you love? Me? I traded my freedom for hers. But then she betrayed me and left me to rot without so much as a goodbye. You know how they say you need to forgive and forget? Well, I can't. I won't. In fact, I'm good with never laying eyes on Kenzie Michaels again. Unfortunately for me, life has other plans. So when the woman who ripped my heart out of my chest - and stomped on it for good measure - shows up in my town, I'm left dealing with feelings both old and new. And a single question that rules my every thought: Do I give in and fight for the future we were supposed to have?
Hannah I’ve never been strong. In fact, when the man I thought I’d spend the rest of my life with, walked out of my life without looking back, it broke me. Years later, I’m still picking up the pieces and trying to mend my damaged heart. Just as I think I finally have things together, guess who walks back into my life. Brian freaking Matthews, that’s who. For the first time in my life being strong is a necessity because working this closely with him has all my feelings resurfacing. I can’t afford to fall for his charms a second time around. My heart won’t survive it.
Brian I’ve never made the best decisions. Walking away from the only woman who held a place in my heart could count as the dumbest thing I’ve ever done. Years away from her made me realize I didn’t want to spend another day without her. Now, I’m here hoping to charm my way back into her heart, but I have a secret. When Hannah finds out I’ve been lying to her, I might lose her for good
Claire Beaumont is relatively happy with her life. She’s employed, she has friends and she just purchased her first home. The only thing missing is love. At this point in her life she believes the mysterious L-word to be nothing more than a myth, so when her best friend asks her to play his pretend fiancée, she agrees. Everything goes according to plan until Claire lays eyes on Demetri’s incredibly handsome older brother.
Alexios – Alex to everyone – Mylonas is at a point in his life where he wants to settle down and have a family of his own. The only problem is every single woman he dates seems to be worse than the previous one. When he learns that his younger brother is suddenly engaged, he simply has to go see this woman. Imagine his horror when the first woman to set his pulse on fire turns out to be his brother’s fiancée.
In life, you always learn one important lesson you’ll never forget. For me, it was to never have hopes and dreams. They could shatter into a million pieces in a matter of seconds. I’d lived by that one rule my entire life, until the day Harper and her little boy moved in next door. One look into her guarded eyes and a flame of hope was lit. Little did I know; her green eyes held more pain than my heart did. Breaking through the fortified walls she’d erected around hers would cause me more agony than I’d ever imagined possible. I didn’t know if two broken and bruised individuals could come together and create something beautiful out of nothing but shattered pieces. But I needed to find out
Zach has only one goal in life: To make the man, who had taken his mother from him, pay for everything he’d done. Now, the only thing standing between him and the revenge he so desperately craves is a marriage to a woman he despises. But from the moment they say ‘I do’, he learns that his bride is not what he thought she’d be, and walls that he’d built around his heart start to crumble. What happens when he realizes the woman he is living with, is also the woman he can’t live without. And how will he handle it when he finds out that he isn’t the only one with an agenda?
Natalie has only one goal in life: To get as far away from her current situation as possible. The out she so desperately seeks comes in the form of an arranged marriage to a man who makes no secret of the fact that he dislikes her. Natalie soon realizes that Zach will not be her knight in shining armor, but that doesn’t stop her from hoping that he would see past the rumors and lies to notice the woman she keeps hidden from the world.
Success. Power. Money. Tristan Blake had it all, except love. He didn’t have love. Fortunately, he didn’t want it either. Past mistakes had taught him that that dreaded four letter word only served to weaken a man and there was no place for weakness in his world. That’s what he liked to believe. All it took was one dinner with Kate and his whole world was turned on its axis. Suddenly he was questioning his values and believes. He found that he needed her in his life and he’d do anything to keep her. Little did he know; his precious Kate came with baggage too heavy for one man to carry.