Erin Forbes has come to Tatamagouche intending to spend a quiet week at the rural ancestral property she is about to inherit. On vacation, Michael Cameron has also come to the village, searching for his family roots and a grandfather he has never known. Sparks fly when Michael confronts Erin with the revelation that they may be related. Erin knows this handsome stranger can only be an impostor, showing up to lay a claim to the family property. Attraction and trust retreat and rebound with each new development until the two are able to discover the truth about dark secrets in each family’s background. Understanding and commitment grow as the two conclude they do not want a repeat of the unhappy decisions made two generations ago. The future holds promise of happy ever afters being the true Tatamagouche inheritance.
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(168 pages) Spicy
This was more like it. Michael's blood surged at the thought that his fantasy was about to fall into place. A man and a woman alone on a blanket on a warm secluded beach, and he was holding the woman in his arms. That woman was Erin, someone who had grown very special to him over the past several days.
Savour the moment, he tried to tell himself, but one emotion after another bombarded his mental process. He'd not expected they would move together without conscious decision. It seemed to have happened spontaneously. He'd ended up with Erin tucked neatly in his lap, her head resting on his shoulder, and his face buried in the soft blond curls. And those curls smelled fabulous as his forearms circled her slim waist.
"Hmm." Had he uttered that sound or had she? He didn't know for sure. Maybe they both had. But there was no mistaking its meaning. Pleasure, contentment, high-end happiness.
His fingers began a slow caress of the nape of her neck. "More wine?"
"I've a different type of thirst," she whispered huskily as she turned and pressed her mouth gently to his.