Will the cynical bachelor regret his ruthless bargain? Not only does she find Jesse dead—of an apparent heart attack—but she also realizes that his home has been ransacked. He whisked the tray out of her hands, lifted it onto his shoulder and held it in place with one hand. Thick, dark red hair tumbled down her back in rich, lustrous waves. Faced with her refusal, the cynical bachelor works it all to his advantage. Hard to believe she'd ever spilled anything in her life. Cocktail waitresses and waiters moved swiftly from table to table, serving drinks and appetizers. For some reason, however, it seems as if every rare book she attempts to restore happens to be associated with a mysterious death.
One-upmanship and even espionage break out among neighbors, construction crews, decorators, and landscapers. He'll let her stay - in his bed! Rumors fly about a motive for murder. At the annual Victorian Home and Garden Tour, Lighthouse Cove's premier contractor, Shannon Hammer, realizes that the competition is about to turn deadly. She writes the Bibliophile Mysteries series. Grace has led a sheltered life and has spent it most in a laboratory. He took the clump of towels from her and she headed back to the drinks station. Grace had seen photographs of the Sutherland men online, but those pictures were all action shots of the brothers surfing or sailing.
He'll let her stayin his bed! But when he discovers she's there under false pretences, he orders her to leave. Actually Grace was a genius, her parents hadn't been able to deal with her as a child and had sent her to university. She gestured with her hand. This information helps us design a better experience for all users. His first thought had been vividly X-rated and not suitable for discussion in mixed company. Still, it wouldn't do to tell him everything. The family connections were incredible to read.
And none of that made him happy. But looking at him again, she realized she would just have to learn to live with rubbery knees. The Bibliophile books are humorous at the same time they attempt to give readers insight as to book restoration as an art form. She slipped the notebook away, then began arranging the drinks carefully on the tray in some kind of circular order. The self-made millionaire is wickedly sexy, and with him, Grace learns a new lesson - how it feels to want a man.
If these were to be her last few minutes on the Caribbean island, she would be perfectly happy to spend them staring at Mr. But when Layla is found shot dead, Brooklyn is bound and determined to investigate-even as the killer tries to close the book on her for good. But the ominous silence made him change direction and head for the bar. But will one night be enough? To learn more about cookies, please see our. I know I lied and maybe you think you have every right to fire me, but I am not leaving this island until I get what I came for. Logan has his roving eye on Grace from the moment she steps onto his tropical island.
On the other hand, who said anything about a relationship? She also worked on music programs such as Solid Gold and The Midnight Special. His second thought was, Hope she's wearing sunblock, because her skin was so pale and smooth and creamy. He soon finds out that his new assistant, Trish James, is looking for a relationship, so he deduces that she is in on a plot with his mother. But his death is soon ruled a homicide, and shady suspects begin popping out of the. Logan has his roving eye on Grace from the moment she steps onto his tropical island. She is a member of the Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers and Romance Writers of America and has won the Golden Heart and Daphne du Maurier awards.
Please review the types of cookies we use below. For example, they let us know which features and sections are most popular. It was about time he and Ms. McKee said and took a big sip of his banana daiquiri. When she was finished, she grabbed the tray with both hands and started to lift it. He'll only let her stay on his tropical island — in his bed! Her first romance was published the following year, which was entitled The Millionaire Meets His Match.
Author: Contractor and part-time sleuth Shannon Hammer specializes in improving the quirks and flaws of the Victorian homes in Lighthouse Cove, California. Author: A New York Times Bestselling Author -- When her best friend, Robin, gives bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright an exquisite copy of the Kama Sutra to appraise and restore, Brooklyn hopes to re-create a beautiful book and spice up her love life. Can they get off the mountain alive? Logan has his roving eye on Grace from the moment she steps onto his tropical island. Logan has his roving eye on Grace from the moment she steps onto his tropical island. But everything runs afoul later that evening when Mulrooney's body is discovered in the library.
He was tall and imperious, she thought, with dark blue eyes that glimmered with cynicism. But when Layla is found shot dead, Brooklyn is bound and determined to investigate-even as the killer tries to close the book on her for good. Kate lives in Southern California with her husband. The woman in question finally noticed Logan and her eyes lit up as she smiled directly at him. Summary Grace Farrell is a genius scientist first, a woman a distant second-until she meets Logan Sutherland. But will one night be enough? None of them had shown how good-looking they were up close, nor had the photos given her even one, tiny warning of the disconcerting amount of physical power and dynamism the man striding next to her would exude in person.
That made the fact that she'd spilled a large tray of drinks even more baffling to him, since she didn't seem clumsy at all. In her official uniform of bikini top and filmy sarong, Logan couldn't help but notice she had a world-class butt and perfect breasts. When hope runs out, sometimes fate sends a hero. And you obviously don't, which means you lied. He'll let her stay-in his bed! But when he discovers she's there under false pretenses, he orders her to leave. Clumsy had a long talk.