In Molly O Keefe s captivating new contemporary romance, a woman with a past and a man without a future struggle to find a place where they belong. A girl from the wrong side of the tracks, Tara Jean Sweet kws that opportunity will never kck; she ll have to seize it. Elderly Texas rancher Lyle Baker has a dying request: He will give Tara Jean a stake in his leather business in exchange for a little family subterfuge. All Tara Jean has to do is play the part of a gold-digging fiancee to lure Lyle s estranged children home. The mission is soon accomplished. Now Lyle s gone and his ridiculously handsome son, Luc, an ice hockey superstar sidelined by injuries, is the new owner of Crooked Creek ranch. He s also Tara Jean s boss. But being so close to sinfully sweet Tara Jean does crazy things to Luc s priorities, like make him want to pry her deepest secrets from those irresistible lips. But when Tara Jean s past demands a dirty showdown, will Luc stay and fight?
Molly O Keefe published her first Harlequin romance at age twenty-five and hasn t looked back. She loves exploring each character s road toward happily ever after. She s won two Romantic Times Reviewers Choice awards and the RITA for Best Novella in 2010. Originally from a small town outside of Chicago, she now lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband, two kids, and the largest heap of dirty laundry in North America.
Random House USA Inc
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Romance & Sagas
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Bantam Dell Publishing Group, Div of Random House, Inc