Big, sexy men who don't relate well to kids need t apply... Kezia Murphy plays her widow card well. When you don't trust people t to let you down, it's easier to t get involved-and getting involved with a man who makes her skin sizzle just by looking at him would be una pazzia-crazy! Four years ago while Kezia's daughter, Zoe, battled leukaemia, a tragic accident stole her husband's life. Starting over in the little town of Oban where she's adopted into the close knit community on Stewart Island, Kezia and her daughter are all the family the other needs. Except Zoe yearns for more. New Zealand's worst candidate for instant fatherhood... Ben doesn't do gooey emotional stuff. He doesn't do cosy home and family. And he sure isn't the big teddy-bear Kezia Murphy, the woman he secretly fantasises about, thinks he is. So when Jade, his surprise eight-year-old daughter arrives on his doorstep, he's a D-minus student struggling to pass a crash-course in parenting. They'll either melt or raze their lives to the ground... When the sparks of attraction between Kezia and Ben fan into an infer, Ben doesn't kw how much longer the layers of resistance around his heart can resist melting into the gooey mess he fears. The more he fights it the harder it is to make the choice that will destroy the family he w longs to claim. Fresh...Seductive...Heart-warming... Everything you want in a contemporary romance-plus eugh steaminess to make your toes curl! Intended for mature 18+ aged readers. The Due South Series: Book 1: In Too Deep. Book 2: Melting Into You. Book 3: Ready To Burn. Book 4: Christmas With You.
Tracey Alvarez lives in the Coolest Little Capital in the World (a.k.a Wellington, New Zealand). Married to a wonderfully supportive IT guy, she has two teens who would love to be surgically linked to their electronic devices. Fuelled by copious amounts of coffee, she's the author of contemporary romantic fiction set predominantly in New Zealand. Small-towns, close communities, and families are a big part of the heart-warming stories she writes. Oh, and hot, down-to-earth heroes--Kiwi men, in other words. When she's not writing, thinking about writing, or procrastinating about writing, Tracey can be found with her nose in her e-reader, nibbling on smuggled chocolate bars, or bribing her kids to take over the housework. Follow Tracey on Twitter as @TraceyAlvrezNZ or Facebook as http: //www.facebook.com/TraceyAlvarezAuthor Her website is http: //www.traceyalvarez.com and don't forget to sign up to her newsletter here: http: //bit.ly/JR3Asu