Last year, divorcee Nicole had only one New Year’s Resolution… to have a date for this New Year’s Eve.
One thing she knows for sure is that she isn’t ready for anything more complicated than a casual date. So when eco-tycoon and international jetsetter, Ryan Jackson begs her to accompany him to a tropical island for a week, in order to impress his benefactor, Nicole categorically refuses. He’s way too hot and she’s way too vulnerable. Not a good idea. Yet Ryan won’t take no for an answer. It’s for a good cause. She would only have to pretend to be his lover. It’s a luxury island resort with all expenses paid. How can she refuse?
Under the tropical sun, things heat up and their pretense goes out the window. Nicole gets cold feet. She’s not ready for this kind of affair. It’s doubtful she ever will be. But have they come too far? Distancing herself from Ryan will cause him to lose the funding he so desperately needs for his eco-project, but staying with him means she’ll lose something far more valuable… her heart. And that’s a risk Nicole is simply not willing to take.
- Excerpt: The New Year Resolution
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Publisher: Louise Rose-Innes
Published: June 14, 2013
Page Count: 144
Genres: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Holiday Romance