By Cherry Adair
With Kiss and inform, Cherry Adair wowed readers and set their pulses racing. The breathless, adventure-filled books that remodeled Adair into one among romantic suspense’s brightest stars. No,w in her long-awaited hardcover debut, the award-winning writer thrills us with a wild trip in the course of the frozen north, the place there are risks more than the sour cold–and passions scorching adequate to soften ice.Lily Munroe proposal she had married a good, liable guy, yet she was once painfully unsuitable. It didn’t take lengthy for her once-loving husband to turn into a secretive stranger–mixing with shady humans or even shadier dealings. even though Lily nursed him via a unexpected terminal disorder, her marriage was once over lengthy earlier than he kicked the bucket. in the course of that tricky time, in simple terms her ardour for the exhilarating Iditarod race throughout Alaska gave her anything to seem ahead to–and she channeled her feelings into education canine for the grueling occasion. Now unmarried back, she’s extra made up our minds than ever to win the race, wake up her feel of self, and depart her previous behind.In the contest, the individual to overcome is two-time winner Derek Wright, a guy Lily dubs Mr. unsuitable. tremendous attractive and devilishly captivating, Derek is the consummate playboy. Or is he? even supposing Lily can’t deny her extreme allure, she believes he's harmful to her scarred center. Little does she be aware of that Derek is an elite antiterrorism agent–or how desperately she’ll have to rely on his talents to maintain her alive as soon as the race is lower than means.
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Sean might've been a philandering jackass, but he had been her husband. The other, even more powerful deterrent was that as long as she could convince Derek that she still cared about Sean, there was a faint possibility he'd eventually take a hint and stop flirting with her. Unfortunately, he had a skin like a rhinoceros. It didn't matter how many times she told him she wasn't interested, he just loved to flirt. It had been an ego-bashing realization—that to Derek the flirting wasn't personal. He just… did it.
Not even her father. She tried to tamp down the little glow inside at the thought of Derek owning something she'd made. Silly. It's just a piece of wood. She had dozens, hundreds of them at home. "Flattering, but no thanks. It's just a hobby and I like it that way. Besides, I could retire tomorrow if I wanted to. " She suspected the obscene amount of money in her name in a Cayman bank had been illegally obtained by her husband. She'd give it back as soon as she figured out who it really belonged to.
If he won, or came anywhere near winning this year, Lily would—She didn't know what she'd do. But it wouldn't be pleasant. "You'd be surprised just how patient I am," Derek said tightly. " She chose not to notice the dark gleam in his eye or the swirl of something liquid and hot spearing through her stomach. " Then she wouldn't believe him, Lily told herself. No way was Derek interested in her. It was just second nature for him to flirt. The danger came if she were ever stupid enough to fall for his baloney.