Mike Michaels had always been the one to make you laugh. He was smart, funny, warm, and a body to die for. The only love he allowed into his life was his family. The jokes were his way of shielding his heart. Without the one he fell in love with years ago, he had to protect the empty shell in his chest called a heart.
"A Must Read.."
Christmas is a lonely time for Kelly Lane. In her thirty's and single, she has given up the dream she'd always had. Mac Brentwell is only going through the motions. Living the high profile life people believe lawyers have, he's a playboy, a different woman on his arm every night. What people don't know is that most nights he goes home alone. And he's lonely, dreaming of the day he might get that Christmas wish he had so long ago.
Eight years ago, Dean and Katy shared a hot and heavy kiss in the barn. Katy couldn’t believe her luck when the sexy Dean kissed her. She had dreamt of that day since her father became partners with his family’s ranch. Although Dean had been in love with her all through his senior year he pulled back claiming she was too young. That she was just a kid. Running from the barn hurt and in tears, Katy was determined that one day Dean would see her as a beautiful woman.
Sabrina Tucker always gets what she wants...That is, until she meets Sam Michaels. Sabrina, not used to being told no, will stop at nothing to claim Sam. Sam, never having been pursued so ruthlessly, will do anything to keep her away. Sam's family has tried for years to get him to settle down. They say they don't understand why he guards his heart. Why should he wear his heart on his sleeve? They know the reason - hell, everyone knows. Why give your heart to someone only to have it ripped out?
Rick Hinder is running for his life. The men he owes money to want to be repaid any way they can get it. Going to his younger brother, Gage, is out of the question. They may be brothers, but Gage is a cop, and cops don't help people like him. However, he needs cash now. Fate is a cruel bitch. He thinks he has found his way out with Alicia. He is counting on the fact she still feels something for him. If he can play her, win her heart, he's a shoe in for the money she's made writing. She has to have money, right?
"a couple of good twists"