Rory Linfield wants is to give her little boy a perfect Christmas. A new job and new home would be nice, too! So when a mysterious benefactor asks her to manage a shop in a picturesque seashore town, she eagerly accepts. The only catch? Her supergruff - and supersexy! - new boss. The last thing bachelor Erik Sullivan needs to deal with is an inexperienced businesswoman. Especially one whose gentle manner and vulnerable allure awaken feelings he'd rather let lie.