>It's more than a lucky break when music journalist Claire Abby lands a Rolling Stone cover story with British rock star Christopher Penman. Claire spent her teenage years gazing at his posters on her bedroom wall, fantasizing he was her boyfriend, and falling in love with his mysterious green eyes. Two decades later, in person, Chris is everything Claire feared - off-the-charts sexy, ridiculously charming, and utterly nerve-wracking. He's not about to discuss the rumors he's dodged for a decade, but she has a job to do.
Christopher Penman and Claire Abby know very well that their break-up was the ultimate test of their love. Now back together, they're looking only to the future. Christopher's band is making a run at it after a long hiatus. Claire lands a magazine job she never dreamed of. Only a ring on Claire's finger and a baby on the way could make their new life more complete, and Chris is determined they'll have it all.
Alex Halford's rock star husband, Glenn, steals away in the middle of the night, leaving her with their two boys, a mountain of debt, and one person to turn to - his lifelong friend and bandmate, David Callahan. David helps Alex pick up the pieces of her shattered life, happy to have any time with the woman he's loved for 17 years. Every moment with her is ripe with opportunity, and every last idea running through his mind would destroy his brotherly bond with Glenn.
Cooper Hale lives by the KISS Principle - Keep It Simple, Stupid. It's made his software start-up a huge success, and it's worked for his sex life so far...until his neighbor Allie gets under his skin and he manages to get her into his bed. Confident, sexy Allie knows what she wants, and being around her makes every testosterone-driven part of him want to make things very complicated. With an ad agency to run, Allie Flynn has had her quota of complications.
Olivia and Brian Saunders once had a sex life worth bragging about, but after nine years of marriage, the sizzle has fizzled. Longing to reclaim their passionate past, Olivia purchases The Lust Letters, an adult novelty item guaranteed to spice up your love life. A zealous first round of play prompts Brian to read their cue for next time: share your deepest fantasy and ask your partner to fulfill it. Brian whisks Olivia off to Manhattan to pursue the fantasy he's never revealed - he wants another man to pleasure her while he watches.
"Hot and Steamy Love Story!"
When her fiancé destroyed her with a "Dear Katie" letter a week before their wedding, Kate Stillman still took a vow - it would be a cold day in hell before she gave a man anything more than one night. Free from emotional entanglements, her photography career is skyrocketing, there's the occasional hot one-night-stand, and her heart is off-limits. It's the perfect plan until a Miami getaway brings her face-to-face with Peter Barrett.