Synopses & Reviews
Douglas lures readers into a web of suspense and romance with her third Intimate Relations contemporary (after Redemption). Mandy Monroe is upset after losing her job in San Francisco where she worked as a barista and saddened when her sister leaves town to travel to Washington D.C. Mandy has had a crush on her housemate Marc Reed ever since he began to ride his old bicycle by the coffee shop where she worked. As Mandy and Marc finally give in to their shared passions they realize that there is potential for a relationship that will go beyond a mere one night stand. Their relationship seems to progress very quickly even by the standards of people who’ve known each other for some time. When a hypnotherapist assists Marc with his interpreting his dreams Marc begins to understand much more about his past and the fracture in his relationship with his father increases. And when someone seeks to harm Marc and Mandy he is determined to find out who’s behind the threats and keep his new lover safe. Charismatic supporting characters round out the fast pace of this novel which will likely appeal to fans who like their romance sizzling with the suspense taking on a less important role. (July)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
PASSION NEVER SLEEPS.
Small-town barista Mandy Monroe will never forget the first time she saw the man of her dreams. Every morning, this impossibly gorgeous hunk would ride his bike past her coffee shop, fueling her wildest romantic fantasies. But when she learns that her crush is none other than vineyard owner Marc Reed, one of America s hottest young entrepreneurs, Mandy knows her fantasy will never become a reality. That is, until Marc s home burns down and he moves in with her
As a roommate, Marc is as warm, friendly, and down-to-earth as he is rich, famous, and heartstoppingly handsome. But beneath his laidback exterior beats the heart of a red-blooded man with an uncontrollable urge to take Mandy in his arms and make mad, passionate love to her. Mandy is everything he s ever wanted; she s sweet, smart, funny, and irresistibly sexy. But how he can tell her the truth about his past? How can he explain the nightmares that haunt him every night? And how can he tell Mandy he loves her without putting her heart, and her life, in danger?