All Summer Long (Fool's Gold, Book 9)
Former lingerie version grew to become entrepreneur Clay Stryker has enjoyed, tragically misplaced and vowed that he will by no means threat his center back. After making his fortune, the youngest of the rugged Stryker brothers returns to Fool's Gold, California, to place down roots on a ranch of his personal. yet he is pissed off to find that even in his place of birth, humans see him just for his world-famous…assets.
Firefighter Chantal (Charlie) Dixon grew up an unpleasant duckling beside her delicately appealing mom, a sense strengthened some time past through a guy who left soul-deep scars. Now she has solid acquaintances, a fantastic activity and the itch to begin a family—yet she cannot stream towards the longer term whereas she's haunted by way of painful memories.
Clay unearths an unforeseen best friend, and unforeseen temptation, in tomboyish Charlie, the one one that sees past his incredible beauty to the genuine guy underneath. but if Charlie involves him with an indecent concept, will they be ready to triumph over their pasts and discover a love that lasts past one really good summer?
To Dominique first due to how she regarded and later as a result of who she used to be. Charlie had additionally obvious the darkish facet of being judged on actual visual appeal. so much strangers gazing her with a “Really? You’re her daughter?” glance of their eyes. Clay leaned again within the sales space and swore softly. “You’re right.” She blinked. “I am?” “Yes. approximately it all. I’ve had a supervisor taking good care of the crap in my lifestyles for the prior ten years. I’ve gotten lazy approximately taking accountability for what I’m doing. Thank.
for many women,” Charlie acknowledged. “It’s silly, yet it’s been pounded into us that the man might be older.” He nodded. “She had difficulty with the age distinction, with the truth that i used to be so younger, my profession. yet i used to be made up our minds to win her.” He paused. “I proposed six instances earlier than she stated certain. We have been married inside of per week. I didn’t wish her to alter her mind.” Charlie laughed. “A guy with a plan.” “I wasn’t the one one. Diane talked to me approximately my destiny. She mentioned I couldn’t be a version.
Of fertility dance. Even somebody along with her loss of event acquired the message. She was once interested in Clay. Sexually attracted. in response to how fast she was once thawing, after a number of extra conferences she will be lowered to a screaming, sobbing groupie. It used to be simply her success that when actually a decade of now not having a unmarried erotic inspiration, she chanced on herself drawn to potentially the best-looking guy on the earth. *** A COUPLE OF days later, Annabelle Weiss slipped into the sales space at Jo’s Bar and.
Shoulder. “No challenge. so long as you don’t brain me having my attorney evaluation each word.” “You don’t belief me?” Rafe requested with a smile. “Sure, yet my mama didn’t bring up no fool.” CHAPTER CHARLIE CHECKED THE saddle one final time, then patted Mason’s part. “Ready?” she requested her horse. He snorted, which she took to intend convinced, then led him out of the barn. The morning nonetheless had a marginally of coolness, even though it may climb to almost 90 later within the afternoon. The sky used to be blue and he or she was once.
requested. “Some. i needed to be with reference to family.” He glanced at her. “I’m beginning a company. Haycations.” She’d heard the time period. “Families spend every week on a operating farm. residing love it was once 1899.” He grinned. “I plan to provide indoor plumbing and net access.” “That will make their youngsters love you.” She thought of the holiday rentals Rafe used to be development and the using horses Shane had lately obtained. “Fool’s Gold is a vacationer vacation spot because it is. this can be going to deliver much more viewers.