If You Were Mine, an all-new sexy and emotional standalone from USA Today Bestselling author Melanie Harlow is now available!
Author: Melanie Harlow
Publication Date: February 28, 2017
Published: MH Publishing LLC
Source: Social Butterfly PR
Theo MacLeod wasn’t supposed to be the one.
Tall, dark and handsome suits me just fine, but the cocky grin, know-it-all attitude, and mammoth ego? No thanks. I only hired him so I wouldn’t have to sit at the singles table again. It was just pretend.
He wasn’t supposed to kiss me.
My heart wasn’t supposed to pound.
We weren’t supposed to spend the night together—the hottest night of my life.
One night turns into a snowed-in weekend away, and even the blizzard of the century can’t cool the fire between us. I can’t get enough—of his smile, of his body, of the way he makes me feel.
We’re nothing alike. He’s a daredevil, and I’m a nervous Nellie. He’s a drifter, and I want to put down roots. He’s an opportunist with a checkered past, and I’m a Girl Scout volunteer.
But none of it matters when I’m in his arms.
I know he’s made mistakes. I know his wounds are deep, and he doesn’t trust easily. I know he doesn’t believe he could ever be enough to make me happy, but he could.
All he has to do is stay.
Tall, dark and handsome isn't exactly what Claire expected, but she wasn't complaining when bad-boy with baggage comes into the picture. Theo has walls and the last thing he wants is a relationship or anyone to bypass them. But Claire becomes his exception. After having a one time taste, he can't get enough or let her go. But of course he thinks he doesn't deserve her.
What I loved about both Claire and Theo is that they both tugged on my heartstrings. I genuinely rooted for both of them. Claire wasn't this over the top heroine. She didn't make me want to chuck her out a window. She has simple goals in life but she wasn't a push over. And Theo complimented her in the best way.
Read this. It will be the best thing you do.
Melanie Harlow likes her martinis dry, her heels high, and her history with the naughty bits left in. When she's not writing or reading, she gets her kicks from TV series like VEEP, Game of Thrones, House of Cards, and Homeland. She occasionally runs three miles, but only so she can have more gin and steak. Melanie is the author of the HAPPY CRAZY LOVE series, the FRENCHED series, and the sexy historical SPEAK EASY duet, set in the 1920s. She lifts her glass to romance readers and writers from her home near Detroit, MI, where she lives with her husband, two daughters, and pet rabbit.
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