Cynical Heart by Vivian Rose Lee
Dana Whalen should have been livid when she returned home from a business trip to find her fiancé in her bed with another woman. Yet how could she when just 12 hours ago she was indulging in the same thing with the CFO of the Howard Bros Consultants. Later to discover that she had been taking care of her fiancé and his outside family for the past three years. So any guilt she felt for sleeping with Cabel Howard went out the window leaving her with a lifetime memory of her one night stand with Cab Howard.
Cab Howard CFO of the Howard Bros. Consultants is not an easy man to get along with and had serious trust issues with women due to a heartbreak he suffer years ago rendering him the hard cynical man he is today. That is until Dana Whalen CFO of Whalen Consultants, the company HBC was negotiating a merger with walked in to his life. From the moment he saw her he knew he had to have her. She could possibly be the one woman to heal his heart. After they indulge in a one night stand Cab knew he wanted to explore the possibility of a relationship. She brought out feeling in him he thought were dormant. In that brief connection he felt a happiness he thought he would never feel again just from one night of wild, passionate indulging, only to wake to find Dana Whalen had skipped out on him. Later he discovered she was engaged to another enhancing his negative view on women and was relieved he had not opened his cynical heart to her. The problem with that is he couldn't completely forget her and with the successful merger of the two firms, he was not sure if he was capable of working with the woman that forever lingered in his mind.