She'll bare her body, then pray he won't demand her soul.
Melanie Craine has no time for a man in her life. With so many of her GIRL GEAR partners distracted by true love, someone has to keep business booming. But when videographer Jacob Faulkner digitally captures her completely unprofessional behavior, she's determined to make him see what's beneath her attitude. To that end—and for Jacob's eyes only—she films herself doing a steamy striptease.
Jacob never expected Melanie to retaliate the way she did, slowly removing each item of clothing just for him. Now that he's working in the GIRL GEAR office filming a documentary, there's no way he can keep things with her professional. And it can't get any better when he finds out she doesn't want anything more from him than sex. Or at least that's what they both think.
About the Author
A native Texan, Alison sold one of the first of her over fifty published works live on the "Isn't It Romantic?" episode of CBS 48 Hours. The resulting book, CALL ME, was a Romantic Times finalist for Best First Series Book. Alison's book, A LONG, HARD RIDE, part of Harlequin's 60th Anniversary celebration, was nominated for an RT Reviewer's Choice Award for Best Harlequin Blaze of 2009. STRIPTEASE, a 2003 release from Harlequin Blaze and part of her popular gIRL-gEAR series, was also an RT Reviewer's Choice Award nominee.
Her 2005 Kensington Brava release, THE BEACH ALIBI, was a nominee for the national Quill Awards, sponsored by Reed Business Information. Alison is also the author of THE COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO WRITING EROTIC ROMANCE, and her 2009 novel, NO LIMITS, was a Cosmopolitan Magazine Red Hot Read. THE SECOND CHANCE CAFE, the first in her Hope Springs series from Amazon Montlake, was a 2014 RITA finalist in contemporary romance.
If there's a better career out there than writing, she doesn't want to know about it, as she's quite happy putting pen to paper in the backyard of her Texas home. That's where she lives with her petroleum geologist husband, three rescue dogs, and a colony of not-quite-feral cats, battling the heat each year to raise a bumper crop of tomatoes and jalapeno peppers.