A woman afraid to trust.
Sacha Prentiss is not interested in men, and family are not on her list of priorities. Both seem too damn hard after she catches her now ex-husband in bed with her younger sister. Besides, running your own company takes a lot of time.
Meeting up with the sexy guy next door, and unable to forget him, disrupts her workaholic life, so when he tries to reunite her with her sister, Sacha has one more reason to push him away.
A man who doubts he has enough love to share.
Millionaire, Lucas Marshall, is captivated by the gorgeous Sacha - but there’s a problem. He loves his sister more than anything and can’t understand Sacha’s reluctance to give hers a second chance. He loves everything else about her, but family is a deal breaker as far as he’s concerned.
The feisty relationship looks doomed from the start with a woman who’s scared to love again, and a man who has never loved anyone other than his family.
Can passion ever be enough, or will a lack of trust and forgiveness seal their fate?
About the Author
Cheryl Phipps is a New Zealand author of romantic suspense and contemporary women’s fiction. She loves weaving sensual stories that celebrate the joy of love, family and resilience, as well as delivering a heart-racing, happy ending.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Sacha Prentiss is an interior designer in partnership with Sam, an architect and the friend who helped her recover after her divorce. Lucas Marshall is a businessman who needs to completely re-design and decorate a home he has bought to accommodate his invalid sister. The time restraints make it imperative that the work start immediately. Lucas is also house-sitting for his cousin, Jeremy and Jeremy’s partner, Keith while they take some time away. On the first morning in Jeremy’s house, Lucas realizes he has no milk for his coffee and goes next door to borrow some from the nice lady next door. Naturally, Jeremy and Keith had already told Lucas that their next door neighbor, Sacha, is the decorator of their home, so he is anxious to meet this special lady. As Lucas approaches the back screen door, he sees a lovely young woman dancing to the music from her head phones. When she realizes someone is watching, Sacha is embarrassed, realizing she is being observed at such an unguarded moment. Upon hearing the reason for the unexpected visit, Sacha practically threw the milk container at him. Sacha is shocked later to see Lucas enter her office and ask her to work on his cottage. Lucas will make every effort to include Sacha in every step of getting his cottage ready for his sister. Can Sacha and Lucas work together successfully and get the project completed in time? Believable plot with interesting characters and lots of surprises.