They can’t hide from desire… After life as a cop in Denver leaves him burned-out, Lucas Ridgeway returns to Walkers Ford, South Dakota, to serve as their chief of police. He’s hoping to start over with a clean slate and avoid any emotional entanglements—even after his next-door neighbor kisses... show more
They can’t hide from desire… After life as a cop in Denver leaves him burned-out, Lucas Ridgeway returns to Walkers Ford, South Dakota, to serve as their chief of police. He’s hoping to start over with a clean slate and avoid any emotional entanglements—even after his next-door neighbor kisses him senseless. Alana is passionate, dedicated, and most importantly leaving town soon. So why not have some fun? Alana Wentworth comes from a larger-than-life political family, yet all she wanted was to be a librarian. Then after an embarrassing marriage proposal from Mr. Not-For-Her, she jumps at the chance to live her dream for a few months. She wasn't supposed to get involved with the community—or sexy, troubled Lucas. But when the time comes for Alana to put Walkers Ford behind her, she’s not ready. And Lucas may not be ready for her to go…
Publish date: February 4th 2014
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Walkers Ford (#2)
~ 3 Jaded Stars ~ Won Jaded is my first experience with author Anne Calhoun. I’m not a big contemporary reader. I read mostly PNR or UF, but I felt I needed a break before diving back into my regular reads. I had won Jaded several months ago and felt it was time to check it out. Jaded was a ni...
I liked the story very much, especially the sub-plot with Cody. I was just a bit disappointed with the traditional marriage proposal at the end. Still a page turner.
This is yet another contemporary romance that just hits all the right notes for me. I have enjoyed Anne Calhoun's work ever since I read Liberating Lacey - Anne Calhoun . She writes with a nicely assured voice and is able to effortlessly create just the type of intimate, believable relationship t...
Alana Wentworth comes from a large political family. After an embarrassing public proposal, she takes the opportunity to act as a stand in librarian in a small town of Walkers Ford and escape a life she never thought was meant for her. Lucas Ridgeway returned to Walker's Ford to serve as their chief...
As the author reminds us several times in the text this is a small-town cop/librarian romance. The story starts off with Alana initiating a casual physical relationship with Lucas to introduce something different into her life before she returns to the big city. Unfortunately the author harped on so...