Tangie Killion had to grow up fast. Her childhood might not have been considered normal, but it was a happy one for the most part. After losing her mother to murder when she was just eighteen, she found herself with the responsibility of raising her younger brother and sister. Her dreams sidelined, she stepped up to do what she had to do.
Patrick McNaughton wants more. More people drinking Foghorn’s beer, more money to push their brewery past the competition, and more cooperation from his brothers, who have no sense of urgency. He’s all about conquering one challenge on his way to the next, so long as there’s a remote chance of winning. That’s why Aspen Pane sits in the office down the hall, oblivious to his attraction. Patrick has always wanted more with her, but he never was one to risk it all.