Know Me Well
Liam Montgomery is the last person who’d call himself a hero, but he does have a tendency to try to save the world. Now that he’s left the Marine Corps and returned to Wishful, he feels out of place and unsure of what comes next. He does know one thing: The girl who used to look up to him like a brother is all grown up. No way he can see her as a little sister now. And she won’t give him the time of day.
Sanger TaKarian, bastard son of the Roq, commander of thousands, cold-hearted enforcer to the Boss wants one thing–vengeance against the man who slaughtered his family and the government he represents. Years, he’s planned his revenge, and nothing will get in his way, especially not the woman who keeps stumbling in his path, right on the edge of a heat reminding him that his own blood is anything but cold, and he can only deny the commands of his body for so long.
Caden isn’t used to meeting beautiful women on the street. As an attractive billionaire, he’s even less used to them running away. But then his mystery woman shows up as his new assistant, and he’s going to punish her for disappearing on him. A punishment which soon morphs into something else altogether.
The name on the screen was “Absinthe.” But I knew her as the sultry voice blowing up my phone for late night chats about Proust and Hemingway interspersed between the filthiest little … mutually satisfying exchanges … I’d ever experienced in my life. We’d never met. Until the day she walked into my office, her cherry lips wrapped around a candy apple sucker and an all too familiar voice that said, “You wanted to see me, Principal Hawthorne?”