Claire Kendall ran away from her small town after high school and never looked back, leaving her sister behind. Now Janice’s sudden death forces Claire to go home. She’s responsible for her sullen nephew, a teen who blames Claire for saving herself and not his mother. Complicating everything is Tucker Hall, the high school football coach who takes Nick under his wing.
Marooned on a sand planet, injured, and separated from her crew, Captain Danica Miller is not having a good day. When she’s rescued from the desert by a huge, gold-skinned alien, she doesn’t know whether to be relieved or to panic. Not only is he clearly a barbarian—a barely-dressed one at that—he seems to be able to read her thoughts. Even worse? She can sense his. And he seems to think she’s his to claim.
Billionaires like him have a type. And it’s not me… I’m not the kind of girl who has one-night stands. Except…I did. What can I say? After a few drinks with a gorgeous man who made me feel alive for the first time since losing my mom, I was powerless to say no. And I didn’t regret it. Not one minute of our hot, mind-melting night together.