In a classic story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen, two strangers navigate the territory of their hearts—and the irresistible pull of desire.
After taking a break from pop stardom to turn his musical hand to composing—earning both a Tony and an Oscar for his efforts—Rex Brody is making a triumphant return to performing with a sold-out, coast-to-coast tour. But he has one crucial stop to make first: his aunt’s home in New Hampshire. A local psychic is bilking his beloved aunt, and Rex is seeing red. But when he meets the woman’s gorgeous niece, his anger quickly yields to desire. Rex Brody always gets what he wants…and what he wants is to take this beautiful brunette on the road with him.
Tamara Ledford lives a quiet life in a rural community, and she’s quite happy with it. As a skilled herbalist and canny businesswoman, she’s making a name for herself—even if her reputation in other areas dates back to her high school years. Though she tries to be as discreet and reserved as possible, there’s a sultry woman burning at her core. But when the arrogant and extremely intriguing Rex Brody makes a play for her, Tamara fights her instincts. Their chemistry seems highly combustible, but can a small-town girl really find happiness with big-time star?