A love that has smoldered for years ignites when two women and one little boy come together in the aftermath of tragedy. An early morning hotel fire turns out to be anything but routine, and firefighter Reid Webb's best friend and partner, Jimmy Grant, dies. Guilt-ridden and grieving, Reid feels responsible for her partner's young son, Chase. She would do anything for him, even if that means spending far too much time in the company of the woman she's harbored feelings for since high school. Isabel Grant doesn't know anything about raising children. But when she returns to her hometown to assume custody of her orphaned nephew, she gets a crash course. Isabel's struggle to keep her footing in the midst of chaos is further complicated by her growing attraction to Reid, a woman whom Isabel blames for her brother's death.Reid spoke quickly into her radio before she jumped out of the engine behind her crew. They were the ... The four of them worked their way down the slope, and at the bottom they could see a blue Nissan Altima with the roof crushed and the windows broken out. ... Finally, she stripped off her jacket and removed her helmet.
|Publisher||:||Bold Strokes Books Inc - 2007-12-01|