A Dare Island Novel
New York Times bestselling author of the Dare Island novels, including Carolina Home, Carolina Girl, and Carolina Man, and the Children of the Sea series, Virginia Kantra has won numerous industry awards, including Romance Writers of America’s RITA Award and two National Readers’ Choice Awards.
Jack Rossi is Dare Island’s new police chief. The laid-back North Carolina community is just what he needs to recover from a rocky marriage and a big-city police department. He’s learned his lesson: no more high-profile women or high-pressure jobs. The last thing he wants is an unconventional alt girl rocking his world.
Grad student Lauren Patterson made headlines when she kept a bank robbery from going bad. She’s fled to Dare Island to clear her head and focus on writing her story. However, sexy Jack Rossi is a distraction that’s too hot to ignore, and it’s igniting an affair too combustible to resistor quit.
But when their pasts come looking for them, Jack and Lauren find themselves fighting for the future they deserve, whatever the price.
Praise for Virginia Kantra and the Dare Island novels
“Virginia Kantra delivers.”—Jayne Ann Krentz, New York Times bestselling author
“It’s always a joy to read Virginia Kantra.”—JoAnn Ross, New York Times bestselling author
“Hums with the rhythm of life…I loved it.”—Mariah Stewart, New York Times bestselling author of At the River’s Edge
“Intimate and inviting...Contemporary romance at its most gratifying.”—USA Today