She’s the flame in his heart… He’s the heat she can't ignore…
Dependable and loyal to a fault, sexy bachelor Grant Twombley doesn’t usually find himself in the friend zone, but that’s the predicament he’s in now with headstrong and heartbroken Rio Gibson—who, with sexy sass and beguiling wit, hides her hobby-level thrill of lighting fires from everyone who cares about her.
On a private cruise from Southern California to Hawaii and back, Grant does everything in his power to heal Rio’s mind, body, and soul. But Rio continues to reject his persistence, despite her own growing desire for their passion. Even though her worst enemy continues to be her tangled, tormented mind.
When unexpected guests join the last leg of their journey, Rio must hold herself together long enough to bring everyone home safely. If she can’t rise to the challenge, she’s destined to watch all that her heart holds dear go up in smoke. Again
USA Today bestselling romance author Angel Payne loves to focus on high-heat romance starring memorable alpha men and the women who love them. She has numerous book series to her credit, including the action-packed Bolt Saga and Honor Bound series, Secrets of Stone series (with Victoria Blue), the intertwined Cimarron and Temptation Court series, the Suited for Sin series, and the Lords of Sin historicals, as well as several standalone titles.
Angel is a native Southern Californian, leading to her love of being in the outdoors, where she often reads and writes. She still lives in Southern California with her soul-mate husband and beautiful daughter, to whom she is a proud cosplay/culture con mom. Her passions also include whisky tasting, shoe shopping, and travel
International bestselling author, Victoria Blue lives in her own portion of the galaxy known as Southern California. There, she finds the love and life sustaining power of one amazing sun, two unique and awe inspiring planets and four indifferent, yet comforting moons. Life is fantastic and challenging and everyday brings new adventures to be discovered. She looks forward to seeing what’s next!