One Summer Night is the perfect escape! It's tender, funny and sexy, with wonderful characters you'll fall in love with. You can't go wrong with Caridad Pineiro.—RAEANNE THAYNE, USA Today bestselling author
She knows the kind of man he is;
The kind who breaks hearts.
But a hot summer at the Jersey Shore
Might be just what they need to light up their lives…
As the only daughter of a single mom, Connie Reyes swore she would never put herself or her child in a similar position. But when she runs into oh so tempting Jonathan Pierce at a wedding, she knows she must stay away. She'll fall for him—hard. And he's not the type to stick around.
Ever since he left town after their teenaged fling, Jonathan hasn't been able to forget about Connie. He can't wait for the wedding—to show her the man he's become. And when the night finally comes, their mutual desire will lead to unexpected consequences neither of them were prepared for…
At the Shore Series:
One Summer Night (Book 1)
What Happens in Summer (Book 2)
Pineiro returns to the idyllic beachside hamlet of Sea Kiss, N.J., in this enjoyable, heartfelt contemporary about second chances, the second in her At the Shore series (after One Summer Night). Driven, ambitious Connie Reyes sets practicality aside one college summer for a magical romance with wealthy Jonathan Pierce. When they split on less than favorable terms, Connie buries herself first in school, then in her career as a lawyer. Jonathan a sensitive, misunderstood type readers will fall head over heels for parlays his entrepreneurial skills into a multi-million-dollar tech and design firm. When Connie's close friend Maggie gets involved with Jonathan's older brother, Owen, prickly Connie and laid-back Jonathan are reunited. At first they snipe at each other, but they soon give in to passion. When a life-changing situation arises, Connie and Jonathan are forced to decide whether what they have is temporary or if it is meant to last forever. Pineiro's clever characterization ensures that Jonathan's vulnerability and Connie's deep-seated fear of loss will steal readers' hearts. While a few well-worn tropes sneak into the story, the author, to her credit, makes them seem almost new. This story is sweet and spicy at the same time, and all-around satisfying.