From the master of romance, Nora Roberts, comes a story about love and the magic of the holiday season.
Escaping the rat race and the lure of gold-digging women, wealthy businessman Vance Banning moves to a small, rural retreat, telling the townsfolk that he's an out-of-work carpenter. All he wants is peace, quiet, and to keep away from women. So the last thing he needs is a charitable neighbor, especially a beautiful, gracious, and persistent neighbor of the female persuasion, but there's something about Shane Abbott he just can't ignore.
Vance is certain his cover story will stop his lovely neighbor from getting too friendly, but Shane is determined to break down his resistance. Vance has been burned once, so only a fool would fall for the same innocent act twice. And he's no fool. But he has no idea how relentless Shane Abbott can be when it comes to giving a helping hand...or a loving heart.
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Not one of Nora's strongest efforts, but to her credit, it was one of her earlier books republished. I would have given it higher marks if a chunk hadn't been missing. I thought the book ended on an odd note. There were plot lines that weren't resolved. I just chalked it up to inexperience until I went to the store, picked up the printed book and found out the last chapter was missing! I stood in Wal-Mart and finished reading it.
It makes me kind of leary to buy anymore audiobooks if they aren't going to be complete.
Sorry, Nora I ever doubted you...