It’s Christmas in Copper Ridge, and love is waiting to be unwrapped…
Falling for a bad boy once is forgivable. Twice would just be foolish. When Sabrina Leighton first offered her teenage innocence to gorgeous, tattooed Liam Donnelly, he humiliated her, then left town. The hurt still lingers. But so does that crazy spark. And if they have to work together to set up her family winery’s new tasting room by Christmas, why not work him out of her system with a sizzling affair?
Thirteen years ago, Liam’s boss at the winery offered him a bribe—leave his teenage daughter alone and get a full ride at college. Convinced he wasn’t good enough for Sabrina, Liam took it. Now he’s back, as wealthy as sin and with a heart as cold as the Oregon snow. Or so he keeps telling himself. Because the girl he vowed to stay away from has become the only woman he needs, and this Christmas could be just the beginning of a lifetime together…
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The last Donnelly just may be down for the count! Liam has always been the hardest to read and the most standoffish, even with his family. We've been getting hints that something happened with Sabrina back when they were teenagers that left it a bitter subject for him, so it's fun to finally get their story! The Copper Ridge characters are always a joy to read and the plot is always thick with family love and angst.
Sabrina Leighton has never forgiven her teenage crush Liam Donnelly for rejecting and humiliating her all those years ago when she put her heart on the line and offered herself to him. Hurt and anger has festered and even though she has told herself she despises him, she still finds herself comparing every man she meets to how he made her feel ... and being let down when nothing ever comes close. She's being forced to work with him to get a new tasting room project completed before the Christmas festivities begin, but she's so not happy about it!
Liam Donnelly had a nightmare of a childhood and left it scarred and feeling like he wasn't good enough for a goodhearted person like Sabrina, so when her father offered him a free ride to college just to leave his daughter alone, he took the opportunity. He went on to prosper and make a lot of money ... and now is back in Copper Ridge playing his part at working the ranch with his brothers. It's obvious every time they run into each other that the draw and attraction is still there, so eventually they agree to act on it and get it out of their systems while they are being forced to work together on this project ... but when all is said and done, will either of them be able to walk away?