New York Times bestselling author Jaci Burton breaks the rule of mixing business with pleasure when two professional rivals cross paths at a tropical resort… Since Ella Hick's husband died five years ago, she's thrown herself into her work, resisting every thought of getting involved with someone new. Now she's finally ready for a man's touch. And where better to indulge her desire for an anonymous hook-up than at a Hawaiian resort? So she's stunned when the first man she runs into is her number one business rival, Clay Mansfield. Clay's determined to be the man to introduce sex back into Ella's life. He's been by her side ever since her husband died, but only in friendship. Now he can finally release the desire he's held in check all these years. Ella's had plenty of fantasies about Clay over the past couple years and now she can indulge. As long as Clay plays by her no-strings rule: when the vacation is over, they'll go back to being friendly rivals-business only. But they're both about to learn that when it comes to business-and pleasure-rules are made to be broken. Includes a preview of Jaci Burton's Thrown by a Curve No Strings Attached previously appeared in Laced with Desire
After spending too many years to count in the high stress business world, Jaci Burton is thrilled to be living her dream of writing passionate romance. She lives with her husband, who inspires her to create stories about sexy, stubborn alpha males who don't always do what the heroine wants them to.