Brooke Baxter is living it up in the city of Chicago, not looking for love, but definitely open to it. Meeting her best friend’s nemesis throws her for a loop. She wants to stay loyal to the friendship, but she also wants to explore her attraction to the man she’s banned from speaking to.
Ridge Montgomery is done with women, at least for now. Meeting his employee’s best friend changes his mind. The inexplicable connection he feels with Brooke doesn’t make any sense. Relationship hopping is not his thing, yet here he is. Taking a risk has never felt this good.
Miranda Bryant is not looking for a permanent relationship, and she already knows that kids are not in her future. She is happy to spend her free time with her cat and hang out with her friends.
Jackson Pitt loves being a single dad but is not opposed to finding a life partner who would love his daughter as much as he does.
Emmy Pitt is an almost four-year-old little girl who just wants a cat. And a mommy.
Lexi Connors is the perfect socialite on the Chicago scene. Until she’s not. Her first priority now needs to be finding ways to support herself, and definitely not how to fall in love with her ex’s best friend.
Marco Cavalli has been in love with Lexi ever since he first laid eyes on her. Unfortunately, his best friend got to her first. When life throws Lexi in his path, one thing is for certain. She will be his. Forever.
Maci Roberts is trying to forge her own path away from the only support system she’s ever known, her family. She recently graduated college, she’s a freelance writer, and now she just scored a very well paid job as a nanny. The only thing she wishes she could forget about is meeting the guy who blew her mind on her very last spring break as a college student.
Damian Stone is a well-respected attorney whose life is fairly simple. Until a trip to the beach turns his entire existence upside down. Meeting Maci is the best and also the worst thing that could’ve happened to him. What he thought was a very well thought-out plan ends up being a life choice he never expected to have to make.
***This story has heart, humor and lots of heat that’s intended for readers who are 18 or older***
Andie Bale lives in Ann Arbor (Go Blue!), Michigan, with her husband, daughter and awesome four-legged baby. Her love of reading started at a young age when sneaking her mother’s romance books to read was the highlight of her day. Now, I am beyond grateful and excited to be able to bring the characters in her head to life.