Sunny retreats with secretive old friends, enticing desert strangers, and getaway romances at the beach comprise this year's edition of short fiction, featuring the work of Annette Broadrick, Mackie Merritt, and Justine Davis.
Deep Cover -- Annette Broadrick
Melody Young was in for a shock when an injured Ryan O'Rourke convinced her to take him on her vacation. She allowed her childhood nemesis to hide out at her summer retreat, but not before vowing to use the opportunity to uncover Ryan's deep secret...
The Raider -- Justine Davis
Former corporate whirlwind Gunnar Royce had left the cold business of takeovers for the warm sun, the surf...and Jill Brown. But could Gunnar avoid his former life for long, or would the remembered rush of power and success lure him from the woman he loved?
Stranded -- Jackie Merritt
Ty Ruskin stopped to help the driver of a stalled RV and found himself stranded in the desert with gorgeous Loren Tanner. The sexy rancher didn't mind spending a few days-and night-with Loren. With any luck, the tow truck would never come...