Coralie was dismayed at her lukewarm welcome . . .
Getting established in the south of England as an interior decorator, even one with a unique specialty, wasn't going to be easy.
Particularly when one of the clients was architect Jake Samuels, a wealthy widower with a troubled young son. Jake's abrasiveness, his downright dictatorialness, were enough to raise the hackles on anyone's neck--never mind those of a hot-tempered little Yorkshire miss such as Coralie.
She'd fled from one nasty experience--and wasn't about to start her new life with another!