Faltering by Julia Danes
One exotic location, one sex-filled week, one secret to hide …
Bad luck. Emma’s life has been full of it lately. Abandoned by her best friend. Stranded in a foreign country without cash or a passport. She’s ready to give up her dreams of an exotic adventure and head home. But when a sexy stranger offers to help how can she say no?
A challenge. Alec Hawthorne is handsome, charismatic, and used to getting what he wants. So when he spots Emma, alone and in trouble, he can’t resist pursuing her. But meeting Emma threatens to undo all his carefully laid plans.
Consuming desire. Emma didn’t plan on finding romance while studying abroad, but that doesn’t stop her from being seduced by Alec’s intense, demanding charms. When he asks her to spend the week with him how can she refuse?
Difficult choices. Little do they know their instant attraction spells trouble. When Emma finds out the secret Alec’s been keeping can she learn to trust him again? Is Alec willing to give up everything he’s been working for to be with Emma?
This is book one in the Faltering series.