The Promise of Paradise

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Jul 15, 2013 - 206 pages
Ashton Kirk, youngest daughter of a prestigious senator, fiancée of a hotshot attorney, and fresh Harvard graduate, is headed for a promising law career when scandal breaks apart her family. To escape, she rents an apartment in the sleepy town of Paradise, New Hampshire, where no one knows who she is.Ashton hopes for solitude, but all bets are off when Eddie West, the town's most eligible bachelor, moves in downstairs. Eddie likes his women and his cars shiny, sleek, and fast, and when he meets his new housemate, he wastes no time getting friendly. While he's looking for a no-strings romance, though, he gets more than he bargained for in Ash, who sees through his bravado to the pain of a loss too fresh to mention.Can two people from different worlds find common ground, a place to fall in love and build a future? Is it possible to find your soul mate in the place you least expect?"This book had secrets, romance, great characters with issues, steam, a kitten, and a slew of emotional scenes all wrapped up with a wonderfully fantastic ending." -Crazy Four Books "This is a well-written story with a slowly evolving romance between two characters from very different worlds. The interactions between Ashton and Eddie crackle with sexual tension as their relationship evolves in a sweetly believable way...Ms. Boniface has written an immensely satisfying story with a drool worthy hero that's still on my mind..." -Words of Wisdom Review Blog"I'm a sucker for opposites attract stories and this one is no disappointment." - 4 Winks from Flirting with Romance "What I really enjoyed about Eddie and Ashton was the slow build up of their relationship. It wasn't rushed and it was sweet...Their backstory is expertly woven in the present and you get a real feel for both Eddie and Ashton and what has led them to this place, Paradise, in their lives. The emotions, twists and turns make this story realistic and moving." -Recommended Read from Harlie's Books"I highly recommend this book if you enjoy some delicious torture with the sexual tension, that is well worth the wait in the end!" -Romance Addict Book Blog

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About the author (2013)

Allie was born and raised in a tiny community in upstate New York, which probably explains her fascination with the magic of small town life. She earned her B.A. in English from the University of Rochester in New York and a M.A. in English Literature from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Since 1997, she has enjoyed life in the northern NYC suburbs, where she lives with her husband and teaches English and Education to high school students. In her spare time, she and her husband love to travel. She is also a runner, a musician and an animal-lover.Allie writes sensual contemporary romance. She reads in all genres and loves chatting with other readers and writers about any topic under the sun. You can find her around the Web, at writers' conferences, giving workshops, swapping stories, and generally chatting about romance writing. Allie loves stories set in small towns and is a firm believer in the power of love and the emotions that connect us all!

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