Photojournalist Erica Desoto hadn’t set out for Ireland looking for a hookup, either, but being abroad incites a spark of adventure in her. Curt is way too smart and a little cynical, but he makes her laugh and think rebellious thoughts. For the first time in over a decade, she starts to believe that she deserves more from her relationships. Further, she wonders if the inscrutable Irishman could be the missing piece to her bold new life.
Frustratingly, Curt is repelling anything resembling commitment. His family has too many embarrassing secrets, and he’s terrified that if he fully falls for Erica, she’ll be the one who quits first.
He may be a genius with numbers, but when it comes to matters of the heart, he’s way behind the learning curve.
***Note: this story contains scenes of workplace harassment and references to past assaults.***
This book was first published by Lyrical Press in 2013. This is a revised second edition.
Other Hearts and Minds series books (subject to availability):
1 - SAINT AND SCHOLAR
3 - SEEING RED
4 - ON THE ROPES