By Susan Mallery
The unrelenting cheer in Fool's Gold, California, is bringing out the humbug in dancer Evie Stryker. She realized early on that Christmas miracles don't take place, a minimum of no longer for her. And this yr appears like no exception. An damage has pressured her to come to the kinfolk fold, irrespective of that they're estranged. She won't upload to the awkward state of affairs through being seduced through the bad-boy charms of her brother's ally, the final guy she may still ever are looking to date. even if she's recruited to level the Fool's Gold wintry weather pageant, she vows to do as promised, then stream ahead along with her lifestyles anyplace yet here.Jaded legal professional Dante Jefferson is being used to the backwater city he now reluctantly calls domestic, however the pounding of little dancers' toes above his transitority place of work is greater than any guy must have to take! while he confronts their stunning instructor, he's unprepared for the appeal that sears him all the way down to the soul. Evie is his top friend's sister--off-limits until he's prepared to threat his middle. Dante has continuously believed that love is the main harmful strength within the universe, yet that was once earlier than he needed to reckon with the magic of a undeniable small city, the place miracles do appear to happen....
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Warm and, hey, big enough that nobody knew her name —which was how she preferred things. She just wanted to live her life without getting involved with other people. Was that too much to ask? A stupid question, she reminded herself. She was here now, and responsible for a holiday tradition. She would get it right because she knew what it was like to be disappointed, and there was no way she was doing that to her students. She rounded a corner and walked up to the fire station in the center of town.
Evie had spent her life in search of the perfect combination of being strong enough to dance and thin enough to look good in whatever costume her job required. Which meant being hungry every day of her life since her fourteenth birthday. “Hey, Charlie,” Evie said and forced a smile. ” “Sure. ” The fire station was warm and brightly lit. The big trucks gleamed, and holiday music played over a hidden sound system. Charlie led the way to a massive kitchen with seating for maybe fifteen or twenty, long counters and a six-burner, restaurant-style stove.
She could easily list ninety-seven ways she would rather spend her time. Maybe more. The door swung open unexpectedly, and Charlie Dixon stepped out. “Evie? ” Charlie was a little taller than Evie, and much bigger. The other woman was all broad shoulders and muscle. The latter no doubt necessary because of her job. Evie had spent her life in search of the perfect combination of being strong enough to dance and thin enough to look good in whatever costume her job required. Which meant being hungry every day of her life since her fourteenth birthday.
A Fool's Gold Christmas by Susan Mallery