Men of Silverlake: Book 1
Repairing this house could cost him everything...
Maddox Stone's construction company is barely hanging on by a nail thanks to the new guy in town taking all his business. If Maddox hopes to save his company he'll need a lucrative job and fast. When Beth Donner hires him to remodel her grandmother's old Victorian he leaps at the chance. But it isn't long before his mind is on more than siding and shingles. Beth tugs at him in ways he's never felt before. But it's going to take all his patience to get past Beth's wounded heart.After Beth Donner is viciously attacked by a mugger that left her face scarred for life, her husband considers her damaged goods and dumps her. She’s more than ready to retreat from the pain of life. Inheriting her grandmother’s old mansion in the gorgeous town of Silverlake, Ohio seems like the perfect place to escape.Her first order of business is to hire Maddox to restore the regal beauty. Having the rugged man around is doing wonders for her battered self-esteem, but there’s someone in Silverlake with a more sinister plan for her.
Soon, Beth finds herself immersed in a forty-year-old mystery, a very persistent ghost and a past that refuses to stay buried.
contemporary romance -- novel length