Caliana Crawford is smart, sexy and unemployed. After quitting her mediocre job, she finds herself in need of a break. She goes to the one place that holds her most precious memories, her cabin by the lake. Life hasn’t always been easy for Cali. She lost someone close to her, was betrayed by her lover, and now she only wants to escape reality. What she doesn’t plan on is her sexy neighbor, who has an agenda of his own.
Owen Matthews goes through the motions every day, but knows his life is missing one essential part - Cali. He has never forgotten about the summers he spent by the lake with the gorgeous brunette. When he sees she is back to stay, Owen knows he can’t let her slip through his fingers again. Others think he has it all with owning a multimillion dollar company, but what they don’t know is that he would give it all up to have her in his arms and his bed.
The road to happiness isn’t always easy. His brother returns to his life and brings with him an old flame who threatens to rip Cali and Owen apart. Will they find their salvation with one another or let the events of their past influence their future?
They say that when you love someone to let it free and if it comes back to you then it is ment to be. That is pretty much what happens in this book with Owen and Cali. They grew up spending summers together at their families cabins by the lake. As they grew up, they started to drift apart, not knowing that both of them were in love with each other. After one sizzling goodbye kiss as Cali was leaving for college, they had not seen each other in quite a long time, until Cali leaves her job and goes to her cabin to get away and regroup. When Owen sees that she is there, he knows now is the time to make his move and get his woman.
Owen is a little too perfect. He does all of the right things, is a very wealthy man (with houses all over the place and a private jet to take him there), says the right things and knows how to make a woman swoon. No wonder Cali falls hard and fast for him.Cali is not a woman that wants to lose her independence. She does not want to be the girl that depends on the man to make her feel complete. This is one of the reasons that I like her so much.
It is easy to want to root for Cali and Owen to make it in the relationship world. The other good thing about this book is that there is supporting characters that you start to like just as much as the main characters. This is why I can't wait to see how things go. This is a great first book for Michelle Dare and I am sure that we will have lots more the read from her in the future.
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Michelle Dare is a Jersey girl living over the border in Pennsylvania. She started out as a reader, then became a book blogger. She loves the book community and thought to try her hand at writing. Her first book, My Salvation, is a contemporary romance.She is a married mom with two wonderful children and a German Shepherd, who she considers her third child. She is a lover of books, music and movies. Her favorite band is Maroon 5 and has too many favorite movies to list. Paranormal romance is her favorite genre to read.