Here's another winner from Black. Spicy and fun, this romp between the sheets will thrill erotica and mystery fans alike. Alyssa and Luc create real heat while the supporting characters provide plot depth. Furthermore, Black's story of a stripper turned restaurateur reminds readers that
we choose what it is that defines us.
Alyssa won't let anything mess up the launch of her restaurant. So when her celebrity guest chef Luc attempts to back out of his commitment to cook for opening week, Alyssa refuses to let him. Luc is trying to start a family but is haunted by memories of his tryst with Alyssa, who he thinks isn't mom material. However, Alyssa is determined to prove him wrong. Will her violent stalker bring them together or tear them apart for good? (HEAT, Mar., 368 pp., $15.00)