SECRET PARADISE (4) by Dara Girard: Romance with a hint of intrigue and mystery makes this novel a must-read and one that readers will never forget. Lucian Kontos’ love for the wrong woman led to betrayal, murder and a mansion that went up in smoke. His brother, Basilio, hires interior decorator Nikki Dupree to restore life back into the rebuilt home. Though their attraction is immediate, Lucian struggles to let the alluring Nikki get too close to his scars, both physical and emotional.
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