Despite the Ghosts (paperback)












ISBN Print: 978-1-60154-769-9
Page Count: 296
Word Count: 83048
Rating: Spicy(PG13)


(MSRP: 13.9900)

For spirit medium and parapsychology professor Nola Richards, love is as dead as the ghosts she communicates with. Then one spirit’s cryptic message on her shower door forces her out of the paranormal and into the arms of his hot bachelor brother—business tycoon and complete skeptic Parker Sebastian.

As if dealing with funeral arrangements, an ugly internal audit and his greedy step-family weren’t enough, Parker’s newest problem arrives in a gorgeous, if eccentric, package. After hearing Nola’s “message from beyond,” Parker knows two things: he wants her…and she’s a con artist somehow responsible for his brother’s death.

To help this restless ghost, Nola must overcome Parker’s disbelief. Although sexual energy crackles between them, she knows corporation and meditation don’t mix. It’ll take more than spirit interference and otherworldly signs to make their romance work, Despite the Ghosts.

(Pages 296) Spicy

Excerpt:

“Your brother’s ghost didn’t come back for your peace of mind.

There’s something else...something left unfinished. More than just fingering his killer, I think.”

I had Parker’s full attention now, and my heart picked up in tempo as his gaze intensified. Those gorgeous blue eyes made me all shivery.

“Have any theories?”

“Well, nothing that’s coming to me psychically, if that’s what you mean.” I shrugged. “But if I had to guess, I’d say the typical stuff we’d all worry about with our lives cut short. Wills, things left undone, things unsaid...I don’t know. You knew your brother. What would he linger for?”

Parker gave a snort.

“Women, golf, women, expensive cars, women, scuba diving. Did I mention women?”

I laughed. “That bad, huh?”

“When he died, his girlfriends came swarming like locusts. That’s what I thought you were.”

“How flattering. Was that before or after you un-cuffed me?” I slid up the jacket sleeves and pointed at the red welts on my wrists. “Did the rest of the locusts get the same VIP treatment I did?”

He had the good grace to flush.

“No, you were the only one we had to restrain.” His smile faded as he lifted my wrists to examine them in the low light. Then he placed a lingering kiss on first one wrist, then the other.

My breath caught in my throat, and the smart remark I had lined up fizzled on my lips.

“I’m sorry about that.” His breath warmed my exposed flesh. “I promise never to tie you up again. Unless you ask.”

“Is that lack of sleep talking? Because I’m getting mixed signals.”

He gave a throaty chuckle. “And you said you were psychic.”




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