By Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Sugar Beth Carey's get back to Parrish, Mississippi, and she's introduced her popularity for wreaking havoc along with her. She's broke, determined, and too proud to teach it, in spite of her previous enemies lining up for an opportunity to get even. Her former girlfriends have their eyebrow pencils sharpened into deadly issues. Winnie Davis, her longtime rival, is totally armed with the cash, energy, and status that had as soon as been Sugar Beth's. yet worst of all is Colin Byrne, the guy whose occupation Sugar Beth had destroyed -- and never precisely by accident. Now Colin's a recognized novelist residing in Sugar Beth's previous mansion, and this contemporary day darkish prince is utilizing his writer's mind's eye to determine find out how to convey the town's attractive former princess to her knees. yet regardless of her sassy mouth, feisty spirit, and hardheaded methods, Sugar Beth's not the spoiled wealthy lady all of them have in mind. No, now she's a lady to be reckoned with ... and a very good colossal reckonin' is set to take place, now not least of concerned with one darkish prince who may well -- simply may well -- be brooding about falling in love with the wickedest lady on the town. Ain't She candy? A humorous, heartwarming, oh-so-spicy tale of affection, friendship, and the opportunity of happily-ever-after.
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Contempt trumped pity any damn day. She watched him cross his legs, the movement an unsettling combination of feline grace and male strength. “We used to call you the Duke behind your back,” she said. ” “I was. Still am, for that matter. ” She wondered if he was married. If not, the single women of Parrish must be lining up at the door with coconut cakes and casseroles. She moved toward the fireplace and tried to look assertive. ” He didn’t look as though he knew how to enjoy anything, except maybe conquering India.
Amy stuck a serving fork on the ham platter. ” “If you get the chance, you know you will,” Leeann retorted. “We all will because we’re dying of curiosity. ” Blond and perfect, Winnie thought. She fought the urge to run to the mirror so she could remind herself that she was no longer lumpy, awkward Winnie Davis. Although her cheeks would never lose their roundness, and she couldn’t do anything about the small stature she’d inherited from her father, she was slim and toned by five grueling sessions a week at Workouts.
Leeann slipped her hand inside her dipping neckline to tug at her bra strap. Of all the Seawillows, she had the best breasts, and she liked to show them off. “Not for long, I’ll bet. ” Silence fell over the kitchen. Amy broke it by saying what all of them were thinking. ” Because Winnie hadn’t been one of them. She alone hadn’t been a Seawillow. Ironic, since she was now their leader. Sugar Beth had come up with the idea for the Seawillows when she was eleven. She’d chosen the name from a dream she’d had, although none of them could remember what it was about.