Hearts Under Fire
Operation: Hot Spot Book 1
Trish McCallan Inc
February 27, 2015
Available in: e-Book, Trade Size
A woman on the prowl…
After three years of grieving, widow Demi Barnes is ready for another relationship—a purely physical relationship. One that won’t involve her heart, interfere with her life or tarnish the love she still carries for her beloved husband. Aiden Winchester, her best friend’s brother, fits the bill. As an active operator within the elite SEAL program, he’s rarely home, and his dangerous career insures she’ll lock down any stray feelings for fear he’ll break her already fragile heart. And then there’s the way his long, lean body, chiseled features and delicious ass launch a full array of tingles, chills and hormonal meltdowns whenever
he’s near. The problem? Aiden’s barely aware she exists.
A SEAL on a mission…
Aiden Winchester wanted Demi Barnes the moment his sister introduced them, but she was married and off limits. After her husband’s death, he battened down his hunger and waited for her to open herself emotionally. But when he discovers the woman he’s lusted after for five long years is about to embark on a rebound fling with someone else, it’s full steam ahead and all ammunition on deck. The only man Demi will take to bed—or on the kitchen table or up against the wall—is him. And it
won’t be a short-term fling.
A double-edged seduction…
On the battlefield of desire every advantage counts, so when a persistent admirer turns stalker, Aiden grabs the opportunity to move in with Demi under the guise of protection. The two square off in a close-quarters battle of the heart—but when the passion settles and the sheets cool, will their connection prove fleeting or permanent?
****Hearts Under Fire takes place several weeks prior to the events in Forged in Ash. Nor is it part of the four book story arc that spans Forged in Fire, Forged in Ash, Forged in Smoke and Forged in Ember. Bound by Seduction is a short contemporary romance that focuses on the budding romance between two of the secondary characters in Ash. While Aiden’s and emi’s storyline will continue in a full length romantic suspense novel, it will be a standalone romantic thriller and will not be part of the Fire story arc.****
This book was originally published as BOUND BY SEDUCTION.
Trish McCallan was born in Eugene, Oregon, and grew up in Washington State, where she began crafting stories at an early age. Her first books were illustrated in crayon, bound with red yarn, and sold for a nickel at her lemonade stand. Trish grew up to earn a bachelor’s degree in English literature with a concentration in creative writing from Western Washington University, taking jobs as a bookkeeper and human-resource specialist before finally quitting her day job to write full time. Forged in Fire came about after a marathon reading session, and a bottle of Nyquil that sparked a vivid dream. She lives today in eastern Washington. An avid animal lover, she currently shares her home with three golden retrievers, a black lab mix and a cat.