Author: Brooke Stanton
Subject: Action & Adventure; Family & Domestic Life; Fiction; Historical; Romance; Women's Fiction
Publisher: Brooke Chirone (2018-10-24)
From an award-winning and #1 bestselling author comes a "HOT, sexy, and sinfully delicious historical romance!" Widower Jack Harrington needs a young man to work on his farm, what he gets is eighteen-year-old Josephine Taylor-a spirited young woman from Manhattan. Always a survivor, Jo manipulates a deal to stay with Jack and his children for a month and prove her worth. If Jack's not satisfied, he'll ship her back to Manhattan, where her only choice is to marry a man she doesn't love. But Jack warns Jo he runs a strict home. If she disobeys he'll slap her backside as red as a rooster's waddle. Undeterred, Jo agrees to his terms.Jack's son, six-year-old Tommy, immediately takes to Jo, desperate for a mother, but sixteen-year-old Ruby is apprehensive and territorial, which is exacerbated when her beau turns his eyes to Jo. Stubborn and willful, Jo tests Jack's limits. But soon the struggle between them turns passionate, and they both struggle to resist temptation. But giving in could mean the ruin of Jo socially and the destruction of Jack emotionally. Do they have the courage to fight against the restraints of society and Jack's guarded heart and fall into the intoxicating embrace of their truest desires...