A woman desperately seeking a new start. A man trying to bury his past. They meet in a romantic paradise. So why don't they want anything to do with each other?
After her predictable and carefully ordered life is upended, Hope Collins realizes a change is in order. This comes when she unexpectedly wins a scuba diving resort on the Caribbean island of St. Croix and arrives to find things are not as expected. But she’s determined to succeed.
Enigmatic dive instructor Alex Monroe is trying to forget the past and only wants a quiet life. But that’s turned upside down when Hope arrives and he finds himself drawn toward her.
Both have their reasons for avoiding any romantic entanglements, but a series of mishaps throws them together and their resolve is tested. Even paradise can have a dark side. Can they learn to trust each other?
When two pasts collide, their scars overlap and giving love a fighting chance might be harder than Hope thought. Ultimately, they must decide what is worth fighting for.
Finding Hope is the first novel in the exciting Half Moon Bay series. It is a slow-burn, sensual, contemporary romance featuring compelling, realistic characters and an irresistible setting.
A woman struggles to succeed in her new life. A man begins to face his greatest tragedy. Can their love withstand the strongest of storms?
Half Moon Bay Resort owner Hope Collins is settling into her new life in St. Croix when disaster strikes. Dive guide and former Navy man Alex Monroe must act when the woman he loves and the resort they are both part of become imperiled.
As a new couple, both must make a stand. Hope finds her hard-won success tested, then must face an unthinkable betrayal. Alex is coming to grips with his darkest memories when his life is upended and he realizes some battles cannot be fought alone.
Together, they must fight to save what they’ve worked so hard to accomplish. Will Hope and Alex be able to face their pasts and triumph over the ultimate danger?
Defending Hope is the second installment in the Half Moon Bay series of sensual contemporary romances which feature mature, compelling characters and an irresistible setting!