Beth Porter’s intent to relax and get her life in order on a personal ski trip is shattered when she makes a wrong turn, gets lost, and careened her car into a snow-filled ditch on Mountain White. Delirious, and half-unconscious, she is plucked from the brink of death by a mountain monster, or so she thought.
The mountain monster had a name, and it was Tyler Skov, a quiet mountain dweller who prefers books to television and walkie-talkies to cellphones. Accustomed to the silence and living alone, he is forced to adjust to Beth’s non-stop chatter and New York state of mind.
Learning to coexist, they discover that they have more in common than they realized and that an accidental car crash created more than a friendship, it created a bond that could not be broken, or forgotten.
Enjoy 17 excerpts of outstanding fiction by authors Christa Allan (All They Want for Christmas), Judith Arnold (Changes), Marilyn Brant (The Road to You), Sylvie Fox (The Good Enough Husband), Jenny Gardiner (Something in the Heir), Maria Geraci (That Thing You Do), Tonya Kappes (Checkered Crime), Leslie Langtry (Merit Badge Murder), Leslie Lehr (Wife Goes On), Maggie Marr (One Night for Love), Ellen Meister (Dorothy Parker Drank Here), Ellyn Oaksmith (50 Acts of Kindness), Jess Riley (Mandatory Release), Saralee Rosenberg (Dear Neighbor, Drop Dead), Sara Rosett (Elusive), Wendy Tokunaga (His Wife and Daughters), and L.J. Wilson (Ruby Ink).
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Dr. Walker Anderson is a practical guy, a highly skilled surgeon and an upstanding member of society. With his worldly possessions sold, he prepares to embark on a noble mission trip to rural China. He never thought such adage of love could apply to him until he spots the love of his life from the window of a bus one fateful day. Commitments are abandoned and important life decisions are put on hold as he devotes his days to learning a new skill, that of a Peeping Tom.
Globe-trotting Jared Hayes has often been asked by friends and family whether he is running toward or away from something. It is a question he hasn’t been able to answer. After another exhaustive trip, he has had enough of airplanes and exotic locales. He is looking forward to being in his own bed and sleeping through the next couple of days. But a passing glimpse of the love of his life has him crossing the Pacific running after his heart on a trip of a lifetime.