Eligible bachelor Lucas Campbell is very available, but very picky. A veterinarian in Monterey, California, his life is perfect: he works, he sails, he loves the ocean and the mountains—so why rock the boat? Then Miss Chloe Patterson comes along.
Chloe has the body of a supermodel, the mouth of a sailor, and the fashion sense of teenage guy in 1990s Seattle. A former Miss California, she walked away from a cushy life, bought an old ranch outside Monterey, and turned it into Our Gang, a sanctuary for rescued and abandoned pit bulls. A woman who’s clearly not afraid of dog poop, she enjoys rehabilitating her “warrior angels.”
Local gossip reports that she ditched her fiancé the night before their wedding (true), and that she moved up north to start a new life (also true). She didn’t want to be tied down (true), but she wouldn’t mind being tied up—especially by that hot vet she’s seen around town a few times (true, true, and have-you-seen-his-butt?-true).
But is Chloe ready to date again? And is Lucas ready to take on not only Chloe, but forty pit bulls? One moonlit sail, two bottles of wine, and a few sailor knots might just do the trick.
+ Favorite Quotes
[su_quote]Always smiling, always easy, incapable of letting anyone know that the turkey came out of the oven and fell on the floor. If no one saw it, serve it. If the soufflÌÄå© falls apart? Pretend it’s exactly the way it was supposed to happen. And if a hot ginger vet puts his face between your thighs and licks you until you come? Well dear, just scream into a dish towel, because you’ve got guests in the other room.[/su_quote]
[su_quote] “But, Miss Thinks She Wants It Dirty, what I’m dying to know . . .” he reached down below, grasping the inside of my thigh and pushing it open wider, higher around his waist. ” . . . is what your pussy will taste like the second before you come.”[/su_quote]
Cocktail Series Reading Order *not necessary to read in order*