Raphe wasn’t a stranger to great loss.
He grew up with a father who ignored his existence rather than deal with a child he never wanted. For years, he searched for a sister he’d never met, then the woman he thought would love him and give him the family he’d always wanted, vanished.
He should be a bitter and cold-hearted man, but he wasn’t. Instead, learning important life lessons so young made him appreciate all the many blessings he did have…his family and friends and a billion-dollar vineyard with award-winning wines.
Raphe wasn’t opposed to the idea of falling in love—he simply chose not to.
Laura spends most nights doing lesson plans for her one hundred and seventy-five high school students, or with her head glued to her eReader, completely engrossed in the latest bestselling romance story.
She’d saved her money for years to backpack through France, the most romantic place in the world, and departure time was drawing near. Her plans were made, reservations were awaiting her arrival, and her schedule was a color-coded, alphabetized masterpiece.
Then one wrong turn and…
Raphe discovers he has a few more surprises in store, and one he never saw coming. And it all started with that one incredible kiss.