Zoe issmart, funny, and ... directionless. She's a brilliant pastry chef who didn't finish her fancy French school. Was in the running for a reality show chef position but screwed it up. She comes home when her Grandma Eli has knee surgery and needs someone to run her bakery. Except Grandma Eli is a sly, old, mischievous fox who didn't really have knee surgery.
Jack is an ex-hotshot wildlife firefighter now working as a captain for this small-town fire department, wondering why his easy-going, laid-back lifestyle suddenly isn't as much fun as it used to be.
Zoe and Jack are old friends. You tell things to friends that you would never tell a lover. You allow friends to see your faults... Can you fall for a person who knows you better than anyone else? Do you dare?
New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill's bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.