The Closer You Get

by Carter Ashby

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He never expected to find a home. She never expected to find love.

When Rye Holcomb arrives in town, it’s with a chip on his shoulder and the certainty that he and his brother will never fit in. Even after landing a job with McKay Construction, he’s determined not to get too comfortable. Which is why he’s avoiding some rather confusing feelings for his new boss.

Cora owns a thriving construction business, has a close circle of friends, and is the breadwinner for her mother and four sisters. The one thing she lacks is a sex life…something she’s never longed for until now. One conversation with Rye sparks her sexual awakening, and, in spite of his growing reputation as a man-whore, Cora can’t resist giving in to his advances.

As Rye enjoys initiating his virgin employer, he begins to think of Fidelity as home. But small towns have brought him and his brother trouble in the past, and it appears Fidelity holds trouble for their future, as well. Cora must break through Rye’s walls in order to convince him to stay. But will her love be enough to win his trust?