Devon Vaughn Archer is a pseudonym for bestselling author R. Barri Flowers. Archer has written more than a dozen mainstream, romance, urban, and young adult novels.
In 2006, he became the first male author to write a romance novel for Harlequin's Arabesque line. He also has written two beloved Christmas classics for the publisher's Kimani line in CHRISTMAS DIAMONDS and CHRISTMAS HEAT.
Weekend reporter Holly Kendall isn't looking for a mile-high romance when she boards a first-class flight home to Houston. Busy with work commitments, the one thing she can't do is let anything sidetrack her. But Anderson Gunn, the sensual legal consultant sitting next to her on the plane, is one irresistible distraction. And once they land on solid ground, their attraction soars.
Holly's passionate heart overrules her practical mind—until she discovers that Anderson's exactly the kind of player she vowed to stay away from. An ex-fiancée is just one of the skeletons in Anderson's closet, but he's given up his heartbreaking ways. Yet convincing Holly that he's a changed man is next to impossible. Will his past mistakes cost him a future with the woman of his dreams?
Courtney Hudson didn't date, didn't go bar hopping and definitely didn't do one-night stands. But when she decided to bust loose for one night, who would have guessed the beautiful young widow would end up in the bed of a sexy, man from Alaska?
Detective Lloyd Vance had moved to the lower forty-eight to escape a troubled past. And after a single, sizzling night of passion with Courtney, he knew he had made the right move. But then tragedy struck. And Lloyd and Courtney got caught up in a twist of fate that threatened to destroy their burgeoning love affair...