Slow Burn

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Slow Burn

Madaris Family Novels

Skye Barclay is stunned to find her parents adopted her at any early age. After years of submissive obedience, shocked by their refusal to support her quest to track down her family of origin, Skye defies their wishes and heads to Texas to meet her brother. Angered by her decision, Wayne, her fianc‚, bluntly ends their engagement.

Pleasantly surprised at the warm welcome she receives from Vincent's family, especially his cousin Slade; Skye accepts a summer job from Slade so she can remain close to Vincent. As Slade and Skye find themselves in a heated summer romance, Wayne returns to claim his bride, demanding they keep their Christmas wedding date.

Slow Burn's heat begins with the very first sentence and never cools off. Jackson's Madaris family returns, strong and tight, pulling in their ranks anytime someone or something threatens one of their own. Skye soon finds out the true meaning of family by virtue of her relationship with Vincent and Slade

Love, suspense, family and friends combine to create another magnificent Brenda Jackson novel. A story you won't want to miss.

Book Blurb for Slow Burn

Everything in accountant Skye Barclay's life is fitting smoothly into place until she makes the startling discovery that she was adopted. Not only does she learn that her birth mother has died, but now Skye finds out that she has a biological brother: Vincent. Skye wants to track him down, and her parents, as well as her fiance, Wayne refuse to support or accept her decision. And Wayne takes it a step further and abruptly ends their engagement.Skye's search for Vincent leads her to his adoptive parents, Dr. Justin and Lorren Madaris, and, lo and behold, Slade Madaris-Vincent's tall, dark, and sexy cousin. Slade is by far the most compelling man Skye has ever met, but she isn't ready to get involved so soon after Wayne's rejection...not even when Slade offers her a job so she can stay in town and get to know her brother better.Slade is a shrewd businessman, but hiring Skye is one of the riskiest moves he's ever made. Soon their mutual attraction explodes into a steamy summer affair. When Wayne shows up in town, determined to win Skye back, Slade sets out to prove that he and Skye are meant to be together. Because a Madaris man never walks away from a challenge-especially when true love is on the line...

Night Owl Reviews Jan, 2008 5.00