A Serendipity Novella – eBook ONLY
This story can also be found in the Hot Summer Nights Anthology.
Carly Phillips’ Serendipity’s Finest series has been hailed as “Carly Phillips at her finest!”* Now the New York Times bestselling author returns to the small town of Serendipity where fate can play tricks with the heart, and love can be the most unexpected emotion of all…
As dedicated a doctor as she is, Alexa Collins can’t help but feel exhausted trying to live up to her father’s expectations. And because of that unyielding commitment to her profession, Alexa has a built up a wall of defenses, especially when it comes to personal relationships. She simply hasn’t got the time-or the inclination. That was before she met pro football player Luke Thompson.
Luke was passing through Serendipity looking for a good time. And he was determined to show Alexa how good it could be. For Alexa, a one-night stand was a promising diversion. After all, Luke would be gone in a few days, no strings attached. But she never imagined how quickly he’d break down her defenses, and leave her vulnerable to feelings she was hoping, with all her heart, to avoid. Now, how can she possibly say goodbye to so perfect a stranger as Luke?1