From bestselling author Kate Douglas comes the first book in a sensational new series set in California wine country-a place where love is always intoxicating. . .
HER BEAUTY IS POWERFUL.
They call her Kaz. She's a gorgeous model with a good head for business-until now, at least. Kaz has just been fired from her latest photo shoot for having the wrong tattoo in the wrong place at the wrong time. But a chance encounter with photographer Jake Lowell could make everything right again...if Kaz is willing to accept his proposition. What does she have to lose?
HIS DESIRE IS DANGEROUS.
Jake has been searching for the perfect model to pose for a body-jewelry shoot-one that will leave no room for modesty. Is Kaz, who is nothing if not professional, ready to bare it all for a man she is not sure she can trust? It's an offer that's too good to refuse...and as Kaz finds herself growing more comfortable with Jake, the attraction between them reaches arousing new heights. But while the artist and his subject learn more about each other in the intimacy of wine country, evil lurks in the shadows-and soon it becomes clear that someone else has designs on them...
Douglas (Lethal Deception) combines heart-pounding suspense and sensual scenes in this contemporary romantic thriller, the first of a series set in the wine country of Northern California. Tattooed, pierced Marielle "Kaz" Kazanov has just lost her modeling representation when she meets sexy photographer Jake Lowell, who's searching for a model to show off intimate jewelry for a new assignment. Still mourning the death of her younger sister, Kaz isn't looking for Mr. Right, but Mr. Right Now will certainly do, and she and Jake have explosive chemistry. As the two grow closer, a mysterious stalker tries to expose Jake's deepest secrets, while someone else makes multiple attempts on Kaz's life. Douglas ably ratchets up the tension, drawing the reader ever deeper into the mystery before revealing shocking surprises. Danger, deft characterization, and a tight plot make this a thrill ride that will have readers eagerly expecting the next in the series.