Lissy is heart broken at her Grandpa's passing. She goes on a short holiday to try to get herself, along with her thoughts, back together before she gets back to work. In her holiday she meets a handsome wanna be sailor, who sings to her. The enchantment only lasts until she discovers his deceit, then she plays him at his own game only to prove him wrong.
Nick is on his way back home. He needs to finish his research paper as soon as possible so he can go back to the field. He's a total player. He's been broken hearted twice, and is not about to make the same mistake for a third time. His mind is about to change when he crosses paths with Lissy.
It turns out the strangers, both Lissy and Nick, were to each other on the last night of their holiday, can be strangers no more. Destiny has other plans for them, and what plans those are. Then they have Tom, Nick's brother to deal with as well.
Overall, Holiday Affair is a very sweet romance. It is full of emotion. Nick and Lissy do not believe in love; they don't want to believe in love, rather. Yet, they know there is more to the physical attraction they feel for each other. Lissy wants to try a relationship, even if it is limited to sex only. Nick wants to have a relationship, but he knows it won't be limited to sex only, and he doesn't want to lose his heart, yet again to another woman.
Tragedy strikes, and both Nick and Lissy are forced to make hard decisions that will determine their future, consequently.
Again, this is a very sweet and touching romance, perfect for a Friday night or a weekend read. Blurb:
Staid professor Lissy McIntyre believes that choosing a mate should be based on common sense, not runaway passion. And she would certainly never pick a rolling stone like Nick Richards for long-term love. But a red-hot, tropical romance? Oh, yeah. He’s got a body just made for sinning and his sizzling kisses leave her senseless.
When Nick blows into town, he’s stunned to discover that his no-nonsense new neighbor and co-worker is the same sultry creature he seduced for one night of forbidden island pleasure. He’s unaccustomed to staying in one place for long, but he just can’t seem to keep his hands off the multi-faceted woman. Will Nick break loyal Lissy’s heart or will she be the one woman he simply can’t walk away from?