A collection of stories by Cynthia Moore and Cari Quinn
Heart Signs The heart has a language all its own Rory Fowler has taken Sam Millers billboard orders for the last two years, but they arent to advertise, theyre love notes to his wife. Sams most recent billboard about his wifes passing hits Rory hard. When she calls Sam to offer condolences, it sets off an unexpected chain of events that ends with Rory in Sams apartmentand his arms. Reading Sams love letters tugs Rory into the romance between him and his estranged, now-deceased, wife. Their lives soon intertwine so completely that Rory wonders how shell ever forget the man who makes poetry out of emotions shes fought to dismiss. And plays her body even more skillfully than he writes love notes. Consumed by guilt and grief, Sam is shocked by the feelings Rory arouses in him, sexually and otherwise. Now hes not thinking about yesterday as much as hes looking forward to tomorrow. Hes just not sure if hes capable of moving on or if the woman who helped him find the will to really live again will be by his side. Tease Me, Take Me Smart, beautiful Amanda Clark is a customer service rep at a gift basket company. An avid historical romance reader, she doesnt currently have a boyfriend but she does have a secret admirer. For three consecutive days, Amanda has discovered cards tucked inside her desk drawer at work with hot, sensual messages typed on them. Just as Amanda begins to get a little concerned about the identity of her secret fan, she receives another note promising shell learn who the author is within the next few days. When the person who has been writing the messages is finally revealed, what follows is an evening full of teasing, flirting, laughing and, best of all in Amandas opinion, romance.