Released under the publisher's multi-author mini-series - "The Wrong Bed"
One wretched night while a storm rages in Huntsville, Alabama, a woman seeks refuge in a hotel pub. The man watches her temper with amusement. She's drenched, filled with fire, passion and rage. When the power goes out, he offers her his room for the night. It seems like the perfect opportunity for two perfect strangers to share their passion. Their connection is electric, but when morning comes, the woman is gone.
Mike shipped in from his assignment in Russia to accept a pilot position in a space shuttle mission. He is stunned to learn that his commander is Corrine Atkinson, the perfect stranger of the night before. And he is hurt that her cold demeanor in no way acknowledges the connection they made. His bitter disappointment leaves him determined to break through Corrine's formidable defenses.
Corrine has ignored her sexual needs for the sake of success in her career. She uses her tough exterior to intimidate the people around her. Realizing she's slept with someone she will work closely with for the next four months, Corrine cannot help wondering if this some kind of cosmic joke. He had been perfect, and now she will pay the price. If her team finds out, Corrine will lose the control and power she has battled so hard to earn.
Harlequin Temptation - # 878
Publisher multi-author mini-series - are books, written by different authors, that follow a distinct publisher-created theme.