Dixie Covington is a redheaded spitfire with a sultry southern drawl. She loves her family, her small piece of the world and her art. But what Dixie desires more than anything is the freedom to fall in love with a man of her own choosing. So when her parents announce her engagement to a man she’s not even dating, Dixie and her closest friends pack their bags and head to The Big Easy for summer of fun and who knows what else.
Taz Nicorescu is another born and bred in New Orleans artist. With his exotic good looks and skills with a tattoo gun, he has no trouble finding female companionship when he wants it. Taz loves his life just the way it is, living with his best friend and running his well known Ink by Taz tattoo shop. He couldn’t have known a simple neighborly request would change everything he thought he knew about love and attraction.
What starts out as summer romance just might be true love!
She was ready to become her own woman…
Passion. It’s the one thing Marilyn’s life has been missing all the years. After two years of mediocre sex, she gets up in the middle of the act and ends her relationship with the golden boy everyone thought she would marry. Now one year later she’s ready to pursue her own dreams. And her own passions.
When her cousin Dixie proposes a summer in New Orleans to work on their goals away from parental expectations, Marilyn eagerly agrees.
He wasn’t ready for the bombshell girl next door…
Zack likes his life just the way it is, especially now that his band books enough gigs to pay the bills. When he needs an itched scratched there’s no end to willing participants, but he hadn’t counted on the southern belle next door or those miles of smooth legs on display in the itty bitty shorts she favored.
When she approaches him in that shy way of hers asking for lessons on passions, he thought she was crazy. Then he thought she was the best damn thing that ever happened to him.
Neither of them were ready for what happens when they’re together.
Pepper Covington needs a change. She’s already gotten rid of a cheating fiancée, left her hometown outside Atlanta in favor of a summer in New Orleans, and now it’s time she focused on having the career she’s always wanted. Video games. Specifically she wants to create them, and New Orleans is as good as anyplace else.
Until she runs into him.
Derek Richmond is a bona fide success. His gaming company, GameWorkx, made him a mega millionaire and now he has his pick of the ladies. Actresses, models and pop starlets. All hot. All his. Still unfulfilled, Derek packs up his California gaming company and relocates to the Big Easy.
Where he runs into her.
College friends and secret crushes Pepper and Derek find each other in New Orleans one sexy summer.
But will they find love?