This sexy romantic drama from New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer Megan Hart explores the tangled lives—and loves—of childhood friends.
Everyone knew Alicia Harrison’s marriage to Ilya Stern wouldn’t last. They’d grown up on a remote stretch of Quarry Street, where there were two houses, two sets of siblings, and in the end, a tangled mess of betrayal, longing, and loss. Tragedy catapulted Allie and Ilya together, but divorce—whilst neighbors—has been reasonably uncomplicated.
Then Ilya’s brother, Nikolai, comes home for their grandmother’s last days. He’s the guy who teased and fought with Allie, infuriated her, then fled town and not using a goodbye. Now Niko makes her feel something else entirely—a rush of connection and pure desire that she’s been seeking to quench since one secret kiss years ago. Niko’s not sticking around. She’s not going to depart. And in the end that’s happened between their families, it will’t be anything more than brief pleasure and a bad idea.
But the lies we tell ourselves can’t compete with the truths our hearts refuse to let go…