Tears Of Pride

Her legacy has just gone up in flames

Sheila Lindstrom is reeling from the aftermath of the devastating fire that claimed the life of her father and all but destroyed the Cascade Valley Winery, the family’s pride and joy. Without the insurance proceeds needed to rebuild the winery, Sheila risks losing everything to corporate monolith Wilder Investments. When she confronts company president Noah Wilder, an undeniable attraction hits both of them with the force of a tidal wave. Will mistrust and deceit undermine this volatile union — or will love rise from the ashes?

Publish Date

July 2005


Harlequin Books



“I think you could persuade me to do anything,” Noah said. His finger trailed down her throat to rest against her collar. Her heart fluttered.

She stepped away and eyed him suspiciously. “What would it take for you to listen to my side of the story?”

He shrugged. “Not much.”

“How much?”

Noah’s eyes gleamed devilishly. “Why don’t we start with dinner.”

“All right, Noah, why not?” Sheila countered. “But I insist we keep the conversation on business.”

“Just come with me,” he suggested wickedly. “The conversation–and the night–will take care of themselves.”