southern. And he’s a superstar chef. Meet Elijah Jackson, my hot new neighbor…
looking in? I’ve got it all. Prestigious job. Pretty house. And a perfect
boyfriend who proposed with the perfect ring.
my life looks on the outside, I feel like something’s missing. So I hop in my
car and head south. I’m hoping the thousand mile distance will clear my
mind–and give me time to work on the romance novel I secretly want to write.
Carolina: home to stunning architecture, sultry accents, and–oh yeah–my new
neighbor, Elijah Jackson. A chef at one of the city’s most renowned
restaurants, he’s simultaneously intimidating and inviting. Especially when he
shows up at my door, shirtless, offering me homemade biscuits.
days and inked up deliciousness aren’t enticing enough, he also encourages me
to chase down my dreams, one chapter at a time. And the chemistry between us?
Hotter than the kitchen at Eli’s restaurant.
life a thousand miles away. One I’ve worked really hard to build. And I don’t
know if I can just leave it all behind.
always end in happily ever after. But is one possible for a southern charmer
and this yankee girl?
is a slow burn, standalone romance. It’s the first book in the CHARLESTON HEAT
series, set in Charleston, South Carolina.
decidedly unromantic awkwardness of her teenage years. Having found solace in
the likes of Mr. Darcy, Jamie Fraser (OMG love the gingers!), and Edward
Cullen, it wasn’t long before she began creating tall, dark and handsome heroes
of her own.
Peterson, and her smelly Goldendoodle Martha Bean. She is the author of the
super sexy STUDY ABROAD and FLINGS WITH KINGS series. Check her out at www.jessicapeterson.com