Tropical Leaves

Patricia  Bourque

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Is it love or lust you want? An emotionally gripping romance of a tender heart torn apart, beat up and put back together.

Previously published under the title,

'When You're Young and In Love'

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When the person you love the most is suddenly, brutally taken from you - what do you do and where do you go to save your own life?

Overwhelmed with guilt, Nick wanted to die; to be done with it. He had always been the strong one. The one who could surmount whatever life threw at him. But this... this had shattered him to his very core.

Kelly likens her life to living on shifting sand. An erratic and capricious family life had left her questioning who she really is. She desperately needs an anchor in her life. 

When fate brings Nick and Kelly together, the results are intense and electric, but fraught with complications. Can they both have what they want or is a happy ending too much to ask?

Adult content.

In the U.S.

In Canada

Reader's Comments:

Just finished the book. Have to say I loved it! Loved the characters. Didn't want it to end . Have to tell you that I usually read thrillers (James Patterson). Loved loved this book. Cannot wait for your next one. Sharon Schwarcz

I enjoyed this book very much! It's a fast paced love story with complex characters. A great read to take your mind off these trying times. Gail Gamache

Just finished reading Summer Temptation, couldn’t put it down. The author’s vivid description of the resort, where the story takes place, made me feel I was right there. What a great story of love between a mature man and a young woman. Claudia Donovan

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