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Heart and Sole

Heart and Sole, July 2015
The Kingston Family #1
by Miranda Liasson

Entangled Indulgence
Featuring: Maddie Kingston; Nick Holter
ISBN: 1943336512
EAN: 9781633751873
Kindle: B00Z6377PC
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"An old family feud can't stand in the way of love."

Fresh Fiction Review

Heart and Sole
Miranda Liasson

Reviewed by Helen Williams
Posted July 22, 2015

Romance Contemporary

Miranda Liasson does a great job in showing how far two people will go to save their family even if when an old family feud is involved. Maddie Kingston wants to save her family business and Nick Holter has every intention of avenging her family for ruining his grandfather's career.

Maddie Kingston quits her job and returns home to North Carolina after her father has a stroke and attempts to save the the family's shoe company. In order to do this she's willing to spend every dime she possesses to buy self-made billionaire Nick Holter in a charity auction where she will use the weekend to take him back home to North Carolina and convince him to help save her family's business and the jobs of many.

When Nick realizes it's his ex-girlfriend Maddie that has won the weekend with him he is not happy about it. He has been avoiding all of Maddie's phone call because he has no intention of helping the family that destroyed his grandfather's career. Nick feels he owes his grandfather after everything his grandfather did for him. Now that he is able to give his grandfather back what he lost he plans to take away Maddie's family business. Even though Maddie still has feelings for Nick, she will do whatever she has to in order to help her family.

Nick's plans of revenge change once he learns of Maddie's father's illness. He also still has feelings for Maddie from their time together years ago. But the old family feud stands between them.

Maddie, her family and Nick are shocked when his grandfather reveals the reason behind they long time feud between their families.

Maddie has always felt like a failure and lacks confidence in herself. So when Nick does not reveal one final secret he has been withholding, that just reaffirms her lack of confidence in herself and makes her feel that Nick does not trust her decisions. So when she tells Nick to leave he does.

Nick is miserable when he leaves and realizes he handled things wrong with Maddie. He has every confidence that Maddie is capable of and will save her family's shoe business. He just needs to go back and convince Maddie that he believes in her.

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SUMMARY

This weekend, treat yourself to an all-new romance from Indulgence...

Getting even.
One step at a time...

Maddie Kingston just walked away from everything in order to take over her family's struggling shoe business. And she's in some serious trouble. The majority of the company's shares have been bought out by none other than Maddie's ex-boyfriend, self-made billionaire Nick Holter. Now Maddie needs his help...even if it means buying Nick from a charity bachelor auction.

After the Kingstons destroyed his grandfather's career, Nick vowed to take over their company. He's inches from victory when he finds himself bought and paid for...by his sexy ex-girlfriend who's hell-bent on saving her family's company. Between their families' feud and their own unfinished business, tempers - and emotions - run hot. Too hot.

Because kissing with the enemy is a guaranteed shoe-in for trouble...

Excerpt

She yanked the blanket off the bed. “You can take the bed,” she said, then threw it down on the hard, short banquette.

He should have let it go, let her go, but his heart compelled him to act, and he flew after her in two barefoot strides. His arm caught her elbow and whirled her toward him.

Her eyes glinted with anger; he saw it even in the dim light. It was hard, even now, not to gather her up and kiss her senseless, drag her down onto the bed and not come up until he’d finished exploring every last curve and valley.

His muscles actually trembled. Why was he always a flash of a second away from losing control with her? Like that one fine night when they couldn’t keep their hands off each other. Years and years of bound up feelings finally let loose. For that one and only time, he’d felt a glimmer of hope that maybe the past didn’t predict the future, that there really was forgiveness and mending and fresh chances.

But that had only lasted until the phone rang at dawn.

Maddie stood there staring at him. His hand still clung to her arm as though he feared she would bolt like a scared rabbit out of the camper and into the woods. She shrugged it briskly away. “Business is business, right, Nick? From now on, let’s just keep everything else out of it.”

She thought he was unfeeling, some kind of sociopath who pulled family businesses out from under people for pleasure. She couldn’t have been more wrong.

His gaze locked on hers. Raw emotion registered, lust and sadness and torment, and for a raw, brutal instant, Nick felt it all run through his heart like a blade.

He did feel, and she had no idea how much.

He tugged the blanket from her hands. “I’m taking the seat. Good night.” As soon as this god-awful weekend was done, he’d force himself to forget her. It would be easy, because she’d hate him for real when all was said and done.


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