Kona Winds - Hawaii Author:Janet Dailey Janet Daily Americana series — It was paradise? with one fatal flaw. Julie Lancaster thought her new job was perfect. She had a gracious employer, a charming teenager to teach, and best of all, the splendid beauty of Hawaii. Then Ruel Chandler came on the scene. Her pupil?s brother and head of the household, he was aloof, indifferent, bored w... more »ith women. Yet something in Julie reached out to him no matter how hard she tried to deny it. Ruel stirred a flame in her. Could she resist, or would she lose everything ?her job, her new home, herself??
Ruel approached Julie standing at the steps. The young man she?d been with had vanished, but badly as her date had behaved, Julie was determined to stand her ground. ?Perhaps you?ll be more selective in choosing your dates in future,? Ruel went on. ?Beachboys are rarely satisfied with just kisses.? His arrogant attitude triggered her temper. ?What about you?? she challenged. ?You had a date tonight. Were you satisfied with just kisses?? The glitter in Ruel?s eyes mocked her. ?We weren?t discussing my personal affairs, Miss Lancaster. But I think I?m beginning to understand you. Whether you?re willing to admit it or not, you?ve wondered what it would be like if I kissed you.? ?That isn?t true!? Julie denied hotly. But it was true and she knew it.« less