Serpent in Paradise Author:Stephanie James, Jayne Ann Krentz, Jayne Castle Amy Shannon shows up on the out of the way island. Instantly, ex-patriot, islander Jase Lassiter spots her as not belonging in the seedy bar he runs on an isle with a rough character. Jase has seen tourist out looking for a bit of the wild side of life before, but Amy doesn't strike him as that sort of a lady. Just what sort she is causes him to... more »o much worry. Jase will play a bit macho for today's reader, but not too much so they cannot enjoy the early JAK work, and her characters have always been quite adapt of putting any man in their place.
To Jase, Amy was such a puzzle sitting, waiting for some mysterious stranger. She won't tell him why she is waiting for Dirk Haley. At first, Jase thinks he will bed her and then send her on her way, but within a few minutes he finds that's not going to be the case. The feisty lady won't let him play his typical games. After he returns her to her hotel room, they find it wrecked, Jase thumps his chests and hauls Amy home so he can protect her from this Dirk, and whatever business Amy insists she has with Haley.« less
Amy Shannon met Jase Lassiter aat a seedy bar called The Serpent, and she should have heeded the warning in the name. Will his words take her to paradise, or exile her forever.
Note, this is a small book.(250 pages). But a good story.