Bentley Hawthorne and his brothers ruled our high school—and my fantasies—years ago. I thought I moved on from that crush when I graduated, but I couldn’t have been more wrong. There’s something dangerous about a Hawthorne boy, and the most dangerous one is Bentley.
He’s tattooed, has slicked-back hair, and can make any woman’s engine purr like a kitten. He’s wrong for me in every way, but sometimes it’s better to be wrong than right.
I’m just a shy, introverted girl trying to get through college who’s dreamed of being with Bentley Hawthorne since I first laid eyes on him in high school. I know I shouldn’t have these feelings, but when my car broke down on the side of the road late one night and he was there to save the day, how could I keep away?
I’ve never been one to deal with relationships. I had one once, but it ended in heartbreak, and I don’t want to take the risk of that happening again, instead dealing in casual one-night flings.
I’m the oldest of three, the one in charge, the one my brothers look up to. I can fix anything mechanical, especially cars, so when I came across a stranded woman one night, I pulled over to help, thinking I was being a good citizen. Little did I know what she was capable of, especially when it came to affairs of the heart—my heart.
Though I have my problems, I know I can’t let this one get away, no matter what challenges come our way—and boy, will they come our way.
This story features alternating POVs by chapter. This is a non-cliffhanger HEA and the first in a trilogy where each book focuses on a different Hawthorne brother. Each story is independent of the others, and they can be read in any order.