Fire and ice cream...Robert Moon risked everything, including his father's hardwon legacy, to open his beloved Honey Moon Confectionery on the busiest street in Lively St. Lemeston. Now he's facing bankruptcy and debtor's prison. When a huge catering order comes in, he agrees to close the sweet-shop for a week to fill it. There's only one problem: his apprentice is out of town, so his beautiful shopgirl Betsy Piper must help Robert in the kitchen.Betsy's spent the last year trying to make her single-minded boss look up from his pastries and notice that she would be the perfect wife. Now the two of them are alone in a kitchen full of sweet things. With just one week to get him to fall in love with her, she'd better get this seduction started...She soon discovers that Robert brings the same meticulous, eager-to-please attitude to lovemaking that he does to baking, but can kisses-no matter how sweet-compete with the Honey Moon in his heart?
Rose Lerner discovered Georgette Heyer when she was thirteen, and wrote her first historical romance a few years later. Her writing has improved since then, but her fascination with all things Regency hasn't changed. When not reading, writing, or researching, she enjoys cooking and marathoning TV shows. She lives in Seattle with her best friend.