It only takes a spark to flame
A prank in high school turned Josie Young into persona non grata with the Talbot quadruplets. Cooper Talbot, the one boy she had a huge crush on, was the accidental victim of her joke. Years later, when Cooper’s brother pulls her over for speeding, she realizes the Talbots have yet to forgive her. This wouldn’t be a problem if she could stop imagining Cooper as her dream man. None of her other dates ever measured up to who she wanted them to be. Sadly, her birthday rolls around. Another year, another dateless night, rinse and repeat.
Firefighter Cooper Talbot doesn’t believe in fate or coincidence. But when he trips into Josie Young, of all people, and over a black cat, he’s having second thoughts. Then there’s another fire he’s got to put out when the sparks between him and Josie flare to life. A sure sign he’s losing it, because Cooper’s not ready for commitment. But he can’t help feeling something more for sweet, sexy Josie. The signs all point to her being The One, but Cooper wants to make his own destiny. When he makes a mistake that might end them before they truly begin, he can only hope fate—and Josie—will give him another chance.
Previously released in the Five Alarm Alpha anthology