"Can the light of love chase the dark shadows of the past from the lives of Jules and Grace?Trusting others isn't in Jules Grayson's nature. His father's arrest for a Ponzi scheme, death in prison and his mother's suicide for the shame she felt make him believe those he loves will leave him. His game is to leave first. A wedding and a business project force him to return to the Hudson River village where his life imploded. A trip down memory lane leaves him angry and with the desire to return to the city where life is usually lived on the surface. His arrival at Cupcakes Sweet and Spicy to complete the signing of a contract leads him to discover the owner is Grace Collins the only high school girl who ever turned him down.Grace has her own demons. Her early childhood was spent with an addicted mother who used sex to supply her with money, drugs and alcohol. Grace has vowed never to be like her mother. Ambition leads her to a scholarship to culinary school and eight years after aging out of foster care, she has opened a bakery. Grace has a five year plan and she fears a magazine spread will make the bakery grow too fast. She is to be the maid of honor in the wedding where Jules will be best man and the attraction between them leads her to break her vow of no man in her life until she is completely financially secure. She also feels in debt to the foster parents at the group home where she spent a good deal of her life. Their daughter, Charlene has always wanted what Grace has worked to obtain. Charlene also wants Jules because he's rich. Can Jules and Grace let the light of love shine on their pasts and embrace a future together?Length: NovellaGenre: Contemporary RomanceRating: Spicy."-- Provided by publisher.