Title: The Millionaire Mountain Climber
Series: Romancing the Alps #1
Author: Laura Boon
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: October 24, 2018
danger threatens a bona fide city girl, an adventurer is her only hope of
climber Matt Hanley is a former investment manager whose lean body and rugged
good looks epitomize an outdoor adrenaline junky. When his business partner in
their country hotel is injured, he needs an efficient replacement in a hurry.
Gordon lives a chic city life free of adventures and daredevils. She craves
stability and security but loses her job and boyfriend on the same day. A
holiday job in France is the perfect escape from her troubles.
ignite when Matt and Hailey meet, but she resolves to ignore the flame
flickering between them. Aside from the fact Matt is her boss, she is convinced
he is not her type. Matt is determined to teach Hailey to look beyond
appearances. He needs to show her how good they are together, even if he must
risk life and limb to do so.
drank in the landscape, noticing the clarity of the late afternoon sky and the
way the snow-capped peaks glistened despite the fading light.
isn’t it?” said Matt. “Trending down the valley, you have the villages of
Argentiere and Les Praz and the town of Chamonix. Behind Chamonix you can see the
Grand Mama of all the peaks, Mont Blanc.”
pens––and the chocolates.” She shook her head. What hubris to name a pen after
the magnificent towering peak, but what marketing genius.
grinned. “Ah, you know the chocolates, do you? We’ll have to buy you some.”
lips to the hips,” she murmured, “and I am sure they don’t do the mountain
let’s get you inside before your face turns blue, and I earn a reprimand from
Genie for chatting up scantily-clad women in sub-zero temperatures.”
You were chatting me up? I’m flattered.”
turned wicked. “You’re welcome.” As he bent to pick up her suitcase, he dropped
his head next to hers and murmured into her ear in a low, deep voice, sending
shivers down her spine. “For the record, Hailey, your curves are perfect. A
little chocolate won’t do them any harm.”
blushed, and the fire of his words flickered all the way through her belly.
When was the last time her ex had paid her a compliment? An appalling thought
crossed her mind; she, the High Priestess of Order and Long-Term Planning, was
ripe for the picking and contemplating a holiday romance.
stole her first romance from her father’s bookshelves as a teenager, The Flame
and the Flower by Kathleen Woodiwiss, and was immediately captivated. After
holding a variety of positions in publishing, from bookseller to sales rep and
publicist, she eventually found the courage to write her own stories. She was
born in Zambia, grew up in South Africa, and went to university in America. She
now lives in Australia with her husband and their Pekingese Beau. When she is
not reading or writing, she enjoys sleuthing for artisan chocolate and
beautiful stationery, watching tennis, and walking alongside Sydney’s beautiful