votes · Published: Jul 23rd, 2014
NOTE TO READERS: THIS IS A STEAMY ROMANCE. CONTAINS EXPLICIT SEX SCENES Sunshine woman, banishing night From all around you, Shine your glorious smile On this one dark soul. With those lines, Dr. Michael Burke attempted to express his years' long adoration for his colleague and former student, Sheridan Murphy. Not content to be worshiped from afar, Sheridan urges her beloved to turn their unrequited passion into a blazing romance. But will their love be able to survive the secrets each one is keeping from the other, or will their dream of a happily ever after eventually crumble under the weight of their tragic histories? Because when the words are spoken, there's no going back. Cover art by L.M. Boelz First runner up in the Romance of the Year contest at Deep in the Heart Romance.