Releases: December 8, 2016
A lot can happen during a weekend in Aspen, and for two damaged hearts, they’ll find out anything is possible.
Asa Ricci just wanted to forget; he wanted to forget about her and the tug of war she had on his heart. His ex, Christine,announcing her engagement to another man was the final straw,which led him to the icy slopes of Aspen to escape and seek refuge in its beauty.
He never thought he’d find another so much like himself.
Noni Day hated her ex. She hated what he did, what he’d done to her when her career and life were finally starting to take off. She was just one phone call away from living her dream; the reality of owning her own restaurant was at her fingertips. He cheapened that, though. He broke her heart when all she was supposed to be doing now was living, celebrating her life and what good fortune lies ahead. He cursed her with the ultimate betrayal, and now, she just wanted the pain to stop. Her friend Willa thought a quick weekend getaway would be just the trick to ease her damaged heart and little did her childhood friend know, she might not be so far off.
Noni kissed someone while on that vacation, a blond stranger with beautiful green eyes, because he asked her to. He wanted to help her, get her out of a jam, so she’d said yes. Never in her life did she believe he’d linger on in her head long after the kiss.
Nor that she’d want so much more.
BABY, IT’S COLD OUT THERE is a sneak peek into the story of Asa and Noni and is a short read of 19,000 words. As a short holiday story, it’s to act as a preview to the couple’s full book entitled BABY, BE MINE, which releases in 2017.
Victoria H. Smith has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She puts it to good use writing romance all day. She resides in the Midwest with her Macbook on her lap and a cornfield to her right. She often draws inspiration for her stories from her own life experiences, and the characters she writes give her an earful about it.
In her free time, she enjoys extreme couponing, reading, watching Scandal, and general geekery in the form of Sherlock and DC Comics. She’s a bestselling author and the 2014 Swirl Award winner for Best New Adult Romance, as well as the recipient of the 2015 AMB Ovation Award for her new adult romance FOUND BY YOU. She writes both new adult and adult fiction in many genres, but mainly focuses in contemporary interracial and multicultural romances.