His Uptown Girl
By Liz Talley
(Harlequin, Paperback, 9780373718542, 304pp.)
Publication Date: June 2013
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Life doesn't follow rules
Jazz pianist Dez Batiste knows this all too well. It's taken him years to return to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina swept away what mattered most. His musician's soul is still lost in the wreckage, but he's after a brand-new future by opening an Uptown jazz club. Too bad the distractingly sexy Eleanor Theriot is getting in his way. Sure, she may be protecting her community, but there's passion underneath that upper-class exterior of hers.
With a little seduction from Dez, that passion sizzles to life and soon they're enjoying an exclusive friends-with-benefits arrangement. The intensity between them reawakens his music and Dez knows they're more than temporary. Now to convince Eleanor to bend those rules she lives by
Liz Talley writes romance because falling in love is the best feeling a person can experience. A 2009 Golden Heart finalist in Regency romance, she's since found her niche with Harlequin Superromance writing sassy contemporaries with down-home warmth and Southern charm. She lives in North Louisiana surrounded by a loving family, a passle of animals, and towering loads of laundry.