Title: Open Your Heart
Author: Cheris Hodges
Genre: African American Romance
Their family’s historic bed-and-breakfast in Charleston, South Carolina,is a legacy the four very different Richardson sisters are determined to protect at all costs. But sudden passion is a seductive—and dangerous—complication . . .
For fashion boutique owner Yolanda Richardson, coming home is a matter of life and death. Witness to a brutal crime, she's terrified to put her family's B&B in the crosshairs after she starts receiving death threats. Her only refuge is the protection of her reserved hired bodyguard, Charles Morris. But Charles is anything but safe. His icy cool-under-fire—and hidden intensity—is too explosive for Yolanda to resist . . .
Love always equals loss—Charles knows that hard equation all too well. Controlling his emotions keeps his clients from harm—and his heart safe. Yolanda’s beauty and headstrong spirit have him wanting her in all kinds of ways. But for her own protection, he has to do his best to keep her at arm’s length. Until unexpected danger and lethal misunderstandings put their survival—and any chance at a future together—on the knife-edge . . .
About the Author:
Cheris Hodges was bitten by the writing bug at an early age and always knew she wanted to be a writer. She wrote her first romance novel, Revelations, after having a vivid dream about the characters. She hopped out of bed at 2 a.m. and started writing. A graduate of Johnson C. Smith University and a winner of the NC Press Association's community journalism award, Cheris lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she is a freelance journalist. She loves hearing from her readers. Follow Cheris on Twitter @cherishodges. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.