odd-woman-out of her family. She wears her jeans a little too tight,
colors her hair a little too blonde, and instead of going into
medicine and law like her sisters, she runs a diner. She’s also the
only single sibling left. And while she won’t change her style, and
her meatloaf is to die for, thank you very much, she wouldn’t mind
her share of wedded bliss. So she makes an early New Year’s
resolution: No more meaningless flings.
everything Allison has sworn off. His only serious relationship has
been with his five-star restaurant, Le Cygne Noir, in Chicago. When
he’s threatened by a lawsuit, Luke decides to hide out in
Pineville, Michigan, until the statute of limitations runs out. The
small town is filled with Christmas charm, but he can’t imagine
living there. Heating things up with the hottie who owns the local
diner would make his exile bearable—if he can convince her to give
up her ridiculous resolution . . .
California. She’s the author of the “Pineville Romance” series,
small-town, contemporary romances published by Lyrical Press. A
former attorney, she happily ditched those suits and now works in her
pajamas writing about men’s briefs instead of legal briefs. When
she’s not writing, she’s probably engaged in one of her favorite
hobbies: napping, eating, or martial arts (That last one almost makes
up for the first two, right?). One of Allyson’s greatest
disappointments is living in a state that doesn’t have any Cracker
Barrels in it.