78th out of 115 books — 8 voters
The Prodigal Son (Harlequin Superromance)
by Beth Andrews (Goodreads Author)
He always gets what he wants--and that's made Matt Sheppard an international success as a vintner. So he never saw his mother's blackmail coming. She says she'll sell the family's vineyard if he doesn't stay put for exactly one year. But running the Diamond Dust with his brothers was his father's dream, not his. Now he's shackled to the place by familial ties as strong as...more
Mass Market Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 3rd 2011 by Harlequin
(first published January 1st 2011)
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Dec 31, 2012 Elizabeth rated it 2 of 5 stars
Our hero, Matt Shephard, is a strong-willed middle son who left his family’s wine business to build his own expertise and wine empire. With his mother about to remarry, she wants her boys back working on the family vineyard, so she black mails him into working for a year with his brothers. This puts him in direct conflict with our heroine, the current manager of the Vineyard.
Connie had been hoping and building a business plan in which she would become a partner in the business, but the blackmai...more
There are people with high family values who are ready to sacrifice anything for the family and then our stubborn (really ?) hero who believes in different ways of life, who is blackmailed by mother to join in the family business realizes that he too wants a family, well too soon and too abrupt.
Romance Writers of America RITA® Award Winner Beth Andrews spends her time writing contemporary romance for Harlequin Superromance, sending checks to pay for her kids’ college tuition and composing texts that end up on her children’s twitter feeds. She loves coffee, hockey and happy endings.More about Beth Andrews...