Enemy lover storylines usually work well for me. Something about all that hate can really bring up some passion. Now I normally don't go for books with this much fluff, but sometimes you are just in the mood for that and I picked up this in one of those moods.
Venus is the owner of a vintage boutique. She is also the daughter of the ex-accountant for the Clayworth stores. Her father worked for the Clayworths since forever and one day he was fired, not too nicely, for hiding and stealing money. She has now made it her mission to clean her father's name and prove his innocence. Not only to get him his job back, but to make him feel better about himself.
She has always had a hate-hate relationship with Connor Clayworth, who now runs the store. So she sets her sights on him to find out what happened with this father. Her idea is that while in throws of passion he will spill all his secrets. But she wasn't expecting that plot to backfire when he ends up being really nice, and actually being attracted to her.
There is one more story in this book. A lost pendant reappears. Is it a copy or the true pendant stolen from Clayworth stores many years ago? Connor and Venus will be right in the sights of the thief and they have to draw him out to discover who committed the crime.
I actually did enjoy this book, so if you are feeling in the mood for this type of story, and yes there is steam, then give this book a go!