The Lake Effect by Leigh Michaels
Approx. 51,220 words.
Published on March 23, 2012.
When high‑powered attorney Kane Forrestal abandons his career to take up beach combing along the quiet north shore of Minnesota's Lake Superior, his firm reacts by sending fellow lawyer Alexandra Jacobi to talk him into coming back. But it isn't long before the question becomes who's going to end up persuading whom?
The Lake Effect was a finalist in the Romance Writers of America RITA contest.