Diana Dempsey's debut novel, Falling Star, was a RITA finalist for Best First Book. Her second, To Catch the Moon, was a Romantic Times TOP PICK. Now she returns with her most compelling story yet ...

Too Close to the Sun – Passion. Deception. Betrayal. And a romance that blossoms beneath Napa Valley’s searing sun. Here's what reviewers have to say about Diana Dempsey's latest release:

Spicy, sexy, and sultry: popular Dempsey has another hit on her hands. – Booklist

Too Close to the Sun ... gives us a warm, yet suspenseful roller-coaster ride through the lives of Napa Valley's ordinary and elite. The scenery is rich with the ambiance of California's lush wine country. A complex story with several exciting threads, Too Close to the Sun is the romance of Gabby and Will, who fall in love almost immediately. Kept apart by their extreme differences, their road is rocky and sometimes seems an impossible journey, but one that comes to a wonderfully satisfying conclusion ... This is a book that will long live in my memory, and it's a story that begs for a sequel, even a series, and it is my hope that Ms. Dempsey will come back with a second installment of this Napa Valley saga. Too Close to the Sun is an absolute must-buy for everyone, and I highly recommend it. – Diana Risso, Romance Reviews Today

In Too Close to the Sun, author Diana Dempsey brings the sun-drenched Napa Valley wine country to life with mesmerizing detail.  Wit, charm and undeniable chemistry drive the red-hot romance between Gabby and Will.  Each character's inner conflicts give a truer picture of the often bumpy road to romance in the modern world ... Vivacious supporting characters range from Ava, the Hollywood has-been matriarch and her vacuous yet oddly devious offspring, Max, to the gentle warmth of Gabby's father Cosimo.  True to form, Ms. Dempsey delivers another compelling story which is sure to solidify her place as one of today's hottest authors! – Melissa Fowler, The Romance Reader's Connection

Diana Dempsey expertly gives a knowledgeable and fascinating view into the craft of wine making and, combined with alternate views from supporting characters, makes Too Close to the Sun that much more pleasurable to read. In each of her books, Dempsey features such strong heroines and pairs them with the perfect match, thus creating fabulous contemporary romances. She has a permanent place on my book shelves! – Tracy Marsac, Romance Junkies

Fans will toast Diana Dempsey for a sparkling romance. The story line focuses on the world of winemaking through the eyes of various individuals who see the bubbly quite differently. Will and Gabby are a charming pair due to her caring for the land and his need to consider all aspects of a buy out. The support cast mostly enables the audience to better understand the lead couple starring in this fine after dinner wine. – Harriet Klausner, The Best Reviews

The author has created a memorable tale ... This is one of those books that you don't want to put down ... – Karen Sweeny-Justice, Romantic Times

Too Close to the Sun is a wonderfully romantic novel that transports you to California's beautiful wine country and envelops you in its passions, deceptions, and betrayals. A sexy page-turner … I loved it! – Barbara Freethy, USA Today bestselling author of Golden Lies

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