Hot Like This
[A Summer Short Story]
Ma•nang |má•naŋ| noun. origin: Filipino
1. older sister
2. conservative woman
3. Elaine Antonio
Self-proclaimed manang Elaine Antonio is restrained, cautious, and used to taking care of people. Gorgeous Brazilian-Japanese model Luis Inoue is laid-back, impulsive, and totally out of her league. But when they’re thrown together at the same island resort one summer weekend, things unexpectedly heat up.
Elaine knows that once the vacation is over, they’ll be returning to their two very different worlds. Is this destined to be just a summer fling? Or will she finally learn how to take a risk for love?