After Julie crashes her helicopter in the Louisiana swamp, she finds help from a sexy scientist—who happens to be her ex. Too bad Seth is the all-work-and-no-play type. How will she convince him to set aside his work and take a chance on her? Or is a second shot at love too much to hope for? -- Lost Hearts in the Bayou is a complete 5,100 word HOT contemporary romance short story. -- The first chapter of my hot contemporary/romantic suspense novel, Arresting Mason, is also included.