THE BIRCH BEACH BARK Early Edition Sexy Stranger Found In Local Girl's Bed! And it wasn't just any stranger Rachel Gale woke up to, but "the helicopter hunk," worldly TV reporter Marcus Slade. He'd mistaken her room for his at her inn-and discovered her secret: the spinsterish Rachel had a fondness for sinful lingerie! Marcus was allergic to small towns like Birch Beach, but he couldn't resist seducing Rachel. And although he told himself it was time to go, he found excuses to stay. Was "the helicopter hunk" about to come in for a permament landing-in Rachel's backyard?