Doug Hamilton is a man in control... until he gets a heart attack. When it happens, it causes quite a stir, his wife and business partner, Pamela is left questioning their relationship and future. She concentrates on running their company and ignoresthe more personal implications.
Gina Barrett benefits, getting the promotion she's longed for. Life would be perfect if only she could find a man who understood the meaning of the word 'commitment'.
Susie Clarke can't believe it when she lands the perfect job - it's just unfortunate that she's also nineteen, pregnant and the father is just a distant memory. Shaken & Stirred - can their lives ever settle again?
Marketing Director at Highland Productions, Kate Thompson never would have guessed top movie celebrity Rob Jenkins would be interested in her. She soon finds herself living in a different world than the one she is used to, as a divorced mother of two who are away at college. She is living in the Spotlight along with the good and the bad that comes with a celebrity lifestyle and one of the voted top sexiest men in America.
Kate finds she loves being with Rob and the happiness she is feeling. However, his crazy fan Harry Weigan, along with the other million devoted fans is putting a strain on their relationship. When Kate's daughter Julie's life is put in danger it puts a strain on their relationship. Will Kate and Rob be able to work it out?
Christy Williams finally has her life on track. She's putting her past behind her and working hard to build her career as a buyer for a large used bookstore. So far she's been able to keep her drinking problem at bay, but everything changes when she lands a DUI on her thirty-third birthday.
When she's accused of a crime she didn't commit at work, she has nowhere to turn. She yearns for her estranged family, especially her younger sister May whom she hasn't seen for fifteen years. Now the owner of a failing cattle ranch in Elk Valley, Colorado, May couldn't possibly want a relationship with the big sister who didn't even say good-bye all those years ago, could she?
Soon Christy's fleeing from her shattered dreams, her abusive ex-boyfriend, and God. Could the Triple Cross Ranch be the safe haven she's searching for, or will May's new-found faith give her even more reason to reject Christy?
Thicker than Blood is Book #1 in the Thicker than Blood series. All books stand alone ...
Broadway lights shine bright, but not for Emily... Emily Fenner hopes to find all of her dreams in the big city and flashing lights of Broadway as she strives to become a star. Beautiful, talented, and driven, Emily is in the perfect position to take hold of the career she's always wanted--until stirring emotions from and towards her manager, Derrick, complicate everything.
Lost in the fame, secrets, and lust of New York City's theatre scene, Emily struggles to keep it all together.
Across the Zodiac: The Story of a Wrecked Record details the creation and use of apergy, a form of anti-gravitational energy, and details a flight to Mars in 1830. The planet is inhabited by diminutive beings; they are convinced that life does not exist elsewhere than on their world, and refuse to believe that the unnamed narrator is actually from Earth. (They think he is an unusually tall Martian from some remote place on their planet.)
In Book 3, Joe and D will have to make up their minds what they really want. And how far they are willing to go for it.
Relationships are never a straight shot. Along the way there are curves and bumps and turns and forks - and some roadblocks. In Joe's and D's case that translates to: Career decisions, family obligations and names such as Pete, Christine and Liz...
Where Joe and D end up - and if they end up there together - very much depends on the choices they make along the way. Which way to turn? Which road to take? Which temptations to resist and which desires to give in to... ?
For everyone who likes a good, realistic story (that's not only a love story) about people like you and that's not only for women...
"Finished this book just moments ago and wow, I LOVED it. Talk about a page turner, and tight, smart writing that never lets you rest. Super twisty, clever plot with a few shockers I never saw coming. GREAT characters, even when I didn't like them, I loved them as a reader. This book will stick in my head for a while, like all book hangovers should!" - B. Tel, five star review on Amazon.
"Dark, disturbing, deliciously inappropriate." - Leslie Wolfe, best-selling author of The Watson Girl.
From two-time Book of the Year finalist Kathleen O'Donnell comes a gripping psychological thriller filled with unexpected twists.
A psychiatric patient with a dark secret
Preston Blair, a blogger with a dark sense of humor, is committed to a private psychiatric hospital, accused of a shocking crime. Her father Todd's influence as a D.A. has kept her from prison, but her sanity remains on a knife-edge.
A therapist with an agenda
Preston's therapist, Isabel, is too preoccupied working her ...
A full length novel of over 100,000 words...
When everything she ever wanted turns out not to be enough...
Lauren Jefferies is on the verge of having it all. Hard work and determination have culminated in a promotion that promises to put her on track with her upwardly mobile boyfriend Eric. High school sweethearts and together for ten years, they are young enough to have their whole lives ahead of them, but old enough to have established themselves as forces to be reckoned with.
The news should be cause for celebration.
But taking the job means moving two hours away.
Instead of planning their reign as an up and coming power couple, they find their already tenuous relationship further damaged by their conflicting opinions. Eric doesn't want her to leave. Lauren refuses to back down. In the end, she packs her things and heads up north to her new life, the abstract promise of figuring this all out later hanging between them.
Lauren settles into her new routine quite ...
Kerwyn Bartel, a talented, young horse trainer, knows a thing or two about reading a horse's ability to confront fears and recognize a good partnership. If only Kerwyn could apply those same qualities to his relationship with the vibrant Mable Conner, who just happens to be his long-time childhood best friend. Haunted by the pain his father endures at the loss of his mother, Kerwyn feels determined to not make the same mistakes. He decided to set her free a long time ago, but can he? Should he?
Mable Conner has big dreams, but growing up is hard, and life is demanding big changes. Desperately in love with her best friend, Kerwyn, how does she get him to sees her as the woman she is becoming, and not the little girl he grew up with? Also, wants to be a singer more than anything, and she's got the voice and spirit to make it happen. With the right opportunity, anything could happen. But would leaving to sing mean leaving Kerwyn? Does he even care if she stays or goes? ...
A reluctant mage. A kingdom in ruins. To save his realm, one young man must become what he fears most...
Finn blames the mages of old for his family's humble existence. After all, their greedy grab for power reduced his once-mighty homeland to ruin. But no amount of hatred for magic will keep his own fiery abilities at bay. Shortly after his 16th birthday, a heated argument causes him to lose control and burn the life he knew to the ground...
After the accident, Finn and his little sister flee to the forest and their only chance at refuge is asking fellow magic-wielders for help. The young man finds himself in the middle of a conflict between an elder mage's desire to teach peaceful magic and a militant faction's quest for justice. The battle is brewing and Finn must choose sides before the struggle begins...
As the fight for his kingdom's future rages on, Finn must learn the hard way that it isn't power that defines you... it's how you choose to wield it.
Shadows of Magic is ...
Missy may have a knack for fixing cars, but she sure can't cook.
Missy Stuart is humiliated when she burns dinner for the cute, yet outspoken new auto parts rep. But, when he suggests to her father that she should take cooking lessons from the old ladies down at his church, she wants to crawl under a car and die. When she dutifully accompanies her father to church, she finds that she has more to learn than a bunch of recipes. This Christian romance is set in Ridgefield, Washington, in the late seventies, and is now available in AUDIO and LARGE-print paperback. Girl mechanic fiction. Loss of mother strong father story.
Lynn Stephens has had a rough ride after being harassed and bullied by Vincent Boland, manager of the four-star hotel where she works. When she can take no more, she brings a case against him and is vindicated. With the support of her partner, parents and friends, she is beginning to feel stronger and more confident but the consequences of Vincent's actions are more far-reaching than Lynn could ever have imagined and she realizes that he still has the capacity to destroy her and all she holds dear.
¨Charles Dickens once advised budding novelists to make their readers laugh, make ´em cry, but most of all, make ´em wait. And Colette Caddle does all three with an assured hand.¨... Irish Independent.
Only a fool loves a man she can't have...
Ulie's marriage is failing. Craving affection, but unwilling to cheat, Ulie turns to social media where she finds Noah, a sexy divorcee with a sharp wit and kind smile. Ulie warms to Noah's charm, intrigued by the contrast he offers.
Noah sees himself as a good guy, but his inner drive to win women over is wickedly destructive. When an online word-game leads him to Ulie, he first promises to respect her situation then pursues her with calculated intent.
Undeniably drawn to each other, Noah and Ulie navigate the slippery road between right and wrong, and love and lust.
Fans of excellent Contemporary Romance, Second Chances, and Happily Ever After (with a heat level of SURFACE OF THE SUN) will love Silvertongue!
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan comes a sexy new contemporary stand alone series.
Devin Carr likes his life. He likes his job, his family, the outlook for his future. Then he meets her. Erin. As soon as he sees her, drunk and wearing a sequined dress as her world crashes down around her and she fights to put on a brave face, he knows what he's been missing. Her.
When Erin Taborn finds her high school sweetheart and husband banging the former head cheerleader of their graduating class at their high school reunion, she tells herself she'll be fine. She just needs to figure out what fine means. There's only one problem. Devin. She didn't plan on him. And for someone who thinks they have all their plans in place, that's a problem.
One she'll have to find an answer to if this whole friends-with-benefits thing is going to work.
If not, she'll fail just like with everything else.
Maybe there is a hell on earth.
All Mac has ever wanted was a chance to love Savannah. And when he gets it, nothing could be sweeter.
Right up to the moment she turns on him and flees their small town.
He's stuck now -- stuck in a place where everyone hates him. Stuck in a dead-end life and without the girl he can't help but loving or understanding why.
Why did she pretend to care?
Why did she shred what little reputation he had?
Why did she leave without a word?
Why can't he defend himself?
He hasn't said one word against her or in his defense.
Find out why in Not a Word.
Because love doesn't always die -- even when your heart is crushed.
*Wise beyond her thirty-three years, advice columnist, Lily Anne Fincher, relishes being the consummate wall on which everyone leans. It gives her life purpose and makes her feel needed and loved even when people ignore her advice. She never considers the possibility of her own happily ever after, until she catches the shy, handsome guy in a three-piece suit, watching her from behind a newspaper in the downstairs coffee shop.Stoic investment banker, David Morris, never plans on falling for a younger woman, especially a stubborn, rough-around-the-edges, journalist. They come from such different backgrounds. It seems unfathomable, but her easy confidence and flirtatious smiles makes his blood pressure rise. When she finally works up the nerve to approach him, he can't avoid her. Determined not to allow anything to ruin their chance at forever, Lily ignores the signs of looming disaster. Is this the end of their fairy tale? Or just the beginning?
*Trigger/Content Warning. This story ...
A family have pulled apart when Charlie Little decides to up and leave his wife and child, Meg and Nelly, in search of something better.
But nearly three years later things have changed, and Meg is no longer the shy wife plus Nelly has taken a significant overdose of eight-year-old girl attitude. Both aren't prepared to be sweet-talked by a man who merely broke their hearts. And they are seeking love from other quarters to the dismay of some.
The goal posts have changed as the remaining Little women, including Charlie's mum and aunt, now have to adjust to the appearance of a man who now wants his family back. And Meg's mother is a less forgiving woman!
Told from Meg, Charlie and most importantly, Nelly's viewpoint, it's a funny story about bad choices, and how, if ever possible, you can rekindle a Little love, eventually.
When former MI5 officer Jane Raven sees a man assassinated whilst on the London Eye, she fears she is beginning to lose the sanity she has fought so hard to keep since her husband left her. Into her life comes Cheri Hughes, faded glamour girl who insists she too witnessed the crime and the man they saw shot was in fact Wyatt Reynolds, her lover.
Jane gets the chance to rejoin the security services, but as Cheri ingratiates herself into her life, Jane is unaware that the web of lies and deception Cheri is spinning to protect herself, could ruin the new exciting life she has started to build. Both women face a race against time. For Jane it is vital she discovers the truth about Wyatt Reynolds, and for Cheri, she must stop Jane in whatever way she can.
A deeply moving love story which will touch your heart!
A Twenty-year-old Andre is found unconscious on a raft off the coast of Murano, Italy. Rescued by his father, Andre realizes his downward spiral over the past few months and strives to emerge from the clutches of his past.
Witness to the ravages of poverty and neglect, an Eighteen-year-old Vivian is driven by a purpose, in a world that seems to have lost its conscience.
One unknown country, two unknown people and a chance meeting that changes their lives forever. No matter how strongly he feels for her, he has a past to restore and she has a future to change. But the vagaries of fate which follow are just the beginning...
THE BEAR STRATEGY is the story of Sarah Peele, the author of an imploding dissertation and a soon-to-be fired college teaching assistant who is charged with sexual misconduct because of a "wrong" kiss. When all else fails, Sarah finds herself traveling Europe and working as an assistant for the slightly failed but still famous novelist, Abbie Feldman. Dumped by her long-time boyfriend and cast into academic disgrace, Sarah must grapple with her dissertation about the novels by John Irving as well as her past--the father who fled, the mother who grieved, the wild sister who graduated from high school and never came back.
For most of her life, Sarah hid from the world in books and ideas, basing her actions on characters in her favorite novels, especially those by Irving. She thought she had everything down pat, but now nothing makes sense. Told by her advisor that "despair and failure are key to every writing project," Sarah stops working on her dissertation and attends Abbie's writing ...
Twenty-four years ago, Evan Masters had left the small town of McDermott, vowing never to return. Only the serious illness of his first love, Dylan Daniels, has the power to bring the town's black sheep back into the fold. Intending to stay just long enough to make things right with Dylan, Evan finds himself needing to solve the mystery of his mother's disappearance just months before he himself had left town. His strained relationship with his family requires repairing even though he can not ignore his father's need for secrecy surrounding his missing wife. A semi-celebrity, Evan sparks controversy and excitement in the small town and is pursued romantically by an old friend while being scorned by Dylan's grown daughter, Meghan. Evan finds himself being drawn back emotionally by the love of his family, his reconciliation with Dylan, and the feeling that he is finally home again. As his attraction for Meghan grows, he continues to investigate what he believes is his mother's ...
In small town Abbotsford, BC, Canada, in 1979, Christy is born into the cycle of abuse. Her single mom raised her and her four brothers as best she could - she had also suffered through the cycle of abuse. Born to Hungarian immigrants working the land, barely speaking English, and just surviving on the edge of poverty, they couldn't give her the skills she needed to thrive.
Following suit, Christy didn't have any other choice but to survive too. Clawing her way to freedom she knew from a young age that she'd survive sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect. She'd come out the other side to safety, and find the courage to heal her invisible scars.
Through Christy's story we get a straight-shooting portrait of a heroine who is wonderfully sweet and sly as she navigates through the unstable adult world that surrounds her. We get a glimpse of what it's like to survive in chaos from a child's eyes.
And yet, even though the world is dark around her we see the light in Christy's eyes. ...
I shouldn't want her -- but damn, I need her.
As my best friend, she's off limits, right?
After discovering her boyfriend's cheating, Molly shows up at my doorstep broken and alone. She's been my rock since my world collapsed, and now the tables are turned, it's my turn to support her.
But something's changed, and how I'm feeling about her is against all the rules. She needs a shoulder to cry on; not another man to break her heart.
Lucky for us, I'm not just a man. I'm HER man.
She just doesn't know it yet...
Falling For Ryan is the first part of Tracy Lorraine's friends to lovers duet and the beginning of her steamy and emotionally charged contemporary romance Falling series. One click and start binge reading this series now!
Has-been actress Jenna Wells is invited on a top-secret audition for a new part opposite Hollywood's top action movie superstar, John Hamilton. Jenna knows she is out of her league, but her fiery spirit catches the attention of John's keepers at the Association, a cult-like religious group made up of the Hollywood elite.
Jenna is offered the part of a lifetime - John's trophy wife. Jenna is out of work and out of money, making her the perfect victim for John's scheme -- she's a woman with nothing to lose. A contractual obligation is born and Jenna gets a second chance at the fame she craves. And John gets the perfect beard to cover up his life in the closet.
Back in the spotlight, Jenna must face the demons from her past as she navigates the parameters of this carefully controlled new life. She also strikes up an inappropriate romance with John's hunky one-legged bodyguard.
Will Jenna take the money? Or will she follow her heart?
Military Romance: The Soldier's Doctor (MC Biker Sports Romance)
Bad Boy Doctor Romance
Dr. Emily Reynolds is a military brat, and she's grown into a beautiful woman who enjoys bad boys in the military. Though she secretly longs to meet her soul mate and have a family, she dedicates herself to treating wounded veterans. Dean Peters is an injured vet with an attitude and a secret. Sparks fly between them, and Dr. Reynolds does all she can to keep their doctor-patient relationship professional. But the time comes when she has to decide how far she'll go to help this bad boy biker heal -- physically and emotionally.
WARNING: This book contains mature themes and language and is intended for readers 18 years of age and older. It is a short story -- a complete romance with NO cliffhanger. The publisher has included several bonus novellas and short stories as a thank you for downloading this book.
You will love this story if you enjoy:
- Military romance
Too bad I can't have her curvy body forever. Or can I?
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I need her to pretend to be mine.
But pretending might not be enough.
My law firm is known for its rich lawyers.
It's also known for the beautiful women who marry them.
There's a lot of pressure for partners to tie the knot.
I never thought I would be a family man, but now I have to be.
Or rather, I have to pretend to be.
All my hard work will be for nothing if I don't reach the top.
My assistant agrees to play the role of my fake fiancée.
But I can't resist her curvy, gorgeous body for real.
With my hot fake fiancée on my arm, I can get through anything.
Except for maybe letting her go.
I start to think it's too bad this relationship is fake.
What's the harm of trying it out for real for just one night?
Once I get a taste, will I be able to let her go?
Or will she be the only one to satisfy my appetite for good?
What seems like surrender may not be surrender at all...
Windy City Kink, Book 3
Paige Nelson has an amazing new life in a new city with her own business, new friends, and her abusive ex-husband firmly in her past. Plans to expand her business are running into a few roadblocks, but she doesn't need a man to help her. She can do this on her own.
From the minute he lays eyes on Paige, Raff Lauden wants her. Intensely. Urgently. Though petite and delicate usually isn't his type, he finds himself asking her out. Even more surprising? She says no.
Paige has a history of being attracted to dominant, controlling man. The kind she swore never to get involved with again. But maybe she's trying to resist the one man who can give her everything she's ever really wanted...
Cara McCord had a new lease on life. After hearing the news that she was cancer free, the Texas beauty was ready to move forward and live life to the fullest... starting with losing her virginity. There was only one problem, though -- the gorgeous blonde's heart beat for one cowboy alone, and he was someone she knew she could never have.
Trace Briggs found the woman of his dreams when he was nine years old. For years he'd been forced to be a spectator on the sidelines of her life. But now circumstances had changed. The sexy, chiseled cowboy knew the time had come to claim the woman he'd loved since she was in pigtails.
Convincing Cara would take all of his heart, and Trace was ready to put it all on the line. Will Cara finally allow herself to truly live... and love?
Shade's To Do List:
- Investigate a haunting
- Find undead crime lord's stolen book of blackmail
An FBI contact comes to Shade for help when a ghostly presence indicates a missing architect with ties to the mob might have been murdered. Even for a village witch recently turned private investigator, it should have been an easy assignment. Show up, look for the ghost, determine if it's the missing architect.
Then an unexpected twist brings a vampire to her doorstep.
A bold thief stole the "reputable businessman's" little black book of secrets -- and he'll pay a lot more than an FBI consulting fee to get it back.
Powerful suspects make powerful enemies.
Soon the question isn't whether or not Shade can solve the case -- it's whether or not she can survive it if she does.
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A homeless man. Violently strangled. No leads. Except his past.
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An outsider himself, DS George Cross is drawn to this case. The discovery of the dead man's connection to an old cold case then pulls Cross in further. Convinced this is where the answer to the murder lies, he sets about solving another that someone has spent the past fifteen years thinking they've got away with.
Cross' relentless obsession with logic, detail and patterns is what makes him so irritatingly brilliant. It doesn't exactly make him popular with colleagues or his superiors, though. He has numerous enemies in the force wanting to see him fail.
Red flags are soon raised as suspicious inconsistencies and errors in the original detective's investigation come to light. Now retired, this ex-cop has powerful friends in the force and a long-standing dislike of Cross.
Set in picturesque ...
Wishful is a southern romance series written for anyone looking for love in a small town. If you loved Hart of Dixie and miss the residents of Bluebell, you just might fall in love with Wishful. It's a town where everybody knows your name and hope springs eternal! This volume contains Books 1-3
TO GET ME TO YOU (Book 1)
A David vs. Goliath story with a side of sweet tea.
Wishful, MS is Cam's hometown. He's not sure a city girl like Norah can understand the place well enough to help him save it from the corporate big-box store threatening to set up shop. She's determined, though. She's falling hard for the charms of town--and the man. But even if they send the suits packing, can she really give up her corner office for a corner booth a the local diner?
KNOW ME WELL (Book 2)
Heroes need not apply
Riley Gower is no stranger to hard work. She's queen of Doing All The Things -- solo. And that's exactly how she likes it. She's not holding out for a hero. When disaster strikes her ...
A year ago, he gave her his heart. Now he wants it back.
Meg never expected to find the love of her life sitting in a coffee shop. It wasn't like life was good right then, and she knew she wasn't any great catch. But handsome Edward, with his sexy British accent and irresistible kisses, was very persuasive. Meg handed over her heart without much resistance and expected it to be for keeps. When Edward suddenly disappears, though, she is forced to confront her deepest fears. Has she been a fool?
Months later his brothers appear, begging for Meg's help and telling a story that is almost impossible to believe. Caught between the love she once shared with Edward and the demands of his new, agonizingly-different persona, Meg is faced with a choice. His family is counting on her to get through to him, but only she can decide whether to stick it out, despite the uncertain outcome -- or cut her losses and move on.
Can Meg break through Edward's barriers, and remind him of all that they've ...
This second edition of Secrets And Lies contains portions of Secrets That Hide, which was previously book two of the series.
To the naked eye, the Billionaire Sterlings are the picture of perfection. But what hides beneath the lies?
When the matriarch of this powerful family goes missing, and all signs point to murder, Rosalie Stetson finds herself trapped in the middle of a quest to discover what happened to her ex-grandmother-in-law, Edna Sterling. But Rosalie's not alone. Edna's grandson joins her, one she's never met. His name is Chance Sterling. Although he's as handsome as the day is long, he's probably the most unavailable man she's ever known. No matter what they think about each other, they're in it together. But do they have what it takes to survive this dangerous game of winner takes all? Especially after there's an attempt made on Rosalie's life, and Chance is convinced one of his family members is behind the attack. Now, Chance must jeopardize his own security to keep ...
From New York Times bestseller Lexi Ryan comes a sexy new standalone romance novel about a runaway bride, a single dad who's sworn off love, and the kind of family secrets that can threaten to break even the deepest bonds.
You never forget your wedding day. Or the moment your twin sister pukes on your bouquet and confesses she's pregnant... with your fiancé's baby.
I wanted to get away, to hide until my heart mended. I found myself in a strange town with a mysterious stranger whose talented mouth and hands almost made me forget it was supposed to be my wedding night.
Afraid to go home to face my broken life, I pretend to be my twin so I can take her job in Jackson Harbor caring for a six-year-old girl. Imagine my surprise when I find out my new boss is my mysterious stranger -- Dr. Ethan Jackson.
I never meant for Ethan to discover my secrets. I never meant for them to matter. But the longer I work with him and his sweet daughter, the harder I fall, and the clearer it becomes ...
A high-powered Washington insider, Molly Brandenberg has been sent back to Bellefleur, a sleepy river-town on the banks of the Ohio, to set up a headquarters for her senator boss.
But when she runs into the guy who took her to the senior prom, Brett Nardi, her one true love, she begins to wonder if perhaps she didn't make a mistake when she kicked the dust of Bellefleur off her heels sixteen years earlier?
Because, on the fateful night when Brett told her he loved her, something happened between them that would change their lives forever after.
Shelly Gelson had it all... a job teaching English at Carver High, her best friend Mel working by her side and she's engaged to her high school sweetheart Chase Marino. That is until Chase breaks her heart and leaves her for another teacher at the school. Now Shel is left broken-hearted and trying to figure out what she wants while watching Chase and the home wrecker make moon eyes at each other. Enter Matt Fuller, Shel's friend for the past 5 years and the perfect rebound. He's gorgeous, smart, funny and fits into Shel's idea of the right guy. Only problem is there may be more there than just a simple rebound. Is it a way to fill a void left by Chase, or is there more smoldering between these two friends? Find out what happens when the bell rings and the teenage drama ends and the adult drama begins. Who says being a teacher is boring? They obviously haven't met the teachers at Carver High.
Warning: this book contains the following adult content.
Sex and nudity: Yes!
This is the first of three books in a serialized story about family and friendships... that also includes a little magic.
Maggie McCrae knew her granddaughters were not ready for the legacy she must leave them. The house, the grounds and everything that went with it would now be theirs. She vowed she would do all she could to protect them and hopefully, give them the time they needed to fulfill their destiny. Gabriella and Moira must learn to trust themselves and each other as they discover the true magic of Burrows Bay.
He had his eye on her for years. But she was married. Now she's not. He's all in.
Rachel Cameron prefers to lick her wounds and protect her children from gossip and shame in isolation on a small homestead in the Ozark Mountains. But life-long bachelor and ex-Marine Sheriff Garrett Stark has other ideas.
Drawn to Rachel, Garrett wields all the power and charm he can muster to insist she return to town for her safety and that of her children. Exasperation and anger rule on both sides. Rachel balks, but does not anticipate the raft of dizzying emotions stirred by the Garrett's relentless attention.
The moment Garrett takes her into his arms, Rachel knows she must make a choice: honor the truth and face her fears or live forever as an outsider.
New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh kicks off her new Hard Play contemporary romance series with a sizzling story that'll leave you smiling...
Sailor Bishop has only one goal for his future - to create a successful landscaping business. No distractions allowed. Then he comes face-to-face and lips-to-lips with a woman who blushes like an innocent... and kisses like pure sin.
Ísa Rain craves a man who will cherish her, aches to create a loving family of her own. Trading steamy kisses with a hot gardener in a parking lot? Not the way to true love. Then a deal with the devil (aka her CEO-mother) makes Ísa a corporate VP for the summer. Her main task? Working closely with a certain hot gardener.
And Sailor Bishop has wickedness on his mind.
As Ísa starts to fall for a man who makes her want to throttle and pounce on him at the same time, she knows she has to choose - play it safe and steady, or risk all her dreams and hope Sailor doesn't destroy her heart.
Three Friends. One City.Waiting to Exhale in the "A."
Brunch at Ruby's is warm, funny southern women's fiction about finding and keeping love, lifelong friendships with women who are like sisters and the bonds between them that bend but don't break.
Debra Macklin is the envy of her friends. She has it all: a successful career, a long marriage and a happy child, but she's hiding an explosive secret that could not only shatter her perfect image but destroy her marriage and career.
Maxine Donovan is self-made, admittedly shallow and unapologetic, having overcome her past to live the life she deserves to live.But despite her success, she's on a constant quest for Mr. Right. Handsome but aloof Malcolm Brooks could be The One, except his attentions are focused on someone else entirely. Does Maxine fight for him like she fought for everything else?
Renee Gladwell left a life and a handsome boyfriend to return to Atlanta and nurse her father and Gladwell Books back to health. Four years ...
New York Times bestselling author, Sawyer Bennett, is happy to introduce a new Wicked Horse club in Las Vegas and you're cordially invited to attend the grand opening...
As the owner of The Wicked Horse, an elite sex club located along the Vegas Strip, I never spend the night alone. I don't grant favors and will rarely give you the time of day -- unless I want you in my bed. So when the sister of my sworn enemy shows up asking for help, saying "no" should be easy. But all I see is the opportunity to help this beautiful woman while exacting revenge on her brother, and I am not about to pass that up.
Beaten and bruised, Trista Barnes is running out of options, and, unfortunately for her, I'm her last chance to get out of the mess she's in. She doesn't know why I despise her brother so much, but as long as I can help her, she doesn't care. And while I am more than happy to keep her safe, I intend to do so while opening her up to a sinful world she never knew existed.
As Trista falls ...
An impetuous dreamer and a swoon-worthy banker prove that when opposites attract, passions ignite!
Aurora St. Claire is perfectly happy with her life as a guide on a tour boatin Galveston, Texas until she sees Oliver Chancellor putting aforeclosure sign in front of a dilapidated mansion on a private islandonce owned by her notorious ancestors. The sight sparks a secret dreamto restore the mansion that she and her siblings should have inheritedand run it as a bed and breakfast. To make that dream a reality, Roryneeds a business loan, and Chance is just the man who can help her.
Chance's well-ordered life includes taking his place in the hallowed halls ofthe family bank, and someday marrying into an equally prominentGalveston family. His plans do not include having the object of his high school crush sweep him into a whirlwind of far-reaching dreams. It'sobvious, however, that Rory needs someone with a head for business andher enthusiasm proves too infectious to resist.