No indiscriminate killing. No collateral damage. No unvetted targets. There are rules that make being Fog City’s Prince of Killers bearable. The rules Hawes Madigan lives by. Soon, he’ll be king—of an organization of assassins—and the crown has never felt heavier. Until the mysterious Dante Perry swaggers into his life. Dante looks like a rock god and carries himself like one too. But there’s more than meets the eye beneath those loose limbs and casual confidence. He also carries a concealed weapon, a private investigator’s license, and a message for the prince—someone inside Hawes’s organization is out to kill the future king. In the chaos that follows the timely warning, Hawes comes to depend on Dante. On his skills as an investigator, on the steadiness he offers, and on their moments alone when Hawes lets Dante take control. As alliances are tested and traitors exposed, Hawes needs Dante at his back... and in his bed. But if the PI ever learns Hawes’s darkest secret, it’s not heartbreak he’ll have to worry about—but a bullet to the brain instead.
Ghosts always remember. Mobsters never forget. Erik Mitchell helped Interpol bust cartels, oligarchs, and spoiled billionaires for art fraud. As an undercover cop, Ben Nolan helped bring down a Newark crime family. Now Erik and Ben have started over in Cape May, leaving their danger-filled jobs behind them, excited about a fresh start and their new relationship. Plans to renovate a historic old theater stir up dangerous ghosts and revive interest in unsolved Mob hits. The curse of a murdered witch strikes a close friend, old movie props reveal clues to long-ago crimes, and a shakedown scheme sends Ben’s cousin running for cover. Time is running out to lift the curse. The Russian Mob wants revenge on Erik, and the Newark Mob is gunning for Ben. A grieving ghost seeks justice. Secrets, lies, and deception unravel in the blink of an eye. Erik and Ben were planning for happily ever after. But unless they can outwit witches, wraiths, and wise guys, they could go down in a hail of gunfire and a blast of dark magic—and see their plans go up in smoke. Blink is a suspenseful MM paranormal romance mystery-adventure filled with second chance love, hurt/comfort, true soulmates, awesome food trucks, dangerous secrets, restless ghosts, psychic visions, powerful witches, angry mobsters, and a very haunted theater.
What happens when a human falls in love with a Faeblood? An orphaned caster, all Ember wants is to fulfill her childhood wish of finding others who share her gift. Until she meets Gavyn, an elite fighter known for his hardened reputation and fierce brotherhood. Is embracing the passion between them worth the heartache it brings to their found families? Perfect for those who crave spice in their adventures, this is Gavyn and Ember’s story — featuring a grumpy hero, a sunshiny heroine, and a steamy happily-ever-after.
To escape her upcoming ill-fated nuptials, baron’s daughter Annabel seeks help from Philip, a widowed duke looking for a new wife. A marriage of convenience would benefit them both — but could his secret destroy the true feelings that are just beginning to blossom? Can be read as a standalone book or as part of the series, Inconvenient Brides.
Fleeing her past, Mary runs straight into the arms of danger. Mary Beattle had to run. Even now, the law is searching for her. There was no time to bury her sister. No time to explain her actions. Only a chance to pack a bag and get on a stage out of town. Then she meets a matchmaker and soon finds herself as a mail-order bride. Wanting a fresh start, Mary gets the shock of a lifetime when she reaches Treasure Falls, Montana. After a sordid beginning, Andrew Larsen and Jesse Sanders have turned their lives around. Now they own the local mine. They’re wealthy, powerful men in the small town of Treasure Falls. But there are no women, so they order brides for the men in town. What a surprise when the stage pulls in and they discover the matchmaker has outdone herself. But the woman they choose brings peril to Treasure Falls—a menace that threatens their tenuous hold on their bride and exposes the unsavory aspect of their pasts.
He wants out of the friend zone…she doesn’t believe in happily ever after. Relationships are not in Lauren Gentry’s playbook. The only kind she’s willing to consider are friends-with-benefits and even a red-hot hockey player like Dave Martin isn’t going to change that. Right? When those chocolate brown eyes threaten to melt her defenses she has to remind herself that demons from her past could rise up at any moment. Which is going to be pretty hard to do, since she loses herself every time they touch. Dave used to love the benefits that came easily to professional athletes; especially when they were in the form of puck bunnies who only wanted one night. But when he meets the pint-sized girl with bewitching green eyes and sun-streaked auburn hair his outlook suddenly changes. He wants forever with Lauren. Now he just has to convince her. Can Lauren risk everything for the man she’s secretly been falling for? Or will her past stop her from taking a chance on love?
A military hero. A runaway bride. Never enough time. With one dance, one night, he claimed me. Beyond tired of holding things together and taking care of every responsibility for my family of sisters and a grieving father, I had begged the universe for something new. Then today, the county fair crowned me as the next Milk Maiden, and I gained the attention of Travis, the handsome stranger in town. Life was suddenly good, even though he was only passing through. She had more than one night written all over her face. Fighting for my country came with some obvious downsides. All I wanted—no, craved—was to spend time with a woman. For one night. Afterward, it was back to checking my emotions, deadening myself inside so not a hint of pain would display outside. I made it a rule to start nothing serious. But sometimes a man needed a woman more than he needed air. Marcie wasn’t just any woman, though. If only time and logistics weren’t working against us . . .
Hot In The City is a collection of short romantic comedy stories and novellas from award-winning author, Cassandra O'Leary. Perfect for reading on your lunch break, on the go or anytime really! Never before published in one book, this collection includes: - Chocolate Truffle Kiss: A Romantic Comedy Novelette - An older woman meets a younger man in a story full of pining. A lonely writer, a hot rockstar barista, a cafe setting with stolen moments, poetry and chocolate. . . - Tree Love: A Romantic Short Story - A short story with a sweet second chance romance, an urban lumberjack and emails to trees! - Girl Under The Christmas Tree: A Steamy Holiday Romance Novella - A prequel to the novel Girl on a Plane, featuring Yuki, a hotel staffer looking for adventure, and Declan, an Irish IT CEO with a broken heart. They come together right before Christmas for just one night. . . - Friday I'm In Love: A Short and Sweet Story- A brand new story set in a pyjama company in the middle of the city. Featuring a Japanese-Australian beefcake, a wacky computer nerd, workplace romance, spying and wardrobe malfunctions. . . . and a new novelette. . . Girl On A Babymoon! Sinead and Gabriel from Girl on a Plane return, five years later. It's their anniversary, and Sinead has a big surprise for Gabriel. A romantic getaway and steamy role-playing feature in this laugh-out-loud story of a marriage in trouble, or maybe, a marriage that will be stronger than ever! Each story is set in the author's home ...
You never know what’s hiding in the shadows. Hazel I’ve always seen ghosts, but since moving to Shadow Falls I haven’t seen a single spirit. Everyone says weird stuff happens here, it’s just a way of life. Ghosts don’t scare me but what’s happening in Shadow Falls is terrifying. Shadows that cling to people like parasites and a man who wants to devour me. Alarik Something is wrong in Shadow Falls. All of the souls have disappeared and my reaper is getting weaker every day. I don’t need any distractions and that’s what Hazel is. Something about her calls to the darkness inside me. She’ll either be my salvation or the end of me. This is a full-length paranormal romance meant for 18+.
Cold cases, hot leads, a psychic psychopath, a copycat killer, cursed objects, the trial of the century--and wedding plans. Psychic medium Simon Kincaide and sexy homicide detective Vic D'Amato met hunting a supernatural serial killer. Since then, Simon has become a police consultant on cases involving the paranormal, and Vic has gotten over his doubts about Simon's abilities being real. Along the way, they fell in love and got engaged. But it seems like the danger never ends. Now, the first case Simon and Vic worked together comes back to haunt them as the killer goes to court and all hell breaks loose. The killer has a crazy fan setting curses on key players in the upcoming trial. Ghosts from an old cold case suggest that someone got away with murder. And a supernatural creature attracted to fear and death is using the Grand Strand as its feeding ground. Simon and Vic feel like they’re waging a war on all fronts, but with the stakes so high, there can be No Surrender! No Surrender is a fast-paced thrill ride MM paranormal romance packed with supernatural suspense, haunted tourist attractions, monsters, visions, hot sex, hurt/comfort, loyal friends, wedding planning, found family, ghosts galore, dark magic, and an evolving, established romantic relationship with all the feels. No Surrender is Book 5 in the Badlands series but can be read as a standalone.
He was protecting those he loved.... She wanted him to notice her and when he did, she knew she could never let him go. #Unputdownable Amanda (Mandy) Gilchrist was just baffled by her colleague. One minute he was her rock and the next he couldn't get away from her fast enough...only to land himself in jail. Her bosses now hate him and wouldn't help him cross the street let alone post bail, so it was up to her — except someone got to him first. What the heck was going on? By now he must realize he needs her help… And it’s going to cost him because this time she’s not going to turn a blind eye. Mandy’s going to make sure David sees her skills as a PI and as a woman too — one he’s got ‘tied up inside and out’. Because he may not know it yet but they’re both looking for exactly the same thing. David aka Hack Varetti is in deep. A little finagling with the FBI and maybe he'll get his life back on track but there’s no guarantees. Making the wrong associations only landed him in the clink, but now he's got a second chance --- to fix his life. And to take care of her. Because, although Mandy doesn't know it yet she needs something only he can give her, and he can't wait to show her how a Dom brings his Sub to fulfillment because it's something she'll never forget. Even though the last thing he wanted to do was involve her in his mess, afraid she’d get hurt. He knew, if he wanted her to trust him again, he was going to have to work for it. Everyone's got to learn the ropes sometime... ...
Wendy Marsh didn't cultivate her cool and in control vibe on purpose, but she's just fine with it. It keeps everyone at a distance, and helps her manage her job more efficiently. But her boss-babe armor starts to fall apart when she unexpectedly inherits her family's Inn alongside her lazy cousin, and the hot history professor staying on the property just might be the crack that slides Wendy's life into complete chaos. History professor Rob Upshaw is on the hunt for the X that marks the spot of a lost family treasure. He doesn’t know where the X is or what it may contain. He doesn’t know if it even exists. His X-rated thoughts about the beautiful but uptight innkeeper won’t help, even if she may hold the key to his quest. Falling for Wendy should be the biggest X of all, but Rob’s willing to explore the entire alphabet with her. Then she finds out the truth of his search, and nothing may be able to sway their developing relationship from discord back to desire.
The fast, furry, and furious! A lynx shifter, pursued by a cryptid trophy hunter. A wolf shifter desperate to rescue a lover who's not just his fated mate—but his one true pairing across past lives. And a love that transcends time.
Lynx shifter Noah Wilson narrowly escaped being captured by the Huntsman. While recuperating in Fox Hollow, he meets his fated mate, wolf shifter Drew Lowe.
Noah has to return to Canada to finish filming his TV projects, so he and Drew visit when they can and come up with creative solutions to their long-distance relationship. Noah and Drew are sure they're meant for each other and start making plans.
Drew's dreams make him wonder if he and Noah are more than fated mates—could they be a true pairing, destined to find each other lifetime after lifetime?
Then Noah accidentally records a murder, and the killer is on his trail. Can he elude a master tracker and reach the safety of Fox Hollow, or will he and Drew have to wait to find happiness in another life?
Again is a thrill-packed MM shifter romance adventure full of sexy shifters, hurt/comfort, one true pairing, reincarnation, sincere psychics, hunky mechanics, first responders, a sexy wildlife photographer, found family, and fated mates.
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A former special forces operative. A teacher with a love for literature. Together, they fight for the fairytale. Single father, Dane Copeland focuses only on his daughter and his career as a special operative with the Army. But when he meets the intriguing and impassioned teacher, Keirnan Vickers, Dane suddenly wants and needs more. With a bleeding heart, Keirnan will do anything to help others. Getting the local library repaired and replenished with more books is her current goal. Meeting the mysterious and sexy single father opens her eyes to a world more adventurous than any novel she's ever read. But when enemies from Keirnan's past come back and threaten everything she's worked for, Dane will do anything to protect her. With time running out and Keirnan in grave peril, the special ops agent is hellbent on giving her the storybook dream. Will DEFENDING KEIRNAN be his most dangerous mission, yet?
She Auctioned her Own Virginity The penniless Charlotte dreams of a bright future, but she has nothing to sell but herself and her virginity. She chooses to auction both to the highest bidder. What will happen when her 'Buyer' takes her away? A BDSM Ménage Erotic Romance 5 stars: “5 stories of hot erotica Charlotte realizes that the only way possible for her to be able to pay her debts and have a future is to sell her virginity. Oh lordy. Her Golden Lover Master Michael. Wow! Hot and steamy erotica stories!!!” Romaine Hearton 5 stars: “AWESOME!!! This is a great book. I can not wait to see if there will be more to come. This is by far one of the best books I have read in a while!” Kathy Amazon.com 5 Stars: “Beautifully erotic... Five stars, of course! Simone Leigh's descriptive pages fill this five-part beginning series with pure ecstasy! Your fingers will leave a smudge mark on your e-reader”. lucyr 5 stars: “Amazing. Simone has outdone herself! I would like to see more of the three characters Michael, Charlotte and James. Their story is amazing!” Jill Kendall
I know what you did last summer. Aubree Walker, the perfect girl most likely to succeed, is sure there's only one person who knows what she did Booker Outlaw, one of the three Outlaw brothers--all identical, all gorgeous, all from the wrong side of the tracks, and all pure bad boys. He was always the unpredictable one, the one who would be brash enough to make it big self-publishing horror novels on the internet. He promised never to tell, but everyone knows you can never trust an Outlaw. Then a year later, in the middle of the night, she receives a phone call at Tulane. Her aunt, who took her in after her mother's death, is in a coma under suspicious circumstances. Now she has to face that one person who knows all about what she did that summer--sexy Booker. Returning to Hope Parish to be with her aunt, stirs up all those ugly memories. When Aubree starts getting threats, she can't help but wonder if what she did last summer was tied to her aunt's "accident."Afraid, she turns to the only person who knows the truth and Booker doesn't hesitate to offer his broad shoulder for her to lean on. But Booker has a secret of his own that could crush their fledgling relationship. As the hot, sultry summer days move on, she finds that even a perfectly smart girl can lose her heart to a perfectly bad boy. What is she going to do when someone starts asking questions Aubree doesn't want to answer?
She was an angel that came to me in my darkest hour. Finding out she's real is everything, and I'll stop at nothing to make her mine.... NFL quarterback, Zolt Hamil was America's heartthrob until a career-ending injury changed his life. Years later, that injury still haunts him, so does the hallucination of a young, sable-eyed, blonde beauty whom he conjured that painful day on the football field. After many one-night stands, only she holds his heart— his angelic seraph.. On the first day at his new job at a law firm in Scottsdale, Arizona, Zolt comes face to face with his hallucination, Irelyn Wilkes. Their star-crossed connection and explosive passion for each other pulls them together, and this time, Zolt refuses to let her slip from his life. But Irelyn has her own demons to fight, and her controlling boyfriend is one of them. He doesn't take kindly to other people playing with his toys, and he'll stop at nothing to keep her by his side. Can Irelyn and Zolt defy the odds and find a second chance at love? Or, will the events set in motion years ago keep them apart forever? The story, and its exciting conclusion, continues in Being Zolt.
Jack has some ‘splainin’ to do! That's right! Callie Lassiter's normally well-behaved Great Dane Jack has run off and done the wild thing with the neighbor's dog. It must be puppy love! It's doubly embarrassing since she's a professional dog trainer. Of course, the neighbor would have to be hot, hot nightclub owner bad boy Owen McKay, just the kind of man Callie is determined to avoid. Owen’s comfortable with his playboy status and the hype in the media. But the ground moves beneath his feet when he gets an eyeful of the girl next door. The Dog Whisperer never looked this good! How can he convince this wholesome honey that his player days are behind him? Maybe Jill, his Great Dane can help him with this dilemma now that she’s pregnant and Callie’s dog is to blame. Is this bad boy a bad bet?
Start with a perfect spring weekend full of pretty dresses, high heels, fancy hats, horse races, and bourbon. Combine with a friends-from-childhood couple whose ongoing misunderstandings have led Lucy Granger to swear she’ll never move back home. Mix in a splash of combined family pressure for Lucy and Nate Hawthorne to be The Golden Couple. Pour over crushed ice and garnish with plenty of hot, secret hookups. Win. Place. Show. A funny sort of romance chock full of dressing up, mint juleps, an axe-throwing bar, and a huge winning bet at the big race. Win. Place Show. All bets are on!
Two brothers awakened a desire she’d never known… But it’s only one who steals her heart. CAUTION: Alpha hero, bad-boy romance that’s utterly addictive and outrageously satisfying. Jessa Andrews is a top reporter at the city’s premiere newspaper. She loves her job, but as of late she’s been plagued with frequent, debilitating headaches. Jessa lives alone, her mother recently died of cancer, and decides it is time to know more about her past, so she hires a private investigator to help her find her father. Little does she realize it is a two for one deal and the instant attraction she has to the Boynton brothers is reciprocated. As the three work together on her case they become very close. As Jessa learns more about the kink they play, more about herself, more about them, her health continues to decline. When she’s about to unveil her family’s secrets, things heat up and jealousy between the men intensifies. It’s then Jessa realizes that it is time to choose between the brothers — because she knows now, she can’t have them both. Reece and Ryan Boynton have supported one another through thick and thin, it’s what identical twins do. Having the same taste in women, it’s not unusual for them to share, but when they meet Jessa the men know immediately there is something about her that is different. For the first time, Reece and Ryan have strong disagreements and as one brother’s bond deepens the other is left questioning everything he thought he knew about himself and his brother. ...
Will they embrace the love that could be theirs, or will the past steal their future? Rachel had the job of her dreams until it turned into a nightmare. She sees something she shouldn't, and now, she's desperate and running for her life. But when she gets to Serenity Bay and meets doctor charming, she's torn between skipping town again or giving love a chance. Scarred by the betrayal of the woman he loved, Matt moved to Minnesota to start over. Unfortunately, it wasn't far enough to escape his past. Now he'll have to deal with a truth he'd buried, but not all lies die a peaceful death. Then Matt meets Rachel, and she turns his world upside down. The romance that started as a ruse soon becomes more real than they thought possible. But fate has a wicked sense of humor, and if they want a future together, they'll have to fight for their lives. Can they defeat their worst nightmare when the past knocks on the door? Click on Buy or Read for Free to borrow from Kindle Unlimited. Then journey with Rachel and Matt as they fight the danger that stalks her and their chance at love. The Men of Serenity Bay books can be read as a standalone; each has its own HEA.
Time does not heal all wounds, or does it? Anne Black enjoys being in control of her life. She trains MMA fighters by day and works as a dominatrix by night. A single encounter with a mysterious and handsome stranger turns her world upside down. Suddenly, memories of another life haunt her. Top hats, carriages, and ballgowns? Love? It can’t be real! William Ollerton imagined a quiet life in a vicarage with his young wife, until she is brutally murdered. Grief-stricken, he accepts the gift of immortality with the hope he will see his lost love reborn. Centuries pass, but one night changes his world and eternity doesn’t seem impossible after all. When the past clashes with the present, the hunt is on and everything he’s waited for is put at risk. Will Anne and William have their second chance? Or will history repeat itself?
When billionaire and former SAS soldier, Declan Lovechilde, answers to a scream, he risks his life to save a girl from attackers. With nowhere to go, and wearing only a corset, Theadora, who can barely walk, ends up on his couch. The next morning, he finds her gone. Months later, she turns up at his family estate, where she has been employed as a maid. It seems she can’t remember him, but he can certainly remember her. Her story is nothing like he expected, and when he discovers her inexperience with men, she becomes his obsession. Boasting movie star looks, Declan Lovechilde has his fair share of admirers, while Theadora has to deal with his domineering mother and an unscrupulous older man who is determined to have her. Despite Declan proving to be more than her hero, he must not only conquer her fear of men, but also a nasty character intent on ruining their passionate romance.
Billionaire Easton Edgewater waited a long time to find the one he’ll claim for forever.
Fleeing the neverending threat one bad mistake created, Piper Townie is desperate for any job. A new protected location should solve all her problems. But what happens when her irresistible boss uncovers the secret desires she’s hiding from everyone?
Easton Edgewater has given everything to his company for years. When his departing right hand chooses Piper as her replacement, the alluring new assistant keeps catching his eye. Is it possible she’s the one he’s been waiting for?
Welcome to the ABC Towers series. If you’re tempted by hot Daddies who will risk everything to keep their Littles safe, this adventure is for you.
DIESEL I’m a long haul trucker with a full load. I f*ck who I want. When I want. And I always leave them begging for more. I roll into town, take the best piece of ass I can find, and then move on before the sun rolls into the morning clouds. But not Lucy, the sunshine of a girl who works at the truck stop diner off Exit 276. She’s too sweet and too fragile for a bad boy like me to screw over. My past is mine to bear alone. Except one look at those gorgeous green eyes, and I’m toast. Hell, I’m only a f*cking man. And a man can’t resist what he wants no matter how hard he tries. LUCY I had big dreams for my life, but they flew right out the window when I used all my college savings to bail my brother out of an awful mess. So, now I work in the grimy truck stop diner every night, serving up greasy food to leering men. It’s the only way to get by. There’s one trucker I don’t mind so much though. Mysterious, rugged, dangerous. He’s the hottest man I’ve ever seen, and he looks like he likes to f*ck hard. Turns out he does. Now I’ve had his baby. Too bad he’s disappeared without a trace. Even though I try to hate him, I can’t get him off my mind. I want him to come back and be a father to our child. But that’s not the only thing I want. I want to give him my heart.
Bound by need. Entwined in secrets. Krystina Cole was a girl on a mission. She had big dreams and aspirations, none of which included a man by her side. She knew better than that – at least until she met Alexander Stone, the New York billionaire real estate tycoon. She saw the way he looked at her, and the dark promises in his eyes. She was curious about his world and all it entailed. But the shadows of her past haunted her, making her afraid to explore the possibilities she could never before have imagined. Alexander Stone was a man who knew how to get what he wanted. He understood the value of finesse, and the importance of patience and diligence to achieve the desired result. He was successful and wealthy, relying on his naturally sharp instincts to guide him through life. But a chance run in with Krystina Cole quickly turned his world upside down. Her quick wit and firecracker attitude was the complete opposite of what he wanted in a woman, and his instincts failed him at every turn. However, both Krystina and Alexander are clinging to the secrets in their past, and neither of them are willing to compromise. Krystina’s hardened heart makes emotional surrender a hard limit. But for Alexander, revealing his past could have devastating results. Heart of Stone is a full-length novel, over 380 pages, and the first of three books in The Stone Series.
For U.S. Navy SEAL, Bowie “Ruckus” Cooper, going on a mission into the most dangerous place on earth wasn’t new, neither were the orders to tag and bag an international criminal, but when Bowie finds a captive American reporter, that wasn’t exactly run of the mill. Neither was getting separated from his team, teaming up with her or protecting her against all odds, while working to keep his hands from around her neck and off her delectable body. Fearless and bold photojournalist, Dana Sorenson never backed down from a fight or to showcase her dedication to reporting on the human condition. That’s what she thought until she meets Bowie and big, bad, and tough takes on a whole new meaning. Gratitude for saving her ass gets lost in his demanding orders and fighting for her life takes a back seat to falling for this alpha male who’ll risk everything to see her safe.
A country boy who hates Christmas for a reason, dammit…
When Luke Nash runs into Stetson Miller down at the feed store, he never expects his friend to strong-arm him into spending Christmas at the Miller farm. Luke has no patience for Christmas cheer or Yuletide song. And the rugged cowboy definitely has no desire to kiss a girl under the mistletoe. No matter how infuriatingly pretty she might be.
A city girl who loves Christmas…
Bonnie Patterson adores Christmas, so when her best friend Jennifer invites her to spend Christmas at the Miller farm, she jumps at the chance. When she sets out for the snowy country town, she has visions dancing in her head of cozy nights by a crackling fire, not of a hot cowboy with an ice-cold heart.
The Storm of the Century…
Instead of a peaceful holiday in the country, Bonnie gets stranded at the Miller farm by a blizzard. Even worse, she’s snowed-in with Luke, an arrogant, impossible, but damn sexy cowboy.
When the sparks fly, will two people who are oh-so-different find their own Christmas miracle?
Blizzard of Love is the second novella in the Long Valley world, although all books in the Long Valley world can be read as standalones. This is a sweeter romance with minimal sex and mild language. Enjoy!
At thirty-five, Grayson Nox is the business manager for his werewolf pack. He's good at his job. Too bad he's not as successful at finding his destined mate. He'll know her by a distinctive birth mark, but he's getting tired of searching.
But the night Grayson finally sees his mark, it's not on a woman. It's on a gorgeous guy who wrecked his car near pack headquarters. Grayson brings the beguiling stranger home to heal … and to try and make sense of this strange twist of fate.
Medical student Reagan Forster has studied for ten years at University in Melbourne. At last he's ready to sit his final exams and head out into the world to heal people. But when he foolishly tries to drive home after a thirty-six-hour hospital shift, Reagan passes out behind the wheel.
CEO Heath Cliff, son of a billionaire real estate mogul, needs a getaway from his father and the paparazzi. His father has given him an ultimatum. Marry or lose control of the family business. Heath escapes to a cottage in a small Illinois town. Zoe needs a vacation from her busy low-paying job and the memories of her ex-fiancé. She books a weekend at a cottage and prepares for a weekend of relaxation. Little do they know, they booked the same cottage for the same weekend. The two spend a night of passion together, and Zoe excites Heath more than any woman he’s ever been with. However, they can’t be together. He has to forget about her and focus on his family issues. Heath finds it hard to forget about her… then he learns that their night of passion has shocking consequences.
Adults Only “Nestled on the shores of the Bay of Fundy in picturesque Nova Scotia, Mrs. Robinson’s Bed and Breakfast is the perfect spot to relax, to be refreshed and to reflect on the adventure of life.” “I usually end up getting excited when I reflect on our adventures,” Jacey, Shared Accommodations. Jacey and Dominic are back! The happily married couple at the centre of the swinging series, Husbands and Wives are back in the first book of this new series from Anna Ellis, Adults Only. In Shared Accommodations, Jacey and Dominic leave their naughty neighbours at home when they visit Mrs. Robinson’s B & B for the weekend. They meet Morena, aka Mrs. Robinson, a sexy fiftysomething who counts Tia as part of her past and is always ready for some excitement in rural Nova Scotia. And Michael Lorde, her hot handyman with a love story of his own. Are you ready to head out with Jacey and Dom for an Adults Only weekend?
Kristen Caldwell, owner of Cozy Corners Café, is tired of hiding her true nature and ready to explore her kinky side. And who better to show her the lifestyle than the dominant sex ed professor. Cameron McMillan has had his eye on the pretty cafe owner since she settled in his hometown four years ago. He’s waited for just the right moment, and now that he's back from teaching in Scotland, he’ll gladly introduce her to the world of BDSM. But when Kristen’s fears and past rear their ugly head, threatening not just their relationship but their professional lives, she must decide whether to stand up for herself or run...again.
Miss Primrose needs to be punished. A member of the wickedly wanton Inn of the Red Chrysanthemum, where the most taboo and illicit pleasures are indulged, Miss Primrose—or Mistress Primrose, as she prefers—left Nicholas Edelton a shell of a man. Now his older brother, Spencer Edelton, the Marquess of Carey, intends to provide her a set-down she will never forget. Weary from exacting her revenge upon the man who raped her sister, Beatrice Primrose has had her fill of men of privilege and presumption, but she accepts a fateful invitation from a handsome nobleman to spend a sennight at his estate for a grand sum of money. She soon learns, however, that she will not get to reprise her role as Mistress. To her horror, she finds his lordship expects her to submit to him! But Beatrice won’t give in so easily. In a clash of wills, fueled by vengeance and lust, Lord Carey and Miss Primrose wrestle for dominance in, and out of, the bedchamber. Their biggest struggle, however, may be against their own desires… Can Miss Primrose take what she dishes? And will Lord Carey succumb or succeed in punishing Miss Primrose?
The story of Krystina and Alexander continues in Stepping Stone, book two of The Stone Series. Krystina Cole is flawed and damaged from a traumatic experience. A relationship with Alexander Stone will never work. She knows that her capacity for love is limited, and that only she alone can repair the pieces of her shattered heart. But Alexander is everywhere she turns. In her mind. In her heart. And in her soul. She cannot deny him. He is her addiction, and she is unable to stay away. Alexander Stone has accepted the inevitable. If he wants to hold on to Krystina, he must bare all and release the secrets in his past. There were risks, but she is worth it. No woman has ever affected him the way that she did. She is the sunshine in his darkness. The lightning to his thunder. She is his angel. Bound by their passion to be together, Alexander and Krystina fight to let go of their pasts. Together, they embark on journey of self-exploration, relying on trust to be their ultimate bond. Falling completely into one another, there finally seems to be a beacon of hope for their future. But as they test their boundaries of desire, fate takes an unexpected turn, threatening their only chance of survival....
It was wrong, but maybe that’s why it felt so right.
We met when Cole tackled the thief who stole my purse. It was raining. I was cold and hurt. Cole rested a hand on my forearm to reassure me. His touch was warm, his voice soft and confident. Neither of us could look away from one another. And then he smiled. For the first time since my cheating ex left me with a mountain of debt, I felt alive and beautiful, again.
Cole’s thick thighs and ripped abs are the source of endless fantasies, but he’s also a gentleman who sheltered me from harm. Not to mention, the thrill of being noticed by a much younger man.
Maya was not the kind of woman he expected to see working for his father. His father didn’t hire hot women. He married them, then ruined their lives. Robbie’s plans to take down his father’s company just got a lot more interesting. Deliberately late for his first meeting with his new boss, Robbie is determined to play the role of the owner’s privileged son. Robbie hates his father and will do just about anything to destroy him. What better way to take him down than to sabotage his father’s company from the inside working side-by-side with his father's most trusted senior vice president. Robbie was supposed to be just like his father: cold, heartless, and revolting. A man who used and tossed women aside like a dirty napkin. Except he was none of those things. One look at Robbie and Maya’s resolve to hate him went up in smoke. When Maya’s boss announced his plans to retire and make her the next CEO of the PR and talent management company he created, Maya is thrilled. She painstakingly pulled herself up the ladder of success and finally her sacrifices, hard work, and dedication to her career have paid off. While biding her time until the transition is official, she's asked to mentor her boss’ son to replace her previous role as senior vice president. Now forced to battle with her manipulative boss, Maya questions whether the job was really hers or a cruel ploy to keep her around to train his son to take over the family business. A quick spiral from lust to desire to a physical a ...
One look, and I'm stone hard. One night, and she's carrying my baby. When I’m not riding my bike, I’m riding a woman, and no one does it better than me. If they want more than a night, they can hit the road. Until I meet her. Joanna Jensson. She’s everything I’m not. Innocent. Good. And her faintest smile gets my c*ck rock hard. I want to feel her soft skin beneath my calloused hands, and I want her screaming my name into her pillow. One night with her was all I got before my own MC set me up and landed me in prison. But when I learn she had my baby, it’s going to take more than a few metal bars to keep me from protecting my family. I’m coming back. And I’m coming hard. This is a standalone, full-length MC romance with panty-soaking romance and a rock-hard bad boy. Happily ever after guaranteed.
Overweight and dull. That’s how I felt. My grandfather and brother died. I hid inside a black cave deep in my soul, numbed for a decade on meds, booze, and bad love, married to my glorious career. My name is Liz Snow, from Atlanta, Georgia, and this is my story. One hot summer I fell hopelessly in love with successful attorney, Peter William Hendrix III, from Chattanooga, Tennessee. We bonded because of Shelley and Keats. Pete introduced me to the works of modern English poet, Jack O. Savage, It was like The Poet was drawing us together through his blogs and poems, like he had a message for my life and my love with Pete Hendrix. I lived it in my heart and soul. It all went tragically wrong once I learned Pete’s secret. As September ends I jet to London, England with an unstable mind and a broken heart. Pete Hendrix betrayed me big time. There was no time for revenge. My life was a kaleidoscope of stabbing shards of pain. Jack O.Savage, The Poet became my friend. Jack the man became my lover. Magic. Sometimes when you believe it’s the end, it’s only the beginning.
I can still remember the exact moment it happened, around town children had begun their first week of school, a sure sign of the end of summer. A crisp breeze held a change, with the hope of fall around the corner. It was a day like so many days, uneventful and I could almost say boring. Now, since that moment in time not so long ago, my life has forever changed. It is strange really, how a random touch can turn your head, causing you to look at a person you may have known for days or even years, casting them now in a strange intimate light of awareness. After that touch your body betrays you, warming, tingling sometimes producing symptoms that you as an adult may not have felt in months, years or what seems like forever. This is all new to you, now sensations are enhanced, colors appear brighter, the breeze caresses your skin and you change before your very eyes, from the ordinary person you always felt yourself to be, morphing into the person seen, through the eyes of others. This happened to me. This is my story.
Romantic Suspense BESTSELLER And AWARD WINNER • Will his stubbornness prevent him from trusting the woman he desires? In Sheila Kell’s provocative novel of suspicion and need, a handsome security specialist and a feisty FBI agent are tied by grief and attraction… and the fervor of the unknown. He’s stubborn. She’s independent. Together, desire will determine their future. Hamilton Investigation & Security leader, Jesse Hamilton, swears never to love again. The risk of losing his heart is too painful. Burying himself in work and caring for his daughter, he doesn’t expect strong-willed FBI Special Agent Kate Ross to break down his carefully constructed walls. When Kate is injured, Jesse pulls the full force of HIS into action to protect her. He refuses to be the reason behind another senseless death. Making a decision that could cost Kate her life, Jesse must decide just how far he’s willing to go to save the woman his heart desires. If you like thrilling, edge of your seat reading with sizzling sex scenes, then you’ll love each installment of Sheila Kell’s best-selling series. Praise for Sheila Kell “Sheila Kell is a mistress of the genre…” – Readers’ Favorite “Wow! Can Ms. Kell tell a great story.” – InD’tale Magazine “This book is filled with plenty of twists, off the charts chemistry and will leave you on the edge of your seat while reading it.” - Escape Reality with Books
With his career threatened and his life at risk, Wulf must seek help from the one man he swore he would never trust again, Luc Saint-Cyr, a.k.a. the Harbinger. An enigmatic man whose legendary power makes him the most feared person in the empire. For the Harbinger, saving Wulf is a simple matter of asserting his will. Luc's ties to the Thieves' Guild grant him access anywhere. He can protect Wulf without difficulty. Until Luc brings Wulf home for safekeeping, and discovers the real reason for the threats. Protecting Wulf has not only put his and Wulf's lives at risk, it's also risked the life of Luc's teenaged son. This is beyond protection, now. To the Harbinger, this is personal...
Colony Agent Sulie Metcalf, the President’s private physician, has been in love with the same human man for nearly thirty years. She refuses to allow herself the joy of true love because her feelings are unrequited by her human boss, Jonathan Dixon. As Dixon’s retirement looms near, and his memories of Sulie and the last thirty years of his life are about to be erased, does she confront her fear of intimacy and take a leap of faith before it’s too late? Dixon has decided to retire and enjoy what time he has left. When his best friend Sulie, a vampire team member, is kidnapped during a medical emergency, Dixon realizes that retirement means giving up everything, and everyone, he’s known for the last three decades. Will he risk his life, and his heart, to save her?
The more that stands between us, the more I want her. Love isn't something I'm capable of feeling, but if a marriage is what it takes to become my father’s successor and save my family’s fortune from ruin, then it'll have to be arranged. However, I have a reputation and for good reason. I can’t be tamed. My despicable bride-to-be couldn’t care less about it. This is all for show. It’s a marriage of convenience for her. I just need to play it safe until the wedding is over. But then she shows up. The cute pianist, hired to play at my engagement party. Sweet Elodie. Shy, innocent and virtuoso - off limits and impossible for me to claim. Elodie is a sweet risk and a challenge like no other. Her weak attempts at fending me off only fuel my greedy hunger. She’ll be mine. Even if that means putting everything I’ve worked for on the line.
Attorney Michaela Harris is on her honeymoon—Alone. After being jilted at the altar, she takes off to Maui, only to lose her luggage and be stranded without a hotel room, thanks to her ex-fiancé canceling the reservation. The sympathetic staff at the Palekaiko Beach Resort look the other way when Michaela makes a deal to stay in a room that’s being renovated until a better one is available. She hits the surf to forget about her problems, but when she encounters a shark, she wonders if things will ever get better.
Billionaire Marcus Kincaide is about to lose his resort. No renovations will turn this around, not with his arch enemy out to destroy him. Marcus has got to keep his head in the game, but the mysterious and pretty wahine in the teeny bikini he rescued from a shark is filling his mind with desires that demand his attention. He figures a hot, intense and short affair is in order, so he can get back to the business of saving his livelihood. What he didn’t figure was falling for her and giving his enemy just what he needs to take him down.
A son in danger The Demon Horde MC are no strangers to breaking the rules, but making a man pay to get his son back crosses one too many lines for Skeeter. He'll do anything, including play by the book, if it means bringing his son home. Hiring straitlaced attorney Miriam Englestein is meant to solve his problems, not create new ones. One look at her and his good-guy facade goes out the window. He wants to throw his buttoned-up lawyer onto the back of his bike and make her his. A woman at risk Miri wants nothing to do with the club. Her father may be in their pocket, but she's on the right side of the law and she intends to stay there. But there's something about Skeeter's plea—something about him—she can't walk away from. While she's tempted to let him do unspeakably wicked and delicious things to her, she can't risk her law practice, or her heart. A dangerous deception When Miriam agrees to pose as Skeeter's woman to get details they need for the case, things heat up fast—and it's not long before the lines between business and personal blur, and they're both in over their heads. In the MC world, lies have a way of coming back to you, and they put everyone at risk. This book is approximately 60,000 words One-click with confidence. This title is part of the Carina Press Romance Promise: all the romance you're looking for with an HEA/HFN. It's a promise!
Bree was always known for her wit, beauty, and ready smile. But that smile hid a truth that could have brought the world to its knees. What the world didn’t realize was that the sorcerers and sorceresses of long ago had not entirely disappeared. It meant that Bree lived a very lonely life hiding who she was. An unexpected encounter with a cold shifter forced her to open up in a way that even she had not expected. After one night of passion, Bree could feel the cracks in her façade threatening to tear her apart. Though Calixto is cold, there is something in his ardent devotion to his beliefs that force Bree to face the reality that she had feared. Is it possible that she can actually find someone who understands her? Though she knows it is unlikely, Calixto has not left her side, despite knowing the truth.
Anonymous - lacking recognizability There are certain groups where being anonymous is truly coveted. Those wishing to fulfill their deepest desires through sex games and kink without the burden of names and faces. Join this group of anonymous authors as they take you into the dark underground world of BDSM, some of which you may recognize and some will surprise you. Contemporary, historical, and paranormal -- anything you could want is here.
A free-spirited American. An uptight hot Scot. When passion ignites, no rules can survive the heat.
An office drudge by day, a free spirit by night... For Emery Granger, getting laid off from her job as a computer programmer liberated her from imprisonment in an office cubicle. The problem? Now she has no career and almost no money. Desperate to forget her quandary for one weekend, she takes off on a spontaneous trip to New Orleans -- where the unconventional American collides with a sizzling-hot Scot.
Uptight lawyer by day, steamy seducer by night… After surviving three disastrous failed marriages, Rory MacTaggart has no desire to get entangled in another relationship. But with his two brothers now living in wedded bliss, he’s enduring the well-meaning pestering of his entire family. Rory’s solution? Get himself a trophy wife.
A one-night stand leads to a marriage of convenience, and a culture clash when Emery must adjust to a new life in Scotland and her new husband's need for rules. When Rory’s ordered life explodes, the reluctant husband may just have met his match in the passionate, adventurous wife he swears he will never love.
When Shannon Rocklyn was a teen she vowed she would never allow a man to hurt her the way her father hurt her mom. Now she is the kind of woman who never gives away her heart. Except Tate Kruger is the kind of man who refuses to let something good slip through his fingers. So when Shannon’s new private fitness training client in the sprawling mansion turns out to be Tate, sparks fly—and loving her job takes on a whole new meaning.
What happens when a naughty Santa gets his first job?
Meet Nixon Bright. He’s not the nicest Santa around, but then, he doesn’t have the nicest job. Nixon scraped the bottom of the barrel and ended up working in a bar—Bette Jo's Bimbo Bar—where sloppy sitters and spilled drinks make working conditions hazardous.
All Bette Jo has is Bimbo’s Bar, a mountain of debt, and a baby girl to feed. To save her family business she needs a big attraction—the hunky barroom Santa she hired. When he proposes a dinner date to add to his benefits package, Bette accepts. What could go wrong when she’s the boss and she holds all the cards?
Money can’t buy love, but loving her may cost him everything. Jax Hunter is an arrogant, selfish pr*ck. He’s got a body made for sin, more money than God, and more women than any one man could possibly handle. He rules his business with an iron fist — displease him once, and you’re out. Dating is the business of pleasure, and he’s every bit as ruthless. Women have an expiration date, after all. Until Catherine. She’s a confident, strong-willed career woman with curves that make Jax forget all the rules. Like his first and foremost rule: never f*ck your employees. Catherine is everything he won’t allow himself to have — and she’s desperate for an escape from her boss’s unceasing demands. When she rejects him, it only makes Jax want her more — and realize that he needs to take down her walls, drive her over the edge. They come to an agreement: only hot, wild, sweaty, come-so-hard-you-forget-your-name sex. No strings attached. That means no fancy restaurants, no flowers delivered to her desk, and no pet names. Jax Hunter doesn’t fall in love — it’s a weakness he won’t permit himself to have. Which is good, in light of his second rule: never, ever fall for your assistant, no matter how hot she is. Then again, considering Catherine’s beauty, brains, and fiery passion…there’s a first time for everything, and rules are meant to be broken... This is a full-length standalone no ...
From USA Today Bestselling Author Kathy Coopmans comes a soul crushing story of second chance love. What does one do when everyone you love dies? How much is a woman supposed to take before she crumbles? How much? Adriana Jensen is the woman to ask. She’s lost too many people to count. The one death that destroyed her the most was her husband's. Only... he didn't die. What does one do when forced to walk away from his wife? How much will it take to win her back? How much? Blake Jensen, Adriana's estranged husband, is the man to ask. He has one question to ask himself. How much will it take for her to come back to me?
From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Laramie Briscoe, comes the first book in a new rocker romance series."
Everett James Thompson
I've been in the spotlight since I was born, thanks to my famous parents. Reaper and Harmony have been the gold standard when it comes to celebrity love stories. It's hard to be in that shadow, to live up to that precedent.
Which is why I stopped trying when my band, Grey Skies hit the big time.
But when I go to Vegas to support my Mom, in her new residency, I have absolutely no idea I'll leave Vegas with a new pop-star wife.
As one of the top pop-stars in the world right now, I don't have time for anything. Much less love, or even a night out.
When my best friend surprises me with tickets to the sold-out Harmony Stewart show in Vegas on my one off weekend of the month, I'm beyond excited. Especially when we find out our seats are next to her family . Harboring a crush on her oldest son added with a few more drinks than I normally have equals consequences neither one of us bargained for.
The next morning, I wake up no longer Brianna Jenkins, pop star.
I'm Brianna Thompson, member of the new power couple, about to take the world by storm.
Whether we want to, or not.
Warning: EJ Thompson is amazing as his father, and you do get some glimpses of your favorite chara ...
How is this ever going to work... Ordered by the Empress to find out if the lover of a friend is having an affair, Alitus investigates. As Minister of Imperial Intelligence, Alitus has access to every camera and remote in the empire. Which is a problem, because Wulf's affair is with Alitus. As a Better, an enhanced human, Alitus can touch no one -- his pheromones are addictive. Isolated and under scrutiny, he keeps his affair with Wulf secret, because Wulf belongs to another, a powerful man allied with the empress. When the man asks the empress to investigate, Wulf's relationship with Alitus could be exposed. Complicating matters, the empress reveals her immortality, and requires Alitus to prove his loyalty. Her test throws him straight into Wulf's arms, right in front of the empress and Wulf's lover. Hiding what he and Wulf are to each other has taken discipline and denial. Now, it will take a miracle...
Welcome to Kirk University, a beautiful campus uni in northern England. These slice-of-life, racially diverse romance books each follow a different couple on their quest for personal growth, self-discovery, and of course, love. No bad boys or alpha males here, just down-to-earth, confident, sexy young men and the bright spunky women who fall for them. Eat up this collection of five steamy new adult contemporary romance novellas. Perfect if you enjoy realistic, warm-hearted books with plenty of drama and sexy times to get you hot under the collar.
Texas Hill Country, 1879. Who is Eldorado Jane? Long-lost friend or scheming superstar?
Plain Jane Dority vanished while riding in a storm beside her childhood best friend. 18 years later, Wild West trick-riding superstar Eldorado Jane returns to claim her birthright: the Dority homestead now owned by the steadfast Texan who never forgot Jane or forgave himself for her disappearance.
Lewis Adams would give anything to see his friend come home, but he's certain Eldorado Jane isn't his Jane. So why does this mesmerizing woman—with the talent and fame to have anything she desires—want the remote patch of land that he loves? There's only one way to find out: accept a wager with a deceiver who holds the power to bring back his friend or break his heart. The outcome rests in her hands. Or does it?
Friendship. Betrayal. Blackmail. Eldorado Jane holds every card... except the one that matters most.
Paris was starved for attention as her position of clothier for the studio she worked for no longer excited her at the views she got daily. During the prep for a sex scene, Paris is surprised her touch sets fire to Christian. Could he really be interested in her? Is he the one to ignite her interest? Christian is bored with the daily bedroom scenes. He no longer shows interest in a woman’s touch until the clothier touches him. His body explodes at her light touch. Is she the miracle he has been waiting on? Will Paris still want him after she finds out he accidentally shared her explorations with the entire set? What is he to do?
What is Permanent? Always on the outside looking in, accountant, Lindsay Stevens, has calculated her transformation from a small town, nerdy bookkeeper to a sleek, high-powered accountant down to the last penny. With all her checks finally in balance, she moves to California to start a new life free of her embarrassing past she never wants revealed. As Hollywood's hottest tattoo artist, Shane Elliott thrives on standing out. Charismatic and free of commitments, he travels through life with a wink and a smile, hiding the letters he receives from the IRS as if they don't exist. Now with bills to pay and tax collectors breathing down his back, for the first time in his life Shane can't charm his way out of his situation. However, when his new neighbor literally falls into his life, he knows he has struck gold once again. Though Lindsay tries to keep her distance, she suddenly finds herself trying to hide her true self as she thrust into a world she doesn't think she belongs, but can't resist. In his good-time life, Shane must discover there is more to life than a party if he wants something more. With their lives intertwined, the two must learn accept each other, themselves and their love. Worlds collide as they decide what is truly permanent. Permanent is the first book in the Indelibly Marked Series that follows the lives and loves of those surrounding Permanent Tattoo.
An older guy finds a homeless gal freeing to death in an alley. He takes her home, cares for her, and slowly an unusual relationship begins to flourish. But she won't tell him her name or anything about her past. Their connection gets hotter, but she keeps leaving, and he wonders if they'll ever make it together. This steamy romantic suspense story leaves the reader wondering how its going to end. Maybe heartbreak, maybe happiness or disaster. Read on...
Heroes They come from all walks of life. Men and women in uniform, standing up to serve their country, banding in an untouchable brotherhood / sisterhood to protect its citizens. Some will find both glory and pain, some find their purpose in life, but for so many, the war will never truly end. Join these honorable men and women as we explore their journeys. These stories show what it means for them and their families when they make the brave decision to sign up to serve their country. Home of the Brave contains stories of soldiers, airmen, marines, and seamen who defend us all from so many things. Most we will never even know about, that’s how incredible they truly are. All proceeds from this set will be used to help the men, women and families of our Armed Forces.
The groom was supposed to say 'I do'... except Connor Haden decided he wanted me instead! On the field, the superstar quarterback is a decisive machine, off the field he’s a total playboy. Everyone was shocked—including me—when he got engaged, but the media is going to have a field day once they hear how he chose to ditch his bride! It was supposed to be the wedding of the decade, but now he’s destroyed my career and my reputation. Who's going to hire a wedding planner who ended up on honeymoon with the groom? The bastard has got his sights set on me. I just need to survive two more scorching weeks in paradise without letting him win me over. Easy, right? If I can ignore his panty-melting smile and his lickable glistening abs, I'll be fine. And I'll just have to pretend not to notice the way he looks at me, or his oh so very luscious tight-end. I won’t let myself fall for another bad boy, not again. Oh, how I can’t wait for this honeymoon to be over
Kidnap victim Alex Throne literally drops into the arms of security specialist Reese Holt, pulling Holt into a battle against a ruthless drug cartel, personal betrayal, and a specter from Holt's CIA past. Holt agrees to put his team of specialists on the trail of Alex's assailants while he takes on the personal job of protecting the life he inadvertently saved, motivated, in part, by a romantic attraction. Keeping his mind on protecting Alex could prove difficult, especially when he can't keep his mind off Alex's body.
Kansas, 1850. Hannah knows one thing the moment she enters Fort Leavenworth—she's arrived in Hell. But inside is the means to a new life, a position as a scout on a wagon train bound for the Western Territories. All she has to do is convince the wagon master, Paden Callahan, she's the right person for the job.
After his wife was murdered by the Comanche, Paden let his work as a Texas Ranger consume him. Now he wants nothing more than to disappear into the West. Unfortunately, the one man he can't refuse has asked him to guide a wagon train across thousands of miles of Indian land. But Paden's greatest challenge turns out to be Hannah, a woman his heart won't allow him to ignore even though she was raised by an enemy he hates.
On a trail full of danger, will he guide her to heaven or hell?
I moved to the mountains to get away. Just a small cabin tucked into the hills, it was perfect. I needed some solitude after a rough stint in the military. It changed me, and I needed some time to reflect. Now my demons and the big city are just tiny dots in the rearview mirror. Small town life was good...then she came along. Trouble in a tight dress, and I’m a sucker for trouble. I should have known better. I should have stayed away. But once she got those legs wrapped around me, and I tasted those sweet, succulent lips, I knew I was never going to let her go. Rugged is a standalone romance with a healthy dose of steam, with no cheating, no cliffhangers and a guaranteed happily ever after.
After screwing up in court, my boss—and the closest thing I've got to a father figure—sends me to his lake house in for some mandatory R&R. I expect to be desperate to get home. Instead, I'm desperate to learn more about my boss's sexy neighbor Jake... the one he told me to stay far away from. The one who just caught me watching him skinny-dipping. But the more I get to know Jake, the more I'm sure my boss is wrong about him. And the more I'm sure the feud between them may run far deeper than a simple property dispute. I love my job, but I just might love my boss's enemy too. And unless I can force these two warring sides to find the truth, I could lose them both. Note: this book was previously published as Her Property and has been newly expanded and updated to first person point of view. "A gorgeous romantic read" Elizabeth, Goodreads reviewer "The perfect escapist read" Sydney, Goodreads reviewer "Cute and intensely romantic" Kelli, Goodreads reviewer Every book in the Jewel Lakes Series can be read as a standalone and features: - Strong, relatable women - Big, sexy, wounded men - Sizzling chemistry - Sensual on-page sexy times - Happily Ever After guaranteed
Carter Haywood lives for the weekends - specifically the one weekend every month when he escapes real life, with all the pressures of work and caring for his special needs brother, to do whatever he wants, with whomever he wants. Sex is only a release; he's not looking for love, a relationship or even a second night with the same man, until he walks into a bar and finds someone who makes leaving it all behind impossible. After one incredibly passionate encounter, he breaks his rule and goes back. He needs to see this man again. And again.
Damaged goods. That's all Reed Kincaide sees and hears when he looks in the mirror. Anxiety and ADHD define his life and he's learned to keep people at a distance, never letting them get close enough to know who he really is. When Carter proposes a monthly weekend of sex without strings, it's the ideal arrangement for him. Or so he thinks. Every month, leaving Carter proves to be more and more difficult. It's not only the intensely hot sex they have in their hotel suite; Reed wonders about the secret life Carter refuses to share.
As months pass and they grow closer Reed finds himself falling for Carter, but he needs more than hurried hugs and farewell kisses. He wants it all. Letting Reed into his carefully constructed family life could upset Carter's whole world, but it might be the risk he's finally willing to take, if it means keeping Reed. Once bodies are engaged, the heart is sure to follow, and Carter and Reed dis ...
PRAISE FOR Blue Christmas “A Great 17,000 word Christmas short story – part of the Bestselling Sizzling Romantic Suspense “Blond Barracuda ” series.” RomanceReaderReviews “Gorgeous Army Captain Tiffany Anderson kicks butt with the best of them! And there isn’t a guy among the agents who is hotter than golden-boy Col. Brady Schaefer. Non-stop action! Sizzling romance!” J. John • Two top undercover agents topple an international illegal arms dealer. Much to the surprise of the two “go it alone” sexy agents, Christmas in Korea is anything but Blue. • Snow Angels, cookie dough (and especially the frosting) plus a big dose of Elvis-- makes for a sizzling Christmas • Even Blue Christmases can be Red HOT!
Kari Riley has more problems than she can shake a stick at: Her ex-boyfriend Anthony is a crazed mobster. He REALLY wants to murder her for snitching to the police. She's been put into Witness Protection - on a farm in the middle of nowhere. And Flynn, the cowboy who runs said farm? He is annoying, gruff, and grumpy...and also the sexiest man she's ever laid eyes on. When her past finally catches up with her, Kari will have only one form of protection: Flynn. Will her cowboy be the solution to her problems...or only add more to her life?
Eyes clash, sparks fly, and worlds collide when Anabel meets Luke, but that's the least of her problems. Many strange things are happening in the town of Northfield, Minnesota and Anabel is a magnet for trouble. From her family to her friends, the sassy, blonde bookseller's perfectly uncomplicated life is suddenly turned chaotically upside down with problems. But the biggest problem is her unexpectedly exciting sexual attraction for the not-too-tall, deliciously dark, definitely not handsome but intriguingly hot Luke Drake. She can't get the man out of her head!
Will Anabel learn some rules are meant to be broken in order to find happiness and a certain mesmerizing complication might be worth the trouble--even if it kills her? Or will she learn the hard way that sometimes fate takes away our choices?
Don’t miss this exciting debut book introducing an ongoing series that is part steamy romance, part suspenseful mystery, and altogether wildly fun! Enjoy the action, sexual fantasies and role-playing, romance, witty banter, mystery, mayhem, friends, family, flashbacks, laughter, and an “OMG!” cliffhanger--all in one roller-coaster ride of a weekend!
Lacy Reed is the ultimate bad girl, and she doesn't care what anyone thinks - until her naked selfies show up on her boss's cell phone.
Brandon Cole never smiles, ever. Not even when Lacy's indecent selfies appear on his phone. He's got an image and reputation to protect. Already a VP before age 30, he doesn't need flirtatious and nosy Lacy to get close and discover his well-hidden secret.
When hackers break into their company's network, Lacy and Brandon walk into a trap where Brandon's past catches up with him. What will he risk to free himself in a gamble that Lacy's flirting has turned to love and grant him his secret Christmas wish?
Kansas, 1877. Sadie Sullivan lost everything when a herd of longhorn cattle bound for Dodge City trampled and destroyed her farm. Now she works in Dodge—one of the most wicked and lawless towns in the West—at the Northern Star saloon. But her survival in this new world of sin and violence depends on maintaining a lie so deadly it could end her life before the town of Dodge can.
The one man capable of unraveling all of Sadie's secrets is Noah Ballantyne, the Texan rancher whose herd destroyed her home. Back in town and taking up the role of deputy alongside legendary lawman Bat Masterson, Noah vows he won't leave until he's made things right. But with the saloon’s madam unwilling to release Sadie and a rich cattle baron wanting her as well, the odds aren’t in favor of finding love…or leaving town alive.
In a town ruled by sin, will he earn her love or her lies?
SOMETIMES THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED IS THE ONE THAT LEADS FROM HATE TO LOVE... I planned for every situation on my summer solo road trip adventure… except finding a gorgeous stowaway passed out in my camper on my very first night. And turns out I know the surly, knuckle-scarred Greek God: Stone Cormac used to be my childhood best friend… until the tragedy that tore us apart. Forbidden from seeing each other, I was adopted into a world of private schools and pool parties, while Stone was raised by an aunt who never wanted him – on the wrong side of town and the wrong side of the law. After seven years, I’m thrilled to finally be reunited. And Stone is… Well, let’s just say Stone is not. Gone is the happy-go-lucky boy who taught me how to do backflips off Lyman’s wharf, and in his place is a guarded, six-foot-two jerk. Ten minutes in and it’s already obvious he’s still battling demons from that horrible night all those years ago. Demons that make me think a lot more transpired that night than I’m aware of. The good news is I have the rest of the summer to get close to Stone again; to rekindle our friendship, and hopefully unravel the secrets weighing him down. The bad news is he’s being forced to spend these two months on the road with me because of a phone call my adoptive father made to his probation officer. Oh – and also: the fact that he now hates my guts. ----------------------------------------- Although the characters in Darling Rebel are in high school, there is lots of ...
Loyalty... Honor... Dignity...
Just a few short months after the shifter emergence tensions are already running high. Asked to join Alpha Squad to promote cooperation between shifters and human authorities, Eric King is not convinced of its relevance. Despite suspicion that the Secretary for Shifter Affairs is simply using the Squad as a way to boost his image, Eric's loyalty to the cause will not allow him to say no... But when Janine Williams catches his eye, Eric realizes he has much more pressing issues. How is he supposed to concentrate on his training if his inner bear is insisting he take his squad leader as is his mate?
Given command of Alpha Squad, Major Janine Williams is far from pleased with her orders. Despite knowing that the initiative is just a gimmick, meant to pacify the shifter community, Janine is determined to do her job. Well. But after delving deeper into the strengths of her team, Janine discovers a wild untapped potential lurking beneath the surface. They could find success. As long as everyone works together. As long as she can manage to keep her relationship with Eric, the tough East London bear shifter, strictly professional...
Can Eric and Janine find a way to put aside their doubts and fears of each other? Or will the rising tide of propaganda drown them before they get the chance at a happily ever after?
Join Alpha Squad in this steamy paranormal romance you won't want to put down. If you like Alpha C ...
**SHARED TOO is a sequel to Lily Harlem's popular menage a trois novel SHARED.**
Ten years on I’m still convinced I’m the luckiest woman on earth. Two devastatingly gorgeous husbands committed to my satisfaction—phew!—life doesn’t get much better or much sexier.
But as though the mere concept of a perfect existence was created to be shattered, one day Quinn turned to me and said, “Shared too. I want to be shared too.” Add in the monster that haunted my nightmares and I was struggling to keep a grip on my sanity.
I soon realized the path Quinn wanted us ...
He sets women ablaze, but the only one he needs may be fireproof.
Humiliated by her cheating ex, control freak Mel Thompson has resolved to avoid sex and romance. But her plans skid off the rails on her birthday, when she overindulges in champagne and tries to seduce her best friend, Adam Caras, exposing her long-repressed attraction to him. She's determined to remain just friends, but her erotic fantasies have other ideas...
Firefighter Adam Caras has seduced more women than he'd ever admit to, earning the nickname the Arsonist, thanks to his explosive sensuality. Unfortunately, he realized he's in love with his best friend Mel five minutes after she hooked up with her sleazebag ex. For two years, he's kept his true feelings a secret. His libido, on the other hand...not so easy to rein in. Now that she's free, he has a plan of his own. He'll win her heart the only way he knows how--in bed--by employing every weapon in his lady-killer arsenal.
As best friends become lovers, they must risk everything for a chance at happiness. If they can overcome their past mistakes before it tears them apart...
Grace’s life is on a roll, but San Francisco’s hills are steep and one small misstep sends her tumbling into the arms of Lincoln Steele. A lone wolf, loosely attached to his brother’s pack, Linc has been consumed with eradicating the humans known as Hunters. He has returned to the City by the Bay to renovate a small boutique hotel and a famed BDSM club. Now all he needs is an Executive Chef to head up the restaurants at both establishments. The pretty blonde chef seems to be everything he was looking for… and something he never expected. From the time Grace enters the hotel to meet with Linc, she is inextricably drawn to the charismatic businessman and Dom. When Grace visits Torch Light, she finds herself partnered with the enigmatic Linc. After a night of passion, Grace is taken by hunters. Can Linc use their connection to find her before it is too late?
*Winner of the global We Heart New Talent contest.* CLIMB ON BOARD ...When feisty Irish flight attendant Sinead Kennealy locks eyes with sexy Australian CEO Gabriel Anderson in First Class, sparks fly. But as they jet across the globe from Melbourne to London, it's clear that they're in for a turbulent journey...Stressed-out Gabriel doesn’t do relationships. And Sinead isn’t about to be fooled by another bad boy after escaping her stalker ex. Then a storm hits, causing the plane to land unexpectedly, and Sinead and Gabriel are thrown together in Singapore. The pressure rises as Sinead’s unhappy past threatens to catch up with her. But might Gabriel be the one to heal her heartbreak? If he could open up about his troubling secrets, maybe a relationship could actually get off the ground. Fasten your seatbelts – this WON’T be a smooth ride . . .
*2018 Booksellers' Best Finalist in Erotic Romance* He was everything she never wanted and everything she craved. Four nights. Three cities. Two people running from their pasts. Will one more night ever be enough? No-nonsense Alice O’Connor came to Stockholm for work, not to fall in love. But when she meets the elusive author Jonas Hällström, they both let their guards down for one sexy night. And one night turns into more. Jonas has a darker past, the kind of past Alice has sworn off. The kind she has every reason to be afraid of. Can she reconcile the things he’s done with the man who makes her come alive? "Deep, thoughtful and super sexy." - Jill, Goodreads ***18+***
She's willing to bet the ranch that he can't resist temptation… Up-by-her-bootstraps Brandee Lawson fought hard to establish Hope Springs Ranch. But a mysterious blackmailer threatens to expose her secret to real estate developer Shane Delgado. She could lose everything, and she can't let sexy Shane short-circuit her survival instinct! Sure, Shane wants her land, but he can't help wanting Brandee, as well. When she offers Royal's most notorious bachelor a winner-takes-all wager in a bid to keep the ranch, it's the ultimate test. Can he resist her charms—and should he even bother to try when something much deeper than sexiness surfaces between them?
Lured into the demon’s lair. In a nightmare I can’t escape, I find true evil exists. They have no mercy. Can I survive their wicked savagery? *This Dark Omegaverse Romance is not for the faint of heart. If explicit scenes, violence, and D/s themes offend you, please abstain. Proceed with caution.*
Is your sister overbearing? Mine certainly is, always has been.
Rhea thinks that just because she's older than me that she can still make my decisions for me. Not anymore.
Sure, I followed her to Colorado to get away from our father several years ago, but now that we're unexpectedly back in New York, I want to know more about the company our father built, especially now that I've laid eyes on my childhood crush, Jacob, again.
There's just something about his charisma, his confidence, and his body that I must get to know better.
But I'm torn, conflicted even, between my sister's love and Jacob's renewed affections.
It's as if the universe is forcing me to choose between the two greatest loves of my life...and did I mention that I may be engaged already?
After our fathers' recent tragic deaths in an unexplained plan crash, I'm determined to take MayCare Enterprises to new heights and to do even more good for the community than ever before.
But Rhea, Harlow's sister, is dead-set against keeping the company whole, intending to liquidate all of our assets instead and walk off with a fat paycheck.
I can't let that happen considering all the good we're doing, and only Harlow, my childhood crush, stands in her way.
Now that we're back together, I know that together we can move mountains, but Rhea is a force unto herself...and that's to say nothing o ...
Delaney Miller, baker extraordinaire, is back in town and she’s all grown-up—sassy, spicy, and sexy AF. Too bad she’s my best friend’s little sister, slamming her firmly into the Off-Limits category. Except that’s not exactly what goes down. When I lose a bet with her, she takes what she wants and what she wants is me slamming into her. As a firefighter, I know when I’m too close to a blaze—and I’ve been burned before. I should walk—no, run—away, before either of us gets hurt. Trouble is, now that I’ve had a taste, I want more. But will I be able to handle the heat in the kitchen or will we both go up in flames?
Struggling artist Ariane Arlington flees the Welsh valleys after exposing her corrupt boss. But when the sun rises she finds herself jobless and homeless in Cardiff city with barely a penny to her name.
She responds to an advert in the local paper—Room to let, wanted, girl to share. What she doesn’t realize is that the two insanely gorgeous guys who live in the penthouse apartment really do want a girl to share, in every sense of the word. Fortunately for Ariane, rent is the last thing on their minds.
She discovers the men are bound together by a turbulent past. Liam, a computer whiz, keeps a painful secret hidden beneath his buff exterior, whilst Quinn, a pioneering neurosurgeon, wonders if he’ll ever meet a woman who can live with his controlling ways. They admit the one thing missing from their lives is a woman just like Ariane, who can handle them both in and out of the bedroom and who, t ...
Catherine Taylor, no stranger to life’s school of hard knocks, at 18 leaves her dysfunctional family behind, striking out on her own to embrace her passion for art. Years of hard work has given her a degree of acclaim. When offered the opportunity to work in the middle eastern country of Bashir to create the defining mural for the new children's critical care ward, Catherine embraces the chance to meld her love of children and her love of art. What she doesn’t think she is ready for is the blatant and instant passion she feels the moment she meets the successful country’s crown prince, Malik. Malik al-Hakim has been raised with the sole purpose of someday becoming the king of Bashir. Years of careful preparation by his loving family has him ready to take the yoke from his father one day, but nothing could prepare him for the instant lust he feels the moment he sees Catherine. Never one to let an opportunity slip by, Malik pursues Catherine, convincing her to explore their desire. But when political intrigue places Catherine in danger, Malik soon realizes lust has evolved to love and he’ll do whatever it takes to keep the woman of his dreams safely by his side, no matter how hard she tries to fight their fate.
I'll give you the first THREE books in the series for FREE! Sarah wants a lover, but she wants one on her terms. She doesn’t have time to date and picking a guy up at a bar is not only dangerous but it doesn’t guarantee he’ll let her act out her fantasies. When she hears about La Petite Morte Club—a place for willing males and females to meet with rules and contracts so that all parties leave satisfied—she knows it’ll be perfect. She signs up with the club and starts the process of finding the man who’ll be her lover for six nights. Six nights of fantasy—his and hers. Six nights of sex and then they’re done. Simple, uncomplicated and fun, but she doesn’t count on Nick’s ability to make her desire everything he has to offer and more.
Veterinarian Lexi Mallory wants to submit to the sexy new Dom from the club, but trauma from her past keeps getting in the way. It's a good thing Gabriel Huntington has a special way with difficult subs and sees the gorgeous Lexi as a delicious challenge. Unfortunately, Lexi fears her inability to relinquish control will finally test Gabriel's patience and he'll end their contract. Can Lexi lower her barriers and allow Gabriel's touch to melt her heart?
The ties that bind… After surviving a living hell, Miss Amanda Wilcox craves a peaceful life. Time with her sister and quiet fireside nights are all she desires. That, and some lessons in pleasure. Too disgraced to ever marry, with no virtue left to protect, she has no qualms indulging in a liaison. And she’s found the perfect man to satisfy her. Julius Blackwell, Earl of Rothchild was tasked with one job – look after his absent best friend’s new sister-in-law. Bedding his charge is out of the question. Too timid to even leave her home, he can’t imagine she’d submit to his more adventuresome tastes. She’s a distraction he can’t afford, especially as the Crown has asked him to uncover a dangerous blackmail ring. But when Amanda catches the blackmailers’ attention, Julius will do anything to ensure her safety, even if that means tying her to his bed. With loyalties tested and lives on the line, Julius will need Amanda’s help to outwit the cutthroats. They’ll have to learn to trust each other, in and out of the bedroom, or they’ll find themselves and their loved ones at the end of their ropes.
Sacred sexual rituals bring Taras soul to the ancient Temple of Astarte
Tara is a young American who travels to Jerusalem, where she meets Yoni, a handsome Israeli who is a sexual shaman. Yoni and his wife Hagar take Tara on journeys of deep self revelation, using ancient rituals and sacred sexuality, that link her soul to the ancient Temple of Astarte, which stood in Jerusalem before the monotheistic revolution of the 7th century BC.
A priest of Yahweh is pitted against the ancient temple priestesses
In a parallel story, a sexually frustrated priest of Yahweh vows to destroy Astartes temple and her sexual rites. An ancient sacred scroll surfaces containing orders to wipe out any form of worship other than that of Yahweh.
Ancient and modern religions merge at the nexus of spiritual sexual secrets
Who wrote this early tome that so deeply influenced the history of religion and of the world? How did the Love Goddess priestesses respond to attempts to destroy their path? With magical vibrations, the author weaves together ancient history and modern fiction and sweeps the reader into secret chambers where sexuality and sacredness meet in awe. This book will change the way you see the history of the world, religion, culture, and sexuality.
Charlotte couldn't escape … from the prison Raymond put her in or from the dark love she found with him. Especially when she realized that the darkness was inside her too... Charlotte: I ran away from my crap life of stripping and living with my father in a trash heap of a trailer. I thought I was headed toward freedom but I woke up in another prison. A prison that was built just for me. He knows things about me that no one should. He sees things in me that I can’t see. I don’t want to be here. But I don’t want to leave him either. He’s a monster for keeping me prisoner. But I’m a monster too for loving the dark, dirty things he does to me. Raymond: I know I messed up. I’ve been alone in this house for far too long. Alone except the servants that skulk around in the darkness. But then I found Charlotte and I had to have her. I had to take her. I have to make her mine. Now I don’t want to live without her. But if I can’t convince her to stay … they won’t let either one of us live. Dark Love is a dark romance that contains dark sexual themes and is 40k words in length. It's the first part of a two-part series.
Bree's final test is one that brings her to the edge of everything she's ever known. About her world. About her life. About herself. As she pushes to discover the boundaries of her submission, can she learn the secret Lily is trying to teach? This is book three of a three book release. The book contains scenes of explicit adult material.
Not gonna get burned again…
When Kaden Phillips’ marriage collapsed he was left with three things: a daughter he adores, his career as a Reno, Nevada firefighter, and a wariness of letting another woman into his life. The only woman he really allows to get close is the one he trained with at the Fire Academy and who is now his partner in battling blazes. But lately she’s lighting a fire of her own in his heart. If he allows the spark of heat between them to grow, will it destroy their friendship?
Can’t fight the fire…
Whether she’s knocking down fires or relaxing on the back of her green and black Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, pint-sized firefighter Riley Carmichael is determined to prove that brains can make up for brawn. She’s equally determined not to let Kaden’s smoldering smoke-blue eyes ignite a fire in her that could burn out of control. If she confesses she’s been in love with him for years, it might ruin the solid friendship they share.
Too hot to handle…
But when a horrific accident on the job threatens both their lives they may be forced to confront the truth together before it’s too late. When passions get too hot to handle, can Kaden and Riley stop fighting the fire and just enjoy the heat?
Laura Richardson has been devastated by bad relationships and just wants to find Mr right and if that doesn't work for her Mr right now and is the type of woman that sticks to her age bracket that is until she decides to just test the waters and throw caution to the wind to try love with a younger man.
Baseball star Tomas Vegas puts all his energy into winning the World Series, until he meets the young and beautiful widow Adriana Moretti. Adriana, who owns a multi-million dollar business she started with her late husband, is determined to carry on his legacy. The last thing she wants or needs is to fall in love with the handsome Puerto Rican Tomas. His supermodel ex-girlfriend and Adriana's tightly-knit Italian family threaten them, as cultural differences invade their steamy attraction to one another. The tensions cause Tomas to disappoint his team, while Adriana allows her company to flounder. The harder they try to pull apart, the more they silently yearn to be together.
Alone in Life... Kirstie lives alone, with her memories of her embittered past and a determination not to repeat old mistakes. When she meets two very different strangers, what path will she choose to follow? A BDSM Erotic Romance
Fiona Marshall usually loves her job as a nurse at Lambert Memorial Hospital, but lately her mind has been elsewhere. Her sister lies in a coma on the other side of town—close to death—even if their parents won’t admit it. Plus there are rumors that the hospital has brought in spies—fake patients judging their every move. She'd never let her personal life interfere with her job, but when patients suffer mysterious complications, the investigation turns to Fiona, her boss accusing her of harming those under her care. Just as she's about to do something drastic, someone she never expected to see again lands in one of her hospital beds and stirs up a little hope, as well as stirring up something else inside her. Jasper Raleigh is a man on a mission...even if this one is stranger than most. On assignment to protect a Saudi Prince at Lambert Memorial, things take a turn for the worse. Before he can even start he ends up experiencing things from the other side: as a patient. Lying injured in a hospital bed, he meets his nurse, a woman from his past that he’s never forgotten—Fiona. As she tends to his wounds, they uncover something odd going on at the hospital. Something's not right, and it looks like one of the top attending physicians is involved. But what’s even more crazy is the lust growing between him and Fiona all over again. Sparks fly even as they're stuck in the middle of a medical terrorist attack, but bullets fly faster. Can Jasp ...