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Maggie Sinclair has tried everything to save her family’s business. Her options are dwindling, and she needs someone who can turn things around–fast. Problem is, the only person who can help her is trouble with a capital T.

The Sinclair and Pierce families have been feuding for nearly 30 years, but that hasn’t stopped Owen Pierce from noticing Maggie. And he likes what he sees–a lot. But getting involved would mean risking his family, his inheritance, and above all, his heart. Can Maggie and Owen keep their simmering attraction at bay–or will mixing business and pleasure bring nothing but heartache?

 

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ONLY  a Few Hours left! CRUISE INTO EDEN sale extended! FREE through June 15th! What had she been thinking to come on a nude cruise?

Sci-fi television employee, Erin Danielson, boards a nude cruise to get lucky, and boy does she ever because Nase and Ware have ripped bodies, enticing accents, and hearts of gold. In fact, they are out of this world…literally. This is book 1 of 4 in the series…so far 😉

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Five weeks ago Carly Drake stood at her grandfather’s grave. Now she’s burying Drake Trucking’s top driver, and the cops have no leads on the hijacking or murder. Faced with bankruptcy, phone threats and the fear of failure, Carly has to team up with the last man she wants to owe—Lincoln Cain.

Cain is magnetic, powerful, controlling—and hiding more than one secret. He promised Carly’s granddad he’d protect her. The old man took a chance on him when he was nothing but a kid with a record, and now he’s the multi-millionaire owner of a rival firm.

But Linc’s money can’t protect Carly from the men who’ll do anything to shut her down, or the secrets behind Drake Trucking. If she won’t sell out, the only way to keep her safe is to keep her close . . . and fight like hell.

Some bad girls need a firm hand to keep them in line.

I’m bad enough to need two.

Two older men who can teach me a lesson when I misbehave.

Two hot bodies to keep me warm in bed at night.

Two best friends who can learn to share a filthy-mouthed little brat like me.

After all… dirty girls need very dirty daddies.

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Carrie Wells is nothing but trouble.

She’s wild and difficult. Not worth anyone’s time.

Carrie Wells is a beautiful little brat. She’s also a vulnerable young adult on my case list.

She’s half my age and totally off limits. I’m breaking every rule in the book by giving her somewhere to stay when she’s out on the streets with nowhere to go. And I’m breaking every rule of friendship by holing her up in my best friend Jack’s house while he’s away on business.

I thought life was difficult enough when I fell for the girl, but it gets a whole lot harder when Jack comes home early and finds a beautiful stranger causing chaos in his house.

And a whole lot harder still when he falls for her too.

He’s the one guy on this planet I’d share my last supper with. I’d share it gladly.

I’m just not so sure how I feel about sharing Carrie Wells.

Happily ever after is a second chance away.

Country singer Evie Rutherford is poised on the brink of stardom. But before all eyes are on her, Evie must return home to confess a huge secret – she has a young daughter she never told anyone about.

Five years ago, Judah Bentley lost the love of his life when she abruptly left town. No woman since then has compared to Evie. To drive her memory from his system, he focused on building a business empire. But now Evie’s back, and she instantly reclaims center stage in his heart and mind.

Evie’s attraction to Judah is even more powerful than when she was a teenager, which only makes confessing the truth of his fatherhood harder. She’s paralyzed with fear, and time is running out.

Can Judah and Evie overcome the past to forge a future as a family?

A second-chances romance with a touch of steam, this is a standalone novel with HEA.

Anger and lies can lead to destruction, but passion and control can lead to love.

Harrison

I met my soul mate, but she’s married to someone else.

Every fiber of my being screams she belongs to me.

He saved her, but he doesn’t deserve her.

If I’m being honest, neither do I.

Brooklyn

I didn’t know I was settling until he showed me what I was missing.

He promised to maintain control, but I pushed him and he destroyed us both.

Now I know what I need, but am I what he wants.

Harrison’s anger and Brooklyn’s lies push them both toward destruction. Can passion and control SALVAGE their love?

Salvage Him is a passionate romance with BDSM elements by Sydney Aaliyah Michelle. If you like a strong alpha male, scorching sex scenes and a connection that makes your heart and body quiver, then you’ll love Sydney Aaliyah Michelle’s latest stand alone HEA romance.

Pick up Salvage Him and read how Harrison and Brooklyn find each other today!

Salvage Him contains explicit scenes of a sexual nature and is not suitable for readers under 18 years of age.

She was supposed to be his one-night distraction. But their attraction is undeniable.

Introverted Daisy McGregor is used to being a wallflower, but what she lacks in style, she makes up for with an acerbic wit, a passion for life, and a deep devotion to her family. So she’ll suffer through her sister Dahlia’s bachelorette party and accept the cloud of pity for going stag to the wedding.

Out at the pub, sexy bad boy Mason Carlisle is a reluctant wingman tasked with entertaining Daisy while his brother flirts with her oldest sister, Daffodil. When the plan fails and Mason’s true intent is revealed, he feels intense guilt—and a sensual spark of desire for the unlikeliest of women.

Daisy decides to use this unfortunate encounter to her advantage: to make it up to her, Mason will be another kind of wingman, playing the role of her boyfriend and wedding date. Will their ruse unravel completely—or will Mason and Daisy’s undeniable attraction ignite a scorching love affair that knows no rules?

Readers who loved Mary Campisi’s bestselling Truth in Lies series also known as the “A Family Affair” books, won’t want to miss Strangers Like Us, Book One in Mary’s new Reunion Gap series.

Yes, there’s heartache, betrayal, forgiveness, redemption, and second chances. BUT, this small town doesn’t open its arms to strangers and wayward drifters. Why? Because years ago, many of the residents were swindled out of their life savings by the smooth-talking stranger they trusted.

So, what happens when a beautiful woman arrives in Reunion Gap, bent on helping the town and those in need? Well, a person can only fight the laws of attraction so long…and good deeds should not go unnoticed, should they?

When the son of the man who lost everything falls in love with the daughter of the man who stole it all, there can only be heartache ahead when she’s exposed. And she will be exposed. It’s only a matter of time, and no matter how good her intentions, heartache is coming.

Will forgiveness and redemption follow?

Stay tuned! It’s going to get very interesting.

And for Truth in Lies fans, remember the private investigator, Lester Conroy? He’s promised Mimi Pendergrass he’ll find out what happened to her daughter. Guess what? The trail leads him to Reunion Gap!

A simple deal gets very complicated… very quickly…

Breana Moore is used to cleaning up after her immature mother and taking flack from her tyrannical boss. She’s built a wall around her heart, allowing nothing to faze her unshakeable self-control—until Trenton Lorde asks her to play the part of his doting fiancé…

…for six months.

He claims it’s only so he can keep his invalid mother happy, but Breana know things aren’t always so simple.

Can she resist the charming C.E.O. until their contract is up? And how does she explain the sudden appearance of a rich fiancé to her mother…?

This sweet, BWWM novel is the first book in the Love vs. Loyalty Series

There’s a frequency, a vibration that powers the thriving metropolis of Atlanta, Georgia. Chrisette Duncan-Elliott, has tapped into that frequency with her prestigious event planning business, Elite Affairs. Chrisette’s company has made an indelible impression on the luxury landscape of high end event planning in the jewel of the south. From baby showers, to bar mitzvah’s, Elite Affairs does it all with grand style.

But, all that glitters isn’t gold. There’s another frequency, an undercurrent that courses through the city, leaving broken hearts, empty promises and shattered dreams in its wake. Delve into the lives of the power house women of Elite Affairs and see if anyone comes out unscathed.

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Roland Stonebrook had no idea how Sheree Cooper would change his life until he let her go …

For nine months after they met in his Vermont bookstore, Roland and Sheree were inseparable, enjoying a spontaneous, passionate relationship filled with lively arguments and daring romantic adventures.

If only Roland hadn’t bought Sheree that engagement ring …

Nineteen barren years after their tumultuous breakup, Roland, now 50, goes on a transcontinental quest down the East Coast and across the United States to the West Coast to find Sheree using clues from letters she has left along the way. On his journey, Roland falls in love with a country he never really knew and rediscovers the only woman he has ever loved—before he even finds her.

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Three sizzling award-winning stories of love, romance, and wedding bells.

In Loving Or Nothing and A Groom for Christmas, two bad boys hell-bent on revenge are redeemed by love. In A Cinderella Christmas a woman learns that fairytales do come true.

A Groom for Christmas

A GROOM FOR CHRISTMAS is a new twist on the classic Hallmark Christmas movie full of family, humor, love, and a little bit of redemption.

Family pressure just might make her do something crazy…

When a young woman hires her hometown’s former bad boy to be her pretend fiancé for the holidays, she finds she can’t wrap up her feelings as easily as a Christmas gift.

Winner 2014 New Jersey Romance Writers Golden Leaf Contest

2013 Snow Globes Award Contest Finalist

2014 Readers’ Choice Nominee, Best Couple, Love Romances Cafe

2014 RomCon Awards Finalist

Loving Or Nothing

A secret crush. Two wounded hearts. A tale of love, hope and redemption.

No stranger to loss, Tami Morrelle is holding on with one satiny thread to the only thing she has left that ties her to her loved ones – the family bridal shop.

Local bad boy Daniel Ramsey is back in town and on a mission – to turn Tami’s world upside down – any way he can.

2012 Winner, Third Place Novella Category, Gulf Coast RWA Silken Sands Star Contest

Semi-Finalist in the Kindle Book Reviews Best Indie Book of 2012 Contest

A Cinderella Christmas

Jessica Gallo no longer believed in fairytales or happy endings. And she certainly didn’t believe she’d find her Prince Charming at Saks Fifth Avenue. Her Fairy Godmother thought differently.

This is a 6530 word short story.

2014 EPPIE Finalist, Best Short Romance

Each story in this set is available separately

@JJMurray43 #Flashsale #New to #me #Author #IR #MC

J. J. Murray is a new I/R author to me!! I m excited to present some of his latest work and a flash sale of two of his work.

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Roland Stonebrook had no idea how Sheree Cooper would change his life until he let her go …

For nine months after they met in his Vermont bookstore, Roland and Sheree were inseparable, enjoying a spontaneous, passionate relationship filled with lively arguments and daring romantic adventures.

If only Roland hadn’t bought Sheree that engagement ring …

Nineteen barren years after their tumultuous breakup, Roland, now 50, goes on a transcontinental quest down the East Coast and across the United States to the West Coast to find Sheree using clues from letters she has left along the way. On his journey, Roland falls in love with a country he never really knew and rediscovers the only woman he has ever loved—before he even finds her.


#99cents

Sonya Richardson can’t resist starring on a hit reality dating show to give America a taste of what a real black woman is like. The former celebrity pro athlete is breaking all of “Hunk Or Punk’s” rules, refusing to bling-up like a diva, and tackling whatever drama her suitors have in store. But one contestant is throwing Sonya off her game. He’s kind, way too easy to spill her secrets to–and giving her the type of hope she hasn’t felt in a long time. . .

Widowed former pastor John Bond knows he’s the show’s “designated white guy,” expected to fail every challenge and be gone in a month. He also knows he has to take risks to find love again. Now Sonya is inspiring him to do whatever it takes to stay in the running, win her heart. . .and prove their dreams can be a reality.

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At Smith’s Sweet Treats and Coffee, you’ll find Brooklyn’s best house blend and the freshest homemade pastries. It’s more than a business to owner Angela Smith. It’s her home and her refuge–one she stands to lose thanks to her gouging landlord. Then a new regular offers to cover her rent increase if Angela lets him meet his clients there. If Matthew McConnell weren’t such a persuasive lawyer–and so sweet, funny, and sexy–she wouldn’t dream of letting him in.

Since he left a high-paying, soul-sucking legal firm to go solo, Matthew has been striking out, professionally and personally. The best part of his love life is regaling Angela with date-from-hell stories over steaming, fragrant coffee. Behind her captivating smile is a smart, sensual woman he’d love to get close to. And when a secret from her past is suddenly exposed, he gets a chance to prove he’s the man she needs, in every way that matters. . .

Born on October 16, 1963, in Abington, PA, J. J. has lived in New York , New Jersey, Pennsylvania , Missouri, Indiana and Ohio.

He graduated magna cum laude from Marietta College (OH) with a BA in English before settling in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia, just up the road from Virginia Tech.

The son, grandson, and great-grandson of preachers and teachers, J. J. taught public high school English for twenty years to students who sometimes actually spoke it. J. J. is currently teaching in a wilderness program for at-risk young men.

J. J. met his wife, Amy Renee, at a high school football game at Victory Stadium in Roanoke in the fall of 1989, and their four-year courtship forms the basis of J.J.’s first novel, Renee and Jay. The first ten years of their marriage forms the basis for its sequel, Renee and Jay 2.

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@KenyanLoves #99cent #Sale

Ready for a #99cent deal? I have Nine books from the fabulous MO Kenyan.

Those who are Fans of her #Newyork #Series she is hard at work writing the finale of the series!

On the outside we may look different,

one black, one white

one tall, one short,

one slim, one muscular

On the inside we bleed the same,

we hurt just the same,

we love the same,

Inside he has a heart that beats for me,

as fiercely as mine beats for him,

I love him, I will always love him.

Falling in love was the last thing Alma wanted to do. Having witnessed the death of her boyfriend, the last man she thought she would love, wrecked her and stole her reason to live. Alma never expected Christoffer, a man from a different back ground from her, different experiences, wants and needs. She never expected that his love would make her want to love again. Alma gives love a second chance only to be burned once more. Christoffer was hiding a secret.

Christoffer knew that he would be heading home to an arranged marriage. An aristocrat with the same background as his. Then Alma came into his life. Christoffer selfishly loved with all his heart knowing that down the line his heart and Alma’s heart would be broken.

Will they fight for their love or bow to what others want?

This book was once published as Red Tears Blue Blood.

Secrets never stay in the dark…

Charlie wanted to succeed in her career at all costs. She was even willing to sacrifice her love for it. Like a thief in the night she sneaks out of Reeece’s arms, leaving with his heart. Only to appear six years later with secret she couldn’t tell him.

He proposed and she said yes, he didn’t understand why she would leave him behind. Reece spends six years trying to discover Charlie’s reasons of abandoning him just as their lives were set to begin together. Then one day he comes face to face with Olivia, a five year old girl who loves keeping secrets.

Will Charlie confess or will a little girl’s innocence sell her out?

Marietta Parks believes that the only way to stop surprises from happening in life is to control your own fate. Paying attention to every detail she scripts out her own life. Leaving love, romance and children out of it. But then she meets a man who just must be added into her story, Tobias Harden was the man of everyone’s dreams but t her he was a lovely addition to her already scripted life.

Tobias Harden was the modern day Casanova. Love was not in his vocabulary, and he was allergic to the word commitment, like poison Ivy to the bare skin. A chance kiss with Marietta Parks makes him question his single life. He was to be the best for her, and oddly enough she happens to be the only woman he wants to kiss. Tobias convinces Marietta that she needs him in her life. But after three years of marriage and life’s obstacles, he finds himself in bed with another woman. He has to convince her that he is still the man for her, especially now that she’s pregnant.

This book was previously published as ‘DENOUEMENT’

THIS IS NOT A HAPPILY EVER AFTER. When does love seize being enough?

This is the question Gabriella struggles with when the love of her life turns into her tormentor. All Gabriella wanted to do was to go back home and work with her father on the ranch.

When she meets a young ranch hand she gets more incentive to stay on the hacienda. Her father has something else on his mind. He wants Gabriella to be married to his best friends son, to merge the two families wealth. Falling in love and running away with Tony, her father’s ranch hand, was not in his plans. Feeling like she finally got her happily ever after, Gabriella doesn’t expect Tony to turn on their love. The sweet romance soon turns violent and Gabriella considers going back home.

Home seems to be the only place where things were normal and where her happiness existed. She goes through hell and back, escaping from home to be with the man she loves but only ends up going back home to find her true happiness

A wife for hire, turned into his most precious possession.

Drew had to annul his marriage hours after he said I do, when he found his wife and best man in a compromising position. To claim his inheritance, he needs to find a wife in just a month.

Falling in love with sleeping beauty.

Piper first saw him in the ER after a gruesome accident, she watched over him for several days, finding something new to love about him each day. So, when he finally wakes up and asks her to marry him, she obviously said yes.

Piper just didn’t know that this fairy tale, didn’t necessarily end with a Happily Ever After.

All is fair in love and war…

Raven no longer believes in happily ever after. Her ex-boyfriend, who seemed great at first but turned into an abusive monster, taught her that’s a fairytale. Now he’s dead, and all Raven wants to do is live her life in peace and raise her daughter.

When Raven meets a man who resembles the monster from her past, she has a panic attack and she realizes that her ex still has a hold over her. Picking herself up, she decides it’s the perfect time to get over her fear and conquer her monster. She never imagines that what she thinks will be a one-night stand will change her life forever.

All Guillermo de Castillo wants to do is live up to his responsibilities and get revenge on the woman he believes murdered his brother. He never expected he would begin to have feelings for her, but to give into those would be betraying the memory of his brother, which is something he could never do.

Content Warning: contains adult situations and sexual content

Antonio Burke can’t seem to be able to keep his hands off his daughter’s nanny. He had sworn off love ever since the love of his life died giving birth to his daughter. But the guilt of cheating on her memory is not as strong as the need and the lust that he feels for Rayne.

Rayne was just trying to get her life back together, she didn’t expect to be a surrogate mother to a little girl, a lover to her boss and pregnant within a month of her new life. Now she has to figure out whether or not she wants a life with Antonio Burke a man who was hot and passionate in bed, but cold and mean outside of it.

Can Rayne win the competition for Antonio’s love against a ghost?


Maxine did not believe in soul mates or the term ‘love of my life’

. According to her, life was a revolving door which people walked in and out of. However, when she finds herself at a crucible, she holds on to love. The love of a mother, a husband and that of a lover. The past shades a light into her confused present and Taylor, the boy she never thought she could count on is by her side every step of the way

Wakio escapes the city trying to distance herself from her broken heart. She finds peace of mind at the heart of the Mara, but something she didn’t expect to find was love. Christopher is known to many as Jonathan, and to those familiar to him know that Jonathan is about to get married. He meets a lady and doesn’t tell her who is truly is or why he is at the Mara.

He learns how quickly one can fall in love. But he also learns that love is only for the strong. How can he fight for Wakio when he isn’t strong enough?

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Reading,Writing,Romance, Creativity and Imagination.

These are the words that describe my work.

I was born in Nairobi Kenya and had a passion for books ever since I could remember. Romance and love have always been a strange phenomenon for me. I have always wanted to change the ending of a love story. I decided to start writing my own.

 Enjoy!!!


#RoyalWeddings #series from @acarthur

Each week on this blog we spotlight a series or collections of books from Authors or an author. This week series Spotlight is to highlight a popular Kimani author. As most of us know HQR has decided to end 4 lines that shows that they don’t want to solve the diversity problem that most Romance Readers encounter. I will be letting my voice be heard this year in RWA. Harlequin and other book companies must recognize that readers don’t just love just white men but Asian, Black, Hispanic men. I want all women short tall round tan dark and all the colors of the rainbow to find their HEA. Not just this model type woman all REAL women. I want to see acceptance of the love that is part of my reality reflected in my books.

A royal seduction

Crown prince Kristian DeSaunters has been groomed since birth to take his place as leader of his tropical kingdom-with the proper princess by his side. Never one to lose his control, he’s stunned by his attraction to the free-spirited American stylist who arrives at the palace in his father’s fiancée’s entourage. Soon Kris and Landry Norris are sharing an instant sultry attraction that shows no signs of slowing down.

Landry couldn’t turn down the opportunity of a lifetime to dress the princess-to-be on a private Caribbean island. Falling for Kris is definitely not part of her plan, but the independent LA beauty soon finds herself yearning for a fairy-tale ending of her own. Until someone sets out to sabotage the upcoming nuptials-and Landry becomes the prime suspect. Will Kris and Landry be able to stop a hidden enemy bent on destroying the DeSaunters reign-and save the possibility of a future together?

To kiss a royal

As Grand Serenity’s goodwill ambassador, Princess Samantha DeSaunters lives a dazzling, high-profile life. Her own romantic dreams come second to her devotion to her island realm. Until she impulsively kisses a sexy stranger at a political gala. Now the reticent royal can’t get enough of Garrison Montgomery, the former soldier hired to keep her and the throne safe. But who’ll protect Sam from yearning to turn their mock courtship into the real thing?

In the Caribbean to run security for the ruling family, Gary instead finds himself caught up in a sizzling forbidden affair that could sabotage his mission. As he and Sam share passionate secret nights that make him forget about his past, the threat against the DeSaunterses escalates. Can Gary protect Sam from the enemies out to destroy the crown and hold on to the chance at happily-ever-after with his princess?

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A royal wager

Playboy prince Roland DeSaunters is ready to live up to his royal legacy—by betting on his future. Winning the beautiful Valora Harrington in a poker game is a scandal waiting to happen. Lucky for him, Val has no intention of getting involved with the younger brother of the man to whom she was once engaged. But after sharing an earth-shattering kiss with Val, Roland is the one swept off his feet.

An ill-fated engagement to a man she didn’t love convinced Val that finding Prince Charming wasn’t in her cards. That was before she was drawn into a passionate clandestine affair with the handsome bad boy of the reigning family. With dangerous enemies plotting the noble dynasty’s downfall, are Val and Roland ready to gamble on an uncertain future? Or could a last-minute challenge lead to the biggest surprise wedding Grand Serenity has ever seen?

A.C. Arthur was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland where she currently resides with her husband and three children. An active imagination and a love for reading encouraged her to begin writing in high school and she hasn’t stopped since.

Working in the legal field she’s seen lots of horrific things and longs for the safe haven reading a romance novel brings. Her debut novel Object of His Desire was written when a picture of an Italian villa sparked the idea of an African-American/Italian hero. Determined to bring a new edge to romance, she continues to develop intriguing plots, sensual love scenes, racy characters and fresh dialogue–thus keeping the readers on their toes!

In the young adult arena, A.C. also writes under the name Artist Arthur. Visit her Amazon Author Page for details about available YA books. amazon.com/author/artistarthurbooks

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@empetrova #99cents #New #Release!

Ready for a deal and great new book? I know I am !!!! I love cowboys !! These cowboys aren’t just ranchers these Former Marines are here to save their Hometown after a storm flattens it.

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This Marine follows the rules. This cowgirl is all about breaking them.

After losing his best friend and CO, Matt, in combat, Brodie Bell didn’t think his spirits could sink any lower. He was wrong. One look at his and Matt’s storm-flattened hometown nearly levels him.

Los Vista needs a leader, and as Brodie takes the weight of the world on his shoulders, he comes up with a plan. Merge the two ranches left standing, pray for a good calving season…and keep his hands too busy to get busy with Matt’s sexy little sister.

Danica was in pigtails when Brodie and Matt went off chasing glory. Now she’s a woman with a broken heart, but if Matt knew of the depraved cravings Brodie ignites in her body, he’d haunt her from the grave.

As they work to mend miles of broken fences, Brodie fights to ignore Danica’s tiny cutoff shorts and mile-long legs—and to ignore the “weapon” that’s locked and loaded in his Levis. Because the last thing he wants is to dishonor his friend’s memory by ravishing the sweetest little cowgirl he’s ever laid eyes on.

Warning: Involves a sweet and sassy ranch girl who knows her way around a rope, and a Marine turned cowboy who’d like to tie her down and spank her until she begs for more.

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He has scars and a dream. She has love and a determination to prove herself.

Corporal Wydell Jackson, aka Hard-Ass, is back in his hometown of Los Vista, Texas after serving years on the battlefield. Trouble is, the town is worse than a war zone after a storm ripped through it. Wydell and his platoon buddies are determined to rebuild and bring the people back to town, but how?

Since Anya Carter inherited millions and a lush estate from her grandparents, her phone is always ringing with requests to “invest” in people’s dreams. But this time her money manager has found something worth looking at—a small-town dream. After visiting Los Vista, her heart breaks for the ghost town and the people who’d once loved it.

Wydell is happy to take the millionaire debutante’s check and use it to rebuild. But she has ideas of a tiny home community for hipsters. As a Texan he believes vacation homes should be bigger and better, just like a woman’s curves. Each day he goes into battle against Anya, his control slips while he tries to keep his hands—and every other body part—off her.
Anya is determined to see her money spent on her terms, but when she argues with the hunky ex-soldier she wants to pull her hair out. She can’t deny he’s a complex man. When he isn’t drawing up detailed plans for the tiny homes, he’s working cattle—and her. Wydell raises more than her ire, and she is softening toward him. After all, building tiny houses together means being trapped in very close quarters.

Warning: Things can really heat up—even in small places. But there’s nothing small about this cowboy!

Em Petrova was raised by hippies in the wilds of Pennsylvania but told her parents at the age of four she wanted to be a gypsy when she grew up. She has a soft spot for babies, puppies and 90s Grunge music and believes in Bigfoot and aliens. She started writing at the age of twelve and prides herself on making her characters larger than life and her sex scenes hotter than hot.

She burst into the world of publishing in 2010 after having five beautiful bambinos and figuring they were old enough to get their own snacks while she pounds away at the keys. In her not-so-spare time, she is fur-mommy to a Labradoodle named Daisy Hasselhoff and works as editor with USA Today and New York Times bestselling authors.

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***NOTE*** Men of Honor: Jake is the second book in a NEW SPIN OFF of the popular Heroes: The Carver Brothers series. Come see what the wicked men of Louisville Kentucky are up to!

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A warrior in a band of brothers…

Jake Carver and his brothers have found their niche in life with Hawthorn Securities. Brothers by blood and of the sword, they’ve banded together to make a formidable force. Linda Hawthorn might work for Louisville vice, but Jake sees in her the strength and intelligence to become part of their team. He also has plans to make her his own. Too bad Linda doesn’t know.

A stunning beauty in a man’s world…

Being part of an elite paramilitary force has its perks, but Linda can’t help but feel like that’s Jakes way of better keeping her under his “safe” thumb. Her first thought? Fuck that. One rash decision throws Linda headlong into Mexico and a cartel’s stronghold with Jake and the rest of Hawthorn Securities hot on her tail.

Dynamite comes in small packages…

When past indiscretions come back to haunt the team, Jake realizes his boss’s agenda involves more than simply cutting off the drug traffic to Louisville, Kentucky. Linda is determined to prove she’s as capable as the one man she can’t seem to resist. Jake already knows she’s one of his team. The only thing he must convince her of is her own worth…and just how good they can be together.

If you feel a little lost click for the rest of Carver Brothers series


From the first moment Lauren Lake laid eyes on the handsome Cole Brady, she never wanted anyone but her older brother’s best friend. She just knew if she gave him enough attention Cole would finally notice her. All she had to do was be patient and let things happen. Well, her persistence finally paid off, but not in the way she dreamt it would.

His good looks always drew women and it was something Cole Brady was proud of until Lauren started getting an unexpected crush on him, but he wasn’t about to return her feelings. She was too young and inexperienced for him. He didn’t want to break her heart.

However, one night he did the one thing he vowed not to do and now he swore to do everything in his power to win back the woman he was secretly falling in love with.


From the outside Wesley Marsden has it all: wealth, good looks, and a genius level IQ, but these qualities hide the depths of his complexity. While he’s a man who’s strong, confident, and in control, he’s also a man obsessed with solving a family mystery and dealing with personal demons that have plagued his relationships for years.

Mia Careri is a special needs teacher; a woman who’s devoted her life to the care and education of other people’s children. Funny, beautiful, and intelligent, she has a job she loves and close friends who are like her family, but something is missing. A slew of failed relationships have her yearning for that connection, that feeling of intense love – the perfect man to have a future with.

When by chance or by fate, Mia and Wesley encounter one another in the most unlikely of settings, they realize that they might be each other’s salvation. As their fates collide over the course of a few months, neither of them will ever be the same again.


When the hunter becomes the hunted…

Serial-killer hunter Nick Shade built his legendary career chasing monsters—sadistic criminals with a gruesome thirst for death. When he rescued Montgomery detective Bobbie Gentry from horrific captivity and helped her reclaim her life, he didn’t intend to be a hero. Or a target. But now a copycat murderer haunts him, and reuniting with Bobbie is his best chance at neutralizing the threat.

Bobbie can’t forget the nightmares of her trauma—or the man who saved her. Working with Nick to outmaneuver the person behind a deadly vendetta feeds her hope that there’s more to her world than ghosts and destruction. Maybe joining Nick’s search for a killer is about gratitude. Maybe it’s nothing more than cold revenge. But the only way they can protect themselves is to trust each other.


A Spartan, a gypsy—masks for a night pure sex—and the birthmark which throws all anonymity out the window. Finally free after a nasty year-long divorce, Kailey Cox attends a masquerade party with the intention of one thing—remaining anonymous and finding a handsome man to bed. She discovers a Spartan warrior to accommodate her. Rand Paxton is drawn to the sexy gypsy he takes to his room. Seeing her birthmark, he believes he knows who the woman is. Confronting her, any doubt fades. Problem: For a man often in the spotlight and a woman who now prefers anonymity, can they make it work? Rand’s up for the challenge—he’d wanted her long before he discovered Kailey was Under the Mask.



Isaac Caldwell doesn’t trust emotions. Emotions made his brother abandon the company and guided his father’s lifelong need for revenge which is why he’s kept the unsettling feelings stirred by his administrative assistant, Kim Griffin, on permanent leave. But when he enlists Kim’s expertise with his plans to rebrand the company the feelings he mistrusts erupt into a passion that won’t be ignored.

After hustling in the streets nearly cost her everything, Kim walked away from the danger and easy money to pursue a life of stability she always dreamed of. She won’t fall for a man she can’t trust with her secrets, and even though her head warns loving Isaac is foolish, her heart won’t listen. Soon their business partnership skyrockets into a personal relationship neither expected. Before they can trust if their newfound happiness is a good deal a debt from the past needs to be repaid, and the cost could destroy the business, their love, and their lives.


Palm reader Darcy Kumar is cursed. She’ll be dead within a year, so why bother with love? After a brush with death she resolves not to squander what little time she has left. So when sexy firefighter Aiden Becker asks her out, she accepts. As long as she doesn’t have a child, the curse will end with her demise.

A Kachina healer and the last of his line, Aiden is compelled to pass along his gift to future generations. He doesn’t believe in the curse that Darcy thinks will finish her, but he has second thoughts after she has several close calls. He starts suspecting that her near misses aren’t accidents at all.

When they enlist the help of a powerful local witch, they learn there are even more sinister forces at work than just a curse. Someone’s gunning for Darcy. Will they find out who before it’s too late?



A week-long getaway…

City girl Claudia Cade’s carefree life is plunged into chaos when a camping trip with her brother in the national forests of Northern California turns into a deadly dash for her survival.

A solitary world turned upside down…

Nature photographer Shepard Olsen has resigned himself to a quiet existence, with only his dog by his side, until a woman in need of his protection shows up on his doorstep and throws his universe into disarray.

Two lives linked by tragedy…

Claudia is desperate to heal from her traumatic loss, but can’t stop thinking about her run-in with evil….or the grizzled mountain man whose quick thinking and good aim saved her life. When she shows up on Shep’s doorstep again, she finds she isn’t the only one who can’t move on.

… saved by bliss.

The two begin an intense, passionate relationship of Dominance and submission, pleasure and pain, but with dark memories haunting them and decisions about the future rapidly approaching, Claudia can’t help but wonder…how long can they be each other’s haven?

*** WARNING: This book contains a sexual relationship between a fashionista and a cranky mountain man who are dealing with physical and emotional trauma. And a very big, cuddly dog.***


He has scars and a dream. She has love and a determination to prove herself.

Corporal Wydell Jackson, aka Hard-Ass, is back in his hometown of Los Vista, Texas after serving years on the battlefield. Trouble is, the town is worse than a war zone after a storm ripped through it. Wydell and his platoon buddies are determined to rebuild and bring the people back to town, but how?

Since Anya Carter inherited millions and a lush estate from her grandparents, her phone is always ringing with requests to “invest” in people’s dreams. But this time her money manager has found something worth looking at—a small-town dream. After visiting Los Vista, her heart breaks for the ghost town and the people who’d once loved it.

Wydell is happy to take the millionaire debutante’s check and use it to rebuild. But she has ideas of a tiny home community for hipsters. As a Texan he believes vacation homes should be bigger and better, just like a woman’s curves. Each day he goes into battle against Anya, his control slips while he tries to keep his hands—and every other body part—off her.

Anya is determined to see her money spent on her terms, but when she argues with the hunky ex-soldier she wants to pull her hair out. She can’t deny he’s a complex man. When he isn’t drawing up detailed plans for the tiny homes, he’s working cattle—and her. Wydell raises more than her ire, and she is softening toward him. After all, building tiny houses together means being trapped in very close quarters.

Warning: Things can really heat up—even in small places. But there’s nothing small about this cowboy!

Other books in this series: Kickin’ Up Dust


People ask me about my momma all the time. Usually while squintin’ up their faces and looking down they noses at me like I smell bad or something; I don’t never smell nothing. “Where’s that bitch Tiny?” They ask. “When she comin’ back? That crook owe me two dollas and I want my money.” They talk about her right in front of my face. “She probably done run off with somebody elses man.” Or, “She prolly got drunk and fell in the river.” Somebody even said, “It was just a matter of time before she run off on her man and her girl. Them Maxwell’s are trash. All they do is drink, whore, and make babies.” I don’t never fight or argue cause they ain’t lying.

Tanina shocked everyone when she only had me. Wasn’t cause my daddy didn’t want more babies, that’s for sure. My daddy stayed tugging on her skirt and grabbing on her big titties. “I want a boy Tanina, I want a son.” My momma would swat him away and go down to the coloreds only speakeasy. It’s deep in the swamp and out of reach of the sheriff, the night riders, and wives waiting at home for husbands pissing away a weeks pay on rum and women like Tiny. The speakeasy is called Nukes Place. That’s on account of a big, black woman called Nuke owns the place. They drink, and dance, and fuck all night long as some half-assed band plays jazz music. Everyone is usually too drunk to notice how bad they sound. Daddy stayed sending me down into the woods to fetch my momma home. Sometimes she came willingly, sometimes she came a week later.

“Where is my beautiful momma?” They ask. She gone and run off I tell them just like Daddy told me to say. Every time I open my mouth and tell the lie, I think about the night my momma done me wrong. She done me so wrong that my daddy cried. My big, strong daddy never cries. The last time I seen my momma, Daddy was dragging her screaming into the woods. He had a spade in one hand and mommas hair in the other. Daddy and the spade came back. Momma did not.



All profits from Billionaires on the Beach will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Secret heirs, friends with benefits, hot nannies, irresistible rivals, and fake relationships … falling in love isn’t easy for five sexy, billionaire brothers.

Enjoy hot days and hotter nights on Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina with the billionaire Anderson brothers in this series of five steamy, original novellas from USA Today bestselling authors Elizabeth Lennox and Noelle Adams, as well as Leslie North, Lizabeth Scott, and Gloria Silk.

The Billionaire’s Mistake by Elizabeth Lennox – Marie didn’t have time for a romance, but when Sloan Anderson walked into her coffee shop, all of her friends decided that it was time for her to fall in love. Even her dog was in on the matchmaking! Unfortunately, no one bothered to tell her heart that Sloan Anderson was a lying, horrible, son of a…No way was she going to fall for a man who was going to foreclose on her store!

Her Reluctant Billionaire by Noelle Adams – Katie has been friends with Logan Anderson for four years. He might be a smart, funny, adorable billionaire, but after her work as a divorce attorney, she’s just not interested in romance. But when she pretends to be his girlfriend for one weekend at the beach, she starts to see him as far more than a friend.

The Billionaire’s Babysitter by Leslie North – After BASE jumping from a NYC skyscraper, billionaire Wyatt Anderson has been sentenced to four weeks’ house arrest in his family’s beach house, but he won’t be there alone… To get her dream job as a nanny for the wealthy, Laine Maguire will have to complete one last role: babysit a billionaire for a month. Shouldn’t be too hard, right?

Chased by the Billionaire by Lizabeth Scott – Grey couldn’t believe that the gorgeous woman with the adorable…ponytail, was none other than the girl from high school – the one none of the guys noticed because she was too timid. No longer! Gemma was smokin’ hot, owned a gym and…was one of the toughest women he’d ever charmed. But this time, there was more. Maybe too much more? Gemma intrigued him in ways that he wasn’t sure he wanted to be intrigued.

From Geek to Greek Billionaire by Gloria Silk – Olivia Moore has landed her dream job–to renovate a very special beach house. The last thing she needs is to bump into her teen crush, the geeky yet sexy Alexander Anderson. He needs her to help him with a makeover and an infusion of confidence with women, but getting closer to him means risking he finds out her secret past, which might tear them apart once again.

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On the recommendation of Amie Stuart, I decided to buy one of Seth King’s books. Currently I am in the middle of reading Straight and I’m liking what I am reading

In the rip-roaring 1960s, a withdrawn man named Fred Ecklund meets a kaleidoscopic soul called Harry Faulkner, instantly changing both of their lives. The next three decades are a harrowing and heartwarming period of danger, passion, and soul-deep love under the oaks of the oppressive Deep South. Brace yourself for acclaimed author Seth King’s most impactful story yet, a transcendent tale of heartbreak, resilience, and the astonishing habit of true love to bloom even in the darkest of hours.

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Henry Morgan is a beer-drinking, arm-wrestling, 100% heterosexual American male who is still a little numb after a rough breakup from his longtime girlfriend. Ty Stanton is a bohemian arts student who has been openly, and uncomplicatedly, gay ever since he asked for his first wig for Christmas.

After a chance, butterfly-inducing encounter one autumn day, Henry starts to realize something strange: he might not be quite as straight as he’d always assumed. What follows is a breakneck adventure that upends both Ty and Henry’s lives for the long haul.

Sexy, fun and thought provoking, Seth King’s Straight is about all the love we can let into our lives when we dare to jump off the beaten path and veer a little off course

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Housewife Rowena White’s new neighbor is attractive, rich and beguiling. She also happens to be a woman.

As Rowena’s obsession with Grace Arundel deepens, two women must decide how far they will go to protect a love they never even expected to blossom in the first place.

In acclaimed author Seth King’s Grace, witness a love so strong (and so forbidden), two women find themselves running to the end of the world to hold onto it.

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I’m excited to announce that Seth King will be one of the many of authors in this event! I will be attending and I hope he brings copies of Straight because I’m going to want a signed one or three!

Seth King is a twenty-five-year-old American author. He enjoys reading, writing, traveling, and spending time with his family.