Seven days. That’s all Ian needs to convince his grandfather that he’s given up his philandering ways. Then Meredith will get her payment — a job at the Daily Herald.
Everything changes when the story of a missing girl falls into Meredith’s lap. Her investigation leads her into dangerous waters, and while Ian struggles to keep her safe, Meredith finds herself breaking the one ironclad rule of their arrangement: she starts falling for Ian. For real.
Will their deepening connection keep the story from being told? Or is the real danger to Meredith’s heart?
Dive into this complete Ian & Meredith investigation. The Girl in the River combines an arranged relationship, a missing girl, and hidden feelings for the perfect blend of humor, spice, suspense, and romance.
Just ask Aiden Rennol. He’s starting his final year in college, the star quarterback of the football team, and well on his way to the pros. His reputation on campus is record-breaking, both on and off the field. One record in particular is the stuff of legend - no relationships. Ever. But he’s about to call an audible.
An elegant solution to a complex problem...
Kelsey Pierson is charming, beautiful, intelligent, and has a problem - Aiden enters her perfect world. On the surface, she has everything - wealth, academic success, and a set plan for her life after college. Becoming Aiden’s girlfriend is nowhere in that plan. But she’s about to switch majors.
Can first love become everlasting love? Or will Aiden and Kelsey run into interference?
Attorney Brandt Hayward plans on working through the holidays. A huge case landed in his lap and needs to spend his time formulating a perfect defense. Until his sister convinces him to spend the Christmas Eve with her and her friends. The last thing he expects to find is a smart and beautiful women with an aversion to men with white-collar jobs
Paramedic Mallory Davies forgoes spending the holiday in her hometown because she has to work on Christmas Day. But instead of spending the evening eating a frozen turkey entree while watching A Christmas Story marathon, she gets a pity invite to spend Christmas Eve with a co-worker and his friends. The last thing she expects to find is a handsome and brilliant criminal defense attorney.
Can Brandt and Mallory find their way to the mistletoe before they lose their chance?
Jake Leighton had a plan: graduate high school, serve his country, and marry his high school sweetheart. Eight years later, Army vet Jake comes home divorced to take up work as a police officer.
No relationships. Never again. That's the rule until he's thrown together with a woman who’s everything he needs and wants.
Kera Fontaine escaped from her controlling father to Copperwood, but driving across half the country wasn't far enough. Taking over her father's company seems like the ultimate declaration of independence. Then she falls for him. Her unwilling protector who's determined to spend his life alone. Her unexpected hero with a badge and the most stubborn heart ever. Her forever she can't have.
Will Kera find her small town paradise with Jake?
Some decisions are worth the consequences and some futures are worth the unspoken promises.
Merideth Gardner survives her first few days with Ian and even manages to tolerate her new bodyguard, but Ian isn’t the biggest danger she faces.
One story. She tells herself and Ian she’s only in it for the story. It doesn’t matter if the words are true or not. Especially when the story she’s digging into puts another woman in the path of danger.
With each new answer, ten more questions sprout up in its place, further distracting Merdieth from facing her growing feelings for Ian.
Will Merideth keep her feelings hidden from Ian? Or will she finally stop the press and give Ian the story of the century?
Deadly Protection delivers a racy and suspenseful serial. Perfect for when you want a sassy story but don’t have a lot of time. Read the third part of The Girl in the River while it’s Hot!
When the corpse of a missing woman surfaces in the river, the discovery leads Merideth and Ian into uncharted territory. She discovers evidence of a murderer hunting vulnerable women in the city. And a cover up. Finding the truth behind the killings consumes Merideth.
As she dances closer to the edge of danger, Ian’s need to keep her safe may prove to be an even greater threat to their arranged relationship. Getting the story of the century could put Merideth and his paper at risk. Killing it will destroy everything she’s worked for. To protect the woman he loves, Ian must witness the destruction of his perfectly constructed world.
Deadly Confession delivers a racy and suspenseful serial. Perfect for when you want a fast-paced story, but don’t have a lot of time. Read the final installment of The Girl in the River while it’s Hot!
Connie Nazario is the heir to the Nazario family “business” and doesn’t have time for anything more than one night stands. He can’t afford a relationship and he certainly can’t afford to fall in love. Not if it means bringing someone he cares about into his dark world of crime.
And then he finds Greer at Defututa. She’s different from all the other women at the night club—elegant, refined, and out of her element. He decides he wants her, even if it can only be for one night. She’s not meant for his world and deserves someone better than a crew boss in the mob.
But fate has other plans for him. One night of passion has an unintended consequence—an unplanned pregnancy. Can Connie find a way to bring Greer safely into his world or will his world destroy the woman he’s falling in love with?
No last names. No strings. No promises.
Mike Bishoff never left Copperwood. He wanted to, but reality conquered his dreams. For over ten years he's hidden his dream from his friends. Strong, protective, and sexy, he's spent the last decade wondering what might have been, until the woman of his dreams starts knocking down the walls protecting his secrets.
I never planned on letting him get close...
Kirstin Prescott ran to Copperwood and away from her father - the man who almost destroyed the town she now calls home. Convinced her friends will hate her if they ever learn her secrets, she hides behind a fake name. Then she falls for the one man who's determined to pick away at the walls protecting her secrets and she might need to run again.
Stop running away from the secrets of your past and run towards a future full of unspoken promises with PICK - a Copperwood Novel.
I never planned on staying...
Shane Crawford left Copperwood over ten years ago and never looked back, not until he had to come home. Strong, smart, and sexy, he's spent the last decade avoiding any kind of permanent relationship, keeping the image of the perfect woman locked away in his heart.
I never expected to see him again...
Mya Sydony gave a man her heart a decade before, and he broke it. It was a pain she'd buried long ago. Now he's back in town, proving nothing stays buried forever.
Dig just a little, and you'll find a past full of secrets and a future full of unspoken promises in Dirt - A Copperwood Romance.
There are no rules in book design...
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This book is both an introductory course on typography and an overview of interior book design used by traditional publishers.
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