Marcus's own heart has gone through major achin' since back in the day. And the reappearance of Alice/Desirée seems to spell bigtime trouble. Still, this proud, sexy sista could make Marcus forget the pain and his promise not to let a fine face and figure turn his head ever again. And even though the lady's got drama—and there's serious danger doggin' her trail—this could be the time for cautious Marcus to commit to a perfect love that he once let get too far away.
Sheldon should never have returned -- and now he's put his sweet woman in serious danger! But living without Tyanna's loving would not be living. Though she doesn't believe a word of his story, that doesn't make the threat less real -- and he'll protect his ebony queen to his last breath. But will she still want him when she realizes that taking a chance on this love means risking a lot more than her heart?
THE BEST MAN
Brenda Jackson's "Strictly Business"
Houston freelance writer Gina Grant Farrell just got a job offer too good to refuse-a week on a Texas ranch to interview the ruthless, ambitious, and very handsome millionaire Mitch Farrell, who happens to be none other than her ex-husband! Is Mitch's proposal strictly business? Or is he planning a sizzling seduction and nights filled with strictly pleasure...?
Kayla Perrin's "Kidnapped!"
Nia Copeland's wedding in Fort Lauderdale is just perfect until her gorgeous, hardbody ex-boyfriend Jamal Simpson races in on his motorcycle and carries her off to prove he's the better lover. Now they're on the way to Key West headed toward the most irresistible passion-and maybe even true love...
Felicia Mason's "Promises and Vows"
Elise Gregory's marriage is cold as ice with her husband Jerome sleeping in the guestroom. Then his favorite aunt, a high priestess of New Orleans voodoo, arrives for a prolonged visit. That means Jerome has to move back to their bed. With the help of some magic, it's not long before the sparks are ignited, and desire is rediscovered...
Cindi Louis' "Catch Me If You Can!"
At 6'2" and a player for the Dallas Cowboys, no one can miss sexy Lonzell Jenkins, the best man at the wedding, especially wedding planner Leesa Fairchild. She shared an intense affair with Lonzell before he left without even a goodbye. Now, after four long years, she intends to show him what he's been missing-a searing passion that only she can fulfill...
The lady can't believe the two are actually related. Where Cecil was lowdown, Darrell's loyal and honest . . . and as tempting a dark dreamboat as her lips have ever ached to kiss. Darrell's eager to help Serena get back the jewels—and the heart—his no–good twin stole from her. But how can she trust someone with the same heavenly face that gave her hell—even when the angel tells her he wants to love her for a lifetime?
Forced to wait tables after her husband stole money from their successful Manhattan hair salon and left her for another woman, Jade Alexander made two resolutions for the New Year-reopen her business someday and never trust another man again with her heart. But when she attends her friend's New Year's Eve party, she meets her old flame, Terrell Edmonds. As the clock strikes midnight, Jade can feel her resolve weakening-and her desire kindling- under his piercing gaze.
Six years ago, Terrell Edmonds lost Jade-the only woman he believes was "the one" for him-by letting her marry the wrong man. Determined not to lose her again, Terrell sets out to convince Jade that love can be sweeter the second time around-and together, they can make all of their wishes for the New Year come true...
Have yourself a sexy little holiday…
Overtime Love by Beverly Jenkins
Drew Davis's goal is to buy the semipro football team where he is general manager. But the owner's grandaughter, Tasha Bloom, unexpectedly inherits it first. Still, Drew's not brokenhearted, since their mutual passion for football runs second only to their attraction to each other. But can the team and their budding romance make it to the New Year's Day championship?
Ex-mas Reunion by Kayla Perrin
Kendra Harris and Damien Monroe had a summer fling years ago. Now fate has left them stranded together at the airport during a winter snowstorm. Sharing a rental car makes sense if they want to get home for Christmas. And so does sharing a hotel room…and a bed. Because sometimes the one that got away is the only one you ever wanted.…
A Holiday Affair by Maureen Smith
Over the holidays, Atlanta attorney Ava Cameron is dumped, depressed…and primed for a one-night stand with sexy stranger Colby Austin. How is she to know he will end up being opposing counsel on a major case—and the best mistake she has ever made?
Shayna Kenyon knows heartbreak. After she catches her fiancé cheating on her the night of their wedding, a reality break in Jamaica is just the pick-me-up this romance author needs. Especially when Shayna arrives at the exclusive resort…and notices the seriously sexy brother checking her out.
In the Caribbean for a wedding, Donovan Deval isn't thinking about making a love connection. But it's time to move on with his life—and that means pursuing Shayna, the exotic beauty who's making his libido leap off the charts! Shayna wants to take it slow, but Donovan's ready to turn up the heat. As passion ignites, he vows to turn their sizzling island paradise into the real thing.
A Risk Worth Taking
Salina Brown isn't looking for a new relationship, and her goal of landing a position as a New York City chef is proving more difficult than she thought. Then a temporary position as a nanny comes her way, and the opportunity could help her achieve her culinary dream.
Sexy lawyer Jake McKnight has a demanding career, yet the widowed father can't help but relax his guard around his new nanny, Salina. Amazingly, she is able to make him want to enjoy romance again. Suddenly, Salina's living the high life…with this sensual man who's showing her a side of love she never knew. But can he persuade Salina to believe in him and in their special love?
Mallory Standish and Hunter Sloan share a steamy one night stand. But, the next morning, Mallory learns that the P. in P.I. doesn't stand for "private." In Hunter's case, it stands for "playa."
Joylynn Jossel: "Just Wanna Love Ya"
Jai is out for a night on the town. She certainly isn't looking for love. But, after a night of passion with Sloane, she realizes that she's found more than an all night man. She's found an all night, all day, every day man.
Kayla Perrin: "Never Satisfied"
Rachel is sick of set-ups, bad dates, and boring one night stands. Then, a mysterious man from her past shows up and reminds Rachel that relationships should be anything but boring.
Tamara Sneed: "Fantasy Man"
Olivia, a high powered PR executive, is supposed to entertain Clark, one of Hollywood's cutest bad boys. Olivia, who is usually no-nonsense, thinks that they will have dinner, talk business, and call it a night. Clark, however, has very different ideas. . .
The oldest of three adopted daughters, Callie Hart has always loved being the protector of the family. But now she is all grown up—with a young son of her own to protect. Callie can't wait to show him off when she reunites with her two sisters in Ohio. But that also means coming face-to-face with the lover she left behind. Nigel Williams is even more irresistibly attractive than ever. But what will he do when he learns about the secret she kept hidden from him for ten years?
Nigel has never forgiven Callie for fleeing Ohio—and the passion they shared. And when she shows up on his doorstep asking for forgiveness, the Cleveland cop is furious at her deception. But how can he deny the feelings Callie reawakens in him? Blindsided once again by the heat of desire, Nigel vows to fight for his future with the woman he has always loved.
Just ask Kahari Brown, one of the NFL's sexiest stars. He knows how to handle a football, and always thought he had a way with the ladies. But his smooth moves off the field are only getting him into hot water these days.
And no one is hotter than Zoë Andrews. When she thrusts a mic in his face and asks him if he's the father of a crazy fan's baby, he's ready to tackle her and toss her out of the locker room on her shapely butt. But there's something about Zoë . . .
Zoë's Rule Number One: Never Date an Athlete!
Zoë will do anything to make it as a top sports reporter, even ask the controversial question that puts her toe to toe with Kahari. Still, she can't help noticing that the brother is mighty fine. Now the heat is on and Zoë is wondering if she should have fanned the flames, because she's falling for Kahari's charm -- something she swore she'd never do. Yet it's hard to resist his smooth moves, making Zoë wonder, is he sweet-talking his way into her heart for love -- or for something else?
With her recording career on the slide, Deanna Hart heads home to Cleveland to search for new inspiration. What she finds is a man who has never stopped thinking about her. Eric Bell is now the principal at their former school, and he's never been shy about trying to get her attention. Down-to-earth and downright sexy, Eric is about to open Deanna up to new possibilities.
But just as soon as they find each other, a crushing Hart family secret could end Deanna's dream of starting over. Will she be able to capture the kind of love she has never believed in, the kind that lasts forever?
Soon, though, the idea of sex as retaliation begins to intrigue her—a no-strings-attached, sexually subversive liaison may be just what she needs before she can forgive Andrew. Hooking up with Peter, a dark and dangerous artist willing to push the limits of Sophie's lustful, quivering need, fits the bill perfectly.
Sophie's covetousness for Peter was always about experiencing intensity in the moment, but soon the affair runs its course and now it's time for her to focus on her future…with Andrew. Except, Peter is convinced he can't live without her. Then come the cards, the presents, the calls…the hint of a threat. One way or another he will have Sophie. Even if that means exacting revenge of his own.
Three years ago Brianne Kenyon suffered the unthinkable: her fiancé disappeared while hiking the Rocky Mountains, never to be seen again. Heartbroken beneath an avalanche of grief, Brianne's not sure what her path holds. But just when she starts to regain her foothold on life, sexy Alex Thorpe returns to town—and her pain reaches its peak. But so does her desire.
Alex Thorpe knows why beautiful Brianne doesn't want to have anything to do with him—and he doesn't blame her. After all, he was her former fiancé's best friend and hiking partner. But Alex can't fight the depths of his passion…even when earth-shattering news threatens their trail to romance. Alex is determined to show Brianne that he, and their love, was meant to be the high point of her life.
Holiday Seduction Kayla Perrin
Mikki Harper isn't looking forward to going home for her sister's wedding--especially since she's just been dumped. Then she runs into "Boring Barry" from high school and soon the two are catching up on old times--and Mikki discovers Barry is anything but boring. Mikki doesn't expect to see him again, especially not at a dinner hosted by the groom's family. It turns out Barry wants to relive their fling. But will Mikki run into his arms--or back to her ex, who's suddenly had a change of heart?
Her Holiday Gifts Deborah Fletcher Mello
Commissioned to bake a towering cake for the Whitman Corporation's CEO at their New Year's extravaganza--Malisa Ivey is mortified when she gets trapped inside. Even worse, the cake is then transported--with Malisa inside--to Gabriel Whitman's office. The sexy business tycoon is shocked when a beautiful woman pops out of his dessert--and can't help but wonder what it would be like to have such sweetness in his life all year. . .
Sultry days, hot nights and passion in the air…
Enjoy the thrill of unexpected romance in three scintillating stories that lead to "I do," island-style…
Seven Nights in Paradise by Kayla Perrin
After flying halfway around the world to see her friend get married in Fiji, Melanie White bumps into the one man she's never been able to forget. Will one week be long enough to erase past mistakes and create sizzling new memories?
The Wedding Dance by Carmen Green
Vivian Franklin was asked to choreograph a surprise dance for a wedding in the Virgin Islands—and gorgeous best man James Smith has all the right moves. Almost every female in attendance wants to sweep him off his feet and right into the bedroom. But all James wants is Vivian—for tonight, and forever.
Orchids and Bliss by Felicia Mason
Baden Calloway ran away on her wedding day after deciding not to walk down the aisle. And she didn't stop until she reached Maui. Now lawman Jesse Fremont, her ex-fiancé's partner, is at her door, determined to win the woman he's always loved from afar….
TO CLAIME A WILDE (Wilde in Wyoming)
Kimberly Kaye Terry
Naomi McBride left her hometown to become a pediatrician. But now she’s on a mission to confront Canton Wilde, the oil tycoon who may be part of a scheme to take away the McBride lands. Canton has one rule: never mix business and pleasure. Only now he’s in too deep. Will his secret sabotage his future with Naomi? Or will their sizzling affair become a lifetime of love?
PASSION IGNITED (Love on Fire)
Haunted by a life he couldn’t save, Omar Ewing walked away from his family business to become a firefighter. Now he’s sworn to track down an arsonist who’s already struck twice. Journalist Gabrielle Leonard has her reasons for teaming up with Omar to investigate the suspicious blazes. But the seductive San Francisco firefighter is bringing her dangerously close to a flame that has burned her before…
IT’S ONLY YOU
Record label VP Donovan Wright saves ER nurse Simona Andrews’s life, and she promptly declares she won’t date him. Donovan is a media darling, and since she became her niece’s guardian, Simona wants to avoid high-profile affairs. Yet Donovan’s touch sets her on fire. Before she walks away for good, he has one chance to prove that his promise to love her will never be broken…
AFFAIR OF PLEASURE (Kimani Hotties: Forever My Lady)
Childhood neighbors and friends turned business partners, Nichelle Wright and Wolfe Diallo make a successful management consulting team. Yet Nichelle knows Wolfe too well to want anything more. Until wooing a lucrative new client requires them to masquerade as husband and wife. And with one heated glance across a Parisian hotel room, "strictly platonic" explodes in an inferno of long-denied desire…
Never again, she vows. Now that her abusive ex-husband is in prison, Tamara Jackson has finally found some peace. Life can be sweet—as long as she remembers not to lose herself in another relationship. She pledges to remain strong, independent and single.
But now change is in the air in the form of a sexy, smoking-hot man. Police detective Marshall Jennings is hardly a stranger—Tamara has known him since college, and now his best friend is married to her best friend, Callie Hart. Marshall's athletic build, flirty ways and persistent pursuit soon have Tamara second-guessing her strategy.
Just one little fling, she thinks. No strings, he thinks. But they both thought wrong. Passion quickly cascades into something more—a wave of emotions that may sweep them into everlasting love….
Zienna Thomas has finally found a man with forever potential: Nicholas Aubry is charming, successful, easy on the eyes and tender in bed. Everything is great…until Nicholas introduces his longtime friend Wendell Creighton. Zienna already knows Wendell—every luscious inch of him. Once upon a time she'd thought Wendell was The One, but though they burned up the sheets together, he balked at a real commitment.
Now Wendell is back on the scene, eyeing Zienna as if she's a cool drink on a blistering day…and she's feeling the heat, too. Soon Zienna is part of a torrid triangle, wondering which to choose: sweet, soul-satisfying Nicholas or scorching, sexy Wendell. But a wicked part of her wonders, Can't I have both?
The naughty thrill of keeping two lovers in the dark and in her bed is powerful stuff. But Zienna knows she's playing a dangerous game—just how dangerous remains to be seen, because when the truth comes out and the testosterone-fueled rivalry threatens to explode, someone is goingto get burned….
--from We'll Never Tell
Shandra James is a man stealer. It's a sport to her, a game that she always wins. As a pledge of the exclusive Alpha Sigma Pi sorority, she should know her place, and know not to throw herself at a sister's boyfriend. But she's marked a new target: Henry Reid.
Henry's fiancée, Phoebe, and her sorority sisters, Miranda and Camille, decide to teach Shandra a lesson one night. A lesson that involves humiliation but nothing more. But unexpectedly the lesson turns deadly and the three women find themselves facing three new rules: Never mention what happened that night, protect each other, and tell no one. Yet when a murderer comes calling, they each discover that rules are meant to be broken. We'll Never Tell is Kayla Perrin's most provocative, suspenseful novel yet.
"Help me . . ."
These are the last words Chanetelle hears from her friend Ashley, in a static-filled phone call that soon goes dead. Their trip to the island paradise of Artula started the way any trip should, and soon Chanetelle and her friends find themselves in sun-drenched days and party-hopping nights. The vacation is not without its conflicts, however, and old rivalries and new jealousies come to light as the week passes. But no one expects things to turn as ugly as they do. No one expects that they won't all return. And no one expects that murder might be the ultimate souvenir.
When Ashley disappears, the question is asked: Was it a random act of violence? Or is something more sinister going on? And is Ashley really dead, after all?
"Drawing on real-life tragedies, Perrin creates an unforgettable and chilling tale of the seamy side of an island paradise." - Booklist
Betrayed by love in the past, Nya Lowe has vowed to steer clear of future heartbreak. But when she sees her deceitful ex at a party, she does something totally out of character and puts the moves on sexy San Diego firefighter Tyler Johansen. Her payback plan backfires when her counterfeit "boyfriend" starts breaking down her defenses…kiss by sizzling kiss.
Tyler risks his life every day, but he isn't ready to gamble with his heart again. Yet ever since the sultry photographer kissed him, all he wants is to keep Nya in his arms. As they stoke the flames of a dangerous desire, a suspicious fire and near-fatal collision raise the stakes for them. Will they both be burned again? Or can they trust each other enough to turn their pretend romance into a forever love?
Natalie Hart has sworn off love and basketball.
All sports, for that matter. Her pro-athlete husband cheated on her—and she's not sure she'll ever be ready to give her heart again. Now she's single and working at a children's charity, and it's not just event planning that has her putting in overtime. Local football celebrity Michael Jones is organizing a gala affair with Natalie. And the sexy jock has made it crystal clear he'd like to kick off with seduction. But can Natalie let down her guard and fall for another professional athlete?
Michael Jones is used to women falling at his multimillion-dollar, cleat-covered feet. But Natalie is giving him a run for his money. With the vulnerable beauty arousing his fierce protective instincts—and a desire neither has the power to resist—Michael is ready to let his playboy past go. If Natalie's willing, together they can surrender to their future. Body, heart and soul.
Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from
Whether laughing to tears reading Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great or clamoring for more unmistakable "me too!" moments in Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, girls all over the world have been touched by Judy Blume's poignant coming-of-age stories. Now, in this anthology of essays, twenty-four notable female authors write straight from the heart about the unforgettable novels that left an indelible mark on their childhoods and still influence them today. After growing up from Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing into Smart Women, these writers pay tribute, through their reflections and most cherished memories, to one of the most beloved authors of all time.
Some Like It Hot by New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster
Family practitioner Cary Rupert wants Nora Chilton so badly he can barely keep a hold of his stethoscope. Now he's out to prove that when it comes to loving her forever, he's the man for the job. . .
One Wilde Weekend by USA Today bestselling author Janelle Denison
Alex Wilde is crazy about Dana Reed. Career-driven Dana wants him as a lover, not a husband. . .until Alex whisks her away for a weekend that will fulfill every forbidden desire. . .
Blue Crush by USA Today bestselling author Erin McCarthy
Dr. Sara Davis loses her bikini top to a powerful wave and finds herself in the arms of gorgeous lifeguard Kyle Vanderhoff. . .where a little mouth-to-mouth just might resuscitate her love life. . .
My Thief by New York Times bestselling author MaryJanice Davidson
John Crusher is hauled into his hotel room only to come face-to-face with a stunning redhead who orders him to strip. But when the room service is this superb, what's a guy to do but show his appreciation. . .
Hot And Bothered by USA Today and Essence bestselling author Kayla Perrin
Marrying Trey Arnold after a whirlwind romance was the dumbest thing Jenna Maxwell ever did. Divorce is the simple solution, but once she sees Trey's sexy smile again, things get complicated. . .and very, very hot. . .
Murphy's Law by USA Today bestselling author Morgan Leigh
Kat Murphy is in love with her lawyer boss, Sam Parrish. Fearing his heart may never heal, she quits her job and heads for the beach. And when Sam follows, the sensual heat they generate is out of this world.
Haunted by a life he couldn't save, Omar Ewing walked away from his successful family business to become a firefighter—risking his own life every day. Now he's sworn to track down an arsonist who's already struck twice. Working with beautiful local journalist Gabrielle Leonard definitely has its perks…until the man who finds it safer to play the field is in danger of losing his heart.
Gabrielle has her own reasons for teaming up with Omar to investigate the suspicious blazes. But the seductive San Francisco firefighter is bringing her dangerously close to a flame that has burned her before. With each scorching kiss, Omar is branding her his woman. But when Gabrielle becomes a target, will she be able to trust her future to the man who has vowed to protect her at all costs?
Which makes Lewis Carter's marriage proposal even worse. Vanessa's ex-boyfriend is offering her a way out—marry him and poof! her financial problems are history. She knows firsthand what a player he is, but Lewis claims those days are over, and that if Vanessa loved him once, she can love him again. All she has to do is say yes.
Marrying Lewis would be the solution to everything—Vanessa could keep her condo, she'd have security for her daughter, and heaven knows the man's hotter than Miami sunshine. But how can she when she's still in love with motivational speaker Chaz Andersen?
Should she follow her head (go with the money, honey!) or her heart (choose Chaz, choose love!)? No matter which man wins, this single mama is about to get even more drama when her daughter's babydaddy shows up, wanting the most important thing of all: her child.
In a town that emphasizes hedonism, Lishelle is sorely tempted. Between sensual masseurs and private exotic dancers, how's a girl to choose? She finally lets her guard down and beds the perfect guy for a no-strings-attached affair—a sexy rapper looking for a good time with no questions asked.
Meanwhile, Claudia is busy getting her groove on with a younger man who makes her laugh. Even better, he's eager to please and—much to her delight—wants her to be in control in the bedroom.
It's Samera who hits the jackpot, though, hooking up with a high roller and finishing off the night in his luxury suite. But Rusty has a dark side, and Samera can't get home to Atlanta—and away from Rusty's dangerous friends—fast enough.
But once the friends return from Sin City, they all receive threatening notes, suggesting someone has been watching them all along. Maybe this time what happened in Vegas won't stay in Vegas…
The Grayson family is a pillar of the African-American community in New Orleans. But Sylvia Grayson, the matriarch, has deep secrets that she conceals beneath a veneer of propriety. She keeps a tight rein on her daughter, Olivia, and has the perfect life mapped out for her: go to college, join the Delta sorority, and marry the proper boy. After the town's "bad girl" is found murdered one summer day in 1975, Sylvia pulls Olivia even closer. But when Olivia's one last attempt at rebellion is subverted by her mother, Sylvia's relentlessly tight hold shatters the ties between them.
Years later, Olivia's own daughter, Rachelle, is trying to make her way in the world. Olivia does not want to make the same mistakes as her mother, nor does she want her daughter to repeat the errors Olivia made out of rebellion. Meanwhile, a killer is watching from the shadows, determined to bring the secrets of the past to light.
The Delta Sisters is a gripping, intimate portrait of what happens when these passionate women have to band together at last in the face of danger.
Lishelle and Claudia are more than ready for no-strings-attached flings. Soon Lishelle and gorgeous, insatiable Jared are setting the sheets on fire. Even back in Atlanta, the sex is amazing. So why is she bothered that her ex-boyfriend—the one she dumped—is getting married?
Meanwhile, Claudia can't get enough of Chad's toe-curling, scream-inducing moves. But introduce him to her high-society friends? Puh-lease. Sure, he's funny, smart and devoted—but without movie-star looks or a matching bank balance, he's hardly Claudia's ideal man. She has an image to maintain.
But when tragedy strikes, it becomes apparent to the friends that they need to rethink what's important. Because while a hard man is good to find, it takes more than luck to keep him!
Annelise is frustrated. How long can a woman go without getting some from her husband? The man she supported through law school, who she signed a prenup for. But it seems the man who used to want it all the time is still getting it…from another woman.
Thank goodness their devotedly single friend Lishelle has a couch to spare. But when The Guy Who Got Away in college reappears in her life, she starts envisioning a walk down the aisle. Ignoring her friends' advice, she agrees to guarantee his bank loans for a new business. A girl's got to invest in her future husband, right? But once he gets his hands on her money, he disappears.
After a little digging, the women discover that the jerks they've trusted have betrayed them in ways they'd never imagined. As the scorned friends bitch over a bottle of wine, an idea begins to take shape—letting these weasels slink quietly out of their lives is too good for them.
These women want revenge.
In a place where inhibitions are left at the reception desk, it's time for Marissa to give into temptation and have a vacation she'll never forget...
Twenty-eight-year-old Vanessa Cain had no idea that Eli, her husband-to-be, was already a married man. Or that he had a girlfriend on the side! Then, when Eli is killed by his mistress's husband, Vanessa's crazy world gets even more complicated. Now Eli's hostile widow, who happens to own the hip South Beach condo Vanessa and her young daughter shared with Eli, wants her out. Vanessa loves her home—it's the one stable thing in her life. But to keep it, she has to come up with money. Lots of it.
Which means bringing in big business for her boss's motivational speaking agency. And Chaz Andersen is big, the biggest name in life coaching and the hottest man alive. So with a business plan and a bikini, Vanessa heads down to the Bahamas to convince Chaz to sign with her—unaware that this single mama is about to get herself into a whole lot more drama.
Eight years later, Elsie Kolstadt realizes the clock has struck midnight. The five-star restaurants, exclusive address and exotic vacations can no longer make up for Robert's desire to control everything. From her hair to her music, Robert has things the way he wants them. No matter what.
But it's Robert's ultimate, unforgivable manipulation that finally shocks Elsie into action. Though divorce would strip her of everything, she can't live under his roof any more. Making her decision easier is Dion Carter, a high-school football coach with a heart of gold and a body of sculpted steel. Suddenly Elsie is deep in a steamy affair that could cost her everything—because Robert will stop at nothing to keep her under his thumb.
FLAMES OF PASSION (Love on Fire)
When Nya Lowe sees her deceitful ex at a party, she does something totally out of character and puts the moves on sexy firefighter Tyler Johansen. As they stoke the flames of a dangerous desire, can they trust each other enough to turn their romance into a forever love?
SEASON FOR LOVE (Kimani Hotties: Forever My Lady)
A business trip to Italy with designer Dash Migilio is the kind of getaway that fashion tycoon Lark Randolph really needs. As they explore Italy's beautiful countryside, will the sinfully seductive younger millionaire awaken a passion that tempts Lark to cross the line from business into pleasure?
ALL OF ME
Declaring a "dating hiatus" is easy decision for teacher Karen Morris as she unwinds solo on a luxurious Caribbean cruise, but businessman Damian Bradshaw is determined to change her mind. As they ignite an insatiable need that neither can deny, will the promise of a bright future be enough to rehabilitate their reluctant hearts?
FOREVER MY BABY (The Dugrandpres of Charleston)
A nurse shockingly reveals that Garland Warner's daughter was switched at birth with former flame Ryker Dugrandpre's baby. The solution is as obvious as it is crazy—can Garland and Ryker live together and raise the girls as sisters, in order to finally build their future and family with each other?
Didi Randall doesn't think her life can get much worse than public humiliation when her boyfriend is the subject of a vicious rumor on campus. Despite their four-year relationship, the rumor puts a wedge between her and Drake, but Didi is hopeful that they can reconnect on the winter break cruise. She, Drake, and a handful of Lan-U students will be sailing the high seas of the Caribbean just before the start of the New Year and new semester.
The cruise turns out to anything but happy and carefree when ugly secrets and grudges between friends are revealed. But Didi's troubles go beyond simple public humiliation when she wakes up on deck early in the morning, disoriented, and then learns that Drake is missing. It quickly becomes clear that he must have gone overboard. But was it an accident—or was it murder?
Flirting with a gorgeous stranger at the bar is how Lorraine Mitchell celebrates her longed-for newly single status. One-night stands usually run hot and wild before quickly flaming out, but Lorraine cannot forget her heated encounter with firefighter Hunter Holland. Weeks later, she is beyond surprised to discover that his father—a former patient of hers—has left her a large bequest!
Last time Hunter was in the same room as Lorraine, they were burning up the sheets. Now he's staring at her from across a lawyer's office. At first, guilt and grief convince him that the beautiful nurse took advantage of his long-estranged father. Yet despite mutual mistrust, he knows this kind of chemistry only comes around once in a lifetime. And reviving their spark just might ignite a love that's as deep and true as it is scorching…
The dead guy's the (late) boyfriend of a friend. And when it becomes apparent that the cops are getting nowhere fast, Lexie and Hailey decide to do some sleuthing of their own. After all, they're both smart, imaginative, and fearless—and nobody runs faster in high heels. But diving deep into Miami's underbelly to confront drug lords, ex-cons, and gun-toting divas may be too much to handle for a couple of South Florida girls who just want to have fun . . .
Then she appears with star quarterback Anthony "T" Beals ona late-night talk show. It's clear this man knows what O standsfor. After all, he got caught with a working girl -- on film! But that's not the worst of his problems. When Lecia tells him he's got issues and his wife should dump him, he really lets loose on nationaltelevision. Then T comes up with some harebrained plan to solve his marital woes -- involving Dr. Love's help. Before she can blink, Lecia is on a whirlwind cross-countryadventure with T ... who teaches her how to move from the sidelines to the playing field -- and demand more for herself. Soon everyone wants to know what is going on with Dr. Love and T Beals.