Graciella Jefferson, SEAL widow and single mother, is wary of the man who sits for hours on the sand by the Point Dume rocks, staring at the ocean. But her nine-year-old son, Santos, is increasingly curious about the dog that wears a vest and stays next to the tall, dark-haired man in the baseball cap. When she finds out Cluny was saved in Iraq by her late husband, a friendship begins between them that quickly heats up into something much more. But Graciella has been burned before. Can she lower the walls around her heart and learn how trust again?
Keywords: military romance, contemporary romance, service dog, interracial romance
Protecting Dr. Stick-Up-Her-Rear isn't on Gavin McClintock bucket list. But a promise is a promise, and he’s ready to do whatever it takes to keep Sarabeth safe. When she sheds her librarian-in-mourning look in favor of a sexy new disguise, she shows Gavin the Sarabeth that’s been hiding beneath that shell of propriety, and soon it’s Gavin’s heart in danger.
Each book in the Guardian for Hire series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.
Book #1 Wife for Hire
Book #2 Guardian for Hire
Firefighter Luke Kearney never forgotten Jenna, or that she left him behind with a broken heart all those years ago. Yet in that single, dramatic moment, their chemistry comes roaring back to life, hotter and more fierce than ever. Only now there are complications—including secrets from the past that have been buried, but not forgotten. But a man who plays with fire is bound to get burned...
Each book in the Perfect Recipe series is STANDALONE:
* Some Like It Spicy
* Some Like It Sinful
* Some Like It Sizzling
Helen Marshall can’t believe Ricardo’s outrageous proposal, or that she’s considering it, but she must help clear her parents’ debts or her family faces financial ruin. The small print on the marriage contract states they’ll be husband and wife for three months in every way—including in the bedroom. But there’s nothing in the contract about falling in love, or what they do when the three months is up and they want to negotiate a clause binding them forever.
Cassie Cooper has never been the kind of girl noticed for her looks. But around billionaire Kirk Rochester, her best friend from college, Cassie wishes she could turn just one head—his. So when Kirk asks her to be his pretend girlfriend to thwart another woman's unwanted advances, Cassie embraces the opportunity to prove to him that she does have a feminine side.
Disillusioned by a rough marriage that had an even rougher end, Kirk values friendship more than romance. He’s always had a good thing going with Cassie. But he can’t ignore how sexy she is now playing the role of his girlfriend, and soon he’s fighting a dangerous attraction to her. Even though their time between the sheets is scorching hot, he refuses to take it beyond “ friends with benefits.” He’s learned the hard way that loving someone is the first step to destroying his heart, and he won’t risk losing the best person in his life by falling in love with her.
Each book in The Rochesters series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order.
Book #1 Undercover in the CEO’s Bed
Book #2 Best Friends with the Billionaire
Camilla Winthrop is about to do something she's never done in her life-she's about to ask a man to marry her. Not just any man. She hasn't seen Sam Flanagan in almost five years, after he coldly walked away from a passionate and intense two-week affair. Now Camilla is widowed and desperate...and marrying Sam is the only way she can protect their son.
The son he never knew about.
A hugely successful attorney in Miami, Sam certainly never expected to see the stunning Camilla come through his door again. Nor can he ignore the desire heating his blood. But after she tells him her situation, Sam is furious. He'll marry her, but under his terms. And he'll take everything, including Camilla in his bed...unless she can find a way to thaw the millionaire's icy heart once more.
When Carter Malone's father has a heart attack, he runs back home to take care of his family. He revels in the small town life, so when he hears Lauren's plans for commercializing Paradise Key, he steps up as her most vocal opponent. However, he can't forget the summer they shared and everything unspoken between them.
If Lauren falls for Carter, she risks losing everything she's worked for. Will this second chance at love be doomed before it has a chance to rekindle?
There are a couple of things you need to know about me.
First, my dad is a judge. That means he thinks he can control everyone. In my mother and my perfect sister’s case, that works. Newsflash: it doesn’t work on me. I went against my father’s wishes and got a union job instead of attending college.
Second, even though I have yellow or purple or blue hair and skimpy clothes, I hate sex. Every guy I’ve ever done it with has made it suck. I’m so over hooking up.
Stop it. Don’t feel sorry for me. I’m living my life as the artist I’ve always wanted to be. So you see I’ve got plenty of time for this puppy I rescued from traffic on the freeway. But I don’t have a single second to spare for the hot lawyer who helped me.
My mom cleaned the bathrooms of rich doctors and lawyers in Beverly Hills. Now she’s retired without so much as a pension. I put on a suit, go to my top floor office, and work twelve hours every day just to support her.
After watching my mother being ordered around all day, I don’t like rich girls. I especially don’t like rich girls who go up against me at work. So why is this poor little rich girl and her new dog getting under my skin?
He's hot, irresistible...and he will always make sure you're satisfied.
Crown Prince Nicholas Lytton was never supposed to be ruler of Callanos. He was the "spare to the heir," pursuing a decadent life of the rich and royal - extreme sports, physical pleasures, and glorious irresponsibility. Until his brother died. Now Nick is to be coronated king, and no one believes he's ready.
The best way to secure his crown is to do the unthinkable...find a queen.
While Isabel Reynolds works in the palace gardens, she has no desire to draw the attention of the way-too-flirty, would-be king. For she's not the woman everyone thinks she is. Even if she wanted - or was tempted by - the promise of love, it would only end in disaster. Because while Isabel may be able to catch a king, her secrets would only destroy him...
Each book in the Men of the Zodiac series is STANDALONE:
The Millionaire's Deception
The Millionaire's Forever
Ten Days in Tuscany
The Millionaire Daddy Project
Revenge Best Served Hot
The Prince's Runaway Lover
Seducing the Colonel's Daughter
One Night with the Billionaire
The Greek Tycoon's Tarnished Bride
Blurring the Lines
Her Sworn Enemy
Nicolas knows his reputation for being cold and aloof. He welcomes it, in fact. He prefers to stay in the shadows, hiding the scars that mar both his skin and his soul. Yet something in Jenny calls to him, lights a raging fire that deep within him. There is more here than mere lust. More than passion. But the past is a shadow that won't be left behind...even when it threatens the hope of true love.
Cal Burrows is living his dream of being a spy. One of TRAIT's misfit spies, but still a spy. It's the perfect job... until an arms dealer with a taste for blood invades his not-so-secret geek haven. All Cal wanted from ConDamned was to meet his on-line girl. Now, with the threat of mass murder looming, he's forced to choose between keeping his mission a secret and protecting the girl of his dreams.
Despite their attraction, Pen can't help but suspect Cal's hiding something. She also can't shake the feeling he's not as much of a stranger as he seems.
Each book in the Agents of TRAIT series is STANDALONE:
* Gaming for Keeps
* Conning For Keeps (novella)
* Fighting for Keeps
* Dying for Keeps
Widower Reece Wallace believed his life was over when he lost his wife and daughter in a tragic accident. Then he finds out about Emily. He’ll never forget his first daughter, but maybe life was giving him a second chance. He could never have anticipated the fiery woman on the other side of this custody battle, though, or how she’d stir feelings in him long dormant.
As the media storm surrounding the hospital’s mistake intensifies, Taylor and Reece find there’s more to sort out than custody of Emily, and that sometimes love can be found in the most unexpected places.
Sara Turner is no angel, but she’s worked hard to proves he’s not like her family. Then she’s accused of embezzling millions. Worse, the sexy billionaire wants answers. And he's come up with a foolproof way to ensure he gets them. One Sara must accept if she doesn't want to end up injail.
They might be enemies, but the passion between them is all-consuming, and each time Nik peels away a layer, he discovers there’s more to Sara than first meets the eye. He’s willing to put everything on the line to find the truth...except his heart.
A When Honey Got Married... Novella
The groom proposed to her eight years earlier, but it was the steamy kiss that Pippa shared with his brother the night she left town that haunted her memories. Now she's back and sharing much more than just kisses.
Bonus story included!
When Honey Got Married...
Nothing was going to ruin Honey's wedding to the man of her dreams. And she has just the wedding surprise for her beloved groom!
THE BILLIONAIRE BACHELORS
They're gorgeous, they're rich, they're single, and they're determined to stay that way...until they take a trip to Sanctuary Island. These three billionaire bachelors are about to discover that sometimes you have to let go of the life you planned in order to embrace the life of your dreams
Ellie Marone vows she’ll be the best maid of honor, ever. All she has to do is:
- stuff the bride into a too-tight gown,
- pop the champagne and keep it flowing,
- resist falling into bed with the best man.
How hard can it be?
Harder than she thinks, because the best man is super-sexy SWAT hero Ryan Murphy, who happens to be Ellie’s ex-boyfriend. The guy who proposed to her three years ago, then moved to LA when she turned him down. The guy who broke her heart.
Now Ryan’s back in Maine for the wedding, and he hasn’t given up on Ellie. He knows how good they are together, and he’ll use every minute of the wedding weekend—and every sexy trick in his playbook—to make sure Ellie remembers too.
Ellie wants to resist him, but the heat in Ryan's eyes is torching her best intentions. If she’s not careful, the next walk down the aisle might be her own…
The newest novella in Cara Connelly’s Save the Date series—perfect for fans of Sally Thorne and Jill Shalvis!
Determined to make her mark as the new middle school vice principal, Lara Rumson is hellbent on proving herself to her new boss. But beneath her frosty and professional exterior, her stuffy and stifling suits hide a body that's ready for anything. But when she meets her sexy, new subordinate, that cold front begins to melt with heated desire.
Former football player, Kelvin Young comes from a privileged background, but teaching is his real passion. After all, he doesn't want anything to jeopardize his career. But his fiery, new boss piques more than just his interest.
Anything forbidden is always better and hotter. Unable to resist the temptation between them, Kelvin and Lara begin an explosive and sordid affair. But when Kelvin becomes the target of racist parents and Lara's boss will do anything to take her down, their relationship is put to the final test. Will their extracurricular activities destroy everything they've learned?
Once, the beautiful but spoiled Paige Kerrigan was everything Owen wanted. Now she's broke and Owen finally has his revenge...by offering her a place to stay as his housekeeper. Yet Paige isn't the person he remembers. Instead, she's far more than he imagined, and far more irresistible than is safe. But the last thing Owen can afford is to give his heart to the same woman who once broke it.
Book #1 Real Men Don't Break Hearts
Book #2 White Hot Holiday
Book #3 Real Men Don't Quit
Book #4 One Real Man
My brother's best friend, my friend's ex, but most of all he was my boss.
Hawk Carnage resembled one thing, and one thing only. Sex.
He used it, he knew it, he lived it. Hawk owned the largest lingerie company in the world, and I was his leading lady.
But now business and friendship were about to be crossed. The lines blurred, and I was ready to dip my toes in the forbidden water. Because no matter how much I said I could refrain from Hawk Carnage, now was not the time.
He was to be my fake fiancé.
And I was about to sink into that forbidden water, with Hawk's hands clutching my sides.
Lord help me because I was about to enjoy every moment of it.
Even if it was just for fun.
Even if it would ruin everything.
I was going to dive in head first.
AMAIRA - Free-spirited, Reversing stereotypes, Dreamer, Bubble of confidence, Salt in tea
KUSHANK - A thinktank, Brilliant businessman, Wants to, but never does, Lacks confidence, Distrusts himself
SUHANI - Timid and shy, Accepts life, Scared to rebel, Sings beautifully, Searching for herself
No Matter What I Do is a story entangling the lives of these four very different people who are bound together by love and friendship. Will the world mould them into its colours, or will they find themselves?
Jasmine Landers wants to make a difference, a difference in the lives of children. Not only does she want a change in her life, but she wants to help change the world for the better. Leaving her career in the fashion industry, Jasmine begins anew at Brookhaven Elementary as a substitute teacher. But after encountering her new boss, the alpha principal Monte Davis, Jasmine wants to focus more on her extra-curricular activities instead. After all, the last time she saw him, he taught her the true definition of pleasure. As the school year heats up, the teacher and the principal spend their days and nights teaching and learning--a lot more than the state standards.
After the dramatic events of the holiday season, Ellie settles into her new life at Max's huge country mansion Braithwaite Manor, juggling work and family as best she can. When she's asked to help organise a summer wedding for one of her best friends it's only natural that her mind turns to her own, non-existent, wedding plans!
But with Max decidedly lukewarm on the subject and other family complications threatening to disrupt life further, Ellie fears there'll never be wedding bells at the Dog & Duck after all.
Chance brought them together two years ago and fate will reunite them. When Savannah’s past collides with her present, can Bas, Austin, and Finn become her future, or will they be unable to forgive her for the secret she holds?
One out of character weekend spent with Bas, Austin, and Finn, altered Savannah’s life in ways she could never imagine. Living in the moment, she never expected to develop feelings for the three Navy Seals or realized how hard it would be to say goodbye. The aftermath of their time spent together shook her to the core and changed her life forever.
After taking an unanticipated two-year detour, Savannah’s life is back on track and she accepts a job at the Still Water Pub. Her position brings with it new friends and one more activity to juggle in her busy life. However, she doesn’t realize how complicated things are about to become.
What happens when Savannah finds out the silent owners of the Still Water Pub happen to be the three men from her life altering weekend? Can she listen to her heart and open herself to the possibility of love? Can she push aside her fears and embrace the opportunity right in front of her?
Savannah can’t deny the attraction between them still burns strong, but two issues remain – the unconventional proposal made by the trio and gaining forgiveness for the secret she kept from them.