After almost dying in an avalanche, Dax O’Donnell makes a promise to himself: get serious about life and his career. His playboy ways might be fun, but he needs to plan for his future. Applying to paramedic school has always been a dream, but is he smart enough to succeed?
Lexi Henderson has loved Dax since joining the ski patrol team at Castle Ridge Resort. Knowing he’s a playboy, she’s kept her distance, but when he’s rescued from an avalanche she kisses him and sparks both of their desires. But he thinks she has a boyfriend—another playboy, and she keeps a major secret. Or two.
Dax suggests fun lessons to turn Lexi’s quiet and rigid attitude around. But when fun turns to passion, he must ask, is she willing to make the playboy switch?
In this secret identity tale, love overcomes secrets and lies.
Other books in the series include The Romance Dance, The Christmas Match, The Flirtation Game, and The Billionaire's Ploy.
5 of 5 STARS! "I was just going to take it for a test ride but once started couldn't stop."-Tammy
5 of 5 STARS! "Small town romance...HEA...ski patrollers. I can't wait to read more by the author."-Jason
Allie Burton has always been a reader and writer. She wrote her first novel at the age of twelve when she was stranded at a hospital by a snowstorm. Receiving her first romance from her grandmother, she fell in love with the genre. As an adult, she read young adult books with her own teens and was excited to find something fresh and new. Now, she writes both.
Having so many jobs as a teen and adult became great research material for the stories she writes. She has been everything from a bike police officer to a mascot escort to an advertising executive. She has lived on three continents and in four states and has studied art, fashion design, and marine biology.
Allie is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators and Romance Writers of America. She loves to ski, golf, and run. Currently, she lives in Colorado with her husband and two children.
After being abandoned by his fiancée and his fans because of a disfiguring accident, former classical pianist Reed O’Donnell returns home to hide. He’s pieced his life back together becoming a landlord and remodel construction specialist, but shies away from a social life.
Ex-ballerina Quinn Petrov moved to Castle Ridge and invested her money to start a dance studio with plans to put down roots. She wants to get involved in the community to promote her business and make real friends, not the acquaintances she’d made in New York. When she meets her secretive and sexy landlord, she’s intrigued but he always seems to be hiding behind a mask.
Reed can’t stop the attraction he feels toward his new tenant, but she’s beautiful and outgoing, while he is not. When his younger brother begs him to help impress Quinn, Reed can’t say no. Using the musical language of love, he woos Quinn for his brother, but when his own mask slips will he reveal his secrets?
In this modern take of Cyrano de Bergerac meets Beauty and the Beast, Quinn and Reed dance their way into each other’s hearts.
Other books in the series include The Christmas Match, The Flirtation Game, The Playboy Switch, and The Billionaire's Ploy.
5 of 5 STARS! "Wow!!! This was a beautiful and intriguing story."-Jennifer
5 of 5 STARS! "Great love story. After the pain and heartache both the characters find love."-Elaine
Welcome to the small town of Castle Ridge where love takes you higher. Sweeping mountain vistas, large mansions, and gorgeous men line the streets. Romance is in the mountain air with these three full novels.
The Romance Dance
After being abandoned by his fiancée and his fans, former classical pianist Reed O’Donnell returns home to hide. Ex-ballerina Quinn Petrov moved to Castle Ridge to start a dance studio and put down roots. When she meets her secretive and sexy landlord, she’s intrigued but he always seems to be hiding behind a mask.
When Reed’s younger brother begs him to help impress Quinn, he can’t say no. Using the musical language of love, he woos Quinn for his brother, but when his own mask slips will he reveal his secrets?
In a slow sashay to desire, Quinn and Reed dance their way into each other’s hearts.
The Christmas Match
After heartache at a young age, single mother Danielle Marstrand has found her place in her hometown. A good job, a good home, a great daughter—nothing can sway her from her course. Champion skier Luke Logan is returning to where his career began to reignite the passion he’s lost. But instead of discovering his passion for skiing, he discovered the daughter he never knew he had.
Danielle is reluctant to allow Luke in fearing he’ll leave again. To get to know his child, he suggests fake dating. If it’s pretend why then, does a kiss for show feel oh so real?
In this classic reunion story, love finds a second chance.
The Flirtation Game
Celebrity chef Michael Marstrand returns to his hometown to star in a television show. What he doesn’t know is the sous chef expected to be named head chef and the reality program is called Kitchen Catastrophe. With contracts already signed, sous chef Isabel O’Donnell must work for the man she’s had a crush on since middle school. A man who’s stolen her job.
With the hidden cameras rolling, Michael tries to make the day-to-day routine boring so Kitchen Catastrophe will never air, but between an interfering producer and the simmering attraction between Michael and Isabel the reality show has everything: drama, fights, and sex.
In this best friend’s brother conflict, love isn’t all that’s cooking.
5 of 5 STARS! "The Flirtation Game was my introduction to not only a witty author, but a flirtatiously innovative series."-Isha
5 of 5 STARS! "Love it."-Jenny
After heartache at a young age, single mother Danielle Marstrand has finally found her place in her hometown. A good job, a good home, a great daughter—nothing can sway her from her course until Luke Logan returns to their small Colorado mountain ski town.
Champion skier Luke Logan is ready to return home to Castle Ridge, even if he’s not quite sure the town’s ready to welcome him. Especially his high school sweetheart Danielle. Nursing an injury that nearly ended his career, Luke’s struggling to get back more than his range of motion…he’s hoping returning to where his career began might help reignite the passion he’s lost. But instead of discovering his passion for skiing he discovered the daughter he never knew he had.
Hurt that Danielle never told him about Brianna, Luke is determined to know his child. Danielle’s reluctant to allow Luke in, fearing he’ll just leave again, but she’s willing to compromise when Luke suggests fake dating with Brianna tagging along. Why then, does a kiss for show feel oh so real?
In this classic reunion story, love finds a second chance.
Other books in the series include The Romance Dance, The Flirtation Game, The Playboy Switch, and The Billionaire's Ploy.
5 of 5 STARS! "Second chance romance...never anticipating the hero's reaction..."-Cashmere
4 of 5 STARS! "Full of second chances, lies, longing, secrets, steamy moments and love."-Sairaika
Self-made sports and entertainment agent Vivienne Tucker knows no one in the frozen town of Castle Ridge is going to melt her heart. No one can. She’s been on her own for too long and while her skin might appear soft, she’s as tough as nails.
Paul Bradford is a devoted family man to his younger siblings, whose heart and life belong to the town he grew up in. He’s not used to taking time for himself or relationships, but after an anonymous one-night stand, he can’t forget the ice queen who heated at his touch and ignited a passion he thought he’d lost. Until the next day when he spies her kissing someone else.
Vivienne never expected to see Paul again until she discovers he’s the older brother of her newest client. An older brother who doesn’t approve of her client’s career choice. An older brother who stirs up desire she’s tried so hard to forget.
When her client is involved in a possibly career-ending accident, Vivienne and Paul must put aside their differences and work together. But what if working together makes them both re-think the heartbreak contract they’d agreed upon?
The Heartbreak Contract is an introductory novella to the Castle Ridge series. Other books in the series include The Romance Dance, The Christmas Match, The Flirtation Game, The Playboy Switch, and The Billionaire's Ploy.
An ancient Egyptian amulet.
A pharaoh’s soul inside demanding she obey.
A double cross that ends with a curse.
On her first heist to steal an ancient Egyptian amulet, sixteen-year-old Olivia inadvertently receives the soul of King Tut…and the deadly curse that comes with it. And Olivia’s not alone at the museum.
A member of a secret society, Xander believes it’s his place to inherit King Tut’s soul and justly rule. He knows nothing about the society’s evil plan to control the world or the curse. Now, he must deal with the female thief who stole the amulet.
When the two teens find themselves up against the secret society, they reluctantly join forces and must figure out how to end the curse before it turns deadly. On the run and unable to touch because of the curse, Olivia and Xander develop a connection during their quest.
As the mystery surrounding the amulet unfolds, Olivia and Xander fall for each other. But is love enough to save them and the world from destruction?
“If you are a fan of Rick Riordan books about a quest with love and history thrown in…this is for you!” – Hooked In A Book Review
Other books in series: Tut’s Trumpet, Peace Piper, Cleo’s Curse
For all her sixteen years, Pearl Poseidon has been a fish out of water. A freak on display for her adoptive parents’ profit. Running away from her horrible life, she craves one thing—anonymity. But when she saves a small boy from drowning she exposes herself and her mutant abilities to Chase, a budding investigative reporter.
Now, he has questions. And so do the police.
Once Pearl discovers her secret identity, she learns she’s part of a larger war between battling Atlanteans. A battle that will decide who rules the oceans. A battle raging between evil and her true family. Will she find a way to use her powers in time to save a kingdom she never knew existed?
This is the start of a young adult fantasy action adventure novel series. “Free sweet summer young adult paranormal with death-defying underwater rescues.” Reviewer
Other books in the Atlantis series: Atlantis Red Tide, Atlantis Rising Tide, Atlantis Tide Breaker, Atlantis Dark Tides, Atlantis Twisting Tides, Atlantis Glacial Tides
An Atlantean shouldn’t save a human. Not if she risks exposing her existence. Yet Adria can’t help feeling sorry for the poor male left stranded on a sinking sailboat in the middle of a horrific storm. He is awfully cute.
Impulsively, stupidly, suddenly, she saves him.
Pretending to be stranded on an island with this guy, Adria decides Kai is far more than cute. Funny, wise and appreciative, he’s exactly what she’s always wanted for a mate. But there are two things wrong with him. He’s not Atlantean. And he has nasty friends who hate her and her family. How can she allow herself to fall for Kai when he’s working with the enemy?
This is a free prequel to the final book in the Lost Daughters of Atlantis young adult fantasy action adventure novel series. Each of the books stands alone.
“Short and sweet, packed with good tension and some fascinating characters, Atlantis Twisting Tides by Allie Burton is a quick read that sparks an interest in getting to know the rest of the series. If you are looking for a quick read, feel the need to learn more of the tales behind mermaids and sirens, without having to forfeit entertainment, I think this has just the right touch of teen attitude, romance and danger to hold you from start to finish!” Reviewer
Other books in the Atlantis series: Atlantis Riptide - free, Atlantis Red Tide, Atlantis Rising Tide, Atlantis Tide Breaker Novella, Atlantis Dark Tides, Atlantis Glacial Tides
Princess Coral wants one thing. Actually two. Her lost sisters. Locked in her underwater castle by an evil regent intent on seizing control of her kingdom, Coral is determined to break free and find her siblings. When she tries to escape, she’s seized by her childhood crush, Finn.
This wasn’t the reunion she’d expected. Finn plays a delicate game. A game of loyalty, betrayal, and honor.
Even though Finn is working for the enemy, Coral needs his help to reunite with her sisters and stop an underwater war. She must risk her heart to gain his trust. But what will happen if Finn chooses against her?
This is the second book in a young adult fantasy action adventure novel series. Each of the books stands alone.
“I'm a sucker for princesses and while all three of these sisters are that, Coral actually is a princess from the beginning of the book. So I was hooked. And Finn. Oh, man. He's yummy. Loved the adventure too. Great book. Can't wait to read this third one in the series.” Reviewer
Other books in the Atlantis series: Atlantis Riptide - free, Atlantis Rising Tide, Atlantis Tide Breaker, Atlantis Dark Tides, Atlantis Twisting Tides, Atlantis Glacial Tides