A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Cheryl Brooks is a former critical care nurse who resides in rural Indiana with her husband, two sons, two horses, four cats, and one dog. Her Cat Star Chronicles series was first published by Sourcebooks Casablanca in 2008, and includes Slave, Warrior, Rogue, Outcast, Fugitive, Hero, Virgin, Stud, Wildcat, and Rebel. Her Cowboy Heaven series includes the Cowboy Delight (a novella) and Cowboy Heaven (novel). Self-published works include Sex, Love, and a Purple Bikini, Midnight in Reno, and the Unlikely Lovers series: Unbridled, Uninhibited, Undeniable, and Unrivaled. She has also published If You Could Read My Mind writing as Samantha R. Michaels. As a member of The Sextet, she has written eight erotic novellas published by Siren/Bookstrand. Her other interests include cooking, gardening, singing, and guitar playing. Cheryl is a member of RWA and IRWA. You can visit her online at www.cherylbrooksonline.com or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A family torn apart by tragedy...
Three years ago, Lou Jackson, the eldest son, died in a work accident. And nothing has been the same since for the Jackson family. They lost their heart and soul the day Lou died, even as matriarch Evelyn tries to keep them together. But things are changing and the family will either find their way back to each other. Or they’ll be torn asunder.
Widowed three years and the mother of two, Taylor feels that life as a woman is passing her by. She longs to be somebody’s secret lover.
To Jace, Taylor is still Lou’s wife despite being a widow, untouchable yet irresistible. But when he discovers her fantasies, Jace swears he’ll be the one to make them reality.
Can his family ever accept another man in Taylor’s life, let alone the black sheep of the family? Or will their grief and pain destroy any chance Jace has of being more to Taylor than her secret lover?
“Somebody’s Lover” is a contemporary romance of approximately 34,000 words.
This story was previously published in 2006 in the anthology “Somebody’s Lover” by Jasmine Haynes.
Look for more in the Jackson Brothers saga with “Somebody’s Ex” and “Somebody’s Wife.”
The book contains the following bonus material:
Excerpts from “Somebody’s Ex,” “Revenge,” and “She’s Gotta Be Mine.”
This book contains content intended for readers over the age of 18
REVIEWS FOR JASMINE HAYNES NOVELS
A Romance Writers of America 2007 Rita Finalist!
“An erotic, emotional adventure of discovery you don’t want to miss.” Lora Leigh, New York Times bestselling author
“Super sexy...” Bella Andre, author of The Sullivans series
“SOMEBODY'S LOVER will make you laugh, cry, sigh, and sweat. ... The characters are real and the heat is off the charts.” Romance Reviews Today
“I dare readers not to fall in love with this family, especially the [Jackson heroes] and the ladies who love them. This is one of the author’s best works to date.” Road to Romance
“There should be a warning on this book that says “Too Hot to Handle”! Turn up your air conditioning, grab a cup of something ice cold and get ready to read one sexy book.” Romance Reader at Heart
Breaking hearts is what wild and rebellious Mason Kincaid does best. Hit it and quit it is his motto, and with his bad boy reputation and tattoos, he doesn't lack for female companionship. Until one hot night with the one woman he swore he'd never touch becomes an all consuming addiction he can't kick. Katrina Sands has been his best friend for years, but now that he knows what she feels like, and tastes like, there is no going back to being just friends. Hot, dirty sex has never felt so good...or so right.
Marjorie Steel and Bryce Simpson have finally declared their love for each other, but their chance for happiness is once again yanked out from under them. As Marjorie is forced to confront her demons and find an inner strength to save herself and another, Bryce rushes to solve the puzzles his dead father left behind.
An ominous lawyer, twins with a secret, and a premature birth present new obstacles as the two lovers scramble to escape the conundrum and leave their families in peace, all while their desire for each other becomes more and more insatiable. When an unexpected figure from the past emerges, leaving them both thunderstruck, the mystery deepens even further.
It’s a race for healing.
It’s a race for love.
And Marjorie and Bryce are determined to have their happy ending.
When his mother’s dying words send Jillian to him, London Times reporter Ranjiv Tenali suspects her of matchmaking even after her death. His attraction to the lovely American woman cannot be denied, but he is shaken by the suspicion that she carries his mother’s spirit.
The souls she acquired in the midst of the crash provide Jillian with talents and knowledge vital to her survival. But when she visits Stonehenge, her role as the one chosen to connect with Earth’s spirit is revealed, setting her on a path toward romance, conspiracy, and murder.