In the case of Maggie Hartman, her first love isn’t forgiven, either. Seven years have passed since Taylor left their small town and Maggie for the glamour of Hollywood… and to marry up-and-coming rodeo star, Josh Beckett.
It took seven years for Taylor Sweet to cement her stardom. She’s built her brand on being an expert horse behaviorist and the wife of a famous rodeo rider. But months after their divorce is finalized, she finds herself hungering for time out of the spotlight. Returning to her hometown of Valentine, Nebraska, population 2,803, offers the perfect escape from the messiness of Hollywood. What she discovers she can’t escape is the tangled past she shares with the love she left behind.
As far as Maggie is concerned, Taylor is there to stir up trouble. The problem is, she’s stirring up a lot more than that for Maggie, who is beginning to realize she never got over her feelings for her old friend…
Can she learn to forgive, and give free rein to her heart?
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Jea Hawkins writes sweet and spicy contemporary lesbian romance. She writes paranormal romance and urban fantasy as Lucy True. Her historical / contemporary romance, As Long As Love Lasts, has been nominated for a GCLS Literary Award.
Regardless of genre, if love conquers all, then she’d like to think her heroines can rule the world one day. An east coast transplant to the Midwest, she loves to write about complicated women and settings that feel like home.
Personal addictions include genealogy, autumn, cozy sweaters, hot chocolate, and the Sims 3. She’s both an avid reader and gamer, and hopes readers don’t mind a few geeky references here and there in her work.
The last thing Tori wants is to live her life by anyone else’s rules but her own. Ever since she left the world of country clubs and debutante balls behind, she has lived free of the standards imposed by others. But something is missing…
…and that something is Madeleine, a carefree grad student from the same upper class social circles. The attraction is unexpected and, to Tori’s surprise, more liberating than the life she has cultivated for herself. Piece by piece, Madeleine takes down the wall that conflict and heartbreak have built around Tori’s emotions.
Is loving Madeleine the key to Tori’s healing and happiness? And is Tori willing to step back into that world, even just a little, to take a chance on a love that could last?
Find out in this geeky lesbian romance!
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Hayley Becker is a hard-working Midwestern girl who dreams of being a journalist and her goal is within reach. That is, until she falls for glamorous Veronica Stone-McClusky, a senator's daughter.
As these unlikely opposites attract, Hayley can't deny the allure of Veronica's world, a world she soon discovers is at odds with her ambitions. Hayley learns that dreams aren't always what they seem and sometimes, like it or not, the least likely person is the one you fall in love with.
With career aspirations pulling her one way and her love life pulling her in another direction, Hayley is forced to make a choice or risk losing what she values most.
This book is light on politics! It's about Hayley's and Veronica's journey, their May-December romance, and how in the end all you really need is love.
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Ox was twelve when his daddy taught him a very valuable lesson. He said that Ox wasn’t worth anything and people would never understand him. Then he left.
Ox was sixteen when he met the boy on the road, the boy who talked and talked and talked. Ox found out later the boy hadn’t spoken in almost two years before that day, and that the boy belonged to a family who had moved into the house at the end of the lane.
Ox was seventeen when he found out the boy’s secret, and it painted the world around him in colors of red and orange and violet, of Alpha and Beta and Omega.
Ox was twenty-three when murder came to town and tore a hole in his head and heart. The boy chased after the monster with revenge in his bloodred eyes, leaving Ox behind to pick up the pieces.
It’s been three years since that fateful day—and the boy is back. Except now he’s a man, and Ox can no longer ignore the song that howls between them.
Fiona thought she knew what she wanted in life: travel, excitement, and a new lover every week. Everything changes when she loses her father unexpectedly. Returning to the Midwest, she reunites with her best friends, a circle of elemental witches whose talents balance one another’s.
Though she’s eager to settle her affairs and resume her journey, Fiona meets someone who gives her a reason to stay – Gabrielle, a gorgeous bartender and fellow witch.
Piece by piece, Fiona builds a new life, one she hopes to share with Gabe. But it turns out Fiona isn’t the only one with ghosts to put to rest.
Will they be able to release the past, so they can they weave the magick of their present lives together?
This is a lightly paranormal lesbian romance about two good witches falling in love.
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