Love Down Under: Eight New Zealand & Australian Feel-Good Beach Romances

Eight New Zealand & Australian Beach Romances

100% pure escape.

Escape to the Land Down Under, where the sky is bluer, the living is slower, and the loving is sweeter. This summer, dive into eight heartwarming feel-good beach romances by bestselling Australian and New Zealand authors. And because size matters,they’re all novel or long novella length! We’ve got cheeky, sexy, funny, steamy, sweet—and all with heaps of heart. Enjoy with a tall pitcher of iced tea or a bottle of chilled white wine—we’ll never tell!

Eight standalone novels (no cliffhangers!) spanning 1,500+ pages Over 95% off retail for the individual books sold separately Only available through July--get your copy today!

Eight perfect indulgences to get your summer sorted!

ROSALIND JAMES, – Just for You (Escape to New Zealand)

TRACEY ALVAREZ – Melting Into You (Due South)

DIANA FRASER – The Playboy’s Redemption  (The Mackenzies)

H.Y. HANNA – Playing to Win (Summer Beach Vets)

JOANNE HILL – Falling for Jack

KRIS PEARSON – The Boat Builder’s Bed (Wicked in Wellington)

ANNIE SEATON – Beach House (Bondi Beach Love)

SERENITY WOODS – A Secret Between Friends (Treats  to Tempt You)

INDIVIDUAL BOOKS INCLUDE 6 Full-Length Novels & 2 Long Novellas. No Cliffhangers! Over 1,500 pgs!

ROSALIND JAMES, – Just for You (Escape to New Zealand)

All Black rugby star Hemi Ranapia meets a beautiful—and very unimpressed—blast from his past, and finds his fishing holiday taking a most unexpected turn. Sometimes, especially in New Zealand’s Maori Northland, it really does take a village. And sometimes it just takes a little faith. (Heat level: Steamy)

TRACEY ALVAREZ – Melting Into You (Due South)

Ben Harland doesn’t do emotional stuff, but he does want to do Stewart Island’s pretty schoolteacher, Kezia Murphy. He needs a plan B to convince Kezia into his bed when his surprise eight-year-old daughter unexpectedly arrives on his doorstep. (Heat level: Steamy)

DIANA FRASER – The Playboy’s Redemption  (The McKenzies)

James Mackenzie is tired of his shallow lifestyle and wants a family. But first, he wants to secure the future of the woman he wronged ten years before. But how can Susie Henderson trust someone who betrayed her, someone who doesn't even believe in himself? (Heat level: Steamy)

H.Y. HANNA – Playing to Win (Summer Beach Vets)

Ellie Monroe doesn't make mistakes, and her dream job in a gorgeous Australian seaside town isn't the place to start. But a mischievous chocolate Lab and a handsome Aussie vet just might make her change her mind. Sometimes, a mistake can be the best thing that could happen to you… (Heat level: Sweet)

JOANNE HILL – Falling for Jack

Jack Fletcher has survived his rough upbringing to become a mega success. Now, with his personal life already in turmoil, he discovers he has a son. Robyn Taylor, the brainy girl destined for great things, waits tables for a living to support her twins. Looking after Jack’s son is a change for the better—or is it?  (Heat Level: Sweet)

KRIS PEARSON – The Boat Builder’s Bed (Wicked in Wellington)

Sophie Calhoun fears her dream contract comes with strings that tie her to the superyacht-builder's bed. She knows Rafe Severino won't want a preoccupied single mother, so she's concealing her daughter's existence - and trying desperately not to fall in love.   (Heat level: Steamy)

ANNIE SEATON – Beach House (Bondi Beach Love)

Rosie Pemberton has her life mapped out, and her tarot cards agree. The cards take a turn, though, when her aunt leaves the old house on the hill above Australia’s Bondi Beach to champion surfer Taj Brown. Three months sharing a house with a pinup would test any woman’s self-control… (Heat level: Steamy)

SERENITY WOODS – A Secret Between Friends (Treats  to Tempt You)

Genie Sharpe has come home to New Zealand’s Bay of Islands from Afghanistan with a bad knee, an aching heart, and her best friend Ciara’s bucket list. Ciara’s gorgeous big brother might be just the cure she needs, but secrets between friends  have a way of spiraling out of control. (Heat level: Steamy) 

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About the author

Fuelled by copious amounts of coffee, Tracey Alvarez writes steamy but heart-warming contemporary romances set in New Zealand.

Diana Fraser is an award-winning author of sexy, emotional romances set wherever there are beautiful locations and wealthy and powerful men!

H.Y. Hanna is an award-winning author of sweet romances, romantic suspense and mysteries set in beautiful, exotic locations.

Kiwi author Joanne Hill writes short romance - light, funny, and contemporary, set in beautiful New Zealand.

Rosalind James is a bestselling wannabe-Kiwi author of contemporary romance and romantic suspense set in both New Zealand and the U.S.

Kris Pearson writes sizzling contemporary romance, pure and simple. Well, maybe not that pure! She's the author of a dozen steamy novels.

Annie Seaton is a bestselling Aussie author of beach romances set all over the world in exotic locations.

A prolific and award-winning fantasy and romance author of over 40 books, Serenity Woods writes hot and sultry romances with a happy ever after.

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Rosalind James
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May 20, 2015
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Book 1
A contemporary romance with a supernatural twist, from a USA Today bestselling author

Previously published by Samhain Publishing. Now includes a new exclusive short story!

All six senses tell him she’s the one.

Down-to-earth teacher Grace Fox doesn’t believe in anything that can’t be proven by science. So she has no trouble dismissing her best friend’s prediction that she’ll have swear-out-loud sex with the next guy to walk through the door at the school’s parents’ evening.

Enter Ash Rutherford, a famous doctor-turned-medium and Viking lookalike. He’s there to discuss his troubled daughter, Jodie, but one mistaken flash of Grace’s sexy underwear sparks an instant attraction they both struggle to contain.

Grace is happy to help tutor Jodie, but she does her best to resist Ash’s charms, while he’s equally reluctant to fall for another skeptic. When she attends one of his shows, Ash provides more than enough proof of his talents to convince her he’s not faking it. But can she bring herself to trust him?

Warning: contains a real, live Viking, sex on a 1970s sheepskin rug, and a touch of the Twilight Zone.

Includes an exclusive short story, Cerulean.

What do you do when you’ve lost the person you loved most in the whole world? For Dan Barker, life hasn’t been worth living since his wife Maddy died. On a final trip to Bermuda with his best friend, he decides it’s time to join her in the big ocean in the sky. But Fate—and the Bermuda Triangle—have other plans…


Reviews for An Uncommon Sense

"This is my first book by Serenity Woods, and I can honestly say I will be reading more... This is not your typical sappy romance; you get a full range of emotions from laughter to almost tears." Recommended Read by Guilty Pleasures

"An Uncommon Sense has one of the most refreshing heroines I've read in a long time... This is such a heartfelt story with unexpected twists and laugh-out-loud humor. The writing is polished and sharply witty. Give it a try. You won't be sorry." Jessi Gage

"This book was an unexpected delight... I've never read a book quite like this one and I thoroughly enjoyed it.  Hats off to Serenity for a completely romantic read!" Close Encounters with the Night Kind

"An Uncommon Sense had me laughing at some of the antics and things Grace blurted. The end came before I expected as the story rolled along so easily, leaving an enjoyable afterglow." Sizzling Hot Books

Kris Pearson

Read the first full-length standalone New Zealand romances from Kris Pearson’s Wellington, Heartlands and Sheikhs Series. Once you’ve finished these heart-and-soul filled stories you’ll find plenty more to enjoy by this superb storyteller.

The Boat Builder’s Bed

A single mom and a billionaire. A beautiful house that needs her touch, and a beautiful man who needs her love even more.

Superyacht tycoon Rafe Severino wants to complete his lonely new mansion with its million-dollar views and return his life to normality. He yearns to marry again and start a better family than the one he came from. He gets more than he bargains for with Sophie Calhoun.

Newly established decorator Sophie seeks to make her mark on the city, but to concentrate on her design studio she has been parted from her adored daughter for the last several years. When Rafe confesses the ugly truth of his upbringing, Sophie sees disaster ahead. A heart-warming story of family, love, loss, dangerous currents, and maybe love regained.


Melting His Heart

Kate Pleasance needs to flee her home city of Auckland and create a new life away from family stress and infidelity. Might the advertisement seeking a ‘Superwoman’ be her answer? Short-listed, she’s flown to the vibrant alpine resort of Queenstown at her prospective employer’s expense. Snow is dusting the mountain tops as the jet glides in, and she’s shocked to be collected by tall, dark internet billionaire, Matthew McLeod. Where is the woman she spoke with on the phone? 

After a disastrous first marriage, Matthew has lived in a freezing void. He’s buried himself in his work to keep the demons at bay, but now there’s a potent new threat tearing at his resolve. Job-seeker Kate is dragging his ruthlessly supressed emotions back to the surface. Temptation he’s easily shrugged off in the past now eats him alive. Can he persuade her to stay long enough to fan the smouldering sparks between them until they burst into white-hot flames?


Taken by the Sheikh

First in the Sheikhs of Al Sounam series - exciting hot romps in the desert.

'I want this girl. I want her willing. I’d kill the others to stop them sharing her and then discarding her. I’ll teach this little blonde foreigner everything about obedience and the rewards that follow. Keep her safe for me. Until it’s time to send her home.'

Laurel is the wrong hostage in the wrong place at just the right terrifying time. This exciting story has Sheikh Rafiq working undercover against dangerous terrorists. His prize is the innocent kiwi nanny, Laurel, but how long can she stay that way with a powerful man like the Sheikh? This different and delicious sheikh romance is Kris Pearson's all-time best seller. Her passionate sheikh is a man to fall deeply in love with.

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