Sarah Gerdes is an award-winning author of nineteen books that have been published in over 100 countries and four languages. Her themes of perseverance, determination, hope and overcoming the odds carry through all genres. Sarah's fiction books are considered clean and sexy, with suspenseful, non-graphic content. Her non-fiction work centers on success, entrepreneurship and those who have overcome challenges to achieve the unexpected. Before she began writing novels, Sarah established herself as a recognized expert in the areas of business management and consulting. Sign up for her newsletter at www.sarahgerdes.com, or follow her on Instagram at sarahgerdes_author or Facebook & YouTube at Sarah Gerdes Author.
My life was perfect - until a shocking tragedy pulled the rug out from underneath me.
My children were left without a father. I was without a husband and a provider. Instead of wallowing in my grief, I buried myself in my work at Dovetail Enterprises. Landing the promotion as the CEO’s right hand was exactly what I needed.
Getting saddled with Milo Huxley as an assistant is exactly the opposite.
I can’t stand him.
He’s arrogant, irresponsible, and out for my job. As if that’s not bad enough, he has to be devastatingly sexy, and have a posh English accent that makes me squirm on top of it all. I’ve had enough unpredictability for one lifetime, thank you.
But soon enough, we’re fighting less and laughing more. He’s there for me when no one else is. And those good looks aren’t the only panty-dropping thing about him.
If I only knew what to do about it . . .
When Lacey Garrity finds her groom in flagrante delicto in the reception hall closet with her bridesmaid, she's saved by her best friend's older brother—childhood tormentor, crush, and boxing bad boy Galen Thomas. Galen's solution is both exciting and dangerous. What better way to forget the mess of her life than go on her honeymoon with a hot guy who can't promise anything beyond today?
Galen had been counting on Lacey's wedding to put her out of reach—and out of his mind—once and for all, but their steamy Puerto Rican escape is testing all his boundaries. Now that Lacey's embracing her inner bad girl, Galen is tempted to throw in the towel and claim her for himself. But with the biggest fight of his career on the line and an important business merger threatening to derail Lacey's resolve, their romance might be down for the count before it even begins.
Each book in the Dare Me series is STANDALONE:
* Down for the Count
* Down and Dirty
* Down the Aisle
* Down on Her Knees
Montgomery Brothers Series:
Wait for Me (Book 1)
Trust in Me (Book 2)
Stay with Me (Book 3)
More of Me (Book 4)
Return to You (Book 5)
Meant for You (Book 6)
I'll Be There (Book 7)
Praise for the Montgomery Brothers:
"Plenty of drama and sizzling hot chemistry." —Book Reviews and More by Kathy
"Samantha Chase makes your heart skip a beat and leaves you smiling." —Tome Tender
"A moving tale of reunion and redemption...the desire is palpable." —RT Book Reviews, 4 stars, Return to You
But what Alayna didn't figure on is Hudson Pierce, the new owner of the nightclub. He's smart, rich, and gorgeous--the kind of guy Alayna knows to stay away from if she wants to keep her past tendencies in check.
Except, Hudson's fixed his sights on her.
He wants her in his bed and makes no secret of it. Avoiding him isn't an option after he offers a business proposition she can't turn down and she's drawn further into his universe, unable to resist his gravitational pull.
When she learns Hudson has a dark history of his own, she realizes too late that she's fallen for the worst man she could possibly get involved with.
Or maybe their less than ideal pasts give them an opportunity to heal each other and finally find the love their lives have been missing.
He wants something else: me, for one year.
But I don’t even know who he is…
365 days and nights doing everything he wants…except that.
“I’m not going to sleep with you,” I say categorically.
“I’m going to make you a promise,” his eyes challenge mine. “Before our time is up, you’ll beg me for it.”
What readers are saying about Charlotte Byrd:
"Extremely captivating, sexy, steamy, intriguing, and intense!” ★★★★★
"Addictive and impossible to put down.” ★★★★★
“I can’t get enough of the turmoil, lust, love, drama and secrets!” ★★★★★
“Fast-paced romantic suspense filled twists and turns, danger, betrayal and so much more.” ★★★★★
“Decadent, delicious, & dangerously addictive!” ★★★★★
*Beware of spoilers in the reviews below that are without spoiler alerts.*
Intelligence, drive and persistence; the common attributes of every person profiled in this book, including Gerdes herself. When she left the safety of a corporate job, she wasn't an expert or equipped with multiple degrees. She was a twenty-seven-year-old single mother who turned her knowledge into an internationally recognized and highly profitable consulting firm. Within a year, she was featured in Fortune Magazine, invited to speak at Harvard, hired by F50 firms and two foreign governments. By year two, her client list had expanded as had her position in the industry, where she was recognized for creating the consulting niche of outsourced partner development.
In addition to learning how to assess your skills, the market opportunity, competition, and establishing pricing for your services, you will also find:
- Over 100 consulting vocations listed with descriptions
- Step-by-step lists to generate demand for your services
- How to organize and hold events to spread the word
- Hire and keep good talent
- Pitch and negotiate fair deals with clients
- Leverage your services to products
- Recognize downturns patterns
The Overlooked Expert has helped individuals prepare for the worst but also realize future dreams of retirement, trips and savings through extra income. Other did it, on their own. So can you.
Spencer and I had a lot more in common than we thought. For so many years, we let those, whom we were supposed to trust the most try to control us. That has changed. Together we are bringing all secrets to light. Then, we make each other propositions soon neither of us can refuse.