Arielle Charton returned to Holiday eight months earlier, to rebuild her life and mend a broken heart. The shy artist can’t believe that Rod, her first crush, wants her too. But as drawn to him as she is, can she learn to trust again? Her heart wants to say yes, but her brain says no. Given his history of jumping from interest to interest, she’s afraid she’s the next new thing and he’ll drop her when the thrill has worn off. She can’t afford—literally or emotionally—to allow another man to distract her from her goals.
Rod has made his living making impossible saves but it’s going to take a huge play to convince Arielle that she’s won his heart.
Susan Scott Shelley is a USA Today bestselling author. She lives in Philadelphia with her very own Superhero and spends her days writing stories filled with heat and heart, where love always wins. In addition to writing romances, she is also a professional voiceover artist and enjoys lending her voice to a wide range of projects. Her favorite things include running, sports, hard rock, and old Hollywood movies. She believes life should be lived with laughter, enthusiasm, and a sense of wonder. Find out more at http://www.susanscottshelley.com
Kelsey Fraser pulls double duty working for player services and the Bedlam’s fan outreach team. When the organization tasks her with leading a series of media events designed to change the fans’ negative opinion of Leo, she wants no part of him — after all, he gave her brother a concussion. But the opportunity would take her career in the right direction. She can’t turn it down. Professionalism will have to surpass her desire to hit him with a hockey stick.
Spending hours together, Kelsey and Leo learn they are far more alike than different. Both are fiercely protective of and devoted to their families, and their chemistry is strong enough to make them reconsider everything they thought they wanted. The question of what will happen after the playoffs looms like an impending blizzard. Pulled in different directions by offers and obligations, they must decide what matters most…and if they can give it to each other.
All Emily Lombardi needs is a job. After her ex poisoned her reputation as a reporter, no TV station is willing to give her a chance. When the job as Damon's executive assistant opens up, she's in the right place at the right time. Landing the position is simple compared to dealing with Damon -- the stubborn man won't let her in.
Working in close quarters leads to accidental touches, lingering glances, and simmering passion. Soon, they can’t deny their attraction.
With the holiday season under way, Damon's ice starts to thaw -- aided by a snowstorm, tree decorating, charity work, and kisses under the mistletoe. He begins to believe in love again. In Damon, Emily sees someone caring and real, someone she could count on.
But their past experiences are hard to forget, and when their new-found love is tested, only a Christmas miracle can give them a happily-ever-after.
Assistant athletic trainer Blair Proch knows all too well how concussions sustained during a player’s career can still affect them decades later. Her own father is living proof. After months of her and Dylan dancing around, their friendship has finally become more, but she won’t allow anything to detract from making sure the stubborn hockey player is taking care of his health. She’ll take on the league, the team, even Dylan himself to keep him safe.
When Dylan returns to the ice, Blair faces her worst fears with every hit he receives or dishes out. Dylan is falling hard for Blair, but with the Cup so close, he can’t turn his back on his dream, despite his concerns about his health and his future. Can love survive with these friends-to-lovers facing off on opposite sides?
Jayne Warren is looking for a distraction. After losing her beloved dog to cancer, she needs a way to channel her grief and rebuild her empty bank account. When she's asked to help out her friend's band as tour manager, it seems to be a perfect solution, until she meets the band. She hadn't planned on the sizzling chemistry and instant connection with Zander. Getting involved isn't a smart idea, especially when she seems to bring out the worst in one of his band mates. She's dealt with high-tension bands before, but never like this, and never directed at her.
If she stays, she could be responsible for breaking up one of rock's biggest bands, but if she leaves, walking away from Zander would break her heart.
After years of complete control in handling every aspect of her brother's multi-platinum selling rock band, Irisa Rostov is ready to crack. And it doesn't help that the band is on the verge of self-destruction. Playing peacemaker and keeping them together for the last eight weeks of their spring concert series is all that matters, until she meets Dom, and the feelings he stirs up causes the guards around her heart to weaken.
Getting distracted by romance is the last thing Irisa wants, and being in the headlines is the last thing Dom needs, but their attraction is undeniable, their connection is immediate, and staying away is impossible.
But when being captivated by each other causes their worlds to fall apart, they must decide whether they're better off staying on the bench and out of each other's lives, or if love can find a way to win.
Skye has her own demons. After being burned in a fire, she's become a near-recluse, ashamed of her looks and afraid of being an object of pity. She is intrigued by Aidan and yearns for more but doesn't believe he can see past her scars. Still, she'll have to brave meeting him if she wants her lucrative contract with his company to continue. It's time to stop hiding away from the world.
Sparks fly, and they begin a tentative relationship. Aidan fears his PTSD may scare Skye away, but the more he gets to know her, the more he's convinced that she's the one for him. Skye is falling in love with the gentle giant but worries that her fears and insecurities will eventually push him away. Aidan doesn't want to lose the one person who brings him true peace. They need each other. Can he convince her that their love is strong enough to heal their broken pieces?
Kiss Me Again: A marketing director looking online for love enlists the help of her company's IT guy, never expecting to find love on her side of the computer screen.
More Than Words: A burn victim hiding from the world and a former soldier battling PTSD find healing and love where they least expect it.
All I Want: A toy maker who has sworn off love isn't prepared for his passionate new assistant, or the feelings she awakens.
Marry Me: A treacherous storm spells disaster for the three couples on the weekend of their shared wedding ceremony. And that's only the beginning.
Kira and Hunter have been planning their wedding for months. When their venue goes up in smoke two months before their big day, they are left scrambling to find a new location.
Engaged for four months, Skye and Aidan have held off on making wedding plans. Aidan fears that Skye is getting cold feet, but Skye's reluctance stems from her mother's overbearing behavior. Still, she can't put off the wedding forever. She just wants a way to celebrate without the focus being so much on herself.
And newly-engaged Damon can't wait to marry Emily, but her family is insisting on a wedding venue that's booked solid for the next two years. He's not happy about waiting but doesn't see a way around it. Emily longs for something more unique and personal but is afraid to hurt the family by breaking with tradition.
When Emily recommends her favorite vacation spot as a substitute venue for Kira and Hunter, moving the wedding from Holiday, NY to Virgina Beach, VA, Damon sees an opportunity to solve all three couples' problems--a triple wedding. But a March nor'easter bearing down on the East Coast the weekend of their wedding spells disaster for the couples. And that's only the beginning.