Over My Wed Body

Crush Publishing, Inc.

Bride, Texas Series (Book 5): When Bailey learns that her longtime crush botched the annulment from their drunken night in Vegas, can she make him see that she and their marriage are worth fighting for?

NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: this is a sweet romance but does contain mild cursing.

Growing up, Bailey idolized her brother’s best friend, Hunter. Against her better judgment, she lost her heart to the wild cowboy anyway. But he’d kicked off the dust of their small Texas hometown for big city life, leaving her behind. When they end up in an alcohol-induced Vegas marriage—that Hunter quickly annuls—Bailey returns home crushed and humiliated.

Now Hunter is back, and Bailey is forced to accept his help to save her family’s ranch. Worse, a paperwork error means they’re still married. Fueled by the desire to be free of him so she can heal, she’s completely unwilling to have anything to do with him. But how can she get over him when he’s working so hard to win back her friendship?

Hunter has to undo the unfortunate marriage before his best friend learns what he did with Bailey. More importantly, he must make things right with Bailey—who isn’t cooperating at all. Hunter can’t risk losing the two most important people in his life, Bailey and her brother. But because of Hunter’s growing attraction to her, he’s more confused than ever. And now he’s in danger of losing his heart too.

Bailey sat on a stool at the kitchen’s island counter in front of a platter of fried chicken, scrolling through her phone. Good chance she was shopping for supplies. I’d rarely seen her not working since I’d arrived in Bride.
“You’ll ruin your appetite for dinner.”
Bailey jolted, dropping a leg of chicken and spinning on the stool. “You scared me. Too hungry to wait another hour.”
“Same here.” I intercepted the chicken leg as she raised it toward her lips and then I sunk my teeth into it.
Bailey’s eye twitched. “Nice manners. I was eating that.” She reached for the plate of chicken and chose a wing. I snagged that too, wrestling it from her hand. She slipped off the stool and threw a punch at my bicep. She used to always playfully beat on me.
“You want it?” I smashed the chicken leg on her face, smearing chicken fat around her mouth and coercing her lips apart.
She belly-laughed, throwing punches faster than I could dodge them. “Such a jerk.”
Jerk, yes. But she was laughing again. With me. I reached for a fresh drumstick and jammed that at her face too, swiping it across her cheek.
She crammed a wing into my nose, mainlining the spices and grease directly into my nostril. Her eyes lit with a familiar mischief before she squished the chicken into my hair.
This was war. And, what the hell, I needed a shower anyway.
I shoved her against the counter, about to stuff the chicken leg down the front of her shirt and froze, my gaze locking onto the creamy swells at her neckline. Her chest rose and fell with each pant and my gaze met hers. She licked her lips, then focused on my mouth.
Not one to let a perfect opportunity pass, I seized the moment and leaned in.

Grab this sweet romance set in the heart of Bride, Texas and fall for the town and its residents with every page.

Get the rest of the Bride Texas series!
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Over My Wed Body by Veronica Blade
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About the author

Veronica Blade resides in both southern California and northern Nevada with her husband, daughters and furbabies. By day she runs the family business, but each night she slips away to spin her tales. She writes stories about falling in love and lives vicariously through her characters. Except her heroes and heroines lead far more interesting lives—and they are always way hotter. 

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Crush Publishing, Inc.
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Oct 31, 2017
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Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
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 "I would highly recommend this book! Veronica Blade has out done herself and I am eager for the next installment in the Shapes of Autumn Series." -- Tifferz and Her Sisterz Book Reviewz
"This is a sweet series and I'll be (im)patiently waiting to find out what's going to happen next for Autumn and Zack." -- Suzanne of Paranormal Book Lover

"Veronica Blade is simply the Queen of YA paranormal romance!!!" -- April of Cafe of Dreams Book Reviews

NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: As with any Veronica Blade book, this is a ROMANCE NOVEL, meaning it's romance FIRST and everything else is secondary. Rated PG-13 for sexual situations and mild profanity.


Their forbidden love could cost them their lives...

Autumn’s just learned she’s a shape-shifter — something her parents should’ve told her long ago. Unless they adopted her and didn’t know she wasn’t human. Either way, learning the truth has the same outcome: her parents lied. Zack is the only one she can count on, but he’s a werewolf and the king’s decree forbids contact between the species, let alone love. Zack’s planning to leave after graduation, but letting him go isn’t an option. He’s becoming more a part of her every day, a part she would fight for, give up everything for — even kill for. If she’s not killed first.

If Zack’s experience with his own kind has taught him anything, it’s that werewolves can’t be trusted. He’d rather die free than live in a pack under the rule of the werewolf king. So, instead of preparing for college like any other senior, he’s planning to go on the run after graduation. Escaping won’t be easy with the werewolves guarding him. But until that day comes, Zack knows he’s endangering Autumn every moment he’s around her. If it’s this difficult staying away from her now, how hard will it be to leave her behind in just a few weeks?

See the book trailer: http://youtu.be/GEXgVD1NblU

Books in the Shapes of Autumn series:
Thrown to the Wolves: The Legend of Hannah and Eli (prequel)
My Wolf's Bane (book 1)
Wolves at the Door (book 2)
Dead Wolf Walking (book 3)
The Dark Wolf (book 4)
Lord of the Wolves (book 5)
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