The eyes of the Republic are everywhere...
Lilia Desjardins has never played by the rules and she isn't about to start when her estranged husbandÕs death is declared an accident. Lilia knows Gid better than that, and if anyone is owed justice, it's the most decent man she's ever known. She leaves all she knows to risk the dark heart of the RepublicÑonly to find that she herself has been targeted by forces unknown and that her deepest secret has not only been uncovered but will be used against her.Ê
Adam Montgomery will do anything to complete his earthly mission and return to the existence he knows, even if he has to seduce the enigmatic Lilia Desjardins. But when his contact is murdered and he must rely upon LiliaÕs silence to save him from the slave dens, Adam knows that his wings might be only his first sacrifice.Ê
As danger and intrigue surround them, Lilia and Adam realize they must work togetherÑbody, mind and soulÑin order to save the world.
apocalyptic, fallen angel hero, dystopia, urban fantasy romance, romantic suspense, cop hero, rebel, female sleuth, paranormal romance, disguise
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Jen Maitland had no use for handsome guys with easy charm—until she met Zach. He's the perfect fake date to end her mother's matchmaking scheme before it starts. Besides, he'd probably just use her and leave her like her ex-fiancé did. At least that's what Jen tells herself. The only problem is that Zach isn't as predictable as he appears...
Zach Coxwell hates commitment, but loves a challenge. Like the pretty bar waitress who turned him down flat for a date—only to invite him to her family's Thanksgiving dinner. Zach knows he can make Jen smile—and he's betting that he can unravel her mysteries—even if he has to do it over candied yams.
A tofu turkey, a sister who threatens to have Zach's love-child, the untimely appearance of a knitted avocado—and Zach's discovery of her real motive—combine to turn Thanksgiving dinner into Jen's worst nightmare. Zach, on the other hand, has the time of his life. And when he makes Jen smile, he finally finds a commitment he's willing to make—but persuading Jen to believe him will take everything he's got...
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The first four books in the Coxwell Series of of contemporary romances and romantic comedies features the four siblings in the family. In December 2018, Christmas with the Coxwells was added to the series. This short story brings us up to date with the family, so the series can continue with the stories of the next generation.
1. Third Time Lucky (Philippa and Nick's second chance, small town romance)
2. Double Trouble (James and Maralys' second chance, mistaken identity, enemies to lovers, and secret baby romance)
3. One More Time (Matt and Leslie's on-the-rocks, second chance romance)
4. All or Nothing (Zach and Jen's fake date, enemies to lovers, holiday romance)
5. Christmas with the Coxwells (a holiday short story)
The Coxwells Boxed Set includes the first four books in the series.
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free contemporary romance, women's fiction, free romantic comedy, free chick-lit, bad boy hero, fake date, Christmas, Thanksgiving, cancer survivor, knitting, holiday romance, enemies to lovers
Kyle Stuyvesant doesn't believe in love and romance. His parents taught him there's no such thing as forever, and he took the lesson to heart. After all, there's only one woman who ever tempted him to want more than one hot night together. Fortunately for his convictions, she's married to another guy. Problem solved—until Lauren's husband cheats and Kyle isn't just the bearer of bad news, but the man she calls for comfort...
Lauren demands his all...
After Lauren's marriage implodes, she wants to lose herself in pleasure. Who knows that territory better than Kyle, who once seduced her completely? Lauren never forgot that wonderful night and, now that she's suddenly single, Kyle's rule of no love or romance has a new appeal. All she wants is satisfaction, but when Kyle realizes he needs more, will he be able to convince Lauren to take a chance on forever again, this time with him?
An earlier version of this story was published under the title, Addicted to Love.
Deborah Cooke's Flatiron Five Fitness.
Straight out of college, five friends with a dream joined forces to build success. Ten years later, their exclusive fitness club, Flatiron Five Fitness, is the hottest destination in Manhattan. People flock to F5F to get fit, to get lucky, and even, to fall in love. The founding partners have been immune to F5F's romantic spell—at least, so far...
The Flatiron Five Fitness series of contemporary romances and romantic comedies are set in New York City, and feature the partners in a successful gym. The books should be read in order.
1. Just One Fake Date (Tyler and Shannyn)
2. Just One More Time (Kyle and Lauren)
3. Just One Night Together (Damon and Haley)
4. Just One Hometown Hero (Cassie and Reid)
5. Two Weddings & a Baby
6. Just One Second Chance (Theo and Lyssa)
7. Just Home for the Holidays (Hunter and Chloe)
8. Just One Silver Fox (Jacquie and Pierce)
9. Just the Wrong Twin (Sonia and Nate)
In Just One Night Together, the partners add a tattoo shop to F5's services for members. A legendary tattoo artist, Chynna, runs the shop and gives away a tattoo on each full moon. The rumor is that the tattoo will bring true love to the recipient. Cassie gets the first one.
The Flatiron Five Tattoo series are shorter contemporary romances, telling the stories of those full moon tattoos and their bearers. They should be read in order. The first three feature three friends who were on a girls' weekend in NYC when one of them won the first tattoo.
1. Just One Snowbound Night (Olivia and Spencer)
2. Just One Vacation Night (Reyna and Kade)
3. Just One Unforgettable Night (Lexi and Gabe)
4. Just One Christmas Night (Chynna and Trevor)
contemporary romance, best friend's brother, friends to lovers, friends with benefits, fling, fling to forever, reunion, second chance, wedding, romantic comedy, rich hero, new york city, manhattan, band of brothers, fitness club