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Romance Down Under: New Zealand Romance Starter Set



Read the first two full-length, standalone romance novels from USA Today bestselling author Tracey Alvarez's Stewart Island and Bounty Bay series.

In Too Deep (Stewart Island Book #1)

Two hearts. A second chance. Everything on the line...

Ryan "West" Westlake belongs on the island. It's in his blood and who he is. Nobody can deny that. When Piper Harland walked out of his life years ago, West let her go. He'd never stand in the way of a woman and her dreams. But now that she's back, their past smacks him right in the face. With tempers flared and desires heightened, West just might realize what he lost so long ago.

Hide Your Heart (Bounty Bay Book #1)

Hiding in plain sight just got complicated...

Lauren Taylor and her young son fled back to her hometown to escape fame's cruel spotlight, and all she wants to do is start over. No press, no pictures, no problem. She thought she'd be safe in the middle-of-nowhere, but her sexy new neighbor is about to ruin everything...



Fall in love with these authentic heroes and heroines trying to find their special someone--then read the other standalone books to discover the friends and family who stumble into a once-in-a-lifetime love themselves.

300+ 5-star Amazon reviews on these titles individually.

Praise for the Stewart Island series!



"It's official...I'm hooked on this series! I want to jump on a plane and fly to this island, because apparently they grow them big and HOT in New Zealand...men that is!!!" ~ Swept Away By Romance

"Perfection comes in many shapes and forms, and Ms Alvarez delivers in her contemporary voice and quirky character traits that make a distinctive difference between average and stellar storytelling." ~ InD'Tale Magazine

Praise for the Bounty Bay series!

"Reading a book by Tracey Alvarez is like taking a mini vacation to my imagined little happy place in New Zealand."~ Spellbound Book Reviews

"Tracey now is included among some of my fav authors from the Southern Hemisphere. Rosalind James and Natalie Gayle fans will love Tracey's books."~ Retailer review

"Tracey Alvarez has written a finely crafted, well written romance. Sexy and delightful and full of family values."~ The Book Date

"Her writing style will keep you hanging on to every word and feeling the characters' heartbreak right along with them."~ Rach Lawrence Books

Ripley: Lost in a sea of secrets. A Haunting Mystery of Shattered Dreams

A secret. A suspicion. A shattered heart.

Ripley Bradford's world is torn apart. Her lover and best friend, Joe, has mysteriously disappeared without trace, and everything points to her father, who she suspects has been involved in foul-play in the past.

Years pass, and with the realisation that Joe is gone forever, Ripley marries. Her husband, Alex, is a controlling, manipulative bully who gives her everything money can buy, but no love. She had doubts on her wedding day and escapes with her life only a few months later.

Settling for a life alone, a family secret is revealed threatening once more to break her heart. Only one person can unlock the past and set Ripley free to love again.

If you like riveting, fast paced romance fiction, you'll love Jacqui Penn's dramatic look at lost love. Download this free book today and discover how a burning secret can set your world ablaze.

What people say about Ripley:

"BRILLIANT! Just finished it and I have a huge lump in the back of my throat."

"I really liked the story and rooted for the main characters throughout."

"Great read... couldn't stop once I started."

"I loved this book! Didn't want it to finish."

"A lovely romantic read with lots of twists and great characters."

Christmas In Reunion Gap: A Holiday Novelette

Christmas is coming to Reunion Gap in this charming holiday novelette...

Nicki Gallagher doesn't believe in Christmas, small towns, or relationships that aren't about business. She's a city girl with big dreams that include prestige and money--and lots of both. But when a forced sabbatical from her job lands her in Reunion Gap during the Christmas holidays, will she open her eyes and her heart to what she's been missing?

Jameson Price left city life behind to regain his focus on what really mattered in life--family and relationships. Now he's back in Reunion Gap where the pace is slower and life is less complicated. Just the way he likes it.

Until Jameson meets Nicki Gallagher.

Will she make his life impossible, or will he find a way to show her how rich the simple life can be?

Stay tuned!

If you enjoy reading this small-town Christmas novelette, you won't want to miss Strangers Like Us, Book One of the Reunion Gap series.

Reunion Gap series:

Book Zero: Christmas in Reunion Gap

Book One: Strangers Like Us

Book Two: Liars Like Us

Book Three: Lovers Like Us

A Moment in Time: A Short Story

A heartwarming short story of turn-of-the-century Liverpool from the bestselling author of THE HOUSE ON LONELY STREET, perfect for readers of Dilly Court and Katie Flynn.



Ellen Holt has grown up in the heart of Liverpool's slums. Each day brings worry and struggle for her mam and da and Ellen works hard as a factory girl to help her family. Together, they get by.

She has never imagined any other existence until one night she joins a gathering of suffragettes. Suddenly anything seems possible. But she's soon to discover how much courage it takes to fight for better. And, just when all seems lost, Eddie Shaw walks into her world...

Includes the first chapter of Lyn's captivating new novel FROM LIVERPOOL WITH LOVE.

Restless Billionaire (Billionaire Knights Book 1)

Evan Knight knows who he is. Which is not the same as knowing who he wants to be. Then he finds heaven. Macy Heaven, to be precise.

Long-legged, plump lips, and eyes the color of the sea, she bewitches him. Unfortunately, she's not interested in a man who makes the kind of deals he's renowned for.

Is it possible to change your life so radically, on a mere possibility?

When First They Met (A Cedar Cove Short Story)

Available exclusively as an ebook, a Cedar Cove short story from international bestseller Debbie Macomber, author of The Inn at Rose Harbor and Rose Harbor in Bloom.

From the moment Jo Marie sits next to Paul inside the Seattle Seahawks' stadium, she feels a spark. Paul's striking blue eyes and kind smile tell her that he's someone special - different from any man she's met before. When they strike up a conversation, Jo Marie and Paul realize how much they have in common, yet there's one thing keeping them from a fairy-tale ending: Paul is in the military and will ship out of Seattle within the next six weeks. As Jo Marie wonders if she should once again open her heart, she decides that, no matter the stakes, she can't forgo her chance at true love.

Maid for the Billionaire: Ruth Cardello: Volume 1 (Legacy Collection)

Maid for the Billionaire New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author! Dominic Corisi knew instantly that Abigail Dartley was just the distraction he was looking for, especially since having her took a bit more persuading than he was used to. So when business forces him to fly to China, he decides to take her with him, but on his terms. No promises. No complications. Just sex. Abby has always been the responsible one. Sh... Full description

Little Girl Lost: A Nightingales Christmas Story

A Christmas short story, available only in ebook, from the author of The Nightingale Girls, Nightingales On Call and Nightingales at War.

It's Christmas time at The Nightingale Hospital and the children on Parry Ward are waiting eagerly for Father Christmas to arrive.

But an unexpected arrival beats him to it and, as one discovery leads to another, the past comes back to confront the present.

But will Staff Nurse Rose Chambers be able to forgive and forget? It is Christmas after all...

Stories for Christmas: Free heart-warming festive tasters from three bestselling authors

FREE HEART-WARMING FESTIVE TASTERS FROM THREE BESTSELLING AUTHORS.

A Sixpenny Christmas by Katie Flynn

Two women struggle to bring up their children in the aftermath of World War II.

Angels at the Table by Debbie Macomber

A heart-warming Christmas story of love and miracles by the international bestselling Debbie Macomber.

The Lady's Maid by Dilly Court

Despite the differences in their circumstances, Kate and Josie have been friends since childhood. But their past binds them together in ways they must never know.

The Privateersman (A Poor Man at the Gate Series, Book 1)

The Privateersman: Escaping the hangman's noose in England, commoner Tom Andrews finds himself aboard a privateering ship before fleeing to New York at the time of the Revolutionary War. It is a corrupt place where opportunities abound for the unscrupulous. Betrayal forces a hurried return to England where he and business partner Joseph Star, a half Carib freed slave, ruthlessly chase riches in the early industrial boom, investing in iron, mines and cotton. But will Tom's phenomenal luck desert him as he seeks social standing and lasting affection? NOTE: This extensive series has gained an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars from hundreds of reviews. The Privateersman is free in major online stores and Book 2, Nouveau Riche, is currently discounted by 80% as a further introductory offer to this acclaimed series. Books best read in series order.

JKR Reviews: "The Privateersman is intelligently written and packed with historical facts, skilfully interwoven into a varied and compelling story-line. Highly recommended."

About the series

The 'A Poor Man at the Gate' series follows the fortunes of young Englishman Tom Andrews, a petty smuggler turned 'pirate' and his friend Joseph Star, a part-Carib freed slave. After making a small but illicitly gained fortune aboard a privateering ship in the Caribbean and later in New York at the time of the Revolutionary War, they are betrayed and forced to flee to England.

They settle in industrial Lancashire at the beginning of the first great industrial boom; as unscrupulous businessmen they quickly become very rich. Wealth allows Tom to buy a landed estate where he hopes to be accepted by the local aristocratic families. This expansive and meticulously-researched historical saga tells of Tom and Joseph's triumphs and disasters as they aspire to create powerful dynasties to rival any in England.

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If I Break

This is not your typical happily ever after... Lauren Brooks wants to do three things: Escape the small town she grew up in, get accepted to her dream school in Chicago, and graduate without drowning in debt. Now she's working her ass off to do just that. With a full course load and a waitressing job at one of the hottest night clubs in Chicago, she does not have time for distractions;namely ones who only want to get into her pants. She's been burned before. Only a fool goes for a second round.. With just two semesters left until graduation, everything's on track. Until she meets Cal. Enter distraction. At six-foot-two, with ebony hair, deep grey eyes, and a smile that could only hide an agenda, she knows he's trouble. And for the first time in her life, a little trouble might be just what she needs. No what she wants. It isn't like she'd ever marry the guy. Until she does. What she thinks will be her happily ever after, is only the beginning. Cal has a secret. One that makes loving him come with a price, and being his wife cost more than she bargained for.

A Family Affair: Volume 1 (Truth in Lies)

When Christine Blacksworth's larger-than-life father is killed on an icy road in Magdalena, New York, a hundred miles from the 'getaway' cabin he visited every month, she discovers a secret that threatens everything she's always held to be true. Her father has another family which includes a mistress and a daughter. Determined to uncover the truth behind her father's secret life, Christine heads to Magdalena, prepared to hate the people who have caused her to question everything she thought she knew about her father. But what she finds is a woman who understands her, a half sister who cherishes her, and a man who could love her if she'll let him. The longer she's around them, the more she questions which family is the real one. . . Note: This book contains sexual content and profanity. While the author believes these situations are handled in good taste, she acknowledges some readers will choose to pass on this book. Truth In Lies Series: A Family Affair, Book One A Family Affair Spring, Book Two A Family Affair Summer, Book Three A Family Affair Fall, Book Four (Fall 2014) A Family Affair Winter, Book Five (TBA)

The Survivalist (Frontier Justice)

The Survivalist (Frontier Justice) is the first in a brand new post-apocalypse adventure series by Dr. Arthur Bradley and features 15 full-page illustrations. The second in the series, Anarchy Rising, was recently released. The third in the series, Judgment Day, is due out in February of 2014. The Superpox-99 virus has wiped out nearly the entire human race. Governments have collapsed. Cities have become graveyards filled with unspeakable horror. People have resorted to scavenging from the dead, or taking from the living. The entire industrialized world has become a wasteland of abandoned cars, decaying bodies, and feral animals. To stay alive, U.S. Deputy Marshal Mason Raines must forage for food, water, and gasoline while outgunning those who seek to take advantage of the apocalyptic anarchy. Together with his giant Irish wolfhound, Bowie, he aligns with survivors of the town of Boone in a life and death struggle against a gang of violent criminals. With each deadly encounter, Mason is forced to accept his place as one of the nation's few remaining lawmen. In a world now populated by escaped convicts, paranoid mutants, and government hit squads, his only hope to save the townspeople is to enforce his own brand of frontier justice. Halfway across the country, a killer is released from prison. With hopes set on a fresh start, he rescues a young girl desperate to get home. As they travel across the wasteland that once was the United States, they must call upon every bit of strength and courage to survive not only the horrors of the new world but also a violent government agenda. To find out about the next book in The Survivalist saga, or to sign up for Dr. Bradley's FREE Practical Prepper Newsletter, go to http: //disasterpreparer.com.

Rocky Mountain Romance: Volume 7 (Six Pack Ranch)

"Second chances are the sweetest-and the hottest." It took a spectacularly embarrassing break-up to knock Steve Moonshine Coleman off his lazy butt. In the ten months since that night, he's changed his ways. Now that Melody's back in town, it's time for this sweet-talking cowboy to convince her to get back in the saddle with him. A return to her veterinary position in Rocky Mountain House was always in the cards for Melody Langley. Getting back together with Steve? Never part of the plan. He had lots of potential but zero ambition, and there's no way she'll accept anything less than a man who can keep up with her, in and out of bed. But the new-and-improved cowboy is impossible to resist, so Melody issues a challenge. Three months to prove he's reformed. Three months of Steve orchestrating one sexual indulgence after another- wicked distractions from the old boys' club Melody faces at work and Steve's growing responsibilities. He's got one shot to prove with more than words what's in his heart and soul. "Warning: Fifty percent less angst, twice as much filthy-talking, dirty-daring cowboy. Get ready for a whole lot of make-your-knees-weak wooing from a man intent on proving he's got what it takes, and the woman ready to push him way past his limits.""

Breaking Up with Barrett: The English Brothers #1 (Blueberry Lane)

Breaking Up with Barrett is the first book about the Philadelphia-based, wildly-handsome English brothers who are all on the look-out for love. (Except Alex. He's a womanizing manwhore. And maybe Stratton, because he's wicked hot, but super awkward around girls.) Barrett English, aka "the Shark," is the fair-haired, first-born of the English brothers, and the CEO of the oldest, most prestigious investment banking firm in Philadelphia. He rules the boardroom with an iron fist, refusing to take no for an answer and always getting his way. Emily Edwards, a first-year doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania, grew up in the gatehouse on the outskirts of Barrett's childhood estate. The daughter of his family's gardener and housekeeper, she was always looking through the window of privilege, but forced to remember her place at the very periphery of the kingdom. When business partners suggest that afiancA(c)emight soften Barrett's image over business dinners, he approachesEmily for the "job" offiancA(c)e. And while love wasn't necessarily on Barrett's radar, he begins to realize thatEmily always has been. But will his take-no-prisoners boardroom tactics work on the heart of the woman he loves?

Game of Love (Love in Bloom: The Remingtons, Book 1): Volume 10

The Remingtons are the third installment of the Love in Bloom Series, joining the Snow Sisters & The Bradens (Voted BEST BOOK SERIES by Supportive Business) Moms, UK In GAME OF LOVE...Ellie Parker is a master at building walls around her heart. In the twenty-five years she's been alive, Dex Remington has been the only person who has always believed in her and been there for her. But four years earlier, she came to Dex seeking comfort and then disappeared like a thief in the night, leaving him a broken man. Dex Remington is one of the top PC game developers in the United States. He's handsome, smart, and numb. So damn numb that he's not sure he'll ever find a reason to feel again. A chance encounter sparks intense desires in Ellie and Dex. Desires that make her want to run--and make him want to feel. A combination of lust and fear leads these young lovers down a dangerous path. Is it possible to cross a burned bridge, or are they destined to be apart forever? This 5-book contemporary romance series features alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They're flawed, funny, passionate, and relatable to readers who enjoy new adult romance, contemporary romance, and women's fiction. While each book may be read as a standalone, you might enjoy reading the entire Love in Bloom series. READ THE FULL LOVE IN BLOOM SERIES: Characters from each sub-series appear in future books. SNOW SISTERSBOOK 1: Sisters in LoveBOOK 2: Sisters in BloomBOOK 3: Sisters in White THE BRADENS (Weston, CO)BOOK 4: Lovers at Heart (Treat & Max)BOOK 5: Destined for Love (Rex & Jade)BOOK 6: Friendship on Fire (Josh & Riley)BOOK 7: Sea of Love (Dane & Lacy)BOOK 8: Bursting with Love (Savannah & Jack)BOOK 9: Hearts at Play (Hugh & Bree) THE REMINGTONSBOOK 10: Game of Love (Dex)BOOK 11: Stroke of Love (Sage)BOOK 12: Flames of Love (Siena)BOOK 13: Slope of Love (Rush)BOOK 14: Read, Write, Love (Kurt) THE BRADENS (Trusty, CO)BOOK 15: Taken by Love (Luke)BOOK 16: Fated for Love (Wes)BOOK 17: Romancing My

Daffodils: Katy always longed for freedom, but never expected the price would be so high

Katy dreams of a better life than just being a domestic servant at Cheadle Manor. Her one attempt to escape is thwarted when her flirtation with the manor's heir results in a scandal that shocks the local community. Jem Beagle has always loved Katy. His offer of marriage rescues her but personal tragedy divides them. Jem leaves his beloved Wiltshire to become a reluctant soldier on the battlefields of World War One. Katy is left behind, restless and alone. Lionel White, just returned from India, brings a dash of colour to the small village, and offers Katy a window on the wider world. Katy decides she has to play her part in the global struggle and joins the war effort as a WAAC girl. She finally breaks free from the stifling Edwardian hierarchies that bind her but the brutality of global war brings home the price she has paid for her search.

Bound: Forbidden Series: Book One: Volume 1

Relinquish Control has just opened its doors in Seattle, and already we are not shy for customers. Relinquish Control is an exclusive escort service catering to the most distinguished customers, from business magnates to foreign royalty. This proven and well-established international business offers an elite selection of women who are ready and willing to attend to your every need with no questions asked. Confidentiality is our special obligation. Jewell Weston is homeless and desperate at age twenty-four. Two years ago, she quit her job to care for her ailing mother and her young brother; the medical bills incurred because of the cancer that killed her mother two months ago took everything the family had, and the state then took away her brother, now age ten. The only way for her to get the boy back is by finding a job and securing a home. When she's approached by a woman in cashmere and pearls who tells her she can change her life, and is handed a card with the business name Relinquish Control on it, she thinks she has nothing to lose by calling the phone number. Maybe this will be the answer to her prayers, a way to save her little brother from the nightmarish foster home he's been placed in. Blake Knight, known to the world as cold and without a heart, is given an exclusive membership to Relinquish Control by his devilish younger brother, who thinks it would be amusing to make his staid brother squirm. Little does this brother realize that Blake does indeed have unusual desires that Relinquish Control can cater to perfectly. What started as a joke turns out to be just what Blake needs. Though the world sees this man as deliberate and emotionless, it's nothing but a facade. What lies underneath would shock all those who know him. When he and his two brothers were six, eight and ten, they were tied up and forced to watch while their parents were murdered. The image has been burned into their minds, though they've tried to forget, leaving each of them guarded and u

Surrender: Volume 1

Raffaello (Rafe) Palazzo takes what he wants with no regrets. Arianna (Ari) Lynn Harlow has led a charmed life until tragedy strikes her family. He's looking for a no-emotions attached mistress, she's looking for redemption. They are not a pair that should ever work, but undeniable attraction and devastating tragedies bring them together in the city by the bay where he fights to keep their relationship nothing more than an enjoyable way to meet his needs, and she battles to not lose herself in him. Spending time with Ari starts cracking the hard shell that Rafe has built around his heart, but he denies the affect she has on him until it's too late to stop the inevitable conclusion that their relationship is headed for. Rafe once believed in happily ever after, coming from a large Italian family. He's got the Midas touch, since every endeavor he tries turns to gold. That all ends when his wife walks out the door and leaves him blindsided. His devastation quickly turns to steel when he decides no woman will fool him again. From that point on he treats relationships as nothing more than business transactions where both party's come out mutually benefited. Just when Ari has sunk to the lowest she's ever been she finds an ad in the paper announcing a job that's too good to be true. It turns out she's right. She makes it through the intense rounds of interviews only to find out the job is for a mistress to the powerful Rafe Palazzo, owner of Palazzo Enterprises. Rafe gives her a day to think about whether she wants the position or not, and she's sent on her way, only to find out her mother's near-terminal position has taken a turn for the worse. Her mom's only in the hospital because Ari messed up, and her mother's the one who paid the price. Is Rafe her savior, or will he take her with him straight to the depths of hell?

Silver Storm: The Raveneau Novels, Book 1: Volume 1

New Author's Choice Edition* Originally published by Ballantine Books "This is my ALL-TIME favorite historical romance. I've read hundreds upon hundreds of them and it simply doesn't get any better than SILVER STORM." PAST ROMANCE, Historical Romance Reviews "Romance the way it was meant to be!" Kathe Robin, RT BOOK REVIEWS "One sexy pirate...one swashbuckler of a tale!" Bestselling Author Jean Brashear Dashing and dangerous Andre Raveneau is the Revolutionary War's most reckless privateer captain when Devon Lindsay stows away aboard his ship after her Connecticut town has been burned by the British. Raveneau sardonically agrees to deliver her to her childhood sweetheart in Virginia but doesn't count on his own potent attraction to the enchanting, courageous Devon. Through high adventure, swashbuckling sea battles, and the colorful history of America's revolution, the couple battles the fiery passion that binds them together. SILVER STORM is on keeper shelves worldwide. The story of Andre and Devon and their twisting path to true love is one you will want to read over and over! The Raveneau Novels* and The Beauvisage Novels intertwine, with some characters crossing over. Should you wish to read them in chronological order, this is the sequence: 1781- SILVER STORM* 1783 - CAROLINE 1789 - TOUCH THE SUN 1793 - SPRING FIRES (A Beauvisage/Raveneau Novel) 1814 - SURRENDER THE STARS* 1814 - NATALYA 1818 - SILVER SEA* (A Raveneau/Beauvisage Novel) 1903 - TEMPEST* *SILVER STORM was revised in December, 2012, and all reviews posted before that date which refer to the hero's unforgiveable behavior are inaccurate.

Caroline: Volume 2 (Rakes & Rebels)

"Lose yourself in the perfect Romance by a perfect author!" BERTRICE SMALL, New York Times Bestselling Author The year is 1783, and rakish Alexandre Beauvisage is returning from the Revolutionary War when he discovers Caroline, unconscious in the Connecticut woods. Dressed as a boy, she has no memory of her past. Against his better judgment, he takes the lovely foundling with him to his home in Philadelphia and finds his life increasingly complicated as the fiery attraction between them builds and Caro's dangerous past reaches out to her. CAROLINE is Cynthia Wright's unforgettable debut novel and is on keeper shelves worldwide. The story of a confirmed rake and an innocent, spirited young woman, it is filled with sensual romance, evocative history, memorable characters, and the joy of true love. "The First Lady of Colonial American romance breathes life, passion, and vibrant historical details into every page. Magic, sensitivity, and humor have made CAROLINE a classic historical romance for more than 3 decades!" Kathe Robin, RT BOOK REVIEWS "Rakes & Rebels" unites the intertwining Raveneau and Beauvisage family novels into one captivating 9-book series, set in both America and England! RAKES & REBELS 1 - SILVER STORM (1781) 2 - CAROLINE (1783) 3 - TOUCH THE SUN (1789) 4 - SPRING FIRES (1793) 5 - SMUGGLER'S MOON (1798) 6 - SURRENDER THE STARS (1814) 7 - NATALYA (1814) 8 - SILVER SEA (1818) 9 - TEMPEST (1903)

Coming Down

Beth finally has her life back on track. A job she loves, a wealthy husband and a beautiful home are a far cry from the tragedy that struck when she was nineteen. But now that her past seems firmly behind her, an old flame walks back into her life. Bringing back painful memories of a time she's worked hard to forget, reviving a passion she tried to bury years before. Niall is an up-and-coming artist, recently returned from success in America. Volunteering to teach in an inner-city drug clinic, the last person he expects to see is the girl who broke his heart nine years earlier. Working closely together allows their old wounds to heal, forging a deeper connection between them. One that slowly starts to burn. As she becomes tangled up with a neglected child and her drug-addict mother, Beth finds herself drawn to Niall. But neither of them can anticipate how hard it is to tread the thin line between friendship and desire.

The Billionaire's Counterfeit Girlfriend: Volume 1 (The Pryce Family)

A Pryce Family Novel Curvaceous beauty Hilary Rosenberg doesn't believe in love. She only goes out with nice guys who won't expect passionate romance--until a notorious womanizer demands she repay a favor with four weeks of counterfeit dates.Billionaire playboy Mark Pryce doesn't do relationships. In fact, he's never been with the same woman for more than three months. But when his matchmaking mother tries to sabotage his bachelorhood, he needs a stand-in girlfriend. Luckily, Hilary owes him big time. But as they start to spend more time together, he finds himself wanting to break his first rule: never get too close...Note: Previously published as "Four Weeks Till Forever."

The Tycoon's Revenge: Baby for the Billionaire: Volume 1

Derek Titan is a cutthroat business man that reached his way to the top without looking back once. He left his poor roots behind, and now is seeking revenge for the girl that not only got away, but took the last of his trust with her. Jasmine Freeman had loved Derek with a teenager's naivete and because her father lied to her, she spent ten years thinking he had left her, and she has a secret that he is about to find out. When Derek takes over Jasmine's father's company, they will be together for the first time in ten years and their passion will rekindle. Derek is determined to have Jasmine, and she is determined to fight him, but in the end there is not much that can extinguish the blaze of passion between them. Take the journey with Derek and Jasmine, and Derek's cousins who bring humor, love, and character to the story. You will fall in love with Derek and then want to read about his cousin's Drew and Ryan."

Meant To Be: Volume 1 (Heaven Hill)

Single mother. Laid off factory worker. Drug runner for the Heaven Hill Motorcycle Club. When Denise Cunningham is served with foreclosure papers on her birthday it's the last straw in a long line of bad luck. Sitting and crying about things has never been how she solved her problems, but this time she decides to do just that. A phone call interrupts her pity party and changes the course of her life forever. Loyal brother. Grease monkey mechanic. Vice President of the Heaven Hill Motorcycle Club. William Walker Jr., known as Liam to his club, needs a new recruit that is just naive enough and desperate enough to do what he asks without question. When Denise Cunningham lands in his lap, he decides to hire her - not because he wants to, because he has to. Neither are comfortable in their new roles, but he needs help and she can't stand to lose anything else. As bullets fly and a local Bowling Green, KY reporter works to bring the club down, Liam and Denise find themselves getting closer to one another. When the stakes get high and outside forces try to keep them away from each other, they have to decide if they really are meant to be."

Widow Walk

Six Months in Montana

Molly Bishop loves living in Manhattan and managing a boutique luxury hotel. She's about to be promoted to her dream job of General Manager, the role she's been striving for her entire career. There's only one thing standing in her way. The will of her childhood friend, Christian Ford's grandfather. She hasn't even seen Christian in over ten years, but a recent run-in with his grandfather during a rare visit home, resulted in a new condition to the will. Christian will only inherit the ranch he's been running and the real estate development business that he has expanded, if he marries Molly and stays married for at least six months. This is what I would call a cozy romance, it's romantic and sweet and is set in a small fictional town about 30 miles from Bozeman, MT. Warning, if you prefer your stories with the bedroom doors wide open and the windows steamed up, you may be disappointed.: ) I love to cook and try new recipes and if you do too, you may want to check out the recipe I included at the end of the book, for Lazy Lobster Casserole, the dish that Molly serves her guests at the Rose Cottage Inn's first wine dinner. It's a recipe I know by heart and have made a million times and is great for special occasions. It's a holiday tradition in our family to have it every Christmas Eve.: ) This is a novel of about 50k words and 215 pages. Excerpt Chapter One This is a joke right?" Christian Ford looked at his lawyer, and best friend, Travis Jones in disbelief. Now he understood why Travis had insisted that he come by his office for an official reading of his grandfather's will. "Are you seriously telling me that he changed his will less than a month before he died, and added this condition?" "I'd love to tell you I'm kidding, but your grandfather was very clear about what he wanted." Travis added, "I tried to talk him out of it. Told him you haven't even seen her in years. But he was insistent, said he ran into her at the market last month. She was home for a quick vi

The Man Without Rules: Volume 1

Sebastian Boa defies all the rules. There isn't a woman who doesn't want the notoriety of being in his bed. When he crosses paths with Mariss Red at one of his clubs, his interest is quickly piqued, and he sets out to make a play for the confident beauty. But Mariss is married, and she has no desire to lose what she loves for a one night stand with the indulgent playboy. When an attempt is made on Mariss' life, Sebastian rushes to her side. Those closest to him know that it's only a matter of time before his new infatuation causes him to crash and burn. For a man who lives on the edge, the Rules of the chase become clear at the start. If he wants to win Mariss, he will have to play on her turf. Boundaries and all. The harder Sebastian tries, the more Mariss refuses, and the harder it gets to keep his control. The Man Without Rules finds himself changing to be worthy of the one woman who has ever told him no.

Mobster's Girl: Volume 1

Gripping my chest is the only way to hold myself together or what's left of me will fall out. The past week has enlightened me on one thing-I don't care. Megan, Mobster's Girl I didn't even hesitate. I took two strides and blasted him in the face with my fist. He was ready for it this time-unlike in church. He tried to hit me back but I ducked and smashed him again. Antonio, Mobster's Girl You can't help what family you're born into or what lies they keep from you. You can't help it if they mold and shape you just the way they wanted. Are monsters born or made? Antonio and Megan have a timeless issue. They were told to stay away from each other. They try, they really do. But they are drawn to each other. Antonio is eighteen and the up and coming mob boss of Palmetto, New Jersey. Megan is a girl uprooted from the grassy plains of Ireland at the age of five. Now she's seventeen and faced with horrors she never thought existed. Mature YA, adult language, underage drinking, violence

Dark Siren

When the mysterious and passionate Rhane rescues Kali from an attacker in the theater parking lot, they form an immediate, smoldering connection. But Kali doesn't remember Rhane or anything from their past. As far as Kali knows, she's just a seventeen-year-old kid coping with an insatiable hunger for the "spark" or energy of others, feeding on classmates to survive. A unique artifact-one that may hold the key to returning Kali's memories-is uncovered by the archaeology firm where she works part-time, sending Kali and Rhane on a dangerous journey that leads them to the Forbidden City, into the unforgiving Gobi, and into the ruins of Rhane's ancient homeland. As they fight for survival, Kali begins to discover who she really is and the true power she possesses. But Rhane still harbors a secret that could destroy Kali...unless old enemies kill her first.

One Ride: Hellions Motorcycle Club: Volume 2 (Hellions Ride)

Delilah "Doll" Reklinger couldn't imagine life with anyone other than a Hellion. However, she doesn't believe a Hellion will come along and prove himself worthy enough to her father, Roundman, Hellions' Club President. Content in living in the bubble of safety the motorcycle club family provides, Doll doesn't think danger surrounds her. Roundman has kept the Hellions contained for the last thirty years by controlling the chaos surrounding their lifestyle. When the dangerous side of their business comes knocking on his door, he realizes his precious Doll isn't safe. The Hellions' code may be that women and children are off limits, but that doesn't mean their enemies follow the same moral compass. Roundman makes a decision to send his only child away to a charter club in hopes the trouble won't follow. Talon 'Tripp' Crews has been ordered to take Doll on one ride away to keep her safe. It's one ride across the country, one simple ride. She's off limits; his head knows this, but his body can't deny the sparks between them. Constantly in close confines together, can they deny the chemistry? Will they give in to the attraction between them? Can one ride turn lust into love?

Carson Manor: Volume 1