Author: Carla Neggers
In a town of flamboyance, wealth and family feuds, a mystery of the past is about to resurface, in this classic romantic suspense by New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers. Despite her success as a young entrepreneur, Dani Pembroke is a haunted woman. Long ago her mother vanished without a trace, leaving Dani to live with her wealthy relatives, who have their own questionable pasts. Although the residents of Saratoga, New York, gossip that Lilli Pembroke’s disappearance will never be solved, Dani is confident that she will find the truth one day. That day draws near when security expert Zeke Cutler arrives in Saratoga. The two join forces in an effort to find out what really happened to Lilli Pembroke. But Dani is unaware that her fearless partner has his own reasons for uncovering the truth…and that their search is putting them on track to collide with a killer who will do anything to keep that secret buried. Originally published in 2008
Author: Meryl Sawyer
Publisher: Open Road Media
An Arizona journalist enters a world of danger—and desire—when she blows the cover of a deadly covert operative in this spellbinding romantic suspense novel from New York Times–bestselling author Meryl Sawyer Kelly Taylor’s career as an investigative journalist was derailed by a news story that resulted in tragedy. Now, she’s back in Sedona lying low as a local reporter for her grandfather’s paper. But she may get another shot at the brass ring. After vanishing twenty-five years ago, the long-lost son of a powerful state senator has turned up in her Arizona town. With few memories of his childhood, Logan McCord grew up to become a trained killer who fights terrorism. A twist of fate reunites the Special Ops agent with his family, but the homecoming isn’t what he expected. With his true identity exposed, Logan’s enemies know where to find him. As Kelly and Logan start to fall for each other, her quest to find an abandoned child takes them to Venezuela. But in Logan’s dangerous world, there’s no shortage of enemies who want to make him disappear and nowhere for him and Kelly to hide from a killer whose lust for money and power runs lethally deep.
Author: Brinda Berry
Publisher: Sweet Biscuit Publishing LLC
Tempting Fate (a Serendipity novel #2) When two worlds collide, it can only be fate. Collin knows trouble when he sees it. A beautiful girl crashing into his car? She should be flashing a neon DANGER sign. He knows better than to get involved with a fresh-faced babe who could break his already-tattered heart. After graduating from college, he's on track to start over in a new place. He's discovering what he wants from life, away from the shadow of his overbearing father and the betrayal of his cheating ex-fiancé. Veronica's home life morphs from trailer park to homeless after a bloody fight between her brother and her ex. She's on the run from a situation that promises to be deadly. Without a home, money, or friends, she's at Collin's mercy. Fate brought them together. Will a secret from her past tear them apart? Keywords for Tempting Fate: romantic suspense, new adult, college, runaway, abuse relationships, and mystery.
Author: Jane Green
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
From Jane Green, the New York Times bestselling author of such beloved novels as Jemima J, The Beach House, Another Piece of My Heart, comes an enthralling and emotional story about how much we really understand the temptations that can threaten even the most idyllic of relationships.... Gabby and Elliott have been happily married for eighteen years. They have two teenaged daughters. They have built a life together. Forty-three year old Gabby is the last person to have an affair. She can't relate to the way her friends desperately try to cling to the beauty and allure of their younger years...And yet, she too knows her youth is quickly slipping away. She could never imagine how good it would feel to have a handsome younger man show interest in her—until the night it happens. Matt makes Gabby feel sparkling, fascinating, alive—something she hasn't felt in years. What begins as a long-distance friendship soon develops into an emotional affair as Gabby discovers her limits and boundaries are not where she expects them to be. Intoxicated, Gabby has no choice but to step ever deeper into the allure of attraction and attention, never foreseeing the life-changing consequences that lie ahead. If she makes one wrong move she could lose everything—and find out what really matters most. A heartfelt and complex story, Tempting Fate will have readers gripped until they reach the very last page, and thinking about the characters long after they put the book down.
Author: Pamela Clare
A woman with no roots... Naomi fled the cult-like nightmare of her childhood and learned to rely on one person-herself. Her resourcefulness keeps her alive during a catastrophe in the mountains, but it's no help at all when it comes to Chaska Belcourt, the sexy EMT who saves her life. Raised to feel shame about her body and sex, she is putty in Chaska's hands as he strips away her armor, exposing the vulnerable woman beneath, awakening desires in her that she'd been taught to ignore. A kiss that changes everything... Chaska Belcourt grew up on the reservation, the son of a hereditary Sun Dance chief. He left all of that behind for a new life in Colorado as an engineer with an aerospace firm and a member of the elite Rocky Mountain Search & Rescue Team. He doesn't share his sister's belief that fate led him to find Naomi. But from the first moment their lips touch, he can't get enough of her. A love that transforms... As the passion between them turns into something more, Chaska is forced to admit that his sister is right. There's no other way to explain the depth of his feelings for Naomi-or the fact that he and his people might hold the key to unraveling the mysteries of her past. But she will have to learn to trust again before the two of them can find the answers she needs-and claim this once-in-a-lifetime love.
Author: Mandy M. Roth
Publisher: Raven Happy Hour
Rockstars, dark princes, werewolves, vampires and fated mates... what is a girl to do? Lindsay Willows craves a simple life. One where she can make a difference without drawing too much attention to herself. As the daughter of both a vampire and a fae, the cards were already stacked against her. Finding out she’s the supposed mate of a dark fae prince doesn’t help matters. Especially when there are those who will stop at nothing to prevent her from mating with a prince she’s never even met. When Exavier Kedmen, the incredibly sexy front man for a world-famous band, shows up wanting her to go back to working in a field she left three years ago, she can’t explain the strong feelings that surface for a man she barely knows. Lindsay finds herself confronting demons from her past, coming to terms with the ones in the present, and finally looking forward to a future with the man she was created for. And she discovers evil doesn’t care who it hurts to obtain its goals, but even the evilest of things fear something, or in the case of Exavier, someone.
American Mail order brides of the West, historically inspired clean and wholesome short story romance. Mid-Summer 1878: Colorado Territory This historically inspired Western romance much-loved series is about empowered women who turn around their hopeless circumstances in this mid-19th-century tale of the old West, with strong faith and discover genuine men and true love. Hilda Mannheim is a young German immigrant looking for a better life after tragedy leaves her alone and adrift in her native Berlin. She arrives in New York City with hopes and dreams of a future in America. Unfortunately, fate conspires against her and she's forced to consider the unthinkable. She replies to an ad for a mail-order bride placed by trapper-guide Hunter Stone, seeking a bride to travel west with him as part of a small wagon party. It's only after she arrives in Milwaukee that Hilda realizes that marrying Hunter is only the first of more challenges she must face after marrying a half-breed Indian during a time when Indian-white conflicts are still fresh in the memory of her fellow travelers. How does Hilda confront the prejudice against her and her new husband? Has she tempted fate one too many times? Will Hunter be her dream come true or will she me meeting her maker soon? Join the wagon train heading west across the Plains as Hunter and Hilda confront challenges, obstacles and bigotry every mile along the way. Discover and revel in Hilda's zest for adventure and depth of faith. Meet Hunter and delve into his deeply ingrained heritage. Get to know other members of the wagon train including outspoken Ned Casey and his wife Lucy, young widow Martha and her two young children, and the obstinate and often disagreeable wagon master, Daniel Olsen. Will the travelers pull together during their journey or allow deeply ingrained bias to tear them apart? ...."a story of hope, fear, romance, suspense and true love.".... While this book is part of a romance series, it can definitely be read as a standalone book. Katie Wyatt: #1 Best Seller in New Release Romance #1 Best Seller in 90 Minute Short Reads #1 Best Seller in Frontier & Pioneer Western Fiction #1 Best Seller in Western & Frontier Christian Romance #1 Best Seller in Christian Westerns #1 Best Seller in Historical #1 Best Seller in Collections & Anthologies #1 Best Seller in Teen & Young Adult #1 Best Seller in Religion & Spirituality #1 Best Seller in Children's Christian Books ALWAYS FREE on Kindle Unlimited or Amazon Prime Katie Wyatt's Clean and Wholesome novel American mail order bride historical Western book romance series are enjoyment for all ages from Teen & Young Adult to a more mature audience.
Author: Alissa Johnson
They ve teased each other mercilessly since childhood, but Whittaker Cole, Earl of Thurston, and Miss Mirabelle Browning are about to discover that trading kisses is much more enjoyable than trading barbs."
Author: Meryl Sawyer
Publisher: Open Road Media
A Miami search and rescue expert and the ex–Navy SEAL she once loved reunite in Key West, plunging into a maze of secrets, lies, and cold-blooded murder Jennifer Whitmore is the last person Kyle Parker expects to see in his counterterrorism seminar. Fifteen years ago, she was the love of his life. Now a respected member of Miami’s K-9 search and rescue unit, Jennifer is working undercover on an antiterrorism task force. She’s crazy about her partner, Sadie, a droopy-eyed bloodhound. She’s also engaged to another man. But when Jennifer and Kyle join forces to rescue a missing child, their passion reignites. But someone doesn’t want the lovers to reconnect. When murder rocks the island and Jennifer becomes the prime suspect, Kyle must clear her name before violence claims another victim. Their search for the truth will drive them into a labyrinth of secrets and lies that has its twisted roots in Thunder Bay, an exclusive resort with a dark history.
Author: Amber Lin
Publisher: Loose Id
Rose Murphy is ready to break free from her brother's control. She's going to open her own ballet studio. And most of all, she's going to live without fear. So when she sees her brother's lawyer, the man she's lusted after for years, she gives in to her body's desires. A sexy show through her bedroom window whets both their appetites. On Drew's next visit, he returns the striptease favor. Mutual masturbation gives way to a naughty late night phone call. She's a breath away from everything she's hoped for, but not everyone wants them to be together. When the relationship comes to light, their sensual bliss may be shattered.
Half Moon Bay
Author: Meryl Sawyer
Publisher: Open Road Media
A woman is hunted by both a killer and the FBI—until a fatal car crash gives her the chance to become someone else—in this sizzling tale of romantic suspense from New York Times–bestselling author Meryl Sawyer When her witness protection cover is blown, Amy Conroy flees across the country. With no money and only her dog for company, she steals rides in the trunks of unsuspecting strangers’ cars until a tragic accident lands her in a Key West hospital where she is mistaken for the dead driver. Undergoing reconstructive surgery, Amy becomes almost the mirror image of beautiful Shelly Ralston. Even Matt Jensen, the investigative journalist Shelly was obsessively in love with, believes Amy’s the deceased woman. As Amy lives a lie, she begins to fall for Matt herself and soon discovers how deep passions can run. But her idyllic days in Key West are numbered. The Feds—and a criminal mastermind—are closing in. And now Amy is the only link in a string of murder cases.
Author: April White
Seventeen-year-old Clocker, Saira Elian is back on the run and being hunted by Mongers. The Descendants of War are amassing power in the 21st century, bent on controlling all the Immortal Descendants. Their attempt to kidnap Saira, a rare Descendant of Time and Nature, reveals just how brazen they've become. Archer, the vampire who has loved Saira for over a century, is willing to risk everything to protect her. When a horrific vision reveals Ringo, thief and loyal companion from 1888, being tortured at the hands of the bloodthirsty Bishop Wilder in a Renaissance prison, Saira and Archer realize there has been a ripple in the river of Time, and they must travel to 1554 to find its source and save their friend. Their rescue mission lures them to the Tower of London, site of the most notorious executions in history, where they encounter the mysterious Lady Elizabeth who is confronting a terrible fate of her own. The time-traveler, the vampire, and the thief will need all of their skills and ingenuity as they race against time to steal a document that could change the course of history and put the Immortal Descendants at the mercy of the Mongers. Can they stop a madman bent on collecting the blood of history's most powerful Seer before the executioner's axe falls?
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Author: Julie Kenner, Dee Davis, Kathleen O'Reilly, J. Kenner
Publisher: Martini & Olive
Bad girls need love, too… Lucia. Jezebel. Lola. Three bold, beautiful and sexy women who just happen to be Lucifer’s daughters. And daddy dearest is desperate to retire. On the heels of their brothers’ failures, the devil is putting his faith in his daughters. All they have to do is successfully complete the challenges he sets before them. Surely one of his daughters will win the keys to the Kingdom. But even the most devilishly determined women can find themselves thwarted by that most debilitating of weaknesses. The single most powerful human emotion of all—love…
Author: Kylie Hillman
Revenge or the love of his life?Her soul mate versus her family?Whatever they chose, someone loses.Mik and Maddi. Mad Dog and his Angel. Mikhail Kennedy and Madelaine O'Brien. One without the other just doesn't seem right. They're made for each other; soul mates who've survived every obstacle thrown in their way.It should be smooth sailing from now on. Mik taking his rightful place as the President of the Black Shamrocks MC with his woman by his side. Maddi free from the demons that plague her, finally back in the tender embrace of the love of her life.Revenge. That dish best served cold. The need for it is eating Mik up inside. Filling him with hatred and blinding him to Maddi's struggle. He wants to avenge every wrong done to them while she wishes to forgive and forget. A life filled with love and happiness ought to be their destiny. A future filled with pain and regret appears to be the actual outcome. With the love they've fought so hard to protect at stake, can they let go of the past and stop TEMPTING FATE?WARNING: This story contains triggering content and is not suitable for all readers.Tempting Fate is the fourth book in the International Bestselling Black Shamrocks MC Series. If you enjoy gritty, authentic, and sexy MC reads, then you'll love Kylie Hillman's unique take on MC romance. Continue the wild ride today!