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Chance Taken (Chance Series Book 2)

Diana W. - 2017
    As their friendship strengthens, Kelise’s resistance to relationships—thanks to her past— starts to lower. The possibility of something more with Mike enters her mind but not before he sets his eyes on a new distraction named Danielle Kingston. As Mike and Danielle’s relationship attempts to bloom, Kelise learns some unsettling information about Mike’s new lady, but also finds herself caught up in a distraction of her own with a sexy blast from her past. Mike realizes he may have made a mistake in his choice and now has to deal with the consequences of watching Kelise’s happiness be sparked by another guy. In a series of missed opportunities and misunderstandings, can Mike and Kelise get their minds and hearts on the same page or will they have to deal with a chance not taken? >>>Note: This book is a standalone and can be read as such. However, it is advised and recommended that you check out By Chance as well, which is the first story in the series and connected to the main characters of Chance Taken, to get the complete reading experience <<<

Gunsight Justice

Mike Hundley - 2019
     After the Civil War, Will Garrison takes his family west. Together they build a ranch and battle powerful Indian tribes who have hunted the lands for centuries. A peace feather is offered after a climactic battle. With the Indian tribes and the Garrisons now walking a path of peace, a new threat has emerged… the railroad. Greedy government-backed killers plan to annihilate everyone and claim the land they need to expand their rail lines north across Colorado and into Utah. Their vile, sinister plan is revealed after many fights. Will Garrison’s son, Gabe, fights back and unleashes his pent-up vengeance against the railroad and kills one of their hired mercenaries. A destined meeting of chance leaves him rescuing a bloodied woman and falling hopelessly in love with the dark beauty. May is a brave woman who fights to guard a secret of her own. Together they flee to ancient trails, and as paid assassins track them, it becomes a long vengeance trail of dead men. When May reveals her deadly secret, Gabe finds himself at war with the railroad, an evil killer, and with everything he ever knew. He knows it’s time for GUNSIGHT JUSTICE! This is the action-packed Western that will remind you that freedom is something you must always fight for. Good battles evil as epic conflicts become climatic love scenes, and you find yourself breathlessly riding a trail of danger, deceit and passion with Mike Hundley in this Western that leaves no bullet unfired, no emotion untouched, and no reader left behind. This book was previously published as "The Silver Saddle."

Dragon (Aggadeh Chronicles #2)

William D. Richards - 2017
    The Aggadeh Empire was seeking dragons. Little did Nem expect that he would come face-to-face with both in the far north city of Balon. Is he destined to become an ally of the Empire? Or its prisoner? And what is he going to do with a dragon who might turn the city into a bloodbath?

All Eyes on the Crown 3: The Rise of a New Connect

Tina J. - 2017
    Morgan, is still trying to move past MJ's infidelities and has to make a decision on if she wants to stay with him or not. Gabby is still taking Alex through the ringer and he's had enough. She shut him out, with no intentions of allowing him back in her life. Unfortunately, Gabby gets herself in a situation that can cost her life, but will Alex save her? Joy and AJ are the happy couple in everyone's eyes, that is until, Shayla has the baby and causes major turmoil in their relationship. She is upset that he chose Joy, and does the unthinkable to gain his attention. With everything going on, Akeena, PJ and Armond come up with a plan to take MJ and his family out. MJ and Alex will make them all regret ever coming for the Rodriquez family.

Katarina (Ghosts of River Oaks Book 2)

Sue Fineman - 2014
    They inherit the family fortune, including the old mansion on the river in Florida. The estate called River Oaks is haunted by the ghosts of ancestors and family slaves. Katarina, a teacher, lived on a ranch in Arizona. Her sisters and Boone Callahan, her grandmother’s attorney, help her through an unexpected pregnancy. Kat is attracted to Boone, but he keeps his distance until a boy shows up in his office claiming Boone is his father. Danny’s mother has been murdered, and Boone is afraid the killers will come after the boy. Boone hides Danny at River Oaks. While they’re there, Kat seduces Boone. Their affair grows into love, but he hates that she talks with ghosts and always seems to know what he’s thinking. And then the killers show up and try to take Danny.


Claudia Hall Christian - 2010
    As peace settles on the Castle, darkness looms on the horizon and the pain of former lives threatens to destroy the here and now. Delphie, Jill, Jacob, Sandy, Aden and their loved ones come face to face with their worst demons. But this is Denver Cereal. It takes more than a school brawl, a shooting, prison, a vicious beating or even a death to destroy the love and loyalty that unites this extended family of choice. In Cascade, the beloved Denver Cereal characters return. Pooling their skills and abilities, they confront the past before it overwhelms their present. Cascade is the third installment of the Denver Cereal. An Internet sensation, Denver Cereal is a serial fiction grounded in Uptown Denver, Colorado. - Crunchy, sweet and always addicting, you deserve a little Denver Cereal in your life.

Angel Jacobs: Deputy U.S. Marshal

William H. Joiner Jr. - 2019
    Joiner, Jr. This is action, adventure and gunplay as only Joiner can write it! Ride with the author who gave you “The Legend of Jake Jackson” and “Morgan Porter.” You won’t regret it! When she was 7 years old, Angel saw her father brutally murder her mother. She was adopted by U.S. Marshal Caleb Jacobs and his wife Bonnie. Angel didn’t want to be a schoolteacher like her new Ma. Angel wanted to be a lawman like her new Pa. Outlaws and renegades didn’t believe Deputy U.S. Marshal Angel Jacobs was for real. They learned the truth the hard way at the end of her smoking Colt.

A Bad Boy Captured My Heart

Tay Mo'Nae - 2018
    What’s the point in giving you’re heart to someone, only to have it broken and your trust betrayed? She was perfectly content with the absence of love until Cameron aka Murda enters her life unexpectedly, awakening a need for a connection that she hadn’t realized that she was missing. Cameron just got released from jail after doing a 5 year bid and is back in the streets force. Cam is rude, and trigger happy and won’t hesitate to kill whenever necessary. With a street war going on with an unknown enemy Cameron and his cousin, Justin have too many thing to worry about and love isn’t on his list but meeting Raegan changes that. Cam tries to break the ice around Raegan’s heart but will her closed off behavior make him give up before he starts? Justin and Morgan are together and happy or so it seems. Still dealing with the insecurities from Justin cheating on her Morgan causes unnecessary issues in her relationship. When she takes it too far and a secret is revealed Justin calls it quits and leaves the relationship. Seeing the mistakes she made Morgan struggles trying to get Justin back but will he be willingly to forgive her and come home? Love, wars, and an unexpected reveal from an ex will turn these couples life’s upside down and they’ll have to deal with consequences before it breaks them.

Ghosts of Culloden Moor: Volume 4

L.L. Muir - 2018
    Start with Volume One to read about the magical Gathering that starts it all. Each storyteller of the series is responsible for getting their own Highlander bundles ready for you. In the end, there should be 27 sets in the Collections. These sets will all be available in print so you can fill a shelf if you like.You'll fiind all L.L. Muir's books on her Amazon Author page. Be sure to click the follow button beneath her photo!

Love Me or Lose Me (The Love Me Series Book 3)

A.C. Taylor - 2016
    She's smart, beautiful and takes pride in being a shoulder for everyone to cry on…but when no one is around and reality sets in, she's filled with hurt—a hurt that she can't seem to overcome. Everywhere she turns, she's reminded of the reasons that trust isn't too high on her priority list. But when her heart forms a bond with the one man that she's been trying to steer clear of, her entire mindset begins to change. For most of his life, Caleb has been that guy—the one that no woman should take seriously. He's a playboy, and he doesn't shy away from the title. Women know upfront what he's bringing to the table, and if they don't like it, then they can keep it moving. But what happens when the tables turn? Caleb isn’t used to being the one begging for more, but when it comes to Gabi…that’s exactly the case. He can't stay away, and he doesn't want to. Determined to get what he wants, Caleb goes the extra mile to win Gabi’s heart. But when lines are crossed, and trust is broken, everything takes a turn for the worst. Something so promising quickly turns into heartbreak. Will there be a future for Caleb and Gabi? Or will walking away from each other become their only option?

Beyond Tonight Vol. 5 (Hollywood Dreams)

C.J. Thomas - 2016
     Wes stretched me beyond what I thought possible. One second I was breathing a sigh of relief and the next moment I was gasping for air. It was all too much. The way our lives delicately balanced pleasure and pain was like walking a slippery slope. We had our sights set on turning professional poker player, Vance Cruz, into a superstar, but the media had other plans to distract us from our daily affairs. The walls around me were closing in. And fast. I wanted to run. Wes kept his grip firm, not letting me get too far. Despite his brute strength, they were after me, and they were after Wes. Just when I thought things couldn’t get any worse, the walls were breached. My nerves were raw and I was fatigued. I needed a break. A way out of the chaos surrounding my life. Sheila had her ideas of what I should do, and so did Julia Mabel. And when I flew home to Minnesota thinking that Wes and I were done for good, I learned something that might just save me from losing the love of my life forever. Mature audience only. 18+ This story is planned to unfold over several stories and Vol. 5 ends on a cliffhanger.

Crossing Lines 2: A St. Louis Love Story

Coco Shawnde - 2017
    Lies are revealed and the last people he thought would cross him, DID! Shannon found her happiness with Shontez but then got a shock of her life. She learns quickly that she’s the only one dealing with the damages and consequences of her failed relationship. Troop’s return is unwanted, but that doesn’t stop him from making his presence known. Shannon decides to move on from Shontez even when her heart doesn’t want her to. She flees from St. Louis with not much of a goodbye to her love ones. With time passing, life is working over on her. Being a single parent on her own; she has done it before. With the stressing news she receives, she is more down on her luck than ever. When unwanted circumstances push her to travel back to the place she wished to forget about, Shannon’s life is constantly being tried. With forgiveness being the final form of love, will the two have it when the opportunity presents itself? In this last installment, will Shannon ever be forgiven or are the lies she told too great? Shontez’s feelings have been spat upon, leaving him to trust no one. Find out what crossing the lines with Havok leads to in the END.

The False Ascendant: A Progression Fantasy Epic (Book 2 of The Menocht Loop Series)

Lorne Ryburn - 2022
    Reunited with an old ally from the loop, he must prepare to take part in an international tournament where the most powerful practitioners in the world fight for dominance.And unbeknownst to all, a calamity looms overhead—a continent-shattering trial that only Ian can stop.The Menocht Loop Series is a best-rated serialized novel on Royal Road with over a thousand ratings and millions of views. Now it's an Amazon best-seller.Buy a copy or read free with Kindle Unlimited today!

Duke's Heart

Vivian Rose Lee - 2013
    From the first moment, they met Caitlin “Cat” Smith and Ellington “Duke” Howard had an instant dislike for each other. Caitlin dislikes his arrogant, superior attitude, but he is Zoey Howard-Bryant (Player’s Heart) brother the best and only friend she has. Over the years and after many disagreements somehow she foolishly fell in love with the arrogant, over protective older brother. Love was something Cat avoided, convinced that she could live without it. She had issues in her life that had to be resolved before she could ever consider a relationship with any man, especially one with Ellington “Duke” Howard. Duke Howard knew Caitlin Smith to be stubborn, opinionated, and feisty and he wanted her. Over the years, he fought his attraction because he knew she did not like him, and didn’t mind telling him. She loved his sister and his brother but only putting up with him, until the night after his sister wedding when they found themselves making love through the night. After the best night of his life, she did what she does best. She ran.

The New Girl: Book 10 - Revelation

Katrina Kahler - 2020