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Against All Odds by Kira Adams


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Carnival


K.B. Nelson - 2014
    Maybe that’s what led her to sleep with a perfect stranger at the county fair. Finding out he was a carnie was like winning the bonus round of the world’s worst game.Blue grew up in the carnival, never staying anywhere long enough to call home. He never thought of himself as the type to seduce a local, let alone fall in love with one, but his impulsiveness got the better of him this time. He should go where the carnival takes him, but for the first time he’s not sure if he wants to follow.When he makes the decision to stick around, Charlie eagerly follows him down the rabbit hole; into a world with no regard for consequences or regret. Most of all, he shows her that home isn’t a place, it’s a feeling they can create and share. For a price. Because the higher the roller coaster goes, the faster it all comes crashing down.

Rush Into You


Brianna Lee - 2014
    His eyes are irresistible.He is captivating. He treats me with respect.He sees me.Ryker brings happiness into my life of regret, but I don’t know if I deserve happiness.Some mistakes can never be forgiven.Or can they?

Three Days of Rain


Christine Hughes - 2012
    Things haven’t been easy for Jacob Morgan. Persecuted by the ghosts of his past, Jake lives each day just going through the motions, barely getting by. Then Lily Burns comes to town and befriends him. As Jake starts to heal, he begins to hope that he has finally overcome the mistakes and tragedies that have tormented him for so long. But just when he thinks his problems are solved, his past comes back to haunt him, and once again, Jake is confronted by situations he is ill-equipped to handle. Can Jake hold on to the progress he has made, or will the lies, guilt, and secrets he’s tried to ignore shove him back into an abyss from which there is no escape?

Flightless


L. Duarte - 2017
    Mine went like this: Once upon a time, I met a boy. He was the most handsome fella in the land. I fell in love. Together, we had cosmic chemistry. I believed I would live a life of unending bliss. Until he broke my heart. Shattered it to pieces. And I lived unhappily ever after instead. The end.Or so I thought. Life found a way to reunite us. But to change that unhappy ending, I had to learn how to forgive. And my heart seemed unable to do so. This is a love story. But it is also, much more. It’s the story of how I coped with my shortcomings, my fears and rewrote my destiny. Everyone has a story. This is mine.

Billionaire's Quadruplet Baby Scandal


Ciara Cole - 2019
    She was the girl from my past I could never forget.The girl I’d let slip through my fingers…I had everything a man could wantMoneyPowerGood looksThe cars, the penthouses, the yachtsModels at my fingertips.My father’s company was my lifeMy destinyIt was the only world I’d ever knownBut then there she was in the gardenThe only girl I’d ever wantedThe one I’d let get away Kayla Russell She was even more beautiful than I rememberedThose curls.That skinThat bodyNow I have to put things right.I have to make her mine.But to keep this company I’ve got to marry anotherAnd there are people who’ll stop at nothing to see me fall into lineHow can I be with the woman I loveWithout destroying us both? Note: Billionaire's Quadruplet Baby Scandal is a steamy second chance romance between a sexy billionaire and his first love.

He Has Your Eyes


Vixa Vaughn - 2020
    on a handsome young boy?I know he’s my son. I’m not giving either of them up, ever again.I’m stunned, but I’m spurred to action.I’m going to win back his mom.Be a real part of my son’s life, because I already love him so much.Nothing and no one is standing in my way.I’m the luckiest man in the world, falling in love at first sight...twice.First with Vivica. The only woman for me.Then, our son. He’s smart, sweet, and he’s my whole world now.Can I erase the pain of the past and get us to happily ever after - as a family?Guess you’ll have to read to find out...

Dread (Masonry Ink )


S.H. Richardson - 2019
    They all betray you in the end. Jerome Red They call me Dread, but what’s in a name? Don’t mess with me, and I won’t fuck with you. Simple. I’m an ex-con and a drifter. My victim wants to punish me, keep me running for the rest of my life, but her time is nearly up. This is just supposed to be another small town to kick around in until my debt to society is paid. Masonry Ink may be a reason to stick around… if I survive. Michelle Tremont I made a mistake three years ago, and I am still paying the price for it. My parents threw me away. I’m alone and frightened, living a life that is one big disappointment after another. Until the day my new housemate blows into town. Tattooed and crass, he should scare the pants off me. Perhaps that’s what he had in mind all along. I’m ready to reclaim my life again. Fear won’t stop me. The days of playing victim are over. One hardened man looking for redemption. A broken girl searching for safety. An unlikely alliance forged in stone Originally published as part of the USA Today Best-Selling Wanted: An Outlaw Anthology now extended to a full length novel.

Her Adopted Baby That Came With Hidden Secrets


Justeen Jones - 2020
    She didn’t expect everything that would come with it though. She was ready for diapers, a terrible love life and a lifetime of commitment to her little girl, but what she was not ready for was the father of her adopted baby showing up. It is one thing for the father of her child to suddenly make an appearance, but it is entirely another to find out he is someone from her past.Damion Wood is trying to make amends. He wants nothing more than a relationship with the daughter he was once forced to give up, and he is willing to do anything he can to make it happen.Can Nicole trust him? Can Damion step up to the plate? And at the end of it all, are feelings with someone you have to spend so much time with inevitable?Find out in this sizzling hot BWWM romance by Justeen Jones of BWWM Love.

The Billionaire's Valentine: Untouched Surrogate


Simone Rivers - 2020
    I wanted to know what it felt like to be taken by a man before having someone else's baby. I am normally a shy girl, but this handsome billionaire swept me off my feet. He gave me a night I'll never forget. But fairy tales don't last forever. I had a job to do, and I intended to do it. But during the doctor's visit, I got a big surprise: I'm already pregnant! And who is the father? The powerful man busting down the door, demanding answers. He takes one look at me, and my world changes. He's been looking for me since that night, and now that he's found me, he's not letting me go. He's intent on being my man and the father of our baby.

Tatum: Taming the Professor (The Campbell Brothers, #4)


T.C. Clark - 2020
    He liked the order he'd set up in his life, and love was definitely not on his agenda.Tatum had watched his brothers fall victim to love, and although he was happy for them, he had other plans for his life. Plans that were being challenged by his feisty new colleague.Sabrina Richardson was the new professor in town, and she loved every minute of it. She'd landed a teaching position at one of the top universities in Scotland. She'd worked hard for the job, and her students were adjusting well to unusual teaching methods.Everything was going great until the chief of the Science department arrived at her door with questions about her curriculum. Tatum Campbell was condescending, arrogant, and sexy as hell.The chemistry between them was unwanted but undeniable. Can Tatum and Sabrina fight the tension building between them, or will Tatum end up just like his brothers?Tune in here to find out....

Doctor's Secret Love Child


Brittney Brooke - 2020
    I wasn’t expecting her.EricIn my profession,I couldn’t get distracted.Too many lives depended on it . . .Until she became my patient.Jewel Martell.Now, there was a woman hard to forget:Mocha skin,Sultry eyes,Curves for days . . .Damn.If I could have hit rewind,I wouldn’t have hesitatedBut things are different now. And Jewel has kept a little secret from me. The daughter I never met... JewelWhat were the freaking odds?Of all the ERs in New York,I had to end up in his.Eric “McSteamy” Thwaite’s.But if he thought we would “rekindle” things,He was profoundly mistaken.You can’t change the past.Life doesn’t work that way.Besides, he chose his career over us.How could I forgive that?Well, on the flip side, how could he forgive me?After all, I never told him about our secret daughter....

Feeling This


Heather Allen - 2013
    It will re-release on Septemer 16, 2014.Whoever said life is hard didn’t know the half of it! Completely devastated when his life is ripped out from underneath him, Jordan Rhodes decides to take a break. A break from everything he’s always known; the country club life-style, his life-long friends and his overbearing parents. He just wants to be free to get lost and not feel the pain he has endured.Kimber Maguire has been dealt the tough card her entire life. An ailing mom, a sister who refuses to face reality and a yearning for the one that got away, she finds putting one foot in front of the other as her only saving grace. What she really wants is to be free of feeling the pressure that is her life, free to get lost.But when Jordan finds Kimber while losing himself, they both discover, sometimes you just need to feel to be found.

Two Outta Three (Two Outta Three #1)


S. Briones Lim - 2015
     Unfortunately he didn’t feel the same way about me, and to make matters worse, he moved away in the middle of our senior year, completely cutting me off. Now after a few years (and did I mention a new guy?) I am hit with the biggest bombshell of all—Jesse is moving back to town! I know I should be happy, but I can’t help but feel a bit nervous about our reunion, especially since I never once stopped loving him. Will things be weird between us? Will we struggle to reconnect? But even more importantly… Will he finally feel the same way about me?

Surreptitious


D. Breeze - 2013
    The air she breathes, the life she leads and everyone who is involved with her, except....The guy who has it all. The house, the car, the money, the brothers, the life. No one knows the true Jackson Brent. Everyone has an opinion, he lets them. Gorgeous, charismatic, secretive, egotistical and damn proud of it. Jackson is everything Taylor can’t stand, but she is everything he wants. She’s his new challenge, he’s determined to have her and he never loses. Does he?How long can the game go on before it’s just not fun anymore?

Love Wasted


Shirl Rickman - 2017
    She loves him not. When Cassandra Porter was seven years old, she fell in love with her next door neighbor and her best friends brother. Cass loved that boy every single day…until he broke her heart and all that remained were the pieces. Five years and what feels like a lifetime apart, that boy—now a grown and sexy, warm blooded man—is thrust back into her life. He might make her temper flair and blood boil, but a few unresolved feelings are no match for the way her heart races when he is near… She drives him the good kind of crazy. Paxton Luke led his life with one thing on his mind: success. Friends and family come first, with no room for emotional attachments—not even with the neighbor girl, who's turned into a complete knockout. His sister's best friend. Emotions only lead to love, and love was trouble. They’re determined to fight this undeniable attraction to the bitter end. It’s too damn bad their hearts are about to get love drunk-- wasted on love.