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The Other Woman

Ann O'Leary - 1999
    Yet, as too many lovers have discovered too late, though Joanna's bedroom door is always open, she keeps her wounded heart under lock and key.Knowing too well Joanna's "love 'em and leave 'em" reputation, beautiful Fiona Maddison is determined to keep their friendship platonic -- unless she can break through Joanna's impenetrable public persona. But as the sexual tension between them starts to smolder, Fiona's resolve starts to melt.Editor: Christine CassidyGenre: Romance

Designed for Love

Erin Dutton - 2008
    The project becomes more interesting when she meets the devastatingly attractive contractor, Wil Johnson. But Wil wants nothing to do with her. She's been underestimated for most of her life and is not about to get involved with a big-city snob.

Punk and Zen

J.D. Glass - 2007
    That? She saves for music, whether she's playing guitar or DJing...and everyone dances to her tune. But when the dreams Nina works so hard for start to fall into place, the past she thinks she's left behind returns. As she opens herself - to everything - Nina learns that being punk alone is not enough. She needs to love and be loved, to let go - without losing herself. Angst, sex, love, rock - 'Nuff said.

Playing With Fuego

K.G. MacGregor - 2012
    Three years later, the girl and her dreams long gone, Daphne is eking out a living as a coordinator for a nonprofit home builder. Heaven help the next woman who dangles empty promises.Maribel Tirado León’s “anger issues” have earned her community service on Daphne’s jobsite, and their mutual misery makes them unlikely friends. Daphne can’t help her fascination with the exotic Mari, who moves in the powerful circles of the white-hot Latin side of Miami.Yachts on Biscayne Bay, glitzy clubs in South Beach…Mari’s access to money seems endless. But just when answers might save her wary heart questions are the last thing on Daphne’s mind.

Like Lovers Do

Lori L. Lake - 2011
    Lake, winner of the Ann Bannon AwardKennie McClain is a security guard who, unbeknownst to her tenants, owns the Allen Arms where she works. She’s still recovering from the loss of her partner three years earlier and has moved from upstate New York to Portland to escape the tragedy. In her off hours, she rehabs apartments and nurses a broken heart.Lily Gordon, a nationally-acclaimed painter, lives in the Allen Arms penthouse. She’s beautiful and accomplished – and haunted after her lover ditches her. Sparks fly in a big way when Kennie and Lily finally connect . . . but then in one shattering moment, Lily betrays her, and Kennie’s world comes crashing down, leaving her untrusting and in deep emotional pain. Can Kennie ever rise above these losses and risk her heart again?

Someone Like You

Syd Parker - 2013
    As an artist, Aspen tried to pour her feelings into her art in hopes of healing, but five years later, she’s still trying to move on. There’s just one thing keeping Lex Tataris from marrying her girlfriend, Cassidy Scott – being married to another woman. A divorce should be simple enough. Go home to Vermont and live there long enough to file the paperwork. When Aspen offers to live with Lex for the six months it will take to prove residency in Vermont, she figures it will be a chance for her to get closure and move on. Lex is certain everything will go smoothly and she will be free to marry Cassidy soon enough. The two women soon discover that letting go may not be as easy as they thought or what they wanted after all.

Caution: Under Construction

T.J. Vertigo - 2004
    Being that she's blonde, cocky as hell with a body to die for, that task is a very easy one indeed. Enter Keefer Gibson, a very unhappy woman in a miserable relationship. She's six feet of tall, dark and gorgeous, but sadly her girlfriend has taken all self worth away. Sparks fly when the two meet, being that Keefer is a site inspector. Their journey is one that will require patience, love and understanding. Just the kind of relationship Sheridan knows nothing of. With the help of their friends, the two women find what had been missing their entire lives.

The Reunion

Susan X. Meagher - 2013
    Nearly everyone is mildly curious about their classmates' fortunes, but for some, the promise of soothing past hurts proves irresistible. Living in her native England, Jemma had largely forgotten about her traumatic senior year. But now that she's back in America, that damned invitation keeps nudging her�reminding her of the unexplored path she'd been sure she was hers for the taking.Shelby hasn't fared as well as Jemma. Or maybe she's just not been able to vanquish the past. No matter what has gotten her stuck�she feels like she's fallen into quicksand. Maybe going to the reunion will let her connect with some old friends, to free herself from whatever is stopping her from living the life she was called to experience.To most, the potential of meeting your old classmates again promises an evening of shared memories. For Jemma and Shelby, this reunion will change their worlds.


Rachel Spangler - 2012
    Blue-collar boi Joey Lang is too insecure to even approach her—that is until her well-meaning but meddling best friend Lisa decides to break the ice and makes Joey a life-coaching appointment with Elaine. A session meant to bring clarity only leaves them both feeling more confused about their purpose in life and love.Will Joey be able to find the strength to chase the woman of her dreams, and even if she does, will Elaine be willing to risk the life she loves for the woman who could be the love of her life?

Survival of Love

Frankie J. Jones - 2004
    They've been through everything together, always finding comfort and solace in their enduring friendship. After living apart for years, they're now following their lifelong dream of opening their own flower shop together. Life has never been better. The last time Jody met Denise's daughter, Ellen was nothing more than a seventeen-year-old whiney, spoiled brat. So when Denise announces that the now twenty-six-year-old Ellen is returning home with a broken heart, Jody can't help feeling a total lack of sympathy for the younger woman. But then Denise tells Jody that Ellen has confided that she's a lesbian…and who better than Jody to take Ellen under her wing and show her the lesbian life in San Antonio? Jody cannot believe that the once spoiled child has grown into such a kind and exquisite woman. She and Ellen find their attraction for each other overwhelming…but can they confront and overcome all of the challenges that lay ahead? Not only is Denise furious about their new relationship, but Ellen's ex-lover has come to town to try to win her back…and then there's something even more devastating that could threaten to tear all of them apart forever

Tangerine Twist

Suzie Carr - 2011
    And she will, as soon as the idea of performing doesn’t scare the voice out of her. Until then she orchestrates another life;predictable, responsible, and dull. Then Kara walks on stage, a flirty goddess with long, wavy hair and sultry caramel-flecked eyes that drip with sex appeal. Inhibitions and commitments fall like shattered glass, as the duo form a musical sensation. Becca is big! But can self indulgence substitute for self respect? Can a wild ride stop at happiness? In this fast paced, sexy novel, finding out what really matters in life doesn;t always mean you get it. Or does it?

Falling Through Shooting Stars

Nancy Ann Healy - 2015
    The executive director of Boston’s Fledger Foundation, she and her wife, Carrie, are raising three children, one from Julia’s first marriage…but being content is not the same as being happy.Katie Brennan is the popular host of a network television morning show. She has two children and a husband who plays major-league baseball. Rumors of her husband’s infidelity are troubling, but she knows how often the media reports innuendo and half-truths instead of facts.When the two women collaborate on a fundraising program for a new diversity center, they immediately strike up a friendship, one that only grows stronger when Katie discovers her husband has indeed been unfaithful.As Katie’s marriage fails, she realizes she is intensely attracted to her friend. Surprised by her own feelings, Katie distances herself from Julia, straining their relationship.For her part, Julia needs time to heal the wounds of her marriage. She’s not sure Katie will accept a romantic relationship, however, a doubt that gives her pause.Before either woman can move on, they need to find and accept themselves. Love might feel like falling through shooting stars, but sometimes it takes time for the stars to fall.

The Feel of Forever

Lyn Denison - 2006
    She lives on an island off the coast of Queensland and successfully runs the art gallery that her mother began. She loves her work, her family and her good friends. And as for love? Well, it's been eight long years since Bailey Macrae walked away and broke Felicity's heart... choosing career and conventional lifestyle over love. Eight long years - and Felicity is finally moving on. Then Felicity learns that Bailey - the face of Australian current affairs television - is returning to the island, and suddenly her hard-won composure is being put to the test. Felicity soon discovers that she isn't quite sure what she fears the most - that Bailey will want to pick up where they left of... or that she won't...

Welcome to Ruby's

K.C. Luck - 2018
    The bar is where they all go to commiserate over drinks about crappy jobs, wrecked relationships, and life in general. Everyone is family and everyone comes to Ruby’s. Even though her job sucks, Allie’s life appears to be taking an especially good turn when a gorgeous dark-haired stranger comes walking into Ruby’s and sweeps her off her feet. As much as she wants to deny how she feels, the chemistry between them is an eleven on a scale of one to ten. Struggling through a nasty divorce, Vivian Wade is not looking for any more complications in her already crazy life, but when she goes north to Portland to check on business, she sees a blonde woman who takes her breath away. Although a relationship is the last thing she wants, she cannot deny what her body is telling her. When their worlds collide, all starts perfectly, until Allie learns Ruby’s has been sold to an investor. A woman from Los Angeles, named Vivian, who plans to change everything.

Melt My Heart

Anna Cove - 2020
    Hoping people will forget, Laura takes leave from her soap opera role and escapes to the small Catskill Mountain town of Love Falls. The public needs a break from her, and she needs a safe place to have her baby.She just didn't expect that "safe place" to be on the side of a deserted mountain road.Dylan Wilson exists only to help others.Three years ago, a car accident stole Dylan's wife and her joy. Her job as a 9-1-1 operator is the only thing that drags her out of bed in the morning. When she meets Laura, she feels a spark of something she hasn't in years. And later, when she responds to Laura's emergency call, that spark fans into a flame she can't resist reaching for.Dylan knows all too well the pain of loss. Falling for Laura, someone who doesn't belong in her small-town world or her small-town life, could be a sure path to heartache. But despite her misgivings, she flutters to Laura's luminescence, unable to turn away.Has Dylan found the one who will burn her to cinders or the one who can finally melt the ice around her heart?Don't miss the sexy, sensual, joyous first novel in the Catskill Crew lesbian romance series, complete with a progressive and artistic small town, fun side characters, and a deep romance that will tick all your boxes.