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Hot for Talia: A Transgender Romance by Julian Bloom
Don't Feed the Trolls
Erica Kudisch - 2017
Instead of fighting back, I’ve created an alternate account. Male name, male pronouns. And I’ve met this girl. I’ve always liked girls, and Laura’s adorable and smart and never gives up, and she likes me back. Or rather, she likes the man I’m pretending to be. But I can’t tell her I’m a woman without the mob coming after her too.And besides: I might not be a woman, not really.The truth is, I don’t know what I am anymore. I’ve spent my whole life being told how I’m supposed to act and what I’m supposed to be, but none of it feels right. And my lie is starting to feel truer than anything I’ve ever been.There’s a convention coming up, but the closer it gets, the more I have to choose: lie or fight. But if I don’t stand my ground as a girl, am I letting the haters win?Then again, those aren’t the only two ways to live.
On the Hunt for Justice: A Historical Western Adventure Book
Austin Grayson - 2019
Defying guns is Cam Horn’s way of seeking redemption for a mysterious event that happened years earlier. When raiders attack his ranch he will discover he’s only the latest victim of a series of raids around the area. With the help of a plucky newspaperwoman, Ariel, he will start investigating the shadowy figure behind the attacks. Is the whip master strong enough not only to defeat the culprit but also to escape the wrongdoings of his past?When a gunslinger who is an old friend of Cam’s shows up with the key to revealing his hidden past, a tense alliance will be formed. Step by step, the three of them will start putting the puzzle pieces together. But when the gunslinger takes a new interest in Ariel, he will become a rival for her affections. Will they uncover the secret of the little desert town, or will they discover that some things are better stayed hidden?A pulse-pounding tale of tested loyalty and love forged in blood and gunfire. Will the greedy and powerful overwhelm the innocent and truthful, or will justice finally prevail on the streets of Santa Fe?An action-packed story of seeking justice and solving crimes, featuring complex and fascinating characters and twists that will leave the reader breathless. A must-read for fans of Western action and romance."Amidst a Vicious Range War" is a historical adventure novel of approximately 80,000 words. No cliffhangers, only pure unadulterated action.
Maggie McIntyre - 2020
She is hired under the radar of the female CEO, Katherine Konrad, but within hours of starting, Cat discovers nothing about her new life is going to be straightforward.Raised by her hippy artist mother in Portland, Oregon, Catriona has never followed the crowd, and she certainly doesn’t fit in at Montpellier. Her colleagues dress and act like wannabe starlets, and seem to despise her on sight. Her line manager, Frankie, is a man whose career is in trouble, and it takes all her energy to keep him in his job in charge of “Montage”, Montpellier’s current affairs program. Cat begins to question why she stays.Maybe the answer lies on the top floor of the Montpellier building. Katherine Konrad, CEO, beautiful, quick-witted and a broadcasting legend, has played verbal mind-games with Cat from day one. But Katherine’s quips are often barbed and her wit acidic. She is unpredictable and her private life is a mystery.Events bind the two women together, literally as well as figuratively as they embark on a much closer relationship expected. It’s a struggle for emotional survival, but then Cat discovers the truth about Katherine. Will she run for the hills, or be drawn into the battle as her boss fights with her own past? Summer in the city, two women in love, and the heatwave is not the only thing sizzling. A seductive age-gap story of love and loss, danger and delight.
Getting Down To Business
Nicolette Dane - 2017
She’s a rising star at her Chicago tech start up. She’s well liked, she’s funny, she’s smart, she’s pretty. But despite all this, for some strange reason, Amy’s had an absolutely awful love life. It couldn’t possibly be Amy’s fault… right? Enter Josephine Taft, rich and successful tech investor, swooping in to save Amy’s company from financial ruin. In addition to being wealthy and accomplished, Josephine is also a total fox and Amy can’t help but swoon over her. No pressure here. As our quirky heroine maneuvers through this stylized romantic comedy, often butting heads with a whimsical cast of characters, she’ll have to look within to both save her company and get the girl. Will Amy be able to rein in her eccentricities and prove to Josephine that she’s worth the investment?
Austin Chant - 2016
But the pressure of being an out trans man in the workplace quickly sucks the joy out of things, as does Seth, the humorless campaign strategist who watches his every move.Soon, the only upside to the job is that Seth has a painful crush on their painfully straight boss, and Kieran has a front row seat to the drama. But when Seth proves to be as respectful and supportive as he is prickly, Kieran develops an awkward crush of his own—one which Seth is far too prim and proper to ever reciprocate.
Love at Turtle Dove Inn: Sweet Small Town Romance
Susan Warner - 2021
But when she arrives, the job has fallen through. Andthen nearly getting run over by a handsome bachelor? Hardly surprising at thispoint. She can’t refuse his offer for a job though, especially because it comeswith room and board.Conner Sanders bought the Turtle Dove Inn—a romantic notion to give hisparents a chance to relive their honeymoon. But the inn needs a lot of work,which is why Riley is the perfect answer. If only he could figure out why , thesmall-town residents don’t seem willing to help him. Or why he can’t stopthinking about kissing his beautiful new hotel manager.Riley isn’t looking for love and Conner doesn’t think love is in his skillset.Can two strangers learn to let go of their past mistakes and be healed byunconditional love?Start reading today and discover the small-town charm, irresistiblechemistry, and sweet storylines of the Inheritance Bay series.
Natalie Keller Reinert - 2020
She’s been told again and again: stick to horse shows, stick to riding lessons, stick to the relative safety of the suburban equestrian center where she has been a working student since grade school.But Alex can’t shake the conviction that the Thoroughbred life is her destiny.When her unstable trainer cuts her off from horses, Alex finally has to obey her instinct to run away from the safe version of life. She heads to Ocala, where horse racing is king, with no plan and no leads on jobs. When she meets handsome, successful racehorse trainer Alexander White, she feels an instant connection with him. Could this be her dream come true?Falling for Alexander and learning to stay on young racehorses all at once: that’s risky business. But it’s a risk Alex is willing to take — until a storm of emotion threatens to founder her new life. Nothing at Alexander’s gorgeous Thoroughbred farm is as simple as it seems, and she’s not the only one lining up for Alexander’s affection — or his horses.How many times will Alex obey her urge to run away when things get too real? And what happens to her dreams if she can’t stay the course?
Lucia Jordan - 2016
After exhausting herself trying to save her broken relationship, Richard Kaye left her anyway. Deciding to take an adventure trip designed for singles, she thought she might be able to use the time to find out who she was without Richard. That’s when she meets charismatic and controlling, Ethan Everett. He demands a lot from her—but he gives a lot in return. Before she realizes it, she finds herself drawn into his world, where the risk, along with the pleasure of the fling, is great, but the reward might be true love. Which will it be?
The Inn at Cranberry Cove (Cranberry Cove Series Book 1)
June Foster - 2020
She’s inherited her aunt’s B&B and is determined to carry on her legacy. Upon preparing for guests, she learns of a century-old tale of treasure within the inn. Many have searched for the illusive gems but to no avail. She discovers a man working on the inn’s grounds, but is he the gardener Gina Price hired? Perhaps he’s searching for the hidden treasure.James Atwood, corporate executive, works in the Atwood’s thriving cranberry business. Tragedy strikes, and he’s numb and riddled with guilt. Befriended by Gina Price, he finds solace working evening and weekends in the fresh earth, fescue grass, and aromatic blossoms of the inn’s gardens, helping to divert his mind from his dishonest cousin Robert, bent on destroying the Atwood business. He continues tending the grounds after Gina passes, and the new owner believes he’s a gardener. After she calls late one night upon hearing a prowler, James races to her rescue and discovers his feelings are more than protective.Ashton’s first guests, the Claxton’s, appear out of nowhere saying they’ve had reservations for a year though she finds no record of a deposit. She chalks the failure up to faulty accounting before she arrived. When an elusive intruder continues to make frightening midnight visits, Ashton fears for her own safety and that of the Claxtons. But then, their odd comings and goings cause Ashton to wonder. Are they really vacationing visitors from California, or do they have other motives for staying at the inn?Can two people allow the majestic northwest and fragrant coastal air heal their wounded hearts? Will they discover the secret of The Inn at Cranberry Cove?
Who's Your Daddy: Pleasure Palace Series: A BDSM/BWWM Romance Novel
Rose Marie - 2021
Sydney Rain is one of those people you'd definitely consider spoiled, bratty, and immature. She has little to ask for in life, with two loving and caring parents, one a prestigious doctor and the other a devoted wife and stay-at-home mom. Money? Her dad gave it freely. Love, advice, and support, her mother offered it in droves. Friends? Easy to come by. Popularity and smarts, it was all there. So when Sydney goes gaga over the rude and demeaning Dustin Homes, no one, especially her best friend Jayla, has the slightest clue as to why.They wouldn't know that he and his best friend Rafael Deluca are the two most sought-after Doms at playhouse Pleasure Palace or that she, the very self-centered Sydney is one of the "pets" seeking to be owned by them. On hands and knees with a collar around her neck, she wants to crawl for then, and when she's naughty, she will happily welcome any punishment they gave. Sydney wants it all, and she gets it, but when insecurity, jealousy, and secrets surface. Sydney has to grapple with her self-discovery and maturity as she questions if she can take the heat that comes with being owned by the two hottest Doms around.
The King of Bourbon Street
Thea de Salle - 2017
Since Hurricane Katrina, his father’s death, and the decision that he and his ex-wife Maddy are far better off friends than lovers, he’s lost interest in almost everything he held dear—parties, people, and pushing limits.All his limits.Then Arianna Barrington checks into his hotel.Twenty-four-year-old Arianna “Rain” Barrington could have been society’s sweetheart. Her family is moneyed, connected press darlings, and make sweeping headlines from coast to coast for reasons both good and bad. But when her mother shoves her at Charles Harwood—the obnoxious, entitled heir of Harwood Corp—to cement a billion-dollar business merger, Rain does the only thing she can think of to escape: she creates a scandal so big Harwood doesn’t want her anymore before fleeing to New Orleans for much-needed rest and relaxation.All she wants is jazz piano, beignets, and to sail the Mississippi. What she gets is Sol DuMont, a whirlwind affair, and a hands-on education in sex, power play, and pushing limits.All her limits.
Finding Hope's Ridge
Silver McKenzie - 2020
However, he’s stunned to discover he still has feelings he can’t ignore for his sister’s best friend, the one woman in Hope’s Ridge who’s hated him since high school.When her business plans crumble overnight, Asha Jones is wrong to assume life can’t get any worse. She’s made an enemy of an influential local property developer, and the man who crushed her heart ten years earlier has returned to town. Sure, she can do her best to ignore Zane’s existence, but what will she do when her feelings resurface for him? She can’t go there again…can she?Zane needs to redeem himself and fight for a second chance. But is working with the man who wants to destroy Asha’s business a guaranteed way to reignite her hate - or could it be an opportunity to change her opinion of him?Finding Hope’s Ridge is the first story in the Hope’s Ridge small town series.
Heidi Belleau - 2013
And definitely no falling for his new roommate-tattooed bad-boy Max, who may or may not be a drug dealer.Most of all, it means no working at a porn store. But Christian's aunt has cancer, and her beloved Rear Entrance Video will go bankrupt if Christian doesn't take over managerial duties. Soon enough, Christian finds himself juggling sticky twenty-five cent peep show booths, a blackmailing employee, and a demanding professor who likes to make an example of him.And then there's Max, who doesn't know anything about the store, but hates Christian's preppy sweater vests and the closet Christian forces him into when they're together. Max just wants Christian to be himself-even though Max is keeping secrets of his own. Christian struggles to find the impossible balance between his real life and the ideal one he thinks a teacher needs to live . . . all while trying to keep his aunt's dream alive without losing his own.
Michelle Love - 2017
He promises he will never leave me, and god help me, I believe him. Ivo Zacca…my husband He’s gorgeous…not, that’s not the right word. He’s beautiful – in every way, his face, his body, his mind… His kindness. Nobody that beautiful should be that sweet. Sweet but an animal in bed, god… He thinks I married him for convenience, to get away from my asshole of a step-father. I’ll let him think that, because then maybe it won’t be so painful for him when they tear me away from him, when they come for me… When they kill me. I’ll never let you know, Ivo, how happy you have made me, how much I love you… Because fairy tales always end… Nobody's Girl is a full-length Billionaire Romance novel with a guaranteed HEA and no cliffhanger.