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The Billionaire's Deception by Mimi Wells
Light Up the Night
Laura Trentham - 2017
After a mugging in grad school left her with an irrational fear of the night not even her PhD in psychology has helped overcome, Sadie Wren is sure she’s found an idyllic, safe place in Cottonbloom. When a break-in at her house shatters her sense of safety, gruff, protective Thaddeus Preston storms into her life. On the surface, they have little in common, but a loneliness she’s only too familiar with hides behind his infrequent smiles. But based on her knowledge of the human psyche, Sadie is convinced her infatuation with Thad will burn out as quickly as it flared. As the Chief of Police of Cottonbloom, Mississippi, Thaddeus Preston maintains a strict control on everything in the small town—himself included. With an older brother serving time for a crime Thad committed when he was just a kid, he lives a life of penance, not allowing anyone to get close. When a reported lurker turns into a real threat, Thad is determined to restore order as quickly as possible and get back to his virtual jail. But Thad’s brother gets out on probation just as Sadie and the town turns to him for protection. His tidy, barren life spins into chaos, and the only thing that makes sense is the one woman who shouldn’t.
Weekend with the Tycoon
Kaira Rouda - 2014
Alpha male to the core, Blake’s idea of being a man leaves little room for emotional connection. He comes up with the perfect solution to the dreaded wedding: he’ll find a controllable date. He has everything planned to perfection. Samantha Jones agrees to spend the weekend with the hot boss. She’s attracted to him, but she’s sworn off men after her embarrassing recent break up. She’s determined to ignore the attraction and focus on business when he hands her an opportunity to be part of the biggest business pitch in Blake Genetics’ history. It could change everything. She’s not looking for love, she won’t jump off that cliff again. But she will take the chance to further her career. What neither of them expected was the weekend to take flight. Is this a risk they’re willing to see through to the end?
Oceans Between Us
Helen Scott Taylor - 2012
She's a guesthouse cook without a penny to her name. When tragedy brings them together for a few weeks, an unlikely romance blossoms. But he has commitments that take him back to his jet-setting life, while her future lies in a remote English village. Is it possible for two people from such different walks of life to find a way to be together?
Here Comes The Bride
Rita Herron - 1999
After all, it’s going to help underprivileged children. And it’s just a weekend…what will it hurt?Except the handsome architect Austin McDane is nothing like the men Marci usually tangles with. And when Kimberly meets his family and the charade snowballs out of control, she can’t help but wish the engagement – and impromptu wedding she gets ropes into – were for real!
The Italian Inheritance
Louise Rose-Innes - 2012
What she doesn’t expect to find is that she’s heir to a vast family fortune. She’s even more surprised when the suspicious trust attorney questions her very identity.Rafael Vialli has a suspicious nature – it’s the reason he became a lawyer. He blames his rough childhood. It may also have something to do with the fact that in the months since Giovanni Albertosi’s death, he’s been inundated with opportunistic women claiming to be his client’s missing heir.Can Anna prove to Rafael that she really is the legitimate heir? And can Rafael trust enough to award her the inheritance… as well as his heart?
Dive In Deep Book 1
Ali Parker - 2019
It doesn’t hurt that he’s the billionaire owner of the resort we’re staying at. And all of it is just what I needed for my celebration weekend after graduating with my master’s. It’s our last girls’ weekend before my friends and I go our separate ways, and it’s going to happen with a bang. Literally. Hopefully. It would be a first. The desire was to keep things casual, but our connection is far too deep for that. Him being ex-military and me being an Army brat. The rules we each set up are shattered thanks to the raging passion between us. But eventually, I have to go home. What I never expected in a million years was that he might follow me. Enough swimming in the shallow end of the pool. We’re diving in deep. This is book 1 in a 3 book series. You will have to read books 2 and 3 to complete the story.
Waiting for Us
Mari Carr - 2014
Happily ever after? Not so much. Evan and Annie are deeply in love, but that hasn’t stopped tension from creating cracks in their relationship. Determined not to fail his wife, Evan takes action before those cracks become craters, damaging their marriage irreparably. Over the Fourth of July weekend, he’ll reignite Annie’s passion with his own brand of fireworks.Stand back and watch the sparks fly. *Break out the fireworks and get ready to kick off your summer with this HOT new collection of stories. Sparks Fly is part of the Red Hot and BOOM! multi-author series (stands alone for reading enjoyment) Sparks Fly is a 12K word short story.
It's In His Forever
Shelly Alexander - 2019
He’s got it all—a close-knit group of friends and family, an exciting career on a life-flight helicopter, and ridiculously good looks that have made him one of Red River’s most eligible bachelors. The only thing missing is someone to share it with.His secret lover for the past decade isn’t a forever kind of girl. Not with a tarnished reputation over something she didn’t do, and it’s still following her. Now that she’s brought an international winter sports event to Red River, it’s her ticket out of town. She can finally make a clean break as soon as she collects the nice payday that’s coming her way. The only problem with her plan is she’ll have to leave Langston behind, too.After keeping their relationship under wraps for years—at her insistence—she finally breaks it off with Langston for good. Moving on alone is best for everyone, especially Red River’s sexy flight medic, who doesn’t deserve the baggage from her troubled past. When they’re forced to work together to make the event a success, can she keep up the pretense that she doesn’t love him anymore? Or will she finally give in and become his forever love?Return to Red River--where the nights are cool and the romance is hot--in this sexy novella.Find out who hot alpha flight medic, Langston Brooks has been seeing on the sly for years. After keeping their love affair a secret for a decade, will they finally get their happily ever after? Be sure to check out the rest of the series by bestselling author Shelly Alexander:IT'S IN HIS HEART-Coop & Ella's storyIT'S IN HIS TOUCH-Blake & Angelique's storyIT'S IN HIS SMILE-Talmadge & Miranda's storyIT'S IN HIS ARMS-Mitchell & Lorenda's storyIf you loved Shelly's IT'S IN HIS... series, you'll love her DARE ME series even more!DARE ME ONCE--Trace & Lily's StoryDARE ME AGAIN - Elliott & Rebel's StoryIf you like a lot of steamy chemistry, try her sizzling series of romantic comedy STANDALONES in the Checkmate Inc. Series:FOREPLAY - Leo & Chloe's StoryROOKIE MOVES - Dex & Ava's StoryGET WILDE - Ethan & Adeline's StorySINFUL GAMES - Oz & Kendall's Story
J.L. Mac - 2014
Over the past nine years, Lindsay Fuller’s heart has been monopolized by her son, Trey, and she’s perfectly content with that.But with her 30th birthday looming like a black cloud, Lindsay worries that her chances at a happily ever after are next to nil.After all, she’s no sorority girl. She’s no supermodel, either. She’s a Plain Jane single mom with a less than desirable career, a pen pal obsession, and an extremely overbearing younger brother.Financial trouble sends Lindsay’s already hectic life into a tailspin, setting events in motion that will change everything, namely her “single” status. Learning to reach for what she wants catalyzes an epic internal struggle that she has no hopes of overcoming.The question is, will Lindsay give love a shot; and, more importantly, will it be worth it?**A note to the readerThank you so much for reading Reach Me. This story is a companion novella that can be read as a standalone but is recommended after reading Wreck Me, Restore Me and Accept Me. Reach Me unfolds over two separate volumes that are approximately 20,000 words each. Thank you again for reading and enjoy.**
The Fairy Tale Bride
Scarlet Wilson - 2015
As owner of Marietta’s bridal salon, Lisa takes charge when a celebrity wedding rolls into town and does what she does best: hosting the fairy tale wedding her clients dream of. But the celebrity’s badly behaving bridesmaids shatter Lisa’s poise, excitement, and hopes of putting Marietta and her boutique on the map. The only place she can find peace is on the pediatric ward of the local hospital where she volunteers, a place that holds more meaning to her than anyone knows. Leave it to the handsome and charming new doctor to change all of that…Dr. Adam Brady is enjoying his new job and anonymity at Marietta’s hospital, but he hasn’t been able to focus entirely since the gorgeous business owner and hard-working volunteer piqued his interest. As he spends more time with her, sparks fly, and he realizes that he’s not the only one in Marietta with secrets…
Love & Oreos
Elizabeth Bemis - 2015
But when an invitation to her high school reunion lands on her doorstep the same day she takes on the obscenely attractive owner of a chain of fitness centers as a client, she decides it’s a sign from the gods. Who better to get her backside into shape than the guy whose backside she’s about to save?Fitness-master Quinn Mitchell is more than happy to help Katherine slim down, but keeping his hands off her curves is proving to be the bigger challenge. Unfortunately, he’s got oversized problems of his own: his fitness centers are coming under fire from a reporter with a vendetta, he’s behind schedule and losing backers, and his business partner insists that being seen with anyone who’s not model-thin is bad for business.In an epic clash of wits, wagers–and Oreos–Katherine and Quinn put everything on the line to succeed… but can they win it all without losing their hearts?
One Week with her Rival
Noelle Adams - 2016
Her attempts are constantly hampered by sexy, charming Joe Coleman, another local contractor who wants nothing more than to buy her out. Now they're thrown together in a job at Eden Manor, a bed and breakfast and huge renovation job that can only be completed if they work together. Vanessa is willing to be a professional and work with Joe if she has to. But she trusted him in the past and only got burned as a result, so she's never going to let down her guard with him again. It would be a lot easier if he wasn't so irresistible--and if he didn't seem to want so much more from her than her business.
Karen Erickson - 2014
After saving up for a special vacation, they’re on their way to Vegas for a long-awaited weekend of fun, sun, gambling and partying.When their luggage goes missing, an impromptu shopping trip leads them to James, who makes them an unusual offer—to be part of the female scenery at his boss’s upcoming party. Not just any scenery, but women who are pretty in a real way, not the nipped, tucked and dyed Hollywood version.Accept a “private party” invitation from a complete stranger? These ladies weren't born yesterday. Yet before “no thanks” crosses their lips, Reagan discovers who James’s boss really is: Declan Carter, an actor she’s crushed on for, well, forever. Now she’s determined to be the eye candy who catches Declan’s eye. No matter what it takes…Warning: Epic shopping trip results in meeting hot men. It is recommended that all credit cards be placed out of reach before reading.
Ruin Me: Secret Seduction - Vol. 1
C.J. Thomas - 2015
Kim Vogel’s life is easy. She has a great family, a world class education in what she loves to do, friends who support her no matter what and she couldn’t ask for anything more. Sure, she has to work hard, but that’s fine by her. Best friend, Vi, thinks she’s missing out in the relationship department but Kim begs to differ, keeping to herself and remaining a virgin all through college. With graduation day just around the corner, she’s excited for what the future holds. And she’s anxiously awaiting the arrival of her parents to show them the life she’s created with their distant support. But a life changing call from her mom leaves her in limbo, unable to figure out how to go on, or how to help them when they’ve given her so much. Jackson Morgan believes his life is perfect. His little sister, Liv, is one of his best friends, he owns his own company which comfortably provides for him everything he wants and plenty he doesn’t. Liv encourages him to settle down and create the perfect family like she has, but he’s riding the wave of success and is happier with relationships that last no more than three dates. His conversation with Liv works its way into his personal life and decides to take a risk there, rather than just in his professional life. So when his path crosses with Kim’s at this turning point for both of them, neither of them see what’s coming or what it can mean for their futures. But each holds the key to the other’s happiness, if only they can see past their own insecurities and fears. == > Please note that this story ends on a cliffhanger and parts 2-5 will be released two weeks apart.