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Opposites Attract

Merry Farmer - 2017
    But with the opening of Paradise Space Flight, an aeronautics company and brain-child of Howard Franklin Haskell IV, the entire town is looking to the future. All except cowgirl, Casey Flint. Daughter of one of the original Paradise Ranch families, Casey is reeling from all of the change in her hometown. Even more so when project manager Scott Martin moves into town and turns her world upside down. Scott is more than ready to embrace the quieter pace of life that Haskell represents while helping a new and exciting company to launch…in more ways than one. His life gets even better when he meets and falls hard for local girl, Casey. But Casey proves to be more of a challenge than he anticipated when she seeks to block his efforts to buy land from her father. Scott and Casey rub each other the wrong way, but the sparks they create are irresistible. But just as the two rivals are tempted to give in to attraction, the infamous Bonneville family causes trouble for both Scott and Casey’s family. When they threaten to buy out Casey’s family’s ranch, everyone’s futures are in jeopardy. Hearts are on the line as the cowgirl and the engineer must work together to preserve the past and protect the future. The Nerds of Paradise series take place in the modern-day world of Haskell, Wyoming. Want to read about the founding and history of the town? Check out The Brides of Paradise Ranch historical western series! PLEASE BE ADVISED: Steam Level – Very Hot

One Sweet Day

Melanie Shawn - 2013
    Catch up with the "Fabulous Four" as all the girls come together to celebrate Amanda & Justin's big day!

Second Glances

Elena Aitken - 2014
    Will she finally see what was always in front of her?When Kylie Wilson receives a mysterious invitation for an all expenses paid trip to a tropical, all inclusive resort, there's no doubt in her mind who it came from—Marcus Stone, the only man she ever thought she'd loved. The same man who'd promised her forever and then promptly left town to pursue his dream without so much as a backward glance. Kylie owes it to herself to take a chance and despite her conflicted feelings, she decides to risk her heart again and before she can talk her way out of it—is jetting toward the island of Eden and the man she hopes will finally fill the void in her life. But when she arrives, and it's not Marcus who greets her at all, but his much sexier twin brother, Malcolm. Kylie’s more confused then ever. But on an island that is supposed to 'know exactly what you need', can Kylie open her body, mind, and more importantly—her heart to the idea that sometimes in love you have to take Second Glances?

Perfect Stranger

Carly Phillips - 2014
     As dedicated a doctor as she is, Alexa Collins can’t help but feel exhausted trying to live up to her father’s expectations. And because of that unyielding commitment to her profession, Alexa has a built up a wall of defenses, especially when it comes to personal relationships. She simply hasn’t got the time—or the inclination. That was before she met pro football player Luke Thompson. Luke was passing through Serendipity looking for a good time. And he was determined to show Alexa how good it could be. For Alexa, a one-night stand was a promising diversion. After all, Luke would be gone in a few days, no strings attached. But she never imagined how quickly he’d break down her defenses, and leave her vulnerable to feelings she was hoping, with all her heart, to avoid. Now, how can she possibly say goodbye to so perfect a stranger as Luke? Praise for Carly Phillips: “There is a reason why Carly Phillips consistently finds her name on the top of the bestsellers’ lists. She delivers exactly what every romance reader wants.”—Fresh Fiction *The Book Reading Gals Includes a bonus excerpt of Carly Phillips’s Perfect Together Perfect Stranger was originally published in Hot Summer Nights Carly Phillips is the New York Times bestselling author of more than forty novels including the Serendipity series: Serendipity, Destiny, and Karma, and the Serendipity’s Finest series: Perfect Fit, Perfect Fling, and Perfect Together. She lives in New York, with her husband, two daughters, and their dogs.

Wicked & Willing

Leslie Kelly - 2003
    Growing up in the system, she's learned how to take care of herself. So when she's approached by a stranger who claims she's the long-lost granddaughter of a millionaire, she's wary. Especially when she meets her "grandfather's" new business partner, sexy Troy Langtree, and falls in lust at first sight....With his latest fling having ended in disaster, bad-boy businessman Troy Langtree is starting over -- in a new city, in a new job. He's hoping he'll be able to figure out what he wants from life. Only, once he meets bad girl Venus Messina, all he wants is to have his wicked way with her -- again and again! And if he's lucky, Venus will be as bad as she looks....

Going to the Chapel

Debra Webb - 2011
    Caroline can’t hope to hang onto her heart when forced to face her past and the only man she ever truly loved—not with the whole town focused on repairing the legendary chapel for a wedding nearly a decade overdue.

The 10-Year Reunion

Susan Wiggs - 1999
    She'd find a way to wriggle out of the charitable date, except… It might fool everyone at her dreaded high-school reunion if she arrived with Dr. Rob Carter. Her gorgeous fiancé.

Deeper Than Need

Shiloh Walker - 2014
    The last thing on her mind is finding someone new…but the contractor she’s hired is an irresistible distraction—and Trinity can’t help but fantasize about all the business they could be doing behind closed doors. So does one man’s touch Noah Benningfield thought he’d put his demons behind him. But the moment he lays eyes on Trinity, the temptation he feels is too powerful to deny. Soon the attraction between them explodes into something neither of them could have imagined. But their desire will be put to the test when a shocking local murder has them dodging danger at every turn. Can the beautiful and damaged Trinity trust someone like Noah, whose own past is as haunted as her own? The only thing she knows for sure is that she can’t live without a man who makes her feel this good—over and over again…

Scandal and Sin

Lynn LaFleur - 2010
    During the tour of the old house that she wants to renovate, that lust takes over when Alaina falls on a broken step, right into his arms. Sex is hard and fast, and he imagines a lot more of it—until she tells him she’s the sister of the woman who humiliated him in front of the entire town three years ago.Rye accepts the remodeling job, but refuses to have anything personal to do with Alaina. He can’t be sure she won’t treat him like her sister did. But Alaina is determined to convince Rye she’s nothing like her sister. A picnic meant to thank him for his hard work turns into the first of many nights of lovemaking.A murder from seventy-five years ago, a ghost in the old house and a modern-day man determined to stop the remodeling threaten the blossoming love between Rye and Alaina.

Deuces Wild

Lori Foster - 2020
    A sizzling Winston novella by New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster. The Winston cousins--Dexter and Hart--sexy twins who use their knockout mirror image good looks to switch places and have a little fun with the girls of each other's dreams...

Bit by the Bug

Michelle M. Pillow - 2006
    When vacationing with her mother in Vale, Colorado, she meets an eccentric, rich couple who have a bizarre proposition. They want to hire her to date their son. But not just date him—they want her to train him in how to date, so he'll continue doing so afterward. As payment, they dangle a once in a lifetime opportunity in front of Kat—the chance to have her photographs seen by the owner of the most prestigious art gallery in New York.

The Harder They Fall

Jill Shalvis - 1998
    Trisha Malloy, vixen, lingerie saleswoman and magnet for disaster, has entered Hunter’s life and begun to destroy everything. His notorious cool and calm demeanor, steady life and sound head are all thrown into chaos when Trisha enters the picture. But, from the second they meet, a spark grows between them that finally ignites into uncontrolled desire.

Cinderella in Overalls

Carol Grace - 1992
    She takes a job in South America to help other farmers and to satisfy her heart's longing for the land. But Catherine finds a willing spirit and a degree in agriculture aren't enough. She needs a truck to get the produce to town which means asking for a loan from the one man she doesn't want to see - banker Josh Bentley. Josh might seem all business, but he too has a dream. He's come to South America to find a secret treasure hidden from the world for ages. Meeting a woman like Catherine was not in his plans. A modern-day Cinderella she was disguised as a local woman living in a remote village. He soon knew she was the promise of love and the home he'd never had. If only he could convince her to trust him...A sample from CINDERELLA IN OVERALLS"At midnight I turn into a farmer again," she warned him."Like Cinderella," he said.His face was very close to hers and she realized if she lifted her face to his and he kissed her, no one would know or care. She closed her eyes and felt her spine tingle in anticipation."Don't run away," he said. "You might lose a glass slipper." She knew she'd better run. And fast. She had a lot more to lose than that.Note to readers. January 2012 - Typos and goofs all gone! Take another look at this best-seller.

Kiss Me Again

Juliet Spenser - 2014
    But when a notebook of her writing accidentally falls into the hands of the sexy, fun-loving Tyler Kalinger, Rachel will do anything to get it back before he reads it. Because Tyler has never been able to resist teasing her, and Rachel’s not sure she can resist him. This small town contemporary romance novelette is 15,000 words or about 50 pages. This was originally published in the multi-author anthology, LOL Volume #1. Author’s note: While this novel can be read alone, I hope you had so much fun reading it that you’ll read the rest of the Bliss Harbor series: Book 0.5: This Perfect Kiss Book 1: Wherever You Are Book 1.5: Kiss Me Again Book 2: This Time Love Book 3: Promise Me Love Book 3.5: Then We Kissed

Montana Bachelor

Hildie McQueen - 2016
     The morning after Amy Leigh Paisley, from Pine Oak, Montana is left behind in Las Vegas, she wakes up with not only a huge hangover, but with a husband who happens to be Trent Baxter, Billings' most eligible bachelor. His father thinks she's a gold-digger, her mother wants her to be one and all Amy Leigh wants, is to stay married to the hot man for just a bit longer and maybe another night of great sex. "Hildie McQueen tugs at heartstrings while bringing love in the American wild west to life." Kirsten Osbourne, USA Today Bestselling Author of Historical Western Romance