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The Initiation by Sam Crescent
Rina Kent - 2019
Studied him. Became obsessed with him. Doctor Dominic is a social anomaly. A monster in plain sight. A sociopath. Beneath the expensive clothes and well-crafted facade lurks a predator who’s searching for his next prey. I got caught. Now he wants one thing. Me.Lured is a romantic suspense with mature content. Read at your own discretion.
Nina West - 2019
Tucker comes the dark and steamy Dirty Empire trilogy.One visit to my father in prison—convicted for a murder he didn’t commit—and I’ve attracted the attention of the last man I’d ever want knowing that I exist.Gabriel Easton.Son of an infamous crime boss. Deplorable womanizer. Scoundrel to the core.Worse, he has figured out how desperate I am to protect my father from brutality behind bars. He has the power to grant that protection, and he has offered it … for a price.Me.I am to become a “guest” in his mansion, to live with him until he tires of having me around.I'll do anything for my father, including agree to Gabriel's cruel game. But I won't comply with his every whim and wish. Not when he taunts me with that ruthless spark in his cold blue eyes.Not when he requires that I share his bedroom at night.Unfortunately for me, I think my loathing for him is what he’s enjoying most.That's fine. By the time I’m through with him, he’ll be crying my name.Mercy.
Gemma James - 2019
A virgin queen. One arranged marriage. The first time I met the boys of the Zodiac Brotherhood, I was forced to my knees for the introduction. Still grieving the death of my parents, I was a child queen, a pawn in my uncle’s agenda for wealth and gain. As my guardian, he had the authority to arrange a marriage upon my eighteenth birthday. That meeting took place six years ago. Now those boys are powerful men. Twelve virile men that want to own me. And I must spend a month with each one. Bending and yielding to their desires and commands. Shedding pieces of my innocence so long as my virtue remains intact. Because they want a virgin queen after the last month concludes, and my uncle plans to auction me off to the highest bidder. Out of the twelve men, only one has my heart. And only one can claim my hand in marriage. If only it were up to me to decide. Part 1 of The Zodiac Queen.
Claire Kent - 2014
Drayton is hot and mysterious, and Mike takes care of her. Together, they have great sex and a mostly stable relationship—one Julia thought satisfied her. After all, how can she complain about having two sexy men at the same time? Then everything starts to change. Drayton is keeping a dark secret that threatens more than their arrangement. It might actually threaten their lives. And Mike keeps becoming more alpha than she’s ever known him to be. What once was fun and casual is now a tangle of conflicting desires. Drayton wants to keep his freedom. Julia wants a real commitment. And Mike…well, Mike just wants her.
Penelope Douglas - 2020
The only child of a film producer and his starlet wife, she’s grown up with wealth and privilege but not love or guidance. Shipped off to boarding schools from an early age, it was still impossible to escape the loneliness and carve out a life of her own. The shadow of her parents’ fame followed her everywhere.And when they suddenly pass away, she knows she should be devastated. But has anything really changed? She’s always been alone, hasn’t she?Jake Van der Berg, her father’s stepbrother and her only living relative, assumes guardianship of Tiernan who is still two months shy of eighteen. Sent to live with him and his two sons, Noah and Kaleb, in the mountains of Colorado, Tiernan soon learns that these men now have a say in what she chooses to care and not care about anymore. As the three of them take her under their wing, teach her to work and survive in the remote woods far away from the rest of the world, she slowly finds her place among them.And as a part of them.She also realizes that lines blur and rules become easy to break when no one else is watching.One of them has her.The other one wants her.But he…He’s going to keep her.*Credence is a new adult standalone novel suitable for readers 18+.
A Million Different Ways
P. Dangelico - 2015
Because nothing will stop them from coming after me. Of that, I'm certain. And then I met him. Powerful, broken, and so alone. Life had put us on an unavoidable collision course, one that could destroy us both...Worlds collide when an illegal immigrant finds herself working for a wealthy American financier. Escaping a scandal that threatens to land her in prison, medical student, Vera Sava, flees to Switzerland in the hope of reinventing herself, and starting a career in medicine. Her plans derailed, she finds employment as a housekeeper, in the one place that will offer her a job without legal documents. Sebastian Horn is an angry man. After having lost his young wife in a terrible car accident, he's decided that life isn't worth living anymore. Crippled physically and spiritually, he spends what's left of it numbing the pain with booze and pills.
She’s Too Young
Jessa Kane - 2016
Until she danced onto the roof of my Manhattan skyscraper—the one with my name emblazoned across the top—my life was devoid of color or meaning. Now it’s rushing in from all sides, carrying me closer to the forbidden. If the only way I can have this sweet, wide-eyed girl is to purchase her from her father—my employee—so be it. The contract is signed. Now she’s mine.
He Saw Me First
M. Johnson - 2020
. . but only for a moment.The next night, he was waiting for me.He sat there in his expensive suit and watched.No participation.My only acknowledgement was the look of lust in his eyes.It continued until the night before I left,when I found a card under my door.No words. Just a number. So, I texted him.I’d never done anything like it before.It felt so dirty and wrong, but at the same time, I felt alive.He was much older than me, so intimidating and sexy.He made me feel things no man ever has.I was under his spell.The last thing I expected was to ever see him again.
B.J. Harvey - 2015
She encourages me to embrace who I truly am, and is willing to do anything and everything I want, giving herself to me to satisfy my most carnal appetite.Then everything in my carefully managed world comes crashing down around me at the hands of a stranger bent on destruction. A moment in time, a loss of control, and the very thing I cherish is nearly taken from me.My fate now lies in her hands and the very thing I crave, may now be the end of me.
Bea Paige - 2018
Dropped by the Royal Ballet, I return home to my empty house in Cornwall with nothing but ghosts, and memories of a past I am desperate to forget. It takes months of depression before I pull myself out of the bleakness and attempt to start living again. With a new job as an assistant to the wealthy but elusive Sachov family, I find myself caught up in a tangled web of desire, pain and sexual awakening that will either destroy me entirely or bring me back to life. My name is Rose, and I am their muse. ***Warning: This is a dark story that contains suicide, self-harm and other topics that may be triggering. Read at your own discretion.***
Dyan Layne - 2020
But then Linnea grew up, left her past and that godforsaken town behind. She rescued herself because real life is no fairy tale—or is it? One day, just like an alpha hero from one of the tattered paperbacks she’d kept hidden beneath her bed, he appeared at her door. Kyan. Long dark hair, muscles and tattoos, eyes as blue as the summer sky… Her prince. With him, she felt things she never even imagined. He took her places she never dared to go. Behind the red door, where nothing was forbidden and her pleasure was everything. Perhaps her life was a fairy tale after all. She was surrounded by a royal family of fierce Irish Vikings, a court jester, and even merry minstrels—the hot rock stars of Venery. And she was his princess. But every story has its villains. An evil queen. A mad king. A she-devil with eyes like a cat. Linnea had forgotten that before the happily-ever-after, storybook tales are often sick and twisted. She should have paid closer attention. Serenity is the first interconnected stand-alone romance in the Red Door series and ends with a HEA--no cliffhanger. It is suitable for readers 18+.
Q.B. Tyler - 2019
One moment to link two souls forever. That moment came when I pulled her out of her darkest hour. The tragedy that threatened to swallow her whole and shatter her innocence. Save her. Protect her. Love her. I vowed. Ten years later, my vows are the same. But I’m different She’s different We’re different. And the feelings threatening to break free have the power to destroy everything. I’ll stop at nothing to keep her safe, but what if the very thing she needs protection from ...is me?
Lock and Key
R.S. Grey - 2014
But putting her faith in the wrong informant lands her in a Kosovo jail controlled by rebel forces. She knows she’ll be tortured and beaten until they’ve asked their fill of questions… but she soon learns that it’s not the low-ranking guards she should fear the most. They’re nothing compared to their leader — dangerous, sinfully sexy, Adam. His purpose? Extract information from her by any means necessary.
Lana Sky - 2019
Armed with only her instincts, Ellen must resist her captor for as long as she can—which is easier said than done the more she's exposed to the complex man beneath the beast.Because Mischa Stepanov isn’t a mindless monster—he’s a wolf, and she’s the unwitting doe caught in his midst. Unraveling the torment of his past may be her only hope of salvation...Or the secrets uncovered may destroy them both.
Not a Chance
S.C. Stephens - 2011
Just goes to show - first impressions can be dead wrong. Makayla should have listened to her instincts. She never should have accepted a date with him, she never should have continued seeing him, and she definitely shouldn't have started falling for him.Image credit: Luigi Diamanti