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Save Me (Shifting Allegiance, #1)
Imani L. Hawkins - 2020
. . from my family. That’s what happens when your father is a murderous asshole. My mother was a mobster's daughter until he killed her and my grandfather, before pinning their deaths on me. Alone in a small town away from everyone I've ever known, I don’t exactly have many friends. Until I met them. Three devastatingly sexy werewolves caught me stealing from their store And instead of killing me, took me in. Now my brother’s caught in my father’s crosshairs, and he’s the only family I care about. I have to go back. Take down the club.Take down my father. And save my brother. But I’m not doing it alone.
How to Mend a Broken Heart
L.S. Parsons - 2016
Darcy’s disastrous marriage proposal to Elizabeth Bennet, they meet again. Due to an unexpected twist of fate, Elizabeth finds herself a guest in the home of Mr. Darcy’s aunt, the Dowager Lady Matlock. Long believing Elizabeth lost to him, Darcy has recently proposed marriage to an old flame, the widow of his friend. Now newly engaged Darcy encounters Elizabeth again and realizes she still owns his heart.Although bound by honor to another, Darcy sets out to improve Elizabeth’s opinion of him. Tension mounts between Darcy and Elizabeth in that pursuit, and Darcy’s betrothed begins to see Elizabeth as a threat to her upcoming marriage. How will Darcy and Elizabeth ever reach their happily ever after?How to Mend a Broken Heart is a non-canon variation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and is intended for mature readers.
Guilty Pleasures of a Bluestocking
Olivia Bennet - 2019
She is his new beginning. After her sister’s untimely passing, Deborah Wilds is ready to marry the Duke of Tarsington in her place. Despite the circumstances, she can't help the flare of excitement in her belly at the thought of marrying the man she's been secretly in love with for years. Though plagued by his intended's sudden death, Leonard Fletcher, Duke of Tarsington, resolves to do his duty and honor his parents' agreement by marrying Edith's younger sister. He never imagined that the younger Miss Wilds would be so easy to fall in love with. Deborah's world shifts on its axis when she discovers her sister’s diary. But there's only one problem: important pages with events leading up to her death appear to have been violently torn and taken… Determined to discover what really happened to Edith, Leonard and Deborah unwittingly put themselves in grave danger. First, come the letters, then comes the handkerchief. And then Deborah walks in an old house, never to walk out again... *If you like a realistic yet steamy depiction of the Regency and Victorian era, then Guilty Pleasures of a Bluestocking is the novel for you. This is Olivia's 11th novel, a historical Regency romance novel of 80,000 words (around 400 pages). No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a strong happily ever after.
Lilian Monroe - 2019
Nothing… except her.Fifteen years ago, Senator Nathan Blanchet destroyed my life and ripped my family to shreds.Then, I joined the Marine Corps and became a man. I served my country,...and I bided my time.Now I’m back, and the senator has to pay.This mission is headed straight for success. Nothing can get in my way, until I see the senator’s daughter.Sadie Blanchet is all grown up.With those sweet, innocent eyes and never-been-kissed lips, I’m not sure I’ll be able to keep my vow.Revenge is sweet… but Sadie is sweeter. Before I know it, I have to choose between vengeance...… and love.
The Color of Heaven Boxed Set
Julianne MacLean - 2014
Book 1: The Color of Heaven A deeply emotional tale about Sophie Duncan, a successful columnist whose world falls apart after her daughter's unexpected illness and her husband's shocking affair. When it seems nothing else could possibly go wrong, her car skids off an icy road and plunges into a frozen lake. There, in the cold dark depths of the water, a profound and extraordinary experience unlocks the surprising secrets from Sophie's past, and teaches her what it means to truly live...and love. Full of surprising twists and turns and a near-death experience that will leave you breathless, this story is not to be missed. Book 2: The Color of Destiny ighteen years ago a teenage pregnancy changed Kate Worthington’s life forever. Faced with many difficult decisions, she chose to follow her heart and embrace an uncertain future with the father of her baby and her devoted first love. At the same time, in another part of the world, sixteen-year-old Ryan Hamilton makes his own share of mistakes, but learns important lessons along the way. Twenty years later, Kate's and Ryan's paths cross in a way they could never expect, which makes them question the possibility of destiny. Even when all seems hopeless, could it be that everything happens for a reason, and we end up exactly where we are meant to be? Book 3: The Color of Hope Diana Moore has led a charmed life. She’s the daughter of a wealthy senator and living a glamorous city life, and is confident her handsome live-in boyfriend is about to propose. But everything is turned upside down when she learns of a mysterious woman who lives and works nearby – a woman who is her exact mirror image. Diana is compelled to discover the truth about this woman’s identity, but the truth leads her down a path of secrets, betrayals, and shocking discoveries about her past. These discoveries follow her like a shadow. Then she meets Dr. Jacob Peterson—a brilliant cardiac surgeon with an uncanny ability to heal those who are broken. With his help, Diana embarks upon a journey to restore her belief in the human spirit, and recover a sense of hope - that happiness, and love, may still be within reach for those willing to believe in second chances. Other books in this series: Book 4: THE COLOR OF A DREAM Book 5: THE COLOR OF A MEMORY Book 6: THE COLOR OF LOVE Book 7: THE COLOR OF THE SEASON Book 8: THE COLOR OF JOY
The Widow's Christmas Wish (Mail Order Bride Christmas in the Country Book 1)
Emma Morgan - 2018
And so she joins a wagon caravan, leaving behind the cold streets of Virginia to forge a new life as a mail order bride in California. The trail is long and dangerous, but with the help of Mr. Jackson, the caravan’s scout, they make their way through the western wilds. However, when her baby girl falls ill, Beth fears that once again she will lose someone she loves. Suddenly, Jackson becomes more than a scout. He is Beth’s only hope—and he has also made his way into her heart. A heart that is promised to another. But love will find us, wherever we are, and Christmas is a time for wishes to come true.
Beyond The Threshold
Linda Lael Miller - 2002
It all begins when the cousins discover a precious family heirloom that has the secret power to take those who dare to wear it back to another place and time...where they will ultimately need to make a life-altering choice. First Elizabeth meets and falls head over heels for a handsome and charming doctor who's been dead eighty years or so, and then Rue goes in search of her missing cousin, only to come face-to-face with a handsome sheriff who changes her life forever....
Faking It with Mr Nightshadow
Lindsey Hart - 2019
His Username? Mr NightShadow His occupation? I don’t know. The reason he agreed to my request? I have no idea. I don’t know anything about him except that he was pure walking sin. He made my heart beat crazy fast. His touch sizzled against my skin. What will I do when the day is over? Hey Loves, this is the next book in the Alphalicious Billionaires series. Come and meet those sexy men loaded with more than that cash package and so ready to claim their not-so-reluctant heroine. Each book is a standalone and can be read in any order. And don't forget, we are team HEA all the way!
The Rogues Club Boxed Set
Annette Blair - 2012
Laughter, romance, calamity and tears.“Annette Blair is a master artist in the world of romantic fiction. A strong plot provides the canvas for her compelling characters. Vivid settings and engaging minor characters beautifully augment the portrait. Fascinating subplots add depth. Spicy sexual encounters supply bold strokes . . .” MyShelf.comBio: A New York Times Bestselling author, Annette Blair left her job as a Development Director and Journalism Advisor at a private New England prep school to become a full time writer. At forty books and counting, she’s added cozy mysteries and bewitching romantic comedies to her award-winning Historical Romances.The Rogues Club Awards at First Printing:UNDENIABLE ROGUE2003 Laurel Wreath Award Winner, VCRW 2002 Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award Nominee2003 Holt Medallion Award Finalist, VRW 2003 Barclay Gold Top Ten Favorite, LCRW 2003 Aspen Gold Finalist, HODRW 2003 Winter Rose Winner, Yellow Rose RW 2003 A Lories Best Overall Award of Excellence Winner UNFORGETTABLE ROGUE2003 Booksellers Best Award, GDRW 2003 Laurel Wreath Award Winner, VCRW 2003 Orange Rose Finalist, Orange County RWA 2003 Aspen Gold Finalist, HODRW 2003 Blue Boa Award of Excellence Winner, Peninsular Chapter RWA 2002 Romantic Times K.I.S.S., Knight In Shining Silver AwardUNMISTAKABLE ROGUE2003 Booksellers Best Award, GDRW 2005 Gallant Rogue of the Year Nominee, Reed Gilbride, HRC2004 Readers' Poll Favorite, Best Regency [Historical], AdC2003 Most Exciting Start to a Story, Romance Reviews 1996 Hook, Line & Sinker Winner, Hudson Valley RWA1996 RWA Golden Heart Finalist as Act of CharityUNTAMABLE ROGUE, Formerly A Christmas Baby2005 Aspen Gold Winner, HODRW 2004 A Reviewers' International Organization Winner 2005 Regency Romance of the Year Nominee, HRC 2005 Bravest Heroine of the Year Award Winner, Larkin McAdams 2005 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence Finalist, S Magic RWA 2005 Top Ten Reads for 2004, Lynda Lukow, MyShelf 2004 #1 Top Pick, October, ARR 2004 Top Pick Award, RRAH
Zoe Chant - 2020
Meet new shifters (and one confused human) who find love and family on the mysterious island of Shifting Sands.In Her Hellhound Bodyguard, cat shifter—and cat burglar!—Christy has to navigate the Mexico City airport, find a missing shifter elder, and avoid getting killed. Hiring her mate for protection wasn’t part of her vacation itinerary...In Fake Fur, a group of clueless human furries are accidentally booked at Shifting Sands, to the amusement of the real shifters. But wolf shifter Calvin isn’t laughing when he realizes that the beautiful woman in faux fur fox ears is his mate.In A Hoard of Their Own, Darla returns to her ancestral home and claims the hoard from the memories that taint it...with Breck’s expert help.In Run, learn the tragic secrets of Gizelle’s parents as Janine and Evan go on the run from the enemies who threaten their freedom...and their daughter.Also, find out how Bastian came to Shifting Sands, what Tex’s first exciting day was like, and witness Scarlet’s first hint that something was terribly wrong on her island. Join Saina and Lydia for a dance lesson, witness Gizelle’s wedding, go on a cruise with the staff, and get a tantalizing look ahead at what’s coming next for Shifting Sands...In these seventeen short stories, ranging from flash fiction to standalone novellas, discover all the in-between events of the beloved Shifting Sands Resort series. From hilarious to heartbreaking, this collection is a must-read for fans of the series, or anyone who wants a sampler plate of shifter shorts with adventure, romance, magic, found family, slice-of-life vignettes, and humor with heart.
Eugenia Riley - 1991
The one soft spot in his heart was for his beautiful young ward, Mercy O’Shea. Julian had rescued nine-year-old Mercy on that terrible, long-ago night when he was compelled to kill her father. Wracked by guilt, Julian sponsored Mercy’s education and saw to her every need—even though the spirited young miss swore to hate him forever. But now Mercy has blossomed into a passionate, headstrong young woman, and Julian must wonder if he can save her from himself. ROGUE’S MISTRESS At eighteen, Mercy O’Shea is ready to escape her relationship with her handsome but arrogant guardian, Julian Devereux. Deliberately slighting Julian, Mercy accepts a marriage proposal from a young man Julian deems unsuitable. Furious when Julian rejects her suitor, Mercy vows to defy him, and soon discovers the horrifying, fascinating truth—that her guardian actually wants her for himself, and is even willing to blackmail her into marriage! Pride and passion explode between the strong-willed lovers as Mercy becomes Julian’s unwilling bride. Convinced that Julian only desires her physically, Mercy is determined to hide the devastating attraction she feels toward her dark, sexy husband. Julian guards his own heart, unable to reveal to Mercy that he wants her not just as a mistress but as a cherished wife. Can their fragile relationship survive all the secrets of their tortured pasts and bring love and healing to their shattered hearts? Rogue’s Mistress is a fiery, touching and sensual historical romance set in glittering antebellum New Orleans. Approximately 120,000 words. Eugenia Riley is the renowned, bestselling author of dozens of historical, contemporary, and time-travel romances, including the classics A Tryst in Time and Bushwhacked Bride. She has written for publishers including Avon, Bantam, Warner, Harlequin and Dorchester. She has numerous romances available in Kindle. EDITORIAL REVIEWS: “A book romance readers dream of—dashing hero, Southern belle heroine, lots of conflict, and sensuous, alluring love scenes.” —Rendezvous Four Stars! “Eugenia Riley’s sultry, sensual novel perfectly captures the ambience of New Orleans society in the mid-1800’s.” —Romantic Times Four Stars! “Steeped in spicy Creole sauce, Rogue’s Mistress by Eugenia Riley is a sensual story of two headstrong, fiery lovers.” —Affaire de Coeur