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Pretty Young Things (Spinful Classics Book 1) by Ace Gray
The Biker and the Thief
Kate McCarthy - 2018
You're an all or nothin' girl. That's why I'm in this with you. I'm all in. We fight together."Arcadia ‘Ace’ JonesI’m a college student with a secret past. Not only did I boost cars, I was the best in the business. I’m trying to go straight, but the Marchetti Organisation has other plans, and now I’ve got twelve weeks to complete a job so big it’s almost impossible. I’m on a tight deadline, but an irritating biker dude keeps thwarting my attempts to deliver. He’s the big bad wolf my brother always warned me away from, but doesn’t every girl want a bad boy who’s good just for her? Kelly DanielsI’m a biker with a violent past that haunts me every day. I’m keeping myself busy with my brand-new car restoration business when an annoying little thief manages to steal a Dodge Charger right out from under my nose. I hunt her down, only to discover the woman behind the wheel is beautiful, fearless, and wild—all the things I find impossible to resist. But she’s in trouble, and I won’t hesitate to step in and change the plan—bring the entire Marchetti Organisation to its knees, and make Ace mine.
Elizabeth Reyes - 2014
But after a second-run in with the irresistibly sexy detective Damian Santiago, that’s exactly what she gets. In the blink of an eye, she’s caught up in a passionate romance with one of the most intense men she’s ever met.Awestruck for a second time by the beautiful and intriguing performer, Damian is both surprised and delighted that Bethany agrees to something he didn’t even expect to be asking for so soon—exclusivity. As things heat up, Damian’s skills of detecting and reading body language begin to raise suspicions—Bethany is keeping something from him. Try as he might to calm his suspicions, the blatant signs become impossible to ignore.Some things are better left unsaid. At least that’s what Bethany keeps telling herself. She never imagined falling in love so quickly, and she refuses to get Damian caught up in her troubles. She knows what he suspects—sees it in those possessive eyes. With Damian’s suspicions mounting, time is of the essence. The race is on, and Bethany finds herself scrambling to fix the past before the truth comes out and Damian finds out that it’s much worse than he suspected.
Kristin Mayer - 2016
Our love. Our life. Our future. Were the lies to protect me? Or was it something else? There has to be a reason behind all of this. Finding out he doesn't love me would devastate me beyond belief. They say white lies are harmless, but I don’t believe it. There has to be more to our story. ***Black Truth, the last book in the series, will be released October 9th***
When Fates Collide
Isabelle Richards - 2014
One moment, Lily Preston is trapped in a loveless marriage. In a split second she is free, but at what cost? Her mundane life is set into a free fall of tragedy and terror. Her husband maybe out of her life, but he left a storm of collateral damage behind and the burden is on Lily to sort it out. Fate connects Lily with Gavin Edwards, a charmingly handsome British gentleman that has been drawn into her tangled circumstance. Gavin is everything Lily’s husband wasn’t and gives her hope that love really does exist. Gavin wants nothing more than to sweep Lily up and carry her off into the sunset, far away from the devastation left behind by her husband. Gavin has been the first breath of fresh air in her life, but she isn’t looking to be saved. She needs to clean up her husband’s mess and find a way to save herself in the process. Does she throw caution to the wind and open her heart? Or listen to her head that tells her and go it alone until she’s found herself again?
Spring it on Me
Weston Parker - 2020
Or so I’ve been told. Something about over-domineering, alpha-hole, and rich rubs people the wrong way.All good in the neighborhood. I’m not interested in relationships anyway. But unfortunately, thanks to my success, I need a new secretary. Or rather, I’m being forced to take on a new admin, and the conditions are clear—I’m not allowed to fire her for a year. Nothing like having rules sprung on you in your own company. So I hire a single mom with a pretty smile. Everyone likes her. Everyone but me. She’s got more fire than I expected. And no matter how abrasive or aloof I am, she presses harder against me. I’m falling for her stubborn nature and finding myself wanting to bend my rules of relationships to please her in any way I can. And then… she leaves. Quits without warning. Seems she has a secret.One an orphan like me can’t swallow without choking. My baby.
But still, normal for her. Then, things happen—a guy breaks into her house in the middle of the night to take her hostage. She finds out her father is actually billionaire tech genius Peter Francis, the same guy she’s idolized all her life. She learns all this when she meets dark, mysterious, and electrifying Kashton Colello. He’s an associate of her father’s, and he gives Bailey two choices—go with him and meet her father or survive on her own because those kidnappers are going to try again. It’s a no-brainer.After this, three things become clear for Bailey:1. She’s living at her father’s sprawling estate, complete with bodyguards and the best security that money can buy.2. She’s no longer an only child. She has three siblings and has no idea what to do with them and vice versa.3. She is being guarded by Kash himself. Personally guarded. And there is a lot of guarding going on there and some of it is going to drive her crazy.A complete outsider in a world of wealth and decadence, Bailey has to find her way within a family that has more secrets than she could have imagined. One of these secrets could be deadly…
Lola West - 2020
He’s everything a cowboy should be - but he still feels like the blond sheep in his family because he’s also a soulful artist with a penchant for veggie lasagna.Twenty-five year old, blue-haired, buxom, beautician, Maddie Richards just moved to Conway, Montana. She’s new to small town life, the gossip and the intimacy. Being open and letting people in isn’t what Maddie does best. On a body positive journey, she’s inspired to model nude for a local drawing class. From the first minute he sees her, up on the podium, modeling, Luke can’t take his eyes off Maddie. Their attraction is magnetic, but Maddie has a secret that could ruin everything.This sexy, smart, rip roaring good time, gallops with tease and titillation and introduces readers to the entire Morgan tribe, a tight knit family of ripped and rowdy ranchers. When the Morgan’s get together, shenanigans abound. If this is your first foray into the Big Sky Boys Series...well, howdy and welcome to the family!
The Sheik's Mysterious Mistress
Elizabeth Lennox - 2012
She’d given up ambition and excitement a year ago when she’d witnessed a murder. Now she was running from men who were trying to keep her from testifying. Finding a job inside the palace of the Sheik of Odar was perfect! No one associated with any criminal enterprises could get onto the palace grounds. She’d assumed working in the palace would keep her safe, but that was before Sheik Hassan Bin Faisir-Al-Takar promoted her to his executive assistant. She lost her anonymity, her security and her heart to the dynamic sheik who turned her world upside down. Hassan had never met anyone as independent and spirited, not to mention beautiful, lush and opinionated as the ever cheerful Dana Miller. Everything about her was the opposite of what he expected, including her job interview where she tried to convince him that she would be a horrible person for the job. How could he not fall for someone like that? He just needed to find out what she was hiding!
The Bodyguard's Fake Marriage
Bree Livingston - 2018
When her father calls, telling her he’s arranged for her to marry a man she barely knows, Lexi is positive something is wrong. In an effort to give herself some time to figure out what’s going on, she decides the only way to slow things down is to arrange her own marriage.Ex-Army Ranger Jake Maverick promised Basil Maheras that he’d keep Lexi safe at all costs — he just never thought the cost would include his bachelor status. But when Lexi tells him her father is forcing her to marry the man he was hired to protect her from in the first place, he feels the only way to keep her safe is to marry her in an attempt to get her father from Greece to the states so he can figure out what’s going on.When their secret is leaked, and Lexi’s life is put in danger, they have no choice but to run. Now, they’re stuck together, and the more they learn about each other, the less pretend their marriage feels.
M.S. Parker - 2015
No cliffhangers!I was an ex-con. A convicted killer. And I knew that’s all anyone would ever see me as. At least I thought so…until I met her…When recent parolee Bobby Cantrell loses yet another job, he resigns himself to the usual struggle of finding a place willing to take a chance on someone with his past. Then, without warning, a gorgeous blonde careens into his life and everything changes.Carly Prince. Gorgeous. Untouchable. Everything Bobby could ever want and knows he can never have.Except, maybe, he’s finally found someone who sees the good inside him, something even he can’t see.What he can’t do, however, is escape from his past. A past that now threatens to destroy the new life he’s building for himself…and threatens people he’s come to care about. Can he save them, or will he have more blood on his hands?
Picture Me and You: A Devil's Kettle Romance, #1
Susan Sey - 2016
All Addison Davis has ever wanted is a family of her own and a place to call home. So when the art world’s favorite bad boy paints her as a masterpiece, puts a ring on her finger and tucks her away in the gorgeous little lakeside hometown he made famous, she finally has everything she ever wanted. Everything except love. The loyal brother...Fire chief Jackson Davis knows his brother isn’t in love with the big-eyed waif he married. Diego might be enchanted with his angelic little muse now but he’s never loved anything more than his addictions. When those addictions leave Addy a painfully young widow, Jax can only watch while her precious heart shatters. The secrets they keep... But Addy inherited more from her late husband than a family, a hometown and the masterpiece she inspired. She inherited his secrets, too, but secrets don’t keep in Devil’s Kettle. When all is revealed, what bursts into flame between her and Jax is hot enough to burn down the whole town, forcing Addy to choose — will she protect the life she loves, or risk it all for the man who loves her? Welcome to Devil’s Kettle.
Heather D'Agostino - 2016
Some words can break us so badly that we never fully recover from them. Goodbye being the worst of all. As a young adult I was forced to say goodbye to my father. Losing him broke me in a way I never thought I’d recover from… until I met Ryan. Ryan Mitchell was the balm my soul needed to heal. He filled my life with happiness, love, and affection. He made me want things I didn’t think I ever would, and the dreams I’d said goodbye to years before didn’t seem so lost anymore. He taught me to live life to the fullest, and open myself to love. I didn’t think anything could bring me down from the high he kept me on… but I was wrong. Life sometimes throws us curveballs that we can’t explain. It tests us and pushes us harder than we can ever imagine. I didn’t think I’d survive the crash, but I did. Sometimes goodbye can be beautiful and it was…with Ryan. ***This is a STANDALONE contemporary romance.*** It contains profanity and graphic sexual encounters. It may not be suitable for readers under the age of 17.
Room Service / Shadow Hawk
Jill Shalvis - 2011
Trying to bag chef Jacob Hill for her new culinary show is one thing. Staying at the sex-themed hotel Hush, where his restaurant is located, is quite another. Her goal there is to convince Jacob, known for looking and cooking like a dream, to sign a contract. But after a few days of being enveloped in Hush's sensual atmosphere, the only thing on Em's mind is discovering if Jacob tastes as delicious as he appears.... Shadow Hawk When his latest mission turns into a bloodbath, ATF officer Conner Hawk realizes he's been set up by someone at the top. Wounded and on the run, he has no choice but to take beautiful Abby Wells hostage. After all, she's in danger, too. And if the only way to keep the fiercely independent communications expert safe is to cuff her and bring her along for the ride, he'll do it. With pleasure, even. But given their close contact, it's not long before Hawk's thinking about a totally different kind of pleasure....
Take Chances: Three Stories
Jessica Sorensen - 2014
Once her friend, he's become so much more. Now they're on a road trip together, under the stars, and Lila can't imagine her life without him. But when she talks about the future, something in Ethan changes . . . DELILAH: The Making of Red Delilah's life turns upside down when she meets Dylan, the impossibly gorgeous guy who thinks she's beautiful. When he looks at her, she feels needed. When he kisses her, her troubles disappear. And when he tells her he will never hurt her, she believes him . . . TRISTAN: Finding Hope Tristan once lived a dangerous life. Now staying on track is a 24/7 battle he's not sure he wants to fight-until he meets Avery, the girl with purple streaks in her hair and tattoos like secrets, waiting to be uncovered. A girl like that might keep Tristan out of the darkness . . . or pull him back in. Includes bonus chapters from The Secret of Ella and Micha and Breaking Nova!
Fake Bride Wanted
Holly Rayner - 2018
A billionaire bachelor, and the youngest, hottest member of a long line of Dutch nobility, there’s just one thing that eludes him: the Meijer Ruby, a priceless family heirloom that’s been lost for generations. After a tip-off leads him to the vaults of an ancient bank, Julian thinks his quest for the ring is over, but a revelation stops him in his tracks: in order to inherit it, he must use it to propose to his future bride! Shelby Bright has loved Julian since their schooldays together, but the two haven’t spoken in fifteen years. When a new job role lands her working at his company, she’s hoping only that he’ll remember who she is. Little does she know, he has much bigger plans in store for her! It’s not long before Julian presents his offer: a sham marriage, in exchange for a cash sum large enough to change her life forever. Unable to resist the billionaire’s indecent proposal, Shelby finds herself falling head over heels for Julian all over again, even as it becomes clear that her old friend is not the sweet, kind boy she once fell for. Can Shelby put her feelings aside for the sake of the deal? Will Julian ever realize that the true value of his quest, lies not in a priceless jewel, but in a very real, very fake fiancée?