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Scorched by Mary Nova
Marcella Swann - 2018
. . except for that one time. I knew I shouldn't but he was so hot. Steamy. Passionate. It was incredible. I left him a note the next morning but he never called.Next thing I know, I’m pregnant. Me and my little girl have made it through but it’s been hell.Now he’s back but he doesn’t know the half of it—doesn’t know about his daughter . . . our daughter.His hotness made me do a stupid thing five years go, but not this time.If he thinks he can freakin’ waltz back into my life . . . My little girl absolutely loves the guy though and, well, he’s got a billion dollars coming to him. F***! Bobby I had her for one night.It was hot. It was right. It was incredible. I’ve never really shaken her from my thoughts. It's still the best night of my life and, trust me, I've had plenty of Netflix and chill action since.But she was gone by the morning. Fine. I can play that game, too. So I bolted--got the heck outta dodge. Now I got a billion bucks coming my way.One catch, though: I've got to get my shit together and clean up my act.Or else my uncle’s money goes elsewhere—to my shitty cousin.But f*** the money, no one’s gonna mess with my woman—and my daughter.Their mine. I’ll do what I have to protect them. To make things right.So bring it on. This is gonna be fun.
A Holiday to Remember
Ellie Danes - 2016
Big City Billionaire Niles Holiday wanted to escape his past and the future that he never had, a December wedding with his jilted fiance, Jenna. When Niles crosses paths with his old high school friend, Mason Asher, the billionaire bad boy matchmaker, Niles learns that the life of a playboy isn't everything it is cracked up to be. California girl Emily Grey moved across the country to start a new life and build the future she dreamed of, but when irresistible Niles Holiday crosses her path she decides to take on a brand new project and she gets more than she bargained for, complete heartbreak. Can Niles be the one man that changes Emily's outlook and make her December a Holiday to Remember?
The Boss's New Plaything (Bought By The Boss #3)
Layla Valentine - 2017
And now it’s my turn. Her: He may be older than me, And five billion dollars richer But that ain’t gonna stop him. He’s the boss. And he’s gonna make me his plaything. Him It’s a bad habit, I know I’ve had every intern that’s ever set stiletto’d foot into my office I told myself I wouldn’t go there again, But damn, this new girl’s gonna break me. She wants it, I can tell, Biting her lip every time she thinks I’m not looking. She thinks she’s playing me, and boy, is she about to be surprised. She wants to work for me? She can work under me, alright. This is a full-length romance, with steamy love scenes, a beautiful HEA and utterly no cliffhangers.
Billionaire Cowboy's Runaway Bride
Hope Moore - 2020
He’s a confirmed bachelor, she’s a runaway bride who needs his help.After confirmed bachelor, Cole Tanner catches the garter at his friend’s wedding he finds a dazed and confused runaway bride limping along the back roads of his hometown of True Love, Texas and stops to help.Tulip Jones obviously can’t say no to public marriage proposals—this is her second time to be a runaway bride! She needs help in more ways than one—can Cole teach her how to become a confirmed bachelorette and learn to say no?They’re a perfect match until love gets in the way!The billionaire bachelors of True Love, Texas are about to meet their matches...
Christina Butrum - 2018
He had left once before, and nothing would stop him from leaving again. Coming back to West Grove was the last thing Ian wanted to do. If it hadn't been for the rental property, the small town would've never seen him again. Two weeks and he'd be gone. Until he sees Jenna Avery and realizes there's more than a house needing repaired. The only problem - Two weeks may not be enough time to save her.
The New Boss
Penny Wylder - 2021
He knows what he wants and expects everyone to obey.When we met, I felt a wicked tingle in my belly that made it hard to think.That's the only reason I did something stupid like hook up with a man as intimidating and off limits as him...Ever since that night, work has become a game of cat and mouse between us. But just when I think I'm getting close to my new boss, I get a surprise.The biggest opportunity of my life.Should I chase my one shot at fame? Or should I run back into the arms of a man who might ruin my future?
Men of Inked, Volume 1
Chelle Bliss - 2016
This box set contains three full-length novels — Throttle Me, Hook Me, and Resist Me -- plus a bonus novella -- Throttled Book 1: Throttle MeSuzy's a control freak and has her life mapped out — work hard, find a man with a stable job, and live happily ever after. She's content with the status quo, but her plan comes to a screeching halt when he enters her life and turns it upside down.City gave up on love when his heart was crushed in college, preferring to be the typical bachelor. He spends his nights hopping from one bed to another and his days working at his family tattoo shop, Inked. A chance encounter on a dark road makes him question what he had sworn off forever — a relationship.A night of passion and lust causes them to question everything. Is City the knight in shining armor to the damsel in distress? Can their relationship survive when a fantasy falls apart and a secret comes out that changes everything?Book 2: Hook MeMichael Gallo found his calling in life — he wants to kick ass. He works at Inked as a piercer, but spends his mornings training and dreaming of winning an UFC championship. Michael is the road to achieving his goal when a chance encounter alters his world forever. The title is no longer enough — he must capture the woman of his dreams.Dr. Mia Greco is dedicated to saving lives and helping those less fortunate. She doesn't have time to meet Mr. Right with her busy schedule. She buries herself in her work and helping humanity. Fate steps in and sweeps the carpet out from under her. She tries to deny the pull to him, a man that uses his fists for gain, but the universe won't let her walk away so easy and Michael isn't one to take no for an answer.He has a secret that may rip them apart. There are forces bigger than them at work; drawing them in and making their worlds collide — not letting either one of them walk away.Book 2.25: ThrottledShe’s about to become his – Mrs. Joseph Gallo. All she wants is to be his, but his possessiveness days before the wedding has her questioning the reality of a happily ever after. He’s not easy. He’s territorial and doesn’t share well with others. City’s staking his claim, making Suzy his forever. Their future teeters precariously on the cliff of matrimonial bliss. Will their love survive his alpha nature or will it all unravel before she can say ‘I do’?Book 3: Resist MeIzzy Gallo has never been described as a member of the weaker sex. She's awoman who doesn't take sh*t from anyone. Growing up with four olderoverprotective brothers has hardened her, making her a force to be reckoned with.Against the wishes of her two brothers, Joe and Mike, Izzy takes a weekend trip to Bike Week in Daytona, turning her world upside down.Over her head, in a world she doesn't understand, there's only one man who can save her.James Caldo has dedicated his life to protect and serve as a member of the DEA. He's cocky, overbearing, and doesn't take no for an answer — theGallo men have nothing on him.When their paths cross, James makes Izzy question everything she believes about completely surrendering to the opposite sex.Does James have what it takes to overpower the headstrong Izzy, capturing her heart forever?
Learning to Dance Again
Frankie Valente - 2013
Her friends rally to support her, but with her sons away at Edinburgh University she still feels isolated in her grief. She is unemployed but has no wish to return to her old job as the manager of a care home; but she cannot decide what to do instead. With the approach of her fiftieth birthday that she has no desire to celebrate, together with the gloominess of her mood which will only get worse when winter arrives, Julia knows she needs to take drastic action to heal her broken heart. It was Duncan’s last wish to take her on a second honeymoon to Sicily. So Julia books herself a holiday for the whole of October; much to the surprise of her friends and to the horror of her sons, who are convinced she will be kidnapped by the Mafia. Julia ignores their warnings and rents a villa in the coastal town of Cefalu. The villa is owned by the charming Tony Hugo, a widowed English crime writer; who wastes no time in helping Julia feel at home.Sicily is everything Julia expected it to be – hot, sunny and exotic; but her holiday turns out to be far more of a life changing adventure than she could ever have imagined.
His Sweet Pea (The May Flowers Series)
Vivian Ward - 2019
Danny was my first love but he sabotaged me when we were competing for one of the most lucrative art scholarships. That’s when he became my number one enemy and I kissed his sweet ass good-bye. That was nearly a decade ago. And all these years later, I still hate him. While he’s thrived and succeeded in the art world, I’m still nothing more than a starving artist. He owns his own home and art gallery. I sell pieces of my work online to split the rent with my roommate. Fate has a funny way of bringing people back together. Now he needs my help faking a relationship so he can receive his father’s inheritance and move to the other side of the country where his fame will continue to soar. The idea of never seeing him again has me agreeing to almost anything. There’s just one problem: the closer we work together, the less I’m sure that I want him to go. Roses are red Violets are blue Flirt Club has a sexy new collaboration Just for you! Join twelve of your favorite Flirt Club authors in this hot and steamy spring collection where our May Flowers bloom faster than a hothouse rose under the touch of our sexy heroes. #mayflowers #FlirtClub
The Boat Builder's Bed
Kris Pearson - 2012
Sophie Calhoun can't imagine how she'll pay for the damage to the luxurious car.Already cash-strapped, she's struggling to launch her new interior design studio and make a home for her daughter. She's only days away from disaster.Out of the sleek black Jaguar storms super-yacht tycoon Rafe Severino. Steaming mad. Totally gorgeous. And desperately in need of a top-line decorator for his spectacular new harbor-side mansion.Sophie fears her dream contract comes with strings that tie her to the boat-builder's bed. No matter how she tries to escape, he's always there - implacable and irresistible.She knows he doesn't want a preoccupied single mother, but concealing her daughter's existence from the man she's falling in love with is getting harder and harder. If he discovers her lies, she'll instantly lose everything.Warning: contains one determined golden-skinned man who knows his way around boats, bodies and bed-sheets.
Resisting the Bad Boy
Violet Duke - 2013
His brother's best friend. And the valium for his soul he had no business wanting.To be fair, she did ask him for advice--on what she could do to stop being 'the nice girl' for a little bit. All he did was answer truthfully:"Try something new that excites you."...Preferably him.NOTE TO READERS: This is Book #1 in a three-part 600-pg SERIAL (also available as a bundled box set). Each book in the trilogy has a separate story arc in the greater love triangle, and need to be read in order. Book #4 (the other brother's happily ever after) is a standalone novel that can be read on its own.
Heidi Joy Tretheway - 2013
But as his house sitter, she must pick up the pieces for the front man of the white-hot rock band Tattoo Thief. When ultra-responsible Beryl confronts the reckless rock star, she wants to know more than just what to do with his mess. Why is he running? What’s he searching for? And is he responsible for the death of his muse? New York newbie Beryl must find her footing in Gavin’s crazy world of the ultra-wealthy to discover her own direction and what can bring him back.Steamy, sassy and tender, Tattoo Thief is a story of breaking from a comfort zone to find a second chance.
Meli Raine - 2015
My stepfather turns out to be a rival drug dealer, and I'm pretty sure he killed my mom two years ago. I'm not supposed to fall in love with Chase. He's not supposed to know I even exist. But when he finds me, he can't let go. And when I find myself in his arms? I hold tight. I have to. Because if I don't, I might just die. * * * Read all three books in the Breaking Away series: Finding Allie Chasing Allie Keeping Allie With or without him.