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Gravel Road


Stephie Walls - 2018
     Miranda was the only girl who ever had a chance at owning my heart. Defined by the land we grew up on, Mason Belle, Texas, wrote our story. And then it tore out the pages. Six years later, Miranda had managed to slip away again. But this time, I refused to let her run.

One More Time: A Second Chance Romance


Rye Hart - 2018
    Built. Burning hot.Get this, my friend volunteered me for a charity dating auction.And it turns out I'll be sharing the stage with Rhett. So, we're going to play a little game...Whoever raises the most money wins.The prize: winner sets the terms for one hot night together.A little friendly competition can't do any harm... right?And this time, I won't get emotionally involved. Piece of cake.One More Time is a full length, standalone romance from USA Today Bestselling author, Rye Hart.

Saving Avery


Angela Snyder - 2015
    On the outside looking in, her life appears to be perfect. But inside, Avery knows her life is far from perfection as her husband's carefully constructed façade slowly starts to crumble.Forced to fake a happy marriage while enduring physical and mental abuse from the man who had once been her whole world is taking its toll. And ever so slowly, Avery finds herself slipping into an existence where she is gradually becoming a shell of her former self.When Dr. Max Harrison transfers from Chicago to North Carolina, his world is flipped upside down the moment he sees Avery. With one glimpse into her blue-gray eyes, he can see the pain she is so desperately hiding from the rest of the world. As Avery attempts to push him away, he becomes convinced that there is more to her than meets the eye. And when he finally uncovers her darkest secret, the pieces of the puzzle slowly start to click into place.Max and Avery want to be together, but nothing in life is ever that simple. It's not going to be easy to get her away from the powerful Mason family, but Max will risk everything to protect her. His only concern is Saving Avery.**Saving Avery is a 98,000-word contemporary romance stand-alone novel. Due to mature content, it is not intended for people under 18 or people with triggers.**

The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever (Sweet with Heat: Standalone Romance Novel)


Addison Cole - 2019
    The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever is a standalone novel featuring a fiercely loyal hero and a smart, sassy heroine.In The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever…Leaving New York City and returning to her hometown to teach a screenplay writing class seems like just the break Grace Montgomery needs. Until her sisters wake her at four thirty in the morning to watch the hottest guys in town train wild horses and she realizes that escaping her sisters’ drama-filled lives was a lot easier from hundreds of miles away. To make matters worse, she spots the one man she never wanted to see again—ruggedly handsome Reed Cross.Reed was one of Michigan’s leading historical preservation experts, but on the heels of catching his girlfriend in bed with his business partner, his uncle suffers a heart attack. Reed cuts all ties and returns home to Oak Falls to run his uncle’s business. A chance encounter with Grace, his first love, brings back memories he’s spent years trying to escape.Grace is bound and determined not to fall under Reed’s spell again—and Reed wants more than another taste of the woman he’s never forgotten. When a midnight party brings them together, passion ignites and old wounds are opened. Grace sets down the ground rules for the next three weeks. No touching, no kissing, and if she has it her way, no breathing, because every breath he takes steals her ability to think. But Reed has other ideas…**The Corner of Heartbreak and Forever is a Sweet with Heat novel and conveys all of the passion you'd expect to find between two people in love without any graphic scenes or harsh language. If you're looking for a more explicit romance, pick up the steamy edition, Embracing Her Heart, written by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. Addison Cole is Melissa's sweet-romance pen name.ALSO AVAILABLE for your binge-reading pleasure, more fun, flirty, and romantic love stories. The Seaside and Bayside series are set in the quaint small towns of Cape Cod, and the Bradens feature fiercely loyal heroes and sassy heroines set in small towns and the big city--making them all, perfect beach reads!SWEET WITH HEAT: SEASIDE SUMMERS SERIESRead, Write, Love at SeasideDreaming at SeasideHearts at SeasideSunsets at SeasideSecrets at SeasideNights at SeasideSeized by Love at SeasideEmbraced at SeasideLovers at SeasideWhispers at SeasideSWEET WITH HEAT: BAYSIDE SUMMERS SERIESSweet Love at BaysideSweet Passions at BaysideSweet Heat at BaysideSweet Escape at BaysideSWEET WITH HEAT: WESTON BRADENSA Love So SweetOur Sweet DestinyUnraveling the Truth About LoveThe Art of Loving LacyPromise of a New BeginningAnd Then There Was Us**"Addison Cole's stories are the perfect blend of sizzle and sweet. You won't be able to stop reading."​ - ​New York Times bestselling author RaeAnne Thayne"Addison Cole has created characters you'll fall in love with and a seaside world you'll never want to leave." USA Today bestselling author Chris Keniston"An absolute treat to read and cannot wait for more from Addison Cole." ~ New York Times bestselling author Sawyer Bennett (aka Juliette Poe, on "Read, Write, Love at Seaside")***Addison Cole is the sweet alter ego of New York Times and USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. She writes humorous and emotional sweet contemporary romance. Her books do not include explicit sex scenes or harsh language. Addison spends her summers on Cape Cod, where she dreams up wonderful love stories in her house overlooking Cape Cod Bay.Addison enjoys discussing her books with book clubs and reader groups and welcomes an invitation to your event.

Hooked On You


Brittany Anne - 2018
    Hers, for letting him in, and his, for letting her go. Seven years after what was supposed to be the best night of Victoria's life, she is finally ready to return home and face the memories that she spent so long running away from. She is certain she has moved on, but the minute she sees Gabe Matthews, all of the feelings she repressed come right back up to the surface. Gabe says he’s changed, but can she ever truly trust the man who shattered her heart all those years ago? Gabe Matthews was not a good man, but he had spent the last three years doing everything he could to redeem himself. When the only girl he ever truly cared for walks back into his life, he is faced with the ultimate test: do the right thing and let her go, like he tried to do so many years ago, or be selfish and make her his. He wants to be the good guy, but sometimes, chemistry just can’t be controlled, and Gabe will be damned if he lets Victoria walk out of his life a second time.

The Holly Project


Kate Sterritt - 2014
    Instead, it’s the one day of the year she allows herself to grieve.Life is exactly how she believes it must be until her twenty-fifth birthday, when a chance encounter with Ryan Davenport turns her tightly controlled life upside down. Ryan is driven, ambitious and used to getting what he wants – and what he wants is the beautiful, smart-mouthed Holly Ashton.However, when neither of them believes in happily ever afters, how are they supposed to find their own?

Tagged Steel


M.J. Fields - 2019
    They chickened out. I didn’t. Lying face down, ass up, and alone on the table of the tattooed, god of a man, whose sinfully sexy style, and delicious demeanor wasn’t part of the plan. It was one night, no regrets, no looking back, until I finally got a good look at the art he tagged me with.Tag, I’m it.

Grit and Grind


Kat Addams - 2019
    After one too many disastrous relationships, her quest for a leading man has fizzled out. Bored with her mundane lifestyle, she decides to do whatever it takes to get her head back in the game. When she finds out that one of her favorite authors, Christopher Kaiser, is leading a writers workshop, she’s the first in line to sign up. Could he help spark her creativity again, or will this be just another one of her bad decisions?Christopher Kaiser is an international best-selling author whose books have taken the romance genre by storm. Rumor has it that his sexy stories are inspired by personal experiences with his many so-called muses. Touted as one of the South’s most notorious playboys, Christopher is too busy living his best life to settle down anytime soon. Besides, what would happen with his writing if he gave up his “explorations”?Determined to take matters into her own hands, Klara decides to jump-start her love life with a catastrophe of her own making. Unfortunately, an innocent bystander prevents her desperate attempt for attention by rescuing her from yet another one of her bad decisions. Annoyed—and also a bit turned on by this sexy new hero—Klara goes home, defeated. Forcing herself to focus on her writing, she shows up to her first workshop and quickly learns that her hero from earlier is none other than her instructor, Christopher Kaiser. Will she actually learn something from this, or will she be too distracted by her hots for the teacher?

Keeping You Away


Kennedy Fox - 2020
    We fell hard and fast for each other but it didn’t stop me from leaving at the end of the summer. Fast forward twelve years—I’m an ex-convict, her dad’s my new boss, and now she’s my co-worker. I’ll have to see her every day as if being back in my hometown isn’t torture enough.I should walk away from her but this time I can’t. Gemma breaks down my walls and exposes the deeply rooted pain I’ve hidden. Old sparks quickly reignite, but I tell myself it means nothing—it can’t—especially since she’s engaged to another man. KEEPING YOU AWAY is a slow-burn, angsty second chance romance with lots of small-town, Southern drama. It's book 1 in the Tyler & Gemma duet and must be read first.

Entangle


Veronica Larsen - 2014
    A relentless pursuit.An insatiable chemistry that yields to a torrid affair. Alexis Stone I tried to do things the right way. I wore the big white dress and rode off with Prince Charming. Then Charming changed his mind. Some people rush to fill the holes left by their past, but I stripped my life bare. Right down to the essentials: Me, myself, and I. Now I'm thriving, running a successful company and I'm sure I've got everything I want. Enter Leo, a gorgeous, blue-eyed specimen of a man, who walks into my company and introduces me to a level of attraction that is inescapable, undeniable, and utterly consuming. I have two choices, I can either edge around the intense chemistry between us or plunge right through it until there's nothing left. I'm done playing by the rules, but nothing can prepare me for what's on the other side. [A standalone romantic drama. Contains explicit content.]

Flightless


L. Duarte - 2017
    Mine went like this: Once upon a time, I met a boy. He was the most handsome fella in the land. I fell in love. Together, we had cosmic chemistry. I believed I would live a life of unending bliss. Until he broke my heart. Shattered it to pieces. And I lived unhappily ever after instead. The end.Or so I thought. Life found a way to reunite us. But to change that unhappy ending, I had to learn how to forgive. And my heart seemed unable to do so. This is a love story. But it is also, much more. It’s the story of how I coped with my shortcomings, my fears and rewrote my destiny. Everyone has a story. This is mine.

Then, Again


Karen Stivali - 2013
    Everything is exactly as she remembers it---the sound of the waves, the scent of her grandmother’s perfume, and the irresistibly sexy James Margolis, the man she pined for every summer of her youth.James always thought of Kay as a “nice kid”, but she’s all grown up now. When Kay agrees to divulge her grandmother’s family recipes for him to use in his new restaurant, they find themselves sharing more than culinary secrets.Fate has brought them together again, but James’s restaurant means his feet are firmly planted in their sandy beach town, and Kay’s job sends her all over the world… Can they turn their steamy summer reunion into a lifetime of happiness?

Faking It With the Boss


Nikki Chase - 2018
    Don’t believe everything you read on the media, though. Our relationship is nothing but a lie. Ben’s a lot of things--a childhood friend, a successful restaurateur, a reckless driver . . . But he’s not my man. Nor do I want him to be. Seriously, I don’t. Why doesn’t anyone believe me when I say that? I mean, sure, he’s gorgeous as hell and a genius at what he does. He deserves all the fame and riches he’s got. But he’s too aware of how good he is. Too arrogant. Too much of a control freak. So no, we’re not really together. This is just pretend. I’m not going to sleep with my boss and become a bad cliché. Whatever we have is fake and will stay that way. Except every time Ben speaks to me in that deep, commanding baritone, my heart starts racing for real. And whenever we so much as brush against each other in the restaurant kitchen, a fire burns so hot in my core I can’t pretend it’s not there. I’ve seen the hunger in those dark, intense eyes. He wants to claim me as his own. But I won’t give in to the cocky bastard. I can resist that wicked smirk and those kissable lips. I can say no to those strong hands, the ones that could probably tear my chef uniform off with ease . . . How hard can it be? Faking It With the Boss is a stand-alone, full-length novel of approximately 50,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhanger, and a guaranteed HEA.

Beautiful Sinner


Sara Cate - 2020
    When she begged me to stay, I did what a good priest would do, and I said yes. But a good priest wouldn’t spend his days thinking about the fullness of her ruby red lips or feel the sting of envy with the way she draws men to her like flies to honey. A good priest would have stopped things before that first touch. And he certainly wouldn’t have given into temptation so easily, but Cadence Thorn walked in and brought me to my knees.A good priest doesn’t break his vows.But I am not a good priest.

Love Wasted


Shirl Rickman - 2017
    She loves him not. When Cassandra Porter was seven years old, she fell in love with her next door neighbor and her best friends brother. Cass loved that boy every single day…until he broke her heart and all that remained were the pieces. Five years and what feels like a lifetime apart, that boy—now a grown and sexy, warm blooded man—is thrust back into her life. He might make her temper flair and blood boil, but a few unresolved feelings are no match for the way her heart races when he is near… She drives him the good kind of crazy. Paxton Luke led his life with one thing on his mind: success. Friends and family come first, with no room for emotional attachments—not even with the neighbor girl, who's turned into a complete knockout. His sister's best friend. Emotions only lead to love, and love was trouble. They’re determined to fight this undeniable attraction to the bitter end. It’s too damn bad their hearts are about to get love drunk-- wasted on love.