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An Unexpected Attraction by Delaney Diamond
Xyla Turner - 2019
Vega I didn't want this woman to be my nanny. She had no experience and a failed art career. What did she know about rearing children? She was my late wife's choice and I didn't too much care for the woman and she didn't care for me either. Until all hell broke loose and the nanny was the only one my son could turn to. The only one we could rely on. She kept us going and then she wanted to leave too. Not a damn chance. Faith There could never be anything between me and Mr. Vega. He was the father of the boy in my charge. I was his nanny. Nothing more and nothing less. The lines needed to be clear between him and me, but a nagging feeling told me, he would keep them blurred. --Note: This is a standalone book, but it does have cameos from other series.
Peyton Banks - 2018
Legendary quarterback. A champion. Reiner Strickland had led his team to three national championships and playing a knight in shining armor was all in a days work for the NFL star quarterback. Only his damsel in distress had no idea who he was, and it threw him off his game. He was the face of his organization and was used to everyone recognizing him. Her innocence, charm, and beauty captivated him. It wasn’t until after they parted ways that he realized that he never got her number or even her last name. Jada Dalton had no idea who her sexy knight in shining armor was, but knew that she’d probably never see him again. She was focused on building her business and didn’t have time for love. Just because she was determined to become a successful businesswoman, it didn’t mean she couldn’t dream about her sexy as sin rescuer. Another chance meeting brings the two together and this time, Jada discovers who exactly Reiner is. She learns quickly what goes along with dating a football legend and is not sure she can handle it. Reiner refuses to let Jada go. He’ll have to dig deep and call out the most important play of his life to ensure that Jada Dalton remains on his team.
Holt, Her Ruthless Billionaire (Ruthless Second Chance Duet #2) (50 Loving States, Connecticut #2)
Theodora Taylor - 2017
I've moved on, but he definitely hasn't. He's also a single-dad now and in desperate need of a capable nanny to manage his out-of-control son. So the powerful CEO decides that I'm the perfect woman for the job--whether I want it or not. According to him....Revenge is best served BOSS!Reader Note: This is part 2 of the Ruthless Second Chance Duet, and it completes the epically romantic story of Holt and Sylvie.
Delaney's Desert Sheikh
Brenda Jackson - 2002
But when she reluctantly agreed to share a secluded cabin with an arrogant sheikh bent on seduction, she found herself enrolled in a crash course in human sexuality. Unfortunately, commitment and love were misplaced pages in her darkly handsome mentor's manual. Jamal Ari Yassir had intended to school Delaney in sensuality for his pleasure, but his plan backfired. Instead of loving and leaving her, he became engulfed by an irresistible passion for his sexy-as-sin cabin mate. Could his convenient summer lover be the woman he was destined to share his life with?
Blue Saffire - 2021
I’m a bonafide member of the A**hole Club. Oh, we’ve earned the name. Which is why for the life of me I can’t understand why I’m putting everything on the line for this chick. She drives me crazy, she’s not mine, and she’s a little a**hole herself.However, from the first night I saw her she’s been like a flashing light beckoning me to chase down danger. Yeah, I have a thing for Mayven “Skittles” Jennings. That’s probably why she knows to keep her tail away from me and I’ve kept my distance from her. That is until she needs my help.SkittlesWilliam “Pit” Pitman. Gah!Pit is the last person I want to go to for help, but I need a savage for this task—a savage that’s as good behind a wheel as I am. Pit’s a jerk, but he’s my best option. I have three goals here. 1. Get to my cousin, Shawna, and save her life. 2. Make sure no one finds out what Shawna and I have gotten ourselves into. Especially not our parents—the good old mayor and my aunt that could be the next senator. 3. Don’t fall for the a**hole who storms in and takes control like he always does.We’ve been seeing things all wrong. The truth changes everything. We can race against the clock or burn the mother*cker down and take what’s ours, including each other.
Monica Kaye - 2009
It wasn't long before he had his hands -and mouth- all over her. After one incredible night of sex, he awakens to find she’s disappeared, but it's not long before he finds her again. At his new office: she's his Executive Assistant! He can't allow himself to be distracted. He has come to Denver on a mission, to find the person trying to swindle him. Sean always gets his man. But keeping his distance from his newest employee is not going to be easy.Chloe Walters had no idea that the handsome stranger she slept with the night before would be her new boss. Or that she’d be the number one suspect in his corporate espionage investigation. She's on a hunt of her own to uncover the scammer. But Sean’s idea of cat-and-mouse has higher stakes than just her job.Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable. Spanking.
Taste of Lacey
Linden Hughes - 2014
And she wanted him. Badly.Scratching a sexual itch for the hell of it was virgin territory to her, but surely she could give in to the pleasure he offered, if only for one night. It didn’t matter that he was her brother’s best friend. Or that her focus should be on getting her business on solid footing. Lacey Bishop, independent, logical black female, was about to hit the sheets with the white boy next door. She’d question her sanity later.Ryder McKay wasn’t suffering from lack of female attention, so he couldn’t blame his raging need for Lacey on a dry spell. Beyond her being a gorgeous woman, he didn’t know what fueled his urgent hunger. Her father and brother would probably want to kill him, but he'd had a taste of Lacey and one just wouldn't be enough. The hard part? Convincing her...
Ava Thorn - 2014
His album has gone platinum, and he's about to marry the woman of his dreams. Or is he? When Austin meets Chef Farrah Rue, there is an instant attraction between them. All Farrah Rue wants to do is concentrate on making Southern Rose Eatery successful. When Austin offers her the job of catering his wedding, Farrah knows it's the opportunity of a lifetime for her growing business. When the attraction between her and Austin heats up, Farrah does everything in her power to keep their relationship professional. Will the two manage to maintain their distance, or will they give in and submit to their hearts' desire? Southern Love is a steamy romance about life, loss, and learning to love again.
Loving The Head Man
Katherine Cachitorie - 2011
A newly-minted attorney with an eye on the big leagues, she quickly discovers that her brains are not enough in the dog-eat-dog world of a major law firm. When her supervisor pressures her to sleep with him, and when a family crisis forces her to make bad decision after bad decision, she discovers that the only person in her corner is the owner of the firm himself, Robert Colgate, a man who favors Bree from the start and ends up breaking every rule he has lived by, including sleeping with and craving the young and brilliant Bree, even though she works for him.But when Robert finds himself accused of sexual harassment, it is Bree who ends up in his corner, not only to help get his good name back, but to help him through turbulent nights where their unbridled passion for each other becomes a powerful antidote to the craziness around them. Bree and Robert forge a different kind of interracial love affair, the kind built on trust and need and perseverance. And even when Robert’s son comes into the picture, and attempts to drag his mother, Robert’s ex, back in with him, it is that very love that’s tested over and over, almost to the breaking point.
Shara Azod - 2009
A quiet waitress, she was brutally gunned down coming out of the neighborhood corner store. There was nothing taken, there was no motive, just a fragile, broken woman lying on the cold, broken sidewalk.Kale was not the easiest cop to get along with. Biting and sarcastic, he worked alone caring for little but the job. There was something about this case that Kale just couldn’t let go. There was something about this victim that called him unlike any other.Can they heal each other or will it just be a banage on their wounds and they still fester?
A Subtle Tenderness
K.C. King - 2013
Desperate with few options, Ophelia seeks help from the mountain’s solitary resident. Charmed by the stranger’s solemn nature and strength of character Ophelia discovers that love can come about in the most unlikely places. After years of military life and numerous tours in Afghanistan, Heath Rogan enjoys the solitude of nature on his mountain. The rituals of simple living keep the headaches at bay and give him time to mourn the loss of good friends and family. When Heath’s path crosses with Ophelia, he is struck by how quickly priorities can become muddled when he meets the one woman he desires to make his for a lifetime.
Be My Always
Nia Arthurs - 2019
M&A mogul. Tortured billionaire. A hunk with glasses and dimples. Clark Kent as Superman. Dazzling silver eyes. My almost one-night-stand. I’m wound too tight. He’s just what I need to take the edge off. There’s just enough alcohol in my system to make this seem like a good idea. Then he bails. Before we even leave the bar. I don’t expect to see him again. But when I do… well, let’s just say the offer still stands. It’s just physical. No strings. No feelings. No falling in love. But Brendon’s a rule breaker and I’m a glutton for punishment. There’s no way this works. Believing there can be more is all kinds of wrong. Then Brendon slides his hands over my shoulder and presses his hard lips to mine. And all that wrong starts feeling right. I forget our rules. I forget I'm the lost, wounded woman who doesn’t deserve love. I kiss him back like I'll never get enough. I won't. But I can't risk losing my heart. Even if I’ve finally stumbled on the man who’ll take precious care of it.
Siera London - 2015
He’s chasing the woman of his dreams. Together they're Chasing Ava. Ava Walters is a pediatric nurse who doesn’t do relationships. An abusive past has left her wounded, but determined to pursue her dream of becoming as a Navy Nurse. Ava is in the midst of rebuilding her life, when she is targeted by a sexual harasser who wields the power to destroy her dream before it sets sail. Logan Masters, is an ambitious specialty surgeon whose past is riddled with betrayal. His trust in women is conditional- no secrets and no boundaries. When he comes to Ava’s rescue, there is no denying the spark of attraction. Things get complicated when Logan pursues Ava, rather than the arranged relationship that holds his business alliance together. After years of being alone Ava starts to believe that love is possible under Logan’s skillful touch. But Ava is harboring a secret she doesn’t want exposed. Determined to guard her heart, Ava soon discovers Logan is as focused on winning her heart as she is at shielding it away. When secrets and broken alliances threaten to torpedo both their futures, how will they chart a course to lasting love?
Mick Sinatra: Not In My House (The Mick Sinatra series Book 11)
Mallory Monroe - 2019
It will take every ounce of power Mick has to beat back the tide, and even that may not be enough. And although his marriage to African-American actress Rosalyn Graham-Sinatra is strong, Roz is going through her own difficulties and is in need of the kind of attention he can’t give. But for the love of her man and her family, Roz put aside her own wants and needs and work to beat back that tide right alongside her husband. But how long can a woman neglect herself in service to a greater good, and can her marriage survive the onslaught? In the latest fiery installment of the Mick Sinatra Interracial Romantic Suspense series, Mick and Roz love hard and fight hard, and stretch their once-unbreakable bond nearly to its breaking point.