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Love On the Run by Ellie Spark
What Matters Most
Georgia Beers - 2017
She owns her own specialty shop, she's made some new friends, and she's finally feeling like she's ready to put down some roots in this small Chicago suburb. She's even struck up some regular flirtatious banter with that sexy blonde she continually runs into at Starbucks. But when her business and personal life unexpectedly collide, Kelsey's confidence in her newfound happiness starts to slip through her fingers, and the hardest part is figuring out what matters most...
Didn't Stay in Vegas
Chelsea M. Cameron - 2019
She's not really sure how she and her best friend Emma got hitched, only that they did and it's completely and totally legal. Callyn is used to getting in and out of scrapes, but this one takes the cake. Further complicating matters, Emma suggest that they stay married for "financial reasons" that don't really hold water. Not wanting to argue, Callyn agrees. The situation gets even more confusing when Callyn has to move out of her apartment, and where is she going to stay? With her fake wife, and best friend, of course. It's not like anything is going to happen. Things between the two of them have always been strictly platonic and best-friendy, right? Emma hasn't been secretly in love with Callyn her whole life and has just been waiting for Callyn to notice. No, surely not. Will Callyn get her head out of her ass and see what's right in front of her, or will she live the rest of her life oblivious that the one person she's always wanted is already there?
Lynn Ames - 2018
Millions of people fall in love with her words every day. Her greeting card sentiments are the stuff of legend in the industry. And yet ... and yet she couldn’t find the right girl if you stuffed her into a Subaru full of lesbians.Her overbearing mother and obnoxiously perfect siblings, with whom she shares Shabbat dinner every Friday, only want to know when she's going to get a "real" job and a life. Then her elderly neighbor suffers a catastrophic health crisis, leaving canine-phobic Rachel holding the leash.Julia Spielman's grandmother, Ida, a matchmaker descended from a long line of matchmakers, has just moved into the Shady Acres Assisted Living Community where she happily renews her friendship with Rachel's Grandma Goldie. When Goldie learns that Julia runs a successful online dating service, it seems too good to be true. So, let’s see. We have Rachel's deaf-as-a-post grandmother, her grandmother’s clever, scheming match-making friend, and a mutt named Freud, all hell-bent on "helping" Rachel with her love life—what could possibly go wrong?Genre: Romance/Comedy/Humor
J.S. Scott - 2018
Now you can find out what happened to them. Did Lia really marry the wrong guy? Lia: I thought I had my life all worked out. My wedding had been meticulously planned. All I had to do was walk down the aisle and get married to the man I'd been engaged to for over a year. Pretty easy and uncomplicated, right? Unfortunately, all of my well laid plans go up in smoke when my fiance leaves me at the church alone because he found a woman who was better suited for his snobby world of wealth and privilege. Problem is, I really have to get married. All of my hopes and dreams are dependent on me tying the knot by my twenty-eighth birthday, and the date is closing in fast. As usual, my best friend Zeke Conner is there to pick up the pieces when I get jilted by a jerk. He helps me work through the demoralizing event so I can put it behind me and move on. But when he offers to marry me himself, I'm stunned. But it's a bargain I can't really refuse. As my relationship changes with my best friend, I find myself caught in a web of sensual desire and unending passion that's as terrifying as it is satisfying. Probably because it seems all too real. But our arrangement was supposed to be temporary. A deal between friends so that we'd both benefit. What will happen when it all ends? *Temporary Groom is the first book in the LEFT AT THE ALTAR series in a collaboration of six New York Times Bestselling Authors: J. S. Scott, Ruth Cardello, Raine Miller, Sawyer Bennett, Minx Malone, and Melody Anne.
Something Far Away and Happy
Bryce Oakley - 2020
Their passionate romance burned brightly for a season, but it was painfully over just as quickly and abruptly as it began — neither one understanding exactly why.Now, a 100-year storm, a meddling assistant, and a lucky blue velvet blazer join forces to throw Julia and Remi back in each other’s lives for a second chance. But soon they find that there are certain perks to being stuck together, even with a deep loathing of one another…This friends-to-lovers-to-enemies-to-friends-to-lovers (whew, that's a mouthful) second chance romance is a little angsty, a lot funny, and completely swoon-worthy.
Allie Keane - 2019
Their weekend-long reunion brings back countless great memories from their youth. But it also revives a past crush that Colleen thought she buried away.Meanwhile, Molly is grappling with her own feelings of attraction—feelings she never expected and can’t ignore. She doesn’t have time for love, though, with a 7-year-old daughter under her sole care and a mounting pile of debt.Once they share a kiss, however, Colleen and Molly can no longer just be friends. They decide to give a long-distance relationship a shot. But busy lives, bad cell phone reception, and hundreds of miles between them prove to make it difficult. Will they be forced to give up each other, or will they find a way to make their love last?LOVESTRUCK is a standalone friends-to-lovers romance with an HEA.
C.P. Smith - 2019
He finds what he’s looking for in a feisty Southern belle named Bernice Armstrong (Wallflower Series by CP Smith) The question is, can he leave his world behind for a chance at happiness? And if he does, can he keep Bernice away from outside sources that threaten to steal what he’s waited for his whole life: a soul mate he can live and die for!Part of the Happily Ever Alpha World brought to you by Boom Factory Publishing LLC, Aurora Rose Reynolds, and Author CP Smith.
Clara Reese - 2019
She’s rich. She’s older. And as a female contractor, she’s both creative and powerful. I shouldn’t be thinking about all the things I want to do to her...and all the things I want her to do to me. She’s so out of my league it isn’t even funny. I’m just the hired help, here to do a job and nothing else. Then, we learn about the will. In order to inherit the chalet she’s spent almost a year working on, Gina needs to get married. So I do what any lovesick fool would do: I offer to be her fake fiancée. It’s only for a month. How hard can it be? I tell myself it’s just because I need the money. I promise that I won’t even think about touching her. Then she kisses me, and suddenly it’s not just the chalet on the line. If anyone discovers us, we could lose everything. But there’s no way in hell we can stop now.
Never the Bride
Natasha West - 2018
She's a wedding photographer with dreadful memories of her own disastrous big day, forced to relive it with every new job. But she’s not the only one lugging around an unwieldy past... Georgie Reed, the eternal bridesmaid, is a former child star who is unable to cast off the long shadow of her old fame. But over a summer of interlinked weddings, Nikki and Georgie find themselves colliding again and again. Is it possible they could let their history go and find a better future together? Or are they doomed to go around in circles? A hilarious and quirky romantic comedy from the internationally bestselling author of ‘By Any Other Name’ and ‘The Plus One.’
The Woman Upstairs
Camryn Eyde - 2015
Mistaken as the little wifey by Tara Reeves, the new tenant at her Manhattan apartment building, Ricci wants to evict her before she even signs the lease. A slighted ex-tenant, a vandalized apartment, and an interfering best friend means that she’s forced to offer Tara a room in her own apartment. Can she survive having the secretive hard-nosed executive judging her in her own home? Worse still, can she survive her match-making mother shamelessly besotted by the temporary housemate?
Ava Catori - 2013
After becoming widowed on her honeymoon, she can barely breathe, and isn’t sure life is worth living. Ty Addison is rough around the edges, and has no interest in falling in love. Finding himself attracted to Kristin, his polar opposite, can the couple see past their differences and admit what they're feeling?
Must Love Silence
Lucy Bexley - 2020
What she likes is silence and being left alone. The thing she loves most about recording audiobooks is that she doesn’t have to leave her Chicago apartment to do it. And she hasn’t for nearly a year. But with an unavoidable bill going to collections that puts her sister’s treatment at risk, she has no choice but to take a job that pushes her out of her comfort zone.After a disastrous blow to her career, Arden Abbott needs a comeback. Step one: a successful book launch, including an audiobook. She doesn’t trust anyone else to oversee every aspect of the project. It has to be flawless. Arden knows she’s ready to resume the life she had before her dreams fell apart, all she has to do is prove it to everyone around her.When Reese and Arden meet, sparks fly and then they combust. Will Reese crack under the constant pressure from Arden? Can she possibly read a sex scene with the woman who wrote it interrupting to correct her pronunciation of words she is saying 100% correctly? Or can they step outside their comfort zones long enough to meet in the middle...Must Love Silence is an enemies-to-lovers slow burn workplace lesbian romance featuring a lovable misanthrope and a heroine in recovery. It’s funny and a little dark, and it firmly believes that everyone deserves a chance to change.
Laura Conway - 2017
The last person she expected to form a friendship with was her former high school English teacher, but when she runs into Elizabeth Fitzgerald, their connection is instant. Natalie's crush from fourteen years ago is as beautiful as ever and recently divorced. Natalie struggles to push those old feelings aside and focus on their new friendship, but when Liz tells her the reason for her divorce, she finds it harder and harder to stay away, especially on those long winter nights.
Anyone But Her
Erica Lee - 2019
Jamie has been there for her through everything. Plus, she's interested in learning more about the family he never speaks of.Living in California for eight years, Charlie Miller has been able to live authentically, but being back in her small Maryland hometown with her conservative family means going back into the closet. What she didn't expect was to be so attracted to her brother's girlfriend.54,300 words
Carol Wyatt - 2017
ASIN B06Y42KLKW moved to the most recent editionCharlie Murray lives and breathes her work.She's ambitious and knows what she wants.The one thing Charlie hasn't made time for is a relationship but all that changes when being single starts affecting her career.In the wake of a sudden loss, Charlie must reevaluate her life.On her first night back on the dating scene, Charlie meets Erica who instantly grabs her attention.The connection is obvious but will their age and lifestyle differences make it impossible to pursue?