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Road To Me


Erica Andrews - 2018
    Which at this point is very little now, because let's face it. How much dignity can one have sliding down the hall naked?" Doughnuts are the reason everything bad happens in my life. My Divorce. My Car. My inability to tell myself no. But you know, I also blame the sugary goodness for leading me to Kasper, Damon, and Dean. Starting over in a small town was never part of my plan.Meeting three attractive men the day I arrive kind of helps. So this is me.. I'm starting a new job, and working on making myself happier while i get to know who I am. These guys? They're the sprinkles on top. This is a slow burn reverse harem

Royal Rebel


Laramie Briscoe - 2020
    Can an arranged marriage end up being the greatest love of my life? TristanI knew what I would get when I turned twenty-five.A wife.A monarchy.And to be honest, I wasn't sure I wanted either one of them.AmeliaAt twenty-three I knew it was my duty to serve.A King.The people.The one thing I never counted on? Falling in love with my husband.

Dirty Girl


Rory Reynolds - 2016
    Keeping her at arm’s length wasn’t easy, but he had no choice—she was too young and too pure. No longer a girl, Dylan Thomas has become all woman. Gone is the innocence that once kept him away. Her hungry gaze tells him all he needs to know. Now he’s ready to claim what’s his... Once and for all. Note: This novella is an insta-love romance with a secret baby and guaranteed happily ever after.

Frenched Series Bundle


Melanie Harlow - 2015
    But my friends convinced me that bitter tastes better drowned in Bordeaux, so I came to Paris for a single-moon. Then I met him. He's shown me things I’ve never seen before, and I’m not talking about the Louvre. Is it just the seduction of Paris? Or could this be the real thing? YANKED (A Mia and Lucas Novella) I never expected any of this— Getting dumped. Going to Paris alone. Falling for Lucas (he was so not on my list). We’ve done the long-distance-love thing for eight months now, and I’m ready for more. But after I discover what he’s been hiding, will he stay on my list? Or should I cross him off for good? FORKED (Nick and Coco) I have trouble saying no. To shoes, handbags, the dessert tray…you name it. But when I agreed to plan last-minute engagement bash for a spoiled Mafia princess, I had no idea she’d demand that my sexy ex cater it. He’ll agree to work for me, but only if I agree to spend a weekend with him. Did I mention my weakness for a**holes with tattoos? Yeah. I’m totally forked. FLOORED (Erin and Charlie) OK, fine. I’ll confess. While my house was being robbed, I was in the shower indulging my favorite Brad Pitt fantasy (the one with the Troy costume and the handcuffs.) But where is the justice in the world when the first cop on the scene is the former bully next door? How dare that arrogant jerk grow up to be six-foot-three inches of solid muscle with gorgeous blue eyes! I can’t stop thinking about him. Or his handcuffs. Or his dirty mouth. Or the way he still likes to boss me around these days, only with a lot less clothing. (Another confession—I like it now, too.) But we’re totally wrong for each other…aren’t we? Series extras include male POV scenes and an all-new Mia and Lucas short, The Wedding Night!

Everything She Needs (Everything She Needs, Book 1)


Lola St. Vil - 2020
    However NYPD's Walker Hale isn't about to let her get away. Let the chase begin!This sweet and funny romance has lots of twists and steamy turns. There is a happy ending but these two are going to have to work for it!

The Casual Rule


A.C. Netzel - 2014
    She has a job she loves in publishing and shares an apartment in the Village with her lifelong best friend, Allie. Following a bad break-up, Julia swears off of men and relationships, until she meets Ben Martin, an up and coming author who is smart, sexy and very easy on the eyes. Fueled by their mutual attraction, close working relationship and fear of relationships, Julia and Ben embark on a purely physical affair, following the Casual Rule. As they bring each other further into their lives, their casual status blurs. Can she keep sex and love separate or will feelings take hold and Julia get her heart broken again?A little sweet, a little smutty, a little snarky.Recommended for readers 18+ due to sexual references and sex scenes**CAN BE READ AS A STANDALONE***

Cover Model (Love at First Sight Book 4)


Loni Ree - 2020
    Okay, it was a big mistake, really big. If I want the jerk to continue keeping my mistake a secret, I have to give up my vacation plans and play detective for his friends. Someone is stealing from their company, and I’m supposed to quietly investigate, but there’s a catch. To keep my investigation under wraps, they’ve come up with a cover for me, and when I meet her, things change drastically. My “Cover” is model Brianne Bisset, and I’m about to make capturing her heart my new mission. There’s no way I’m leaving here without making the stunning Cover Model mine forever.Brianne BissetWhen my best friend asks me to pretend to be some computer nerd’s girlfriend so he can investigate thefts at her husband’s company, I’m not too sure about their plan. I’m uncomfortable around new people, but this is all for pretend, so I figure why not? I mean, I don’t really have to date him. One look at the hot nerd and I change my mind. Dating him isn’t going to be a hardship at all. Now, I’m hoping I get to keep him.You might remember Brianne Bisset from Nerd Boy. She’s giving Justin Mackenzie a run for his money in this new book that brings the Love at First Sight, Sweet Beginnings, and Loving a Bennett Boys series together. This book is a standalone story, but there are characters from all three series in it.

Hard To Love


S. Jones - 2017
     From that very moment when the stranger's hand takes her by the wrist, she is thrust into a world where she is flooded with feelings she cannot ignore. Torn between her head and her heart, she quickly realizes that fighting her attraction to Chase Newman is an impossible task. He's a man who always gets what he wants and with his sights set on Emily, she doesn't stand a chance. A one-night stand will never be enough though, when she wants so much more than that. When secrets and lies threaten to destroy the trust between them, Emily starts to question her own decisions. With doubt and suspicion plaguing her mind, is what they have worth fighting for? Or will the truth tear them apart?

The Complete Now Series


Brenda Rothert - 2014
    But then – in the years before she went to art school in Paris – she was a shy, awkward teenager with frizzy hair, a flat chest and a massive crush on the boy across the street, Cole Marlowe. Too bad her incredibly hot neighbor only had eyes for Layla. 
Cole is now a confident, laid-back attorney who’s even hotter than he used to be. He’s planning to stay single while working his way up the corporate ladder – until he’s knocked off course by a chance run-in with Emma. 
Everything is different between Cole and Emma now. He finally sees her in a way she only dreamed of, and their hot chemistry is fueled by a growing friendship. But Emma’s deception of her sister – who wants Cole for herself – and the secret Cole’s been keeping for more than a decade threaten to tear apart what’s only just begun. Because sometimes the only thing standing in the way of now is then. Now and Again (Now Series, #2) Once again, 26-year-old Layla Carson has the attention of a man eager to satisfy her. Ben Montrose, the hot, confident cop who gets off on frustrating her, is eager to show her just how arresting he can be. But as a reforming sexaholic, Layla’s sworn off casual hookups, and doesn’t miss the days of her early 20s –much. 

Ben’s caught off-guard when the sexy, outspoken attorney turns him on and then turns him down. But the confident former Marine knows he can handle the simple seduction of a beautiful woman. He finds Layla’s weak spot – competition, which he happens to share – and challenges her to a game that could make them, or destroy them. 

As they compete to crown the master of seduction, Ben and Layla discover there’s more to their game than power and foreplay. But as the stakes go up, they realize the game has changed, and they both stand to lose more than they bargained for. Now and Forever (Now Series, #3) Now that Emma and Layla Carson have landed the men of their dreams, it’s time for happily ever after. Or is it? 

Emma’s with childhood crush Cole Marlowe, and Layla finally found Mr. Right in alpha cop Ben Montrose. But both couples face unexpected obstacles that will test their relationships. Layla and Emma find solace in each other as battle lines are drawn, and they rediscover the close friendship they lost over Cole. 

It’s all on the line as the sisters struggle to find the answer to the most difficult question they’ve ever faced: is the love they have now meant to last forever? 
** Warning** This book contains adult language and situations.

Never Say Never


Taylor Holloway - 2018
    Never hesitate. Never get emotionally involved.Words I've lived by. Until her.I'm a fixer.I fix bad, embarrassing, illegal problems, for the right price.My clients are rich, famous, powerful, and very dangerous.Now I’ve got a problem of my very own: Eva Martin. She just happens to be both my best friend’s little sister, and at the center of the most explosive problem I’ve ever faced. As the body count rises around us, I’m falling for the one woman that’s totally out of bounds. Her wide innocent eyes, perfect curves, and sexy, smoky voice—she’s a liability and a weakness, but I'm unable to resist.Eva’s a risky distraction for a man like me. I'm going to make her mine, and I'll use everything in my arsenal to keep her safe.Even if it means everyone else—including me—becomes collateral damage.

Fading Away


J.M. Witt - 2014
    Never wanting to settle down until he found her, his baby doll. Her secrets left him bleeding on the floor and comatose. He’ll fight for her, no matter the cost. But what if that means committing murder? Jane almost lost everything she never knew she needed. Some of her secrets revealed, but not all. Nightmares consume her, but so does her love for Cal. Will she be able to let go of the past and move forward? Will murder charges ruin their chance at happily ever after?Or will they get the one thing they both want? Each other…forever.

The Mechanic


Tabatha Kiss - 2017
    A reformed bad boy.Small town life just got a whole lot more interesting. How could I forget Will Myers?Wrinkled shirts, ripped jeans, and a devil may care attitude. He was my teenage bad boy. My first real love. Until the day I left town and broke both of our hearts. Four years later, I've come home, prepared to start my life all over again.But my heart never strayed too far away from Will Myers.My bad boy is a man now.The local mechanic with a perfect smile and strong, trained hands. He took one look at me and made up his mind. He still loves me and he'll do whatever it takes to have me in his bed again.We've been down this road before. It left both of us broken.But the mechanic is calling.And he knows just how to fix me. The Mechanic is a sweet and steamy small town romance! Stand-alone. No cliffhanger. All the HEA you could ask for.This title was originally published as Old Habits.

Forbidden Heat


Bella Winters - 2019
    Heroic. Selfless. Extremely SEXY.Each have their own secrets.  Ricky, Lance, Gary and Tyler didn’t even know that the hottest flames often burn from within…And now they face the struggle in their quests to find everlasting love.But, will they be able to rescue their own hearts?Feel the HEAT by joining them in their journey in this Forbidden HEAT Series!

Just the Way You Are: Aaron & Jane


Anita Louise - 2015
    Aaron has everything he’s ever wanted. His work as a highly paid author and speaker is very rewarding, and he’s perfectly satisfied with the short-term sexual liaisons he’s become used to. But now his publisher wants Aaron to write about successful relationships in his next book. How can he do that when he’s never had one? Everything begins to change when Jane Barloc enters his life. Have they met before? The immediate connection he feels is stronger than anything he’s ever before experienced. When Jane Barloc’s counseling client Connor needs a ride to his parents’ house, she’s happy to help him out. But, when Connor drags her into the house, Jane is shocked to see the man who’s been haunting her dreams for years. She had no idea Connor Adler was related to the famous author. Can the woman who’s always seen herself as a “Plain Jane” win the heart of the handsome and über wealthy man she could never seem to forget? Will Aaron choose Jane over his super sexy ex-wife? If you enjoy this book, you'll also like these other books by Anita Louise Bad Case of Lovin' You ~ Brooke & Zack and A House is Not a Home ~ Michael & Analese Intended for mature audiences 18 years of age and older.

Captured Secret


April Raynne - 2014
    He’s one of Orlando’s most talented and confident photographers. Honestly, it should be illegal to be so damn sexy. Famous for his smoking hot boudoir shoots, women flock to Ty’s studio wanting more than just his photography skills. It works for him though. The last girl, that had his heart, turned love into a four-letter word. Insert Stella Avery, who Ty meets through his best friend, and hires as a photography assistant. Stella redefines everything. She won’t settle for a one nighter anymore. She dreams of attraction, friendship and ultimately…love. It doesn’t take long for Stella and Ty to flow right into friendship. But after one late night out, they both feel exposed, confused and vulnerable. Feelings blossom, but with both of their pasts, can they be anything more than casual? Mature Adult language/Mature Adult Sexual Content