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Bad Duke


Emily Bishop - 2018
    Playboy parties are more my cup of tea. Now, I’ve got 30 days to marry or lose my billion-pound inheritance. Isabella is my saving grace, but we hated each other as teens. The eyes, the body, the confidence. Quite the goddess she’s become since high school. In between all the fighting, we must somehow pretend to be married. Wanting her as more than a “fake” fiancé was never an option. Needing her wasn’t part of the plan. But when opposing forces come between us, neither God, queen, nor country will stop me from having her. This steamy, contemporary, romantic suspense will keep you company tonight, tomorrow, and the day after. No cheating and a satisfying happily ever after!

One Simple Wish: Return to Lighthouse Point


Kay Correll - 2020
     When her aunt is injured, Sara hurries back to Belle Island to help out at Charming Inn. She’s sure she can run the inn and work remotely for her job back in Boston. If only she can juggle all of it… But what are the chances she’d run into Noah McNeil after all these years and what is he doing on her island? He disappeared from her life in Boston without a word over twenty years ago. And now he has a dog? He always swore he didn't have time for pets… Sara and her two best friends, Robin and Charlotte, struggle to keep Charming Inn running while Sara struggles to ignore Noah completely. But maybe, just maybe, Noah isn’t quite the man she thought he was. Join these three best friends and the familiar people of Belle Island in this delightful spin-off of the Lighthouse Point series. This is book one in the Charming Inn series: One Simple Wish - Book One Two of a Kind - Book Two Three Simple Things - Book Three Four Short Weeks - Book Four Five Years or So - Book Five The Lighthouse Point Series: Wish Upon a Shell - Book One Wedding on the Beach - Book Two Love at the Lighthouse - Book Three Cottage Near the Point - Book Four Return to the Island - Book Five Bungalow by the Bay - Book Six

Reunited


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.

You Promised Me Forever


Lizabeth Scott - 2016
    She awaited their return for years until she grew old enough to understand they never would. As a young adult, she didn’t understand why William, the boy next door made her feel safe and loved and then made her promises he had no intention of keeping. Broken and questioning everything about her life, Nicole discovers strength she never knew she had. She leaves everything behind to heal and to search for peace and understanding. What she finds is that Nicole had to disappear so Sugar could emerge and be strong enough for both of them to survive.

All the Days After


Carrie Thorne - 2019
    Don’t sleep with my brother.”No problem, right? Accountant extraordinaire, Sophie Jones has spent the last decade trying to find a sense of normal. Life is looking deliciously peaceful, as she follows her best friend home to the small town of Foothills, Washington. Back from the Navy, former SEAL Asher Sutherland is not the guy he used to be… although, he doesn’t have a clue who he is now. The one thing Asher knows for sure is that he wants Sophie.Big problem. Asher has recklessly broken the hearts of his sister’s friends on too many occasions. Neither is willing to hurt Pippa. But, resisting the attraction may prove to be more challenging that either can withstand.Settle in with a soothing cup of coffee and watch the sunrise in this tempting, steamy romance set in the Cascade Foothills in the heart of the Pacific Northwest.

Mountain Man's Virgin


Claire Angel - 2018
    It could not have come at a better time. I distracted myself with work and even welcomed the chance to work somewhere else to help out. I enjoyed staying busy… Hallie I never expected to meet Colton when I went back for a short but necessary trip to Chester. He wasn’t here before, just memories that I wanted to forget. He was gorgeous and rough around the edges. A Mountain Man. Colton was going to be the death of me. Every moment that I spent with him, I grew more addicted. Once I gave in to him, I wasn’t sure if I’d ever be able to walk away. Would he be worth the risk? Could I walk away from this stunning mountain man? Colton I didn’t think I’d meet Hallie, the woman that changed my world the second I saw her. It was complicated as hell, but I wanted her. I wanted a future with her. Were a few weeks enough time to decide on your future? Was it worth taking the chance? Could I trust my feelings? ***Mountain Man's Virgin is 15,000-word full-length standalone Mountain Man Romance. No cliffhanger, plenty of steam and a guaranteed HEA! Steamy Bonus Romance Stories Included Just For You.***

Yours to Give


Diana Fraser - 2020
    She believes long-term relationships are for idiots, and marriage is ridiculous. Max Connelly reckons that makes her exactly his kind of woman.But Max is pursuing his own dream, building his mountain resort into the place to be in the southern hemisphere. He knows what her publicity could do for his resort so he issues his own challenge—to get married. After all, it wouldn’t mean anything to either of them. Would it?Max and Laura first appeared in The Lakehouse Café, book 6 of The Mackenzies. For more information on Diana's New Zealand series, keep reading!--Lantern Bay--Yours to GiveYours to TreasureYours to Cherish--The Mackenzies--The Real ThingThe PA's RevengeThe Marriage TrapThe Cowboy's CravingThe Playboy's RedemptionThe Lakehouse Cafe

This is Love (High Stakes Billionaires Book 1)


C.J. Thomas - 2018
     From the moment he laid his eyes on me, I knew it was love at first sight. My life was a wreck, and I didn't deserve the attention. When my weekend getaway to the Colorado Rocky Mountains quickly turned into something it shouldn't have, I wondered if he was too good to be true. Nothing in this world was by chance, and it didn't take me long to realize there was more to him than I'd originally thought. But when I learned he was predestined to be with another woman, the earth beneath my feet crumbled. If only heartache didn't feel so bad, then maybe I would have believed that this was love. Author's Note: This is Love is a full-length standalone novel with a guaranteed HEA.

Her Maine Attraction


Rebecca Gannon - 2019
    Tired of watching life being lived all around her, she decides it's time to start taking some risks. On her first night in Pine Cove, a panicked call at 2am brings Ally face to face with the tall and mysterious Jake Taylor. She didn't expect a man like him to show up at her door, and she definitely didn't expect him to have eyes she could drown in or the ability to make her dormant heart race. Craving him like her next breath, Ally feels the walls around her heart cracking with every touch and kiss they share. But is it all too good to be true? She feels at home for the first time in her life, but will Jake's past be the reason she has to leave?**Fully re-edited as of July 31st, 2020**

The Helicopter Pilot's Bride


Elana Johnson - 2018
     A helicopter pilot, the woman's whose house he's squatting in, and their journey toward their own beach wedding... Charlotte Madsen's whole world came crashing down six months ago with the words, "I met someone else." Her marriage of eleven years dissolved, and she left one island on the east coast for the island of Getaway Bay. She bought a run-down house overlooking the bay, knowing she'd need all her fixer-upper skills to get it in shape. Which is just fine. She's hoping as she overhauls the house, she'll get a life makeover too.She was not expecting a tall, handsome man to be flat on his back under the kitchen sink when she arrives at the supposedly abandoned house. She wasn't expecting to get drenched when the non-plumber twists something the wrong way. And she certainly wasn't expecting her heart to be well enough to feel anything for anyone. But former Air Force pilot, Dawson Dane, has a charming devil-may-care personality, and Charlotte could use some happiness in her life. But everything with Dawson isn't sunshine and unicorns. He's estranged from his family, though he does speak to one of his brothers. And he's never committed to anything except his career, even choosing flying over an engagement years ago. Can Charlotte navigate the healing process? Can Dawson finally make a commitment to a woman? Or will he and Charlotte decide a relationship is just too hard? Escape to Getaway Bay and join the Brides & Beaches series for some seriously sweet romance. Each book can be read as a standalone, with a happily-ever-after ending, and clean, sweet-without-losing-the-heat romance! Read all the books in the Clean Billionaire Beach Club Romance series by USA Today bestselling author Elana Johnson and USA Today bestselling author Bonnie R. Paulson:1. The Brainy Billionaire2. The Brawny Billionaire3. The Bashful Billionaire4. The Brazen Billionaire5. The Billionaire's Bodyguard6. The Billionaire's Boyfriend7. The Broke Billionaire8. The Brilliant Billionaire

Single Daddy's Valentine


Amanda Horton - 2018
    Should I marry again? Hell-No! One heart-break is enough. But my dad just died and left me his South Dakota farm on one condition - I need to marry a girl from South Dakota. Did I mention Louie’s mom was also from here? I am out! It’s fine If my degenerate brother Matt gets the farm, but I am not repeating my mistake. Bieber once said, you can never say never, and there she was, Lana - the girl I saw grow up on our farm. A lot younger, but a little girl no more. The voluptuous, rugged goddess asks me out for her Valentines Day ball, and turns my life upside down. A little bit of fun was all I had in mind, until our rendezvous turns into a deal. A fake marriage to get me the farm and have her family stay on. Fair deal right? Well, now her life is in danger and I have to protect her, even if I must stay back for the rest of my life. I repeated my mistake, I mingled with a South Dakota girl, and now I have to pay the price! And it’s a hefty one. Have you faced heartbreak, felt stuck, been unable to want to love again? I sure have and hence I have written this book. Grab a copy, and make a decision to love yourself! This book has a guaranteed HEA, hot & steamy scenes, and great bonus content!

A Time to Fall


Jess Vonn - 2017
    Winnie's only desire is to put all of her energy into her writing -- well, that and to officially retire her lady parts in an act of self-defense. Unfortunately, as scandal unfolds in her new community, her closest ally comes in the form of delicious-smelling Chamber of Commerce director Cal Spencer, who also happens to be the son of Winnie's benevolent (if meddling) landlady. Cal is a serial non-committer, yet his electric attraction to Winnie's curves and quirks has him contemplating breaking his iron-clad commitment to never mix work with pleasure. The couple's sexual chemistry escalates alongside the town's drama, leaving them wondering: can they survive the fall with their jobs, their hearts, and their pledges of non-commitment intact? Vonn’s books are perfect for audiences who enjoy quirky small towns, smart and occasionally sassy heroines, sexy and sarcastic heroes, serious heat between the sheets, and happily ever afters all around.

Romancing the Ranger


Jennie Marts - 2016
    When the judge rejects her offer to pay for the structure and sentences her to rebuild it—with the hot ranger supervising—she embraces the challenge to take control of her life. Park ranger Wade Baker wants nothing to do with the rich city girl, no matter how tempting he finds her lush curves. She’s too much like his ex-fiancée, and if he’s learned anything, it’s that women like Reese don’t fit into his world. And he sure as hell wants no part of her big city life. Reese may not know a hammer from a screwdriver, but she’s working hard to prove she’s not just some pampered princess to be toyed with. And damn it if Wade doesn’t admire her tenacious spirit. If only they got along half as well outside the bedroom as they do in it, there might be a chance for them after all…

Rescuing the Prince


Victoria Leybourne - 2018
    The court, the country and the world are waiting to meet his fiancée. The trouble is, he hasn’t got one. He needs a fake, and fast.Rhian Rothe is trapped. With her dreams of stage stardom in tatters, she needs a new opportunity—enough to agree to play Cinderella to an arrogant prince. But this is no fairytale, and Rhian’s not the one who needs to be rescued. If Prince Less-Than-Charming wants her help, he’d better start acting like it.Sparks fly as soon as the pair meet at the palace, and it turns out that the only thing Cor hates more than lying to his country is working with Rhian. But nothing is as it seems in the royal court—and, no matter what, the show must go on.Rescuing the Prince is a sweet contemporary romance novel for fans of fairytales, tiaras and happy endings.

Rock-A-Bye Baby


Debbie Macomber - 2016
    Against his wishes, John Osborn’s mother hires an assistant for his antiques shop. One glance and John knows that Dani is unsuitable—she’s too pretty, off-beat and vivacious for the business. John is certain that she won’t last past the summer in his sleepy seaside town. But Dani is determined to prove herself so she can rebuild her life and repair her broken heart, and she’s going to do it in Ocean Shores. The store sparks her creativity, even if a vintage cradle uncomfortably awakens her buried longing for a family of her own. Her warmth and empathy make her a natural at sales, and despite himself, John starts to like her. But John was deeply wounded by the only woman he ever thought he’d love, so he keeps himself buttoned up and guarded. He may have to admit that Dani is the best thing that’s ever happened to the store…but is she also the best thing that’s ever happened to him?