Not at First


Phalla S. Rios - 2013
    But life takes a turn when she finds herself torn between Kevin and Roman.Kevin Hawken is a domineering man who forces himself into Angel's life and changes everything she thought she knew. But how much can he be trusted when he is so secretive about himself?Angel was instantly intrigued when she first laid eyes on Roman Conti, an Investment firm owner. He was everything she ever wanted in a man:romantic, loving, and protective over her.As Angel begins to weave a bitter web of desire and deceit, will she find herself consumed, or will she be able to find her way out and follow her heart?

All To Myself


Annemarie Hartnett - 2013
    For her, life begins when she leaves.Everything changes when she’s knocked off her bike by Noah Hyland’s fancy car. Her boss’s son has a reputation for being an arrogant womanizer, but in Noah, Rory starts to see someone trying to find his way in the world … someone like her.It wasn’t supposed to be a complicated summer. She wasn’t supposed to fall in love.

Trust Me


R.S. Burnett - 2013
    Their relationship is friendship with a lot of insults, flirting and sexual tension.Brooke doesn't know what to make it of it either, especially when Tucker seems to be her very own dream catcher.Tucker understands the relationship, he respects Brooke, he likes her and when he finds out what she's been hiding from, he feels protective of her. That doesn't mean he won't hurt her though.Even though she's been hurt by everyone in her life, Brooke still finds herself giving in and surrendering, especially when those bright baby blue eyes stare up at her and those soft, full lips that surround a crocked grin, whisper the two words that take her breath away ... she knows that she say should no, she knows that the answer has to be no, she knows that she can't afford to say yes, but she always does, who knew that the most seductive words in the world could be the two that shatter it all in the end? After all, all he said was ... Trust me.

Running Home


T.A. Hardenbrook - 2013
    Everyone use to say her only saving grace in this world was her best friend Walker, who tried to keep the flighty girl grounded. But life was too big for her to live in this one stop light kind of town; she had dreams, and wants, that could take her anywhere but staying there. Anything was better than being stuck in the perpetuating cycle of being born, and dying, in this hell hole she called the reality of a small town girl. Walker was the only anchor that could hold her home, she lived for that boy. So how do you explain to someone that staying there would only suffocate the possibilities of making a better life for oneself? Running away was the only option, and leaving a piece of her heart with him, would keep her strong out in the real world; at least she hoped it would. After years of trying to make it on her own, struggling through life, and trying to stay clean, the only reality she sees at surviving now is going back to the place she tried so hard to break free from. Unsure if her old life is willing to accept the choices she has made, the lone thought that matters to her is hoping she still has the only man she has counted on her entire life in her corner. You can always go home, but will they be willing to take you back?

Jolted


Alyne Roberts - 2014
    When she can’t handle the pressure of her overbearing life anymore, she runs away. Kallie has always been forced to live up to everyone’s expectations. When Kallie meets Ryder, she sees an opportunity to break out of the good girl life she always led. Ryder Brooks has his own secrets and knows he is no good for the girl that showed up out of nowhere. He will only ruin her, like he ruins everything, but he can’t help wondering what she is running from. Ryder makes Kallie feel things she thought she would never feel again. Will he help Kallie heal or be her undoing? They will soon realize they have more in common than they knew, enough to keep them apart.

End Game


Tabatha Wenzel - 2014
    All she has ever wanted is to feel like she belongs.A girl who is trying to learn to love herself after finally leaving an abusive household. Leaving for the first time, to go to away to college, she runs into the boy that broke her heart...only he never knew he owned it. She has to deal with the issues and fears that come with having a mother, who suffers from mental illness and was abusive towards her, all on top of having a new body since losing one-hundred pounds. This is a story of a girl learning to love herself...and maybe the cute boy.https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

Edge of Chaos


Molly E. Lee - 2016
    Three years into her Meteorology degree, Blake meets professional storm chaser, Dash Lexington, who is as gorgeous as he is daring. Instantly recognizing her passion and skills in analyzing weather data, he makes a spot for her on his tight-knit storm chasing team. Dash and Blake form a fast friendship and it forces her to realize just how toxic her relationship with Justin is. She can’t deny the lightning-worthy chemistry she has with Dash or how her heart stalls every time he gets too close to a tornado.With each chase and the cherished moments with Dash, Blake discovers her own self-worth and gains the strength to end things with Justin for good. But he won’t go easily. As Blake tries to sever ties with one man, she fears she’ll lose the other to his dangerous obsession—and she doesn't know if she’ll be enough to save him from the impending storm that could end them all.

Discovering Lucy


Laura Dunaway - 2014
    A new beginning...When Lucy meets Knox Taylor, the intoxicating man in the business suit, everything she thought she knew about relationships changes. He is strong, seductive and makes her feel safe. But can she open up enough to let him in?Will Lucy Jane escape the scars of her past? Can Knox give her the future she ultimately deserves?A story of rediscovery...

Toxic


C.A. Harms - 2013
     Lexi Warren was lost in a world of darkness. A spiraling whirlwind of hate and destruction. When she made a huge mistake. All because of one moment in time, and one bad decision…nothing would ever be the same. Until he reappeared… Kole Hartman was a piece of her past that she had always treasured. A time before everything went dark. Before everything no longer made sense. He was also a reminder of the things she needed to forget, and holding on to those memories was toxic. Only he refused to let her walk away.

Out of the Ashes


S.M. Lynn - 2014
    Plagued by nightmares and fear that her secret will be discovered, she buries herself in her MBA and work, opening up to no one except her roommate, Gavin. Until her path crosses with his.Ian Jacobs made a vow when his heart was broken that he would never allow anyone that close again. Being a sexy business mogul has its perks, and having many attractive women throw themselves at you is just one. Until his path crosses with hers.As soon as Ian finds Celeste has applied for a position with Jacobs Enterprises, he takes matters into his own hands, knowing that he must possess this woman at any cost. Celeste finds herself under Ian’s spell and knows that she will do anything to be close to this man. Including revealing her secrets? As their paths, past and present, collide, they must decide to risk it all or leave each other behind.

The Perfect Distraction


Melissa Rolka - 2013
    She pushes away the ghosts of her past, determined to start her college life single, carefree and distracted. Throughout high school Kate was reserved and shy, with little experience. Now, on her own, with little holding her back, Kate is ready to branch out. She bonds with a tight knit group of friends and even starts casually dating. What starts out as innocent flirting on the tennis courts slowly turns into a friendship and eventually something more complex. Reed comes into her life giving her the distraction she craves more than anything; but is she ready to give her heart away so easily?Things get complicated when Kate’s ex-boyfriend and first love continues to pursue her. Kyle deeply regrets breaking her heart when he left for college the year before and is now on a mission to reclaim her. Kyle’s persistence and relentlessness is nothing short of obsessive. He will stop at nothing to win her back and prove his love.Kate finds herself torn between her past and the unknown of the future. Her determination to stay distracted may just be her downfall or the beginning of something new and wonderful. ***For Mature Readers 18+***

Lucky Penny


L.A. Cotton - 2015
    He was my light in the dark, hope in despair. Our bond was one of survival, friendship... first love.But then we were ripped apart and Blake Weston became the memory I turned to when everything else in my life fell apart.Seven years later, a summer working at Camp Chance is supposed to be my fresh start. Beautiful scenery and the chance to better the lives of foster children - kids like me. But when my eyes land on him across the fire, time stands still and feelings come rushing back to the surface. I thought I'd moved on, tucked him away in my heart. One look into his soulful blue eyes and I know I'm wrong. Blake Weston can heal the broken parts of me. Restore my hope. Love me.It's our second chance. A sign we are supposed to be together.Isn't it?I was twelve when I survived the accident that killed my parents. Fourteen when I survived the devil. And sixteen, when I survived a heartbreak of the worst kind.But in my twenty-three years, Blake Weston might just be the first thing I won't survive.

The Regret Series


A.L. Jackson - 2014
    Includes Lost to You (Book 1), Take This Regret (Book 2), and If Forever Comes (Book 3) Lost to You ~ People come into our lives. Some stay, and many go. Some build us up, while most tear us down. They become our friends, our enemies, our lovers, our tormentors. Christian Davison came into mine, and I knew I’d never be the same. Take This Regret ~ There are some mistakes we make that we will regret for the rest of our lives. For Christian Davison, it was the day he betrayed Elizabeth Ayers. For five years, Christian has regretted the day he walked away from his family and will do anything to win them back. Can Elizabeth forgive someone who has committed the unforgiveable? Or are there some wounds that go so deep they can never heal? If Forever Comes ~ If Forever Comes, the final chapter in the New York Times Bestselling Regret Series (Lost to You and Take This Regret). Christian Davison’s life is complete. With a ring on Elizabeth’s finger and his daughter at his side, he’s ready to run headlong into their future. Elizabeth Ayers never believed she would again find this kind of joy—the joy of a family and the wholeness found in the touch of the man she’s always loved. Their love is intense and their passion only grows as they set out to rediscover each other. But life is never easy. Rocked by the unforeseen, Christian and Elizabeth will find themselves fighting for the one thing they hold most important—family.

Pure Passion


M.T. Stone - 2013
    He was Captain of the football team, drove a red BMW convertible and was destined to inherit the family business. One fateful night however, he lost his family as well as his soul mate and woke up flat broke with nowhere to go. As Max hit rock bottom, in his mind all he needed was a break. Little did he know, his break would come in a form that he least expected. A quirky, young brunette named Lara, who had secretly been in love with Max since she was thirteen years old. In one roller coaster month, both lives would be changed forever, as their chance meeting set in motion a series of life changing events. At the end of their journey, nothing would remain the same… including Max’ name.If you are looking for a fun summer read that will make you laugh and cry as well as provide a nice dose of steam, then you will enjoy Pure Passion.Due to descriptive sexual content, this book is not appropriate for younger readers.This is a complete book. No cliff-hanger!

Other Side of Beautiful (A Beautifully Disturbed Novel Book 1)


Sarah Zolton Arthur - 2015
     A secret nervous breakdown and an awful family were all the incentive she needed to distance herself from her past. Despite her mother’s relentless efforts to drag her down, Elle has a set career path and wonderful friends, including the sexy serial dater, Benton Hayes. Ben Hayes longs for the one thing he fears most… Aware of his reputation, which he cultivates to avoid serious relationships, he’s seen how destructive—and even deadly—love can be. But he’s been friends with Elle since freshman year, and wants more from the beautiful, curvy co-ed, if he can find the courage to tell her how he feels. Elle’s tormented history won’t lie quietly. She tries to move forward, but others pursue their own agendas at her expense, leaving Elle vulnerable and unable to trust anyone…even Ben, so she falls back into destructive habits. Ben fights to help Elle overcome her fears and insecurities, but when one of her darkest secrets is revealed, he seems to pull away. Elle is shattered and decides the only thing left to do is to disappear… Lost in her own negative self-image and the reopening of old wounds, she can only be saved by Ben’s unconditional love. Can Ben get past his jaded views in time to make Elle see how beautiful she truly is? Or are the star-crossed lovers destined for tragedy?