The furnishings district is my private hell. I don’t know my ass from an ottoman. But when a scorching designer involves my rescue, I understand my issues are greater than the home I’m attempting to furnish.
A scorching kiss over material samples makes me query all my decisions. But is it too late to vary my total life to get extra of them?
I would like this gig, however my cocky new shopper leaves out a pair essential particulars:
He doesn’t point out that he’s a well-known hockey participant. And he doesn’t come clean with the way in which he’s at all times attempting to undress me along with his darkish, broody eyes.
The man throws out extra combined alerts than a damaged visitors gentle. I’ve by no means been extra sexually annoyed in my total life. I have to again away earlier than I do one thing silly, like lose my coronary heart.
Oops. Too late.
This is the second e book within the Hockey Guys sequence of standalone novels with interconnected characters.
Thea Rogers’ life is nothing like her romantic, elegant pastries. It’s extra like a uninteresting, dry rice cake.
Since spending that magical 12 months in Paris in a work-study program at Nanine Laurent’s restaurant ten years in the past, she’s been decided to create a scrumptious life for herself. But with out that sure je ne sais quoi of the City of Lights and the help of her 5 Paris roommates, Thea’s overpassed her dream of opening her personal boulangerie. Worst but, she’s overpassed herself. Still, she places on her sunshine persona, sticks one other batch of croissants within the oven, and will get by means of every day—an overworked, underpaid baker dwelling life by means of Netflix.
Then she will get the decision that everybody dreads: her beloved Nanine has fallen ailing.
Thea is aware of what she must do: return to Paris. With the assistance of her roommates, they will get Nanine and her troubled restaurant again on their toes.
What she doesn’t understand: her former roommates can see she wants assist too. They is perhaps the unlikeliest of pals, completely completely different from her and from one another, however they see her—greater than her personal flesh and blood. They at all times have her again, and whereas they help their host mom together with her restaurant, they cluster round plain Jane Thea to offer her the makeover of her life. New garments and hair are undoubtedly on the menu, notably after Thea meets “Mr. Pinstripes,” Nanine’s beautiful lawyer.
Only real-life intrudes on her fairy story when Thea’s lastly supplied her dream: possession of a bakery again in Small Town, USA. She must go away her discovered household and the person she’s fallen in love with. Will she select the safety of what she is aware of? Or dare to dream even greater than she has earlier than?
Reinvention, rediscovery, and romance… Meet THE PARIS ROOMMATES.
The good-girl baker Thea Rogers.
The stressed dreamer Dean Harris.
The pushed vogue author Brooke Adams.
The charismatic professor Dr. Sawyer Jackson.
The insurgent Chef Madison Garcia.
The disillusioned golden boy restaurateur Kyle Taylor.
This is the primary e book within the all-new The Paris Roommates sequence of standalone novels with interconnected characters.
AGE GAP + FORCED PROXIMITY + FAKE RELATIONSHIP + SMALL TOWN
Beau Eaton is the city prince, a good-looking army hero with a tortured previous.
I’m the outcast bartender, a shy woman from the mistaken aspect of the tracks.
He’s thirty-five and all man, and I’m twenty-two and all . . . virgin.
He’s additionally my fiancé. Correction: my pretend fiancé.
We begin out as a wager. He doesn’t imagine that anybody holds my final identify in opposition to me. So he gives me his to show a degree.
It’s win-win. He will get a break from his involved household’s prying, and I get an opportunity to shed my household’s repute whereas I save as much as ditch this small city.
He says all I’ve to do is put on his ring, observe his lead, and fake I can’t maintain my fingers off of him in public.
But it’s what occurs between us in personal that blurs all these fastidiously drawn traces.
It’s what transpires behind closed doorways that doesn’t really feel like pretending in any respect.
This engagement was speculated to be for present. This settlement? It has an finish date.
He as soon as advised me he’d by no means fall in love.
And but right here I’m, head over heels for my pretend fiancé.
This is a standalone novel within the Chestnut Springs sequence.
My daughter was kidnapped.
My sanctuary violated.
My greatest pal murdered.
My empire is crumbling earlier than my very eyes.
There’s no retirement plan for the boogeyman.
I by no means cared about that earlier than.
Now that I’ve a household, every part is completely different.
I can by no means put my daughter in danger once more.
I don’t need this life for her.
But I can’t undo the issues that I’ve finished.
I can’t convey again the lives I’ve taken.
Everyone is aware of Lachlan Mount doesn’t deserve a second probability.
But perhaps—simply perhaps—a person like me can nonetheless discover redemption.
This is a standalone novel set within the Mount Saga world.
I see every part. I really feel every part.
I watch individuals fall in love. I watch them burn with hate, anger, rage, and I see the cycle repeat over and over. I take it on each evening I work at Timber, aka Anubis’s bar in downtown Seattle, after which I assist the remainder of the immortals maintain the very intense steadiness between Heaven and Earth.
I see everybody’s future however mine, and when I attempt to look, all I see is darkness, despair, want…
Until she walks into my bar with bruises on her face, getting pulled by one of many lesser demons. I do what any good bartender would do… I beat him inside an inch of his life and switch my eyes to her.
By then, it’s too late.
She already has me in her grasp.
A succubus that has no different plan than to suck me clear of each inch of energy that’s been bestowed on me by the Heavens.
I by no means thought my future concerned getting kidnapped and tied up or that I’d die by means of intercourse—then once more, perhaps that’s for the perfect. Dying by the hands of my enemy relatively than being yet another burden to my already mated pals.
After all, giving into one final want earlier than dying, whereas egocentric, could also be precisely what my darkness means.
My want is nice.
And she’s about to search out out simply how a lot.
This is a standalone novella within the Dark Ones paranormal romance sequence. Each e book within the sequence follows a special couple.
GRUMPY/SUNSHINE + ROMANTIC SUSPENSE + SMALL TOWN
He’ll danger all of it to guard her.
Someone is stalking Audrey Young. And she has no thought why.
It’s dangerous sufficient that she’s again in Tilikum. But Audrey’s good at making the perfect of issues and her new job on the small-town newspaper is only a method to get again on her toes.
Complicating issues is her landlord and new neighbor, Josiah Haven.
She doesn’t normally go for the massive, surly lumberjack sort. But there’s one thing about that broody man. He intimidates her just a little, however she sort of likes it.
She may completely deal with the mess that’s her life, besides the unusual feeling of being watched is just the start. Next factor Audrey is aware of, she’s a goal, and he or she doesn’t know who’s behind it, or why.
For Josiah Haven, none of that makes her his downside.
She’s simply the woman subsequent door. Fine, the frustratingly scorching woman subsequent door. But Audrey is all sunshine and her goofy canine isn’t any higher. Josiah is just too stoic. Too solitary. Too guarded. He doesn’t want a girl in his life, particularly one who threatens to crack his coronary heart vast open.
But Josiah is a protector and he can’t let Audrey’s troubles go unanswered, even when he has to danger every part—his life and his coronary heart—to maintain her secure.
This is a standalone novel within the all-new Haven Brothers sequence.
FAKE DATING + GRUMPY/SUNSHINE + ENEMIES TO LOVERS + SMALL TOWN
If I had to decide on an individual to hate, Alex Ramírez would’ve been first on the listing…
Welcome to Honey Creek, Illinois, the place life was as candy because the city’s identify steered. That was, till Mr. Fine Dining himself, Alex Ramírez, rolled into city with a everlasting scowl. Even worse, he determined to park his snooty five-star restaurant throughout from my cozy canine daycare. He was tall, darkish, and about as heat as a frozen entrée.
After one too many disagreeable interactions, I used to be decided to remain out of his approach and to maintain him out of mine.
But destiny had a unusual humorousness. When Alex inherited his great-aunt’s cranky canine, he had no selection however to return to me, the native canine whisperer, for assist. As for me? I wanted a pretend boyfriend to keep at bay my ex-husband, who was decided to win me again.
So, we struck a deal: I’d flip his canine into the city’s best-behaved pet, and in return, he’d be my arm sweet for a couple of household occasions and social gatherings. Simple, uncomplicated, and completely not romantic—not less than, that was what we advised ourselves.
As we performed home, I couldn’t assist however discover that beneath Alex’s prickly shell was a splash of attraction that wasn’t listed within the substances. Our fake dates began to really feel just a little too actual. And our feigned kisses? They have been getting laughably near crossing the road. Suddenly, our interactions felt much less like a meals battle and extra like foreplay.
With each playful contact and lingering look, I couldn’t assist however marvel: Was this pretend relationship with Alex secretly penning its personal genuine ending? Or was I risking all of it for somebody who was nothing greater than make-believe?
This is a standalone novel.
CHILDHOOD ENEMIES TO LOVERS
Katerina Wilmot and Christopher Petruchio shared backyards as youngsters, however as adults they received’t even share the identical hemisphere. That is, till Kate makes a uncommon go to dwelling, and their fiery animosity rekindles right into a raging inferno.
Despite their pals’ and households’ pleas for peace, Christopher is unconvinced Kate would willingly douse the flames of their enmity. But when a drunken Kate confesses she’s solely been hostile as a result of she thought he hated her, Christopher vows to make peace with Kate as soon as and for all. Tempting as it’s to be swept away by her nemesis-turned-gentleman, Kate isn’t positive she will belief his charming good-guy act.
When Christopher’s persistence and Kate’s curiosity result in an impassioned kiss, they understand “peace” is the very last thing that can ever be potential between them. As need provides method to deeper emotions, Kate and Christopher should determine if it’s really higher to hate than to by no means danger their hearts—or if they already gave them away way back.
This is the second e book in The Wilmot Sisters sequence of standalone novels with interconnected characters. It’s a contemporary reimagining of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew.
Series beneficial studying order: Two Wrongs Make a Right | Better Hate than Never
HOLIDAY ROMANTIC COMEDY + SECOND CHANCES
An actress and a perpetually single former boy-band member are reunited as costars on a steamy vacation movie…
Kallum Liebermanis the humorous one™. As the arguably lesser of the three former members of the boy band INK, he loved his fifteen minutes of fame after which moved dwelling the place he opened a regional pizza chain known as Slice, Slice, Baby! He’s dwelling his greatest dad bod life, hooking up with bridesmaids in any respect his pals’ weddings. But after an previous one-off intercourse tape is leaked and rapidly goes viral, Kallum decides he’s able to step into the highlight once more, starring in an attractive Santa biopic for the Hope Channel.
Winnie Baker did every part proper. She married her childhood sweetheart, averted the downfalls of adolescent stardom, and transitioned right into a secure grownup appearing profession. Hell, she even waited till marriage to have intercourse. But after her good life falls aside, Winnie is able to redefine herself—and what higher approach than a steamier-than-a-steaming-hot-mug-of-cider Christmas film?
With decade previous Hollywood historical past between them, Winnie and Kallum are each feeling hesitant about their new scenario as costars…particularly Winnie who can’t appear to pretend on display screen pleasure she’s by no means skilled in actual life. She’s prepared to do the pleasure analysis—for science and creative authenticity, in fact. And there’s no higher analysis associate than her bridesmaid intercourse tape corridor of fame costar, Kallum. But immediately, Kallum’s teenage crush on Winnie is effervescent to the floor and Winnie is perhaps catching emotions herself.
They say opposites entice, however is that this holly jolly ever after actually prepared for its close-up?
This is a standalone novel within the A Christmas Notch sequence.
Series beneficial studying order: A Merry Little Meet Cute | Snow Place Like LA (novella) | A Holly Jolly Ever After
Two outcasts discover themselves caught in an internet of forbidden love, harmful magic, and darkish secrets and techniques that might change the world without end…
In the colourful city-state of Castellane, the richest of nobles and essentially the most debauched of criminals have one factor in frequent: the fixed seek for wealth, energy, and the following hedonistic thrill.
Kel is an orphan, stolen from the life he knew to grow to be the Sword Catcher—the physique double of a royal inheritor, Prince Conor Aurelian. He has been raised alongside the prince, educated in each side of fight and statecraft. He and Conor are as shut as brothers, however Kel is aware of that his future is to die for Conor. No different future is feasible.
Lin Caster is likely one of the Ashkar, a small neighborhood whose members nonetheless possess magical skills. By legislation, they need to reside behind partitions inside the metropolis, however Lin, a doctor, ventures out to are likely to the sick and dying of Castellane. Despite her expertise, she can’t heal her greatest pal with out entry to forbidden information.
After a failed assassination try brings Lin and Kel collectively, they’re drawn into the online of the mysterious Ragpicker King, the felony ruler of Castellane’s underworld. He gives them every what they need most; however as they descend into his world of intrigue and shadow, they uncover a conspiracy of corruption that reaches from the darkest gutters of Castellane to the very best tower of its palaces. As long-kept secrets and techniques start to unravel, they need to ask themselves: Is information definitely worth the worth of betrayal? Can forbidden love convey down a kingdom? And will their discoveries plunge their nation into struggle—and the world into chaos?
This is the primary e book in a model new sequence.
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