✭ NBJ TOP RECOMMENDATION | ROMANTIC MYSTERY
Heiress Daphne Ryan is unsure about spending per week on the sprawling nation property of the household of her sister’s boyfriend. For starters, she doesn’t get alongside together with her sister. Then there’s the very fact his household is outdated, rich aristocracy, and Daphne’s from brash, new American cash.
Mostly, it’s that everybody is aware of Duncroft House is haunted by the ghost of a Twenties movie star who died there. Deemed an accident, for almost a century, persons are certain it was homicide.
Daphne doesn’t like scary issues, say…haunted homes. She likes it much less when unusual issues begin occurring to her when she arrives.
But she finds she has a shocking ally.
Ian Alcott, the inheritor to the earldom, is wealthy, beautiful and simply as involved in regards to the horrifying issues that maintain befalling Daphne at his ancestral household residence. As he strikes to guard her, Daphne finds he’s additionally humorous, form and attractive as hell.
Indeed, he simply could be too good to be true.
This is a standalone novel.
The solely factor that may save the realms now’s the one factor extra highly effective than the Fates.
After a startling betrayal ends with each Sera and the dangerously seductive ruler of the Shadowlands she has fallen head over heels in love with being held captive by the false King of the Gods, there is just one factor that may free Nyktos and forestall the forces of the Shadowlands from invading Dalos and igniting a War of Primals.
Convincing Kolis gained’t be straightforward, although – not even with a lifetime of coaching. While his most favored Revenant is insistent that she is nothing greater than a lie, Kolis’s erratic nature and twisted sense of honor depart her shaken to the core, and nothing may’ve ready her for the cruelty of his Court or the surprising truths revealed. The revelations not solely upend what she has understood about her responsibility and the very creation of the realms but in addition draw into query precisely what the true menace is. However, surviving Kolis is just one a part of the battle. The Ascension is upon her, and Sera is out of time.
But Nyktos will do something to maintain Sera alive and provides her the life she deserves. He’ll even threat the utter destruction of the realms, and that’s precisely what’s going to occur if he doesn’t Ascend because the Primal of Life. Yet regardless of his determined willpower, their destinies could also be out of their palms.
But there is that foreseen surprising thread—the unpredictable, unknown, and unwritten. The solely factor extra highly effective than the Fates…
This is the third ebook within the Flesh and Fire sequence, set within the Blood and Ash world however happening a few years earlier than the occasions in that sequence.
ENEMIES TO LOVERS + SPORTS ROMANCE
Gigi Graham has precisely three targets: qualify for the ladies’s nationwide hockey group, win Olympic gold, and step out of her well-known father’s shadow. So far, so good, besides for 2 little issues. Fine–somewhat factor and an enormous, grumpy factor. She wants to enhance her sport behind the online, and he or she wants assist from Luke Ryder.
Ryder is six-foot 5, constructed, opinionated, impolite…and attractive as hell. But he’s nonetheless the enemy.
Briar’s new hockey co-captain has his causes, although. The males’s group simply merged with a rival program, leaving Ryder with an indignant roster the place everybody hates each other’s guts. To make issues worse, the summer time teaching spot he’s angling for with the legendary Garrett Graham is out of attain after he makes the worst doable first impression on his hero. So, actually, this compromise with Gigi is win-win. He helps her make the nationwide group, she places in a superb phrase
together with her dad.
The solely potential snag? This bone-deep, body-numbing, mind-spinning chemistry they’re making an attempt to disregard. It’s a harmful sport they’re taking part in, however the dangers simply could be value it.
This is a standalone novel within the all-new Campus Diaries sequence, a next-generation spin-off from the Off-Campus series.
Series beneficial studying order: The Graham Effect | The Dixon Rule (14 May 2024)
SINGLE DAD + BEST FRIENDS TO LOVERS + SMALL TOWN
I spent all my life being in love with Landon Miller.
I’m bored with pretending to be proof against that vast jaw, taut physique, and woodsy scent.
Am I in love with him?
Sure, however he’s glad being a single dad and treating me like one of many guys.
Me then again…
I’m on the brink of depart Kentbury for a brand new life.
A contemporary begin: it’s my Christmas current to myself.
That is till my finest buddy and his lovable daughter resolve that they will’t let me go…
Now I’ve to decide on between a brand new promising life and the 2 folks I’ve been craving for my complete life.
This is a standalone novella within the Kentbury Tales sequence. It was beforehand launched in 2018 however it has been re-edited, and a few names have modified.
Series beneficial studying order: Christmas in Kentbury | Fall in Kentbury (10 Nov 2023)
How on the earth does a grumpy rancher find yourself falling for a wealthy dilettante?
Richard Dunning has all of it: non-public faculty schooling, an beautiful designer wardrobe, a final identify that ensures he’s invited to all one of the best events, and a skincare routine that’s to die for.
The solely factor he doesn’t have is… properly, a job. Or a house. Or cash within the financial institution. Not since his dad reduce him off.
So when his finest frenemy approaches him with a wager—spend a month working as a cowhand on some godforsaken Wyoming ranch in alternate for his dream job—he’s somewhat too proud and lots too determined to say no.
But from the second Richard and his rhinestone cowboy hat present up on the Silver Fork Ranch, nothing is as anticipated.
Not the attractive vistas, not the terrifying horses, not the pleasant folks, not the epic portions of cow manure, and positively not Boone Hammond, the rugged rancher whose eyes are somewhat too intense, whose expectations are somewhat too excessive, and whose kisses are… lots too tempting.
But when his month on the ranch involves an in depth, Richard should select: return to the secure, luxurious life he thought he needed… or threat every part for the love he’s been IN SEARCH OF all alongside.
This is a standalone novel within the After Oscar sequence.
Series beneficial studying order: IRL: In Real Life | LOL: Laugh Out Loud | BTW: By The Way | ISO: In Search Of
“If sin weren’t pretty, it wouldn’t be so tempting.”
I used to be an achieved music professor.
Perfectly content material.
Now, I’m unemployed.
Pining for a darkish, brooding man named Jack who lives in a storage with a piano.
And I’m plotting to seduce a married man as a result of his daughter is accountable for my nephew committing suicide.
I don’t know why teenage ladies are so imply.
I don’t know why wealthy males cheat on their wives.
And I don’t know why Jack has serial killer vibes, regardless that he leaves me speechless each time he speaks.
All I do know for certain is that I really feel secure in a stranger’s arms and understood by somebody I don’t perceive.
“You should be a little scared of everyone because humans are unpredictable.”
How far will I’m going for revenge? More than that …
How far will he go to save lots of me?
This is a standalone novel set within the Jack & Jill world.
GRUMPY/SUNSHINE + FAKE DATING + SMALL TOWN
Did you hear the one in regards to the lady who will get fired, then busted for rushing on a rustic street and falls for the cop who pulled her over?
Sergeant Jude Davis barely has sufficient hours within the day to guard and serve the small city of Kelly Lakes and maintain his ailing father. After his bitter divorce, he realized the exhausting method that he doesn’t have time for romantic relationships.
If solely he may get everybody to cease making an attempt to set him up on blind dates…
When the grouchy officer pulled over a rushing driver, he wasn’t ready for Claudia. The sunshiney magnificence is just on the town lengthy sufficient to nurse her skilled wounds earlier than heading again to Brooklyn. She’s beautiful, fiery, and every part he doesn’t have time to take pleasure in.
Jude can’t afford to get near her, so nobody is extra shocked than he’s when he finds himself asking her for a favor. A number of faux public cuddles and longing appears to be like needs to be sufficient to place off his decided matchmakers, proper?
For the primary time in years, this grumpy cop has one thing to smile about because the friendship develops sure “benefits.” But when Claudia’s momentary keep takes a flip for the everlasting, Jude has to face details. He can’t be the person she deserves…however he’s positively not prepared to observe her find yourself with another person.
This is a standalone novel, set in the identical world as An Unexpected Turn.
MARRIAGE IN TROUBLE + SECOND CHANCES + BILLIONAIRE ROMANCE
He had her, he misplaced her…and he’ll do something to win her again.
Powerful, good, and bold, Dominic Davenport clawed his method up from nothing to develop into the King of Wall Street.
He has every part—a lovely residence, a lovely spouse, and extra money than he may spend in a lifetime. But regardless of how a lot he accumulates, he’s by no means happy.
In his limitless quest for extra, he drives away the one one that noticed him as sufficient.
It isn’t till she’s gone that he realizes there could also be extra to life than riches and glory…however by then, it could be too late.
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Kind, clever, and considerate, Alessandra Davenport has performed the position of trophy spouse for years.
She stood by her husband whereas he constructed an empire, however now that they’ve reached the highest, she realizes he’s now not the person she fell for.
When it turns into clear that she’ll at all times come second to his work, she lastly takes cost of her life and places herself first—even when it means leaving the one man she’s ever cherished.
But what she didn’t rely on was his refusal to let her go…or for him to battle for his or her marriage, it doesn’t matter what it takes.
This is a standalone novel within the Kings of Sin sequence.
Series beneficial studying order: King of Wrath | King of Pride | King of Greed | King of Sloth (30 Apr 2024)
Katherine, an formidable NYC lawyer, will get recognized with a concussion and have to be monitored for 48 hours to verify it doesn’t worsen.
Unfortunately, she forgot to replace her emergency contact so the particular person they name is her ex-husband, Tom.
Unable to be left alone, Katherine reluctantly agrees to journey to Chicago with Tom for the vacations.
But because of a blizzard, what ought to have been a fast aircraft experience turns into an antagonistic in a single day misadventure that stirs up outdated emotions whilst Tom prepares to suggest to his girlfriend on Christmas Eve.
This is a standalone novel.
ENEMIES TO LOVERS
Dear Sneaky Santa,
I’d prefer to have a phrase about your humorousness. Was it actually needed to stay me, an expert hockey participant nursing an damage and avoiding the media, in an remoted cabin with a bratty, boot-designing princess who appears to have made it her mission to despise me? I imply, come on, what did I ever do to you?
And let’s discuss our first encounter. Was it your intention for her to barge in on me whereas I used to be having fun with a soak within the tub? It wasn’t precisely my most interesting second, and I’m certain she didn’t admire the view of my huge physique floundering round as I attempted to seize a towel.
Now, I’m caught together with her, because of a mutual acquaintance, in the midst of a snow blizzard, navigating via bear assaults, sketchy neighbors, and complete lot of stress. I had plans, Santa, plans to flee to Cabo and neglect in regards to the world, to not be trapped with a girl who thinks I’m unworthy of her time simply because she will be able to’t stand hockey gamers.
Oh, and talking of our pleasant Iris, she’s stingier together with her meals than Scrooge was along with his pennies! I’m not asking for a feast, however a man’s received to eat! And may you presumably flip her yippy canine right into a reindeer or one thing? It would definitely add to the Christmas spirit and save my eardrums.
I’m making an attempt to rediscover the which means of Christmas, and also you throw me into this chaos? Is this some sort of take a look at, or are you simply having a jolly snigger up there within the North Pole?
So right here’s my Christmas want, Santa: sprinkle a little bit of your magic and both get me out of right here or be a Cupid and ignite a fiery, simple ardour between us, as a result of proper now, this situation is frostier than a snowman.
Slapshotting Through the Snow, Kyler Blanchette
This is a standalone novella.
The Manor—the heartbeat of hedonism and pleasure, the place the place Jesse Ward misplaced himself for years in girls and alcohol, escaping his previous—was his life. His every part. Until the day Ava O’Shea walked via the doorways and Jesse found one thing else to reside for.
Their love affair was passionate, intense, and all-consuming. She grew to become his heaven. His escape. And finally, his downfall. When Ava walked away from him, he was destroyed, much more damaged than earlier than.
But she’s come again, and Jesse vows by no means to lose her once more.
Except Ava’s solely scratched the floor of his damaged soul, and as their relationship intensifies and their love deepens, Jesse’s pushed to the brink of madness when his previous creeps into his current and dangers destroying every part.
They won’t ever survive his truths, and Jesse won’t ever survive dropping Ava once more.
So he’ll do something to defend her from his darkish, soul-destroying previous.
This is the fifth ebook within the This Man sequence, a re-telling of This Man from Jesse Ward’s viewpoint.
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