Hey Girl! Check out these new releases from September 25th-October 1st!
Her Dream Come True (Camp Firefly Falls Book 17) by Jamie Wesley
Former collegiate track athlete Tori Turner isn’t thrilled when her family schedules her to attend Camp Firefly Falls for Going for the Gold Week without her permission. Yeah, she could use the pick-me-up after calling off her engagement, but come on! Things begin to look up, however, when she runs into her old teammate, Derek Meyerson. They’ve been friends since a disastrous one-night stand made them realize they were better suited as buddies. Except now, thanks to time spent under bright sunshine and in glistening lake water, she’s noticing how broad those shoulders she’d always leaned on are…
After not disclosing his virginity led to the most humiliating experience of his life, Derek was happy to salvage a friendship with Tori. Teaming up with her again to take down their old college rivals is exactly the shot in the arm he needs after another relationship fail. An unexpected kiss has him thinking some crazy thoughts—like maybe it’s time to go from friends to lovers…
A Dash of Love: A Sweet Rapids Novella by Té Russ
‘Traditional relationships’ aren’t their thing, so a no-strings attached arrangement seems to be a no-brainer that they both find to be mutually beneficial…and satisfying.
But one thing that arrangements usually don’t account for…falling in love.
**Note: If you have not read the Nobles of Sweet Rapids series, this novella has spoilers from the series.**
Apt. F53: Tasia (The Bricks Book 2) by Sabrina ELB Scales
Behind these bricks, life comes at you fast. And whether you were there by choice or circumstance, there were lessons to be learned as well as taught. Nobody knew The Bricks better than the women who lived between them. These are their stories of lessons, blessings, love, and loss, brought to you brick by brick.
I read it somewhere that even when beautiful things are lost, there’s still a chance that they can be found. And I believed that whole-heartedly because according to my grandmother, me and my sister were both beautiful things that had been lost by our mother and found by her. She always found a way to make poetry of the struggles that life threw our way. She made every day behind those bricks more livable by simply being who she was. Too bad she wasn’t around to help me do the same with the most unimaginable struggle life could ever throw at any mother. Thought I’d seen the worst of my days after all I’d been through. But life has a way of one-upping your suffering just when you think you’ve had all you could take. Hey, I’m Tasia, by the way, a resident here at The Rose Palms, aka The Bricks, apartment B17. Sorry about the mess, I wasn’t expecting company. But since you’re here, you might as well have a seat.
Returning Home: A Freedom Lake Novel by Toni Shiloh
Jo Ellen Baker is shocked to find out that the boy who teased her mercilessly throughout high school, has returned to their hometown of Freedom Lake, and he’s missing a leg. When his mother asks her to renovate their carriage house to give him a place to gain his independence back, she wants to say no. But one look at him brings a rush of forgotten feelings.
Evan Carter can’t believe he has to return home and live with his parents. Every hope and dream he ever had dissipated in a car crash that cost him his leg. Stuck in a wheelchair, he’s forced to reexamine his relationship with God and the local carpenter, Jo Ellen Baker.
Will renovating his home open the door for a mended relationship, or are some wounds too deep to heal from?
All I Want: Demy’s Desires by R.M. Smith
No one finds their true love at sixteen right?
Demy, an aspiring ballet dancer, has her world turned upside down by tragedy, by loss and by love.
Her big brother, Daron, who gets himself in deep trouble with the law, coupled with the loss of her parents, leaves Demy unfortunately, stuck with her evil sister, Dana, who can’t stand Demy and lives to make her life a living hell.
But through all the drama, Demy puts all her focus on her dream of attending Julliard and becoming a Principal Dancer…that is until she meets…
Antoine “Tone” Henson.
Tone has dreams too. He dreams of becoming a famous football star and has all the talent to do just that. Tone moved to Atlanta from Dayton, Ohio to live with his extended family in order to finish out his high school football career. Being who he is, Tone catches the eye of many willing and able females, but he only has eyes for one. After meeting his dream girl Demy, Tone starts to feel things he’s been afraid to allow himself to feel, most of his life.
Can he be the man he needs to be for Demy?
As Demy and Tone’s relationship blossoms into something beautiful, those who want to see their love fail, do everything in their power to make sure Tone and Demy don’t make it.
Lies, secrets and betrayal surface and Demy is forced to make the biggest hardest decisions of her life.
Is their young love strong enough to survive?
Or will the pressure be too hard to tackle and fear cause Tone to fumble Demy’s heart?
Or could this be just another case of puppy love?
Follow Demy’s journey as she searches to find and have…All She Wants.
Mine To Hold (Mine Series Book 3) by AshleyNicole
For years, she maintained her composure and played the role of dutiful wife as her husband lied and cheated with more women than he could count. Now, Janie is fed up and ready to call it quits, but he wants to hold on. As secrets are revealed, Janie realizes her husband’s double life may just cost her own.
The last thing Malcolm thought he’d be doing during his vacation was harboring Janie to keep her alive. He needed a break from his job as a U.S. Marshal, but once she’s under his roof, rest is the last thing he’s getting. She’s smart, beautiful and in trouble? Can he keep his distance long enough to figure who’s after her?
Brown Card Club: A Novella by Jaszmine Brown
“Welcome to the Brown Card Club”
Tiphani Merlot is a beautiful and successful entrepreneur with bad luck when it comes to love. Unable to commit, she ended things with the love of her life and buried herself in work.
Finally, jumping back into the dating world—because sex toys can’t replace the real thing forever— it’s not long before she learns the selection is scarce.
One night, sexy and mysterious Kevont James finds Tiphani at her favorite bar and introduces her to a fantasy she had no idea existed in Denver, CO.
Just when things seem to be falling into place, drama unfolds and hidden agendas are revealed.
Will these two be a match made in lust or will it go down as another chapter in Tiphani’s, love life from hell chronicle?
Be WIth Me (Strickland Sisters Book 3) by Alexandria House
Former career student, Nicole Strickland, is smart, spoiled, loud, irreverent, and flagrantly promiscuous. Her greatest desire is to live a life of leisure, and Attorney Travis McClure is just the man to make her dreams come true.
Entrepreneur Damon Davis is Nicole’s best friend, has been since they crossed paths in second grade, and has loved her for as long as he’s known her. And the truth of the matter is, Nicole cares for him, too. There’s not much Damon doesn’t know about Nicole and he accepts her, all of her, as is. The only thing keeping these two apart is a past hurt Nicole can’t seem to let go of. Oh, and her engagement to Travis.
Damon wants his rightful place in her heart.
Nicole wants to protect her heart from the only man with the power to break it.
In the end, will Nicole give Damon what he’s craved his whole life, the chance to be with her?
Crimes of Passion (Queens’ Reign Book 1) by Kashmyre Divine
Zahira was the wife and Michelle was the mistress. They should have hated each other, but they didn’t. They should never have contemplated murder, but they had. Yet someone else murdered their man before they got a chance to. And because of his will they didn’t have time to find out who.
They had a record label to run and two men waiting to love them, but will they let the bitterness of the past go so they can make music and money?
Please Protect My Heart by Shanicexlola
Tayla Michaels proclaimed the role of ‘Ride or Die’ rewarding her with nothing beside the mental necessity to endure heartache. Naive to a love she once believed in, the truth reveled itself with a slap to the face when she was confronted by her suspicions. The only man she’d ever indisputably loved had done a number on her heart. Though her strength was in tact, her emotions wavered, leaving her to gather the pieces of her shattered heart.
On a journey to fulfillment, Tayla encountered Vic Porter, a gracious man whom attracted women with baggage. His track record proved the profusion of damaged women he’d tried to love back to health. Vic swore the tragic outcomes were lessons to never accept that type of defeat again, but something perplex as light brown, comely eyes caused him to question his certainty. Risking his heart again to salvage another was in question.
Weekend in Eighty-Eight: Eighty-Eight, Mississippi by Bettye Griffin
After the failure of her marriage nearly twenty years earlier, Simone Degree has settled into a routine small-town life, working as a high school librarian, caring for her elderly mother, taking an annual vacation, and going on the occasional date…a situation that has become more rare as she gets older. Now, at 52, despite her vibrancy, she fears her time with the opposite sex might be a thing of the past…and then she meets Scott Cheeks.
Scott, a 54-year-old marketing manager from suburban Chicago, comes to Eighty-Eight to attend his mother’s eightieth birthday celebration. He is immediately attracted to the lovely Simone and asks her to show him Eighty-Eight’s night life. A night out results in them spending the rest of his time in town together and making plans to see each other again. But middle-aged love can be complicated when the parties live seven hundred miles apart; unlike young people, relocating would be foolhardy so close to retirement. Can they make it work?
Scott is the best thing to come along in years, but Simone has doubts. Not only is the geographical distance between them worrisome, but there’s the complication of his first wife, who is now married to one of Simone’s childhood friends. She doesn’t believe there’s that much cordiality in the world. But then a strange thing happens: While out with Scott, she gets a clue to a mystery that has haunted her for her entire life…the identity of her birth parents. Could Scott be bringing her a change in luck?
Return to Eighty-Eight, Mississippi, in this new 69,000-word novel and catch up with the people and places you first became acquainted with in It Happened in Eighty-Eight. Get the answers to some questions raised in that book, and be prepared to have new questions arise!
The Book of Timothy: SYMMETRY (Gems & Gents 7) by Iris Bolling
Can you have a web without deceit?
Timothy Lassiter is like his father, a quiet, simple man. His priorities are clear. Establish a career to provide for the family he has yet to produce. No complications, that is, until he meets Denise LaSalle and finds himself caught in a web of lies.
Denise LaSalle has discovered her life is a lie. She is not the struggling author with a mind filled with stories of suspense. Those stories are a part of her life. Now she has to open doors to a past she had no idea existed. To help her unravel the web is a man named Timothy. May the gods have mercy on his soul.
Opal Lassiter has a clear path for her life in her mind. Build her career, be self sufficient and live her life without complications.
Grant Hutchison also has his life planned out. It starts, merges, and ends with Opal Lassiter becoming his wife. Never in his wildest dreams did he imagine it would lead him down a path of danger. May the gods have mercy on his heart.
Twins Timothy and Opal Lassiter, as they have throughout their lives, turn to each other as they travel down a road called: Symmetry.
Ravenous: Taking Care of Him by Sylvia Hubbard
Although Grandmother Wei had been cruel, she taught Chon a thing or two to help her make money and that was organization!
Now with one more client to help to get her to the financial goal of owning her own business, Chon was determined to finish the job she started.
Too bad Dorian Zane was going to be the most challenging customer she’d ever had.
Dorian Zane wanted one thing… to be left alone so he could just work himself to death.
Work made him forget the demons that cursed his soul, work made him forget the appetite for what he truly desired, work made him feel normal.
Now she had come into his life and she didn’t even know she was the answer to his soul’s pain. He needed her nectar and he needed her to want to give it to him.
Step one: Get her to work for him.
Step two: Get her to want him
Step three: Get her to give him anything he desired.
Step four: Tear her soul apart and sacrifice her to the lust demons that were voracious in appetite.
Once Upon A Bridesmaid Series
Book 1: Yours Forever by Sherelle Green
Mackenzie “Mac” Cannon likes her men the same way she likes her coffee. Strong, dark, and flavorful. However, while most women were trying to drink the entire coffee pot, Mac was more of a Keurig kind of girl, opting to have frivolous casual flings as opposed to meaningful relationships.
While attending one of her best friends’ weddings—in a moment influenced by too many mojitos—the Feng-Shui consultant foolishly agrees to a pact; to marry within the next year. Her friends don’t think she’s going to go through with it. Honestly, Mac is uneasy about the entire idea. But she doesn’t mind cuddling up with the most mouth-watering cup of coffee she sees in the meantime… the best man, Alexander Carter.
Alex is successful, talented, devastatingly handsome, and surprisingly celibate. At least, he was, until a beautiful bombshell rocked his world before leaving him with nothing more than a piece of paper with a kiss on it in her wake. It’s not that the CEO of an environmental engineer firm minds being used, but typically, if a woman wants him for only sex, he at least takes her to dinner first. Imagine his surprise when that same feisty vixen is placed into his life again, and as expected, she seems to be wearing her running shoes. Yet, this time, Alex is ready for the temptress. A little fun and games never hurt anyone, right? Unless fun and games starts looking a whole lot like promises and forever.
Book 2: Beyond Forever by Elle Wright
Ryleigh Fields has plans for her life that don’t involve weddings, marriage, or true love. Returning to her hometown is hard, but her agenda is clear: drink, eat, and leave as fast as she can. In that order. But when she stupidly agrees to a wedding pact with her besties and promptly runs into the one guy who could be a game changer, Ryleigh realizes that even the best laid plans can be derailed.
Martin Sullivan travels all over the world for Marshall and Sullivan Consulting. Each destination offers exposure for his software company, more money in his pocket, and a bevy of attractive women. But a trip to his cousin’s wedding, puts him in direct contact with the one woman he can’t stop thinking about.
After consulting on a project, Martin knew he’d met his match with Ryleigh. One perfect night in Brazil, and he was ready to let her know just how much she impressed him, but he never got the opportunity. Now, almost a year later, he has his chance. The problem? Convincing Ryleigh. And like always, he’s up for the challenge.
Book 3: Embracing Forever by Sheryl Lister
After a string of failed relationships, and with three months left on the marriage pact she foolishly agreed to, Raven Holloway has just about given up on love. To take the sting out of her latest heartbreak, she does what she’s always done—seek consolation in the arms of her best friend, Bryson Montgomery. Only this time, comfort turns to white-hot pleasure and a night she can’t seem to forget. But the strong-willed physical therapist doesn’t want to ruin a friendship and isn’t ready to trust her heart again.
Marriage is definitely not on Bryson’s radar. He has his hands full running his teen community center. Yet, he isn’t prepared for the passion Raven unleashes in him and now he wants more. Raven is determined to keep him in the friend zone, but he’s just as driven to show her how good they can be together. So, Bryson devises a seductive campaign to persuade Raven to embrace what he is offering…a love that will last forever.
Book 4: Hopelessly Forever by Angela Seals
Hopeless romantic. Never did two words describe anyone more than Quinn Jacobs…or at least in her mind. Quinn refuses to believe that her fun-loving idealist ways and sentimental dreamer mentality can be mistaken for a creepy class A clinger.
When she makes a bet with her best friends from high school that she’ll be married within a year, her delusional skewed view makes her think the task seems simple enough. After, repeatedly misinterpreting her romantic partner’s affection for her, Quinn begins to think that maybe it isn’t ‘them’ after all. Maybe she’s the problem. And never has a person agreed with her more than the edgy and mysterious Paxton. They may be oil and water but if he can help her find a guy and accomplish her year-end goal, then who cares. But she slowly realizes that her whimsical ways may have agreed her to a world with Pax that she hadn’t bargain for!
Paxton Wolfe prides himself on “keeping it real.” Growing up in Orange Mound, Tennessee, taught him that if you want anything in life you had to work for it. When he starts his own flooring business, he kindly kissed away his thuggish lifestyle and entered the world of entrepreneurship. Women, money and full control are the perfect combination. Romance is just an unnecessary distraction and the last thing Pax is looking for. However; he hadn’t planned for the bubbly, outgoing and clueless Quinn Jacobs to walk into his life. He’s prepared to put in the work to help her land her dream man, but the one thing he didn’t count on is the slow burning affection he starts to feel for the neurotic – yet mesmerizing – woman. Her uncontrollable honesty, endearing cuteness and inability to not wear her heart on her sleeve, makes her the most dangerous woman to fall for. But he’s not in danger of that… right?
Tempted at Twilight (Tropical Destiny) by Jamie Pope
Summer fling or lifetime love affair?
Nothing fires up Elias Bradley’s adrenaline like the risk of thrilling adventure. But when a serious wrist injury threatens both the Miami trauma surgeon’s career and coveted promotion, he heads down to his family’s island retreat to relax and regroup. At a bar, he meets a woman who awakens extreme emotions that take him by surprise. Even after they part ways following their passionate twilight tryst, Elias longs to connect with Dr. Cricket Warren on a deeper, more intimate level.
Heiress to a billion-dollar tech fortune, Cricket has two PhDs but zero experience when it comes to the opposite sex. So when she spends her vacation back home on Hideaway Island sharing the bed of a sexy stranger, she’s caught off guard by their sizzling attraction. And now she’s having Elias’s baby… He’s ready to step up and do the right thing but they barely know each other. Together, can they turn a moonlit fantasy into a lifetime of romance?
The Heat Between Us (Southern Living) by Cheris Hodges
Love’s sweet refrain?
Appointed to head Atlanta’s first-ever jazz festival, go-to marketing guru Michael “MJ” Jane sets out to create an annual event to rival New Orleans. Even if that means hiring her irresistible crush Jamal Carver to run security… The former marine with the killer smile and amazing abs also happens to be her best friend’s husband’s confidant. But despite their sizzling attraction, she refuses to become the playboy’s latest conquest.
The driven, desirable bachelorette makes the decorated marine long to hang up his own bachelor status. It’s getting harder for Jamal to keep things strictly business between them—can’t MJ see they’re creating a passionate tune of their own? Just as Jamal starts to earn MJ’s trust, their relationship is threatened by a relentless, still-in-the-picture ex-girlfriend. Will a downbeat melody end their romance before it truly begins? Or can love keep Jamal and MJ in harmony…forever?
Sizzling Desire (Love on Fire) by Kayla Perrin
A combustible attraction…
Flirting with a gorgeous stranger at the bar is how Lorraine Mitchell celebrates her longed-for newly single status. One-night stands usually run hot and wild before quickly flaming out, but Lorraine cannot forget her heated encounter with firefighter Hunter Holland. Weeks later, she is beyond surprised to discover that his father—a former patient of hers—has left her a large bequest!
Last time Hunter was in the same room as Lorraine, they were burning up the sheets. Now he’s staring at her from across a lawyer’s office. At first, guilt and grief convince him that the beautiful nurse took advantage of his long-estranged father. Yet despite mutual mistrust, he knows this kind of chemistry only comes around once in a lifetime. And reviving their spark just might ignite a love that’s as deep and true as it is scorching…
Never Christmas Without You: Just for the Holidays/His Holiday Gift by Nana Malone & Reese Ryan
All you need this Christmas are these sizzling stories full of love and a touch of holiday magic…
Just for the Holidays by Nana Malone
Justin Morrison would do anything to make his ailing grandmother happy. Even if that means inventing a fake girlfriend to take home for the holidays. His best friend, Alex Winters, reluctantly agrees, but it’s not easy to keep her long-buried feelings for Justin under wraps when they’re sharing a room…a bed…a kiss. Christmas in Catalina is turning out to be hotter than anyone expected, but is theirs a love for all seasons?
His Holiday Gift by Reese Ryan
Pleasure Cove’s prodigal son just got the ultimate Christmas surprise—Madison, his five-year-old daughter he knew nothing about. Maddie’s aunt, Mikayla Mitchell, was once one of Dash Williams’s best friends…and his secret admirer. Now, seeing the sexy, ambitious lawyer with his little girl, Mikayla’s more smitten than ever. And Dash is starting to realize Mikayla’s the only one who could make his days merry and bright, and fill his nights with bliss…
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