Jessie Wetherell has atrocious luck with men. Even her father abandoned her before she turned ten. Trying to fill the void in her life has become a never ending struggle. Every guy she meets takes advantage and then leaves her. When Ike Harris enters the picture, things start looking up. Handsome and sexy, Ike stirs her heart and Jessie hopes he could be 'the one'. Except he keeps disappearing and she can't trust him with her heart if he's not around. When an old boyfriend comes back, Jessie faces a difficult choice--the ex who wants a second chance or Ike, the potential man of her dreams with the power to break her heart.
When some creep plasters nude photos of Diane's kid sister on the internet, Diane plans a little revenge: seduce the guy until his clothes come off and take his picture. Then it's blackmail time. But has she targeted the wrong guy? Brian's no stranger to the wiles of beautiful women. Most want him for his money, but Diane has a different objective: to trash his reputation. Furious, Brian resolves to teach her a lesson… until he learns the truth and loses his heart to this daring woman. But to win her trust and convince her he's not the villain, he has to best her at her own game.
Madame Mireille's ocean-side parlour, Les Trois Dames Jouissantes , is one of the last houses holding to the tenets of classic burlesque. They specialize in raunchy comedy sketches, undulating fan dances, chorus lines and, of course, the striptease. In post-war Maritimes, Madame’s burlesque house enjoys notoriety thanks to an all-female cast combining the smart with the sensual. It was this reputation that attracted the troupe's two newest members. Ginger the saucy redhead has been around the block a few times. She might come on strong, but she’s a master of the comedy striptease. Orchid is young, new to the stage, and embodies all that is innocent--or so she'd have you believe! ... more info
Contemporary Romance Rebecca Harding is intelligent, witty and sometimes downright annoying. She is also damaged. To the outside world, she presents an image of a young woman in control, confident and cynical but no one knows her torment. In her nightmare, she is alone. But then, Max Jackson enters her life when it is teetering on the brink. Despite a rocky start to their relationship, he becomes her salvation. Max is the only person who knows the truth. He understands her fears and wants to protect her fragile heart. In Rebecca, he recognizes a kindred spirit. He would give anything to take away her pain but he comes to realize Rebecca has read more into his concern. He would rather die than hurt her but life throws him a curve ... more info
Maid of his Heart: The tale of pretty Claire O'Reilly who is working as a maid in 1888 New York City. Her employer, Andrew Morgan-Stanton, a wealthy railroad baron, introduces the innocent Claire to the pain and pleasure of discipline and obedience and, in the end, they both find an unexpected love. One Magical Night: Marcus Calhoun arrives home after divorcing his unfaithful wife. He renews his friendship with spinster, Anne Prentice. Marcus soon discovers his friendship with Anne has changed to love. Anne can't believe Marcus loves her due to her imperfection, a limp, until Marcus manages to prove his feelings.
Spirit of Christmas by Ann Cory: "There has to be something you want. A dream you've had. What thoughts are floating around in your head? Tell me your wildest desire and I'll make it a reality." Elisa wasn't sure how to respond. When did wishing for something ever get her anywhere? As to wild desires, did she dare?... "I want…you..." The Man the Angels Sent for Christmas by Ellen Margret: For Christmas, the angels brought together childhood friends, Eddie and Maggie-Ann. The first world war threatened to part them but the angels had other ideas. Moonlight and Mistletoe by Megan Hussey: Derrick and Sheila share a warm, playful friendship that sparks into a heated and passionate romance. Yet Derrick has a sexy secret that, depending on ... more info
Cord has been attracted to Dillon for a long time. After months of casual conversation and a gradually growing friendship, he’s finally convinced Dillon to share a meal with him. But Cord is a werewolf, and Dillon despises weres. Even worse, the holiday season makes Cord’s skin itch, his head ache, and his wolf side agitated. Usually he goes on vacation at this time of year, but he wants to be with Dillon. Their first date is a success, although it's over way too fast. Still, Cord refuses to lose hope. Can he persuade Dillon to spend a little more quality time together? Even more importantly, will Dillon be able to open his mind and heart to the wolf within?
When Tinsel Redleigh Sawyers, affectionately nicknamed Red, finds out her grandmother is seriously ill she immediately drops everything and rushes to the hospital. En route her best friend calls from college in the midst of a major social crisis. Katie is having boy trouble again and she's frantic over being left dateless so close to her sorority's yearly charity event. Tinsel promises to come to her aid once she makes sure her grandmother is going to be okay. She never makes it to either destination though because an unexpected car accident leaves her badly injured. With no hope of rescue in sight Tinsel is convinced she's going to die until a handsome stranger comes along to save her. Lance Waverly is out on a hunting expedition with his ... more info
Kel has seen his share of weird throughout his life, but when London asks him to sub for her and her boyfriend, that tops the list. He isn't gay. He isn't bi. He definitely isn't submissive. And with an underlying case of post-traumatic stress disorder from years in the military, anything BDSM just sounds dangerous. But he also doesn't want to see his friends hurt, and he's positive that will happen if they get together with strangers from the Internet. London plays things too close to the vest for him to get a good enough read on her, but Kel trusts Ty, even if he doesn't think he'll enjoy turning over control. It'll be a one-off, it'll be a little weird, and they'll all go back to normal. He's ... more info
Guiliana Domenico, a petite, red headed, thirty-year old divorcee with a volatile temper, is between jobs. One Friday night, she encounters a mysterious stranger who tells her to expect a call for an interview. She receives the call and agrees to an interview on Monday afternoon at a new agency in Washington D. C. The director, Giacomo Leoni, offers her a position but on a trial basis—which antagonizes her. Dr. Leoni, a handsome bachelor, is the only son of a Venetian Duke and an American mother. As the months pass, Guiliana discovers her physical attraction to him growing, despite her distrust of men . . . especially, Italian men. Although it’s difficult, she maintains her cool demeanor and Jake believes she has no interest in ... more info
A wolf and a vampire...a love like no other.Kia was a high school girl with her whole life ahead of her. She’d never expected that life to be cut short by something she’d never believed in. But it was, and now she was a vampire. Being a member of the undead and facing day-death every day makes it somewhat hard to find a career such as the one she had always planned. She has a serious decision to face as her money begins to run thin. Benjamin Braxton was a lawyer and a werewolf. He’d been given the job of finding Kia Baxter and advising her of the news of her inheritance, as well as explaining to her the only thing her benefactor wanted; for Kia to give him an heir to his name, a child conceived of his frozen sperm. Could she do it? ... more info
His first day on the job John Gage, small town Chief of Police, learns public enemy number one is a lady who refuses to pay her parking tickets. Confronting the problem might be the right thing to do, but paying a call on Calliope Smith, the woman who's been parking her elephant in front of Thompson's market, might turn into more of an adventure than he bargained for. Excerpt: “I don’t see anyone else around. Are you alone out here, Miss Smith?” “I have a helper, but he’s off this afternoon. That’s why I let Tasha out to play. I can’t give her any freedom when Barry is around. Tasha isn’t too fond of men. I think she was mistreated by a male handler at some point in her past.” “Tasha? The tiger?” “That’s right. Even Father had to be ... more info
It’s hard to be who you are and be rejected by society, friends and even your family. Being a lesbian is hard for Laurel, but she has the support of me, her lover. Tonight, she called crying and is coming over. Can I make her forget about the horrible things that happened? I love you, Laurel.
The last thing Garrod expected was to find love in Mexico, especially after being dumped by Jessica in Kalamazoo. After barely escaping with his life as he ‘ran with the bulls,’ Garrod discovered there was far more to Mexico than he ever thought if he just let his heart believe. Excerpt: He tried not to think of his own craziness. Why was he doing this? He was doing it on a dare – by himself to himself. He’d lost Jessica and had been laid off from his job, only to be shipped off to Mexico. Surely he could take part in bull running and survive. He was up to it. He’d run track in high school and had worked out every other day back in the States. He was in good shape, much better than many of the runners here. Men in cowboy hats, and ... more info
Romy Bludd and Heath Graystone are very adventurous and happily explore the wilder side of sex. Romy meets Jarvin and Vivica, who give her an opportunity to spend Halloween weekend at Magic Meadows, a mansion sitting atop an ancient wellspring of magic. Romy accepts the offer because she and Heath want to add someone else to the mix and Romy's best friend, Stacie, is back from a ten month stay abroad. The timing couldn't be better for the trio to live out their lustful fantasies. The mansion and its owners are capable of wondrous transformations, giving Romy and Stacie a wealth of choices to rock Heath's world. A character from his favorite urban thriller, a cougar on the prowl, the plain librarian who wants to hook up with her ... more info