Andrew Cunningham is ticked off. He's taken the fall for his old boss, the mayor of Chicago, and is forced to head to Asheville, North Carolina to avoid the press. He's not in the mood to be nice. Once he meets sexy cabinetmaker Ridge Huntington, though, he unbends enough to get up close and personal. Drew manages to step on a few toes as he adjusts to life in the south, and Ridge finds himself entertained in more ways than one. Nevertheless, Ridge isn't sure that Mr. Right Now is worth the aggravation. They argue, Drew curses a lot, and Ridge rolls his eyes. Can an uppity Yankee and a laid-back Southerner meet in the middle?
Conway Danvers is tired of a life twisted and constrained by the politics of working in Chicago. He chucks it all and heads to a small city in West Virginia, where this Yankee is in for a rude awakening -- professionally and personally. On his first day in town, he meets southern gentleman, Stephen Rydell. While feeling a strange, compelling attraction for Stephen, Con is in denial. He doesn't want to want another man. Stephen, meanwhile, is comfortable with who he is and happy running his garden shop. He knows he and Con could be the real deal -- but it takes two to get this gig going. Con is stubborn. Stephen is determined. Who's going to come out on top?
Johnny Rayne has had enough - enough of being at the top of the rock music industry for the last decade, enough of constant touring and recording. He wants something more -- just something very different. Moving to a farm in West Virginia, Johnny meets Sheriff Virgil Grissom on his first morning in the mountains. The sheriff challenges Johnny in a multitude of ways - with overt machismo, disdain for Johnny's musician past, and all-around know-it-all-ness. The two men clash continually, and Johnny resists succumbing to the sheriff's brash charm until Grissom forces him to admit some very basic truths. One: Johnny's definitely attracted to men. Two: Johnny's definitely attracted to Grissom. And three: Johnny's definitely ... more info
Book Summary Ten unforgettable erotic tales to warm your nights and keep you in holiday spirits all year long! Angela Knight - A Vampire Christmas Sahara Kelly - A Christmas Pageant Judy Mays - Jingle Balls Marteeka Karland - Sealed With A Kiss Kate Douglas - My Valentine Shelby Morgen - Changeling Willa Okati - Elven Enchantment Kate Hill - Jolene's Pooka Lacey Savage - Chemistry to Burn Shelby Morgen - Troll Under The Bridge Filled with the unexpected, A Changeling For All Seasons offers something to savor for every palate. From humorous to magical, from Christmas to St. Patrick's Day to the 4th of July, these stories are alight with unbridled lust, sensuous passion, and hot, hot sex, guaranteed to entangle your senses and leave ... more info
Bethany and Sam are deeply in love and have lived happily together for the past eight years. Bethany is eager to get married and start a family and is convinced this is the Christmas when Sam will propose to her. When Bethany opens the jewellery box and finds a beautiful charm bracelet commemorating their life together instead of an engagement ring, she realizes Sam has given her a memorable past--but no promise of a future. The painful conversation that follows reveals they want different things and, devastated, Bethany leaves. Stunned by her sudden departure, Sam suddenly appreciates the precious gift he has lost. With a renewed commitment to their relationship, Sam goes in search of Bethany, ready to reclaim his charmed life.
Melody had always known she was supposed to be with Trevor Wilde. But an event that happened ten years ago has kept them apart. Now Melody has a second chance but Trevor will not let her near him. Will she finally be able to tell him the truth? Ms. Bowen amazes me with her way with words. I could not stop reading to find out would happen between Melody and Trevor. I needed to know the secret. Excerpt: Ardmoor watched Melody and Hugh approach from the stable. Hugh looked to be arguing with her, and even from this distance Ardmoor could tell she'd put up a shield. Her ice shield. He arched his brows in surprise. So it wasn't natural, but something she erected for protection. Why the bloody hell was she shielding ... more info
Mary Jones is recently widowed and lonely…very lonely. Although the people of the small town of River Oak, Tennessee, call her Grandmother Jones with much affection, Mary yearns for the family she was never blessed with. When a stranger named Teresa appears on her doorstep with her four-year-old child, claiming to be the daughter of her deceased husband, Mary’s world is forever changed. Even though Mary suspects Teresa is hiding a terrible secret, she takes her newfound stepdaughter underwing, determined to help her. Soon, the young woman garners the attention of Tom, the single and very handsome sheriff of the town, and Mary can’t help but play matchmaker. When Teresa’s daughter is kidnapped by her dangerous ... more info
Widowed Irishman, Brady McCormick made a promise to his young wife the day she died--to bring their son to America and begin a new life in the land of opportunity. Living in charity with a distant uncle in New York, barely scraping by, Brady is unsure he will be able to uphold the promise, much less quell the loneliness, until an angel appears at the docks, Saran Reichardt. Headstrong and tenacious, gentlewoman Saran knows she's unlike most women of society. Dedicated to teaching and helping the impoverished, she has no need of a man to take care of her, but an accidental encounter with a stormy-eyed Irish immigrant and his young son changes her perception of what need really is. Will this holiday give them both the hope and faith they ... more info
Handsome, confident, a touch arrogant, Prince Orlando thinks that now he has found Sleeping Beauty, his kiss will wake her at once. When it does not, he realizes he has much to learn about life, and love. Princess Rosie, trapped in her enchanted sleep, dreams of a mysterious man. Is he a rescuer, or a nightmare? She must fight to recover herself, and all before Christmas, for time is running out.
Max Ibach has fashioned another hemline ripper for his audience that takes place on a ranch in beautiful Idaho. When Uncle Charley dies, Jamie Sage inherits six million dollars, an Investment banking business, and a forty thousand acre ranch. The ranch adjoins the magnificent Frank Church, River of no Return Wilderness Area. Big Horn Ranch is eighty miles from a town of any sort. Miss Sage, a gorgeous redhead, turns the place into a guest ranch following advice in her deceased uncle’s will. Miss Sage has a master’s degree in business administration, but knows absolutely nothing about running a ranch. When she needs a manager, a talented thirty-two year old drifter knocks at her front door and both their lives are immediately changed. ... more info
Lovers torn apart by duty…will Angelo and Lena be reunited? Mankind is close to extinction. Toxins have all but wiped out the male population. The remaining fertile men are housed in manors where their seed is collected. Lena Lee is a new collector with a rare pheromone believed to reignite human fertility. She's assigned a male who's predicted to be her perfect match. Angelo, a clockwork butterfly maker, is held captive, his essence harvested daily by Lena. Over time, the couple begins to fall in love, something which is strictly prohibited. When their forbidden love is discovered, Lena is banished from the manor. Torn apart by the duty that brought them together, Lena and Angelo must ... more info
Humorous Fantasy Segorian Anderson’s an Idiot. But that’s fine with him. It’s a well paying job with no heavy lifting. Nobody ever remembers Segorian. It isn’t magic - he just has the sort of face his own mother could forget, and she’s been trying to for years. But being forgettable is a job requirement for an Idiot. No, he's not the Court Jester. He doesn’t wear motley (whatever motley may be). That's a different union. He’s the Idiot. In a Queen’s castle, wine spilt down the wrong dress can lead to war, so someone unimportant has to be blamed for it. That’s the Idiot’s job. He’s the Idiot that did it, for any value of ‘it’. Of course, as soon as ... more info
Thunder Creek Ranch, 4 Leah Manning grew up among so many domineering, protective males that it left her frustrated, longing for a different life. Her family couldn't understand that she needed to dance. Unknowingly, she'd embroiled herself in a deadly game from which there seemed no way out. Now she was home. Would they welcome her back? What if trouble followed? Most importantly, did Cal still work the ranch? Brian Calhoun, Cal to his friends, hated Leah when she'd left, but hated himself even more for not going after her. Now she was back and more lovely than ever. Would his adolescent love for her return, develop into something more, or die a slow death at the hands of this new Leah? Trouble does follow Leah ... more info
Romance If Beth can't figure out a way to seduce her love's picky appetite, she fears her relationship is toast—burnt. She cooks up a plan only to have it boil over. What's a terrible cook to do? Can Beth brave a winter storm in search of a Christmas dish to save her relationship—or will the holidays be a distasteful disaster?