Free romance Kindle books for 05 Dec 13

Move the Sun (Signal Bend Series)

by Susan Fanetti

Lilli Accardo moves to the dying town of Signal Bend, Missouri, where the citizens have made a devil’s bargain to stay afloat. Lilli quickly garners the attention of the whole town, particularly Isaac Lunden, President of the Night Horde Motorcycle Club and de facto protector of the town and its citizens. When it turns out that Lilli is there under murky circumstances, Isaac decides to get close and try to figure out what she’s hiding. Their chemistry is instantaneous and electric, but each is a potential danger to the other. Action, sex, and drama ensue as Isaac and Lilli try to navigate the rocky terrain between trust and threat. Note: Explicit sex and violence.

A Christmas Family Wish (Sweet Contemporary Romance Novella)

by Helen Scott Taylor

A heartwarming tale of second chances for Christmas.

Praise for Helen’s Christmas Stories

“A Family For Christmas is a top-notch holiday read.” Heather Hiestand

“This is one absolutely adorable and delicious book.” Sylphie


When a tree falls on Rachel’s house in a storm, the person who rescues her is Ian, the same man who rejected her declaration of love when she was eighteen. She has banished him from her thoughts for eight years, but all her feelings rush back as he plays the white knight and takes Rachel and her son into his home. The young man she once knew is now a wealthy, successful business owner, and more gorgeous than ever. Life has left them both bruised, but can they put the past behind them and start again?

Other books by Helen Scott Taylor

A Family for Christmas. The magic of a little girl’s love brings them together.

The Army Doctor’s Baby. He falls in love with his brother’s girlfriend.

The Army Doctor’s Wedding.
A marriage of convenience to adopt an orphan baby.

The Army Doctor’s Christmas Baby. Heartwarming Christmas romance.

Love is All Around. A Box Set of three contemporary romances.

The Ultimate Romance Box. 6 Romance novels from 6 bestselling authors.

Finally Home. She can finally stop running from the past .

Moments of Gold. Anthology of short love stories – Love always finds a way.

Flowers on the Water. A tragedy so devastating she thought their love had died.

Dreamy Kisses. A Box Set of four paranormal romances.

Cursed Kiss. Love in his eyes and death in his kiss.

Ice Gods. He’s loved and protected her from afar, now he can finally make her his.

The Magic Knot. Danger and romance in a dark fairytale world.

The Feast of Beauty. Ancient Celtic magic binds her destiny to a mysterious Irishman.

Warriors of Ra. Once bathed in his fire, she’s his forever.

A Clockwork Fairytale. A young spymaster falls in love with a lost princess.

Wildwood. The blood of a Celtic god runs through his veins.

Ghost Unbroken

by Annie McLeod

Short Story

Her future is set, her life mapped out, but one unexpected meeting turns her carefully laid plans upside down.

No Greater Love: The Pascal Trilogy – Book 1

by Katherine Kingsley

Ominous rumors surrounding an exiled heir lead only to unquenchable curiosity for Georgia Wells. From bestselling author Katherine Kingsley.

“A charming tale with a refreshing twist. Engaging, witty and full of surprises.” – Mary Kirk, author of EMBERS

Nicholas Daventry of Ravenswalk is a handsome man of dangerous passions, exiled to India by his uncle for his scandalous behavior. With news that Nicholas is returning, the mistress of Ravenswalk, ravishing and ruthless Lady Jacqueline Raven, warns young Georgia Wells to stay away and beware her unpredictable nephew.

But despite the warnings, Nicholas’ return has the opposite effect on Georgia, leading her to a choice that will turn her life upside down. Prepared to claim the legacy of his birth that is his due, Nicholas drags Georgia into a world of dark passions, a terrible betrayal – and love.

“An irresistible read. I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.” – Mary Jo Putney, author of SILK AND SHADOWS

“A rare delightâ?¦refreshingly differentâ?¦an enchanting love story that will take full and immediate possession of your heart.” – Romantic Times

21 Hours

by Alison Kent

Originally published in the SEAL of My Dreams anthology released 11/11/11 by Bell Bridge Books. This story is 7500 words.


Teri Stokes arrives in Crow Hill, Texas to help her parents pack up in advance of an approaching wildfire, only to find the one person she never wanted to see again, Navy SEAL Shane Gregor, in charge of the firefighting volunteers.

The Life I Now Live (The Unspoken Series)

by Marilyn Grey


A story of two mending hearts and their discovery of the true meaning of faithfulness and soul-mates….

What Readers Are Saying

“Wow, another amazing book from Marilyn Grey. This series just keeps getting better. I love the twists that are always a part of these books.”

“Marilyn has definitely done it again. She is now officially one of the best romance authors I have read. This book was just amazing.”

“I love how you get little bits of the other characters throughout, which just makes the story flow easily from one book to the next even with adding new characters along the way.”

Book 3 in the Unspoken Series

After her husbands death, Heidi Chase refuses to take off her rings and swears another man will never steal her heart. She is extremely faithful and while her friends think it’s virtue binding her to the past, it’s really fear.

Patrick Wheldon never intended to give his heart to Heidi. Not until her vows to her previous husband were no longer standing between them. But he did and the relationship between them quickly changes into a battle he’s not sure he has the strength to fight.

Follow Heidi and Patrick as they question the definition of soul-mates and discover the true meaning of love.

Best when read after Where Love Finds You and Down from the Clouds, but it can stand-alone.

First Pages – Sneak a Peek

Snowflakes piled up on each other as I rocked Riley to sleep. The ground turned white as I thought of the things I kept hidden. The rings on my left hand sparkled in the glow of a candle, reminding me of the lies. I tried to convince myself that a secret is only a lie if it harms someone. For so long my secrets only harmed myself. Now, sweet Patrick introduced himself to my life and pretended to not fall in love with me. And my secrets would harm him if he got too close. So I built a wall between us to keep him from the truth. The heartbreak.

I called him my best friend. Nothing more. He accepted that. He accepted everything. Sometimes I wished he weren’t so nice. Sometimes I wished he would pry the truth out of me and set me free. But he didn’t know. No one did. My lies were so real that I grew to believe them myself.

Snowflakes pressed against the window. I placed Riley in her crib, on her side like she liked. Her eyes flickered and then closed. I longed for the kind of peace she had. Soon life would steal it from her too. A life of many painful surgeries and nights in the hospital. A life without her father.

I laid my cheek against the cold window. Inhaled.

“You can do this,” I whispered to myself.

The Unspoken Series is a 10 book series. Books 1-3 are available now..

Helly and Ron

by Terri Douglas

When four year old Helen Granger starts school she and Ronnie Blackwell hate each other on sight, but by the time Helen is twelve and going to the local grammar school Ron begins to see her in a different light. So begins a love story that spans a lifetime.

Years later they meet again at Ron’s sister Linda’s funeral. It’s an awkward situation given their history and one that Helen would have preferred to avoid, but Linda had been her best friend since that first day at school together, so whether Ron is going to be there or not she has no choice but to say goodbye to her friend.

Life doesn’t always work out the way you want it to, but sometimes if you’re very lucky you get a second chance, and this is Helly and Ron’s.

Sullivan’s Ridge: A Christmas Tale

by Rachel Lee

When Connie’s father dies and leaves the ranch in her hands, she knows that she has her work cut out for her. Not in running the ranch; no, she can handle that without a problem. But how is she going to convince her father’s men to follow her orders, when she’s just a young society miss?

â?¦But what if she were married to some gent back in St. Louis? That would make her seem more capable, right? Thus begins her scheme; she pops on her mother’s wedding band, makes up a nameâ??or twoâ??for her mythical husband, and sets out to run Sullivan’s Ridge. But when she meets the ranch foreman, dreamy Nick Anderson, she begins to suspect that she’s made a big mistake. As the two help each other through their mutual loss by embracing the magic of the Christmas season, Connie’s “husband” stands between them. Can she manage to come clean, to confess that the ring’s a lie, before their passion boils over? Or worse, before his sense of honor drives Nick awayâ??forever?

Lovin’ a Good Ol’ Boy

by Mary Kay McComas

Big city girl Anne Hunnicut is in Webster, Kentucky for one reason: to shut down the textile mill. When her rental car breaks down in the backwoods, the last person she expected to come to her rescue was rugged country boy Buck LaSalle – the ringleader of the union workers determined to keep the mill open and the town alive and prosperous.

Sparks fly between Anne and Buck – but is the issue of the mill closing going to stand between them? Anne’s desire for a home spurs an understanding and empathy for Buck and the people of Webster, but questions whether it’s enough to give up her big city career ambitions. Can a big city girl find love, security, and new aspirations for her life with a small town guy?

From New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay McComas, LOVIN’ A GOOD OL’ BOY was originally published as part of Bantam Dell’s Loveswept line.

Take It Off

by Tina Gerow

When Samantha Ryan receives a call from her mother asking her to come home and run the family business–a real live Nevada brothel–she’s not thrilled about it, but she agrees. Realizing that her final night out with her friends will be the last for a while, Samantha takes the opportunity presented to her in the form of Chase Hanson.

Chase had his eye on the beautiful brunette all night and when she asks to go home with him, he takes her home and experiences the most mind-blowing sex of his life. The next day, they part, with Samantha saying she’ll be out of town assisting her mother for a while, but that she’ll call. He feels as if they really made a connection and desperately hopes that she’ll call. Meanwhile, he’s still forced to fulfill a prior obligation and heads out of town to a brothel to celebrate his buddy’s bachelor party.

When they find each other at the brothel, conclusions abound. Can these two work out their differences?

“First let me say, thank you, Ms. Gerow for the scorching hot cover! I fear that I’ve become a Tina Gerow junkie and Take It Off is a perfect example as to why. The chemistry between Samantha and Chase is HOT and ignites the pages. Rarely have I read love scenes that are hotter so you might want to have a bucket of ice and a dry pair of panties nearby when you read this sexy story. Not only is Take It Off hot, it’s sweet and funny. Tina Gerow’s creativity will have you laughing out loud and turning each page just to see what she’s come up with next! My only regret was that this story wasn’t longer!”
– Kerin, Two-Lips Reviews (Five Lips)

The Brazilian Job

by Michelle Vernal

Nobody’s Perfect Are They?

Rebecca Loughton’s bumbled her way through her thirty something years making a few cock-ups along the way. Of course, these wouldn’t be so glaringly obvious if it wasn’t for her golden haired, older sister Jennifer.

In a bid to escape Jennifer’s lengthy shadow and to find her happy ever after Rebecca, high-tails it out of her hometown of Christchurch to the other side of the world landing a legal secretary job in the buzzing city of Dublin. A few drinks later, all she has to show for her new life is an embarrassing one-night stand and a dollop of flirtatious banter with her boss Ciaran who just happens to have a predatory receptionist in hot pursuit of him.

Amidst plans of preventing such a merger, Rebecca receives news that Jennifer’s picture perfect life has a big, fat crack down the middle of it in the form of a philandering husband. Summoned home to look after her sister’s children and cooking school while she works on her marriage, Rebecca finds the reality of looking after two young children along with the bizarre array of guests booked into the cooking school grim. The only bright spot on her horizon are Ciaran’s e-mails but then she meets David Seagar whom she thinks might just be the ending to her happy ever after but will he prove to be far from perfect too?

“Chick-lit meets romance in Vernal’s witty debut novel, The Brazilian Job. With each comical predicament she had me laughing the whole way through.” – Pamela Guerrieri; literary judge (ECPA, Cristy Awards, RWA)

Poker Pals

by Hank Brooks

There’s more at stake in Ira Moore’s Friday night poker games than a stack of chips. These nights have created friendships, initiated his discovery of gay sexuality, and helped him find true loveâ?¦

Ira’s high school poker club unravels when his buddies start cancelling because of dates. Soon, it seems as if Ira is the only one who is still a virgin! With graduation and university, they go their separate ways.

In college, he joins his roommate Chuck’s poker game – where all the players are gay. It leads Chuck to a jarring confession: an attraction to Ira. Chuck’s seduction opens the door to Ira’s first gay experience.

Graduation again brings the poker buddies to different paths, one that leads Ira to his soul mate, James. But one night, a ghost from poker games past returns: Ira’s high school buddy Jaden, who isn’t just coming out as gay, but admits he has loved Ira all his life!

Ira is torn. How can he love two men at the same time? A poker game might settle this conflictâ?¦

*For mature audiences. Contains scenes of gay love.

In Love’s Territory: Book One of the Love’s Territory Series (sweet historical romance)

by Lucy Evanson

Torn from the big city. Thrust onto the frontier. Forced to choose between two men.

As the only daughter in a wealthy Boston family, Katie Taylor has a comfortable home, good friends and servants to attend to her every whim. But when her father uproots her family and moves them to a farm in the Territories, her former life disappears forever. Soon she finds herself caught between the desires of two men: Edward, the wealthy businessman who has taken an interest in her, and Sam, the half-Sioux farmhand who has also kindled a passion within her. Now, when she least expected it, she finds herself without a guide in a brand-new land: the territory of love.

Love’s Fate (Love Trilogy #1)

by Tracey Smith

Connected by Tragedyâ?¦ Consumed By Love

Do you believe in Fate? Do you believe in soul mates? What if there was just one man out there who was meant for you? Would you know him if you saw him? Would he know you?

Katherine didn’t believe in soul mates, she wasn’t even sure if she believed in loveâ?¦ until the night she saw him. There was something oddly familiar about his dark blue eyes, but she was sure she’d never seen him before. The only thing more confusing than the overwhelming attraction she felt toward this mysterious stranger, was the way he was staring right back at her with that same look of curious fascination. Then suddenly he leaves and she’s left with nothing but the haunting memory of his beautiful eyes and the strange connection they seem to have with her recurring nightmares.

The day Michael’s mother died was one of greatly mixed emotions. He would miss his mother, but her passing meant that he would finally be free of his oppressive father. He was leaving and nothing was going to stop him. But why couldn’t he stop thinking about the beautiful woman he had seen the night he got the call about his mother. Why had she seemed so familiar?

More than once their paths will cross, but will they ever find each other? Will Fate ultimately bring them together or keep them apart?

Fighting Fire (Part One): The Intern (Steamy New Adult Romance)

by Emily Stone

Claire Reynolds has had to fight for everything that she has achieved in her life. An erratic foster-care upbringing has left her determined to put in the hard work necessary to achieve her dreams and build a solid future.

Armed with her MBA and a five-year plan she has landed a prestigious internship with Bellingham Developments. If she excels, she will surely be offered a permanent job and a chance to make her mark in the industry she loves.

Enter Andrew Bellingham, heir to the Bellingham empire. Drew is most definitely not a part of any five-year plan. His playboy reputation is often the talk of the town; but Claire is surprised to find that Drew is completely the opposite of the gossip that surrounds him. Charming and intelligent, not to mention devastatingly handsome, Drew is a man who gets what he wants. And despite his father’s dismay, what he wants is Claire…


“I’m going to leave you two to it,” Nora said, “but might I suggest actually speaking directly with the man?” Her eyes sparkled with humor.

“I should go with you,” I insisted. I felt like it was rude to let her leave alone.

“Take some time to sort him out and I’ll see you on Monday. Good job this week, Claire. I couldn’t have asked for a better intern.”

I seriously had the coolest boss ever, but I heard the veiled warning in her words of advice. I needed to make the drama go away so we could focus on work.

“Flavor of the month?” Drew frowned as he took Nora’s vacant seat beside me.

“I’m flattered…” Honesty, that’s what Nora had recommended.


“How is this hard?” I blurted much to his amusement.

“You’re adorable when you’re mad.” He chuckled.

“Drew! Please try to understand…I, I come from nothing,” I stammered. “I grew up in foster care and I’ve had to claw my way here. Failure is not an option – failure is the difference between having a roof over my head or a spot on the street. This internship is everything, and I cannot risk the possibility that this could turn into a real job, on a silly flirtation. I understand you want to irritate your father and that showering your attention on a nobody like me is a good way to do that…but it’s too much of a risk for me. Can’t you understand that?”

“Two things and then I will leave you to your evening,” he said softly and I could see the anger flashing in his eyes. “First, I had no idea how much this job means to you and I didn’t realize my attention could be such a negative thing. I promise I will not bother you at work. I would hate to think I could jeopardize your future. Second, I am not trying to piss my father off by…what was it? â??Showering my attention on a nobody like you’. I resent that you would even think of yourself in that light. I find I’m incredibly intrigued by you, Claire. I happen to think you are beautiful, funny, charming, completely refreshing and the more I get to know you the more I like you. I admire your drive and dedication and now that I know something of your background, I think I am in complete awe of you. I won’t interfere with your internship, but I would like to make you aware right now that I absolutely intend to pursue your attention outside of work.”

I was completely overwhelmed by his words as well as his anger. Anger that I didn’t see myself the way he saw me. I was still reeling when his lips brushed mine in a tentative kiss that sent my heart racing in my chest.

“Good evening Claire,” he whispered as he stood to leave me.

This steamy 12,000 word novella is the first part of the series Fighting Fire

Part 2 Available Now Only 0.99!

Part 3 Available Now!

Part 4 published by December 19

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Chasing Joe

by Sherry Hartzler

For Phoenix attorney Kate James, an out-of-town assignment at a trading post near the Hopi Indian reservation is inconvenient at best. However, Kate’s journey into the rugged terrain of northeastern Arizona may just hold the healing powers to transform her fractured world. Chasing Joe is author Sherry Hartzler’s new work of contemporary women’s fiction that celebrates the endless possibilities for hope, forgiveness, and new love that are always within the grasp of everyday life. This dazzling, heartwarming story is certain to uplift anyone who relishes a well-spun story that celebrates the awakening of the human spirit.


by Raine Cantrell

An Irish spitfire meets her match in a western romp from national bestselling romance author Raine Cantrell.

“Raine Cantrell is a superb storyteller whose remarkable talent for recreating the West will hold you enthralled.” – Romantic Times

Maggie O’Roark knows how to walk, talk, and fight like a man. When Maggie inherits her uncle’s profitable silver and gold mines, she’s determined to prove she can operate them on her own, even as her wedding date approaches. When Maggie’s groom is kidnapped just before the wedding, Maggie is convinced saloon owner C.V. McCready is responsible, in a desperate bid to keep her from re-opening the mines.

McCready is a silver-tongued con man, but when he sees Maggie in her wedding finery, he becomes obsessed with protecting her from less savory men who would do anything to get their hands on her mines. McCready kidnaps Maggie and claims her in a marriage by proxy, setting the stage for the fiercest and funniest battle of the sexes in the West.

“This one grabs you from the first page and does let go. I thoroughly enjoyed it.” – Johanna Lindsey, author of ONE HEART TO WIN

“Raine Cantrell has crafted the perfect Western romance.” – Affaire de Coeur 

Knowing Yourself – A Medieval Romance

by Lisa Shea

Kay is entranced with the possibilities which lie before her. Five handsome, willing men are vying for her hand in marriage. The stakes are ownership of a medieval keep perched on the rocky edge of a stormy ocean. Each man seems more stunning than the last, and it is her choice which will reward the prize.

To make the game even more interesting, Kay is disguised as a handmaiden to her sister, Em, so that she might more freely mingle with the suitors. In this way she can learn their strengths and catch them unaware in their most intimate moments.

As the threat of border reivers approaches the keep, Kay finds that her pleasurable playtime takes on a far more serious overtone. Knowing who to trust and who to depend on becomes a matter of life and death!

All proceeds from sales of Lisa Shea’s medieval novels benefit battered women’s shelters.

Like a Woman Scorned

by Randi Hart

Girl meets boyâ??specifically, knockout senior-paralegal girl Alison Carson meets hotshot Boston lawyer boy Rick Waterman while he is visiting Alison’s beloved hometown of San Francisco on a month-long trial.

Girl and boy fall in love. Boy eventually goes back home and promises to call. Boy doesn’t call. Girl experiences heartbreak, plus an actual physical malady as a result of the affair. Girl then finds out about boy’s other girl back home.

Girl wants revenge. Girl secretly gets revenge, but goes too far with it. Boy’s life is wrecked. Girl then feels guilty.

Boy finally calls girl and apologizes. Boy and girl fall back in love. That is, until boy starts getting suspiciousâ?¦

Healing Love – an Accent Amour medical romance

by Cara Cooper

A contemporary medical romance by Cara Cooper

Good looking and a wonderful medic, Dr James Frayne is a man with a secret which is threatening his work and his patients. It is up to feisty Becky Armfield, the practice manager at his surgery, to tackle him. But he’s not the only man causing her problems. If her fiance Trent would finally name the day, perhaps she could finally be happy in love.

Meanwhile Becky’s friend and colleague Dr Holly Parkes has mysteries of her own to solve. Like the patient who wants to find out why her husband is behaving so strangely and the one who cannot understand why money is disappearing from her house – not to mention her own complicated love life…

Vampire Desire

by Bekkah Jordan

Damon, a very special vampire, has been searching for his eternal mate for three thousand years. When he finds Raven, their love match is electrifying and she is dying to become his lover for eternity. But when he tells her the truth about his origins, and reveals that truth’s deepest, darkest secret, that one piece of information threatens to destroy all that they could become, together.

This is a romantic, erotic story that combines an original twist on the vampire myth, a bit of a Cinderella fairy tale, and the stuff of legends, superstitions, surrender and sacrifice into one of the most original tales of a vampire’s quest for love in modern times.

Author Bekkah Jordan handles the romance with emotion and sensuality and the noir story unrolls like a delicate and dark what-if that will make readers wonder just how far Raven will go for the vampire she loves. Their destiny, and the destiny of others, hangs in the balance…

Guinness & Gefilte Fish

by Kathy Goodman

Kelly O’Hara hasn’t had a date in months. So, when she finally connects with an attractive guy at a coworker’s wedding she is excited about the possibilities. There’s just one small issue. He’s Jewish.

However, Kelly soon finds out that chemistry trumps religion and falls head over heels for a guy that’s opposite of any she’s ever brought home to her parents’ hog farm. The new man in her life is an ER doctor and a sportsaholic whose close ties with his family cause friction in their new relationship.

As their romance blossoms, so does Kelly’s career at a local media company. She finds her niche in blogging about beauty and fashion bargains and enjoys the perks of an upwardly mobile career. Before long, Kelly’s blog becomes a huge success while her relationship with the Jewish doctor has come to a screeching halt.

Will the couple be able to overcome the obstacles of family and religion? Will Kelly ever make it down the aisle or is she destined to be single forever?

Guinness & Gefilte Fish is a neurotically funny romance that will appeal to anyone who believes that opposites attract.

The Baker’s Boy

by Cynthia Henry

Enigmatic Frank Rhenqert’s dreams are filled with breaking away from the tedious life of his parents’ modest Upstate New York bakery and finding success as a rock and roll drummer. But Frank’s plans are suddenly derailed by his unexpected love for good girl MaryJo Wyatt.

Follow Frank and MaryJo on an intimate journey sweeping years as they encounter what truly takes place behind the allure of fame and the sacrifices that accompany it.

THE BAKER’S BOY marks the first of three novels spanning decades from Frank’s humble beginning, to the rise of rock superstardom and beyond.

“The reader quickly and eagerly becomes part of THE BAKER’S BOY with the vivid characterizations and dialogue. Cynthia Henry defies the stereotypical “money buys everything” novel. Can’t wait for the sequel!” K.L. Stone, author of FOX IN THE BOX, Memoirs of a Carnie Ticket Seller.

Other Books By Cynthia Henry Available in the Kindle Store:

The Contract – Just Compensation (Book #2)

by A.M. Hess

Having solved the infidelity problem of her husband, Sarah Connelly returns in this next installment of The Contract. The very detective she hired to find the truth, requests her help with another case.

An immediate friendship is formed when Sarah meets Kim Lamont. A young woman with an unfaithful husband and a strong desire to take charge and put things right in their marriage. Kim has no idea what to do or where to turn, Detective Ronnie Bartlett introduces the two women and together they set off to right the wrongs of another wayward relationship.

Join Sarah Connelly in this second episode of The Contract as she aligns herself with a formerly helpless young woman. The action is hot, the sex is surprising but the results are all the matter.

~19,500 words

Anja’s Star (Outer Settlement Agency)

by Lyn Brittan

One does not lose a pirate’s spaceship.

One could have it ripped away by the captain’s idiot son, Retzi, who used it as collateral in a card game, but one does not lose it. At least, not Anja, not that it matters. If the captain finds out, she’s the one who’ll be held responsible.

She has exactly two weeks to get that ship back before the authorities, the Captain and the galaxy at large, calls in their debts. If she can manage to keep Retzi focused on helping her steal it back, rather than getting her in bed, they just might have a shot at making it out of this mess.

SciFi Love Bites: Quick and Steamy Futuristic Romances

The Salty Carmel Christmas

by Barbara Lohr

When Rachel Morgan returns to Paris for Christmas break, she’s not exactly the family success story. That’s Paris, Indianaâ??just to be clear. Bad breakup. Failing grades. Huge school loan. Things aren’t going her way. Then she runs into Eli Housman at a party. This broad-shouldered hottie is the geek who helped with her computer years ago? A quick kiss under the mistletoe only confuses her. No one worth his salt ever stays in Paris, not in her book anyway. The soft-spoken guy with killer blue eyes makes Rachel take a second look. Paris offers her a second chance. Sometimes life can be like a salty Christmas carmelâ??sweet but with a tang that lingers, leaving you wanting more. Sometimes the boy you leave behind is the man you want forever. “Salty Carmel Christmas” is a novella that includes a great recipe for salty carmels.

Bad Moon Rising

by Sherri Jackson

Laura is being hunted down by a werewolf. A vampire named Alec is hired to protect her. Sparks fly between her and Alec. Laura’s family is threatened and she willingly goes to the werewolf Thorn. Will Alec save her in time or will he be doomed to lose his love forever.

Curvy Girls Do It: Books 5 – 8 (Erotic Romance) Boxed Set

by Ulriche Kacey Padraige

Curvy Girls Do It: Books 5 – 8 (Erotic Romance) Boxed Set

Warning: This erotic romance book contains very strong language and super steamy adult entertainment – Strictly for Adults. 18+

This boxed set includes:

Curvy Girls Do It Married and Dirty: Short Erotic Romance – Book 5

Curvy Girls Do It On Vacation: Short Erotic Romance – Book 6

Curvy Girls Do It Harder with Rock Stars: Short Erotic Romance – Book 7

Curvy Girls Do It Wetter and Steamy: Short Erotic Romance – Book 8


Twilight Tiffanies (A Short Gem)

by Linda Shelnutt

How would it feel to re-join a soul mate on Earth in 1985 if you’d been apart since the beginning of Time, a mate who didn’t recall who you were and might not accept you in that lifetime?

How would it feel if you had knowledge which might help individuals avoid unnecessary suffering, but you would have to pull that knowledge through little at a time, and would doubt yourself and that knowledge due to the density of the mental atmosphere on Earth.

The most entertaining part of this saga as it continues in The Rose and the Pyramid and the Books of Gem, is experiencing the feelings developing between these two star crossed individuals.

This is not a simple love story, though. The fabric of reality itself is at stake within the machinations of this personal poetic exchange.

Be ready to feel deeply and dreamily.

This short story [worked from chapters 7 & 8] can stand alone or serve as an appetizer for The Rose and the Pyramid and the Books of Gem.

A second Short Gem based on chapters [2,3,4] from The Rose and the Pyramid is also available:

Mansions of Man

If you like the Books of Gem you might also enjoy the Myrtle Drinkwater Astrological Investigator cozy mystery series opened with MYRTLE’S ULTIMATE MYSTERY, available on Kindle. The sequel MYRTLE’S PENULTIMATE WALKABOUT is in progress and being offered in individual chapter installments with Endnotes of backstory in each. Chapters 1 – 12 are currently available.

THE LEADING LADY (romantic suspense)

by Chloe Austin

“Jo is so cool, a role model. Miles is lush.” Josie, Cambridge

“The big girl gets the boy. Loved it!” Jessie, UK

“I loved all of the clever references to wonderful plays.” Andrea, New York

Jo should be concentrating on her maths a-level, but she has other ideas, like going to Drama School. When a co-production with the local boys school is announced by the dashing Miles and sensitive Thom, everything is thrown up into the air.

Redhead Joanna Piper is the central character in this big-hearted, feel-good novel about a big girl with big ideas. Brimming with youthful enthusiasm and passion for the arts, we follow Jo’s attempt to make sense of her upside down life, her dreams of drama school and her growing affection for school heartthrob Thom. Will she recognise her own beauty and find the gumption to fulfil her desires?

Summons to the Chateau D’Arc: A Novel

by Kay Cornelius

Twenty-year-old American Ellen Edmon is summoned by the Marquis d’Arc to his remote French chateau in 1882, where she finds intrigue, romance, adventure, and danger.

Once there, Ellen discovers that everything is not as it appears on the surface. She finds herself falling for the attractive estate manager, who carries secrets of his own. As the tension grows more unbearable, Ellen will have to risk everything she holds dear to discover the secrets that lurk in the shadows of the Chateau D’Arc.

Reasons to Sleep In

by Jacleen Hengst

Kahlan Summers leads a quiet life.  Living in the Pacific Northwest with her cat, Wheatley, she finds solace in time away from work and her shrew of a boss.  But when her best friend sets her up with a new guy, Kahlan’s quiet world shifts and sends her on a mini-adventure filled with lessons on life, love, and friendship.

Secret Love

by Hank Brooks

Richie Stern is in a love triangle… sort of.

He’s been in love with Sam DePaulosince high school. Sam was the quarterback of the school’s football team andwas as straight as they came. Richie made it his life’smission to bed Sam, butSam wasn’t even aware of Richie’s existence. High school ends and his mission unaccomplished, Richie puts Sam out of his mind.

Ten years later at a fundraiser for United Way, Richie spots Sam at the punch bowl and rushes over to say hello. His heart is beating wildly, but is quickly deflated when Sam admits that he doesn’t even remember him. Sam’s brother, Tony, is standing nearby. He is gay and his gaydar identifies Richie immediately. He introduces himself and almost immediately invites Richie for lunch the next day. Richie isn’t interested in Tony, but he consents to go to lunch with him, thinking that he may be able to get to Sam through his brother.

Quickly Tony falls in love with Richie, but Richie still loves Sam, and Sam is engaged to be married. It’s a love triangle with only two sides of the triangle aware of any sexual emotion! How will it all turn out?

Sweets for My Sweet

by Bernie Morris

Five short romances each with a different main character and viewpoint:

‘Angel’s Fear’ – An old-fashioned arty type almost meets her ideal man
‘Cradle Snatch’ – A young man’s fancy is nearly disastrous
‘Jenny Come Home’ – A middle-aged woman revisits the scenes of her youth
‘Matchmaker’ – A mother tries to find a suitable match for her daughter
‘Nice Girls Don’t’ – A 50s teenager learns a valuable lesson

2 BOOK BUNDLE: Class of Desire & Hollywood Drama

by Linda Wilson

2 Book Bundle: Class of Desire & Hollywood Drama ~Save 15 %~

Class of Desire:

Elizabeth is a single mom looking to make a better life for her family. She decides the only way to do this is to go back to college. She instantly starts to fall for Dr. Spencer, her younger psychology professor . Follow their steamy love affair as they risk it all to be with each other. Will they be found out and punished or keep their sexy tryst a secret.

Hollywood Drama:

Melanie has lived a comfortable, but lowly life until circumstances force her to step out of her comfort zone. She is forced to move to a new city with her estranged father and start a new life. Her trepidation is quickly lowered when she finds a love interest in one of Hollywood’s biggest bad boys. Follow their love story as it blossoms and goes through what seems like a scripted Hollywood Drama.

Autumn for Dragonflies A Second Chance

by Theresa Sweet

Mary Lakas, a talented musician and science major, is eager to explore the possibilities of young adulthood during her sophomore year at Marsh University. Together with her sweet boyfriend, Mark, her fun-loving roommate, Sandy, and her loyal musician friend, James, Mary rediscovers her passion for music but finds that indulging her desires comes at a high cost. Will Mary learn to balance love and duty during what may be her toughest semester yet?

The second book in the series, Autumn for Dragonflies, A Second Chance is about the power of friendship and rediscovering joy after tragedy.

Book of the Dead: Dreams

by LJ Bale

Warning – This short story contains a serial killer whose use of a knife leads to graphic and violent consequences; it also contains words your mother wouldn’t like. Mature readers only!

Through her dreams someone is trying to show Prim something but she just can’t figure out what or whom they are leading her too.

While in Australia, backpackers’ capital of the world, Will encounters a deadly human predator that changes his fate as well as Prims forever.

This is one of six short stories from the Book of the Dead. Look out for other parts available soon.

All six stories are now available together in one book, titled Book of the Dead ASIN: B00DEX6EFA

A Carrington Christmas – A Short Story (Destiny Bay Holiday Special)

by Helen Conrad

A Carrington Christmas

Fun in Sin City or diapers at home?  Mason Ames isn’t cut out for the corporate business style-no matter how hard his sister Charity tries to get him into it.  He’s done with that and heading to Las Vegas for Christmas Eve when he finds a baby abandoned in his condo and his life changes forever.  Melody Carrington drops in from next door to help him cope and the next thing he knows, she’s helping him change his outlook as well.  Las Vegas or true love?  Is he going to be man enough to make the right choice?

A Carrington Christmas is a short story of approximately 50 pages, 20,000 words, set in Destiny Bay among characters from the Destiny Bay Romances. As a bonus, three sample excerpts are included from related books in the Destiny Bay series.

The Christmas Honeymoon (A Holiday Luv Novella)

by Alicia Street

Serena always loved Christmas, but her favorite holiday season only brings on heartache after her groom-to-be runs off with another woman only a week before her December wedding. Giving back the wedding gifts and enduring the humiliating gossip in her small town proves to be too much for the quiet librarian who’d been the brunt of nerd jokes in high school, and Serena leaves townâ??only to return a year later determined to take back her life, her pride, and her joy in Christmas.

Damien has his own reasons for hating Christmas. No sweet and silly stuff for this handsome Scrooge, who hurls himself into extreme sports, almost daring nature to break through his hard shell. So why does he find his icy heart melting when confronted with the timid librarian whose sweet smile haunts his dreams?

Dark Fantasy Series

by Stella Williams

A collection of stories about four women emerging from darkness to attain their fantasyâ?¦

Mila gets all her kicks from her extremely vivid dreams, even turning them into a popular romance series as her way of life. It’s not until a not so chance encounter with a dark stranger that Mila realizes that some things are best not written about.

Wailey, having overcome her worst nightmare is ready to live her life her way. If only she could convince her one true love that it’s time for the kid gloves to come off.

Jaya’s isn’t thrilled about the path laid out for her life and in the midst of the ultimate rebellion she finds that sometimes fate throws you a curve ball. Can Jaya change her stance before she loses sight of true love?

Aurora was born with a very unique gift, however, her gift came with a price. A prophecy labeling her the Destroyer has ruled her very existence. Will Aurora be strong enough to make the right choice when the time comes, or will she live up to everyone’s fears?

Forbidden Fantasy

by Tiffany White

Audrey Hepburn once said that Paris is always a good idea. So when Zoe wants to shake up her life she takes that advice and heads to France.

In Paris she soon meets Grey who wants to fulfill her every forbidden fantasy. She succumbs to his sexual pull and falls under his control.

Thrilled with the intense passion, but wanting more than an affair, she must make a choice. Is this stranger really the man she wants?

Grace of Redoak Manor

by Marcia Dickson

When Grace Whitman’s husband, Jeff, was killed in a freak accident, she was left a widow at the young age of 26. Her deep love for Jeff left her cold and indifferent toward other men, and even after a year, she had felt no interest in another man. That was, until she met Les Myers, the handsome State Trooper that investigated her minor vehicle accident. Les began to bring to the surface feelings she thought were buried forever, a passion for life and love.


by Nina Joy

HOME is the story of a young woman in the military during the Vietnam War, of the husband who betrayed her and left her with scorn for all men, and of the soldier who decided she would be his even if he had to lie, cheat, or bind her to him with force. Anders is captured and held prisoner with his squad. Sonia, doing the work she does so well, suffers amnesia and plays right into Anders’ hands and schemes. Suspecting treachery, both work to gather evidence to bring those responsible to justice. Can what begins in rage and desperation develop into a life’s work and love or will it shatter as do fragile bones when hit with a grenade?

Honour without Honour

by M Zain Hussain

Set in the heart of the traditional working class British Pakistani Muslim community, Honour without Honour is a comedy romance written from a Pakistani male perspective.

Zain Hussain is a successful and highly westernised lawyer in his early 30s. Several years previously, his marriage had been forced on him in the name of family honour to prolong the failing marriage of Zain’s violent cousin Rafiq who is married to Zain’s older sister.

Zain’s marriage inevitably turned out to be disastrous.

Following the intervention of Sam, a close and long standing friend who also happens to be attractive, single and Muslim, Zain suddenly decides to get married.

He attempts to find his soul mate by trawling through the murky world of Muslim matrimonial websites where almost no one is what they claim to be.

Hot Options

by Jessie M

When Felicity is sent to New York for a year on an exchange with another trader she is looking forward to the challenge of the job. Romance isn’t on the agenda.

When she meets Jason, her new desk manager, the sparks instantly fly, but the more she finds out about him the more she realizes what a bad boy he is, both at work and at play. Despite all that, like a moth to a flame, she can’t keep away. Fliss finds heself torn in her love life, her professional integrity at risk and a huge task to help resolve. One which threatens the whole trading desk.

Erotic fiction – Adult sexual scenes and language – 18+ advised.

My Heart Skips A Beat

by Sequence Dondo

Theres enticing love, humor and drama in this short story so just try it and you might end up enjoying it

Real Lesbian First Times: 10 Lesbians Share Their Real First Times

by Jennifer Power

WARNING: Contains explicit descriptions of lesbian sexual acts. Intended for adults over the age of 18.

“Real Lesbian First Times” is an erotic collection of 10 lesbians’ detailed descriptions of their first sexual experience with a woman. The women were asked by lesbian author Jennifer Power to provide as much detail as possible and to hold nothing back in their retelling of these intimate encounters.

In “Real Lesbian First Times,” you will hear from real lesbians and read about their real first times, including:

HEATHER, a 24-year-old high school English teacher who discovered her lesbianism with a volleyball teammate at the age of 19.

MEGHAN, a 32-year-old attorney who lost her lesbian virginity to her first-year dormmate in college.

KRISTEN, a 26-year-old accountant who discovered she preferred girls when she was 18 during an overnight sleepover with her more advanced 22-year-old friend, Michelle.

MARIA, a 36-year-old basketball coach who found lesbian love at 20 in a locker room shower with one of her rec league basketball teammates.

KORI, a 28-year-old makeup artist who, at 18, was fingered in a movie theatre by her cousin’s butch, suave neighbor girl.

DEBBIE, a 41-year-old psychologist whose first lesbian experience came at age 30, following her divorce from her husband of two years. Trapped overnight during a rainstorm at her book club friend’s house, Debbie discovers pleasures she never knew with a man.

JENNIFER, a 34-year-old police officer who lost her lesbian virginity on the same night she gained the legal right to drink – her 21st birthday. A mysterious stranger in a lesbian bar introduces Jennifer to strap-on sex in the bathroom, much to her delight.

DIANE, a 25-year-old assistant book editor who engaged in her first lesbian sexual encounter with her current boss when she was a 20-year-old intern at a publishing company.

TAYLOR, a 37-year-old personal chef who, as a student at an all-girls Catholic college, explored lesbian sex with a classmate in her car during half-time of a school basketball game.

SARAH, a 22-year-old flight attendant who found lesbian love in the skies with a sexy flight attendant who was serving as her mentor when she was a 20-year-old trainee.


Jennifer Power is a Los Angeles-based writer. She is also the author of:

Lesbian Strapon Sex: 10 Lesbians Share Their Favorite Strapon Sex Experience

Lesbian Cruise: Love and Lust on the High Seas

Lesbian Brothel: An Erotic Lesbian Adventure

Lesbian Sex Drive: Taylor & Kylie’s Wild Erotic Road Trip

Super Lesbian: The Life and Times of Jodie Sepulveda

Lesbian Gigolo: The Ladies’ Lady of Los Angeles

Lesbian Confessions & Secret Brothels: A Lesbian Sextravaganza

The Lesbian Cult of West Hollywood: Notes From the Inside

101 Best Lesbian Movies of All Time: The Movie-Loving Lesbian’s Bible

The Secret Language of Lesbians: An Insider’s Guide to Lesbian Lingo & Flirting Flags

SPIRIT OF A CONQUEROR (A Collection of Love, Romance, Epic, and Contemporary Poems) (Love and Misadventure, Best Loved Poems)

by Joyce Nwanokwai



Never would have said I loved you,

Long have I kept my secrets,

Until you came and told me you loved me, too;

I felt with those words could win my battles.

Even when my body became weak,

My heart didn’t give up on you,

And when you promised to be always there for me,

I told myself you are my life.

But now that I need you,

And you are nowhere to be found,

What happens to me?



They met at a junction,

He asked her of her passion,

But while on the motion,

She discovered his intention,

Then she echoed in a notion:

“I am still growing!”

“I am still growing!”

SPIRIT OF A CONQUEROR contains 50 collections of poems in multiple genres that are exhilarating, deeply emotional, profoundly relating, or just outright funny! With this second release following her first book WINGS OF A POET, Joyce Nwanokwai is already gaining a traction among poetry lovers. Feel poetry in all its different, romantic expressions. If you enjoy free-form poetry, you won’t be disappointed with this one.


love poems, romance poems, love and misadventure, best loved poems, african poems, edgar allan poe, aimless love, the prophet, william shakespeare, billy collins, philip smith, complete tales, love tales, the inferno, dante alighieri

Whispered Heat

by Anna Eberhardt

Slader Reems rides into town straddling a powerful motorcycle. The dark visor of his helmet hides a cold smile. After an enforced five year absence he is back to exact his revenge and to claim everything that was his rightful due.

Lissa Jamison knows she can’t ever allow herself to surrender to Slader’s touch and risk another betrayal. Their childhood friendship had flamed into a passionate desire. Wary and wanting, she must now protect her heart.

Hidden agendas and illicit longings are just beneath the deceptively calm surface of their small town. Revenge, passion, and secrets simmer and build to a climax in the summer of Whispered Heat.

“…a treat to read.”” #1 New York Times Bestselling author Sandra Brown

A contemporary romance from the bestselling author of Sweet Amy Jane and Something Wild.

Prison Bottom

by Austin Longley

Jake is terrified when he first gets to prison, but excited about the idea of getting closer with his new cellmate Trevor. After the guard and other prisoners join in on the fun in the showers, Jake decides he might like prison after all.

Warning: Contains mutually consented adult situations and is not intended for anyone under the age of 18.

Yoga Love

by Malory Thomas

Yoga Love is a 45,000-word novella.

Twenty-five-year-old Lila Hayes is living a Zen-like existence with her boyfriend, Joey, in the foothills of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, as a yoga instructor. Sure, her income is paltry, but who needs money when you have love?

Apparently, Lila does, because her one true love has been cheating on her and she’s had to kick him out. With wit and creativity, she plans a new life, vowing never to forgo her dreams for a guy again. Things become complicated when she meets an utterly un-Zen-like, handsome, oil entrepreneur, who is determined to make Lila his next acquisition.

Dead on Arrival

by Lori Avocato

Romance – and murder – is in the air!

Medical insurance fraud investigator Pauline Sokol likes to keep her feet firmly placed on the ground, but her new undercover assignment has the aero-phobic ex-nurse flying high and her stomach lurching! Compelled by her convictions of right and wrong, she takes off in order to ground a land-and-air ambulance company that’s been doing some rather creative billing, and needs to crash and burn before they soak the insurance company for more.

Pauline’s insides do a real loop-de-loop when the company’s owner is found dead, and Pauline starts to receive threatening phone calls. Suddenly the air feels safer than the ground! If Pauline (and handsome, irritating, fellow investigator Jagger) doesn’t solve this case soon, even a jolt of electricity from the sexy helo-pilot-paramedic ER Dano won’t be enough to revive her. 

Follow the Heart

by Anita Mills

Left destitute after the death of her father, Sarah Spender can barely believe the good fortune that brings the handsome Captain Adam Hastings into her life. When Adam is sent overseas to tame the American Wilderness, even the distance between them cannot tame Sarah’s love for him. They are bound together for better, for worse, and forever…

Cash For Christmas

by Alice Addy


Alexandra Thorne found it difficult to keep the family farm going while raising her two small children, alone. Ever since the untimely death of her husband, there always seemed to be a shortageâ??a shortage of food, a shortage of warm clothing, never enough money, and a shortage of time. Gone were the days when she could play leisurely with her daughter. No longer was there sufficient time to teach her son all the things he needed to know as he grew into a man. Up long before dawn, and always the last one to turn in, Alexandra feared she was fighting a hopeless battle, with no victory in sight. If she only had a bit of luck, she might be able to turn things around.

From out of the snowy blackness, a monster reared up on its enormous hind legs and came crashing down, striking the man with a near fatal blow. It would be weeks before he would be able to care for himself. If it weren’t for the tender mercies shown by the beautiful woman, with the fiery red hair, he probably would have died. At least that is what he told himself.

Sam could have left, but where would he go? Having no memory of who he was or from whence he came, he figured there was no real hurry. Besides, he’d taken quite a shine to the lovely widow and her two children; not to mention, they clearly needed the help he could provide. For weeks they managed to get along quite well, until Alexandra sneaked behind his back and did something they might all regret. Her hasty actions could bring about a sudden end to their relationship. Hopelessly in love with her, he didn’t know whether to kiss her sweet lips or wring her lovely neck.

However, this is the Christmas season, and it has a way of bringing out the very best in people. Alex and Sam are no exceptions. As the long-awaited day approaches, they learn a few things about themselves and clear up old misunderstandings. They discover many wondrous things to celebrate.

Christmas is always special, but some are more memorable than others. No one will ever be the same after this year, for it is a true blessing to have Cash for Christmas.

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