It’s been there all along. The truth, hiding in plain sight.
Claire Brooks’ whole world is turned upside-down upon the apparent suicide of her beloved father. With no one to lean on, she only wants to bury herself in her work. But when it looks like the suicide might really be a carefully crafted murder, Claire puts her career as a homicide detective on hold to return home in search of answers. Continue reading
A collection of 150 poems for warming hearts and thawing souls.
When I was young poetry comprised a large percentage of my reading and it still does.
When I read poetry I like to look at poetic partnerships such as content, form and structural patterns. But I also appreciate idiosyncrasies, lyrics that stumble, and words that pop out at me. Continue reading
It has been a year since Karina Hawkins learned her husband had been killed in the line of duty.
Now as she does her best to raise their young twin daughters alone, Karina decides to return to work in another attempt to rebuild her broken life. But when she arrives at a tech company to begin her new role as general counsel, she has no idea what awaits her inside.
Sawyer Banks has never forgotten Karina. Although he is a man with few regrets, losing the love of his life is one of them. Continue reading
Lorraine Vus is a princess who has been promised to an American banking magnate since her childhood. She is looking for adventure and love…not an arranged marriage to a man she hasn’t seen in years.
She travels to America to join her betrothed and quickly realizes that the boy she met and wrote letters to is not the man she is committed to marry. Thanks to a chance meeting with a local matchmaker, Lorraine gets the opportunity for a second chance in the woods of Northern Pennsylvania. Continue reading
Retired Marine Jason Hall is a force to be reckoned with. When his nephew Luke is kidnapped by his fresh-out-of-jail father, he knows there’s one woman he can count on to help in the search.
The last time he saw private investigator Alexandra Macintyre, they were steaming up the windows of her black SUV. Forgetting the scorch of her lips against his hasn’t been easy, but Jay knows the crippling pain of betrayal far too well. Continue reading
Robert Carter survived an abusive upbringing from an alcoholic father to become one of the most brilliant and successful orthodontists in Boston.
Now, financially secured and emotionally stable, he’s ready to settle down and raise a houseful of kids to prove to himself that he can be a better father than the one who raised him. But the one woman he desires to make his dreams come true has other ideas about love and marriage. Continue reading
If her husband is rotting in hell, then who is the man standing in front of her with a dead man’s face?
Laryssa Mitchell is one of the lucky ones. The death of her abusive husband finally allows her to live again on her own terms, making her own choices. Her first official decision is to take back what was lost – her independence and her old job. But she soon finds herself in a living nightmare when she meets her new boss. If her husband is rotting in hell, then who is the man standing in front of her with a dead man’s face? Continue reading
The sun no longer shines in the community of Muskrat. Tempestuous clouds rolled in weeks ago, as buzzards began gathering in alarming numbers, driving citizens indoors.
Investigative journalist Adele Irving travels hundreds of miles to investigate mysterious lights, constant pounding, unrelenting moaning like tortured souls in eternal agony, blood-curdling screams that keep the entire community on edge – and, the disappearing citizens. Continue reading
Where bad doctors go to pay for their sins…
Young Camila Torres has almost achieved it all — her education, her dream job as an accountant, her own self-remodeled and whimsically-decorated cottage, and, she is happily planning her wedding to Lucio Herrera.
Then a weekend holiday visit with family sets her on a path that threatens everything she has worked for. Continue reading
A set designer and a movie star are stranded together in the wilderness after filming.
Upon realizing that no one is coming for them – her car won’t start and he told everyone not to bother him – they decide to rough it out together.
In an unlikely twist of fate, the little moments of smiles, flirting, openness and comfort begin to build into something more. The stranded weekend turns into a romantic fantasy. Continue reading
Author Jamie Beck returns with an engrossing series about family, friendship, and starting over. In this first Cabot novel, a legacy of secrets tests old friends seeking a second chance at life and love.
On the second anniversary of her husband’s suicide, Colby Cabot-Baxter is ready to let go of her grief and the mistakes made during her turbulent marriage. Her fresh start comes in the form of A CertainTea, the restaurant she’s set to open along Lake Sandy, Oregon, with help from her family. Continue reading
Nunzio is an idealist at heart. His heart swells with passions.
Nunzio’s early years consisted of traveling and developing an appreciation for the people, the nature, and the culture of Italy. His father immersed Nunzio in literature so that even an ordinary day could remind Nunzio of a poem.
While serving as the priest of a small parish in the countryside of Italy, Nunzio’s admiration of beauty gets him into trouble. Mariella, a beautiful woman with great strength and an appreciation for all of the things Nunzio cares about, enters his life, and he calls his holy vows into question. Continue reading
Olivia has no intention of starting an affair. She wants a beach, some sun, and to be left alone.
It’s been more than a year since her husband died and she’s spent most of that time helping everyone else heal. This vacation is for her, but taking a beer to a stranger at the insistence of the staff, and making a five-minute friend? That won’t cut into her time to much, right?
How do you adjust to palace life when you’ve been a soldier for ten years? For Dante it’s flying halfway around the world to a beach where no one knows who you are. Continue reading
Nineteen-year-old Taylor has life under control, content with a routine of work and casual encounters, until the day a prospective roommate shows up at her apartment and challenges Taylor to share more than just the spare bedroom.
Taylor Silva abides by her own set of rules. She is careful to avoid intimacy and does not allow anyone to get close to her. Continue reading
When Violet escapes her abusive fiancé, he sends men to bring her back. The last thing she expects is to be rescued by two strange women with uncanny abilities.
With his last attempt thwarted, her fiancé kidnaps Violet’s sister and father to force her to come to him.
But he doesn’t know about her new friends. Continue reading
In which a boy watches the girl he adores becoming less bright.
She is as bright as a
scorching star at night.
Her eyes hold galaxies
of stars inside of them. Continue reading
Welcome to the His Mate world of Comedy Romance that’ll make you howl with laughter.
Bree is the kind of witch that will throw caution to the wind and try any spell once. Unfortunately, once is enough in this case when she unleashes a spell that brings the wolves to the door – literally.
The alpha is going about his business when all hell breaks loose around him. There are witches on pack land, every single male wolf shifter wants a sniff of them, and mating is in the air, but who will be wooing who? Continue reading
A Love Undercover Romantic Comedy
Data analyst Cassie Howard may be brilliant (and, okay, a little awkward), but she’s worked hard to get where she is. She definitely doesn’t need some sexy new analyst coming in and taking credit for her work. Or the inappropriate thoughts that keep popping out of her mouth she’d rather he not hear. Continue reading
Can Practical Nathalie Find Love in the Strong Arms of an Intellectual Dreamer?
Alone in New York City, Nathalie Luxe is a young German girl determined to beat the odds and succeed. But when her livelihood is threatened, her no-nonsense style could help or hurt her chance for love.
Fun-loving, smart, and terrible with money, Isadore Maduro is a Jewish American with his head in the clouds and a law degree to finish while he struggles to keep the family business afloat. Continue reading
A plan born of deception… Can Charlotte overcome her stepsister’s cruel actions and find the love she deserves?
Miss Charlotte Richardson was heartbroken when her father died, but is elated when her mother remarries. It brings Charlotte such joy to see her mother happy again.
Charlotte hopes to develop a close bond with her new stepsister, Lady Emma, but her hopes are quickly shattered. Lady Emma is upset that she must now share her home with Charlotte, whom she feels is beneath her. Continue reading
When Charlotte’s family loses their wealth, she agrees to marry a man she has never met to help him manage a small farm.
The only problem is she has no idea how to cook or clean, and she certainly has no idea how to milk a cow.
Charlotte was given every luxury in life growing up. Although she learned how to appreciate the finer things in life, she never learned how to cook or clean. Those skills didn’t matter because Charlotte knew she would only marry a man that could give her the same type of lifestyle her father had given her. Continue reading