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Featured romance books including contemporary, historic, Victorian, western, romantic mystery & suspense, and love story books!

Fate Cuts Both Ways: An Improbable Love Gives and Takes Away

Fate Cuts Both Ways: An Improbable Love Gives and Takes Away by Barbara L.B. StoreyA 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

Sita’s Dark: Sorento Series: Book One

Sita's Dark: Sorento Series: Book One by Paulina DenayAs twenty-eight year old Sita stumbles into her old bedroom in the Sorento Mansion, she is slowly immersed into the past when she finds a dust covered letter from an old love under the bed.

Though she’s never seen this letter before, the memories of her first love began to wash over her as she reads, even as her current husband waits for her to figure out what she wants from their marriage. Continue reading

Princess of Sky, Earth, Fire and Water (The Princess of Nature Series Book 1)

Princess of Sky, Earth, Fire and Water (The Princess of Nature Series Book 1) by Cassandra FinnertyIn 1772, Lady Aisling inherits an army of men and a fleet of merchant ships. But her greatest legacy is her new powers — the ability to control sky, earth, fire and water.

Thrust into a new world, she is now part of a secret society, serving as ambassador to kings and courts around the globe.

Hurled onto distant shores, she meets her greatest challenge – a warrior prince whose love is so fierce that it threatens to destroy both their lives. Continue reading

A Summer of New Beginnings: A heartwarming, feel-good novel, perfect for hopeless romantics

A Summer of New Beginnings: A heartwarming, feel-good novel, perfect for hopeless romantics by Lisa HobmanThe stunning new story from the bestselling author of What Becomes of the Broken Hearted. Perfect for fans of Lucy Diamond, Sarah Morgan and Holly Martin.

Meet Zara Bailey, a travel writer paid to cover some of the globe’s most luxurious locations. Jetting from wooden huts on stilts in turquoise seas to boutique hotels with roaring fires to 7* penthouse suites with panoramic views of the world’s most glamorous cities… Zara knows hers is the definition of a dream job! Continue reading

The Forgotten Note: Book I Adventures of The Para Club Gang

The Forgotten Note Book I Adventures of The Para Club Gang by Anna MayfairA thriller tale of San Franciscan students who discover an old, hidden note from a Nazi soldier in Paris.

Young and beautiful Annette Kings tries to have a normal college life until the day she buys a vintage suitcase which is mysteriously connected with her haunting dreams. What Annette uncovers leads her thirteen-year-old nephew Ivan, and his buddies into a dangerous journey throughout Europe. What did the note say? Who were these lovers? Two brilliant stories are weaved into one, as the past comes into the present, in this historical fiction of fantasy, romance, and terror. Continue reading

The Lamiastriga

The Lamiastriga by Irina SlavHiding in plain sight among humans, dragons, demons, and vampires live, each with their own desires and needs.

More powerful than all of them are the lamiastrigas, immortal witches who can play with the elements and human lives at will.

Dragons and lamiastrigas get along like fire and ice but when lamiastriga Catherine and dragon Simon are faced with a plot to end all supernatural life on earth, they can only count on each other to survive and maybe, with some luck, find out who’s behind it. Continue reading

The Covert Captain: Or, A Marriage of Equals

The Covert Captain Or A Marriage of EqualsNathaniel Fleming, veteran of Waterloo, falls in love with his Major’s spinster sister, Harriet. But Nathaniel is not what he seems, and before the wedding, the truth will out…

Eleanor Charlotte Fleming, forgotten daughter of a minor baronet, stakes her life on a deception and makes her name—if not her fortune—on the battlefield.

Her war at an end, she returns to England as Captain Nathaniel Fleming and wants nothing more than peace, quiet, and the company of horses. Instead, Captain Fleming meets Harriet. Continue reading

Where the Wild Horses Roam (Wild Horse Westerns)

Where the Wild Horses RoamFrom the author of the bestselling Gideon Johann Western Series comes the new western Where The Wild Horses Roam.

Caleb Berg is wanted by the law in Tennessee. The young widower is forced to leave behind his parents and sister to start a new life in the wide-open west. His adventures along the trail lead him to a horse ranch in the Wyoming Territory.

After Indians killed her daddy, Caroline Langley took over her family’s horse ranch. Continue reading

The Shadow’s Secret

The Shadow’s Secret by Anna Casamento ArrigoNunzio 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

LoveQuest

LoveQuest by Pamela Jean Horter-MooreLoveQuest, a romantic fantasy, is a light-hearted retelling of one of the most enduring love stories from ancient Greek mythology: the forbidden passion of Eros, the god of Love, for the mortal woman Psyche.

A god’s love for a mortal woman…

It is ancient Greece, a world of gods, superstition, and magic. The villagers dwelling under the eyes of the jealous and capricious gods on Mount Olympus seek to gain their favor Continue reading

Edelweiss: A heart-rending tale of suspense, tragedy and love

Edelweiss A heart-rending tale of suspense, tragedy and love by Madge SwindellsSet in Europe during World War II, Edelweiss is a story of heroism and love.

Marietta von Burgheim is a woman of beauty and morality, and an heiress to a fortune. Turning her back on the responsibilities of her noble birth and her father’s wrath, Marietta joins a student resistance group determined to overthrow the Nazis.

Bill Roth, Reuters’ correspondent based in pre-war Berlin, is the maverick heir to his uncle, an American industrialist. When Bill and Marietta meet they fall headlong in love, but their passion is overshadowed by the horror of the Nazi occupation Continue reading

Mail Order Majesty: Clover Lake Grooms Book 1 (Brides of Beckham)

Mail Order Majesty Clover Lake Grooms Book 1Lorraine 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

Before I Knew (The Cabots Book 1)

efore I Knew The Cabots Book 1Author 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

That Dog Don’t Bark

That Dog Don't Bark by Aaron McClellandA love story with a little arson and murder …

Small time crooks Jackie and Angel are two marginalized ex-foster teens who can barely keep a roof over their heads and food on the table. Yet they share a love that is fresh and soul-deep – Angel is Jackie’s personal miracle, and he is Angel’s ‘sweet boy’.

All around them, girls are disappearing off the mean streets of East Vancouver and they soon discover an international gang of human sex traffickers are luring teen girls with heroin, sexual seduction, and promises of riches. Continue reading

A Merman’s Choice (Sea of Love Book 1)

A Merman's Choice (Sea of Love Book 1) by Alice RenaudFor centuries the shape-shifting mermen of the Morvann Islands have lived incognito among humans. But one of them, Yann, has developed some bad habits.

Like rescuing humans, even when doing so risks revealing his true nature. When he fishes Alex out of the sea, he doesn’t expect her to reappear eight months later, and turn his life upside down by asking him to be her guide. Continue reading

Garrett’s Ghost

Garrett's Ghost by Pamela AckersonWhat’s a time traveling Texas Ranger supposed to do?

Garrett Houston is being harassed by a ghost. Trouble is brewing and her name is Margarite. She’s an unrelenting force determined to get his attention. It may be too late for her, but if she could get him to listen, she may be able to save some lives.

A story of unrequited love, the power of healing, and the embracing need to never give up. Unforgettable moments and unforgettable characters will tug at the heartstrings with a myriad of emotions. Continue reading

The Chinese Tiger Ying: A Gripping Thriller and Suspense Detective Novel (T. J. O’Sullivan Thrillers Book 3)

The Chinese Tiger Ying: A Gripping Thriller and Suspense Detective Novel (T. J. O'Sullivan Thrillers Book 3) by Larry DarterHere is the novel that reveals tough-as-nails Honolulu private investigator T.J. O’Sullivan’s romantic, sexier side—the third book in an action-packed detective mystery series.

On the trail of a stolen ancient Chinese cultural relic called Tiger Ying, T.J. finds herself entangled not only in a murder, but in a steamy love triangle, dating two good-looking sexy men at the same time. T.J. isn’t always right, but she is never indecisive. She isn’t looking to choose. She wants to keep them both Continue reading

The Earl and The Enchantress (An Enchantress Novel Book 1)

The Earl and The Enchantress (An Enchantress Novel Book 1) by Paullett GoldenNot all scars can be healed with a kiss.

Sebastian Lancaster, Earl of Roddam, harbors a family secret so dark he has forsaken marriage to hide the past. When fate introduces him to Lizbeth, he believes he has met his perfect match—a woman with whom he can share passion without commitment.

Lizbeth Trethow risks everything to follow her heart until Sebastian’s past returns to haunt them. Desperate to hide the blood on his hands, he sabotages their happiness. Everything depends on Lizbeth unraveling the truth and turning this villain into a hero. Continue reading

Princess of Wind and Sea (The Princess of Nature Series Book 2)

Princess of Wind and Sea (The Princess of Nature Series Book 2) by Cassandra FinnertyIn 1773, the prince and princess travel across the globe on a series of secret missions.

Along the way, they run into unexpected dangers.

Aisling’s magical abilities are increasing, but dark forces who seek to destroy her powers are hunting them.

The prince must protect her at all costs, as they fight for survival and abiding love. Continue reading

ROSALIND: A Regency Romance

ROSALIND A Regency Romance by Jenny HamblyHe is determined to avoid marriage, she to despise men…

London 1818: Destitute, disillusioned and desperate, Lady Rosalind Marlowe sets the tongues of Regency London wagging when she becomes the Mayfair Thief. Targeting only those she knows won large sums of money from her father, bleeding him dry and causing him to take his own life, she decides to teach them a lesson. She takes something valuable from each, leaving her calling card with a bible quote behind her. On her last outing, she is caught red-handed. Continue reading

Nathalie: The Circuit Rider’s Rhineland Mail Order Bride

Nathalie The Circuit Riders Rhineland Mail Order BrideCan 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

Mercy: A Short Story Collection

Mercy: A Short Story Collection by Kendal Lou DicksonThis short story collection features 10 different fiction stories: Awakening, Lifeline, A Simple Mistake, Broken Promises, Mercy, Rookie Mistake, Past Discretion, It Could Be Worse, Blood Snow, and Unexpected Loss.

Awakening: Two cousins take a hunting trip, only to find out there’s more than just deer hiding out in the forest. Continue reading

The Inheritance (The Guernsey Novels Book 7)

The Inheritance (The Guernsey Novels Book 7) by Anne Allen“A gorgeously intriguing story”

How close were Victor Hugo and his copyist?

1862 Young widow Eugénie is left bereft when her husband dies suddenly and faces an uncertain future in Guernsey. A further tragedy brings her to the attention of Monsieur Victor Hugo, living in exile on the island in his opulent house only yards away from Eugénie’s home. Their meeting changes her life and she becomes his copyist, forming a strong friendship with both Hugo and his mistress, Juliette Drouet.

2012 Doctor Tess Le Prevost, Guernsey born though now living in Exeter, is shocked to inherit her Great-Aunt’s house on the island. As a child she was entranced by Continue reading

The Death Doll

The Death Doll by K.D. CarterIn the summer of 1692, the infamous Salem witch trials were underway in Massachusetts Colony, North America. Meanwhile, a new Governor was appointed over New Hampshire colony, but his only interest was the land he felt entitled to.

Citizens of Durham, New Hampshire, were losing property they’d farmed for years. It was a dangerous time to come to the Colonies, but Kate Tremont had no choice. Having lost her father and her home in Kingston, Jamaica, she sailed to Durham, New Hampshire to stay with her only living relative – William Stoddard, a farmer and devout Puritan. Continue reading

Inevitable

Inevitable by C.J. PetitLin Chase was aptly named as he’d chosen the profession of bounty hunter.

This chase was to apprehend or kill the notorious Whitacre brothers and he was getting close. They were just a few hours ahead of him now after more than a week and a half of tracking.

He was the best at what he did and had never even felt the bite of a bullet and didn’t expect this to be any different. But it wasn’t the Whitacre brothers that would cause the enormous shift in his life. That would come two days later. Continue reading