11 July 2014

Feeding Your eReader Friday with a blockbuster selection of FREE & almost free hot romance books for your Kindle


Here is a FABulous selection of FREE & almost free ($0.99 / $1.99) books for your Kindle. This list is carefully chosen and I have either read the title or am recommending it as I highly respect the author. 

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Find contemporary, historical, paranormal, and romantic suspense titles 
by these FABulous Authors:
Adrianne Lee, Alexandra Ivy, Alicia Hunter Pace, Allison Leigh, Anne Elizabeth, Ava Miles, Barbara Bretton, Bethany Claire, Boone Brux, Carly Phillips, Cat Johnson, Cindi Madsen Books, Cindy Dees, Courtney Milan, Cristin Harber, Cynthia Eden, Dana Marton, Deborah Cooke, Debra Kayn, Debra Webb, Dee Davis, Delilah Devlin, Donna Grant, Donna Kauffman, Elley Arden, Elisabeth Naughton, Elle James, Gennita Low, Grace Callaway, Heather Thurmeier, JC Daniels, J.M. Madden, Jessica Lee, J.M. Stewart, Jennifer DeCuir, Jennifer Haymore, Jill Sanders, Jill Shalvis, Joni Hahn, Julie Leto, Julieanne MacLean, Karen Fenech, Kate Angell, Kate McKinley, Katie Kenyhercz, Kathleen Brooks, Katie Reus, Kimberly Kincaid, Lara Adrian, Laura Florand, Laura Kaye, Laura Wright, Lisa Kessler, Lorhainne Eckhart, Lynn Raye Harris, Marie Ferrarella, Marie Harte, Mary Leo, Mindy Klasky, Nina Bruhns, Nina Croft, P.T. Michelle, Patricia Mason, Peggy Bird, Peggy Webb, Rachel Cross, Rachel Kall, Rita Herron, Robyn Neeley, Rosalie Lario, Sabrina Darby, Sabrina York, Sandra Marton, Sandy Raven, Sharon Hamilton, Shiloh Walker, Sophie Knightly (Vicky Koch), Sue London, Taylor Lee, Teresa Reasor, Valerie Hansen, Victoria Dahl, & Vivienne Westlake

Happy Reading!











Contemporary Romance


If you've never read Kimberly Kincaid's The Line series, well you have a very savory treat in store. Filled with saucy chefs, hot firefighters, cops, and doctors, this series set in a small town in Upstate New York dishes up some HOT romance. So add the first book, Love On The Line to your Kindle for a smoking HOT summer read!

Love On The Line by Kimberly Kincaid
Violet Morgan puts the personal in personal chef, catering to clients who want the full cooking experience rather than a culinary drop-and-dash. But when her brother’s police detective partner is injured in the line of duty and needs help during recovery, she makes an exception. Violet lost her father to the job seven years ago, and worries for her brother’s safety every day. The last thing she wants is to get up-close with her brother’s career-cop partner…again.
For Noah Blackwell, being a detective isn’t just a lifestyle, it’s a legacy. So when he’s forced to take mandatory leave and deal with the trauma amnesia keeping him from identifying his shooter, it’s as if insult and injury have joined forces— and now he’s got to deal with an unwanted caregiver on top of it. Never mind that he and Violet shared a steamy, secret kiss last New Year’s Eve. She rejects everything related to the job, and Noah’s not about to be distracted from recovering his memory and getting back to what he does best. No matter how pretty Violet is.
Despite their differences, Violet and Noah share a surprising bond in the kitchen that grows into something neither of them expect. But as Noah heals and their feelings for each other extend from the kitchen to the bedroom, Violet knows she must make an impossible choice. She may wear her heart on her sleeve in the kitchen, but can she put love on the line?


I'm adding this to my summer beach read list as it seems like one of those short, fun stories that are perfect for days when my Kindle and I head out for some rays. I've enjoyed Victoria Dahl's stories in the past so am really pleased to see that this one is offered for free by Harlequin. And who can say no to a firefighter romance!

Fanning the Flames by Victoria Dahl
Burning for you
Some men are off-limits. Close friends of your ex-husband, for instance. Or firefighters who work in the same building as you. Yet despite her best judgment, librarian Lauren Foster can't help noticing fire captain Jake Davis whenever he jogs by…shirtless. They've always been friends, but all it takes is one not-so-chance meeting at a local bar and one not-quite-innocent walk home to ignite a fierce, uncontrollable desire between them.

Widower Jake Davis has tried to ignore the spark he feels whenever Lauren's around, but once he sees her curves in a little black dress, there's no turning back. No matter how often she says she's all wrong for him, the sexy, outspoken divorcée is driving him wild in the best possible way. Maybe she's just blowing off steam. Or maybe he can convince her to fan these flames into something deeper, hotter and truer than they ever expected…


Marie Ferrarella's series for Harlequin Intrigue have become a guilty addiction for me. But I've never read any of her of her more traditional contemporary romance titles. I'm delighted to see that she's reissuing several and that this one, the second book in her Women's Life series, is free for all of us to sample now.

Choices by Marie Ferrarella
Cinderella picks the wrong prince and pays a heavy price for jumping the gun.

Shanna Brady grows up in the shadow of her beautiful mother and her Senator father, always feeling inadequate, never meeting standards she imposes on herself. When handsome Jordan Calhoun seems to fall in love with her, she jumps at the chance to prove her worth by helping him gain the political power he seeks. The signs are there from the beginning, but she tries to smooth things over, until finally she has to face the fact that he married her for her money and position and never loved her at all. But instead of grinding her even further down, shedding the dead weight of the man sets her free to try her wings and begin to develop a career, along with a spine. The baby they made together is her comfort--but Jordan becomes a source of anger and attempts at revenge, and she needs all the resources she's developed, as well as the love of a new man in her life, to fight off the shadow of the past.


Barbara Bretton is another of my author fav's, so am delighted to see this return to a small town romance, the first in her Paradise Point, NJ series,is on offer now.

Shore Lights by Barbara Bretton
There's nothing more dangerous to a woman's heart than a man who is single, straight, loves his kid, and doesn't kiss and tell . . .

Maddy Bainbridge left her Jersey Shore home town right after high school, determined to put as many miles as possible between herself and her many meddling relatives.

Now she's back in Paradise Point -- an unemployed single mother whose only option is to accept her mother Rose's offer of a job and a place to live.

But it doesn't take Maddy long to discover that the things about your mother that made you crazy at 17 make you even crazier at 32. Rose's critical comments bring out Maddy's inner teenager and by the beginning of December, the end is in sight. Maddy would stay there at the Candlelight Inn, her mother's popular B&B, through Christmas for her daughter Hannah's sake, but once the New Year rolled around …

And then fate, in the form of an online auction battle over a Russian samovar that looks like Aladdin's lamp, brings home-town hero Aidan O'Malley into her life and suddenly Maddy begins to believe anything is possible.

A child's dreams, an old woman's memories, the joys and heartaches that come with being part of a family, the thrill of new love and the deep comfort of love that stood the test of time -- it all comes together that one special holiday season when even the most battered hearts open just wide enough to let a miracle or two slip through.


I've put Julianne MacLean's The Color of Heaven series on my TBR shelf with the addition of this first book in the series and book four, described below, available for $0.99.

The Color of Heaven by Julianne MacLean
A deeply emotional tale about Sophie Duncan, a successful columnist whose world falls apart after her daughter’s unexpected illness and her husband’s shocking affair. When it seems nothing else could possibly go wrong, her car skids off an icy road and plunges into a frozen lake. There, in the cold dark depths of the water, a profound and extraordinary experience unlocks the surprising secrets from Sophie’s past, and teaches her what it means to truly live...and love.

Full of surprising twists and turns and a near-death experience that will leave you breathless, this story is not to be missed.


Looking for some cowboys? Nobody can resist Montana Mavericks! From Whitehorn to Thunder Canyon to Rust Creek Falls, the Big Sky cowboys have been roping in readers for decades. Now New York Times bestselling author Allison Leigh kicks off a special anniversary series with Destined for the Maverick, a short and sexy prequel sure to get you in the maverick mood! And don't miss Million-Dollar Maverick by Christine Rimmer, the first installment of Montana Mavericks: 20 Years in the Saddle!

Destined for the Maverick by Allison Leigh
Rust Creek Ramblings
Addie McBride might be the most adorable construction worker we've ever seen. But there's something a little suspicious about Rust Creek Falls' newest handyperson. Rumor has it she used to work in a big-city shopping mall—and that her only building experience is stacking piles of merino wool sweaters. So how in the world did she wind up on Jack Lawson's construction crew? Brace yourself, dear readers, as our Rust Creek cowboy meets his total opposite—who might just be his perfect match!


I really enjoyed reading Deborah Cooke's The Coxwell's series. Seeing book one offered for free is reminding me to reload the series onto the Kindle as it's perfect for a summer reread! Enjoy!!!

Third Time Lucky by Deborah Cooke
I always get the math wrong.

Is the third time the charm?

Because I can think of three good reasons not to let Nick Sullivan back into my life.

FIRST, I got over my infatuation with him - cold turkey. So what did he have to offer anyway? Mystery? Adventure? A sexy grin and a killer sense of humor? All of the above, if I think about it. Which I don’t. Ever.

SECOND, he had the nerve to come back! After fifteen years, he shows up looking (better than ever) for a place to hide, with a story about being framed for murder. Only problem is, there’s no corpse. As if I’d fall for that old line...

THIRD, I’m now old enough to know better - and smart enough not to be seduced all over again by the warmth in his eyes. I should give him the boot. But it is murder. And he does need a place to stay. This time it’s strictly business. Nothing personal. Just harboring a fugitive. For old times’ sake. And just maybe to satisfy my own craving for a little adventure...

So what does that add up to? THIRD TIME LUCKY.


Romantic Suspense



Rachel Kall's third story - A SEAL's Mission - in the Love and Scandal series will be released on 14 July. Get a head start on this exciting suspenseful political thriller series by checking out the prequel story for FREE.

Presidential Pursuit: A Love and Scandal Prequel by Rachel Kall
Dynamic and determined, Helen Riley has devoted her life to public service. Now she's on the verge of doing something no other woman has ever done: Become the President of the United States of America. But her enemies will stop at nothing to end her Presidential hopes.

Smart, loyal, and sexy Sean Mackay has never pushed to be more than Governor Riley's best friend and strongest supporter. However, when her life is threatened Sean steps up to protect the woman he loves beyond all reason.


Lynn Raye Harris' Hostile Operations Team series is a real winner! With the release of the fifth book in the series last week, this series just keeps getting HOTTER and HOTTER. This first book is a great introduction to some of the team members as they come together to help out a buddy, who's run into some trouble at home.

Hot Pursuit by Lynn Raye Harris
THE LAST MAN SHE EVER WANTED TO SEE...
Evie Baker's luck just ran out. A trained chef, she's now working in her mother's salon as a shampoo girl after a disastrous affair with an embezzling accountant cost her her business. Her luck can't possibly get any worse...

Or can it? Her baby sister is suddenly missing, someone just might be shooting at her, and the only man big enough and bad enough to help is the high school heartthrob who stole her heart--and her virginity--before he joined the military and left her to pick up the pieces of her life.

MIGHT BE THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN SAVE HER...
Special Operations Captain Matt "Richie Rich" Girard can't afford to get involved. He's already on the verge of a court-martial after a Top Secret military operation gone wrong, and he's been ordered to stay out of trouble while he's home for his sister's wedding.

But when Evie's ex-partner turns up dead, staying out of trouble is the last thing on Matt's mind. If he's going to protect her from a ruthless killer and find her sister before time runs out, he'll have to risk his entire future--and both their lives--to do it.

THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GET HOT IN THE BAYOU!


I haven't read the Broslin Creek series by Dana Marton yet, but I will. Especially now that book one has winged its way to my Kindle. Your eReader is hungry too. Time to feed it!

Deathwatch by Dana Marton
The only person who can identify the most notorious hit man in the country, Kate Bridges is running for her life. Murphy Dolan is in the Army Reserves, returning from his 2nd tour of duty, only to find a stranger hiding in his house. She's scared spitless. He's completely burned-out on violence. Neither of them has any trust left to give.


Here's another series that I'll be taking on a spin this summer thanks to this special deal from Amazon. Gennita Lowe's Crossfire team looks like a winner to me!

Protector by Gennita Low
There are two things Navy SEAL Jazz Zeringue knows:
1) his black ops team will always have his back, and
2) there's nothing more enticing than a woman of mystery

When the best of intentions gets Jazz arrested overseas, he couldn't be more surprised to find Vivi Verreau ready to spring him out of jail. Obviously more than the civilian she claims to be, he's sure Vivi is hiding an agenda...and he's determined to stick by her side until he uncovers all her secrets.

A covert agent who shrouds herself in disguises, and who fearlessly jumps into dangerous situations without thoughts for her own safety, Vivi has no need for a protector. But if she is to have any hope of completing her most important mission, she'll have no choice but to recruit Jazz and his men.

And when everything explodes around them, they will need each other more than they ever imagined...


Historical Romance



I love the Brothers Sinister series by Courtney Milan. If you like your historicals to be filled with some laughter and hot romance, you will too.

The Governess Affair by Courtney Milan
Hugo Marshall earned the nickname "the Wolf of Clermont" for his ruthless ambition--a characteristic that has served him well, elevating the coal miner's son to the right hand man of a duke. When he's ordered to get rid of a pestering governess by fair means or foul, it's just another day at work.

But after everything Miss Serena Barton has been through at the hands of his employer, she is determined to make him pay. She won't let anyone stop her--not even the man that all of London fears. They might call Hugo Marshall the Wolf of Clermont, but even wolves can be brought to heel...


Paranormal Romance



Joni Hahn's The D.I.R.E. Agency is a real winner. The D.I.R.E. Agency combines multiple romance genres (military romance, paranormal, fantasy) into one addictive series. HOT ex-military alpha heroes, enhanced with some amazing talents, are paired up with some extremely kick-ass heroines, and face some extraordinary villains making this series a must-read. Check out the first book for FREE and keep a look out for the next three in the series. You'll be hooked by the first chapter.

Agent I1: Tristan by Joni Hahn
Agent I1: Tristan Jacobs

Credentials:
• Second generation Former Navy SEAL
• DIRE’s top agent
Enhancements:
• Teleportation
• Invisibility

Raised in the art of warfare, Former Navy SEAL, Tristan Jacobs, has always been a force to reckon with. Now that D.I.R.E. has successfully implemented his scientific enhancements, he’s a walking weapon. Unstoppable, as long as he stays focused. No relationships.

When ex-BUD/S teammate, Aidan Monroe, interrupts his long-awaited sabbatical to call in a favor, Tristan reluctantly fills the simple request: take out his sister’s fiancé.

One problem: Rachel Monroe - smokin’ hot, kind-hearted, and in desperate need of a protector. After the best sex of his life, Tristan’s afraid unstoppable is just a memory. Knowing Aidan’s temper, Tristan could be, too.

Rachel Monroe had a plan to help her mother. Her brother ruined everything when his gorgeous, super-agent friend teleported her to some forsaken island - and his bed. She’s drawn to him despite the fact he’s a professional agent, much like the people suspected of killing her father.

Now, his enemies have come to her small town, looking for vengeance. Have they found more than they bargained for? Or, does the past have its own retribution in mind?


Elisabeth Naughton's Eternal Guardians series is one of those that has a permanent home on my must-read shelf. And, in fact, I've read and reread it several times. The combination of paranormal elements, mythology, and suspense along with some HOT romance, makes these books absolutely addictive. If you haven't already read this series, check it out now while the first book is offered for free.

MARKED by Elisabeth Naughton
THERON – Dark haired, duty bound and deceptively deadly. He’s the leader of the Argonauts, an elite group of guardians that defends the immortal realm from threats of the Underworld.

From the moment he walked into the club, Casey knew this guy was different. Men like that just didn’t exist in real life—silky shoulder-length hair, chest impossibly broad, and a predatory manner that just screamed dark and dangerous. He was looking for something. Her.

She was the one. She had the mark. Casey had to die so his kind could live, and it was Theron’s duty to bring her in. But even as a 200-year-old descendent of Hercules, he wasn’t strong enough to resist the pull in her fathomless eyes, to tear himself away from the heat of her body.

As war with the Underworld nears, someone will have to make the ultimate sacrifice.


Donna Grant ROCKS. Okay, I guess I'm a fangirl, but her books are all on my auto-buy list. Her Chiasson series of shape shifters in the bayous of Louisiana is a great addition, combining romance, some HOT shape shifters with an accent to die for, and some fascinating women is another winner. Check out book one today!

Wild Fever by Donna Grant
A WOMAN’S PASSION
Olivia Breaux left the small Cajun town the day of her high school graduation and never looked back. Until an unfortunate event sends her home ten years later. Returning to her hometown brings back memories and long held desires for the impossibly gorgeous – and aloof – Vincent.

A HUNTER’S DESIRE
Handsome, resilient Vincent Chiasson takes his job as hunter to supernatural beings in the bayous seriously. When an unknown creature begins killing women the Chiasson family has contact with, Vincent knows this has something to do with his parents’ deaths years earlier. To make matters worse, the one woman he’s yearned to call his own has returned – and is targeted by the beast. He’ll have to face his past – and confront his future – to save Olivia…


I haven't read Donna Grant's The Shields series yet, so am doing happy dance for the gift of book one. Check it out.

A Dark Guardian by Donna Grant
Dear Reader -
Have you ever wanted to travel through time with weapons crafted by the Fae themselves? To experience adventure so thrilling and dangerous you don’t know if you will live to see tomorrow? Now my men and I are faced with fighting creatures only thought to live in legend but which have been brought to Earth by evil bent on annihilating all the realms. That is my life – and I love it.

At least I did until I found myself staring into the angelic, innocent face of Lady Mina of Stone Crest. In all the time I have led the Shields I have trusted my instinct to keep us alive, yet now I don’t know what to believe. Everything points to Mina as the evil summoning the creatures, but she proclaims her innocence.

I should be able to see through her lies, if she is indeed lying, but my attraction to her blinds me to even that. The last time I found myself so lured to a woman, it nearly cost me the lives of my men. I cannot allow that to happen again. I won’t allow that to happen again.

Yet every time she looks at me, begging me with those blue-green eyes to believe her, I find myself sinking further under her spell. Her mouth is a temptation mortal men will never know and her love will either bring me the peace I thought I’d never find – or the death I’ve managed, thus far, to avoid.
Hugh the Righteous



I remember reading some of Marie Harte's Kingdom series of fractured fairytales a while ago and quite enjoying the mix of humor and paranormal elements. Be warned - as noted in title's description, this is not erotica, but old-fashioned romance - so enjoy!

Kingdom Collection: Books 1-3 by Marie Harte
Her Mad Hatter:
Alice is all grown up. Running the Mad Hatter's Cupcakery and Tea Shoppe is a delicious job, until fate--and a fairy godmother with a weakness for bad boys--throws her a curveball. Now, Alice is the newest resident of Wonderland, where the Mad Hatter fuels her fantasies and thrills her body with his dark touch.

The Mad Hatter may have a voice and a body made for sex, but he takes no lovers. Ever. But a determined fairy godmother has forced Alice into Wonderland--and his arms. Now, as desire and madness converge, the Hatter must decide if he will fight the fairy godmother's mating--or fight for Alice.

Gerard's Beauty:
A not so classic retelling of Beauty and the Beast, as seen through the eyes of the villain...

Betty Hart has had it with men. Jilted in love, her life now consists of shelving books by day, watching too much Anime by night, and occasionally dressing up like a superhero on the weekends with her fellow ‘Bleeding Heart’ nerds. Men are not welcome and very much unwanted. Especially the sexy Frenchman who saunters into her library reeking of alcohol and looking like he went one too many rounds in the ring.

Gerard Caron is in trouble. Again. Caught with his pants down (literally) he’s forced to seek asylum on Earth while his fairy godmother tries to keep Prince Charming from going all ‘Off with his head’. Maybe, messing around with the King’s daughter hadn’t been such a great idea after all, not that Gerard knew the silly redhead was a princess. But his fairy godmother knows the only way to save his life is to finally pair Gerard with his perfect mate, whether he’s willing or not.

From the moment Gerard lays eyes on the nerdy librarian he knows he must have her, but Betty is unlike any woman he’s ever known. He thought Betty would come as willingly to his bed as every other woman before her, but she is a woman who demands respect and even… horror of all horrors… love. Is it possible for a self-proclaimed Casanova to change his ways?

Red and Her Wolf:
Long ago there lived a beautiful child. Her name was Violet. Fair of skin, with blonde hair and large blue eyes. Born of wild magic, she was a woman with a child’s heart. Innocent and lovely, but not at all what she seemed--you see Violet went by another name: The Heartsong.

She was the child of fairy magic, the physical manifestation of all fae kinds unbridled power. Cosseted and pampered, she grew up in isolation, never knowing who she really was, or why there were those who’d seek to harm her.

Ewan of the Blackfoot Clan is a wolf with a problem. He’s been sent to kill the Heartsong, but the moment he lays eyes on the blonde beauty he knows he’ll defy the evil fae he works for to claim Violet as his own.

This is the tale of Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf, as it really happened...


Selections from last week that are still available for FREE

See last week's edition for descriptions of these titles that continue to be offered for FREE on Amazon, or just click through the images or links below to go directly to Amazon's Kindle store.


Contemporary Romance


Romantic Suspense


Time Travel Romance



Paranormal Romance








Contemporary Romance




If you love baseball, sexy players, a great deal of humor, some hot romance ... add Kate Angell's Richmond Rogues series to your eReader. I am. Right now you can add the first book in the series for just $0.99. Batter up!

Squeeze Play by Kate Angell
SQUEEZE PLAY is the first in a steamy new series of romances featuring a hunky baseball team and the sirens who challenge the players in the game of love.

Risk Kincaid was finding out that the life of a pro baseball player wasn't all it was cracked up to be. The fame, the fortune, the fans--what good were they when he kept striking out with the one woman who really mattered to him? Jacy Grayson was sassy and spirited, but she only saw him as her rebound lover--the man who picked up the pieces when her heart was broken. Yet Risk had never stepped down from the plate before, and he certainly wasn't going to start now. The bases were loaded --all Risk needed to do was show her that the diamond he had in mind wasn't found on a baseball field.


Act now, because the second book in Carly Phillips' Dare series will not be available long (just another day).

Dare to Desire by Carly Phillips
Quarterback Alex Dare, had it all -- an all-star football career and his choice of willing women -- until a severe injury forces him into early retirement. Social worker Madison Evans grew up in foster homes and knows what it means to have-not. She isn't impressed by Alex Dare’s wealth or charm. Not since she fell hard for him once before, only to discover she was just one of his too-easy conquests.

This time around Madison refuses to succumb to Alex so easily. But Alex wants Madison. And if there is one thing Alex does well, it’s to get what he wants. Can he convince Madison to take a risk and dare to love?


I haven't read Julianne MacLean's The Color of Heaven series yet, but fully intend to. You should too. Download the first book (The Color of Heaven) for free (see description it prior category), then purchase book four here for $0.99.

The Color of a Dream by Julianne MacLean
From USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean comes an emotionally charged tale of a young woman who has fought hard to survive a heart transplant, but soon finds that her new heart is engaged in another battle altogether...
Nadia Carmichael has had a lifelong run of bad luck. It begins on the day she is born, when she is separated from her identical twin sister and put up for adoption. Twenty-seven years later, not long after she is finally reunited with her twin and is expecting her first child, Nadia falls victim to a mysterious virus and requires a heart transplant.
Now recovering from the surgery with a new heart, Nadia is haunted by a recurring dream that sets her on a path to discover the identity of her donor. Her efforts are thwarted, however, when the father of her baby returns to sue for custody of their child. It’s not until Nadia learns of his estranged brother Jesse that she begins to explore the true nature of her dreams, and discover what her new heart truly needs and desires…


Peggy Webb is just so much fun to read. I love collecting her titles and anytime I want to settle down with a glass of sweet tea and my Kindle on the front porch glider, I make sure her titles are loaded and ready to read. Here's a fun selection to add to your eReader today.

Finding Paradise by Peggy Webb
Three delicious heroes + three sassy heroines = one great read!

The Edge of Paradise:
A waitress with a dream + a cop with a past = pure romance!

Summer Jazz:
One outrageous singer seeking revenge + one irresistible toy maker seeking answers = a madcap romance complete with a teddy bear picnic!

Where Dolphins Go:
One mother looking for a miracle + one doctor looking to forget + one dolphin = pure magic!





Check out this collection of four sassy romance novels by Debra Webb.

In His Kiss by Debra Webb

The journey to finding Mr. Right can be an unexpected adventure!
Free Falling
Keeping Kennedy
Going to the Chapel
Taming GI Jane




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When love calls, it’s rarely easy but always memorable, and definitely worth turning the pages. Recapture the thrill, the delicious anticipation of finding your happily ever after in these 10 unforgettable, hot stories by some of today’s brightest names.


Modern Love by J.M. Stewart, Robyn Neeley, Jennifer DeCuir, Katie Kenyhercz, Debra Kayn, Heather Thurmeier, Peggy Bird, Rachel Cross, Elley Arden, & Alicia Hunter Pace



  • Her Knight in Black Leather - J.M. Stewart
  • Destination Wedding - Robyn Neeley
  • Drawn to Jonah - Jennifer DeCuir
  • On the Fly - Katie Kenyhercz
  • Wildly - Debra Kayn
  • Falling for You - Heather Thurmeier
  • Beginning Again - Peggy Bird
  • Spiraling - Rachel Cross
  • Save My Soul - Elley Arden
  • Sweet Gone South - Alicia Hunter Pace

Romantic Suspense



You may only know Adrianne Lee's contemporary romances, but she's also a master of comedic timing, mystery, and suspense. Check out this first title in her Jack B. Smart series and you'll be enjoying some fabulous laugh-out-loud moments.

You Don't Know Jack by Adrianne Lee
JACQUELINE BOUVIÉR SMART has sworn off men and murder. But when she stumbles over a dead body and into the arms of her irresistible former lover, and then gets her best friend accused of murder, she has no choice. Jack B Smart pulls on her big girl stilettos and, with the unsolicited help of three gun packing old broads and one disgruntled ghost, sets out to find the real killer. But will the killer find her first?




You can never have enough SEALS in your Kindle, can you? Add in one of the titles from Sharon Hamilton's series for the bargain price of $0.99.

Cruisin' For A SEAL by Sharon Hamilton
Mark Beale and several of his brothers from SEAL Team 3 board a cruise ship to bury a fallen buddy's ashes at sea. A risky affair with a beautiful Italian the night before they leave begins to ease his survivor’s guilt.

Sophia Negri, suffering jitters over her engagement, falls for the handsome SEAL and pretends she speaks no English, letting their bodies do the talking. When Mark finds her on the ship and learns Sophia is half American, he is angry at first, but falls for her all over again as they set sail.

Terrorists take over the ship and hold the passengers for ransom, Mark and the other SEALs are the only ones who can stop the plot. Will Mark’s actions be enough to save Sophia or will he have to sacrifice himself to save the woman he loves?



What a great selection of suspenseful titles by ten fabulous authors (yes, ten - there's a bonus story by Jill Sanders). Perfect summer beach-reading fare!

The Naughty Nine: Where Danger and Passion Collide by Nina Bruhns, Taylor Lee, Julie Leto, Lorhainne Eckhart, Mary Leo, Patricia Mason, Dana Marton, Rita Herron, Karen Fenech, & Jill Sanders
Stop in the Name of Love by Nina Bruhns
When an undercover cop must cozy up to a suspect's pretty neighbor, things don't go as smoothly--or seductively--as he'd hoped when she tells him she hates cops and wants nothing to do with him or his damn assignment.

Red Rock Rises (The Red Rock Series, Book 1) by Taylor Lee
A fiery former undercover agent, as tough as she is beautiful , fiercely independent, she is the Rock. Few see the vulnerable woman beneath. No one messes with Red Rock until she meets the handsome Police Chief.

Dirty Little Secrets by Julie Leto
Marisela's sexy ex lures her into a treacherous underworld of arms dealers, hit men & sinister double-crosses. Has she descended into hell or finally found kick-ass heaven? It's the perfect setup to break her heart. Again.

Saved by Lorhainne Eckhart
Growing up I had dreams that one day I'd fall in love, marry & start a family. Then one night I was taken. I survived, escaped, I was saved. Eric didn't see me as damaged. He didn't see my baby as a monster. He protected me, kept me safe ... he saved me.

Everything He Never Wanted by Mary Leo
Billionaire, Antonio Milani, came to London to recover what is his: a rare, signed copy of Oliver Twist. Instead, finds himself falling for the woman he suspects is involved in an international ring of book thieves.

A Girl, A Guy and A Ghost by Patricia Mason
A sexy psychic private eye could help her find a ghost... or turn her into one.

Deathblow by Dana Marton
Former small-town football hero turned cop, Joe Kessler never met a linebacker, perp, or a woman he couldn't handle. Then a troubled single mom walks into his life, & the only place this hot jock will ever see 'easy' again is in the dictionary.

One Night to Kill (Seven Nights, Book 1) by Rita Herron
A military man must use his leave to play bodyguard to the General's sexy daughter!

Snowbound (The Protector Series, Book 2) by Karen Fenech
FBI Agent Mallory Burke, injured and on the run for her life, is stranded in a snowstorm with a reclusive and secretive cop she's not sure she can trust but is falling in love with.

BONUS Novella: Secret Identity by Jill Sanders
Carter always had a thing for his best friend Eve. He hired her to boost his business & it's never run more smoothly. When an opening presents itself, he takes a chance at happiness that could end up destroying their friendship.

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While this extraordinary set of twelve books isn't available till 22 July, you can pre-order it now to lock in the price (that's what I did). I mean who can beat this line-up of authors - and SEALS! Oh, counting the days till 22 July!

Hot Alpha SEALs: Military Romance Megaset by Anne Elizabeth, Cat Johnson, Cristin Harber, Delilah Devlin, Elle James, Gennita Low, J.M. Madden, P.T. Michelle, Teresa Reasor, & Sabrina York
12 New York Times, USA Today or Award-winning bestselling Hot Alpha Authors bring you this Military Romance Megaset for your reading pleasure:
THE KISS OF A SEAL by Award-winning Author Anne Elizabeth -- Jessa Grainger's world is rocked by the kiss of a SEAL, SO-1 Link Tyler. It wouldn't be a problem for an ordinary person, but being a Navy Consultant working on the Amphibious Base as well as being engaged to a SWCC man make the situation very sticky.
NIGHT WITH A SEAL (Hot SEALS #1) by New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Cat Johnson --When navigating military red tape begins to present more challenges than the enemy, it makes SEAL Jon Rudnick question his future. So does Alison Cressly, the one woman he can't get out of his head.
HOT BAYOU SEAL by Award-winning author Cindy Dees -- SEAL Ford Alambeaux is a busted up SEAL on his way out of the teams. Trina Zarkos is being tossed out of SEAL training like every other female candidate...until they're thrown together on a way off-book mission to see if she can play with the big boys or not.
DELTA: RETRIBUTION by USA Today bestselling author Cristin Harber -- Fallen Navy SEAL and Titan Group's Delta recruit Trace Reeves wants nothing more than a one-night stand to forget that his twin brother was killed-in-action. But when his one-time fling becomes his high value target, the lines blur between her rescue mission and saving himself.
WATCH OVER ME (An Uncharted SEAL story) by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Delilah Devlin -- Deke Warrick's unsanctioned detail is to keep tabs on a congressman's niece while she vacations in the Caribbean. He's determined to keep his distance, from the beautiful Nicky Martir--until she's snatched from their hotel room.
SEAL'S OBSESSION (A Take No Prisoners story) by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Elle James -- Mission: Halt pirate activities off the coast of Honduras. SEAL TEAM 10's Jack Fischer goes undercover as a deck hand on a medical boat where he finds himself falling for the dedicated Dr. Natalie Rhoades.
The SEAL (a Sex, Lies & Spies novella) by USA Today bestselling author Gennita Low -- Mari Lords is tasked by her father to steal the seal that is an important clue in a round-the-world treasure hunt called The Game. When her opportunity comes during a party, she finds another kind of SEAL, Angel Marcello.
UNBREAKABLE SEAL by USA Today bestselling author J.M. Madden -- Maxwell Tate fights against a psychotic dream world, until he no longer knows what's real. Lacey Adams knows she can't save all of her cases, but can she salvage the unbreakable SEAL?
MISTER BLACK A Billionaire SEAL Story, Part 1 (In the Shadows) by Award-winning author P.T. Michelle --He is Black: a deadly enforcer and masterful seducer. I am Red: a justice bleeder and willing participant. When our secrets converge in a passionate encounter, stepping out of the shadows just might be worth the risk.
STONE HARD SEAL by Award-winning author Sabrina York --When Ryder "Stone" Maddox's meets Lily Wilson--a senator's daughter who is definitely off-limits--he's determined to keep his distance, despite her irresistible allure. But Lily has plans of her own...to put his heart of stone to the test.
SEAL'S PROMISE by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sharon Hamilton --Navy SEAL T.J. Talbot, SEAL Team 3's bad boy, makes a deathbed promise to protect and care for his fallen buddy's wife and child. The only problem is, she hates him.
BREAKING TIES (a SEAL Team Heartbreakers story) by bestselling author Teresa Reasor -- Navy SEAL Oliver Shaker is blindsided when he learns that not only does his wife, Selena, have a life-threatening illness, but she's also pregnant, stretching their marriage to the breaking point.


Historical Romance


The first five titles by Courtney Milan's are available for $0.99 from Entangled Edge through 25 July. Don't miss out on this special offer to add these historical romance classics to your library. Each of these special digital editions are enhanced ebooks. In addition to the text of the book itself, it contains pictures and audio. You can read this enhanced ebook on any device, but the audio content may not be accessible on all ereaders. That content has been made available on the web, so you won't miss anything if your device doesn't support audio

The Turner Series
Book 1

Unveiled by Courtney Milan
Of all Ash Turner's accomplishments, stealing a dukedom from his old enemy is by far the most brazen. Now that he's been recognized as the heir, nothing remains but to head to Parford Manor and survey the estate that will be his. He expects opposition.

He gets Lady Margaret.

Margaret lost everything when Ash claimed the dukedom: her dowry, her legitimacy, and her place in society. Now Ash wants to take her family home, too. She disguises herself as a nurse, determined to learn his weaknesses. But the closer she comes to Ash, the greater the pull of his reckless charm. If she wants to reclaim what she has lost, her only choice is to betray the man she is beginning to love...

Book 1.5 (novella)

Unlocked by Courtney Milan
A perpetual wallflower destined for spinsterhood, Lady Elaine Warren is resigned to her position in society. So when Evan Carlton, the powerful, popular Earl of Westfeld, singles her out upon his return to England, she knows what it means. Her former tormenter is up to his old tricks, and she's his intended victim. This time, though, the earl is going to discover that wallflowers can fight back.

Evan has come to regret his cruel, callow past. At first, he only wants to make up for past wrongs. But when Elaine throws his initial apology in his face, he finds himself wanting more. And this time, what torments him might be love...


Book 2

Unclaimed by Courtney Milan
Handsome, wealthy, and respected, Sir Mark Turner has made a name for himself as an upright moralist. But behind his virtuous reputation lies a hidden passion, one that he keeps in careful check... until he meets the beautiful Jessica Farleigh and discovers she is the one he's waited for all his life, to take to his bed and let into his heart.

But Jessica is a courtesan, not the respectable lady Sir Mark believes. When Mark's enemies ask her to seduce him and destroy his good name, she agrees. The money they offer will allow her to escape a life that has become unbearable. But along the road to seduction, the worst happens: Jessica falls in love. The only way to win the freedom she needs is to destroy the most honorable man she's ever met...


The Carhart Series

Prequel Novella

This Wicked Gift by Courtney Milan
Lavinia Spencer is too poor to be anything but practical. But when her younger brother lands himself in trouble, she has no choice but to do the unthinkable. She accepts the help of the dishonorable man that she's always wanted, even knowing that it might mean her ruination...








Book 1

Proof by Seduction by Courtney Milan
It's not easy for a woman with neither money nor family to make her own way in the world, but as one of London's premier fortune-tellers, Jenny Keeble has managed precisely that. All she has to do is smile sweetly, listen carefully, and tell her clients precisely what they want to hear. It works...until Gareth Carhart, the scientifically-minded Marquess of Blakely, decides to prove that she's a fraud.

At first, all Gareth wants is to free his gullible cousin from Jenny's clutches. But he discovers that she's clever, spirited, beautiful, and not at all the conniving liar that he initially imagined. Still, there's nothing logical about his attraction to her, and so he refuses to give in to it. He's vowed to ruin her, so he will--even if he has to break his own heart in the process.

Book 2

Trial by Desire by Courtney Milan
Lady Kathleen Carhart knows all about imperfect marriages. For years, she has secretly helped women escape their violent husbands. She feels she owes it to womankind. After all, her husband is perfect: handsome, gentle, amusing...and best of all, he left the country three years ago. She isn't even bitter about that anymore. Mostly.

When Ned Carhart returns in the middle of her most delicate operation to date, her life is thrown into turmoil. She'll do anything to preserve her secrets...even if it means risking her heart to the man who abandoned her once.




This collection of Regency titles from Crimson Romance looks like a real winner. There are some fabulous historical romance authors represented here.

Scandalous Summer Nights by Grace Callaway, Sabriana Darby, Jennifer Haymore, Sue London, Kate McKinley, Sandy Raven, & Vivienne Westlake
A Highlander’s Heart (The Highland Knights, Book 1)
By Jennifer Haymore

Once madly in love, Claire and Rob Campbell are now estranged, torn apart by war and loss. When desire rekindles between them, they both hope desperately that they can mend their broken marriage ... But some wounds go deeper than the concussion Rob suffered on the Waterloo battlefield. And some wounds can never be healed.

How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days (What Happens in Scotland, Book 1)
By Kate McKinley

Lucas Alexander, the ninth Duke of Arlington, is a man who gets what he wants. So when he sees the alluring Miss Pippa Welby from across a crowded ballroom, he vows to make her his. But the bold and spirited Pippa has sworn never to marry into the haute ton. Now Lucas must win her the only way he knows how—one wicked kiss at a time.

The Widow Vanishes (Prequel to the Heart of Enquiry Series)
By Grace Callaway

A disastrous marriage leaves Annabel Foster buried in her deceased husband’s debt and at the mercy of a cutthroat. Faced with death or selling her body, she makes an unthinkable choice … Haunted by his past, former soldier William McLeod seeks forgetfulness in the arms of a tempting wench. What begins as a night of lust, however, transforms into desire beyond his wildest fantasies … Attraction flares between the pair even as an evil enemy seeks to destroy them both. Can one night of passion lead to love forevermore?

Scandal Before Sunrise (The Weekly Scandal, Book 1)
By Sabrina Darby

When a reformed bad girl meets a rogue with dishonorable intentions, it's guaranteed to be a scandal before sunrise.

Lord Lucifer’s Disciple (Haberdashers Nights, Book 1)
By Sue London
An heiress turns away every suitor until she meets a mysterious foreigner at a masque ball. His kiss ignites her in ways that nothing else has, but he refuses her pleas to elope. Has she lost her heart to a man who doesn’t exist?

Miss Amelia Lands a Duke (A Prequel to the Caversham Chronicles)
By Sandy Raven

Caught kissing a man she believes within her reach socially, Amelia discovers he isn’t. Not only that, he is same man her widowed aunt has been stalking all season. When the Duke of Caversham realizes who Amelia is, he does the honorable thing and offers for her. Only Amelia’s pride will not allow her to be forced onto any man in marriage. Cav must then convince Amelia that she is the only woman he wants for the rest of his life.

Lady Northam’s Wicked Surrender (Wicked Liaisons, Book 1)
By Vivienne Westlake

A midnight encounter between two estranged lovers rekindles a passion beyond their wildest dreams... Rowena, Countess of Northam, is surprised to find her former suitor has returned from India and is on his way to the very house where she is staying. When he appears in her room late at night, she can only believe it is a dream. Her fantasy soon becomes reality when Simon makes every effort to seduce her.

Paranormal Romance



This is a must-have collection for any paranormal romance reader. Authors Laura Kaye and Lisa Kessler hit it out of the park with their two books (you definitely will want to collect the rest of their respective series) and I'm really looking forward to reading the other authors too. Oh my! My Kindle begged me to add these paranormal bad boys to its shelf - and I couldn't resist the selection - or the price ($0.99 right now). Check it out!!!

Tall, Dark, and Deadly: Seven Bad Boys of Paranormal Romance (Entangled Edge) by Laura Kaye, Rosalie Lario, Nina Croft, Jessica Lee, Lisa Kessler, Sarah Gilman, & Boone Brux
Tall, Dark, and Deadly: Seven Bad Boys of Paranormal Romance crackles with SEVEN full-length novels, featuring SEVEN of the baddest Bad Boys in Paranormal Romance. And each one of them knows how to make a woman swoon. Whether he's a demon hunter, a vampire, or a supreme God, these bad boys will risk it all to be with the women they love. Get ready for a wild ride...

South of Surrender by New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Laura Kaye
Finalist! PRISM Award for Best Dark Paranormal Romance of 2014!
The charming and powerful God of the South Wind Chrysander Notos doesn't know stubborn until he meets the insanely independent yet blind mortal Laney Summerlyn. After months of fighting a war with his brother, Chrys's powers are drained and he's forced to take refuge at Laney's farm. These two must find out what it means to rely on someone you love...before his brother finds them both.

Blood of the Demon by Rosalie Lario
Interdimensional bounty hunter Keegan is determined to destroy his father. But when art gallery owner Brynn Meyers ends up on every demon's Most Wanted List, including his father's, he must harness the other half of his genetics--the far deadlier, uncontrollable half--to save the one woman standing between him and the vengeance he so desperately seeks.

Bittersweet Blood by Nina Croft
Vampire and ex-demon hunter Christian Roth is bad to the bone but trying to go straight. When Tara Collins hires him to solve the mystery of why everyone wants her dead, Christian can't fight the pull back into his dark past. With a crazed demon hell-bent on revenge and a fae assassin on the loose, he's going to need every dangerous idea he's ever had to save the one woman he can't live without.

Undying Destiny by Jessica Lee
Warrior Kenric St. James is out for revenge against his evil sire and her minions. But when Kenric meets Emily Ross, a woman he finally burns to claim as his own, he knows loving her means giving his sire another target. Now he must keep the hordes of evil vamps from stealing her very breath.

Night Walker by Lisa Kessler
Calisto has no doubt mortal Kate Bradley is the reincarnation of his lost love, but the Fraternidad Del Fuego Santo has a new watcher with dark ambitions of his own. As old enemies re-emerge and a new threat arises, the betrayal that enslaved Calisto to the night might destroy the only woman he's ever loved again.

Shield of Fire by Boone Brux
When Rhys realizes the woman he's just rescued from a powerful demon is no mere human, he must protect and train her. He's pulled to explore a passion too powerful to ignore, but surrendering to his need for her may mean her death.

Deep in Crimson by Sarah Gilman
Kidnapped by humans and raised in a research facility, Jett, now free and caught between two worlds, will do anything to bring his captor to justice. To succeed, he must overcome the lies from his past and join forces with the demon Lexine. Irresistible attraction grows between them, but if Jett goes through the all-consuming process of becoming a Guardian, he may forfeit any chance they have of being together.

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Add some sizzle to your summer with the launch of the sexy new Incubi Masters series by four of the hottest authors in paranormal romance - Lara Adrian, Donna Grant, Alexandra Ivy, & Laura Wright! Pre-order your copy now. The release date is 14 July.

Masters of Seduction: Books 1-4: Paranormal Romance Boxed Set by Lara Adrian, Donna Grant, Alexandra Ivy, & Laura Wright
Surrender to sinful pleasures and forbidden passions with Masters of Seduction, the sizzling new paranormal romance novella series from New York Times and internationally bestselling authors Lara Adrian, Donna Grant, Laura Wright and Alexandra Ivy

In the realm of the Incubi Masters, pleasure is to die for and love is the deadliest game of all . . .

Merciless: House of Gravori ~ by Lara Adrian
Seeking vengeance for the murder of his brother, Incubus Master Devlin Gravori demands justice from the high court of the Nephilim. But fury and retribution are no match for the consuming desire he feels for Nahiri, the beautiful Nephilim warrior he claims as his hostage.

Soulless: House of Romerac ~ by Donna Grant
Incubus Master Canaan Romerac is focused solely on revenge against those who betrayed him and put him in the Oubliette for five hundred years. That is until he sets eyes on Rayna. Can the beautiful Nephilim heal Canaan’s wounded soul before it’s too late?

Shameless: House of Vipera ~ by Laura Wright
Sexy Incubus Master Scarus Vipera has grown weak, and the only thing that will strengthen him again is Rosamund, the power-rich female of the Harem. But the mysterious Nephilim is determined to leave the Harem untouched, her heart intact.

Ruthless: House of Xanthe ~ by Alexandra Ivy
Jian, Master of the House Xanthe, has devoted his life to returning his family to their former prominence. When he’s offered a contract to hunt down the missing Sovereign, he’s eager to accept. The last thing he expects is to encounter a stunningly beautiful angel who stirs more than his lust.










Contemporary Romance



The first book in Kimberly Kincaid's foodie lover, small town romance is on sale for just a bit. Check it out!

Turn Up the Heat by Kimberly Kincaid
"It's not you."
There are only so many times a girl can hear those words before she believes that it is, in fact, very much her. Unexpectedly jilted by her locally famous boyfriend and haunted by a boss who makes Attila the Hun look like a lap dog, Bellamy Blake does what any self-respecting girl in her shoes would do. She rounds up her two best girlfriends and makes plans to get the hell out of Dodge. . .

But Bellamy's escape plan takes a nose dive on the side of rural route 164 when her transmission self-destructs, leaving her in the middle of a cell phone dead zone with nothing but her wits. Oh, and Shane Griffin, the hottest mechanic who's ever checked under her hood.

Yet this small-town man isn't all he seems. Can Shane and Bellamy prove that sometimes the most unlikely ingredients make the most deliciously sexy mix?


Jill Shalvis' Lucky Harbor is one of those places I'd just like to move to. It's on the coast. Is populated by some pretty interesting people - including some very HOT men. And there are some great shops, places to eat, and a fabulous B&B. If I can't find it on the map, I'll just have to travel there again virtually. Join me. Add book seven to your library while it's on sale and we'll have a great time hanging out together.

It Had to Be You by Jill Shalvis
Ali Winters is not having a good day. Her boyfriend left her, everyone in town thinks she's a thief, and now she's about to be kicked out of her home. Her only shot at keeping a roof over her head and clearing her name is to beg for help from a police detective who's as sexy as he is stern....

After a high-profile case goes wrong, Luke Hanover returns to his hometown for some peace and quiet. Instead he finds a bombshell brunette in a heap of trouble. As he helps Ali put her world back together, the pieces of Luke's own life finally seem to fall into place. Is this the start of a sizzling fling? Or are Luke and Ali on the brink of something big in a little town called Lucky Harbor?


I love an author who knows what she's writing about and before Donna Kauffman wrote her Cupcake Club books she became a master cupcake baker. You'll be able to tell when you read this touching romance (the first book of the series), which is filled with love, laughter, and fabulous baking.

Sugar Rush by Donna Kauffman
Devil's Food. . .Angel Cake. . .Red Velvet. . .Praline Crunch. . .Lemon Chiffon. . .

How's a woman to choose?

Luckily, the members of the Cupcake Club are about to taste it all. . .

When baker extraordinaire Leilani Trusdale left the bustle of New York City for Georgia's sleepy Sugarberry Island, she didn't expect her past to follow. Yet suddenly, her former boss, Baxter Dunne, aka Chef Hot Cakes, the man who taught her everything pastry, wants to film his hit cooking show in her tiny cupcakery. The same Chef Hot Cakes whose molten chocolate brown eyes and sexy British accent made Lani's mouth water and her cheeks blush the color of raspberry filling--stirring all kinds of kitchen gossip, much of which Lani wished was true. . .

Lani's friends are convinced that this time around, Baxter is the missing ingredient in her recipe for happiness. But convincing Lani will be a job for Baxter himself. And he'll need more than black velvet frosting to sweeten the deal. . .


Okay, I'm a total Laura Kaye fangirl. I love her paranormal romances, but, oh man, these Hard Ink novels are AMAZING. Don't miss you're chance to catch up with the series and add book two to your library. Book three is releasing soon, so get your HARD INK now!

Hard As You Can by Laura Kaye
Ever since hard-bodied, drop-dead-charming Shane McCallan strolled into the dance club where Crystal Dean works, he's shown a knack for getting beneath her defenses. For her little sister's sake, Crystal can't get too close. Until her job and Shane's mission intersect, and he reveals talents that go deeper than she could have guessed.

Shane would never turn his back on a friend in need, especially a former Special Forces teammate running a dangerous, off-the-books operation. Nor can he walk away from Crystal. The gorgeous waitress is hiding secrets she doesn't want him to uncover. Too bad. He's exactly the man she needs to protect her sister, her life, and her heart. All he has to do is convince her that when something feels this good, you hold on as hard as you can--and never let go.

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Speaking of looking for book bargains, don't forget to support your local library. As an admitted bookaholic, I began finding my second home in a library at a very young age. No wonder my personal library (physical and digital) has to be organized by subject, author, and title!

Truly, your library is a resource that provides a way to explore and support authors that is unparalleled. In addition to OpenLibrary.org (that anyone, anywhere can join for free), I know that I've been able to discover authors and books through my library's Overdrive collection that are truly amazing. Also, I search for favorite authors and titles and if they're not represented in the collection, I find them through the handy Overdrive tool and suggest them - and many have been added!

If your library doesn't have access to Overdrive, you might want to check with some libraries in larger cities as they might provide access mostly free of charge (with proof of residence) for state residents. Seattle Library offers fee-based access ($85 fee for all WA residents), while Brooklyn and New York Public Library (NYS residents), Free Library of Philadelphia (PA residents), and Houston Public Library (TX residents) offer access free of charge.

Some libraries also offer non-state-residents a library card for a small fee. These include: Brooklyn Public LibraryFairfax County Library (VA), Houston Public Library (TX), Charlotte Mecklenburg Library (NC), Monroe County Public Library (NY). You don't have to visit these libraries in person to sign up, but can do so either digitally or by post (see individual requirements and fees). With your library membership you will have digital access to the library's catalog, including Overdrive and, of course, if you visit the library in person most of these will honor your card for hard-copy book requests.

In addition to these options through your library, Amazon.com offers some other fabulous ways to find new authors and books. If you're an Amazon Prime member you can borrow one book from the Prime Library per month (this is in addition to Prime's free two-day shipping, videos, and music) and Amazon also has a wonderful Lend-a-Book program designed to let you lend a book to a friend from your personal library (you just can't access it for the two weeks it is lent).