(eBook Only) Torianna Micheals was in love. Deep, deep in love. So far in love she was long past the head-over-heels stage, she’d moved right on into breakdancing love! And as far as she was concerned Hilton Barker was perfection made flesh. Unfortunately, Tory was the only one in town who seemed to have that high an opinion of Hil. Most folks were of the shared view that he was a low-down, thieving, double crossing, wouldn't-know-the-truth-if-you-handed-it-to-him scheming scab. Of course, his cousin Justin couldn't disagree more! Justin felt that would’ve been an insult to scabs. But unlike everyone else, Justin couldn’t just shake his head at the poor delusional girl and walk away. Because Justin knew something everyone else did not. HE was the reason Tory was so out of this world in love with his cousin! What he’d intended as an act of kindness had somehow gone terribly wrong, and now it was up to him to fix it even if it meant giving Tory someone else to love.
(eBook Only) Ramsey Pierce is a man with a mission. But when he arrives in Providence, RI to close the unprofitable division of his family’s toy manufacturing company, he somehow lands right in the middle of Rudolph’s Island of Misfit Toys! Only the little elf in charge of this band of outcast turns out to be the gorgeous, full-figured office manager, Yvette Waters. It doesn’t take long for the odd group of office workers to prove to Ramsey that the work they do – designing specialty toys for handicapped children - is work worth continuing. But how does Ramsey convince his family that the bottom line isn’t all that matters?
(eBook Only) There is nothing Edward Bouchard would not do for his beloved grandfather. ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. Including, making a deathbed promise to the old man that not only is he finally in love - the one thing Stanley Bouchard has most desired for his workaholic grandchild - but that he asked this love of his life to marry him and she said yes! Ed’s only intention being to give his grandfather peace in his final moments. But as fate would have it the announcement not only gives Stanley peace, it gives him strength and determination to hang on to life long enough to meet his new granddaughter-in-law and witness the ceremony for himself. This is fine by Ed, who counts every moment with his grandfather as a precious gift. He just has one small problem . . . where the hell is he going to find a bride on such short notice?
(An Anthology) - Hawaii Magic (by Beverly Jenkins): Workaholic attorney Anita Hughes is on the job 24/7. She’s looking to make partner, not party. While on a forced vacation in Hawaii, she meets gorgeous pilot Steve Blair. When engine trouble forced them to make a crash landing, the seductive airman shows her a side of the exotic island and herself she never expected. And a passion that could make them partners in paradise forever . . . Fiji Fantasy (by Elaine Overton): Connie Vaughn will never forget her thirtieth birthday present to herself: a passion filled week in Fiji with a sensual stranger who knew her only as Contessa. But Michael Hillard is about to reenter her life in a big way. And from the moment the corporate playboy meets his mystery lover again, he wages an all out campaign of seduction. This time the stakes are much higher – a love to last a lifetime!
(An Anthology) - I’ll Be Home For Christmas (by Beverly Jenkins): Three years ago, Broadway star Dina Caldwell and celebrity chef Morgan Caldwell were passionately in love. Now America’s onetime favorite couple are about to be reunited in Morgan’s hometown for the holidays. Is this the season for forgiving and forgetting? With sizzling kisses under the mistletoe, Morgan vows to make this a Christmas Dina will never forget!
Second Chance Christmas (by Elaine Overton): Diana Rogers is ready for some holiday R & R. Until Robert Fenton comes home for Christmas. The handsome, powerful hotelier has plans to take over her beloved family winery. But this is the season for miracles. And Diana’s seductive ex-lover has his own secret wish list – one that includes a second chance with the woman he’s never stopped loving.
(An Anthology) - You Sang to Me (by Beverly Jenkins): Sassy streetwise crooner Regina Carson is still dreaming of her big break. And when Jamal Watts hears the stunning songbird, he's ready to sign her to his label. The love-burned producer isn't prepared for the passion Regina unleashes in him. Suddenly they're both hitting all the right notes. But Regina isn't ready to trust her heart—unless this gorgeous, caring man can show her how, together, they can make the most beautiful music of all….
Beats of My Heart by (Elaine Overton): Rayne Philips worked hard to turn her jazz club into the hottest downtown scene in the city. But her latest hire—hot young guitarist Tristan Daniels—is throwing off her rhythm. Tristan's star is on the rise and he wants to make more than sweet music with the sultry club owner. Can the mixed medley of the past turn into a brand-new tempo—the tempo of love?
As Miami's most celebrated vet, Dusty Warren can have his pick of any woman. But growing up on the road still makes him feel like an outsider in the city's elite circles. Then Mikayla Shroeder shows up at his ranch with her mangy mutt, and Dusty feels the white-hot spark of attraction. He knows Mikayla feels it, too, but the bestselling author is determined to stay aloof....Mikayla left her traumatic past behind to start over in a new town. She isn't prepared for the charismatic and compassionate animal doctor...or the untamed passion that takes them both by surprise. Animal attraction is one thing. But to allow this man into her heart as her protector, her lover, her soul mate? That's a wild sanctuary she never thought was possible--until now.
For bakery owner Sophie Mayfield life is getting sweeter by the minute. She’s managed to keep her family’s cherished business from being acquired by mega-grocery-chain Fulton Foods. And her new employee Eliot Wright is as appealing—and oh-so-chocolate-fine—as he is hardworking and talented. But then Sophie discovers that Eliot isn’t exactly who he says he is. And she’s sure he’s hungry for only one thing: her boutique bakery’s bottom line. Now a love-stuck Eliot will have to do whatever it takes to win back Sophie’s trust—and prove that he truly is her Mr. Right.
Romantic short stories by the finest writers of interracial, multi-cultural and A-A fiction edited by Natalie Dunbar. (Authors: Lynn Emery, Natalie Dunbar, J.M. Jeffries, Renee Alexis, Simone Harlow, Seressia Glass, Elaine Overton, Angela Wynn, Karen White-Owens, Mandessa Selby).
Eight years ago, Elizabeth Donovan made the biggest mistake of her life. She left Darius North standing at the altar. Her dependable, rock-steady high-school sweetheart was her first—and only—lover. Now someone close to her is in desperate need…and Darius is the only one who can save him. But the man Liz finds on a far-off, exotic island is burning with revenge. Darius has never forgiven her for her cruel betrayal—or for the desire she still arouses in him. With passion reigniting, Darius demands something from her: the honeymoon they never had. Forced to accept his devil’s bargain, Liz vows to surrender her body but never her heart. Not even when Darius discovers the secret she’s been hiding all these years.
As the owner of Love Unlimited, a matchmaking service, Noelle Brown’s firm has an enviable track record. When world-renowned and drop-dead gorgeous architect Derrick Brandt graces her doorway, she’s incredibly pleased. Hooking him up will raise her agency’s profile, and give it an incredible public relations boost. But after a few moments of conversation with the arrogant Derrick, Noelle understands why the tabloids have labeled him the most in-eligible bachelor in the city. Derrick needs to find himself a wife - a woman who understands his demanding career. He’s stunned to find himself captivated by the sexy siren Noelle. As the sparks of passion heats up between them, they both wonder if their relationship is indeed the perfect match.
(Bk #3 - Three Weddings & a Reunion Series) Of the four Lockharts, Amber was the wild child, a part-time student and full-time groupie who gave her older sisters sleepless nights. But even Amber was surprised when her pre-Christmas getaway turned nasty, causing her to flee from danger—right into the six-pack abs of Paul Gutierrez. Going home was not an option when Amber became the target of a man desperate to keep a secret. So Paul’s L.A. home became her safe house, his strong arms her armor. After long nights with her macho protector, Amber was in danger, all right—from a hot, sexy Latin lover!
Detroit social worker Andrea Chenault has always believed she can live with the fear that every firefighter’s wife knows. But as her long- awaited wedding day approaches, she’s tormented by secret doubts. Because it’s becoming clear that deadly fires are targeting the man she loves beyond all reason.
Calvin Brown is the bravest, strongest man she’s ever known, and he’s taken her to heights of passion she never knew existed. But as the circle of flames draws ever closer, Andrea wonders if even her overwhelming love for this man is strong enough to survive the terrible thought of a life without him.
Roxanne Sanchez was out to even the score with the Las Vegas casino owner who had duped her parents. To do so, she had to get past Ike Bancroft, the sexy and ruthless head of security for the most powerful boss on the strip. When the hottest pair of legs Ike had ever seen strolled into the Desert Rose and proceeded to cheat the night away, Ike knew he was in trouble. He sensed that Roxanne wasn’t a pro, so what was she doing there? When he finally confronted her about her quick earnings, she confessed. But what she told him about his godfather turned Ike’s world upside down.
Life is tough for mechanic Callie Tyler, between keeping her party-loving, cross-dressing cousin out of trouble, and struggling to keep her financially strapped garage out of bankruptcy. The last thing she needs is to make an enemy of dangerously attractive Julian Cruise—one of the most powerful men in Detroit. But by causing him to wreck his beloved, antique sports car, that’s exactly what she’s done. In desperation, Callie makes a deal with the devil. But with one look in Julian’s smoldering eyes, she realizes that the price he demands may be more than she is willing to pay. He Promised Her Love With his regular mechanic out of town, Julian is left with no choice but to place his precious treasure in an apprentice’s hands. What he doesn’t realize is that the apprentice and his new adversary are one in the same—Callie! Despite his attempts to resist her, the petite lady mechanic is stirring turbulent emotions that are proving impossible to resist.
When dynamic prosecutor Victoria Proctor enters the courtroom, determined to kick some butt, the last person she expects to see representing the defense is Nicholas Wilcox-once the love of her life.and now her nemesis. Her heart was broken eight years ago when Nick left town, and her career almost ruined when he returned. She's determined not to be beguiled by his handsome face, since she learned it hid a greedy, selfish heart. And she isn't-but she is attracted to the honorable man he seems to have become. Nicholas has done a lot of thinking in the intervening years-mostly about smart, sexy Victoria-and a lot of growing up. Now, armed with no more than hope, Nick's determined to walk away from this trial with more than a "not guilty" verdict-he's vowed to win Vicki back. But will his love be strong enough to heal the wounds left on Vicki's heart?
After firefighter Martina "Marty" Williams rescues insurance investigator Cavanaugh St. John from a burning building, she begins a romance that goes beyond her wildest dreams. If only she could shake the thought that Cavanaugh is hiding something from her. When Cavanaugh becomes the primary suspect in the investigation, he keeps the news to himself, unsure of how Marty will react. But Marty has no intention of bailing on him. She'll stay by his side as they begin a quest that takes them from Detroit to Puerto Rico to Savannah to uncover the truth-and save their sacred love.