Then and Now: The Harmony of the Instantaneous All by Randy Attwood

Stan Nelson, in his forties, is mired in nostalgia for the 1960s and the woman he lost then. He figures his only way out is to write about why he is so frozen. He creates in words the times and characters of Then. He locates those characters in the Now so they can comment on the veracity of his words about Then. Except for the Chinese woman who first introduced him to the Tao. And it turns out understanding the Tao of building a tea hut in the Now just may be his release from the Then. Honest. Continue reading

Tainted Tree by Jacquelynn Luben

When Addie Russell arrives in the UK, a failed relationship behind her in Boston, she’s eager to embark on something new. She’s inherited a house in Surrey and hopes that she can link this with her English family. Addie was adopted at birth, when her mother died, and she knows very little about her mother, who was travelling around the US. Apart from that, there are the grandparents, who wanted nothing to do with her, and the father, about whom she knows nothing at all. Soon, Addie will discover the family secrets, and will also meet more than one man. But will she find true love – and will the family be all that she hoped for? Continue reading

Serendipity House by Joyce DeBacco

Sylvie was a pleaser. She did as her mother pleased, and she did as her fiancé pleased. Then she did as she pleased. Determined to take back her life, she heads to the hills instead of the altar on the day she’s to wed. Coming across a quaint, country inn with an intriguing name, she impulsively checks in. Peopled with an odd assortment of characters, the inn has clearly seen better days; even the regulars have a bit of wear on them. When Alex arrives and is strangely comfortable vacationing among the geriatric set, Sylvie is wary and tries to ignore him.

But Alex will not be ignored, pushing her buttons until she admits, if only to herself, that she’s falling for him. Not until she’s hired to manage the inn does she learn he’s not the businessman he pretends to be, but a streetwise PI hired by her ex to find her. Adding insult to injury, he buys the inn and asks for her help in restoring it to its former glory, not an easy task with someone sabotaging their efforts.
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Najia’s Sacrifice: The Path to Destiny Book Two by Elly Helcl

Najia has always been an outsider and feared by almost everyone, except Briam. After meeting at the age of thirteen, they became inseparable. As they grew into young adults, they fell in love.
Unfortunately, the Falkerie Council has already made it abundantly clear that she can’t have him and is insisting that she marry another. Najia knows it is her duty to obey the Council. Ignoring her need to be in Briam’s arms, Najia moves forward in finding a “suitable” mate.
Trapped by a destiny that should never have been hers, Najia bows to the will of the council, and chooses a suitor.
What exactly would you be willing to sacrifice for your soulmate? Najia knows the answer to that question. Anything. Continue reading

Lost In London by Aditi Chopra

Rahul, a young and charming consultant who works in San Diego, California, goes on a business trip to London where he meets beautiful Priya. They feel an instant attraction towards each other; However, Priya being shy and un-trusting, holds back her emotions when Rahul returns to San Diego. Rahul also finds himself getting attracted to Mona, a co-worker in his office. As the story progresses, Rahul is torn between his feelings for Priya as well as Mona.

As we follow the two love stories, we wait for the inevitable reckoning to be made between love and true love. Lost in London is an exploration of finding and recognizing true love. Continue reading

Love Finds the One by Nicole Smith

Cody Grainger was looking for ‘the one.’ The arrival of Julia Tremaine to Sully Point, brought his search to a sudden halt. As Julia, an ad exec, recuperates from a case of burn-out, Cody is there to help in every way. Even as the possibility of love blooms, Cody and Julia find that sometimes it takes more than love to find a happy ending. In this novel of love’s discovery, will Julia find a way to make a life for herself? Has Cody found his one true love? Sully Point is once more the scene of love finding its way. Continue reading

What He Wants by Kate Aaron

Christo’s life fell apart when his partner of eight years walked out on him. There wasn’t even a reason for it: sometimes love just fades, as quickly and mysteriously as it appears in the first place.

Enter Damien. Damien’s the guy with a different man on his arm for every event, he’s smooth and arrogant and always impeccably turned out. Christo hates him. But God, he’s gorgeous. Damien could be exactly what Christo needs to get him over John.

It’s only going to be a fling. Nothing serious, nothing that will affect their working relationship or the rest of their lives. So why are they fighting through the night rather than letting go and walking away? Why does Damien’s secretive nature bug Christo so much? And why does he even care that the other man might not be as tough as he pretends to be? Continue reading

The Playboy’s Baby by JM Stewart

They can’t forget the past, but is it enough to create a future?

When an accident leaves her guardian to her six-month-old niece, Emma Stanton must return to her small hometown of Hastings, Montana to find the one man she’s spent the last eight years trying to forget. She and Dillon had grown up together–he was her sister’s best friend. But that hadn’t stopped him from sharing a kiss with Emma that had followed her through the years. Now, not only must she break the news of her sister’s tragic death to Dillon, but she must risk the only family she has left and tell him he’s the baby’s father.

Wealthy nightclub owner Dillon James has been used for his name and money one too many times, so when he comes face-to-face with Emma Stanton and her gorgeous lips, he’s determined to keep things light. All he wants is to be the father his daughter needs, to make up for not being there for her and her mother. But spending time with Emma, as she shows him the ropes of caring for his daughter, is wearing down his defenses. Perhaps it’s time he took a chance on love.

If only he can convince Emma to take a chance on him…
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It’s in His Kiss by Caitie Quinn

Jenna’s been letting life pass her by as she works on her career. But, when she needs to do some research of the kissing kind, things may get a little more heated than she expected.
Research has never been so fun.

WARNING: This 11k novella has no vampires, shape shifter or scorching sex, but it might make you snort your diet Coke out your nose.

“Cute, witty, sarcastic and just plain fun. Throw in emotional depth and you’ve got a winner!” 5 Heart Review ~ Cheeky Reads, Romance Book Reviews
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Tears of the Goddess by R.M. Prioleau

Celestra, Goddess of Beauty, aspires to leave her home of Siyr, the god-realm, to travel the cosmos and create a new world of her own. But her dreams cannot be fulfilled unless she is one of the seven chosen to undergo a trial put forth by the Genesis Spirit—a trial in which she alone must nourish a Genesis Seed with tears from her heart.

Tydus, God of Chaos, is renowned and adored by many in Siyr, but his heart has always yearned for only one—Celestra. Unlike most Siyran goddesses, Celestra is unyielding and determined, but Tydus’s attempts to win her heart go unnoticed as she keeps her attention focused on her trial.

This fanciful tale of romance and determination tells the story of two lovers who strive for happiness and realize how much they need one another. Continue reading