My brother is an idiot. He won the lottery and invested all of his money in a run-down bowling alley. Since he's barely making it, he moved in with me. Great. Having him around the house isn't the worst thing in the world, but he does make a mess like nobody's business. My friends Zeke, Jessie, and Kayden keep me sane but there's only so much they can do. And it's definitely not the worst thing in the world when his old friend, Ryker, moves to town.
"Fun book where's the next?"
Zeke and I are finally together. Going from best friends to lovers is surprisingly easier than I thought it would be. We do everything together, and of course, the sex is fabulous. Everything is great until Ryker shows up. He says he needs to talk to me and I think I know what it's regarding. If my suspicion is right, he's in for rejection.
Ryker and I aren't exactly perfect. But I was falling for him - and falling hard. Every kiss. Every touch. Every embrace. Just made me realize this wasn't a fling. It wasn't even a relationship. It was so much more. I just hoped Rex was wrong about Ryker. Because I didn't have the heart to listen to him say those terrible three words. Told you so.
Ryker dumped me. Everyone warned me dating him was the wrong decision. But I did it anyway. Now that it's been three months I'm finally in a good place. I haven't started dating just yet but I know that will happen in time. Finally, I don't think about Ryker anymore. But when I have a dream about Zeke, a very inappropriate one, I start to wonder things I shouldn't.
Cayson is in love with Skye Preston, his best friend for over 20 years. They grew up together, bathed together, and spent every holiday together. Hoarding the secret hasn't been easy. Every time Cayson sees her with a boyfriend, he wants to smash his fist into a wall. But he could never tell her the truth.
"Happy ever after"
White-hot, blinding, and dangerous. That's exactly what Volt is. He's electric. The first time I met him, my body reacted. It coiled, sizzled, and sparked. I knew I wanted him because he was the first man to make me feel dead and alive at the exact same time.
I've fallen for Taylor. When we first met, I was an idiot and didn't realize she was a bombshell. But when I kissed her, sparks flew. Not sparks. Fireworks. I've tried to deny my feelings for weeks, but I can't keep doing it. Relationships aren't for me, not after the way I got my heart crushed. But I can't help wondering if a relationship would be different with Taylor.Maybe it would. But then an unnecessary obstacle comes my way.
My life has never been whole since my parents left forever. I have my brother, someone I can barely tolerate most of the time, and I have my best friend, Marie.And I have myself. But when Hawke walks into my life, there's an immediate connection. Our eyes lock and an unspoken conversation is exchanged. For the first time in my life, I actually feel something. But he doesn't. He keeps me at arm's length and pretends there's nothing between us when there clearly is. I'm not the kind of girl to wait around for any guy, so I don't.
"Did they even listen to the final cut?"
It took me a long time to forgive Hawke - a very long time. But now that I have, I feel nothing but unbridled joy. Everything is exactly as it should have been two years ago. He's just what I need, and not just now, but forever. Until disaster strikes. We promised each other forever, but will Hawke honor that promise when his world comes crumbling down? When the ground cracks below his feet, will we still stand? Or will we fall?
"two thimbs up!"
Cayson and Skye enjoy their bliss for the months of the winter season. Every night, they sleep in the same bed. And every waking hour is spent side-by-side. But their physical relationship hasn't taken off. Skye realizes she's afraid to dive into intimacy, realizing they can never go back to being friends if their relationship doesn't work out. When she confesses this to Cayson, his response changes everything.
Getting over Hawke is the hardest thing I've ever had to do. I couldn't breathe, sleep, or eat. Every day was more agonizing than the one that followed. But somehow, after two years of suffering, I finally got back on my feet. And I moved on. Now I'm living in the city and running my own bakery. Life is good again. I'm surrounded by good friends that I love, and every day is even better than the last. Until everything changes. Now I have to face him after two years of silence.
"Repeating over and over"
Now that Volt and I are together, my life is complete. When I first met him, he wasn't what I was looking for. Harsh. Argumentative. And unavailable. But now, he's everything I ever could have dreamed of. My parents have met him, and of course they love him. But now my best friend since childhood needs to meet the man I'm going to marry. I just hope she loves him as much as I do.
Volt is my best friend. And nothing but my best friend. Natalie and Sara keep telling me there's something more going on beneath the surface, but that's not true. Volt is a manwhore. A player. And a heartbreaker. We're better off as friends. At least that's what I keep telling myself.
Trinity and Slade are finally together, and their secret is out in the open. But how will the rest of the gang react to their newly announced love? Cayson and Skye take it the easiest since they already knew about it, but what about everyone else?
In Currency, Wood has pulled off a first novel that captures the listener with a pause-registering adventure, while it addresses head-on the most pressing and intense global economic, military and political issues of our very challenging current times. Wood's real world experience on both Wall Street and at the center of the US Military Special Operations world, combine with his love of history and command of current global issues, to create a story that is as intense and gripping as it is timely.
"Currency - Outstanding - A Must Read!"
The longer Cayson and Skye are in a relationship, the more they realize they are meant for each other. The connection they have is natural and unforced. When Cayson thinks about this future, he knows it's with Skye. But when he receives a letter from Stanford, inviting him to an interview for their medical program, he feels nervous. If gets in, he'll have to decide if he's going to leave Skye to pursue his dream or stay in New York just to be with her. The question taunts him, so he tries to avoid it.
"Love the series!"
Trinity keeps her relationship with Slade a secret, but when Skye sets her up on a date with a friend, she can't reject the offer. Slade is insane with jealousy and outright refuses to let the date happen. But Trinity knows she has to keep pretenses. While she's on her date, Slade shows up. And his appearance will change their relationship forever.
"Best book in the series"
Now that Sean and Scarlet are together, Scarlet couldn't be happier. They were meant for each other and would make any sacrifice to be together. With her greatest friend as her new lover, their relationship was perfect. But when Sean asks her to move back to New York, she hesitates. She doesn't want to leave her brother after finally reconnecting with him so they agree to make the coast-to-coast trip every weekend. When Penelope shows up at Sean's apartment pregnant and penniless, Sean has to decide what he really wants. Will a baby interfere with the happiness that Scarlet has recently found?
Being a professional escort comes with its vices. To keep women from getting too clingy, stop them from dropping their panties, and silence them before they can blurt the L word, Rhett has made certain rules. He never breaks them. Ever. But when Aspen, a beautiful brunette, hires him to help repair her image to her family, things get complicated.
When Scarlet realized Penelope was dumping Sean, her best friend, she was devastated. Penelope was the love of his life, the woman of his dreams. Scarlet knew how far her best friend was going to fall and she had to catch him. Scarlet became Sean’s rock and helped him through a very painful breakup, but her own hidden desires bubbled to the surface in the process. When they finally gave in and slept together, she thought it was the start of their new relationship. Unfortunately, Sean didn’t feel the same.
"Roller Coaster ride"