For Luke, meaningless relationships are a distraction - a way to tune out the twisted memories of his childhood. He desperately wishes he could forget his past, but it haunts him no matter what he does. Violet Hayes has had a rough life. She grew up in foster homes, living with irresponsible parents, drugs, and neglect, and trying to fight the painful memories of the night her parents were taken from her. Then Violet meets Luke. The two clash instantly, yet they can't seem to stay away from each other.
"Sweet, Beautiful Young Adult Romance"
Where Navy SEAL "Bad Ass" Brody Lane goes, trouble follows. Being run out of his hometown years ago for misbehaving with Genna Reilly - the sheriff's daughter - was one thing. Now Brody is about to step into real danger. Not the suggestive letters he's been exchanging with Genna, but the kind of trouble that can send a soldier home injured and broken inside…Genna's entire life has been orchestrated by her family. Brody's return offers the promise of lust-filled pleasures. She's not expecting to find a soldier with distant eyes who has secluded himself from the world.
Willow Cavanaugh would be happy if she never saw cocky football star Nick Hamilton again. Sure, their fling was the hottest she'd had, but he's way too much of a playboy to settle down with one woman. Plus, she's got her heart set on a piece of real estate for her catering business - and Nick owns that property. Nick may be at the top of his game, but all he wants is a second chance with Willow.
"Nick is some trouble I'd like to get into!!!"
Columnist Bridget Hartwell agrees to write about BDSM to impress her new executive editor at Sultry, the "sex-positive magazine for sex-positive women." Unfortunately, it's a topic she knows absolutely nothing about...but if she ever wants that promotion, she'll need to learn the ropes, fast.
"pleasant.. very good."
When the man who date raped a friend is found not guilty, the women in her book group decide to take matters into their own hands. Mystery and true-crime writer Kate Clark Flora's fascination with people's criminal tendencies began in the Maine attorney general's office. Deadbeat dads, people who hurt their kids, and employers' acts of discrimination aroused her curiosity about human behavior. Her books include seven "strong woman" Thea Kozak mysteries and three gritty police procedurals in her star-reviewed Joe Burgess series.
"it was ok"
Amber Scott should be enjoying life as a college freshman. She should be pursuing her dream of becoming a veterinarian. She should be working hard to make sense of her precalculus math class. She shouldn't be waking up her college roommate with screaming nightmares. She shouldn't be flashing back, reliving the three weeks of hell she barely survived last year. And she definitely shouldn't be spending time with sexy player Marcus Reid. But engineering student Marcus is the only one keeping Amber from failing her math course, so she grudgingly lets him into her life....
His touch was stronger than memory… She should have died. Instead, firefighter Erin Riley fought her way back, losing nearly a decade of memories—her much-loved career, her friends and her lost love. Now she's starting over. But the dark, intense gaze of fire marshal Bo Myers haunts her days…and her erotically charged nights.
A good soldier follows orders! US Army Ranger Logan Reed's Vermont hometown has turned into hell. Logan is now known as either the hot 'n' available widower or the town hero. And with the memory of his last mission still raw, the last thing he wants is to be called a hero. What he does want is the bold, redheaded stranger who makes his libido stand at attention. Sadie Bannerman is in town to help her pregnant twin...and to lie low until the world learns she's the author of the hottest new erotica novel!
It's emerging playwright Holly Nelson's big break. Broadway. Having survived her traumatic marriage and divorce, Holly is now aiming for success, not love. And any naughty dreams about Nick Damone - the gorgeously dishy star who was her crush back in high school - must remain a fantasy.
Three stories reflecting California’s intense pressures and addictions: "Sparkling Arabella", high on crystal meth astride a Harley, ascends into the stars. Will she find grace at last? A boy, a girl, and a dog meet in the Viper Room, looking for love on the eve of a devastating Los Angeles earthquake. And "Silicon Valley", once filled with apricot orchards, becomes a dream killer for a workaholic on the verge of cashing in.
Number One New York Times Bestseller Luke Price's life has always been about order, control, and acting tough on the outside. He uses meaningless relationships as a distraction and a way to tune out the twisted memories of his childhood. He secretly wishes that one day he could find that one perfect person, but deep down he doesn't believe that perfection really exists. Violet Hayes has had a rough life, surrounded by drugs, neglect, and irresponsible parents.