Everything is going swimmingly for Kathryn Darrell. She's got an annuity of a hundred thousand a year, her lecherous, heart-breaking husband has had the good graces to pop off, and best of all, she has her freedom - something she has every intention of reveling in to the fullest. And who better to revel with than Ryder Blake, the infamous Duke of Darkwell?
Dawson Barnes recognizes his world is very small and very charmed. Running his community college theater like a petty god, he and his best friend, Benji know they'll succeed as stage techs after graduation. His father adores him, Benji would die for him, and Dawson never doubted the safety net of his family, even when life hit him below the belt. But nothing prepared him for falling on Jared Emory's head.
"The lighter angsty side of Amy Lane"
Lieutenant Lucien Jones, son of a viscount, returned from war, to find his wife and child dead. Blaming his father for the commission that sent him off to fight Boney's forces, he was content to languish at London Hospital... until offered employment on the Marquess of Drake's staff. Through his position, Lucien found purpose in life and is content to keep his past buried.
Rachel Lyons and Chase Cohen work together as the successful owners of a treasure-hunting company. But a seemingly simple assignment--to track down a priceless gem that is believed to be buried in a shipwreck deep within the Sea of Japan--takes a startling and dangerous turn.
"It was good just a bit too jumbled"
Owen King is a lonely history teacher who wants to be braver. So when Owen learns about the deceased brother he never met, he breaks free of his safety net and risks answers. Despite his loving, adopted family, Owen wonders if there are missing pieces inside of him. Visiting the seaside town of Ocean Vista, where his brother lived and died, will be no vacation.
"Love, loss and figuring out who you want to be."
Up until he buys an old truck, Elijah Morgan lives life according to his family's plan, never feeling like he belongs. Desperate to find his own path, he heads out on the open road, only to end up stranded in Nebraska. Not wanting to ask for his parents' help, he takes a job with tough, independent farmer Chase McKenzie. Despite their age gap, the attraction between Chase and Elijah soon becomes undeniable. They give in to their desire, but that night changes everything and threatens the secret Chase guards so carefully.
"A real tear jerker"
It's rodeo roundup time in Houston. Undefeated bull-riding champion Matt Stevens runs into longtime nemesis Lance Loskey. Matt is intense, his focus and drive sustain him, but seeing Lance with his carefree attitude rages a plethora of feelings to the surface. This mellow cowboy is in a position for more than just the championship after a freak accident paves Lance's way. This is an opportunity for bull-riding opponents to embrace their destiny. Will they succumb to fate, or will stubborn pride end the eight-second ride in tragedy?
What happens when the girl who's only read about BDSM meets a flawed dom? Will their tortured souls find love amidst the pleasure and the pain? Or will misconceptions and unrealistic expectations destroy them before they've even begun? Cassidy Charles is slowly putting the pieces of her life back together once again. She's managed to leave everything to do with that horrible night behind her, including James. When he reappears, she finds the attraction undeniable and falls into a lifestyle that rivals her fantasies.
"Great story, great narration, very enjoyable."