Prince of Solana (Royals of Solana #1) by Susan Sheehey

Prince Andre Peralta of Solana spent the last eight years drowning himself in liquor, and gambling in casinos.

When Andre’s father is assassinated by the Lozano cartel, duty to his tiny island country in the South Pacific trumps his fear and guilt. Being next on the hit list, forces Andre to hide on a remote Texas cattle ranch. There he meets strong-willed Gemma Westfall, a fascinating and trigger-happy ranch hand who pushes the limits of his self-control.

Gemma has no patience for liars and gamblers, and something about this visitor crawls up her spine. His penetrating gaze heats up her core, reigniting a dark passion and a history she’d buried long ago.

When the assassins find Andre and destroy Gemma’s home, vengeance guides both of them into dangerous waters.

Targeted Audience: 21+ Women

Author Bio:
Susan writes contemporary romance, romantic suspense and women's fiction. Water plays a crucial element in all of her novels, and she's a strong advocate for Autism Awareness. Forced to give up Diet Coke, she now functions on heavy amounts of French Vanilla coffee. Susan lives and laughs in Texas with her husband and two sons. Follow Susan on her website www.SusanSheehey.com, Twitter @SusieQWriter, Facebook, and Pinterest

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Better than Cake by Lisa Carlisle

Better-than-cakeAfter the worst fight of their relationship, the last place Stephanie wants to be is a wedding reception. She still can’t get over what happened. Could their five years of marriage be destroyed after a blast of heated words? Johnny suggested separating. Separating! Now with her marriage on the line, she has to put on a brave face and pretend love is grand.

Johnny doesn’t know why he’d freaked out the way he had and is left with one emotion. Regret. He doesn’t want to lose Stephanie. He must find her and make things right.

Stephanie enters the reception, fearing the end of her marriage. Johnny has something else in mind—a much more decadent proposal that will turn her friend’s wedding into an event they’ll never forget.

Targeted Audience: Adults

Author Bio:
Lisa Carlisle reads and writes in many genres, including romance. She is the author of a paranormal erotic romance series for Ellora’s Cave called Underground Encounters and is writing a new series set at a remote New England island called Chateau Seductions.

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Atlantic City Nazi by Charles Frankhauser

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Before WWII a Nazi spy (a showgirl) feigns interest in a poor lonely young man living with nearly destitute musicians playing a gig in a rundown bar in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Ruby entices him with several capers yielding pocket change from pushcarts on the Boardwalk to romance under the Boardwalk in an effort to lure him into espionage with her spy ring. RC succumbs to her charms and the rest is history including a tragic plot involving the Hindenburg’s arrival at Lakehurst Naval Air Station. RC and his new companions travel by boat from Atlantic City to Key West while conducting a beach survey for the German General Staff. Ruby is recalled to Germany leaving RC with a boatload of cash to purchase booze to improve the morale of U-Boat crews on long deployments along America’s coastline. A US sailor mentions payday loans and the start of an illegal banking industry takes hold using German owned American money. RC rises in terms of wealth and social status. Newport weddings and scrapes with the FBI generate thrills and adventure.

Targeted Audience: adult

Author Bio:
Graduate of U.S. Naval Academy with a long civilian career.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
As a kid my dad was a professional musician; he played the trumpet in most of the Big Bands of the jazz-swing era. I stumbled onto a listing of his professional musical credits on an Internet search engine using his name: “charles frankhauser trumpet” as a search key. Then the memories started flooding back of a gig in Atlantic City on the Steel Pier. The character named Ruby took shape from an act that I watched many times on the Steel Pier while my parents slept during the days because musicians worked most of the nights. Mom’s parting words to me in the mornings were, “Go play but stay out of trouble.” Writing the novel was fun because when I was a young man I served in the U.S. Navy aboard a diesel electric submarine similar in many respects to the German U-Boats. A romantic thriller with touches of humor leading to a surprise ending was written to entertain readers. I hope they like reading it.

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Atlantic City Nazi by Charles Frankhauser

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When an immoral showgirl uses feigned romance to snare a naive young man into her German spy ring during the late 1930’s, events leading to major crimes result in many tragic and ruined lives. Romance turns real between two young people caught in a web of major finance, and political ambitions leading to world-shaping events in the future.

Targeted Audience: teens and upward

Author Bio:
Charles Frankhauser is an amazon author of four works; one of his works is a memoir about his life as a young man. Miss Williams is the title and she was a fifth grade teacher that turned his life in a new direction.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
My dad played the trumpet in many of the Big Bands of the World War II jazz-swing era. A list of his musical accomplishments is posted on most search engines under, “charles frankhauser trumpet” as a search entry. I traveled on the road with some of his employers as a child. One summer I stayed in Atlantic City, New Jersey while my dad played in a Big Band on the Steel Pier. I enjoyed many of the attractions on the Boardwalk and that experience allowed me to write scenes based on actual locales that existed when I visited them. The characters are of course fictional and many of the locales no longer exist.

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