Two stories about love, work troubles and second possibilities; two protagonists who will fight to find their place in the world.
It contains “Just A Charming Chimera” and “Never Make Surprises”.
Never Make Surprises: Anyone who thinks that a woman in her thirties should be mature and aware of her potential, does not know Eliana, indecision made in person. Clumsy, insecure and a little childish, she struggles to get a job and is embarrassed by having to compete with girls far younger than her. Fortunately, she can count on the support of her boyfriend, a brilliant civil lawyer.
But are we really sure her prince is not hiding some secrets?
Madison Lee has always been the resilient type. With an absent father and a mother who goes through marriages the way most people go through wine tasting, she’s had to be. So when she finally finds the love of her life and he vanishes, she has no choice but to get through this too.
Except Gabriel Delacroix comes back, and he comes back better than ever: he’s a vampire.
Madison has loved and believed in the supernatural since she was a child, so the return of her lover and the hypnotically enchanting world he now belongs to is delightful. There’s only one problem: Gabriel has the choice to age with her, or gain immortality, and he doesn’t have a lot of time left to decide…
I want that.
It was the first thought that entered my mind when I laid eyes on her.
Kimber is all creamy skin and vibrant red hair. The fiery kind that makes a man understand there is strength in her convictions. She’ll stand by the ones she loves, no matter the cost.
And it fuels the desire to make her mine.
The biggest choice she made left her arms empty.
I’m searching for a flicker of hope she’ll let me fill them again.
I want that.
Today is the day.
Four years is a long time for any man to wait.
But if Kimber’s heart hasn’t mended yet, mine will splinter. Because it means I haven’t given the woman I love everything she needs.
Love and Danger at the ancient Hittite site of Karakuyu
Priceless artifacts are disappearing from the ancient Hittite site of Karakuyu in Turkey, and the site director has vanished. Called in to solve the mystery, archaeologist Renaud Townsend is hindered by both his inability to speak the language and the knowledge that the local police are corrupt. His attraction to translator Anne Pierson is immediate, although he is troubled by her refusal to talk about the past and her fear of public scandal. But when murder enters the picture, both Anne and Renaud realize that the risk of falling in love is not the only danger.
For professional cellist Emily Hewitt, sharing her musical gift with the world is all she lives for. Until her life is threatened. Caught up in a treacherous conspiracy, Emily must be assigned a bodyguard.
Former Special-Ops Marine Nick Jenkins is out of a job and out of patience. Discharged from the Corp because of hearing loss, the last thing he wants to do is babysit someone who’s surrounded by music he can no longer appreciate.
When danger turns deadly, will Nick be able to save Emily?
Josette Miller and Walker Anderson grew up together in small-town, Dade City, Florida. Inseparable during their youth, Josette dreamed of growing up and moving away. When she left ten years ago, Josette didn’t know how Walker really felt about her.
But Dade City just wasn’t the same without Josette, and Walker left shortly after, regretting he’d never told her how he felt.
In a twist of fate, Josette and Walker find themselves moving home within months of each other. They aren’t kids anymore, and the attraction this time around is mutual. Maybe a “Fresh Restart” is just what they needed to get their happily ever after.
Contemporary second chance romance. Shelby and Alex met while working at an indoor waterpark. After a tragic end to their summer romance, they are separated for twelve years. They reunite at a wedding and embark on a sex filled reunion but they want different things out of it. Alex wants forever, Shelby only wants sex because she doesn’t think she can trust Alex and truly forgive him for the past.
Willow Haven’s content. Okay, that’s a lie, but she has been trying her damndest. Trouble is, it never sticks. Second oldest in a family her town was named after, she’s always felt the pressure. From the townspeople, from her sisters, but most of all from her daddy—the original Good Old Boy and Havenbrook’s reigning mayor. The only time she didn’t feel that stress had been those blissful months spent in the arms of the resident bad boy. The same one who broke her heart beyond repair when he left without a word.
Life hasn’t come easy for Finn Thomas. He’s had to claw and fight for everything he’s ever had—and truth be told, it hasn’t been much. He spent the first eighteen years of his life living so far from the wrong side of the tracks, he couldn’t even see them through his trailer window. The only thing that ever came easy for him and made his sorry ass happy was the one girl he loved with all his heart. And the one thing he had no choice but to leave behind.
When an opportunity arises to return to his tiny, southern hometown and open the first bar in a formerly dry county, he jumps at the chance. That won’t win him points with the mayor, who’s hell bent on making Finn’s life a nightmare for sullying his namesake. But too bad for Mayor Haven, Finn’s got his sights set on more than just the town, and this time he won’t be scared off quite so easily.
Ex-detective Taylor Hamilton is broken. After the devastating loss of his children and parents, his marriage crumbled and fell apart. Besides the grief, he is tortured daily by intense pain after a job related shooting. Not willing to allow the reality of what his life has become, he finds a way to deal with it that could make everything worse.
Allison Brennan has one huge reason for returning to her childhood home of Laurel Creek, Montana…Taylor Hamilton. Looking for a fresh start after a failed relationship, Allison opens a flower shop and sets her sights on the ex-detective she’s loved since high school. Unfortunately the main obstacle in the way is none other than Taylor Hamilton.
Do Taylor and Allison have a second chance at love, or will they destroy each other in the process?
We were the push and the pull of the ocean – a combination that couldn’t decide it’s ending factor. After twelve years, you’d think seeing each other would be welcome. But too much has changed since we parted.
Ian Wells, former childhood friend of Kasey Miller, is the same boy who moved just before hell broke loose. The same boy that Kasey nursed a crush on since they were five, and the same boy that never called once since the day he left twelve years ago.
But now he was there, living in the apartment next door like he could waltz back into her life. No amount of time could heal how much he missed as they grew up … grew apart.
All he wanted was to get to know the girl he used to love spending every waking moment with, but all she wanted was to be left alone by the boy she blamed for all the pain.
He was an up-and-coming rock star, and she was an up-and-coming train wreck. Together, they’ll have to figure out what risks are worth taking before losing it all.