Who hasn’t had the opportunity, or rather, the trial, of organizing a large family celebration? Thanks to a peculiar family tradition, Lucía, the protagonist of A Singular Baptism, is tasked with arranging the baptism of her son Argimiro on idyllic El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands. During one frantic weekend, Lucía must deal not only with her husband’s and her own unconventional families, she must also find out if her suspicions about the true identity of her son’s father are correct or merely the result of a simple misunderstanding. With its cast of entertaining characters and everyday situations taken to extremes, A Singular Baptism will leave readers wondering if their families are as outlandish as Lucía’s.
Caring for her three children had been Anna’s only priority in the aftermath of losing the man she’d loved since she was seventeen years old.
Forced to move forward with her life, Anna enrolled in college where she made a friend who had been there and done that. She also hired a sexy younger man to tutor her in math who also taught her how to have fun again. And she met a man who wanted to love her whether she wanted him to or not.
Will the lessons Anna learned her first year of college give her strength to live again? Or will her inability to let go keep her from having a second chance at love?
“Some boys will keep it, some will break it, and some boys, they just won’t want it. You gotta be careful who you give your heart to…” Slate Declan.
First loves, we all got them. Mine is Slate Declan. He was kind, gentle, and caring. Still, he managed to break my heart. So I put miles between us, and eventually, my heart healed.
I haven’t seen Slate in years, but a couple friends and I are going back to the Bayou for the summer. While I’m visiting my hometown, I’m going to look up Slate Declan. And I plan to break his heart, just as he did mine. I’ll remind him of what he has lost, and then I’ll prove to him that I’ve moved on.
It should be real easy, right?
Well, let me tell you, Slate Declan is not the same guy that I left behind. And there’s another problem. How do you break someone’s heart when they no longer have one?
Nick Coalson is abrasive, arrogant, and an absolute dynamo in the bedroom. Problem is, he knows it.
Rebecca Morgan is sweet, shy, and immensely attracted to Nick, but he’s trouble in tight jeans and she knows it.
When Nick Coalson saves Rebecca Morgan from an assassin’s bullet, he sets his sights on the shy partner of a detective agency. But he mistakes her kindness for weakness, and learns the hard way that although she may seem submissive, she’s a voluptuous bundle of intelligence and determination.
Rebecca tries to hide her feelings for Nick because he’s the kind of man that makes a smart girl do stupid things. After a sensual encounter, Nick grows distant, stating he wants a lover, not a wife. Rebecca realizes she’s going to need to keep her wits about her if she wants Nick forever because it’s too easy to lose herself to his dominant personality.
Escaping from the life she didn’t want, Paige Harper finds her way to New York to live the one she had always dreamed of. When her freedom is compromised, she turns to her trusted friend, Nikki Jennings, to help her. Reaching out to an old friend, Nikki lands Paige a job at Hell’s Gate. Situated in a small town in Oklahoma, Paige accepts the offer as a bartender where pretty much nothing happens, at least that was until she met Hawk.
The last thing Jayce ‘Hawk’ Talbott wanted was to set foot in Stillwater, Oklahoma again, but when his brother contacted him about their mother’s failing health, he had no choice but to go back. His only goal was to take care of whatever needed to be taken care of, leave, and never come back. The only problem was Paige Harper. He had to have her. There was something mysterious about her that him hooked and he was going to find out what it was, no matter what the cost. What he didn’t plan on, was finding out more than he bargained for, ultimately putting them both in danger. Will his need to have her win or will he lose her forever.
Grace, Sam and Dixie have known each other forever. But Grace has a secret. Pregnant and penniless after one drunken night with Sam, she gave up her baby for adoption without telling him. And condemned herself to twenty years of guilt. When her daughter traces her, out of the blue, Grace longs to meet her. But she’s asking about her father and if Grace confesses to Sam after all these years, it will surely wreck his marriage to Dixie. How can their friendship survive such a betrayal? Yet does Grace have a choice?
Mr. Carlisle is looking for an admin. Apply within…
I’m way overqualified, but the economy doesn’t care. After six months of job searching, I’m flat broke and mostly desperate. Rent is due in a week, my roommate sucks and is ready to toss me out, and I need an answer– fast! Nothing prepared me for the man in the suit…
Not two steps into the office and my panties burst into flame. The word “handsome” doesn’t do him justice. Lucifer would slap him a high-five. Clearly there is a reason he’s the most eligible bachelor in town. The problem is, there’s more to the job than just getting him coffee. Much more. Of the intimate variety.
Two rules: No kissing. No falling in love.
I can read right through those rules– He’s trying to push everyone away. He’s trying to protect himself.
I want to walk. To not care. But… something in me wonders what could’ve scarred him so badly that he needs to employ companionship.
Since Chris’s mother died when he was sixteen years old, he has lived for only one goal: seeking revenge on his mother’s ex-lover, Kevin. Determined not to repeat his mother’s mistake, Chris vows never to fall into love’s seductive, deceptive clutches.
With Kevin’s business teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, Chris senses his chance. He kidnaps Kevin’s stepdaughter, Julia, and sets a ransom—if Kevin cancels a company-saving business deal, then Julia will be returned. The scheme seems perfect—until Chris’s long-suppressed feelings for Julia bubble to the surface. Julia, meanwhile, proves a resilient captive with a knack for pushing Chris’s buttons, even as her own feelings for her kidnapper become increasingly conflicted.
As the passion between Chris and Julia heats up, other forces come into play. Chris isn’t the only one who wants Julia, nor is he the only one willing to abduct her to satisfy his needs. Julia’s life—and perhaps Chris’s only chance at love—are in danger. Will Chris fight for his happily ever after—or will he let destiny take its own path?
In 1918 Boston, three seamstresses dare to dream of a better life.
FIERY Julietta pursues love recklessly.
SHY Annamaria falls for the wrong man.
SECRETIVE Luciana’s past endangers them all.
Drawn together amid the opulence of Madame Fortier’s dress shop, will each find the faity-tale ending she seeks?
Baylor didn’t know what true love was when she arrived on campus for freshman orientation. Enter bad boy soccer player, Gavin, who was all too happy to take her on that journey.
Everything was perfect . . . Until it wasn’t.
He didn’t realize what he lost.
She didn’t know love could be so cruel.
One day . . . one moment . . . one letter.
That’s all it took to change the course of their lives.