Editor’s Note: Lexy Baker Cozy Mystery Series is a funny series with quirky characters and interesting mysteries.
Book Description: This boxed set of the popular Lexy Baker Cozy Mystery series includes books 1-4. You get four fun to read books in which bakery owner/amateur sleth, Lexy Baker, unravels mystery after mystery with the help of four iPad toting grandmothers.
Leighann Dobbs has had a passion for reading since she was old enough to hold a book, but she didn’t put pen to paper until much later in life. After a twenty year career as a software engineer with a few side trips into selling antiques and making jewelry, she realized you can’t make a living reading books, so she tried her hand at writing them and discovered she had a passion for that too! She lives in New Hampshire with her husband Bruce, their trusty Chihuahua mix Mojo and beautiful rescue cat, Kitty.
Editor’s Note: Beautifully Wounded is a powerfully romantic journey about escaping cruelty and domination and finding salvation.
Book Description: Jackson Beaumont is a nature-loving, guitar-strumming carefree sort of guy, known for his eagerness to help injured animals find their way back into the wild. When Lena Benton walks into his bar, he’s once again swept off his feet with concern and desire to help the wounded. Will he risk having his heart torn apart again when the memory of the fawn he rescued as a child resurfaces?
I grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania, spending most of my time daydreaming or playing around in the mud. I grew out of the mud play, well, most of the time, a good soak in the mud is always fun. I still daydream often and sometimes my daydreams interrupt my daydreams. So I write to remember them.
I enjoy reading while floating on a raft in the pool, wine tasting, water skiing, snow skiing, and the beach is my favorite place to be. I could never get enough of the smell and sound of the ocean.
Editor’s Note: BONES AND ROSES is fast-paced and filled with characters you’d want to get to know if they lived next door (most of them, anyway!).
Book Description: Bones and Roses is the first book in the new Cypress Bay Mystery series and tells the story of Tish Bashard, a property owner living in a beautiful northern California seaside town. Tish is finally in a good place in her life when the discovery of skeletal human remains rocks her world and plunges her solving a decades-old crime. To solve it, she must dig into her own past, including her relationship with her long disappeared mother and her relationships with many people in the small town, including the lead detective on the case who is also an ex-flame.
New York Times bestselling novelist Eileen Goudge wrote her first mystery, “Secret of the Mossy Cave,” at the age of eleven and went on to pen the perennially popular Garden of Lies, which was published in 22 languages around the world, and numerous other women’s fiction titles. Bones and Roses is the first book in her Cypress Bay Mysteries series. She lives in New York City with her husband, television film critic and entertainment reporter Sandy Kenyon. Visit www.eileengoudge.com to learn more about Eileen and for excerpts from her novels.
Editor’s Note: NEVER MARRY A WARLOCK is what would happen if the TV show Bewitched met the book “Eat, Pray, Love”.
Book Description: When Catherine walks in on her husband cheating with her best friend… she is tempted to zap him with a spell right then and there. Unfortunately, he is a witch too, so she must wait until their official spell battle to settle their differences.
Author’s Inspiration: I had a dream of myself finding a gorgeous man in bed with a woman. I threw a force spell at him throwing him through the bedroom window into the pool. He rose up to come back to get me as I started to fully wake up from the dream. Grabbing my laptop and starting my cup of coffee, I wrote the rest of the spell battle. I wanted to know what happened next. This scene turned out to be the opening of “Never Marry A Warlock”.
Marilyn is a paranormal romance novelist. She enjoys the characters that just don’t fit in. From witches to time traveling researchers, she is letting her imagination soar to explore new worlds and write all the details down. Marilyn has traveled to Paris, London, Sydney, Munich and many other places in between. Travel inspires her stories. Best of all is letting her reader enjoy settings through the perspective of a character. Las Vegas is her current setting obsession. She currently lives in Northern California with her husband and cat. The cat, of course, is the center of attention.
Editor’s Note: THE REBOUND GUY is filled with the kind of sexy, fun romance that readers love!
Book Description: Relationship advisor, Dexter Bryant, is trying to shake his stud-for-hire image, but it seems Dex will have to play the role of professional rebound guy one last time. The self-declared relationship advisor specializes in “counseling” women who have just ended long-term relationships. PR Crisis Manager Asia Carpenter hires Dexter as her pretend love interest, to show her ex-fiancé that she can land a sexy man—and keep him. What Asia doesn’t anticipate is how quickly their pretend love turns into the real thing.
Author’s Inspiration: I heard a story on the Today Show about a dating website, and for some reason it sparked the idea to create a hot guy who comes up with a professional business of dating women on the rebound to help them get over their bad relationships.
USA Today Bestselling author Farrah Rochon has garnered much acclaim for her New York Sabers football series for Harlequin’s Kimani Romance imprint. She has been nominated for the prestigious RITA Award from Romance Writers of America and an RT BOOKReviews Reviewer’s Choice Award. She spends way too much money on chocolate and Broadway shows.
Editor’s Note: DUCK BOY features lots of action and a world between dimensions.
Book Description: His mom disappeared without a trace. Believing his mom abandoned the family, Steve Best can barely function. School is a failure. Home is a disaster. Even his attempt to save a duck from the school bullies led to the nickname he’s dying to forget. When he’s sent to his Great Aunt Shannon’s house for the holidays, he encounters a curious power that lets him travel and transform the world. He might be able to use it to save his mom–but only if the thugs or the police don’t stop him first.
Author’s Inspiration: I love alchemy. It’s a rich world of science and hocus pocus. I tried to imagine how an alchemical universe might plug into a teenager’s life today. The result is this book.
Bill Bunn lives near Millarville, Alberta, Canada. He and his wife, Linda, take care of three teenagers, two dogs, two cats, and two hives of bees. Bill teaches English at Mount Royal University and is the author of three books.
Editor’s Note: Love MTV’s show Catfish? Then you’ll love THE OPPOSITE OF NOTHING!
Book Description: Callie Evans is a socially awkward campus DJ, who would rather hole up in the sound booth than confront her feelings for her best friend. Tayber King is the unchallenged campus hottie, turning “hooking up” into a no-strings-attached art form. When Callie creates a fake online alter-ego, she breaks down Tayber’s rules and heats up the screen. But as they get closer, both online and off, Callie knows she must reveal herself and risk losing Tayber forever.
Shari Slade is a snarky optimist. A would-be academic with big dreams and very little means. When she isn’t toiling away in the non-profit sector, she’s writing gritty stories about identity and people who make terrible choices in the name of love (or lust). Somehow, it all works out in the end. If she had a patronus it would be a platypus.
Editor’s Note: Rebellious Macey is willing to defy even the government to fight for her own in THE CURE.
Book Description: Macey Holsinger is a young girl in a distant future–a future where the world is plagued by a deadly and unstoppable disease. Each year, adults are subject to testing in an effort to find the cure…testing that is often deadly itself. Macey’s own family has been affected by the disease and testing and her future is drawing near.
Editor’s Note: Panther takes you on a thrilling emotional ride of love, passion, and suspense.
Book Description:Panther is the lead operative on the Razer 8 team. His harsh childhood shaped him into a tough, reserved, and solitary man. He mastered controlling his emotions, physical endurance, and fate.
Tabitha Sparks is a sweet beautiful young author, full of life and dreams. She writes a #1 bestseller: a thriller, with suspense, and organized crime.
The book triggers the Russian mafia’s rage. They contact an assassin. Tabitha is oblivious to the threat to her life and continues her work. Panther’s mission is to save her life, while endangering his controlled balance. Will he fall under her spell and open his soul?
I was born in San Jose, California and I currently live in Sacramento, California with my family. I have three children. I also enjoy spending quality time with family and friends. I love to read romance and paranormal. I’ve always dreamed of writing. I graduated from the University of Phoenix with a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management Administration.
Editor’s Note: I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU is a sweet contemporary romance.
Book Description: I Only Have Eyes For You is part of my New York Times bestselling series about “The Sullivans”. Jake McCann knows that the only woman that he wants is the one he can never have. Even though he knows loving Sophie Sullivan isn’t the right thing to do he cannot possibly resist!
Bella Andre is the New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of “The Sullivans” and “The Morrisons” series. Having sold more than 3 million books, her novels have been #1 bestsellers around the world and have appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists 18 times. She has been the #1 Ranked Author at Amazon (on a top 10 list that included Nora Roberts, JK Rowling, James Patterson and Steven King).
Editor’s Note: Readers will love the opportunity to discover ten books and ten authors for a great value in TEMPTED BY HIS TOUCH.
Book Description: Tempt yourself with this collection of ten historical romances featuring dukes, rogues, and alpha heroes and the women who can’t resist them. USA Today Bestselling Author Bronwen Evans is joined by nine other bestselling and award-winning authors for this limited-time boxed set filled with intrigue, suspense, wit, and passion.
The set features the never-before released Great and Unfortunate Desires by Gina Danna! Also includes RITA-nominated Sonata for a Scoundrel by Anthea Lawson, To Dare the Duke of Dangerfield by Bronwen Evans, Undone by Lila DiPasqua, Lady of Pleasure by Delilah Marvelle, Scoundrel Ever After by Darcy Burke, Dark Surrender by Erica Ridley, The Problem with Seduction by Emma Locke, Once Upon a Duke by Eva Devon, and A Dangerous Invitation by Erica Monroe.
Editor’s Note: A book for book lovers – find out why The Reading Lessons is being called The Help’s steamy cousin.
Book Description: A secret book club leads to dangerous love and ignites racial tensions when a wealthy white girl decides to share her collection of banned books with an African American boy working as a servant in her home in 1920s Mississippi. Born into opposite worlds, Hadley and Lucinda set out to create a place where the barriers between social class and race are vanquished with the turn of a page, but some lessons are harder to learn than others. As lynching erupt across the south, they begin to realize how hazardous literary love can be. 7 months on the bestseller list.
Author’s Inspiration: I hope this story will compel readers to wonder what sorts of bigotry and hateful behavior we’re blind to in our own modern lives, not because we’re cruel, uncaring individuals, but because some things are so strongly embedded in our culture, we’re simply incapable of recognizing how truly awful they are.
In addition to The Reading Lessons, Carole Lanham has published twenty-four short stories, a short story collection entitled The Whisper Jar, and one novella, Cleopatra’s Needle. Seven of her stories have received honorable mentions in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, one story was short-listed for the Million Writer’s Prize, and one was chosen as a Notable Story of the Year in 2008 for the Million Writer’s Prize. She lives in the St. Louis area with her family and a large collection of aprons.
Editor’s Note: In CONSUMED the characters are very relatable and face real life situations that readers can connect to.
Book Description: For fans of Contemporary and Erotic Romance comes the next great love story. With strong characters and a believable story line, The Breathless Series will do just as it promises; leave you breathless! A sexy bartender from Vegas. A sweet girl from Vermont. A chance meeting that changes them both forever.
Author’s Inspiration: A friend of mine had this thing for a bartender. He was quite a ladies man but seemed to really care for her. We would spend hours talking about this man and how he made her feel. There was something about their story that really had me rooting for them and I wanted to see a connection like that on paper.
I told her my plan and she ended up being my biggest resource in bringing the story to life.
Melissa is a lover of books and enjoys nothing more than losing herself in a good novel. She loves music and is obsessed with the band Blue October! She has a rock star of a husband who gives it to her straight and two beautiful young children that show her what really matters in this life.
Editor’s Note: Love Edy is equal parts fun and heart strings intense, with jump-off-the-page characters and swoon worthy moments.
Book Description: Best friends since birth, Edy and Hassan face all the drama and conflict of high school life, but nothing so challenging as their growing love for each other; it’s a love that stands against centuries of tradition and threatens to tear two families apart.
Shewanda’s a tomboy who, oddly enough, credits Stephen King for being the reason she writes romance. In 2012, she debuted with Crimson Footprints, a contemporary adult romance series. Since then, she’s been shortlisted for awards and stuff. Love Edy is her first YA novel.
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Editor’s Note: CUTTING TIES is full of romance, love, and just the right amount of suspense.
Book Description: This is the follow up book to Chasing Justice, the second book of the Piper Anderson series. In this book, Piper must confront her past in order to fight for her future. She and her officer boyfriend, Bobby Wright, find their moral compasses pointing them in different directions. With their pasts shaping them into different people, can their love survive in the future? And can Piper have it all- the freedom she craves, and her relationship with Bobby?
Author’s Inspiration: After writing Book 1 of the Piper Anderson Series, I knew there would be more stories to be told by these characters. Initially I planned a 3 book series to tie it all together. I’m now 6 books into this series and I’m not sure where it will stop. These group of characters just keep the stories coming.
I currently reside in Charlotte, North Carolina. I have a husband and a three year old son, and enjoy the challenges that come with creating story lines and taking care of my family. Writing is a way to make a lot of different people do exactly what you want them to do. When I can’t get my toddler to listen to me, I turn to my characters. They always cooperate!
Editor’s Note: THE BOTTOM LINE is full of humor, warmth, and characters who seem like real people.
Book Description: This is book 1 of the new Ladies Who Lunch series, a contemporary romance series revolving around four small town women. Each finds love in the least likely of places. The Bottom Line finds heroine Mallory coping with a divorce and a house that is falling down around her ears. Enter hunky contractor Ben…
Author’s Inspiration: This book is based on my own group of supportive friends with a mix of the teachers I work with at my high school.
Editor’s Note: RELENTLESS is a thrilling supernatural ride with a strong heroine, witty dialogue, engaging characters, and a touch of romance that will leave you wanting more!
Book Description: Sara Grey lives a dual life: one as a normal but often withdrawn teenage girl and the other as a powerfully gifted girl who counts trolls and werewolves among her closest friends, makes black market deals in shady bars and struggles with the darkness lurking inside her. She is haunted by her father’s death and she will do anything to find out what happened to him. But how far will she go and how will she protect the people she loves when evil turns its eye on her? Will she ever learn to let people in – especially the warrior who slowly gains her trust even as she fights him at every turn?
When she is not at her job as a computer programmer, Karen Lynch can be found writing, reading and baking. A native of Newfoundland, Canada, she currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her cats and two crazy lovable German Shepherds, Rudy and Sophie.
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Editor’s Note: KILLER IMAGE is a witty and suspenseful tale that you wont want to put down.
Book Description: Allison Campbell is Philadelphia’s top image consultant and her newest client is the gothic 15 year old daughter of a White House hopeful. But when the daughter is accused of a ritualistic murder, Allison steps in and tries to prove her client’s innocence.
Editor’s Note: Rain Shadow 1 is the start of a sexy new MC series that will leave you begging for more!
Book Description: When Evangeline “Angel” Sharpe finds a bloodied and beaten man in the desert outside of her grandfather’s motorcycle club compound, she brings him inside to nurse him back to health. As the man, Luke Barringer, regains his strength and his lost memory, Angel finds herself falling in love. But Luke is keeping a secret that can destroy them both. A book filled with romance, suspense and grit!
Tess Oliver is the USA Today and New York Times bestselling author of the Custom Culture Series. Tess writes romance for young adult, new adult and adult audiences. Her stories take place anywhere from 19th century England to 21st century California. And you can count on a super alpha in each book.