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41gTnY6SOZLWHEN NOONDAY ENDS ~ FREE

Passion, secrets, murder… Welcome to Land of the Noonday Sun.

When a new attorney accepts a pro-bono case of an abused woman suspected of attempted murder, he ends up with more than he bargained for. She’s the ex-wife of one of the oldest and wealthiest families in Ashville, and her in-laws will stop at nothing to conceal family secrets.

Unable to ignore his attraction, he gets closer than he should. But when all evidence points to the woman he’s falling in love with, he will risk everything — his reputation, disbarment, maybe even his life to uncover the truth.

51oZpP4mjPLBLUEGRASS STATE OF MIND~ FREE 

She thought she would be safe far away in Kentucky…

McKenna Mason’s perfect life in New York City has just been destroyed. She is now a witness to a horrific crime involving some of America’s most influential men. She knows she must get away and can think of only one outsider that might help her—Will Ashton. The flame of their brief romance during their teenage years never completely died out, and now it is about to explode.

Trouble at every turn, a feisty horse that refuses to race without a good luck kiss, and three old ladies hell-bent on playing match-maker turn this newly rekindled romance into a wild race to the finish. Can Will and McKenna cross the finish line together, and more importantly, alive?

This is the first book in Kathleen Brooks’s breakout Bluegrass and Bluegrass Brothers Series. Kathleen Brooks’s romantic suspense novels have earned her six New York Times Bestseller listings.

51u5pevmKMLALL’S FAIR IN LOVE AND WAR ~ $0.99

Be swept away by four thrilling medieval romances by the “Queen of Medieval Romance”, each featuring a defiant lady at odds with a persistent and powerful knight. Sparks fly in these battles of wills, but passion will win the day.

In One Knight’s Return, Melissande is compelled by her overlord to marry a rough knight just home from crusade – the alternative is to surrender her family holding completely. She knows the kind of knight who will hold her heart, and Quinn de Sayerne isn’t it. Quinn, on the other hand, knows what it’s like to risk everything and is determined to make their arranged marriage into a real one—no matter what the cost to his beautiful wife’s pride.

In The Scoundrel, Evangeline will do anything to retrieve the relic stolen from the chapel in her family holding, even seduce the thief himself to capture the prize. Gawain has always lived outside the law, a charming rebel protecting his own advantage, but Evangeline’s devotion to Inverfyre makes him question is choices. If he changed his ways, could this beguiling, brilliant, maddening woman come to love him?

In The Rose Red Bride, Erik abducts Vivienne to avenge himself against his wicked brother. Fueled by anger, he expects little of his captive except a son—but Vivienne is precisely the woman to take Erik’s cause once she learns his story. If Vivienne can ensure that Erik’s stolen legacy is regained, will her embittered but honorable husband find room in his heart for her?

In The Warrior’s Prize, Elizabeth challenges Rafael to change his ways, skeptical that the mercenary who nearly cost her brother his life is capable of redemption. But Rafael sees his comrade’s sister as an angel sent to save him, and when he realizes that she’s in peril of being claimed by the Fae king himself, Rafael will pay any price to save the only maiden bold enough to challenge him. But will his all be enough for Elizabeth?

Indulge in four sweeping medieval romances to warm a winter’s night!

51XccUC+ySLCITY SHIFTERS: THE PRIDE ~ BARGAIN $0.99

Complete 5 book series! Contains the first five books of the City Shifters: the Pride series. Follow the five lion shifter Chase brothers on the hunt for true love, as they discover five independent, feisty heroines, evil villains, mysterious pasts, underground fights, family, friends, and happily ever after (times five)!

Thrill of the Chase — Feisty chef Natalia holds her own against corrupt restaurant managers and loan sharks until alpha Logan Chase purchases her restaurant and saves her life. When she learns Logan is actually a lion shifter, Nat is ready to run for the hills. Will their love affair sizzle, or are they a recipe for disaster?

Chasing Trouble — Half-medusa Eloise Deacon has two days to rescue a hyena princess or pay back ten grand in ransom money, with no idea how to do either until Benedict Chase bails her out of jail. He even sticks around after she steals his wallet, his clothes, and his heart. But her half-medusa magic could end up freezing them both if Eloise can’t figure out who wants her dead.

Storm Chaser — Leopard shifter Sophia will go round for round with anyone in the illegal underground fights, even Atticus Chase. The only problem is, she doesn’t know she’s a shifter. Unless she learns to control her leopard, her life is forfeit. With Atticus barely able to control his lion at the thought of losing her, they might not survive to find out what else is hidden in Sophia’s mysterious past…

Cut to the Chase — Wolf alpha Ruby O’Shea fends off the advances of most male shifters, but finds her match in Carter Chase, the quiet lion shifter. She’s in charge of her pack, her bar, and her life, but when Carter finally gets her in bed, Ruby’s only too willing to give up a little control…

Chasing the Dream — Isobel survived years of experimentation in a medical lab and losing her mate young, never dreaming that happily ever after was in her cards — until Edgar Chase rescues her from an auction and helps her dream again.

 

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VIDEO VIXEN ~ BARGAIN $0.99!

“Good girls finish last, Daniel, and I’ve always been at the head of the class.” That’s what Vixen Mallory would say, and Vikki Kirkland was saying it now — to Dan Falkner, ace reporter who’d come to do a story on the soap opera and the star that had taken the cable network and viewer-ship by storm.

Welcome to Sodom’s Crossing, just south of the equator — well actually downtown Manhattan! From her billboard in Times Square to her rare vertical photos in Playboy – the world was finding it easy to be Vixen-ized.

Vikki had sworn to her fellow cast mates on Always Tomorrow that she would protect their secrets by being the sexy, unscrupulous siren on-camera and off – to the hilt. Making sure that investigative reporter Dan Falkner would focus on the illusion rather than the sweet, shy woman Vikki really was.

There was just one problem — Vikki never imagined how easy it would be to enjoy being a vixen and take what she wanted. And she found she wanted Dan Falkner more than she had ever wanted any man.

PENALTY PLAY ~ NEW RELEASE

Single dad and star defenseman Matt LaRue lives for his kids and hockey. He’s had one failed marriage and doesn’t have any interest in going through that hell again. As conservative as they come, he can’t comprehend his unexplainable attraction to a free-spirited female who changes hair color more often than his boys create new excuses to avoid doing their homework.

Violet Strider is fleeing the past. She has a new start, new identity, and is hiding a big secret. Matt and Vi are a classic case of opposites attract, but neither expects the attraction to extend beyond a few hot trysts, especially Vi. Only her heart isn’t listening, and her head is following her heart down a path of no return. As Vi grows closer to Matt and his boys, she fears her secret could rip them apart.

Relationships are built on trust, and Vi’s house of cards is about to take a tumble. Can Vi confront her past and finally put it behind her, while earning Matt’s forgiveness?

SANTA BABY BY THE SEA

Dillon Bakersfield spots Crysta Jones at an outdoor venue on a sultry spring night and is powerless against her seductive smile. Crysta is equally entranced and the two join together as if drawn by love’s flame.
Career-minded and determinedly single, they indulge their passions and go their separate ways. However, the consequences of their lovemaking force Crysta to rethink her life’s ambition. She doesn’t want to thrust the burden of parenthood on Dillon. He’s a good man, and she knows he will be responsible—but she longs for a man who wants to be a father. Can a birthday wish bring a Christmas miracle?

A FAMILY AFFAIR: CHRISTMAS

It’s time to head back to Magdalena in this holiday novella…

The town is preparing to celebrate the holidays when a snowstorm hits and threatens to ruin the festivities. But that’s not the only threat blowing into town…Pop’s son is here from California to enjoy Christmas with his father, but when he leaves, he’s taking Pop with him…or is he? Will the town give up the Godfather of Magdalena, or will they show Pop’s son that when we open our hearts, anything is possible…even second chances?

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AMAZON   BARNES AND NOBLE    KOBO   ITUNES

Now the bestselling serial is under one title— SOUTHERN LEGACY!
Including Belle of Charleston, Shadows of Magnolia, Born to Be Brothers and the dramatic conclusion, The Sun Rises!

Set against the backdrop of Antebellum Charleston with the martial clash of brother against brother looming on the horizon–here is an absorbing, tantalizing saga of life during one of our country’s most turbulent times–Southern Legacy Series.

In a world of pageantry and show, the Montgomery family accepts the way of life that has been antebellum Charleston for over a hundred years. Two cousins, the handsome and debonair, Wade Montgomery and the bold and brooding Cullen Smythe, were born to be brothers. Raised as Southern gentlemen, their character could never be questioned–loyalty, honor, duty to one’s country, God and family. It was the tie that binds until…their bond is threatened, not only by the cry for secession but by a woman–Josephine Buchanan Wright.

Josephine Buchanan Wright is a dutiful, southern belle. Her future seems fated to the two Montgomery cousins…until all she has placed her faith in falls apart. As her life spirals out of control, she tries desperately to cling to the honor and duty that has been instilled in her. But how can she do so when all she has known is no more?

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Their love crosses and breaks all bounds but can it survive?

Spirited Eleanor is a peasant will do anything to help her younger siblings… and even considers becoming the mistress of Richard of Wykeford, her lord and the local landowner, a handsome, charismatic widower who cares for his children.

Although Richard wants her for her beauty, he also needs her knowledge. As a local wise-woman, she knows cures and poisons, and an unknown poisoner is at work somewhere on his manor.

The closer the two become despite the social gulf between them, the more their danger grows until matters come to a dangerous head when Eleanor is kidnapped.

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He’s spent years scandalizing society.

Now, this rake must change his ways.

Society’s most infamous scoundrel, Daniel Winterbourne, the Earl of Montfort, has been promised a small fortune if he can relinquish his wayward, carousing lifestyle. And behaving means he must also help find a respectable companion for his youngest sister–someone who will guide her and whom she can emulate. However, Daniel knows no such woman. But when he encounters a childhood friend, Daniel believes she may just be the answer to all of his problems.

Having been secretly humiliated by an unscrupulous blackguard years earlier, Miss Daphne Smith dreams of finding work at Ladies of Hope, an institution that provides an education for disabled women. With her sordid past and a disfigured leg, few opportunities arise for a woman such as she. Knowing Daniel’s history, she wishes to avoid him, but working for his sister is exactly the stepping stone she needs.

Their attraction intensifies as Daniel and Daphne grow closer, preparing his sister for the London Season. But Daniel must resist his desire for a woman tarnished by scandal while Daphne is reminded of the boy she once knew. Can society’s most notorious rake redeem his reputation and become the man Daphne deserves?

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UPCOMING RELEASE-DECEMBER 27!

New York Times bestselling author Hannah Howell returns to the stark majesty of medieval Scotland and the realm of the unforgettable Murray clan, as a seductive knight and a mysterious young woman unite to stop a murderous enemy…

Sir Tormand Murray is certainly a rogue, but a callous killer? Never. Yet he cannot explain how he came to wake up next to the butchered body of one of his former lovers. Someone is prepared to kill again and again until Tormand is found guilty and hanged. And his only hope of discovering the culprit lies with Morainn Ross, a reclusive, sensual beauty gifted with second sight.

Branded a witch, Morainn has never met a man who accepted her strange talent, much less one who could so easily enflame her passion. There’s no resisting Tormand’s rugged masculinity—and no escaping the enemy who grows more twisted every day. And even as logic decrees that a lasting union is impossible, Morainn knows her destiny is bound forever with the knight who has claimed her, body and soul.

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COMING TUESDAY! FRAMED!

Blood makes you related; Murder makes you family!

Riley Ashcroft discovers that being born into one of the most prominent and powerful families in Massachusetts doesn’t mean a life of ease. Far from it. Since her father, Jack Ashcroft, took his own life thirteen years ago, she has lived in the shadow of scandal. When her grandmother’s personal secretary is brutally murdered, Riley begins to suspect everything she has been told as a child was a lie. Feeling betrayed, she vows to expose her family’s darkest secrets.

Josh Kincaid, an investigative reporter, is on the heels of a major story. Thirteen years ago, Harrison Taylor’s fate lay in the hands of his lawyer, Jack Ashcroft. In the midst of rumors and scandal, Ashcroft committed suicide and Taylor’s fate was decided. Taylor is a convicted killer, but his grandmother has never stopped believing in his innocence. Now, the woman of meager means has offered a reward for any information that will free her grandson. Kincaid’s interest is peaked, but it isn’t until an anonymous tip suggests that the convicted killer was framed that he takes on the case.

Determined that the sins of the past be revealed, Kincaid and Riley search together for answers to the questions that were silenced by Jack Ashcroft’s death. But there is a killer out there that has already proven he will do whatever necessary to keep those secrets buried.

In this tale of deceit and twisted revenge, the two soon realize that no one can be trusted, not even each other…

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Hetta Coffey is a sassy Texan with a snazzy yacht, and she’s not afraid to use it!
She’s living aboard her forty-five foot boat in Mexico’s spectacular Sea of Cortez, taking work where she can get it and, characteristically, she isn’t all that concerned about any pesky legalities involved.
Docked at a pricey marina in La Paz, her cruising kitty is taking a hit, so when she’s offered a dream job, she jumps on it. All she has to do is act as a courier, babysitting equipment and sensitive documentation for her former employer to their new offices in France.
Not only does she get to revisit a country she once lived in and loved, she’ll meet with her significant other, Jenks Jenkins, in Paris. Oh là là! An easy job and a romantic vacation, all paid for; what could possibly go wrong?
With Hetta? Just about everything.

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Separated from her controlling husband, romance author Zoe Swan meets a charismatic art history professor on the beach and begins a torrid affair. But who is he really? By the time Zoe finds out, she’s wanted for murder and on the run with her husband, his jewel thief brother Paul, and a priceless painting stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. With the FBI and the murderer in pursuit, the trio heads to Boston to take refuge in the home of Paul’s friends. Soon the lines are blurred between the good guys and the bad, and the only way to prove their innocence is to make a deal with the very people who want them dead.

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Book I in the Logan Dickerson Cozy Mystery Series

A five-foot nothing, ninety-something, Voodoo herbalist and an archaeologist walk into a strip bar . . .

Meet Miss Vivee and Logan Dickerson. A funny, mismatched pair of amateur sleuths.

Logan, an archaeologist, feels she’ll always live in the shadow of her famous mother, so to prove her worth, she jumps the fence at a federally protected archaeological site. Not such a good idea. Now she’s on the run from the FBI. Ending up in a small, coastal town in Georgia, she discovers that one resident, Gemma Burke, has been found dead – keeled over in her bowl of bouillabaisse.

Miss Vivee, witness to it all, gets Logan all tangled up in the big mystery of who killed Gemma Burke. And no matter how old she is, Miss Vivee, with the help of her partners in crime (solving), including her ex-sweetheart, Mac, thinks she can solve the murder before the local sheriff.

Fun. Lighthearted. And a funny read!

 

ROMANTIC PICKS #SUMMERREAD #COZYMYSTERY Bed and Breakfast Bedlam by Abby L. Vandiver

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Book I in
the Logan Dickerson Cozy Mystery Series

A five-foot nothing, ninety-something, Voodoo herbalist and an archaeologist
walk into a strip bar . . .

Meet Miss Vivee and Logan Dickerson. A funny, mismatched pair of amateur
sleuths.

Logan is an archaeologist who feels she’ll always live in the shadow of her
famous mother, so to prove her worth, she jumps the fence at a federally
protected archaeological site. Not such a good idea. Now she’s on the run from
the FBI. Ending up in a small, coastal town in Georgia, she discovers that one
resident, Gemma Burke, has been found dead – keeled over in her bowl of
bouillabaisse.

Miss Vivee, witness to it all, gets Logan gets all tangled up in the big
mystery of who killed Gemma Burke. And no matter how old she is, Miss
Vivee, with the help of her partners in crime (solving), including her
ex-sweetheart, Mac, thinks she can solve the murder before the
local sheriff.

Fun. Lighthearted. And a funny read!

 

ROMANTIC PICKS #COZYMYSTERY Bed and Breakfast Bedlam by Abby L. Vandiver

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Book I in the Logan Dickerson Cozy Mystery Series

A five-foot nothing, ninety-something, Voodoo herbalist and an archaeologist
walk into a strip bar . . .

Meet Miss Vivee and Logan Dickerson. A funny, mismatched pair of amateur
sleuths.

Logan is an archaeologist who feels she’ll always live in the shadow of her
famous mother, so to prove her worth, she jumps the fence at a federally
protected archaeological site. Not such a good idea. Now she’s on the run from
the FBI. Ending up in a small, coastal town in Georgia, she discovers that one
resident, Gemma Burke, has been found dead – keeled over in her bowl of
bouillabaisse.

Miss Vivee, witness to it all, gets Logan gets all tangled up in the big
mystery of who killed Gemma Burke. And no matter how old she is, Miss
Vivee, with the help of her partners in crime (solving), including her
ex-sweetheart, Mac, thinks she can solve the murder before the
local sheriff.