Upcoming Anthologies & Boxed Sets
Book 1 in the Summer Resort Series
One summer, two sisters and a chance to start over…
Before the burglary that shattered her confidence, Phoenix Rose had a fiancé, a successful store and a busy, happy existence. After months spent adrift, she takes a job at the lakeside resort of Cooper’s Charm. Surrounded by beautiful scenery, friendly colleagues and a charismatic, widowed boss, Phoenix is slowly inching her way back into the world.
Visiting Cooper’s Charm to check up on her little sister, Ridley Rose impulsively agrees to fill in as housekeeper. Still reeling from an ego-bruising divorce, she finds satisfaction in a job well done—and in the attention of the resort’s handsome scuba instructor.
For Phoenix and Ridley, Cooper’s Charm is supposed to be merely temporary. But this detour may lead to the place they most need to be, where the future is as satisfying as it is surprising…
Book 1 in the Visitation, North Carolina Series
Irresistible Force, meet Immovable Object
Joe Winston has a routine with women: he exists; they swoon; roll credits. With his smoldering looks, macho style, and irrepressible charm, Joe can have any woman—except the one he really wants. Secretly, Luna Clark may lust after Joe, but she’s made it clear that she’s too smart to fall for him. He can just keep holding his breath, thank you very much. But now, Luna’s inherited two kids who need more than she alone can give in a small town that seems hell-bent on driving them away. She needs someone to help out… someone who can’t be intimidated… someone just like Joe. Becoming an instant family wasn’t exactly what Joe had in mind, but hey, it’s a start, and you can’t blame a guy for trying every angle.
After all, where there’s a Joe, there’s a way… straight into a woman’s heart.
Book 12 in the Buckhorn Brothers Series
Second chances were never more seductive than those in this brand-new Buckhorn novella…
The day April Kasper offered herself to Boone Barton is etched in her memory—for all the wrong reasons. He turned her down flat. Five years later the humiliation still stings, but April isn’t a naive kid anymore. Now that Boone is back in Buckhorn, she needs him to see that she’s older, wiser and over him. Or at least two out of three…
Back then, Boone was a bad boy—no question. But even he knew that sweet, smart April was off-limits. Now though, it’s an entirely different ball game. No matter how hard he’s tried to forget her, she’s plagued his dreams. So he’s back in Buckhorn to prove that letting her go was the biggest mistake of his life, and a wise man never repeats his mistakes…
Book 0.5 in the Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor Series
All middle school teacher Natalie Alexander needs to get her head—and heart—together is a vacation from her no-strings romance with her sexy next-door neighbor. But her solo trip south turns into a disaster when gorgeous PI Jett Sutter turns up with another challenge…one she might not be able to resist.
Book 2 in the Summer Resort Series
The story of two very different women who become sisters of the heart, learning that the best families are made—not given—and love is just around the corner.
Joy is a wealthy single mom who’s estranged from her family and wants to give her five-year-old son the kind of support she never received. Maris grew up with unconditional love from her family and little else and is trying to find her way on her own now that they’re all gone. This summer, Joy and Maris will find the family they’ve always longed for in one another—and love where they least expect it—in Summer’s End.
Book 2 in the Visitation, North Carolina Series
Bounty hunter Bryan Kelly has a few rules. Rule #1: Women are for fun, not commitment. Rule #2: He’ll do anything for his twin brother, even switch places in order to find out who wants to sabotage the naive preacher’s charity organization. Playing benefactor to a bunch of sassy, flirtatious prostitutes means that Bryan will have to be his brother — in every way that counts. But then, he hadn’t counted on Shay Sommers. Keeping his cool around the luscious lady of the night with the big heart is doing nothing to keep his thoughts pure, which brings him to instant Rule #3: If you can’t avoid temptation, succumb with abandon…
Being mistaken for a hooker. Well that’s certainly a new one for Shay. The society pages icon has made her name in charity work. Still, this could be her chance to help these girls from the inside out, if she can play the part just right. It certainly won’t be hard to act the street siren with the gorgeous preacher who runs the place, even if he does seem less like a shepherd and much more like a wolf in a clerical collar…one with a hungry look that’s making Shay feel she might be his next dinner…
Book 3 in the Visitation, North Carolina Series
When Opposites Attract…
Bruce Kelly has spent most of his life helping people who are down on their luck, guiding them toward making better lives. Compassionate and kind, Bruce understands that everyone makes mistakes, even if he’s never actually done anything but color inside the lines. Nobody’s perfect, but Bruce is about to meet a woman who’s perfect for him. He’s determined to show her that he can be trusted. And if that means proving it by being the absolute gentleman at all times, then so be it. No matter how many cold showers it takes…
…Just Get Out Of The Way
Cyn Potter is a survivor, with a sassy, gallows wit and a fierce independent streak to show for it. She’s used to men wanting only one thing, and this girl is no longer taking applications from big bad wolves in sheep’s clothing, thank you very much, drive through please and keep on going. But Bruce Kelly is actually different. Totally hands off. Sometimes she can see a hint of fire when he looks at her, but the guy treats her with the respect she’s always wanted. Maybe too much respect, because truthfully? The guy is fine. Worth taking down a few defenses for…and a few other things. And maybe somebody needs to help Bruce start over and discover just how perfect being imperfect can be…
Book 4 in the Visitation, North Carolina Series
Some Days, It Doesn’t Pay To Get Out Of Bed
That’s what crosses Clint Evans‘s mind the minute he takes on the four thugs holding heiress Julie Rose hostage. It isn’t the danger that has Clint in a lather, but Julie herself. The pretty, petite schoolteacher he’s been hired to return to her wealthy fiancé is no fainting trust-fund baby. She’s more of a hellcat, one who won’t be deterred when she sets her sights on something. And her sights are set on Clint.
The one rule Clint never breaks is this—don’t get involved with the client. He can look, but he definitely cannot touch—even if it’s driving him crazy. Keeping Julie safe until he can figure out who’s behind her kidnapping means never letting her out of his sight. And the closer he sticks to the feisty, seductive woman who makes him feel alive… the harder it gets for him to ever consider letting her go…
Book 5 in the Visitation, North Carolina Series
It’s not that the woman in his arms is naked. It’s not that he’s carrying her up a mountain in a driving storm. What bothers Jamie is that the unconscious redhead is an intruder, someone who could bring him harm. He has his reasons for hiding out in this stark, secluded cabin; for keeping his emotions under wraps; for never, ever getting too close to anyone.
But before she passed out in his bed, she said her name was Faith—an appropriate name since he has to take her at her word. Who is she? Why is she here? Who sent her? And what is she doing to him? Jamie’s used to feelings of wariness, isolation, of being on guard. What he’s not used to is this dangerous, nearly uncontrollable new emotion raging through him like a man on fire.
Part of the Carlisles Series
Evan Carlisle and Cinder Bratt‘s story. Some people need an extra nudge to get to happily-ever-after, but the sparks will fly for this couple with a little bit of help from man’s-and woman’s-best friend.
Book 3 in the Road to Love Series
The last thing Charlotte Parrish needs in her life is a bad boy. She wants someone responsible and settled…until she meets Mitch Crews. Mitch is everything she knows she should avoid but everything she can’t seem to resist.
Mitch is starting over. Now that his mother is gone, he’s determined to finally meet the half brothers he’s heard about his entire life. Finding family was his hope, but finding love didn’t cross his mind…until beautiful, bighearted Charlotte walks into his life.
Upcoming Anthologies & Boxed Sets
Coming July 15, 2019
Four must-read novels from the Body Armor series, together for the first time!
Leese Phelps’s road hasn’t been an easy one, but it’s brought him to the perfect job—working for the elite Body Armor security agency. And what his newest assignment lacks in size, she makes up for in fire and backbone. But being drawn to Catalina Nicholson is a dangerous complication because what Catalina knows could get her killed…
Justice Wallington knows how to harness his strength and intimidating size—skills he put to good use first in the MMA cage and now as a bodyguard at the Body Armor agency. But no opponent has ever left him feeling as off balance as his new client, heiress Fallon Wade, sweet and intriguingly innocent. It’s a risk-free assignment, until he’s required to fake a relationship with her…
MMA fighter Miles Dartman’s casual arrangement with personal shopper Maxi Nevar would be many men’s fantasy. She seeks him out, they have mindblowing sex, she leaves. Yet lately, Miles wants more. And when Maxi requests his services via the Body Armor security agency, he’s ready to finally break through her defenses—and protect her day and night…
The moment Brand Berry meets beautiful, driven Sahara Silver, the connection between them is electric. It’s also something he can’t pursue. Sahara wants him, sure—to join Body Armor, where his MMA skills, size and cocky attitude make him perfect for her elite crew. For Sahara, the agency always comes first, and Brand needs more. Yet when she’s kidnapped by men searching for her missing brother, he doesn’t hesitate. Despite his refusal to join Body Armor, it’s Brand who steps up when Sahara needs him most…
Titles originally published in 2017 and 2018
Coming August 12, 2019
Two classic contemporary male/male romances from authors Lori Foster and Annabeth Albert, now in one collection!
Featuring the novella What Chris Wants by Lori and Off Base by Annabeth Albert
What Chris Wants by Lori Foster
When the going gets tough, the tough turn to Chris Chapey. As the right-hand man to a group of take-no-prisoners mercenaries, Chris can organize a top secret rescue mission with his eyes closed. But when it comes to his personal life, Chris is the one who needs a little help.
His problem: Matt Houser. Chris can’t deny his attraction to Matt, but Matt has no idea what Chris’s job really entails and how much it means to him. Matt challenges Chris to change his life—and make a place for him in it. Can Chris risk telling him the truth?
Coming August 27, 2019
Three best friends find this is one game you never outgrow …
Asia Michaels and her friends find themselves tantalized by a quiet new arrival in their small town—and by its possibilities. One thing leads to another as truth leads to dare, and Asia’s in the arms of a man who gives her answers to all of the questions she could never ask …
Shy Becky Harte has a private wild side. But she never thought she’d run into a secret crush like George Westin while buying some rather surprising items. George is more than intrigued by her purchases and would love to show the blushing Becky a thing or two. But it’s George who becomes the student when Becky starts calling the shots …
Drive Me Wild
Assertive Erica Lee is used to having the upper hand in business, her love life—everything. On a dare, she boldly approaches mischievous Ian Conrad with a scandalous proposal. Ian isn’t intimidated in the least by Erica—and he’s been hoping for just this opportunity. Now Erica might have finally met a man who can keep up with her …
Coming May 26, 2020
Featuring the novella Impetuous by Lori and Surrender by Brenda Jackson, plus a special bonus book.
Impetuous by Lori Foster
Grade school teacher Carlie McDaniels trades in her frumpiness for the look of an exotic harem girl, at least for one costume party. So long, spinsterhood—and hello tall, dark and handsome Tyler Ramsey….
Even after the best night of their lives, Tyler hasn’t guessed the identity of his harem hottie…and Carlie plans on keeping him in the dark. After all, a gorgeous guy like Tyler would never fall for his smart-talking best friend. And Carlie’s not sure she wants to know what would happen if he ever unveiled the naked truth!