Warm up with these sweet and sexy holiday tales of love and romance...Sealed With A Kiss Celeste O. NorfleetSmall town bad boy Dean Everett has made good in the tech world and now struggling Hayden, Georgia, is ready to welcome him home--along with his corporate headquarters. But Carmen Stiles is less than happy to see him. Dean had no idea he broke her heart when he left town after high school. Now he plans to make up for it--and as old friendship stirs new passion, Carmen just might let him--until she suspects he has no intention of really making things right for Hayden, or for her....Mistletoe Lane Regina HartBenjamin Brooks's marriage ended when he learned his wife was having an affair--with his boss. Now he's returned to Trinity Falls to start a new job--and ignore Christmas. Too bad his new employee, June Cale, won't let him. June knows all about bitterness, and she's determined to help Ben heal--through embracing the holidays. And soon he just might find himself embracing brave and beautiful June as well....His Christmas Present Deborah Fletcher MelloBianca Torres is already dreading Christmas with her parents in tiny Boone, North Carolina. But she's not at all prepared for her father's golf buddy, the sexy, successful, holiday-loving, aptly named Ethan Christmas. And when she and Ethan find themselves snowbound, Bianca discovers a whole new appreciation for the season...
After being dumped by her longtime boyfriend, Shay Daniels isn't looking to get burned again. But that's before she meets legendary love expert Quinn Anderson at a relationship therapy retreat. The jaded travel show host vows to get an exclusive story on the gorgeous, enigmatic Dr. Love. Shay may not be buying into Quinn's whole relationship philosophy, but boy is he hot. Then the widowed entrepreneur throws Shay a challenge: he'll teach her the art of seducing a man by becoming her partner in an erotic test run. But he never expects his passionate student to surpass the teacher. Now the only exclusive he'll give is the one on Shay's heart.
Psychologist Natalia Coles is raising two young sons alone--and intends to keep it that way. Then she meets Hollywood triple-threat David Montgomery, who awakens an explosive passion that could tempt Natalia to open her heart.
Some people stand back when problems crop up. Kenisha Lewis steps up. And there's a lot that needs fixing, from her family's money worries to the run-down dance studio where she works part-time.When the promo she makes for a dance studio fundraiser goes viral, Kenisha can't believe the response. Who'd have guessed she'd become the latest YouTube sensation-or be asked to star in a video with rapper Taj? And now, Taj wants Kenisha to become her protégée, promising money and fame. Problems solved, right? Not quite. Her exciting new career is taking time away from school, family, friends and her boyfriend, Terrence.... Kenisha is sure she's this close to having what she's always wanted. But how much is she willing to give up to get it?
In this sequel to "Pushing Pause" Kenisha is moving way too fast as she copes with a family tragedy and being kicked out of her private school. She makes new friends (and enemies) in public school and meets a hot guy who might be mixed up in something serious.
Jacqueline Murphy is dumped by her fiance on Friday the 13th. So why should her luck change when she accidentally rear-ends the car of her next-door-neighbor--who turns out to be her boss!
A COMPLICATION SHE DIDN'T NEED. . . DENA GRAHAM is not the kind of woman to give up, no matter what life throws her way. With legal bills mounting as she fights to retain custody of her only son, Dena needs a job-fast. The only option is working as an office manager in a construction company co-owned by sexy, charismatic Julian Hamilton. AND COULDN'T' RESIST. . . JULIAN has had his fill of relationships and is focused strictly on business. . . until Dena walks into his life. Now, working side by side, two people who've sworn never to gamble with their hearts again find that when red-hot attration enters the picture, all bets are off. . .
Gia Duncan has turned her back on her family's wealth in order to run a community organization. That's why giving in to her desire for powerful, charismatic Keith Washington is a mistake she can make only once. Keith is the mayor's campaign manager and son, a workaholic whose only goal is to get his father reelected. Gia knows he's an opponent she can't trust with her agenda, let alone her heart.At first, seducing Gia is just a way to keep her from derailing his father's reelection campaign. Until Keith starts to realize what everyone-especially matchmaker Mamma Lou-already knows. Nothing compares to the passion that keeps drawing him to Gia. But can he convince her that the only thing he truly wants from her is the promise of forever?
If there's one thing Kenisha Lewis has learned, it's that the people you think you know best often surprise you the most. And not always in a good way. It seems the revelations just keep coming. First, her grandmother and her dad are having money troubles, which means she'll probably have to stay in public schoolandget a part-time job. And then there's her boyfriend, Terrence, who has more secrets than she could have imagined. Kenisha can't believe Terrence is dumb enough to get mixed up in a string of robberies. Or that he'd cheat on her with his old girlfriend. Or could it be that she just doesn't want to admit the truth? Where Kenisha goes, drama follows, but she's getting stronger and smarter every day. And she doesn't plan on getting played again. . . ;.
Every woman on Key West is swooning over newcomer Chase Buchanan. All except bakery owner Nikita Coles. Bad enough that he's bought the building next door, blocking Nikita's plans to expand her business. Worse, he works for a big oil company. She can't trust the man or his motivations, even if he does look good enough to eat....Convincing Nikita to sell her property will be a challenge, but Chase is ready for it. The Coles family has a rich history on Key West, but the Buchanans never give up on what they want. Seduction begins as a business strategy, and quickly becomes the most pleasurable experience of Chase's life. Yet winning the battle of wills could mean losing the love he never expected to find....
While vacationing on the Vineyard, journalist Tatiana Coles scores an exclusive interview with reclusive mogul Spencer Cage. Three years ago the two were inseparable, which made her betrayal all the more unforgivable. But with just one kiss, desire reignites. Original.
Like her grifter father, Samantha Lee Taylor has a talent for deception. But long ago she decided to reject that lifestyle. Now her cunning is the only thing that's keeping her alive while sh's running from those who are pursuing her brother-who fancies himself as a big-time con artist. Former cop Jackson Daley is out to catch the person who is blackmailing his father. When a source implicates Samantha's brother, the two team up to try and find him, but for very different reasons. Can these wary allies put aside their suspicions and avoid the real danger that lurks around them? And can they ignore the mutual attraction and passion that bubbles with every move this street-savvy pair makes?
Trey Evans has zero interest in becoming Mamma Lou's next matchmaking "victim." The single life suits him just fine, at least until he meets fashion designer Kenya Whitaker. She's talented, smart, savvy--everything he wants in a woman in one irresistibly sexy package.All Kenya wants from Trey is payback for stealing her father's company. The charming, ambitious businessman is known for getting his way. But Kenya has some tricks of her own, and she intends to use them to capture Trey's heart--and then break it. Yet when her scheme starts to work a little too well, will winning this battle of wits be worth losing something far more precious?
In a dazzling new novel in the Mamma Lou series, matchmaker Louise Gates helps two adversaries turn their simmering anger into fiery passion.For historian Sheri Summers, Crescent Island is an unspoiled treasure, and she hopes to keep it that way. If that means shutting down a new beachfront project that could destroy the historic site, so be it. Sheri can deal with developer Jordan Hamilton's anger. But what she doesn't count on is their combustible chemistry....Jordan has powerful allies, and asks Mamma Lou to help arrange a truce. Sheri is as sexy as she is stubborn, but every kiss and heated caress is just one more complication in their ongoing dispute. With no compromise in sight, it's not just a battle of wills that's at risk, but something far more precious....
Diagnosis: TemptationAfter years away from home, Shauna Banks has finally returned to Key West. But as a consultant hired to evaluate the local medical center, she immediately comes up against none other than the sensuous Dr. Dominik Coles. All through high school the compelling and intense heartthrob claimed her thoughts and her emotions. Now fate has brought them back together, and what's worse-he doesn't seem to remember her!The passionate surgeon has one goal: to save his hospital. And Dominik will do whatever it takes to keep it from going under-even if it means tangling with the stubborn beauty whose recommendation could close it forever. But the closer he gets to Shauna, the more his physical longing for her threatens his best intentions. As they both play with fire, could the flames destroy their chance at love?
Fifteen-year-old Kenisha Lewis has it all: good friends who also live to dance, a hot boyfriend headed for the NBA, loving parents and a bling-filled home in the burbs. But all that changes when her dad drops a bomb: he wants a divorce-and his pregnant girlfriend is moving in. Suddenly, Kenisha and her mom are squeezed into her grandmother's small house in the city, and Kenisha's sharing a bedroom with a cousin she barely knows. Could she hate her life any more? Yeah. Because her boyfriend dumps her, her friends are acting weird and her mother is getting more and more depressed. Time for Kenisha to push the pause button on her life and take a long, deep breath-.
Can you ground your mother? On the last day of school, Tamika's boyfriend dumps her, her best friend moves away and she's forced to go on a lame mother-daughter trip to her grandmother's house. She can barely handle one minute with her controlling, critical mom. But when they arrive, her life gets even worse! Her mother is suddenly acting like she's trying out forMoms Gone Wild, partying with her old high school crowd. Now Tamika's the responsible one: taking care of business and stuck on a nice guy instead of a player. She wouldn't mind a little bit of her old mom back. Wait a minute, did she really say that?
Mia James will do anything to save her family home--even drive into the eye of a hurricane. But from the moment she comes to the rescue of a rain-soaked stranger, another kind of storm rages. Stephen Morales thinks he's dreaming when he sees the sultry beauty tending to his wounds by candlelight. And he wants more than shelter from the storm. Soon the sexy deputy sheriff is tempting Mia to throw caution to the gale-force winds and give in to a night of passion neither will forget. But a new tempest is gathering, swirling around a tumultuous family secret that threatens their future. With the Florida Keys erupting, Mia and Stephen can play it safe--or risk everything for a love that's sweeping them beyond danger, beyond deception. . . beyond anything they've ever known.
Mistletoe kisses, Christmas wishes and the joy of falling in love... A Gift from the Heart by Celeste O. Norfleet The ex who broke Janelle Truman's heart is back to save her father's company. Janelle can't believe that workaholic Tyson Croft has transformed into a caring family man. But Tyson knows what really matters now-and it all starts with one unforgettable Christmas... Mine by Christmas by Janice Sims All of tech mogul Adam Benson's success can't make up for the mistake he made by breaking up with Sage Andrews. Could a holiday weekend in breathtaking Vienna be the chance he needs to prove to the beautiful attorney that his flame for her burns hotter than ever? A Family for Christmas by Felicia Mason Upscale retailer Renee Armstrong moved to the suburbs to give her daughter a fresh start. She never expected to cross paths with someone like Trey Calloway, the sexy single dad living next door. With the Yuletide in full swing, will they discover the exquisite gift of a new beginning...together?
He makes her feel like the most desirable woman in the world... Sexy, magnetic Florida business owner and philanthropist Mikhail Coles is wrong for Cyanna Dupres in every way. And he's the one man who can give her what she wants. Seducing the commitment-wary bachelor is the easy part. But once Cyanna wants a lifetime connection, will she lose the lover who makes her feel like the world's most desirable woman? Formerly Special Forces, Mikhail is haunted by demons he can't shake. But Cyanna's passion is taking him to thrilling new heights where anything is possible...even love. Called in on one final search-and-rescue operation-to find Cyanna's missing brother-Mikhail realizes he wants more than a fleeting affair. Can he succeed in his mission and keep Cyanna safe so they can become the family she's always wanted?
It's first class all the way for Joanna Butler when she's chosen to ghostwrite the memoirs of a powerful oil tycoon and his family. Until she arrives in Alaska and meets her literary subjects. Public relations director and the scion's grandson, Andre Buchanan, is one person who doesn't look happy to see her. But goodness, is he gorgeous when he's angry. . . . Determined to keep his family's skeletons in the closet where they belong, Andre isn't prepared for his reaction to the stunning writer. And when a night on a secluded island explodes in passion, he's ready to break every rule to be with Joanna. But mixing business with pleasure can be dangerous. . . especially as long-hidden secrets come to light. Secrets that could destroy Andre's world. . . and a love that feels so right.
Political lobbyist Alyssa Wingate sneaks into an exclusive reception, hoping for a chance to convince Senator Randolph Kingsley to support her foundation for improving elder care. The plan didn't involve ending up in a police station with him in the middle of the night--or becoming involved in a red-hot relationship that could jeopardize his career and her livelihood. Randolph's life is charmed. . . but it's also empty. Surrounded by ambitious social climbers, he's struck at once by Alyssa's understated beauty and poise, and by her passionate commitment to her cause. But in a cutthroat city like Washington, D. C. , lobbyists and politicians shouldn't mix business with pleasure, much less fall in love. . . .
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