Award-winning photographer Danica Austin is the essence of urban chic. But with her love life going nowhere fast, she's more than ready to swap houses for a month in Hawaii. The minute her plane touches down on exotic Hilo, Danica can't wait to check out the social scene and catch some breathtaking sunsets. Until gorgeous real estate investor Boyd Reed comes into the picture to stake his claim on the house...and her heart!If this stunning stranger thinks she can just move into Boyd's jointly owned waterfront property, she can think again! Although he must admit: his temporary tenant is one irresistible woman. Sharing passion under tropical skies is making Boyd believe in the power of love. But Danica's not sure she wants to make Hawaii her home. If only he can just persuade her to spend the rest of her days and nights with him in their one-of-a-kind island paradise....
It's the most irresistible gamble of all... Bianca Wagner knows that love's just a fleeting fantasy on Vegas's dazzling and seductive strip. But hot new casino owner Tanner Long is quickly changing the jaded reporter's mind. Yet the high-flying bachelor isn't a man who plays for keeps...until one passionate rendezvous in London leaves Bianca with an unexpected gift. Getting Bianca to say "I do" has become Tanner's life mission...especially now that he's going to be a father. But a misunderstanding has the potential to derail their relationship forever. What will it take for Tanner to convince Bianca that he's a changed man? That he's ready to wager everything for the chance to be a real family with the woman he loves....
Paula Devine's list of disappointing exes gets longer each year. And for jeweler Chase McCord, true passion is rarer than a flawless diamond. Both have unlucky-in-love pasts, but now they're poised to lose their hearts--and gain something much more precious than diamonds. Original.
A season of miracles. . . and second chancesAudrey Lamour was a successful artist and devoted mother, forever indebted to the heroic fireman who pulled her from a blaze twenty-five years ago on Christmas Day. She honored him by painting his portrait--never dreaming her picture would become a lifeline to love. . . Conrad Pearson was driven to meet the woman whose emotional painting of his father seared his soul, even if it meant returning home to the Pacific Northwest, and painful memories. But Audrey's beauty, grace and unforgettable kiss ignited the kind of sensual fire that made a man glad to be alive. Now he was ready to confront all the ghosts of Christmas past to keep this angel in his arms forever.
When retired FBI forensic psychologist Spencer Berry breaks up a scuffle between gang members, a chase ensues, leading Spencer to a creek where he discovers the nude remains of a young woman. Deidre Lawdrence, who lives behind this creek, finds herself drawn to Spencer Berry as someone she could have a real future with assuming they can get past disturbing events that threaten to come between them.
Never in her wildest dreamsCourtney Hudson didn't date, didn't go barhopping and definitely didn't do one-night stands. But when she decided to bust loose for one night, who would have guessed the beautiful young widow would end up in the bed of a sexy, brown-skinned brother from Alaska? Detective Lloyd Vance had moved to the lower forty-eight to escape a troubled past. And after a single, sizzling night of passion with Courtney, he knew he had made the right move. But then tragedy struck, and Lloyd and Courtney got caught up in a twist of fate that threatened to destroy their burgeoning affair. . . .
Beverly Holland lives it up with her older businessman beau, Eric Fox. He gives her everything she craves--except satisfaction between the sheets. Frustrated, she picks up sexy stranger Dante at a hotel bar, who shows her what she's been missing! But he's also about to shake up her life. Beverly has no idea that Eric is really a hitman or that Dante has a vendetta: Eric killed his brother and now he wants Eric dead. Beverly also doesn't know that while she's carrying on with her man's potential killer, her man's carrying on with her best friend, Marilyn--who will do anything to make Eric hers.... When the forces of lust, lies, betrayal and revenge collide, who's going to survive--and who will ultimately be the hitman's woman?
Mackenzie Reese has a new lease on life after her son goes cross-country to live with his father. Then sexy disc jockey Ian Kelly moves in next door--and it's more than just the barbecue that heats up. But unexpected drama soon threatens to rain on this block party. Original.
Weekend reporter Holly Kendall isn't looking for a mile-high romance when she boards a first-class flight home to Houston. Busy with work commitments, the one thing she can't do is let anything sidetrack her. But Anderson Gunn, the sensual legal consultant sitting next to her on the plane, is one irresistible distraction. And once they land on solid ground, their attraction soars.Holly's passionate heart overrules her practical mind-until she discovers that Anderson's exactly the kind of player she vowed to stay away from. An ex-fiancée is just one of the skeletons in Anderson's closet, but he's given up his heartbreaking ways. Yet convincing Holly that he's a changed man is next to impossible. Will his past mistakes cost him a future with the woman of his dreams?
Widower Russell Malloy is finally ready to get on with his life. He may have found the perfect woman to share it with after he meets Sloane Hepburn. The two are taking each other through a whirlwind romance, but is it enough to make this career woman relocate? Original.
Raquel Deneuve prides herself on her ability to make any bad-rap celebrity look good. But the Honolulu image consultant takes on the challenge of her career when she's hired by former NBA hotshot Keanu Bailey. The hard-partying playboy has a rep for never getting serious with any woman. That spells trouble for Raquel when she starts falling for her seductive client. To the world, Keanu is the ultimate bad boy. But he's determined to prove them wrong-especially when he meets Raquel. The part-time hula dancer and sultry beauty soon has him moving to the age-old rhythms of passion and romance. Transformed by Raquel's sensual touch, the infatuated sports star knows he's become a one-woman man. As pleasure flames into love in their private island oasis, can Keanu turn Raquel into a one-man woman?
A new chapter in the book of love? After being left at the altar in Texas, Madison Wagner is determined to fly solo. The once-burned book reviewer's move to Oregon is difficult, especially when she becomes attracted to the one man she should avoid at all costs. She can't help being irresistibly drawn to rugged and handsome bestselling author Stuart Kendall. If only Stuart's sister hadn't married Madison's snake of an ex-fiancé....Although Stuart is secretly thrilled that Madison chose to settle in Portland, he still bears the pain of his ex-wife's cruel betrayal. And he's vowed to protect himself and his young twin daughters from being hurt again. But Madison is different, and she is slowly breaking down his barriers, one by one. Suddenly, Stuart's fantasizing about a future with her. Could they both have a second chance at romance...together?
"Former international model Ivana Kendall-Lancaster gives it all up to marry the love of her life, Trey, and settle into Paradise Bay, Oregon. She never expected him to be unfaithful, but when the worst happens, she isn't sure that anything can repair the mistrust and pain she feels. Trey Lancaster is living a life of wealth and leisure, but all is far from perfect in his world. After an affair with the wife of a wealthy client, he's desperately trying to get past this moment of weakness, knowing that he loves his wife more than anything. Trey's brother, Clyde, enters the picture. Newly released from prison, he carries a dark secret that links his crime to Trey. It doesn't take long for a sex-starved Clyde and a wounded Ivana to become attracted to one another. This attraction turns into one night of forbidden sexual relations. Feeling guilty for betraying Trey, Clyde tries to distance himself. Ivana is left confused and unsure what-or whom-she wants. As the brothers try to come to terms with their issues, a dangerous man from Clyde's past with a score to settle puts the brothers and Ivana in harm's way. Can Ivana and Trey find their way back to each other, or will tragedy forever keep them apart?"
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- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.