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Meet Daniel, the fourth of five unforgettable characters in the Emerald Springs Legacy.Life in the small town of Emerald Springs, Washington, is anything but slow and peaceful. An old feud between former business partners Whitman and Sanders keeps competition on a high burner, fueling resentment, renewing rivalries . . . and love. Now someone is trying to bring down Emerald Tea Farm, and it's up to both families to protect their future while still wrangling over the past.Daniel Whitman has a plan to turn the family resort into an exclusive eco-friendly resort, but his family thinks the timing is wrong. Undaunted, he heads off to Australia to investigate an award-winning spa. He's immediately attracted to marketing manager Rochelle Harris but pushes it aside to concentrate on business.After growing up with a mother who frittered away every penny her father earned, Rochelle's only goal is to become financially secure without relying on anyone. Her innovative ideas put her resort at the top of its field, and she doesn't need a sexy, attractive American distracting her from her plans.The more time they spend together, the more the attraction grows. Then a disaster back home has consequences even Daniel's not prepared for. Rochelle is left to pick up the pieces of her shattered dreams. Can either of them start their lives over, or will circumstances beyond their control force them both to take a risk and trust again?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Life in the small town of Emerald Springs, Washington, is anything but slow and peaceful. An old feud between former business partners Whitman and Sanders keeps competition on a high burner, fueling resentment and renewing rivalries . . . and love. Now someone is trying to bring down Emerald Tea Farm, and it's up to both families to protect their future while still wrangling over the past. Meet the unforgettable men and women of Emerald Springs in this digital romance collection.Adam's Ambition by Monica Tillery:Adam Whitman left Emerald Springs long ago and has forged a career for himself out of the family's shadow. But when his father calls him home, he gets a second chance at romance with Zoe Miller, the love he left behind and couldn't forget.Colleen's Choice by Holley Trent:Colleen Sanders watched her father, Joe, fritter away the family business, but now that she's in charge, she has a plan to turn the outfit around . . . even if she has to marry the farm's handsome handyman, Alan Provost, to do it.Chad's Chance by Elley Arden:Chad Whitman's been successfully running the family diner, but now he wants to convert it into a microbrewery. When he hires Jen Chavez as a consultant, his whole world is turned upside down.Daniel's Decision by Nicole Flockton:Daniel Whitman has big plans to upgrade the family's farm, but then he meets Rochelle Harris on a research trip in Australia. Can he convince this careerwoman to take a chance on love halfway around the world?Ashley's Allegiance by Robyn Neeley:Ashley Whitman's ready to step up and contribute to the family tea legacy just like her successful cousins. But as the conspiracy surrounding the farm deepens, so does her relationship with Sheriff Jacob Sanders. Their families have been rivals for years . . . can a union between them finally bring peace to Emerald Springs?Sensuality Level: Sensual
True love comes rolling in with the tide in these ten oceanside tales. From the crystal waters of the Caribbean to the sunny shores of Hawaii, the historic coast of Melbourne or a fishing village in Maine, these beachfront books will deliver the joys of summer loving any time of year!Island Pursuits: Former U.S. Marine Adrian Mendez returns to his homeland of Trinidad and Tobago only to run into a feisty island goddess with one flaw - she has no love of anything military.Caribbean Melody: Their dancing duo was an overnight sensation at the posh Martinique hotel, but is Kristen just Leon's ticket to stardom or something more?Surge: University transfer student Marcus sets out to earn fellow student Lara's friendship, but a secret could jeopardize everything he's worked for his entire life. As the heat rises, he must choose between love and his dreams.Doubts of the Heart: Recent breast cancer survivor Nica Dobson is trying to regain her spirit and accept the changes in her body and mind. Now an old flame and ancient secrets challenge her to embrace love, too.Naturally Enchanted: As a struggling journalist, Owen Cooper has to make a name for himself, and a tip that a real-life witch is living on Mango Cove may just lead to the big story he needs. Undercover as a shipwrecked tourist, he worms his way into Ezra's family and their secrets, but can he get her out of his heart?Seducing Phoebe: Phoebe Fitzgerald is about to marry wonderful Marco Petronelli - until her ex turns up and declares his undying love for her. Confused about her feelings, she calls off her wedding. Can Marco convince her their relationship is worth saving?His Hawaiian Christmas: When Clara O'Fallen gets a promotion to paradise, she can't help feeling homesick for her Wisconsin winters. But smiling surfer Kai Schmitt might just show this scrooge how to hang loose and catch the spirit of the season - the aloha spirit!Paradise Point: Inheriting half ownership in Paradise Point marina is a break Liv Barnette embraces with open arms. The sexy downside? Sharing her windfall with Army Ranger Adam Lark, who wants her gone . . . or so he thinks.California Sunset: Annie Gerhard is struggling to keep her Silicon Valley techie job during a recession, while John Johnson is trying to make a go of his bookstore. Neither has time for romance, but fate is taking care of business.Five of Hearts: As lead singer for the boy band Five of Hearts, Dean learned that women only want him for his money and fame. So he has a good reason for hiding his alter ego from his neighbor, Shannon, and everyone else in Scallop Shores. But the closer he gets to Shannon and her children, the more he realizes he may have made a mistake.Sensuality Level: Sensual
As attractions simmer between the staff at a busy Perth hospital, four couples find their defenses falling and secrets revealed. Making time for romance is a challenge in this fast-paced, high-pressure environment. But risking it all for love turns out to be just what the doctor ordered.Masquerade: Sophie Franklyn and Alex Scavoni spend a sizzling New Year's Eve in each other's arms, reveling in the anonymity of a masked party. The next time the two meet, it's in the high pressure world of emergency room medicine where they must work side by side.Rescuing Dawn: Nurse Dawn Granger has loved and lost and it's a road she's not prepared to travel again - that is until paramedic Andrew Holmes reappears and makes her question feelings she thought long dead.Seducing Phoebe: Phoebe Fitzgerald is about to marry a wonderful man - until her ex turns up and declares his undying love for her. Confused about her feelings, she calls off her wedding to Marco Petronelli. Can Marco convince her their relationship is worth saving?Trapped by Cupid: Nurse Lisa Wheeler wouldn't mind getting swept off her feet this Valentine's Day, but she's stuck working the late shift with arrogant Dr. Noah Collins. When this couple gets stuck in a stalled elevator, it turns out the ER's golden boy might just have a secret soft side - and Cupid might have better aim than she thought.Sensuality Level: Sensual
After being humiliated by her fiancee, Sophie Franklyn has decided that getting involved with work colleagues and men in general isn't for her. Now her focus is going to be on her career and her recent promotion. That is until at a New Year's Eve masquerade ball, she meets a man who tempts her to question her choices. Alex Scavoni is extremely dedicated to his job--so dedicated that his first marriage crumbled under the pressure of his dedication. Now he's happily single, with a new job he's excited to start. When he meets a masked Sophie at the ball, she fires desires in him he thought long dead. He spends a wonderful night with her, but wakes up alone. The next time the two meet, it's in the high-pressure world of emergency room medicine, where they must work side by side. While they deal with the stresses of the emergency ward, they endeavor to keep their feelings for each other on a professional level. When the desire that pushed them together that one night flares to life again, can they ignore them, or will their one night together have consequences neither of them planned on? Sensuality Level: Sensual
Sometimes Cupid works in mysterious ways. This diverse collection of Valentine tales proves that love can be found when you least expect it and in the least likely places . . . A farmer, a doctor, a biker, and a werewolf all get struck by the love god's arrows in this sweet and super-sexy anthology.Bloom by Rachel CrossWhen L.A.'s charity fundraising maven Ava Bennett heads out to the middle of nowhere to check on a friend of her rock star client, she's shocked to discover the surly farmer she meets is actually Nathaniel Robinson. Once an infamous music producer, Nate traded in his fast-paced lifestyle for sanity - and now lives off the grid as a small organic farmer. Can a career woman find love with a virtual hermit?Laying Down His Colors by Debra KaynA year ago on Valentine's Day, Kristen Mead had a night she can't forget with Bruce Grennan. But the Bantorus Motorcycle Club member and Cactus Cove bartender has ignored her ever since. As a Club kid, she knows the golden rule: you never mess with a fellow member's daughter. But she's all grown up, and ready to stake a claim on her man. Will he risk everything - including the respect of his brothers - to make Kristin his?Trapped by Cupid by Nicole FlocktonNurse Lisa Wheeler wouldn't mind getting swept off her feet this Valentine's Day, but it seems Cupid's arrow has passed her by. Instead, she's stuck working the late shift with arrogant Dr. Noah Collins. But when this couple gets stuck in a stalled elevator, it turns out the ER's golden boy might just have a secret soft side - and Cupid might have better aim than she thought.A Demoness Matched by Holley TrentLiberated from a dangerous cult, Julia Tate needs protection from her incubus father. Luckily, her brother Charles, an eros demon, knows just where she can find it: at the home of reclusive former baseball star Calvin Wolff. The mysterious Mr. Wolff is hiding a hairy secret and doesn't want to let anyone get close, but he's drawn to this innocent young woman's enthusiasm. When trouble finds them, they discover a werewolf and a demoness just might make an out-of-this-world match.Sensuality Level: Sensual
He helps save lives, now he wants to save hers.Dawn Granger has loved and lost and it's a road she's not prepared to travel again - that is until her past turns up and has her questioning her resolve.Andrew Holmes has sailed the globe numerous times, but when he almost loses his life, he decides he needs to give something back, so he returns home and trains as a paramedic. When he runs into his former sweetheart he is surprised to find an attraction he thought dead come to life. When he sees Dawn's sadness, he knows he will do anything to make her smile again.Dawn tries to resist Andrew but their past pulls at her in ways she thought long dead. Can she trust a man who ran out on her once before? Can she risk putting her heart on the line again? Or will it all be taken from her again?
There's nothing secondhand about a second chance at love, as these ten couples prove when their paths cross again. Come along for the ride as they learn just how powerful and sexy destiny can be:Holiday Wedding: Drew Cannon's attempt at a high-profile holiday doll for his family's company was a bust. To save the company's bottom line, he must team up with the company's marketing director, Lauren Kincaid - the woman who dumped him a year ago. Will working together mend and reunite their broken hearts?Secrets of the Heart: After a bad break up, Isabelle poured her heart into becoming a respected cardiologist. But now her flame, Nick Carter, has reappeared as Prince Nicholas Corsairs, heir to the throne of Wellfleet Isle, and he needs her to care for his ailing father.As If You Never Left Me: Rey and Joely Birch had what they thought was a perfect marriage . . . until it fell apart. Joely picked up the pieces and built a successful retail business. Now Rey is back, determined to win her heart again. But will his carefully laid plans disintegrate when she finds out what really brought him to Colorado?Marrying the Wrong Man: Morgan Parrish's dad planned her marriage to a man destined to be president of the United States, but she fell in love with the town drunk's son, got pregnant, and fled. Now she's back and waitressing at the bistro Charlie Cramer manages. If they give in to the attraction and screw things up again, their daughter will deal with the fallout, or they just might get that American dream after all.Coming Home: No woman ever really forgets her first love. Callie Sorenson's was tall, tanned, and - as her older brother's best friend - completely off limits. But now fate has brought her back home, where Callie quickly realizes that old feelings die hard. Can Danny McCutcheon win over the woman she's become?Love's Replay: Sandra Miller didn't think twice about the opportunity to move to a new city for her career. But the success she needs now comes at a high price: she'll have to partner with David Henderson, the man who said he loved her then crushed her heart. He's making it clear he wants her back, but is the potential personal pain worth the professional gain?Rescuing Dawn: Nurse Dawn Granger has loved and lost and it's a road she's not prepared to travel again - that is until paramedic Andrew Holmes reappears and makes her question feelings she thought long dead.The Bull Rider's Brother: Lizzie Hudson is enjoying rodeo weekend and the start of summer when James Sullivan, the cowboy who got away, walks his Justin Ropers back into her life. Can he learn to redefine family before she gives up on him and marries another?Wynter's Journey: Tragedy tore Wynter and Sam apart before he could tell her how he felt about her. Now fate has dropped her off on his doorstep, widowed, desperately broke, and very pregnant. His sense of honor dictates that he take her in, but soon old feelings resurface. Now the one person he'd wanted to leave behind is the one person he can't let go.Her Soldier's Touch: When U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Colten Taylor returns briefly to Phoenix to bury his brother, he's shocked to see Rachel Madison waiting for him at the airport. He regrets the morning he walked away from her; coming from an abusive home taught Colt to put limits on all his relationships. But now that she has his son in tow, will he keep running?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Phoebe Fitzgerald is about to marry a wonderful man - that is until her ex turns up and declares his undying love for her. Confused about her feelings, she calls off her wedding to Marco Petronelli.Marco knows his offer to wed Phoebe isn't a love match, but he cares for her and believes the compatibility they share will be enough to sustain their marriage. He is forced to admit his emotions go far deeper when Phoebe calls off the wedding, and now he will do almost anything to make her realize they are meant for each other.Can he convince Phoebe that their relationship is worth saving? Or will secrets from both their pasts be too much to overcome?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Small town. Big secrets. Welcome to Sweet Ridge.Gage Cooper has always wanted the family cabin. Not only for the oil on the property, but as a way to prove to his father that Gage's past doesn't define his future. When his dad wills the land to stranger Charlotte Wilkinson and all Gage gets is a mysterious key, he's determined to do anything to get his rightful inheritance back.Charlotte Wilkinson never expected to inherit a piece of property in Sweet Ridge, Texas - the Aussie businesswoman is focused on building an environmental analyst career here in the States. But the moment arrogant oil-man Gage Cooper walks into her office accusing her of seducing his father, all plans for selling the property to him fly out the window.Then fate threatens to send her back to Australia and the dueling duo are forced to accept a fake marriage to keep their dreams alive. But as they discover common ground and a surprising chemistry together, suddenly Gage must decide what's worth more: the land he's always coveted or a future with Charlotte.Sensuality Level: Sensual
This charming Australian rural romance will remind you of the true meaning of the holiday spirit and the power of love.Kyle Davis doesn't do Christmas since he lost his whole family in the Boxing Day tsunami last decade. His idea of celebrating is going to his Margaret River property and cuddling up with his liquor cabinet. So finding Jordan Hastings in his shower is unacceptable - no matter how his body responds to her, a relationship is not on his holiday wish list.After being betrayed by the man she thought loved her, winemaker Jordan has taken over her father's caretaker position - and a little bit more - at the rural vineyard. She's trying to get her career on track by bringing the neglected grapes on the property back to life. Handsome Kyle is hard to resist, especially after they grow closer and she learns of his tragic past. But falling for a man who controls her employment is not on the table.Yet the more time they spend together, the more it appears that taking another risk on living and loving could be the best Christmas gift after all.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Size doesn't always matter! USA Today best-selling author Alicia Hunter Pace and nine more Crimson Romance stars prove that good things come in small packages with this collection of ten sexy short stories. Whether you're on the subway, in line at the market, or counting the minutes till the kids' soccer practice ends - anywhere and anytime you're in the mood, these Mr. Rights are waiting to sweep you away:Slugger Gone South: When New York Yankee Marc MacNeal comes to Merritt, Alabama, for a charity golf tournament, he's shocked to be reunited with his ex-fiancee, Bailey Watkins. It could be the perfect chance to get some long-awaited closure - or the start of a whole new ball game. . . The Real Thing: Mac Buchanan and Gemma Gilmore can't keep their hands off each other - until his undercover assignment reveals she's behind an art forgery. But is she faking her responses to him, too?Between the Sheets: An annual retreat is the perfect setting for music teacher Maggie Schafer to turn over a new leaf in her love life, but unfortunately, she's only pretending Randy Devers is her boyfriend this week. Or is she?Trade Off: Traded and jaded, catcher Ben Border is considering stepping out from behind the plate . . . until he runs into former flame Scarlett Dare. The sexy marketing executive still sends him into a fever pitch, but is she willing to trade Fortune 500 success for a happily ever after? Bloom: When L.A.'s charity fundraising maven Ava Bennett heads out to the middle of nowhere to check on a friend for her rock star client, she never expected to tangle with infamous music producer Nate Robinson, who traded his fast-paced lifestyle for sanity. Can a career woman find love with a virtual hermit? Valentine Vote: Courtney Larson is a lobbyist for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Eric Morrison is a U.S senator from a North Carolina tobacco family. They're entrenched on opposing sides of a new tobacco tax, but their sexual tension can't be denied. Can they find common ground on the Senate floor and in the bedroom?Safe at Home: Amanda Warner hates baseball but knows it'll take a swing for the fences to save her dad's hardware store. Hoping his star power will bring the crowds, she sets her sights on Scorpions' all-star Josh "Hotstuff" Arrevalos. But is her heart ready to play ball again? Trapped by Cupid: Cupid's arrow has missed nurse Lisa Wheeler, who is stuck working the late shift with arrogant Dr. Noah Collins. But when this couple gets stuck in a stalled elevator, it turns out the ER's golden boy might just have a secret soft side - and Cupid might have better aim than she thought.The Rebel's Own: Back in high school, a cruel prank left shy Kennedy Bailey pregnant and alone. But now she's gorgeous and grown-up and she won't let anything stop her from saving her five-year-old son's life when he's diagnosed with leukemia. Even if it means confronting his father, NFL quarterback Ryan Carville, who wants a second chance to show he's no longer a spineless boy but a man worth loving.Trouble Brewing: Richard Whitman and Joe Sanders co-founded the WhitSand farm in bucolic Emerald Springs, Washington. But when the duo disagrees on a future direction for their thriving business, a feud brews that will span decades. It's the prequel to Crimson's wildly successful Emerald Springs Legacy series you don't want to miss!Sensuality Level: Sensual
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