Fill a lonely city with one dash of playboy comedian. Add a splash of adult webmistress. Do not shake. Stir. One-night gigs, one-night stands, even one-night in jail...comedian Raphael Augustine is not about the repeat performance. Now he's closing in on a TV deal that might be his route to stardom, he can't let anything unexpected shakeup his careful plans. Or so he tells himself. During Raphael's striptease act at a gay bar, a young woman catches his eye--and his shirt. Daisy is gorgeous, but she's also from world more prim and proper than anything Raphael knows. Falling for her may be the biggest joke the world's played on him yet. Despite her Ivy League education, Daisy's wound up doing the one job she never imagined: working as an adult webmaster. Her degree's collects dust on the wall while she clings to a failing business and spends her days in virtual chat rooms. It's enough to make her want to give up on men entirely--after all, they only seem to want one thing. But when Daisy meets a rakish comic, she begins to doubt her cynical view of love. Could he be the one?
What would you do if you met your soul mate, but you were already married?In The Good Enough Husband, Sylvie Fox delivers a riveting story about a woman who refuses to let her past define her future.For years, Hannah Morrison Keesling's marriage to Michael was good enough. Then she wakes up one morning and it isn't. Taking her puppy Cody along, Hannah drives north to put distance between herself and her past. Planning to go as far as her SUV will take her, she has to stop on the Lost Coast when her dog gets sick. There she meets small town veterinarian Ben Cooper.Ben is the man Hannah wishes she had met first. He's perfect for her, but gun shy because he's been lied to before and vows not to be betrayed again. Hannah leaves Michael and moves to Ben's rural town to pursue a future with the man she knows is her soul mate. But Michael won't let go so easily. Forced to make a decision between the man she chose and the man she loves, Hannah soon realizes that her choices will define everyone else's consequences.
When second chances lead to new secrets... After a long dry spell and a messy divorce, Holly Prentice is ready to get back out in the dating world. She's looking for a man with some stability and the will to commit, but what she gets is far from what she wants. Sexy, younger Nick Andreis is not in her plans. However, she can't resist their undeniable attraction. After all, what's wrong with a little fun before she finds Mr. Right?But Nick has other plans...Now that Holly's single and back on the market, Nick vows to finally get the woman he's wanted all along. But she seems to be holding back. Will Holly's secret put an end to everything before they even get started?
Struggling to pull together the pieces of her life after another falling out with Ohio's most powerful political dynasty, Casey Cort turns her attention toward her budding relationship with rising assistant U.S. Attorney Miles Siegel. Things come to an abrupt halt when circumstances catapult them onto the scene of a horrific crime. Miles investigates the identity of an unlikely criminal mastermind, known on the street as Sledge Hammer. Meanwhile Casey discovers she may hold the key to solve the crime--and to the freedom of innocent women and children in the sex trafficking ring. Can Miles and Casey put the clues together to solve the mystery before the trail runs cold? In this continuation of the Casey Cort series, Sylvie Fox--a former trial lawyer in Cleveland--weaves a tale that blends the best of today's top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women's fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.
Hot nights, huge consequences.Divorced and done with her dry spell, Holly Prentice is ready to get back in the game. But with two conditions: her future mate can't be married to his career, and he has to have a couch. Nick Andreis loves his job, and his only furniture is a king-size bed. He's also single, sexy, and six years Holly's junior. Any guy this hunky and carefree can't be serious about the future.After one spontaneous and explosive night, Holly decides that her search for Mr. Right can wait. Nick can be Mr. Right Now.Nick has waited years for Holly. Now that she's dating again, he's determined to be the only man in her life. He wants what Holly wants: forever. Convincing her of that won't be easy, but Nick agrees - with fingers crossed behind his back - to Holly's idea that they can be bed buddies until someone serious comes along. His plan: use the time between their passionate nights to convince her that he is the one.Will Holly's unexpected pregnancy change the rules of their games? Or can they both decide to play for keeps?Sensuality Level: Sensual
There are only two things Sophie Reid doesn't do: lawyers and sex. When sexy lawyer Ryan Becker stumbles into her life, her first two thoughts are "no," and "definitely no." After Sophie and Ryan rescue a dog from certain death on the Hollywood Freeway, they share one smoldering kiss. Sophie knows a potential train wreck when she sees it and leaves the dog and Ryan at the pound knowing she'll never see either of them again.Poor kid turned corporate attorney, Ryan vowed he'd get an education, succeed, and be welcomed in the front door of the most stately homes in Beverly Hills. Now that his career is on an upward trajectory, he is ready to settle down. Unfortunately, the women he has been meeting haven't set his heart racing. Enter: Sophie.A master of persuasion by profession, Ryan convinces Sophie to pursue their undeniable mutual attraction. But Ryan's quest to be a success at the very occupation she reviles rankles her.When a Hollywood union strikes, Ryan and Sophie find themselves on opposite sides of the bargaining table. Can their sparks in the bedroom overcome their standoff in the boardroom? Sensuality Level: Sensual
Sheila Harrison Grant is the first African American woman ever nominated to the federal bench in Cleveland. But when her thirteen-year-old daughter Olivia shares a family secret with a well-meaning guidance counselor, she sets the wheels in motion to feed a partisan senate's opposition, threatening her mother's position...and both of their lives. Once an ambitious young law student with promise, Casey Cort made the mistake of crossing a classmate from a prominent and influential family. Now she works as an unfulfilled, faceless cog in a broken legal system. When fate gives Casey a second chance, she has to set aside her lack of faith in justice and find the strength to fight for those with nowhere else to turn. In this first novel of the Casey Cort series, Sylvie Fox--a former trial lawyer in Cleveland--weaves a tale that blends the best of today's top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women's fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.
Whoever said that time heals all wounds . . . lied. A decade after the death of her husband, Nari Yoon still mourns. On the ten-year anniversary of the worst day of her life, co-worker Lucas Tucker tries to save her from self destruction in a tropical paradise. But Nari doesn't want salvation, she wants to keep her past buried. Nari wants to forget, but Lucas wants to remember . . . Tall and blond, Lucas always stood out in the short, brunette adoptive family. Driven by his search for truth, he flies two thousand miles to the Hawaiian island where he was born, determined to find his birth parents. The truth may be more than he is ready for . . . . When Lucas forces Nari to confront her past, she tries to forgive herself. But once Lucas discovers the truth about Nari, can he move past judgment to love?
Trapped and alone, she turns to the one man she left so long ago... Choosing her career over love years ago, Jessie Morales is finally reaping the rewards of her fateful decision. Just as she's relishing in the idea of a possible promotion, Jessie finds herself trapped in an elevator after a life-threatening earthquake, questioning the path her life has taken.LAPD officer Cameron Becker would do anything for his ex, so when she calls him, frantic for help, he drops everything to be there for her. When the immediate danger passes and old yearnings arise, Cameron and Jessie can't resist what they still feel. With their families desperate to keep them apart and their careers still tugging them in different directions, can they rely on fate to keep them right where they belong--together again?
Losing the most high profile case of her career ironically made Casey Cort a winner. Well-heeled clients now knock on her door, and Tom Brody, her rich ex-boyfriend, wants her back. But entry into the upper echelon comes at a price. The newest assistant United States attorney, Miles Siegel, has set his sights on nailing a public figure he believes to be corrupt: Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Judge Eamon Brody. But Brody's brothers, one the presiding judge of the county, the other the state attorney general, aren't about to let that happen. When Casey gets retained by single mom Claire Henshaw, to wrest custody from her son's irresponsible father, Casey handles her first case before the controversial judge . . . and learns something that will force her to make the hardest decision of her life. In this continuation of the Casey Cort series, Sylvie Fox--a former trial lawyer in Cleveland--weaves a tale that blends the best of today's top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women's fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.
All is fair in love and law....Sophie Reid is a survivor--and she's done just that by steering clear of lawyers and sex with hunky strangers. After enduring a childhood of judgmental, distant parents, Sophie knows that lawyers are the lowest form of life on earth, and she refuses to let anyone tell her different. After one smoldering kiss, she plans to leave the lawyer and her bad judgment in the dust.Ryan Becker, attorney-at-law, with his perfected art of persuasion attempts to convince Sophie that they can have more. Ryan is ready to take on the biggest challenge of his life: proving without a shadow of doubt that he and Sophie belong together.Torn between her desire for him and her deep-seated mistrust for his profession pulls her in different directions. Still harboring pain from her past, Sophie can't see a future with Ryan--especially when a controversy puts them on opposite sides. With a wedge driven between them, Sophie realizes that she was right all along. Now, it's up to the lawyer to convince her that the pain from her past won't destroy their future.
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