Romance

August’s Featured Authors

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This month’s list of featured authors has something for everyone. From sweet contemporary romance to naughty paranormal romance. So tell me, are you ready to fall in love with a hero?

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Rich Little Poor Girl: An Interracial Second Chance Romance
by C.L. Donley

A “semi-sweet” romance.
Renown local designer Cynthia Gordon is a woman of humble beginnings– starting out as a cafeteria worker at The Dvorak Group, a prestigious investment banking firm in the heart of Wall Street run by Solomon Dvorak. When she steals the heart of the CEO’s handsome son and heir apparent Ben Dvorak, Solomon comes up with a plan to keep the girl from de-railing his plans for his son.
Ten years later, Cynthia Gordon returns to settle the score, without getting her heart involved. Now that Ben is poised to take over the company after his father’s illness, Ben is determined to find out what really happened all those years ago– and ultimately how to win her back.

Buy links:
https://amzn.to/3141Sf9
https://books2read.com/u/4EQORl

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Kill Shot by Amber Malloy

The only thing standing in the way of one perfect life is her torturous past.
Invited to speak for the United Nations, International Attorney Ashe Marcille is on the fast track. However, everything changes when she finds her law partner dead. Left with no option but to abandon her hard-earned career, she goes on the run.

Walker Knight, owner of a high-tech security firm, left the spy games years ago. A former agent for J8, he had no intention of returning to that life until the agency calls in one last favor. It should have been an easy job—pick up then drop off a lawyer with no questions asked. But, best laid plans…
Attracted to the attorney from the minute he laid eyes on her, Walker sets out to solve her case. Until he can figure out who wants her dead, he’ll have to keep her close…very close.

Buy link: https://amzn.to/2yrBGPb

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Love’s Dance by Loni London

When Journey Mills returns to her hometown of Miami to help out an old friend and start a new job, she doesn’t expect to run into her high school crush, Reid St. Cloud. They never ran in the same circles back in the day, and she figured her schoolgirl crush was just that — a crush that would never amount to anything more.

Now, more than ten years later, she’s surprised to run into him back home. After all, with his track star reputation and movie star good looks, Journey expected Reid to be somewhere else, living a glamorous life and doing amazing things.

She’s also surprised to see her old feelings for him resurface. Instead of the self-assured dance school instructor she’s become, she feels like the old, shy Journey she always was around him.

When Reid sees Journey again after a decade, he’s shocked by the depth of his attraction for her. No longer the wallflower he remembered from ten years ago, Journey is now a confident, sexy woman who draws him in from the start. Although his Olympic dreams never materialized, he’s made a comfortable living for himself in his hometown and made peace with those old ambitions.

Despite their attraction to each other, however, and before Journey and Reid can forge a lasting connection, someone from his past comes onto the scene. Reid’s ex-flame has her eyes on him and she’ll stop at nothing to sink her claws into the man she wants.

Who will Reid choose? The comfort of the familiar or the woman who makes his heart dance every time she smiles?

Buy link: https://amzn.to/2MA0fl8

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Yasmine

Pause, take a breath, and glisten…

That’s the better way to phrase Yasmine Brown sweating to death on her first hike, which is, obviously her punishment for being too cheap or too stubborn to buy the outdoor-loving woman she calls her best friend a stupid gift.

Most people are willing to accept her famous baked desserts as the perfect present. After all, she is an internationally renowned pastry chef.

Unfortunately, that trick doesn’t work when your best friend is also your employee.

One little trek to make the birthday brat happy won’t kill her, right?

Sutton

Halt, take a sip, oh no, she’s slippin’…

One minute Sutton Thisleton is having a drink, and the next he’s helping the most gorgeous woman he’s ever crossed paths with out of the small hole she fell into.

Most people wouldn’t see this as the right opportunity to grab a date. They also wouldn’t wander from city to city because the wind seemed to shift them another direction one random afternoon.

Good thing he’s never been most people.

One assisted hop back to the vixen’s vehicle won’t completely change his life, right?

What will happen when these two opposite worlds continuously collide?

Will they find a way to create a sweet, long lasting treat together, or will it end with one of them being told to take a permanent hike?

Buy link: https://amzn.to/31aDuIW

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The Taming of Larue by L. Loren.

LaRue “Church Mouse” Simmons is a feisty pain in my ass. I knew I loved her when we met in that biker bar two years ago. She blew me off then, but now she’s back and needs my help. I will do anything to show her she belongs with me. Even help her avenge her father’s death. If I can only get her to curb that attitude and listen, we’ll get along just fine. But, who said love was easy? She’s stubborn, independent and thinks she knows everything. I’m a surly bastard who enjoys the game more than she knows. It’s going to be fun taming LaRue.

***This is Book 2 in The Predator MC Series. Book 1 in this series is a prequel, and is only available to the author’s newsletter subscribers. However, The Taming of LaRue can be enjoyed as a Standalone novel.***

Buy link: https://amzn.to/333JUv2

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Safe Place by Shani Greene-Dowdell

Safe Place Books 1 and 2 Included:

Book 1:
Tameka Oliver has one job: dance with the best man at her sister’s reception. Except when they begin to sway to the music, something she’s not trying to feel again washes over her. It’s a heated connection that sends her running out of the reception hall…and far away from Jeb Holloway.

Jeb has her right where he wants her, safe in his arms. Then, she pulls away, leaving him feeling empty mid-dance. Not long ago, he wouldn’t have imagined desiring a woman like Tameka. Now that he’s opened his mind and heart for love without color lines, he’s ready to convince Tameka her heart is safe with him.

Book 2:
Tameka Oliver’s ex-husband made her life miserable when they were together. When he loses his memory, he thinks they’re still married and deeply in love. How does she tell a sick man, not only are they not married, she can’t stand the sight of him and is about to marry another man?

Jeb Holloway has a dilemma. After discovering life without hate and loving it, he falls in love with the woman of his dreams—Tameka. Because of the hidden hate culture in his old circle of friends in their small hick town, he wants to elope to an island and marry her, but how will Tameka react to his plan?

The men in Tameka’s life have enough drama to start a small war in Alabama. Will old town ways win, or will a new season of love over hate prevail?

Buy link: https://amzn.to/2LPBty1

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All it took was one stroke to spark her creativity.
Career wise, Willow Thompson has been struggling for a while now. However, after an unplanned girls’ night out and a surprising purchase, things begin to look up for her. Not only in her work life, but also in her personal life. Rejuvenated, she’s feeling brave enough to stand up to her new boss and ex best friend, Kang. However, standing up to him is the easy part.
Falling for him is what’s going to get her into trouble.

He thought he was over her. He was wrong.
Kang Kyung-Jun has only been in love once in his entire life. The person he fell for is his former best friend, Willow. Her rejection shaped him into the cold calculating businessman he is today. When the opportunity arises for him to be the new general manager of the company she works for, Kang jumps at the chance to be the boss of the woman who crushed his heart. However, his plan starts to backfire once he’s in her presence again. The longer he’s around her, the more the icebox he calls a heart begins to thaw.

Now that he has her in his life again, will he fight to keep her close to him?
Or will he reject her, the same way she rejected him?

Get ready to purr with Kang and Willow.
This is one book in The Kitty Chronicles. Purchase all seven from participating authors for a sizzling summer read!
The Healing Kitty, The Enlightened Kitty, The Joyful Kitty, The Lucky Kitty, The Money Kitty, The Creative Kitty and The Mad Kitty.

Buy link: https://amzn.to/321M0uJ

ILDR August giveaway

Enter this month’s giveaway for a chance to win a swag bag filled with goodies from some of your favorite authors.

Giveaway link: bit.ly/ILDRaugust

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