I’m an avid reader for many years now. Started with See Jane Run books (showing my age), moved on to the Boxcar Kids, and Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys. Then I graduated to Harold Robbins and Jackie Collins.
I have since broadened my reading to now include several different genres: romance, romantic suspense, thriller/mystery, suspense, and paranormal.
Right now I am a primary caregiver for my mother and spend most of my time reading. I have one daughter and a grandson that is the light of my life. A sister and two lovely nieces and a precious great niece.
Emlyn recently learned she’s a direct descendant of a woman hanged as a witch in 1692. She has a book filled with arcane recipes and chants passed down through her family. Possessed of, or perhaps by a vivid imagination, she intends to use these to solve Jimmy’s murder before Roger takes revenge on the killer. But she’s new to this “witch thing,” and needs help from her friend Rebecca Nurse, whose ancestor also took a short drop from a Salem tree.
Rebecca’s not much better at deciphering the ancient directions, and while the women stumble over spell after spell, the number possible killers grows. When Chief Woodward’s wife is shot and a bottle bomb bursts through Emlyn’s window, it becomes clear she’s next on the killer’s list. More info →
ATF Special Agent Carter Boone arrives in Oak Bend after following church fires across two states. Determined to find the suspect and make the arrest so he can earn his next promotion, Carter believes he has finally identified the arsonist: the brother of an Oak Bend police officer. But instead of making what he’d hoped would be an easy arrest, he finds himself locking horns with his suspect’s beautiful sister.
Police Officer Eve Sutton is conducting an investigation of her own. She knows her brother is innocent, even if the handsome but stubborn special agent in charge refuses to believe her. But as she gets closer to uncovering the truth, arson turns to attempted murder, and Eve discovers that her role in the investigation could cause her to become the killer’s next victim.
As Carter and Eve race to catch a deadly criminal, tempers clash and desires erupt, but the simmering passion between them is as difficult to contain as the fires burning in Oak Bend. Can they find the culprit before the town – and their hot romance – goes up in flames?
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When Michael shows up to rekindle their romance, Santana realizes she still loves him. But there is more at stake now, because Santana knows she has discovered who she really is.
Can Michael accept the new her? Will he agree to a relationship that includes the BDSM world? Or will Santana have to let him go in order to remain true to herself?
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Lainey is terrified that Walker will divulge their secret. If he does, Lainey is a dead woman. But despite the danger, she can't forget the one passionate night she spent in Walker's arms. Walker demands answers from Lainey: What secret is she hiding? Why is she so afraid? And when people begin dying, he wants to get to the bottom of it. Why is the police chief trying to brush off the deaths? Why doesn't he want Walker to work the cases? What kind of secrets is he hiding?
Drawn together, unable to deny their passion, they risk their lives. Lainey is trapped. Walker is determined to save her and uncover the truth. Can they expose the secrets before a ruthless man destroys any hope for a brighter future? More info →
Little by little, Emma begins to open her heart again. But Jack has a past, too. And it's come back to haunt him, wreaking havoc on their budding romance. Can Emma let go of the hurt and learn to trust Jack completely? Or is their relationship doomed to be a one act play? More info →
Colin Palmer, co-owner of a prominent St. Helena construction company and highly sought after bachelor feels like something is missing. When he lands a contract with a prestigious developer, which could lead to an exclusive deal, it seems as if all the pieces are finally coming together… Except for the one piece that’s been missing, the girl who ran away with his heart, taking his future with her. As the project nears completion and success is around the corner, could the road block of his past be the wrecking ball of his future or will he put his feelings aside to get the job done?
Natalie and Colin are both looking to make their mark with a fresh start… But when their St. Helena history follows them to Santa Barbara, it seems their wounds are the only thing fresh. Will this reunion be the blue prints for disaster… or forever?
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Local bar owner Brian Andrews knows a thing or two about making his own way. This surfer turned bar owner has proved his family wrong by starting and operating a booming beachfront bar. When the idea of expanding his business proves to be more challenging than he anticipates, Brian finds himself needing help. It just so happens the man for the job isn't a man at all, it's the ice queen who left his bed cold after a wild night of passion. Brian has to prove there's more to him than hitting the beach and pouring drinks, while showing Lillian how to live a little.
It could be the perfect blend of business and pleasure. But will Brian be able to knock down Lillian’s walls and put her back together, or is she destined to be forever broken?
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Forced to work together, they forge a tentative friendship that erupts into a heated affair.
As their relationship grows, doubts and fears surface, causing tension that can’t be ignored. And when an explosive discovery rocks their world, James and Liv must make a decision.
Will they allow old wounds to tear them apart? Or fight for their one chance at true love? More info →
World renowned developer, Ferris Hampton has it all, money, women and power, but it never seems to be enough. This restless bachelor has always put work first. It’s what has made him so successful. In the height of his career he realizes he’s surrounded by very few real friends. Most want him for what he can offer. When Ferris wanders off from a beach party, connecting with a beautiful young woman, he finds himself for the first time being wanted, but for nothing more than the man he is. The catch is, she doesn’t really know who he is or what is expected of him. Allowing himself this one night, but there can be no more… no matter how complete she makes him feel, she would never fit into his world. A world he has worked so hard to build.
Daisy and Ferris are on completely different paths, when their worlds collide. Will their carefully laid plans tear them apart or will they be able to save forever?
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