Claire Marti started writing stories as soon as she was old enough to pick up pencil and paper. After graduating from the University of Virginia with a BA in English Literature, Claire was sidetracked by other careers, including practicing law, selling software for legal publishers, and managing a non-profit animal rescue for a Hollywood actress. Her award winning debut novel, SECOND CHANCE IN LAGUNA, won best unpublished contemporary romance in the Heart of the Molly and third place in...Read More
From the Bestselling author of THE CONVENIENT GROOM (now a beloved Hallmark Original movie) comes a series about family relationships and finding love. Pick up the completed Chapel Springs series and fall in love with the McKinleys!
Denise Hunter, author of more than 30 books writes with "The perfect blend of juicy steaminess and wholesome affection." --The Modest Millennial
Do you love your career but sometimes feel stuck or undervalued? Are you getting paid less than you should be? Does your confidence leave the building in certain tough work situations? It's possible that your good girl instincts are holding you back from the career, paycheck, and success that you want and deserve.
In the upcoming non-fiction release THE GUTSY GIRL HANDOOOK: YOUR MANIFESTO FOR SUCCESS (April 3), New York Times bestselling author, former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, and suspense novelist Kate White shares bold, actionable success strategies for women in any field or at any stage in their career. She'll show you how to:
--own your excellence and ambition
--generate killer ideas that will take the office by storm
--speak up in meetings so you're heard, not interrupted
--worry less about needing all the likes
--ask for the money, perks, and opportunities, you want and deserve
This is the perfect book for any woman who senses she should be going bigger, bolder, and, yes, more badass at work. And it's a fabulous graduation gift!
To pre-order THE GUTSY GIRL HANDBOOK: YOUR MANIFESTO FOR SUCCESS, click one of the links below
This past month, I've been talking about THIS HEART OF MINE on Facebook. THIS HEART OF MINE is book #5 in my fan-favorite Chicago Stars Series. We first met Molly Somerville in IT HAD TO BE YOU. Now all grown up, Molly loves her career as the creator of the Daphne the Bunny children's book series, but the rest of her life could use some improvement. Then there's her long-term crush on the quarterback for the Chicago Stars football team her sister owns---that awful, gorgeous Kevin Tucker (NOBODY'S BABY BUT MINE), a man who can't even remember Molly's name! Molly and Kevin battle their attraction and each other as they face one of life's most important lessons. Sometimes love hurts, sometimes it makes you mad as hell, and sometimes---if you're lucky---it can heal in a most unexpected way. Order your copy today.
In MARCH, Jennifer Ashley (writing as Allyson James) will release DRAGON BITES, Book 6 of the Stormwalker series (urban fantasy / paranormal romance). You can pre-order the book (in print and e-book), here:
The book will also be out on Kobo and Google, and also in audio!
Release date is March 20.
In April, look for the next Captain Lacey Regency Mystery, MURDER IN ST. GILES (by Jennifer w/a Ashley Gardner).
Sexy, heroic protectors...they keep us safe...they steal our hearts.
BURNOUT, the first of my NYPD Blue & Gold Series, is my baby---my first published novel ever! Between my law enforcement career, my love of cooking, and my never-ending pursuit of writing the ultimate happily-ever-after romantic suspense, I put my heart and soul into this story. Just sayin', this novel has it all---suspense, mouth-watering food, and a love powerful enough to overcome anything.
A police chief with more pain and baggage than any man should have to endure.
A woman on a soul-searching quest to find the life she was destined for.
A man so evil, he'll stop at nothing to pursue his quest for power.
I'll be attending the Reader Author Get Together in Ohio, June 7-9. The RAGT is a fan-friendly event where readers and authors get together, hang out, and have fun! Throughout the conference, I'll be giving away signed copies of LOCK 'N' LOAD, the first of my federal K9 romantic suspense series. LOCK 'N' LOAD releases May 28.
Best wishes (and Happy St. Patrick's Day!),
The reviews are coming in for THREAD OF REVENGE, my latest release, and the first book in my exciting new series, Coldwater Bay Intrigue!
"Wow, what a great page turner!" -- Kara
"This is an exciting, action packed romantic suspense novel!" -- Debora
"Elizabeth Goddard knows how to keep a reader hooked. Thread of Revenge is a compelling, pulse racing, edge of your seat thriller that twists and turns with each new chapter." -- Amanda
I'm currently working on edits for STORMY HAVEN---book two, as well as writing the first draft of book three in the Coldwater Bay Intrigue series. I hope you'll jump in to the series with THREAD OF REVENGE and join Sadie Strand and CGIS special agent/hero Gage Sessions as they survive a killer while searching for answers and . . . falling in love again.
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Elizabeth Lowell invites to you to warm up with an Australian adventure. Tricked into placing a bid at a charity auction, Mandy becomes the lucky winner of a dream vacation on one of The Great Barrier Reef's outer islands. Her boss's sexy nephew, Damon, is set to be her guide. Too bad Mandy's biggest fears are flying and water! Damon will have to work overtime to turn this nightmare into the vacation of a lifetime for Mandy--and for himself! CHAIN LIGHTNING, an Elizabeth Lowell classic, has a new cover and a new low price! Get your copy from Amazon, B&N, iBooks, or Kobo.
It's never too early to celebrate good news. My new book MENDING FENCES will be published June 19 and I can't wait for you to read it. The book centers around four sisters: Sharon, Kathy, Patti, and Helen. I have five sisters. All of us live in California, all in different cities ranging from Northern California to Southern California. Each of us has children, some of whom still live at home. Two of the four sisters in MENDING FENCES, Sharon and Helen, live at home with their father on their horse ranch in the historic town of Quincy, California, where they raise Friesian horses.
I invite you to head over to my website and enter my March Contest where, as an introduction to my June 19 novel MENDING FENCES, I'm giving away to one Grand Prize Winner three handmade bars of soap from Emily's Garden, located in Quincy, California, along with a book of the winner's choice from my backlist in either print or ebook format. One additional winner will recede a copy of one of my earlier books as well.
The much anticipated prequel to the award winning
Love from the Heartland, Perfect, Indiana series.
CLOSE TO PERFECT available early April.
She gave her promise to one man, and her heart to another, and now that her past has caught up with her, she must choose between her word of honor, and her heart's desire.
The Civil War has ended leaving two people haunted and longing for a fresh start. Mary is in search of her errant fiancé. Tobias is desperate to outrun his demons and carve a life of peace. Passions ignite when they reluctantly agree to travel on a wagon train together. The journey is fraught with disaster and danger, forcing the two to rely upon one another. In each others arms, they find the tenderness, love and healing both yearn for. But if they succumb to their desire, it could destroy the futures each has worked so hard to secure.
THE MARRIAGE ARRANGEMENT by Jennifer Probst brings back the beloved Conte family from her Marriage to a Billionaire Series!
Caterina Victoria Windsor fled her family vineyard after a humiliating broken engagement, and spent the past year in Italy rebuilding her world. But when Ripley Savage shows up with a plan to bring her back home, and an outrageous demand for her to marry him, she has no choice but to return to face her past. But when simple attraction begins to run deeper, Cat has to decide if she's strong enough to trust again...and strong enough to stay...
He vowed to bring her back home to be his wife...
Rip Savage saved Windsor Vineyards, but the only way to make it truly his is to marry into the family. He's not about to walk away from the only thing he's ever wanted, even if he has to tame the spoiled brat who left her legacy and her father behind without a care. When he convinces her to agree to a marriage arrangement to get what they both want, he never counted on the fierce sexual attraction between them.
Available for pre-order at Amazon:
Sylvia Day, the #1 New York Times, #1 USA Today and #1 international bestselling author, will be at the RT Booklovers Convention 2018 in Reno, Nevada from May 15-20, 2018. For more information and details on this and all of Sylvia's upcoming events, check out Sylvia's website. And don't forget to take a look at Beyond Words digital lifestyle magazine! Inspired by Sylvia's life and work, Beyond Words serves as a community for visitors and readers to explore a fresh take on everyday topics, including style, wellness, travel, and fitness.
BOLD IN HONOR is my newest release in The Knights of Honor series.
1381 A.D. - During the Peasants' Rebellion, Sir Ancel de Montfort rescues Lady Margery Ormond in the midst of battle. Returning Margery to her home at Highfield, the king decides to give Ancel both Highfield and its accompanying title in reward for his courageous service since Highfield's baron was murdered in the uprising. More importantly, Margery is to be Ancel's bride.
But Margery's stepbrother escaped the peasants' onslaught and arrives unexpectedly to claim his inheritance---and control of Margery's fate. Will Ancel find a way to wed the woman he loves, despite Vivers' plan to sell Margery to the highest bidder?
Join Ancel and Margery as they seek an answer that will allow them to unite in holy matrimony.
Read the first three books in The Knights of Honor boxed set for only 99 cents! It includes WORD OF HONOR, MARKED BY HONOR, & CODE OF HONOR.
RISE OF DE WOLFE, my first novella and a prequel to The Knights of Honor, is out now and can be read as a standalone.
Should Elia choose family---or risk everything for love?
In Burning Cove everyone has a secret. Adelaide Blake escaped from a private sanitarium and is desperately trying to reinvent her life by working in an herbal tea shop. Too bad her job selling tonics and elixirs puts her on the radar of some very dangerous people, including the mysterious Jake Truett. When Madam Zolanda, psychic to the stars, falls victim to the dire prediction of her own death, Adelaide and Jake are drawn into a murky world of duplicity and misdirection. THE OTHER LADY VANISHES is Amanda Quick's thrilling follow up to her bestseller THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH. Pre-order THE OTHER LADY VANISHES from Amazon, B&N, iTunes, or Kobo today.
It's here! March is the publication month for Linda's first book of the year, SECOND CHANCE SOLDIER, the first in her new K-9 Ranch Rescue miniseries for Harlequin Romantic Suspense.
As she has mentioned before, the K-9 Ranch Rescue stories take place near the fictional town of Chance, California, at a K-9 ranch where all kinds of dog training takes place.
And again, here's the back cover copy for SECOND CHANCE SOLDIER:
Devastated after her father's murder, Amber Belott wants to keep his legacy alive by saving his K-9 ranch. Her first move? Hiring Evan Colluro, a former military K-9 trainer, who impresses---and attracts---her. If only she weren't his boss...and his past didn't trouble him. Evan joins Amber in investigating. But when chaos erupts, it threatens all that's drawing them together.
Romance. Suspense. And dogs!
SECOND CHANCE SOLDIER is the first of two K-9 Ranch Rescue books to be published this year. Also watch for TRAINED TO PROTECT.
The mass market paperback of ANY DAY NOW (Sullivan's Crossing Book #2) is now available. For Sierra Jones, Sullivan's Crossing is meant to be a brief stopover. But when her past catches up with her, it's a special man and an adorable puppy who give her the strength to face the truth and fight for a brighter future. In Sullivan's Crossing, Sierra learns to cherish the family you are given and the family you choose. Order your copy today.
The SULLIVAN'S CROSSING Series is getting a new installment, THE FAMILY GATHERING, this April! Dakota Jones is at a crossroads in his life. With his brother and sister happily settled in Sullivan's Crossing, he shows up hoping to clear his head before moving on to his next adventure. When all the Jones siblings gather, they struggle to accept each other, warts and all. But all of them come to realize that your family sees you for who you really are and love you anyway. And for Dakota, that truth allows him to find the home and family he's always wanted. Available April 17, pre-order your copy now.
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ONE-EYED JACK, #3 in my seriously sexy Deuces Wild Series, is available for pre-order on Kindle now. Better yet, it's half-price, $2.99, until midnight, March 20th.
Cool, calm, and collected are FBI Agent Isaiah Zaroyin's middle names. He can't afford to be anything less. His psychic gift demands it. The country and the world depend on it. But because of that gift, which is often more like a curse, his life has become one measured breath after another---until he's ordered to work undercover with a street-wise DC Metro cop. Diminutive Officer Thurston's bossy, pushy, and thinks she's in charge. Not hardly. Isaiah might have to work with her, but he doesn't have to like it. Or her.
Alex Duggins is on the case again, this time when a construction trailer catches fire with someone trapped inside. Helpless to save the man, Alexis reluctantly pitted against the deadly question: Was the fire an accident or murder? It's no secret that many in the town of Folly-on-Weir are against the new development and setting fire to the trailer could be someone's attempt to stop the construction. WHISPER THE DEAD is the fifth installment in Stella Cameron's Alex Duggins mysteries set in the British Cotswolds.. Find out more about Folly-on-Weir at Stella's website or pre-order WHISPER THE DEAD from Amazon or B&N. The book will be in stores on April 1st.
It's a busy publishing year for Lucy Monroe and she's pretty darn excited about it. After three years with no new releases, she has three NEW books out from Harlequin/Mills&Boon, starting next month with the release of KOSTAS'S CONVENIENT BRIDE in the UK and print in the US. She has also just announced the publication date for VIKING'S MOON, the next book in her Children of the Moon series, introducing the Paindeal, the cat shifters: October 19, 2018. Lucy is currently working on her Christmas book for Harlequin Presents and doing lots of research for her Indian billionaire hero. Did you know that India has the fourth highest population of billionaires in the world? Lucy's having a lot of fun creating her fictional one! Follow Lucy on Instagram (lucymonroeromance) and stop by her website lucymonroe.com to enter her monthly contest and keep up on all her book news!
Hankering for a steamy historical romance? Don't miss out on 3 new hot releases from Lauren Smith:
- Fall in love with a Persian Princess who is rescued by an English rogue from a brothel auction in HIS WICKED EMBRACE.
- Be seduced by the impoverished viscount rogue, Vaughn as he accepts an offer from a society darling Perdita to be her fiance in order to drive away a dangerous man over Christmas in THE ROGUE'S SEDUCTION.
- Get swept away in this forbidden upstairs/downstairs romance of a lady's maid who falls for a gentlemanly earl with a passionate side in THE EARL OF PEMBROKE.
For more information visit www.laurensmithbooks.com
We live in a world where, with the flick of our thumb our phone, iPads, etc., can connect up to people half a world away. You can actually see the person’s face. Thousands of miles away! For some, the idea isn’t so farfetched. For many of us, the concept is still kind of mind-blowing. But,… Read More