But will the tough decisions they face drive them back to their separate worlds, or will they lead to the beginning of love? Jonah Owens thought moving to Echo Ridge to open his art gallery would solve all of his problems. She gets a temp job helping Jonah in the gallery.
Spending time together is a recipe for romance, but can they overcome their own hangups to be more than friends? Hope for Christmas by Rachelle J. Carlos is no stranger to hard times and slowly shares his life of light and joy with Anika as they work together. Just as her fragile soul begins to feel hope again, an ill-timed act of charity changes everything. Carmella Sannarellli is a people pleaser. But when he boards a plane to San Juan for a business conference, Carmella is the last person he expects to find occupying the seat next to his.
Two days in San Juan, then a week in St. Croix—Carmella knows her two best friends are hiding something. But can she figure out what went wrong between them as she battles her own tingly, off-kilter feelings toward Ryan, while dodging advances from a womanizing best man, and confirming for herself that Sadie did make the right decision? Lynn Rowan started writing stories as a small child, usually starring her favorite cartoon characters.
Most of her work through middle and high school was filled with typical teenage angst and melodrama, and usually mirrored the books she loved to read. Historical fiction remains J.
She is also a teacher who tries to instill a love of learning, reading, and writing in her students. Lynn enjoys travelling, gardening poorly but enthusiastically, studying various topics in American history for her own expertise, and channeling Julia Child every time she steps into the kitchen. After a whirlwind romance and quick marriage to her prince charming, Mae feels like the walls of her lavish paradise are closing in on her.
Overshadowed by a demon assassin, Mae becomes the very thing that Beck has tried to safeguard her from. With help from Aphrodite, Beck must reset the device that bonded him to Mae, and give the demon a new target before Mae destroys herself and the world around her. CG Powell lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, children, cats and a puppy who terrorizes the above mentioned cats. When not writing, she loves to read, knit and craft. Join us in the Book Hooks Blog Hop and find new authors! Opposing the Cowboy. He had only a second for a confused look to flicker across his face before she stood up on her tiptoes, wrapped her arms around him, threaded her fingers through the silky hair just brushing the nape of his neck, and pulled him down to kiss her.
Or maybe the second worst idea, right after Darrell. And then the stranger took over. The worst part? The guy spearheading the whole mess is none other than the hot and sexy stranger LeeAnn just kissed to make her ex jealous. Jonah Hamilton thought his day was looking up until he found out the gorgeous blonde who kissed the hell out of him is the same stubborn woman he came to town for. But Jonah has a job to do, even if LeeAnn tempts him to turn his professionalism into something much more personal…. She lives in Texas with her daughter and several spoiled pets. Although writing fiction is her first love, she also teaches college-level English courses online.
She enjoys reading romance and paranormal fiction of any genre and spends most of her free time daydreaming about heroes, monsters, cowboys, and villains, and the strong women who love them—and sometimes fight them. They killed my sister and infected me. Now I have to pick up the pieces before I die. Excerpt My vampy sense tingles again, alerting me to the presence of a familiar vampire behind me. As usual, whenever I do this, he matches each of my movements with the same intensity. Scales by Pauline Creeden.
Of Ocean and Ash by A. Deep Breath by J. At the Heart of the Deep by Carrie Wells. The Water is Sweeter by Eli Constant. The Glass Mermaid by Poppy Lawless. How to be a Mermaid by Erin Hayes. Cold Water Bridegroom by B. Immersed by Katie Hayoz. The Falling in Deep Collection. Verona is a bottom feeder. She is the one mer in her clan who is considered the ugliest and least intelligent. The scales will measure her worth to her clan. Will she endure thirty days as a land-walker to gather information and knowledge to appease her clan and return a valued member?
Will she wait three years, until she is twenty, and find a mer of her kind to accept her and marry her? Or will she suffer exile for the rest of her life? A mermaid princess destined to wed a handsome king…. It sounds like a fairy tale, but the reality is far murkier.
Ink, Princess of the Florida Atlantic mers, is slated to wed the ancient enemy of her tribe, the King of the Gulfs. Or so it seems. Nevertheless, loyal to her tribe, Ink will put aside her feelings and journey to Miami to marry the decadent King Manx. Ink soon learns that her only hope of surviving the crashing force swelling around her is to tap into a power deep inside—a forbidden power that might destroy them all. Of Ocean…. Cast into the sea at birth, human-born Ia found her adoptive family among the merfolk.
And Ash…. When a storm lands Ia ashore, she discovers her body has transformed into the human she would have been. Taken in as property by a callous plantation owner, Ia works alongside the slaves until she can make her way back to the water. There is nothing Ia wants more than to go home, that is, until she meets a handsome, troubled man named Matthias, who has a touch that can be as kind as his tongue is harsh. I'm not ready to reveal the cover for this one yet, but it's gorgeous and I know you're going to love it as much as I do!
Book two in the Touch Of Ink series is coming along - a little slower than I'd hoped but we're still on target for a release.
I'm hoping by HallowRead. I'd love to see first run print editions sitting on my table for that event. Adeline's got a long road ahead of her, going up against the Magistrate and taking down Winslow. Challenges in her magical life aren't all she'll face. There's trouble brewing in her personal life too! But no spoilers! I won't give any secrets away for anyone who hasn't read 'Ink It Over yet.
Don't forget to grab you tickets for HallowRead this year. Looks like it's going to be a sellout with the amazing Sherrilyn Kenyon in the house! There's great sponsors, and panels! You do not want to miss out! Oh, and sharing for a friend! The Cursed Key is running a pre-order special you don't want to miss either. Grab a copy on sale while you cane! Saturday, May 4, Rachel Reads. A new feature I added to my monthly newsletter is Rachel Reads.
It's basically my TBR pile. There are so many great books out right now. There are days where I think I can't possibly read them all. But, like any good bibliophile, I am up for the challenge of trying! A few that are on my radar right now - Patricia Briggs Storm Cursed releases in a few days and I cannot wait.
Haunted and historic Ellicott City held a special place in her heart so there was no other place to take her first ever convention. The town welcomed her and HallowRead with open arms. Each ticket sold helped raise money for the Ellicott City Partnership- a coalition of residents and business owners for the betterment of the town. HallowRead raised money for projects like rain barrels which help reduce the sediment and contaminants running into the Patapsco River and fund grants for projects like Paint Main Street which helped small business owners get a much needed fresh coat of paint improving the moral and overall appearance of the town.
Witch Hunt: Paranormal Mystery (The Maurin Kincaide Series Book 2)
Rachel is excited to take the convention on the road for and raise funds for Harford County literacy programs and the local library system! I cracked more cold cases and got more confessions than anyone else in the department. Of course that was before I traded in my badge for an ancient Celtic sword. Oh yeah, and it would seem that a Pagan goddess has taken permanent residence in my body and mind.
Morrigan and her sisters for example. Maurin Kincaide is back in this action packed follow up novel to The Morrigna. During what should have been a routine meeting with her former Captain, Maurin is brought in on a murder investigation. Three dead witches, three cryptic clues, no sign of the killers and the Salem coven is losing allies within the Council. Smack dead center in a pack of snarling werewolves wearing eau de filet mignon. Until Francesca takes off the morning of her wedding. Bodies are piling up and all signs point in one direction.
Rogue vampire. Maurin is neck deep in magic, mayhem and murder. Can she catch the killer before the killer catches her? One things for certain, when hunting vampires there will be blood.
Witch Hunt: Paranormal Mystery (The Maurin Kincaide Series Book 2) by Rachel Rawlings | BookLife
Available at BN. Some things are destined to end in death. Hell, she was almost flattered.