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The Crusader's Heart
by Kate Forrest | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for The MacKinnons of Mull series? How are the books tied together?N:
The inspiration came from learning about the life of Saint Margaret, Queen of Scotland. When I lived in England, my husband and I visited Scotland and on our first trip, we toured Edinburgh Castle and Dunfermline Abbey, where I learned about this remarkable woman and the relic she brought with her to...
Daredevil's Mistress
by Charlene Namdhari | Interview

Q: DAREDEVIL'S MISTRESS is book #1 of your debut Fire & Ice Series. Where did you get your inspiration for this series? How are the books tied together?N:
I think like most authors, inspiration for our books comes from some aspect of our lives or experiences we may have had as we grew. The inspiration for Daredevil's Mistress stems from a facet of my life when living and loving was dictated by family norms. I was raised in a household where respect was...
Must Have Faith
by Deborah Garland | Interview

Q: MUST HAVE FAITH is book #2 of the Darling Cove Series. Where did you get your inspiration for this series? How are the books tied together?N:
I hadn't set out to write a series. I wrote, Must Love Fashion, but at the time it was called, Wishing on Italian Stars. I had all the ingredients for a series in that first book; a small town and a close-knit family but I hadn't intended for them to have their own books. I'm a member of the Long Island...
Scandalous in a Kilt
by Anna Durand | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Hot Scots series? What connects all the books together?N:
My late father was always very proud of our Scottish heritage and loved everything about Scotland. I inherited that fascination from him. When I decided I'd like to branch out into historical romance, I started researching medieval Scotland, but I couldn't wait to create my first Highlander hero so I...
Batiste
by Victoria Danann | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Cajun Devils series? How are the books tied together? How are the books related to the series Sons of Sanctuary MC?N:
I live in the Houston area where we have almost as many Cajuns as you would find in Louisiana. The SSMC series and Cajun Devils are inextricably tied together. Two of the major characters in Batiste Just Batiste and Dev Merit, as well as the Devils as a club, were introduced as part of the story of SSMC,...
Not Fade Away, Interstellar Rescue Series Book 4
by Donna S. Frelick | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Interstellar Rescue series? How are the books tied together?N:
I wove together two idea threads to make the series possible. One was the common story of alien abduction--how people are Taken by little Gray aliens, and, often, Returned to Earth after experiencing all manner of abuse. The other was the idea of interstellar slavery. If the aliens are taking humans...
Dangerous
by Tory Richards | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Nomad Outlaws Trilogy? How are the books tied together?N:
Sometimes a secondary character I write in a story will stand out for me and I'll decide that they need their own story. I rarely begin a story with the thought in mind that I want to write a series, but I had a couple of characters in different books that caught the attention of readers. Both Rebel...
Murder Notes
by Lisa Renee Jones | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Nomad Outlaws Trilogy? How are the books tied together?N:
It's Complicated
by Nikki Prince | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Undeniable series? How are the books tied together?N:
The idea came to me while watching friends chat about sex. I thought how easy it was that they talked about it and that it would be fun to do a friends to lovers story with the heroine being the one to initiate talking about a friends with benefits relationship.

In Fair Brighton (Star-Crossed Mafia #1)
by Elena Kincaid | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Star-Crossed Mafia series? How are the books tied together?N:
I've always loved Romeo and Juliet and when my two main characters popped into my head, the two of them reminded me of a modern-day Romeo and Juliet, although my couple does not meet the same tragic end. The series will continue with the star-crossed theme, and the characters will all somehow be connected...
Bought by the Boss
by Stacey Kennedy | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Star-Crossed Mafia series? How are the books tied together?N:
Sex Symphony
by Sienna Matthews; Madison Blake | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Star-Crossed Mafia series? How are the books tied together?N:
Unconditional Surrender
by Gina Danna | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Hearts Touched by Fire series? How are the books tied together?N:
I have my BA & MA and 1/2 of my PhD in History, specialty is the American Civil War. I've worked as a museum educator and curator in Missouri, doing programs, events and exhibits on the War Between the States and am a Civil War reenactor so my interest in that period is big. These books are tied together...
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A witch without her powers must choose between a dangerous love and a dark destiny. When circumstances outside of Remy Vasile's control bring her back to Firefly Island, the undeveloped witch doesn't just find herself up against painful memories. This time, the island of secrets has thrown her into a perilous new world. Sebastian Ayres' blasé attitude and life of pleasurable pursuits is disrupted the moment Remy's hand brushes his. Irresistibly drawn to his mate, Sebastian must undertake the daunting task of persuading her that he is not just any man, but the only man for her. But unbeknownst to either, dark secrets, hidden since Remy's birth, are about to be uncovered, and Remy will be confronted with a life-altering decision. Remy must decide if she will fight and risk her heart...or continue running from her destiny to save her life. Reminiscent of Anne Rice and Charlaine Harris, Alyssa Drake's Firefly Island series will cast a seductive spell on you. One click today and get HEXED!
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LONDON'S WICKED AFFAIR - First in a new series
In Anabelle Bryant's wickedly romantic new series, secrets and seduction go hand in hand . . . Lunden Beckford, Duke of Scarsdale, has chosen to exile himself far from London, with its painful memories and cruel gossip. Forced back to town on business, he's eager to make his stay as brief as possible. Amelia Strathmore has grown into a stunning, statuesque beauty. On the other, the willful chit is more likely to scandalize a drawing room with her outspoken opinions than blush prettily. Though duty-bound to marry, Amelia longs to secretly enjoy some of life's freedoms first. In this, as in many things, Lunden proves an excellent guide. In fact, Amelia's girlhood admiration for her brother's friend is fast becoming something far less innocent. Lunden believes he's known too much darkness to offer any woman happiness. Yet Amelia is starting to see how much pleasure can lie within the right partnership—especially if one is willing to be a little wicked . . .
Astraeus NEW RELEASE - Sci-Fi Romance!
One pre-apocalyptic Earth. One desperate space mission to find a solution. One unexpected alien. When Dr. Sakota Thorell signed onto the mission to scout out a new, habitable planet, she knew discovering extraterrestrial life was always a possibility. But she never expected to find an alien adrift in space, nor for that alien to be so intriguing. Sakota feels an instant and undeniable attraction to Astraeus, but he represents a million possibilities, and just as many threats. There are others hunting Astraeus, and his rescue may cost Earth its last hope. Check out the Book Trailer, now on YouTube!
Winter Spice
Who is on the naughty list this year?
Legacy of Hunger
Book #1 in The Druid's Brooch Series - now just 99 cents! Ireland is no promised land in 1846. It is wracked by a crippling potato blight, and people are dying. But Valentia McDowell doesn't know that. From her father's prosperous farm in Ohio, young Valentia is haunted by tales of an abandoned family and a lost heirloom. She travels to her grandmother's homeland with her brother, Conor, and two servants, to find both. Her delight in the exciting journey on one of the first steam ships to cross the Atlantic is shattered by a horrible tragedy. What she encounters upon her arrival in Ireland is both more and less than she had hoped. Valentia finds both enemies and allies, amid horrors and delights, and a small bit of magic. She finds a richer heritage than she had ever imagined, but it comes with a price. When she finally reaches her goal, a terrible price is demanded. She must pay or forfeit, and both decisions have strong consequences for her and her friends.
The Backdoor Billionaire's Bride
Ford Adams had led a charmed life, but if he doesn't figure out how to make the equivalent of a silk purse out of a sow's ear, and sell a boat-load of them, he and his mother might find themselves flipping burgers. Determined not to let that happen, he'll need all the help he can get—especially from his sexy new business partner. If he can get her to take a chance on his crazy new idea, then maybe he can convince her to take a chance on him. Becky Jean Parker's life has been anything but what she'd imagined it would be, but she'd been content until a recent turn of events once again left her no choice. Unless she wants to wallow in bankruptcy for the rest of her life, she'll have to go along with her new business partner's insane plan and pray he knows what he's talking about. The only thing crazier than Ford's plan to sell sex toys is her attraction to him. Typical of her life, she'd had no choice but to fall for the one man she can't have.
Unexpected Obsession
Two cultures will clash when a young Italo-Australian woman finds herself at the mercy of a blazing sensuality. Under the heat of a Sicilian sun and the dominant force of a Sicilian male, Lia will make a life altering decision, one that will not only change the course of Nico and Lia's lives but those of the people who care for them.
Hard as a Roc
Pre-order now for $0.99! Hostile Assault Recon Division is an inter-agency of special ops including Seals, Berets, Rangers and Delta Forces headed by the Department of Defense and four-star General Warren. They put the black in black ops. When the government needs anonymity, state of the art training, ingenuity, innovative technology, and logistical solutions to get the job done, they call on the HARD operators. ~*~ With an over-inflated ego CIA agent, Lola MacMillon, enters the elite special ops headquarters only to get put in her place by the head of the team, a sexy former navy seal, Rocco Robichaux. Mac's doggedly pursued the South American criminal empire since they'd kidnapped her sister years ago, determined to shut it down. But teaming up with this rugged Lieutenant brings out a recklessness that could cost her the case, but more than that it could cost her life. Roc doesn't do careless. Being rock-hard and steady is how he'd received his name. Clear thought and calculated actions are why he'd climbed the ladder to team commander, but the brash agent caused all kinds of chaos, especially in his own head. Getting the job done is the easy part; keeping the sassy CIA agent at arm's length is the real challenge. When the case takes a dark turn and reveals a traitor amongst the highest echelons of the CIA, Rocco finds himself between a rock and hard place. He must either finish the mission as commanded or go rogue to save the one woman who'd just rocked his world and become the government's number one target.
Playing with Power
Playing with Power can land a girl in all sorts of trouble...
Can you resist the Alpha's Call?
Alpha's Call A Collection of Shifter Romances Featuring Bestselling Authors: Lia Davis, Lousia Bacio, Kristal Hollis, Christa Ann, Lori Titus, and Misha Carver Can you resist the Alpha's Call? This collection of hot alpha males is a must have for every shifter lover's ebook library. Six bestselling, fan-favorite authors bring you action-packed romances ranging from sensual to scorching. Wolves, big cats, dragons, and much more heat up the pages. Go ahead. Ignore the Alpha's Call. We dare you.
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The Reluctant Billionaire Bride
How would your life change if you won the biggest lottery drawing of all time? Becoming a billionaire almost overnight changed everything. Now, all this Lucky Lady wants to do is live beneath the radar - live being the operative word. The country music star moving in next door kisses like a dream but his fame is just the sort of nightmare she doesn't need.
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Hunted by Them Witches of Rose Lake, book three by Lia Davis Run, Cassia! I've dreaded my sister's telepathic warning since the day she left me in the care of the Carter Moon Pack. They're coming for you. Now, I'm an animal to be hunted down. All because the Council fears the power that runs in my veins. Because I'm a hybrid witch and wolf. It doesn't matter that my father is a councilman. The council's hunters are closing in, and I'm running out of options. When I stand my ground and face them, I'm no match for the four alpha males that flood my senses with desires too strong to ignore. I have a choice to make. Stay and fight, or keep running. Hunted by Them is the third installment of the paranormal, reverse harem Witches of Rose Lake series.
Star Brides: The Meat Market
Cool autumn nights, snuggly jammies, a good book...WAIT! You need that good book! Star Brides: The Meat Market Welcome to the Outer World Citizens' Spousal Bazaar and Expo. Known as the ‘meat market,' it's the bridal fair from hell. It's also the place where a woman might find an alien groom and leave her past behind. Tamsyn Laehn is desperate. She's stuck in a lousy job and miserable life. When Tamsyn accompanies her best friend to the meat market, she falls into a bridal booth manned by Boarf and Brunz, two Neanderthal type warriors from the planet Zuntx Tamsyn has no choice but to leave with the men. Upon arriving on Zuntx they learn that the military has been disbanded. Homeless and decommissioned, the men agree to become colonists on the planet Drabik. When the homesteading pioneers land on Drabik, they struggle to adapt to the harsh conditions they encounter on the inhospitable planet. The men's traditional Zuntx views of women provide an extra test for all three as they learn to trust and love each other. Review for The Meat Market from Merissa of Archeolibrarian-I Dig Good Books and The Romance Reviews 4 Stars "A great read, perfect for what I wanted, and thoroughly enjoyable. Definitely recommended by me."
Innocent Tears
New Release - Pre-order special 99c. Becoming a parent can be daunting at the best of times, but for Flynn McCormack, a business lawyer in Melbourne, it pulls the feet right out from underneath him. He's become a father to six-year-old Nadine literally overnight. He didn't know about her existence, and the news throws him into chaos, even more so when he is asked to take over custody.
Six Months is available for preorder!!
For twenty years, Mikala Jacobson had it all: loyal friends, a precious little girl, and a man who adores her. Then double tragedy strikes and her perfect world shatters. Good friends, Rena and Jake are instantly by her side, protecting her from her husband David's sordid secret life and his final drunken confession. With their help, Mikala finds strength to rebuild and redefine her life. As her spirit and heart heal, she not only finds closure, but the beauty of a new love built upon an old friendship.
The Yankee Billionaire Bride
Visiting the tiny town of Butte Plains, Texas to help out a friend, born and bred Yankee Scott Ramsey has no intention of falling in love, but it isn't long before the wide open plains, and especially the meadows—Roseanne Meadows—stake a claim on his heart. The Lone Star state seems welcoming enough, but after the owner of The Yellow Rose Bed and Breakfast stole his heart, suddenly, for reasons he can't understand, he's relegated to carpetbagger status. What will it take to convince Roseanne his home is where his heart is? Roseanne Meadows knew better than to fall in love with a Yankee carpetbagger, but it's too late now. What's done is done, and the sooner Scott Ramsey packs up his toys and goes home to his venomous family, the better. Faced with an unexpected life-altering situation, in true Texan style, the owner of The Yellow Rose B&B will do whatever it takes to survive, even if it means leaving the only place her heart has ever called home.
Hot New Shifter Romance Series
Detective Macey Carpenter has been on the trail of a vicious attacker for weeks, with nothing more than a vague description of a red-eyed man to go on. She has no clue she's hunting demons, and if the evidence doesn't stop disappearing, she'll never solve the case.   Before Luke Mason can become alpha of the Crescent City Wolf Pack, he has to end the French Quarter's demon infestation and keep the police from discovering the truth. But when he falls head over tail for the feisty human detective investigating the crimes, supernatural secrets aren't the only things at stake.   Luke has to mate with another werewolf or he'll sacrifice his position as alpha. But as heat builds between the pair, he discovers Macey has a few secrets of her own. And even though she may hold the key to ridding New Orleans of its demons, his feelings for her could tear his pack apart. Fans of Patricia Briggs' Mercy Thompson series and Sherrilyn Kenyon's Dark Hunter series will fall in love with the Crescent City Wolf Pack!
A Christmas Cowboy to Keep
The weather is cold, the atmosphere is festive, and the cowboys are hot. How do you keep a cowboy at Christmas? Don't miss this holiday collection of modern-day cowboys and the women they love, featuring USA Today, Amazon Bestselling, and Award-Winning authors. CHRISTMAS, LIBERTY, AND THE THREE MINUTE MAN by Carra Copelin Daniel Dylan Layman is determined to show headstrong city girl Liberty Ann Hart that a country life in Mistletoe, Texas, is the perfect Christmas gift. A CHRISTMAS CAROLE by Andrea Downing Carrie Matheson and her son are trying to settle into a new life in Wyoming. Tate Schrugge is trying to ditch his Scrooge and play Santa to the young boy. But will there be a Dickens of a romance by Christmas? THE PEPPERMINT TREE by Kristy McCaffrey Lawyer Skye Mallory returns home for the holidays due to an unexpected inheritance and cowboy Joe Carrigan stands in her way. THE DEVIL'S CHRISTMAS KISS by Devon McKay When Kristen Kelly receives a Christmas kiss from Cole Lawson, she doesn't believe it means anything. But Cole sets out to make things right with the woman of his heart. SLAY BELLS by Hildie McQueen At a small-town Christmas festival sparks fly between Carmen Dias and Detective Jared Bowden, but a dead body and a pesky ex-girlfriend don't exactly spell romance. THE BEST CHRISTMAS by Hebby Roman All Sofia Rossi wants is to re-connect with her estranged son. But can Gar McCulloch, a handsome cowboy who runs a juvenile rehab ranch, be the answer to all her problems? COUNTING DOWN TO CHRISTMAS by Patti Sherry-Crews Wedding planner Melody Evans views happily-ever-after endings with a skeptical eye. Veterinarian Leland Jennings IV thinks Christmas is for kids. Can the holiday spirit bring them together?
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