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The Years Between Us
A coming of age, age-gap romance

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Zia Bishop is in love with an older man.
On the night of her high school graduation, she persuades him to take her virginity, and the wrong person discovers their secret.

Matthew Harcourt knew he should never have made love to Zia, his best friend’s daughter.
But he did, and now he’s paying the price.
He resigns himself to a life of blackmail, and for seven years Matthew keeps his all secrets safe.

When Zia’s father falls deathly ill, it’s only a matter of time before lies are uncovered, and like the passion Zia and Matthew have for each other, nothing will stay in the past.

With so many years full of deceit between them, Matthew will need to decide if he’s brave enough to finally fight for what he wants.

But after all the years that have gone by, will Zia give him a second chance after she learns the horrible truth?


 

All of Nothing
A bully romance

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“I took a life, and when I did, he took mine.”

After his fiancée leaves him at the altar, cold-hearted millionaire Jaxon Brooks blackmails the church janitor, forcing her to stand in as his bride. When she accidentally signs her real name on the marriage certificate, Jax must find his wife to file for divorce.

Since the death of her brother, Raven Grey has been living a hard life on the streets. When Jax offers his help in exchange for her signature, Raven agrees, hoping for a better future and to repair her relationship with her parents.

As Jax and Raven grow closer, his past haunts them, and the death of her brother threatens their new love in ways neither of them thought possible.


 

Wherever He Goes

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Aiden Price has always been mistaken for a certain A-list movie star. But it has never been a problem . . . until now. When Aiden catches a pretty brunette falling into him after tripping down an escalator, a rookie paparazzi, mistaking them for celebrities having an affair, captures the moment–and the sparks fizzing between them.

Katrina Ford, in California for her birthday celebration, tries to brush off the handsome stranger and the kid photographer confusing her for a movie star canoodling in LAX. But when her fiance calls and breaks off their engagement after seeing the photo online, Katrina urgently plans to return home to save her engagement.

When a pilots’ strike leaves Katrina stranded and devastated, Aiden, against his better judgment, volunteers to drive Katrina home. Torn between trusting a sexy stranger and repairing her relationship with her fiance, she reluctantly agrees.

Burned by a previous relationship, Aiden vows to keep as far away from Katrina as possible, despite his attraction to her.

Katrina, despite being drawn to Aiden’s warmth and kindness, knows a relationship with him would be impossible.

When their road trip, fraught with one dangerous situation after the other, comes to an end, Katrina and Aiden will have to decide if they will continue on different paths, or if their destination is the same after all.


 

Tower City Romance Trilogy

Running Scared (Book Three of the Tower City Romance Trilogy)

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You can’t run away from yourself . . .

Ian Butler never thought he’d see Marta Braddock again, and it’s a dream come true when she moves back to Minnesota. In love with her for years, he finally has the chance to tell her–until a phone call and his troublesome little sister change everything.

Accepting a coaching position at her university alma mater, Marta is excited to return to Tower City. She’s missed her friends, including Ian. But because of her past, she is reluctant to reconnect with him in the way he hopes.

After Marta is involved in an accident while running a marathon, her position at the school is terminated and she feels she has no reason to stay in Minnesota, or Ian’s life.Marta has run away once before, and despite her secrets, Ian is desperate to keep her by his side once and for all.

But they will have to decide if being apart is easier than staying together.Like last time, maybe Ian will have no choice but to let her go.But maybe this time, Marta won’t look back.

 

Chasing You (Book Two of the Tower City Romance Trilogy)

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You can’t run from your past . . .

Frumpy, unhappy, and stuck in a rut, romance writer Alyssa Barnes needs a change. Tired of writing happily ever afters for her characters, she wants one for herself. When Brett Sommers offers her an opportunity to change her situation, she questions his motives and his sincerity.

Tower City marathon director Brett Sommers wants to run a new route in life, literally and figuratively. Bored and restless, he decides to write a running manual for beginners to broaden his career, and he asks Alyssa for help.

As they work together, obstacles from their pasts slow them down, and despite their growing attraction, their budding romance crumbles.Can they overcome their personal ghosts, or are they running toward a dead end?

 

Don’t Run Away (Book One of the Tower City Romance Trilogy)

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They say you can’t run from your problems . . .

But that doesn’t stop Dane Montgomery from trying. Bitter, disillusioned, and burnt out, he needs a break and hires Nikki Halstead to be the manager of his running shoe store. Sparks fly, and despite her reluctance and his misgivings, Dane pursues her.

Nikki Halstead swore she would never date her boss, and for a time, she succeeds. But after being involved in a horrifying incident, Nikki is reminded of what matters most and decides to trust Dane with her heart. What she doesn’t count on is having to deal with the demons of his past.

When an old flame makes an unexpected appearance, Dane will have to decide if Nikki is worth fighting for, or if he’ll keep running and let his past determine his future.


Summer Secrets Novellas 4-6

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Secrets are lies.

Bailey and Cameron
Bailey has tried for years to have a baby, to no avail. Though she’s had the unshakeable support of her husband, Cameron, she’s always suspected he wants more. When she overhears a conversation not meant for her, Bailey must decide between what she wants and giving her husband the thing he desires most.
Cameron loves his wife and has stayed by her side through the trials of her infertility. Not wanting to burden Bailey, he’s kept his deepest feelings to himself.
After Bailey learns what Cameron has never wanted to reveal, can he persuade her to give their marriage a second chance?

Crystal and Nate
Reeling from a brutal loss, Crystal finds comfort and begins to heal. But her husband isn’t the one giving her what she needs to put the past behind her. When he questions her, will Crystal come clean, or convince him that putting the pieces of their lives back together is all that matters?
Nate’s life ended one fateful afternoon, and he’s cared about nothing since that horrendous day. When Crystal show signs she’s beginning to move on, Nate struggles with being left behind. Before their vacation ends, he must look within himself and decide if he, too, can move forward for his wife’s sake, or let her go.

Veronica and Zach
Veronica has lived in a little Minnesota tourist town all her life wanting more but never having the courage to try. When she literally bumps into Zach at the town bar, sparks fly, but he’s from a big city and she knows she’s out of his league.
Zach has had his eye on Veronica for a long time. He knows she deserves more than life in a small town with a damaged man. When Veronica finally finds the courage to live a new life, can Zach summon the courage to tell her how he feels so they move forward together?

Summer Secrets Novellas 1-3

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What you don’t know . . . can hurt you.

During their annual summer vacation to a fishing resort located in a small northern Minnesota tourist town, a group of friends attempts to keep secrets from each other with devastating results.

Janie and Vince
Vince has disliked Janie for years, but something changes when they are forced to share a cabin. Drawn to her, he confesses his feelings. Just when he thinks he’s making progress changing her mind about him, Janie reveals her own secret. Torn, Vince must decide how much he wants her, and what he’s willing to overlook to keep her.

Kara and Chuck
As Daddy’s Little Girl, Kara does whatever he asks. But when his demands become too much, she must choose between her parents and the love of her life. Chuck has loved Kara for years but knew he could never compete with her lifestyle—especially dealing with his own family’s difficulties. When it seems as if they finally have a chance at happiness, they will need to decide if their secrets will bring them even closer or tear them apart.

Alycia and Bryce
A couple since they were kids, Alycia has taken Bryce for granted for years. One night, drunk and resentful, he does something about it. Bitter, Alycia retaliates, taking her anger out on him and causing them more pain than either thought possible. After months of fighting, will they choose to give each other another chance, or call it quits before they hurt each other beyond repair?

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The Corner of 1700 Hamilton

1700 Hamilton

(Novella)
While drowning his sorrows in a small downtown bar, Ben Langdon meets Lila. Only problem? She’s taken. Cutting his losses, he heads home. Intercepted by a phone call from a stranger pleading for help and an address he doesn’t recognize, Ben is led to The Maze, an eerie dance club of which he knows little except its motto: “One way in. No way out.” Leaving behind the woman of his dreams, Ben steps into the nightmare of his life.

On the Corner of Hamilton and Main

(Novella)
As Lila Donahue is acting as maid of honor for her best friend, she meets Ben in a little downtown bar on the night of the bachelorette party. He disappears into the cold night’s air, and because of the celebration, Lila tries to forget him. Later that night, much to Lila’s dismay, the bride-to-be wants to party at The Maze. Reluctantly, Lila participates only to be pulled into a reality that exceeds all her wildest dreams.

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Under Lock and Key (Novelette)

Finding her way to Washington from Minnesota, Avery makes the journey to claim land she inherited from a man she never knew. Will she find what she’s looking for in the stranger she meets there? Or has she made the trip for naught?

This novelette is only available on Kindle, here.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Currently working on The Wedding Party Series.

Each book will feature one couple for a total of four books. 🙂

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