So much for the American Dream. After twenty years of marriage, successful careers, and two teenage boys, Angie and Mac’s relationship dissolves into disappointment and resentment.
Overworked and underappreciated, the toll of their problems fizzles their dream of happily ever after.
Smacked in the face with failure, Steve “Mac” MacKey refuses to give up so easily, and strategizes how to win back his wife. So a plan to confront her by leveraging the boys backfires on him. In the most wonderfully unexpected way.
Angie’s misery in marriage is topped only by her misery without Mac. When she confronts Mac in his office, she learns just how fine that line is between lust and anger. And when she thought her husband couldn’t care any less about her, he sparked a new fire inside her she didn’t know existed . . . that felt so damn good.
Sex may not solve everything, and it’s a far cry from making any real changes, or fixing her emotional rollercoaster.
Can they last that ride long enough to save their marriage, or are their rifts and broken promises too deep to cross?
She believes in success. He believes in a carefree lifestyle.
Driven and work-obsessed, Samantha Callahan’s specialty is conquering a man’s world. With her next promotion within grasp, the one thing she lacks may be the very thing that gives her the edge she needs. A well-deserved vacation with her best friends may be overdue, but nothing will stand in the way of her success. Not even the gorgeous, unambitious surfer boy next door.
Beach hottie Chase Bradshaw ditched corporate America to follow his dreams of the stress-free salt life. When Sam walks onto his beach, he can practically see the uptight personality oozing from her pores. The woman desperately needs something other than work to keep her up at night. He’s just the man to coax the vixen out of her.
Lucky for her, Chase just happens to surf as well as he sizzles in the bedroom.
She never trusted love. He never believed he’d be worthy.
An emergency vacation at a luxury Mexican resort is a foolproof pick-me-up for Jordan Beck’s broken-hearted bestie. Former Olympic-hopeful, Jordan has planned a getaway worthy of a perfect score: nightly parties, exotic drinks, and sandy beaches. She never expected to find perfection in the resort’s emerald-eyed bartender.
Life’s a gift to Zac Durant, and he’s determined to live it to the fullest. Tending bar at a resort is a small price to pay if it means he can scuba and surf every day in paradise. He’s content—until a Latina beauty struts across his pool patio and orders his best drink. Although Zac isn’t the kind to hook up with guests, he can’t resist the petite sexy woman who makes his world flip cartwheels.
This sensual interlude in paradise should be just a vacation fling, but sparks explode into fireworks, and they are tempted to believe it’s something real. When the illusion of perfection fades, Jordan must decide if love is worth a shot at the gold.
She can't stand him. He thinks she's never more adorable than when she's pissed at him.
Liddy Drake would rather gamble on double black diamond runs than take a chance on love. Escaping dreary San Francisco for a Colorado mountain resort with her besties is just what the doctor ordered. But an injury on the first day lands her in the lap of a loud-mouthed ski instructor who knows exactly how to get under her skin. She doesn’t have time to waste on a playboy with a too-easy laugh and gorgeous blue eyes.
Luke Sawyer left New York ten years ago for the ski runs of Colorado, concealing his identity as a Rothchild heir. He’d seen money change too many people, never for good. Scrappy, sassy, and oh-so-sexy Liddy doesn’t fall for the mask of his over-the-top charm. He accepts the challenge to show her his true self.
Their chemistry is enough to melt snow-capped mountains, until she finds out the truth. There’s no way her humble background could compete with America’s royalty. How can he melt the ice around her heart and convince her that Mr. Wrong is actually Mr. Right, who loves her just the way she is?
Was it fate that the hotel in Rome double-booked her room and he, of all people, walked through the door?
Project manager Lily Bennett dreads the trip to Italy for she suspects a pink slip awaits her return. Fate brings her fantasy man alive when Brandon enters her room by mistake. Kiss by kiss, he breaks down her insecurities making the next four days the best (and hottest) of her life. But when she dares to hope for more, he becomes distant. Now, to forget this man she knows so little about, who’s turned her world upside down.
Brandon Morgan is driven, successful, and wealthy. Handed his father’s company at thirty-six, he is not about to let his family, his employees, or Wall Street down. His company’s latest acquisition will prove he can handle anything thrown his way. He just hadn’t planned on the encounter of a lifetime with Lily. He craves for her like a heart needs to beat, but a relationship is absolutely out of the question.
Brandon Morgan knows love isn't in the cards for him. But a chance meeting in Rome with a beautiful American makes him question his beliefs after he spends four of the best days of his life with her, and realizes he’s not ready to move on after the interlude is over.
Lily Bennett meets the man of her dreams in a whirlwind romance then watches him leave just as fast. When she suddenly finds herself working for his company, she has to battle the demons of working for the CEO she’s falling in love with, seeing other women pine for his affection, and fighting an attraction they both want to pursue.
Do they have what it takes to endure or will their precious time disintegrate with Brandon’s drive for success?
How great is the price of Fate?
Six stories about love, passion, and the role Fate plays in the lives of lovers. Six couples must decide whether to accept Fate or fight against it.
Have your soul touched and your heart set afire. You won't be able to put this anthology down.
A one-night stand shouldn’t change her life…
Piper Diamond has it all. A thriving, successful career, amazing friends, and her love life is right where she wants it—by the balls.
Anyone can see she’s smart, sexy, and not afraid to speak her mind. To Piper, men are bracelets to slip on and off at will. So why should one night with a handsome stranger tip her world off its axis?
Scott Reid is ambitious, confident, and handsome. And when a gorgeous blonde needs to be rescued from a slimeball in a bar, he’s just the man for the job. Little does he know, Piper needs a hell of a lot more than an instant hero.
The reserved, quietly confident Jeneva Reese is focused on buying a business. Meanwhile, the relationship with her current boyfriend is fulfilling, and on the surface looks to have the potential for happily ever after. Until she meets a tall, dark and handsome playboy which brings everything to question.
Maxim Montgomery is a successful telecomm sales manager, lifetime bachelor, and breathtakingly beautiful. His biggest commitment is to his dog. He has no intention of ever settling down. Can he be convinced otherwise?
As Max and Jen’s friendship grows, the chemistry between them is undeniable and soon Max makes her an offer that is near-impossible to resist. Does she have the guts to risk it all?
She pushed and pushed. Had she pushed too far?
When Colton Knight and his sister were left an inheritance, it never occurred to Cole he would fill in for his sister while she attended to their aunt’s estate. Especially when his sister’s job was to manage an exclusive Upper East Side spa. His head spun when she informed him that he needed to act gay to do it. This would definitely be the hardest thing he’d ever had to do.
Alexandra Marshall had enough of L.A. She packed her belongings and headed back home to New York. She settled into a loft apartment in the Village, got a part-time job that would allow her breaks for acting jobs, and met her brother’s best friend. Gorgeous, green-eyed and gay.
Or was he?
Spending time around Cole, the feeling ate at Alex that Cole was in fact straight. But how does she prove it?
Perhaps through a little seduction . . .
She denied herself. Lied to herself. And she was miserable.
Lauren Knight had the best plan. She and her brother had inherited an estate worth millions from an aunt who’d lived in Paris. Lauren needed to go to Paris for four weeks to settle the estate. How lucky can a girl be? In her absence, her brother would manage the spa. Just one minor detail--he’d need to act gay. Since it was only for four weeks, she thought this was all a cake-walk. Until she met Andre.
As Andre Beauchamp snapped a few pictures from the top of the Eiffel Tower, he had no idea he would become the savior to a scared, albeit, lovely American woman. He was inexplicably drawn to Lauren, and despite her very short stay in Paris, he found himself falling for her.
One week in Paris and Lauren was already wishing she could stay longer. She loved spending time with Andre, but when her world came crashing down around her, she had no choice.
She had to return to the States, and leave Andre behind. Forever.
Colorado was the last place on earth he wanted to be.
Blake Strickland has a good life in Chicago. His first company sold for several million dollars, and he's on his way to repeating that with his second. But when his grandmother has a heart attack, the return to his home town of Fort Collins, Colorado is unavoidable and unwelcome. It's the place he’d fallen madly in love with an incredible woman—the same place Charlie ripped his heart right out of his chest.
Charlotte Brookfield put love behind her, or so she thought. Until he returned—to her town, in her bar, a thousand miles from his home. And looking sexy as hell with a chip on his shoulder so big, she knew, she was still his enemy.
Eight years apart has done nothing to ease their pain, and everything to ignite their passion. Can Blake build a firewall around his heart, or will Charlie leave an indelible imprint on his soul?