Contemporary Romance

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How to Belong with a Billionaire

It has been a long time since the release of the first two books in the Arden St Ives series, so I feel a short synopsis is required. This will inevitably mean spoilers, so if you haven’t read them beware… Arden (Ardy), is a young pansexual* man living in London. He met billionaire entrepr ...

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If the Seas Catch Fire

At the start of L. A. Witt’s If the Seas Catch Fire, Sergei Andronikov is giving a lap dance in the bar where he works as a stripper. But after the dance, he discovers a disturbance outside - two thugs are beating up a man. Realizing they’re employed by one of the three Mafia families who contro ...

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Rules of a Rebound

Natalie Winters divorced the man she thought would be her happily-ever-after hero when she found out he was cheating, and to add insult to injury, she had to buy him off to win even shared custody of Betsy, the beagle he gave her. So she attends the Breakup Bash party at a nightclub, where Rome Coll ...

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Well Met

Emily Parker is in a transition period. She’s fresh out of a dream-drowning relationship and is filling her time by living with and caring for her sister and niece in Willow Creek, Maryland, while her sister recovers from a car accident. Her niece wants to spend her summer doing the Renaissance Fa ...

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Work for It

A smile and a tear – that’s what you’ll produce as Talia Hibbert scores another win with Work for It, the angsty but deeply romantic story of two men who fall in love in spite of their emotional scars. Olu Keynes is a tart-tongued but handsome man who has been numbed emotionally thanks to a ...

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Love and the Laws of Motion

Love and the Laws of Motion is an enjoyable tale of unexpected love between a reclusive astrophysicist and a brilliant, but slightly misguided computer hacker. It’s the second book in Amanda Weaver’s The Romano Sisters trilogy and, like the first book, it’s a delightful read full of lovable ch ...

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The Last Post

The Last Post wants to be a romantic story about two broken people who heal together. Unfortunately, it ends up being a story about a stalker and a woman who desperately needs grief counseling. Doctor Laya Marston once had a true love; her daredevil, risk-loving husband, Cameron Bennett.  Camero ...

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Grading Curves

Professor Nikki Barber is starting over with a new job after drawing a firm boundary with her mother, and a tattoo feels like the right way to mark this new chapter in her life. Dean Shaw, six years her junior, offers to stay late at the tattoo parlor to work on her. But the tattooing process takes ...

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The Right Swipe

Alisha Rai modernizes the classic one-night-stand-to-HEA trope in her latest novel The Right Swipe. Diverse characters, a feminist approach to sexuality and cutting edge dating technology breathe fresh life into this familiar format and gives us a candid look at love in the twenty-first century. ...

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Inevitable Conclusions

Sometimes you finish a book and all you can do is sit collapsed in your chair until your brain and body return from the place where the author transported you. Kora Oliver, Tony-winning actress turned director, and Tariq Evans, NFL star turned financial advisor, have known each other for over two ...