Sonia’s Secret Someone

Do you ever get a second chance at a first impression? And who says opposites don’t attract? An attractive new teacher, Sonia, transfers in to Central from a charter school. While the other teachers form conflicting opinions of her, she struggles to be herself. But she’s not the only one who’s hiding her true personality. Maybe Terrence’s annoying comments conceal a shy, tender man. Or maybe the rigid German teacher is really a softy underneath. Both men are interested in Sonia. And then, there’s the mystery man. Perhaps he’s her soulmate. Find out who her surprise love is in book 2, Sonia’s Secret Someone, a stand-alone story in the Second Chance Teacher Romance series.

Meet Marlisa Kriscott

Marlisa Kriscott is one of the pen names of Debra Chapoton, who has written and published over 70 fiction and non-fiction works.

Silver Santa

A single dad with a newly empty nest.

A strait-laced guidance counselor with one birthday wish.

This Christmas, a steamy second chance romance twenty years in the making is about to ignite.

Happily divorced high school guidance counselor Noemie Saint has moved back to Kissing Springs to be closer to her mother after her father’s death. She wouldn’t say she’s avoiding the ex that broke her heart 20 years ago, but she’s certainly not going out of her way to run into him. That all changes when their worlds collide. Suddenly he’s back in her life, looking better than ever. After a mortifying chance meeting in the adult toy section, Jameson makes a snarky suggestion that Noemie decides to take him up on.

Jameson Mitchell is finally seeing his hard work pay off. He’s the owner of a successful fitness center and his daughter is in college exploring her independence. When an opportunity to reconnect with The One That Got Away presents itself, he jumps at the chance. Twenty years ago, he chose to do the right thing and let Noemie go. Now that she’s moved back to town and they are both single, he’s sure he can convince her they belong together.

She wants one night, he wants forever. Can this second chance couple make some Christmas magic?


The Wedding Plan: A Best Friend’s Sister Standalone Romance

ROME
She’s my best friend’s sister.
And he told me to never lay my hands on her.
He made me pinky promise.
And I never did.

But now she’s all grown up.
Beautiful. Radiant.
The girl of my dreams. The girl I’ve always loved.

Can I really keep that childhood promise?
The two kids with cities for names.
We were always meant to be together.

PARIS
We grew up together.
And then – after one tumultuous night – we parted ways.
For years.

But now my brother is getting married, and I have to see Rome Price again.
He’s the Best Man, and I’m the Maid of Honor.
And we have to work together to make this the most special of occasions.

He’s so alluring.
But he’s got a playboy reputation and a promise to my brother to keep.
He can’t touch me.
But I can’t take my eyes off him.

The Wedding Plan is a steamy standalone romance with a happy ending.


Meet Rebecca Castle

Rebecca has had the storytelling bug since… forever!

What Rebecca likes most is writing steamy hot filthy romances with sweet happy endings sprinkled with some delicious bad boys.

Born and raised in an Aussie coastal town, she loves travelling around the world – meeting new people and discovering their stories.

Aside from adventuring she also enjoys a good rainy day in with a good book or at a hot beach catching the sun.

She’s a world-class napping professional. You’ll most likely find her asleep snuggled up on a sofa somewhere cozy.

Making A Difference (M.A.D.)

Everybody loves Jay. He’s that humanitarian PR guru who doesn’t live like the rich and runs a profitable company so that he’ll have more resources to help people. Ironically, he’s engaged to a gorgeous CEO whose purse collection could feed the homeless in NYC, but he’s only human. Jay’s protégé/new partner Zoe finds it hilarious. They get along great, but they have a big secret. 5 years ago, they fell hard for each other. She was a student at NYU where Jay was a lecturer. Jay would never risk his reputation by dating a student. Moreover, he’d die before he let Zoe ruin her career. She was furious he didn’t take the risk for them, so she left the company (and the country!) to get over him. Now, she’s happily coupled up with lovely writer Colin. Colin detests Jay, and he doesn’t even know the entire story. Zoe’s upset Colin’s turning into a whiny jerk, but he’s the first guy she has felt strongly for in a long time. Jay can no longer dismiss his feelings as nostalgia, but Zoe’s still mad. And the last time he tried to fix things, she walked out of his life. Will Jay be able to follow his heart when even improving the world seems easier? Making A Difference is a contemporary workplace romantic comedy drama set in New York City.

Meet Pinar Tarhan

Pinar Tarhan is a romcom novelist, screenwriter, and freelance writer. She loves creating passionate, romantic, and escapist stories. In addition to writing and reading obsessively, she loves watching movies, learning new languages, traveling abroad, beach vacations, and dancing. She’s obsessed with glam metal, and she doesn’t care it’s not the 1980s anymore. You can catch up with her on Twitter at @zoeyclark.

Natalie’s Nighthawk

Her first kiss. Her first love. Her first heartbreak. Graham was all those things. Now, twelve years later, Natalie has to face old wounds when she is forced to ask Graham for help finding her missing students. Graham has never forgotten Natalie, or their first kiss. The sketch in his office―the one she drew of a Nighthawk, the one he named his business after―reminds him daily of the woman that got away. The life he could have had. Natalie will need to decide is she’s willing to risk her heart again, but only if she can convince him heroes can have relationships and still save lives. When Natalie goes missing, he discovers his inner demons are not alone in conniving to destroy their budding relationship. Graham will call on every skill he’s ever learned to save her. Will he find his heart’s guiding star in time? Or will they both be trapped in the darkness forever?

Meet Amanda Zook

Amanda Zook has been an avid romance reader since middle school when she delved into Gone with the Wind and has finally decided to liberate the stories that live in her head. After growing up in the Sweetest Place on Earth (Hershey, Pennsylvania) she attended college at a small liberal arts school majoring in English (what can you do with an English degree?). She met the love of her life there and followed him to the Jersey Shore (no, not the MTV reality show) where they lived for the first 20 years of their marriage, before moving halfway across the country. Amanda now lives in the Southwest corner of the mitten state on the shores of Lake Michigan (no sharks, no salt, no problem). She is a wife, a mother of teenage twin girls (even though she is aghast that her children dislike reading and pizza) and can now add published author to her list of achievements. You can find her on Facebook, join her reader’s group, Amanda Zook Books, or Instagram Visit her website for all the latest news and sign up for her newsletter for freebies. www.amandazook.com

The Ex-Wife Rescue

Travis Moody, along with his K9 partner, are hired at the Disaster City Search and Rescue Academy to form a wildfire rescue division. Right as his first class is about to graduate, a massive wildfire erupts in the South Dakota mountains, threatening his hometown where his ex-wife lives. Angie Steward is trying to rebuild her life after her marriage crumbled. Being high school sweethearts wasn’t enough to keep them together, especially when Travis decided to take a job on the other side of the country. The problem is, she can’t seem to get over her ex-husband, and her predicament is only made worse when he returns to help oversee the containment of a nearby wildfire. What happens when Travis realizes he made a mistake leaving Angie behind? Will Angie forgive Travis for picking his job over her? And will the DCSR team be able to put out the massive wildfire before it claims the town they both love?

Meet Jenna Brandt

Jenna Brandt has been an avid reader since she could hold a book and started writing stories almost as early. She is an award winning and bestselling author of over 5 dozens books and counting. She lives in California and loves spending time at the beach with her husband and 3 daughters.

Rebellion Book II: Book of Soung: SAMPLE CHAPTERS

What if the person you could trust the least was yourself? Qing Dynasty, China. While Lady Choi loved her husband with everything she had in her, she would never be foolish enough to trust him again, would put nothing past him. When new enemies and old ones ally to seek revenge, the very foundations of their faith in one another is shaken to the core. As old lies unravel, new deceptions are revealed and old insecurities resurface, can a love without trust survive?

Meet Grea Alexander

Grea (pronounced Gray) Alexander is a female writer of African American, Native American and French descent who does not write her profiles in the 3rd person. Born and raised in Houston, TX, I have successfully wormed my way across many a border and have, in effect, managed to infect all that I survey with my particular brand of grea-ness. My books are very character-driven with a focus on flawed, dynamic, culturally-diverse characters and strong, smart female protagonists.

Kissing You Again (Burning Embers Book 1)

Lisa thought finding one single, handsome, available man after choosing to start life over was pure luck. But three? To make her life even more confusing, her ex is back, and he’s looking better than ever.

With each man being perfect for her in their own right, Lisa’s heart and mind are completely torn on which to choose … The Scrumptious Chef … The Hot Yoga Instructor … The Bossy Billionaire … Or her recently returned, “Why does he still look so good,” Ex.

She knew starting life over would surely have its difficulties, but never imagined her biggest problem would be four completely different men vying for her love at once. And the heart fluttering romance each one brings with them definitely won’t make her decision on choosing just one any easier.

Lisa suddenly finds herself stuck, wondering whether leaving the past in the past and moving forward in her life with a new man as originally planned is the best decision? Or if her ex, Ryan, who currently resides in the small town of Embers Glen, Tennessee is still the man for her?

She now has the decision of a lifetime to make and it won’t be easy, but getting to that decision she’ll have some of the best dates ever. The romantic and intimate evenings she’s about to experience she never could have imagined even in her wildest dreams.

And when she realizes life after forty can actually be the most fun, romantic and adventurous time of her life, she’ll find the courage to try some new things her younger self NEVER would have considered.

Still, she must choose only one man as she moves ahead in her new life, but can she do it before her indecision ruins her chances with all of them?

Romantic dates, new loves, old flames, heart-pounding intimacy, true friendships, inspiring courage, a second chance at romance, and an exotic trip overseas that explores a lot more than just the local sights is what awaits in this novel.

***** Book 2 in the Burning Embers Series, “Foolish Kiss,” is out now. *****


Foolish Kiss (Burning Embers Book 2)

When Lisa moves to the small town of Embers Glen, Tennessee, she’s positive her new beginning in life will include a romance filled marriage to her true love that’s waiting for her there.

Unfortunately she discovers life is never as easy as it’s imagined especially when a handsome, successful, muscular, ex of hers she was, “definitely over,” shows up in his private jet. And the big mistake she’s about to make may alter all their lives forever.

Still, Lisa wholeheartedly believes that her and her true love, Ryan, are meant to be. The stars have aligned, the intimacy between them is amazing, and their feelings for each other run deep.

And although the one mistake she makes may ruin all her future plans – she still finds a new career, a new friend, and has her best friends to fall back on for desperate needed help even though she now lives hundreds of miles away from them.

Lisa loves Ryan, but her “inexcusable blunder,” may ultimately change their lives together forever. And there’s no way she can keep what happened from Ryan for much longer – or can she? Only time will tell, but that’s something she doesn’t have much of.

Romantic rendezvous, close friendships, intense intimacy, forbidden secrets, life changing decisions, and handsome ex-boyfriends that somehow stay close even when miles apart will whisk you away into this small town romance.


Mad About Matt

A hot cop and a sweet baker get a second chance at love in this small town romance.

Seventeen years after Shay Michaels said goodbye to summers in Red Maple Falls and the only boy she ever truly loved, she’s back and the proud owner of Sweet Dreams Bakery. Life is good until someone breaks into her shop,making her question if the life she left behind in New York followed her.

As the local sheriff, Matt is keeping a close eye on the place and an even closer eye on the beautiful owner who refuses to take the break in seriously. Two conflicting personalities that burn bright on their own become down right explosive when thrown together. But in order to move toward a future together, they will have to let go of their past and accept the mistakes they made.

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Welcome to Red Maple Falls, a small town filled with big personalities. Nestled in the White Mountains of New Hampshire it is home to the Hayes siblings, three brothers and three sisters, all awaiting their happily ever after.

Book 1: Mad About Matt (Matt and Shay)
Book 2: Crushing on Kate (Kate and Caleb)
Book 3: Moments with Mason (Mason and Cassie)
Book 4: Catching Cooper (Cooper and Sarah)
Book 5: Hung Up on Hadley (Hadley and Sam)
Book 5.5 A Bride for Sam (Hadley and Sam)
Book 6: Dreaming of Daisy (Daisy and Nick)
Book 7: Marshall Family #1: Charmed by Chase (Chase and Bex)
Book 8: Blindsided by Brooke (Brooke and Tyler)
Book 9: Lusting After Layla (Layla and Declan)
Book 10: Jaded Until Jax (Jax and Kristen)

Meet Theresa Paolo

Romance author, lover of books, 90’s pop music and happily ever afters.