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About Alyssa Bailey
Alyssa Bailey is a USA Today and Amazon No. 1 bestselling author of Historical and Contemporary Suspense romances, Alyssa writes light, realistic romance novels full of sizzling alpha males and the spicy adventuresome women they love. My characters live in Cowboy Country, Regency/Victorian England, and the Contemporary realm all with a touch of suspense and a Happily Ever After.
A proud Texan living among the wealth of Alaska's beauty, I watch eagles fly overhead, whales and salmon frolicking in the sea, seals clapping for attention, and bears in the neighbor's garbage. I vacation where rattlesnakes and scorpions roam beside black widow spiders, cattle country, rodeos, and horses that are eager to take you on your own happy trails.
Thank you for reading my adventures of love with a touch of something special.
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Despite thwarting dogs and Mother Nature’s wrath, these couples fight to begin again and forge a new path. Sometimes their second chances arrive where they least expect them or even wave through a window. Whether best friends, co-workers, or strangers, these men and women struggle with roadblocks that pop up all around them.
Join us as these romances enlighten your reading time with miracles, poker games, hiding from the past, disabilities, political shenanigans, military tactics, and starting life over for a new lease on life.
From starting over to second chances, all these heroes and heroines are looking for one thing: A New Beginning.
Unexpected Desires written by USA Today Bestselling author Stacy Eaton - Kelly Smith keeps to herself and has only a few work friends, so when questions arise, it’s easier to pack up and leave, then answer. That is until Mike scares the bejesus out of her at the cemetery and then shows up at her place of employment.
Kissing Plans written by New York Times Bestselling Author Mona Risk – He’s been her best friend for ten years. She regrets agreeing to an arranged marriage and he promised to help her, only to realize he can’t let go of her.
A Window to Love written by USA Today Bestselling Author Katy Walters – Samantha Davies vowed never to trust another man when her husband left her and their two children for his secretary, but then Doctor David Roberts waved to her through the window.
The Tactics of Love written by USA Today Bestselling author Alyssa Bailey - Marine Pilot Chopper Frazier and Army doctor Felicity Torrez each retired early to start a family, but their new life seems to be full of roadblocks.
Casey’s Charade written by USA Today Bestselling author Susan Jean Ricci – Royce Cooper is zesty, captivating, and knows how to play a good game of poker. With his talent for bringing out the best in people, Casey considers leaving her unconventional job and the past to start anew with this interesting man – that is, if their dogs approve their humans’ blooming relationship that’s getting hotter by the second.
All Gia’s Men written by USA Today Bestselling author Taylor Lee – Logan and Gia faced a bigger challenge than mere political shenanigans. Fiercely independent, accustomed to controlling and managing every element of their lives, they run into a force bigger than either of them—Mother Nature.
Holly’s Gift, written by USA Today Bestselling Author, Josie Riviera – Miracles don’t always come easy. Sometimes it takes a secret wish to light an angel’s way. God answering a prayer? Tim doesn’t hold his breath. But one faith-filled woman makes him want to pray one last time for a Christmas miracle.
Forever & Always written by Best Selling author, Susanne Matthews - Brandi’s entire life has focused on ballet. When an accident leaves her crippled, she’s adrift without a future. Jarrett has loved the petite ballerina all his life. Can he help her find a new lease on life?
This collection includes short stories from the following authors:
Piper Stone ~ Bethany Leigh ~ Brandy Golden ~ Joannie Kay ~ Libby Campbell ~ Alyssa Bailey ~ Megan McCoy ~ Viola Morne ~ Chloe Kent ~ April Hill ~ Pippa Greathouse ~ Chula Stone & Carolyn Faulkner.
You need a hero…
Does your dream man fight fires or catch bad guys as a cop or undercover? Maybe he’s a doctor saving lives? Perhaps he’s a military man, who’s put his life on the line as a wounded warrior or working security?
Everyone needs a hero and you’re sure to find yours in this steamy premiere series, featuring strong heroes and heroines in this collection of seven brand new never before published stories from eight multi-award winning, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling authors.
You’ll find each of these stories simply…IRRESISTIBLE.
Two Hearts Unlikely Heroes: Tamara Ferguson, USA Today Bestselling author: When wounded warrior Captain Samantha Caldwell is targeted by terrorists after killing their leader in Iraq, can AFOSI Agent Captain Ben Nash keep her safe?
Simply Love: Natalie Ann, USA Today Bestselling author:Being strong doesn’t make you a hero, but doing what is right does.
She’s Having A Baby: Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today Bestselling author:During the worst fire season in California history, a wildland fire changes life for Mike and Aisling Saint and their best friend.
Johnny’s Girl: Cynthia Cooke, USA Today Bestselling author:Will he choose the mission or the girl?
Fire Me Up: Alicia Street, USA Today Bestselling author:After an FDNY fireman loses his fiancée to a rich Wall Streeter, he seeks a new start in a sleepy village on Long Island’s North Fork, only to fall for a shy schoolteacher who shakes up his world like never.
SEAL of Refuge: Alyssa Bailey, USA Today Bestselling author:Becoming vulnerable for a chance at true happiness takes a special kind of courage.
Never Gone: Stephanie Queen, USA Today Bestselling author:Joe is a regular guy from Boston--except when he's called on by the Zero Go Team. So when he's sent to protect a sexy Hollywood costume designer, the last thing he expects is a crazy attraction that's anything but regular.
Handle With Care: Patrice Wilton, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author:An ER doctor and a wounded veteran find each other, but can their love survive?
SEVEN SWEET AND SASSY STORIES of SUMMER From International USA Today Bestselling, Award-Winning Authors.
Days filled with lemon yellow sunshine, nights of velvety warmth… summertime is the season of love. Romantic tales filled with memorable characters, these nine binge-worthy books will sweep you away like a summer breeze.
STILL WATERS: Alyssa Bailey, USA Today Bestselling Author: When city ideals meet country tradition, the summer heat is the least of their worries.
WEDDING BELL BLUES: Susanne Mathews, International Bestselling Author: The wedding may be canceled, but the honeymoon's on!
MAEVE: Josie Riviera, USA Today Bestselling Author: He’s all business. She loves to laugh. When business conflicts with pleasure, what could possibly go wrong?
LISA: Denise Devine, USA Today Bestselling Author: When Lisa’s life crashes, she returns to Enchanted Island. Is true love waiting in this idyllic place from her childhood?
HOPE: Aileen Fish, USA Today Bestselling Author: Will Always Hopeful find her Sir Galahad?
JUDE: Taylor Lee, USA Today Bestselling Author: An arrogant, go-it-alone homicide detective and a quirky intelligence analyst team up to solve a murder during the Summer Solstice Celebration.
LADY IN DISTRESS: Katy Walters, USA Today Bestselling Author: Could he protect her, would she continue refusing him? Little does he realize the height of passion, or the depth of terror that lay before them.
He must remove her from harm's way, even if she refuses to believe she is in danger.
In an effort to to begin again after her previous boyfriend became her stalker, Math genius Teagan Manz jumps at the opportunity to leave the Atlanta city life for a more sedate existence as a college instructor. As she settles into rural life in South Dakota, she finds herself more than attracted to Declan Red Eagle, who seems to turn every woman's head. She has no chance of catching the masterful Native American's eye, even though she tries. Just as she is beginning to enjoy her new life, the first mysteriously threatening note arrives, sabotaging all chances of happily ever after in this town.
Declan is finally a full professor, and he couldn't be more ready to begin the next stage of his life, but does he have time in his busy, regimented schedule for a woman? Especially one that is vivacious and bright as sunshine on a summer morning. One who excites his body at the most inopportune times. Following in his Irish and Sioux Clansmen's footsteps, he plans his capture. He decides the summer break is the perfect time to explore his attraction to Teagan in a calm, orderly fashion, except there is nothing sedate about his girl. Things are not as they seem and when he discovers the first of her secrets, it turns his entire world upside down
Suddenly, it's time to teach Teagan that the Red Eagles always take care of their own before it's too late.
Read the small excerpts that preface each recipe as each author tells you why her recipe is important to her story.
Full of pictures, these mouth-watering recipes are sure to inspire your culinary (or eating) desires. Included are appetizers (mulled wine, pineapple punch, millionaire's bacon), main dishes (lasagne, lobster mac and cheese, crock pot venison stew, traditional smoked salmon) and baked goods and desserts (fry bread, almond apricot coffee cake, double chocolate chip cookies, shortbread, cinnamon rolls) - in all, twenty-six recipes by the authors from all around the world.
These yummies are some of the authors’ favorites and a gift to our readers from us. We hope you enjoy these treats as much as we do.
Fall in love SIXTEEN times over when you read each of these touching holiday stories, brimming with hope, Christmas cheer, and thrilling romance.
Mimi Barbour – Alone at Christmas: Being alone is Tara’s worst nightmare, especially during the holidays. Her wish comes true when she finds Mr. Right injured and stranded, but will they survive the dangerous storm?
Rebecca York – Christmas Miracle 1935: Can he trust her enough to help free her father from jail?
Patricia Rosemoor – Marrying Molly: Dear Santa, Please let me meet a McKenna man who will help me end Sheelin O’Keefe’s horrible curse on both our families. Molly Kavanaugh
Susanne Matthews – What Dottie Wants: All Ronnie wants is to give Dottie a great Christmas, but not being able to find the doll she wants may make that impossible.
Traci Hall – Christmas Kiss: Can a teenage crush become forever love?
Angela Stevens – Dear Sinterklaas: Dan had his heart stolen by a girl on summer vacation, now it’s Christmas time, and with a little bit of magic from Sinterklaas, he hopes to make his Christmas wish come true.
Stacy Eaton – Finding Love with Dear Santa: All Faith wants is to get her life back on track.
Stephanie Queen – He Has Santa: A second chance hockey romance.
Josie Riviera – A Chocolate Box Christmas Wish: He’s been all over the world. She’s a home-town girl. Can a holiday wish bridge the gap?
Mona Risk – Dalia’s Christmas Wish: Will the doctor make the right decision between an angry fiancée and a medical emergency?
Rachelle Ayala – Toy Soldier Christmas: Can a toy soldier make her wish come true?
Dani Haviland – A Plate of Christmas Cookies: Is it too much to ask for a second miracle?
Taylor Lee – Please Christmas: Be Done: When his 7 year old son ran away looking for Santa... and all his teenage daughter wants for Christmas is for it to be done....the district attorney concedes not only did he lose his wife to cancer, but he was in danger of losing his children.
Susan Jean Ricci – Cruising for Mr. Right: Can a widow discover second chance romance aboard a Christmas cruise and make the right choice between two adoring men?
Alyssa Bailey – Christmas Wishes and You: Beth’s Christmas Wish of a Second Chance at Love could happen if only she would be willing to risk her heart... again.
Nancy Radke – Zsuzsa’s Christmas Wish: She asks Santa for a strong man to help corral a mule that won’t stay home and is given a rancher who plans to corral her.
When duty and desire clash, the men and women sworn to protect must fight evil while tempting fate and their hearts. It’s a deceitful world out there, but Tempting Protectors must live by their wits and guard their hearts. Who to trust and who to love? Between gunfights, devious killers, eerie murders, a voodoo priestess, and high stakes international terror plots, the twists and turns are nonstop when Tempting Protectors take the leap of love before it’s too late.
TATIANA, THE TROUBLE SISTERS by Taylor Lee
Tatiana Trouble is never going to be abused again. She’s created a women’s shelter to help others survive. Unfortunately, her ex-husband doesn’t agree. When he’s hideously murdered, District Attorney Zane Wilder is faced with prosecuting the woman he loves—none other than Tatiana who swore she’d kill the despicable man.
SIDEWINDER by Patricia Rosemoor
When detective Libby Tate returns to the lawless New Mexico town where her father and brother were murdered, she has a single clue—an S carved into the earth. And a single suspect—Reies Coulter. She can’t trust anyone, least of all the mysterious rancher. After meeting this human sidewinder in the flesh, Libby is targeted by someone who wants her dead and is torn between her suspicions and desire.
THE STRATEGY OF LOVE, Guardians of Refuge by Alyssa Bailey
Photojournalist Kayla Rhea is abducted while exposing international traffickers, bringing Army Strategist River Bennett back into her life. As the threat closes in, Kayla must make a life-changing decision to save those she loves, while River joins forces with other operatives to keep both their heart and future happiness safe.
ALL YOU WANT, DESIRING DANGER by Rachelle Ayala
Busybody Tami King can’t catch a break—at least with the town sheriff, Todd Colson. Perhaps a murder will do the trick. Her sorority sisters are in town for the grand opening of her haunted hotel. When one of the ladies goes missing and another guest turns up dead, Tami finally has the complete attention of the sheriff. Unfortunately, a ruthless stalker also has her in his sights.
CURSED, DECORAH SECURITY by Rebecca York
Morgan Kirkland of Decorah Security is invited by a mysterious man, Andre Gascon, to investigate the eerie murders plaguing his estate deep in the Louisiana bayou. Unfortunately, he refuses to trust her and keeps to his rituals like disappearing into the swamp at twilight and drinking a strange home-made tea. Morgan has enough to deal with, including a voodoo priestess showing up every night with her drum. Can she break through to Andre before evil forces doom them both?
COLLATERAL DAMAGE, SILENT WARRIORS by J.L. Saint (Jennifer St. Giles)
Lauren Collins’s life takes a turn for chaos when her husband is assassinated and a military operative, Jack Hunter, arrives on her doorstep demanding answers. Thrust into a world of political treachery and treason, Lauren has no choice but to trust Jack with her life and her children’s lives. Jack puts everything on the line to survive, except for his heart…it already bit the dust the moment Lauren opened her front door.
PARTNERS, VEGAS SERIES by Mimi Barbour
Meet partners who are attracted, but don't trust each other... not for one minute. Detectives Aurora Morelli and Kai Lawson are forced to ignore the irritating explosions between them in order to make a slimeball pay for his sickening crimes.
It isn’t a matter of "if" she is found, but "when."
It has been a year since heiress Ivy Linton made the mistake of leaving Kaden's protection and his bed. She was overwhelmed and confused about the next step in her chaotic world. So, when Ivy found herself falling hard for Kaden, she panicked and ran.
Now, Ivy is the focus of a mob family after she is, once again, in the wrong place at the wrong time. Knowing she needs real protection she rushes to the only man who can rock her world and keep her safe.
Passions burned hot after Kaden Trainer rescued the sassy, sensual Ivy from kidnappers, but it wasn't enough for her. Now, his girl has arrived with the mob on her tail, begging to stay. He will always stand between Ivy and the rest of the world, but things will be different this time.
Kaden ignored his instincts and was too gentle the first time, giving Ivy what she wanted, not what she needed. He won't make that mistake again. He wants all of Ivy, and he won't accept less. To keep her safe, she must agree to his rules and follow his commands, or there will be consequences.
The price is high, and he wants her first payment upfront.
Author Note: This adult romance contains adventure and mystery, suspense, second chances, power exchange, and sensual scenes.
New town. New Job. One new friend who didn’t know her name or address. Would anyone ever notice that a madman took her?
Mallory Sasse was lonely and needed a change. She left her hometown to find a new future and maybe a new lover. Determined to make this change successful, she leased a great townhouse and started her new job as the lead pharmacist, then looked for some fun. At a meet and greet in a nearby town, she met him.
He was fit, authoritative, with a gentle smile and greying at his temples. Monroe took her breath away. Her attraction grew over the weeks, fast approaching that relationship commitment line. The day she would take that ultimate step, Mallory found herself in the grip of a madman and all hope for a future seemed lost. But after seeing a dying woman in the cellar with her and realizing her destiny if she quit, survival became Mallory’s only option.
Monroe Merton was missing something in his life. Retired Army. Great job. Staring at 45 with no prospects of love ahead. He had been okay with that, but as he watched his friends find love, he wondered. Then he met Mallory. After several meet ups in a group, and hours of phone conversations, Monroe knew he was falling hard for her. When Mallory was as ready as he was to take the next step, he asked her on a date. Alone. Hopefully, alone. Mallory sounded excited the night before, but when the time came, she never showed. The woman ghosted him. She didn’t even answer his calls. She had disappeared.
Just when Monroe knew Mallory was in trouble and he was on her trail, the police call. “Monroe Merton?”
Author Note: Saving Mallory is Book 4 of an after Military Security Series Romance with lots of hot, masterful men, intelligent professional women, and tons of sassy action. A standalone book, but may be more enjoyable when read in order.
Can life's redirections lead the way to an unexpected love?
Temp worker Leilani Stone loved her job. She never became bored before moving on to the next adventure and never wanted to stay longer. That was until she accepted a temporary position to be the assistant for business executive Ethan Monroe while his own employee was out of the office. Ethan was everything she wanted in a man, kind, confident, good looking, and low key. When the job ended, she never expected to see him again.
Ethan Monroe had fallen hard for the efficient, fun-loving Lani. He intended to pursue her, but she'd left while he was out of the office. Soon after, business called him out of town. Accepting a ride home from the airport by an acquaintance, Ethan was pleasantly surprised when the driver was Leilani Stone. Maybe it wasn't too late.
Icy roads, a fall, decorating tips, and a chance of snow were all that Ethan needed to know this woman was a keeper. Would Lani agree?
Mark Jensen works hard and plays harder, preferring one-night stands to anything long term – until he hooks up with the company accountant. Jessie is sweet and sassy but there's a loneliness about her that makes her unlike any woman he’s dated before. She’s stolen his heart.
Just when Mark has finally convinced Jessie to move in with him, her brother runs into trouble. Jessie is in over her head and making all the wrong decisions based on trying to protect her new friends, and her lover.
Publisher’s Note: This steamy contemporary romance contains elements of power exchange.