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About Alyssa Bailey
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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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?
He needs to fire her or claim her before it's too late.
Avery gets caught in a web of deceit when she agrees to help save her family farm. As her life begins to tangle chaotically, her attraction grows for her new boss, Stryker Red Eagle, but he is the enemy... or is he?
Stryker's ordered life is turned upside down when Avery arrives as a woman, not the male assistant he thought he was getting. She is stealing his concentration, and something is going on with her that he can't figure out.
To save his sanity, Stryker needs to either fire Avery or claim her as his own. But then the real trouble begins.
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Unexpectantly, they find each other again and begin to explore their attraction, mesh their goals, and settle into a new life. They are weaving into local life when an unfortunate decision puts Felicity in the hands of someone who has an entirely different plan for her.
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.
Eight Steamy Stories, Four All New, From Multi Award Winning, International USA Today Bestselling Authors.
A deputy and undercover agent, a nerdy geek or a hardcore biker, a sexy playboy and billionaire or a seemingly broken wounded warrior, each of these page turning, steamy stories will keep you reading until the very end.
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FAMILY BONDS-HUNTER AND KAYLA (new) by Natalie Ann, USA Today Bestselling Author: Will Hunter and Kayla fall for the legacy of Amore Island when neither of them are even looking?
THAT CAPTIVATING KISS (new) by Tamara Ferguson, USA Today Bestselling Author: When Special FBI Agent Brynn Landers shares a captivating kiss with Army Ranger, Nick Foley, she knows she’s met the man of her dreams, although Nick gets the wrong impression since she’s working undercover. When they meet again four years later after Nick is critically injured, will fate give them a second chance?
COLOR ME FREE (new) by Jen Talty, USA Today Bestselling Author: Was he willing to risk his heart to make the necessary changes he’d been too afraid to deal with in the past? Or would he continue to live his life in a bubble, pretending to make a difference?
MISTLETOE FANTASIES by Stacy Eaton, USA Today Bestselling Author: Wallie has been a bodyguard at the club since it opened four years ago, and over the last year, he’s developed quite a crush on Ms. Reba.
JOSIE’S REFUGE (new) by Alyssa Bailey, USA Today Bestselling Author: Walker brought Josie home to help her overcome her biggest problem, but how do they defeat a threat to the ranch that may come from within?
JASON’S RESOLUTION by Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today Bestselling Author: When a protester outside of Jason’s successful casino in Atlantic City catches his eye, she helps him make his dream come true.
CATCHING NATE by Angela Stevens, International Bestselling Author: Only one woman ever stole Nate Chase’s heart– it’s just a shame she’s off limits.
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Presenting The Authors’ Billboard’s fabulous Christmas Box Collection, DEAR SANTA: A CHRISTMAS WISH, filled with heartwarming stories about people of all ages who have special requests for the big guy.
Fall in love SEVENTEEN 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.
Carmen DeSousa – Chicago Hope: Aspiring journalist Maura Hall dreams of changing the world, but she'll settle for Chicago.
Unemployed again, Josie’s friend tricks her into accepting a job with the last man she would ever work for, the one she can’t forget. With no other choice, Josie decides it’s time to deal with her biggest barrier to a happy life, namely her refusal to accept assistance in any way unless absolutely necessary, but she doesn’t know how. In steps the man who lives in her nightmares and her dreams.
Walker is just as upset as Josie for being duped into offering a job on the sly, but for different reasons. He loves her and wants the best, but if she doesn’t learn to accept help, they are doomed in their working relationship and their private one. He wants her on his terms because her terms have alienated them.
Walker comes up with an alpha solution that Josie is desperate enough to accept. When it concerns her health or safety, Josie must ask for and accept help or prepare for the consequences, Walker style. They have begun to settle into a routine when the real trouble begins from an unknown source. The Knights must join forces to eliminate the threat to keep their families safe and maintain their way of life, but how do you fight an unknown evil from within?
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When the Navy offers SEAL Cmdr Wellesley the career opportunity of a lifetime, he accepts and begins making a new home. Finally, after tragedy hit three years ago, things are looking up. He finds he is much more protective now, and combined with his demand for life to be orderly and run by the book, his book, he is determined to take back control, but life has a different plan, and suddenly, he stands to lose something more precious than control… his family.
Warning: If danger, suspense, hot passion and steamy sex isn't for you, please don't purchase this book.
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.
Lord Barrington’s Minx by Alyssa Bailey
Morgan has loved free-spirited Amelia since their childhood, but now as adults, he must convince her that true happiness and freedom lies in becoming his wife and submitting to his strict but loving rules.
The Gardener by Juliette Banks
Seeing the gardener, Barnes, swimming naked makes Kate's pulse race. Will she let her heart rule her head and break Society's rules?
Sir Thomas’s Bride by Vanessa Brooks
As a Georgian gentleman, Sir Thomas Wiggington expects to be master within his own home – after all, everyone knows that an Englishman’s home is his castle. However, when he weds Lady Margaret Beauchamp, it appears that she has other ideas about who should be in charge...
Renaud by Maryse Dawson
Can the vanquished ever forgive, yet alone find true love? A rebellious Saxon maiden is soon to find out when she is ordered to marry a Norman knight.
Hold Fast by Adrienne Blake
Two Scottish clans, the McDonalds and the McLeods, have been at war for so long that nobody even really remembers how the feud started. When Bonnie McDonald and Rory McLeod fall in love, therefore, there is no way they can be together. Or is there?
The Incorrigible Annabelle Spencer by Louise Taylor
Finding herself over a handsome stranger's knee on a train leads to a lot of fun at a country house party for the incorrigible Annabelle Spencer.
Publisher’s Note: Some of the stories in this set include explicit sexual themes and elements of domestic discipline and power exchange.