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A blind date. A celebrity with a dark hidden past. Can this single mom learn to trust again?
Single mom, Lauren Parker, has never been one for blind dates, but the last person she expected to meet at the restaurant was a celebrity. She couldn't stand shallow playboy Chase Remington back in high school, and that hasn't changed. But her salon is on the brink of collapse, and a little publicity just might get her off the red...
Chase Remington, lead singer of a mega-famous band, returns to his hometown of Maple Creek, Virginia for what appears to be his ten-year high school reunion. But there's more to him than meets the eye. The once shallow playboy now has more depth than she bargained for...
When he volunteers to join Lauren’s committee to plan a memorial service for a former classmate, wounds from a hidden secret will come dangerously to the fore. And as Chase grows closer to Lauren, they discover they have more in common than they first assumed.
If you enjoy sweet romance set in a small town with swoony moments, then you’ll love this book!
He has enough charm for Hollywood, but she’s not impressed. Can he win this baker’s heart?
Bakery owner Alexis Remington has had a crush on Owen Hadley since before he was a world-famous actor. When she finds out he’s going to be the best man in the wedding where she’s the maid of honor, she feels incredibly nervous. But her anxiety quickly turns to anger when she realizes her old crush is cutting into her bakery’s much-needed revenue with the competition he’s created by opening a restaurant with a pastry chef.
When movie star Owen Hadley returns to Maple Creek to be in his best friend’s high-profile celebrity wedding, he decides it time to fulfill his lifelong dream of opening a restaurant. And where better than in his hometown? What he wasn’t counting on was the beautiful maid of honor blaming him for her bakery’s demise. When he realizes he can’t charm himself out of this situation, he learns that the only way to thaw her heart is to take the mask off. But is it too late?
If you enjoy sweet romance set in a small town with swoony moments, then you’ll love this book!
They were best friends. He’s always wanted more. Will his newfound fame destroy them?
Ryker and I have been best friends since third grade. We were the poor kids in the school, but that didn’t matter. We always had each other. And we had big plans to get scholarships and make something out of our lives. But now he’s been discovered by a big time Hollywood film director who wants to cast him as Prince Charming in an upcoming production of Cinderella.
Our college plans have been flushed down the toilet overnight, and now Ryker’s become famous with a ridiculous amount of money coming his way.
Thanks to the paparazzi, girls are swarming him both in person and online. And Ryker seems to love every minute of it. It’s so annoying.
I feel like I’m losing my best friend in the worst way possible, and I’m starting to wonder if maybe I’ve been lying to myself about my feelings for Ryker for a long time.
I’ve secretly had feelings for my best friend Shannon for years, but she’s solidly kept me in the friend zone.
When a famous Hollywood director sees me as the lead in his niece's high school play, he casts me on the spot as Prince Charming in his upcoming Cinderella film. I’m in shock and on top of the world as my biggest, wildest dreams are coming true. I’m finally leaving behind my old life of poverty and moving up in the world.
But now Shannon’s acting super weird and withdrawn. I don’t understand why she can’t just be happy for me. I wish she could see that I don’t care about the fangirls. Shannon’s the only girl I’ve ever wanted, and nothing, not even fortune and fame will change that.
But I’m afraid that all this luck may prove to be unlucky after all. Because if I lose Shannon, will it really have been worth it?
Dive into My Best Friend Prince Charming, the sixth installment of the BRAND NEW multi-author series, Sweet Mountain High.
Can a fake marriage save their careers? Or will their feelings turn everything real?
Small Town newspaper reporter, Tessa Randall, dreams of scoring a job with a big city newspaper. An interview with Benson Patrick, quarterback for the New York Giants, might be the opportunity she’s been looking for. When he comes home to Maple Creek for their mutual friends’ wedding, Tessa hopes it’s the perfect chance to interview him. Only Benson isn’t being as cooperative as she’d wanted, and before she knows it, he’s proposing to her. A marriage, even a fake one, might be the edge she needs to land her dream job.
New York Giants quarterback Benson Patrick has never backed down from a dare. When the police catch him doing donuts in Central Park with his beloved truck, Ol’ Bessie, he’s afraid his career is over. After being put on suspension, his coach tells him to settle down and get married or get kicked off the team. When he goes to his buddy’s wedding at his hometown, the beautiful Tessa Randall catches his eye. If he can convince her to marry him, she might be the solution to all his problems. As long as their feelings don’t get involved.
If you enjoy fake marriages, sports romance, and small town sweet romance, then you'll love this book.
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Dating is off limits. So why does she want him so badly?
I'm not supposed to like him. My parents are crazy strict. But I can’t get him out of my head. He’s the Student Body President and the headmaster's son at our private academy, and he’s definitely the hottest guy in school.
I’m the awkward, quiet girl, an outcast. He doesn’t even know I’m alive. But thanks to the new girl, my secret crush isn’t so secret anymore. He knows I like him, and I’m dying of humiliation. I feel so lame.
But now he keeps trying to talk to me, and I can’t figure out what he wants.
Is it possible that he likes me back? If that’s true, I’m about to be in a whole lot of trouble.
A Braver Version of Me is the first book in a nine-book rewrite of a contemporary sweet romance series called The Destiny Trilogy. In this series you can expect flirting, blushing, and kisses in the woods, but you won’t find any swearing, nudity, or sex.
Fake dating is easy until opposites attract!
Eccentric hippie, Onyx Sharp, is the maid of honor in her best friend’s wedding. But she's not happy about having to spend so much time with the best man, Taylor. Not only does she distrust men, but being around him annoys her. The last thing she expects is for him to kiss her impulsively at a party before the wedding. And the main problem is, she wants him to kiss her one more time, but she’s not sure she can let her heart trust again.
Straight-laced surgeon Taylor Roberts is tired of being teased about being eternally single by the other groomsmen. He makes a bet that he can get the beautiful maid of honor to date him before the wedding is over. The problem is, she can’t stand him! He promises he’ll give up his booth in the Maple Creek Fall Festival to her mom’s crystal shop if she’ll pretend to date him, an offer he knows she can’t pass up.
The longer Onyx is around Taylor the more she feels drawn to him, despite being his polar opposite. Can she continue the facade of dating him when her heart gets involved?
If you enjoy sweet romantic comedy set in a small town where opposites attract, then you’ll love this book!
He made a bet. She promised herself she wouldn’t fall for him.
The other day, I overheard the hottest guy at school making a bet that he could convince me to kiss him.
If I have anything to do with it, it’s never going to happen.
They called me an ice queen. Whatever that’s supposed to mean.
Here’s the thing. He has a reputation, and I’m not interested in his games.
But then I found out he lives up the hill from me.
And now he knows where I live.
And he’s more determined to win the bet than I first realized.
I have to admit, the more I get to know him, the less like a troublemaker he seems.
Maybe I misjudged him.
Or maybe I’m getting in too deep.
Olivia and the Troublemaker is a companion story to The Destiny Clark Saga. In this Young Adult Sweet Romance, you can expect flirting, blushing, and kisses in the woods, but you won’t find any swearing, nudity, or sex.
When the truth is uncovered, the bullies come out to play.
I’ve kept my forbidden boyfriend a secret.
But he hates hiding.
So I agree to step into the light as a couple.
Our secret romance turns into a disaster rivaling scenes from Romeo and Juliet. Bullies emerge from all sides, and we’re in serious trouble.
I’ve worked my tail off to be bolder, but standing up for myself comes with a price.
Our whirlwind romance spirals out of control.
And I’m not sure we can hold on much longer.
Can our love withstand the blows from our enemies, or will the foundation we’ve built together crack and crumble?
A Bolder Version of Me is the third book in a nine-book rewrite of a contemporary sweet romance series called The Destiny Trilogy. In this series you can expect flirting, blushing, and kisses in the woods, but you won’t find any swearing, nudity, or sex.
Dream come true? Or disaster?
When I got cast in Les Miserables, alongside Isaac, my not-so-secret crush, I thought I'd made it.
But it wasn't all it’s cracked up to be.
You see, I have to sing my true feelings of rejection in front of the entire school.
If I can get my brother’s best friend to agree to be my boyfriend, maybe I won’t look like an idiot in front of everyone.
But there’s a huge problem. I can’t ignore my feelings for Isaac, and the more time we spend practicing, the stronger my feelings get.
If I can’t cool things off with Isaac and start something new with Preston, I might be stuck facing humiliation.
A Better Version of Me is the second book in a nine-book rewrite of a contemporary sweet romance series called The Destiny Trilogy. In this series you can expect flirting, blushing, and kisses in the woods, but you won’t find any swearing, nudity, or sex.
Can new love heal old wounds?
I want to stop thinking about my ex boyfriend. He doesn’t deserve to be remembered.
For some reason my brother’s best friend, Preston, has been awesome lately. He was super supportive after my break up. I told him I wasn’t looking for another relationship, but I’m not sure he’s listening. I’m starting to think that he might be the key to forgetting about my ex.
Maybe a fresh start with someone new is exactly what I need. Or I’m a heartbroken fool who has no business staring at Preston’s chiseled abs.
A Stronger Version of Me is the fifth book in a nine-book rewrite of a contemporary sweet romance series called The Destiny Trilogy. In this series you can expect flirting, blushing, and kisses in the woods, but you won’t find any swearing, nudity, or sex.
Will Destiny finally choose between Isaac and Preston?
In the long-awaited final installment of The Destiny Trilogy, Destiny Clark has anything but harmony in her life.
Destiny is dating Isaac Robinson but is not completely sure she’s made the right decision. Preston Nelson re-enters her life and fights to win her back. Destiny struggles to resist the undeniable chemistry between them and is left feeling more confused than ever.
When Destiny’s school issues a new policy, her family realizes they may have to sacrifice more than they’re willing to stay at the only school they’ve ever known.
Is Destiny’s bond with Isaac strong enough to last, or should she give Preston another chance?
As one thing after another goes wrong, Destiny realizes she must search for harmony in her life before she loses everything.
This clean Young Adult Contemporary Romance is filled with stolen kisses, swoonworthy guys, and a girl learning who she is.