Modern Tastes Author:Victoria Allen, Katie Blu, Dalton Diaz, Dena Garson, Kele Moon, Fran Lee, Marilu Moon Anticipation by Victoria Allen — While growing up, Marielle Jameson’s best friend was her neighbor Ben Carson. But Mari ran with the popular crowd and Ben was a nerd. Then life intervened and they lost touch. Now Ben is back, and he is most definitely not a nerd. Their reunion is hot, heavy and full of promise. Can Ben pull... more » Mari out of the slump she’s fallen into? And can Mari trust Ben not to break her heart? The answer to both is yes, although figuring out their future will take some work. But, as Ben says, “Anticipation is half the fun.”
Beloved Brother by Katie Blu
Phoebe Marks has a lot of history with Jared Larabie and none of it is good. Unfortunately, her mother and his father got married and now she can’t ignore the sexy bane of her existence at family gatherings. Phoebe pushes Jared away, building barriers wherever possible based on their tumultuous past. But Jared is convinced the woman Phoebe has become is worth the effort. The trick is in convincing her he’s traded his former antics for something real.
Stray Lovers by Dalton Diaz
Lovestruck veterinarian Marcus Hill thought he could wait for a relationship with Jane, but he’s offered his dream job in another state. It’s time to go.
Headstrong Jane Tipper is going to miss her best friend, but she understands why he’s leaving. She, too, has a career agenda she won’t alter for anything or anyone. Never again.
As their last week together approaches, their desire for each other hits high gear. Ending as friends with benefits sounds good in theory and feels even better. What could be better than a week of incredibly hot sex with your best friend? Neither one regrets it. Until it’s time for Marcus to go.
Cherie’s Silk by Dena Garson
Cherie’s favorite work adversary, Mason, stumbles across her in the midst of a humiliating “wardrobe malfunction”. She has to choose between possible public embarrassment and exposing her secret undergarment obsession to Mason. An obsession that could taint Cherie’s prim and proper office persona.
Thankfully Mason is willing to lend a hand in more ways than one. He’s lusted after Cherie as much as she’s wanted him, and getting his hands on her frilly silk leads to a hot, sexy hallway encounter.
Working it All Out by Dena Garson
When Angie needs a trainer to prepare for a corporate fundraiser, Noel comes highly recommended. No one told her he’s sexy as hell too. Unfortunately, he’s way too young. He couldn’t possibly share the same clothes-ripping, fucking-on-the-gym-floor fantasies that inundate her every time she looks his way. Or so she thinks.
Noel has other ideas. When they get the gym to themselves for an intense one-on-one, he gives her the workout she’s been waiting for.
Come, My Love by Fran Lee
What Fran Jamison and Jack Gerrard have in common could be balanced on the head of a pin. Jack screwed up his chances with the BBW years ago when he allowed his friends to influence his choices. And Fran totally lost her chance with the hot campus jock by openly spurning his attempt to apologize.
Fran has never been to any of the reunions, but now a friend needs her, so this time she hasn’t been able to shimmy out of it. What she doesn’t expect in a million years is to find herself making hot love with Jack Gerrard on the hood of a parked car…in the airport parking ramp!
Jack lost her once. But if she thinks she’s getting away this time, she’s dead wrong.
Publisher’s Note: This book was previously published elsewhere as First and Ten.
Sweet Buns by Marilu Mann
When Gary and Felicity meet, he wants one thing—her buns. Her secret sweet bun recipe, that is. Felicity brings the heat with her erotic skills and Gary rises to the challenge. He has to make the decision of a lifetime but keeps getting sidetracked by passion and lust. Felicity has been where Gary is. She gives him some insights along with her own brand of sizzling heat to help with his decision. Gary and Felicity explore passion, lust and food—what more could you ask for?
A Kiss for Luck by Kele Moon
Dr. Clara Evans’ life has taken a turn for the worse. With a failed marriage behind her, Clara has only a bottle of wine and a romance novel for company on New Year’s Eve while waiting for the dreadful year to end.
Her lonely celebration is disrupted when her best friend Jackson Philips shows up and she couldn’t be more delighted. Tall, muscular and handsome, what’s not to love about the bighearted firefighter?
It’s not until she steals a desperately needed kiss for luck at midnight that secret desires and hidden heartaches rise to the surface, igniting an inferno of passion that burns between them hot enough to overwhelm even the most seasoned firefighter.« less