Giving in to desire might be her downfall… To twenty-eight-year-old Libby Thompson, work, her mum and best friend are the definition of a perfect life. She’s spent years learning to overcome her painful past and has no intention of allowing any man to disrupt the peaceful world she’s built. Even if that man is as sexy and ruggedly handsome as Noah Rodrigo, who just knows how to sweet-talk her into forgetting she’s sworn off men for life. When Noah meets Libby at her best friend’s party, there’s no mistaking the undeniable attraction between them, but the blue-eyed beauty isn’t interested in dating. Too bad the feeling she’s “the one” won’t go away. Used to taking risks and trusting his gut, the British African property developer concocts a plan to seduce her. But the business of love is beyond anyone’s control. Especially when interfering families and games of the mind are involved. Will Libby find the courage to commit her heart to Noah?
When my dad asked me to intern for his best friend, I knew I should’ve said no.I had my own plans for the summer. Ones that didn’t include revisiting my childhood crush. Sleeping with the boss? Probably not what my dad had in mind when he asked for my help. But from the moment I step foot in the office, I can think of little else. I still want Jonathan. Am I willing to gamble my relationship with my dad and my heart?
Angelique Butler didn’t want to prance around in front of a crowd in a bikini, but the situation her brother landed her in had left her no choice. Then the decision was taken out of her hands when Michael “Saint” St. John tossed her over his shoulder and carried her away. As a champion MMA fighter, Saint was used to taking hard hits, but nothing prepared him for his reaction to Angelique. The gorgeous blonde was meant for his eyes only, and he was more than willing to get the message across to her brother—in and out of the ring.
Redemption. Assassination. A bond forged under dark fire. Reign Obe’shan is hot headed. Infuriating. Ambitious—unfailingly loyal and willing to maim, kill, or die for duty. Reign’s boss, Imperial royal warrior Vykhan loves her in secret, concealing his identity. Dark secrets shadow his steps, and despite his vow to protect her from a distance, his past threatens to ensnare them both. He fears if he unleashes his inner beast it will have no mercy, not even for his fated mate. But to block an enemy from claiming her—body and life—he has no choice but to let his dark side reign.
Though Stella Flanagan works as a marketing manager, and is admittedly fantastic at it, her true passion is reading. Mainly romance novels, which have, understandably, made her expectations for love rather high. Paxton Reeves is the owner of Loveville Books, the local bookstore that Stella loves to frequent. And though he’s drop-dead gorgeous, and would seem to be her dream man, being a bibliophile himself, there’s one big problem. The two have hated each other since high school. Paxton hates romance novels, and constantly reminds Stella of that every time she comes to buy a book from him. She takes it personal. So when Loveville Books is about to go under, the last thing that Stella and Paxton thought would happen, happens: they have to work together. And as they’re forced to spend more time together in order to save the bookstore, they realize that their mutual hatred for each other might have been a mask for something else…
Elise Martinez wished her date with destiny didn’t include being run off the road by the most caring, handsome, and intelligent man she’d ever met. Moving to Granite Lake to manage a bookstore and coffee shop meant Elise could finally leave her haunted past behind, but being a psychic mom to a deaf child has its benefits and downfalls—and her guarded heart isn’t ready for a new romance. Rob Everett never imagined giving up corporate law to open a brewery with his brothers in Granite Lake would begin with a car accident and the arrival of a surprise baby. As if being a single dad and starting a new business weren’t challenging enough, Rob can’t get the beautiful, mysterious, and feisty bookstore manager out of his mind. For Elise and Rob, falling in love is a complicated, sexy, and emotional enterprise. Mix in a baby, a haunted brewery, craft beer, and a dangerous ex-husband into this recipe of love and their future isn’t as easily divined as the fates would have foretold.