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Midnight Renegade by Anya Summers

Midnight Renegade
Anya Summers
(Dungeon Singles Night, #4)
Publication date: September 24th 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

They were enemies…with benefits.

Sworn adversaries with no love lost between them. And yet, the night Brody throws down the gauntlet, challenges Reegan to surrender to his touch, she recklessly accepts.

An erotic pact forged in flames. But there are rules. He will give no quarter. No emotional ties. No commitment. And absolutely, no falling in love.

She agrees to his terms. She makes a deal with the devil. Shes playing with fire.

And they are both about to be burned…

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Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Anya grew up listening to Cardinals baseball and reading anything she could get her hands on. She remembers her mother saying if only she would read the right type of books instead binging her way through the romance aisles at the bookstore, shed have been a doctor. While Anya never did get that doctorate, she graduated cum laude from the University of Missouri-St. Louis with an M.A. in History.

Anya is a bestselling and award-winning author published in multiple fiction genres. She also writes urban fantasy, paranormal romance, and contemporary romance under the name Maggie Mae Gallagher. A total geek at her core, when she is not writing, she adores attending the latest comic con or spending time with her family. She currently lives in the Midwest with her two furry felines.

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Perfect Excuse by Molly McLain

The final installment is here!

Perfect Secret by Molly McLain is LIVE!
Series/Book: Mason Creek, Book 12 (Standalone)
Genre: Small Town Romance
Trope: Secret Romance

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A fake relationship with a sexy cowboy in a small town is never a good idea…

-Alana-

After high school, my plan was to leave the small town of Mason Creek and never look back. I thought I’d work my way through college while my long-time, bull rider boyfriend chased his rodeo dreams and took me along for the ride.

My own dreams of becoming his publicist and living the high life together on the PBR circuit were crushed when it became clear that my eight seconds was up. The buckle bunnies were suddenly more appealing than the girl with her nose buried in the books.

I’ve sworn off men, especially cowboys and bull riders.

That is, until I walk in on one in my shower, naked, wet, and built like he could break my heart… and my bed.

-Holden-

The rodeo has been my whole world, and all it took was one false accusation to bring it crumbling down. I cleared my name, but the organization I’ve given my life and my body to for the past seven years doesn’t give a damn. They don’t want the drama and right now they don’t want me.

That’s how I ended up in Mason Creek, hiding from the cameras while the dust settles and I can reclaim my reputation and my rank in the PBR. The last thing I need is to get messed up with a local girl, especially one who hates cowboys–bull riders in particular.

Our relationship may be just for show, but I see the opportunity for what it is…The chance to keep my secret a little longer and prove to Alana that maybe her problem with bull riders is simple…

She hasn’t ridden the right one yet.

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A Real Cowboy for the Holidays by Stephanie Rowe

Stephanie Rowe has revealed the cover for A Real Cowboy for the Holidays!

Releasing: November 16, 2021


A single mom returns to Wyoming to save her family Christmas tree farm…with the help of a reluctant cowboy who just might be the dad her little boy needs.

★★★★★ ” An epic heartwarming story.” ~Vicki R (Amazon Review on A Real Cowboy for Christmas)

After a shattering divorce, former NYC ad exec Emma Rollins moved back home to Wyoming to give her son a better life. But with her family Christmas tree farm on the brink, she needs help fast, or the three-generation business will be gone forever…and all the memories with it.

Sidelined from Smokejumping with a devastating injury, Quintin Stockton is struggling to deal with the fact his career might be over. But when a family situation drags the former cowboy home for Christmas, he finds himself haunted by the shadows he’s never been able to escape.

When a desperate single mom barters for his help hauling Christmas trees around, it’s the distraction Logan needs. But when the loner cowboy discovers it comes with her parents and a brave little boy, suddenly he has a chance to for the Christmas love he didn’t even know he wanted.

Can Christmas magic bring love to two hearts that were once closed forever?

 

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Stephanie Rowe is both “contemporary romance at its best” (Bex ‘N’ Books) and a “paranormal star” (JR Ward). The author of more than fifty novels, Stephanie is a 2021 Vivian Award Nominee, and a 2018 winner and a five-time nominee for the RITA® award, the highest awards in romance fiction. As an award-winning author, Stephanie has been touching readers’ hearts and keeping them spellbound for more than a decade with her contemporary romances, romantic suspense, and paranormal romances. For more info on Stephanie, visit http://www.stephanierowe.com, follow her on Facebook: @StephanieRoweBooks, Twitter: @stephanierowe2, and Instagram: @stephanierowe2.

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APOLLO by Marie James

 Release Date: September 9


The first time we met, I was rescuing her from a cult.
The second time I laid eyes on her was when she showed up at Cerberus with a secret, asking me for an unthinkable favor.
What she was offering was something I never thought I could have, so I readily agreed.
I wanted more than just her secret though.
How can I convince my wife to fall in love with me when someone else is threatening to take it all away?

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Meet Marie James


Let’s see…where to begin…

I’m inching up on the BIG 4-0. The gray hairs are doubling what seems like daily, and the wrinkles and laugh lines are more pronounced than ever.

I have an amazing husband (Married just over 15 years.)

We have two boys we’re doing our best to raise as respectful gentleman.

I have a master’s degree in criminal justice which I used to work as a juvenile probation office until deciding to write full-time in June of 2019. So that means there’s usually always some criminal/law element to my novels.

If I’m not writing; I’m reading.

My favorite genres recently are bully/reverse harem and enemies to lovers. Maybe I’m reliving my traumatic teen years through the girls who actually end up with the boys. (Not that I would change my history since it’s gotten me exactly where I need to be!)

I love coffee. I miss carbs. Music is LIFE. I try not to be too serious.

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Much Ado About Dukes by Eva Devon

Much Ado About Dukes
Eva Devon
(Never a Wallflower, #2)
Published by: Entangled: Amara
Publication date: January 25th 2022
Genres: Historical Romance, Romance

The matchmakersplaybook goes out the window in this bold Regency romance thats Emma meets 10 Things I Hate About You from USA Today bestselling author Eva Devon.

Each book in the Never a Wallflower series is STANDALONE:
* The Spinster and the Rake
* Much Ado About Dukes

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USATODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR, Eva Devon, was raised on literary fiction, but quite accidentally and thankfully, she was introduced to romance one Christmas by Johanna Lindsey’s Mallory novella, The Present. A romance addict was born. She devoured every single Lindsey novel within a few months and moved on to contemporary and paranormal with gusto. Now, she loves to write her own roguish dukes, alpha males and the heroines who tame them. She loves to hear from her readers. So please pen her a note! evadevonauthor@gmail.com

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Untethered Love by Susan Ring




Title: Untethered Love
Series: Beach Books Cafe #1
Author: Susan Ring
Genre: New Adult Romance
Release Date: September 2, 2021


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Would you reveal a deep dark truth that might tear your very soul apart? Or would you stuff it down inside and continue destroying every possible relationship you might have?

Claire is a twenty-two-year-old part time waitress and aspiring artist. She can’t seem to finish a painting agonizing over the truth in the darkness behind the beautiful watercolor strokes of her paintbrush.

She doesn’t trust love or herself.

Justin, is a sports agent living on top of the hill in beautiful Laguna Beach, California. He boldly walks into Claire’s life with past romance baggage threatening to scar him for a lifetime.

Is it life, or karma when they keep bumping into each other? Claire’s past painful memories start to become palpable and she can no longer push them down. Her haunted past follows her and danger is present for everyone involved.

Tethered secrets might keep them apart. What could possibly go wrong?

How about everything. Darkness comes before the light.

Will their love be ruined, or will the truth and power of intimacy set them free to love each other?

Untethered Love, like life, is full of roller coaster ups and downs of love, always emotional, twisted in with romantic suspense. It’s new adult steamy romance laced with the reality of contemporary romance.

Buy today and get ready to experience all the ‘firsts’ with this hot new first love all over again.







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EXCERPT

It was always hard to find a man that was tall enough for me. I seemed to attract men who were the same height as myself or shorter. I craved tall men and happened to notice his kissable mouth through my sunbaked arm holding the sun away from my eyes. It was an outline of a man that would be perfect for me, if I was looking, but I wasn’t looking. I couldn’t believe I was being so drawn to who he was, and why was I looking so closely? Typically, I wasn’t that way with men, and definitely it wasn’t something I spoke out loud about except to a best-friend like Chloe. We always talked about men. We both had that hunger to fall in love with a man like this but the work involved made me forget about it all on the spot.
He stuffed his hands into the pockets of his sky-blue colored shorts.
He was too close to me, so close that I had to back up a step to see the rest of his face. The scent of his presence was somewhere between a natural musk smell and the natural scent of sweat from a hot day. The strength of him was overwhelming and our chemistry was a match. He drew me in immediately. I’d never been in love, but I dreamed about intimacy often. He might have been perfect for me.
When I stepped back, I could see his face clearly. It was etched like a Greek god, chiseled around his mouth, chin, and cheek bones. He sported a short gentleman haircut. His hair was dark and lined with his face and light beard. I made my way to his eyes. Oh my God, his eyes left me breathless alone. Now, we’re talking fantasy material, not just some guy I’d want in my life.
I immediately looked away because I was sure he could cast a spell of some kind on me with those two blue sapphire eyes shining down on me when I looked up at him.
He was also someone I was not interested in pursuing because he was way out of my league, and I had a career now. I was now officially an artist with my first very fine piece of art. I have life plans to go after. He would just get in the way.
“Hi.” I managed to return his greeting in a breathless voice.
“I’m Justin, and you are?” he said in a sexy deep vibrational man voice as he extended his hand to shake mine.
“Claire.” I pushed out in a small voice feeling a little breathless.
“Like the air,” he said.
“Claire.” He said my name for the first time. I went breathless again as our hands and eyes met to shake hands.
Breathe, Claire. Let’s keep our head out of the clouds.
His hands and skin were amazingly perfect and soft. It felt like the match had been made, the pheromones were interested on my end and a little mix of sweat on our hands matched as we touched hands.
I kept my head down because by now I’d already memorized every inch of his body. My mind went elsewhere while he was trying hard to make his introduction.
“So, are you going to sell this beautiful painting, Claire?”
I hadn’t even thought about it. What’s he trying to do here? I wondered. I was still thinking about his voice as my mind did a play back of when he referred to my name as “air.” So unique, I thought. So romantic.
“Um, yes… eventually,” I said, trying like hell to act professional.
“How much?” he asked with a grin that was so captivating. I thought it’d be a good idea to paint that grin someday.






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Susan Ring released three memoirs into the world and now writes what she loves to read and watch the most, romance.

She creates strong female characters with deep, authentic voices that evoke emotion, and strength of the human condition.

Susan is a natural non-conformist, loves dark coffee with vanilla creamer, anything outdoors (especially the beach) and simple living.

She is mom to three, surrogate mother to eight, and lives in sunny Southern California with her husband, and very interactive cat.


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Coerce by Candice Wright




Title: Coerce
Author: Candice Wright
Genre: Dark Stalker Romance
Release Date: September 9, 2021


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Ivy
I know what love is. After witnessing its devastation, I’ve shied away from it,
Until Atlas.
I never thought I’d ignore the red flags and wave a white one.
Surrendering to Atlas in the most delectable way,
I didn’t realize he’d been playing me all along
Until I found myself at his mercy.
They say love can heal all wounds,
But what about the scars left behind?

Atlas
I don’t know what love is. I’ve never been touched by its light or fallen into its depths,
Until Ivy.
When I see something I want, I take it.
And right now, all I want is her.
Each move I make is calculated and methodical,
Until I have her exactly where I want her.
By the time she realizes it’s a trap, it will be too late.
She’ll never forgive me, and I’ll never set her free.
But I feel no guilt, nor remorse.
Not when I’ll own every inch of her; body, heart, and soul.
And not even Ivy herself will stop me.

Author note: If you’re looking for a White Knight, you might want to look elsewhere. Atlas is an Antihero in every sense of the word.
This book plays with the darker side of love such as obsession, infatuation, and the power plays made to obtain it.

*Coerce is a complete standalone novel*

Triggers: It goes without saying that this book contains dark elements that some readers may find uncomfortable including offensive language, graphic violence, and sexual situations. All readers should be over 18 so I don’t have to answer any awkward emails from your parents or dodge pitchforks when I’m doing my weekly shopping.







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EXCERPT

There is a detachment between us now, a part of my heart and mind I guard from him. And Atlas fucking hates it. It brings desperation to our lovemaking, an imploring on both our parts, him for forgiveness, me for freedom. But neither of us is willing to yield to the other.
His once peaceful home has become a battlefield, a ceasefire only being called in the dark hours of the night when we can pretend beneath the veil of shadows that everything’s okay. That we’re just husband and wife, not captive and jailer.






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Candice Wright is the international bestselling author of the Underestimated Series. Still relatively new in the business, Candice has just published her tenth full-length novel and has no plans for slowing down. Hailing from the sunny (sometimes) UK, Candice lives with her three slightly unhinged children and the long-suffering partner. When she isn’t busy raising the next generation of crazy, you can find her sitting at the computer writing words she hopes will resonate or snuggled up reading stories by the authors that cultivated her love of the written word.



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Wolf Marked

  

Title: Wolf Marked
Author: Harper A. Brooks
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Cover Designer: Trifbookdesign
Publication Date: September 9th, 2021
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Blurb:

From USA Today Bestselling Author Harper A. Brooks comes a gripping tale of deadly curses and the strength of fated love.

 

The cycle of the moon can bring love… or death.

 

Time is running out for Astrid. If the wolf-shifter doesn’t find her soul’s mate before her twenty-fifth Blue Moon rises, the consequences will be fatal. With only three weeks left, things aren’t looking good… until Erec, a smooth-talking rogue wolf, lands at her feet.

 

The strange spark between them leaves Astrid wondering if this mysterious man could be the one meant to break her curse. But can she trust him?

 

From the moment Jerrick killed the only man Erec ever looked up to, Erec vowed to stop the crazed wolf. Partnering with the west-side pack seemed the logical move to accomplish that goal. But he never expected to fall for the alpha’s beautiful daughter, and now this lone wolf is wondering if she could be the one to save him from the curse.

 

With imminent dangers looming and the swirling patterns on their skin marking them for death, can Astrid and Erec save the west-side pack from the encroaching pack before their last Blue Moon rises in the sky?

 

 

Each book in the Shifters Unleashed series can be read as a standalone:

*Tiger Claimed

*Wolf Marked



Harper A. Brooks lives in a small town on the New Jersey shore. Even though classic authors have always filled her bookshelves, she finds her writing muse drawn to the dark, magical, and romantic. But when she isn’t creating entire worlds with sexy shifters or legendary love stories, you can find her either with a good cup of coffee in hand or at home snuggling with her furry, four-legged son, Sammy.

She writes urban fantasy and paranormal romance.

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SOUL SISTERS: Scarlett by Nicole James




Title: SOUL SISTERS: Scarlett
Series: Soul Sisters #2
Author: Nicole James
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: September 9, 2021


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What happens when twin sisters switch places? Scarlett and Charlotte have been estranged for years, and the secret that tore them apart pushed them into two very different life paths. One became a rock star and the other a biker chick. Can walking in each other’s shoes mend their relationship and heal old wounds?
The exciting conclusion to the Soul Sisters Duet.

When Rocker Charlotte Justice proposed exchanging places with Scarlett, the owner of Badlands, a biker bar outside Vegas, Scarlett thought she’d get a chance at the limelight she felt was stolen from her, and perhaps escape the devastating grief she’s been living with ever since she lost the love of her life.

So on a whim, they decide to switch places like they did when they were kids.
What harm could it do?

Scarlett has no idea that taking Charlotte’s place will lead her to answers she’s sought all her life, not to mention meeting the one man who might be able to heal her broken heart. Will the billionaire that’s fallen for her stick around when she reveals she’s not the rock star she’s pretending to be?

Flying blind in her new role, Scarlett will have to navigate the cut-throat, and sometimes backstabbing world of concert promotion, recording labels and unscrupulous managers. It’s not all signing autographs, choosing pretty costumes and playing with the band.

Scarlett will learn more about her rock star sister than she ever imagined.
Will it be enough to bring them back together, this time closer than ever?
And this time will love conquer all?







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EXCERPT

“We’ve got time to work the deal out, Lou. I don’t want to be rushed.”
“This is a fast-paced business, doll. You of all people should know that. Look at how fast your friend Rory shot to fame.” He snaps his fingers. “That’s how quick Reece Jones can find another act. Don’t think you’re not replaceable, kid.”
I’ve followed my sister’s career enough to know she just finished a sell-out tour across Europe. So I’m not falling for Lou’s bullshit.
I give him a don’t make me laugh smile, which only pisses him off more. I almost laugh. It’s fun to watch him think he can throw his bluster around, but it doesn’t faze me. I can’t stand a man who tries to control me.
He shoves to his feet and paces a few steps, then grabs the unlit cigar from his mouth and jabs it at me. “Don’t blow this deal, Charlotte. I worked hard to get it for you.”
I roll my eyes. “I’m the one working hard, Lou.”
His eyes blaze. The chime of the hotel suite’s doorbell interrupts us. Yes, it has a doorbell. How freaking cool is that?
Quincy moves to answer it as Lou and I swivel our heads to see who it is.
My bodyguard peers through the peephole, then turns back and murmurs, “It’s the CEO of the hotel.”
My brows slash down as my eyes flick to Lou.
“Lane Grantham. He’s worth billions, so fucking be nice.”
I take offense to his comment. “I’m always nice.”
Quincy opens the door. “Mr. Grantham.”
“Good evening. Is Miss Justice available?”
“Yes, sir. Come in.” Quincy steps back and in strolls the most gorgeous man I’ve ever laid eyes on.
He’s tall and blond, with a distinct Nordic look about him. If the role wasn’t already taken, he’d make a great Thor, except his hair is shorter in a cut that probably cost more than my bar made last week. My eyes slide down over his body in the magnificent suit that fits him exquisitely.
I stand, and our eyes connect. Good God, this man is beautiful.
He extends his hand, and I notice the Tag Heuer watch on his right wrist. So he’s a leftie. Interesting. I extend mine, and the moment we touch, something zings through my body, and I don’t want him to let go.
“Miss Justice, a pleasure to finally meet you. Lane Grantham of Grantham Hotels. I hope you’re enjoying your stay with us.”
He’s got a British accent! Could he get any better? I smile. “Yes, very much so. The hotel is lovely.”
“The staff has been taking care of you?” He still has a hold of my hand as I stare dreamily into his crystal blue eyes.
“Yes, they’ve been wonderful.”
“Excellent.” He finally lets go, and Lou extends his hand.
“Lou Crawford, Miss Justice’s manager.”
“How do you do.” They shake.
Lane Grantham shoves his hands in his pockets, and the gesture pulls the fabric of the expensive suit, showing off his muscled physique even more.
“I wondered if I might have a moment of your time, Miss Justice.”
“Please, call me Charlotte. And yes, of course.” I look to Lou and Quincy. “If you’ll excuse us, gentlemen.”
“I’ll be right outside if you need me, Miss Justice.” Quincy gestures to the door.
“Thank you.”
Lou looks a little put out at being asked to leave, so I give him a nudge. “Lou, I’ll speak to you later. We’ll discuss the contract then.”
“Nice meeting you, Grantham,” he finally says.
Lane Grantham just smiles and lifts his chin in acknowledgement. “Crawford.”
Lou turns to me with a penetrating stare. “Don’t forget you have rehearsals with the band tomorrow at eight a.m. sharp.”
“Ah, yes,” Grantham says. “That’ll be in our Retro Lounge. We’ve done an excellent job, I think, on the sound buffering. I hope it’s up to your standards, Miss Justice.”
“I’m sure it will be fine.” I turn to my manager. “Goodnight, Lou.”
He grunts. “Don’t be late.”
After they exit, I gesture toward the small bar. “Can I get you anything?”
“Allow me.” He moves to it and puts ice in a glass. “What would you like?”
“I’ll have what you’re having,” I say, watching him fill the glass with bourbon. I sit back on the pretty white sofa, tucking one leg under me and crossing the other one over, bouncing my pretty Jimmy Choo shoe, it’s rhinestones sparkling in the lamplight. Outside the floor to ceiling windows, the lights of the Las Vegas Strip glitter as night falls.
Lane Grantham carries my drink to me and holds it out.
I take it. “Thank you.”
He clinks his glass to mine. “Cheers.”
I smile and take a sip as he sits next to me, throwing an arm over the back of the sofa.
“I was wondering if you’d do me the honor of having dinner with me in my suite tonight.”
I’m taken aback by his offer, excitement charging through me, but then I remember I’m playing the part of my sister, a woman who probably has men lining up to date her, so I play it cool. I take a sip of my drink and smile. “I’m not sure that’s wise. I wouldn’t want to give the wrong impression.”
“And what impression is that?”
“That I’m available.”
“Ah. So you’re in a relationship, then?”
“No. It’s not that.”
He cocks his head, the corner of his incredibly sexy mouth pulling up. “Then is this just you playing hard to get?”
I chuckle. “I’m not playing hard to get; I’m impossible to get, believe me. Don’t waste your time.”
“Well, it is my time. Guess I’ll do what I want with it, if you don’t mind.”
I arch a brow. “I’m not that girl, you know.”
“And what girl is that?”
“The kind that is super impressed by money and all its trappings.”
He sips his own drink. “Really? Those Jimmy Choo’s say otherwise.”
I look down at my foot, admiring the gorgeous shoe. “I like pretty shoes. Sue me.”
He grins. “And I like fast cars, good bourbon, and women in pretty shoes. See, we’re made for each other.”
“Hardly.”
His eyes move over me. “You are not what I expected.”
“And what did you expect?”
“Someone easier to impress, I suppose.”
“Oh, I’m impressed. You’re a very attractive man, obviously successful, and the British accent is to die for.”
“The accent does work on most of you American women. I’m feeling there’s a but in there somewhere.”
“But I really won’t be in town long. I just don’t see the point in starting up anything.”
“Starting up anything? My, how you yanks talk. I was just offering dinner,” he says with a killer grin.
“Oh, and here I thought you were offering much more.”
He laughs, almost embarrassed.
“Have I made you blush, Mr. Grantham?”
“Not at all. And please, call me Lane.”
“Lane.”
“Say that again.”
“What? Your name?”
“Yes. It sounds nice when you say it.”
“Must be my crass American accent.”
He laughs again. “Hardly. More the melodic soft quality of your voice.”
“Have you heard me sing, Lane?”
“I can’t say I’ve had the pleasure.”
“Really? And yet you booked me as your premiere act.”
“That would be my sister. I believe she saw you in London.”
“Is that home? London.”
“Have dinner with me, and I’ll tell you all about myself.”
“You Brits are persistent.”
“And you Yanks are stubborn.”
I chuckle. “True, that.”
He sips his drink and stares out the window, putting aside pressuring me for a moment to take in the lights of the Strip. “It really is a garish amount of flashing lights and neon, isn’t it?”
“Definitely. The desert and mountains outside of town hold the real beauty around here.”
That draws his eyes to me. “You sound like you know it.”
“I do.”
“Perhaps you’ll show it to me. I must admit I haven’t gotten outside the Strip since I’ve been here working toward opening the hotel.”
“Perhaps I will.”
“So, you’ll have dinner with me tonight then? We could discuss this tour of the mountains and desert further.”
Try as I may, I can’t resist him. “I suppose since I do have to eat, it might as well be with an attractive dinner companion.”
His grin gets bigger, and he clinks his glass to mine. “To attractive dinner companions then.”
He downs his drink and stands. “Penthouse suite.” He glances at his watch. “Say in an hour?”
I stand to walk him to the door. “Perfect. Shall I dress up?”
“Please do. Though you’re beautiful just as you are.”
“Nice meeting you, Lane.”
“The pleasure is all mine, Charlotte.”
After he leaves, I close the door, put my back to it, and practically melt down the smooth wood. I’m giddy inside, and I dash to the bedroom to see what amazing dress I can find in my sister’s wardrobe.






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Nicole James is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author who loves writing about hot alpha men who’ll do anything for the women they love! Her stories are filled with struggle, conflict and real human emotion. She is the author of the Evil Dead MC series, the Brothers Ink Tattoo series and more.

Nicole loves to hear from her readers! You can contact her via e-mail, her website contact form or on her social media accounts.


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