ICYMI - Weekly Releases for the week of Sept. 11th - 17th, 2017
ICYMI (In case you missed it) here are this week's hot new releases.
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Sledgehammer (Hard To Love Book 2) by P. Dangelico
Amber Jones is in a pickle. And when I say pickle, I mean deep do-do. She knew she shouldn’t have gone to her ex’s New Year’s Eve party. And she reeeaally didn’t mean to almost burn his house down. It was the chafing dish’s fault, dang it! Now she needs a good lawyer, stat. But where to find one? All work and no play make Ethan Vaughn a very sad and lonely lawyer. Not to mention horny. He really shouldn’t have agreed to help his best friend’s wife’s bestie with her imbroglio. Now she’s remanded on bail––and living in his house. The woman is a walking, talking category five hurricane. And considering his track record with women, he needs to stay as far away from this one as possible. Problem is, he just can’t seem to make himself.
LaClaire Kiss (After Hours Book 3) by Dori Lavelle
Twelve years ago, I hit the ground … hard. Now I carry around a broken body and a bruised heart. My body has let me down. Life has let me down. I want out, but not even death wants me. When Alice Dupuis walks into my life from the past, she finds me a wealthy, bitter, angry man. She tells me I’m afraid of living. I’m determined to prove her wrong. I promise her three days. Three days in which I’ll do things I haven’t done in years. After that, I’ll go back to staring out the window all day, thinking about death. But life has one sick sense of humor. Warning: LaClaire Kiss is a heart-wrenching standalone novel. To get to know the LaClaire brothers better, it is recommended to read books 1 and 2 first.
Learning to Love (Knights of Sin MC Book 2) by Erin Trejo
Bullet: I fought my way through life. Family was an important part of that. I kept myself away from them not wanting to see the disgust of my father. My club was all the family I needed. When I was taken and forced into a living hell, the one thing that kept me going was the unknown girl next to me. Getting her out alive was my priority. After I do, I have to make the toughest decision of my life. Trinity: I was never wanted. My father used me to his advantage. I was taken for his debts. I thought I would die. I wanted to. That faceless man that kept me going was all I looked forward to. Until he was gone. When he finds me again, I have to learn to love. Can he be the one to show me how?
Back in Black (Bad Billionaires Book 4) by Julie Kriss
I've never been a hero. I'm the lawyer every third-rate criminal calls when he's been arrested - again. Or I was, until one of my clients became one of the richest men in the country. Now I'm supposed to clean up my act. It isn't so easy. I dress more like a biker than a lawyer, and I have friends in low places. As for women, ten years ago the divorce from hell left me scarred - I live alone, I sleep alone. Trust me, it's for the good of womankind. Then Charlotte showed up on my doorstep. Willing to work as my assistant to pay off her brother's legal bill. Beautiful and determined, even against the men trying to hurt her. She tells me I drive her crazy. She drives me crazy right back. I hired her. I watched her turn my life upside down. I saved her. I knocked her up. And then I fell for her. They say a bad boy can't be a good man. But they've never met me. And they don't know how determined I can be.
Hooked On A Witch (Keepers of the Veil) by Zoe Forward
Pleiades witch Shannon Randolph has been framed for a theft she didn’t do. She has one week to return a stolen relic to the god it belongs or she will be executed. What’s worse? Evil magic-wielding wackos are coming out of the woodwork after her to get it. But the biggest danger is Merck. This sexy, dangerous witch-hunter who understands all forms of magic might be her only hope. Enlisting his help may require she be a very naughty witch. The moment Shannon strolls back into Jason Merck’s life he’s in trouble. There’s something about the witch he can’t resist, but he must. The witch hunter cannot date the witch.
After the Fall: Seven Winds, #2 (Seven Winds Series) by Katy Ames
If there was one man in the world Grace Fitzgerald never wanted to see again, it was Mark Donovan. Sinfully handsome, famously flirtatious, unerringly cocky. Paragon of men. Archetype of entitled a**holes. As a guest at her luxury hotel, Mark was impossible. As the new owner of her hotel, he’s become a nightmare. The kind that wakes Grace in the middle of the night wishing she could forget how right his lips felt against her own, how tempting his fingers were against her skin. But for all of the challenges that Mark and Grace face working together, nothing can prepare them for the undeniable attraction that flares every time they battle for control. Or the secrets that linger in the luxury of the Seven Winds Resort. With no way of escaping each other or their pasts, can they possibly survive life on the island after they fall? A steamy, enemies-to-lovers standalone romance from Katy Ames, author of After the Island.
Blame it on the Bet (Whiskey Sisters) by L.E. Rico
Welcome to Mayhem, Minnesota, where the cats wear sweaters, the local priest dispenses dating advice, and you can find your fortune in the bottom of a pie tin.
When her family's pub is threatened with foreclosure, Hennessy O'Halloran, along with her three sisters, is determined to raise enough money to keep it out of the hands of the L.A. real-estate developer trying to raze it and replace it with a—god forbid!—multiplex theater.
Bryan Truitt always gets what he wants. And what he wants is the sweet corner property on Mayhem's Main Street where O'Halloran's Pub sits. But his "quick business" turns into more than he bargains for when he meets the feisty Hennessy. Next thing he knows, he's betting her he can outlast Mayhem's punishing winter in time to make the pub his—or he'll gift it to her for free.
Hennessy knows better than to flirt with the enemy. But suddenly Bryan's not sure which he wants more…the property or the woman who owns it.
A Long Walk Home (Happawly Ever After Book 1) by Kellie Bean
It’s going to take more than a little luck and a lost dog to bring two lost souls together. When a crooked-eared dog with a big heart and no owner to be found sprinted across Casey’s path, she had no way of knowing just how much her life would change. After agreeing to temporarily foster the lost mutt, she finds a new purpose in working with a local rescue—despite having no idea how to take care of a dog. She can barely take care of herself. A lost dog isn't the only chance encounter Casey will have at her local park. Charlie may have known a lot more about dogs than Casey, but it was his green eyes and relentless smile that first drew her to him. But, as the two of them connect and sparks fly, Charlie’s past comes back for him. They will both have to decide whether to face their secrets or let their pasts hold them back from finding happiness together.
Shohn: A Contemporary Romance Novella (The Buckhorn Brothers) by by Lori Foster
This Buckhorn man will have to prove his worth to the woman of his dreams—don't miss this fan-favorite novella from New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster, available as a standalone ebook for the first time… Originally published as Buckhorn Ever After in 2013 Ranger Shohn Hudson can't help but notice a few things about Nadine Moest. She's gorgeous, she's smart, she's driven, and… she's apparently not into him. At all. Shohn's used to being chased, so having the one woman who matters resist his charms is not what he signed up for. The last thing Nadine wants is to be the latest notch on gorgeous Shohn's bedpost. But Shohn is determined to win her trust—nd her heart. Once Nadine learns more about the man underneath his cocky exterior, will she start to crack? Let the battle of wills begin…
Taking Aim: An FBI Agent Cowboy Romance (Covert Cowboys, Inc.) by Elle James
After witnessing the murder of his partner, former FBI agent Zach Adams suffers the weight of his own guilt. An unexpected assignment hunting down the members of the Texas gang responsible—who have kidnapped a local woman—could offer long-awaited revenge. Zach understands the danger of tracking the cartel, but it’s his desire for the sister of the missing person that he fails to anticipate. Determined to find her twin, Jacie Kosart is as strong-willed as she is alluring. But when Zach’s ruthless search for the kidnappers lands Jacie in the crosshairs of deadly enemies, Zach realizes he’ll risk everything to keep her alive…even if it means confronting the demons of his own past.
Munroe and Stanka: The Beginning (Shadow Wolves MC Book 3) by Daniela Jackson
1945 A lonely biker. A virgin in need of protection. Europe devastated by war. An impossible romance. Munroe I'm thirty-four. I'm a Scottish gangster. Stanka will be my wife. She said she was eighteen, right? Stanka I'm eighteen. I'm a Slovakian aristocrat. What a f***ing mesalliance.
The SEAL's Highest Bidder: A Navy SEAL Reunion Romance by Tawny Weber
Title: Petty Officer Cameron Drake Mission: Seduction! Navy SEAL Cameron Drake agreed to come home for his high school reunion. Signing up for a bachelor auction was not part of the deal. Unless Hope Goodwin agreed to outbid all the other women in Diver’s Cove, Oregon, for a night with him. Hope had always had a thing for bad boy Cam. A fantasy fling with the sexy SEAL might just get him out of her system. But would her heart still be intact once this sizzling reunion was over?
Teacher's Pet (Windy City Weddings Book 1) by Kayla Drake
Memo to Miss Turner Audrey Turner owns Miss Turner’s School, a top-tier preschool in the posh Lincoln Park neighborhood. Her students are the children of some of Chicago’s most successful doctors, lawyers, and entrepreneurs, and these parents expect nothing short of the best. No parent is more demanding than wealthy investment banker Dennis Delaney. Every day, Audrey receives a morning memo from him containing precise instructions for his son Cole’s care. No detail is too insignificant to escape this single father’s notice. When Dennis finds himself coping with a short-term summer childcare issue, Audrey agrees to be his temporary nanny. It’s a chance for a close view of their lifestyle, and if she can keep Dennis Delaney happy, then all the other parents should be content, too. It’s only two weeks. Two weeks of daily contact with Chicago’s most meticulous parent – and its most eligible bachelor. Two maddening weeks of rigorously high standards and sizzling sex appeal. Audrey can handle anything for two weeks, right?
Scent of Roses: A Thrilling Novel of Romantic Suspense by Kat Martin
Elizabeth doesn’t believe in ghosts. But this time she has no choice. Family counselor Elizabeth Conner isn’t sure what to think when Maria Santiago comes to her for help. Pregnant and terrified, Maria claims to be visited each night by the ghost of a little girl, warning her to flee. Her husband, Miguel, a migrant worker at Harcourt Farms in the San Joaquin Valley, dismisses her fears as hormonal changes. Sympathetic to the young woman, Elizabeth agrees to help by contacting Miguel’s employers, who own the cottage where the young couple lives. Elizabeth immediately picks up on the deep enmity between the two Harcourt brothers: Carson, the handsome scion running the estate for his incapacitated father, and Zack, the rebellious black sheep. While Carson is more interested in Elizabeth than in her concerns, Zack grudgingly agrees to help her look into the history of the house. But even as unexpected desire draws them together, Elizabeth and Zack feel something dark and disturbing at the house. And when the cloying scent and lingering chill of pure evil surround her, Elizabeth knows something terrible has happened here before, something that has its roots in murder…
Ryder's Wife: An Action-Filled Private Investigator Romance (The Justice Way) by Sharon Sala
First comes marriage… Beautiful heiress Casey Ruban needed a husband—fast. So she raced into the nearest honky-tonk and made her offer—full marital privileges in exchange for a wedding ring. It was an offer one man couldn’t refuse. Then comes love? Once, Ryder Justice had everything. Now all he had was nothing to lose. But when the brooding ex-pilot agreed to marry the desperate woman in front of him, just for a year, he soon realized that not only did he have something to lose, he’d already lost it. His heart—and his soul—belonged to his new wife.