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An Inn Decent Proposal
Class of '85 Series
Recovering gambler Jim Rawlings returns to Summerville totake the biggest chance of his life--bidding at auction for the once-grandSummerville Inn. But to make the hotel a success, he needs a world classexecutive chef.
Chef Genie King attends the Summerville Inn auction withdreams of becoming executive chef in her own kitchen. Years ago, she worked atthe Inn with Jim, but she never expected her Class of 85 heartthrob to bid atthe sale also.
Together, Jim and Genie can purchase and rehab the Inn intime for their twenty-fifth high school reunion, but working together means Jimmust share long-hidden secrets with the woman he still loves. Will Genie rejectthe man with a past? Or will she love the man he's become?
Bonded for Life
When Lola Getz receives the invitation to her high schoolreunion, her first impulse is to toss it into the shredder. A terrible thinghappened the day before her graduation-she never wanted to return to thatdreadful place. But, when the Mexican drug wars heat up literally in her backyard, she’s forced to flee her home and run to safe little Summerville.
Forty-three year-old police officer Webster (Web) Bond livesin Summerville and knows all about the bothersome reunion preparations. He hasno fond memories of that time in his life when he was known as “The Dweebster.”The only person Web’s interested in seeing probably doesn’t even remember him.
Little does Lola know when she arrives under cover of nightthat The Dweebster has grown up to become a hunky cop--and he has her in hiscross hairs.
Kiss of the Silver Wolf
When Charlene Johnson’s parents die in a single-caraccident, she’s left behind as guardian for her severely disabled olderbrother. When her father’s death is ruled a suicide she is forced to move tothe sleepy rural town of Eden, Kentucky, the very place her mother alwayswarned her about.
From the moment Zack Abingdon sees Charlene, he knows she’sthe one. Despite the electrifying bond between them Charlene senses things arenot all what they seem. Secrets within secrets unfold, and ultimately Charlenehas to make a life and death decision between rejecting her true nature andaccepting her place within the wolf pack.
When Polly Griggs receives an eviction notice, she’sdevastated and desperate. Where can she go with twenty-three rescued cats? Old,maimed, and crippled, they were abandoned and she was the only person willingto take them in. Her drunken landlord can’t wait to get rid of her and harassesPolly at every opportunity. Little does she know that her academic advice toher handsome neighbor and secret crush, Simon, on how to succeed in his speechclass will lead to her own rescue—and love.
Desire and Deception
Pampered princess and daughter of a Mexican crime boss,Isabel (Izzy) Ramirez is a newly appointed assistant professor working towardtenure and promotion. Driven by voracious desires, including ambition foradvancement in the legitimate world and lust for her boy toy, Izzy’s house ofcards is threatened when the department chair confronts her about a majortransgression. Izzy’s take no prisoners approach means she makes sure her bosscan never expose her deceptions.
Graduate assistant and guy-on-the-side, Sean Richards wantsIzzy to leave her sleazy husband. If she would only get away from that crook,he’s convinced that he can bring out the better woman who exists beneath Izzy’stough sex siren exterior. He adores his hot blooded Latina and will do herbidding--up to a point. Despite the mind blowing sex, he can’t and won’t murderfor her.
As Izzy’s nosy parker friend and colleague doggedly followsan obscure trail of clues about the department chair’s death, Izzy is forced tochoose between reverting to the ways of her unredeemable father--or becoming theextraordinary woman she sees in Sean’s loving eyes.
The Lake Placid Cure
After Sandra Blake catches her husband in flagrante delictowith a younger woman, she checks into a spa/clinic in Lake Placid whichpromises to cure her life’s ills. Little does she know that the secluded spahides suspicious activities and characters. Chief of Police Doug Harrington hasseen a lot of strange things among the rich and famous in his little resorttown, but even he’s surprised by the events at the ritzy medical spa. The lastthing Sandra wants is another charming man in her life. The last thing Dougexpects to find is a woman who matches him in intellect, integrity, andcompassion. After joining forces to protect a young girl who witnessed hermother’s brutal murder, each discovers miracles can happen, once again, in LakePlacid.
Graduate student Levisa Harris is focused on finishing herMaster’s thesis on Baltimore dialects, and she only needs one more volunteer tocomplete her study. After a homecoming game, she meets Sam Parker, a handsomeman with an interesting accent...
But he’s not interested in being a “guinea pig.” Anaccounting major from the poor side of town, Sam soon finds out that his"Bawlamerese" is getting in the way of his career. Swallowing hispride, he agrees to be in Levisa’s study in exchange for free lessons. A dreamjob at a big accounting firm is within his reach, but only she can teach himproper speech—in four months!
Little does Levisa know that tutoring Sam will lead topassionate private lessons that take her breath away and teach her heart andbody to speak the language of love.