He is a man with no love and no weakness, until Grace Larsen takes Drake's breath away the first time he sees her—and quickly becomes his obsession. Never before has he burned for someone the way he desires this hauntingly beautiful artist who is plagued by troubling dreams. He aches to possess her, to protect her, to carry her to new heights of sensuous arousal and rapturous release He would sell his warrior soul to possess her. An alluring laird He was known throughout the kingdom as Hawk, legendary predator of the battlefield and the boudoir. No woman could refuse his touch, but no woman ever stirred his heart—until a vengeful fairy tumbled Adrienne de Simone out of modern-day Seattle and into medieval Scotland.
Captive in a century not her own, entirely too bold, too outspoken, she was an irresistible challenge to the sixteenth-century rogue. Coerced into a marriage with Hawk, Adrienne vowed to keep him at arm's length—but his sweet seduction played havoc with her resolve. A prisoner in time Jocelyn Butler has been hiding from her past for years. But all her secrets are about to be laid bare… Four years ago, Jocelyn left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland, burying her grief, ignoring her demons, and forging ahead without attachments.
Her solitary life is working well—until she moves into a new apartment on Dublin Street where she meets a man who shakes her carefully guarded world to its core. Knowing how skittish she is about entering a relationship, Braden proposes an arrangement that will satisfy their intense attraction without any strings attached On an innocent excursion to Constantinople, Sarah Woolcott finds herself a prisoner in a handsome sheik's harem.
Although she spurns his passionate overtures, Kalid Shah vows to tempt her with his masterful skills until she becomes a willing companion on their journey of exquisite ecstasy A woman of remarkable beauty and indomitable will, Deirdre Fenton is determined to extricate her incorrigible brother from his latest escapade - a dalliance with a renowned actress rumoured to be enjoying carte blanche with the infamous rake and war hero, the Earl of Rathbourne.
Despite her memories of the night the Earl nearly ravished her senseless - inflaming her fury and her passions - Deirdre intends to straighten out her brother, and then find a husband who will be steady and faithful. She wants no part of love, or its inevitable heartbreak. A master strategist on the battlefield and off, Rathbourne discovers trying to breach the defenses of a woman who refuses to believe in happy endings is an uphill battle Ariel never knew aliens existed until she finds herself kidnapped and taken from Earth.
When the Anzon declare humans useless, she learns her fate-prize for the winner of a brutal fight between large, muscled alien men. Ral is a Zorn warrior. He has also been kidnapped by the Anzon, along with his crew.
Forced into slavery, he's got one thing on his mind-freeing his people. That is, until he sees the small human woman he's willing to fight to win. He doesn't just want her body, he wants her heart forever. In the hands of a hot alien, Ariel is about to discover how pleasurable captivity can be.
All Casey wants is to avoid being arrested on trumped-up charges from her persistent ex-boyfriend Under the dark, languorous eyes of Clayton Westmoreland, the Duke of Claymore, Whitney Stone grew from a saucy hoyden into a ravishingly sensual woman.
Fresh from her triumphs in Paris society, she returned to England to win the heart of Paul, her childhood love. Outraged, she defies her new lord. But even as his smoldering passion seduces her into a gathering storm of desire, Whitney cannot -- and will not -- relinquish her dream of perfect love Josh Turner wants Hannah more than life itself.
She's perfect and new. She's from the richest family in the county, and he's a Turner, from the wrong side of the proverbial tracks. And to make matters worse, there's no love lost between their families The only daughter of an infamous Las Vegas pimp, Raven Morretti grew up an outsider. Liberated from the neglectful home of her prostitute mother, she finds solace as a mechanic.
Flying under the radar is all she knows, and more than she expects. Jonah trades in his bad-boy reputation and puts his heart on the line A fallen boxer. A woman with a broken dream. A competition… He even makes me forget my name. I forget who I am, what I want, with just one look from him. Jessica Conway is at the end of her rope. She desperately needs a few things that her moral values can't buy: food, shelter, a chance for a better life. Connor Montgomery is tortured with guilt from the past and wants only one thing from Jessica, something he's very willing to pay her for.
Setting her up as his mistress seems like the perfect idea The opportunity was just too damn delicious for Ginger Peet to pass up. So she grabs the cash, her gothy sibling, and their life-sized statue of Dolly Parton, and blows outta Nashville in a cloud of dust. Turns out, Chicago has some pretty hot cops. And more.
But some things never change: her family still treats her like a child. Max knows Carina Conte is strictly off limits. But hot-blooded lust wins out at a conference when the two share a scorching one-night stand—and are busted by her mother! Amid the gilded opulence and dark intrigue of Renaissance Italy grew a love that knew no bounds No woman's heart is safe from the Silver Devil.
From the moment he sees the beautiful Felicia, he must have her. Overnight he changes Felicia's nightmare world of tavern drudgery into an erotic adventure as his royal mistress. He is the Duke of Cabria who holds his subjects in constant fear. You don't want to miss a second inside this girl's brain. Arthur's in New York for only one summer, but he knows the universe has a way of presenting a person with a love story when he least expects it — his love of Broadway shows has taught him this much. Ben, who's just broken up with his boyfriend, is feeling less whimsical when it comes to fate and romance.
But when the two bump into each other at the post office, neither can ignore the possibility of happily ever after — or disaster. Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman are true work nemeses — they aren't simply annoyed by each other; they detest each other. But when they're up for the same promotion, their competitive and passive aggressive games morph into something more like sexual tension.
Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller (1934)
Promising review: "Books like these are exactly why I have stupidly high expectations in men. In relationships in general. Damn you, fictional characters!
Why my soul is bound to books. Mark Lukach's memoir describes the way mental illness has affected his marriage. His wife Giula had her first psychotic break at 27 years old and spent nearly a month in a psych ward; her second and third followed the birth of their son. My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward explores the challenges of loving someone with a mental illness while caring for ourselves.
Promising review: "This book just gripped me from page one. I could not put it down and I will be passionately recommending it to most everyone I know. It is full of raw, beautiful, easy-to-read writing, depicting a very real and very hard story with glimmers of hope throughout… I cannot recommend it enough! Ava Breevort just wants to get home to Boston after a trip to Phoenix for a childhood friend's funeral.
But first her flight is delayed, and then her chance at a first-class seat is thwarted by an arrogant but handsome stranger, and then the antagonism between the two leads to a very steamy encounter. Ava thinks that's all it is, until that stranger shows up at her doorstep with an unexpected proposition — it turns out he's stranded in Boston, and maybe they can have some fun. Promising review: "This book is what enemies-to-lovers romance dreams are made out of.
These two were absolutely incendiary together and I couldn't get enough of them. Stella Lane is 30 years old, highly successful in her career as an economist, and almost entirely inexperienced in the romance arena.
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Enter Michael Phan, Daniel Henney lookalike and male escort. Promising review: " Friends, The Kiss Quotient is so deserving of every ounce of hype it has received thus far. This was heartwarming, beautiful, and a treat to read. Also, Michael and Stella are both partner goals, I swear. Contact Arianna Rebolini at arianna. Got a confidential tip? Submit it here. My Grape Year by Laura Bradbury. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.
Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal. Soniah Kamal. Thomas Nelson.
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Square Fish, Claire Kann. The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory. Berkley, Andrea Scher. Atria Books, Colleen Hoover. Intercepted by Alexa Martin. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Maureen Goo. A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole. Agree on Liberating Lacey by Anne Calhoun.
Also would add Sabrina York — she has a lot of books out, so there will definitely be something there that is not billionaire erotica.