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Wicked Education by Tanya Sands

Wicked Education by Tanya Sands

Nayla Vitale is an elementary school teacher who has an obsession with the heavy metal band Iron Fist. So much so that she begins stalking a tattoo parlor where it’s rumored that Iron Fist only gets their ink done there.

Mateo Alvarez is the owner of Wicked Ink. He’s sort of sworn off relationships until this luscious woman walks into his shop. There’s something about her.

As they build their relationship there are some pretty intense revelations, good and bad. It’s a matter of if they can weather the storms that will come.

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Finding Mr. Wrong by Charlie Cochet

Finding Mr. Wrong by Charlie Cochet

Matthew Hart is the owner of Hart and Home along with the heir to the Hart family fortune. He has an experience that brings him close to death and realizes he needs a husband STAT. He calls upon his proficient assistant to help him find the closest thing to Mr. Right.

Jax Foster was once the love of Matthew’s life. He was first Matthew’s protector, best friend, and then love. Then Jax disappeared with no trace or trail to be found.

When Matthew’s dad sends him to an artist studio to check out his talent he finds something that has been lost to him for years. Hurt, anger, sadness, and betrayal rush forth and make what could be a lovely reunion, a spoiled affair.

Between their past, the mystery of the Salad of Death, Jax’s dad and his shenanigans, these two might never be able to find their footing for a happily ever after.

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Welcome to Crash by Lina Langley

Welcome to Crash by Lina Langley

Damien almost has everything that he wants. He’s obtained a job at the exclusive art studio Crash, has an almost boyfriend (Levi), friends and family.

From his first day at work something seems off to Damien. There was no interview process or screening. He received a hand written letter in the mail letting him know he’d been accepted for the job.

The man Damien works for is supposed to be dead, his co-worker is extremely unorthodox, and modern technology doesn’t seem to exist.

Everything around Damien becomes tilted. Things that were perfect before are now skewed. He can’t put his finger on the issue but something is not right. As time passes Damien becomes more absorbed with his work and co-worker and questioning his life with Levi.

Once his seizures start again everyone around Damien begins to question his sanity. Is he right in insisting his belief is truth? Or are the others right in that he’s been hallucinating?

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Taming Teddy by Lucy Lennox

Taming Teddy by Lucy Lennox

Teddy photographs and lives the wildlife.  Career wise he wants to capture something that hasn’t been done before.  He’s on a quest for the unique.  This is how he finds Dr. James (Jamie) Marian.

Jamie is a wildlife consultant aka wildlife whisperer.  He has a way about him that allows him to get close with the animals.  Currently he’s working in Alaska.  He’s turned Teddy down time and time again for a photoshoot.

Teddy refuses to take no for an absolute answer and shows up on Jamie’s door.  Things from there go from extreme ice, simmering, cold, and lonely.  Until a friendship blossoms and almost wilts.

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Beau and the Beast by Kay Simone

Beau and the Beast by Kay Simone

Wolfram used to be a handsome man; now he’s a beast. Ten years ago the market crashed. Wolfram didn’t head a warning he was given and did nothing to prevent the event. Afterwards himself and his staff became cursed. Wolfram became a beast, his staff’s punishment is that they can’t leave the penthouse or they’ll die.

Ten years later.

Beau is a journalist. He lives with his brother Noah. They’re the only family they have left after becoming orphans at a young age. Noah is scarred and don’t enjoy leaving the apartment. He’s become a computer whiz. One night he breaks into security footage that shows a weird beast roaming the halls of a penthouse and blackmails the occupants.

Beau makes the drop and is essentially kidnapped; for his talents. Maybe if their story got out that would break the spell.

So the story begins….

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Sex, Spoons and Salsa by Isla Dennes

Sex, Spoons and Salsa by Isla Dennes

Sex, Spoons and Salsa is a story of self discovery through self deprecation, divorce, therapy, a hard headed father, and salsa lessons.

Fiona is a woman in her not so young 20’s anymore living back at home with her parents after discovering her husband’s infidelity. After weeks of moping around her parents say “enough” and send Fiona to therapy, which lead to salsa lessons, which lead to appreciation of self.

Only the ride isn’t that smooth. It’s filled with hilarious bumps, heart breaking bruises, and at one time the gloves finally come off.

Sex, Spoons and Salsa is a delightfully written romantic comedy where every character is relatable making the story that much more intimate, personal, and the humor close to home.

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Somewhere to Belong by Caitlin Ricci

Somewhere to Belong by Caitlin Ricci

Eli is a man that has never been loved. So the first thing he does when he’s on his own is lose his virginity through a hook-up app. He thinks he’s finally found love, only to realize, men only want his body, nothing more.

Grayson is one of Eli’s many hook-ups. Grayson wants more but Eli has not a wall, but a fortress built around himself. Getting in will be hard, but Grayson is up for the challenge.

Eli has a hard time relenting any of his independence and in the end might cost him what could be the love of his life.

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The Half Wolf by Jay Northcote

The Half Wolf by Jay Northcote

Quinn lives in a small english town with his aunt. His father died before he was born, his mother shortly after. Although he’s known love he’s never quite felt like he belongs.

Kellan is a member of a werewolf pack that moves into town. He semi-meets Quinn through a misadventure and then really gets to meet him when Kellan’s job searching .

They know this is supposed to be a short lived, whirlwind, romance, but there’s something more there. Almost like a mating call, but Quinn is human. Isn’t he?

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Damage Control by Lynn Van Dorn

Damage Control by Lynn Van Dorn

Debut Author #5

Tyler is an up and coming movie star when a scandal of epic proportions hits. It’s a minor, or major, mishap from his youth when he was 16 come back to haunt him. He decides to leave town, let his lawyer brother take care of things, and go hideaway at the lake house.

Josh used to have a HUGE crush on Tyler’s brother Ryan (said lawyer). He’s been pining away for years and needs to stop. So he takes a much needed vacation to the lake.

What should be an fantastic “meet cute” of a reunion is a fumble of mishaps that eventually see Josh and Tyler playing at pretend boyfriends. Until they’re not playing anymore.

It’s time to see if sarcastic, in your face, takes no crap from anybody Tyler and slow down enough for Josh and if beige, low key, doormat, Josh can rise up for Tyler.

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Letting Go by Morningstar Ashley

Letting Go by Morningstar Ashley

Alex is his little sister’s guardian. After losing their mother suddenly and their father before Evie was born Alex has had the weight of the world on his shoulders. Evie has become his number one priority in life, so much so that he’s back burnered his entire life. He works from home, only has one friend, and only leaves the apartment for Evie.

Kelley is an executive that works at the marketing company Alex used to work for. Before everything fell. After running into Alex at a restaurant he realizes he wants to pursue him. It takes several “meet-cutes” for things to get moving forward and lots of patience on Kelley’s part to deal with Alex.

In the end is Alex worth the pain?

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