Modern Day Romances
Ten Ways to Get a Man (romantic comedy)
(Previously titled "Her Own Fairy Godmother)
This modern-day tale is a Cinderella story.
Cynthia Randall's neighbor is all wrong for her. Rich and handsome, Damien Giovanni's love 'em and leave 'em lifestyle isn't a fit for her. Cyndi wants it all—the love, the romance, the white picket fence, and someday children. When the new Channel Nine Anchorman shows up at her station, Cyndi sets her sights on her old high school crush, Maxwell Harrington. Of course, he doesn't remember her, but thanks to the Internet, Cyndi is armed and ready to make him her boyfriend—an easy no-fail method "Ten Ways to Win a Man".
Damien knows Max plays fast and loose, and Damien refuses to let Cyndi's heart be broken again. He offers to help her—to be her own fairy godmother. Although her boss and two co-workers make her feel like Cinderella at times, he’d going to get closer to Cyndi and show her the wonderful woman he knows she is…and yes, he wants to win her heart.
But which man will Cyndi want? It's easy to lose track of who's wrong or right.
As a physical therapist, Christine McKenna is committed to helping her patients find their healing path. Coming off the end of a nasty divorce, however, she may be the one in need of healing. When she meets Aedan, it’s clear he’d be happy to help her in that regard, but her heart isn’t ready to trust men again. With the skeletons hiding in her closet, she may never open her heart to another again.
Aedan Donovan has a bad habit of pursuing women that he can’t – or shouldn’t – have. His penchant for unavailable women has a tendency to land him in a lot of trouble, and this time it’s gotten him hurt and in for a long haul of physical therapy. The moment he lays eyes on his therapist, he’s smitten, and for once, the girl he’s attracted to is available. Unfortunately, she doesn’t seem to feel the same way about him. Despite her initial rejection, Aedan can’t deny that there is something in Christine’s eyes that tell him she’s worth fighting for.
Jett Masterson wasn’t looking for love, but it slapped him in the face when he first held his father’s secretary in his arms. After thinking of her as his friend for three years, why were his thoughts suddenly moving in a different direction? What surprised him more was that he liked thinking of her as a woman instead of one of his pals. Unfortunately, there was one important rule when working as Vice President of his father’s oil company. No dating co-workers!
There was only one major drawback to being a rich man’s secretary… Samantha Hathaway could not fall in love with the Oil Tycoon’s son, Jett Masterson. At least she knew how to hide her feelings around him. As long as he never knew how she really felt, she could continue to be his friend. But all it took was one dance under the night stars, and one passionate kiss at a masquerade party to mess up her whole world.
LAWFULLY TRUSTED (Bodyguard / billionaire romance)
Michelle Thomas is emotionally scarred from the suffering she endured at the hands of one of New York’s notorious criminals. Cruel life lessons and a near-death experience have taught her not to freely give her trust away. She didn’t know the man who had saved her life, but his handsome face and mesmerizing eyes are imprinted in her mind. Now he is back to rescue her, once again. Can she bring herself to trust him enough to save her from this new threat?
Former CIA agent, Rick Evans, is determined to bring down the criminal organization that killed his sister – even if he has to do it alone. When he runs into the woman he’d rescued a year ago, he realizes she’s in danger. Again. He has no choice but to become her bodyguard, even though she doesn’t trust him. But who will save him from the danger of falling in love?
SECRETLY MATCHED - Contemporary Romance
What’s worse than not getting an inheritance? How about discovering a secret engagement to the son of her father’s enemy?
Rayne Kennedy thinks her life is ruined when during the reading of her father’s will, she discovers she’d been secretly matched to Calvin Gates… and in order to get her inheritance, she must marry him and stay married for one whole year. Now she must put her own pending nuptials on hold. No matter how difficult it is, she must resist Calvin’s dreamy eyes and charming smile and remember the kind of life she really wants.
Attorney-at-Law, Calvin Gates, has tried unsuccessfully to get out of the twenty-year-old contract his insane father signed with Rayne Kennedy's father. As an obedient son who wants his part of the inheritance, Calvin will follow the contract and marry the very attractive Rayne Kennedy even though she's adamant that their marriage will be in name only. But he can't forget the passionate kiss they shared when they first met, and as he gets to know her better, he realizes he wants to be her husband for the rest of their lives.
Calvin longs to discover what true love is all about, but is Rayne ready for the same challenge?
Ashley Reynolds needs to find her memory of the past four weeks, and soon! Something horrible happened to her, but she can’t remember. All she knows is that a dangerous man is chasing her, and there is a suitcase full of money in the trunk of her car. When she meets the handsome bartender, Hunter Ryan, she feels safe. But when a crime boss wants her dead, will Hunter be able to protect her at all? Or will she discover he’s the one she should fear, after all?
"IN THE ARMS OF DANGER" (Romantic Suspense)
Taylor Marshal and her daughter need protecting, yet the bodyguard assigned is the one man she fears the most.
Four years earlier, Taylor gave her heart to a stranger – and married him in a quick Bermuda ceremony. A week later her hopes were crushed when she finds out her new husband, Cory Ross, was a hit man. When she witnesses him take another man’s life then watches her new found love fall from a cliff after being shot, her heart shatters. Now she sees Cory Ross is alive – and back in her life as her own personal bodyguard, yet how can she trust him?
Cory thought his luck had changed after his near death experience in the Bahamas. But when he looks into the eyes of the woman who he suspects had something to do with his accident, he realizes his new assignment to protect Taylor and her young daughter will be a literal nightmare. But to fall in love all over again with Taylor Marshal will be sheer torture.
"FINDING THE PERFECT MAN" (Romantic Comedy & Suspense)
Unwilling to let another man control her life, Dr. Jordan Reed hires someone to portray her new love interest to satisfy her nagging stepmother. Part of the bargain is that he convince her ex-boyfriend that she has happily moved on. Unfortunately, it’s hard to prove when Brock Hamill blames Jordan for his sister’s suicide and embarks on a mission to destroy her psychiatric credibility. Acting the part of a patient, his mission is deterred by the doctor’s hot body and giving heart, and when he discovers her life 's in jeopardy, he’s willing to reveal his true identity to save her. Will Jordan forgive his deceit when she learns the truth?
"CRAZY FOR YOU" (Romantic Comedy / Valentine's Day story)
How can a crazy man proclaiming he’s from the future soften a woman’s heart when he needs her help the most?
Fashion Designer, Kendra Whitaker is leery about the strange and terribly dressed man she meets...and she’s even more skeptical when he explains he’s from the future. She refuses to help, but the offbeat man charms her into it, and shows her what love is all about.
Eli’s very existence is threatened, and he needs Kendra’s assistance. The man she’s supposed to marry has locked Eli’s father in a mental institution. Joshua Montgomery must be released and put in his rightful spot as president of Montgomery Aisle. If Eli fails, he’ll not only lose Kendra, but life will cease to exist.