Aloha Texas: Navy Hero Nick (Aloha Series Book 1) by Chris Keniston

Love a Navy Hero? Then you’ll fall in love with the friends and family of the Big Island Dive shop

Former navy diver Nicholas Harper likes his new world as captain of a dive boat in Hawaii. That is until a phone call from the past changes everything. Now his uncomplicated life suddenly becomes very complicated.

Powerhouse attorney Kara Lynn O’Conner’s world revolves around her small Texas town where life is easy and safe. Focusing on her career keeps her dark secrets locked away.

When the past surges into the present will Nick and Kara’s be able to bring their two worlds together?

Learn more about the contemporary romance Aloha series:

Aloha Texas is the first book in the Contemporary Romance Aloha series. Currently working on the next book in this popular beach series, Chris has enjoyed playing with her military heroes. The popular themes of small town and Hawaii beaches blended with the story of a single dad, lost love, and a surprise son have landed Aloha Texas on the Kindle military list and made this contemporary romance novel a reader’s choice.

More in the Series:
Almost Paradise: Book 2 : Billy and Angela’s story
Mai Tai Marriage : Book 3 : Jim and Lexie’s story
Dive into You : Book 4 : Doug and Emily’s story
Look of Love : Book 5 : Dan and Maddie’s story
Love By Design : Book 6: John and Ava’s story
Shell Game : Brooklyn’s story

Chris Keniston’s love of a good story and frustration with the end of a well known author’s romance best seller, drove her to pen her own works of romance and fiction. If you are a fan of Susan Mallory, Joann Ross, and similar contemporary romance authors, you will love reading the Aloha Series.

Author: Chris Keniston

Rating: Rating: 4.60 / 5
132 reviews

Six Months in Montana (Montana Sweet Western Romance Series, Book 1) by Pamela M. Kelley

Molly Bishop loves living in Manhattan and managing a boutique luxury hotel. She’s about to be promoted to her dream job of General Manager, the role she’s been striving for her entire career.

There’s only one thing standing in her way.

The will of her childhood friend, Christian Ford’s grandfather. She hasn’t even seen Christian in over ten years, but a recent run-in with his grandfather during a rare visit home, resulted in a new condition to the will. Christian will only inherit the ranch he’s been running and the real estate development business that he has expanded, if he marries Molly and stays married for at least six months.

This is what I would call a cozy romance, it’s romantic and sweet and is set in a small fictional town about 30 miles from Bozeman, MT. Warning, if you prefer your stories with the bedroom doors wide open and the windows steamed up, you may be disappointed. :)

I love to cook and try new recipes and if you do too, you may want to check out the recipe I included at the end of the book, for Lazy Lobster Casserole, the dish that Molly serves her guests at the Rose Cottage Inn’s first wine dinner. It’s a recipe I know by heart and have made a million times and is great for special occasions. It’s a holiday tradition in our family to have it every Christmas Eve. :)

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Q & A with the Author

Q-This is a sweet western romance set in Montana with a marriage of convenience plot. Why Montana? Why a marriage of convenience? Hasn’t that been done to death?

A-The setting of Montana is actually what came to me first. I was inspired by a close friend who moved to Bozeman in her late 30’s because she’d visited the area once and it felt like home. She bought a kayak and joined a local kayak club to make friends and ended up meeting the love of her life. A year later married and now have a five month old baby boy. So now, to me, Bozeman means romance. :)

I grew up reading Harlequin category romances, and have always loved the marriage of convenience stories. I knew they were popular with western romances, with all the mail-order brides, and I wanted to put a modern spin on it. I loved the idea of a meddling grandfather who plays match-maker from the grave. Having the stipulation that Molly and Christian have to stay married for six months made the premise even more fun. I also have a soft spot for the idea of best friends (in this case former childhood best friends) who end up together.

There’s only one thing standing in her way.

The will of her childhood friend, Christian Ford’s grandfather. She hasn’t even seen Christian in over ten years, but a recent run-in with his grandfather during a rare visit home, resulted in a new condition to the will. Christian will only inherit the ranch he’s been running and the real estate development business that he
Q-What writers have influenced you?
A-Where do I start? There are so many! There’s a few main ones that come to mind who I really admire. Debbie Macomber is one. I love the sweet romances that she writes and the family focused women’s fiction and continuing series. I first discovered her when she was writing for Silhouette and fell in love with her voice. I bought every Debbie Macomber book as soon as they were released. Maeve Binchy is another favorite. I love the warm cast of characters that populate her stories. Danielle Steel is another writer I really admire. My sister and I read all of her books as soon as they are released. We always know exactly what we are getting with her books, a sweet escape with likable people and a story you can’t put down.

Q-What’s next?
A-I just released a cozy mystery, TRUST, which was really fun to write and is the first in a new series set in a seaside town in Massachusetts. I’m also working on MISTLETOE IN MONTANA, which is the next book in this sweet western romance series. This is Dan and Traci’s story and we first meet them here, in SIX MONTHS IN MONTANA. It will be out in early Februa

Author: Pamela M. Kelley

Rating: Rating: 4.10 / 5
991 reviews

That Boy (That Boy Series Book 1) by Jillian Dodd

You know, being friends with two cute boys does have its benefits. 

There’s Danny. Danny is a golden boy in every way. He has dreamy blue eyes and blonde hair that always looks perfect, even when it’s windblown or been stuck under a football helmet. He’s the boy every girl crushes on. The boy I get into trouble with, the boy I fight with, the hot quarterback no girl can resist, not even me. Being with Danny is like being on an adventure. He has a bright, contagious smile and abs to die for. He’s pretty much irresistible.

Equally crush worthy is Phillip. Adorable, sweet Phillip, who I have known since birth.  Phillip has dark hair, a perfect smile, brown eyes, and the sexiest voice I have ever heard. He’s the boy I talk to every night before I go to sleep. The boy who rescues me, the boy who can read my mind, the boy who is always there for me, the boy who tries to keep me out of trouble, the boy who irritatingly keeps getting hotter, and whose strong arms always seem to find their way around me.  And when he gives me that grin, I can never say no.

One boy will give me my very first kiss.
One boy will teach me to make out.
One boy will take me to prom.
And finally, one boy will ask me to marry him.
They will both be my best friends.
But only one of them will be the boy I fall in love with.
Only one of them is That Boy.

Author: Jillian Dodd

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
571 reviews

Loving Lauren (West Series Book 1) by Jill Sanders

Lauren had been raised to not be afraid of anything, and she lived by that code, that is until her dad died and left everything in her hands. Now she’s not only in charge of her two younger sisters, but she’s running a full-blown Texas ranch. Caring for a thousand‑acre ranch has its ups and downs, physically, mentally, and financially. All she is looking for is a little break. What she doesn’t have time for is someone who will only complicate her life further.

Chase is back in his hometown. Helping his dad with his veterinary practice is high on his list. So is being with the lovely Lauren West. Years ago, he found a unique way to bind them together. Now all he has to do is prove to her that he’s the right man to spend the rest of her life with.

Author: Jill Sanders

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
370 reviews

Aloha Texas: Navy Hero Nick (Aloha Series Book 1) by Chris Keniston

Love a Navy Hero? Then you’ll fall in love with the friends and family of the Big Island Dive shop

Former navy diver Nicholas Harper likes his new world as captain of a dive boat in Hawaii. That is until a phone call from the past changes everything. Now his uncomplicated life suddenly becomes very complicated.

Powerhouse attorney Kara Lynn O’Conner’s world revolves around her small Texas town where life is easy and safe. Focusing on her career keeps her dark secrets locked away.

When the past surges into the present will Nick and Kara’s be able to bring their two worlds together?

Learn more about the contemporary romance Aloha series:

Aloha Texas is the first book in the Contemporary Romance Aloha series. Currently working on the next book in this popular beach series, Chris has enjoyed playing with her military heroes. The popular themes of small town and Hawaii beaches blended with the story of a single dad, lost love, and a surprise son have landed Aloha Texas on the Kindle military list and made this contemporary romance novel a reader’s choice.

More in the Series:
Almost Paradise: Book 2 : Billy and Angela’s story
Mai Tai Marriage : Book 3 : Jim and Lexie’s story
Dive into You : Book 4 : Doug and Emily’s story
Look of Love : Book 5 : Dan and Maddie’s story
Love By Design : Book 6: John and Ava’s story
Shell Game : Brooklyn’s story

Chris Keniston’s love of a good story and frustration with the end of a well known author’s romance best seller, drove her to pen her own works of romance and fiction. If you are a fan of Susan Mallory, Joann Ross, and similar contemporary romance authors, you will love reading the Aloha Series.

Author: Chris Keniston

Rating: Rating: 4.70 / 5
98 reviews

That Boy (That Boy Series Book 1) by Jillian Dodd

You know, being friends with two cute boys does have its benefits. 

There’s Danny. Danny is a golden boy in every way. He has dreamy blue eyes and blonde hair that always looks perfect, even when it’s windblown or been stuck under a football helmet. He’s the boy every girl crushes on. The boy I get into trouble with, the boy I fight with, the hot quarterback no girl can resist, not even me. Being with Danny is like being on an adventure. He has a bright, contagious smile and abs to die for. He’s pretty much irresistible.

Equally crush worthy is Phillip. Adorable, sweet Phillip, who I have known since birth.  Phillip has dark hair, a perfect smile, brown eyes, and the sexiest voice I have ever heard. He’s the boy I talk to every night before I go to sleep. The boy who rescues me, the boy who can read my mind, the boy who is always there for me, the boy who tries to keep me out of trouble, the boy who irritatingly keeps getting hotter, and whose strong arms always seem to find their way around me.  And when he gives me that grin, I can never say no.

One boy will give me my very first kiss.
One boy will teach me to make out.
One boy will take me to prom.
And finally, one boy will ask me to marry him.
They will both be my best friends.
But only one of them will be the boy I fall in love with.
Only one of them is That Boy.

Author: Jillian Dodd

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
563 reviews

Eternal Service: A COLONY Series Paranormal Romance (COLONY Vampires Book 1) by Regina Morris

Suspenseful Paranormal Romance!

If you’re looking for funny vampire romances, this is the series for you!

Humorous vampire romance series about a group of vampires protecting the President of the United States.

Vampires exist among us. They can be our neighbor, best friend, our child’s teacher …

They alter their aged appearance based upon the amount of blood they consume. They move to a new area, drink a lot of blood, and appear young. Slowly they limit their intake of blood and age, right in front of our unsuspecting eyes. After decades, they fake their death, move, and do it over and over again.

Most live quiet lives in an effort to blend in.

Some however want power and control.

The Colony is an elite group of vampires sworn to protect the President of the United States from these rogue vampires.

When Raymond Metcalf, vampire coven master of the Colony, teams up with a federal operative of the human female persuasion–who has no idea that vampires even exist–will his mission or his heart be compromised first?

Career military woman, Alex Brennan, is being offered the promotion of a lifetime and with it a romance that she has desperately been seeking. Does she dare accept the position as Director of the Colony, an elite group of deadly creatures of the night and risk a dangerous romance with a man who isn’t even human?

Together, can they save the President?

[This book is a romance, not a political thriller. The President, Secret Service, and Washington DC are the backdrop which supports the romance. This book is for readers 18+ of age.]

Author: Regina Morris

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
96 reviews

No Flowers Required (Love Required Book 2) by Cari Quinn

No Flowers Required (A Love Required Novel) by Cari QuinnFlower shop owner Alexa Conroy had it all before the recession hit and her customers fled to cheaper shopping grounds. Desperate to make ends meet, she sells her dream home and moves into the rundown apartments above her shop. When she spots six feet of sexy distraction–complete with muscles, piercings, and tattoos–ripping up flooring, Alexa knows the karmic windfall she’s due just landed on her doorstep. And the attraction’s definitely not one-sided. Dillon James, reluctant heir to the corporation about to foreclose on Alexa’s shop, is not about to jeopardize their scorching chemistry by admitting he’s not the building’s handyman. But with only weeks until her business goes under and his identity is revealed, Dillon must find a way to convince Alexa cooperation isn’t a dirty word, help her save the shop from his brother’s greed, and persuade her that he’s not the enemy…or risk losing the only woman who’s seen the real him.

Author: Cari Quinn

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
122 reviews

Sexy in Stilettos (A Sexy Contemporary Romance): BWWM Contemporary Romance by Nana Malone

What’s worse than having to watch your sister marry your ex fiancé? How about when that fiancé fires you from the family business?

Hyper-organized, event planner, Jaya Trudeaux is used to doing things by the book and never making waves. It’s a strategy that’s served her well until she finds herself in failure alley with no fiancé, no job and her thirtieth birthday looming. Maybe it’s time to change her methods. Starting with an unlikely date to the wedding from hell.

The only thing that can tie carefree, playboy, Alec Danthers down is his formidable step mother. When she calls him home to help find his wayward brother, he never imagines an uptight, list making, sass-talking woman would make him think about putting down roots.

Can Jaya put the lists down long enough to enjoy the ride that is Alec? Will Alec stop running long enough to recognize true love?

Warning: Sexy, sass talking women will make you laugh, cry and want a pair of killer footwear.

Author: Nana Malone

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
175 reviews

Wilde Nights in Paradise (Entangled Ignite) (Wilde Security Book 1) by Tonya Burrows

He’ll guard her body all night long. Former Marine Jude Wilde’s motto has always been “burn bridges and never look back,” so nobody is more surprised when Wilde Security is hired to protect assistant district attorney Libby Pruitt, the woman he loved and left. Although she makes it clear she wants nothing to do with Jude, they’re forced to fake a relationship for her safety. He can’t ignore the heat still simmering between them, and when her stalker’s threats escalate to attempted murder, he’s left with no choice but to whisk her away to a friend’s safe house in Key West, FL. Cooped up in paradise together, Jude begins to chip away at Libby’s resolve to hate him. But even as she gives in to his proximity and her body’s demands for his, she refuses to fall for his charms again. Maybe a torrid affair in the sun is exactly what she needs to get him out of her system. But when her stalker tracks them down, can they escape the steamy Key West night without anyone getting hurt? 

Author: Tonya Burrows

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
116 reviews