In Champagne and Lemon Drops by Jean Oram, Beth Wilkinson has always had very specific dreams growing up in Blueberry Springs. When her fiancé, Oz, breaks off their engagement so that he can find himself, Beth is determined to win him back. In her bid to win Oz back, Beth attracts the attention of Nash, the town’s dashing new doctor. Beth discovers love and her future may not be as simple as she thought.
Caroline, Countess of Eskmaine is tired of being seen as the good girl that can do no wrong. She’s raising a young son, managing the estates left to her son by her late husband, and now she’s been asked to help find a suitable husband for her young cousin. She wants some adventure in her life and for someone to look at her as something other than the always-constant Caroline. In her eyes, one man is the soul of self-indulgence. Tristan, Baron Gresham has been living life much for himself. He’s traveled the Continent, sowed his wild oats and now he’s looking for a settled life. For Tristan, there is no one more suited for his settled life than Caroline. The spark between them is undeniable, but are they better suited as lovers or more? Sense & Sensuality: Caroline’s After Dark Georgian Romance (The Gravesmeres Book 3) follows A Duchess Enraged: An After Dark Version Georgian Romance (The Gravesmeres Book 2) in the After Dark Series.
Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross takes place in the ninth century. Young Joan is thirsty for knowledge, which she is denied because of her gender. When Joan’s brother dies, she assumes his identity and heads off to a Benedictine Monastery. As Joan distinguishes herself and rises in the religious ranks, she finds herself heading to Rome. As her star rises, Joan finds herself playing a dangerous and precarious political game.
In A Foolish Consistency by Andrea Weir, Callie and Will have lived other lives in the twenty years since they nearly married. When they meet again in an emergency room it seems like the hand of fate. Both now unencumbered, the spark is still there. They soon discover that as much as they may be willing to maintain a long-distance relationship, there are forces working against them. Will’s children are young and have lost their mother and cannot abide the idea of anyone trying to take their place. As stress mounts, will Callie and Will have what it takes to make it?
Meg Antille and Simon “Red” Thomsill work as crew on a high-end star cruise ship. Meg struggles to send money home to her family and keep things strictly business while Red is simply looking to get to know Meg better before the time comes when he moves on to another vessel. When the ship stops at a luxury planet and abruptly leaves Meg, Red and some of the guests behind, they know that they’re facing dire circumstances. Can Meg and Red dodge danger and keep their charges alive?
In From Afar by Frank Scozzari, Morgan Stanfield travels from Santa Barbara, California to Saint Petersburg, Russia in pursuit of a soulmate. For a man not so lucky in love is love from afar the answer?
Periseneb was on his way home after a distinguished career in Pharaoh’s Own Guard when he was cruelly murdered and denied death rights that would allow a peaceful eternity. Unable to pass into Paradise, he has wandered in the underworld for 200 years fighting the monsters, snakes and unnameable menacing creatures. He is surprised when the goddess Ma’at offers him a deal. He will have 30 days in which to try to right a wrong. If he’s successful, he will spend eternity in Paradise. Neithamun, a young woman with a tentative grasp on the once great estate of Periseneb’s youth; he realizes the uncertain challenge he faces. Never one to shy from a fight Periseneb will do what he can to help Neithamun fight the people looking to sabotage and steal her land and make the once great estate, great again.
In A Groovy Kind of Love by Karen Wojcik Berner, Thaddeus and Spring grow up in very different worlds. Their paths converged when they became part of the same book discussion group. Can these very different people make an attraction a life together that works? A Groovy Kind of Love is the third book in The Bibliophiles series.
In Million Dollar Question by Ellie Campbell, Rosie is a single mother of twins working as a teaching assistant and facing redundancy when she wins one million pounds. Olivia is a high rolling workaholic engaged to one of Time Magazine’s Most Eligible Bachelors when she discovers her boss is a criminal and her world falls apart. Can these two women who have nothing in common on the surface survive the extremes of life?
What would you do if you knew how many years you had left to live? In an After Timer world, people know exactly how their choices impact their longevity. Connor only has two years left on his timer. Is starting a relationship the right thing to do? With a Grim Reaper type of serial killer on the loose killing those with timers about to expire? D.I. Frank Stewart must work to find the killer and his next victims.