Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Spring into Romance: 8 Sweet Contemporary Romances

Today the HBS Author's Spotlight is showcasing Spring into Romance: 8 Sweet Contemporary Romances. (Lacey Wolfe, J.L. Campbell, P.C. Zick, Melissa Storm, Michele Shriver, Cindy Flores Martinez, Amy Manemann, Jade Kerrion)

Enjoy eight sweet contemporary romances penned by award-winning and best-selling authors in the Spring Into Romance Boxed Set. From betrayal and conflict to secrets and scandals, get ready for a variety of books that will satisfy the romance junkie in you.




Spring into Romance
8 Sweet Contemporary Romances


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Star-crossed lovers and second chances … meet guys and gals with good reason to guard their hearts even as they follow their dreams.

Enjoy eight sweet contemporary romances penned by award-winning and best-selling authors in the Spring Into Romance Boxed Set. From betrayal and conflict to secrets and scandals, get ready for a variety of books that will satisfy the romance junkie in you.

Cleaning Up Love by Lacey Wolfe Penny Watson is hiding from her horrific past as the housekeeper to celebrity Brock Foxx. With a scandal of his own, he entices Penny to be his fake girlfriend. Before long, Penny is swept up in the spotlight as Brock Foxx’s latest fling. While she should be loving it, she’d also worried that the men she’s running from will find her.

The Vet's Secret Wish by J.L. Campbell Matthias Laing strikes an uneasy compromise with Toni Nevers, who agrees to marry him on Valentine's Day—eleven months away. A man of action, Matthias can't rest easy after Toni's ex admits he wants her back. With Toni's daughter and her small army of pets on his side, Matthias rolls out a plan to get Toni to reconsider the length of their engagement and opt for a summer wedding.

Misty Mountain by P.C. Zick When Lacy and George begin dating, each of them keeps a shield around their hearts. Lacy's been hurt so many times, she's afraid to let another man come close. George, reeling from a bitter divorce, doesn't trust women. If they can put down their shields long enough to discover the love growing between them, then nothing will stand in their way to finding happiness.

You Belong with Me by Melissa Storm Will Porter lives a life of order and routine, so, of course, he’s miffed when a savage Rottweiler picks a fight with his golden retriever at the dog park. His anger quickly vanishes when he looks into the tearful eyes of the dog’s owner—eyes that look strikingly similar to his ex’s. Even though he’d like nothing more than to run in the other direction, he’s unable to ignore the beautiful stranger’s request for help in taming her new dog…

Love & Light by Michele Shriver After watching her mother succumb to illness, Kori Walsh sank into a depression that she can’t snap out of. As the star pitcher on his college baseball team, Landon Grayson has plenty of girls vying for his attention, yet finds himself drawn to the sullen girl who keeps showing up to watch practice every day. Can Landon show Kori that there is light after darkness, and if he does, will love blossom?

Mail-Order Groom by Cindy Flores Martinez Lisa's wedding is canceled when she catches her fiancé, Jeff, with another woman. In a twist of fate, she meets Krzysztof from Poland who is seeking an American woman to marry him and help him stay in America. After hearing his heart-tugging story, Lisa says "I do" to him. It's strictly a business deal. He’s not planning to stay in America forever, but she starts falling for him.

Love on the Slopes by Amy Manemann Jessa Hartley is haunted by memories of the night she threw herself at her childhood crush, Dominic DeRenzi – and he turned her away. Now all grown up, Jessa has moved on and is determined to buy the ski lodge of her dreams. Until Dominic shows up and buys it out from under her. Dominic broke her heart the first time he left. Can he make her see this time around he’s here to stay?

Ensnared by Jade Kerrion The two Falconer boys, Raphael and Michael, were named for the archangels. At twenty-two, Lily Herald married Raphael, the first Falconer boy. By twenty-five, she was divorced, having traded in her wedding ring for two near-fatal bullet wounds. No one knows why she’s returned home, to the place of so many shared and painful memories, but Michael Falconer’s determined to find out before she destroys what’s left of his family.




Cleaning Up Love

Sweet Romance Novella


Author: Lacey Wolfe

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Penny Watson has run away from her past, hoping to never return to it again. She spends her days being the housekeeper to celebrity Brock Foxx. Things change when photos are snapped by the paparazzi when he treats her to a friendly dinner.

Brock Foxx has been acting for as long as he can remember, but with a nasty scandal in the headlines, he isn’t sure what’s left of his career. After one photo is taken of him and his gorgeous housekeeper Penny looking smitten with one another, a new web of lies starts. Only these lies he wants to become the truth.

Before long, Penny is swept up in the spotlight as Brock Foxx’s latest fling. While she should be loving it, she’s also worried that the men she’s running from will find her.


Author: Lacey Wolfe

Author Genre: Romance, Contemporary

Website: Lacey Wolfe - Romance Author
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Twitter: @LaceyWolfe
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Author Description:
Lacey Wolfe has always had a passion for words, whether it's getting lost in a book or writing her own. Her goal as an author is to have a romance for everyone, whether it's sweet, sensual, or spicy. She's had several books on the Amazon best seller lists. When she isn't writing, she can be found running, talking to her pets, spending time with her family, or lost in some sort of craft. Oh, and she takes kindly to anyone who feeds her cookies.

Lacey lives in Georgia with her husband, son and daughter, their herd of cats, and one black lab who rules the house.




The Vet's Secret Wish

Author: J.L. Campbell

Matthias Laing has Toni Nevers' assurance that she'll marry him on Valentine's Day—eleven long months away. The trouble is, Matthias can't rest easy, not after Toni's ex admits he made a mistake and wants her back.

A man of action, Matthias isn't leaving his dream of having forever-and-a-day with Toni to chance.

The ace up Matthias' sleeve is Toni's five-year-old daughter, Jade, who has taken a shine to Matthias and wants him installed as her 'back-up daddy'.

With Jade and her small army of pets on his side, they roll out a plan to get Toni to marry him within six months.

Will this enterprising pair—aided by Jade's growing menagerie—be successful in their bid to have a summer wedding


Author: J.L. Campbell

Author Genre: Romance, Women & Gender Studies, Young Adult

Website: J.L. Campbell
Twitter: @JL_Campbell
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Author Description:
J.L. Campbell is an award-winning, Jamaican author who writes romantic suspense, women's fiction, new and young adult novels. She has written thirteen books, four novellas and two short story collections.

Her novels include the Island Adventure Romance series, which currently has five exciting, stand-alone stories and features feisty women and determined men. Campbell's mission is to write stories that entertain and educate readers. She also writes under the pen name Jayda McTyson.

She is a certified editor, who also writes non-fiction.




Misty Mountain

Smoky Mountain Romances Book 2


Author: P.C. Zick

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When Lacy and George begin dating, each of them keeps a shield around their hearts. Lacy's been hurt so many times, she's afraid to let another man come close. George, reeling from a bitter divorce, doesn't trust women for fear they're all like his ex-wife.

Working together at Misty Mountain in a small town in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains creates its own set of problems, especially when the ex-wife moves into town. Lacy's family history causes further complications when too many want to remind her of her sister's bad reputation and subsequent death.

It's a complicated mess, but the attraction between Lacy and George keeps them coming back to simpler solutions. If they can put down their shields long enough to discover the love growing between them, then nothing will stand in their way to finding happiness.


Author: P. C. Zick

Author Genre: Literature & Fiction

Website: P. C. Zick
Author's Blog: Living Lightly
Twitter: @PCZick
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Author Description:
Best-selling author, P.C. Zick describes herself as a storyteller no matter what she writes. And she writes in a variety of genres, including romance, contemporary fiction, and nonfiction. She's won various awards for her essays, columns, editorials, articles, and fiction.

Many of her novels contain stories of Florida and its people and environment, which she credits as giving her a rich base for her storytelling. "Florida's quirky and abundant wildlife - both human and animal - supply my fiction with tales almost too weird to be believable." Her Behind the Love trilogy - contemporary romance - is also set in Florida, but she's now working on a series set in the Smoky Mountains.

Her fiction contains the elements most dear to her heart, ranging from love to the environment. All of her novels contain elements of romance with strong female characters and descriptive settings. She believes in living lightly upon this earth with love, laughter, and passion, and through her fiction she imparts this philosophy in an entertaining manner with an obvious love for her characters, plot, and themes.




You Belong with Me

Cupid's Bow Book 5


Author: Melissa Storm

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Would you let your dog choose your boyfriend?

Maybe Charlie Rockwell should have thought a little harder before adopting the large, out-of-control rescue dog she saw featured on the local news—but, then again, her life has always been best with no waiting, no attachments, nobody to hold her back.

Will Porter lives a life of order and routine, so, of course, he's miffed when a savage Rottweiler picks a fight with his golden retriever at the dog park. His anger quickly vanishes when he looks into the tearful eyes of the dog's owner—eyes that look strikingly similar to his ex's. Even though he'd like nothing more than to run in the other direction, he's unable to ignore the beautiful stranger's request for help in taming her new dog.

Can Will get past her resemblance to his ex and finally learn to love—and trust—again? And can Charlie find the fun in a simpler existence? Who knows, maybe opposites really do attract.


Author: Melissa Storm

Author Genre: Contemporary, Spirituality, Romance

Website: Melissa Storm
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Twitter: @MelStormAuthor
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Author Description:
Melissa Storm is a mother first, and everything else second. She used to write under a pseudonym, but finally had the confidence to come out as herself to the world. Her fiction is highly personal and often based on true stories. Writing is Melissa's way of showing her daughter just how beautiful life can be, when you pay attention to the everyday wonders that surround us.

Melissa loves books so much, she married fellow author Falcon Storm. Between the two of them, there are always plenty of imaginative, awe-inspiring stories to share. Melissa and Falcon also run the business Novel Publicity together, where she works as publisher, marketer, editor, and all-around business mogul. When she's not reading, writing, or child-rearing, Melissa spends time relaxing at home in the company of her three dogs and five parrots. She never misses an episode of The Bachelor or her nightly lavender-infused soak in the tub. Ahh, the simple luxuries that make life worth living.




Love & Light

Author: Michele Shriver

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Kori Walsh knows plenty about the darkness in the world. After watching her mother succumb to illness, Kori sunk into a deep depression that she can’t seem to snap out of, no matter who tries to help her.

As the star pitcher on his college baseball team, Landon Grayson is enjoying life as a big man on campus, and all of the perks that come with it. He has plenty of girls vying for his attention, so why is he drawn to the moody, sullen girl who claims not to be interested but still keeps showing up to watch practice every day?

As he gets to know Kori, Landon is struck by how much they have in common and he sets out to cheer her up. Can Landon show Kori that there is light after darkness, and if he does, will love blossom?


Author: Michele Shriver

Author Genre: Real Life Women’s Fiction, Chick Lit

Website: Michele Shriver
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Twitter: @micheleshriver
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Author Description:
I was born in Iowa and raised in Texas and now live in Iowa again. I am proud to consider both states to be home, and therefore poke fun at both of them, but it's always meant in the nicest way possible. I am a practicing attorney with a focus on juvenile law and have also worked as an educator, and some of my experiences have found their way into my writing. My dream is to someday pay the bills as a writer and be able to spend winters in the Dallas area going to Dallas Stars hockey games. In my free time, when I'm not writing, I am probably at a Zumba class, riding my bike, watching a football, hockey or soccer game on TV, or enjoying a glass of wine while I lose myself in a good book written by someone else.




Mail-Order Groom

Second Edition


Author: Cindy Flores Martinez

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MAIL-ORDER GROOM (Second Edition) is a sweet romantic comedy novel about an American woman who marries a handsome stranger from Poland after her fiancé leaves her right before the wedding.

Lisa is about to marry the love of her life, but her world is shattered when she finds her fiancé, Jeff, in the arms of another woman. When he calls off the wedding, she's heartbroken.

In a twist of fate, she meets Krzysztof Zielinski from Poland on the website Mail-Order Grooms. He needs to marry an American woman so that he can stay in America, and he’s willing to pay money for it. His reason for needing to stay is what tugs at Lisa’s heart and convinces her to say “I do” to him. After all, it’s going to be strictly a business deal.

Lisa races to the altar with Krzysztof, but things become complicated when she finds herself falling for him, and he’s not planning to stay in America forever. Will her heart break all over again?


Author: Cindy Flores Martinez

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Twitter: @AuthorCindy
E-Mail: cindyfloresmartinez@gmail.com
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Author Description:
My name is Cindy Flores Martinez and I'm from a suburb of Los Angeles. I write sweet romantic comedy and inspirational romance. My debut novel, Mail-Order Groom, started out as a screenplay and movie project. I spent years shopping it around Hollywood, New York, and other parts of the world and had two well-known actors: an Academy Award nominated actor and a blockbuster film actress, interested in portraying the lead character's parents. After not finding the success I wanted, I officially canceled my film production company, Mail-Order Groom LLC, in November of 2009 and embarked on the journey of turning my screenplay into a novel. I have an MFA in Creative Writing with an emphasis in Screenwriting. I have been a screenwriting instructor, screenplay consultant, script reader, and screenplay collaborator.




Love on the Slopes

Hartley Series Novel Book 1


Author: Amy Manemann

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Jessa Hartley is haunted by memories of the night she threw herself at her childhood crush, Dominic DeRenzi – and he turned her away. Years later, Jessa has managed to put the past behind her and climb up the ranks as head instructor of the ski lodge she one day hopes to purchase. Only her plans take a nosedive when the smooth talking Italian shows back up in town. Even worse, he’s planning on purchasing HER lodge.

After surviving a disastrous marriage, Dominic DeRenzi returns to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, hoping to make a fresh start for him and his six year old son by purchasing the old ski lodge. Until a chance encounter with Jessa Hartley throws his well laid plans off track. The once innocent girl from his childhood has grown into the beautiful woman he always knew she would become, and he is painfully reminded of the night he over stepped his bounds and kissed her. Then broke her heart by sending her away.

Rekindling the flames of their past isn’t part of the plan, yet Dominic and Jessa soon find they’re helpless to stop the fire that burns brightly between them. He broke her heart the first time he left, but can he make her see this time around he’s here to stay?


Author: Amy Manemann

Author Genre: Romantic Suspense, Young Adult Paranormal Romance, Contemporary Romance

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Author Description:
Amy Manemann is an International Best Selling Author. She writes sexy and intriguing romantic suspense, young adult paranormal romance, contemporary romance (NEW), and dabbles in children's books. She resides in her hometown along the Mississippi river with her husband and their two children. When she isn't plotting her next book, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and diving into a good book. Amy is also a site administrator for the World Literary Café, an online literary community for authors and readers. www.worldliterarycafe.com.




Ensnared

Life Shocks Romances Book 5


Author: Jade Kerrion

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The two Falconer boys, Raphael and Michael, were named for the archangels. Lily Herald knows that they are anything but. At twenty-two, she married Raphael, the first Falconer boy. By twenty-five, she was divorced, having traded in her wedding ring for two near-fatal bullet wounds—the best damned trade of her life.

No one, especially not Michael Falconer, knows why she’s returned home, to the place of so many shared and painful memories, but he’s determined to find out before she destroys what’s left of his family.


Author: Jade Kerrion

Author Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Website: Jade Kerrion
Twitter: @JadeKerrion
E-Mail: jade.kerrion@gmail.com
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Author Description:
Jade Kerrion, an award-winning author, got her start in fan fiction. She developed a loyal reader base with her fan fiction series based on the MMORPG Guild Wars. She was accused of keeping her readers up at night, distracting them from work, housework, homework, and (far worse), from actually playing Guild Wars.

And then she wondered why just screw up the time management skills of gamers? Why not aspire to screw everyone else up too? So here she is, writing books that aspire to keep you from doing anything else useful with your time. She lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with her wonderfully supportive husband and her two young sons, Saint and Angel, (no, those aren't their real names, but they are like saints and angels, except when they're not.)



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