Friday, September 7, 2012

Romancing the Weekend
Neighbors and More is a romantic suspense, and the first book of the High Rise Series.

High Rises are like large families where members face love, hate, meddling, and gossiping. When the neighbor who was harassing her is found dead in the Jacuzzi, Alexa is a prime suspect. Can she count on her dear neighbors, including the delectable Italian, Dante, for help? With too many skeletons in their closets, would they save her or incriminate her?
‘No sex, no violence, no Vampires – must be a good read’

Try this romantic novel with a touch of intrigue. It’s a well paced story of life and hope after loss and despair. An ordinary man living an ordinary life until he loses it all, or so he thinks. . . 

George Morton has lost everything. His wife, Aimee, was killed by a drunk driver, then, six months later he is accused of cyber theft. 
Deciding there is nothing left for him in England, George buys an old farmhouse in a small village in Spain, much to the dismay of his three children, Alex, Bonnie and Christopher. 
There he meets the attractive Maria, and her not so agreeable papa, Vincente.
George settles down to a new way of life, but not forgetting his lovely Aimee and the wonderful years they had together. 
Someone else however is not forgetting him. Oliver Barnes, Chief Executive of Barnes & Barnes International Bankers, whom George worked for. Oliver is convinced George has the banks money and is determined to retrieve it, no matter how. 
As life goes on for George he becomes closer to Maria, and she too wants to start a new chapter in her life, either with or without her fathers consent. 
Good food and World Music are paramount in George's life, and he sets about rediscovering these senses once more, and enjoying adventures along the way, which all culminate on Columbus Day, 12th October.
For Lena Giordano, finding that courage isn't going to be easy. Abused relentlessly by her fiance, twenty-five year old Lena is putting herself in danger by not breaking her engagement, and her visions of her great-great grandmother, Angelina, are confirming this risk. Then, thirty-eight year old Rick Murphy appears, claiming he has been in love with Lena for nearly one-hundred years. Rick's presence triggers nightmares even more intense than before, forcing Lena to put the pieces of her visions together to learn her destiny. Though for Lena, even after her paranormal puzzle is complete, the bravery she needs to open her heart is even more tormenting than the abuse she endures. 

Take the journey with Lena through her surreal fantasy land and find out if her own self-worth is strong enough to deserve a man who would cross lifetimes to be with her.
No stranger to death and heartbreak, Alex is a woman who knows that life can change in the blink of an eye. She also knows that love is something you fight for even when the timing is less than perfect. 

Alex has lost her husband and has been moved to an unfamiliar city in the middle of the night in nothing but her pajamas. She is being hunted by an unknown assailant. The only person she has left in the world is her husband's best friend and PI, Pedro. Until she meets a man that makes her feel things she didn't know existed outside the pages of a book. 

Witness Protection Agent, Mac Rogers, is one of the few people that know who Pedro really is, and now Pedro has called for his help. Pedro never needs help. Mac knows that whatever it is, it must be important, but when he lays eyes on Alex he is not sure whether he is the best man for the job.

Pedro has known Mac since he was a child, and Mac is the only person Pedro will trust to protect Alex. Aware of Alex's striking looks, Pedro is a little concerned, but he knows Mac will always do the right thing.
Bert Simpson’s life is a kaleidoscope of ups and devastating downs. A happy life at the beginning to the heartbreak that was to accompany him for the greater part of his adulthood.
Trouble starts when his mother’s illness causes Bert to be sent to live with his Grandmother. She dies in 1939 and war breaks out in the same year.
Bert travels back to his hometown where his Grandmother looks after the whole family. War escalates and Bert is sent as an evacuee to Devon. Finishing school he returns to his hometown and once again picks-up on old childhood friendships. 
In marriage tragedy strikes and Bert is accused of murder and is sentenced to life imprisonment. In prison he makes some very unusual friends who manage to boost his low esteem and start him back on the road to his eventual recovery. It is here that he meets a girl who believes in him.
The book also deals with the delightful cameo of the personal life of the investigating detective and his progress from murder investigation to meeting the woman of his dreams.
Death had touched anthropologist Jade Hansen in Haiti once before, costing her an unborn child and perhaps her very sanity. A year later, determined to face her own issues, she returns to Haiti with a mortuary team to recover the bodies of an American family from a mass grave.

Visiting his brother after the quake, independent contractor Dane Carter puts his life on hold to help the sleepy town of Jacmel rebuild. But he finds it hard to like his brother's pregnant wife or her family. He wants to go home, until he meets Jade - and realizes what's missing in his own life.

When the mortuary team begins work, it's as if malevolence has been released from the earth. Instead of laying her ghosts to rest, Jade finds herself confronting death and terror again. And the man who unexpectedly awakens her heart - is right in the middle of it all.
Being a divorce attorney for the rich and famous isn't all it's cracked up to be. Julie Harrison has learned that love doesn't last, and she's sworn never to make the same mistakes as her mother, or her clients. She uses the games men play to keep them at a distance. The only man who managed to break down her walls was Luke Walker, a Navy SEAL who loved her and left her, and changed her forever.

When Luke arrives back in New York, running Walker Security with his brothers and having left his Navy SEAL days behind, he sets his sights on Julie, the woman he's always wanted and couldn't have. Except, she runs from him every time he gets close.

But now, one of Julie's clients, a powerful judge, gets involved with a dangerous cartel, and his soon-to-be-ex wife ends up dead. Julie's next on the list, and she finds herself on the run from those who believe she knows too much, and counting on Luke to keep her alive. In the deepest, darkest moments of the night, passion will bring them together while danger threatens to tear them apart. Can Julie and Luke trust each other and find their happy ending before they find ... the end?
When Shane died Susan was left with nothing but a mountain of debts and bitter memories of a marriage to a man she'd despised. Even in death, his will kept her from making things right between her and his family. Alone and broke, she had no choice but to sell the Hanchart land in order to survive.

Luke Hanchart hadn't shed a tear over his cousin's untimely demise. And he wouldn't stand by and watch a piece of his family heritage sold to an outsider. He intended to find a way around his cousin's will even if it meant marrying his widow.

What neither of them realized was that with the simple words "I do", they were not only righting the wrongs of the past, but opening the door to a tempestuous future. Now nothing stood in the way of the passion that had smoldered between them for years.

As they sealed their union with a kiss, sparks ignited and continued to burn.

This is Maddy Turner's lucky day. The civilized society girl just bid on sexy rogue Jake Wallace at a charity bachelor auction--and won! But Maddy knows Jake's dirty little secret. And it should keep her from trying out her new boy toy. Too bad she can't stop herself from indulging in raw, quite uncivilized sex all the same....
Jake Wallace is utterly bewitched by Maddy--and utterly bewildered. How can this tantalizing woman melt so rapturously under his ministrations one moment, then turn into a haughty queen the next? He's determined to get to the bottom of Maddy's agenda. One slow, delicious inch at a time...

Remy finally met the love of her life by the name of Sincere who was her complete opposite. Remy's insecurities and trust issue from past relationships come back to haunt her and she was left with a decision to make. Will Remy follow her heart or will something tear them apart?

Joseph Anderson has decided it's time his three successful sons find brides. Joseph wants grandbabies to fill his huge mansion, and he wants them immediately. His eldest son Lucas is successful in all areas of his life except love, and Joseph begins matchmaking for his child. He finds Amy Harper and deems her the perfect daughter-in-law. He just needs to get her and Lucas to both realize that.

Lucas Anderson is wealthy, incredibly sexy, and stubborn. He has no desire to have any woman enter his life, causing chaos or using his family’s name. Many women have tried, and he's been successful in finding out who they truly are underneath their false smiles.

Amy Harper was raised in tragic circumstances and doesn't like pampered, rich men who have been handed everything with a silver spoon. She spent years finishing her education and was blessed to get a job with the famous Anderson Corporation. She instantly doesn't like her incredibly sexy boss, who is arrogant and thinks every woman should fall at his feet.

When Amy becomes pregnant after one reckless night of passion with her boss, she is scared he will take the baby and run. Lucas finds out she is pregnant and immediately demands to do the right thing, and though Amy is backed into a corner, she in no way allows him to walk all over her. Lucas is demanding, and used to getting his way, but Amy has just the right amount of spark to ignite his fuse, and challenges him each step of the way.

Lucas’s father, Joseph, and his brothers Alex, and Mark, offer laughter, love, and support to Amy, which she has always craved. With the love of Lucas’s family, who are not only rich and successful, but also kind and giving, she starts to realize that being rich doesn't make or break a man, and starts to picture the happily ever after she never believed in for herself.

Mandy Morgan swore she'd never step foot in Texas again after Beau Gentry left her for life on the rodeo circuit eight years before. But now her uncle's heart is failing and she has to convince him that surgery will save his life. She never dreamed the first thing she'd see when she stepped off the plane would be her biggest nightmare...the one man she'd never stopped loving.

Beau Gentry had the fever for two things: the rodeo and Mandy Morgan. But for Beau, loving Mandy was complicated by his father's vendetta against her uncle. This led him to make the hardest decision of his life and he can still see the bitterness and hurt on Mandy's face. All these years it has killed him to think Mandy had forgotten him and moved as far away as possible from him. But now they're back in Texas, and he's going to do all he can to win back her love.

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