A swoon-worthy romance from USA Today Bestselling Author J.H. Croix! A billionaire, a firefighter, one night. No strings. Until Christmas. Max Harlow May tests every limit I have and makes me want to break every rule she creates. She’s a temptation I can’t seem to resist. She fits no category. She’s strong & sassy and a firefighter to boot. She fights the fire between us. Once I have a taste, no one else will do. Harlow A wedding, a one-night stand, and no happily-ever-after. That’s how it all started with Max Channing. Along comes another cliché – a second chance. A year later, I’m about to face Christmas alone when tall, dark & dangerous Max shows up again. Our lives are worlds apart. He’s a billionaire tech investor. I’m a hotshot firefighter. Nothing about us makes any sense. I never thought I’d see him again after the hottest night of my life. I was wrong, so very wrong. When our paths cross again, we break every rule. And set each other on fire. *A full length, standalone romance. Keywords: Small town billionaire contemporary romance series, firefighter Alaska western novels, wilderness vacation travel, Family sagas, women’s adventure rugged, alpha hero second chance firefighter romance
A wallflower gets seduction tips from a playboy athlete--until love changes the rules. Socially awkward Joellen Bixby has a date every Saturday--with her cat, a pint of ice cream, and fantasies of the way-too-handsome Michael Maddox. She'd give anything to win over the unattainable CEO of her firm, but how can she when she blends in so well with her cubicle? The answer may be closer than she thinks. Cameron McGregor is a cocky, tattooed Scottish rugby captain who just moved in next door. He's not Jo's type--at all--but the notorious playboy is offering to teach the wallflower everything he knows about inspiring desire. Though a lot of women have rumpled Cam's kilt, Jo is special. Far from the ugly duckling she thinks she is, in Cam's eyes she's sharp, funny, and effortlessly sexy. Now, thanks to him, Jo is blooming with confidence and has the man of her dreams within reach. Unfortunately for Cam, he's just helped to push the woman of his dreams into the arms of another man--and now he's in the fight of his life to keep this beauty from getting away.
Her first love has returned, and he's brought a friend... After running away from home and the boy who broke her heart, Evan Kennedy has kick-started the perfect new life with her celebrity fiancé. So what if said fiancé prefers guys? She knew the deal when they got engaged. And with her ticket to The Ranch, an exclusive resort where any fantasy can be satisfied, she can find someone to fulfill her less-than-traditional desires on the side. She just never expected that man to be Jace Austin, her old heart-breaker—all grown up, hard-bodied, and holding out a collar. She knows it’s a world-class bad idea—especially since Jace has brought along his buddy Andre, who’s every bit as irresistible. But if they can stick to the no-strings rules, so can she. Too bad Jace has never been so good with rules. Evan is convinced “forever” is a word used only in greeting cards, but Jace and Andre have one last fantasy of hers left to fulfill. It’s time to go big or go home. And neither man has ever been a fan of going home.
Quand un sportif dragueur joue les coachs en séduction, attention à ce que l’amour ne bouleverse pas toutes les règles ! Joellen Bixby n’est pas très à l’aise en société. Elle préfère passer ses samedis soir en compagnie de son chat et d’un pot de glace à fantasmer sur l’irrésistible Michael Maddox. Et même si elle donnerait tout pour séduire l’inaccessible PDG de son entreprise, elle ne sait pas comment s'y prendre. Après tout, comment fait-on pour attirer l'attention d'un homme aussi parfait quand on est du genre à passer inaperçu ? La réponse se cache peut-être juste sous son nez... Quand Cameron McGregor (un Écossais arrogant couvert de tatouages, et capitaine de l'équipe de rugby) emménage dans l'appartement voisin, c'est le début d'une drôle d'amitié. Autant vous dire qu’il est à l’opposé de tout ce qu’elle aime chez un homme ! Mais qui de mieux que ce dragueur invétéré pour lui enseigner l'art de la séduction ? Michael Maddox n’a qu’à bien s’accrocher ! La Joellen 2.0 arrive ! Malheureusement, quand Cam se rend compte qu’il a poussé la femme de ses rêves dans les bras d’un autre, il est déjà trop tard... Mais il n’est pas du genre à baisser les bras et il est bien décidé à lui prouver que c’est lui l’homme de sa vie.
*This is the large print edition of Melt With You A billionaire & a firefighter meet at a wedding. One night. No strings. Until Christmas. Max Harlow May tests every limit I have and makes me want to break every rule she creates. She's a temptation I can't seem to resist. She fits no category. She's strong & sassy and a firefighter to boot. She fights the fire between us. Once I have a taste, no one else will do. I'll fight for her and for us. I only want one woman. Harlow. Harlow A wedding, a one-night stand, and no happily-ever-after. That's how it all started with Max Channing. Along comes another cliché - a second chance. A year later, I'm about to face Christmas alone when tall, dark & handsome Max shows up again. Our lives are worlds apart. He's a billionaire tech investor. I'm a hotshot firefighter. Nothing about us makes any sense. I never thought I'd see him again after the hottest night of my life. I was wrong, so very wrong. When our paths cross again, we break every rule. And set each other on fire. *This is a full-length, standalone romance with a guaranteed HEA.
A sexy chocolatier and his under-appreciated assistant discover you can't have too much of a good thing in USA Today bestselling author Lisa Plumley's delectable new novel. . . After ten years of saving her boss's (admittedly gorgeous) butt, stifling her crush, and being endlessly inconvenienced, administrative assistant Natasha Jennings has had enough. True, chocolatier Damon Torrance is every bit as irresistible as the confections created by Torrance Chocolates. The man is sex on a stick dipped in 70% Tanzanian Cacao. But for the sake of her career, her sanity, and possibly her heart, Natasha has to go. Money, success, women. . .everything comes easily to Damon. Until Natasha hands in her notice. He needs to get her, and his mojo, back--fast. But from the moment Damon rings Natasha's doorbell and steps into her personal life, he starts feeling things he never has before. For once, the notorious playboy wants to be good. Which makes it extra inconvenient that Natasha is suddenly tempted to try being a little wicked. And the results may be sweeter than either ever anticipated. . . "Lisa Plumley creates charming characters. Her books are a delight!" --Rachel Gibson Raves for Holiday Affair "A deliciously satisfying, cocoa-worthy holiday read." --Library Journal "A delightful story with utterly charming characters." –Romantic Times Book Reviews
The 6-Week Plan to Harness Your Body's Natural Rhythms to Lose Weight for Good!
Author: Editors of Prevention
Category: Health & Fitness
Most women spend their entire lives fighting their bodies in an effort to lose weight. The latest research reveals that you need to work with your body to get the best results: There are actually right and wrong times to eat, exercise, and sleep—and what works for one woman may not work for the next. The Belly Melt Diet teaches women to tune into their own rhythms—not just their sleep/wake cycles, but also the cycles of their hunger hormones. Readers will also learn their best time to exercise, and how to tame the ups and downs of the menstrual cycle to maximize belly fat-burning, overall metabolism boosting, and the soaring energy and confidence that come with feeling balanced and achieving fitness goals. The simple 2-phase diet plan teaches women how to eat, exercise, and sleep at their best, with over 100 easy, delicious, fat-burning recipes, the Perfect Timing Workouts, and the newest research in chronobiology, the study of body rhythms. Real women who tried the Belly Melt Diet lost up to 19 pounds in just 5 weeks and embarked on a slimming, energizing, revitalizing lifestyle that will stay with them for good.
I Melt With You & Don't You (Forget About Me), Scores and Parts
Author: Eric Gorfain
Publisher: String Letter Press
(String Letter Publishing). Jump back to the '80s with Modern English's timeless smash hit "I Melt with You" and Simple Minds' "Don't You (Forget About Me)." These quintessential '80s pop songs inspire feelings of love and romance, and are sure to be crowd-pleasers, no matter where they're performed. Heat up your violin strings with these energetic and fun arrangements.
Colorful, brain-stimulating mazes to solve and black-and-white versions of the same artwork to color in, all in one book. Mind Melt: Extreme Art Mazes to Color and Confound is a unique book that features 25 beautiful, colorful, and challenging mazes, along with black-and-white versions of the same artwork for coloring in. Fun for adults and kids, artist Sophie Roach's mesmerizing designs offer a stimulating visual challenge to both maze and coloring enthusiasts. Maze solutions are included at the back of the book.
In upstate Idaho, Ness Hook is run out of his mom's house by his bullying brother Shawn. In Redding, California, Tristan Carter is graduating college, but with no job and no prospects, she'll have to move back in with her parents. Then the world ends. After Ness discovers his best friend dead of disease, Shawn takes their family to the mountains to wait out the plague. As Tristan's parents fall sick, she's left to care for her younger brother Alden. Both sets of siblings dig in for the long haul. Humanity is reduced to splinters. And then the creatures who sent the virus appear in the sky. Flushed from the mountains, Shawn and Ness join a tribe at a nuclear power plant, where they plan to launch a guerrilla war against the invaders. In California, Tristan and Alden are taken prisoner. Separated from her brother, Tristan crosses the ruins of America to track him down. She will stop at nothing to get Alden back--but her fellow survivors prove even more dangerous than the monsters who broke the world. ~ Melt Down is the second book in the post-apocalyptic Breakers series. The series to date includes Outcome, Breakers, Melt Down, Knifepoint, Reapers, and Cut Off.
Melt My Heart is a hilarious and inspiring coming-of-age YA novel from Bethany Rutter: influencer, editor and a fierce UK voice in the debate around body positivity. Lily Rose is used to people paying attention to her gorgeous twin sister, Daisy. But even though Lily loves her own fat body, she can't shake the idea that no one would ever choose her over Daisy – not when they could have the thin twin. That is, until she meets Cal, the gorgeous, sweet guy from New Zealand who can't seem to stay away. The gorgeous, sweet guy who also happens to be Daisy's summer crush. Lily can't seem to figure out why she isn't as into him as she should be. She should be head-over-heels in love, not missing time at the ice-cream shack with her life-long best friend, Cassie. Not wondering what Cassie is getting up to with Cal's friend Jack, or what she's thinking about when they're alone . . . With University threatening to tear Cassie and Lily apart at the end of summer and Lily desperately trying to keep Cal a secret from Daisy, summer is set to be far from relaxing.
Jim Icarus is a handsome twenty-two year old who is invited to trek to the base camp of Mount Everest by his Dad, Alex. His adventures start by saving a boy from a burning helicopter. He falls in love with Charley, a pretty emergency physician. She helps resuscitate his Dad who succumbs to high altitude mountain sickness in Dingboche, Nepal. By luck a working group who has spent the summer and fall cleaning the trash from the base camp of Mount Everest is camped a few hundred yards from Jim's trekking party when his Dad goes into high altitude cerebral edema. Their Gamow hyperbaric bag is successful in resuscitating his Dad out of coma, but unfortunately Alex slips back into coma. Good fortune smiles again when a French physician from the High Altitude Mountain Rescue clinic in Pheriche arrives with her Jacque Cousteau designed hyperbaric chamber that will pressure the victim down to sea level. An injection of Niphedapine under Alex's tongue and a dive in the Cousteau bag brings Alex out of his coma once again. Alex survives a trip to a lower altitude on a makeshift stretcher with oxygen flowing, but is in poor condition. Only a daring helicopter rescue offers any hope, but leaves Jim wondering about the fate of his Dad. The rest of the trekking party marches up the trail and eventually five members summit Kala Patthar, but not without another high altitude sickness casualty. Meanwhile, Jim hurries down the mountain only to have to wait in Lukla for a flight back to Kathmandu. Alex recovers unbeknownst to Jim and sight sees around Kathmandu. Charley transports the other coma patient by rescue helicopter, but never quite hooks up with Jim. Jim finally meets his Dad and they recount the events that nearly melted their wings.
Awakened by his touch… Arriving in Antarctica, young widow Dr. Sophie Thompson is looking for a fresh start in life—and definitely not a new man! But faced with handsome station leader Gabe Sullivan, Sophie can't ignore the flickering feelings of desire she'd thought long extinguished… Gabe turned his back on love a long time ago—yet there's something about Sophie that makes him question his decision! Could one scorching, unforgettable kiss beneath the sparkling aurora australis begin to melt Sophie's frozen heart?
IT'S 1983 ALL OVER AGAIN IN THIS BACK TO THE FUTURE STYLE EROTIC ROMANCE Dori is the owner of a lonely heart. On a whim, she returns home to her old town to discover that her favourite movie theatre has been turned into a bookstore. But while pining for 1983 and listening to the classic radio station channel in the store, something inexplicable happens - by the time Dori is back outside in the alleyway, she realises she has also gone back in time - to 1983! As an adult, and no longer a teenager, she ends up working in the beauty supply store where she once worked as a teen. The place where she felt the happiest in her life. But this time she can immerse herself in the world of the older girls - the parties, the nightlife, the men. She even ends up dating a young teacher from the local high school - her high school - another interloper form the wrong time, but also someone determined to save the theatre from being sold.
When photo-journalist Kelly Sheffield is offered the chance to travel to Greenland for coverage of American science teams, she grabs it. Not only is it a dream assignment, it also means she’ll have a chance to reconnect with the compelling Jordan Westgate, the glaciologist studying the melting ice cap. Jordan hasn’t forgotten Kelly, nor has she forgotten that she’d found it hard, all those years ago, to firmly reject the inappropriate overtures from a student. This Kelly—self-assured, successful, and even more attractive—is a threat to Jordan’s equilibrium, something she simply can’t allow. Kelly finds the frozen landscape a match for Jordan’s chilly attitude. But Greenland is a surprising land of beauty and danger where even the iciest heart can melt. From the award-winning author of Not Every River and Spring Tide.
Sometimes Cupid works in mysterious ways. This diverse collection of Valentine tales proves that love can be found when you least expect it and in the least likely places . . . A farmer, a doctor, a biker, and a werewolf all get struck by the love god’s arrows in this sweet and super-sexy anthology. Bloom by Rachel Cross When L.A.’s charity fundraising maven Ava Bennett heads out to the middle of nowhere to check on a friend of her rock star client, she’s shocked to discover the surly farmer she meets is actually Nathaniel Robinson. Once an infamous music producer, Nate traded in his fast-paced lifestyle for sanity - and now lives off the grid as a small organic farmer. Can a career woman find love with a virtual hermit? Laying Down His Colors by Debra Kayn A year ago on Valentine’s Day, Kristen Mead had a night she can’t forget with Bruce Grennan. But the Bantorus Motorcycle Club member and Cactus Cove bartender has ignored her ever since. As a Club kid, she knows the golden rule: you never mess with a fellow member’s daughter. But she’s all grown up, and ready to stake a claim on her man. Will he risk everything - including the respect of his brothers - to make Kristin his? Trapped by Cupid by Nicole Flockton Nurse Lisa Wheeler wouldn’t mind getting swept off her feet this Valentine’s Day, but it seems Cupid’s arrow has passed her by. Instead, she’s stuck working the late shift with arrogant Dr. Noah Collins. But when this couple gets stuck in a stalled elevator, it turns out the ER’s golden boy might just have a secret soft side - and Cupid might have better aim than she thought. A Demoness Matched by Holley Trent Liberated from a dangerous cult, Julia Tate needs protection from her incubus father. Luckily, her brother Charles, an eros demon, knows just where she can find it: at the home of reclusive former baseball star Calvin Wolff. The mysterious Mr. Wolff is hiding a hairy secret and doesn’t want to let anyone get close, but he’s drawn to this innocent young woman’s enthusiasm. When trouble finds them, they discover a werewolf and a demoness just might make an out-of-this-world match. Sensuality Level: Sensual
From NYT Bestselling Author Elisabeth Naughton, the third book in the emotional Against All Odds series... Yuletide Spirits pub owner Ella Maclean doesn’t do holidays. In fact, she’d be perfectly happy if the calendar jumped from November to January, bypassing December all together. Known as Holly, North Carolina’s infamous Scrooge, Ella’s singular focus is to capitalize on the silly tourists who flock to the winter-wonderland-themed town so she can forget everything she lost on a cold, snowy night long ago. Then rock’s latest “it” guy, Tate Kendrick, rolls into town. Tate’s determined to break through Ella’s frigid barriers, and though Ella tries to resist his wicked charm, the heat they once shared as teens flares hotter than ever. Slowly, Ella’s frozen heart begins to thaw. But when trouble linked to the rock star strikes at her pub, Ella suddenly starts to wonder if the return of her first love is the holiday miracle she’s been too afraid to hope for, or if bad boy Tate Kendrick is nothing more than her nightmare before Christmas. Books in the Against All Odds Series: WAIT FOR YOU - Book 1 WAIT FOR ME - Book 2 HOLD ON TO ME - Book 3 MELT FOR ME - Book 4
This second novel by Lambda Literary Award finalist Daniel Allen Cox (Shuck) is an incendiary story about two pyromaniacs who fight homophobia in Krakow, Poland, one of the fronts of the Solidarnosc revolution that eventually toppled the Berlin Wall in 1989. It's 2005, and Poland is grappling with its newfound role as a member of the European Union; the nation dips into moral crisis as Pope John Paul II (a Pole) hovers near death while the country's soon-to-be president makes homophobic declarations. Radek, a bisexual artist and a practitioner of the extreme urban sport parkour, is convinced that fire is the great stabilizer. While creating miniature replicas of the worlds great infernos? Chicago 1871, San Francisco 1906, London 1666?he meets Dorota, a literature student and budding pyromaniac. Driven by rage, sexual curiosity for one another, and Pink Floyd, they buck church, government, and the LGBT community to find sexual freedom, escaping their enemies by scaling the crumbling walls and ideas of the city. Provocative and unnerving, Krakow Melt is at once a love letter and a fiery call to arms.