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“Relentless” by Cindy Stark (contemporary, self-published, May 2012, $2.99, 108pp)
Series: Aspen Series Book #1
Lily Chandler lost her job and lost her apartment. The last thing she wants is to lose her heart to a small-town sexy cowboy who is known to love 'em and leave 'em.
Rumored bad boy Luke Winchester needs to shed the reputation he hasn't earned if he wants more than a stolen kiss from Lily. Unfortunately, the scorned woman who stands in his way happens to be Lily's best friend.
“Lumberjack in Love” by Penny Watson (contemporary, self-published, September 2012, $0.99, 115pp)
City slicker Ami Jordan was just dumped by her back-stabbing boyfriend, has no job prospects, and can't find a decent cup of coffee in the entire state of Vermont. The last thing she needs is a sexy, bearded lumberjack complicating her life. Even if he’s smart, talented, and has the hottest ass she’s ever seen.
Tree house builder, environmental champion, and Bulldog owner Marcus Anderson has no patience for flatlanders with an attitude. But when landscape designer Ami Jordan shows up at his log cabin, he suddenly develops a hankering for a high-maintenance city gal. Now his house looks like a jungle, his recycling is in disarray, and his libido's on fire.
He's a lumberjack in love.
“Beyond Control” by Kit Rocha (erotic, dystopian, self-published, March 2013, $4.99, 400pp)
Series: O’Kanes, book 2
She refuses to be owned.
“Bonds of Need” By Lynda Aicher (erotic, Carina, March 2013, $2.99, 212pp)
Series: Wicked Play, book 2
When Kendra Morgan attends a party at an exclusive sex club, she's not driven by mere curiosity. Hoping to prove she's put the past behind her, Kendra must instead face up to needs she's denied for too long. Despite her lingering fears, she can't resist the temptation to play…
“Falling for Sir” by Cat Kelly (erotic, Evernight, February 2013, $5.99, 172pp)
Marianne's just started a promising new job in an exciting new city, but she's finding that there's nothing new or promising about the men in her lackluster social life. One thing remains the same—her Neglected Clitoris Predicament.
After confessing to friends at happy hour that she's never had an orgasm, she finds a card left on her chair at work. It leads her to an exclusive club where she's about to find out exactly what it takes to make her tick. And who.
“Uncommon Pleasure” by Anne Calhoun (erotic, anthology, Berkley, March 2013, $15.00, 304pp)
In “Over the Edge,” after a tragic incident during Ty Hendricks’ last tour of duty, he cut off all connection with anyone he cares about—until a night with Lauren Kincaid draws him reluctantly back into the world. Lauren sees a wounded man in danger of losing everything to his inner demons, but the sensual, no-holds-barred fight for Ty’s soul could cost Lauren her heart.
“Staging Murder” by Nora LeDuc (romantic suspense, Wild Rose Press, October 2012, $12.99, 254pp)
Ava Ray returns home to put aside family grudges, never expecting to be swept into the mystery surrounding her stepmother's murder and the sinister fires lighting up the city's night skies. Now the murderer is obsessing over Ava and sending her gifts. The police believe the killer and the arsonist are the same person and focus their attempts to capture the criminal around Ava. But how can she trust head detective Ben "Mac" McNamara, her ex-love, when he treats her as a suspect? Mac fought his way through the foster system to become a respected member of the police force. When evidence points to Ava as the murderer, he's torn between believing in her innocence and fearing her guilt. Soon their past mistakes ignite emotions hotter than the arsonist's fires, forcing Mac to choose--protect a vulnerable Ava? Or arrest her as a cold, calculating killer?
“Her Lucky Love” by Carrie Ann Ryan (paranormal, Fated Desires, March 2013, $2.99, 195pp)
Series: Holiday, Montana
Brayden Cooper has always been lucky. It's in his blood and in the coin that he has hanging on a leather tie around his neck. He has everything in the world he could ever want, money: a job, brothers he loves, and the luck that comes with his powers. Yet he's empty. Everyone but him knows he loves Allison, yet it's going to take something stronger than luck to bring them together.
“Thrown by a Curve” by Jaci Burton (contemporary, Berkley, March 2013, $15.00, 352pp)
Series: Play-by-Play, book 5
She thinks she knows this player—but he has a few surprise moves.
For Alicia Riley, her job as a sports therapist for the St. Louis Rivers baseball team is a home run—until she becomes the primary therapist for star pitcher, Garrett Scott. Out of the lineup with an injury, he’s short-tempered, hard to handle, and every solid inch, a man.
“See the Light” by Cassandra Carr (erotic, m/m, Loose Id, February 2013, $5.99, 131pp)
Hockey player Jason Monroe lives a double life—star defenseman and soon-to-be Olympian on the ice and closeted gay man outside the rink. A serious relationship is out of the question, and Jason makes do with anonymous sex in barroom bathrooms, not willing to take the chance on coming out as gay in a decidedly macho sport.
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