Shayla Black Books in Order

The Shayla Black books have become so popular over the years that generation after generation, people keep going back to them.

If you're just starting with it and want a reading list, you're in luck. Here we list out all the Shayla Black books in order; keeping in mind various factors like the publication year, reviews, its popularity among readers, etc.

It’s always a good idea to read such book titles in sequence so that you don't miss out on the story plot and its discussions in the book clubs.

Publication Order of Brothers in Arms Books

His Lady Bride

Shelley Bradley 2000

Tired of the intrigue and bloodshed of the battlefield, legendary English warrior Aric Neville, the White Lion, abandons his sword to live a solitary life, cultivating a reputation as a sorcerer, but his newfound tranquility is shattered when his neighbors bring him a bride, Gwenyth de Auburd, an impudent and headstrong beauty with plans of her own.

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His Stolen Bride

Shelley Bradley 2000

Wrongly accused of murdering his father and seeking revenge on his conniving half-brother, Drake Thornton MacDougall abudcts his brother's bride-to-be, Lady Averyl Campbell, a strong-willed, alluring, and fiery beauty, but they soon discover that both of them are threatened by treachery and intrigue.

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His Rebel Bride

Bradley, Shelley 2014
Agreeing to take an Irish bride to appease King Henry, bold warrior Kieran Broderick journeys to Langmore Castle where he chooses to marry seemingly sweet Maeve O'Shea and soon learns that his new wife is quite the rebellious beauty and vows to conquer her heart. Original. Read More

Publication Order of Devoted Lovers Books

Devoted to Wicked - A Devoted Lovers Novella

Black, Shayla 2017

Will the wicked one-night stand she tried to forget seduce her into a second chance?A one-night stand…or something more? Karis isn't sure until a thief strands her in Mexico, leaving her in need of a passport photo—and a hero—and giving Cage a second chance to win her love.

This book is a cross-over between both the Wicked Lovers and Devoted Lovers series. WICKED AS SIN, book one in the Wicked & Devoted series is available now!

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Devoted to Pleasure

Black, Shayla 2018

The first in a sexy contemporary romance series from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shayla Black.BOUND BY DUTY...Bodyguard and former military man Cutter Bryant has always done his duty--no matter the cost. Now he's taking one last high-octane assignment before settling down in a new role that means sacrificing his chance at love.

But he never expects to share an irresistible chemistry with his beautiful new client. ...TEMPTED BY PLEASUREAs the star of a steamy television drama, Shealyn West knows fame well, but it has come at the expense of her heart. With a blackmailer watching her every move and the threat of career-ending exposure looming, Shealyn hires Cutter to shore up her security and keep her safe, never imagining their attraction will be too powerful to contain.

As Shealyn and Cutter navigate the scintillating line between business and pleasure, they unravel a web of secrets that threaten their relationship and their lives. When danger strikes, Cutter must decide whether to follow his heart for the first time, or risk losing Shealyn forever.

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Devoted to Love

Black, Shayla 2019

He was sent to guard her body… he didn’t expect her to steal his heart.   Her sister’s wedding was hardly the place to find a hook up, but after one look at friend-of-the-groom and special operative Josiah Grant, small-town Texas beauty Magnolia West immediately fell in lust.

After a stunningly sensual night together, Maggie is prepared for the two of them to go their separate ways. After all, she’s not a happily-ever-after kind of girl. But Josiah—and danger—change her plans.   Josiah isn’t looking for love…but Maggie rouses his body and stirs his heart like no other woman.

She’s got a rocky romantic past, and a smart man would steer clear. But when the murder quotient in Kendall County rises and all signs point to a mysterious group nearby who have been harassing Maggie’s family, he can’t leave her unprotected—especially when he realizes he’s fallen hard for her.

  As tension mounts and the menace closes in, Josiah will do anything to prove to Maggie that their love is real…but can they stay alive long enough to share it?

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Publication Order of The Doms of Her Life Books

One Dom to Love

Black, Shayla 2012

Raine Kendall has been in love with her boss, Macen Hammerman, for years. Determined to make the man notice that she’s a grown woman with desires and needs, she pours out her heart and offers her body to him—only to be crushingly rejected. But when his friend, very single, very sexy Liam O’Neill watches the other Dom refuse to act on his obvious feelings for Raine, he resolves to step in and do whatever it takes to help Hammer find happiness again, even rousing his friend’s possessive instincts by making the girl a proposition too tempting to refuse.

But he never imagines that he’ll end up falling for her himself.Hammer has buried his lust for Raine for years. After rescuing the budding runaway from an alley behind his exclusive BDSM Dungeon, he has come to covet the pretty submissive. But tragedy has taught him that he can never be what she needs.

So he watches over her while struggling to keep his distance. Liam’s crafty plan blindsides Hammer, especially when he sees how determined his friend is to possess Raine for his own. Hammer isn’t ready to give the lovely submissive over to any other Dom, but can he heal from his past and fight for her? Or will he lose Raine if she truly gives herself—heart, body, and soul—to Liam?

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The Young and the Submissive

Black, Shayla 2013

Raine Kendall has everything a woman could want…almost. Sexy, tender Dom Liam O’Neill is her knight in shining armor, but Raine keeps pinching herself. Is he too good to be true or is this growing connection one that could last a lifetime? She’s constantly torn by her abiding feelings for her commanding boss, Macen “Hammer” Hammerman, especially in the wake of the mind-blowing night he cast aside the barriers between them and ravaged every inch of her body.

Hammer, Liam’s former best friend, can’t stop coveting Raine. But Liam is determined to hold and guide the woman he loves and see if she can be the submissive of his dreams. However, he’s finding that her trust is hard won and he needs a bloody crowbar to pry open her scarred soul.

So he risks everything to win her once and for all. But once he’s put his daring plan in motion, will it cost Liam his heart if he loses Raine to Hammer for good?

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The Bold and the Dominant

Black, Shayla 2015

After spending weeks trying to reach Raine Kendall, Dominants Liam O’Neill and Macen Hammerman have finally broken past the walls to their submissive’s wounded heart. Before they can enjoy their newfound closeness, Liam’s past comes back to haunt him when his ex-wife drops in—with a secret that could tear his world apart.

Forced to leave Raine in Hammer’s care, Liam is stuck on the outside, stewing in frustration and insecurity…and wondering if Raine no longer needs him or if Hammer alone completes her. Always the pillar of strength, Hammer tries to help Liam while sheltering their woman.

But Raine soon discovers the truth that threatens the trio’s chance of a happily-ever-after. Determined to hold them together, the two men cook up a scheme to uncover the ex’s secret. When an old nemesis returns and targets Raine, can Liam and Hammer come together to slay the danger and save the woman they both love?

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The Edge of Dominance

Black, Shayla 2016

Now that Macen “Hammer” Hammerman shares the bond he’s long craved with Raine Kendall and his best friend, Liam O’Neill, he should be looking forward to a bright future. But recent trauma has exhumed the demons Hammer thought long buried. He must confront them while Raine fights to forget her past and Liam struggles to keep their new family intact.

When a shadowy figure emerges, determined to right old wrongs, he sets in motion a plot that threatens to tear the trio apart forever. With emotions running high and forces mounting against them, can they battle their foes and bury their ghosts so they can live happily ever after?

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Publication Order of Doms of Her Life: Heavenly Rising Books

The Choice

Black, Shayla 2018

Heavenly Young doesn’t have time for romance. The innocent nursing student is struggling to care for her ailing father, keep a roof over their head, and start a new career. But fate decides to complicate her world even more by putting two very different men in her path and forcing her to make a choice that will change her life forever.

Dr. Ken Beckman—vascular surgeon by day, super-alpha by night—has three hard-and-fast rules: Never date where he works, never touch vanillas, and never get tangled up with a virgin. But the moment he meets Heavenly, he aches to toss his scruples aside and claim the untouched beauty.

She’s not ready for someone like him…but he wants her too much to walk away—even though he’s not the only man caught in her spell.Seth Cooper, ex-cop turned private eye, isn’t looking for a happily ever after, just a hot-and-sweaty good time.

And the minute he claps eyes on Heavenly, he’s all for coaxing the angel into his bed. But soon, she’s so deep under his skin that he’s willing to put his broken past behind him and turn his life upside down for her. But he’s got competition…When it came to helping friends, Beck and Seth were in sync.

But now they’re vying for the same girl, and the games get vicious—until they realize Heavenly is keeping secrets from them both. Will they call a truce and work together again before they both lose her for good?*You may also like the standalone complete series Doms of Her Life: Raine Falling where you can meet characters from The Choice.

(These are two related but separate series)*Book 1 - One Dom To LoveBook 2 - The Young the SubmissiveBook 3 - The Bold and the DominantBook 4 - The Edge of Dominance

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The Chase

Black, Shayla 2019

The Chase - book two in the Doms of Her Life: Heavenly Rising series will be available on October 1, 2019. Preorder yours today! More detail soon… Doms of Her Life: Heavenly Rising Series Book 1 - The Choice Book 2 - The Chase *You may also like the standalone complete series Doms of Her Life: Raine Falling where you can meet characters from The Choice.

(These are two related but separate series)* Book 1 - One Dom To Love Book 2 - The Young the Submissive Book 3 - The Bold and the Dominant Book 4 - The Edge of Dominance

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Publication Order of Doomsday Brethren Books

Tempt Me with Darkness

Black, Shayla 2008

He's an immortal knight hungering for satisfaction.... As soon as Marrok sees Olivia Gray's dark windswept hair and burning violet eyes, he's sure they've met in eons past. He's felt her soft gentle curves writhing in pleasure beneath his own hard powerful body.

..Morganna! For centuries, towering Marrok, once the mightiest of King Arthur's warriors, has endured a terrible curse cast upon him when he spurned the witch. She's a modern woman about to discover ancient magic.... Olivia shares a mystical -- and irresistible -- connection with brooding Marrok.

Soon after the sexy warrior appears in her erotic dreams, he abducts her, demanding she uncurse him. Their intense passion is more powerful -- and intimate -- than either of them has ever known. Olivia may be the key to unlocking the diary that will break Morganna's hold on his life.

But in the wrong hands, the book also holds the power to destroy all magickind. As they search for answers, a ruthless wizard returned from exile is building an army of evil. When he discovers Marrok and Olivia have the diary, only their love -- with the help of a powerful group of magical Brethren -- can save them.

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Seduce Me in Shadow

Black, Shayla 2009

When a villainous wizard escapes from exile, the devastatingly sexy Doomsday Brethren must defend all magickind in the spellbinding second book in bestselling author Shayla Black's seductive new paranormal series. Ex-marine Caden MacTavish has shunned his magical heritage all his life, but he will do anything to heal his desperately ill brother, a Doomsday Brethren warrior in mourning for his missing mate.

Posing as a photographer, Caden must convince firecracker tabloid reporter Sydney Blair to reveal the source of her recent exposé on a supernatural power clash. Unfortunately, keeping his hands off the sizzling redhead proves as hard as getting them onto the potent and mystical Doomsday Diary he discovers at her bedside.

A bloody rebellion led by an evil, power-hungry wizard is imminent. If Sydney divulges the book's existence, she will jeopardize magickind's most deeply guarded secrets and become the ruthless wizard's number one target. Caden has never trusted magic's cruel and dangerous powers, but he will protect Sydney with his life and magic -- even if it means risking his heart.

The Doomsday Brethren Series reading order: Book 1: Tempt Me With Darkness Book 1.5: "Fated" (e-novella) Book 2: Seduce Me In Shadow Book 3: Possess Me At Midnight Book 3.5: "Mated" - Haunted By Your Touch Anthology Book 4: Entice Me At Twilight Book 5: Embrace Me At Dawn  

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Possess Me at Midnight

Black, Shayla 2009

An apocalypse approaches in the new novel from bestselling author Shayla Black's electrifying Doomsday Brethren series, as a magical warrior and a spirited witch ignite a smoldering passion that could destroy them both. As a mysterious dark cloud drains the life of her beloved brother, Doomsday Brethren leader Bram, Sabelle Rion can think of little else.

Still, every time she meets Ice Rykard's intense green gaze, her body aches with need for the sexy warrior. Their attraction is explosive, incredible -- and forbidden. As dangerous as he is unpredictable, Ice is her brother's sworn enemy. But as Bram weakens, a more sinister force is gaining power.

Evil Mathias and his ruthless Anarki army are on a bloodthirsty hunt for the Doomsday Diary. Sabelle must guard the potent book with her life -- and Ice vows to protect the beautiful witch with his. Duty demands that Sabelle deny her lover's fiery call of possession and mate with a man who can sway the magical Council against the impending rebellion.

With the fate of magickind hanging in the balance, will she forsake the burning desires she can't ignore or turn her back on her people for the courageous man she can't resist? The Doomsday Brethren Series reading order: Book 1: Tempt Me With Darkness Book 1.

5: "Fated" (e-novella) Book 2: Seduce Me In Shadow Book 3: Possess Me At Midnight Book 3.5: "Mated" - Haunted By Your Touch Anthology Book 4: Entice Me At Twilight Book 5: Embrace Me At Dawn  

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Entice Me at Twilight

Black, Shayla 2010

In national bestselling author Shayla Black’s electrifying new novel, the Doomsday Brethren fight their mortal enemy for the newest weapon in a bloody magical war: the one woman a warrior shouldn’t claim . . . yet can’t resist. Dangerously handsome Simon Northam, Duke of Hurstgrove, and his uptight brother Mason are hardly close, but crashing Mason’s wedding and stealing his fiancée further aggravate their sibling rivalry.

Duke’s family has no notion he’s a wizard, so how can he explain that magickind’s fate lies with the beautiful, tenacious bride he longs to seduce? Felicia is an Untouchable, a rare human whose presence disables magic—even the impenetrable forces surrounding Morganna le Fay’s tomb.

The evil witch’s malicious powers could propel nefarious wizard Mathias to ultimate world domination . . . if he can resurrect her. To conceal herself, Felicia must succumb to her smoldering desire for Duke, but he risks binding his life—and sanity— to a lover whose loyalties are forever torn.

He faces a choice: betray his brother for ultimate survival . . . or lose the woman who tempts him beyond control.

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Embrace Me at Dawn

Black, Shayla 2012

No man will ever define her again. Anka MacTavish lost everything when Mathias D’Arc captured her, shattered her bond with her mate, and broke both her body and spirit. Determined to heal her bleeding soul, she joins the Doomsday Brethren’s fight to vanquish the evil wizard and seize her revenge.

But becoming a magical warrior will require close contact with her former mate, the love who’s never left her heart, Lucan. And she’ll have to explain why she left him and fled to the arms of another lover… No woman can ever take her place. Lucan’s world crumbled when Anka escaped Mathias and sought protection from his long-time rival, Shock.

Now she has returned, and Lucan must train her to confront a new and terrible danger that threatens magickind. With every punch, blow, and parry, Lucan discovers that Anka isn’t the demure wife he once knew, and his reawakening desire for this woman is a need he can’t control.

He vows to do whatever it takes to reclaim her heart and make her his once more. But when the Doomsday Brethren are forced to make an unlikely alliance, it will test Anka’s resolve like never before. To survive, she and Lucan must rely on one another, face their deepest fears…and expose the dark secrets that threaten to destroy everything, including their love.

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Publication Order of Doomsday Brethren Short Stories Books


Publication Order of Forbidden Confessions Books

Seducing the Innocent

Black, Shayla 2017

Just how far will she go to keep her secret crush from leaving?I’m Kayla.I’m twenty-one.I’m afraid because ever since a sudden, terrible tragedy, I’m alone in the world—except for my brother’s best friend. But now Oliver intends to move back to London.

I’m in love with him. And I have to persuade him to stay…somehow.Maybe if I tell him I’m a virgin and show him just how far I’m willing to go to keep him, he’ll give in.Of course, I never expected that he'd be keeping a shocking secret of his own…Enjoy this Forbidden Confession.

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Seducing the Bride

Black, Shayla 2020

Just how far will I go to claim her?I’m Hayden.I’m old enough to know better.I can have any woman I want—except Perrie Atkins.She’s too young. Off limits. Innocent. Forbidden.She’s my best friend’s daughter.Once, she had a crush on me. Now that she’s grown and engaged to another man, I can’t just let her go.

But how many bridges am I willing to burn to convince her that she’s mine?Maybe if I tell her I’m in love with her, she’ll choose me.Then again, Perrie has shocked me for years—and now is no different…Enjoy this Forbidden Confession. HEA guaranteed!

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Seducing the Stranger

Black, Shayla 2020

Will a hot night with a stranger spark more than she ever imagined?I’m Calla.I’m responsible. I plan. I’m cautious—always.Until I see him, the gorgeous stranger with the rugged hands and the dark mood.Instantly, I’m drawn. I can’t stop staring.

I can’t stop wanting.When he makes me an indecent proposal, I do something shocking.I say yes.I follow a man whose name I don’t know to his hotel room so I can surrender my body.But what have I gotten myself into?And what will happen when I accidentally discover the identity of my sexy stranger?Enjoy this Forbidden Confession.

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Seducing the Enemy

Black, Shayla 2020

Once he takes his pound of flesh from her, will she steal his heart?I’m Jett, self-made billionaire.I have everything I could ever want—except revenge.Eight years ago, my best friend and I planned to start a business together…Until I fell for his little sister.

After he found out, he stole my idea and made a fortune.She took his side and stabbed me in the back.Now he’s in financial straits, while I’m richer than I ever dreamed.So I made Whitney a bargain: forty million dollars in exchange for a week of her body.

But now that she’s in my bed, what if it's not animosity I feel?What if I fall for her again?Enjoy this Forbidden Confession. HEA guaranteed!

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Seduced by the Bodyguard

Black, Shayla 2020

He’ll keep her safe and guard her body, but will the cost be her heart?I’m Sophie, child pop princess turned grown chart-topping queen.My career is on a superstar trajectory, and I’m kicking off a new album in my hometown.Until bullets start flying—and I realize they’re aimed at me.

Rand, the stranger hired to protect me, springs into action.But once we reach safety, I’m shut away with a man I barely know.One who lights my body on fire as no one ever has.Now all I can think about is my bodyguard, and after one touch I’m dying to be his forever.

But danger is tenacious—and it’s closing in.Can Rand save me from the evil who wants me dead?And if he does, will he still want me to be his…or will he walk away and shatter my heart?Enjoy this Forbidden Confession. HEA Guaranteed!

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Publication Order of Masters of Ménage Books

Their Virgin Captive

Black, Shayla 2011

Brothers Gavin, Slade, and Dex, fall hard for Gavin’s new secretary, beautiful Hannah Craig. The oil executives know they must give her time to get to know them before she can choose one . . . who will seduce the virgin and keep her for his own. But when a dangerous predator begins stalking the small-town beauty, they work together to protect her, abducting Hannah and spiriting her to an isolated hideaway.

Once alone with her, none of them can contain their burning desire. Though Slade and Dex don’t mind sharing, Gavin’s tragic past has put distance between him and his brothers. Now, they’re hoping that not only will Hannah love them back . . . but maybe mend their fractured family.

After overcoming her initial fears, the men teach her wild pleasure she’s never imagined. She grows closer to each, their devotion melting her inhibitions. Hannah finds herself embracing love with all three men—and hoping she can heal Gavin’s wounded soul.

But her new found happiness turns to terror when her stalker finds her. Will Gavin, Slade and Dex lose their woman to a menace that threatens everything they hold dear, or will they finally unite to make Hannah theirs forever?

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Their Virgin's Secret

Black, Shayla 2011

Two Men on a MissionSecurity Professionals Burke and Cole Lennox have shared women before but never meant to fall in love with one. Their lives are precarious, always on the edge of trouble. But Jessa Wade is too tempting, too perfect to let go. They’re on a dangerous mission, but they can’t help but get close to the beautiful, innocent artist.

When their mission takes them to a foreign land, they reluctantly leave their love behind, promising to return for her one day.A Woman with a Secret.After her lovers disappeared, Jessa Wade bravely moves on with her life, protecting her secret. But when she becomes the target of one of Burke and Cole’s enemies, the men leap into action, vowing to save their woman and to never leave again.

As danger stalks all three, they must come together and face the mistakes of their past. On the run and out of time, Burke and Cole will fight for their future with Jessa. But will Jessa’s secret bring them together…or tear them apart?

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Their Virgin Concubine

Black, Shayla 2012

The country of Bezakistan – renowned for its wealth and the beauty of its deserts... Piper Glen is thrilled when Rafe and Kade al Mussad ask her to visit their country on a business trip. Madly attracted to both, the virginal secretary knows that neither of her intensely handsome bosses desires her.

But every night she dreams of having them both in her bed, fulfilling her every need.Rafe and Kade have finally found the perfect woman in Piper. Sweet and funny. Intelligent and strong. Before they can reveal their feelings, the brothers must fulfill an ancient tradition.

Every sheikh must steal his bride and share her with his brothers. They have thirty days to convince Piper to love them all forever.The country of Bezakistan – notorious for its danger…Sheikh Talib al Mussad knows his villainous cousin seeks to take his throne.

If Talib and his brothers fail to convince the beautiful Piper to love them, all will be lost. After meeting Piper, he knows he would risk everything to possess her heart. Khalil al Bashir has long coveted his cousin’s rule. Without a bride to seal their birthright, his every wish will come true.

If Piper falls for them, he will lose everything but Piper can’t love them if she’s dead…

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Their Virgin Princess

Black, Shayla 2013

A broken woman…Alea Binte al Mussad, Princess of Bezakistan, was abducted from her university, mentally tortured and forced to witness the worst of humanity. She was rescued, but not before fear and her shattered soul made her retreat into herself. Two years later, she’s living behind the palace’s locked gates and the walls she’s built surrounding her heart.

Alea is comforted by the joyous family around her, but inside feels so alone—except when she’s with the steady trio of guards who relentlessly keep her safe. And tempt her with a passion she isn’t sure she’ll survive.Three stalwart warriors determined to claim her…Dane Mitchell, Cooper Evans, and Landon Nix wanted Alea from the moment they laid eyes on her.

Held back by their duty and her fragility, they worship the Princess from afar, determined to claim her if the chance ever comes. When Alea learns that someone may still be hunting her, she plots to escape both danger and her guards’ simmering, overwhelming passion.

Dane, Coop, and Lan aren’t about to let her go. When they find themselves in paradise and all boundaries are stripped away, the ice begins to melt around Alea’s heart. But when reality comes crashing in, will she learn to accept love before a killer strikes again?

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Their Virgin Hostage

Black, Shayla 2013

One Hostage BrideKinley Kohl agrees to marry wealthy Greg Jansen to save her family. Her wedding day should be the happiest of her life…except that she doesn’t love him. And she can’t help but wonder if she’s making a mistake. Even so, she refuses to let her loved ones down.

Then moments before her nuptials, she’s kidnapped—and her whole life changes.Three Determined MercenariesDominic Anthony has waited years to avenge his sister’s murder. He knows Greg Jansen is dirty, but he needs a witness to help prove his case.

Jansen’s new bride is the perfect hostage. Kinley Kohl will tell him everything…or else. But his two business partners aren’t so sure. Law and Riley Anders worry that Kinley isn’t as guilty as she seems. And Law suspects she might be the one woman who can handle them all.

From Target to TreasureIn the wilds of Alaska, the three men try to pry Kinley open, only to discover she’s both stronger and more innocent than they imagined. Her sweet beauty melts their suspicion and steals their hearts. Together, they awaken her passion and brand her as their own.

When danger strikes, the men realize they must save Kinley or lose the love of their lives forever.

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Their Virgin Secretary

Black, Shayla 2014

Three determined bosses…Tate Baxter, Eric Cohen, and Kellan Kent are partners for one of the most respected law practices in Chicago. But these three masters of the courtroom also share a partnership in the bedroom, fulfilling the darkest needs of their female submissives night after night.

Everything was fine—until they hired Annabelle Wright as their administrative assistant.One beautiful secretary…Belle felt sure she’d hit the jackpot with her job, but in the last year, the three gorgeous attorneys have become far more than her bosses.

They’re her friends, her protectors, and in Belle’s dreams, they’re her lovers, too. But she’s given her heart to them all, so how can she choose just one?An unforgettable night…When her bosses escort her to a wedding, drinks and dancing turn into foreplay and fantasy.

Between heated kisses, Belle admits her innocence. Surprise becomes contention and tempers flare. Heartbroken and unwilling to drive them apart, Belle leaves the firm and flees to New Orleans.That leads to danger.Resolved to restore her late grandmother’s home, she hopes she can move on without the men.

Then Kellan, Tate, and Eric show up at her doorstep, seeking another chance. But something sinister is at work in the Crescent City and its sights are set on her. Before the trio can claim Annabelle for good, they just might have to save her life.

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Their Virgin Mistress

Black, Shayla 2015

One wild night leads to heartache…Tori Glen loves her new job as an image consultant for Thurston-Hughes Inc. The trouble is, she’s also in love with the three brothers who own it, Oliver, Rory, and Callum. They’re handsome, successful, aristocratic, and way out of this small-town Texas girl’s league.

So she remains a loyal professional—until the night she finds a heartbroken Oliver desperate for someone to love. Tori knows she should resist…but it’s so tempting to give in.And a desperate plan…Callum and Rory have denied their desire for Tori, hoping she’ll heal their older brother, who was so brutalized by his late wife’s betrayal.

But when Oliver cruelly turns Tori away in the harsh light of day, she tenders her resignation. Rory and Callum realize that to save their brother, they must embrace the unconventional sort of family they’ve always wanted—with Tori at its center.

And it all starts with seducing her…That could lead to happily ever after—or murder.Isolated with the brothers at an elegant English country manor, they begin awakening Tori to the most sensual of pleasure. But consumed with regret, Oliver won’t be denied the chance to embrace the only woman worth the risk of loving again.

What begins as a rivalry veers toward the future they’ve only dared to dream of. But a stranger is watching and waiting for a chance at revenge. Can the brothers come together to embrace the woman they love and defeat a killer?A Masters of Ménage Novel by Shayla Black and Lexi Blake

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Publication Order of More Than Words Books

More Than Want You

Black, Shayla 2017

A fresh, sexy and emotional contemporary romance series by Shayla Black...I’m Maxon Reed—real estate mogul, shark, asshole. If a deal isn’t high profile and big money, I pass. Now that I’ve found the property of a lifetime, I’m jumping. But one tenacious bastard stands between me and success—my brother.

I’ll need one hell of a devious ploy to distract cynical Griff. Then fate drops a luscious redhead in my lap who’s just his type.Sassy college senior Keeley Kent accepts my challenge to learn how to become Griff’s perfect girlfriend. But somewhere between the makeover and the witty conversation, I’m having trouble resisting her.

The quirky dreamer is everything I usually don’t tolerate. But she’s beyond charming. I more than want her; I’m desperate to own her. I’m not even sure how drastic I’m willing to get to make her mine—but I’m about to find out.

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More Than Need You

Black, Shayla 2017

Book Two in Shayla Black’s sexy and emotional contemporary romance series More Than Words…I’m Griffin Reed—cutthroat entrepreneur and competitive bastard. Trust is a four-letter word and everyone is disposable…except Britta Stone. Three years ago, she was my everything before I stupidly threw her away.

I thought I’d paid for my sin in misery—until I learned we have a son. Finding out she’s engaged to a bore who’s rushing her to the altar pisses me off even more. I intend to win her back and raise our boy. I’ll have to get ruthless, of course.

Luckily, that’s one of my most singular talents.Sixty days. That’s what I’m asking the gritty, independent single mother to give me—twenty-four/seven. Under my roof. And if I have my way, in my bed. Britta says she wants nothing to do with me.

But her body language and passionate kisses make her a liar. Now all I have to do is coax her into surrendering to the old magic between us. Once I have her right where I want her, I’ll do whatever it takes to prove I more than need her.This book is the second in the More Than Words series.

The books are companions, not serials, meaning that backstory, secondary characters, and other elements will be easier to relate to if you read the installments in order, but the main romance of each book is a stand-alone.This book contains lines that may make you laugh, events that may make you cry, and scenes that will probably have you squirming in your seat.

Don’t worry about cliffhangers. HEA guaranteed! (Does not contain romantic suspense.)Reading Order:Book One - More Than Want YouBook Two - More Than Need YouBook Three - Coming Soon

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More Than Love You

Black, Shayla 2018

I’m Noah Weston. For a decade, I’ve quarterbacked America’s most iconic football team and plowed my way through women. Now I’m transitioning from star player to retired jock—with a cloud of allegation hanging over my head. So I’m escaping to the private ocean-front paradise I bought for peace and quiet.

What I get instead is stubborn, snarky, wild, lights-my-blood-on-fire Harlow Reed. Since she just left a relationship in a hugely viral way, she should be the last woman I’m seen with.On second thought, we can help each other…I need a steady, supportive “girlfriend” for the court of public opinion, not entanglements.

Harlow is merely looking for nonstop sweaty sex that wrings pleasure from her oh-so-luscious body. Three months—that’s how long it should take for us both to scratch this itch and leave our respective scandals behind. But the more I know this woman, the less I can picture my life without her.

And when I’m forced to choose, I’ll realize I don’t merely want her in my bed or need her for a ruse. I more than love her enough to do whatever it takes to make her mine for good.This book is the third in the More Than Words series. The books are companions, not serials, meaning that backstory, secondary characters, and other elements will be easier to relate to if you read the installments in order, but the main romance of each book is a stand-alone.

This book contains lines that may make you laugh, events that may make you cry, and scenes that will probably have you squirming in your seat. Don’t worry about cliffhangers. HEA guaranteed! (Does not contain romantic suspense.)Reading Order:Book One - More Than Want YouBook Two - More Than Need YouBook Three - More Than Love You

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More Than Crave You

Black, Shayla 2018

I'm Evan Cook—billionaire tech entrepreneur and widower. Professionally, I’ve got it all. But since my wife died, my personal life has fallen apart. Remarrying seems like the obvious answer, so I place an ad. I'm not asking for much. The ideal woman only needs to be smart, organized, pretty, and helpful—both in and out of bed—without expecting romance.

I never thought to look right in front of me…but it turns out that Nia Wright, my sexy, sassy assistant, just might be the perfect candidate.After an unexpectedly hot night together, I'm ready to stop interviewing strangers and simply marry her. On paper, she ticks every box on my list.

Best of all, she's far too sensible to fall for me. I didn’t see the flaw in my logic until it was too late. I never thought I’d lose my heart for the first time. And I definitely never imagined Nia could consume me. But she's harboring a secret that could tear us apart.

Can I prove I more than crave her before it’s too late?

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More Than Tempt You

Black, Shayla 2019

I romanced her for revenge…but what if she’s not the enemy after all?I’m Clint Holmes. I was an ambitious guy with a busy life and a growing business. Sure North Dakota wasn’t a tropical paradise, but I was happy enough—until tragedy struck.

Now the only thing that matters is finding the person responsible and making her pay. But Bethany Banks is a Harvard-educated shark used to swallowing her enemies whole while playing dangerous corporate games. How can a blue-collar oil man like me possibly beat her?The moment I lay eyes on my beautiful nemesis, the answer is obvious.

I seduce her.On Maui, where she’s fled, I get to know the man-eater who caused my family so much pain…only to find she’s not the brazen ballbuster I assumed. She’s skittish, secretive, vulnerable. For some reason, my instinct is to protect her.

I can’t abandon my plan…but I can’t stop wanting her. Night after night, I pry her open with my touch until I’m drowning in our passion. Soon, I’m questioning everything, especially the fine line between love and hate. But when the past comes back to wreak vengeance and the truth explodes, can I prove that I’m more than tempted to love her forever?

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More Than Pleasure You

Black, Shayla 2019

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shayla Black comes a new story in her More Than Words series…Can I convince her our hot but temporary engagement should last forever?I’m Stephen Lund, confirmed bachelor…and son of a successful billionaire whose sins I can’t forget—or forgive.

Though he insisted I get over his transgressions, I can’t. So I put space between us with a temporary getaway to Maui. My rental’s sexy caretaker, Skye Ingram, is a beautiful distraction. Yeah, it’s a terrible time to start a fling, but I can’t help wanting to give her every bit of pleasure she’s willing to take.

When Skye needs a date to her ex-boyfriend’s wedding, I’m game to play her pretend fiancé. The jerk should see what he passed up…and that I’m holding her now. But our pretend engagement begins to feel real. Our passion certainly is. So are the consequences.

When I’m confronted with the reality that our lives are now irrevocably entwined, I have to choose between leaving Skye to return to the life—and wealth—I’ve always known or abandoning everything familiar to start over with the woman who awakened my heart.

**Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new readers, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you'll enjoy each one as much as we do.**

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More Than Dare You

Black, Shayla 2020

I dared her to spend a hot, no-strings night with me. Now I’m determined to keep her forever.I’m Trace Weston, recently reformed womanizer. In the blink of an eye, I went from busy bachelor to full-time single dad. My life was already complicated before my sister-in-law asked me to show off my bedroom skills to her bestie, who’s wanting to experience real pleasure now that her one-and-only long-term relationship is over.

Gorgeous Masey Garrett isn’t my “usual.” She’s shy, sassy, driven, and incredibly kind. Suddenly I’m falling fast…but she’s only mine for a night.What’s a former player to do? Change the rules.Now she’s under my roof night after night, letting me into her body and her life.

Her heart? Not so much. She loves my newborn son. Me? I can’t tell. I’m pulling out all the stops to win her over, but she’s not taking me seriously. Other than passion, how can I reach her? Every attempt only pulls me deeper under her spell. Sure, I could drop an L bomb…except that once imploded my heart.

But when her past collides with my desired future, can I risk everything and dare Masey to stay with me forever?

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More Than Protect You

Black, Shayla 2020

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shayla Black comes a new story in her More Than Words series…Can I keep the gorgeous, gun-shy single mother safe—and prove I’m the man for her?I’m Tanner Kirk—Certified firearms instructor and mixed martial arts enthusiast.

When I filed for divorce at the end of an empty marriage, all I wanted was a vacation in paradise, not another woman in my life. But how can I possibly say no to Amanda Lund, a young single mom desperate to learn self-defense? Or refuse the banked desire on the guarded beauty’s face?I can’t.

So I seduce Mandy until we’re burning up the sheets…and soon find my heart entangled with her bruised and battered one. But when a nemesis from her past tries to destroy our future by unearthing my secret, will she understand and forgive me—or give up on us forever?**Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story.

For new readers, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you'll enjoy each one as much as we do.**

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Publication Order of The Perfect Gentlemen Books

Scandal Never Sleeps

Black, Shayla 2015

From the New York Times bestselling authors of the Masters of Ménage series....They are the Perfect Gentlemen of Creighton Academy: privileged, wealthy, powerful friends with a wild side. But a deadly scandal is about to tear down their seemingly ideal lives.

Maddox Crawford’s sudden death sends Gabriel Bond reeling. Not only is he burying his best friend, he’s cleaning up Mad’s messes, including his troubled company. Grieving and restless, Gabe escapes his worries in the arms of a beautiful stranger.

But his mind-blowing one-night stand is about to come back to haunt him....Mad groomed Everly Parker to be a rising star in the executive world. Now that he’s gone, she’s sure her job will be the next thing she mourns, especially after she ends up accidentally sleeping with her new boss.

If only their night together hadn’t been so incendiary—or Gabe like a fantasy come true....As Gabe and Everly struggle to control the heated tension between them, they discover evidence that Mad’s death was no accident. Now they must bank their smoldering passions to hunt down a murderer—because Mad had secrets that someone was willing to kill for, and Gabe or Everly could be the next target.

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Seduction in Session

Black, Shayla 2016

The second Perfect Gentlemen novel from the New York Times bestselling authors of the Masters of Ménage series. Privileged, wealthy, and wild: they are the Perfect Gentlemen of Creighton Academy. But the threat of a scandal has one of them employing his most deceptive—and seductive—talents… Recruited into the CIA at a young age, Connor Sparks knows how dirty the world can be.

Only when he’s with his friends can he find some peace. So when an anonymous journalist threatens one of the Perfect Gentlemen, Connor vows to take down the person behind the computer, by whatever means necessary—even if it means posing as his target’s bodyguard.

Publishing a tabloid revealing Washington’s most subversive scandals has earned Lara Armstrong the ire of the political scene—and a slew of death threats.  To keep herself from ending up a headline, Lara hires a bodyguard, a man as handsome as he is lethal.

When the bullets start to fly, Lara is surprised to find herself in Connor’s arms. But as they begin to unravel a mystery that just might bring down the White House, Lara is devastated when she discovers Connor’s true identity—and finds herself at the mercy of forces who will stop at nothing to advance their deadly agenda.

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Big Easy Temptation

Black, Shayla 2016

The New York Times bestselling authors of the Masters of Ménage series present the third scintillating novel featuring the privileged, wealthy, wild men of Creighton Academy—the Perfect Gentlemen.   Years ago, Naval officer Dax Spencer and NCIS agent Holland Kirk indulged in a steamy affair—until she betrayed him in the wake of his father’s death.

Dax tried to put her behind him with a payback of his own. But he never forgot Holland…   Now, as Dax and his fellow Perfect Gentlemen unravel a web of lies, he discovers his family’s tragedy is part of a much larger conspiracy. Soon, all clues point him back to New Orleans…where Holland waits, protecting her deadly secret and holding a torch for the only man she’s ever loved.

  Once reunited, they can’t fight the passion flaring hot and wild. But something sinister lurks around every corner, from the elegance of the Garden district to the beauty of the bayou. Dax and Holland may find their way back to each other—if they survive.

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Smoke and Sin

Black, Shayla 2017

More than a decade ago, Roman Calder had a scorching affair with the sister of one of his best friends. Augustine Spencer drove him so crazy he thought of nothing but her. The only thing they did more often than heat the sheets was fight. Unprepared for the intensity of their relationship, Roman broke things off and concentrated on things that made sense to him: his career and putting his best friend, Zack Hayes, in the White House.

Gus Spencer is known to Washington insiders as the president’s secret weapon. Gorgeous and brilliant, Gus runs the press pool with the determination of a shark. No one dares to cross her, not when she’s known for having a spine of steel…but long ago one man melted her down.

Despite the fact that she’ll never forgive Roman for breaking her heart, now that they work together she can’t get him off her mind. When a dangerous investigation leads both Roman and Gus to London, the heat between them becomes unbearable. As they begin to unravel an international conspiracy, they find themselves falling all over again.

But when a killer threatens their world, can they fight to stay together or will the sins of their past keep them forever apart?

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At the Pleasure of the President

Black, Shayla 2019

The thrilling conclusion of the twisting, page-turning Perfect Gentlemen series…Decades ago, ambitious Zack Hayes set his sights on the White House. He’s worked his whole life to become the leader of the free world—attending the right schools, marrying the perfect bride—all to aid his campaign.

He didn’t realize someone behind the scenes has been pulling the strings to manipulate Zack and the country he loves into a dangerous position—one he will risk his life to wrench free from. The one thing he can’t risk is Elizabeth Matthews. From the moment she met Zack Hayes, Elizabeth felt the connection.

Serving as his campaign manager and then his press secretary, she accepted that her love for him would remain unrequited. Still, she’d thought they were friends, so when he pushed her aside, she felt the stab in her heart. And when she realizes he’s done it to protect her, nothing will stop Elizabeth from standing by his side—not even the men who would use her as a weapon against him.

As shocking secrets are revealed, Zack and Elizabeth find succor and passion in each other’s arms. When the ultimate villain shows his face, Zack may have to choose between his country and the woman he loves….

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Publication Order of Precious Gems Books

The Lady and the Dragon

Bradley, Shelley 1998

A not-so-proper lady on a quest for freedom sneaks aboard the ship of an infamous privateer determined to save his brother and resist love. Who will win this clash of wills? A Runaway Heiress When bold, beautiful Lady Christina Delafield discovered her overbearing grandfather planned to tame her at a Swiss finishing school, Christina stowed away on the first ship leaving London harbor, determined to make her own way in life.

But the mysterious captain of the Dragon's Lair was a seductive reason to relinquish her independence and embrace desire. A Gentleman Pirate Drexell Cain had lived for four years as the merciless Black Dragon. Bent on rescuing his brother from the British Navy, Drex would do anything to return him to his wife and son even kidnap the Lord Admiral's granddaughter for ransom.

A lovely blonde stowaway was an unexpected complication, until he discovered her real identity and her passionate claim on his heart. Warning: explicit sex, graphic language.

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Sweet Enemy

Bradley, Shelley 1999

Publication Order of Sexy Capers Books

Bound and Determined

Shelley Bradley 2006

"A searing...adventure of suspense, love and passion"(New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh) from the popular author of Decadent. With her brother wrongfully accused of embezzling millions, Kerry Sullivan can't face one more humiliating hang-up from the man she's begging for help.

Rafael Dawson may be one of the top electronic security experts in the country-and the only man who can prove her brother's innocence- but his phone manners are appalling. Too bad kidnapping the man isn't an option. Or is it? There's nothing Kerry wouldn't do for her brother, and there are lots of things she longs to do to Rafe Dawson when he's lying tied-up and naked in her secret hideaway.

But when the tables get turned, Kerry finds herself at Rafe's mercy. And the only way to get her way is to let him have his way-with her.

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Strip Search

Shayla Black 2006

First time in trade-nothing less than "the hottest read of the summer."(Romance Readers Connection) If the Feds want to nail a Mafia kingpin, they need a trap. Enter Mark Sullivan, totally built for the job-to go undercover as a male stripper in the mobster's Vegas club.

The club's owner, Nicki, is an unexpected perk. But Mark and Nicki have more in common than sizzling sexual chemistry. They each have their share of secrets, and with the mob closing in, what gets exposed is as irresistible as it is dangerous.

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Hot in Handcuffs: Three Novellas of Erotic Capture

Black, Shayla 2012

Three all-new novellas of erotic disobedience.Meet the FBI agent determined to save a virginal professor's life--and claim her... a sexy female fire inspector with a desire that burns like a blast furnace... and a Texas cop with a psychic gift that tells her exactly what some men want.

Three never-before-published novellas that'll teach readers the futility of resisting arrest.

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Publication Order of Strictly Books

Strictly Seduction

Shelley Bradley 2002

Submerged in debt, beautiful widow Madeline Sedgewick is stunned to discover that the man who bought her late husband's notes of credit is none other than Brock Taylor, a newly rich man who had stolen her heart years ago, forcing her to embark on risky wager that could result in the loss of her independence as well as her heart.

Original.

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Strictly Forbidden

Bradley, Shelley 2002
Given the opportunity to reverse her tarnished reputation by marrying a respected country clergyman, Miss Kira Melbourne must go up against Gavin Daggett, her bethrothed's dashing cousin who is determined to stop their wedding, and loses her heart in the process. Original. Read More

Publication Order of Wicked & Devoted Books

Wicked as Sin

Black, Shayla 2020

Finally!! The Wicked Lovers and Devoted Lovers worlds collide in epic fashion with the start of a NEW Wicked & Devoted series, steeped in the steamy, angsty romance you don’t want to miss. He’s ruthless. She’s off-limits. But he’s just met his one weakness… Now nothing will stop him from making her his.

Pierce “One-Mile” Walker has always kept his heart under wraps and his head behind his sniper’s scope. Nothing about buttoned-up Brea Bell should appeal to him. But after a single glance at the pretty preacher’s daughter, he doesn’t care that his past is less than shiny, that he gets paid to end lives…or that she’s his teammate’s woman.

He'll do whatever it takes to steal her heart.Brea has always been a dutiful daughter and a good girl…until she meets the dangerous warrior. He’s everything she shouldn’t want, especially after her best friend introduces her to his fellow operative as his girlfriend—to protect her from Pierce.

But he’s a forbidden temptation she’s finding impossible to resist.Then fate strikes, forcing Brea to beg Pierce to help solve a crisis. But his skills come at a price. When her innocent flirtations run headlong into his obsession, they cross the line into a passion so fiery she can’t say no.

Soon, his past rears its head and a vendetta calls his name in a mission gone horribly wrong. Will he survive to fight his way back to the woman who claimed his soul?

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Wicked Ever After

Black, Shayla 2020
He’s dangerous. She’s his—even if he scares her. But once he unravels her secrets, he’ll risk everything to claim her for good.The exciting conclusion of One-Mile and Brea’s story! Read More

Wicked as Lies

Black, Shayla 2021

He wants her…and he doesn’t care that she’s the enemy.Chase “Zyron” Garrett left a bloody stint with Uncle Sam for the personal security business. His employment agreement forbids hookups with co-workers, which isn’t a problem—until Tessa Lawrence, the office secretary and single mom, is harassed by her vengeful ex-boyfriend.

Zy is assigned to protect her, but the moment he meets the gorgeous blonde, those contractual restrictions tighten around him like a noose.Tessa Lawrence is alone in the world…except for her newborn baby, and she’s determined to survive without a man.

Then Zy walks through her door. Fiercely protective yet tender, he’s everything she wants in a man, lover, and father for her daughter. But he’s totally off-limits. If she falls, she’ll be fired.When a teammate is captured and the enemy predicts their every move, it’s clear they’ve got a mole.

The bosses task Zy with discovering their traitor, and all clues point to the woman he’s fast falling for. With danger lurking, he finds himself caught in a tangle of unquenched need and searing betrayal. Will their love be the greatest casualty of all?

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Wicked and True

Black, Shayla 2021

He'd protect her from the world. But who will protect her from him?For agonizing months, Chase “Zyron” Garrett has been forbidden from touching Tessa, the pretty office assistant who makes him burn. But when danger strikes EM Security Management and top-secret information is leaked, it’s obvious the team has a mole…and the evidence points to the woman he’s fallen for.

The bosses demand he investigate her, so he resolves to stop at nothing, even stripping her bare—body and soul—for the truth.Tessa Lawrence has known heartbreak in the past, but Zy has always been her staunchest protector. Since he was contractually off-limits, the Southern, sassy single mom clung to her friendship with the daring demolitions expert who’d stolen her heart and focused on making the best life for her daughter.

But when the barriers between her and Zy are suddenly gone, she welcomes him into her bed, not realizing she’s giving him the power to destroy her. Or that the enemy is watching.Then the unthinkable happens, and Tessa is forced to make the most gut-wrenching choice of her life.

Will their love survive the betrayal or will their future end before it’s even begun?

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Publication Order of Wicked Lovers Books

Decadent

Black, Shayla 2007

She may not be what she seems... How can a virgin seeking happily-ever-after with a hot pop star who has a penchant for threesomes win her fantasy man? Kimber Edgington desperately needs a plan to convince Jesse McCall, who’s been her secret crush since they spent a summer together as teenagers, that they are meant for each other.

But all the tabloid stories about his sexual escapades make her feel oh so inadequate. But she’s exactly what men want. Determined to prove she’s woman enough for Jesse, Kimber turns to bodyguard Deke Trenton for sexual education. Bold and brash, Deke warns Kimber that playing with him is playing with fire.

But he can’t bear to imagine the innocent beauty in someone else’s arms. So Deke and his super-sexy friend, Luc, take Kimber under their wings and dangerously close to the edge of ecstasy. Though she’s saved herself for Jesse, Kimber soon learns he’s not the man adept at stoking her aching, endless need.

That’s Deke, and he can’t resist when Kimber begs for more—and more...

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Wicked Ties

Black, Shayla 2007

When a stalker ratchets up his attempts to get to her, cable sex talk show host Morgan O'Malley turns to Jack Cole-a self-proclaimed dominant- for help. Though Jack is a bodyguard, Morgan feels anything but safe in his presence. Because slowly and seductively, Jack is bringing her deepest fantasies to the surface.

And when he bends her to his will, what's more shocking than her surrender is how much she enjoys it and how she starts to crave his masterful touch. A willing player in Jack's games, Morgan knows that his motives aren't pure. But she has no idea how personal they are.

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Delicious

Black, Shayla 2010

An erotic novel in the Wicked Lovers series, from the author of Mine to Hold... Luc's entire future is planned out-but there is one very sexy obstacle in his path: Alyssa, a strip club owner with whom Luc recently shared one night of wild abandon. It left Luc terrified by his loss of self­control-and Alyssa desperate for more.

But Luc is not the only man desperate to have Alyssa...and that's just one of her secrets-secrets as dark and mysterious and delicious as her fantasies.  

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Surrender to Me

Black, Shayla 2011

From the author of Mine to Hold and Wicked Ties...A ménage a trois becomes a dangerous obsession in this Wicked Lovers novel.  A Navy SEAL accepts a hot proposition: share a buddy's girlfriend and fulfill her dream of a ménage. But after meeting Kata he needs more than one night.

And he wants her all to himself-a guilty secret that becomes a dangerous fantasy.  

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Belong to Me

Black, Shayla 2011

Erotica on the edge-from the national bestselling author of Surrender to Me. When FBI analyst Tara Jacobs's fellow agent and best friend goes missing while investigating a sex ring, Tara goes undercover as a submissive in a BDSM club. But no man can top a woman like Tara-until a dangerous Dom takes control of the scene and sets her heart racing.

Too bad he's also the man who stole her innocence years ago-and one to whom she'll never submit. But Navy SEAL Logan Edgington knows he alone can protect her-and this time he'll never let her go...

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Wicked to Love

Black, Shayla 2011

Could the boss she walked away from finally become the lover of her dreams?Brandon Ross paid a steep price when he fell for a former friend's wife. Years later, he still holds all women to his old flame's standard. And Emberlin Evans, Brandon's secretary, knows she can’t measure up.

 She would do anything to make her boss notice her. But when a phone call from his ex sends Brandon chasing her, Em knows it's time to stop waiting for him and move on. Funny how her resignation gets Brandon's attention in a way short skirts didn't.When Brandon confronts Emberlin, he realizes that he's been blind to his feelings for her—and that the way she always calls him Sir and says “please” has his thoughts turning wicked…

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Mine to Hold

Black, Shayla 2012

A friend’s duty. Tyler Murphy was an LAPD detective, single and happy—until a near-fatal tragedy crippled his friend, fellow detective Eric Catalano. While Tyler supported Eric, he also became a shoulder for Eric’s wife, Delaney, to lean on. But with one naughty suggestion from Eric, a drunken night with Delaney spilled into erotic abandon.

Before it was over, Tyler saw his best friend’s wife as a woman and yearned for more. When Eric struggled to deal with the aftermath, Delaney begged Tyler to leave. Crushed, he fled to Louisiana, hoping to escape his longing for the one woman he could never have again…and unaware of what he’d left behind.

A lover’s desire. After two years of living with regret, Tyler finds Delaney on his doorstep, her husband having abandoned her long ago. She’s protecting a shocking secret and desperately needs refuge from a stalker determined to see her dead. As they fight to stay alive and catch the killer, they struggle to resolve the guilt of their past pleasures.

But they can’t deny that what was once a spark is now a flame burning out of control. To possess Delaney—body and soul—Tyler must heal her pain and thwart the evil that’s a mere breath behind her…

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Ours To Love

Black, Shayla 2013

Between two brothers… Xander Santiago spent years living it up as a billionaire playboy. Never given a chance to lead his family business in the boardroom, he became a master in the bedroom instead. His older brother, Javier, inherited the company and worked tirelessly to make it an empire.

But while cutthroat corporate espionage took its toll on Javier, nothing was as devastating as the seemingly senseless murder of his wife. It propelled him into a year of punishing rage and guilt…until Xander came to his rescue. Comes an irresistible woman… Eager to rejuvenate Javier’s life, Xander shanghais him to Louisiana, where they meet beautiful London McLane.

After a decade of tragedy and struggle, London is determined to make a fresh start—and these sexy billionaire brothers are more than willing to help. In every way. London is stunned to find herself open to every heated suggestion…and desperately hoping that her love will heal them.

And inescapable danger. But a killer is watching, on a single-minded mission to destroy everything the Santiago brothers hold dear, especially London. As fear and desire collide, every passionate beat of her heart could be her last.

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Wicked and Dangerous

Black, Shayla 2013

There are men—and then there are MEN. Ones who protect and pursue…who demand and desire…who know what they want and unapologetically take it—in life and in love. Now, USA Today bestselling author Shayla Black and Rhyannon Byrd team up to deliver sizzling stories of suspense and seduction, as two women let their longings loose—and go head-to-head and body-to-body with the men who ignite their passion…Wicked All Night by Shayla BlackA sweet school teacher who changed towns, jobs, and lives after her divorce decides to take a lover.

She hooks up with a bodyguard whose talents under the sheets make her melt. Until she learns that his motives are just as dangerous as they are wicked…Make Me Yours by Rhyannon ByrdAfter her father is murdered, a woman finds herself next on the kill list—and forced to reconnect with the one man who can keep her alive.

And as danger stalks her, she’ll surrender herself to the lawman whose every touch leaves her breathless and exposed…

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Forever Wicked

Black, Shayla 2014

They had nothing in common but a desperate passion… Billionaire Jason Denning lived life fast and hard in a world where anything could be bought and sold, even affection. But all that changed when he met “Greta,” a beautiful stranger ready to explore her hidden desires.

From a blue collar family, Gia Angelotti wore a badge, fought for right—and opened herself utterly to love him. Blindsided and falling hard, Jason does the first impulsive thing of his life and hustles her to the altar. Until a second chance proved that forever could be theirs.

Then tragedy ripped Jason’s new bride from his arms and out of his life. When he finds Gia again, he gives her a choice: spend the three weeks before their first anniversary with him or forfeit the money she receives from their marriage. Reluctantly, she agrees to once again put herself at his mercy and return to his bed.

But having her right where he wants her is dangerous for Jason’s peace of mind. No matter how hard he tries, he finds himself falling for her again. Will he learn to trust that their love is real before Gia leaves again for good?

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Theirs to Cherish

Black, Shayla 2014

The perfect place for a woman on the run to disappear…Accused of a horrific murder she didn’t commit, former heiress Callie Ward has been a fugitive since she was sixteen—until she found the perfect hideout, Club Dominion. The only problem is she’s fallen for the club’s master, Mitchell Thorpe, who keeps her at arm’s length.

Little does she know that his reasons for not getting involved have everything to do with his wounded heart…and his consuming desire for her.To live out her wildest fantasies…Enter Sean Kirkpatrick, a Dom who’s recently come to Dominion and taken a pointed interest in Callie.

Hoping to make Thorpe jealous, she submits to Sean one shuddering sigh at a time. It isn’t long before she realizes she’s falling for him too. But the tender lover who’s seducing her body and slowly earning her trust isn’t who he claims...And to fall in love.

When emotions collide and truths are exposed, Sean is willing to risk all to keep Callie from slipping through his fingers. But he’s not the only man looking to stake a claim. Now Callie is torn between Sean and Thorpe, and though she’s unsure whom she can trust, she’ll have to surrender her body and soul to both—if she wants to elude a killer…

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His to Take

Black, Shayla 2015

New York Times bestselling author Shayla Black invites readers to explore the desires of her Wicked Lovers... Racing against time, NSA agent Joaquin Muñoz is searching for a little girl who vanished twenty years ago with a dangerous secret. Since Bailey Benson fits the profile, Joaquin abducts the beauty and whisks her to the safety of Club Dominion--before anyone can silence her for good.

  At first, Bailey is terrified, but when her kidnapper demands information about her past, she's stunned. Are her horrific visions actually distant memories that imperil all she holds dear? Confined with Joaquin in a place that echoes with moans and breathes passion, he proves himself a fierce protector as well as a sensual Master who's slowly crawling deeper into her head.

..and her heart. But giving in to him might be the most delicious danger of all.   Because Bailey soon learns that her past isn't the only mystery. Joaquin has a secret of his own--a burning vengeance in his soul. The exposed truth leaves her vulnerable and wondering how much about the man she loves is a lie, how much more is at risk than her heart.

And if she can trust him to protect her long enough to learn the truth.

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Wicked for You

Black, Shayla 2015

Another "searingly sexy"* romance awaits in the latest Wicked Lovers novel from the New York Times bestselling author of His to Take. Ever since he rescued her from a dangerous kidnapper, Mystery Mullins has wanted Axel Dillon. When he returned her to her Hollywood father and tabloid life, she was grateful…and a little in love.

Mystery wasn’t ready to let Axel go, even after the soldier gently turned her away because, at nineteen, she was too young. Now, six years later, Mystery is grown, with a flourishing career and a full life—but she’s still stuck on Axel. Disguised, she propositions him in a bar, and the night they spend together is beyond her wildest dreams.

Mystery steels herself to walk away—except the sheets are barely cold when her past comes back to haunt her. Once he realizes Mystery isn’t the stranger he thought, Axel is incensed and intrigued. But when it’s clear she’s in danger, he doesn’t hesitate to become her protector—and her lover—again.

And as the two uncover a secret someone is willing to kill for, Axel is determined to claim Mystery’s heart before a murderer silences her for good.*Maya Banks, #1 New York Times bestselling author

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Falling in Deeper

Black, Shayla 2016

A tragic past threatens to destroy a passionate future in this dangerously sexy new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Wicked for You.After a violent tragedy nearly destroyed her, Lily Taylor ran away, changed her name, and started over.

When her deadly nemesis resurfaces to eliminate his loose end, she turns to the last man she should trust—a stranger with a history of violence and an intoxicating sexuality she can’t refuse…   Though strong-armed into locating Lily to help put away a drug lord, ex-con Stone Sutter isn’t anyone’s snitch.

When he finds the terrified beauty, he vows to keep her safe—but he isn’t sure he has the strength to shield her from his own desires.   As an unquenchable fire sparks between them, Lily’s tormentor stalks ever closer, and she must overcome her darkest fear to survive.

Can she trust the bond she and Stone have formed as they’re falling in deeper?

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Holding on Tighter

Black, Shayla 2017

In this seductive new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Falling in Deeper, mixing business with pleasure can be a dangerous proposition...   Jolie Quinn is a woman in charge. Her no-nonsense attitude has made her a rising star in the fashion world and her brand a household name among the Dallas elite.

Nothing will stop her from achieving her goals—not even the gorgeous British security contractor who seems just as interested in seeing her personal assets as he is in protecting her professional ones.   After a tragedy left him broken, Heath Powell made a rule of staying unattached.

But Jolie challenges him in a way he can’t ignore, and he isn’t used to backing down from a confrontation—especially when the reward for winning could feel so good. As passion blazes between them, the stubborn, confident beauty arouses more than his desire.

She touches his heart.   When a mysterious enemy threatens Jolie and her company, Heath is the only person Jolie can trust to help. But working with him to save her business might put her dangerously at risk of falling in love...   MATURE CONTENT

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Wicked All the Way

Black, Shayla 2012

Retired military colonel Caleb Edgington has spent two long years trying to achieve the most important mission objective of his life—but not behind enemy lines. He’s trying to capture a woman with a broken heart. Having lost at love once, he understands being gun shy.

The residual fears from Carlotta Buckley’s nasty divorce have stood between them, but he’s done with that. And he’s got the perfect strategy to lure her in… Carlotta never thought she’d fall in love again. Once bitten, she’s now more than twice shy.

And Caleb is everything she can’t handle—fierce, relentless, uncompromising…sexual. She’s managed to mostly avoid him, but now his son and her daughter need their help. Can Caleb and the spirit of the season convince her that she’s ready to take a chance on love again?

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Wicked All Night

Black, Shayla 2015

A fast-paced, sexy thrill-ride of a novella from the New York Times bestselling author of the Wicked Lovers series.Rachel Linden is a schoolteacher who changed her town, her job, and her life after her divorce. Now, this wallflower is determined to have a little fun—specifically, with Decker McConnell, a bodyguard whose talents under the sheets make her melt.

Until she learns that his motives are just as dangerous as they are wicked…Wicked All Night originally appeared in the anthology Wicked and DangerousPraise for the novels of Shayla Black:“Sizzling, romantic, and edgy, a Shayla Black story never disappoints!”—Sylvia Day, New York Times bestselling author of Bared To You“Shayla Black creates emotional, searingly sexy stories that always leave me wanting more.

”—New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks“Scorching, wrenching, suspenseful, Shayla Black’s books are a must-read.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh“Much sexy fun is had by all.”—New York Times bestselling author Angela KnightShayla Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over 40 sizzling contemporary, erotic, paranormal, and historical romances, including Theirs to Cherish, Ours to Love, Mine to Hold, Belong to Me, Surrender to Me, Delicious, Decadent, Wicked Ties, Bound and Determined (writing as Shelley Bradley), and Strip Search (writing as Shelley Bradley).

She lives in Texas with her husband, munchkin, and one very spoiled cat. In her "free" time, she enjoys reality TV, reading and listening to an eclectic blend of music.

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Pure Wicked

Black, Shayla 2015

During his decade as an international pop star, Jesse McCall has lived every day in the fast lane. A committed hedonist reveling in amazing highs, globetrotting, and nameless encounters, he refuses to think about his loneliness or empty future. Then tragedy strikes.

Shocked and grieving, he sheds his identity and walks away, searching for peace. Instead, he finds Bristol Reese, a no-nonsense beauty scraping to keep her family’s business afloat while struggling with her own demons. He’s intent on seducing her, but other than a pleasure-filled night, she’s not interested in a player, especially after her boyfriend recently proposed to her sister.

In order to claim Bristol, Jesse has to prove he’s not the kind of man he’s always been. But when she learns his identity and his past comes back to haunt him, how will he convince her that he’s a changed man who wants nothing more than to make her his forever?

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Dirty Wicked

Black, Shayla 2016

From New York Times bestselling author, Shayla Black...After being framed for a crime he didn’t commit, former private eye Nick Navarro has nothing but revenge on his mind—until a woman from his past returns to beg for his help. Beautiful widow Sasha Porter has been hunted by his enemies.

Desperate, she offers him anything to keep her young daughter safe, even agreeing to become his mistress. The last thing either of them want are emotional entanglements but as they entrap the ruthless politician who arranged Nick’s downfall and passion sizzles between them, danger closes in.

Will he choose love over vengeance before it’s too late?

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A Very Wicked Christmas

Black, Shayla 2017

Stop by Jack and Morgan’s place for Christmas—Wicked style!Sometimes the holidays are so busy—work, kids, shopping, baking, partying, wrapping, decorating, planning, and Christmas music—that you don’t have time for the one you love most. Can the spirit of the season bring the first two Wicked Lovers closer forever? Join Jack and Morgan for some holiday cheer.

(Best after having read Wicked Ties.)Wicked Lovers Series Order:*Book 1: Wicked TiesBook 2: DecadentBook 3: DeliciousBook 4: Surrender to MeBook 5: Belong to MeBook 5.5: Wicked To Love - novellaBook 6: Mine to HoldBook 6.5: Wicked All The Way - novellaBook 7: Ours to LoveBook 7.

5: Wicked All Night - novellaBook 7.75: Forever Wicked - novellaBook 8: Theirs to CherishBook 9: His to TakeBook 9.5: Pure Wicked - novellaBook 10: Wicked for YouBook 11: Falling in DeeperBook 11.5: Dirty Wicked - novellaBook 11.75: A Very Wicked Christmas - holiday short storyBook 12: Holding on TighterAlso available from Shayla Black.

..a sexy and emotional contemporary romance series, MORE THAN WORDS.Reading Order:Book 1: More Than Want YouBook 2: More The Need YouBook 3: More Than Love You (February 13, 2018)

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Wicked

Day, Sylvia 2005

WICKED: showcases some of the best erotic writing from both sides of the Atlantic, bringing together a collection of unashamed, wildly entertaining fantasies all on the theme of holiday romances and sensual encounters. It includes MAGIC FINGERS by the international bestselling author Sylvia Day, author of the Crossfire trilogy including the Sunday Times bestseller Bared to You.

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Alphas Confess All

Black, Shayla 2019

Sometimes, all sin needs is a little confession.And sometimes, those who need it the most have the highest walls, the darkest secrets…the dirtiest desires.You’re obsessed with what he’ll do to you. How he’ll possess you in every way possible. Every naughty, forbidden way…These heroes, created by ten of romance’s leading stars, are ready to step out of their shadows and confess all…to you.

The wickedness of their world. The midnights of their fantasies. The forbidden fruit of their needs.Are you daring enough to accept?Once Upon An Alpha along with 4 Paws for Ability, and ten bestselling authors, bring you this page turning, limited edition, anthology that’s sure to keep you up well past your bed time and craving your own Forbidden Encounter.

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One Wicked Night

Black, Shayla 2000

WAS IT ONE NIGHT OF PASSION...When Lady Serena Boyce’s husband, the elderly Duke of Warrington, could not give her an heir, he begged her to take a lover in order to conceive a child. She never dreamed it would mean falling in love. One look at the handsome stranger who rescued her from a thief, and virginal Serena was overcome with desire.

Dark and compelling, Lucien Clayborne, Marquess of Daneridge, was everything her honor warned her against. Yet the anguish in his soul drew her nearer...and before the night was through, she had gifted him with her innocence....OR A LOVE THEY WERE DESTINED TO SHARE?Then the duke was murdered, and Lucien discovered that Serena was pregnant.

Still reeling from the death of his cherished daughter and enraged by his first wife’s callous betrayals, Lucien’s honor demanded that he make Serena his bride. But the rapture of their one night together had unlocked feelings he thought his heart had forgotten.

And now, a chilling evil threatened their chance to claim a love that promised to last a lifetime.

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A Christmas Promise

Bradley, Shelley 2001
While in India, impoverished widow Lady Juliana Linford encounters Lord Ian Pierce, the man she was supposed to marry, who had been selected for her by her domineering father, and is stunned when Ian asks for her hand in marriage with some very special conditions. Original. Read More

Naughty Little Secret

Shelley Bradley 2006

By night, he becomes a mysterious stranger devoted only to her pleasureand discovers shes hiding a naughty little secret. After divorcing her never-home husband, Lauren Southall plucked up her courage, dusted off her power suits, and returned to corporate life.

Two years later, there's just one six-foot three, testosterone-packed problem: her ex-husband's good friend and her current boss, Noah Reeves. Lauren aches for him. No other man will do. But she cant possibly measure up to the silicone-packed professional cheerleaders he dates.

So she hides her desire behind a professional persona and fantasizes. For ten years, Noah Reeves has waited to make Lauren his. Once her divorce was final, he tracked down and hired the brilliant, dedicated woman. But when he's with her, it isn't spreadsheets and profit margins on his brain.

Problem is, she's never seen him as anything but her ex-husbands pal. Now that she's finally a free woman and with him 40+ hours a week, well... he'd love to persuade her to throw in her nights and weekends. Noah decides to romance her by day. By night, he becomes a mysterious stranger devoted only to her pleasureand discovers shes hiding a naughty little secret of her own.

Warning, this title contains the following: explicit sex, graphic language

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A Perfect Match

Bradley, Shelley 2008

Compatible? Never. But the numbers don't lie. Sports reporter Mitch MacKinnon is stuck writing an expos about a local dating service, and no amount of foot-dragging or complaining will get him out of it. When he gets a look at the sexy blonde owner, things start looking up.

He'd love the chance to date Juliette Lowell a time or two. But he's here to dish the dirt that'll be his ticket to a big-time newspaper; a relationship is the furthest thing from his mind. Juliette's got Mitch pegged from the word go-he's an overgrown jock who wouldn't know a true emotion if it was wrapped in pigskin.

Delicious dimples and killer brown eyes aside, the man is incredibly infuriating. All she needs is one chance to prove she can find a perfect match for anyone. Even him. Then her "foolproof" database spits out the results. Mitch's perfect match? Juliette.

If she's right, Mitch will have to eat his words-and the story that'll take him to the top. Warning: This title contains hot, sweaty couch dancing; long, slow, hot, wet kisses that last three days, and toe-curling romance.

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Dangerous Boys and Their Toy

Black, Shayla 2008

Trading orgasms for information isn't their usual way of doing business, but when a missing criminal-turned-star-witness and fifty grand are on the line, bounty hunter R. A. Thorn and Detective Cameron Martinez are prepared to put their bodies to the task and give gorgeous Brenna Sheridan everything she needs.

An exchange they never anticipated becomes an experience none can forget - or walk away from. Sexual hunger sizzles the threesome, but the stakes and danger rise as a mafia bad-ass stalks Brenna. Soon, their ""deal"" is no longer about information - or sex.

Emotions bind Brenna, Cam and Thorn together more tightly than they ever imagined as the men protect - and serve - the beloved woman neither can live without.

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Her Fantasy Men

Black, Shayla 2012

Now, “for fans who prefer torrid temperatures” (Midwest Book Reviews), USA Today bestselling author Shayla Black takes great pleasure in exploring the heated games between the best of friends. Kelsey Rena is an enigma. She’s a girly-girl who’s wild for football, craves action movies, and loves knocking back a cold beer with her three best friends—all male.

She’s a puzzle, too, when it comes to sex… Here are three hot guys always ready and within reach, and she’s never seemed interested. There must be a lucky mystery man somewhere who’s been satisfying the girl of their secret dreams. The three pals plan to find out.

And when they do, they’ll see a side of Kelsey they’ve only dared to fantasize about. Includes a preview of Wicked Ties available now. Her Fantasy Men previously appeared in Four Play.

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Watch Me

Black, Shayla 2019

To achieve her dreams, all she has to do is seduce the enemy…Shanna York was set to achieve her glittering ballroom dreams and become a dance champion—until her dance partner gets tangled up in scandal and blackmail. With the clock ticking and all her ambitions at stake, the last thing she needs is the gorgeous owner of a sex club tempting her with the forbidden.

 Or maybe that’s the very thing she needs…Alejandro Diaz has sizzled for Shanna since he set eyes on her months ago. Her repeated rebuffs will make her surrender that much sweeter. She’s ambitious and driven…but so is he. When she asks for his assistance to ensnare a voyeuristic blackmailer with a video fetish, he doesn’t hesitate to help her stage a bedroom trap.

But neither is prepared to face scorching, endless passion, the blackmailer’s real identity—or the undeniable love that grows between them.

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Misadventures of a City Girl

Wild, Meredith 2017

"A scorching-hot read…Playful writing, abundant sex, and a touch of melodrama mark the beginning of this promising new series.'' ~Library Journal (starred review)Fresh off a divorce from a Hollywood hotshot, Madison Atwood needs an escape. With the paparazzi fresh on her heels and her love life splashed on every tabloid, she runs away to a swanky retreat in Northern California.

Avalon Springs is the mountainside haven she needs to find herself again. Luke Dawson lives off the grid, preferring solitude to society. When he finds a beautiful woman soaking in the hot springs on his property, he can’t stop himself from watching her.

She captures his attention, but she’s just a city girl―a beautiful distraction disturbing the peace he’s settled here to find. When Madison discovers Luke’s secluded cabin, he can’t turn her away again. They make no promises. Madison needs to feel wanted again, and Luke misses the touch of a woman.

But when mother nature has other plans, they’re forced to spend more than a night of passion together. Can Luke say goodbye to the only woman who’s made him feel anything in years, and can Madison leave behind the man who brought her back to life?****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures of a Virgin

Wild, Meredith 2017

"An engaging tale of first times and forever love." ~Library JournalIt’s been years since June Bell shared a stolen moment with her girlhood crush, Kase McCasker. It’s been just as long since Kase’s father nixed the sale of the McCasker farm to expand the grounds of the Bell’s grand hotel.

Now that Kase is back home for good, June might be the only person who can persuade him to reconsider the abandoned plan. But how can she face him again after he left her without a word? Four years ago, unexpected news shook the foundation of Kase McCasker’s world.

Escaping Falls Edge for college was the perfect excuse to chase his demons and bury his pain. Now, with a degree in hand and a void he can’t fill, he’s back in the little mountain town he thought he’d never call home again. Searching for purpose, he’s determined to put down roots and take over the struggling farm that’s been in his family for generations.

Time and distance haven’t taken the edge off his preoccupation with June, the spitfire daughter of his father’s rival. He hasn’t forgotten their time together and all the things they did and didn’t do. One look at her has him reconsidering the future and making a dangerous deal to win her over.

Is a chance at her heart worth risking everything else?****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy.

They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures of a Good Wife

Wild, Meredith 2017

Kate and Price Lewis had the perfect marriage―love, fulfilling careers, and a great apartment in the city. But when Price’s work takes him overseas and his plane goes down, their happily-ever-after goes down with it. A year later, Kate is still trying to cope.

She’s tied to her grief as tightly as she was bound to Price. When her sister-in-law coaxes her into an extended girls’ trip―three weeks on a remote island in the South Pacific―Kate agrees. At a villa as secluded as the island, they’re the only people in sight, until Kate sees a ghost walking toward them on the beach.

Price is alive. Their reunion is anything but picture perfect. Kate has been loyal to the husband she thought was dead, but she needs answers. What she gets instead is a cryptic proposal―go back home in three weeks, or disappear with Price...forever.

Emotions run high, passions burn bright, and Kate faces an impossible choice. Can Price win back his wife? Or will his secrets tear them apart?****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures of a Backup Bride

Black, Shayla 2017

An Overnight Billionaire…When Carson Frost inherits a confectionary that rakes in billions but is too cash-strapped to last another sixty days, he agrees to take a loan from his late father’s rival. There are two catches: Carson has to sign over a permanent stake in the company, and marry the man’s daughter.

Concocts a Fake Bride…Two weeks before the wedding, he gets cold feet and claims he’s in love with someone else. The investor says he’ll still hand over the cash if Carson takes a stroll down the aisle―with the woman who owns his heart. Since he isn’t even dating anyone, Carson panics.

Where is he going to find a bride willing to jilt him at the altar on such short notice?And Whips Up a Little Love.Ella Hope is an actress happy for any paying gig, but jilting a hottie in public isn’t what she had in mind. Still, she needs rent, and he’s in a bind.

How hard can it be? While playing at matrimony, suddenly their intimacy isn’t so fake. Ella can’t help but fantasize that Carson is her groom and they will live happily ever after. But once his company is safe, will he want her anymore?****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures of the First Daughter

Wild, Meredith 2017

Charlotte Daley is the daughter of the newly elected POTUS. An only child, she’s both spoiled rotten and entirely neglected by her powerful family. She’s been forced to eat with the right forks, smile at all the right times, and be the picture of perfection for months.

Now that her father is in office and too busy to know she exists, she’s determined to exercise her new freedom before she heads back to college in New York.Zane Parker has one job―to protect the President’s daughter, all day, every day. But she’s been on a partying spree since the inauguration, heading down a dangerous path that threatens to ruin her reputation and cause a major scandal for her father.

Zane will lose his job if he can’t get her under control. Except he wants to sleep with her as badly as he wants to set her straight. She needs discipline. And he might be just the one to give it to her.When unexpected circumstances tie Charlotte to D.

C. for the foreseeable future, Zane makes her an offer that’s anything but honorable. He’ll give the first daughter all the thrills she’s seeking in exchange for one thing… Her obedience. Fascinated by Zane’s dark promises, Charlotte agrees.

Submission has never felt so good. But as Zane brings her deeper into his forbidden desires, enemies surface and danger lurks…****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures on the Night Shift

Rowe, Lauren 2017

Hotel clerk Abby Medford has always enjoyed the quiet solitude of the night shift. The long, boring hours allow her time to study her law books. But when bad-boy-rocker Lucas Ford checks into the penthouse suite one night and demands Abby personally deliver his room service request, her formerly quiet nights are quickly filled with Lucas’s erotic games.

But as Abby soon learns, if she thinks she can indulge her innermost desires with Lucas without giving him her heart, she’s dead wrong.****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures of a Valedictorian

Wild, M.F. 2017

Like most girls at Ridgeville High, Clare Winston has spent years fantasizing about sexy star quarterback Eric Hayward. He’s gorgeous, talented, and untouchable. While Clare studies her way to the top of the senior class, Eric and his best friend Travis Whyte have stayed busy throwing game-winning passes and taking the cheer squad to bed.

Shy and mostly solitary after a tragic loss, Clare has never been on the radar of any social scene. Then a steamy chance encounter changes everything. Suddenly one naughty misadventure isn’t enough―for either of them. Eric is determined to open Clare’s eyes to every kind of pleasure, even if it means exploring an unconventional arrangement and ultimately taking a chance on something deeper.

But with change comes new challenges. Temptation lurks at every turn, and Clare has to decide if Eric is the one who deserves not just her body but her heart.****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures of a College Girl

Rowe, Lauren 2018

Straitlaced freshman Zooey Cartwright has arrived at UCLA determined to have a heck of a lot more fun in college than she did in high school. What’s the first item on Zooey’s agenda before classes start in two days? Losing her pesky V card. She’s definitely not looking for a boyfriend, so where can Zooey find the right guy to do the deed and move along without a backward glance? At a party thrown by a bunch of football players, of course.

Enter Tyler Caldwell. A beast on the field and off, cocky as heck, and often wearing T-shirts with sayings like “God’s Gift to Womankind,” Tyler is most definitely not boyfriend material. After a make-out session with Tyler leaves Zooey entirely unsatisfied, she is determined never to see him again.

But her schedule lands her in not one but two of his classes, and it doesn’t take long before Tyler and Zooey have reached an arrangement for Tyler to teach Zooey exactly what she wants to know―and a whole lot more she never bargained for. Can Zooey surrender her body to this bad boy without giving him her heart, too?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Master

Wild, Meredith 2018

Master. That's what they call him. I’ve spent my life in a cage, cloistered by politics and social maneuvering. A prisoner to expectation. Yet I’d give anything to be a certain man’s slave. A year ago, I wouldn’t have recognized the woman I’ve become.

That was before I discovered Crave. Before Demitri ripped the inhibitions clean off my body the first time he undressed me with his icy blue eyes in the club that fateful night. Now he’s all I can think about. I can’t breathe until he makes me his.

Except he won’t take me until he breaks me. And I’m not an easy submissive to break. Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy.

They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.  

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Misadventures with My Roommate

Hayley, Elizabeth 2018

Blake Monroe hasn’t had the easiest life, but she’s never been one to dwell on her misfortunes, preferring to see the world as a place where you get what you give.Having had an especially troubling childhood, Blake’s aware she doesn’t exactly fit the definition of “normal.

” Her lack of filter, dry sense of humor, and uncanny ability to read people make her rather unique—and difficult to live with. When her latest roommate has had enough of her antics, Blake decides living with a man might suit her better.Gavin Gibson’s a dreamer whose artsy aspirations don’t meet the high expectations of his wealthy family.

Cast off and cut off, Gavin needs a place to live. When he’s invited to share Blake’s quaint apartment, he cannot pass it up. With a knack for spotting the good in others, Gavin can see past Blake’s quirks—and neither of them can ignore their sexual chemistry.

As sparks fly, their genuine affection for each other grows, and Gavin begins to break down Blake’s defenses. But can Blake open up to reveal the damage she’s worked so hard to conceal?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Rookie

Aleo, Toni 2018

Winning has always come naturally for stud ice hockey defenseman Gus “the Bus” Persson. On the ice or off, he’s never had any trouble scoring, racking up goals―and girls. As the best player in his rookie class and the number-one draft pick of the Malibu Suns, he’s taking his game to the next level and is justifiably full of swagger.

So why does one of the Suns’ ice girls treat him like he’s invisible?Bo St. James doesn’t have time for rookie hotshots who think their gloves don’t stink. She knows them, she works with them, she trains them. It doesn’t matter that Gus Persson is the hottest newbie she’s ever seen.

She knows his type. She’s got big plans of her own, and she’s not going to let some cocky rich kid athlete keep her from her goals.But there’s a chemistry between them they cannot deny. A lust that burns so hot, it threatens to melt the very ice on which they make their livings.

The game has changed for both of them. Together, can these two play to win?****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy.

They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with the Boss

Ryan, Kendall 2018

At twenty-nine, Piper Daniels is having the longest dry-spell of her life. When she agrees to be set up on a blind date, she never expects it to end with the hottest sex of her life.But when she discovers that her very well-endowed secret lover is also her new boss, heartless womanizer and cutthroat CEO Jackson Dane, she chalks it up to a one-time mistake and puts up her best professional front.

But Jackson isn’t used to rejection, and if Piper thinks it’s going to be easy to move on from their tryst, she’s underestimated his determination.As their work brings them together, temptation becomes too much, and Piper loses herself in all the wicked pleasure Jackson has to offer.

But his conquest comes at a steep price. Piper has a secret. A secret big enough to rip Jackson’s carefully ordered world to shreds.**** Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Rock Star

Hardt, Helen 2018

Heather Myles isn’t exactly thrilled to accompany her groupie roommate to an Emerald Phoenix concert. The aspiring screen writer would rather be home with a good book. After Susie pleads with her, though, Heather relents. What the heck? Maybe a change of scenery is just what she needs to combat her desolation over getting turned down by yet another small production company.

After the performance, Jett Draconis, lead singer and guitarist for the band, isn’t up for the party scene. He’s grown tired of being mauled by horny devotees…until an auburn-haired goddess catches his eye. Though she initially rebuffs his advances, he’s determined not to take no for an answer.

Sparks erupt between him and Heather, but Jett knows better than to fall in love. A secret from his past could destroy him—and everyone close to him—if he does.Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Speed Demon

Bliss, Chelle 2018

"A wild, wickedly, fun ride." ~Amuse Me BooksBrooks Carter is wild, reckless, and the youngest stock car driver on the professional circuit. He’s the one everyone’s gunning for when they’re not hoping for his failure at every turn. But Brooks is too hot to be left in the dust by anyone.

Even with masses of female fans, Brooks only has eyes for one woman―Faith Ridley. Unfortunately, she’s the little sister of his biggest rival, who also happens to be the most notorious hothead on the track. Faith has spent her life around hotshots like Brooks―gorgeous, cocky, and racing from one hookup to the next.

It doesn’t matter that Brooks has had her in his crosshairs for months. She knows better. Until one lapse in judgment turns into more… As passions rev up and tempers flare, Faith gets caught in the crossfire. But Brooks has come too far to back down without a fight.

Can he win Faith’s heart while earning the respect of his enemy? Or will the rivals’ macho bravado force Faith to walk away from them both? Buckle up. It’s going to be a wicked ride…****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Manny

Aleo, Toni 2018

"A brilliant storyline with many laugh out loud funny moments and an equal amount of hot, steamy, sexy ones make this book another fabulous misadventure moment in the Misadventures Series." ~The Book WhispererVera Woods is at her wit’s end.Her husband has run off with the nanny, leaving Vera with a broken heart, three very angry sons, and even less time to juggle the demands of family and her career.

After her boys scare away a sixth replacement nanny, Vera is out of time off from work and desperately out of options. Still nursing an aching heart, she turns to an unlikely source for help―a manny.Lincoln Scott is no stranger to family chaos. But rather than grow jaded, he has thrown his natural talents into building his own business―providing live-in childcare for families as a manny.

The money is great and the perks are a blast, but when his family of six years moves to Germany and their plans to bring him along fall through, Lincoln is suddenly unemployed and aware of how much of himself he’s given to other people’s families.

Brought together by circumstances, Lincoln and Vera’s mutually beneficial business arrangement becomes complicated by the undeniable chemistry they share. Vera needs a manny and Lincoln needs a job, but they both may have found the very thing neither one had realized they needed―a whole lot more.

****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Professor

Simone, Sierra 2018

Zandy Lynch never planned on going to grad school a virgin. So when her professor father finds her a job abroad as a research assistant the summer before she starts her master’s program, she sees her chance. She’s got one night in London to lose her V-card to a Mr.

Darcy lookalike before she has to join some ancient professor in the country.Oliver Graeme is not looking forward to having some American co-ed hovering around while he’s trying to work, but he owes her father the favor, and besides, his office is an untidy mess of uncatalogued research.

He needs the help. Still, he decides to take the edge off his frustration while visiting a colleague in London, and winds up having the sexiest, sweetest night of his life with a stranger, who vanishes in the morning without a trace…To Zandy’s shock when she arrives at Professor Graeme’s house a day later, the door isn’t opened by a fussy old scholar, but by the wild, passionate man she met in London.

Cold and reserved by day, Oliver is ferociously greedy with her at night, and it’s not long before Zandy finds herself falling for both versions of him―the aloof professor and the generous, rough lover. The trouble is that summer only lasts so long, and Zandy already has a plane ticket waiting to take her home…Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures on the Rebound

Rowe, Lauren 2018

After getting canned from her dream job this morning and played in spectacular fashion by her boyfriend this afternoon, Savannah “Savvy” Valentine is having a truly awful day. Which is why she’s currently drowning her sorrows in whiskey and self-pity in a shabby bar along the route to Las Vegas.

In light of today’s double whammy, Savvy isn’t sure why she’s still heading in the direction of her five-year high school reunion. The only reason she’d wanted to attend the reunion in Vegas in the first place was to show the captain of the football team, the guy who took her virginity and then promptly rejected her, that the captain of the math team grew up to have all enviable hot things: hot body, hot boyfriend, and hot career.

Now, the only “hot” thing about Savvy Valentine is her mess.But when a gorgeous stranger with sandy hair, a leather jacket, and motorcycle helmet walks into the bar, Savvy’s awful day suddenly looks a whole lot brighter. The man is perfection. Sexy and mysterious.

And he’s heading to Las Vegas, too. Can one wild night with a sexy stranger in the middle of nowhere lead a girl to fall desperately and deeply in love in Las Vegas? Savvy Valentine is about to find out.****Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Country Boy

Hayley, Elizabeth 2018

"Part road trip adventure and part love story, this gentle novel takes a minute to heat up but is eminently worth the wait." ~ Library JournalBrooke Devereaux has a lot she wants to escape from: a career she never asked for, a future she doesn’t want, and parents who’ve only ever seen her as a business opportunity.

But in her desire to experience life, she quickly realizes she’s lacking in one very important skill—how to survive on her own.Former soldier Cole Timmons is an expert at running away. Whether it’s from his rural hometown, alcoholic father, or painful memories, Cole doesn’t hesitate to leave… Until he encounters an out-of-place woman at a gas station in the middle of nowhere.

The wealthy “princess” couldn’t be more different from the country loner, and the pair get off to a rocky and misadventurous start.But sometimes exteriors are armors meant to deceive. Sometimes what’s beneath reveals more than anyone ever realized.

Sometimes, in order to stop running away, a person simply needs to find something to run toward.Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy.

They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures of a Curvy Girl

Simone, Sierra 2019

"Such a great story about self-doubt and self-confidence, but most importantly loving yourself, inside and outside." ~Sharing My Book BoyfriendsFor the first time in her life, Ireland Mills is happy with her body. No more fad diets, no more hiding from every camera in the room, no more low self-esteem.

She’d rather be alone than with someone who’ll only love her if she’s skinny.Caleb Carpenter and Ben Weber are everything Ireland and the Kansas Chamber of Commerce dreamed of when conceptualizing the “Real Kansas” promotional campaign. They’re handsome, young, educated, and totally dedicated to their small prairie town.

When Ireland’s Prius gets stuck on a Kansas dirt road and a massive storm rips through town, she’s left stranded with nowhere to turn but to Caleb and Ben. These two hunky country boys are impossible to ignore, but could they ever be interested in her as well?Caleb and Ben are more than interested…and they’re willing to share.

After their first night together, they know this has to be more than a one-time thing. They need to make her theirs forever. But can they convince Ireland they love her, curves and all?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Book Boyfriend

Blue, Victoria 2019

"An amazing, outstanding, all consuming, addicting and downright SEXY read!" ~Sassy Little Book NerdA washed-up model at the age of 27, Oliver Connely has gone from being a household name to barely making the rent. It’s time to think fast—and cash in big—with a can’t-miss idea inspired by the passion he sees in a handful of romance novel fans.

Book Boyfriend Incorporated is born.Can’t. Miss.Right?Except for the unexpected glitches Oliver’s business plan doesn’t cover—like falling for one of his “lonely lady” clients, Bailey Hardin, a politician’s wife who’s as smart and loyal as she is beautiful and sexy.

Their chemistry, instant and scorching, is already a problem—but when Bailey’s husband turns up dead, the pair quickly learns they’re facing more than a simple PR nightmare.The mess intensifies when Oliver’s best friend decides to put a bid in for the freshly vacated city manager position, ensuring Oliver is now caught between his longtime best friend and his new ladylove.

The clock is ticking, and the political scandal is growing. Tough decisions must be made—especially because, for the first time in Oliver’s life, matters of his heart are on the line.Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures in a Threesome

Hayley, Elizabeth 2019

"Insanely HOT, seriously so damn HOT, like need a cold shower kind of HOT.. did I mention it was HOT?" ~Sassy Little Book NerdJasmine Pritchett needs a job. A pathway to financial independence. When Transform, the local gym, initiates an expansion to offer fitness classes, she sees her opportunity.

Armed with several instructor certifications and even more persistence, she finds herself interviewing for the job in front of two of the sexiest men she’s ever laid eyes on.Maddox Gibson craves control. He’s been trying to regain his zest for life since being discharged from the army, and with the help of his best friend, Wilder Vaughn, he’s worked his way from rock bottom to find happiness as a successful gym co-owner.

Wilder lives life like his name implies—wildly—and without Maddox’s rigid temperament to keep him grounded, his lighthearted impulsiveness could very well get him into trouble.When these two beefy best buds invite Jasmine into their friendship, sparks fly quickly, and Jasmine tries to convince them she can be so much more.

To both of them.Can Jaz, Mad, and Wild figure out how to navigate a polyamorous relationship without destroying their friendship…and their hearts?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with My Ex

Black, Shayla 2019

"Beautifully written characters, honest and true emotions and a lovable storyline that had me hooked from the opening pages." ~The Overflowing BookcaseOnce, Eryn Hope fell fast and incurably for Weston Quaid. And he seemed to adore her too―until she learned their love was built on lies when he walked out on their wedding day.

Three years later, West has finally won control of his family empire and fortune, but it cost him Eryn―something he regrets every day. When business forces him to return to her life and temporarily shut down her livelihood, of course she’s furious.

But their chemistry is still beyond combustible. So he makes her a proposition: he’ll take care of her until her bistro reopens…if she becomes his mistress. Her mind screams no, but her body whimpers yes, yes, yes.As soon as West has her back in his bed, their passion burns hotter than ever.

So do his feelings. But can he and Eryn really recapture the love they shared? And when their bargain ends, will he be the one shattered this time or will they finally come together forever?***** Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures in Blue

Simone, Sierra 2019

"A passionate work of romantic suspense from a USA Today bestselling author!" ~BookBubSenior Detective Cat Day has one hard and fast rule about dating: no cops. They live hard and die young—a truth she’s faced every day since her fiancé’s tragic death several years ago.

But when rookie Jace Sutton shows up to work the same burglary investigation, she feels desire she hasn’t felt in years.Jace knows what he wants the minute Detective Day strolls onto his crime scene in heels and a pencil skirt tailored by God himself.

He wants to thaw the legendary Ice Queen, and it only takes one hot, dirty night for Jace to realize he wants more. Much, much more.But more is the last thing Cat wants from any cop—especially a playboy rookie like Jace. As the burglary investigation heats up and he repeatedly puts himself in danger, Cat must ask herself if Jace will be as reckless with her heart as he is with his life.

Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures at City Hall

Blue, Victoria 2019

Go-getter Skye Delaney’s sights are set on the office of LA City Manager, but when her path is blocked by a cloud of corruption at the Mayor’s office, she is forced to reevaluate her ambitious goals. A seat on the City Council is the next logical step, but as they say, politics makes for strange bedfellows.

Fellows like Kyle Armstrong.Kyle barges into Skye’s life without warning and has her yearning for more. But when she discovers he’s running for the same City Council seat she is, Skye is faced with some big decisions.Does she give up on her political dreams for a man? Or is Kyle the man to make all her dreams come true?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Twin

Hayley, Elizabeth 2019

Zara Pierce has had a crush on Corey Jensen for years, but she’s never acted on it. When she sees him at their high school reunion, she decides to throw caution to the wind and finally make a move. The steamy encounter that follows makes one thing perfectly clear: she wants more of Corey.

Colton Jensen may have an identical twin, but he’s his own man. A self-proclaimed bachelor for life, Colt is set in what he wants and knows exactly who he is. Too bad Zara doesn’t. By the time Colton realizes his night with Zara was a case of mistaken identity, it’s too late to take back what’s happened between them.

When a series of events drives him closer to her and stirs unexpected feelings, he must finally reveal the truth.Can Colton and Zara find happiness amid a forest of lies? Or were they lost from the start?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Time Traveler

Payne, Angel 2019

Workaholic Allie Fine isn’t thrilled about a surprise birthday trip to the French countryside, where there’s nothing to do but drink wine and tour old castles. But boredom takes a hike when a sexy period actor shows up to be her special between-the-sheets gift.

Maximillian De Leon, the towering god with eyes of gold and pecs of steel, is the most incredible lover she’s ever had. But Allie wakes with confusion when her French lover tells her he’s actually Prince Maximillian, and he hasn't seen the light of day since 1789.

Crazy or not, Max De Leon is the hottest man Allie’s ever met—and the perfect piece on her arm to impress the corporate brass and take her career to the next level. So what if he keeps claiming he has to marry her to break a centuries-old curse in order to stay alive.

He’ll get over that soon enough…right?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Firefighter

Morgan, Julie 2020

Cara Murphy is a New York City kindergarten teacher with a bright future and tenure on the horizon, and she won’t let anything—any man—distract her. She’s had her heart broken before, and she won’t make that mistake twice. She’s got her career to focus on, and being single has many, many advantages.

Noah Hughes is a firefighter with a charred heart who heats up every room he enters, but he lives solely for the happiness of his five-year-old son. When he crosses paths with Cara at a club, sparks fly, and they share a hot night of passion. But that flame is quickly doused during a surprise second encounter.

Continuing to see each other would truly be playing with fire, but Cara and Noah can’t stop. Still, Cara’s career is in jeopardy, and Noah’s heart is locked in guilt. Is there really a chance they could build a love that forever burns bright?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures in the Cage

Robinson, Sarah 2020

Are they both caged into lives they never wanted?Callan Walsh kicks ass. In fact, he’s famous for it. As one of the brightest up-and-coming stars on the MMA scene, he’s an absolute beast in the cage…and out. Everything he’s trained for has brought him to this moment.

Going toe-to-toe with reigning champ Xavier Gray will make or break his career. Nothing can distract him from his lifelong goal. Nothing. Until he meets…his opponent’s little sister.Josie Gray is hell on wheels, gorgeous AF, and has a mouth that doesn’t stop.

 The reluctant reality-television star is every man’s dream, but she’s about to become Callan’s nightmare. Tired of being in her brother’s fight-club entourage, Josie desperately desires her own life out of the limelight. Her loyalty to family keeps her tangled in faux fame, but what she feels for Callan is the realest thing she’s ever known.

Sparks fly when Callan comes to Josie’s rescue, leading to an all-consuming fire after a single night together. Forever is right at their fingertips, if only everything—and everyone—wasn't working to keep them apart. Will Callan and Josie fight through family ties to come out on top? Or are they both caged into lives they never wanted?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Master

Wild, Meredith 2020

Master. That's what they call him.I’ve spent my life in a cage, cloistered by politics and social maneuvering. A prisoner to expectation. Yet I’d give anything to be a certain man’s slave.A year ago, I wouldn’t have recognized the woman I’ve become.

That was before I discovered Crave. Before Demitri ripped the inhibitions clean off my body the first time he undressed me with his icy blue eyes in the club that fateful night.Now he’s all I can think about. I can’t breathe until he makes me his.

Except he won’t take me until he breaks me. And I’m not an easy submissive to break.Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy.

They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures of a Biker

Hildreth, Scott 2020

He was bad to the bone...Devin “Bone” Wallace is fresh out of prison and under orders from his parole office to find employment or be re-incarcerated. Devin’s not exactly a “people person” and he’s got zero computer skills, but that doesn’t stop him from applying at one of the most prestigious real estate firms on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

High-end real estate broker Teddi Mack’s life is selling eight-figure beachfront mansions to elite clients. In desperate need of an office receptionist, Teddi’s right-hand woman interviews a stunningly handsome tattooed biker who doesn’t mince his words.

Despite his unconventional appearance for such a role, she hires him on the spot.Devin ends up using his connections to help Teddi with a listing she’s on the verge of losing, and the two fall fast for each other in the process. But Teddi would be risking her social and professional status being with a guy like Devin, and Devin’s had other plans all along.

Will these two opposites attract strongly enough to ride off into the sunset together?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy.

They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Sexpert

Hayley, Elizabeth 2020

Time to call in the sexpert...Isla Scott seeks to enhance her sexual repertoire, and she’s using every available app to do so. But no matter what buttons she pushes, she isn’t having much luck during her frequent coffeehouse dating rendezvous. If she’s to eventually satisfy Mr.

Right—and herself—in every way, she needs to gain some more experience. But so far she’s only encountered duds.Grayson Hawkins’s marriage fell apart when he caught his wife with his best friend. Emotionally bankrupt, he’s left her and his high-pressure job to start over in a new town.

A clean slate for the artist. A new coffeehouse to patronize. A fresh page on which he can draw his illustrations.Grayson and Isla form an unconventional pact where he agrees to be her sex guru to help her gain the experience she seeks in trade for permission for him to sketch her comical dates for his newspaper’s Instagram page.

But such a pact doesn’t come without pitfalls, and Isla must make a decision. Does she apply her newfound knowledge on one of her dates, or will she realize her Sexpert was always the one?Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.

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Misadventures with a Lawyer

Morgan, Julie 2021

In the court of love, will either of them object? Legendary lawyer Chase Newstrom is as famous in court as he is with the ladies. His work-hard, play-harder mindset is why he’s never lost a case…or lacked a model on his arm. But a recent twist before the bench threatens to derail his perfect record.

Chase turns to law firm intern Ainsley Speire to solve his case’s problems after hours so he can gallivant around town with yet another lady friend, and Ainsley, despite being driven and focused, is none too pleased with her boss’s demands. She’s had to cancel long-standing plans at the last minute, again…and vows it’s for the last time.

Ainsley sits down with Chase’s most expensive Scotch in one hand and fancy pen in the other and pours it all out, literally and figuratively. When Chase finds the note—and a passed-out Ainsley—he’s intrigued. Perhaps there’s more to the soft-spoken Ms.

Speire than he thought. Ainsley wakes to Chase’s trademark cocky grin, and Chase sees a new spark in Ainsley’s eyes. Anything between them would be an HR nightmare, but is there a chance Chase and Ainsley are willing to work together on one more case? A case that promises a lifetime sentence of love? Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance.

The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.  

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Publication Order of Anthologies

Wicked

Day, Sylvia 2005

A collection of erotica featuring a short-story by Sunday Times bestselling author Sylvia Day, author of Bared to You.     Wicked: showcases some of the best erotic writing from both sides of the Atlantic, bringing together a collection of unashamed, wildly entertaining fantasies all on the theme of holiday romances and sensual encounters.

     It includes Magic Fingers by the international bestselling author Sylvia Day, author of the Crossfire trilogy including the Sunday Times bestseller Bared to You.

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Four Play

Banks, Maya 2010

Two sizzling-hot authors. One incendiary volume. Four can play at this game... In Pillow Talk by Maya Banks, Zoe is a woman in a committed relationship with her boyfriend Chase. Then one night, Chase reveals his number-one fantasy, which involves his two best buddies.

Is Zoe game? She sure is, because it opens the door for a secret fantasy all her own. In Shayla Black's Her Fantasy Men, a girly-girl named Kelsey plays football, craves action movies, and loves knocking back a cold beer with her three best friends-all male.

Yet she's never seemed sexually interested in any one of these hot guys. So what does Kelsey want? A fantasy come true for all four of them.

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