Next to You
A love of ‘70s Bubblegum pop music isn’t the only unusual thing about William Murphy—being a six-foot-three albino tends to make a man stand out. Will’s life is simple and he likes it that way. But when he meets his new next-door neighbor, complicated begins to look mighty attractive.
Caroline’s left the past behind and is trying to grab life by the balls, which means finding new friends besides her dog, Batman. Will offers her neighborly friendship, and as they bond over old movies, Caroline regains her confidence. Unexpected love blooms. But real life’s not like the movies.Their cute romantic comedy goes all Fatal Attraction and Will learns that nothing about Caroline is quite the way it looks. His simple life turns more complicated than he could ever imagine. Meet William and Caroline on 25 July 2016
When it comes down to it, rats in the oven trumps Lesley’s desire to never set eyes on another Brennan family member. So Lesley, a pro at property redevelopment, scrambles to Dominic Brennan’s hardware store for supplies. Dominic knows poison — rat and otherwise — and he sees it in Lesley. The woman ruined his brother’s life. Now that she’s back in town, Dominic’s afraid she’ll drag up the past, the secrets, and the pain. They clash immediately, but mix in a teenage boy, a puppy, some white paint, and some loud music, and what starts as cold fury transforms into a nuclear attraction. This basic renovation becomes a major life refurbishment for them both.
For Your Eyes Only is the follow on from A Basic Renovation. It’s John Tilbrook the cop’s story.
The two things Willa Heston doesn’t believe in are coincidence and happy endings. As a scientist at the Los Alamos National Lab, she’s always had to keep government secrets, but there’s one secret Willa can’t keep anymore. Classified material has been stolen from the Lab and the prime suspect is her best friend. Fear spurs her to try to save the man who’s been like a brother to her. Whether it’s an accident, fate, or a series of coincidence, Detective John Tilbrook is instantly beguiled by the green-eyed widow he runs into again and again. As the days speed by, terrified Willa tries to keep her best friend from being accused of espionage, and come to terms unexpected feelings for a man she just met. John’s a big fan of happily ever-afters himself, but what will he believe about love and happiness when Willa divulges the real reason she’s in Los Alamos? Will John break the law he’s sworn to uphold—for love?
Levelheaded Olivia Regen walks away from her career in car racing and wreckage of a bad marriage to take on a job that’s far removed from the twists of racetrack. The very first day at work steers her headlong into an elevator with a handsome claustrophobe who turns out to be her new boss. The anxious little incident leads Emerson Maxwell to develop a curiosity in the methods cool-under-pressure Olivia uses to restore his equilibrium—and an even greater interest in her. Despite the intense mutual attraction, Olivia tries to out-maneuver Emerson and keep her distance. While she cures his fear of small, enclosed spaces, can Emerson convince Olivia that fear of falling in love again is just another kind of claustrophobia?
Niagara Falls At Cafe Nix, a short story is in It Happened at Cafe Nix, a collection of 15 Contemporary romance stories written by 14 different authors such as Amy Andrews, Jenny Schwartz, Jane O’Reilly, Ainslie Paton and more. Niagara Falls At Cafe Nix stars Ella and Craig, the bride and groom from Driving in Neutral. It’s a little…suggestive, grown up, and full of smart ass.