These Hollow Vows

These Hollow Vows
Author: Lexi Ryan
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780358386575
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Release: 2021-07-20
Editor: HMH Books For Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From New York Times best-selling author Lexi Ryan, Cruel Prince meets A Court of Thorns and Roses in this sexy, action-packed fantasy about a girl who is caught between two treacherous faerie courts and their dangerously seductive princes. Brie hates the Fae and refuses to have anything to do with them, even if that means starving on the street. But when her sister is sold to the sadistic king of the Unseelie court to pay a debt, she'll do whatever it takes to get her back--including making a deal with the king himself to steal three magical relics from the Seelie court. Gaining unfettered access to the Seelie court is easier said than done. Brie's only choice is to pose as a potential bride for Prince Ronan, and she soon finds herself falling for him. Unwilling to let her heart distract her, she accepts help from a band of Unseelie misfits with their own secret agenda. As Brie spends time with their mysterious leader, Finn, she struggles to resist his seductive charm. Caught between two dangerous courts, Brie must decide who to trust with her loyalty. And with her heart.

These Hollow Vows

These Hollow Vows
Author: Lexi Ryan
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780358386872
Available:
Release: 2021-07-20
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From New York Times best-selling author Lexi Ryan, Cruel Prince meets A Court of Thorns and Roses in this sexy, action-packed fantasy about a girl who is caught between two treacherous faerie courts and their dangerously seductive princes. Brie hates the Fae and refuses to have anything to do with them, even if that means starving on the street. But when her sister is sold to the sadistic king of the Unseelie court to pay a debt, she'll do whatever it takes to get her back—including making a deal with the king himself to steal three magical relics from the Seelie court. Gaining unfettered access to the Seelie court is easier said than done. Brie's only choice is to pose as a potential bride for Prince Ronan, and she soon finds herself falling for him. Unwilling to let her heart distract her, she accepts help from a band of Unseelie misfits with their own secret agenda. As Brie spends time with their mysterious leader, Finn, she struggles to resist his seductive charm. Caught between two dangerous courts, Brie must decide who to trust with her loyalty. And with her heart.

These Hollow Vows

These Hollow Vows
Author: Lexi Ryan
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781529376937
Available:
Release: 2021-07-20
Editor: Hachette UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A heart is a dangerous thing to steal. From New York Times bestselling author Lexi Ryan, Cruel Prince meets A Court of Thorns and Roses in this sexy, action-packed fantasy about a girl who is caught between two treacherous faerie courts and their dangerously seductive princes. Brie would do anything before making a deal with the Fae; death is better than their vicious schemes. But when her sister is taken by the sadistic king of the Unseelie court, there is nothing Brie wouldn't do to get her back-including making a deal with the king himself to steal three magical relics from the rival Seelie court. Gaining unfettered access to the Seelie court is easier said than done. Brie's only choice is to pose as a potential bride for the Seelie Prince, Ronan-a prince who's not quite as wicked as she once thought. Unwilling to let her heart distract her, she accepts help from a band of Unseelie misfits with their own secret agenda. But as Brie spends time with their mysterious leader, Finn, she finds herself struggling to resist his seductive charm. Caught between two dangerous courts, Brie must decide who to trust with her loyalty . . . and with her heart.

Into the Crooked Place

Into the Crooked Place
Author: Alexandra Christo
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781250318381
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Release: 2019-10-08
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Into the Crooked Place begins a gritty two-book YA fantasy series from Alexandra Christo, the author of To Kill a Kingdom. The streets of Creije are for the deadly and the dreamers, and four crooks in particular know just how much magic they need up their sleeve to survive. Tavia, a busker ready to pack up her dark-magic wares and turn her back on Creije for good. She’ll do anything to put her crimes behind her. Wesley, the closest thing Creije has to a gangster. After growing up on streets hungry enough to swallow the weak whole, he won’t stop until he has brought the entire realm to kneel before him. Karam, a warrior who spends her days watching over the city’s worst criminals and her nights in the fighting rings, making a deadly name for herself. And Saxony, a resistance fighter hiding from the very people who destroyed her family, and willing to do whatever it takes to get her revenge. Everything in their lives is going to plan, until Tavia makes a crucial mistake: she delivers a vial of dark magic—a weapon she didn’t know she had—to someone she cares about, sparking the greatest conflict in decades. Now these four magical outsiders must come together to save their home and the world, before it’s too late. But with enemies at all sides, they can trust nobody. Least of all each other.

Every Sweet Regret

Every Sweet Regret
Author: Lexi Ryan
Pages: 300
ISBN: 9781940832173
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Release: 2020-10-13
Editor: Ever After, LLC
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

New York Times bestselling author Lexi Ryan brings you Every Sweet Regret, a sexy standalone romance about a single dad and the reformed party girl who’s loved him all her life. For as long as I can remember, Kace Matthews has been my brother’s best friend and my not-so-secret crush. But I knew nothing would ever happen between us. The successful single dad doesn’t fall for the hot mess party girl. Kace + Stella exists in the doodles in my high school notebooks and in my dreams. Never in real life. Until he finds me on a hookup app and starts flirting shamelessly. It turns out high school Stella was not prepared for Kace Matthews. Adult Stella isn’t much better, but I manage to break down the walls to show Kace the real me—not just the life-of-the-party exterior, but the vulnerable pieces I hide from the world. Combine that with the combustible chemistry we have in real life, and I’m a goner. Too bad it takes me so long to realize Kace doesn’t know I’m the girl he’s been falling for online. Telling him the truth now that he knows my secrets could mean losing everything, and that’s one regret that could break me.

Wish I May

Wish I May
Author: Lexi Ryan
Pages: 246
ISBN: 9781940832999
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Release: 2013-10-01
Editor: Lexi Ryan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Nothing about her says cute. Everything about her says sex. And mine. I never thought I’d see her again. Didn’t think I wanted to. But the moment Cally Fisher returns to New Hope, I know I could forgive her the most unthinkable secret, if only she would tell me. This time, I’m fighting for her. After seven years. After breaking his heart and dismissing my own, I’m still very much his. I never intended to return home, but to help my sisters, I’ll confront my past…and William Bailey, the man whose eyes remind me of the girl I was, the things I’ve done, and the future I’ve lost. This would all be easier if William hated me. But he wants to be in my life, my secrets be damned. If he learns the truth, it will destroy him. ~ ~ ~ Explore Love Unbound, the series of books set in New Hope and about the characters readers have come to love. Each series can be read on its own or you can read them all. Love Unbound: Splintered Hearts Unbreak Me (Maggie’s story) Stolen Wishes: A Wish I May Prequel Novella (Will and Cally’s prequel) Wish I May (Will and Cally’s novel) Or read them together in the omnibus edition, Splintered Hearts: The New Hope Trilogy Love Unbound: Here and Now Lost in Me (Hanna’s story begins) Fall to You (Hanna’s story continues) All for This (Hanna’s story concludes) Or read them together in the omnibus edition, Here and Now: The Complete Series Love Unbound: Reckless and Real Something Wild (Liz and Sam’s story begins) Something Reckless (Liz and Sam’s story continues) Something Real (Liz and Sam’s story concludes) Or read them together in the omnibus edition, Reckless and Real: The Complete Series Love Unbound: Mended Hearts Playing with Fire (Nix’s story, coming summer 2015)

If It s Only Love

If It s Only Love
Author: Lexi Ryan
Pages: 414
ISBN: 9781940832111
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Release: 2019-09-10
Editor: Lexi Ryan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From New York Times bestseller Lexi Ryan comes a sexy new standalone romance in the bestselling Boys of Jackson Harbor series. Meet single dad Easton Connor as he leaves the NFL and returns to Jackson Harbor to fight for another chance with the love of his life. *** I don’t regret much. Not my decision to enter the NFL draft before finishing college. Not fighting for custody of my daughter—even if, biologically speaking, it turns out she’s not mine. And certainly not seducing my buddy’s little sister ten years ago. But when it comes to Shayleigh Jackson, my no-regrets attitude stops there. I screwed up royally where she’s concerned. Then I made another mistake when I let her shut me out of her life. Now after more than a decade living in different time zones, I’m coming home to Jackson Harbor. My first priority is keeping my daughter away from the media circus in Los Angeles, but the moment I see Shay, I know something else brought me back here. Now I’ll stop at nothing to win her back. So what if she won’t speak to me? So what if she’s changed? So what if she’s fallen for some douchebag professor? I’ve never gotten over her, and I know she feels the same about me. I’ve let her go twice. I won’t make that mistake again. If It's Only Love and all other books in this series can be read as standalones, but you'll enjoy reading them together. The Boys of Jackson Harbor 1 - The Wrong Kind of Love (Ethan’s story) 2 - Straight Up Love (Jake’s story) 3 - Dirty, Reckless Love (Levi’s story) 4 - Wrapped in Love (Brayden’s story) 5 - Crazy for Your Love (Carter’s story) 6 - If It’s Only Love (Shay’s story)

Blade of Secrets

Blade of Secrets
Author: Tricia Levenseller
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781250756794
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Release: 2021-05-04
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In Blade of Secrets, the first book in Tricia Levenseller's exciting new YA fantasy duology, a teenage blacksmith with social anxiety is forced to go on the run to protect the world from the most powerful magical sword she's ever made. Eighteen-year-old Ziva prefers metal to people. She spends her days tucked away in her forge, safe from society and the anxiety it causes her, using her magical gift to craft unique weapons imbued with power. Then Ziva receives a commission from a powerful warlord, and the result is a sword capable of stealing its victims secrets. A sword that can cut far deeper than the length of its blade. A sword with the strength to topple kingdoms. When Ziva learns of the warlord’s intentions to use the weapon to enslave all the world under her rule, she takes her sister and flees. Joined by a distractingly handsome mercenary and a young scholar with extensive knowledge of the world’s known magics, Ziva and her sister set out on a quest to keep the sword safe until they can find a worthy wielder or a way to destroy it entirely.

Honey Girl

Honey Girl
Author: Morgan Rogers
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781488077500
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Release: 2021-02-23
Editor: Harlequin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“HONEY GIRL is an emotional, heartfelt, charming debut, and I loved every moment of it.” — Jasmine Guillory, New York Times bestselling author of The Proposal With her newly completed PhD in astronomy in hand, twenty-eight-year-old Grace Porter goes on a girls’ trip to Vegas to celebrate. She’s a straight A, work-through-the-summer certified high achiever. She is not the kind of person who goes to Vegas and gets drunkenly married to a woman whose name she doesn’t know…until she does exactly that. This one moment of departure from her stern ex-military father’s plans for her life has Grace wondering why she doesn’t feel more fulfilled from completing her degree. Staggering under the weight of her parent’s expectations, a struggling job market and feelings of burnout, Grace flees her home in Portland for a summer in New York with the wife she barely knows. In New York, she’s able to ignore all the constant questions about her future plans and falls hard for her creative and beautiful wife, Yuki Yamamoto. But when reality comes crashing in, Grace must face what she’s been running from all along—the fears that make us human, the family scars that need to heal and the longing for connection, especially when navigating the messiness of adulthood.

All for This

All for This
Author: Lexi Ryan
Pages: 198
ISBN: 9781940832951
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Release: 2014-08-04
Editor: Ever After, LLC
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

**ALL FOR THIS is the third book in the Here and Now trilogy. It is not a stand-alone and it’s intended to be read after LOST IN ME and FALL TO YOU.** What if you would never remember the day you made the most important decision of your life? That’s what they’re telling me about the day of my accident—the day I put on Max’s ring and chose him over Nate. I’m counting on the wisdom behind a decision I don’t remember making. Max is amazing—sexy, sweet, and kind. I was starting to believe happily-ever-after might be in my future after all. Then the unthinkable happened and my world imploded. If I’m going to make this work with Max, I need my missing memories, or at least answers from about those five days before my accident. But what does my future hold if those answers aren’t anything like I imagined? Here and Now, A New Hope Series: Lost in Me Fall to You All for This Discover More Books in the Sexy and Emotional New Hope Trilogy: Unbreak Me (Maggie’s story) Wish I May (William and Cally’s story) Stolen Wishes (A Wish I May Novella)

A Dark and Hollow Star

A Dark and Hollow Star
Author: Ashley Shuttleworth
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9781534453692
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Release: 2021-02-23
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“Beautifully written and deliciously complex…I couldn’t get enough.” —Nicki Pau Preto, author of the Crown of Feathers series The Cruel Prince meets City of Bones in this thrilling urban fantasy set in the magical underworld of Toronto that follows a queer cast of characters racing to stop a serial killer whose crimes could expose the hidden world of faeries to humans. Choose your player. The “ironborn” half-fae outcast of her royal fae family. A tempestuous Fury, exiled to earth from the Immortal Realm and hellbent on revenge. A dutiful fae prince, determined to earn his place on the throne. The prince’s brooding guardian, burdened with a terrible secret. For centuries, the Eight Courts of Folk have lived among us, concealed by magic and bound by law to do no harm to humans. This arrangement has long kept peace in the Courts—until a series of gruesome and ritualistic murders rocks the city of Toronto and threatens to expose faeries to the human world. Four queer teens, each who hold a key piece of the truth behind these murders, must form a tenuous alliance in their effort to track down the mysterious killer behind these crimes. If they fail, they risk the destruction of the faerie and human worlds alike. If that’s not bad enough, there’s a war brewing between the Mortal and Immortal Realms, and one of these teens is destined to tip the scales. The only question is: which way? Wish them luck. They’re going to need it.

Crazy for Your Love

Crazy for Your Love
Author: Lexi Ryan
Pages: 321
ISBN: 9781940832104
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Release: 2019-04-09
Editor: Ever After, LLC
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From New York Times bestseller Lexi Ryan comes a sexy friends-to-lovers romance. A family wedding with a fake boyfriend, meddling parents, and an obsessive ex . . . What could go wrong? The only thing worse than being single at my sister’s wedding is finding out that my ex will be there too. Not just any ex—the guy everyone expected me to marry, the man I came to Jackson Harbor to escape. Now I need a date, and fast. Enter Carter Jackson—the firefighter who’s dealing with an unwanted five minutes of fame ever since a shirtless photo of him saving a puppy went viral. He’s warding off propositions left and right, and he needs a fake relationship as much as I do. Sweet and sexy, Carter is completely off-limits. See, I have a rule. A no-heartache rule. Not only is Carter my friend and a known heartbreaker, but his job as a firefighter puts him in danger daily, and that’s something I just can’t handle. The commitment between us might be pretend, but the passion all too real. As crazy as it makes me, I have to keep Carter at an arm’s length. Even that might not be enough to spare my heart. Crazy for Your Love is the fifth book in The Boys of Jackson Harbor series. All books in this series can be read as standalones! The Wrong Kind of Love (Ethan’s story) Straight Up Love (Jake’s story) Dirty, Reckless Love (Levi’s story) Wrapped in Love (Brayden’s story) Crazy for Your Love (Carter’s story) If It’s Only Love (Shay’s story) – coming September 2019

Fire with Fire

Fire with Fire
Author: Destiny Soria
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780358469476
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Release: 2021-06-08
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Raised to be fierce dragon slayers, two sisters end up on opposite sides of the impending war when one sister forms an unlikely, magical bond with a dragon in this standalone YA contemporary fantasy that's perfect for fans of Slayer and Sorcery of Thorns. Dani and Eden Rivera were both born to kill dragons, but the sisters couldn't be more different. For Dani, dragon slaying takes a back seat to normal high school life, while Eden prioritizes training above everything else. Yet they both agree on one thing: it's kill or be killed where dragons are concerned. Until Dani comes face-to-face with one and forges a rare and magical bond with him. As she gets to know Nox, she realizes that everything she thought she knew about dragons is wrong. With Dani lost to the dragons, Eden turns to mysterious and alluring sorcerers to help save her sister. Now on opposite sides of the conflict, each sister will do whatever it takes to save the other. But the two are playing with magic that is more dangerous than they know, and there is another, more powerful enemy waiting for them both in the shadows.

One Kiss Before Christmas

One Kiss Before Christmas
Author: Emma Jackson
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781409199441
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Release: 2020-11-02
Editor: Orion Dash
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A gorgeously romantic festive read from the author of A Mistletoe Miracle, guaranteed to warm your heart this Christmas! Could it be the start of her happy ever after? Ashleigh could use a little Christmas magic. She's still living in Brighton with her Nan - who could give the Grinch lessons in how to be miserable - her acting career has been reduced to playing one of Santa's elves, and not even the prospect of a friend's winter wedding can cheer her up... That is until Olivier, the gorgeous French chef, reappears in her life. Or more accurately, next door. When they were teenagers, Olivier would spend every Christmas with his mother, who just happens to be Ash's neighbour and owner of the best chocolate shop in England. If anyone can bring a little sparkle back to Ash's life, it's Olivier. All she needs is one kiss before Christmas... Feel-good and festive, this is the perfect romance to curl up with this winter!

With Malice

With Malice
Author: Eileen Cook
Pages: 338
ISBN: 9780544829305
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Release: 2016-06-07
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

For fans of We Were Liars and The Girl on the Train comes a chilling, addictive psychological thriller about a teenage girl who cannot remember the last six weeks of her life. Eighteen-year-old Jill Charron's senior trip to Italy was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime. And then the accident happened. Waking up in a hospital room, her leg in a cast, stitches in her face, and a big blank canvas where the last 6 weeks should be, Jill comes to discover she was involved in a fatal accident in her travels abroad. She was jetted home by her affluent father in order to receive quality care. Care that includes a lawyer. And a press team. Because maybe the accident...wasn't an accident. Wondering not just what happened but what she did, Jill tries to piece together the events of the past six weeks before she loses her thin hold on her once-perfect life.

The Immortal Game

The Immortal Game
Author: Talia Rothschild,A. C. Harvey
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781250262912
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Release: 2021-05-25
Editor: Swoon Reads
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An exiled goddess goes on a quest to clear her name and save Mount Olympus in Talia Rothschild & A C Harvey's action-packed young adult debut, The Immortal Game! Galene, daughter of Poseidon, desperately wants to earn her place among the gods. But when a violent attack leaves Mount Olympus in chaos and ruins, she is accused of the crime. Banished from Olympus, Galene sets out to prove her innocence and discovers a more deadly plot—one that threatens even the oldest of Immortals. Fortunately, she has allies who willingly join her in exile: A lifelong friend who commands the wind. A defiant warrior with deadly skill. A fire-wielder with a hero’s heart. A mastermind who plays life like a game. All-out war is knocking at the gates. Galene and her friends are the only ones who can tip the scales toward justice, but their choices could save Olympus from total annihilation, or be the doom of them all.

Something Reckless

Something Reckless
Author: Lexi Ryan
Pages: 300
ISBN: 9781940832807
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Release: 2014-12-22
Editor: Lexi Ryan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Dive into a world of secrets and temptation. Read the first novel in the sizzling Reckless and Real series from NYT bestselling author Lexi Ryan... He talks dirty to me, but I don’t know his name. He wants to tie me up, but I don’t know his face. He turns me on, but I couldn’t point him out in a crowd. I’ve fallen for an anonymous stranger, and now the anonymity ends. I want more than typed secrets and texted promises. I want something reckless. Heat. Passion. The thrill of being entirely possessed. Because I suspect this anonymous stranger isn’t a stranger at all. **SOMETHING RECKLESS is book 1 in the sizzling Reckless and Real series and includes the prequel, SOMETHING WILD, for your convenience. Liz and Sam's story concludes in SOMETHING REAL, available now.** The Reckless and Real Series Includes: SOMETHING RECKLESS (Liz and Sam’s story, includes free novella SOMETHING WILD) SOMETHING REAL (Liz and Sam’s story concludes)

The Stalking Jack the Ripper Collection

The Stalking Jack the Ripper Collection
Author: Kerri Maniscalco
Pages: 1680
ISBN: 9780316592345
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Release: 2020-05-19
Editor: Jimmy Patterson
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Devour the complete #1 New York Times bestselling Stalking Jack the Ripper series: Stalking Jack the Ripper, Hunting Prince Dracula, Escaping from Houdini, Capturing the Devil, and a free novella are included in this thrilling new collection! Between social teas and silk dress fittings, Audrey Rose Wadsworth leads a secret life studying corpses in the gruesome practice of forensic medicine. A string of ghastly corpses drags Audrey into the investigation of a serial murderer as she searches for the identity of Jack the Ripper. This is only the beginning of Audrey's life-shattering journey. Soon, she's drawn deeper into the captivatingly gruesome world of bizarre murders. As Audrey finds herself in the castle of Dracula himself, and then face-to-face with the one and only Houdini, she discovers that love and death go hand in hand, and there's something irresistible about the charming Thomas Cresswell who accompanies her. Shocking, blood-soaked discoveries will take Audrey and Thomas across the seas from London to America, where they find themselves dangerously lost in the infamous Murder Hotel. Will Audrey Rose and Thomas see their last mystery to the end-together and in love-or will their fortunes finally run out when their most depraved adversary makes one final, devastating kill?

Cast in Firelight

Cast in Firelight
Author: Dana Swift
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780593124215
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Release: 2021-01-19
Editor: Delacorte Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Adraa and Jatin are royal heirs of their respective kingdoms, masterful with magic, and their arranged marriage will unite two of Wickery's most powerful territories--except, they don't get along. Now, with the criminal underbelly suddenly making a move for control, the pair must learn to put their trust in the other if either is to uncover the real threat"--

The Wrong Kind of Love

The Wrong Kind of Love
Author: Lexi Ryan
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9781940832067
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Release: 2018-02-12
Editor: Lexi Ryan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

You never forget your wedding day. Or the moment your twin sister pukes on your bouquet and confesses she’s pregnant . . . with your fiancé’s baby. I wanted to get away, to hide until my heart mended. I found myself in a strange town with a mysterious stranger whose talented mouth and hands almost made me forget it was supposed to be my wedding night. Afraid to go home to face my broken life, I pretend to be my twin so I can take her job in Jackson Harbor caring for a six-year-old girl. Imagine my surprise when I find out my new boss is my mysterious stranger—Dr. Ethan Jackson. I never meant for Ethan to discover my secrets. I never meant for them to matter. But the longer I work with him and his sweet daughter, the harder I fall, and the clearer it becomes that I’m not the only one carrying a secret that could tear us apart. Get ready to fall for the boys of Jackson Harbor in Lexi Ryan’s sexy new contemporary romance series. These books can all be read as standalones, but you’ll enjoy reading them as a series! The Wrong Kind of Love (Ethan’s story) Straight Up Love (Jake’s story – coming May 2018) Dirty, Reckless Love (Levi’s story – coming August 2018)