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Tempting Luck Giveaway and book up for Preorder

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

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On March 13th, some of our favorite authors are releasing the Tempting Luck anthology.

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~Seduction in a Suit ~ Available for preorder

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

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Say goodbye to a typical day at the office and get ready for a whole new kind of workplace hazard. With a trove of sultry stories and tantalizing tales, this anthology is not safe for work–and that’s finally a good thing! Whether it starts as a harmless flirtation or a lifelong love affair, these stories explore the complicated world of love and lust in the workplace. Find out what happens when people stop working for the weekend and turn their 9-to-5’s into a full-time liaison.

From flirty conference calls to sizzling office romances, the spectrum of playful professional fantasies is waiting to be enjoyed.

This scorching anthology of twenty-one contemporary romances from today’s New York Times, USA Today, and International bestselling authors is perfect for adding a little cheek to your work week.

For those of y’all who know my Cottonwood Falls series, my story in the boxset ties into RELENTLESS. The Jack Perot is the business partner of Toby Latner, in that story.

http://amzn.to/2mvFecY

 

 

 

 

New Release ~ Beyond His Control

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

COVER_Burke_BeyondHisControlSo, yep, I’m late again in announcing my newest release.

This story falls after the Quad series when their children are all grown up and doing stupid things…just kidding. *grin* However, it is the story of Derek and Jacey’s son Caleb and Kamden, Lane and Kenya’s daughter.

Blurb:

For him, rules were meant to be followed, except when it comes to her…

Caleb Moser loves being a Marine. His life couldn’t be much better, if only he could learn to let the one woman who he turned down, go. He can’t. He won’t. And when she is in trouble, he’ll break all those rules he was fine following before to save her.

Kamden Strong is in Taiwan when her life turns upside down. Struggling to survive her kidnapping, she’s not sure she will make it out. When her rescue comes, it’s the last man she ever thought she would see again.

Will they have something beyond the jungle? Beyond the painful memories?

Enjoy!

 

New Release ~ Vindication

Monday, December 25th, 2017

Happy December.

It’s my last release of the year. This is book 3 of Theta Corps. And yes, for those of you who were asking about him, this is Beauregard’s story.

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What happens after all those years of sniping at one another when they are alone together?

Beauregard Jackson has a reputation of being a ladies man. It never bothered him until an ex shows up from his past and makes his life hell. When she goes after the one woman he’s never dated but has loved truly, Beau takes action.

Shanon “Mino” Tumelo has spent years putting off her own dreams to work at Theta Corps. Since she’d quit there, she’d gone back to medical school and was months away from finishing when she’s yanked back into that world.

While she and Beau work together, she struggles to fight her feelings for him, aware he’s not a long-term kind of man. Beau, however, wants to change her mind for she’s the one he wants. Can he convince her of his love for her?

Buy Link: http://amzn.to/2la2KeG

#suspense

#interracial

New Release ~ His Pryze to Claim

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Burke_Omega_2_HisPryzeAre you loving the Kindleworld stories? I am, it lets me get a taste of a new author. Anyway, I have a new one out in Desiree Holt’s Omega Team Kindleworld series. This one ties in with my last one, His Rysk to Take. The heroines are cousins.

A wedding, a car crash, and more heat than they know what to do with.

Liz Pryze is attending her cousin’s wedding where she meets the handsome best man. Sparks fly immediately but she’s determined to be on her best behavior and not proposition him. Not an easy task especially with the looks he’s been giving her all night.

Cullen O’Rourke is enamored by the bride’s cousin. Determined to get her alone, he offers to drive her when she’s recalled to work. The trip doesn’t go as planned when they’re rammed off the road and hunted. After she gets out of the hospital, together they figure out who’s after one of them and why. Being locked up with her in a cabin is the perfect time for him to claim his prize.

New Release ~ Restitution

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

restitution_800[5059]I know some of y’all know the In Aeternum series that had Casanova in Training, Harbour of Refuge, Protected by Shadows, & Polar Opposites. And within that series there were mention of Theta Corps and the Jackson cousins, Ethan, Anabelle Lee, and Beauregard.

Well, this one, Restitution, is the first of these Theta Corps stories and it is Ethan’s story. The other two will also be out this year.

 

This spy has fallen for the princess who helped save him.

Ethan Jackson has been a prisoner for longer than he cares thinking about. An opportunistic perimeter alarm allows for him and one other to escape. Almost recaptured, they are saved by the timely arrival of his family. Now he just has to figure out who this woman with him is and where the man behind his own kidnapping has gone.

Zahra “Rally” Kidjo has a kinship with the man who saved her but her trust only goes so far. The youngest child in the ruling royal family she’s used to betrayal from the inside. Once brash and outspoken on her beliefs, she’s now reserved and soft-spoken.

While this horrible ordeal is now over, can Ethan keep this princess in his life or will he lose her to her familial obligations?

New Release ~ Autumn Frost

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Happy Thursday.

Another release for me this week. This one is Autumn Frost and is my first of 4 stories that will be taking place within the Brotherhood Protectors Kindleworld series by Elle James.

I’m honored that she’s allowing me to play in her world. All 4 of mine will have dogs in them as an added bonus. So, here’s a bit more about Autumn Frost.

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Simon Frederick, freshly separated from the military, was minding his own business heading home to his cabin when a woman stumbles from the woods and right in front of his truck. When she passes out in his arms, he takes her home.

Geri found herself in a strange cabin with a man she didn’t know. The only familiar one around her was Lars, her Beauceron. As her memory comes back little by little, she realizes that there is much more than meets the eye of the man who saved her. They grow closer as does the danger. When the bullets stop and the calm returns, will they be together?

 

 

New Release ~ Labor of Love Anthology

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Happy Monday,

So I have a lot of releases this month. First up is the release today, Labor of Love:10 Anecdotes of Love and the Struggles Within. This is a collection of 10 stories by myself and Dahlia Rose, Reana Malori, Angela Kay Austin, Hadley Raydeen, Leila Lacey, Raven Starr, Cordelia Michelsen, Jaimie Lyne Sanderson, and Autumn Latimore.

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We all experienced Love of some sort and know there are some struggles that come with. This Anthology is 10 such shorts for your enjoyment.
•Operation- Ball N’ Chain – Aliyah Burke: This short read takes place after Intensity which is book 6 in my Cottonwood Falls series.
•Beale Street Blues -Angela Kay Austin: Darling Crawford lost the man she loved to another woman. Returning to her parents was bad enough, but returning home broke, divorced, and jobless is awful. Right about now she just needs to have fun. A man with a sexy southern drawl. A strong drink. A night of dancing. What happens on Beale Street stays on Beale Street, right?
•Dirty Mechanic – Benson Jacobs
•Love Between the Lines – Callie Fletcher
•The Mend – Cordelia Michelsen: Two broken people, who share a connected past. Their issues soon become a tangled web when they are thrown together under odd circumstances, to carry out the restoration of an inherited lake house. What neither of them expected was the restoration of their souls after so many years spent lost and alone. Follow the epic love story of Shaye and Abe in The Mend.
•Fall from Grace- Dahlia Rose Grace Kyle fell in love and fell in love hard for an older sexy soldier. Even though she knew it was a bad idea. She was part of the group sending humanitarian aid out Ecuador after a brutal storm and mudslide. Grace met him on base in Lawton Oklahoma and it was a hot and heavy month-long affair with Major Oliver Mason. “It’s been fun Grace, but we knew this didn’t have a future…” she didn’t hear the rest of his words because his words broke her heart. Pride made her turn on her heels and leave before he saw her tears and she went back to Eugene Oregon with a broken heart and a vow to forget him. One year later as the holidays approached, a knock on her door brought all those memories to life. Oliver stood at her doorstep, handsome as sin in his uniform with his hat in his hands. He begged her to forgive him, she was the only thing the thought about in the last year and he tried like hell to find her. But it fell on deaf ears because Grace vowed never to be hurt again by anyone. The sweet woman he fell for was gone, she buried that naivety and while he vowed he’d put in the work to win her back. She promised him and herself she would thwart his effort. But his kisses still made her sizzle and the passion they shared never dulled. Now she was the one saying it was for fun and games, except now there may be something that connects them forever. It would be a labor of love to win her back and Oliver was not one to step away from a challenge.
•For You I Will- Hadley Raydeen: Callie Johnson has worked as the Office Manager at Harmon and Associates, a top law firm in the city for a number of years. She runs the office smoothly and without being second guessed. The Managing Partner, Paul Harmon, trusted her to take care of the office, while he tended to the law. When Paul takes a leave of absence, due to health reasons, and leaves his duties to his protégé, Daniel Morrow, he and Callie immediately bump heads. The two should be considered equals, but Daniel seems to like to throw his weight around. When the firm gets bad news, Daniel and Callie must work together to keep the firm going or it will be ripped out from them both. Can they find a way to work together in harmony or will they see themselves both in the unemployment line?

•Something to Build On- Leila Lacey
•Broken Soul- Raven Starr: This is the beginning of Immokalee’s journey of pain and loss while trying to survive, Immokalee, Tumbling Water, must learn path to truly find herself.
•Promise Me- Reana Malori

New Release ~A Little Taste of Home~

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Right, so officially the book isn’t out until 12 July 17, but, if you go to the publisher, Twisted E-Publishing, you can pick it up now.

I made it easy for you, just click on the image, it takes you right there. :)

#Romance #interracial #Book1 #Quadseries

Blurb:

A woman with a checkered past finds love in the least expected of places…

Sanura “Mac” McKie is a restaurateur who’s trying to put her past behind her. Running her business is her focus and has made her into a woman who’s unused to explaining her actions to others. Taking a delivery one morning changes everything.

Gavin Rawlins is an architect looking to start his own company and get away from his current boss. Wealthy and used to getting what he wants, he’s immediately enamored with the woman who stops by to deliver their lunch during a meeting. She’s completely different from the women he usually meets—those who want access to his money. It isn’t an issue for her, at least not in the way he’s used to.

His pursuit of her is hampered by an interfering mother, a few misunderstandings, and a past that keeps popping up to haunt her. When the smoke clears, will Gavin be able to keep the woman who’s become more to him than just his vision for the future? Can he get Mac to trust in his love and prove he’s out for more than a little taste of home?

 

Up for pre-order ~ Called Home to The Edge

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Happy Tuesday to all y’all!

Just wanted to announce that I have a book up for pre-order at Totally Bound. This is the first in 4 shorts that will be coming out there. The stories are about coming home to that small town you grew up in.

This first one is the eldest child who’s come back. Called Home to The Edge is a second chance romance. I hope you enjoy the story.

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Title: Called Home to The Edge

Series: The Edge, Book 1

Publisher: Totally Bound

Genre: Contemporary

Price: 0.99

Pre-order Link: https://www.totallybound.com/book/called-home-to-the-edge

General release date: 8 Aug 17

 

Blurb:

Unexpected situations can be amazing if you allow yourself to believe.

Joseph Meyers grew up on a fruit farm in northern Wisconsin, and planned on spending his life there until the day his father kicks him off. Over a year later and he returns because the old man has had a stroke.

Sissy Edwin has taken over the job her mother had as housekeeper for the Meyers family after she passed. As a single parent, she’s focused on two things—doing her job and raising her son, Taylor.

These two had grown up together and had a one-night stand, but now things are different. They’re not in high school and they both have goals. Joseph’s is to have her back in his life, as she woke part of him that was dead for so long, hers is to do right by her son. Do they have what it takes to keep it all at The Edge, or will everything fall apart?