Holiday in Your Heart
The one thing thrift shop owner Maribeth Scott has always known is that she wants, more than anything, to be a mom. She’s dated “men, men, men” since she was a teen but never found “the one.” And so, as her fortieth birthday approaches, she decides on artificial insemination. Of course that’s the exact time that fate sends her Mo Kincaid, a man she might actually fall in love with. The mechanic is a redeemed sinner and a good man, but there’s a big hitch: he totally screwed up parenthood the first time around and has resolved never to do it again. But Caribou Crossing is a magical place and Christmas is a magical time—and who knows, maybe miracles really can happen!
Ring of Fire
Fire chief Lark Cantrell firmly believes that she, her mom, and her ten-year-old son Jayden are the perfect family. Men, like her father and her ex-husband, can’t be relied on—at least not for more than an occasional hookup. Major Eric Weaver has a single mission in life: to overcome his leg amputation and his PTSD and return to active service. As an army brat, he’s convinced that a career soldier can’t successfully have a family life. But when fate brings Eric and Lark together not once but twice, the cynical fire chief and the scarred soldier may just have to accept the writing on the wall: a happily-ever-after for everyone concerned.
Love Somebody Like You
When Ben Traynor, a sexy cowboy from Sally Ryland’s past, turns up at her Western riding school at the behest of her estranged family, the young widow must face the demons from her abusive marriage in order to heal and to not only reconnect with her past but move ahead to a bright new future.
Fly Close to the Sun
Lawyer Kieran Bridge’s carefully planned life has unraveled. Distraught, she travels to Crete—the island she and her deceased father had always been drawn to—in search of the key to her future. She finds far more than she’d bargained for: a country that awakens her senses and emotions, and a man who challenges her as she’s never been challenged before. She feels an inexplicable connection to Dr. Stefanos Dimitrakis, a fugitive accused of murdering his uncle. When Stefanos insists he’s innocent, Kieran’s instincts tell her to believe him—but in the past her judgment has failed her. How can she now believe in a bond that defies reason?
Love Me Tender: A Caribou Crossing Romance
Inn-owner Dave Cousins is known as the nicest—and loneliest—guy in town. Dare he risk his damaged heart again, on a free-spirited drifter? Like the wild goose tattooed on her shoulder, Cassidy Esperanza goes wherever the wind takes her, yet she has to admit there’s something seductive about Caribou Crossing—and especially Dave. But when she faces a life-changing medical diagnosis, her first instinct is to take flight once more. Is Dave strong enough to help them both face their fears and believe that sometimes love truly can last a lifetime?
Stand by Your Man: A Caribou Crossing Romance
Karen MacLean is a hardworking, well-respected corporal for the Caribou Crossing detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Though she secretly longs for marriage and a home like the one she grew up in, she’s made her job her top priority and grown accustomed to being alone. But a handsome sergeant whose will is as strong as her own could change everything she thought she believed. . . Sergeant Jamal Estevez is often trusted with undercover work, but his greatest challenge has been to conceal his true identity as a recovering alcoholic. A city guy who’s never had a real home, he’s starting to find peace riding the country roads of Caribou Crossing--with beautiful Corporal MacLean. As the attraction between them grows, Jamal may discover that the life Karen has been hoping for is exactly what he’s needed all along. . .
Bound to be Dirty: A Dirty Girls Book Club novel
When Lily Nyland’s book club chooses an erotica novel featuring BDSM, the family practice doctor finds the subject problematic. A strong feminist, she believes in independence and equality between sex partners – and that’s exactly what she has with her helicopter bush pilot husband Dax Xavier. What they don’t have is time together, true intimacy, communication, and a deep level of trust. In fact, their marriage is in serious trouble. When Dax, home for Christmas, starts spicing up their sex life with naughty tricks he’s borrowed from her book, she’s shocked to find herself turned on. Can passion and kinky sex trigger the kind of intimacy and communication that will help Lily and Dax determine whether they still love each other and whether their marriage is worth fighting for?
Gentle on my Mind: A Caribou Crossing Romance
A recovering alcoholic with bipolar disorder, Brooke Kincaid has spent five years repairing her life. When an undercover cop’s Harley shatters her white picket fence, there goes her peace of mind. She’s drawn to Jake Brannon’s raw masculinity and his unexpected tenderness—and his desire makes her feel more alive than she’s ever been. Brooke offers him a safe house and a cover story as he searches for a killer. Jake knows she’s vulnerable, but she’s also strong, kind, and hotter than hellfire. It’s a combination that could make even a die-hard loner long to put down roots, and show her just how good a second chance can get...
Home on the Range: A Caribou Crossing Romance
Best friends Evan Kincaid and Jess Bly always knew the future would take them in opposite directions. She’d remain in Caribou Crossing with the horses she loved, and he’d make it big in the Big Apple. No hard feelings when, after one mind-blowing night of passion, he split town. Right? Now Evan’s back, reluctantly, and both he and Jess are hiding huge trust-destroying secrets. The attraction between them is more powerful than ever, but when the truth comes out, can country girl and city boy risk a second chance at love?
“I loved this book. It’s the perfect sweep-you-away story—smart, sexy, funny and touching, set in a beautifully rendered place in the west. Susan Fox delivers an unforgettable read.” (Susan Wiggs)
He’s the worst man in the world for her. So why can’t she resist him?
Wade Bly is certain of his destiny: He’ll marry his high school sweetheart, Miriam, work at his father’s ranch, and eventually inherit the place and make it his own. And of course, they’ll have a few kids once they’ve had time to enjoy married life and save some money. But when an unexpected pregnancy speeds up their plans, Wade can only hope he’s up for the challenge... Miriam always knew she and Wade would be happy together. He’s a good provider and a doting father to their spirited daughter, Jess. And when the lights go out, he’s the passionate cowboy of her wildest dreams. But when a string of disappointments leaves them both feeling doubtful about their future, they’ll have to rediscover themselves and their love—to see that the life they fear is over is really just beginning...
Dare to be Dirty: A Dirty Girls Book Club novel
Confirmed city girl Kim Chang loves her book club’s foray into erotic fiction, but she’s not sold on their choice of cowboy erotica. An art student whose future lies back in Hong Kong, Kim doesn’t think of dusty chaps and Stetsons as sexy. She’s in for a surprise when the club visits the rodeo. It’s raw and physical, and those strong, masculine men atop bucking broncs arouse some serious lust. That night, she finds herself hooking up with the most smoldering cowboy in the bunch and having the hottest night of her life. Ty Ronan is from a different world, but their wild fling is too good to stop. As Ty unleashes Kim’s inner dirty girl, she realizes the rough-and-tumble man might be more than a roll in the hay. This cowboy’s allure goes deeper than she imagined, but can these two opposites make their passionate ride last a lifetime?
When a leather–jacketed biker rides down the avenue of pink flowering trees, Maura knows there’s trouble, right here in Cherry Lane...
Maura Mahoney’s quiet routine as accountant and acting manager at Cherry Lane retirement community is turned upside down when Jesse Blue, a bad boy on a Harley, roars into her life. He’s been sentenced to do community service at Cherry Lane. Maura, protective of the seniors, puts him to work in the garden—outside her office window, where she can keep an eye on him. It’s an instant attraction of opposites. Though each believes the other is way out of their league, they can’t prevent the increasingly steamy fantasies that obsess them. When those fantasies turn to reality, will it shatter their tenuous relationship? Or will they discover that in fact they’re not as different as they thought—and they can surmount the barriers between them and find a deep, lasting love?
The Dirty Girls Book Club
Don't you wish your book club read sexy books?
When Georgia Malone's book club makes their first erotic selection, she's surprised to find herself identifying with the main character who is, like her, a widow who has never truly experienced the joys of sex. She's also stunned to find herself attracted to the spokesman for her new marketing campaign. Hockey star Woody Hanrahan is supremely masculine, with rough edges and cocky charm—exactly the sort of man she usually avoids. While her mind says stay away, Georgia’s body tells her to give in, and she discovers a whole new world of erotic pleasure. But when it comes to writing her own happy ending, this dirty girl doesn't just need his body: turns out, she wants his heart!
What happens when the runaway bride finds that her discarded groom has come along for the honeymoon cruise?
Merilee Fallon has been planning her wedding to Matt Townsend since she was seven. But, two days before the big day, she has a serious case of cold feet. She shocks both Matt and herself—and calls off the wedding. Needing a total change of scene, Merilee decides not to let their non-refundable Mexican Riviera cruise go to waste—not realizing Matt has the very same idea. Can they be friends? Will they find new lovers? Or will they discover that sometimes there’s nothing more arousing than a second chance at first love—especially on a cruise ship where there are no rules and anything goes…
Get ready to sizzle!
In charge of her first destination wedding, a Greek island cruise, sex is the last thing on widowed wedding planner Gwen Austin's mind—until Santos Michaelides helps her rediscover herself as a single, sensual woman. But then Gwen finds out that there's more to the charismatic cruise director than meets the eye… When Kendra Kirk meets up again with Flynn Kavanagh, the sexy IT consultant she'd unsuccessfully prosecuted, sparks of all kinds fly. But her newfound ability to put her life ahead of her career will be pushed to the breaking point when she learns the truth about Flynn…
Free spirit Jenna Fallon avoids commitment of any sort. When her car breaks down en route from California to Vancouver, what fun to hitch a ride with a sexy marine biologist, and show him one wild road trip. Globe-trotting Mark Chambers isn't about to say no. Jenna bewitches and bedazzles him as they make their way up the Pacific Coast. For the first time ever, he wants commitment — with a woman who shuns the concept. Can Jenna overcome deep-seated insecurity and believe what her heart tells her — that this wild ride has an unexpected and very special destination: love?
Sex on the Slopes
At a wedding in Whistler, the bride and groom aren’t the only ones steaming up those winter nights! Wedding planner Andi wants to be a man’s “first and only,” yet can’t keep her hands off sexy firefighter Jared, a widower who’s loved and lost. Brianna, the host of a TV talk show, is all business. Can Zack, a hot Aussie ski instructor, seduce her over to the sexy side? Maddie always had a thing for her brother’s bad boy friend Logan. She wants to prove she’s grown up, and find out how a good a bad boy Logan really is!
The Naughty List
The only thing that could force one-time bad girl Charlie Coltrane back to Whistler, the town that rejected her, is the promise of an inheritance. She's determined to collect, and blow that town forever. Hot tool-belt guy LJ Jacoby, who's had a crush on Charlie since high school, has different plans. He let her get away once, and it's damned well not happening again – especially at Christmas time!
Nav Bharani is in love with his neighbour, Kat Fallon, but she’s stuck him in the buddy trap. Her train trip from Montreal is his opportunity to play “stranger on the train” and seduce her into seeing him in a whole new light – and realizing he’s the man of her dreams. This is Book 2 in the Wild Ride to Love series that started with Sex Drive by Susan Lyons (Dec 2009).
Some Like It Rough
Assigned to work undercover as an exotic dancer, straight-laced Haley Croft discovers the thrill of strutting her stuff. And when she catches sexy PI Ry Montana checking out her moves, she can't wait to give him his own private show... (Also contains novellas by Kate Pearce and Anne Rainey.)
Sex on the Beach
An exotic wedding in Belize turns into an erotic escapade for three unlikely couples. When wedding planner Sarah learns that the groom’s friend Free intends to save his pal from the mistake of marriage, it’s an all-out war between the sexes. Model Tamiko Sato comes to the wedding as arm-candy for the groom’s deep-in-the-closet uncle, so what’s she to do when resort manager Ric proves far too tempting? Giovanna and her ex, James, mix as well as Italian olive oil and English tonic water; how embarrassing — and exciting! — to discover the flame of passion still burns.
Prof. Theresa Fallon’s ex-husband gave her good reason to swear off men. But when, on the flight from Sydney to Vancouver, she’s seated beside one of Australia’s ten sexiest bachelors, she has reason to question that decision. It’s a long flight, but thriller writer Damien Black has ways of making the hours fly by! From there, it’s not all that big a step to enjoying a stopover together in romantic Honolulu. For the cynical Theresa and the far-too-experienced Damien, this journey is a special one. To their mutual surprise, they’re on a wild ride to love!
Men on Fire
Jade attends a bachelor auction to “buy” a faux fiancé. She’s looking for a nice conservative white-collar guy, but when her girlfriends thwart her plans and buy her sexy firefighter Quinn, let the sparks fly! (Also contains steamy firefighter novellas by Rachelle Chase and Jodi Lynn Copeland.)
Unwrap Me – with Susan’s novella, “Unwrap Me”
In “Unwrap Me,” Christmas-hating Jude proves a challenge for Nick, who’s a big fan of the season. But he’s up to the task, with a very persuasive – and sexy – twelve days of Christmas! (Also contains sexy holiday stories by Melissa MacNeal and Melissa Randall.)
She’s On Top
Rina reconnects with her first love, Giancarlo, and is happy to let the magic-fingered pianist create sensual body music with her – so long as he plays by her rule. Plus-size Rina has body image issues and will only have sex with the lights off. Can Giancarlo bring her into the light and convince her to love her lush body just as much as he does?
What happens when a stressed-out lady lawyer meets a masseur named Adonis? Workaholic Ann is game to learn about tantric sex from laid-back Adonis, just so long as he plays by her rule. Because the one thing she’ll never do is give up control – especially of her heart – to any man. And certainly not one who’s her polar opposite. Right?
Hot in Here
Chinese-Canadian journalist Jenny knows how to go after what she wants – and that’s Scott, the winner of the firefighter calendar competition. It doesn’t matter that he’s white and she can’t tell her traditional family that she’s seeing him, because their relationship’s about fantasy, not reality. According to her rule, they’ll enact each other’s wildest fantasies. The one thing they can’t do is fall in love or life will get really complicated!
Vet student Suzanne finds her sexy side with super-hot African-American lawyer, Jaxon. Their rule: keep it light and sparkly, like champagne. So why should it matter that she’s all about home and family and his top priority is his career? Well, it wouldn’t – unless, of course, they were starting to fall for each other . . .
Hot Down Under (in The Firefighter)
In “Hot Down Under,” Tash grudgingly agrees to “babysit” her eccentric grandmother on her trip to Australia, little does she realize that Nana has romance on her mind—for both of them! (Also contains sexy firefighter stories by P.J. Mellor and Alyssa Brooks.)