Heart's Desire, part of the Unparalleled Love series collaboration I did with Sharon C. Cooper and Stephanie Nicole Norris, was initially released only on Amazon. Now you can get the book at all the other retailers! Links are below. Enjoy!
Coworkers Nathan Crenshaw and Janice Livingston once had a passionate relationship that went up in flames and created a strained environment at their place of employment. Since then, Janice has tried to move on. Unfortunately, they have to work together, and unfortunately, she’s still very attracted to Nathan.
Nathan can’t forget his connection with Janice—a connection he hasn’t experienced with any other woman. After an earth-shattering kiss rekindles their flame, will these two finally get it right— or will an outside force get in the way?
Read the other books in the series!
Soul's Desire by Sharon C. Cooper
Everlasting Desire by Stephanie Nicole Norris (only on Amazon)
💋Amazon US: https://amzn.to/328BTnp
💋Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2zpfrK8
💋Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/33Yzldc
💋Google Play: http://bit.ly/366O2uW
What readers are saying:
I picked this one up last night and couldn't put it down! Janice and Nathan's re-kindled romance has it going on. Their fiery chemistry is a real page-turner. As usual, this experienced author does not disappoint. If you're looking for a switched-on, sexy short read, diving deep on occasion? This one comes highly recommended. Loved it!
Janice realizes she made a mistake letting Nathan go. However, she doesn't know how to let her past hurts go. Nathan secretly still loves Janice, but has moved on. Both of them must find away to move forward. I loved reading about them finding their way back to each other.
I loved the main character Janice. She was untraditional in many ways yet relatable. Nathan was down right sexy with a huge heart and perfect for Janice. I enjoyed the journey of their love story.
My latest release, HEART'S DESIRE is now available! So I'm really excited for you to read this novella. It's a second chance romance and office romance, and dare I say, even a sprinkling of opposites attract. This couple is hot, hot, hot! I love Janice's personality, and Nathan is... well, you know how I write my heroes. He's definitely swoon-worthy.
As a reminder, the book will be released only on Amazon initially. After the 90-day exclusive period has expired, Heart's Desire will be available on other platforms. If you don't want to wait 90 days, you can download the FREE Kindle app to any computer, tablet or phone and read it now.
HEARTS DESIRE TEASER
“And how was your weekend?” He poured a cup of coffee. He drank his with no sugar or cream, one of the many details she remembered from their relationship a few years ago.
“Did you go out?”
“I did. Went to a club and danced the night away. It was fun.”
He slowly nodded. “Still partying hard, huh?”
“Not too hard.” On occasion, she went to a club or lounge to relax on the weekend and unload the stress of the work week.
“I’m sure you had men lined up to be your dance partners.”
“Nothing quite so dramatic,” Janice demurred, though she was pleased by the compliment.
Nathan chuckled, low and sexy, showing off pretty teeth and dimples. She hated that laugh. Not because it annoyed her, but because it was so enticing she longed to hear it over and over again and highlighted the smallest regret that she and Nathan were no longer a couple.
But they were in a good place now, and she had to remember that. Friendly, able to engage in polite conversation and the occasional banter the way they used to before they became romantically involved.
“At least you’re not still wasting your time with boys,” he said, amusement filtering into his eyes.
Janice arched an eyebrow. “Who says I’m wasting my time with boys?”
“I’ve seen the men you date now, remember?” He lowered his voice, arching an eyebrow right back at her.
Janice’s voice also went lower. “Once. One time you saw me on a date with a younger man. That’s not my norm.” Unfortunately, she’d run into Nathan at the movie theater she and her date had gone to.
At thirty-six, she figured she’d try something different, so why not try a younger man? She’d assumed younger men were easier to deal with in relationships, and she wouldn’t have to worry about getting serious because they were in their prime and not looking for anything permanent. Au contraire. Her experiment had been a bust. The first one she dated was too immature and saw her as a bank to borrow money from. The second became attached way too soon, so she’d had to end the relationship before it started.
“You shouldn’t waste time with boys when you could have the benefits of being with a real man.”
“And I suppose you can tell me all about the benefits of being with a real man?” Janice asked sweetly. They were entering dangerous territory.
Nathan locked eyes with her, seemed about to add more, and then shook his head. After a few seconds, he said, “I’m not going there.”
“Say what’s on your mind,” Janice said, her heart rate speeding up a fraction.
“Nah. Not a good idea.” His gaze swept the room as if searching for someone.
“Tell me before I beat it out of you.”
His attention came back to her. For a second, he hesitated, but then he finally whispered, “I can show you all the benefits of being with a real man better than I can tell you. But you already know that.”
They locked eyes again, and her stomach tightened.
Janice swallowed. “You did, but that didn’t work so well, did it?”
“So you say.”
The other two books in the Unparalleled Love series are EVERLASTING LOVE by Stephanie Nicole Norris and SOUL'S DESIRE by Sharon C. Cooper. The books can be read in any order, and paperbacks are already available for all three novellas.
Soul's Desire buy links: AMAZON US | AMAZON UK | AMAZON CA
Everlasting Desire buy links: AMAZON US | AMAZON UK | AMAZON CA
To celebrate the release of Heart's Desire, I have a contest with some lovely prizes. Here are the details:
PRIZE(s): 1) reader's choice of a $25 gift card or Paypal cash and 2) the lovely bangle below. The double heart design is rose gold plated and dusted with Swarovski crystals.
HOW TO ENTER: Click the link below and enter your name and email address into the form.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to U.S. and international entrants. NOTE: Because the jewelry will be drop-shipped, an international entrant is only eligible for the gift card.
DEADLINE: 11:59 PM EST, September 15, 2019
Take advantage of these sales that end in September
I was lucky enough to be invited into Apple's audiobook romance series starter collection. They're having a massive promotion right now, and the Love Unexpected series is part of it. You can get THE BLIND DATE for only 99 cents, and the other audiobooks are discounted from $4.99 to $9.99. So take advantage. The starter page disappears after the 11th, but the sale lasts until September 30th.
You can still start the Brooks Family series for 99 cents, with A PASSIONATE LOVE. Sale ends September 30th. In the meantime, I'm working on Deeper Than Love, Reese and Nina's story, which is the last book in the series. Get ready for an angsty love story that pulls at the heart strings. 😊
That's all for now! Go ahead and 1-click the UNPARALLELED LOVE series, and have a fabulous reading day.
Last night, Building Relationships Around Books (BRAB), an online book club with over 1600 members, announced their nominees for their annual book awards. And I was fortunate enough to receive FOUR nominations!
I couldn't wait to share my great news with you! I'm super-excited and honored to be nominated. Knowing that readers have so many choices makes this even more special that I was included on these lists with the other amazing authors.
So I'm feeling mighty good today, and I'm channeling those good vibes into more sexy and emotional stories I look forward to sharing with you. I'm currently working on DEEPER THAN LOVE, Reese and Nina's story, the last book in the Brooks Family series. It's going to be sooo good ya'll! These two are putting me through the emotional wringer!
Here are the nominations:
* Beverly Jenkins Author of the Year Award
* Book Husband of the Year: Stephan Brooks from Two Nights in Paris
* Best Interracial: Princess of Estoria
* Adrianne Byrd Queen of Comedy Romance: Two Nights in Paris
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