I’m Your Man
Maureen Hart had never had a summer so crazy…not even the year she’d become a teenage unwed mother. Now her life was on track with a steady boyfriend and a big promotion looming. And the one person who could derail everything was now waiting on her doorstep!
Maureen’s estranged daughter desperately needed her to care for her six-year-old son for several months. She just never imagined when she said yes that the child’s gorgeous paternal grandfather, Daniel, would insist on staying, as well.
Quarters were getting interestingly close. But Maureen was technically almost engaged…and a workaholic…and a control freak. And totally about to cut loose and indulge in a little fun with a man capable of doing his own laundry!
Hero is in his 50’s. Heroine in her 40’s.
The only African American vice president at one of Boston’s hottest ad agencies, Jada Green is at the top of her game. She’s 45 and single, but she’s living life to the fullest. Luca Alessandri, the strikingly handsome president of Allegro, an Italian commercial design firm, is looking for an ad agency to help craft his company’s image in the US. When they meet, they are both thrown off balance by their instant attraction. Jada knows there can only be trouble getting involved with a potential client, so she faces a real dilemma when Luca starts pursuing her with a vengeance.Their romance takes them from Boston to the Alpine beauty of Torino, Italy and back again as they learn about each other and struggle to balance their careers, friendships, jealousies …and threats from vengeful colleagues.
Heroine is 45. Hero is in his 50’s.
Nobody But You
Trista Karlberg is at loose ends since her husband ran off with his secretary and her son left for college. She joins a new health club to get back on track, but there is more than exercise equipment to raise her heart rate. Gorgeous Jake Burlington, a retired professional wrestler, owns the health club. He has no time for women, until Trista comes along, and suddenly he can’t think of anything but her.
Heroine is a 39-year-old divorcee and the hero is a 42-year-old ex-pro wrestler.
When Keri Daniels’ editor finds out she has previous carnal knowledge of reclusive bestselling author Joe Kowalski, she gives Keri a choice: get an interview or get a new job.
Joe has never forgotten the first girl to break his heart, so he’s intrigued to hear Keri’s back in town and looking for him. Despite his intense need for privacy, he’ll grant Keri an interview if it means a chance to finish what they started in high school.
He proposes an outrageous plan—for every day she survives with his family on their annual camping and four-wheeling trip, Keri can ask one question. Keri agrees; she’s worked too hard to walk away from her career.
But the chemistry between them is still as potent as the bug spray, Joe’s sister is out to avenge his broken heart and Keri hasn’t ridden an ATV since she was ten. Who knew a little blackmail, a whole lot of family and some sizzling romantic interludes could make Keri reconsider the old dream of Keri & Joe 2gether 4ever.
Hero and heroine in their late 30’s
All That Matters
When a megastore grocery chain threatens to shut down the new boutique bakery Chloe Lawson’s worked so hard to establish, she’s furious. Her life may not be picture-perfect, but her custom cakes and pastries are becoming the talk of Boise, and she’d like to keep it that way. Chloe needs a champion, and handsome, widowed John Moretti turns out to be it. A high-powered lawyer whose two rebellious teenagers are the only people he doesn’t seem able to impress, John is shocked to find himself fighting for Chloe’s little cause, much less falling for her. But once he samples her home-baked charms, he’s hooked–and determined to make her a permanent part of his family.
Heroine is 40.
Lucy gets her life back
Red Duck, Idaho, may be just a speck on the map, but it’s perfect for a hardworking single mom looking for a good place to start over. Arriving with recipes, ambition, a silent prayer and two teenage boys, Lucy Carpenter is ready to cook her way into the hearts and wallets of celebrities who frequent the nearby ski resort and watering holes.
But she needs somebody to put the word out — and that somebody is Drew Tolman, former pro baseball player turned local big shot. She’s heard the rumors — scandal, women and more — but he’s the man Lucy needs on her side. It takes a little effort and a lot of decadence — in the kitchen — but word of Lucy’s culinary talents spreads like melting chocolate.
Soon everyone’s got Lucy’s number, but her best caller is Drew. He’s eager to convince the deliciously tempting Lucy that she’s the dessert he’s been saving room for . . .
Hero and heroine are in their 40’s.
At long last Natalie Goodwin’s life is running just the way she wants it. Her new florist shop is all set for a grand opening, and her daughter is enjoying her first semester in college. The house is clean, the bills are paid and cooking dinner every night is now an option. Natalie admits she’s just a teeny bit lonely, but recent dating experiences have left her convinced that Mr. Right does not live in Boise, Idaho.
But life has a big surprise for Natalie and he lives right across the street! Never in her wildest dreams did she think she could fall for a man nine years her junior, but then she has never met a man like firefighter Tony Cruz. He turns her well-ordered life upside down, and pretty soon things go from simmering to scalding. Just when the sparks begin to turn into a three-alarm blaze Natalie is caught unawares again — Tony wants her and a child of his own.
A baby? At forty-three? Natalie is definitely all shook up.
Heroine is 43.
On her first thirty-ninth birthday, Sabrina O’Hara battled cancer. This year, she discovers her fiancé Scott’s leading a treacherous double life. Now she’s on the run – from Scott, from the Mexican Mafia, and from one dangerously sexy Homeland Security Agent. Thirty-nine the first time was horrible. But can Sabrina survive Thirty-Nine Again?
Heroine is 40 and a cancer survivor.
Red’s Hot Honky-Tonk Bar
Red Cullens has gone from “hot mama” to “Grandmama” quicker than a hummingbird’s wink Unruly Red knows she’s no one’s idea of a sweet old granny. But with one long-distance phone call, the fortysomething bar owner with the tattoos and tight jeans is suddenly responsible for two young grandchildren she hardly knows. Red’s rowdy friends, late-night lifestyle and tiny apartment above her San Antonio saloon definitely aren’t kidproof. And Red’s pretty sure the hot young fiddle player she’s been dallying with will run for the hills when he learns she has a daughter, let alone grandkids. But Red is about to learn that age doesn’t necessarily come with wisdom. That a nine-year-old girl can be as exacting as the strictest parent. That the school of hard knocks never had bake sales. And that her boy toy is more of an adult than she is.
Heroine is 46. Her lover (or boy toy as he is referred to) is younger.
Hot Wheels and High Heels
Trophy wife Darcy McDaniel has just discovered that, thanks to her embezzling husband, her posh, upper-class life is gone for good. Now she’s trading her suburban palace for a trailer park and her weekly salon appointments for a job. Darcy needs a new man–fast–one who’ll keep her in the manner she darn well deserves. Problem is, the hottest prospect around is the my-way-or-the-highway hunk who’s making off with her beloved Mercedes!
Ex-cop turned repo man John Stark is sure that hiring the furious blonde in his headlights is a colossal mistake. He knows Darcy’s high-maintenance, designer-labels-only type–after all, he’s used to taking their cars. But he never expected this hellion to have the smarts and the spunk to go from receptionist to repo agent in record time…or to drive him insane with desire. She’s the last thing this tall, dark, and dangerous loner needs…and everything he never knew he wanted.
Heroine is 40. Hero is 42.
Nathaniel Mackie is treading an emotional knife-edge, and the abyss is beckoning. Following the deaths of his wife and baby, he has lived with unresolved guilt and grief, and it is tearing him apart.
One rainy day, Megan Thomas literally bursts into his kitchen – and into his life. Before long, their relationship becomes more than employer and housekeeper. Under her gentle, compassionate influence things begin to change, and he starts to come to terms with his past.
When Megan’s temporary secondment is over, the extent of his dependence and affection becomes apparent. He loves her and wants her back.
But will she want him and all his accumulated baggage cluttering up her life? If not, what then? The prospect of living the rest of his life without her is a prospect he cannot contemplate. He would rather die.
Hero is 55. Heroine is 45.
Linda Lewis loves two very different men – at the same time, and is content in her loving triangle until fate intervenes, bringing the two men together. When she falls pregnant, a plan is hatched – one man is the father, the other is led to believe he is, but which one is which? Can a modern menage be made to work, or is it always a recipe for disaster?
Linda and her lover are in their late 30’s. Linda’s husband is 47.
It’s a love triangle folks! Linda is married to one man and is having an affair with another. As strange as this sounds, all three find a way to make it work ….or do they?