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  • Simple Perfection by Abbi Glines

    Simple Perfection by Abbi Glines

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 56 ratings
    Woods had his perfect life mapped out for him. Rise up the ranks of the family business. Marry the rich girl of his parents’ dreams. Pretend that wealth and privilege was all he’d ever wanted. Then a girl named Della breezed into town, a beautifully imperfect stranger who captured his heart and opened his eyes to a new kind of future...
  • Love Redeemed by Love Belvin

    Love Redeemed by Love Belvin

    Rated: 4.78 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 9 ratings
    Love Redeemed – the conclusion of the of the Love’s Improbable Possibility series: Life’s complicated… Life’s not fair… All is fair in love and war… Find out in this riveting conclusion how Rayna reconciles her inability to trust and willingness to explore love in ways she thought she wasn’t worthy of. See love redeemed for someone who thought it was not in the cards...
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  • Power Play by Toni Aleo

    Power Play by Toni Aleo

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Posey Adler is coming home. After a devastating journey for what she mistakenly thought was true love, she is saying to hell with men and love forever. As the Nashville Assassins’s new assistant coach for special teams, Posey is ready to focus on her job and have the attention on her for a change...
  • RUSH: Deluxe Edition by Emma Scott

    RUSH: Deluxe Edition by Emma Scott

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable. --John MiltonCharlotte Conroy, Juilliard-trained violinist, was on the cusp of greatness when tragedy swooped down on dark wings, crushing her hopes and breaking her heart. The music that used to sing in her soul has grown quiet, and she feels on the verge of setting down her violin for good...
  • Brazen Steele by Ali Dean

    Brazen Steele by Ali Dean

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Beckett Steele knows what he wants and he’s finally going after it. But there’s one thing that might complicate his mission. It was easy to sign the legally-binding contract prohibiting a public relationship when he had no intention of falling in love...
    Categorized as:
    sports  new adult  dual-pov  m-f  contemporary
  • The Billionaire's Promise by Ivy Layne

    The Billionaire's Promise by Ivy Layne

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    For two years I held Vance Winters off… Right up until the day my fiancé dumped me for his mistress and Vance kissed me senseless. Vance Winters was six feet of dangerously beautiful mayhem. Wicked blue eyes, tousled blond hair, and golden skin covered in tattoos. Trouble. I should have taken one look and run in the other direction...
  • Holy Frigging Matrimony by Emma Chase

    Holy Frigging Matrimony by Emma Chase

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 41 ratings
    What does Drew Evans have to say next? Find out in this forty page short story, filled with his sexy charm, unique advice and hilarious one-liners. Marriage: the final frontier. Steven went first. He was kind of our test subject. Like those monkeys that NASA sent off into space in the fifties, all the while knowing they’d never make it back. And now another poor rocket is ready to launch...
  • The Baby Clause by Melanie Moreland

    The Baby Clause by Melanie Moreland

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 29 ratings
    This is a chapter for charity - all profits to go the Keith Milano Memorial Fund. A glimpse into Richard and Katy's future. Reading the book The Contract first is highly recommended. Contains spoilers...
  • Billionaire Undercover: The Billionaire's Obsession ~ Hudson by J.S. Scott

    Billionaire Undercover: The Billionaire's Obsession ~ Hudson by J.S. Scott

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 16 ratings
    One geology intern who desperately needs to be rescued from a hostage situation. One billionaire who has the capability to save her life. Two people who are inexplicably drawn to each other even though they have almost nothing in common...
  • The Wager by Rachel Van Dyken

    The Wager by Rachel Van Dyken

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 32 ratings
    From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, THE BET THE WAGER Lose a bet, lose your heart... What is it about a junior-high crush that can send an otherwise intelligent woman into a tailspin? TV reporter Char Lynn wishes she knew. Jake Titus is too rich, too handsome, too arrogant: a trifecta that once lured Char into the best night-and worst morning-after-of her life...
  • Confessions of a Litigation God by Sawyer Bennett

    Confessions of a Litigation God by Sawyer Bennett

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    WARNING, LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK from Matt Connover, Litigation God: Please do not attempt to read my story in public, as my sexual proclivities have been known to cause squirming in your seat, squeezing of your legs together and unintentional moaning, sometimes with spontaneous bursts of laughter at random moments...
  • Splendor by Janet Nissenson

    Splendor by Janet Nissenson

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    British hotelier Ian Gregson had it all – wealth, good looks, power, and a share in his family’s worldwide, multi-billion dollar luxury hotel chain. His very name was synonymous with sophistication and elegance, and any woman he wanted could be his with just a look. But the only woman he truly desired was strictly forbidden to him for too many reasons to count...
  • Affirmation by Sawyer Bennett

    Affirmation by Sawyer Bennett

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Things are off, and I can’t quite put my finger on it. Some things, however, are the same. For example, the sex with Matt is just as nuclear and consistent as it always has been. Still… I feel like I’m holding onto Matt with my fingertips, like he’s on the verge of slipping away and I don’t know what to do...
  • Hate Notes by Vi Keeland

    Hate Notes by Vi Keeland

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 39 ratings
    From New York Times bestselling authors Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward comes an unexpected love story of secondhand hearts and second chances…It all started with a mysterious blue note sewn into a wedding dress. Something blue. I’d gone to sell my own unworn bridal gown at a vintage clothing store. That’s when I found another bride’s “something old...
  • Park Avenue Player by Penelope Ward

    Park Avenue Player by Penelope Ward

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 27 ratings
    It started out like any normal day. Then the fender bender happened. The guy I collided with drove an expensive car and was drop-dead gorgeous. Too bad he was also a total jerk. We argued over whose fault it was and any other thing that came out of his condescending mouth. Eventually, the police came and we went our separate ways. The insurance companies would have to figure things out...
  • The Billionaire's Salvation ~ Max by J.S. Scott

    The Billionaire's Salvation ~ Max by J.S. Scott

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 23 ratings
    Billionaire Max Hamilton thought he was finally starting to find contentment, more than two years after losing his wife Mia in a tragic drowning accident. He'd been reunited with a sister he hadn’t realized existed. Finally he had family again, a reprieve from the pain and loneliness that had haunted him since his devastating loss...
  • The Romance Rehearsal by Annie Dyer

    The Romance Rehearsal by Annie Dyer

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    If the first time was a rehearsal, is this the real thing? Directing a play in London’s West End was an ambition met, only it meant I’d see the boy who was my first everything for the first time since that summer.Anthony was no boy anymore. He was all man. Charismatic, talented, famous and devastatingly handsome, and now staring in my production.My leading man - on stage, at least...
  • Hopelessly Devoted to Violet: Hopelessly Devoted Novella by Terri Anne Browning

    Hopelessly Devoted to Violet: Hopelessly Devoted Novella by Terri Anne Browning

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Every time someone mentions planning their wedding, Violet finds a reason why they should wait.Luca is her soulmate and Love Bug’s favorite person.They are already a family, but they need to make it official.Luca is getting tired of calling her his fiancée and not his wife.But Vi is torn.Saying “I do” to Luca will mean releasing the last hold Remington had on her heart...
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    new adult  sports  alpha male  angst  contemporary
  • Game Day by Piper Lawson

    Game Day by Piper Lawson

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    In the heat of victory, I asked her to be mine forever. We’d both triumphed in our own way:Nova broke free from her past.I led my team to a championship and discovered life beyond the court. Our journey to "I do" was supposed to be easy. Except…The hottest resort in Aspen is only available is on short notice.A new season with the Denver Kodiaks looms on the horizon...
  • Mitigation by Sawyer Bennett

    Mitigation by Sawyer Bennett

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    I’ve seen a new side to Matt Connover. He’s proven to me that there is something inside him other than icy control and masculine force. I’ve seen care… tenderness… even protectiveness. I’ve seen vulnerability. But Matt Connover’s issues run deep. I know Cal hurt him deeply, and he keeps himself protected because of that...
  • Love To Love You: A Love/Hate Novella by Isabelle Richards

    Love To Love You: A Love/Hate Novella by Isabelle Richards

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    After a long year of heartache and loss, Chase and Arianna pulled together the shattered pieces of their hearts and rebuilt a relationship that is stronger and more secure than ever before. Letting go of the mistakes of their past, their focus is on the future—their happily ever after...
  • Just Say Yes by Rosalind James

    Just Say Yes by Rosalind James

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Some fires warm you up. And some burn you down. Kevin McNicholl may be a brutal force on the rugby field, but off the field, the star New Zealand All Black is a famously nice guy. His new tenant, though, arouses more than his protective side. She sets him on fire. Pity he’s evicting her. Every woman deserves her dreams. Chloe Donaldson can’t afford dreams, so she's given them up...
  • My Soul to Keep by Kennedy Ryan, Kai Kennicott

    My Soul to Keep by Kennedy Ryan, Kai Kennicott

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Listening time 11 hours 56 minutesIt seems the things worth keeping are often the hardest to hold...KAII had two things in life that mattered. My mother and my music. Mama was taken from me too soon, and now music is all I have left. It’s the thing that’s pushed me right out of backwoods Georgia into Los Angeles, where the line between fantasy and reality shimmers and blurs...
  • Defending Hayden by L.P. Dover

    Defending Hayden by L.P. Dover

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    The Carolina Cougars keep fighting for love as the Second Chances series from bestselling author L. P. Dover continues! In Defending Hayden, a damaged football star teams up with the only woman who can take the pain away.   No one’s tougher than Carolina Cougars linebacker Derek McLaughlin...
  • Finding Dandelion by Lex Martin

    Finding Dandelion by Lex Martin

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    When soccer all-star Jax Avery collides with Dani Hart on his twenty-first birthday, their connection is instantaneous and explosive. For the first time in years, Jax isn’t interested in his usual hit-it and quit-it approach. But Dani knows better. Allowing herself a night to be carefree and feel the intensity of their attraction won’t change anything when it comes to dealing with a player...
  • Player!: A Walker Brothers Novel by J.S. Scott

    Player!: A Walker Brothers Novel by J.S. Scott

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    I may have moved from Texas to Colorado, but my reputation followed me--right along with my furniture. Everyone knows...I'm a player. Since I'm one of the billionaire Walker brothers, most of the world knows what I am. It's not like I ever tried to hide it. I never cared about what other people thought about me. I lived to party...or I did until I realized what I really wanted to do with my life...
  • If You Were Mine by Bella Andre

    If You Were Mine by Bella Andre

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 33 ratings
    Can two people who have both sworn off love find forever in each other's arms? Find out in IF YOU WERE MINE, the fifth book in Bella Andre’s bestselling Sullivan family contemporary romance series. The last thing Zach Sullivan wants is to take care of his brother's new puppy for two weeks. Until he meets the dog trainer, that is...
  • Dirty Tricks by Emma Hart

    Dirty Tricks by Emma Hart

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    The sexiest, most mysterious Burke brother of all peels back his stage persona to reveal the real man—and the rock-hard body—behind the rockstar in the banging fourth book from New York Times bestselling author Emma Hart’s hot new adult series that began with Dirty Past, Dirty Secret, and Dirty Lies...
  • Ice Queen by A.J. Wynter

    Ice Queen by A.J. Wynter

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    The Ice Queen has a SecretEvery hockey player knows that the coach's daughter is off-limits.But, what about the owner's daughter?Is she off-limits too?Asking for a friend...To make things even more complicated, she's the general manager of the team.AKA my BOSS.So, yeah. If I want to see the playoffs, we need to keep this relationship a secret...
  • On the Edge by K. Bromberg

    On the Edge by K. Bromberg

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    A spicy, only-one-bed Formula 1 romance from New York Times bestselling author, K. Bromberg. Surely this can’t be the only solution to overhaul my tarnished rep – faking a romance with the good girl intern?But that’s what my agent says. Just a few months of taming my ways—of shedding Formula 1’s party boy image—will land me a lifetime branding deal. One I desperately need...
  • Bide by E.J. Blaise

    Bide by E.J. Blaise

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 8 ratings
    Oscar Jackson is a good man in a storm.Luna Evans is the storm.A notorious flirt.A serial anti-monogamist,Wild, carefree, and very, very loud.Luna has one rule in life; don't get attached.Until she meets Jackson.The nice guy on campus.People-pleaser to his core.Reluctant thrower of kick-ass parties.Quiet and unassuming and content to live his life firmly out of the spotlight...
  • Play Maker by Piper Lawson

    Play Maker by Piper Lawson

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    I chose a championship over love. When Nova smashed her way into my hardened heart, she showed me there’s more to life than basketball. She taught me patience and forgiveness. With her help, my Kodiak teammates became brothers instead of rivals. For the first time, I cared about more than a game. But one mistake sent me crashing from all-star to rock bottom...
  • The Sin of Kissing You by Maya Hughes

    The Sin of Kissing You by Maya Hughes

    Rated: 4.08 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    I don’t deserve her forgiveness, but I can’t stop fighting for it.Bay ran from me four years ago and I can’t blame her. I broke her heart and my own with one split second mistake. Now we’re thrown together for four weeks. Training camp after the draft is the final step to cement my pro football careers, but after seeing her again, she’s the only future I want...
  • Off the Grid by K. Bromberg

    Off the Grid by K. Bromberg

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Spencer Riggs is fighting for his place, his name, in the elite sport of Formula 1. His ultimate dream. A future determined by his past. His legacy. He’s passionate, reckless, and unswerving in his pursuit of all things. Including me. Camilla Moretti was determined to never return to one thing: Formula 1. Shadows had kept her away, but family devotion brought her back...
  • What Happens in Vegas by Sabrina Wagner

    What Happens in Vegas by Sabrina Wagner

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    When your one-night stand is your new boss...GiaI wasn’t much of a gambler, but on my first night in Vegas I rolled the dice with a sexy stranger. What did I have to lose? Everyone knows what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. I lived out an erotic fantasy most women only dreamed about. It was a souvenir you couldn’t buy in any gift shop. My own dirty little secret...
  • The All-Star Antes Up by Nancy Herkness

    The All-Star Antes Up by Nancy Herkness

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 20 ratings
    “No strings, no rings.” That’s Luke Archer’s motto. As the champion quarterback for the New York Empire—not to mention a self-made billionaire—Luke has given up on serious relationships. Women only want him for one thing: the thrill of being with a superstar. And he likes it that way too...
  • Love At First Taste by Olivia T. Turner

    Love At First Taste by Olivia T. Turner

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    I work on a luxury yacht and it’s the perfect job.Amazing scenery and luxurious accommodations, but not so good for keeping a relationship alive.The guests come and go and I exist behind a wall of politeness.Hiding behind a customer service barrier where no can see the real me.Until he comes onto my yacht.Luke Cline.The most dominant commanding male I’ve ever seen.He sees me.He tastes me...
  • The Legacy by Dylan Allen

    The Legacy by Dylan Allen

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Billionaire Hayes Rivers came into my life like a hurricane... Heir to an oil empire, he was sexy and seductive, controlling and scorching hot. I craved every touch, every filthy promise that fell from his beautiful mouth, knowing he could break me. My past had left me battered and bruised, with scars he was determined to heal. Loving him was like drowning—he consumed me, body and soul...
  • Unforgettable by Michelle Heard, Tayla Louise

    Unforgettable by Michelle Heard, Tayla Louise

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 12 ratings
    From USA Today & Wall Street Journal bestselling author Michelle Heard and debut author Tayla Louise comes a new STANDALONE, full-length CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE novel.Life has taught me I’m forgettable, unless someone needs something from me. While things are going great, people forget I exist, but the second hell breaks loose, my number is the one they call.It sucks...
  • Always Mine by Ruth Cardello

    Always Mine by Ruth Cardello

    Rated: 4.08 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    All new couples, still set in the world of Dominic Corisi. Move over Andrades—it’s time to hear from your cousins. This project is especially meaningful to me because I'm plotting it along with my sister, Jeannette Winters. The books in her series (Barrington Billionaire World) will release between mine. Our characters will make cameo appearances in both series...
  • BULL by Deborah Bladon

    BULL by Deborah Bladon

    Rated: 4.07 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    My jerk of a boss is getting married today.Imagine my surprise when I found out that the bride-to-be is me. Graham Locke is cocky, condescending, and looks sinfully sexy wrapped in a thousand dollar suit.He’s also a nightmare to work for. When he sends me a text message asking me to meet him because he’s getting married, I laugh out loud. Who would marry him? It turns out I do...
  • Weston: A Billionaire's Game Novel by Samantha Whiskey

    Weston: A Billionaire's Game Novel by Samantha Whiskey

    Rated: 4.06 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 18 ratings
    From Amazon top ten bestselling author Samantha Whiskey comes the billionaire, forbidden office romance you won't want to miss!I wear several owner of the NFL’s Raleigh Raptors, heir to the Rutherford empire, and certified adrenaline junkie.One label I’ll never wear?Reckless.I may love skydiving and touring live volcanoes, but risking my life is easy.My heart? That’s another thing entirely...
  • Perfectly Imperfect by Tiffany Casper

    Perfectly Imperfect by Tiffany Casper

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    DaemonWhen you learn at the young age of nine that words have the same impact as a fist, it shapes you into the man you grow up to be.It makes you hard.Unshakable.And sometimes… Cold.That was until he saw her in a classroom being the kind of mom that he wished he had. Being the kind of mom that all women should aspire to be...
    Categorized as:
    new adult  sports  angst  m-f  contemporary
  • My Hottest Obsession by Shaw Hart

    My Hottest Obsession by Shaw Hart

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Dear Diary,I have a problem, a big one, and just like all of my other problems, it has to do with Adrien Davenport.I've been trying to keep Boss Man at arm's length since I started working for him and I thought I had a handle on it, but I really messed up today.I kissed him.Don't even say it, diary...
  • The List of Things by Emma Miller

    The List of Things by Emma Miller

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Every golden retriever needs their black cat…Despite being in a hate-hate relationship with the thought of romance in her own life, Kamryn Hart adores it in the fictional sense. Rom-coms, romantic TV shows, you name it. That doesn’t stop her from living her life without connections, or serious relationships...
  • My Wildest Obsession by Shaw Hart

    My Wildest Obsession by Shaw Hart

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Dear Diary,Theo tied the score today. It's okay though. I've got big plans for tomorrow to pull into the lead once again. He's not going to know what hit him.He probably doesn't even realize that I'm keeping track of all of our verbal sparring and ranking who wins each. Every interaction is carefully scored, but he's too wrapped up in work to notice me scribbling in my notebook every day...
  • Possessive Playboy by Alex Wolf, Sloane Howell

    Possessive Playboy by Alex Wolf, Sloane Howell

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Policy: Don't sleep with your brother's secretary.Problem: Deacon Collins is a wealthy playboy and does what he pleases. It started out innocent. He yanked her into the supply closet and lost his briefs. Not the legal kind. Now, he wants more. More of her soft curves and sweet mouth. More than just quickies against a cabinet...
  • Downforce by Hannah Lily

    Downforce by Hannah Lily

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    When Jonah Scott signed for Durand Racing four years ago, everyone thought he’d take them back to their glory days, like his dad and grandpa did before him. Now he’s going into his fourth year in Formula 1 without a world championship under his belt, and everyone is starting to question if he has what it takes, himself included...
  • Baby Love by Fiona Davenport

    Baby Love by Fiona Davenport

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Billionaire Chase Sutton didn’t expect to meet the woman of his dreams when he did a favor for a friend. Jenna Kendall should have been off limits for the sexy doctor. She was too young for him, and a relationship with her would put his friendship with her dad in jeopardy...
  • CRUEL by Deborah Bladon

    CRUEL by Deborah Bladon

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    He’s dangerous, addictive, and my newest assignment.The future I desperately crave rests in the palm of his hand.Breathtakingly handsome and painfully private, he’s the sinner who killed a saint. That’s what the world sees when they catch a glimpse of Kavan Bane.He’s the mysterious billionaire tucked away in his penthouse high above Manhattan.My job is to understand him. His goal is to break me...
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