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  • It'll Be An Adventure by Cherise Sinclair

    It'll Be An Adventure by Cherise Sinclair

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    From NYT & USA Today Bestselling author Cherise Sinclair comes an outstanding addition to the beloved Masters of the Shadowlands series. The secret of author Murphy’s success is hands-on research. Murphy loves writing popular Regency thrillers and jumping into new adventures under the guise of research. For one novel, she’d joined a K9 search-and-rescue group—and liked it so much she stayed...
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    bdsm  alpha male  m-f  contemporary  military
  • Brie Discerns Master's Heart by Red Phoenix

    Brie Discerns Master's Heart by Red Phoenix

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    Brie's AG series #6Master has revealed himself in small doses, only hinting about the tragedy in his past. Things are about to shift as Brie comes face to face with Master’s greatest adversary. Huge changes are rushing towards our young submissive. The wolf must be confronted, her documentary is about to discover its fate and Master will bare a part of himself kept hidden until now...
    Categorized as:
    bdsm  alpha male  m-f  contemporary  m-f-m  poly
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  • Tangled Twosome by Meghan Quinn

    Tangled Twosome by Meghan Quinn

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 18 ratings
    Racer McKay is a broody bastard. From the moment I met him, he’s been rude, irritable, and unbearable. And worse? He's broke. A contractor working to remodel my parents pool house for extra cash, he stomps around in those clunky construction boots with his tool belt wrapped around his narrow waist, and a chip on his shoulder. Racer McKay is also infuriatingly . . . sexy as hell...
  • Something Nice by Tiffany Reisz

    Something Nice by Tiffany Reisz

    Rated: 4.59 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 11 ratings
    It's July, a couple months after Nora returns to Søren at the end of THE SIREN, and while in bed, Søren makes a trade with Nora. He'll do something nice for her and she'll do something nice for him. Of course Nora picks something sexual. But Søren surprises her with his "something nice" request. Read the excerpt below to find out what it is.This story if for mailing list subscribers only...
  • Brie Submits to Her Master by Red Phoenix

    Brie Submits to Her Master by Red Phoenix

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Brie's Master has special plans for his submissive at the Training Center, giving her the chance to see her former trainers and visit with her best friend, Lea. Brie’s education continues when she scenes with her new Master at The Haven, but the Wolf has returned and will not be deterred. His deception threatens to tear away everything Brie holds dear, but Master is not a man to be trifled with...
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    bdsm  alpha male  m-f  contemporary  m-f-m  poly
  • Brie Surrenders her Heart by Red Phoenix

    Brie Surrenders her Heart by Red Phoenix

    Rated: 4.52 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Brie’s submissive journey has been marked with self-discovery, humor, and sexual exploration. To her delight, Brie is about to enjoy the best scene ever with Master, carrying her to heights never imagined. Friendships deepen, a challenge is accepted, and her film career is launched. But life is a balance..
    Categorized as:
    bdsm  alpha male  m-f  contemporary  m-f-m  poly
  • Brie Faces Her Master's Fears by Red Phoenix

    Brie Faces Her Master's Fears by Red Phoenix

    Rated: 4.44 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    Brie is thrilled by the secret Master reveals. Their D/s relationship and love deepens as he teaches her his preferences and shares another aspect of his past. Tragically, a meeting with her nemesis starts a disastrous chain of events. The aftermath of which leads her Master to make a decision Brie never sees coming...
    Categorized as:
    bdsm  alpha male  m-f  contemporary  m-f-m  poly
  • Protect Me by Lacey Black

    Protect Me by Lacey Black

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Nate Stevens loves three things: Work, Family, Women. In that order. Having absolutely no desire to follow in three of his siblings’ footsteps by settling down, Nate lives for his work as a firefighter. That’s why his chance meeting with Lia leaves him unsettled like never before. There’s just something about the beautifully shy and reserved woman that he can’t walk away from. Run. Hide...
  • Stitched Up Heart by Tarina Deaton

    Stitched Up Heart by Tarina Deaton

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    As an Air Force medic, Bree Marks saw the worst the War on Terror had to dish out. Now a physical therapist, she uses her experience to help other veterans heal from their physical wounds; while she battles her own emotional damage. Blaming himself for his best friend’s suicide, former Army Ranger Jase Larken, retreated from life...
  • She Loves Me by Melissa Foster

    She Loves Me by Melissa Foster

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    What are two besties willing to risk for something more? The New York Times bestselling author of This Is Love has the answer in this fun, sexy, and emotional romance about friendship, family, and giving love a chance. Something is off in Piper Dalton’s life, and she has a feeling it might just be her. All her siblings are blissfully settled with their forever loves...
  • Atlas by Becca Jameson

    Atlas by Becca Jameson

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    “Baby girl, I’m going to count to three…”Carlee is doing just fine on her own. She doesn’t need a man in her life. They never treat her right anyway. She certainly doesn’t need her best friend’s brother to swoop into town and take over like he never left her. It takes him less than one day to cause her to lose her car, her job, and her apartment. Now she’s furious...
  • Walkout by Lila Rose

    Walkout by Lila Rose

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    In Living Without, Melissa and Dallas’s chemistry skyrocketed. It’s finally time to get up close and personal with this hot couple in their very own novella, Walkout. Get ready to discover what happens when Dallas chases Melissa all the way to Sydney to claim her back. From her one visit to Melbourne and the Hawks MC compound, Melissa Stevenson knows Dallas is who she wants...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Law and Disorder by Golden Angel

    Law and Disorder by Golden Angel

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    She's a wild child. He's assigned to be her Watch Dom. It's youth and mischief vs age and experience.Iris is new to the lifestyle and when her inexperience and troublemaking disrupt everyone's pleasure at Marquis, someone has to lay down the law. Unfortunately for Iris, that someone is Master Law...
  • 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...
  • With Kol by K.L. Donn

    With Kol by K.L. Donn

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Kol Daniels has spent years raising his sister after their parents passed away. Finally gaining the freedom to live his own life, he meets a girl… Who runs away. Thea Andrews only wants to be normal. She wants to drop the scars of her past and move forward. After finding a friendship with a woman who didn’t demand to know all her secrets, Thea feels comfort in her surroundings...
  • Just One More Moment by Carly Phillips

    Just One More Moment by Carly Phillips

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    She thinks happily ever after only happens in romance novels.He can’t wait to prove her wrong…Falling in love is not on Raven Walsh’s agenda. Running from her past keeps her way too busy for that. She can, however, handle a friends-with-benefits scenario with the hot billionaire who co-owns The Back Door bar...
  • Tiger Lily: Part Two by Amélie S. Duncan

    Tiger Lily: Part Two by Amélie S. Duncan

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Lily Salomé knows one thing: Jonas Crane is the lover she always dreamt of. Smart, powerful and sexy, both in and out of the bedroom. For the first time in a long time, things are looking up for Lily. With the city’s most eligible bachelor on her arm, life with Jonas might just live up to all it’s beautiful promise...
  • Hard to Get by Sam Crescent, Stacey Espino

    Hard to Get by Sam Crescent, Stacey Espino

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Shadow keeps to himself, never mixing business with pleasure. Business is killing. Pleasure is the girl next door. Riley never had help growing up, but she’s determined to make something of her life. She used her own blood, sweat, and line of credit to buy her home and bakery. Everything is perfect—only it’s not. She’s lonely and can’t stop obsessing over her sexy, mysterious neighbor...
  • Unveil by Elodie Hart

    Unveil by Elodie Hart

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 12 ratings
    GenI’ve made my fortune from liberation, but I’m far more comfortable with discretion.I’ve built the pre-eminent sex club in London, but I don’t play there.Not publicly, anyway. Not beyond its darkest corners.I talk the talk, but I don’t walk the walk. Not like my male co-founders do.Because I’m the immaculate one...
  • Happy Valentine's Day, Omega: Short and Steamy Omegaverse (Short and Steamy Omegaverse) by Bridget Blake

    Happy Valentine's Day, Omega: Short and Steamy Omegaverse (Short and Steamy Omegaverse) by Bridget Blake

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 5 ratings
    This Valentine's Day, I'm determined to checkmate Alpha Novikov's arrogance.He's my chess nemesis. Wicked smart, cunning, always three moves ahead, and he's in my path to chess glory.No matter how good Alpha Novikov looks and smells, I can't afford to be distracted.The Omega Academy says I'm too competitive and unruly to be an Alpha's mate...
  • Taking Control by Tory Baker

    Taking Control by Tory Baker

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Kingston Thomas knows better, he shouldn’t want Tessa Drake. That doesn’t stop him from going after her once she’s home from college.She’s forbidden fruit, off-limits, and un-freaking touchable, she’s also my daughter’s best friend. I walked away the first time years ago. She had her life ahead of her, I wasn’t going to be the one to screw it up...
  • Happy Halloween, Omega by Bridget Blake

    Happy Halloween, Omega by Bridget Blake

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 6 ratings
    Every Halloween, I'm haunted by a mysterious Alpha in a mask.His heated gaze leaves me trembling with fear and excitement.I call him my 'Ghost' because he follows me everywhere, watching from the shadows and leaving his intoxicating scent lingering in the air.He's hunting me like prey and knows my deepest secret. I should be scared. Instead, I love being his obsession...
  • Take Me I'm Yours by Lili Valente

    Take Me I'm Yours by Lili Valente

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    I'm not supposed to want my ex-boyfriend's dad. But after one scorching night last summer with a sexy, older man who instinctively knew how much I wanted to be called his “good girl," I can't stop thinking about him.Of course, back then, I had no idea who Gideon was. Still, we both agreed that one night was our only night...
  • Midnight Pursuits by Elle Kennedy

    Midnight Pursuits by Elle Kennedy

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Her job is to stay hidden.Too bad he can’t take his eyes off her. Soldier-for-hire Ethan Hayes is the youngest member of an elite mercenary team. While he may be affectionately nicknamed the rookie, the skills Ethan honed as a Marine make him seriously dangerous. But when a sudden distress call puts him in close quarters with a rival, he finds more than his field skills being put to the test...
  • Smoke and Shadows by Victoria Paige

    Smoke and Shadows by Victoria Paige

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    When someone close to Viktor Baran becomes a target of an assassin, he vows a hellfire of a payback. But the enemy is cunning and avoids the trappings of the digital web, preferring to strike out from the shadows. Drawing on old-fashioned cloak and dagger methods to investigate the enemy’s hatred for the Guardians, he uncovers a link to a past he is reluctant to revisit...
  • Beautiful Failure by Mariah Cole

    Beautiful Failure by Mariah Cole

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    If you're looking for a heartwarming story about a girl who falls deeply in love with a troubled boy who changes her life--a sob story with pretty metaphors and a million ways that'll tell you how "broken" she is, STOP. Don't read another word of this. I'm not that type of girl...
  • Total Submission by Roxy Sloane

    Total Submission by Roxy Sloane

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    Her secrets are tearing us apart, but I can’t give up on us yet. When I’m with her, the beast inside me is tamed. My every craving sated by her gentle touch.I won’t let her go without a fight.No matter what the cost, I will protect her. She belongs to me now...
    Categorized as:
    bdsm  alpha male  m-f  new adult  contemporary
  • A Twist of Fate by T. Gephart

    A Twist of Fate by T. Gephart

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Lexi is a successful PR manager for a multinational firm, based in Melbourne, Australia. She is an energetic and impulsive soul whose passions sometimes control her life. Through a twist of fate she is chosen to represent a famous client, catapulting her into a new life in New York – fulfilling her in a way that she had never imagined. When Lexi meets Alex, sparks fly...
    Categorized as:
    alpha male  sassy heroine  m-f  contemporary
  • Rusty Nailed by Alice Clayton

    Rusty Nailed by Alice Clayton

    Rated: 4.05 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 66 ratings
    In this sequel to Wallbanger , the second book in the Cocktail series, fan favorites Caroline and Simon negotiate the rollercoaster of their new relationship while house-sitting in San Francisco. Playing house was never so much fun—or so confusing...
  • Maybe Hiring by Aurelia Knight

    Maybe Hiring by Aurelia Knight

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 5 ratings
    "I want to look into your beautiful brown eyes, and see that sweet bewilderment as I stand above you."Bewildered, it was the perfect word to describe how I felt when Mason kept trying to talk to me. I embarrassed myself in front of him more than anyone else in my life. I was abrupt, rude, and downright infatuated with him...
  • His Curvy Temptation by Jenna Cook

    His Curvy Temptation by Jenna Cook

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    She's off limits.But for her, I'm ready to break all the rules.Reckless. Rough. Ruled by my impulses.That's the man I used to be.I've spent the last ten years rebuilding myself.Becoming a man who follows the law.Obeys the rules. Respects the limits.But then she walks into my office.Soaking wet, wide-eyed, and afraid.Temptation on a silver platter.Putty in my hands...
  • Watching by Calle J. Brookes

    Watching by Calle J. Brookes

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    People who preyed on those weaker and more defenseless than themselves deserved whatever punishment was thrown at them. That thought drove Dr. Georgia Dennis in every decision she made, personal and professional. A profiler with the Complex Crimes Unit of the FBI, she was tired of being second-guessed by her boss Michael “Hell” Hellbrook...
    Categorized as:
    office  cold hero  m-f  contemporary  suspense  mystery
  • Dangerous Protector by Katie Reus

    Dangerous Protector by Katie Reus

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    She thought she was finally safe… After two years of running Tegan O’Kelly could finally stop when the deadly gangster after her died. Eight months ago she put down roots in sunny Miami. For the first time in years she has friends, a job she likes and she can think about the future, not just surviving to the next day...
  • Kissing Kosta by Mia Madison

    Kissing Kosta by Mia Madison

    Rated: 4.06 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    "There's the kind of sass that gets you kissed ... and then there's the kind that gets you spanked." Constantine "Kosta" Adamo is all man ... and I shouldn't even be thinking about him. He's too old for me. Too worldly. Too dangerous. It only makes me want him more. Playing with his fire is sure to get me burned ... and it'll be worth every scorching second...
  • The Boss Vol. 2: a Hot Billionaire Romance by Cari Quinn, Taryn Elliott

    The Boss Vol. 2: a Hot Billionaire Romance by Cari Quinn, Taryn Elliott

    Rated: 4.04 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    I've been watching...all this time. I grew up as the bastard son on the wrong side of the tracks. Until an angel I could never repay helped me climb to the top.   My new assistant, Grace Copeland, is determined to bring me down. She thinks I don't know about her lies and the risks she's taking, but I've been watching all this time.   Watching her...
  • The Merciless Travis Wilde by Sandra Marton

    The Merciless Travis Wilde by Sandra Marton

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    The wild before the storm Travis Wilde doesn't do love or commitment—but he'd never turn down a willing woman and a king-size bed...
  • Resolutions by Teri Riggs

    Resolutions by Teri Riggs

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    DEA agent Eve Taylor has had her fill of alpha males. When Resolutions' operative and former lover, Dillon "Mac" McKenna, threatened her hard-earned independence, she ran. On a mission to gather evidence against a Colombian drug-lord, Eve discovers the drug-lord is helping terrorists plan an attack on American soil...
  • Their Love by Fiona Davenport

    Their Love by Fiona Davenport

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Billionaire Jamison Kennedy fell in love at first sight with his sweet, country girl. They were from different worlds, but he knew she was meant for him. He wasted no time in sweeping Hazel off her feet and tying the knot. Hazel was desperately in love with her husband, but she didn’t fit in with the glitz and glamor of New York high society...
  • Jacked Up by Erin McCarthy

    Jacked Up by Erin McCarthy

    Rated: 3.98 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    She's holding tight. He's hanging loose. Eve Monroe is a stock-car PR pro who puts her career first--until an on-track wardrobe malfunction reveals more than the sexy smile of jackman Nolan Ford. The video's become an internet sensation, and it's Eve's job to calm the sponsors and put a spin on the unexpected exposure. And they both have the same drive...
    Categorized as:
    sassy heroine  office  m-f  contemporary  athletes  sports
  • Who's the Boss? by Erin McCarthy

    Who's the Boss? by Erin McCarthy

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    When your enemy becomes your boss, tensions are bound to boil over…Arrogant, charming and sexy as hell, Master chef Sean Kincaid is legendary both in the kitchen and in the bedroom. So of course it only took five minutes for him to get me overheated. My temper that is. Because Sean Kincaid is my new boss. Who has strolled into my kitchen demanding I follow his rules...
  • The Sweetheart by Tiffany Reisz

    The Sweetheart by Tiffany Reisz

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    A Siren prequel...
    Categorized as:
    bdsm  age difference  m-f  contemporary
  • Earning Yancy by C.C. Wood

    Earning Yancy by C.C. Wood

    Rated: 3.90 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    In the full-length follow-up to In Love With Lucy, see what the office has in store for Lucy's friends. A year after her divorce from her manipulative, sweet-talking ex-husband, Yancy Stevens has settled into life as a single mother to her eighteen month old little girl. She enjoys her work, loves her daughter, and has wonderful girlfriends to lean on...
  • Hard by Jenika Snow

    Hard by Jenika Snow

    Rated: 3.83 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 6 ratings
    Corbin has been called many things: cocky, dirty, a manwhore. And he never denied any of them. He likes women, all shapes and sizes. But the one girl he wants, the one he's known for a decade, and the most genuine person he knows, is his sister's friend. Being with her would cross a line.In the past Izabella has watched Corbin go through women like they were flavors of ice cream...
  • Naia and the Professor by Natasha Knight

    Naia and the Professor by Natasha Knight

    Rated: 3.83 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Ten years ago, Liam Templar lost everything when Naia White, his student, accused him of spanking her. Because of her, he was forced to give up his teaching license and lost a job he loved, not to mention his reputation. Naia never meant for things to go as far as they had, but in the end, she was the reason Professor Templar's career was ruined. Now she's back and wants to make amends...
  • Worth the Risk by Karen Erickson

    Worth the Risk by Karen Erickson

    Rated: 3.89 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    "How to make a strong man fall hard? Refuse him. " Hunter Worth lives life to the absolute fullest. As vice president and head of brand marketing for Worth Luxury Goods, he's brought his family's business firmly into the twenty-first century. Ruthless yet charming, he's now set his sights on the sexiest member of the marketing team. First thing on his agenda? Seduction...
  • Her Best Laid Plans by Cara McKenna

    Her Best Laid Plans by Cara McKenna

    Rated: 3.92 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 16 ratings
    Experience Ireland—the dramatic beauty, the warm hospitality…and the smoking hot local guys! Imagine nursing a pint in a cozy, authentic country pub, far from Cork's busy city pulse. Getting here took you a plane, bus, taxi and…um, bicycle. But just as you're resigning yourself to drinking beside grey-haired farmers, you see him—a man with the looks and charm to soothe any heartbroken girl...
  • Under the Surface by Anne Calhoun

    Under the Surface by Anne Calhoun

    Rated: 3.83 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 6 ratings
    Welcome to Eye Candy, the East Side’s hottest nightclub where the bartenders are hot, the cocktails are fancy, and danger lurks just under the surface… Eve Webber, the gorgeous and savvy owner of Eye Candy, knows better than anyone that growing up on the wrong side of the tracks comes with certain complications...
  • Playing Pretend by Tamsyn Bester, Emma Mack

    Playing Pretend by Tamsyn Bester, Emma Mack

    Rated: 3.86 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Kadence Kavanagh has spent the last two years trying to rebuild her life. When a job opportunity presents itself, she can’t say no, even if it’s with the man who’s life was ruined by her father’s indiscretion. It’s been years since she last saw Caleb Callahan, and she’s not even sure he remembers her, but she’s determined to give herself a clean slate no matter who she has to work for...
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