It’s 1944, and high school senior Meg Michaels has always obeyed her grandparents’ wishes, till now. They’re urging her to give up her dream of Cornell University and accept a ring from wealthy Hank Wickham before he deploys overseas.
But Meg has studied hard and yearns for something better than life in the rural Finger Lakes. Plus Meg’s suddenly fascinated with her childhood friend, Arthur Young, a handsome Seneca Indian farm worker. When Meg and Arthur nurse a sick puppy to health, their friendship transforms into love.
But locals look down on “injuns” and resent the fact that Arthur’s farm job exempts him from military duty. While the war rages in Europe, Meg and Arthur must fight their own battles at home…
Seneca Lake by @emilyheebner https://www.amazon.com/Seneca-Lake-Emily-Heebner-ebook/dp/B07ST31HX8 #wrpbks #ya #comingofage #fiction
Horrific torture in an alien prison torpedoed Captain Ari Idylle’s military career. Stripped of command and banished to her father’s scientific expedition to finish a PhD she doesn’t want, Ari refuses to fly a desk. She intends to have her command back by any means possible, until pirates commandeer her father’s ship, and she’s once again a prisoner. Perhaps this cunning captor isn’t what he pretends to be.
As far as Cullin Seaghdh is concerned, the same goes for Ari. Her past association with aliens puts her dead center in Cullin’s cross-hairs. If she hasn’t been brainwashed and returned as a spy, then she must be part of a traitorous alliance endangering billions of lives. He can’t afford the desire she fires within him. His mission comes first. He’ll stop at nothing, including her destruction, to uncover her true purpose and protect what is his.
Enemy Within – Chronicles of the Empire Book 1 by @marcellaburnard https://www.amazon.com/Enemy-Within-Chronicles-Empire-Book-ebook/dp/B07SR5P138 #wrpbks
Kayla Taylor isn’t looking for a relationship. She’s used to her quiet bubble of school, work, and staying far away from her dysfunctional parents. But landing her dream job with the local werewolf pack brings on a new murderous world of crazy that makes her relationship with her parents look like a walk in the park.
Pack member Patrick Belman tells Kayla she has a new boyfriend, and he’s it. In the midst of their happily ever after Kayla discovers a civil war among the wolves that has been brewing since the Garden of Eden, and her undiscovered lineage is the final prize. Kayla is pulled into the world of the wolves by the bonds of love and family, something she had longed for since her childhood.
But sometimes, she just wants her nice little bubble back.
In the small town of Cougar, struggling single mother and veterinary assistant Teresa Lansing is still bruised from a failed relationship when Frank McAllister sweeps her off her feet. Frank is a big-city SWAT officer who moved to Cougar only four months ago. He’s handsome, charming, forceful, very sexy, and a bit mysterious. He had his eye on Teresa even before they met and is pushing for a serious relationship right away.
Teresa finds his intense courtship flattering, and the sex is fabulous, but she doesn’t want her deaf six-year-old son to be hurt again. Her former fiancé cheated on her when he got drunk after being unjustly fired, but he loves her and her son, and the whirlwind romance is complicated by his efforts to win Teresa back.
And then there’s the matter of the bodies buried at Big Devil Creek…
Sybil Winthrop is an unemployed attorney thanks to her boyfriend’s slip of the tongue. He’s feeling guilty, and she’s happy he’s willing to help her find another job, but camping with his friends doesn’t seem ideal for networking.
Once each summer, Archer Harrington’s buddies and their dates go camping in the great outdoors to fish…and for a sexy anything-goes weekend. This might be the perfect time to introduce Sybil to his best friend, Brad, whose mother is looking for a young lawyer for her cosmetic firm. And if Brad and Sybil connect, Archer’s hoping to show Sybil a more intimate adventure with his friend. A weekend match made in heaven, right?
Though shocked, Sybil warms to the idea of a ménage a trois. She’s always liked Archer’s brand of kink, and after all, two might be better than one…Sybil discovers two is better than one, and a lot more fun! https://www.amazon.com/Who-Knew-Takes-Cadence-Vonn-ebook/dp/B07R7RZ9C3
Mariah, a widow struggling to raise her three children on a small farm in Midwestern Canada in the ’30s, is determined to succeed alone. She works hard, along with her two young sons. Her little girl helps out when she’s not busy dressing the family hound in doll clothes. Each night, Mariah talks to her dead husband’s picture and tells him no one can ever take his place. No one, that is, until a weary traveler shows up at her gate and makes the devastating mistake of letting his shirt fall open…
Jonas has inherited a farm not far away and is on his way there because work in the city has dried up. The feisty woman from whom he asks a drink of water is more than he bargained for, but he returns to save her and her family from the prairie fire sweeping through the countryside, and their acquaintance only gets hotter.