Silver Jubilee: A Cape Harriet Novel
How much will you sacrifice for your friends?
Dana, Izzy, Vivian and Alisha meet in college and become inseparable. Twenty five years later, all is not well among the friends. Summoned by a promise they made several years ago, they accept a mysterious invite to the Rising Tides Inn. Will the magic of Cape Harriet renew their bonds of friendship? Or will the stark reality of their painful past tear them apart forever?
When Sally Met Sally
Disillusioned following the latest in a series of disastrous encounters on the online dating scene, Sally reluctantly embarks on a journey into uncharted romantic territory.
Meanwhile, following relationship catastrophes of his own and convinced that he will never understand women, Brian is determined to unlock the complex mysteries of the female psyche.
Their separate paths on the search for true love have unexpected consequences, unfortunate misunderstandings, and multiple complications in a world where sometimes things aren’t always what they seem.
A Story Dreamt Long Ago
All mothers have their secrets …
When Bettina Mendl arrived in Sydney in 1939 from Vienna she was on the run. Born into a wealthy Austrian family, she was an orphaned heiress, a social darling, an ambitious equestrian, and a Jew.
In 1936 she refused to compete at the Berlin Olympic Games in protest at Hilter’s warmongering; a snub for which she would pay dearly.
During the annexation of Austria, SS Commander Otto Wachter confiscated her extensive estate of vineyards, stables, and castles, and moved into her mansion; the Villa Mendl. With a five pound note in her pocket, Bettina arrived in Australia and fled into the outback, seeking refuge and anonymity to work as a land girl.
Joe McDuff, a station manager, won her heart, asking no questions and together they forged a new life; a home and two daughters.
Ten years later, into this precious refuge, a letter arrives … a summons to return.
The glittering world of opulence and violence from which she had fled now lures Bettina back with promises of restoring her birthright. And so, two young bush princesses find themselves in a whirling fairy-tale world of taffeta, silk, rules and hidden protocols.
Who is Bettina? An heiress? A Viennese socialite? Or a spy who helped dozens of Jews flee Hitler?
Bettina is my mother.
Bequest is the story of an an heirloom from my mother Bettina Mendl who fled Vienna in 1938 ahead of the Nazi occupation; a gold bracelet containing a miniature portrait of Queen Victoria, inscribed ‘from Victoria R, May 1849’.
Bettina lost everything; an extensive villa, vineyards, a castle in the Tyrol, the Ankerbrot factory, and a stable of prize winning tournament horses.
She fled to Australia with a five pound note in her pocket. She survived the war and met my father; station manager Joe McDuff.
Many years later, she returned to Vienna and retrieved the bracelet. And I have discovered its story.
In 1848 waves of rebellion claimed the Royal Houses of Europe one by one, leaving Queen Victoria and her family in the gravest of danger.
The young Queen pregnant with her sixth child, survived two assassination attempts in two days.
Now Anna, a young Austrian maid in the Royal nursery, must undertake a secret mission to save the lives of the precious children in her care.
The Sweet Temptation of Whiskey: A Whiskey Novel (Whiskey Collection Book 1)
Stone Black is a successful business man who has demons in his closet. He is broken-maybe even beyond repair. He has never been in a successful relationship, because he doesn’t let anyone get close enough.
Anaya Cole has recently come into money and she is looking to invest. Mr. Black offers to help Anaya invest her inheritance so that she can open her abuse center.
There attraction is overwhelming, but Anaya doesn’t want to want him. After all he is a man-whore.
Ms. Cole has penetrated my mind and I just can’t seem to get her out of it. I have to have her, so have her I will. If it’s the last Goddamn thing I do. I will screw her until she can’t walk and then I will move on with my life just like I have always done.
Once Anaya tastes the whiskey on his breath, she can’t stop. She craves more, and when her head and her heart collide, she is left with an important decision¬¬-Walk away or risk being burned?
After all, Whiskey never felt so good.
Charlene M. Martin
In New York City, Justin Parker, a successful American fashion designer, finally meets the new face of his brand, Natalie Wilson, a gorgeous British model with the perfect looks and a raw talent. Her erratic cousin, Dylan Wilson, who’s a stylist with his brand, introduces them but she has no idea that they already have enough chemistry. The model becomes his muse when the obsession with her perfect body and style intensifies.
When Natalie meets Justin, she’s not prepared for the feelings the man creates in her. Justin is a former model, who has a major brand growing in New York, Paris and the rest of the world. He happens to be obsessed with his work and maintaining professionalism. She gets confused at first but acts on her curiosity, and she’s pleased with their intimacy.
Justin struggles to resist Natalie. The model is stunning. Her body is slim and in perfect shape. He’s faced with the challenge to overcome his attraction to her before they can work together, but his efforts are feeble.
Natalie gets confused when her intense connection with Justin deepens. The sudden attraction to him is thrilling, and Natalie finds it impossible to keep her hands off especially when they end up in a ménage for one night. Natalie responds to the seductive pull by coming onto him. In the end, she’s more taken by Justin’s attractive appearance, his bold eyes and short, black curls.
Ethan’s Mate (The Vampire Coalition Book 1)
Ethan Hale is a vampire with a mission. Together with his three brothers and a few other unmated members, he fights with The Vampire Coalition to protect humans from fallen vampires. His life is fairly simple. If he has a problem…he solves it. If it’s an evil problem…he kills it. But his uncomplicated life is about to end when his mate unexpectedly calls him to her.
Brianna Cole is weak, her life force fading away. She thinks she is suffering from a rare form of leukemia. Little does she knows that her illness is much more complicated. She’s dying because she has not united with her vampire mate and given him his soul that she has been guarding since birth.
Ethan finds Brianna and knows he needs to convince her to mate or watch her die. He’s waited for her for five hundred years and he has no intention of letting her go, but she is not in any shape for the dominate, volatile mating ceremony with a vampire. He will have to win the race against time to strengthen Brianna and a battle with a stalking fallen to claim his mate. He is also at war with his mating instincts that make him burn to dominate and conquer her. But Ethan is determined, and the stubborn vampire will do whatever is necessary to possess his soul bonded mate…forever.
Not Intended For YA readers
Cowboy’s Pride (Welcome to Covendale)
Sydney Davis is getting married and she needs a big favor. But the only person who can do it is ranch owner Cam Thatcher — the man who broke her heart six years ago, and who happens to hate her fiancé. And she’s horrified to learn that she’s not over him as she thought.
Cam wants nothing to do with the woman he used to love, until he learns who she’s marrying — and realizes how much trouble she’s in, without even knowing it. Can he save her from making the biggest mistake of her life?
The Curves Collection Big Girls And Bad Boys: The Curve Ball, The Beast Loves Curves, Curves By Design (BBW Romance Collection)
Includes two extra full-length bonus books!!
Contains Steamy Romance, Profanity, and Dirty Sex. Skip this title if you object to any of the above!
This BBW Romance Collection includes:
The Curve Ball
The Beast Loves Curves
Curves by Design
A Dangerous Bargain (Previous titled Curves for the Billionaire Demon-expanded and revised to full length book.)
The Billionaire’s Obsession (Simon)
The Curve Ball:
When Maggie Jones lets her best friend talk her into attending the annual charity mystery single’s ball to help her friend out of a jam, she never imagined she would end up paired with the most handsome, eligible man at the ball. What chance did an overweight pastry chef have with a hunk like Jake Rawlins?
Will Maggie realize that her Prince Charming has finally arrived at the ball, or will she miss out on having a man who truly wants her exactly the way she is just because of her insecurities?
The Beast Loves Curves:
After being cruelly and brutally dumped by her boyfriend for being overweight, computer programmer Abbie Wright has sworn off of men. The relationship had left her raw and wounded, crushing her already fragile self esteem. The last thing she needs is to work a special project for millionaire client, Ian Campbell. His previous employees call him “the beast” because of his difficult personality and the trials that his employees have to deal with in having him for a boss. Just what Abbie needs…having her spirit crushed by an ogre of a client. It was an assignment she couldn’t turn down…but she dreaded it. Abbie doesn’t know that she is in for a pleasant surprise when Ian turns out to be one of the finest men she has ever known. He nudges his way into her heart, but Abbie has a past and she knows a man like Ian would never want a plus sized woman like her. If she lets him get too close…he will destroy her completely.
Ian Campbell was still recovering from a near fatal racing accident that
had left him scarred and almost taken his life. Determined to open a
new charity foundation, he wants the best website for his foundation and
he’s seen Abbie Wright’s work. He wants her for his project. After he
meets her in person and gets to know her intelligent, smart, sweet and witty
personality, he wants her for much more than his project. He lusts for
her full figured body and is addicted to her company. The problem is…
Abbie won’t give him a chance. She spurns his advances and has no
interest in taking their budding friendship any further, but Ian has fallen
and he has fallen hard. He’s not sure if he can stand to let Abbie go.
As Ian and Abbie struggle through their misunderstandings and
insecurities, they will find out if two broken people can end up
being a perfect match.
Curves by Design:
Pediatric Nurse Molly Whitney is crushed when one of her best friend’s older brother, Devon Richards, starts to show a passionate interest in her in spite of her plus sized body and then rejects her. Between the rejection and her mother’s constant nagging about her weight; her self esteem hits at an all time low.
Architect Devon Richards has been completely enchanted with Molly since their first encounter, but he misunderstands the relationship between his brother and Molly and is forced to keep his amorous interests in the beautiful nurse to himself. Even though he desperately wants her…she belongs to his brother and he just can’t cross that line.
By the time Devon realizes that he misunderstood the relationship between Molly and his younger brother, six months has passed, but she’s haunted him continually since their brief encounter. Now that he knows she’s free and he can pursue her…she doesn’t trust him or his motives. Can he convince her that she’s the one woman he’s ever truly wanted? He’s determined to storm her defenses and get her into his life and his bed…no matter what it takes to achieve.
Tiger Lily Part One: An Alpha Billionaire Romance Trilogy
With a past like Lily Salomé’s there’s not much that can surprise, or scare her. Jonas Crane is a sexy, brooding business mogul who just isn’t interested. When their paths collide, Jonas doesn’t seem quite as resistant. As their companionship blossoms, obstacles arise that challenge everything they’ve worked for. Is this mouth-watering billionaire too far out of Lily’s league?
Amelie S. Duncan