Category: 2022 New Release Challenge

The Secret Heir Returns by Joss Wood

Posted May 17, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Harlequin Mini-Series, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Will a surprise inheritance lead to not one

but two found families for this secret son?

Rejected by his birth family, author, and finance whiz Sutton Marchant made his own way in the world.

Now he’s back to fulfill the terms of his birth father’s will, which means staying with Lowrie Lewis, the irresistible manager of the Rossi Inn.

The last thing he needs is a distraction like her and her son, but he’s floored by their fierce attraction.

Sutton came to claim what’s his, but will Lowrie lead him to the biggest prize of all?

Titles in the Dynasties: DNA Dilemma series include — Secrets of a Bad Reputation – Wrong Brother, Right Kiss – Lost and Found Heir – The Secret Heir Returns – 

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The One from the Wedding by Katherine Garbera

Posted May 14, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

What to do when the business mentor she needs…

Is also the man she wants?

Jewelry designer Danni Eldridge needs a mentor, not a lover.

Fortunately, her friend’s destination wedding is the perfect opportunity to meet Leo Bisset, a world-renowned tastemaker and corporate advisor.

But Danni’s professional aspirations are soon overshadowed by an intimate night on Leo’s yacht.

When daylight comes and they’re forced to compete for the same lucrative business contract, Danni wonders if sleeping with an ambitious playboy is worth sacrificing her dreams—and if Leo’s motives can be trusted…

Titles in the Destination Wedding series include — (Her One Night Proposal) a prequel –The Wedding DareThe One from the Wedding – Secrets of a Wedding Crasher –

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Lost and Found Heir by Joss Wood

Posted May 13, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

He’s suddenly the heir to a fortune…yet can’t get his mind off pursuing a no-strings fling with the woman he can’t forget.

He’s inherited a family and a fortune.

The last thing he wants is complicated.

Until he meets her…

Venture capitalist Garrett Kaye has received the offer of a lifetime—become the CEO of a billion-dollar company…but only if he acknowledges he’s heir to his recently discovered birth family.

To keep his mind off his choices, he lets his attraction to smart, headstrong mixologist Jules Carson sweep him away.

But will “no strings” turn into the ties that bind as he faces the impossible choice between his birthright and his future?

Titles in the Dynasties: DNA Dilemma series include — Secrets of a Bad Reputation – Wrong Brother, Right Kiss – Lost and Found Heir – The Secret Heir Returns – 

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Billionaire’s Last Minute Marriage by Amanda Cinelli

Posted May 13, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Duet (series), Harlequin, Harlequin Presents, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

 

He’s heir to an empire…if he can find a wife in time!

From personal assistant…
…to stand-in bride!

To inherit his birthright, Greek CEO Xander Mytikas needs to marry before his half-brothers do. With his first bride stolen at the altar, he needs a replacement, fast! Only the woman he holds responsible for ruining his wedding day will do…

Cautious Pandora agrees to transform herself from executive secretary to high-society wife—anything to make amends. A paper marriage for a year is the arrangement.

Until on their honeymoon in Japan, Xander’s touch sparks a level of desire neither is prepared for!

Titles in The Greeks’ Race to the Altar series include — Stolen in Her Wedding Gown The Billionaire’s Last-Minute Marriage

This is an adult 18+ story that contains language, possible violence, and sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Wedding Dare by Katherine Garbera

Posted May 13, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Series, Series Connection, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

“I dare you…”

When exes reconnect at a weekend wedding getaway…it’s game on.

For TV producer Quinn Murray, hooking up with her ex at a beach wedding spells trouble.

But Logan Bisset is her weakness, and she’s up for facing him again.

She knows that for the hard-driving CEO, winning has always been everything.

But when Logan’s family secrets are exposed, Quinn is the only one he can turn to.

Will she also be the one to convince the competitive bachelor that winning means nothing without daring to risk his heart?

Titles in the Destination Wedding series include — (Her One Night Proposal) a prequel – The Wedding Dare – The One from the Wedding – Secrets of a Wedding Crasher –

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Staking a Claim by Janice Maynard

Posted May 1, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Series Connection, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

It’s a Lone Star matchmaking twin swap!

As a favor to his identical twin, Joshua Banks agrees to pose as his brother. The switch is supposed to last for just one “date” with Layla Grandin, their childhood friend.

But dinner soon leads to much, much more.

Trust is everything to Layla—she’s been burned before and secrets are destroying her ranching family.

If Joshua stands any chance of staking a claim on relationship-wary Layla, the Texan has to confess so much more than his true identity. And risk losing more than he ever imagined…

Titles in the multi-author Texas Cattleman’s Club: Ranchers and Rivals series include — Staking a Claim by Janice MaynardBoyfriend Lessons by Sophia Singh SassonOn Opposite Sides by Cat SchieldRivalry at Play by Nadine Gonzalez

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Anyone But A Fortune by Judy Duarte

Posted May 1, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Special Edition, Owned, Series, Series Connection, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

“You say my name like it’s a dirty word.”

Self-made woman, Sofia De Leon has heard enough about the old money Fortune family to know that Beau Fortune is not to be trusted.

He might be tall, dark, handsome, and rich, but he’s so not her type.

And now that they are competing for the same business award, he is also her rival.

It is just a hot Texas minute, though, before ambition begins warring with attraction…

Titles in The Fortunes of Texas: The Wedding Gift multi-author series include — Their New Year’s Beginning by Michelle Majors – A Soldier’s Dare by Jo McNally – Anyone But A Fortune by Judy Duarte – Cinderella Next Door by Nancy Robards Thompson – A Fortune in the Family by Kathy Douglass – Finding Fortune’s Secret by Allison Leigh –

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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A Soldier’s Dare by Jo McNally

Posted April 30, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Special Edition, Owned, Series, Series Connection, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

“You said you’re not scared. Prove it.”

When Jack Radcliffe dares Belle Fortune to kiss him at the Hotel Fortune’s Valentine’s Ball, he thinks he’s just having fun.

She’s a pampered Southern princess newly moved to Texas, and she’s interested in someone else. In other words, she’s “safe.”

From the moment their lips touch, however, the former military man is in trouble.

The woman he shouldn’t want challenges him to confront his painful past—and face his future head-on…

Titles in The Fortunes of Texas multi-author series include — Their New Year’s Beginning by Michelle Majors – A Soldier’s Dare by Jo McNally – Anyone But A Fortune by Judy Duarte – Cinderella Next Door by Nancy Robards Thompson – A Fortune in the Family by Kathy Douglass – Finding Fortune’s Secret by Allison Leigh –

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Wrong Brother, Right Kiss by Joss Wood

Posted April 30, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

This was her former brother-in-law.

The last person who should make her feel hot…and alive.

Events guru Cody Gallant is off-limits to Tinsley Ryder-White. Why? Cody is the brother of her unreliable ex-husband.

Sure, there’s a major spark between them. But she won’t risk falling in love again. Even if Cody is sexy and considerate—everything his brother isn’t.

Business pushes them together, but she can’t blame that for kissing him on New Year’s! Is it a future together she sees in Cody’s smoldering gaze? Or the promise of another Gallant-brother heartbreak?

Titles in the Dynasties: DNA Dilemma series include — Secrets of a Bad Reputation – Wrong Brother, Right Kiss – Lost and Found Heir – The Secret Heir Returns – 

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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Secrets of a Bad Reputation by Joss Wood

Posted April 29, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

He uses his bad-boy persona as a shield

until she gets past his defenses…

After years in seclusion, music megastar Griff O’Hare is about to reboot his career. Performing at Ryder International’s elite charity ball will rehabilitate his tattered reputation. 

But Kinga Ryder-White, who’s managing the ball, is wary of risking its success on a charismatic, but unreliable, hell-raiser. She’s the most uptight woman he’s ever met—and the only one who makes him lose control.

After a searing night of passion, will Griff risk revealing the secrets of his bad reputation?

Titles in the Dynasties: DNA Dilemma series include — Secrets of a Bad ReputationWrong Brother, Right Kiss – Lost and Found Heir – The Secret Heir Returns – 

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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