{Excerpt} Josie and the Brood by:Jayde Brooks

The trick with her was not to make any sudden moves. And to pretend to be more incapacitated than he truly was. Probably not the way to start a relationship, but Chapman wanted to buy as much time with her as he could. Relationship. Is that he wanted with her? And just how was that…

{Excerpt} Wrath: Seven Deadly Sins by:Cassandra Baker-Durham

Baxter Reed waited until his wife’s body seeped beneath the surface of the water. The area smelled of high humidity and algae, making his sinuses drain to the back of his throat. He hated that he felt nothing. He had hoped to feel some release as he choked the life out of her. He waited…

{Excerpt} The Betting Vow by:K.M. Jackson

CHAPTER 1 Balancing on the hood of a sports car while slickly oiled up was a lot harder than most people imagined. Add to that doing it hands free, because you’ve got your hands wrapped around a fully loaded burger. Plus, you are in a bikini and are wearing six-inch stilettos. Well, then, you’ve got…

{Excerpt} Breakfast in Bed by:Rochelle Alers

CHAPTER 1 Sprawled on a chintz-covered recliner in the sitting area in one of DuPont House’s suites, Tonya Martin crossed her bare feet at the ankles, while her friends claimed matching chairs with cushioned footstools. She had spent the past half hour talking to them when she should have retired for bed. Earlier that morning,…

{Except} Dirty Tricks by:Kiki Swinson and Saundra

CHAPTER 1 LUCKY TO BE ALIVE Three Months Earlier “No! Please!” I begged, gagging from the mixture of snot and blood running over my lips and into my mouth. The salt from my tears stung the open wounds on my bottom lip. But that was the least of my pain. Another slap across the face…

{Excerpt} The Beauty and the CEO by: Carolyn Hector

Chapter 1 Morning rays of sunlight created a halo effect around the god-like body of a six-foot-four man strolling through the parting glass doors of Kelly Towers. A collective gasp of soft feminine sighs rose over the swishing sound of the automatic doors closing. With the sun behind him, the man strolled down the red…

{Excerpt} Her Secret Life by:Tiffany L. Warren

Prologue Today . . . It was stifling hot on the Metro platform. Graham felt sweat make a little river down his cheek. He couldn’t wipe it, because he didn’t have a napkin or sanitizer, and the Metro was like one giant petri dish of cold, flu, and crud germs. So the little river ran….

{Excerpt} Lust & Loyalty by:Shelly Ellis

Prologue Hospitals weren’t usually happy places, especially the Wilson Medical Center ICU where many of the patients were hovering near death’s door and a pall of sickness seemed to hang over every surface. But today the ICU staff at least tried to be festive in honor of the new nurse’s birthday. Meredith, the plump nurse…