won’t let you put the book down. Be prepared for an all-nighter…
them. How can she live with that cowardice eating away at her
self-respect? Revenge claws at her sheltered existence until she
can’t breathe. Though she’s naïve, she isn’t stupid. When she
finds a stash of loot in her brother’s gym locker, she has the means.
Trace McGuire has a dying mom he loves fiercely. Already stressed
over his personal problems, he takes a bullet for a virgin beauty
hiding while mobsters shoot her brother.
disintegrated over years on the job and he becomes invested – in
her hot body, her plans for retaliation and her fighting spirit.
there’s no way she’s giving up her quest for revenge. She’s
working at a seedy bar where the gang members hang out so she can dig
up information that might lead to finding his killers. When jealous
hookers and sleazy barmaids try forcing her to leave, she fights
back. For the love of an old rascal who owns the neighborhood gym,
she helps train his protégé in the boxing ring. For her sanity, she
clings to her relationship with the one man who makes life worth living..
to him until Cassidy Santino explodes into his life. This chick’s
got him so tied up that he’s willing to shirk responsibilities in
his job and cut her slack for interfering in his investigation. But,
when Cassidy keeps putting herself in danger from the lunatic who
owns the bar where she works. That’s where he draws the line. He’s
determined to protect her, even if she fights him every damn inch of
the way. And man… can this girl fight!
murdered her brother. If the missing woman turns out to be the
killer, then she has to pay. Walking the nightly tightrope at the bar
where she’s employed, staying out of the clutches of the she-devil
boss who wants her, and dealing with the L.A. scumbag who’s taken a
dislike to her, the battles are constant. One thing she can’t bear
to lose – the affections of the detective whose patience with her
stubbornness is fragile. When he’s taken hostage, life goes into an
even deeper spiral of conflicts and tension.
into the darkness and dysfunction of the Lipstick Club where she
bartends. He wants her free of the nightmare and goes to great
lengths to make it happen. But when they take him prisoner, how can
he help her?
been kidnapped, and every passing day destroys her hope that he’s alive.
refuses to even talk about. But she worries how her rejection will
affect Arlene and Rusty.
the back of Cassi’s mind is the craving to learn the truth and
finally get her revenge.
the Lipstick Club become even more dysfunctional. She’s forced to
hide from the crazy-assed, she-devil gang boss who wants her and is
but how? His cell is impregnable. Every waking moment, he’s filled
with the need to get back to Cassi. Though the girl fights like a
hellion, she’s as soft-hearted as an angel, and he can’t stand
the thought that he might die before ever seeing her again.
Visualizing her world of turmoil and danger, he won’t give up.
struggled to be a decent person all her life. And her options were
never the same as the good girls in town. Growing up with a sick
mother and limited resources, she does the best she can until a man
she loves dies in a violent, intolerable situation where she blames
herself. Then her world crumbles into drugs and self-hate. She’s
saved by the sound of a baby’s cry, an unmanageable child who she
bonds with and then needs as much as she wants his daddy.
Sensitive, a man who works in a job unsuited to his inner nature, he
manages to fool the world. When he finds he’s to become a daddy,
the tough-guy personality he’s been portraying all along turns
real. He hardens his heart and hides behind thick walls of protection
he’s carefully erected. And then Sunshine enters his world, and
nothing makes sense anymore.
carelessly, “Sergio Mandalas killed your cousin.”
past returns. Everything she loves becomes meaningless.
senselessly, how can she carry on, knowing his killer walks free?
that a blackmailer has found out the family secret, everything spins
unbearably out of control.
idolize his woman. But he feels her slipping away. With the help of
their friends, he tries to keep her safe. In the end, the choices
were hers to make. All he could do was stand by and watch…
author who has seven series to her credit. The Vicarage Bench Series
– Spirit/Time -Travel tales that have a surprising twist / The
Angels with Attitude Series – Angels Love Romance / The Elvis
Series – Make an Elvis song a book / Vegas Series – 6 books full
of romantic suspense, humor and gritty conflicts / and… the
fast-paced, edgy, humorous, romantic suspense, Undercover FBI Series
/The Holiday Heatwarmer Series – puppies become cupids. And the
latest, explosive Mob Tracker Series – six books full of conflicts
and characters you’ll hate to leave.
writes her various romances with tongue in cheek and a mad glint in
her eye. She’s been known to say: “If I can steal a booklover’s
attention away from their every-day grind, absorb them into a fantasy
love story, and make them care about the ending, then I’ve done my job.”
Reviews Readers’ Choice Awards.
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