Book hauls

April Weekly Kindle Haul #1

Happy Sunday! I have a bit of an unusual haul, for me, where all the books that I “purchased” are free (minus one that has already gone back to regular price). All of them are romance or cozy mysteries so if you enjoy those genres hopefully you will find something you like in this haul.

The Heart of Stone series moves into the next generation with Hard As Stone, ​a full-length novel featuring Tristan and Nina’s son, Ethan. 

Trouble. Playboy. Heartbreakingly gorgeous. Ethan Stone, the only son and spitting image of billionaire Tristan Stone, has a long line of women who would kill for a night with him, and rumor has it he’s more than happy to oblige. 

But Ethan has a problem. His family wants him to settle down. Why, he can’t understand. But he needs to figure out a way to convince them he’s given up his wild ways while at the same time living his life the way he wants to. 

He has a plan, though, and Summer Carmichael, the quintessential girl-next-door, is perfect to help him. But Ethan better watch out or he might just find himself falling for exactly the kind of woman his family wishes he’d bring home.

Hotshot Evan Bishop was taught at a very early age that love was something to be taken seriously. The thirty-four-year-old alpha firefighter had only loved one woman his entire life, his childhood sweetheart who just told him she was engaged to another man. So when he locks eyes with a blue-eyed, blonde bombshell who has him falling fast at first sight, his instinct is to deny it, ignore it, and resist it.

Actress Shayne Fox was taught at a very early age that love was a luxury that she couldn’t afford. From growing up in foster care to working in Hollywood, the beautiful ingénue’s only concern was survival not love. So when she locks eyes with a tall, dark, and sexy stranger who has her wanting something that she never allowed herself to feel, her instinct is to dismiss it, suppress, and avoid it.

He was used to being in control of all things at all times but would he be able to control his heart? She was used to life giving her lemons but would she recognize it when it gave her love?

Sometimes the path of least resistance is the one that is the hardest to take.

Stand-alone Hope Falls romance, complete with HEA—and plenty of heat and heart along the way!

$4.99 or KU

It’s not that single mum Charlotte Newman is completely and utterly obsessed with crafting, necessarily.

Sure, she has balls of wool stashed everywhere like a squirrel stores nuts and more needles than a tattoo parlour. But that doesn’t mean she has a problem, right?

Finding herself between jobs, Charlotte fills her time teaching crafting skills at the local nursing home. Encouraged by how positively the residents respond, the possibility of a career doing what she adores fills her mind.

The first step towards that ambition is creating a crafting hub for the community – The Crafternoon Sewcial Club.

When a local charity announces a major knitting-themed fundraiser, Charlotte sees the ideal stage to put her new club firmly on the crafting map and drum up new members in the process.

Unfortunately, not everybody is on board with her vision for a crafting club, as it turns out. Indeed, some are even hoping to see Charlotte’s dream come crashing down around her.

Still, she won’t let a minor issue like that derail her plans…

To ensure victory, then, she’ll need to rally her new members and ask her friends from the nursing home to get those needles clicking faster than a hummingbird’s wings!If you adore crafting, knitting, sewing, crochet while drinking tea with friends, you’ll love this book!

FREE

An obnoxious tech genius determined to keep everyone at arm’s length. The shy but feisty server who sees right through him. An explosive chemistry…

Genius tech millionaire Isaiah Harper, better known as “Crazy Isaiah,” alienates everyone he encounters with his abrasive personality. Not that he cares. Until he meets his match during a run-in with the feisty server at his family’s restaurant in small-town Journey’s End.

Alyssa Banks knows she needs to make some life changes and stop acting like a doormat. But she never expected her big moment to come while nose-to-nose with intriguing Isaiah Harper, who doesn’t strike her as crazy. At all…

If you love steamy contemporary romance and enemies-to-lovers storylines, grab All of Me today!

A Father’s Dying Wish . . . 

Miserable after the failure of her restaurant, chef Grace Cooper receives a deathbed letter from the father she thought was already dead, offering a free vacation at an Alaskan island resort. Exhausted, Grace jumps at the chance to escape, and to learn about the father she never knew. 

Polaris Island and the Northern Lights Retreat seem to offer everything—ocean, mountains, forest and isolation. Then she bumps into Connor Reed, a humiliating nightmare from her past, and resort owner Derek Wakefield reveals upsetting truths about her dad. 

Connor has no idea why Grace hates him. But one look at the woman he’s carried in his heart for the last seven years convinces him not only that he needs to find out, but that his philosophy of living only for today has to change. As Grace’s brittle shell crumbles, Connor starts dreaming of his future—with her. 

As she struggles to separate truth from lies, Grace comes to rely on Connor’s masculine energy and solid support—until the final shocking truth about her father obliterates her ability to trust her feelings. She only wants to run. But where else can she find what she’s been looking for all her life? 

t turns that even a witch can’t run from her past forever.

A lesson I learned the hard way.

But now I’m back home, and things are going well. Or they were for about five minutes.

With the town-saving fall festival days away, the inn’s renovation have fallen apart, running me ragged and right into a crime scene. A suspicious death has sent gossip flying faster than you can say bibidi babidi boo, threatening to put Silverlake on the map for all the wrong reasons .

It’ll take all witches on deck to solve this crime and save Silverlake before it’s too late.

**This romance novel contains explicit content and is not advised for readers under 18* 

Sensation. 

A sacred place free from judgement or inhibitions. 
The only rule: Ask before you touch. 

Sensation is an exclusive black-tie party attended by at least one hundred and fifty of the clubs most privileged members, and held once a month at an undisclosed mansion in Beverly Hills. 

You may watch. 
You may interact. 
You can come together or you can choose to come alone. 

The choice is yours. 

Would you like it rough? 
Would you like to be caressed and worshipped? 
Or would you simply like to observe? 

What do you desire? 

She’s my best friend’s kid sister.
Only she’s not a kid any more.

As a forest ranger, I believe in the simple life. I prefer cabins to apartments, trails to freeways, and trees to people. My life is orderly, predictable, and quiet.

Until it’s hit by a woman I never saw coming — Hurricane June.

She’s fierce. She’s feisty. She has a laugh like the first day of spring, and she’s so pretty that I can’t breathe when I look at her. June will only be in town for a few months — just while job-hunting. She won’t last until winter, but how can I resist?

Except I have to. She’s my best, oldest, and most loyal friend’s baby sister. 

Betraying him would be the worst thing I’ve ever done. Not betraying him might be the hardest.

Especially once we start working together on a secret project. All this spending time together, sneaking around at night, and lying to her brother about what we’re doing sure feels like more than friendship.

June might break my heart. Her brother might break my nose.

But I guess some things were made to be broken.

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