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Romance of Dragons and Snakes

Romance of Dragons and Snakes

After forming ties with Tang Zichen of the secret Tang sect, Wang Chao began to rely on his exceedingly unusual determination to slowly walk towards the peak of martial arts. Fighting masters of every form of martial arts, joining and betraying the mysterious organization, and even joining every faction of power!
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Romanced By the Mountain Man

Romanced By the Mountain Man

Romanced By the Mountain Man Can this dirty mountain man convince the romance writer he wants to be the hero in her own personal love story?BladeI’m the man that reads her dirtiest fantasies out loud. Yeah, I’m a book narrator. I spend my nights reading my favorite author’s filthy words for her fan base to listen in on. Every naughty scene only makes me crave her more. But she can’t know who I really am.Then Gwen, the curvy goddess, shows up on my mountain, looking for my alter ego. I figure I’ll take her around town and help her search. After she finally admits she can’t find him, I’ll send her back. Easy and simple.Except that when she leaves, I have to chase after her. Because it turns out I can’t let Gwen go, and now I’ll prove to her that we can write a happily ever after of our own together.GwenEvery time I hear my book narrator’s voice, I melt. I’ve been trying to draw him out for months now, and he won’t tell me who he is. So, I do something a little bit crazy. I take a trip to his mountain. If I can just see him in person, then he’ll realize we’re soulmates.Except I end up stranded with a dirty mountain man who’s making me crave his fiery touch and his filthy mouth. Have I finally found the romance hero of my dreams, or will Blade break my heart?If you love a dirty talking alpha male who seduces his curvy goddess, it’s time to meet Blade in Romanced by the Mountain Man.
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With All My Heart, Joy

With All My Heart, Joy

With All My Heart, Joy A lonely single dad. A young influencer in need of counsel. Is their age difference a divide too big to bridge this Christmas?Joy Halverson isn’t living up to her name. Being a kill-joy to those around her—and hiding reality from her online viewers—only makes her depression worse, and with the holidays coming, it’s time to do something about it. But there’s one thing she didn’t expect—to be attracted to her counselor. Her much older counselor.Isaac Miller’s only priority in life is providing a stable environment for his disabled daughter. He has no time for flakey women who can’t commit to Paisley. When the young counseling client he can’t stop thinking about steps in to skillfully care for his daughter in a pinch, he is caught by surprise.As a client, Joy is off limits to Isaac. He could never deserve her, anyway. An anonymous Christmas-card exchange is enough romance for him, right?Besides, Joy doesn’t believe any man would want her for long in real life, no matter his age. Her counselor tries to challenge her thinking—but what will she do when he captures her heart?
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With Conditions

With Conditions

With Conditions The sky is the limit for Sophie.Brains. Beauty. The ambition to succeed. As the founder of the Lady Boss corporation, nothing seems unattainable for her.Until she hires a seductive new CEO for her fitness line.Little does she know, he’s done his research and is planning a hostile takeover that would rob her of her position and all she’s worked for. Carefully crafting his scam, he leaks rumors to the media that she’s in a relationship with an Australian janitorial employee, Colton.Out of options, and desperate to save her career, Sophie enters into an arrangement with Colton. They fake a relationship to put a stop to the sordid rumors. Yet somewhere in the middle of their ruse, they discover neither is faking their attraction.Colton exposes her to a dark world of underground sexual fantasies that awakens desires in her she never knew existed. Now, Sophie finds herself stuck between her longing for Colton and her desire to protect the public image of her business empire.
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With Every Breath

With Every Breath

With Every Breath AliceI didn’t mean for the whole wedding party to see me skinny dipping.That’s how I met Jonah, my new, way too hot for my sanity neighbor.JonahI came to Alaska to escape. I prefer to leave tragedy behind and don’t need anyone reminding me I’m a hero. I’m not. I’m damaged goods and not in the market for romance.Alice is beyond distracting, and I can’t avoid her. My grandmother thinks we’re fated for each other. While I’m busy trying to ignore my grandmother’s matchmaking, I make the mistake of kissing Alice. My willpower burns to the ground in a matter of seconds.
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With Every Breath (Slow Burn 4)

With Every Breath (Slow Burn 4)

With Every Breath (Slow Burn 4) Eliza Cummings fought free of a monster who terrorized her when she was an innocent teenager and helped put him away for good. She took a job with Devereaux Security Services and devoted every hour to taking down the very thing she’d nearly become. No one, not even those closest to her, know her darkest, shameful secrets. But now the killer has been set free on a legal loophole and it’s only a matter of time before he comes for her. Eliza’s only choice is to run and lead the monster away from the people she loves.Wade Sterling has always lived by his own rules, a law unto himself who answers to no one. He’s never professed to be a good man, and he’s definitely not hero material. Wade never allows anyone close enough to see the man behind the impenetrable mask—but one woman threatens his carefully leashed control. He took a bullet for her and the result was more than a piece of metal entrenched in his skin. She was under his skin and nothing he did rid himself of the woman with the courage of a warrior and who thinks nothing of putting her life before others.But when Wade sees a panicked and haunted Eliza he knows something is very wrong, because the fool woman has never had been afraid of anything. And when she tries to run, the primal beast barely lurking beneath his deceptively polished façade erupts in a rage. She may not know it, but she belongs to him. This time, Eliza isn’t going to play the protector. She was damn well going to be the protected. And as long as Wade breathes, no one will ever hurt what is his.
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With Every Heartbeat (Forbidden Men 4)

With Every Heartbeat (Forbidden Men 4)

With Every Heartbeat (Forbidden Men 4) I used to think everything was black and white, truth or lie, easy or hard, that if I could just escape my strict, overbearing, abusive father, my life would be perfect. But since I’ve found a reason to risk his wrath and leave, to help a friend in need, I’ve come to realize everything I thought I knew is wrong.Friends have their own agenda, honesty comes with a dosage of lie, easy doesn’t even exist, keeping secrets sucks, and love...love is the most painful thing of all.Maybe if Quinn Hamilton hadn’t asked me to skip classes for the day and help him pick out an engagement ring for my best friend, I wouldn’t have fallen for him so completely on that sunny Tuesday afternoon and I wouldn’t feel so conflicted. But I did, and I can’t take it back, no matter how hard I try. So I have to deal with the fact that even I’m not as good, or honest, or caring as I’d always thought I was, and no matter what I do next, someone’s going to get hurt. Probably me.
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With His Ring

With His Ring

With His Ring Margot is new in town, with a brother to look after, two jobs to make ends meet and no time for love. But when fate crosses her path with wealthy, single lawyer Jamie Calvin, who also happens to be her landlord, things get complicated. In the most satisfying of ways.What happens when world's clash and secrets are revealed? Can Jamie convince her that she's everything he's ever needed? Because love is the one thing money can't buy.With His Ring is a steamy, age gap romance with a billionaire main man who is absolutely crazy over the love of his life. And won't stop until she is his.
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With Kol (Daniels Family 2)

With Kol (Daniels Family 2)

With Kol (Daniels Family 2) Kol Daniels has spent years raising his sister after their parents passed away. Finally gaining the freedom to live his own life, he meets a girl…Who runs away.Thea Andrews only wants to be normal. She wants to drop the scars of her past and move forward. After finding a friendship with a woman who didn’t demand to know all her secrets, Thea feels comfort in her surroundings.When her friends brother, Kol, begins to show an intense interest in her, she runs. Not as far as she should have and for nearly a year, regret and fear hold her hostage from reaching out to the only friend she had.After finding Thea, Kol makes it his mission to obtain her trust and eventually her love. Discovering how much agony she tries to hide away from the world, Kol pushes until Thea lets her guard down and starts to open up.With Kol…Thea begins to believe in love again, but will her secrets haunt them forever, or is there a light at the end of the tunnel leading to a bright future for them both, together?
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With Love, from Cold World

With Love, from Cold World

With Love, from Cold World Lauren Fox is the bookkeeper for Cold World, a tourist destination that's always a winter wonderland despite being located in humid Orlando, Florida. Sure, it’s ranked way below any of the trademarked amusement parks and maybe foot traffic could be better. But it’s a fun place to work, even if “fun” isn’t exactly Lauren’s middle name.Her coworker Asa Williamson, on the other hand,is all about finding ways to enliven his days at Cold World—whether that means organizing the Secret Santa or teasing Lauren.When the owner asks Lauren and Asa to propose something (anything, really) to raise more revenue, their rivalry heats up as they compete to come up with the best idea. But the situation is more dire than they thought, and it might take these polar opposites working together to save the day. If Asa thought Lauren didn't know how to enjoy herself, he's surprised by how much he enjoys spending time together. And if Lauren thought Asa wasn't serious about anything, she's surprised by how seriously he seems to take her.As Lauren and Asa work to save their beloved wintery spot, they realize the real attraction might be the heat generating between them.
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With Love, Melody

With Love, Melody

With Love, Melody When a favor turns into an on-stage kiss between best friends, will it make their friendship something more—or break it completely? Melody Reed is a perpetual disappointment. Just ask the cast in the disastrous play she’s directing. Her best friend TJ can’t see it because she never lets him. It’s a relief when she finds herself spilling her secret fears and failures to a new online love interest, instead.One kiss is all it took to land TJ Halverson firmly in the friend zone years ago. But he’s tired of letting fear of a repeat rejection hold him back from Melody. This time he’s willing to stoop to a desperate level—one that might put their whole friendship on the line.When TJ’s feelings are forced out in the open, he’s terrified of losing Melody completely. With her best friend’s heart in her hands, Melody is faced with an impossible decision. Stay where it’s safe and let TJ go for good—or risk her entire identity for a chance at something better.
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With One Breath (Blackhawk Security)

With One Breath (Blackhawk Security)

With One Breath (Blackhawk Security) TWO AGAINST THE TALIBAN, TWO WILDLYDIFFERENT AGENDAS-- BOTH CRAZY RISKY!Laila’s not the type of woman who needs rescuing.Except for a tiny rule-breaking penchant, she’s a model CIA agent—smart, resourceful, brave, and very very determined.. But right now she’s in a tight situation—in more than one way. She’s hiding from the Taliban in a network of pitch-dark interlocking caves, so narrow a cat could barely thread its way through them. A cat or an agent trained for it.And that would be Jase, her designated rescuer.Once her CIA training agent, he’s the last man she’d get involved with,even though he’s the hottest guy she’s ever met. He’s bossy. Intimidating. Way too alpha. And a strict rule follower.All traits on her ‘no fly’ list.Set against the tense U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, this rapid-fire tale begins with electrifying action, moves on to fast-flying sparks, and never lets up. Laila’s on the way to Kabul to leave the country, where she also teaches a class of village girls, when her driver betrays her.She outwits him, but it’s only a matter of timetill the Taliban track her down.She’s never been so glad to see Jase.Romance should be the last thing on either’s mind as they frantically crawl and slither their way through the claustrophobic caves,desperate to find an exit. Still, infatuation sparks.And smolders.But neither can afford to take their eyes off their own goals. Jase’s is simple--to rejoin his team and deliver Laila safely to Kabul.But Laila has a more ambitious agenda, one that will require breaking rules, disobeying orders, and endangering the whole team.
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With the Sunrise (Dusk Before Dawn 2)

With the Sunrise (Dusk Before Dawn 2)

With the Sunrise (Dusk Before Dawn 2) Athan Bancroft was drawn to a ring with a striking amethyst a century ago and has been wearing it all those years. He had no idea the piece of jewelry was meant for his destined consort—until he looked across a crowded ballroom straight into eyes that were a perfect match for the stone.Selene Brassard has always been fascinated by stories about vampires, but she had no idea they really existed. Or that she’d spend the rest of her very long life with one.But will what her parents think they know about the vampire world destroy what Athan and Selene are building together?
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With This Fling (Summersweet Island 5)

With This Fling (Summersweet Island 5)

With This Fling (Summersweet Island 5) Laura Bennett has spent her life taking care of other people and running the Dip and Twist. Happily spending her time being single and carefree, she has no intention of settling down or falling in love. With an ever-growing family, she’s a mother to them all, and she loves every minute of it. But her baby is getting married, and her oldest has her own life changes she’s dealing with. Suddenly, being all alone doesn’t sound so appealing anymore.Dean Campbell has been the black sheep of his family since the day he was born. The only one he cares about is his nephew, Palmer. Deciding at the last minute to attend Palmer’s nuptials, Dean knows he’s going to need to try his hardest not to be his usual, grouchy self. He doesn’t like people, and he really doesn’t like weddings. But the sexy and sassy mother-of-the-bride has him wanting to check Plus-One on his invite. He’s never had more fun getting under someone’s skin, and it doesn’t take long for all the people, noise, and chaos that surround Laura Bennett to become a few of his favorite things.Laura thinks a fun wedding fling is just what the doctor ordered to get her out of this funk. But Dean’s been sprinkled with Shepherd’s glitter and the magic of Summersweet Island. He’ll do whatever it takes to convince her that, with this fling, she just might change her mind about falling in love again.
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With This Man (This Man 4)

With This Man (This Man 4)

With This Man (This Man 4) Jesse Ward is back in the newest novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling This Man series!Life is good for Jesse "The Lord" Ward. Perfect, actually. He still has the charm, he's in great shape, and he still reduces his wife, Ava, to a pool of desire with a mere look. He's in full control, just how he likes it.But Jesse's perfect world falls apart when a terrible accident lands Ava in the hospital with a life-threatening head injury. Devastated and angry, he feels like his entire existence hangs in the balance. He cannot survive without this woman's love. So when she finally comes around, his shaking world begins to level out. But his nightmare doesn't end there. It's only just begun. Because his wife can't remember the last sixteen years of her life. That's all of him. All of their time together. He is a stranger to her.Now Jesse must do whatever it takes to find her memories . . . and help her fall madly, passionately in love with him all over again.
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With This Ring

With This Ring

With This Ring FreyaMaxim Ivankov is the devil incarnate.With the fierce blood of Mongolian conquerors running through his veins he is pitiless.From the time I was a child, I knew he was my enemy, and I have always hated him with a shocking intensity. Now my father wants me to marry him.I cannot say no to my father. No one says no to him, not if they wish to live.I may be his daughter, but his honor is more important than my life.So I will marry that heartless brute.Yes, he is beautiful, with piercing blue eyes and raven black hair, but I will not bend to him. I will not share his bed, and I will not bear him children.Our marriage will be more barren than the wild landscapes his ancestors rode across when they came to conquer our lands.MaximI have watched her from afar for many, many years. Those flame colored locks tumbling down her delicate shoulders, that creamy-white neck when it is stretched and exposed.I have imagined how it will feel when she offers herself to me and I am inside her.She despises me, but now she will bear my name and be mine.I will make her call my name.I will make her get on her pretty, little knees and beg me to take her.I will be her last thought when she goes to sleep and the first when her eyes open.I will fill her belly with my seed.A Standalone Full Length Enemies to Lovers Romance.
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With This Ring (To Have And To Hold Duet 1)

With This Ring (To Have And To Hold Duet 1)

With This Ring (To Have And To Hold Duet 1) When I rescued Scarlett De La Cruz from her tower it’s not like her prospects were looking so great.You’d think she’d show a little gratitude. Thank me for putting my ring on her finger and marking her as mafia property.My property.I’ll keep her safe. And the trade-off isn’t so bad. Most women would jump at the chance to sleep in my bed.Not Scarlett, though.My Cartel Princess has a big mouth and an even bigger attitude. But it’s her furious caramel eyes that keep me coming back for more. That and the way her body bends to mine like it already knows it belongs to me.Scarlett is my enemy. She’s also the one woman I can’t keep my hands off.But if I don’t keep my head on straight, everything I’ve worked for all these years will have been for nothing.
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With This Secret

With This Secret

With This Secret Bianca,Thanks a lot Dad! Thanks for selling me off to a fat, ugly, dangerous criminal to pay off your gambling debts.I thought my life was over. Well, look at my choices. Say no to my father, and get him tortured and killed, or marry a man who made my skin crawl.Then another choice presented itself.A man I had once been crazy about popped into the picture. The only problem was I was crazy about him, he thought so little about me, he just disappeared into thin air one day without a word.My heart still yearned for his touch, but my head said, “Hang on a minute, Bianca. Are you jumping from the frying pan into the freaking fire?Levan,I made a very big sacrifice when I walked away from her. Even now, after all this time, there is a Bianca shaped hole in my heart. It is a hold that will never be filled. And so be it.She thought I was like her, but I wasn’t.I belonged to a world where only power and money counted. People like her they get crushed in the darkness of the night and fed to the dogs in the morning.Bianca was the purest soul I’d ever met. And I wanted something better for her than a life with me.I knew she would hate me for the way I left, but it was a kindness to let her hate me than to have her suffer with me.But now things are different. My beauty needs me.I can't deny we were meant to be and I will keep her safe...whatever it takes.
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With Ties That Bind (The Broken Bonds 4)

With Ties That Bind (The Broken Bonds 4)

With Ties That Bind (The Broken Bonds 4) *Book 4 in the Broken Bonds series, With Ties that Bind is a spin-off set in the Broken Bonds world. It is recommended to read the With Visions of Red serial prior to beginning this book. This book contains spoilers to With Visions of Red.*Detective Ethan Quinn has questions. The Arlington Slasher case is closed, the UNSUB no longer a threat—but Quinn can’t quiet the suspicion he harbors toward his partner and the young, attractive M.E. Not only does he loathe his uncertainty, he’s torn between doing his job and protecting his team.But burying himself in cases no longer works. He’s restless. On edge. And tired of fighting his compulsions. Quinn has always viewed the law in black and white. Only now his world is swirling with a murky gray that threatens to devour him.When lead medical examiner Avery Johnson careens toward a dangerous path, she pulls the unwitting detective into a dark web of deception and lust, triggered by a spree of recent killings.Is this new player linked to the Bathory murders, or is it another copycat?Time almost took Avery from him once before. As the clock ticks, Quinn will stop at nothing to protect her, refusing to let Avery become a victim again. Against his uncompromising logic, Quinn can’t deny his feelings. Avery forces him to acknowledge his darker desires, tempting his control—which weakens with every second he spends with the feisty M.E. as they hunt down the perpetrator threatening to tear them apart.
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With Ties That Bind: Book 2 (The Broken Bonds 5)

With Ties That Bind: Book 2 (The Broken Bonds 5)

With Ties That Bind: Book 2 (The Broken Bonds 5) With Ties That Bind: Broken Bonds Book TwoA new threat has descended upon Arlington, and lead medial examiner Avery Johnson is in its sights, being targeted by the city’s latest serial killing menace known to the public as the Alpha Killer.Whether urban legend or reality, the Alpha feeds into the media craze, orchestrating a killing spree to stamp out all rivals. And when Avery’s tangled web of deception pulls her further into to Alpha’s sadistic game, there’s only one thing she fears more: losing Quinn. With just as many secrets to guard as the elusive crime lord, Avery’s time is running out to reveal the truth to Quinn, the stubborn, by-the-book detective bent on protecting her at all costs.As a lead takes the ACPD task force deep into the bowels of a corrupt law firm, the discovery of a vast criminal network with far-reaching connections threatens to unmask many players. How deep does the corruption go? How far does the Alpha’s reach extend? While the team races to catch a killer, Detective Quinn is faced with an impossible choice. Will he betray the woman he’s fallen for, or seek his own vengeance outside of the law?
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