Landing Zone

By Erin Dutton

Workplace Romances
Second Chance at Love

Former U.S. Army pilot Lauren Henley and police training instructor Kim “Monty” Montgomery share a love of country, a sense of duty, and grief for a woman who left them too soon. That the woman they lost was a friend to one and a lover to the other should at least give Kim and Lauren something on which to build a friendship. But from the moment they met, they’ve been at odds.

When Lauren gets a job at the same police department as Kim, they are forced to at least fake professional respect. Eventually, respect and begrudging attraction turns to affection, then something deeper.

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Planning for Love

By Erin Dutton

Wedding coordinator Faith McKenna doesn’t believe in the happily-ever-after that she promises her clients. So she has no qualms about giving a few brides one last fling on the side before they commit for life.
 
When maid of honor Rachel Union catches her best friend fooling around with the wedding coordinator before her wedding day, she swears she’ll out Faith to everyone if the bride doesn’t make it down the aisle. Against her better judgment, Rachel agrees not to tell the groom, but she vows to keep a close eye on Faith until after the big day. But spending time with Faith challenges Rachel’s opinion of her as shallow and opportunistic.

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Capturing Forever

By Erin Dutton

Reunion Romances

Jacqueline Knight is driven and ambitious, always focused on getting to the top. But when her father’s failing health demands her attention, she must consider putting her career on hold. Though she struggles with her new responsibilities, she won’t admit she can’t do it alone. And the last person she wants to accept help from is her ex, Casey.

Since their breakup eight years before, Casey Meadows has concentrated on co-parenting their son and making a new life for herself. While she’s happy to offer her help, spending time with Jacqueline threatens to open the box in which she’s locked away their past relationship.

Will the lessons learned in eight years apart be enough to mend the mistakes of the past?

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Officer Down

By Erin Dutton

Veteran emergency dispatcher Hillary O'Neal can handle any crisis, until she gets the call that destroys her confidence. Now she spends every shift dreading what could happen and doubting whether she'll be able to handle another tragedy.

Olivia Dennis joined the sheriff's department for the action and to fulfill the family legacy. But she could lose both when she's caught up in an internal investigation and assigned to a security desk at the communications center.

Hillary knows too well the danger the officers in the field face, and the last thing she wants is to get close to one. Besides, Olivia's obviously just as broken as she is right now. So as they get closer, she hopes their burgeoning attraction is as temporary as Olivia's desk duty.

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For the Love of Cake

By Erin Dutton

Workplace Romances

Maya Vaughn, the hottest young pastry chef to emerge from the reality television machine, takes a turn as a judge on the very show that launched her career, expecting to find a nice change of scenery and a little diversion.

Shannon Hayes, a late bloomer at forty-two years old, is finally on the precipice of achieving her dreams. She has one shot to prove she can compete with chefs half her age and with much more experience. Engaging in a fling with a judge fourteen years her junior would almost certainly kill that chance.

Their attraction offers a taste of the exotic but could turn into a recipe for disaster.

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Love Burns Sampler

By Erin Dutton and Others

A Bold Strokes Books Bundle

Blazing hot firefighter romances:

Firestorm: Firefighter paramedic Mallory "Ice" James isn't happy when the undisciplined Jace Russo joins her command, but lust isn't something either can control—and they soon discover ice burns as fiercely as flame.

Point of Ignition: Amid a blaze that threatens to consume them both, firefighter Kate Chambers and property owner Alexi Clark redefine love and trust.

Fully Involved: A love that has smoldered for years ignites when two women and one little boy come together in the aftermath of tragedy.

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More Than Friends

By Erin Dutton

Friends to Lovers

Evelyn Fisher thinks she has the perfect role model for a long-term relationship, until her best friends, Kendall and Melanie, split up and all three women must reevaluate their lives and their relationships.

Determined to be a good friend to both, Evelyn supports Kendall and Melanie while they move forward, separately. But when she finds herself falling for one of them the delicate balance shifts. Will loyalty keep Evelyn from pursuing an unexpected chance at love?

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Reluctant Hope

By Erin Dutton

Cancer survivor Addison Hunt knows she can't offer any guarantees, in love or in life, and after experiencing a loss of her own, Brooke Donahue isn't willing to risk her heart.

Addison hasn't been with anyone since her cancer treatment and has convinced herself she is happy with the life she is building on her own. Brooke is attracted to Addison, but that's as far as she is willing to let it go. She doesn't want to get involved, especially not with someone whose future is uncertain. But spending time together while working on a project to raise money and awareness for cancer research has them both questioning their convictions.

Can Brooke and Addison find hope for love, even against their will?

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A Perfect Match

By Erin Dutton

In a game where careers are made or broken in the span of one round, can there be any such thing as a perfect match?

After a high-profile breakup, professional golfer Tiernan O'Shea blows a considerable lead and loses a major tournament. Soon, unable to get her game back on track, she is in danger of losing her sponsor. The upcoming Celebrity Pro-Am is her chance at redemption.

Elena Pilar has paid her dues in the boys' club of sportscasting and her career is finally on the upswing. But when she is paired with Tiernan in the Pro-Am, her attraction to the volatile golfer could threaten her success as well as her carefully guarded personal life.

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Point of Ignition

By Erin Dutton

Arson investigation is not exactly what firefighter Kate Chambers signed up for. But she doesn't have a choice when an injury forces her off the engine and into the office. Her first case, a fire at a downtown bar, is a clear-cut instance of insurance fraud, or so she thinks.

But the property co-owner and prime suspect, Alexi Clark, has spent too many years battling her own demons to quietly go to jail for a crime she didn't commit. Soon Alexi is fighting both the false charges against her and an unexpected attraction to the investigator determined to prove them.

Amid a blaze that threatens to consume them both, Kate and Alexi redefine love and trust.

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Designed for Love

By Erin Dutton

Workplace Romances
Jillian Sealy and Wil Johnson don't much like each other but they do have to work together, at least long enough to rehab an historic house.

Jillian Sealy is not running away from her life, she's seizing a business opportunity. That's what she tells herself when she moves to a rural Tennessee town to flip a nearly century-old house. But the project gets a bit more interesting when she meets her devastatingly attractive contractor, Wil Johnson. When Jillian seems to think she has Wil all figured out from nearly their first meeting, Wil wants nothing to do with her. Wil has spent most of her life being underestimated by her neighbors because of where she came from, and she's not about to get involved with a big-city snob who does the same.

Forced to cooperate for the sake of the project, Jillian and Wil find that what they desire most is not what either of them had planned.
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A Place to Rest

By Erin Dutton

Sawyer Drake has never known what she wants—except it isn't working in the family restaurant, which is what everyone expects. In order to outrun her destiny, or at least delay the inevitable, she bounces from job to job—and woman to woman. Nothing keeps her attention for very long. Nothing, that is, until she meets shy pastry chef Jori Diamantina. But Jori has no intention of risking the job she loves and a life she's comfortable with for a passing fling with Sawyer, no matter how strong the attraction. Sawyer has no idea what she wants from Jori, or from life, but she's about to find out—because Jori makes her want to stop running.

A Place to Rest is a touching romance about the beauty of finally discovering where you belong.

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