It's Not a Date

By Heather Blackmore

Workplace Romance

Falling in love is the hardest business of all.

Entrepreneur and innovator Kadrienne Davenport gets results. A demanding executive and stickler for punctuality, Kade throws herself into work to avoid hurting anyone, convinced she only causes pain to those she loves.

When Jennifer Spencer meets an incognito Kade at a conference, sparks fly. But when Kade unexpectedly becomes her boss, Jen’s problems multiply. The company she founded is going broke, her grandmother’s dementia is worsening, and her attraction to Kade—her difficult, brilliant, charismatic mentor—is growing.

Kade’s desire to keep things professional between them is in Jen’s best interest. Yet what’s in Kade’s best interest…is Jen.

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For Money or Love

By Heather Blackmore

Financial gap/Class disparity
Workplace Romance

Jessica Spaulding works for Magnate, her father’s multi-billion-dollar investment firm. But her life of privilege comes at a high personal cost, requiring her to keep aspects of herself under wraps.

Magnate’s new intern, TJ Blake, leads by example. The sole guardian of her teenage sister, TJ juggles work, graduate school, and debt, never taking “something for nothing.” 

As TJ discovers there’s more to Jess than she lets on, her pride and notions about wealth run headlong against her growing feelings for Jess. Jess starts falling for TJ but doubts she’s principled enough for her. When Jess uncovers a dark secret, will she do the right thing, even if it means losing everything—including any chance at love?

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Long Lost Love Sampler

By Heather Blackmore and Others

A Bold Strokes Books Bundle

Couples reunite in these tales of long lost love:

Like Jazz: Cassidy "Cazz" Warner, a smart, sporty, reticent newcomer to the senior class at Claiborne High, unwittingly attracts the attention of its most popular girl: Sarah Perkins, a bright, athletic, charismatic beauty. Ten years later, Cazz unexpectedly runs into Sarah during a fraud investigation at Sarah's charitable foundation. Their attraction is rekindled, but Cazz's investigation places their lives and their growing relationship in danger.

Homestead: Tess Rogers grew up in the midst of chaos and uncertainty, but she always knew one thing to be true—one day six hundred acres of prime farmland would be hers. R. Clayton Sutter plans to develop NorthAm Fuel's newest shale refinery operational in the rolling hills of Upstate New York. When Tess and Clay square off on opposite sides of the heated debate, past and present collide in a battle of wills and unbidden desire.

Picture Imperfect: Paloma and Deanne Vargas thought they were destined to grow old together until their fourteen years together end. Deanne is determined to get their marriage back on the road to happily ever after, by way of Memory Lane—and Lover's Lane.

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Like Jazz

By Heather Blackmore

Reunion Romance
Virgins/First Love
Second Chance at Love

Cassidy "Cazz" Warner, a smart, sporty, reticent newcomer to the senior class at Claiborne High, unwittingly attracts the attention of its most popular girl: Sarah Perkins, a bright, athletic, charismatic beauty. Just as the two begin to understand how extraordinary their friendship is, another cross-country move wrests Cazz away.

Ten years later, Cazz unexpectedly runs into Sarah during a fraud investigation at Sarah's charitable foundation. The women are inexorably drawn to each other, but Cazz's investigation into the foundation's finances limits her ability to be entirely honest with Sarah.

Already wary of Cazz for not keeping in touch after Claiborne, Sarah demands the truth. Will Cazz own up to her feelings for Sarah? Or is she too late? And will Cazz's investigation bring a killer to justice, or will she sacrifice herself to protect Sarah from a man desperate to conceal his crimes?

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