Friday, August 30, 2013

Freebie Friday: Romance - Contemporary (3)


Freebie Friday is a meme adopted by many book blogs around the interwebs to promote e-books that are currently available for $0.00 on Amazon either permanently or for a limited time. I break down the types of "freebies" into whatever category Amazon has placed them in. This is the last week of Contemporary Romance so enjoy these last 5 freebies!

Title: A Moment

Author: Marie Hall

Series: Moments #1

Ryan Cosgrove and Liliana Delgado are on a collision course with destiny. They don't know it yet, but before the night is over their lives will be forever changed.

Spending Valentine's Day at a burlesque bar, hadn't been Liliana's ideal way of spending a Friday night. She'd much rather be back on campus doing homework... until she meets Ryan. Tall, athletic, and gorgeous, Lili can't keep her eyes off him, and despite his gruff manners and drunken disposition she's intrigued.

Ryan's got demons, and they're deep, dark, and eating him alive. Regardless of his attraction to the petite brunette he's tired of fighting, of pretending the last fifteen years haven't been a daily struggle just to get out of bed every morning. That night he decides to end his pain, to leave it all behind and float away into the blessed darkness of oblivion. But fate has other plans for him, Lily finds and rescues Ryan, determined she'll not only save his body, but his soul too.

This is their moment...

Title: Hope Breaks

Author: Alice Bello

Hope Jones has two problems: one is new, the other is depressingly old.

The new problem: the bestselling author the publisher she shoots romance novels covers for hates her newest batch of covers. She has until the end of the week to come up with a breathtaking shot or she'll be replaced. And there's a sudden model shortage; they're out of season.

The old, depressing problem: she hasn't had a date, sex or relationship in over two years.

She also has one hell of a headache.

Hope finds the cures for her two problems during a search through Wal-Mart for a painkiller to kill her headache.

Turns out the aisles of the retail giant are rampant with hot young model worthy specimens. And when her trusty Ford Taurus breaks down in the parking lot, a hunky mechanic in the Tire and Lube Express department fixes more than just her car.

Seemingly her troubles are good as gone... but then her new, fabulous cover is rejected, and in a desperate moment she has to choose between keeping her job and keeping the man she's just starting to fall in love with.

Title: Glimpse

Author: Stacey Wallace Benefiel

Series: Zellie Wells #1

Zellie Wells has a devastating crush on Avery Adams, the son of her mom's high school sweetheart. At her sixteenth birthday party, held in the basement of her dad's church, she finally finds the courage to talk to him. Turns out, the devastating crush is mutual.

As Avery takes her hand and leads her out onto the makeshift dance floor, Zellie is overwhelmed by her first vision of his death; shocking because not only are they both covered in his blood, but they're old, like thirty-five, and she is pregnant.

Afraid to tell anyone about her vision, (she'd just be labeled a freaky black magic witch, right?) Zellie keeps the knowledge of Avery's future to herself and tries to act like any other teenager in love. When they get caught on their way to a secret rendezvous by her mom and his dad, they are forbidden to see each other.

Convinced that their parents are freaking out unnecessarily, Avery and Zellie vow to be together no matter what. They continue their relationship in secret until Zellie learns that their parents are just trying to prevent her and Avery from suffering like they did. The visions are hereditary, they're dangerous, and if they stay together the visions will come true.

Now Zellie must choose between severing all ties with Avery, like her mom did to prevent his father's death, and finding a way to change Avery's future.

Title: Aphrodite's Kiss

Author: Julie Kenner

Series: Superhero Central #1

Zoe Smith might look like your average, ordinary elementary school librarian, but she's about as far from normal as a girl can get. Because Zoe is decended from a line of superheroes... and as her twenty-fifth birthday approaches, she has to decide if she's going to embrace her heritage (including all the wackiness that comes with X-ray vision and her extraordinary senses) or submit herself for mortalization and be that average, ordinary girl. Considering how lousy she's done so far on all the Council-imposed tests, chucking the whole superhero thing might be very best thing... especially when she realizes that sexy, private investigator George Bailey Taylor is more than a little interested in her--and he's more than a little convinced that Zoe is one-hundred percent "the girl next door".

An ex-cop turned PI, George Bailey Taylor's had one hell of a life being bounced around from foster home to foster home. All he wants now is a normal life with a normal wife in a normal neighborhood. The typical American dream--and when he meets Zoe Smith, he's certain she's the typical American girl. Except she does have an overprotective brother who's always lurking about. And why does everyone in her family pretend to actually talk to the pet ferret?

With her super powers, Zoe can do just about anything... except make Taylor fall in love with her.

For that, they're both going to need a different kind of magic...

Title: To Be With You

Author: Opal Mellon

Series: Sunset #1

No matter how hard she's tried, Nicole Pierce has always picked the wrong guy. She dumps them as soon as they reveal themselves as the cheaters and abusers they are, but it's left her heartsore and discouraged. When she needs a date for a social function, from now on she's going to pick one of the gorgeous, hands-off, strictly-business escorts of Club Blue.

Her childhood best friend Sean Rollins won't stand for that. He and Nicole haven't seen each other for years, but he's the safe, long-distance shoulder she can cry on--a hard role for Sean, who loves her in secret. When he finds out about the escorts, he wants to keep her safe. Even though he knows more about martial arts than Armani, and even though he hasn't told Nicole he's now in the same city, he becomes an escort at Club Blue under an assumed name.

To his relief, Nicole chooses him. He's tall, dark, handsome... and oddly familiar. But Sean doesn't know there's a horrible reason for Nicole's choices in men--and his attempt at protecting her may have blown every chance he'll ever have with the one girl he loves.

Hope you all enjoy this Freebie Friday offers!

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