Season of Promises
Six sweet love stories to warm you all year long.
The World Romance Writers wish you joy and love with a collection of heartwarming romances filled with Holiday Magic. This anthology features stories from far and wide, and includes contemporary and historical romance, futuristic time travel romance, and romance touched with magic by Award-Winning and Multi-Published Authors: Rose Anderson, Lynn Crain, Gemma Juliana, Cara Marsi, and Jenny Twist.
Come enjoy the many flavors and flavours of our English language
Letterbox Love Stories,
What if a life-changing letter arrived in today’s mail? Now imagine it leads to love and adventure.
From the northern British Isles, across the mainland of Europe, and onto Turkey, nine international romance authors share spellbinding love stories told across time. And each begins with a letter…
Her Frog Prince Holiday
(Snow Globe Magic Book 2)
The gift of a magical snow globe from a mysterious stranger paints the scene for romance between a Manhattan art gallery manager and a sexy man who isn’t what he seems.
At a Halloween party, uptight gallery manager Bella Cassani lets her friends goad her into kissing a handsome stranger. Yes, a girl has to kiss a lot of frogs to find her prince, but Bella prefers “frogs.” They’re safer than the sexy-but-unfaithful kind. When fate brings the knock-her-hat-off-with-a-kiss guy back into her life, things get complicated.
Chad Prince likes his life just as it is. Working in art galleries, he travels the world with no complicated relationships or family entanglements. There’s more to life than the money and success that were so important to his father, and no woman will betray him again like the last one did. Falling for sexy Bella Cassani is the last thing he wants.
Bella thinks Chad is just too good looking. Handsome men remind her of her ne’er-do- well father and a childhood that often left her hungry and insecure. But Chad’s kiss awakens a whole new kind of hunger in Bella. Can a woman who thought she wanted a frog learn to love a prince?
Snow Globe Magic
The gift of love...
A mysterious matchmaker alters the destiny of three women when she offers each the gift of a magical snow globe. Is the elderly stranger simply eccentric? Or is there enchantment in her gifts?
Her Snow White Christmas:
A Christmas snow globe swirls holiday magic for a sophisticated New York woman with a broken heart and a handsome Iraq War vet with a secret. It’s Christmas in Vermont and magic swirls in the air like glitter in a snow globe.
Her Frog Prince Holiday:
The gift of a magical snow globe paints the scene for romance between a Manhattan art gallery manager and a sexy man who isn’t what he seems. It’s Halloween in Manhattan. Can a woman who thought she wanted a frog, learn to love a prince?
Her Red Riding Hood Valentine:
A magical snow globe sets the stage for romance between a drama teacher who no longer believes in love and an enticing photographer picturing a different life. It’s the season of love in Manhattan. Can a feisty redhead and a wolf in an Armani suit picture a new life together?
Season of Surprises Holiday Box Set
Eight fun, festive, flirty stories, including Her Frog Prince Holiday
(Snow Globe Magic Book 2)
2016 Finalist Maple Leaf Awards, best novella, best heroine, best hero
A San Francisco sous chef discovers she might have bitten off more than she can chew when a scrumptious Italian man stirs up a recipe for romance on the delicious Isle of Capri.
Sous chef Cat Connors has spent a lifetime feeling like a stale cracker on a plate of fancy hors d'oeuvres among her stepfamily. But when she travels from San Francisco to the sunny Isle of Capri, she’s determined to finally shed her dowdy image and spice up her life. She has big plans for her future as a chef. Those plans don’t include a
yummy Italian with a mouth-watering body and a smile that melts her insides like gelato under the hot Capri sun.
When Alex Viteli retreats to his villa on Capri to escape the notoriety and legal troubles brought on by his family, the last thing he needs is a beautiful, tempting dish of a woman. Alex may be the scion of a wealthy Italian family, but that won’t matter if he can’t cook up a scheme to clear his father’s name and keep himself out of prison.
Though they fit together like strawberries and chocolate, Cat and Alex may not have time for more than a quick bite of romance. Cat’s future is in San Francisco. Alex can’t leave Italy. But the sultry Capri nights might tempt them both to savor just one more sweet taste of love.
Read the excerpt here
Her Red Riding Hood Valentine (Snow Globe Magic 3)
A magical snow globe sets the stage for romance between a drama teacher who no longer believes in love and an enticing photographer picturing a different life.
Manhattan drama teacher Carlyn Cameron used to be a firm believer in happy-ever-after, but since the last smooth-talking charmer devoured her heart, she’s sworn off men, especially those of the arrogant, too-good-looking variety. And the “wolf in an Armani suit” hired as photographer for the school play she’s written and is directing definitely falls into that category. Like the Big Bad Wolf, she fears he’s hiding his true self.
Photojournalist Wolf Martinez has seen more than his share of ugliness through the lens of his camera. The nomadic life he leads doesn’t allow much time for serious relationships, especially now, but the feisty red-headed drama teacher looks good enough to gobble up. Once he finds his way out of his current forest of troubles, he’ll be back on the prowl to his next adventure.
Carlyn can’t seem to escape this particularly scrumptious wolf, especially after he moves into the apartment next door and charms her grandmother. He may be smokin’ hot, but can she trust him not to steal her heart? And Wolf finds himself irresistibly drawn to Carlyn, but can he picture a new life for himself, with room for two?
Read the excerpt here
Luke's Temptation (Redemption Book 3)
Danger and desire brew a volatile mix as two wounded souls fight to stay alive and find love.
Anita Santisi is an independent, successful businesswoman with a wounded heart. And some very bad people after her. Break-ins, home invasions, and attempted abductions have turned her comfortable life dangerous. Can she trust her mysterious, sexy new neighbor, Luke Corrado, or is he behind the criminal acts?
Special Agent Luke Corrado carries his guilt like a loaded Glock. A woman he loved was murdered because of him. Now, on a new undercover assignment to protect Anita Santisi, he’s determined to redeem himself. What he doesn’t expect is that Anita will tempt him to let down the barriers around his heart.
As Anita and Luke find themselves in ever-increasing danger, they must fight to stay alive. Will they open their hearts to each other before it’s too late?
2016 EPPIE finalist, best romantic suspense
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The Redemption Series Boxed Set
Redeemed by Love...
Three tales of danger, deception, and desire.
Three couples with dark secrets stalked by danger, empowered by sensuous desire.
LOGAN'S REDEMPTION: Single mom Doriana Callahan finds her life unraveling as a stalker threatens her life and that of her teenaged son. When old flame Logan Tanner re-enters the picture, it seems he's just the man to protect her family. But will their lies and secrets tear them apart and place Doriana in even greater peril?
FRANCO'S FORTUNE: Doriana's wealthy playboy brother is on the receiving end of a series of death threats. Imagine Franco's surprise when his new bodyguard turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman -- his long-time crush, military vet Jo Fortune. If love is a battlefield, Franco may just surrender without a fight.
LUKE'S TEMPTATION: Doriana's jaded cousin Anita is living in fear after a break-in and an attempted abduction. Sexy new neighbor Luke Corrado offers his protection. But can she trust him -- or will she discover she's sleeping with the enemy? Read the reviews here
Her Snow White Christmas
(Snow Globe Magic Book 1)
A Christmas snow globe from a mysterious stranger swirls holiday magic for a sophisticated New York woman with a broken heart and a handsome Iraq War vet with a secret.
As a child, Avery Coleman loved Snow White and dreamed of Prince Charming. The adult Avery no longer believes in fairy tales. She’d settle for a handsome prince as ambitious for success as she is. Then an eccentric woman gives Avery a Christmas snow globe, advising her that princes come in many disguises. But when family obligations call Avery from Manhattan back to her small hometown in Vermont, she finds there aren’t many princes to be found in the forest of her family’s Christmas tree lot. At least it’s a vacation from her wicked witch of a boss.
Iraq War veteran Josh Huntsman always did what was expected of him. Believing there had to be more to life than chasing money and prestige, he’d left the corporate world for life in the Army. But his stint in the military cost him more than expected. Back from Iraq, Josh hides his past, volunteering at the homeless shelter and working at a Christmas tree lot. He isn’t ready to rejoin the rat race, and definitely has no use for a bright-lights-big-city girl like the ambitious fiancée who dumped him.
Leaving New York to spend the holidays selling Christmas trees in Vermont might sound magical to some, but for Avery, it’s a return to the place she worked hard to escape. But it’s Christmas and magic swirls in the air like glitter in a snow globe. And a single kiss might awaken a lifetime of happily ever after.
|Epic 2016 eBook Award
Her Forever Husband:
*This 13,000-word short story is included in the anthology, The Marriage Coin*
If a man offered you $1 million dollars to marry him, what would you do? That's Poppy Duval's dilemma when yummy billionaire Jack Crossan proposes a temporary marriage.
Jack Crossan needs a wife fast, to prove to his grandfather he's reformed his playboy ways and is ready to take control of the family business.
Poppy Duval, laid-off art teacher, has crushed on Jack since the first day he walked into the coffee shop where she works. When he proposes a marriage-of-convenience and offers to pay her one million dollars to be his temporary wife, she accepts. The money will help free her from debt and get her life back on track. And she'll use any excuse to get closer to Jack.
To bring them luck, Poppy gives Jack a mysterious coin a stranger gave her. The coin promises the holder luck and love. Will the coin help their temporary arrangement flower into forever?
The Marriage Coin
“Flowers make the perfume of love stronger.”
A mysterious coin is passed down through the centuries to those deserving of Luck and Love. Five couples in different eras each come into possession of the coin and enter into a marriage-of-convenience. Will the coin lead them to love as well as luck?
Five original novelettes by three award-winning authors and
two talented debut authors.
- Violet-Any Earl Will Do by Gwendolyn Schuler
- Lilly-The Bronze Talisman by Martha Schroeder
- Rose-The Power of Hope by Kate Welsh
- Poppy-Her Forever Husband by Cara Marsi
- Dahlia-A Gypsy’s Flower by Daria Grady
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