Drake Staglinao is from a wealthy empire family who runs Riverside Hotel & Restaurant in downtown Chicago. He's attractive, charming, witty, and will do whatever it takes to get the one he wants, Molly Woods.Molly, a chef intern at his five-star restaurant, shows no interest in dating Drake, or dating at all for that matter since the death of her fiancé four years earlier. After several attempts, Drake goes to extreme measures to get some alone time with Molly, knowing that he just needs a few hours for her to realize their intense chemistry is too hot to ignore. Drake finds out why Molly is reserved and guarded - but that doesn't stop him from getting who he wants.Molly and Drake need to keep their relationship private, but when a surveillance video goes viral of the two of them, they must overcome obstacles that most relationships don't have to endure. Molly needs to let go of her past in order to let Drake in... but how far can she go without cracking? Fall in love With Drake and Molly as you laugh and cry through their unusual love story!*Contains Mature Adult Content*
When your past controls your future, how do you move forward? Velaney Wills knows about that all too well. Weak, powerless, and fearing the one person who has hurt her the most…can she overcome the barriers to move forward? Being saved by a muscled Godsend was never on her agenda, but when firefighter, Eric Reilley comes into her life unexpectedly, everything changes. Velaney has never felt loved or cared for, and her past prevents her from letting anyone in. Eric manages to break down her walls—despite the repercussions that come for them afterwards. They have an undeniable spark—something she has never felt before, but will it be enough? Can love overcome all obstacles? Can they save each other to protect their love or will her past shatter everything she never knew she needed…? Spark is for mature audiences only – strong language, explicit sexual content, and sexual abuse are apparent.
She finally found the one… but he has a hidden secret. Could this be the breaking point for Molly? Has she endured too much? Drake and Molly had instant chemistry in Kitchen Affairs, but when secrets go all wrong, their relationship will be tested, feelings get hurt, and limits will be reached. Someone interferes with their relationship, keeping them distant and longing for answers in all the wrong places. Some people are not who they seem... leaving a betrayal of lies crashing down on them. Can they recover their once intense, sensual chemistry? Will love be enough? Secrets, betrayals, and scandals… Chicago’s hottest couple, Molly & Drake, go through big changes, hidden secrets, and tragedies.
Just when Velaney thinks she is safe again…her worst nightmare comes back to haunt her. Eric is dealing with his own insecurities as he tries to accept Velaney’s decision to help the enemy…can he get past it? Will they be there for each other in the end? Eric struggles to step aside and trust Velaney...but will his past keep him from doing so? Can he let go in order to move forward? Velaney and Eric had their fair share of ups and downs in SPARK…their love was undeniable and intense. Just when you think they could get their happily ever after…pasts collide and merge together…will they fight for what they want? Or will their love crash and burn?
This is the third installment in the Riverside Trilogy. Kitchen Affairs and Kitchen Scandals must be read first. Nothing ever comes easy for Molly Woods. Faced with past fears, heartache, & limits... Can she make promises to the one man she can't get enough of? Can she promise him forever...? With new obstacles, Molly must make a decision. Drake Stagliano always gets what he wants. But with a new threat, how far will he go to make sure Molly is his forever? When new secrets are revealed, Drake must take matters into his own hands. Can they make forever happen? Or will promises be made that can't be kept...?
Carissa Wright doesn’t do relationships. Raised with a junkie mother and an alcoholic father, building relationships were far off her list. Rather, one night-stands were her usual. Carissa has one constant in her life—her best friend Velaney. Completely opposite of each other, yet they balance each other out. Although Carissa admits to only wanting sex and nothing more, will she allow the one guy who wants to break down her walls or will she run out of fear for finally letting her guard down? She is unfamiliar with these feelings and wants nothing more than to walk away without a shattered heart. Will she be able to find the courage in order to turn her flame into a long lasting relationship? With walls built up & emotions turned off, can she learn to put her heart on the line? Or will each guy just be another flame?
She’s sexy, fierce, and a loud-mouthed know-it-all…and she’s completely off limits. Cecilia isn’t your typical college student. Hell, she isn’t a college student at all, but that doesn’t stop her from applying for one of the biggest and prestigious enterprises in the Midwest. She wants it. She takes it. She doesn’t let anything get in her way when it comes to finding out the truth. When Bentley Leighton, soon-to-be CEO of Leighton Enterprises, meets “Ceci,” he’s instantly impressed. He doesn’t have time to train a new intern. However, when he sees her that first day, his intentions begin to change. He’s the boss. She’s the intern. Nothing can happen. It’s against the company rules. Then again, rules were made to be broken. What starts as innocent flirting becomes raveled up into so much more—secrets, lies, deceit. *The Intern is a three-part romantic suspense serial.* Not suitable for readers under 18. Vol. 2 to be released June 18, 2014
My cock noticed her before I did. She came out of nowhere. Completely unexpected. And I let her in…unwillingly. But she gave me no choice. She sledgehammered my thick walls, leaving me charmed by her knowledge, and seduced by her beauty. I was captivated. And now…it was about to tumble down in a tsunami of lies. Uncertainty riveted my core as my anger spread…she was impossible to forget. After all, she was still my intern. Forbidden. Lust. Betrayal. I felt all of those things for her at once. But only one would destroy us.
I should’ve known. I should’ve listened to my gut. But I didn’t. I listened with the wrong head. And where did it get me? Secrets. Lies. Deceit. She embodied them all. Deceived her way into my company. Lied about who she was. Kept secrets from me after convincing me I could trust her. Those walls she tore down are back up in full force. Cold. Angry. Unforgiving. She was no longer my intern. She was no longer mine.
After the Internship: A Novella is meant to be read after The Intern, Vol. 3 This is a continuation of Bentley & Ceci's story… does not have to be read to have a HEA, but adds to their final story. Sometimes happily ever after isn’t quite what it seems. Bentley and Ceci thought they had their happy ending, but not everything or everyone will be as it seems. Fortune and fame have a price, and when the past comes back to ruin their perfectly, stable family, how will they recover their once epic love story? You thought their story was over, but it was only the beginning.