McDonald, Jo Matthews, Mary Elizabeth, and Sarah Elizabeth give us five good
reasons why good girls love bad boys. The men of Branded are sexy, adventurous,
and troubled deep into their souls. There may be no redeeming them, but at the
risk of losing everything, these good girls must decide if loving their bad boy
is indeed worth the cost.
years to lose everything he ever knew. Finally released from prison, Clayton
McGuire is on a mission and nothing will stand in his way. He is
determined to get revenge against the gang that set him up and take back what
was stolen from him all those years ago.
the heart of the only woman he has ever loved. Will she take him back when he
finds her? Or will he be condemned to live a life without his soulmate?
cop and a common criminal who’s searching for a way out.
An instant attraction. A magnetic connection.
foul-mouthed, she can’t help but be drawn to him.
another, yet so perfectly right.
Diamond will learn the true meaning of love and sacrifice as she embarks on the
road of no return with bad boy Jude Wallace.
will take them both by surprise.
wanted. At age 17, his world is ripped apart and he finds himself without a home,
without a car, and without money. His support system is gone and he is left to
fend for himself. Not having any other option, Liam turns to sex and small
crimes to survive.
the cops but invites him to her hotel room instead, Liam’s world is flipped
upside down again and everything he’s learned on the streets ceases to exist.
enough? When she haunts his thoughts and dreams? When his past finally catches
up with him, will he be able to start over? And will his mystery woman be there
to see him through?
making bad choices his whole life but none as consequential as the one that
lands him behind bars. He thought times were tough before he was locked up; the
boy from the hood learns living a law-abiding life is nearly impossible with a
girl who kissed him through glass partitions every weekend for two years.
her he finds strength.
in the face, he has another choice to make.
within less than a minute of meeting someone.
falling in love.
instead of a cowardly lion.
obsessed with many things, including heated love stories. Fully supported by
her husband, she can often be found at her desk working on her next project.
world of erotica began when she started writing online stories over three years
ago, and she hasn’t looked back since.
stories at the ripe young age of five, when her mother considered the truth to
be a lie due to her extensive embellishment to the retelling of an event.
She wrote her first short story when she was twelve years old, and at the
age of sixteen she tried her hand at poetry. She reconnected with her
love for writing in 2010 thanks to the encouragement of a dear friend.
Starbucks addiction, music, reading, quotes, movies, and romance. When
she’s not spending time with her family, she can be found reading, writing,
chatting with her friends or diligently working toward her bachelor’s degree in
Speech Pathology and Audiology. A proud Texan, Jeanne currently resides
in the Dallas/Fort Worth area with her family.
where she lives with son. A stay-at-home mom since 2007, she only recently
discovered her love and passion for the written word. When she’s not writing,
she’s usually knee deep in editing—an aspect she thoroughly enjoys.
quite a few authors into the published world, and with her skills, has landed
several stories on Amazon’s Top Sellers lists.
author who finds words in chaos, writing stories about the skeletons hanging in
your closets. Known as The Realist, she is one half of The Elizabeths—a duo
brave enough to never hide the truth. Born and raised in Southern California,
she’s a wife, mother of four beautiful children, and dog tamer to one
enthusiastic Pit Bull and a prissy Chihuahua. She’s a hairstylist by day but
contemporary fiction, new adult author by night. Mary can often be found finger
twirling her hair and chewing on a stick of licorice while writing and
rewriting a sentence over and over until it’s perfect. She discovered her
talent for tale-telling accidentally, but literature is in her chokehold. And
she’s not letting go until every story is told.
born a unicorn with a red panda soul and a heart she drew herself. friend,
sister, elizabeth, and true
love, she’s a messenger that makes art with words and
love with art. she’s been yelly, yellowglue, squeak, cuppycakes, precious
pinks, warren, little grey, a girl named ben, and sarahbear. she’s a
synesthete, a heart junkie, a truth seeker and secret keeper. poet half,
sun half, and total scripturient, Sarah’s work is equal parts her passion,
sanctuary, precipice, vice, adventure, restorative, deliverance, and joy. she
currently resides in Kansas City, and she’s bringing Rococo back.
Condemned by B.L. Wilde
Clay McGuire walked out of Brooke Perlo’s life and straight to prison for a crime he did not commit. Ten years later Clay has a plan, get Brooke back and find out who set him up. Clay knows he hurt Brooke, but it was the only way he could think of letting her go and not crumbling in prison. Brooke however is not welcoming Clay back with open arms, he destroyed her heart but with his persistence she finds herself weakening because Brooke knows only one man can ever hold her heart, Clay.
Full of grit, Clay oozes alpha male. This was a fantastic romance suspense to start off the anthology with.
Renegade by Jeanne McDonald
It took one moment to change Officer Lucy Diamond’s life in a completely unexpected way. When she meets Jude she doesn’t know what to think but there is an undeniable chemistry that can’t be ignored. Lucy is everything good, while Jude is everything bad, together they are just right.
Written to the tune of the Beatles, this was a surprising story about opposites who certainly attract.
Desolation by Jo Matthews
At seventeen Liam Jenkins was homeless and on the streets, he made his way surviving and sleeping with a woman when he was lonely. There was one woman though that’s memory stayed with him, Paige she was the one woman he regretted walking away from but what could he offer her in return? Perhaps fate will be forgiving and they will meet again one day.
Intriguing story, you felt for Liam and the instances of his being homeless.
Low by Mary Elizabeth
Lowen “Low” is just trying to survive and help his family and his girl Being dealt blow after blow he has lived a life a crime. Now he is in jail and with his girl anxious for his return, will Low be able to live on the straight and narrow when he gets out?
Gritty tale of true love who are trying to stay one step ahead.
Don’t Let Me Go by Sarah Elizabeth
This one is a bit more difficult to write a synopsis on. It vacillates between characters and has a definite fifties bad boy vibe to it. I kept thinking of The Outsiders when picturing the characters.
Complex story with interesting characters.