Carol Rose is an award-winning author of contemporary romances. She has written twenty books, including Always and Forgotten Father. Her books have won numerous awards, including a final in the prestigious Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award.
Carol is an active member of the North Texas Romance Writers, the Dallas Area Romance Writers and the Yellow Rose chapter. A frequent speaker at writers’ groups and conferences, she has taught workshops on characterization and, creating and resolving conflict. She works full time as a therapist.
Her husband and she married when she was only nineteen and he was barely twenty-one, proving that early marriage can make it, but only if you’re really lucky and persistent. They went through college and grad school together. She not only loves him still, all these years later, she still likes him—which she says is sometimes harder. They have two funny, intelligent and highly accomplished daughters. Carol loves writing and hopes you enjoy reading her work.
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Thankfully Yours (Holiday Romance Series, Bk 3)
In this 3rd of the Holiday Romance Series, event coordinator Cheryl decides to abandon her safe life and learn to take risks. She first gets a fake boyfriend to deal with being dumped after surviving breast cancer, but Mark turns out to be the man she's always wanted and he's anything, but fake. The end of Mark's longtime marriage, however, left him convinced that he's not relationship material.
Wounded Heroes Collection
In this hot, sexy book--Race The Darkness--Kinkade Holbert races motorcycles like dying doesn't scare him.***Mr. Personality, famous and highly-successful author, Maxwell Tucker is screwed. For the first time in his life, he’s blocked and his next book is overdue.***Stolen Heart's heroine, Catherine Davis is a thief. She learned long ago that emotional ties clench around the heart like a fist.
Love and Deception Collection
Nora returns home to the small Texas town to start a riding school. Using Bret's riding ring and barn until she can set up her own facility, she must try to resist his sexy smile and gorgeous body.*Irish expatriate Flynn lives a colorful life while straight-arrow Ellie sometimes can't resist her urge to level crooked pictures.*Eden thought Alex was her rescuer, but set up her mugging!
Sexy Suits Collection
Sexy men in suits can be so hot. I’ve included in this boxed set, three heroes who sizzle in their suits. Check out the heroes in Always, Forgotten Father and Risky Business!
No Bunny But You (Holiday Romance Series)
Best friends since she broke up with him in high school, Molly has helped Drake with the his Home Improvement Blog. Although he's hot and hunky as well as being great with words, he's never worked with his hands. Only now it's been two years and Molly's realized she's been helping Drake--who she's secretly in love with--be a cheat and a phony. She blackmails him into being a better man.
Healing His Heart
Doctor Julia Adams has dreamed of building a log home, but contractor Caleb Hayden has made it clear that he doesn't want her to come by her own project! It doesn't help that Caleb is hot and muscled and she thinks about him too much.
Caleb's just as attracted to the beautiful blonde doctor, but he's got regrets in his past that keep him from trusting himself...or Julia.
The Favored One
When a string of bad luck sends half-Asian medical student, Ivy to a bar, she meets Jax. Even though they share a troubled history--her father left her mother for HIS mother--they end up drinking and flirting...and eventually this leads to a sudden, drunken marriage neither can totally explain. Ivy moves into Jax home--and falls slowly in love with the last man she should have married.
His Sister's Wedding
Idealistic wedding consultant Lillie Parker is determined not to settle for less than a perfect marriage. But when her younger brother phones from college to say he's engaged, Lillie must convince the bride's cynical brother that love is everything. Luke Morgan is sexy as sin. He's also the kind of man who gives testosterone a bad name....and Luke doesn't
believe in love.
Hating Christmas (Holiday Romance Series)
Documentary filmmaker Holly hates Christmas, but she must spend it with her mother and the man mom married after she hadn't seen him for forty years. To make matters worse, big time Hollywood agent Levi Harper is her new step-father's son and Holly has just gone around Levi to get his client to sign a contract to do her new documentary. But working together, they find the Christmas isn't so bad.
Diamonds and Deceit
Irish expatriate Flynn Fitzpatrick lives a colorful life skirting the law while straight-arrow Ellie Holt sometimes can't resist her urge to level crooked pictures. However, when a slightly-crooked Flynn lands on his feet out of no-where pretending to be her boss's nonexistent son, Ellie has to deal with him. The worst of it is that Ellie needs a "Thomas Cullen, III." But she hates needing Flynn.
Race The Darkness
In this hot, sexy book, Kinkade Holbert races motorcycles like dying doesn't scare him. A successful attorney and the son of a senator, he's running from a past he can't forget and the conviction that he caused his younger brother's death. While he's sexy as hell, Brooke McClendon has had enough trouble, but despite trying to put her own life back together, she can't walk away from Kade.
Double Cross My Heart
She thought he was her rescuer--he saved her from a mugger! But Alex set the whole thing up to meet her because Eden can help his plan.
Eden Merritt has paid her dues and is ready to be the CEO of Michele Cosmetics, but her boss betrays her, giving the job to someone else. When she discovers that her new boyfriend wants her to betray Michele, Eden decides to double cross them both.
Can a snarling, unhappy genius finish his book and still win the girl?
Famous and highly-successful author, Maxwell Tucker is screwed. For the first time in his life, he’s blocked and his next book is overdue. He’s always written in long hand and he’s never seen the need to learn to type. Then Nicole Miller sneaks into his penthouse and Max has a devious idea....
A good girl takes a walk on the wild side…. Small town mayor’s daughter, 26 year-old Emily Loughlin is tired of always pleasing everyone but herself. She packs her bags and heads for the big city of Dallas, determined to embrace life and run wild. She’s surprised, though, when she finds romance with an infuriating, gorgeous hunk determined to save her from herself.
Catherine Davis is a thief. She learned long ago that emotional ties clench around the heart like a fist. No one walks away from love unwounded. So Catherine leads her life on the emotional periphery, taking money from people who’ll never miss it, never getting close enough to care.
But when TV producer, Ryan Hollister, catches her at her game, he ends up demanding the ultimate forfeit.
Read All About It
Reporter Lindsey Graham’s boss, Jack Casale, insists she write a story about her plan to find the ideal mate using a head hunting approach to vet her dates. Lindsey must find three candidates using her method and date them, but she doesn’t plan on Jack showing up to each of these meetings to make sure she’s okay. All this would be easier if she didn’t have the hots for risk-seeker, Jack
Red Hot Liar
When Nora Hampton's fiance believed she'd returned his lecherous boss' interest and dumped her. Nora returns home to the small Texas town where she hopes to start an English-style Equestrian riding school, inspite of the unfair gossip spread by her fiance's mother.
But she must borrow sexy Bret Maddock's riding ring and try to resist his sexy smile and gorgeous body.
Resisting Cupid, A Novella
In this novella, Emma's old friend is getting married in their hometown of Cupid, Texas, and she wants Emma to be her Maid of Honor. Going back to Cupid, though, means seeing Tucker, the guy she married after high school and left four months later. Emma's a successful television journalist now and despite her shock at learning she and Tucker AREN'T divorced, she also can't stop aching for him.
In this sexy short contemporary, Katie Flanagan is desperate to save her deceased grandfather's photography studio, but Josh Morgan holds both the mortgage and a mean grudge. Josh one proposed to Katie's older sister, offering to give the woman's unborn baby a father, but when her sister ran off with Josh's brother, it left a bad taste in his mouth. Now, he hates all Flanagan's.
When Delanie Carlyle wakes in the hospital after a car accident, she discovers she cannot remember the past month of her life…and to her dismay, she’s newly pregnant. With no husband or lover in her life, she must take care of her child alone and then an elderly friend dies and she must deal with the complications presented by a large, unexpected inheritance.
Desperate to repair the damage her boss’ dog did to the woman’s home while Addison Montgomery was dog- and house-sitting, Addy calls on Roy’s Rent-A-Hubby. But the man who meets her at Miriam’s front door is nothing like the tool-belt schlepping Roy she’d expected. Sardonic, opinionated and melt-in-your-mouth sexy, her Mr. Fix-it both annoys and arouses Addy.