When a trade brings Rafe O’Brien back to Montreal, Eliza Murray isn’t sure what to think. Their past was a mixture of joy and heartbreak, and neither of them have quite learned how to move on. Then he walks into her bakery and all those old feelings rush to the surface. He's a changed man, and she's dating again, but they both wonder if this is their second chance.
Tattoo artist Freya Martin is no stranger to attractive men. After all, her days are spent inking the hard bodies of MMA fighters. But she wasn't prepared for billionaire and MMA world champion Tristan Black to walk into her studio. And tonight, he's looking for more than just a tattoo...
This is a short story - approximately 8,700 words - perfect for your train commute or the waiting room!
Seda isn't British, or white, or a boy, or home. But when she's asked to tutor a new classmate she meets the person who could make all that no matter anymore.
But can she live with friendship? Or does she have the courage to ask for what she really wants?
Companion story to 'Invictus', but can be read as stand alone.
After giving up the worst goal of his NHL career – overtime of Stanley Cup Championship Game 7 -- Tyler McKenzie flees to Africa. But even a safari into the famed Serengeti can’t wipe away the sting of his failure. He sees it everywhere he looks. Except when he looks into the eyes of Angie Smolinski, an outspoken, bull-in-the-china-shop firecracker. Until the firecracker explodes like a bomb.
Tonight wasn’t about love, it was about greedy desire.
When tennis star Jo Parker-Barrow meets MMA fighter Zane Ryan at a US Open party, she has no idea who he is. She just knows he’s handsome and sexy. Throwing her usual caution to the wind, Jo allows herself one hot night with a stranger.
Media student Daria meets rugby player Nicholas on her last weeks at college, and a fast fling is all they have time for. He's heading to Japan to play pro; she's covering his team to win an internship spot in a documentary that will start filming in Europe. Getting what they want means they don't get to stay together. But that doesn't mean they can't have fun — as long as they don't fall hard.
The girl afraid of taking chances.
The guy always looking for his next thrill.
Staying on the ground or soaring through the air…
Falling in love is the biggest risk of all.
Jake Chapman loses himself in extreme sports to fill the emptiness in his life. But when he meets CPA Claire Callahan at Cypress Corners, he wants to spend his visit proving to her that living in the moment is worth the r
The Double Blind Study series continues with Shane Brookings and Greta O'Neil. Picking up right where In Your Honor leaves off, Shane returns to California to lick his wounds, Greta knows she can help with the healing process. Follow along as they attempt to navigate the rocky beginnings of a relationship fit for a rock and roll song. Expect strong language, sabotaging exes, and awesome music.
Sportswriter Olivia Turnbull covers the Blades, Boston’s pro hockey team. She'd never break the taboo against dating one of the players. But then the Blades trade for Chad Finnegan, with whom she enjoyed a torrid love affair during college. Their love breaks all the rules, but the forbidden fruit tastes too sweet until they learn that it could cost them everything.