Carla Krae

Biography

Fiction writer. Sci-fi lover. Trained vocalist. Cat mom.

Debuting in 2011, Carla Krae lives in California with two crazy cats and a tech guy. When she isn't writing love stories, she likes to dabble in fantasy.

Where to find Carla Krae online

Where to buy in print

Series

Bittersweet
When finding your true love comes after a bit of heartbreak. Flavors - like life - need balance. Nearly every cookie or cake recipe includes a pinch of salt. The finest dark chocolate rides the line between bitter and buttery sweetness. So it is with The Bittersweet Series.
The Bittersweet Duet
A two-book set featuring Kate and Sam, former best friends with baggage attending their 20th high-school reunion. This duet is intended for readers 18 and over due to adult language, sexual content, and adult situations.
Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life
This series explores Beth and Jacob’s relationship with all its joys, flaws, and heartache. Contemporary Rockstar Romance saga.

Books

Kiss Me at Christmas (A Holiday Romance Collection)
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 379,970. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2023 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Holiday
Christmas has a way of making minor miracles happen when you least expect it. This set includes five contemporary romances where happily-ever-after couldn’t happen without the holidays--the most wonderful time of the year. Plus a brand new exclusive bonus story!
The Bittersweet Duet
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,790. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2023 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Collections & Anthologies
A friends-to-lovers second-chance single dad romance duet. When We Were Young and Make You Feel My Love tell the story of Kate and Sam, high school best friends with secret mutual crushes who couldn’t get on the same page until their 20th class reunion—eighteen years after they last saw each other face to face. Bittersweetness—when finding your true love comes after a bit of heartbreak.
Make You Feel My Love (The Bittersweet Duet #2)
Series: The Bittersweet Duet, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,090. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2023 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Sam offers me things no other man ever has, but it feels like I’m waiting for the other shoe to drop. Long-distance terrifies me. Then he pushes for more at the same time my world is turned upside-down and it’s too much. If I’m already losing, why not him, too? But fate eventually puts me back in California again. And this time, I know I love him back. This story is intended for 18 and over.
When We Were Young (The Bittersweet Duet #1)
Series: The Bittersweet Duet, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2023 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Kate was my best friend and secret dream girl and I let her go. Twice. Yeah, I know, not my finest moments, but they seemed right at the time. Now, she’s back in town for our twentieth high school reunion and I want to know everything—especially did she miss me? A newly-single dad of little ones, my focus shouldn’t be romance, but Kate was always my weakness.
The Drummer Falls First - A Holiday Rockstar Romance (West Coast Soulmates #3)
Series: West Coast Soulmates, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,950. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2022 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Lincoln is only supposed to be the consequence of a little too much Christmas wedding eggnog. Once he’s asleep, I sneak out of his apartment expecting to never see the drummer again, but a surprise mutual connection brings us together for a week of sharing and sensual delights. Seven days of friends with benefits, then we go our separate ways. What happens in Virginia can stay in Virginia—right?
In the Key of Love (The Carla Krae Collection)
Price: $33.99 USD. Words: 702,250. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2022 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Holiday
One set. Every book written by romance author Carla Krae. Start with Jacob and Beth and finish with Kate and Sam! If you like rockstars, epic love stories, and steamy pages, this collection is for you. This set is intended for readers over the age of eighteen due to adult language, sexual content, and adult situations.
Our Christmas Love Story (West Coast Soulmates #0.5 and #2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,690. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2021 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Holiday, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The Bassist and A Rockstar Christmas Wedding in one set! Dylan and Jen meet on Christmas Eve when she saves him from a mountain blizzard, but that’s only the beginning of the story. Dive into this book and find out how a rockstar and a sci-fi writer become Mr. and Mrs. Smith on Christmas day. This set is intended for readers 18 and over due to adult language, sexual content, and adult situations
A Rockstar Christmas Wedding - A Holiday Rockstar Romance (West Coast Soulmates #2)
Series: West Coast Soulmates, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,390. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2020 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Organizing a Christmas Day wedding in two weeks is insane. Complicating things? I took a pregnancy test the day before that proposal, Dylan lives in L.A., and I live in Big Bear. That baby’s coming in six-ish months, so we need a house, but he doesn't want to commute. Which will win—my practical side or the magic of the season? Sequel to The Bassist Gets Snowed In.
Untitled (The Bittersweet Series #2)
Series: Bittersweet, Book 2. Pre-release—available April 1, 2025. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: American English. Published by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Lucy and Wes' romance. Lucy is Rae's best friend. Wes grew up in the same town Shane did. This story is intended for readers 18 and over due to adult language, sexual content, and adult situations.
Untitled (The Bittersweet Series #1)
Series: Bittersweet, Book 1. Pre-release—available April 1, 2025. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: American English. Published by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
How does a small-town boy win the heart of a Bel Air heiress? Rae and Shane's story. This story is intended for readers 18 and over due to adult language, sexual content, and adult situations.
West Coast Soulmates (A Rockstar Romance Collection)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 329,170. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2017 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Collections & Anthologies
This set includes THE BASSIST GETS SNOWED IN, THE PIANIST PLAYS IT SLOW, THE ROOMMATE'S SECRET CRUSH, A ROCKSTAR CHRISTMAS WEDDING, and THE DRUMMER FALLS FIRST! These stories are intended for readers 18 and over due to adult language, sexual content, and adult situations.
The Pianist Plays It Slow - A Slow-Burn Summer Rockstar Romance (West Coast Soulmates #1)
Series: West Coast Soulmates, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,050. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
When Hannah mistakes Mike for his brother, the awkward encounter turns into a possibility for something real. Something like love, and it scares the hell out of him. Being the guy that falls too easily burned him in the past, so with her, he’s determined to take things slow and not screw it up. If only his evil twin wasn’t hell-bent on tearing down everything he loves. Previously "The Pianist".
Jacob and Beth: The Complete Collection (Jacob and Beth’s Rockstar Life #1 - #5)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,460. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2017 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Collections & Anthologies
The Jacob and Beth’s Rockstar Life Series explores Beth and Jacob’s relationship with all its joys, flaws, and heartache. This collection contains KISSED, BETRAYED, FORGIVEN, LOVED, and COMPLETED, plus previews of The Bassist and The Pianist. Contemporary Rockstar Romance saga. This story is intended for readers over the age of 18 due to adult language, sexual content, and adult situations.
Mr. Perfect
Pre-release—available June 17, 2025. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Shy and socially anxious Kimmie's father gets a job transfer during her last college year. Her best friend Erin takes her in, putting Kimmie down the hall from her crush. Justin has been Mr. Perfect since they met at age twelve, excelling at everything including kindness, but a Christmas party kiss changes everything. Can he bring her out of her shell, or will first love die before it begins?
Completed (Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life #5)
Series: Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2016 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
The finale you have been waiting for! After years of struggles, miscommunications, distance, and pain, Jacob and Beth are a couple in love. To reach their happy ending, they must let down their walls and reveal their hearts or never survive the external pressures of fame. This story is intended for readers 18 and over due to adult language, sexual content, and adult situations. Rockstar romance.
The Roommate's Secret Crush - A Falling For Your Best Friend's Brother Romance (West Coast Soulmates #1.5)
Series: West Coast Soulmates, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
I pick Patrick up at LAX, expecting the same slight and nerdy boy I last saw in high school. He's still a nerd—new IT job—but all grown up and more gorgeous than any best friend's little brother has a right to be. When he walks around my apartment in only a towel, it’s difficult to keep seeing him as only a friend, but we officially become roommates. What could go wrong? I fall in love with him!
Loved (Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life #4)
Series: Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,280. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Beth agreed to date Jacob, but add the pressure of paparazzi and she’s understandably gun-shy. Can he give her the time to see he's changed, or will he push too hard for those three little words and drive her away? This story is intended for readers 18 and over due to adult language, sexual content, and adult situations.
The Bassist Gets Snowed In - A Close-Proximity Holiday Rockstar Romance (West Coast Soulmates #0.5)
Series: West Coast Soulmates, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
What is an L.A. rockstar doing in Big Bear on Christmas Eve? A sudden, strong blizzard has submerged the mountain in snow, keeping my family home. Resigned to spending my first Christmas as a widow alone, I’m startled by someone pounding on my cabin door—a handsome man carrying a guitar and needing shelter. Is this a single night of passion, or the beginning of lasting love? 18 and over romance.
Forgiven (Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life #3)
Series: Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,450. Language: American English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
As Jacob becomes a stereotypical hard-partying musician, a wedge builds between him and Beth that could be permanent. When a car accident benches her with weeks of recovery, she decides to change her life and resigns, but he has other plans. He's still in love with her and wants a second chance. Epic Contemporary Rockstar Romance.
Betrayed (Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life #2)
Series: Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,360. Language: American English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
When Beth's life falls apart, the only way she can bear the pain is by constructing walls to shield her broken heart. Five years later, Jacob is the world's newest, hottest rock star and running into him in a twenty-four-hour market is the last thing she wanted or expected. The biggest surprise? He has an offer she can't refuse. An epic rockstar romance!
Kissed (Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life #1)
Series: Jacob and Beth's Rockstar Life, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 42,310. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Willowick Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
(4.00 from 1 review)
One kiss ignites chemistry and passion they can’t ignore, but is this only a summer fling? It was just a crush Beth harbored for Jacob until she was eighteen. Until London. Neighbors. Best friends. That was all Jacob thought of her until London. Until she kissed him and stole his heart. KISSED is the first book in the JACOB AND BETH'S ROCKSTAR LIFE series. Epic rockstar romance.

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