Amy Jo Cousins writes contemporary romance and erotica about smart people finding their own best kind of smexy. She lives in Chicago with her son, where she tweets too much, sometimes runs really far, and waits for the Cubs to win the World Series.
Garden center manager Kate Rhee is on a mission. No more one-night hookups with women or second-guessing her recent break up with an unavailable man. Too bad the foxy, pink-haired bar owner she keeps running into around Chicago has sworn off girlfriends. Because Kate isn’t doing casual anymore. And she can totally resist that temptation. Totally.
Two weeks. Two guys who’ve never explored their bisexuality before and don’t plan on coming out, ever. One promise to let each other try out every fantasy they’ve ever had. Zero feelings involved. At least, that was the plan. . .
After a scorching hot threesome with her ex Gabe and his lover, Callie was supposed to be moving onto new erotic adventures. But she can't stop thinking about that night, and the intense new Dom she meets has picked up on the sexual tension between her and the newly single Gabe. She's about to learn just how far an experienced Dom can push two people who aren't sure where their boundaries lie.
Benji never meant to catfish a hot college football player when he met a fellow anime fan online. But when Josh comes to Miami for a surprise visit, Benji is pretty sure the left tackle expects to meet a cute girl in a bikini. Secrets and sex appeal smash together for forty-eight scorching hours and all bets are off for this friendship!
At Carlisle College in 1993, when a Southern belle Shelby Summerfield takes on a dapper dyke Florence Truong in a campus-wide game of Assassin, the competition is as sharp as the creases in Florence's pocket squares. May the best woman come out on top—in bed or out, one way or another.
When friends lose the benefits, can the friendship be saved? Austin and Vinnie have been best friends, rowing teammates, and occasional hookups since high school. But when Austin meets a man who takes him seriously--and Vinnie meets a man who makes him lighten up--can these two BFFs hang onto their friendship while finding their happily ever afters with other people?
Five years into the best relationship of his life, Tom Worthington is keeping secrets again. Reese Anders will try anything to get his boyfriend to talk: if he can’t seduce Tom with food, he’ll get him to open up in bed. But even Tom’s confession that his dad is getting out of prison soon doesn’t clear the air. And as the holidays approach, Reese is keeping secrets of his own, risking everything.
Rafael Castro is far out of his element at Carlisle College, the elite school Denny Winslow's family helped him attend with a rowing scholarship. Rafi plans on steering clear of Denny to avoid rumors of favoritism, but his good intentions evaporate in the fire of renewed attraction. When a family crisis hits, Rafi and Denny have to pull hard to keep their relationship from capsizing.
Cash Carmichael has a runaway gay teen on his doorstep and only one person he wants to call for backup: Stephany Tyler. Ex-friends with benefits in college, Cash and Steph dive right back into a steamy connection, despite Steph holding back emotionally from fear of getting burned again. But if Cash can convince Steph to get her heart in the game, there's a chance they can both win.
Jack Tarkington's life is in the toilet. He's facing expulsion from college and coming back to the small Iowa town he thought he'd escaped is humbling. When he runs into Miguel, Jack braces for backlash over the way he lorded it over his old flame. Instead, Miguel offers him friendship—and a job. But when Jack gets a second chance at college, he'll have to choose between his dreams and love.
Tom Worthington believes finishing college is impossible unless he can pay his own way. After months sleeping in his car and gypsy-cabbing for cash, he's ready to do just that, but his new student housing comes with an unapologetically gay roommate who'll drag every twink on campus into his bed until Tom moves out. And boundaries have a way of blurring when you start sharing truths...
Helping his sister Lucy raise her kid has put Devin’s love life on hold. When he loses a bet to her and the penalty is to go out on five dates with men she’s chosen from Guys4Guys.com, he thinks that’s bad enough. Finding out she used a thirteen-year-old picture of him to score a date with a young guy who looks like a rock star? Epically bad. And the date doesn't count unless he gets a kiss...
One night in Sevilla could save—or sink—their marriage. Travel writer Magda has until the sun rises to convince her scientist husband Javi—and even more importantly, herself—that what they have is worth fighting for.
Wish Come True is a collection of contemporary, new adult, holiday short stories.
Included in this anthology:
"A Very English Christmas" by Keira Andrews
"Mr. Perfect's Christmas" by Joanna Chambers
"The Christmas Ship" by Amy Jo Cousins
"That Thing" by Megan Erickson
"Just Like Heaven" by Suki Fleet
"Not Your Grandfather's by Kaje Harper
"Bottle Boys" by Anyta Sunday
Evan Pak, a card-carrying geek, meets bad boy rock star Riley Flood at a photo shoot that turns into a weekend of lust and laughter. It's easy to take risks when there's a time limit on the game. But when Evan and Riley's time is up, what comes next if they don't want the game to end?
Callie isn't sure just how kinky anyone can get on a Tuesday before Christmas, but she's willing to find out. Newly divorced, she's ready to recapture her sexual confidence by experimenting with her ex and his current lover. But grabbing what she wants with both hands is hard, and Callie will need to bare both her body and her heart to see if she can still reach fearlessly for adventure.