Auch Fallen fühlt sich an wie Fliegen – zumindest für einen kurzen Augenblick …
Roxy Ark war schon immer unsterblich in Reece Anders verliebt. Als es nach Jahren der Schwärmerei endlich zu einer unvergesslichen Nacht mit dem sonst so anständigen jungen Polizisten kommt, hofft Roxy, dass Reece sie ebenso will wie sie ihn. Will er aber nicht. Mit gebrochenem Herzen versucht Roxy daraufhin, ihm möglichst aus dem Weg zu gehen – bis jemand sie bedroht und Reece der Einzige ist, der ihr noch helfen kann.
Carina Bartsch - Kirschroter Sommer
Würdest du deiner ersten Liebe eine zweite Chance geben? Die erste Liebe vergisst man nicht. Niemand weiß das besser als Emely. Nach sieben Jahren trifft sie wieder auf Elyas, den Mann mit den leuchtend türkisgrünen Augen. Der Bruder ihrer besten Freundin hat ihr Leben schon einmal komplett durcheinander gebracht, und die Verletzung sitzt immer noch tief. Emely hasst ihn, aus tiefstem Herzen. Viel lieber lenkt sie ihre Aufmerksamkeit auf den anonymen E-Mail-Schreiber Luca, der mit seinen sensiblen und romantischen Nachrichten ihr Herz berührt. Aber kann man sich wirklich in einen Unbekannten verlieben?
Jamie McGuire - Beautiful Disaster (német)
Als sie Travis begegnet, ist nichts mehr wie zuvor. Abby fühlt sich unwiderstehlich von ihm angezogen, obwohl er alles ist, was sie nicht will: ein stadtbekannter Womanizer, arrogant, unverschämt – aber leider auch unverschämt sexy. Abby lässt sich auf eine Wette mit ihm ein und gerät in einen Strudel aus Zuneigung und Zurückweisung, Hingabe und Leidenschaft, der beide bis an ihre Grenzen treibt …
J. Lynn - Forever with You (német)
Wenn ein heißer One-Night-Stand alles verändert. Für immer und ewig ... An manche Dinge glaubt man einfach, auch wenn man sie selbst nie erlebt hat. Für Stephanie ist »Liebe« so etwas. Es gibt sie. Irgendwo da draußen. Vielleicht sogar für sie. Irgendwann. In der Zwischenzeit hat sie heiße One-Night-Stands mit hübschen Kerlen wie Nick. Doch aus dem kurzen Abenteuer mit ihm wird plötzlich mehr - bis das Schicksal es ihr wieder nimmt. So schnell Nick für Steph die Schutzmauern einreißt, die er bisher um sein Herz errichtet hatte, so schnell baut sie ihre auf, um den Schmerz - und Nick - nicht zu nahe kommen zu lassen. Aber er kann sie nicht einfach gehen lassen.
Jennifer L. Armentrout - Forever with You
In the irresistibly sexy series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout, two free spirits find their lives changed by a one-night stand… Some things you just believe in, even if you've never experienced them. For Stephanie, that list includes love. It's out there. Somewhere. Eventually. Meanwhile she's got her job at the mixed martial arts training center and hot flings with gorgeous, temporary guys like Nick. Then a secret brings them closer, opening Steph's eyes to a future she never knew she wanted - until tragedy rips it away. Nick's self-assured surface shields a past no one needs to know about. His mind-blowing connection with Steph changes all that. As fast as he's knocking down the walls that have kept him commitment-free, she's building them up again, determined to keep the hurt - and Nick - out. But he can't walk away. Not when she's the only one who's ever made him wish for forever . . .
Alice Clayton - The Redhead Plays Her Hand
Grace has landed the lead in a new TV series—but when the director asks her to lose fifteen pounds, she goes public with her weight struggles and suddenly develops a huge fan club who support her right to have curves. But between that and the public’s continuing fascination with her “are they or aren’t they” relationship with Jack, Grace begins to wonder if anyone’s really interested in her because of her upcoming TV series, or if it’s all speculation about the size of her ass and her bedroom partner. Meanwhile, Jack is voted the Sexiest Man Alive and becomes a little too enamored with the party-hard lifestyle. Grace vows to give him the space he needs to find himself, but then he begins to spiral down from lovable Brit to Hollywood brat. People are talking, but are Jack and Grace? Her career is on the rise, and his continues into the stratosphere, but will she be able to catch him if he falls? Will they ever be able to just be a couple who can hold hands when they walk down the street?
Wendelin Van Draanen - Ausgeflippt
Als Julie ihn das erste Mal sieht, flippt sie aus. Und zwar total. Als Bryce sie das erste Mal sieht, haut er ab. Und zwar schnell. Das war damals, vor vielen Jahren, in der 2. Klasse. Julie liebt Bryce immer noch: seine blauen Augen. Seine schwarzen Haare. Und den blonden Flaum auf seinen Ohrläppchen. Bryce findet Julie immer noch, na ja, seltsam: ihre Hühnerzucht. Ihre Angewohnheit in Bäumen zu sitzen. Und ihre frontalen Angriffe. Immer noch sind sie Nachbarn. Immer noch gehen sie in die selbe Klasse. Und immer noch haben sie sich nicht geküsst. Ist Liebe eine Frage der Perspektive? Denn Julie fragt sich allmählich, ob seine Persönlichkeit wirklich so schön ist wie seine Augen. Und Bryce fragt sich allmählich, ob ihre Persönlichkeit nicht, na ja, irgendwie cool ist.
Nicole Deese - All Who Dream
Angela Flores is a survivor. Struggling to rebuild her life after she was brutally attacked and left her for dead six years ago, Angie takes comfort in the quiet home life she’s created with her son Cody in the suburbs of Dallas. It’s a simple existence: managing a florist shop, leading a weekly recovery group, and blogging about the joys and challenges of being a single mom. But simple just became a lot more complicated. When Angie’s blog goes viral, the unexpected begins to happen. Suddenly, she’s signing with a publicist and heading to New York City for the summer, where she meets brooding bachelor Jackson Ross. Though she is drawn to the mysterious CEO of Pinkerton Press, her instincts are as unreliable as her heart. She won’t fall victim to a man ever again. Jackson is well-versed in the art of denial. His perfect facade has been nearly impenetrable—until now. When the details of Angie's past are targeted by scandal, Jackson urges her to confront her fear despite his refusal to do the same. But neither of them can move forward without first uncovering one vital truth... That while some keep fighting to survive, all who dream will find the courage to live.
Jay Crownover - Better When He's Brave
In New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jay Crownover’s third novel in her sexy, thrilling Welcome to the Point series, a woman’s search for repentance leads her to the one man from her past she can’t forget as they join forces to save their city—and the explosive love neither can live without. Titus King has always seen his world in black and white. There is a firm right and wrong in his mind, which is why as a teenager he left behind the only family he’d ever known to make a better life for himself. Now a police detective in one of the worst cities in the country, he can’t deny his life has turned into a million different shades of gray. The new criminal element in The Point has brought vengeance and destruction right to Titus’s front door, and walking the straight and narrow seems far less important now. The difference between right and wrong is nothing compared to keeping those he loves alive. To add to his already strained moral compass, the beautiful and mysterious Reeve Black has made her way back to town. This girl might be as dangerous to Titus as the guy trying to destroy the Point but he can’t walk away because he needs her—in more ways than one. Reeve knows all about the threat trying to destroy The Point. She knows how ruthless, how vicious, and how cruel this new danger can be… and instead of running away, she wants to help. Reeve knows that she has a lot to repent for and saving the city, plus the hot cop that she hasn’t been able to forget might just be the only way she can finally find some inner peace. With an entire city poised on the brink of war, Titus and Reeve stand in the crossfire—and it will take two brave souls to fight for the ultimate love.
Kimberly Ann Miller - Triangles
A cruise ship. A beautiful island. Two sexy guys. What could possibly go wrong? In the Bermuda Triangle - a lot. Hoping to leave behind the reminders of her crappy life - her father's death years ago, her mother's medical problems, and the loser who’s practically stalking her - seventeen-year-old Autumn Taylor hops on a ship with her sister for a little distraction. When she wakes up in the Bermuda Triangle, she fears she's gone nuts for more than one reason: that loser’s suddenly claiming they're a happy couple... a hot guy is wrapping his arms around her and saying "Happy Anniversary"... and suddenly, she’s full of bruises, losing her hair, and getting IV medication. Autumn visits the ship's doctor, hoping for a pill or a shot to make the craziness go away. Instead, she's warned that these "alternate realities" could become permanent. She just has to ask herself one question - how the hell is she going to get out of this mess?
Rebecca Yarros - Beyond What is Given
Lt. Grayson Masters is focused on graduating the Apache helicopter course, and the last thing he needs is his gorgeous new roommate Samantha Fitzgerald distracting him. While her smart mouth and free spirit are irresistibly irritating, he can’t deny their off-the-charts chemistry, no matter how hard he tries. Having just been expelled from college, Sam has no business digging for Grayson’s secrets while she’s hiding her own, but that doesn’t stop her from trying to tear down his walls. Each barrier she busts through drops one of her own, though, and she’s not prepared for the truth: another woman laid claim to Grayson’s heart long ago. Falling in love is something neither Grayson nor Sam can afford, and when that line is crossed and secrets are exposed, they’ll learn that sometimes it’s the answered prayers that will put you through hell.
Julie Johnson - Cross the Line
Phoebe West has been head-over-heels in love with her brother’s best friend for as long as she can remember. Not that he’s bothered to notice. Despite several mortifying attempts at seduction and a decade’s worth of unrequited pining, nothing Phoebe does seems to make any impact on the man she’s obsessed over since her bra-stuffing days. She knows it’s time to let him go, though just the thought is nearly enough to shatter her… Nathaniel “Nate” Knox has only ever seen Phoebe as one thing: forbidden. There’s a darkness in Nate, the kind you can’t avoid after years working in special forces and private security. He’s no good for anyone — especially not someone as sweet as his best friend’s little sister. He knows he can’t have her. Not ever. Even if she makes him feel things he barely recognizes... Some lines aren’t meant to be crossed. When an unforeseeable series of events sends Phoebe stumbling headfirst into danger, there’s only one man who can protect her. Though, in his quest to save her life, he may just break her heart... CROSS THE LINE is a full-length contemporary romance about a woman who can’t seem to walk away… and the man who’ll go to any length to keep her safe. Due to sparks flying, suspenseful moments, steamy scenes, and one sassy heroine, it is recommended to readers ages 17 and up.
Arthur Golden - Die Geisha
"Die Geisha", das faszinierende Asien-Epos von Arthur Golden, wurde mit Lob über- häuft. "Eine wahrhaft magische Geschichte!" schrieb die Washington Post. Und die deutschen Leser schlossen sich an: Wochenlang auf der "Spiegel"-Bestsellerliste, über 100.000 verkaufte Exemplare im Hardcover. Jetzt endlich kommt die Geschichte des Fischermädchens Chiyo als Taschenbuch. Nach dem Tod ihrer Mutter wird Chiyo in ein Geisha-Haus nach Kyoto verkauft. Nach leidvollen Lehrjahren wird sie in die hermetische Gesellschaft der Geisha aufgenommen und ist bald die begehrteste und mächtigste von allen. Doch ihr Traum vom privaten Glück erfüllt sich erst nach jahrelangen Wirren und dem Untergang der alten Geisha-Kultur gegen Ende des verlorenen Zweiten Weltkrieges. Arthur Golden öffnet die Tür zu einer geheimnisvollen Welt und läßt den Fremden etwas spüren von jenen gefährlich-schönen und machtvoll stilisierten gleichwohl versklavten Frauen, wie es sie in dieser Art und Weise nur in Japan gab.
Noelle August - Rebound
Hooking up is only the beginning of the fun in this sexy and irresistible second installment of the thrilling New Adult series, Boomerang. Adam Blackwood has it all. At twenty-two, he’s fabulously wealthy, Ryan Gosling-hot and at the top of the heap in the business world. His life is perfect, until a scandal from his past resurfaces and knocks the tech wunderkind down, throwing his company, Boomerang, a hook-up site for millennials, into chaos. Three years ago, Adam married his high school love—and then lost her in a tragic accident. Now, the heartbreak and guilt he’s tried to bury with work and women begins to take over his life. Alison Quick, the twenty-one-year-old daughter of a business tycoon—and the very ex-girlfriend of Boomerang’s former intern, Ethan—has a problem of her own. She’s got one chance to prove to her father that she deserves a place in his empire by grabbing control of Boomerang and taking Adam down. But as Alison moves in on him, armed with a cadre of lawyers and accountants, she discovers there’s much more to Adam and Boomerang than meets the eye. Will earning her father’s approval come at the price of losing her first real love? It appears so, unless Adam can forgive her for wrecking his life and trying to steal his livelihood. But Alison hopes that old adage is right. Maybe love can conquer all.
K. A. Linde - Take Me with You
Grant All of my demons are coming to head. I thought Ari could push them back. I thought I could conquer my vices with her at my side. I thought wrong. Aribel Fear is my new constant. I thought I could conceal it, contain it, control it. I thought that now that I had Grant the worst was over. I thought wrong. But if we’re going to survive, wherever you go…take me with you.
Abbi Glines - When You're Back
The future is bright for Reese Ellis. She has Mase Colt-Manning, the man of her dreams, and a family she didn’t know existed until her long-lost father arrived on her doorstep in Rosemary Beach. After growing up with a cruel mother and abusive stepfather, Reese is eager to get to know the caring and charming man who wants to be a part of her life. Everything is finally falling into place. While Reese is visiting her new family in Chicago, Mase spends time with his “cousin,” Aida, who has worshipped him since childhood. Though they’re unrelated by blood, Mase and Aida have been raised to think of each other as family. But when Reese returns, she can tell something isn’t quite right with Aida, who clearly resents Reese and excels at manipulative little games. And though Mase is unsuspecting, Reese knows Aida doesn’t love him like a cousin should...
Karpov Kinrade - Hitched
What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas... Or it changes your life forever. He called me "wife." This man standing naked in front of me. Tall. Dark. Sexy as sin... He's my husband? Disjointed images from the night before, the night I can’t entirely remember, float into my mind. Meeting him in the bar. Sharing tidbits of our lives. I own a company that plans bachelor parties. He’s a pediatric heart surgeon. We both live in Las Vegas, but we come from very different worlds. And then I remember that kiss. The way his lips brushed against mine, gentle at first, then harder, deeper, with more urgency. Sex in the elevator. Hot, forbidden, delicious. I remember the way he made me feel. The way our bodies fit perfectly together. But I don’t remember marrying him. And now, he won’t let me go. Dr. Sexy who saves children for a living. He wants the summer to prove we are meant to be. I can give him a summer. But can I give him a lifetime? *This is a contemporary romance novel with a happily ever after. It does NOT have a cliff-hanger ending. WARNING: This book contains a lot of sex and a lot of swearing. Visit ReadKK.com for more Karpov Kinrade bestselling books. Watch for more stand alone steamy romances in The Red Shoe Memoirs, coming soon.
Karina Halle - Where Sea Meets sky
Joshua Miles has spent his early twenties spinning his wheels. Working dead-end jobs and living at home has left him exhausted and uninspired, with little energy to pursue his passion for graphic art. Until he meets Gemma Henare, a vivacious out-of-towner from New Zealand. What begins as a one-night stand soon becomes a turning point for Josh. He can't get Gemma out of his head, even after she has left for home, and finds himself throwing caution to the wind for the first time in his life. It's not long before Josh is headed to New Zealand with only a backpack, some cash, and Gemma's name to go on. But when he finally tracks her down, he finds his adventure is only just beginning. Equally infatuated, Gemma leads him on a whirlwind tour across the beautiful country, opening Josh up to life, lust, love, and all the messy heartache in between. Because, when love drags you somewhere, it might never let go even when you know you have to say goodbye.
Jamie McGuire - Beautiful Redemption
If A Maddox boy falls in love, he loves forever. But what if he didn't love you, first? No-nonsense Liis Lindy is an agent of the FBI. Deciding she is married only to her job, she breaks off her engagement and transfers from Chicago to the field office in San Diego. She loves her desk. She is committed to her laptop. She dreams of promotions and shaking hands with the director after cracking an impossible case. Special Agent in Charge Thomas Maddox is arrogant, unforgiving, and ruthless. He is tasked with putting away some of the world’s toughest criminals, and he is one of the best the Bureau has to offer. Though, as many lives as he’s saved, there is one that is beyond his reach. Younger brother Travis is faced with prison time for his involvement in a basement fire that killed dozens of college students, and the media want a conviction. Travis’s only savior is his unusual tie to the mob. In a deal that will spare his brother, Thomas has agreed to recruit Travis into the FBI. Liis is stubborn, defiant, and yet somehow softens Thomas’s rough edges, making her the perfect agent to accompany him to the ceremony. Posing as a couple, they must travel to Travis & Abby’s beach vow renewal and give him the news, but when the pretending ends, she finds herself wondering if they were pretending at all. In the second installment of the Maddox Brothers books, experience firsthand the mysterious world of the elusive Thomas Maddox, and how good love can be when you’re not the first, but the last.
Cora Carmack - Losing It
Virginity. Bliss Edwards is about to graduate from college and still has hers. Sick of being the only virgin among her friends, she decides the best way to deal with the problem is to lose it as quickly and simply as possible - a one-night stand. But her plan turns out to be anything but simple when she freaks out and leaves a gorgeous guy alone and naked in her bed with an excuse that no one with half-a-brain would ever believe. And as if if that weren't embarrassing enough, when she arrives for her first class of her last college semester, she recognizes her new theatre professor. She'd left him naked in her bed about 8 hours earlier.
David Nicholls - Zwei an einem Tag
»Gerade stelle ich mir dich mit 40 vor!« Es ist der 15. Juli 1988, und Emma und Dexter, beide zwanzig, haben sich gerade bei der Abschlussfeier kennengelernt und die Nacht zusammen durchgemacht. Am nächsten Morgen gehen beide ihrer Wege. Wo werden Sie an genau diesem Tag ein Jahr später stehen? Und wo in den zwanzig darauffolgenden Jahren? Werden sich die beiden, die einander niemals vergessen können, weiterhin immer gerade knapp verpassen?