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IN THE WORKS




ASSIMILATION
Standalone


GENRE:Contemporary Young-Adult Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Single 1st-Person POV from Hero.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

I knew Lily was different the moment she stepped into our school. It just took me a while to figure out why she was so different.

You know those freaky stories you see on the news where these women have been found years after being kidnapped, and they'd been held captive so long they actually had children with their sick abductors? Horrifying, right? Well, this isn't one of those stories. This is what came after. This is about one of those children, and how she tried to assimilate into society after living her entire life in a basement.

I thought I could be her hero and help her fit into the real world. I had no idea she would help me see how the world really was.


WORD COUNT: 2,500 AS OF: 20 OCT 2017
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B and E EVER AFTER
Book 3 in the Fairy Tale Quartet


GENRE:Contemporary Adult Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Dual 1st-Person POV from both Hero and Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

Contemporary Hansel and Gretel story. Gretel, er, I mean, Gabriella Salazar finds temptation to be too great and breaks into a wicked witch's--uh, that is--a pretentious, rich woman's condo to see what kind of goodies are inside, only to discover she's not the only one with a B and E fetish. The twist is, the mysterious, handsome Hansel to her Gretel who has also stolen into the same apartment is anything but brotherly, and the two strangers find themselves lip-locked before the evening's over. But...breaking and entering never ends with a happily ever after...right?

WORD COUNT: 408 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
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BLACK CRIMSON
Book 4 in the Fairy Tale Quartet


GENRE:Contemporary Adult Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Dual 1st-Person POV from both Hero and Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

Contemporary Little Red Riding Hood story. Camille Blanchett needs a big story to finally land her dream job as a journalist, and catching the city's infamous graffiti artist, Black Crimson, in action is just the break she needs. So when she spots a hooded figure with a spray paint can in hand one evening on her way to her grandmother's house, she's not above a little covert big-bad-wolf action to find out who the artist is.

WORD COUNT: 1,008 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
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BROKEN PRINCESS
Book 2 in the Donnelly Duet


GENRE:Fantasy Adult Non-Contemporary Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Dual 1st-Person POV from both Hero and Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

He thinks he's kidnapping her to his kingdom by the sea; she thinks she's running away with her one true love. Which one is right?

Idea for it came when writting out my plans for One True Love.


WORD COUNT: 821 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
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CREEPER
Standalone


GENRE:Contemporary Adult Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Dual 1st-Person POV from both Hero and Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

Andee Babbitt arrived in Arizona to take care of her ailing grandmother during the woman's final days. But she had no idea she’d learn so much dirt about her father’s side of the family in the process.

What peaks her interest most, however, isn’t the Babbitt family secrets but the reclusive cemetery groundskeeper. Everyone calls him Creeper, not just because of his name (C. Reeper) but because he’s different. After being conceived through rape, everyone thinks he comes from bad blood and will turn out rotten too, especially his mother he takes care of. What’s even more startling is the fact that Andee has caught him watching her more than once.

Strangely enough, she’s not freaked out by it, because she’s just as fascinated by him as he seems to be by her.


WORD COUNT: 5,507 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
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ENDLESS
Standalone


GENRE:Adult Futuristic/Sci-Fi Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Dual 1st-Person POV from both Hero and Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

To Valentine Charger, his wife was everything: his sunrise and sunset, his fate, his reason for breathing. So when his commander wipes her mind and sends her out into unknown parts of the galaxy as a punishment, Valentine swears he’ll do whatever it takes to get her back and restore her memories. He and his sidekick Penn set out into the universe with no other goal in mind.

Dozens of worlds and ten years later, Amara and her son Ryke have no idea why two strangers from a distant planet showed up to save her from her execution. She realizes she should be more appreciative, but life has taught her to never trust and always look for the ulterior motive. She’ll fight until her dying breath before they force her to do anything she doesn’t want, even if there is something peculiar about the tall, brooding one that calls to her.


WORD COUNT: 2,630 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
POSSIBLE RELEASE: ?







JUST ONE DATE
Standalone


GENRE:Contemporary Young-Adult Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Single 1st-Person POV from Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

After her car battery dies outside her high school’s hockey game when Waverly technically wasn’t supposed to be out of the house (since she was grounded), Parker Ridgeway offers to get her jumpstarted and not tell her parents about it IF she agrees to go on a date with him. The thing is, he’s popular and she’s not, so she doesn’t understand why he’d come up with such a crazy form of blackmail. But she quickly learns life doesn’t always have to make sense when it comes to Parker.

WORD COUNT: 14,232 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
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KISSING THE BOSS
Book 2 in the Fairy Tale Quartet


GENRE:Contemporary Adult Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Single 1st-Person POV from Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

Contemporary Cinderella story. After her father's death, Kaitlynn's stepmother employs her as an unpaid intern at her family company. She dreams of more, so much more, but isn't quite sure yet how to reach her goals. And then all her dreams seem to blow up in her face one night during the office Halloween party when she meets a stranger in the dark, causing sparks to fly immediately. When she learns she just made out with the boss--which is the very man her stepmother has her eye on--Kaitlynn knows she needs to keep her identity a secret to protect all the parties involved...except that plan proves difficult to execute when Mr. Hot Lips doesn't want to stop kissing her.

WORD COUNT: 45,000 AS OF: 21 NOV 2017
POSSIBLE RELEASE: Hoping Early-ish 2018







NEVER GONNA HAPPEN
Standalone


GENRE:Contemporary Young-Adult Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Dual 1st-Person POV from both Hero and Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

Peyton’s mom and my mom were best friends.

You’d think that should explain everything. But, no...not even close.

Mom and Aunt Wanda (as I’d always called Peyton’s mom) were not simply just close; I'm talking they were the same person inhabiting two different bodies. They grew up next door to each other, sat out of gym class together when one was sick, were arrested for keying some jerk's car together when they were teens, then they went to college and lived in the same dorm room. They met their respective husbands (Peyton’s and my dads) on the same night and got married within a year of each other, only to find houses on the same block, and get pregnant with their first babies three months apart. Those first babies being, yeah, me and Peyton.

They even coordinated our names to go together. At first, they decided Peyton would take my last name for her first name and I'd take her last name as my first, so we'd be Royce Kinsey and Kinsey Royce. But then, our mothers realized that wouldn't work because they had already planned before we were even born that we'd get married someday. At which point it'd sound really strange for Peyton to go from Kinsey Royce to taking my surname and becoming Kinsey Kinsey. Yes, our moms thought it through that far. So...they used their maiden names instead for our first and middle names and flip-flopped those, dubbing us Spencer Peyton Kinsey and Peyton Spencer Royce.

I'm not sure how they decided which of us would be Peyton and which would be Spencer, but I kind of didn’t care either, because since the moment she was born, Peyton Royce had been forced on me, and I’ve hated it.

You think I exaggerate? Hmph. I wish.

We shared a crib together, took our first steps together (but only because Peyton was a little overachiever who just had to start walking at nine months to my twelve months), took baths together, we had our first day of school picture taken together, we even got braces in middle school together.

Honestly, there wasn't a single memory from my childhood where Peyton wasn't right there beside me, experiencing it too. It was always, let Peyton play with you, give half your candy to Peyton, don’t let Peyton sit alone at lunch, drive Peyton to school, be nice to Peyton. Peyton, Peyton, Peyton.

We were treated like twins, yet always expected to fall in love one day and get married. The only problem with that was I didn’t love Peyton. And I'm positive she didn’t even like me in return.

We were complete opposites, except no, we were even further apart than that. We couldn’t be compared to night and day because those were still measurements of time, connecting them. There was no connection between Peyton and me. We were more like night and...and banana. We had absolutely nothing in common, except that our mothers were two of the most irritatingly pushy, intrusive people on the planet.

Don’t get me wrong. I adored our moms—swear to God—but they had to let this stupid notion go, because one thing had become abundantly clear to me over the years. I would never marry Peyton Royce. I think it was my one goal in life, actually.

So, sorry, Mom and Aunt Wanda, but you two just weren’t going to get your way on this.

Someday they’d be forced stop grinning like they knew something we didn’t, and they’d quit spouting, never say never, to us because I just did.

Gauntlet dropped.

Peyton and I? It was never gonna happen.


WORD COUNT: 6,158 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
POSSIBLE RELEASE: ?







ONCE BROKEN
Standalone (Maybe...or a book one)


GENRE:Contemporary Adult Romantic Suspense

POINT OF VIEW:Dual 3rd-Person POV from both Hero and Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

Inez Quimby had the biggest crush on wild boy Gabe St. James in high school, but just when she thought maybe something magical might be happening between them, he turns away and ignores her completely. Twelve years later, she’s the chief of police of her hometown, and she just had to arrest Gabe’s younger brother for the murder of his wife. So Gabe’s back in town to help take care of his two nieces and try to help prove his little brother’s innocence. It doesn’t take long to learn that old chemistry is still alive between them, but since they’re on different sides of the case, old lies and scandals rise to the surface, affecting not only their budding relationship, but the future of Gabe’s brother.

This is my attempt at a Romantic Suspense Novel.


WORD COUNT: 8,777 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
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ONE TRUE LOVE
Book 1 in the Donnelly Duet


GENRE:Fantasy Adult Non-Contemporary Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Dual 1st-Person POV from both Hero and Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

My first attempt at a Fantasy Romance Novel. There are castles and kings, and sword fights but with a modern kind of feel. We'll see how it actually turns out!

Prince Urban has travelled with his sister to the new kingdom of Donnelly in the hopes of forming an alliance with them by marrying her off to their king's brother. Everything goes all good and well until the ceremonial mark tattooed next to Urban's eye tells him his one true love is near...and she's not just anyone; she's already the wife of someone very important.

Should he ignore the persistent itch telling him she's the one for him in order to avoid a possible war between kingdoms, or should he discover if she's really worth risking everything for so they can be together?


WORD COUNT: 36,000 AS OF: 21 NOV 2017
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PRICE OF MASON, THE
Finale of the Forbidden Men Series


GENRE:Contemporary New Adult Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Single 1st-Person POV from Hero.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

You may think you know this story, and you may know parts. But then again, maybe you don’t know quite everything you thought you did about Mason Lowe.

Due to reader requests, this is bascially Price of a Kiss through Mason’s eyes with maybe more added at the end.


WORD COUNT: 12,331 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
POSSIBLE RELEASE: Hoping for Mid-2018







REVENGE PLAN, THE
Standalone


GENRE:Contemporary New Adult Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Dual 1st-Person POV from both Hero and Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

When Haven Quill’s boyfriend of three years cheats on her, her friends think she needs to pay him back with a hot rebound hook up, but she wants nothing to do with that idea… until Wick Webster is brought onto the scene.

WORD COUNT: 8,975 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
POSSIBLE RELEASE: 2019?







UNCAGED
Standalone (so far)


GENRE:Contemporary Young-Adult Paranormal Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Single 1st-Person POV from Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

Sort of a Harry Potter/X-Men/Convenant Series kind of thing. At least, that's the hope and the plan!

Taryn (I think the heroine's name is Taryn, anyway!) just wants to ace her potions test. Then her roommate bursts into her dorm room, upsetting everything, and announces that they were setting the caged boy free...the caged boy who can produce lightning with a single thought...the caged boy who'd been used to punish unruly students...the caged boy they were all instructed never to talk to. Now, the caged boy is supposed to be one of them, sudden prophesies are being spouted, murderers are storming her classroom, and Taryn might be the last hope to save her people.


WORD COUNT: 5,872 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
POSSIBLE RELEASE: ?







WHAT THE HEART WANTS
Standalone


GENRE:Contemporary New-Adult Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Dual 1st-Person POV from both Hero and Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

It started off as nothing, just an insignificant, forgettable run-in on his college campus.

But the impression of her soft warmth bumping into him, the flyaway strands from her hair brushing past his face, the scent of her skin invading his nostrils stuck with Yale Hasting long after they went their separate ways. He can’t get the shy stranger out of his head.

Soon, she’s haunting his nights with vivid arousing dreams, stealing his attention from his friends, cutting into his concentration while he’s supposed to be studying, and ruining him for every other woman out there. Desperate to stop craving her, he’ll do anything for a quick meaningless fling to get her out of his system.

It’s a good thing he’s handsome, charming, witty, and a marketing major. He should be able to sell himself no problem.

There’s only one small hitch in trying to convince Mattie McIntyre she should let him borrow her body for a couple hours—possibly days. Her father is Yale’s ticket to his future dream job.

Now that he has to keep his hands off her, he’s forced to actually get to know her, and—gasp—he actually begins to like her.


WORD COUNT: 17,827 AS OF: 27 OCT 2017
POSSIBLE RELEASE: Shooting for Late 2018







WITCH KLUTZ
Standalone


GENRE:Contemporary Young-Adult Paranormal Romance

POINT OF VIEW:Single 1st-Person POV from Heroine.

WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT SO FAR:

As a teen witch, you’d think I totally rock, right? I mean, Hello, I’m a witch. But honestly, I don’t. I'm just Juniper Spruce: miserable, awful klutz of a girl with a few powers that only get me into more trouble than do much good.

Example: I hate Emma Greenson more than...well I just hate her, okay. But when I brewed a tonic to turn her beautiful golden locks into the color and consistency of broom bristles, I flubbed the whole thing up. Who knew half an extra mushroom would transform my bad-hair revenge into a love potion? And now my hot boy crush is crazy about HER while I’m still the lamest witch this side of the cafeteria.

Just when I swore to myself I would never again attempt another potion, the boy of my dreams—literally—explodes into my life—again, literally—and needs MY help to save the world. Is this my chance to finally prove I’m not a complete failure, or is all humanity doomed under my spell? But more importantly, will I get my first kiss before I turn sixteen or die an old maid like my two strange, old aunts?


WORD COUNT: 6,400 AS OF: 14 APR 2017
POSSIBLE RELEASE: ?







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