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Laura Florand's Amour et Chocolat series is one of my not-so-secret indulgences. Her books are lyrical love stories that entice the reader with seductive descriptions of culinary delights, France, and amazing characters. If you haven't read her before, here's a gift from Laura to you. Beware, Amour et Chocolat is highly addictive!
The Chocolate Rose (Amour et Chocolat Book 4) by Laura Florand
Now, in the third book in the Amour et Chocolat series, a book USA Today calls “so romantic and sexy”, Laura Florand takes us from Paris to summer in Provence, for the steamy encounter between top chef Gabriel Delange and the daughter of his worst enemy, Jolie Manon. Hot-tempered Gabriel isn’t above blackmail to get what he wants, but what he wants might very well be Jolie herself. Because in the heat and sun of Provence, where jasmine and roses climb up old colored walls and fountains play in ancient stone villages, even a beast can prove he is a prince at heart . . .
Wishing Ava Miles' Nora Roberts Land a happy birthday. It's hard to believe that it's just one year ago that this first book in her blockbuster Dare Valley series was published. If you haven't already added this series to your must-read list, do so now. Miles books are treasures and - without-a-doubt - will be classics just like this book's namesake, Nora Roberts.
Nora Roberts Land (Dare Valley Series Book 1) by Ava Miles
Journalist Meredith Hale's ex-husband claimed her Nora Roberts addiction gave her unrealistic expectations about marriage, and she believed him. All dreams of happily ever after--or Nora Roberts Land as her mother calls it--went up in smoke. But when her family asks her to temporarily help their Dare Valley, Colorado newspaper, she decides it's time to change her life and prove her ex wrong. She's determined to find her own small-town Nora Roberts hero, prove that true love exists, and publish a story about her quest.
War correspondent Tanner McBride has just returned stateside to work for a major newspaper, and the last thing he expects is blackmail. Yet, before he can even unpack, he's headed to Colorado. His assignment? Make his boss's ex-wife fall for him and then break her heart. Her article about discovering love à la Nora might air dirty laundry about her marriage to the media mogul, threatening his senate run. The mogul wants Meredith stopped, and he makes sure Tanner has no choice in the matter.
When the two meet, the sparks between them are undeniable. Meredith, who vowed never to date another journalist, begins to succumb. Could Tanner be her Nora Roberts hero? As they work together to uncover the truth behind a suspicious death, the depth of their feelings unfolds and both realize they've kept their secrets for far too long. But before the truth can be revealed, their investigation takes a deadly turn, one that might make Meredith's personal Nora Roberts Land go up in flames.
I downloaded this prequel to Valerie Hansen's Her Montana Cowboy (Big Sky Centennial Book 1), but haven't yet read it. However it sounds like it's going to be a fun series. Sounds like it's definitely worth giving a try!
Montana Reunion (Big Sky Centennial) by Valerie Hansen
The tiny town of Jasper Gulch, Montana, is celebrating their hundredth anniversary, and you're invited! Get lost in Big Sky Centennial, a land of ranches and romances and memorable characters you can't help but root for. In this short prequel from Valerie Hansen, a small-town beautician with a big heart reunites with the high school beau she could never forget….
Word travels fast in a small town, and it spreads like wildfire that Tony Valdez is back in Jasper Gulch. The former bad boy is now a respected veterinarian, but he's still got that sparkle in his eye. And that's what has Annette Lakey worried. She vows to avoid the man who once stole her heart—until a stray dog and her impending puppies bring Annette and Tony face-to-face. Seeing him again makes her feel all warm and fuzzy…and afraid she might fall all over again!
I haven't read Cindi Madsen's Falling For Her Fiance yet, but am looking forward to doing so as it sounds like a perfect fun summer read. Check it out!
Falling For Her Fiance (Accidentally in Love) by Cindi Madsen
Danielle and Wes have been best friends since college, so when Wes needs a date for his sister’s wedding and Dani needs a partner for her company’s retreat, they devise the perfect plan: a fake engagement to get through both events unscathed. Adrenaline-junkie Wes can prove to both his ex and his family that he’s well and truly moved on, and serious-minded Dani can prove to her boss that she’s worthy of the promotion he seems to only want to give to a family-oriented employee. But amid the fake swoons, fake kisses, and forced proximity, neither expects the very real feelings that develop. There’s nothing more dangerous than falling for your best friend…but what if the landing is worth the fall?
Sandra Marton's Wilde Family series is really engrossing. A mixture of three Harlequin Presents titles (the Wilde Brothers) and the author's own published Wilde Sisters trilogy. I've really enjoyed each book and the Wilde family definitely keeps you on your toes with hot, steamy reads as well as a few unexpected twists and turns. Marton is one of those romance writers you can count on and her heroes and heroines are ones we all come to love. Try the first book in the Wilde Sisters trilogy, Emily: Sex and Sensibility right now and I bet you'll be hooked too!
Emily: Sex and Sensibility (The Wilde Sisters) by Sandra Marton
Emily Wilde has led a privileged life. Now she’s trying to make it on her own in Manhattan. Marco Santini grew up dirt poor in a Sicilian slum. Now he has everything. He’s gorgeous. He’s rich. He’s powerful. And he has all the beautiful women a man could ask for. Then, one rainy night, he sees a woman standing alone on a deserted New York street corner. Emily is clearly in need of help, but she’s not foolish enough to step into Marco’s chauffeured Mercedes. It takes a lot of convincing before she lets him take her to her apartment. He swears he’s not going to do anything he shouldn’t and he means it--but she’s in his arms before they can stop themselves. Still, it’s only a kiss, just one kiss in a moment torn out of time. That’s what they both think. But Fate has other plans, starting with an unexpected job offer and a business trip to Paris that explodes in a passion so hot it will change everything--everything but the web of lies that traps them both.
I love to escape to warmer sandy beaches and gorgeous turquoise seas. However if I'm not actually traveling there, finding a book to take me there virtually is a true find. When it has a hero as hot as Sophie Knightly's Heart Raider? Well, I'm sold!!!
Heart Raider (Heartthrob Series, Book 1) by Sophie Knightly
Marooned together on Turquoise Bay, hot passion explodes between two unlikely lovers...and nearly destroys them.
Intrepid TV reporter Veronique Whitcomb is the last person reclusive billionaire Nick Cameron expects to show up on his doorstep in the wake of Hurricane Abby. All grown up with heart-stopping curves, she is far different from Ronnie, the tomboy he remembers from fifteen years ago as her camp counselor. Alluring as she is, Nick just wants to be left alone. He is a burnt out corporate raider who has retreated from the cutthroat corporate world after a scandal he was falsely accused of nearly landed him in jail.
When it comes to Nick, Veronique doesn’t understand the meaning of “No." He was her childhood crush, the gorgeous summer camp counselor who saved her from herself when she was a rebellious kid coping with an alcoholic, drug-addicted celebrity dad and an emotionally unstable mom. Unstoppable in her zeal to redeem his name, Veronique is determined to vindicate Nick’s name and alert him to criminal activity that if not stopped in time, could destroy him.
A series of treacherous mishaps aimed at silencing Veronique's investigation threatens to destroy their newfound love and Nick wonders if Veronique—or anyone in his life—can be trusted.
As I was in the mood for a bit of summer baseball, this book caught my eye. I've never read any of Mindy Klasky's books, so am looking forward to giving this a try. Batter up!
Perfect Pitch: A Hot Baseball Romance (Diamond Brides Book 1) by Mindy Klasky
Reigning beauty queen Samantha Winger is launching her pet project, a music program for kids. All she has to do is follow the pageant's rules—no smoking, drinking, or "cavorting" in public.
That's fine, until D.J. Thomas—God's gift to baseball—throws her a wild pitch. He slams her in an interview, and the video goes viral. Sam's no shrinking violet. She parlays D.J.'s apology into a national T.V. appearance—and a very unexpected, very public kiss.
Soon, paparazzi catch the couple in a steamy make-out session, and Sam's music program is on the block. The blazing hot relationship is threatened even more when D.J.'s son begs to trade in Little League for music class.
Can Sam and D.J. sizzle past the sour notes and find their perfect pitch?
I reread Kathleen Brooks' Bluegrass and Bluegrass Brothers series a few months ago when the final book was released and have to say it is a real winner! It's definitely on my permanent must-read shelf and I know I'll be rereading it again and again. Love the mixture of romance, humor, and suspense ... and the characters are just fabulous! The first book in the series is free for a limited time, so get into a Bluegrass State of Mind with Kathleen today!
Bluegrass State of Mind (Bluegrass Series Book 1) by Kathleen Brooks
McKenna Mason, a New York City attorney with a love of all things Prada, is on the run from a group of powerful, dangerous men. McKenna turns to a teenage crush, Will Ashton, for help in starting a new life in beautiful horse country. She finds that Will is now a handsome, successful race horse farm owner. As the old flame is ignited, complications are aplenty in the form of a nasty ex-wife, an ex-boyfriend intent on killing her, and a feisty race horse who refuses to race without a kiss. Can Will and McKenna cross the finish line together, and more importantly, alive?
Cristin Harber is another new author whose popularity is ever rising. Her Titan team of former military operatives is HOT and the stories are engrossing. Real edge-of-your seat reading. If you haven't read the series yet, you can try the first book and I bet you'll be joining up with team Titan too!
Winters Heat (Titan Book 1) by Cristin Harber
After putting her life on the line to protect classified intelligence, military psychologist Mia Kensington is on a cross-country road trip from hell with an intrusive save-the-day hero. Uninterested in his white knight act, she’d rather take her chances without the ruggedly handsome, cold-blooded operative who boasts an alpha complex and too many guns.
Colby Winters, an elite member of The Titan Group, has a single objective on his black ops mission: recover a document important to national security. It was supposed to be an easy in-and-out operation. But now, by any means necessary becomes a survival mantra when he faces off with a stunning woman he can’t leave behind.
When Titan’s safe houses are compromised, Colby stashes Mia at his home, exposing his secret—he’s the adoptive father of an orphaned baby girl. Too soon, danger arrives and Mia lands in the hands of a sadistic cartel king with a taste for torture. As hours bleed into fear-drenched days, Colby races across the globe and through a firestorm of bullets to save the woman he can’t live without.
I am totally hooked on Katie Reus' Red Stone Security series. Once again there are some very HOT ex-military guys that will steam your e-reader with their activities! Try book one in her series now and you'll soon be a fan of RSS as well!
No One to Trust (Red Stone Security Series Book 1) by Katie Reus
Computer security specialist Elizabeth Martinez has never been able to turn her back on her brother Benny. When his risky lifestyle finally lands him in harm’s way, Elizabeth finds herself dragged into the dangerous underworld with him and into the cross hairs of one of Miami’s death-dealing drug lords. Only after her ex-boyfriend saves her does she realize she might have no choice but to depend on the one man she has tried so desperately to forget.
Former Marine Porter Caldwell never should have let Elizabeth walk away from him all those months ago. She means more to him than anything and now that she’s in danger and turned to him for help, he won’t make that mistake again. When a local gang targets her and she’s nearly killed in a drive by shooting, Porter vows to do whatever it takes to keep her alive. Even if it means turning his back on all that he’s sworn to uphold.
The Serafina: Sin City Series is Katie Reus' spinoff to RSS and right now you can try the first story in this series for free as well. Once again, Reus combines HOT romance and thrilling suspense to offer up a compelling read with this series based in Las Vegas.
First Surrender (The Serafina: Sin City Series) by Katie Reus
He’s dangerous, sexy, and everything she wants…
Sierra hit it off with Hayden from the moment they met. The dangerously sexy, tattooed ex-SEAL is one of the best friends she’s ever had—and the main star in her wildest fantasies. But he doesn’t see her that way. And she’d die of embarrassment if he found out she was still a virgin.
And he’s about to make his claim…
Hayden’s struggled to keep his attraction to the beautiful, dark haired casino chef a secret. He’s not good enough for her. But when an attacker targets Sierra, Hayden’s protective instincts go into overdrive. With the attraction between them burning out of control, he’ll do whatever it takes to protect her and convince her they’re meant to be together.
I started reading Dee Davis' A-Tac series last summer and just about burnt out my Kindle the way I flipped those pages. Once I finished the series, I took a look at her other books and became hooked on those too. Right now, the first book in her Last Chance series (related to A-Tac) is available at no cost. Go on, you can do it, check this one out now!
Endgame (Last Chance Series Book 1) by Dee Davis
They both know the games killers play...
FBI criminal profiler Madison Harper understands dangerous minds. Tough, tenacious, with nerves of steel, she’s the best of the best. So is her new partner, Gabriel Roarke, a crack CIA operative who likes to do things his way. When the two are forced to jointly head up a task force investigating murder in high places – it’s no surprise that sparks begin to fly.
As they race through a shadow world of power, politics and deadly secrets, the passion that simmers between Madison and Gabriel soon ignites. But a clever killer at the top of his game
has challenged Madison to play to the very end. Now all she can trust is her instincts—and Gabriel, the one man reckless enough to keep her alive...
While I tend to stay away from books that are more serial than series, Cynthia Eden's Mine trilogy is one that I couldn't get enough of. Right now the first book that introduces two of the four main characters is available for free. Their journey back to one another is truly compelling and has that edge of danger and darkness that Eden does so well.
Mine To Take (Mine Book 1) by Cynthia Eden
Skye Sullivan knows that someone is watching her. Not just watching--stalking her. Months ago, Skye was involved in a dangerous car accident. The accident ended her dancing career and sent her fleeing back to Chicago. Skye is convinced that her stalker caused the crash, and she fears that he won't stop pursuing her, not until she's dead.
When someone breaks into her apartment in Chicago, Skye turns to the one man she believes can protect her--Trace Weston. Once, Trace was her lover. Two lost souls, they'd come together in a firestorm of need and desire. But then Trace had pushed her away. He'd joined the military, vanishing from her life. She'd put all of her emotion into dancing, and she'd tried to forget him.
Now Trace is one of the most successful men in the United States. Rich, driven, and carrying dark secrets, he agrees to help Skye. He'll protect her from the danger that lurks in the darkness, but Trace wants more than to just be a guard for Skye.
He wants her. And he'll take her. The years have changed him, hardened him. He's not just a poor kid from the streets any longer. Now, he can have anything--or anyone--that he wants. And the one woman he has always wanted has just come back into his life. He won't let her go again.
But with the threats mounting against Skye, she suspects that her stalker may be intimately close. He's a man who knows her too well. As his attacks grow ever more dangerous, she realizes that if she trusts the wrong man, she could be making a fatal mistake.
Lust. Love. Obsession.
Just how far would you go in order to possess the one person you want the most?
Time Travel Romance
Time Travel romance, a HOT Scot, and a castle - okay, I'm there! This sounds like a fascinating and fun story, so am going to give it a try. The first in a series that looks like it's going to wind up on my TBR shelf for sure!
Love Beyond Time: Book 1 (Morna's Legacy Series) by Bethany Claire
It began nearly four hundred years ago. The Conall clan and all their people were murdered in a surprise attack, their beloved castle and all evidence of who destroyed them burned to the ground with their bodies. In the centuries following, archaeologists searched through the ruins looking for any evidence of what or who had caused the untimely demise of such a powerful Scottish clan. All efforts were fruitless, until a spell put in place by an ancient Conall ancestor finally began to work its magic...
Texas kindergarten teacher, Brielle Montgomery, finds comfort in the mundane routines of her life, but when her archaeologist mother asks her to accompany her on a dig in Scotland, she decides to step out of her comfort zone. Once in Scotland, they discover a secret spell room below the castle ruins, and Bri finds herself transported back in time and suddenly married to the castle's ill-fated Laird. Now, she must work to change the fate of his people, all while trying to find a way to return to her home and century. But with each passing day, Bri finds herself falling more deeply in love with her new husband. If she can find a spell to bring her home, will she use it? And if she stays, will it ultimately mean her own death as well?
The Colbana Files series by J.C. Daniels (aka Shiloh Walker) is absolutely engrossing. I hadn't read it before this winter and Walker's visit to the blog, but boy did I get hooked but good (and this is in addition to her FBI Psychic series that I just devour). Right now the first book in The Colbana Files is free, so check it out.
Blade Song (Colbana Files Book 1) by J.C. Daniels
Kit Colbana--half breed, assassin, thief, jack of all trades--has a new job: track down the missing ward of one of the local alpha shapeshifters. It should be a piece of cake.So why is she so nervous? It probably has something to do with the insanity that happens when you deal with shifters--especially sexy ones who come bearing promises of easy jobs and easier money.Or maybe it's all the other missing kids that Kit discovers while working the case, or the way her gut keeps screaming she's gotten in over her head. Or maybe it's because if she fails--she's dead.If she can stay just one step ahead, she should be okay. Maybe she'll even live long to collect her fee...
I have to admit this was a tough read for me, but I couldn't stop turning the pages. (Yes, I am the one who covers my eyes during violent sections in movies.) Once again this is a sizzling hot story that is suspenseful - and yes, at times a bit violent. The world that Cynthia Eden creates is fascinating and once you start reading you won't stop.
The Wolf Within (Purgatory Book 1) by Cynthia Eden
FBI Special Agent Duncan McGuire spends his days—and his nights—tracking real-life monsters. Most humans aren’t aware of the vampires and werewolves that walk among them. They don’t realize the danger that they face, but Duncan knows about the horror that waits in the darkness. He hunts the monsters, and he protects the innocent. Duncan just never expects to become a monster. But after a brutal werewolf attack, Duncan begins to change…and soon he will be one of the very beasts that he has hunted.
Dr. Holly Young is supposed to help Duncan during his transition. It’s her job to keep him sane so that Duncan can continue working with the FBI’s Para Unit. But as Duncan’s beast grows stronger, the passion that she and Duncan have held carefully in check pushes to the surface. The desire that is raging between them could be a very dangerous thing…because Holly isn’t exactly human, not any longer.
As the monsters circle in, determined to take out all of the agents working at the Para Unit, Holly and Duncan will have to use their own supernatural strengths in order to survive. But as they give up more of their humanity and embrace the beasts within them both, they realize that the passion between them isn’t safe, it isn’t controllable, and their dark need may just be an obsession that could destroy them both.
I've just added another series to my summer rereading list after seeing this three-book bundle of Cheryl Holt's Merriweather Family series on sale. I really enjoyed Holt's characters and the Colorado setting for this story. This is a great bargain!
Marry Me (Merryweather Family 3-book anthology: Seduce Me, Kiss Me, Love Me) by Cheryl Holt
Bestselling author, CHERYL HOLT, sets her sights on the Colorado Rockies with her fun, sexy, and fast-paced Merriweather trilogy.
The three Merriweather siblings—Lucas, Dustin, and Brittney—think they have it all. As the heirs of the Merriweather gold dynasty, they grew up rich, spoiled and entitled. Yet all the money in the world hasn’t bought them love or happiness. They lead lonely, isolated lives.
But that’s about to change. As they meet the most unlikely trio of characters—a con artist, a nosy reporter, and a wounded vet—they learn that even the most carefully-constructed world can be turned upside down. By the right person. Passion, friendship, and everlasting love can strike in the oddest places, and dreams really do come true.
Originally released as three separate novellas, Ms. Holt has bundled them under one beautiful cover for readers to cherish.
Three great stories. One great book. Seduce Me, Kiss Me, Love Me…MARRY ME!
I read this series by Kathryn Shay quite a while ago and am really looking forward to rereading it in this great bundle. She's an incredibly compelling author and her characters jump from the page with authenticity.
Bayview Heights Trilogy by Kathryn Shay
Bayview Heights has one of the best educational systems in the state due to the dedication of teachers, administrators and the community. But they have their problems, too. Gangs are encroaching from the city, the town newspaper is criticizing them, and an angry board member objects to some innovative classes. These issues frame three intense romances where teachers must overcome personal issues as well as professional ones.
In COP OF THE YEAR, Captain Mitch Lansing is assigned to Cassie Smith’s high school classroom and sparks fly. He’s by-the-book, and she’s unorthodox and innovative in her teaching methods. But when Mitch develops an unstoppable bond with her students, Cassie finds her attraction to him irresistible. “An emotionally powerful tale that leaves you breathless.” RT Book Reviews
In BECAUSE IT'S CHRISTMAS, high school principal Seth Taylor is a hero to most people in town. But Seth has never forgotten the mistakes he made years ago with his students. And neither has Lacey Cartwright, because one involved her brother. But attraction then love flares between them and Lacey fears she’ll she lose what’s left of her family. “Rich characterizations and emotional intensity.” RT Book Reviews
In COUNT ON ME, Zoe Caufield and Kurt Lansing were once deeply in love—until he betrayed her. Now, Kurt’s back in Bayview Heights, running a clinic where her students volunteer, and he wants another chance with Zoe. But she’ll never trust him again, and there’s nothing he can do to win her back. Or is there? “A fascinating and emotionally gripping story.” RT Book Reviews
I haven't read this yet, but was hooked by the title (and, may I say the price)! I've read some of these authors (and love them - Theresa Ragan, Rebecca York, & Rita Herron), but quite a few of the ten are new to me. I'm looking forward to reading these stories - seems like a perfect summer read! If you purchase this as well, let me know your thoughts.
Ten Brides for Ten Heroes by Theresa Ragan, Donna Fasano, Patrice Wilton, Rebecca York, Helen Scott Taylor, Rita Herron, Mona Risk, Annie Jones, Alicia Street, & Mimi Barbour
Ten Brides for Ten Heroes-- A 10-book bundle featuring novels by New York Times, USA Today, and National bestselling authors at a bargain price. Get ready to toss the bouquet and say, "I do!" as ten brides risk it all to find their happy ever after.
Here Comes the Bride by Theresa Ragan, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Samantha Johnston, a reporter for the LA Beat, attends the wedding of one of America's hottest actors in hopes of learning the identity of his mystery bride, and ends up saying, "I do."
Return of the Runaway Bride by Donna Fasano, USA Today bestselling author. Savanna returns to her hometown to explain why she fled on her wedding day, but she never imagined how her escape all those years ago changed Daniel. Can she make him understand and forgive?
Wedding Fever (Serendipity Falls Series) by Patrice Wilton, National bestselling author. Can a jaded bridal consultant and a cynical news reporter uncover the true mystery of Serendipity Falls without being swept away in the madness?
Destination Wedding (The Decorah Security Series) by Rebecca York, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. After a billionaire's daughter, Camille Norland, is kidnapped by a Russian mobster bent on matrimony, Decorah Security agent Nick Cassidy is her best hope of rescue. Nick's never admitted his feelings for Camille. Now he's desperate to save her before the wedding night.
The Army Doctor's Wedding (The Army Doctor's Series) by Helen Scott Taylor, Award-winning and National bestselling author. Major Cameron Knight throws himself into the danger of battlefield medicine to forget his past mistakes. Can an injured charity worker and an orphan newborn baby give him a chance to redeem himself and find love?
Single & Searching by Rita Herron, National bestselling author. A woman looking for love... A reporter looking for a story... A mad rush to find a criminal... When the truth comes out and danger strikes, will they succumb to the passion burning between them?
Wedding Surprise (Holiday Babies Series) by Mona Risk, Award-winning and National bestselling author. Two weeks before the big day, Claire and David receive some startling news that can destroy their relationship. Is their love for each other strong enough to turn the worst wedding surprise into the best?
Summer of Love by Annie Jones, Award-winning and National bestselling author. Brides, Beehives and Barbecue! Can mother daughter mayhem be far behind? Bless her heart, it's 1967 and a determined southern bride isn't sure love is really all she needs.
Tomboy Bride (The Dance 'n' Luv Series) by Alicia Street, Award-winning and National bestselling author. Kendra returns home for her brother's wedding determined to get her age-old crush to finally see her as more than a tomboy. But will her game of making him jealous with a hot and handsome faux-beau make him fall for her--or backfire and leave her in ashes?
Love Me Tender (The "Elvis" Series) by Mimi Barbour, National bestselling author. How could Anne go back to Texas knowing that her son would be meeting a father and grandmother who never even knew he existed? But how could she stay away when a woman who'd been the only mother she ever knew was dying and needed her?
How can anyone resist a set of romances that feature pets? I know that I can't - my dog and four cats would be howling at me if I did. So this fun set has been added to my TBR list and perhaps you'll find it on your Kindle too.
Must Love Pets: A Romance Box Set by Theresa Weir, Barbara Samuel, Dale Mayer, J.B. Lynn, Zoe Dawson, Edie Ramer, & Candace Carrabus
Girl with the Cat Tattoo - Theresa Weir, NY Times bestselling author & Rita award winner
For cat lovers everywhere, this sweet, quirky, and delightful romance is about a young woman and her matchmaking cat. When Sam the cat takes it upon himself to find his young mistress a new mate, he accidentally stirs up memories better left forgotten. A little bit of mystery, a whole lot of whimsy.
Groomed for Murder - Zoe Dawson
Brooke Palmer's exclusive doggie spa, Pawlish, is sued when a client's pampered champion gets a bad poodle cut. The client's lawyer is drop-dead gorgeous Drew Hudson, but Brooke won't be wooed by a corporate shark in a sharp suit. This frivolous lawsuit is Drew's chance to advance to partner, but things get complicated when he finds that the side he's rooting for isn't the side he's fighting for.
It's a Dog's Life - Dale Mayer
Ninna's new job in the local animal shelter includes a yummy vet...and a dog who talks to her. Not just any dog...a fat, old, smart-alecky Basset Hound who says his name is Mosey. With all this going on, she doesn't have time to worry about the rash of break-ins and the sense of being watched. She's too busy worrying that she's nuts.
Christmas at Angel Lake - Edie Ramer
In a heartwarming tale of love, producer Logan MacLeesh, dumped by the woman he loves, lets squatter Maddie Barrymore, her young son and cat stay in his grandmother's house... as long as she tells him a story every night. Far away, in another state, a homeless dog begins an impossible journey to find the man who's meant for him...
The Mutt and the Matchmaker - JB Lynn
Private investigator Tom Hanlon is investigating a string of home burglaries when a pushy matchmaker sets him up with his main suspect - quirky dog walker Jane Bly - and her foster mutt, Calamity. Tom's trying to catch a thief, but it may be his heart that's stolen.
The Man, The Dog, His Owner & Her Lover - Candace Carrabus
When Stephanie O'Hanlon, 40-something workaholic, gets laid off and rescues a dog inhabited by her lover from a former life, she discovers the meaning of crazy. Handyman Gabe Fagen is crazy-in-love with Steph, but will she notice he's alive with a mysterious giant dog acting as her guardian angel?
Walk in Beauty - Barbara Samuel, seven-time Rita award winner
A highly emotional tale of lost love and second chances. Long ago, Luke Bernali's proud Navajo blood and strong carpenter's hands made genteel Jessie Callahan fall heedlessly in love, but Luke let her down. Now, eight years later, Jessie is back and Luke is determined to recapture the heart of the woman he's never stopped missing. Can a fierce, desperate long-ago love soar anew?
I'm definitely crushing on members of Lynn Raye Harris' Hostile Operations Team (HOT series) and right now you can get the first three books bundled together. The next two books in the series, #4 - Dangerously Hot and the just released #5 -Hot Shot ) are not reduced, but definitely worth the buy! If you're looking for alpha heroes and some tough, intelligent heroines - this is a series for you.
The Hostile Operations Team Military Romance Boxed Set (1-3) by Lynn Raye Harris
HOT PURSUIT (#1)
Evie Baker's luck just ran out. A trained chef, she's now working in her mother's salon as a shampoo girl after a disastrous affair with an embezzling accountant cost her her business. Her luck can't possibly get any worse...
Or can it? Her baby sister is suddenly missing, someone is shooting at her, and the only man big enough and bad enough to help is the high school heartthrob who stole her heart--and her virginity--before he joined the military and left her to pick up the pieces of her life.
Special Operations Captain Matt "Richie Rich" Girard can't afford to get involved. He's on the verge of a court-martial after a Top Secret military operation gone wrong, and he's been ordered to stay out of trouble while he's home for his sister's wedding.
But when Evie's ex-partner turns up dead, staying out of trouble is the last thing on Matt's mind. If he's going to protect her from a ruthless killer and find her sister before time runs out, he'll have to risk his entire future--and both their lives--to do it.
HOT MESS (#2)
English professor Dr. Georgeanne Hayes has a problem. Her star pupil, an Army sergeant who works in a Top Secret government program, is missing--and someone tried to push her in front of a train last night.
Sam "Knight Rider" McKnight is used to looking out for Georgie. When they were kids, she was just his best friend's baby sister. But Georgie's not a baby anymore and Sam is getting some very male--and very dirty--thoughts about the girl he knows he can never have.
When someone threatens Georgie's life again, Sam will do anything necessary to keep her safe. Even if it means spending the next few days locked up in a remote house on Maryland's Eastern Shore with her.
Sam might be used to denying himself what he wants, but he's about to find out that being cooped up with Georgie will push him to the limit. And maybe beyond.
HOT PACKAGE (#3)
When public relations expert Olivia Reese stumbles onto evidence of a dangerous conspiracy right before Christmas, there's only one man she can call for help. Billy "The Kid" Blake is a member of an elite military unit--the Hostile Operations Team--and he's Olivia's former lover.
Billy never forgot the sexy woman who rocked his world--and his bed--before she walked out on him. Now that she needs his help, he'll do anything he can to keep her safe. But as time runs out and the snow piles up, can Billy and Olivia work together to thwart a lethal plot against the Pentagon without getting involved again?
I'm totally hooked on Julie Miller's HQ Intrique series and always am looking for more from this fun author. This three book box set looks HOT. Enjoy!
Make Mine A Marine by Julie Miller
Romance and danger collide in USA TODAY Bestselling Author Julie Miller’s anthology, MAKE MINE A MARINE.
Three very special heroes take charge in these full-length stories of military romance and suspense. Once, they put their lives on the line for their country. Now these former Marine Corps operatives are putting their lives on the line in the bodyguard business. Brodie, Hawk and Drew have what it takes to uncover the mysteries surrounding three very different heroines, and protect them from the threat stalking them. And though love may not be part of their assigned mission, their heroic hearts just might lead these hard core vets to a happily ever after… if they survive.
While this extraordinary set of twelve books isn't available till 22 July, you can pre-order it now to lock in the price (that's what I did). I mean who can beat this line-up of authors - and SEALS! Oh, counting the days till 22 July!
Hot Alpha SEALs: Military Romance Megaset by Anne Elizabeth, Cat Johnson, Cristin Harber, Delilah Devlin, Elle James, Gennita Low, J.M. Madden, P.T. Michelle, Teresa Reasor, & Sabrina York
12 New York Times, USA Today or Award-winning bestselling Hot Alpha Authors bring you this Military Romance Megaset for your reading pleasure:
THE KISS OF A SEAL by Award-winning Author Anne Elizabeth -- Jessa Grainger's world is rocked by the kiss of a SEAL, SO-1 Link Tyler. It wouldn't be a problem for an ordinary person, but being a Navy Consultant working on the Amphibious Base as well as being engaged to a SWCC man make the situation very sticky.
NIGHT WITH A SEAL (Hot SEALS #1) by New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Cat Johnson --When navigating military red tape begins to present more challenges than the enemy, it makes SEAL Jon Rudnick question his future. So does Alison Cressly, the one woman he can't get out of his head.
HOT BAYOU SEAL by Award-winning author Cindy Dees -- SEAL Ford Alambeaux is a busted up SEAL on his way out of the teams. Trina Zarkos is being tossed out of SEAL training like every other female candidate...until they're thrown together on a way off-book mission to see if she can play with the big boys or not.
DELTA: RETRIBUTION by USA Today bestselling author Cristin Harber -- Fallen Navy SEAL and Titan Group's Delta recruit Trace Reeves wants nothing more than a one-night stand to forget that his twin brother was killed-in-action. But when his one-time fling becomes his high value target, the lines blur between her rescue mission and saving himself.
WATCH OVER ME (An Uncharted SEAL story) by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Delilah Devlin -- Deke Warrick's unsanctioned detail is to keep tabs on a congressman's niece while she vacations in the Caribbean. He's determined to keep his distance, from the beautiful Nicky Martir--until she's snatched from their hotel room.
SEAL'S OBSESSION (A Take No Prisoners story) by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Elle James -- Mission: Halt pirate activities off the coast of Honduras. SEAL TEAM 10's Jack Fischer goes undercover as a deck hand on a medical boat where he finds himself falling for the dedicated Dr. Natalie Rhoades.
The SEAL (a Sex, Lies & Spies novella) by USA Today bestselling author Gennita Low -- Mari Lords is tasked by her father to steal the seal that is an important clue in a round-the-world treasure hunt called The Game. When her opportunity comes during a party, she finds another kind of SEAL, Angel Marcello.
UNBREAKABLE SEAL by USA Today bestselling author J.M. Madden -- Maxwell Tate fights against a psychotic dream world, until he no longer knows what's real. Lacey Adams knows she can't save all of her cases, but can she salvage the unbreakable SEAL?
MISTER BLACK A Billionaire SEAL Story, Part 1 (In the Shadows) by Award-winning author P.T. Michelle --He is Black: a deadly enforcer and masterful seducer. I am Red: a justice bleeder and willing participant. When our secrets converge in a passionate encounter, stepping out of the shadows just might be worth the risk.
STONE HARD SEAL by Award-winning author Sabrina York --When Ryder "Stone" Maddox's meets Lily Wilson--a senator's daughter who is definitely off-limits--he's determined to keep his distance, despite her irresistible allure. But Lily has plans of her own...to put his heart of stone to the test.
SEAL'S PROMISE by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sharon Hamilton --Navy SEAL T.J. Talbot, SEAL Team 3's bad boy, makes a deathbed promise to protect and care for his fallen buddy's wife and child. The only problem is, she hates him.
BREAKING TIES (a SEAL Team Heartbreakers story) by bestselling author Teresa Reasor -- Navy SEAL Oliver Shaker is blindsided when he learns that not only does his wife, Selena, have a life-threatening illness, but she's also pregnant, stretching their marriage to the breaking point.
Historical RomanceThis week the featured historical romances are two three-book series by Cheryl Holt. Each book in the series is just $0.99 - and Holt is one of my favorite authors in this genre. I don't know how long this sale price will be valid, so if you're a fan of Holt too, check it out today!
Reluctant Brides Trilogy by Cheryl HoltWhen love is the key and dowry the bait, who can predict what a woman might do?
Wicked (Reluctant Brides Trilogy Book 1) by Cheryl Holt
Rose Ralston has spent her life at Miss Peabody’s School for Girls—first as a student, then as a teacher. But with Miss Peabody’s passing, the school has been closed, the students sent away, and Rose is facing an uncertain future. As Miss Peabody’s will is read, Rose had been told to expect a small bequest, but she’s stunned to discover that her inheritance is a dowry that’s already been paid to an elderly widower. The man is in quick need of an heir, and Rose can agree to wed or she’ll get nothing and will have no money and nowhere to go. She’s never lived on her own, and without family or friends to assist her, she’s out of options. Reluctantly, she agrees to the marriage and heads off to the man’s Summerfield estate.
James Talbot grew up at Summerfield. But as an orphan, his position was never exactly clear. The owner, Stanley Oswald, constantly tormented James with the secrets of his parentage. Rumors abound that he’s Stanley’s natural-born son, but the truth has been impossible to unravel. Needing to escape Stanley’s manipulations, James has spent the past decade in the army. But Stanley has lured him home, and when James learns of Stanley’s pending marriage, he can’t help but be intrigued. He’s eager to engage in a little mischief, and nothing would give him greater pleasure than to ruin the match before it begins.
Rose is fascinated by handsome, virile James, but bound to wed elderly, decrepit Stanley. As Stanley woos her and James interferes, any wild ending seems possible. For Rose—who only ever wanted a home of her own—she just might end up with more than she ever dreamed.
Wanton (Reluctant Brides Trilogy Book 2) by Cheryl Holt
Amelia Hubbard has always lived at Miss Peabody’s School for Girls, first as a student, then as a teacher. She enjoyed her position and the independence it brought. But Miss Peabody has died, the school is closing, and Amelia has no money and nowhere to go. When Fate intervenes and hands her a dowry and a handsome husband already purchased with the money, Amelia is nervous but resigned. She reluctantly agrees to wed a man she’s never met.
Lucas Drake has never been anything but a wastrel and scapegrace. As the second son of an earl, and with an older brother who’s perfect in every way, stellar behavior seems impossible. He’s always been happy to live down to his stern father’s low expectations. But when Amelia arrives and Lucas discovers that his father has engaged him to her, his bachelor tendencies surge to the fore. He’s vehemently certain that no wedding will ever occur.
When Amelia agreed to the match, she never imagined that Lucas might not want to get married. Her prior situation has ended, and without marriage, the future is bleak. What’s a spinster to do?
Wanton seduction seems the only path, but first, she’ll need a few lessons in how to use her feminine wiles. Once she figures out what Lucas really needs, the poor man doesn’t stand a chance.
Wonderful (Reluctant Brides Trilogy Book 3) by Cheryl Holt
Evangeline Etherton loved her years as a teacher at Miss Peabody’s School for Girls. But with Miss Peabody’s passing, the school is shut down, and Evangeline is on her way to marry a fiancé she’s never met. She never imagined herself as a bride and is reluctant to abandon the independent life she enjoyed as an unwed female. When she meets her betrothed—a fussy, stern vicar—she’s certain she shouldn’t proceed. They have nothing in common and a match between them can only lead to disaster and misery. But as a spinster with no funds or family, she’s out of options.
Aaron Drake has always been perfect. As the eldest son and heir to an earl, he’s never engaged in mischief, taken an awkward step, or headed in the wrong direction. But with his marriage swiftly approaching—to a tedious, unpleasant snob—he’s suddenly desperate to do something reckless and wild before he’s shackled in what he’s sure will be an unappealing and dreary marriage. When he meets pretty, vivacious Evangeline, he can’t help but think she just might be the cure for what ails him.
Seduction seems the only path, but when romance blossoms and passions heat, can love be far behind?
Lord Trent Trilogy by Cheryl Holt
Love's Promise (Lord Trent Series Book 1) by Cheryl Holt
With the death of his older brother, Michael Wainwright, Viscount Henley, has become heir to his father, Duke of Clarendon. The Wainwright men are renowned cads, and as his brother’s will is read, it’s discovered that he sired an illegitimate son and has left the eight-year-old boy his entire fortune. Michael decides to bring the boy to London so he can be showered with all the wealth and status guaranteed by his inheritance. But first, he has to gain custody from the boy’s aunt, who is determined to keep her nephew away from Michael’s dissolute family.
Frances “Fanny” Carrington has always lived in a small village in the country. As a newborn, she was left in a basket on the church steps and raised by the vicar and his wife. But they’ve died, and Fanny is in dire straits, struggling to raise her nephew, to keep food on the table and a roof over their heads. When she begins to receive correspondence from Michael, asking for custody, she can’t help but be suspicious. For years, the Wainwrights have refused to claim her nephew or provide financial assistance to him. She’s alarmed by their sudden interest. What can it mean?
As Michael finally meets Fanny, their attraction is swift, blatant, and dangerous. He can’t fight the need to have her at any cost, and gradually, he lures her into his decadent life of affluence and privilege. But she’s never possessed the callous nature required to thrive in the cut-throat world of the aristocracy, so she could never understand the peril she faces from those who would do anything to keep them apart…
Love's Price (Lord Trent Series Book 2) by Cheryl Holt
Helen Stewart never understood why—as a tiny girl—she and her twin sister Harriet were sent away to boarding school and never allowed home for holidays. At age sixteen, they were shocked to discover that they are the illegitimate daughters of the notorious rogue, Charles Sinclair. Cast out by their relatives, they moved to London, and Helen has made a life for herself as a lady’s companion. In her line of employment, she must maintain a stellar reputation, but she’s exhausted by the fussy whims of the debutantes she’s forced to chaperone. She’d give anything to change her fate.
James Harcourt, Earl of Westwood, is in a bind. After his father died, he learned that his estates were bankrupt. He gambles to replenish his coffers so he’s living a dissolute bachelor’s life. When his female ward arrives unexpectedly for an extended visit, he must protect her from scandal by hiring a lady’s companion. When pretty, alluring Helen interviews for the position, he’s instantly smitten. She possesses the qualifications to fill a much more intimate role.
He shocks her by suggesting she become his mistress, and when his offer is rebuffed, he begins a cunning seduction, aimed at wearing her down. Helen can’t resist the temptation he offers, but she doesn’t have the sophistication to survive in his world. And as James immerses them in a dangerous spiral of pleasure and excitement, he proves that he is determined to have her at any cost…
Love's Peril (Lord Trent Series Book 3) by Cheryl Holt
John Sinclair leads a double life. Though he's the illegitimate son of the infamous cad, Charles Sinclair, he seems to be a rich and prosperous gentleman. In reality, he is the notorious pirate known as Jean Pierre, The French Terror. He preys on British ships, carrying out a secret vendetta guaranteed to financially ruin several wealthy families. He's driven and determined and takes what he wants with a reckless abandon.
Sarah Teasdale lives quietly in the country at her family's estate on the English coast. With her father's death, she's at the mercy of her cruel relatives, and she'd give anything to change her fate. When dashing, mysterious John Sinclair arrives for a visit, she's stunned to learn that her stepbrother has gambled away her home to John. Everything is lost--including Sarah--with John claiming she now belongs to him and he can use her however he wishes. And he has many ideas as to the exact sort of role he'd like her to fill.
Normally, John wouldn't have bothered with a sheltered innocent like Sarah. But he simply can't resist. As a man who enjoys only the finest things in life, Sarah might turn out to be just what he's always needed.
Time Travel Romance
This is an amazing line-up of authors who are exploring the magic of time travel. Well worth a try!
Hearts Out Of Time: 6 Timeless Time Travel Romances (A History With Heart Collection) by Christina Skye, Theresa Ragan, Jennifer Blake, Monique Martin, & Dee Davis
Enter into worlds of passion where fated heroines and steadfast heroes fall into loves so great not even time can tear them apart.
RETURN OF THE ROSE - Theresa Ragan
With one of twin sisters dying, the Witch of Devonshire transports the ailing babe from Medieval England to the 20th century. Twenty-four years later, Morgan is whisked back again. Mistaken for her twin, Amanda, Morgan is forced to marry King Henry's favored knight, the Lord of Braddock Hall. Abandoned by his mother and unloved by his father, Derek Vanguard has a heart so cold only one woman can melt it -- if she can accept that this is the time where she belongs.
EVERYTHING IN ITS TIME (Time After Time Series) - Dee Davis
Eight years ago while vacationing in Scotland, Katherine St. Claire shared a glorious night of passion with a stranger, who promptly disappeared come morning. In the 15th century, Iain Mackintosh remains haunted by the memory of his greatest love who vanished, leaving behind only a cairngorm earring as proof she was ever there. Iain's family pressures him to forge a sensible marriage. Then Katherine suddenly returns to him and reveals where -- and when -- she's from...
HOUR OF THE ROSE (A Draycott Abbey Novel) - Christina Skye
Archeologist Kelly Hamilton follows a trail of secrets to the hauntingly beautiful Draycott Abbey, tracking a priceless sword. Ex-Royal Marine Michael Burke only wants Kelly gone. But in the nights that follow, Kelly's gift of second sight tells her this man is no stranger. She has known him long before: as his ardent lover... Soon the two are caught in a sensuous spell of white-hot desire. And all the while an old and dangerous enemy waits to strike.
FALLEN (A Draycott Abbey Novella) - Christina Skye
In a night of dreams and danger, a Crusader knight is torn from the past on a mission of honor -- and deadly revenge. Only through magic can he protect the innocence of a stubborn woman who has learned to trust no one. While the deadly fog of a London graveyard closes around them, they will fight an eternal desire and test the strength of their trust -- even as their oldest enemy plots their demise.
OUT OF TIME (Out of Time Series) - Monique Martin
When an accident transports Professor Simon Cross and his assistant, Elizabeth, to 1920s Manhattan, he runs straight into proof of the supernatural he's been searching for and a romantic entanglement he's been avoiding. Simon and Elizabeth's relationship is tested by demons real and imagined, for more than mobsters are vying for power in the city's speakeasies. Then a local kingpin with a dark secret sets his sights on Elizabeth, putting them in a fight for their lives.
BESIEGED HEART (No Ordinary Lovers Novella Collection) - Jennifer Blake
If the castle falls to the siege of vicious Baron Ewloe, so will Princess Mara. Her trusted adviser and wizard offers to meet the baron in ritual combat, but she cannot send him to certain death. Rayne knows he can defeat the baron if Mara will make him her champion instead of sacrificing herself to save her people. If she must surrender to someone, Rayne vows it will be to him -- and transports her to the future to achieve it. But will she forgive him afterward?
I adore Peggy Webb (aka Elaine Hussey) and am really looking forward to reading this collection of her time travel romances. Hope you enjoy them too!
Time's Embrace (A Box Set) by Peggy Webb
Three delicious heroes + three sassy heroines = one great read!
Christmas in Time (Prequel to Only Yesterday): An unconventional young woman and an irresistible musician + the voyage of a lifetime = an unforgettable love.
Only Yesterday: A feisty artist and a sexy pilot/polo player + the dream-filled attic of Windchime House = a love that transcends time.
Night of the Dragon: One sassy, California bookseller and a magic ring + one sexy Knight and his tame wolf = more complications in Camelot than King Arthur allows!
This is a must-have collection for any paranormal romance reader. Authors Laura Kaye and Lisa Kessler hit it out of the park with their two books (you definitely will want to collect the rest of their respective series) and I'm really looking forward to reading the other authors too. Oh my! My Kindle begged me to add these paranormal bad boys to its shelf - and I couldn't resist the selection - or the price ($0.99 right now). Check it out!!!
Tall, Dark, and Deadly: Seven Bad Boys of Paranormal Romance (Entangled Edge) by Laura Kaye, Rosalie Lario, Nina Croft, Jessica Lee, Lisa Kessler, Sarah Gilman, & Boone Brux
Tall, Dark, and Deadly: Seven Bad Boys of Paranormal Romance crackles with SEVEN full-length novels, featuring SEVEN of the baddest Bad Boys in Paranormal Romance. And each one of them knows how to make a woman swoon. Whether he's a demon hunter, a vampire, or a supreme God, these bad boys will risk it all to be with the women they love. Get ready for a wild ride...
South of Surrender by New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Laura Kaye
Finalist! PRISM Award for Best Dark Paranormal Romance of 2014!
The charming and powerful God of the South Wind Chrysander Notos doesn't know stubborn until he meets the insanely independent yet blind mortal Laney Summerlyn. After months of fighting a war with his brother, Chrys's powers are drained and he's forced to take refuge at Laney's farm. These two must find out what it means to rely on someone you love...before his brother finds them both.
Blood of the Demon by Rosalie Lario
Interdimensional bounty hunter Keegan is determined to destroy his father. But when art gallery owner Brynn Meyers ends up on every demon's Most Wanted List, including his father's, he must harness the other half of his genetics--the far deadlier, uncontrollable half--to save the one woman standing between him and the vengeance he so desperately seeks.
Bittersweet Blood by Nina Croft
Vampire and ex-demon hunter Christian Roth is bad to the bone but trying to go straight. When Tara Collins hires him to solve the mystery of why everyone wants her dead, Christian can't fight the pull back into his dark past. With a crazed demon hell-bent on revenge and a fae assassin on the loose, he's going to need every dangerous idea he's ever had to save the one woman he can't live without.
Undying Destiny by Jessica Lee
Warrior Kenric St. James is out for revenge against his evil sire and her minions. But when Kenric meets Emily Ross, a woman he finally burns to claim as his own, he knows loving her means giving his sire another target. Now he must keep the hordes of evil vamps from stealing her very breath.
Night Walker by Lisa Kessler
Calisto has no doubt mortal Kate Bradley is the reincarnation of his lost love, but the Fraternidad Del Fuego Santo has a new watcher with dark ambitions of his own. As old enemies re-emerge and a new threat arises, the betrayal that enslaved Calisto to the night might destroy the only woman he's ever loved again.
Shield of Fire by Boone Brux
When Rhys realizes the woman he's just rescued from a powerful demon is no mere human, he must protect and train her. He's pulled to explore a passion too powerful to ignore, but surrendering to his need for her may mean her death.
Deep in Crimson by Sarah Gilman
Kidnapped by humans and raised in a research facility, Jett, now free and caught between two worlds, will do anything to bring his captor to justice. To succeed, he must overcome the lies from his past and join forces with the demon Lexine. Irresistible attraction grows between them, but if Jett goes through the all-consuming process of becoming a Guardian, he may forfeit any chance they have of being together.
If you're still looking for books, well keep reading while supporting authors & your library. Yes, that's right - your LIBRARY is a resource that is absolutely amazing!OpenLibrary.org (that anyone, anywhere can join for free), I know that I've been able to discover authors and books through my library's Overdrive collection that I might not otherwise have found. Also, I search for favorite authors and titles and if they're not represented, I usually find them through the handy Overdrive tool and then suggest them - with many of these added to my library for other readers to discover and enjoy!
If your library doesn't have access to Overdrive, you might want to check with libraries in larger cities as they might provide access mostly free of charge (with proof of residence) for state residents (i.e. Seattle Library with $85 for WA, Brooklyn and New York Public Library for NYS, Free Library of Philadelphia for PA residents, Houston Public Library for TX).
Some libraries also offer non-state-residents a library card for a small fee. These include: Brooklyn Public Library, Fairfax County Library (VA), Houston Public Library (TX), Charlotte Mecklenburg Library (NC), Monroe County Public Library (NY). You don't have to visit these libraries in person to sign up, but can do so either digitally or by post (see individual requirements and fees). With your library membership will have digital access to the library's catalog, including Overdrive.
In addition to these options through your library, there are some other fabulous ways to find new authors and books through Amazon.com. If you're an Amazon Prime member you can borrow one book from the Prime Library per month (this is in addition to the free two-day shipping, videos, and music through Prime) and Amazon also has a wonderful Lend-a-Book program to lend a book to a friend from your personal library (you just can't access it for the two weeks it is lent out).
Keep reading and happy Fourth of July weekend!