A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES
Lady Boss Press presents A Little Bit Cupid, a collection of short stories written by sixteen talented authors just in time for Valentine’s Day!
If you love sexy, sweet, angsty, funny stories… this anthology is for you. There’s something here for everyone!
This collection includes:
Wild Valentine by Melissa Belle
I’ve Just Seen a Face by Melissa Brown
Swept Away by Lea Coll
Crash Into You by JH Croix
Easy Prom by Anna Edwards
Their First Chance by Bailie Hantam
The Perfect Proposal by Tracey Jerald
Three Hearts by Leigh Lennon
Wrong for Me by Stacey Lewis
Date Night by Jodi Linton
Cupcakes & Macarons by Bethany Lopez
Vitamin D by Kayti McGee
Falling Fast with You by S. Moose
Breaking the Rules by Dani René
Cocktail by Lauren Smith
It’s Always Been You by Jen Talty
Kat Roberts has a plan. Love doesn’t fit into it.
Move to England.
Study at Cambridge.
Become a history professor.
See? No room for dating or love. Life is going exactly according to plan….until she met him one snowy night in an English pub. Tristan Kingsley, the future Earl of Pembroke. He’s as gorgeous as a god, funny, sweet, and oh-my-god that accent… With a chiseled jaw, bewitching eyes, and a voice as smooth as a glass of brandy…he’s every woman’s dream. He tempts Kat to leave her carefully laid plans behind as she falls head over tea kettle for this British playboy.
Tristan Kingsley went into the bar that night to avoid the duties of his future as a titled lord. When a gorgeous American girl kisses him on a dare from her friends, that kiss turns his world upside down. Oh, he’s used to having exactly what he wants: women, money, notoriety. But now he wants Kat. In his arms, in his bed—and the more time he spends with her, the more he wants her in his life. Tired of shallow, social climbing English debutantes, Tristan can’t get enough of his brilliant, sweet Yank.
But not everyone is happy with the situation. His father, the Earl of Pembroke, has other plans for Tristan, and getting rid of Kat is number one on the list. If you thought this was a fairytale of a girl finding her Prince—er, Earl, and living happily-ever-after…then prepare yourself for one heck of an American Revolution.
SWEETER THAN HATE
I shouldn’t have heard the things I did. Shouldn’t have attracted his attention.
Now I feel his stare like a touch. Viscerally. Acutely.
The Russian assassin has me in his sights, and there’s only one way out.
Good thing I’m drawn to danger.
Four authors bring you four stories sure to light up your summer like fireworks on the 4th of July. Some are sweet, some are spicy, and all are a spanking good time.
When Dom and Heidi go camping, their D/s relationship is put to the test. How will their dynamic work while they're on vacation? Meredith and Paolo heat up the pages in their summer romp in Florida, where sex and spankings are as plentiful as the sand under the boardwalk. Cass and Killian, the Alaskan couple who are always good for a laugh, agree to be filmed for Cass's new show, but their relationship isn't quite normal according to the average American viewer. Finally, newly married Anna and Carter simmer in silent misunderstanding until sparks fly, giving one of them a warmed bottom and both a renewed love for each other.
The Perfect Memory by Maisy Archer
Just months after falling for the sexy dominant next door, Heidi has learned that submission is about more than just spanking and hot sex. While she loves Dominic and the relationship they are building, she sometimes chafes under his authority. So when Dom surprises her with a weekend camping trip, it becomes more than just an opportunity to get out of town - for Heidi, it's also a vacation from the rules and a chance to recreate her happy childhood memories. But when everything that can go wrong does, and emotions run high, will Dom be able to step up and get things back under control? Or will memories be all they have left?
Under the Boardwalk by Jane Henry
Brined by Susannah Shannon
The Firecracker by Amelia Smarts
Note: These stories include the spanking of adult women and explicit sexual scenes. If this offends you, please don't buy this book.
5 hot, naughty, and exciting stories to tease your senses!
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This sizzling anthology contains standalone short stories and serial beginnings by USA Today bestselling author Clarissa Wild. Some of them are standalone reads, and some are the first part of a series. Will you find your next sexy book-boyfriend here?
Get this awesome boxed set with a few passionate stories, like:
FILTHY - (Fierce Series) 68 pages short story with a HEA
Faking his way through life is all Jaret Paxon knows, but reality in the form of an ex-girlfriend bumps into him, and now he's forced to face his own sin. When shame becomes pride, he'll fight to claim what always belonged to him.
SEEK - (Delirious Series) 68 pages prequel open ending
Trauma reigns Lillith's life. Stuck in a mental institution, she trusts only Sebastian Brand; her savior. Obsessed with him, she lets him take control of her mind, her body, her heart. Love will be her cure. If only she knew more about him than just his name...
Raveled by You (Enflamed #1) - 41 pages serial
An erotic Romance about a one-night stand between a middle class girl looking for love and a mysterious, sexy Japanese man.
Hooked by You (Enflamed #2) - 46 pages serial
The continuation of Chloe's story of self-discovery and sensual seductions.
Blissful Volume 1 - 75 pages short story with a HFN
Amy's a singer-song writer running away from her past. Jack's a rancher drowning his sorrow in work. When the two of them meet, a passionate game of tug and war begins, igniting their love.
The Billionaire's Bet #1: A Seductive Deal - 41 pages short story
Writer Julie Valentine meets kind billionaire Dominic Fury at a casino and after a fun night they end up in her room together. She wants to get to know him, but Dominic ignores her advances. It turns out he has a request for her which she cannot refuse.
The Billionaire's Bet #2: A Hot Call - 58 pages short story
After a steamy night with hot billionaire Dominic Fury, author Julie Valentine wants more from him. However, sexy Dominic has some dark secrets. Is Julie's will to be loved stronger than her will to survive?
THE STAND OUT
ALSO IN KU
Blackmail is such a dirty word . . .
I need a plus-one for a wedding.
And when my friends start dropping names, I panic.
But then an idea hits me in the form of Archer Powell.
Tall, dark, and gorgeous. Check!
Looks good in a suit. Check!
The office heartthrob,
He’s picture perfect for the position.
Maybe even a few of them.
Dear Archer Powell,
You are cordially invited
Your presence is requested
Your attendance is mandatory . . .
But what happens when your stand-in is a stand out?
Do you dare to fall in love?
The Stand Out features a quirky girl and the office heartthrob, office enemies with (blackmailed) benefits, a fake relationship, and is full of fun, fire, and f—feelings!
CUT SO DEEP
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“Are you his willingly?” Jackson demands, his blue eyes as dark as the clouds above our heads. “Tell me. Are you?”
Jackson Vale. My boss’s rival and the man I’ve thought far too much about since we were introduced last week.
Of all the— “I’m not his,” I sputter indignantly. “I’m just his employee. He doesn’t own me.”
And for some reason this sets off a flare of intensity and… satisfaction? in Jackson’s expression. That’s it, I officially give up trying to understand any of this.
But then Jackson leans over and speaks so softly in my ear I can barely hear it above the falling rain.
“If you belonged to me, Miss Cruise, you wouldn’t look so disgusted. True ownership goes both ways. I would own you, but you’d own me, too. A concept I’m sorry to say Bryce Gentry’s never understood.”
My breath hitches and I pull back from the intimacy of his voice on my ear, only to get lost in the dark blue of his eyes.
“Let me go,” I whisper.
He does, but before he turns to go, those brooding eyes pierce me one last time. “I’ll be seeing you again soon.”
And then he turns and is gone into the rain-soaked street, leaving me behind, breathless and confused.
Warning: Contains triggers and dark themes which may be distressing to some readers.
This book is a Dark Romance with no cheating. This is an updated and expanded version of a novel formerly titled Crush Me. It is the first book in the Break So Soft series. Other novels in the series include:
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Cass Nelson has gotten used to blizzards, wolves, and being an outsider in Slicktrench, Alaska. While she couldn't be happier in her marriage to Killian, the unexpected arrival of a surprising package is a potent reminder that her marriage isn't like the relationships her girlfriends have. She might not understand this whole submissive wife business, but she does understand that she can't imagine living a life without the strong man she adores, even if (or is it because?) he lights up her bottom on a regular basis.
Busy with helping to run the lodge and posting on her very popular blog Casscooks.com, her life tips upside down when she has to deal with her brother-in-law, who is marrying a woman nobody likes, and an IRS auditor who's nosing around the lodge.
Just when Cass has decided that the best way to ensure a happy marriage is to surrender her own dreams, she is offered her own TV show. Her decision to not share this information with her husband will cause all sorts of reverberations.
Will wedding bells ring, and is that howling coming from the wolves outside or the woman inside when her husband discovers that his precious wife is holding back her own secrets?
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Clash (verb): to conflict, disagree
It might be fair to say that I despise Macy Carrington. She slings insults with precision, not caring about the destruction she leaves in her wake. We clash in a battle of wills every time we’re around each other, and yet… I still fantasize about being lodged deep within her body.
Clash (verb): to come together or collide
I have never encountered someone that grates me the way Cal Carson does. His pompous, arrogant demeanor. A holier-than-thou attitude. Any interaction with “Saint Cal” ends in a verbal clash of epic proportions, and yet… there’s no one I’d rather have in my bed than him.
Clash (noun): a battle, fight or skirmish
Her breathy moans mingle with the sound of our flesh coming together, clashing with the silence that surrounds us, dispelling any notions I once had about Macy Carrington.
Maybe I can break down her walls if we can call a truce to this battle.
He whispers filthy words in my ear, provoking feelings I never knew were possible. The burning desire in his touch clashes with everything I once believed about Cal Carson.
Maybe he can be the balm I need to soothe my broken soul, if only temporarily.
**Cal and Macy’s story is a trilogy within the Legal Affairs series. All three books—Clash, Grind and Yield—must be read in order. You do not have to read the other Legal Affairs books to understand this trilogy.
CHECKMATE - THIS IS RECKLESS
Checkmate: This is Reckless is book 1 in the friends-to-lovers romance duet that'll have you swooning and laughing from the first to the last page! Are you ready to play the game?
Drew Fisher is the type of guy every girl wants.
Noble police officer by day, charming prince by night.
He has no idea the effect he has on women, especially me—his little sister’s best friend.
I’m the blonde Southern belle who lives up to the cliché, except I have my own quirks. I’m smart as a whip, can change my own oil, and recite The Pledge of Allegiance backward, but he doesn’t see that girl.
It’d be easier to forget him if he wasn’t my roommate and if the first thing I saw in the morning wasn't his shirtless body covered in tattoos. I’ve crushed on him since the day we met, but he’s made it perfectly clear where we stand. Just friends.
I know I need to move on and accept that his feelings will never be mutual, but every day he smiles at me, I’m left dreaming of what if.
He has girl issues, and I’ve got a crush I can’t deny.
We’re friends, but I want more.
One drunken hookup leaves us with much more than a platonic friendship. Pretending it never happened proves to be more difficult than anticipated.
A crazy ex-girlfriend, a dangerous war of stolen glances, and passionate kisses leads to the most reckless battle yet. I won’t be a pawn in his game, but I’ll play by his rules if it will show him I’m the one worth breaking them for.
Checkmate, Prince Charming.
*Recommend for ages 18+ due to sexual content and adult language.*
A slang soccer term meaning: faked out, deceived, confused your opponent
See examples Daniel Zavaro and Quincy Watson:
As the rising star in Houston, Daniel has found fame as Captain of his Pro soccer team and the city’s most eligible bachelor. Daniel has everything – except someone special – and that suits him just fine. He doesn’t want, or need, complications.
Quincy has baggage, and lots of it. After a tragic accident spins her world on its axis, she finds herself as a single mother, raising a newborn nephew she never knew she had.
Between parenthood, her full-time job, and dealing with the suffocating grief of losing her sister, every day is a struggle.
When they begin to cross paths unexpectedly and often, an unlikely friendship starts to evolve. Feelings change. Lines get crossed. What happens next surprises them both...
Before they know it-- they’ve been Juked.
THE COWBOYS GAMBLE
Mia Porter’s books are sweet, classic romances set in small towns, featuring sexy heroes and the women who bring them to their knees (in the very best way!). All books are full-length, stand-alone novels that can be read in any order.
Eleven years ago Seth O'Connor left Josie McAllister brokenhearted. But now the sexy, smooth talking cowboy is on her doorstep, with a legal document that laid claim not only to McAllister property but to Josie, as well.
Learning that her father had gambled away not just the family ranch, but Josie's future on one game of cards has her fighting to safeguard her home, along with protecting her daughter from a past filled with painful secrets between her and Seth.
But this cowboy is determined to claim what is now rightfully his, and Josie has a difficult choice to make. She can either give up her home to her family nemesis, or marry a man she'd taught herself to hate….
DIVORCED DESPERATE & DELICIOUS
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“A thrill ride of hunky heroes, high jinks, and heartwarming romance.” Lori Wilde, New York Times bestselling author.
Can a desperate cop on the run persuade a charming divorcee to give him a place to hide out?
Ever since photographer Lacy Maguire caught her ex playing Pin the Secretary to the Elevator Wall, she's been content with her dog Fabio, her three cats, and a vow of chastity. But all of that changes when the reindeer-antlered Fabio drags in a very desperate, on-the-run detective who decides to take refuge in her house--a house filled with twinkling lights and a decorated tree. (Okay, so it's February, but she has a broken heart to mend, a Christmas-card
shoot to do, and a six-times divorced, match-making mother to appease.) For the first time in a looooong while, Lacy reconsiders her vow. Because sexy Chase Kelly, wounded soul that he may be, would be an oh-so-delicious way of breaking her fast. Now, if she can just keep them both alive and him out of jail . . .
THE BOYFRIEND EXPERIENCE
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He’s the total package.
Eric Miller isn’t looking for a long term relationship. And he definitely isn’t thrilled when a friend signs him up for The Boyfriend Experience app behind his back. It’s not like he has a problem getting women on his own. But when he gets a notification that someone is in need of his . . . services, he’s intrigued enough to check out her profile and can’t resist the sexy, sassy little brunette who only wants him as a decoy for a family event.
Evie Bennett needs a boyfriend, stat. Someone who can accompany her to her family reunion so she doesn't have to explain that she's been recently dumped. Again. She’s perfectly happy being an independent woman, but what’s a girl to do when her new fake boyfriend starts to feel like the real deal?
KING OF LIES
The man I fell in love with is a f-cking liar...
I don't have much time to reveal all the details, but I will say this: The "Woman disappears after wedding" and "Woman flees after honeymoon" headlines are lying.
I'm not missing.
I didn't run away after my wedding.
I would've never run away right after our amazing honeymoon.
My husband has taken me.
No, correction: He's kidnapped me because he claims that "its what's best." That I'm a mere pawn in his twisted game of chess.
Despite the fact that my heart is still tethered to his, or the fact that he's still the most gorgeous and beautiful man I've ever met in my life (he can still make me wet with a single sentence), I have to focus on getting away from him.
I have to accept that he's no longer the man I fell in love with.
He's the king of lies...
King of Lies is the first episode in the Empire of Lies series.
They met on a football field, and he carried her to the end zone...a first love football romance and book one in a duet from USA Today Bestselling author Melissa Belle.
Colton Wild didn’t save me. He showed me it was safe to live again.
I met him when I was sixteen and broken. When the world was filled with fear.
He was a high school football star at seventeen and ridiculously cocky. He was also hotter than the sun with his messy blond hair, clear blue eyes, and wicked grin.
My family and I were on the run from a predator, and Colton was harboring his own secrets and pain. We were two lost souls, and the moment I saw him, I felt something spark inside my soul.
He flirted with me shamelessly, and I pretended to hate him. I wasn’t allowed to get close to anyone. My life, and my family’s life, depended on it.
But I couldn’t stay away from Colton. He was the brightest light I’d ever seen.
And once the sun went down, I threw all my rules out the window…
This is the first book in a duet between a cocky baller and a feisty journalist.
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