Lies hurt…Lies destroy.
But some lies protect…and heal. At least that’s what Gray Donovan had hoped for. She’s a compulsive liar using it as a defense mechanism to survive life and her shattered past.
When she starts seeing therapist Daniel Harrison, she can no longer deny the truths that have haunted her for so many years.
Opening up to Daniel leaves her exposed and vulnerable. When her soul is bared to him, she can’t contain the attraction she feels for him.
Daniel feels drawn to his new patient, but he knows he will have to fight it in order to resurrect Gray from her demons. His will and his judgment are tested when he must overcome his own doubts and face his own secrets.
When all you’ve known are lies, how do you face the truth?
My past was a bitch.
Now it’s come back to haunt me. After months apart, Daniel and I are finally trying to make our relationship work. But my lies run deeper than either of us imagined. Lies so terrible I imprisoned them in the darkest recesses of my mind. Just when my heart begins to come alive, the lies seep out of the shadows…revealing secrets with the power to crush me.
Lexy’s apartment is a dump, but she refuses to move in with her controlling fiancé. Instead, she takes matters into her own hands, getting down and dirty to fix things. Then Tate, the super’s sexy son, shows up. Lexy and Tate spar over the latest maintenance issues, generating more heat than the record-breaking temperatures that have invaded their city. As her attraction to Tate grows, Lexy becomes more resistant to her fiancé’s demands, putting a wrench in her relationship and her impending marriage.
I had learned to lie to protect myself. From memories. From pain. From feeling anything at all, because shutting it out was easier than trying to filter out the bad. It became a reflex, a habit, and – at some point – an inherent part of my personality – “The Liar Series” (A Forbidden Romance)
Four Friends. Four Different Paths. One Unwavering Friendship.
Two decades of love, laughter, promises, and secrets hold together four friends pursuing different paths in life.
Jax, Sage, Emily, and Ned will do whatever it takes to remain close through all of life’s drama.
Lucy Lang’s life is spiraling out of control. For years she sacrificed her own needs to care for her half sister and alcoholic mother, only to be abandoned by both. Now, at age 30, Lucy finds herself held back by memories and regret as she struggles to find her own purpose in life. But when her sister needs a kidney transplant, Lucy is the only one who can save her life.
If you think you know me, you’re dead wrong. I’m driven and calculating, and my colleagues might see me as a workaholic who has stopped at nothing to create the top fashion magazine in Southern California. But working my ass off isn’t the only reason I got there. And those little indiscretions used to be content hiding in the back of the closet. Then Guy Walker enters my office. Sexy, sweet, and super popular, the new tech guy is taking our office by storm. Sure, I notice him. But I won’t risk him derailing every strategy I have in place.
It’s not easy being the son your dad never had. But Annie embraced it and became a kick-ass cop in the very precinct where her dad was killed in the line of duty.
She was building a life as a respected officer, cleaning up the streets…and falling in love with her partner. Until someone gunned him down and left her for dead.
A desperate Annie turns to a vigilante agency, stepping outside the law to seek vengeance.
You think you’ve got it all figured out. You’re sure you know whodunit. Not this time. These mystery stories will have you questioning everything and changing your guess until the very last page is turned.
Detective John Lewis encounters a unique cast of characters throughout each A Hint of Murder story. One reader said, “I couldn’t stop reading once I started.” Another said, “The clues are all there, and there’s an AHA! moment…Even I couldn’t figure out who the killer was.”
Free flowers every month for a year!
Recently widowed Amy was delighted to find that she had won. Flowers had always been a big part of her life. But delivery driver Dave brings more than just bouquets. Can he help Amy find happiness again? Will Amy get even more than she bargained for? Find out in this short story about love, loss, friendship and flowers.
If you’re looking for a quick read (only 5k words) with a sweet romantic feel, this is for you.
Annie, there is no greater good…There’s only good.” ~VigilAnnie (Thriller)
This year, Ali and Stephen are both just trying to make it through the holidays. Stephen is fresh out of a relationship and dreading the prospect of Christmas alone. Ali, on the other hand, can’t celebrate with friends or family. The most important man in her life is dying – decorating cookies and hanging tinsel aren’t even on her radar. When the two meet during a chance encounter, Stephen’s instant attraction to Ali spurs him into action. He’ll do whatever it takes to give her the holiday she deserves and pull off a real Christmas miracle.
Lia Fairchild’s Home for Christmas is the moving story of two people, fates intertwined, about to be surprised by what destiny has in store.
This is short story of about 11k words.
Elizabeth Bennet is finalizing her master’s degree in psychology, volunteering, and planning her wedding to the charming and sophisticated Mr. William Darcy. Granville Ackerman, handsome banker and past rival of her fiancé, instantly takes to Elizabeth and reveals a secret about Darcy that leaves Elizabeth questioning the foundation of their relationship. Will Darcy’s rival win Elizabeth over before they get to the altar?
A Rival for Mr. Darcy is a contemporary variation and the first book in this genre for Jayne Matthews (pen name for Lia Fairchild, Bestselling Author)
Multiple authors have come together to give you one firehouse where all proceeds from this collaboration go to the Burned Children Recovery Foundation. The Burned Children Recovery Foundation is a national recovery agency that has provided Emotional Support and Financial Aid to Burned Children and their Families since 1989. For more information about this foundation: burnedchildrenrecovery.org
Emme Burton, M.C. Cerny, Sarah M. Cradit, Michelle Dare, Jami Denise, L.B. Dunbar, Lisa Edward, Lia Fairchild, Mary Catherine Gebhard, Z.B. Heller, Glenna Maynard, Kristen Hope Mazzola, Morgan Jane Mitchell, Emerson Shaw. Kacey Shea, M. Stratton, Madison Street, Felicia Tatum
Live each day being the reason someone smiled, the inspiration for someone to fight, the strength for someone to heal.” ~ Circle in the Sand