Eloisa James, Lynsay Sands, Jeaniene Frost, Liz Carlyle, Kerrelyn Sparks, Pamela Palmer, Rachel Gibson, Emma Cane, Cheryl Harper, Jennifer Ryan, Sophie Jordan, Jennifer McQuiston, Beverly Jenkins & Kathleen Harrington Celebrate Valentine's Day with Avon Books and an enchanting free e-book sampler, It Happened One Valentine's Day. With excerpts from fourteen new, upcoming, and fan favorite Avon and Avon Impulse novels and novellas, including an introduction from Eloisa James.
It Happened One Valentine's Day: An Avon Romance Valentine's Day Sampler includes excerpts from:
The Trouble with Valentine's Day by Rachel Gibson
Once Upon a Tower by Eloisa James
Immortal Ever After by Lynsay Sands
Twice Tempted by Jeaniene Frost
Bride by Moonlight by Liz Carlyle
"V is for Vampwoman" (from Vampires Gone Wild) by Kerrelyn Sparks
"A Forever Love" (from Vampires Gone Wild) by Pamela Palmer
True Love at Silver Creek Ranch by Emma Cane
"Love Me Tender" (from Kiss Me: An Avon Books Valentine Day Anthology) by Cheryl Harper
Sophie Jordan Pepper has been hopelessly in love with her best friend's brother, Hunter, for, like, ever. He's the key to everything she's always craved: security, stability, family. But she needs Hunter to notice her as more than just a friend. Even though she's kissed exactly one guy, she has the perfect plan to go from novice to rock star in the bedroom: take a few pointers from someone who knows what he's doing.
Her college roommates have the perfect teacher in mind. But bartender Reece is nothing like the player Pepper expects. Yes, he's beyond gorgeous, but he's also dangerous and deep—with a troubled past. Soon what started as a lesson in attraction is turning both their worlds upside down, and showing them just what can happen when you go past foreplay and get to what's real. . . .
One would think the last place a beauty like Fallon O'Rourke could keep her virtue was in the Mayfair mansion of London's most licentious duke, the notorious Dominic Hale. Yet Fallon—who's endured nothing but lecherous advances since her father's tragic death—is perfectly safe there . . . disguised as a footman! Beneath the notice of the dark-haired devil with his smoldering blue eyes and sinful smile, Fallon never imagines her secret will be discovered. But how long can her deception last when she begins to wish she is one of the many women traipsing in and out of the sinful rogue's bedchamber?
He lives to sin . . .
Most men envy the duke, never suspecting his pleasure-loving ways are a desperate attempt to escape, however briefly, the pain of a past that's left him with a heart of stone. Only one woman can break down his defenses. Only one woman can win his love . . . if she reveals her secret and succumbs to the sins of the wicked duke.
Sophie Jordan A young college woman gets schooled in life, sex, and love in New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s sizzling New Adult romance series—where three Ivy League suite-mates testing their boundaries as they seek higher knowledge of just how far they can go.
A born flirt and good-time party girl, Emerson has never had a problem finding a willing guy. She’s always chosen her hook-ups carefully, and she's never broken her three cardinal rules:
Never let them see the real you.
Never fall in love.
Always leave them begging for more.
Then comes Shaw. A hotty from the wrong side of the tracks, he’s immune to her flirtatious banter and come-hither smile. After rescuing her from a disastrous night at a biker bar, he doesn’t even try to take her to bed—he calls her a tease and sends her home instead. Unable to resist a challenge, or forget the sexy dark-eyed bad-boy biker, she vows to bring him to his knees.
But instead of making Shaw beg, she finds herself craving him. For the first time in her life, she’s throwing out her rulebook. Suddenly, she’s the one panting for a guy she can’t control. A guy who won’t settle for anything less than the real Emerson, who forces her to do things she’s never imagined, including facing a past she thought she'd buried.
Sophie Jordan A good girl goes fabulously bad in the final book in New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s sexy New Adult romance series, in which three Ivy League suite-mates seek higher knowledge of just how far they can go.
Months after her boyfriend dumped her, Georgia can still hear the insults he hurled at her. Boring. Predictable. Tame. Tired of feeling bad, she’s ready to change her image, and go a little wild. What better way to prove her ex wrong than a hot night of sexual adventure at the secret campus kink club?
In the shadowy den of the kink club, she unexpectedly runs into Logan Mulvaney, her friend’s little brother. A player extraordinaire too hot for his own good, he may be younger, but the guy is light years ahead when it comes to sexual experience. Now he’s telling her to go home—“good girls” don’t belong here!
Georgia is tired of having others define her. She’s going to teach Logan a lesson he won’t forget—one white hot, mind-wrecking kiss . . . that leads to another . . . and another . . . and. . . . Realizing she’s way in over her head, Georgia runs.
Only Logan won’t let her go. Everywhere she goes he’s there, making her want every inch of him. Making her forget who she is. Who he is. And just how wrong they are for each other.
Lady Aurelia hasn't always hated Max, Viscount Camden, her brother's best friend. In fact, as a besotted girl, she thrived under his kind attention— sure that he was the most noble and handsome man in the land. Until her young heart discovered what manner of rogue he really was. Now, though she enjoys nothing more than getting on his last nerve, she can't deny Max drives her to distraction— even if she tries to pretend otherwise.
Now something more . . .
Max cannot recall a time when Aurelia did not vex him. If she was not his friend's sister, he would stay far away from the infuriating vixen. Unfortunately, they are always thrown together. At parties and family gatherings . . . she is always there. Mocking him, tossing punch in his face, driving him mad . . . until one night, she goes too far and he retaliates in the only way he can: with a kiss that changes everything.
When Annalise Hadley is tossed over the side of her honeymoon barge, the newly minted duchess knows she’s been left for dead—for her husband’s only interest is in her vast dowry, not her muddied lineage. However, she didn’t count on a savior. Especially not an honorable, sinfully intriguing earl who will tempt her to risk everything—again.
Now he will seduce her heart and soul.
A man with his own demons, Owen Crawford, the reclusive Earl of McDowell, is enchanted by the mysterious, courageous woman he rescued. He will help her heal, teach her to protect herself, and then send her away—so that she’ll never see he’s far from the hero she believes him to be.
But days and nights alone prove that some secrets are meant to be discovered…some desires are too powerful to resist…and some wounds can be healed only by love.
Sophie Jordan The last woman on earth he would ever touch . . .
Declan, the Duke of Banbury, has no interest in ushering Rosalie Hughes, his stepsister, into society.Dumped on him with nowhere else to go, he's determined to rid himself of the headstrong debutante by bestowing on her an obscenely large dowry . . . making her the most sought-after heiress of the Season.
. . . is about to become the only one he wants
But Rosalie isn't about to go along with Declan's plans. Surrounded by fortune hunters, how is she supposed to find a man who truly wants her? Taking control of her fate, Rosalie dons a disguise and sneaks into Sodom, a private club host to all manner of illicit activity—and frequented by her infuriatingly handsome stepbrother.
In a shadowed alcove, Declan can't resist the masked temptress who sets his blood afire . . . any more than Rosalie can deny her longing for a man who will send her into ruin.
Sophie Jordan “Sophie Jordan is one of a kind!” —Samantha James
Best-laid plans beget sizzling passion in the second book in New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s delectable Forgotten Princesses series. A sweeping and breathtakingly dramatic historical romance, Lessons from a Scandalous Bride features a haunted hero, a Scottish viscount, who hopes to snare a wealthy wife in Victorian England—only to have an inappropriately independent heiress catch his eye and steal his heart. Sophie Jordan is well-known and well-loved for her dark, brooding heroes and sexy heroines—and her fans will not be disappointed by these Lessons…nor will readers of the bestselling love stories of Lisa Kleypas and Sabrina Jeffries. When it comes to Ms. Jordan and her extraordinary historical romance novels, Kirkus Reviews offers the best advice: “Just surrender to the sizzle.”
Sophie Jordan The first book in an addictive, romantic trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan is perfect for fans of Laini Taylor, Tahereh Mafi, and Claudia Gray.
With her rare ability to breathe fire, Jacinda is special even among the draki—the descendants of dragons who can shift between human and dragon forms.
But when Jacinda’s rebelliousness forces her family to flee into the human world, she struggles to adapt, even as her draki spirit fades. The one thing that revives it is the gorgeous, elusive Will, whose family hunts her kind. Jacinda can’t resist getting closer to him, even though she knows she’s risking not only her life but the draki’s most closely guarded secret.
Mythical powers and breathtaking romance ignite in this story of a girl who defies all expectations and whose love crosses an ancient divide, from New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan.
Sophie Jordan Anything can happen after dark . . .
Tired of being treated like a servant by her own family, Lady Jane Guthrie finally has a chance to escape . . . at least for one night. Attired in a daring gown, she arrives at a scandalous courtesans' masquerade ball looking forward to her few hours of freedom. But when she sees Seth Rutledge, her skin begins to tingle with anticipation. Many years ago, Seth broke her heart by falling for her beautiful, title-hungry sister. But now here he is, right in front of her, offering her his lips . . .
Embittered by war, Seth returns home to inherit the title that would have once won him the woman of his dreams. Though duty demands he wed, he's convinced passion no longer has a place in his life . . . until a masked siren sets his heart aflame. Desperate to find her again, he has no idea it's his childhood friend Jane—and that after one night together their lives will never be the same.
Sophie Jordan Would a Reluctant Beauty Ever Wed . . .
Headstrong Lady Portia Derring has an impeccable pedigree . . . and not a penny to her name. Which is why she is alone on the rain-swept Yorkshire moor, waiting for a wealthy earl she has never met but whom her family insists she wed. When she's nearly trampled by the blackguard's stallion, Portia is more determined than ever to refuse Heath Moreton's suit. Handsome devil he may be, but she could never marry a rogue who's so clearly out of control!
A Wild, Incorrigible Beast?
An avowed bachelor, scion of the notorious "Mad" Moreton clan, Heath won't be shackled in matrimony. Why then does this rain-drenched beauty excite him so? Desire consumes him, but the eminently beddable lady resists his well-practiced seductions. Now only one route remains: Heath must ignore his bad blood, vanquish his inner beast . . . and prove to Portia that she's the only woman capable of taming his heart.
Sophie Jordan The second book in the addictive, romantic Firelight trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan is perfect for fans of Laini Taylor, Tahereh Mafi, and Claudia Gray.
After revealing herself as a draki to hunters to save Will, the boy she loves, Jacinda and her family must return to the safety of the pride. But her fellow draki no longer trust Jacinda, so her sister, Tamra, and their prince, Cassian, are among the few who will even talk to her.
Jacinda longs for Will to keep his promise and come find her, even though she knows it is not only unlikely, it is dangerous. When, against all odds, he does track her down, Will’s reappearance sets in motion a deadly chain of events that nobody can stop.
In New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan's dramatic follow-up to Firelight, forbidden love burns brighter than ever.
Sophie Jordan “Sophie Jordan is one of a kind!” —Samantha James
In Scandal They Wed is the second book in USA Today bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s smart and sexy series in which students from the Penwich School for Virtuous Girls rise from simple beginnings to conquer the hearts of the town’s most sought after bachelors. A delightful romp in Victorian England, brimming with passion and fun, In Scandal They Wed is a story that fans of Lisa Kleypas and Sabrina Jeffries will absolutely adore.
Julie Cross, J. Lynn, Molly McAdams, Sophie Jordan, Roni Loren, Tracy Wolff, Lauren Layne, Andrew Shaffer, Cole Gibsen, Myra McEntire, Carrie Ryan, Mark Perini, Gennifer Albin, Lisa Desrochers, Hannah Moskowitz, Lyla Payne, Alessandra Thomas, Melissa Landers & Melissa West For New Adult and Young Adult fans, nineteen stories … fifty unforgettable experiences.
Nineteen fabulous tales of first kisses, first loves, first … everythings.
With stories from Jennifer L. Armentrout writing as J. Lynn, Sophia Bleu, Lisa Desrochers, Cole Gibsen, A. L. Jackson, Sophie Jordan, Melissa Landers, Lauren Layne, Roni Loren, Molly McAdams, Myra McEntire, Hannah Moskowitz, Lyla Payne, Mark Perini, Carrie Ryan, Andrew Shaffer, Alessandra Thomas, and Tracy Wolff.
Sophie Jordan “Sophie Jordan is one of a kind!” —Samantha James
Pride and passion collide in this sexy and emotionally rich Victorian-set historical romance from New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan. Wicked in Your Arms is the first book in the acclaimed author’s Forgotten Princesses series—a marvelously sensual fable of a handsome prince searching for a suitable bride, but inconveniently smitten with a most unsuitable lady: the illegitimate daughter of one of the most unsavory characters in all of London! Wicked in Your Arms is a wonderful delight—the ideal romantic escape for Lisa Kleypas and Sabrina Jeffries readers.
Lorraine Heath, Elizabeth Boyle, Megan Frampton, Sophie Jordan & Lynsay Sands Join New York Times bestselling author Lorraine Heath as she introduces you to some of the sexiest heroes in this free historical romance sampler. Whether you’re in the mood for a duke, a highlander, or a cowboy, we’ve got just the hero for you!
Sophie Jordan Sometimes the man of your dreams . . .
Shop girl Poppy Fairchurch knows it’s pointless fantasizing about the Duke of Autenberry. Still, dreams can’t hurt anyone . . . unlike the carriage Poppy spies bearing down upon the unsuspecting duke. After she pulls him to safety, the duke lapses into a coma and Poppy is mistaken for his fiancée. But one person isn’t fooled: his arrogant and much too handsome half-brother, Struan Mackenzie. Soon Poppy isn’t sure what she wants more . . . the fantasy of her duke or the reality of one smoldering Scot who challenges her at every turn.
. . . is not who you think.
An illegitimate second son, Struan may have built an empire and established himself as one of the wealthiest men in Britain, but he knows he will always be an outsider among the ton. Just like he knows the infuriating Poppy is a liar. There’s no way the haughty Duke of Autenberry would deign to wed a working class girl. It doesn’t matter how charming she is. Or tempting. Or how much Struan wants her for himself.
Sophie Jordan The Earl in My Bed, a Valentine novella from New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan, is a lively, sexy historical romance that bridges Lessons from a Scandalous Bride and the final installment of the popular Forgotten Princesses series.
All her life, everyone assumed Paget Ellsworth, the vicar’s daughter, would marry the Earl of Winningham's youngest son. And when he left for war with his older brother, Jamie, words and promises were not necessary.
Four years pass and the death of his father forces Jamie home to take up the reins as the new earl, leaving his brother fighting on the front lines a world away. Maddening, infuriating, sexy Jamie makes her question her feelings. One glimpse, one word from him, awakens desire in her heart. When a simple kiss spirals out of control at the annual Valentine's Day ball, she realizes the man she never wanted is the man she needs... Will Paget cast aside all she's ever thought to be true to win the man of her dreams?
Wicked Nights With a Lover is the final installment of New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s smart and sexy historical romance series in which students from the Penwich School for Virtuous Girls rise from simple beginnings to conquer the hearts of the ton’s most sought after bachelors. A wonderful Victorian romantic adventure, Wicked Nights With a Lover will thrill readers of Lisa Kleypas and Sabrina Jeffries, as a dedicate young lady, falsely believing her days are numbered, prepares to take a lover—and ends up being abducted by the wrong man!
Lady Meredith Brookshire has every right to Oak Run. Now that she's suddenly husbandless and penniless, where else would she, her addled father, and spinster aunt reside? Yet who should appear but Nicholas Caulfield, the new Brookshire heir, claiming the estate is rightfully his by law. The brute is as arrogant as he is handsome-besides, he's supposed to be dead. And the only plan resourceful Meredith can devise to save her family from homelessness is a desperate scheme that may lead her to salvation or ruin . . . and the bed of the man she has vowed to hate.
A reluctant aristocrat, Nick does not trust this fiery, infuriating chit whom he suspects of subterfuge-yet who bewitches him with her innocent green eyes. The sooner he can get this tempting beauty married off to some stodgy old blueblood-and off his hands for good-the better. There is one slight problem, however:
Nick can't bear the thought of her wedding any man but him.
Sophie Jordan Fans of Maggie Stiefvater and Colleen Houck will love this epic tale of forbidden romance and nail-biting action from New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan.
In the climactic finale to the steamy Firelight trilogy, Jacinda must fight to save her life, her love, and all of her kind.
If Jacinda were to follow the wishes of her community, she'd happily settle down with Cassian, the prince of her pride. But she just can't. She's in love with Will, a human boy who comes from a family of hunters.
Their relationship breaks the most sacred rule and endangers everyone she cares about. Now Jacinda, Will, and Cassian fight back against the hunters and their shadowy allies who would destroy them all. . . .
Sophie Jordan She had lost nearly everything . . .
When a terrible tragedy left her penniless and alone, Lady Astrid Derring did whatever it took to survive. She fired half her staff, borrowed gowns, and subsisted on cucumber sandwiches from the galas she attended. She endured the wagging tongues of the ton and the indecent proposals from noblemen who deemed her ripe for the plucking. Finally, she finds a way to escape the shame and restore her good name. But it will require a dangerous journey to Scotland, where she will come face-to-face with danger . . . and a sinfully handsome rogue who may be the greatest threat of all.
Any gentleman would lend his hand to a lady in distress, but handsome, rough-hewn Griffin Shaw is no gentleman, and Astrid is far from safe in his company. Accompanying her through the Highlands is a small price to pay for luring her into his bed. Entranced by her boldness, enchanted with her beauty, he is determined to thaw her cold heart. However, he soon finds himself wanting more than a brief affair with the proper lady. Nothing less than the total surrender of her heart will satisfy him.
What kind of woman ventures into London’s most notorious pleasure club? An outsider like Graciela, the Duchess of Autenberry, snubbed time and time again by society because of her Spanish roots. Ela longs to take a lover for a single, wild night, and within the walls of Sodom there are gentlemen to suit every forbidden taste. If only she were not so drawn to the smoldering Lord Strickland…a dangerous man who sees beyond her mask, and could ruin her reputation with a mere whisper.
Lord Strickland never permitted himself to fantasize about the sultry, off-limits lady, but then he never expected to find Ela in a place so wicked, looking for what he’s more than too happy to give. She may not be to the ton’s taste, but she suits him perfectly. First, however, he must convince her to trust in this dangerous desire—and in the promise of forever unleashed by one wild, scandalous night.
Sophie Jordan From New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan, Uninvited is a chilling and suspenseful story about a girl whose DNA brands her a killer, perfect for fans of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer and Confessions of a Murder Suspect.
Davy had everything—a terrific boyfriend, the homecoming crown, a bright future at Juilliard—but when her genetic tests come back positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome, she loses it all. Uninvited from her prestigious school, avoided by her friends and family, she is placed in a special class with other "carriers" who are treated like the murderers they someday might become.
Only Sean, a fellow HTS carrier, can relate to her new life and tells her that she alone controls her actions—not the code embedded into her DNA. But even if she can learn to trust him, can Davy trust herself?
Sophie Jordan When a holiday blizzard brings together a pair of reluctant lovers, the result threatens their reputations … and may cost them their hearts.
Feisty and independent American heiress Violet Howard swears she'll never wed a crusty British aristocrat. Will, the Earl of Merlton, is determined to salvage his family's fortune without succumbing to a marriage of convenience.
But when a snowstorm leaves Violet and Will stranded and alone, their sudden chemistry will challenge good intentions. Seized by a desire that burns through the night, they'll toss reservations aside in favor of the heat found in each other's arms.
Will their passion survive the storm? Will they realize they've found a love to last them through all seasons?
Sophie Jordan There are bad boys and then there are the men of Devil’s Rock . . .
Some men come with a built-in warning label. Knox Callaghan is one of them. Danger radiates from every lean, muscled inch of him, and his deep blue eyes seem to see right through to Briar Davis’s most secret fantasies. But there’s one major problem: Briar is a nurse volunteering at the local prison, and Knox is an inmate who should be off-limits in every way.
Knox feels it too—a shocking animal magnetism that drives him to risk his own life to protect Briar’s. Paroled at last, he tries to resist her. She’s too innocent, too sweet, and she has no idea what Knox is capable of. But a single touch can lead to a kiss—and a taste . . . until the only crime is denying what feels so right . . .
“When the prison doors are open, the real dragon will fly out.”—Ho Chi Minh
Sophie Jordan When you live next door to the big bad wolf . . .
After years in prison, North Callaghan is finally free. But the demons haunting him still make him feel like a caged beast. He loses himself in work and hard living, coming up for air only to bed any willing woman to cross his path. So when his new neighbor snares his interest, he decides to add another notch to his bedpost. The only problem? Faith Walters is a white picket fence kind of girl.
Prepare to be devoured. Faith’s new neighbor is the rudest man alive. He’d rather grunt at her than speak and he takes her “welcome-to-the-neighborhood” scones without a thank you. She knows she should run for the hills from the ex-con. If only he weren’t so smoldering sexy…if only the sounds of him with other women didn’t drift through their shared wall and fill her with longing…and if only he didn’t look at her like they were a collision waiting to happen.
Tessa Bailey & Sophie Jordan NEW YORK TIMES bestselling authors Tessa Bailey and Sophie Jordan team up for a collaboration featuring two sexy contemporary romance novellas.
OFF BASE: KENNA AND BECK by Tessa Bailey
A welcome home he never expected...and will never forget...
When Kenna Sutton is tasked with driving home newly returned Beck “True Blue” Collier, she expects the strategic Army mastermind to be a pasty number cruncher. Never at a loss for words, Kenna is nonetheless rendered speechless by the gorgeous, inexperienced and tightly-wound Army major that lands in her passenger seat. Outraged by Beck’s lack of a welcome home after seven long years overseas, Kenna takes matters into her own hands, giving Beck something he’s only ever fantasized about in his bunk.
Beck has never shied away from a test of will and Kenna gives new meaning to the word challenge. One problem? Kenna’s father is the lieutenant general presenting Beck with the Silver Star and Beck is determined to treat Kenna with the respect she deserves, even if her eyes beg Beck to act out his most secret desires with her. Desires he's always been told were the work of the devil. But how long can one lonely, starving man hope to resist the woman he craves?
OFF BASE: HUNTLEY AND CULLEN by Sophie Jordan
Being a good girl has its drawbacks...
Huntley Collier, an emergency room nurse and all-around do-gooder, is tired of living in the friend zone. Cullen Brooks was given the job of babysitting Huntley when her brother—his best friend—deployed. But their friendly coffeehouse hangouts and TV marathons leave her wanting more. When one crazy night leads to too many drinks and an explosion of long-denied lust, Huntley's dreams become a reality. And reality is one hot, wild place she never wants to leave.
But only a good girl can bring down a bad boy...
Known as Sullen Cullen around Black Rock, Cullen Brooks doesn’t have many friends, but Huntley is one of them … and despite his decidedly unfriendly fantasies of the curvy blonde, she is far too sweet for his darker tastes. Keeping his hands off is easier said than done, however, when demure, little Huntley responds to his touch like the wildcat he never expected...and can't stop pursuing, despite his better judgment. But when Cullen suddenly faces losing her, will this bad boy risk it all to keep his good girl?
“Tessa Bailey's alpha heroes will make you combust!” —Laura Kaye, New York Times Bestselling Author
“Sophie Jordan infuses all of her books with memorable characters, sharp wit, smoldering sexual tension and heart melting romance. It doesn't matter what genre of romance she's writing, if Sophie Jordan writes it I will read it.” —Jay Crownover, New York Times Bestselling Author
“Off Base was an absolute PERFECT read [...] This is the kind of book that makes you get grabby hands! You NEED it on your kindle and in your hands!” —Megan Wickland, Ana's Attic
“In Beck & Kenna, Tessa Bailey brings us a male virgin story. WHAT?!? Tessa Bailey the Queen of Dirty Talk is bringing a male virgin to life? Is she abandoning her signature style? Oh NO! She's inventing a brand new hero type. The Alpha Virgin! Kenna unleashes the BEAST in Beck and Tessa keeps it fun and believable. [Five stars]” —Nelle, Shameless Book Club
“Cullen and Huntley burned up the sheets!!! These two short stories will set your panties ablaze!!” —Adrian, Shameless Book Club
“You get a lot in both novellas, with so many hot and sweet quotes, you will find yourself squirming in your seat and holding your breath to see if they make the right decisions.” —Marissa, Shameless Book Club
“The duology, Off Base, by Tessa Bailey and Sophie Jordan has a dirty talking, virgin hero who isn't shy about what he wants and a military hero who tries to resist his best friend's sister. These stories are two of the hottest things I've read all year. Bailey is known for her ability to write naughty, and Jordan proves that she can match Bailey on the dirty scale. Jordan's story almost made me spontaneously combust. This duology is a MUST READ!” —Jennifer, Romance Novel News
Sophie Jordan Unleashed, the romantic, high-stakes sequel to New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan's Uninvited, is perfect for fans of James Patterson's Confessions of a Murder Suspect.
Davy has spent the last few months trying to come to terms with the fact that she tested positive for the kill gene HTS (also known as Homicidal Tendency Syndrome). She swore she would not let it change her, and that her DNA did not define her . . . but then she killed a man.
Now on the run, Davy must decide whether she'll be ruled by the kill gene or if she'll follow her heart and fight for her right to live free. But with her own potential for violence lying right beneath the surface, Davy doesn't even know if she can trust herself.
Sophie Jordan Hell hath no hunger like a man let out of a cage . . .
Shy and awkward, First Daughter Grace Reeves has always done what she’s told. Tired of taking orders, she escapes her security detail for a rare moment of peace. Except her worst nightmare comes to life when a ruthless gang of criminals abducts her. Her only choice is to place her trust in Reid Allister, an escaped convict whose piercing gaze awakens something deep inside her. Reid is nothing like her other captors.
He’s tougher, smarter…and one blistering look from him makes her hotter than any man ever has.
Reid spent years plotting escape and revenge . . .years without a woman in his bed. For this hardened felon, Grace Reeves isn’t just out of his league—she’s from another planet, but that doesn’t stop him from wanting her. Escaping Devil’s Rock was tough, but resisting this woman could be the end of him. For a man with nothing to lose, protecting her . . . claiming her as his own, becomes more necessary than his next breath.
Sophie Jordan Sophie Jordan's breathtaking digital original novella set in the world of Firelight.
For Az, it's supposed to be a fun summer vacation with her family. Nothing complicated. Just a quick trip to test the waters as she prepares for a year on her own. That all changes when she rescues a drowning girl and meets Tate—the most gorgeous human boy she's ever seen. Tate throws her heart, her plans, and her life into upheaval, but the closer she gets to him, the harder it is to hide the secret of what she is. With no hope for a future together, the last thing that can ever happen . . . is love.
This stand-alone digital original is perfect for those new to the Firelight series as well as veteran fans.
Epic Reads Impulse is a digital imprint with new releases each month.
Sophie Jordan Destiny and darkness collide in this romantic, sweeping new fantasy series from New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan.
Seventeen years ago, an eclipse cloaked the kingdom of Relhok in perpetual darkness. In the chaos, an evil chancellor murdered the king and queen and seized their throne. Luna, Relhok's lost princess, has been hiding in a tower ever since. Luna's survival depends on the world believing she is dead.
But that doesn't stop Luna from wanting more. When she meets Fowler, a mysterious archer braving the woods outside her tower, Luna is drawn to him despite the risk. When the tower is attacked, Luna and Fowler escape together. But this world of darkness is more treacherous than Luna ever realized.
With every threat stacked against them, Luna and Fowler find solace in each other. But with secrets still unspoken between them, falling in love might be their most dangerous journey yet.
Sophie Jordan “Sophie Jordan excels at writing sizzling hot reads!” —New York Times Bestselling Author Jill Shalvis
From the wrong side of the tracks and with most of her family in jail or dead, Piper Walsh is used to everyone in town thinking the worst about her. It doesn’t seem to matter that she’s worked hard to build a good life for herself. So she isn’t surprised that when she comes into contact with Sweet Hill’s wildly irresistible, arrogant sheriff, Hale Walters, they’re instant adversaries. Piper has nothing in common with the town golden-boy-turned-lawman—and she refuses to be a notch on his bedpost.
Despite rumors, Hale avoids fooling around with the women of Sweet Hill, many of whom are hoping to get him to the altar. But staying out of Piper’s path is proving near impossible. The infuriating troublemaker clearly has no respect for his badge. As she continues to push his buttons, it becomes clear to Hale that he must either arrest Piper—or claim her as his own.
Sophie Jordan New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s romantic, sweeping fantasy Reign of Shadows continues in this suspenseful sequel, Rise of Fire.
Luna and Fowler have escaped the kingdom of Relhok, but they haven’t escaped the darkness. When a battle against the dark dwellers mortally injures Fowler, Luna is faced with a choice: put their fate in the hands of mysterious strangers or risk losing Fowler forever.
Desperate to keep the one bright part of her life alive, Luna accepts the help of soldiers from a nearby kingdom. Lagonia’s castle offers reprieve from the dangerous outside world—until the King discovers both Fowler and Luna’s true ties to Relhok and their influence over the throne.
Now pawns in each kingdom’s political game, Luna and Fowler are more determined than ever to escape and build the life they’ve been dreaming of. But their own pasts have a tight hold on their hearts and their destinies. Luna must embrace the darkness and fire within her before she loses not only Fowler but the power she was destined to inherit.
Sophie Jordan Locked in with the town bad boy . . .
Most women would be scared, but Gabriella’s only worried about resisting Cruz Walsh, who’s even hotter than he was back in high school. Cruz was wrongly accused of the high-profile crime for which he was imprisoned; Gabriella’s desperate for the scoop that will get her career off the ground and get her out of Sweet Hill, where everyone still remembers her as “Flabby Gabby.” Being stuck in a supply closet with Cruz is the perfect opportunity to land an interview. What Bri doesn’t count on is Cruz taking “up-close and personal” to a whole new level.
If there’s a silver lining to the hell Cruz went through, it’s that losing his freedom put everything in perspective. Maybe starting over someplace new would be easier, but after years locked up, Cruz values his family—and his true friends—more than ever. So he’s back home, facing the gossip, dodging reporters . . . and face-to-face with Gabriella Rossi. They’ve both changed: Bri wants a story and Cruz just wants her. Another thing he’s learned? Don’t let a good thing slip away.
The last thing Marcus, the Duke of Autenberry, expects to see after sleeping off a night’s drunken shenanigans is a woman being auctioned in the village square. Before he can think about the ramifications, he buys her, thinking he’s winning the girl her freedom. Instead, he discovers he’s bought a wife.
A duke wasn’t in hers . . .
Alyse Bell is almost rid of the shackles that bound her in a name-only marriage, but the day her friend promised to purchase her in a wife auction, he vanishes, leaving her to face a mob of unsavory bachelors intent on owning her body and soul. But the appearance of a wicked, wealthy stranger changes her path forever.
The road to ruin . . .
Marcus doesn’t know what to do with the impertinent chit who clearly isn’t duchess material! Insisting their marriage isn’t legitimate, they leave for his estate in Scotland, hoping to devise a plan to get rid of each other. However, on a journey fraught with misadventure, their attraction grows and Marcus realizes he’ll do anything to keep this fiery woman for his own.
Sophie Jordan « Sophie Jordan excelle dans l’art du roman torride ! » Jill Shalvis
« Brute, illicite et chaud ! Je n’arrivais pas à m’arrêter ! » Laura Kaye
Rien ne peut arrêter un homme emprisonné trop longtemps...
Grace Reeves, la fille du président des États-Unis, est une jeune femme timide et gauche. Fatiguée de toujours obéir aux ordres, elle décide d’échapper à la vigilance de sa garde rapprochée pour jouir d’un moment de réelle liberté, qui se transforme en cauchemar lorsqu’elle est kidnappée par des truands. Elle n’a d’autre choix, pour survivre, que de placer sa confiance en Reid Allister, un détenu évadé de prison dont le regard perçant l’embrase. Même si Reid semble en tout point différent du reste de ses ravisseurs, Grace peut-elle avoir foi en un homme qui n’a plus rien à perdre ?
« Chauds les cœurs et les corps ! Préparez-vous à vous laisser embarquer par tous ces prisonniers chauds comme la braise ! » Elle Kennedy
« J’ai lu cette histoire crue, absolument sexy et tout à fait addictive d’une seule traite ! » Kresley Cole
Sophie Jordan « Sophie Jordan excelle dans l’art du roman torride ! » Jill Shalvis « Brute, illicite et chaud ! Je n’arrivais pas à m’arrêter ! » Laura Kaye
Le véritable crime est de nier ce que l’on ressent. Certains hommes sont des durs, ceux de Devil’s Rock sont plus que cela... Le danger est inscrit dans chaque muscle de Knox Callaghan et ses yeux bleus ont le pouvoir de déceler toutes les pensées les plus intimes de Briar Davis. Mais celle-ci est une infirmière qui travaille au pénitencier alors que Knox est un détenu qu’elle ne doit en aucun cas approcher. Irrémédiablement attiré par Briar, Knox fait tout ce qui est en son pouvoir pour la protéger et lui résister. Elle est trop innocente, trop gentille, et elle n’a aucune idée de ce dont il est capable. Mais tout sacrifice a ses limites... Et goûter au fruit défendu peut s’avérer grisant.
« Chauds les cœurs et les corps ! Préparez-vous à vous laisser embarquer par tous ces prisonniers chauds comme la braise ! » Elle Kennedy « J’ai lu cette histoire crue, absolument sexy et tout à fait addictive d’une seule traite ! » Kresley Cole
Sophie Jordan Pepper ha estado enamorada de Hunter, el hermano de su mejor amiga, desde que era una niña. Él representa todo lo que siempre ha deseado: seguridad, protección, una familia. Pero las cosas no son sencillas… Pepper necesita que la vea como algo más que una amiga o una chica inexperta. Solo ha dado un beso en su vida y no sabe nada sobre los chicos, la pasión y el amor. ¿Cómo logrará, entonces, conquistarlo? Con un plan: aprender practicando con alguien que sepa enseñarle. Sus compañeras en la universidad tienen en mente al “maestro” ideal: Reece, el barman del lugar que frecuentan. Pero él es totalmente diferente de lo que Pepper imaginaba. Es atractivo, sexy, pero también peligroso, con un pasado problemático. Pronto, lo que empezó siendo solo un ensayo cambia por completo y ambos descubren lo que sucede cuando se deja atrás el “juego previo” y todo se vuelve ardiente y real. ¿Qué tan lejos querrá llegar Pepper? ¿Le servirá su experiencia para seducir a Hunter? La autora de la saga Firelight nos vuelve a impactar con una historia romántica y pasional, que acelera el corazón.
Sophie Jordan Girl Code: Never date a friend’s ex.
Willa Evans has no intention of breaking the code. So what if she’s always secretly loved her next-door neighbor Zach? As her best friend’s boyfriend, he was always off-limits and it needs to stay that way, even though they just broke up. Even though every time she turns around he’s there, tempting her…
No keeping secrets from your bestie.
Flor Hidalgo has a lot on her plate: her breakup with Zach, her dad’s new dating life, and her struggling grades. So why can’t she stop thinking about her hot, know-it-all tutor? At least she’s got Willa, her constant in the chaos.
Breaking the code breaks friendships.
Two friends find themselves tempted by love that defies the rules in this steamy romance perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Simone Elkeles.
Sophie Jordan Discendiamo dai draghi. Siamo dei mutaforma che hanno sviluppato la capacità di apparire umani per sfuggire ai Cacciatori. Viviamo nascosti nelle foreste remote, volando solo di notte, dispiegando le ali quando nessuno può vederci. Siamo Draki. Io mi chiamo Jacinda e sono il tesoro del mio branco, l’unica capace di soffiare ancora fuoco. Ma dopo aver infranto per l’ennesima volta le regole che proteggono la vita della nostra comunità, sono stata costretta a fuggire insieme a mia madre e mia sorella. Ci siamo sepolte vive in un’anonima cittadina, dove sono costretta a mantenere l’aspetto umano con il rischio di dimenticare la mia vera natura. Finché non mi sono ritrovata nella stessa scuola del mio Cacciatore. È possibile una simile coincidenza? Oppure questo bellissimo e pericoloso ragazzo non è quello che la sua famiglia vorrebbe far credere?
Pepper è da sempre innamorata del fratello della sua migliore amica. Hunter è l’uomo perfetto, la chiave per ottenere tutto ciò che lei ha sempre desiderato: sicurezza, stabilità, una famiglia. Ma Pepper deve fare in modo che Hunter si accorga di lei, che smetta di vederla solo come “l’amica di sua sorella” e che inizi a considerarla una vera donna. Certo lei non può contare su una grande esperienza in fatto di uomini, ma ha intenzione di rimediare con l’aiuto di qualcuno che sa il fatto suo. E le sue compagne di università sembrano avere il candidato ideale, ma il barman Reece, pur essendo fantastico, è anche pericoloso, profondo, con un passato tormentato. Presto le “lezioni di seduzione” iniziano a sconvolgere le vite di entrambi, perché nessuno sa cosa può succedere quando si superano i preliminari e si fa sul serio…
«Le mani esperte di Sophie Jordan regalano una lettura galoppante, sexy e gratificante.» Kirkus Reviews
ha scritto il suo primo libro alle superiori. Dopo la laurea in Inglese e Storia ha fatto l’insegnante per diversi anni e poi, dopo la nascita del primo figlio, ha lasciato il lavoro e ha deciso di dedicarsi a tempo pieno alla scrittura. Meno di tre anni dopo, il suo primo romanzo è balzato tra i bestseller del «New York Times» e di «USA Today».
Sophie Jordan Cuando las sombras descendieron sobre el reino, su destino quedó sellado.
Una oscuridad profunda y letal cayó sobre el reino de Relhok.
El cruel canciller está dispuesto a todo con tal de conservar el trono.
Pero existe un amor que puede arrebatárselo.
Ella es una princesa que todos creen muerta.
Y él, un valiente arquero.
Juntos, podrán hacer temblar los cimientos de Relhok.
Reino de sombras es el esperado regreso de Sophie Jordan a la fantasía. Con una prosa rica y ágil, nos sumerge en un mundo oscuro y peligroso, en donde nadie tiene la vida asegurada.
Sophie Jordan Luna y Fowler escaparon de Relhok, pero no de la oscuridad.
Ahora, la princesa deberá tomar decisiones, que pueden cambiar el rumbo de su vida y de Relhok para siempre.
Luna deberá aferrarse a la oscuridad y al fuego, o perderá a Fowler y ese futuro prometedor al que está des tinada.
Reina de fuego es el esperado desenlace de Reino de sombras. Una vez más, Sophie Jordan nos vuelve a cautivar con una atmósfera oscura en una historia llena de suspenso y romance.
Sophie Jordan & Begoña Hernández Sala Además de ser una joven independiente, rebelde y decidida, Jacinda es una draki, una descendiente de dragones capaz de adoptar forma humana para vivir entre los hombres sin llamar la atención. Un día pone en peligro a su tribu rompiendo una de sus leyes más sagradas, y para evitar el castigo se ve obligada a huir con su familia al mundo de los mortales, donde, poco a poco, su draki morirá y ella se convertirá en una humana más. Sin embargo, Jacinda no está dispuesta a renunciar a su esencia sin luchar, aunque para ello deba acercarse al mayor de sus enemigos, un atractivo y enigmático cazador de drakis que, con una simple mirada, despierta todos sus instintos. Poderes míticos, luchas de clanes y un amor imposible dan forma a la historia de dos jóvenes que cruzan la antigua línea divisoria que los separa¿ con resultados imprevisibles.
Sophie Jordan & Begoña Hernández Sala Llega Vanish. Alma de niebla, la esperada segunda parte de la trilogía Firelight.
Para salvar a Will, Jacinda hizo lo impensable: reveló su secreto a los humanos, y por eso ella, su hermana y su madre deben volver a la seguridad de la manada. Sin embargo, allí las cosas ya no son lo que eran. Mientras a Tamra se le adjudica un nuevo e importante papel, Jacinda pasa a engrosar las filas de los traidores. Pese a su soledad y tristeza, Jacinda no se arrepiente de la decisión que tomó, pues gracias a ella Will sigue vivo: sin memoria, sin recuerdos, pero vivo. Hasta que un día, contra todo pronóstico, Will da con su amada y le pide un gran sacrificio que lo cambiará todo. ¿Será capaz Jacinda de seguir los impulsos de su corazón? ¿Y Cassian, el príncipe de la tribu, y el resto de sus congéneres se lo permitirán?