There's something about a hero who will put themselves at risk to save lives. I'm thinking about the firefighters who run into burning buildings, the paramedics, doctors… anyone who saves lives on a daily basis. It inspires quite a few of my books – I didn't realize I had this many first-responder romances.
Seth Wild is a firefighter who has lost everything. Nearly dying in a building collapse, he is scared and angry and chases away the only good thing in his life—school teacher Casey McGuire.
When a sudden and violent snow storm hits their town he receives a message Casey and ten kids are trapped in an education center with no way out. There is no one else who can help, he’s the last firefighter in town with his bum leg and his icy heart.
He doesn’t hesitate. He always promised he would be Casey’s hero, but will he ever again be Casey’s love?More info →
When firefighter Max meets local cop Finn, their love affair burns as hot as the fires being set in town.
Max Harrison's life in the small town of Ellery takes an unexpected turn when he crosses paths with Finn. As a dedicated volunteer firefighter and assistant to the mayor, Max is thrust into a perilous situation when Finn fearlessly risks his life to save a town drunk from a burning building. Now, Max is determined to go to any lengths necessary to ensure Finn's safety.
From the moment Max becomes Finn's rescuer, an intense and magnetic attraction binds them together. Yet, their burgeoning romance is overshadowed by the realization that the fire was deliberately set. Someone is targeting Finn, and Max will do anything to keep him safe.
As Max fights to keep Finn alive and protect their town from the looming threat, their bond deepens, and love takes hold. However, with danger lurking at their doorstep, Finn's survival hangs in the balance, and Max has to put everything on the line.More info →
A dramatic rescue of a man with amnesia, a loaded firearm, and an unsolved murder, might just be the start of falling in love.
Paramedic Jamie escaped the city and relocated to Ellery, seeking a fresh start. Settling in at the small Ellery hospital, Jamie is content. He wants to make a difference in a community in dire need, and he’s prepared to work long hours to help. Little does Jamie know that his life will be forever altered when he’s part of a rescue mission for an unidentified individual, known only as John Doe. The man is trapped in a wrecked vehicle perilously perched on the edge of a ravine, Jamie risks everything to save him, and as John regains consciousness, revealing captivating violet eyes, Jamie is more than intrigued.
However, beneath the surface of a growing attraction between them, a veil of mystery shrouds who John really is. He’s suffering from amnesia, rendering him unable to recollect the events leading up to his shooting of the car's passenger. In addition, the presence of the firearm discovered in his possession further deepens the mystery surrounding the incident.
Determined to help John regain his lost memories and find solace in the truth, Jamie immerses himself in a tireless quest for answers and giving his unwavering reassurance during moments of frustration and confusion. Driven by the desire to protect John and help him reclaim his identity, Jamie finds himself falling deeper in love with the complex, mysterious man who has become the center of his world.More info →
When reformed bad boy Mitchell crosses paths with the town doctor, can he let himself learn to love?
Mitchell Askett has always felt misunderstood, labeled as the troublemaker, the alcoholic, and the failure. However, his decision to invest in the Ellery Mountain resort and establish a home for himself, his sister, and his niece catches the attention of the Fridays and Doctor Liam Wolfe. In Ellery, Mitchell discovers genuine friendships that accept him for who he is and allow him to distance himself from his troubled past. As he falls Liam, he can even imagine a promising future for himself in Ellery.
Liam works long hours as a doctor at the small Ellery hospital with little time for a social life or for finding a partner. After he operates to save a young girl with appendicitis he meets her uncle, the tall, dark, stubborn, bad boy, Mitchell, who punctuates every sentence with a curse. Liam is determined to show Mitchell, as they fall in love, that it’s perfectly okay to accept help from others, and that no one has to battle their inner demons alone. Now, if only he could get Mitchell to believe him.. After he operates to save a young girl with appendicitis he meets her uncle, the tall, dark, stubborn, bad boy, Mitchell, who punctuates every sentence with a curse. Liam is determined to show Mitchell, as they fall in love, that it’s perfectly okay to accept help from others, and that no one has to battle their inner demons alone. Now, if only he could get Mitchell to believe him.More info →
A man without memories, and the cop who never gave up hope.
When he wakes up in the hospital, the victim of a brutal beating, John Doe has no memories of who he is or who hurt him. The cops can find nothing to identify him and he can't remember anything to help... except the name Ethan and one recurring place from his dreams. Two words, and they're not much, but it's a start: Crooked Tree.
Detective Ethan Allens has never stopped searching for the two boys who vanished. When a report lands on Ethan's desk that may give new leads, he jumps at the chance to follow them up. The man he finds isn't his brother, but it's someone who could maybe help him discover what happened twelve years ago.
What neither man can know is that facing the very real demons of the past could destroy any kind of future they may have together.More info →
Accidental or not, Simon and Cain have to be the heroes of their own stories, just to stay alive.
Everyone wants Chicago cop, Simon Grant, dead. Armed with an address, he is on the run and heading for Sanctuary, only to end up at the wrong end of a gun. Is it possible the tall amber-eyed man holding the gun is actually going to be able to help him?
Cain Brodie is in charge of Sanctuary’s new Chicago office, C-Tower. His well-organised administration day takes an unexpected turn when he has a man wanted for murder right in his gun sights. Thrust into a situation he has no control over suddenly he needs to be the one in control.More info →
For Zachary Weston Christmas means sleeping on a churchyard bench in the freezing snow with nothing better in his future. Thrown out of his home for being gay, he is left without money or, it seems, anywhere to go. Until a stranger shows him that some people do give a lot more than a damn.
Ben Hamilton is a rookie cop in his small home town. He finds a young throwaway, fresh from the city, sleeping on a bench in the churchyard on a snowy Christmas Eve. Can he be the one to give Zachary his own Christmas miracle?More info →
Can a New York cop and a teacher find love in the city at Christmas?
It's been far too long since Christian Matthews has seen Daniel Bailey. In fact, the last time they met was in college.
Seven years down the road, Chris is licking his wounds after being 'asked to leave' the private school where he was teaching. He has no job, no money, and has to rely on his friend Amelia for a job and a room to live in. He needs a freaking Christmas miracle to make this Season anything other than a total loss.
Then Daniel comes back into his life and suddenly everything seems possible. Not only is Daniel still the man Christian wants more than anything, but this time Chris may well actually tell Daniel how he feels.More info →
Reeling from the painful rejection of a man he thought he loved, Asher is left holding the baby.
Ash wants a family, and is determined to continue with a surrogacy he’d begun with his ex. Bringing baby Mia home, he vows that he will be the best father he can be. Nothing in this world matters more to him than caring for his daughter, not even accidentally falling in lust with the doctor next door. Challenged by his growing attraction to Sean, and confronted by painful memories of his family, Ash has to learn that love is all that matters.
When ER doctor Sean moves in with his friends next door to sexy single father Ash, he falls so quickly it takes his breath away. The sex they have is hot, but Ash is adamant his heart is too full with love for his daughter to let anyone else in. Why is Sean the only one who sees how scared Ash is, and how can he prove to his new lover that he desperately wants the three of them to become a family?
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When the world labels a man and judges them blindly, is it possible to ever find love?
Firefighter Eric is on the front line, battling the threat of nature’s destruction in the California grasslands alongside his CalFire team. Focused and calm, even in the direst of situations, he has a strong affection for his fire truck, loves his career, and has best friends he can rely on. All he needs now is love, but that seems to be impossible to find. At his friend’s wedding. Eric falls in lust at first sight with the shy, slim and sexy Brady, even if Brady isn’t the type of guy he usually goes for. What Eric longs for is an equal in his bed, not a smaller guy who might want Eric to role-play big strong firefighter every time they have sex. He wants to find someone he can be vulnerable with, someone who will love him for his soft heart and quiet ways.
Brady’s life plans grind to a halt when his niece and nephew lose their parents in a tragic accident, and he becomes a dad overnight. His Developmental Coordination Disorder rules his life, but he fights both DCD and the fears that chase him every day, to give Maddie and Lucas a home. Agreeing to go to a friend’s wedding is a decision he regrets long before he even gets there. But, he refuses to give in to his fear, even if he might do something that makes him a target for people’s comments and laughter. Meeting Eric, a huge man with a gentle voice and a flair for chivalry, he falls hard. Now, if only he can let himself get past his panic that Eric would never want someone like him, then maybe he could fall in love for real.More info →
Leo Byrne is a cop, Jason Banks is an ex-con. Even after one stolen kiss, something has to give before Leo can convince Jason that falling in love is even an option.
Adopted at a young age, Leo is part of the sprawling Byrnes family. With his dog Cap, three siblings and a whole mess of nieces and nephews, he is never lonely, and his life is full. Love is the last item on his to-do list, but seeing his best friends Sean and Eric happy and making new families makes him want things he doesn’t think is possible. Kissing Jason at an event to honor his bravery was one thing, but anything other than that is off limits. Until Jason has no one left to turn to, and it’s Leo who helps him at his lowest. Taking Jason and his daughter into his home is one thing, but falling for the ex-con is something else altogether.
Jason made a deal to keep his daughter safe and spent years behind bars as a result. Volunteering as a convict firefighter was as much about helping the community as saving his sanity, but now that he’s out, he doesn’t even have that. He’s lost his future, his self-respect, and has no friends or a place to call home. Worst of all, even after rescuing his daughter he still can’t keep her safe from the man who wants to use her as a bargaining chip for money. Meeting Leo might give Jason a way to keep Daisy safe, but falling for the stubborn cop means the truth has to be revealed, and he could lose everything all over again.More info →
Lives change in an instant, but with family found and forever love, there is always hope.
Impetuously putting his life on the line, Adam saved a child trapped in a car wreck and suffered career-ending injuries. Living with chronic pain, and at his lowest moments, he had friends who wouldn't let him give up, a family who had his back, and even though his future was different from what he'd always planned, he at least had hope. When Cameron and Finn land on his doorstep, he never dreamed that he would fall in love with the small family or that maybe he'd get to be a hero again.
Cameron goes from being a devoted husband to a single dad overnight. With his neatly planned future in ruins, he will do anything to make a new life for his son, even if it means moving to the other side of the country. Renting a room from Adam is the first step in making a home for him and Finn, but falling for the former firefighter was never part of the plan.
The shadows from Cameron's past might take a long time to touch this fragile future, but will he have to face the consequences alone when they do? Or will there always be hope?More info →