Lesfic Goodies: March 13th Edition

Here are this week’s new releases.

JUST FOR SHOW
by Jae

Release date: March 7, 2018
Contemporary Romance

When Claire, an overachieving psychologist with OCD tendencies, hires Lana, an impulsive, out-of-work actress for a fake relationship, she figures the worst she’ll have to endure are the messes Lana leaves around. It’s only for a few months anyway. And it’s not as if she’ll enjoy all those fake kisses and loving looks. Right?

Ylva / Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

CITY NIGHTS
by Carol Wyatt

Available in Kindle Unlimited
Release date: March 5, 2018
Romance

Hailey’s been struggling to break into the music scene and get discovered as a songwriter.

Her day job as a tour guide pays the bills, but what she really wants is to create music.

After a chance encounter at a local bar, Hailey ends up giving piano lessons to a beautiful, older woman named Elle.

Elle works hard, leaving little time for herself or relationships, but when her best friend intervenes, Elle might just have met the woman she didn’t know she’d been looking for.

Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

EURO TRIPPED
by Sally Bryan

Available in Kindle Unlimited
Release date: February 22, 2018
Romance

Who said coming out was easy? But for Freya that was the understatement of her life.

After five tiring years at medical school, it’s the perfect time to take a hard-earned dream trip to Europe and so, together with Gabe, her long-term boyfriend, they take a camper to the continent, to relax, explore and do those wild crazy things they’ve been denied.

However, their plans are cast into disarray after receiving an unexpected call from an old friend. He’s loud, he’s rude, he’s close by, he wants to join them – And he’s not alone.

Freya had not bargained on meeting Arwen, a beautiful and perplexing dancer from Australia and gradually, Freya’s orderly world turns to confusion as this exceptionally casual free spirit throws her entire life plan into doubt. Suddenly, the relaxing European adventure she’d once craved is now life changing as she risks everything to discover who she really is.

Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

THE BEST LINES
Chicago Series Book 1
by Nicole Pyland

Available in Kindle Unlimited
Release date: March 4, 2018
Romance

Eva Dash has her career on track. After earning her Ph. D in Literature, she became a professor at the same college she’d called home as a student. When she loses the only job she’s ever wanted, she’s forced to consider leaving the only home she’s ever really known.

Ember Elliot, the reformed player, has finally committed herself to looking for the right woman while struggling to find herself in other ways. She’s tired of being misunderstood by her family and hiding a very important part of herself from them. Being gay isn’t her secret. Wanting to be more than just a manager at her family’s restaurant is and she’s ready to take steps to get what she wants.

The two women meet when Ember does her best to keep Eva from being a notch in another woman’s bedpost. They find each other at the time when both of them have lives and careers in flux. It starts with a scribbled warning on a napkin, continues with a tree house kiss and ends with a wall covered in chalkboard paint.

Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

TAKE YOUR MEDICINE
by Hannah Carmack

Release date: March 5, 2018
Contemporary YA

Alice “Al” Liddell is from Echola, Alabama. She leads the life of a normal teen until the day she’s diagnosed with vasovagal syncope – a fainting disorder which causes her to lose consciousness whenever she feels emotions too strongly.

Her mother, the “Queen of Hearts,” is the best cardiothoracic surgeon this side of the Mason-Dixon Line and a bit of a local hero. Yet, even with all her skill she is unable to cure her daughter of her ailment, leading Al into the world of backwater witchcraft.

Along the way she meets a wacky cast of characters and learns to accept her new normal.

Take Your Medicine is a southern gothic retelling of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

A COUNTRY GIRL’S HEART
by Dena Blake

Release date: March 13, 2018
Romance

Kat Jackson is successful despite her estrangement from her parents and the loss of her wife. She’s resigned to live alone while struggling to maintain her dream ranch. When she falls for weekend cowgirl DJ Callahan, she soon fears all she knows to be true may be a cruel façade developed for her own protection.

DJ Callahan is a corporate lawyer who lives in the moment, never limiting herself to any one relationship. When DJ arrives at the Jumpin’ J Ranch, she has no plans to become involved with Kat, let alone open the door to her own past, which bubbles just below the surface, threatening to destroy her entire existence as a “big city lawyer.”

Having everything she could ever want in life, twice, is something Kat never expected. When she gets a second chance at love, following her heart will prove the hardest decision of all.

Bold Strokes Books / Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

IT’S NOT A DATE
by Heather Blackmore

Release date: March 13, 2018
Romance

Falling in love is the hardest business of all.

Entrepreneur and innovator Kadrienne Davenport gets results. A demanding executive and stickler for punctuality, Kade throws herself into work to avoid hurting anyone, convinced she only causes pain to those she loves.

When Jennifer Spencer meets an incognito Kade at a conference, sparks fly. But when Kade unexpectedly becomes her boss, Jen’s problems multiply. The company she founded is going broke, her grandmother’s dementia is worsening, and her attraction to Kade—her difficult, brilliant, charismatic mentor—is growing.

Kade’s desire to keep things professional between them is in Jen’s best interest. Yet what’s in Kade’s best interest…is Jen.

Bold Strokes Books / Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

SCORE
by MJ Williamz

Release date: March 13, 2018
Romance

Ronda Meyers plays cornerback for the Texas Stars. She’s the league MVP, and she plays hard both on and off the field. Ronda’s life is going great until she gets a devastating injury in the second game of the new season.

Gayla Adkins is Ronda’s assistant and part-time lover. She takes care of Ronda after her injury and does her best to nurse her back to health. In the process, they discover love. They’re very happy until Gayla suspects Ronda of becoming addicted to her pain pills. She gives Ronda an ultimatum—get off the pills or lose her.

Is Ronda strong enough to kick her addiction? Or will she choose the easy way out and lose Gayla?

Bold Strokes Books / Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

SPRING’S WAKE
A Cape End Romance Book 3
by Aurora Rey

Release date: March 13, 2018
Romance

Nora Calhoun keeps her life just like her Provincetown B and B, neat and tidy. She’s thrilled when her niece Graham comes to stay with her while completing her graduate fieldwork aboard the Dolphin Fleet. She’s less than thrilled when Graham starts hanging out with Willa Lange, a sexy wanderer who works for the Fleet and seems to have her sights set on Graham.

At the encouragement of her sister Emerson, Will’s short stay in Ptown becomes a fresh start. She’s doing great—a decent job, a place of her own, and new friends. But when she meets Nora, she finds herself pining for more. The only problem? Nora is fifteen years her senior and doesn’t like her. Can the women overcome past hurts and find love or will their affair leave battered hearts in its wake?

Bold Strokes Books / Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

TRUTH OR DARE
by C. Spencer

Release date: March 13, 2018
Romance

It’s a long weekend among six friends whose lives have intertwined through years of U-Hauls and regrets, almosts and what-ifs. As that poorly timed snowstorm whirls into town, it threatens to kick pent-up desires and tightly held secrets over the edge—especially for Jessie, who can’t stop thinking about her best friend Hadley.

Meanwhile Brie’s past overshadows her present-day, and the Lasleys just hope to enjoy their much-anticipated wedding anniversary. If everyone would just keep it together for the next few days, and if this snow would taper off, they just might pull off Sunday’s celebration. Drama free.

Bold Strokes Books / Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

THE NORTHWOODS
by Jane Hoppen

Release date: March 13, 2018
Historical Romance

In 1853 Wisconsin, Evelyn Bauer’s husband dies and, to support her children and their farm, she must disguise herself as him and work the logging camp for the winter. Sarah Bell has lost her partner, Abigail, to pneumonia. When she’s offered a job as a cook’s helper at the logging camp, she has little choice but to go. The two women secretly forge a friendship as they struggle to survive the harsh environment.

As Evelyn’s and Sarah’s feelings grow, tension silently builds and their unspoken passion will either force them apart or bind them together forever.

Bold Strokes Books / Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

FURY’S DEATH
Afterlife, Inc Book 3
by Brey Willows

Release date: March 13, 2018
Paranormal & Urban Fantasy / Romance

Fun-loving fury Megara Graves is seriously tired of working so hard. With the world collapsing around her, she no longer has time for the hedonistic lifestyle she adores. When religion merges with politics and both gods and humans show their true colors, she wonders if it would be better to let the world burn itself to the ground.

Dani Morana, more commonly known as Death, is busy not just with people dying as usual, but with the deaths caused by Chaos as well. She’s been horribly lonely for a long time but knows no one could possibly love her for who she is. Overwhelmed when the world erupts in fear and violence, she needs someone to turn to.

Will Meg and Dani be able to find their way through the darkness enveloping the earth? Or will Death be the last one standing?

Bold Strokes Books / Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

KILLER WINTER
by Kay Bigelow

Release date: March 13, 2018
Crime & Mystery / Speculative Fiction

Lieutenant Leah Samuels catches the first homicide case of the new year 2235, and a monster blizzard is obscuring the evidence. The Murder Scene Investigators find only blood and microscopic pieces of flesh and bone of an estimated twenty-plus people. With a winter that will last another six months, she can’t wait until spring to find more evidence in the killing field. Leah resorts to good old-fashioned detecting—and trusting her gut. The motive for the murders is more bizarre than she could have imagined. Finally, when she thought things could get no worse, she learns the woman she loves has betrayed her in devastating ways.

Bold Strokes Books / Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

DANGEROUS WATERS
First Responders Series Book 7
by Radclyffe

Release date: March 13, 2018
Action & Adventure / Romance

Army National Guard Colonel Sawyer Kincaid has served her time dueling with death in the deserts of Africa. Now that she’s home, the only sand she wants to see is on the beach in South Florida. Too bad Tropical Storm Leo, swiftly gaining strength out over the Atlantic, is about to draw her in to another life or death war, this time on home soil.

Dr. Dara Sims has too many critical patients in the intensive care units at Miami Memorial to consider evacuation, no matter how determined the battle-hardened colonel is to make her. As far as Dara is concerned, evacuate is just another word for abandon. When a state of emergency becomes a state of siege waged by Leo, all she can do is hope the rising waters relent before she loses everyone, herself included.

Bold Strokes Books / Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

THE QUEEN OF IEFLARIA
Tales of Inthya Book 1
by Effie Calvin

Release date: February 19, 2018
Fantasy

Princess Esofi of Rhodia and Crown Prince Albion of Ieflaria have been betrothed since they were children but have never met. At age seventeen, Esofi’s journey to Ieflaria is not for the wedding she always expected but instead to offer condolences on the death of her would-be husband.

But Ieflaria is desperately in need of help from Rhodia for their dragon problem, so Esofi is offered a new betrothal to Prince Albion’s younger sister, the new Crown Princess Adale. But Adale has no plans of taking the throne, leaving Esofi with more to battle than fire-breathing beasts.

Amazon US / Amazon UK / Amazon CA / Amazon AUS

 

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About TBM

TB Markinson is an American living in England. When she isn’t writing, she’s traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs, or reading. Not necessarily in that order.
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