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Here are this week’s new ebook and audio releases and announcements.
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TB & Miranda
by Ali Spooner & K.L. Gallagher
Alexandra “Alex” Hawthorne is on the fast track to the top of one of the most formidable, white-collar, criminal defense law firms in New York. She can ill afford any distractions, especially those with dark-brown eyes, who can rock a power suit while coaching professional hockey players. Not now. Not when Alex is so close to making senior partner. Not after all she has sacrificed.
After a devastating end to her playing career, Janelle Leblanc channeled her passion into coaching and reached the pinnacle of success as the first female head coach in NHL history. Despite her accomplishments, she hears whispers that she was hired as nothing more than a publicity stunt. Janelle’s focus needs to remain on the ice if she is to prove them wrong, not on a certain curly haired attorney with the most arresting emerald-green eyes she has ever seen.
Once the spark is lit, their chemistry is impossible to ignore. Can Janelle break down Alex’s walls to give them a real chance? Or will Alex’s past heartache be too much for them to overcome?
by L.M. Bennett
All Lane wants is the company of a beautiful woman to ease the sting of turning 40.
Gray hair, unrequited love and the woman’s ex really mess with her plans, but in the best way. Best friend, Pax, saves the night, but she might not be ready for Lane to move on.
Before Lane can enjoy the second half of her life, she must confront old wounds she thought had healed.
Content warning: Drug use. Implied but not depicted.
The Hopeful Hearts: Book 2
by B.W. Hope
Available in Kindle Unlimited
Sara “Coop” Cooper is doing her best to navigate the pitfalls of running her own restaurant as owner and head-chef. In an effort to get her life back on track after a nasty break-up, she has sworn off dating so she can put all of her time and energy into making her business a success… that is until she meets a local food blogger who can make or break her career.
Alix Pierson has spent the past four years recovering from a hit-and-run accident that forced her to give up her dreams. As she works on getting her life back to a new normal, one without distractions or the threat of a broken heart, she takes on a job to review a restaurant for the local newspaper, bringing her high school crush back into her now very complicated life.
Can Coop and Alix let go of their painful pasts to move forward towards a future together, or is there too much to overcome? Will they be able to overcome the obstacles set before them, some beyond their control? Will they realize that even though the path to love is hard work… it might be worth the risk?
by Verity Lowell
Charlotte Hilaire has a love-hate relationship with her work as a museum courier. On the one hand, it takes her around the world. On the other, her plan to become a professor is veering dangerously off track.
Yet once in a while, maybe every third trip or so, the job goes delightfully sideways…
When a blizzard strands Charlotte in Spain for a few extra days and she’s left with glorious free time on her hands, the only question is: Dare she invite her grad school crush for an after-dinner drink on a snowy night?
Accomplished, take-no-prisoners art historian Adrianna Coates has built an enviable career since Charlotte saw her last. She’s brilliant. Sophisticated. Impressive as hell and almost a decade older.
Hospitable, too, as she absolutely insists Charlotte spend the night on her pullout sofa as the storm rages on.
One night becomes three and three nights become a hot and adventurous long-distance relationship when Charlotte returns to the States. But when Adrianna plots her next career move just as Charlotte finally opens a door in academia, distance may not be the only thing that keeps them apart.
by Jen Silver
After twenty-five years Darcy and Angie meet again and from the faintly flickering embers of their forbidden teenage love, a flame erupts. Family complications arise including a reluctant engagement, secret surrogacy, and a persistent ex-wife.
Villagers in Professor Darcy Belsfield’s childhood home of Sycamore Haven remember her being sent away to a Christian conversion camp in Canada when her father discovered her making love to her school friend, Angie.
Angie has never married but she does have a past and some unenthusiastic plans for the future. Will the differences in their lives doom the chance of Darcy and Angie discovering if they can build a future together?
Oregon: Book 5
Together, Luke and Nora survived the hardships and dangers along the Oregon Trail in 1851. What started out as a marriage of convenience between a woman living as a man and a former prostitute slowly grew into love.
But now that they have arrived in Oregon City, the real adventure is just beginning. Winter is approaching, and they need to claim a piece of land and build a cabin, all while trying to establish their new roles as life partners and parents.
Will they find a place to call home and, more importantly, a way to grow as a couple?
“A Place to Call Home” is a lesbian historical romance short story that continues Jae’s award-winning Oregon series. It picks up directly after the end of Backwards to Oregon.
by A. L. BROOKS
Available in Kindle Unlimited
Lesbian erotica sizzles in this return to The Club, where the clients watch and make love to each other in the UK’s sexiest women-only nightclub.
Welcome back to The Club. The rules are the same but the players have changed. Mandy still runs her unique nightclub. These days she’s ready to bring love and passion back into her own life, but finding it? Well, maybe the universe has a sense of humour. Lindsey has come out late in life and is looking for a confidence boost, and a club regular is only too happy to help her out. Caitlin would love to test her limits after being shamed by an ex for her desires. Jody thinks no one will want to be intimate with her again after a tragic accident left her body forever changed. Her best friend Kris has other ideas. Joanna and Suzanne have been together for years. They’re still in love but something’s missing. Maybe The Club can help add some zest to the bedroom? Laura has overcome most of her grief from losing her wife, but wonders if she still has it in her to be intimate with someone.
Whatever they need, they can find. Anonymity, sweetness, sexiness, and unexpected opportunities abound at The Club, as Mandy watches over them all.
This tantalising follow-up to the award-winning The Club can be read as a standalone book.
Lesbian Erotica Bundle
by Victoria Rush
Only a woman really knows how to satisfy another woman…
Book 1: Webcam Chat
When lonely divorcée Jade searches online for a distraction one night, she uncovers a lesbian chat room where naked women have private conversations using webcams. Eventually she meets a young college girl who confides that she’s attracted to her straight roommate…
Book 2: The Spa
When Jade’s best friend invites her to a private women’s spa, she gets more than they bargained for. Starting with a relaxing couples massage, the two girls are shocked when they’re greeted by two nude masseuses…
Book 3: The Toy Party
When Jade decides to hold a girls-only party at her place, she invites the owner of the local adult store to provide a demonstration of some of her latest sex toys…
Book 4: Swedish Sauna
When Jade takes a holiday flight to Sweden, she’s floored by how beautiful the flight attendants are on the plane. As she watches the sexy stewardesses go about their duties, she curls up in her seat by the window and has a silent climax under her cozy blanket…
Book 5: The Therapist
When Jade’s sex therapist friend Hannah invites her to attend one of her private sessions, she’s shocked at what she finds. Instead of merely talking through her clients’ problems, she encourages them to actively explore their bodies while she helps them lose their inhibitions…
Flint & Co Paranormal Investigations: Book 1
by Rachel Ford
Available in Kindle Unlimited
He’s a skeleton who used to be a cop. I’m a Freak who used to be a detective. Together, we’re going to find the woman I love.
Technically, the PD hasn’t fired me yet. But when my girlfriend, the star witness in the biggest embezzlement case in a century, went missing, I stepped on some toes. And maybe busted a senior detective’s nose.
He had it coming. He’s hiding something. I’m going to find out what, and I’m going to find my fiancée. But I can’t do it alone.
In a world of magic and undead beings, Normies avoid Freaks like me like the plague. Our magic terrifies them.
But there’s one place I know I can turn to find the help I need: the undead. So here I am, trusting the fate of my career and the love of my life to the bony hands of a 150 year old undead investigator.
And that’s a recipe for disaster. No bones about it.
by K’Anne Meinel
Marissa and Reanne, after years of invitro fertilization are finally having the baby they so desperately sought. There is a surprise though, there isn’t just one, there are three. The mothers-to-be happily look forward to telling their families about the impending births. Unfortunately, Marissa’s mother and father vehemently refuse to accept these extra children. They believe that multiple offspring are the work of the devil and they will stop at nothing to rid their misguided daughter and her wife of these unwanted offspring.
This is based on a true story.
by D. Jackson Leigh
narrated by Lula Larkin
When it comes to family secrets, Southern gentry would rather let sleeping dogs lie.
Abigail Wetherington believes the evil that stalks her family in the streets of London is a sleeping dog come back to bite them. So with her last breath, she implores her beautiful granddaughter, Lillie, to flee to the family’s polo estate in South Carolina and seek the protection of someone Abigail has come to trust – Swain Butler. What Lillie doesn’t know is that she is putting herself in the hands of a woman who may be the biggest family secret of them all.
Be careful, Abigail cautions Lillie. If sleeping dogs must be roused, then call them forth softly.
by Prudence MacLeod
narrated by Bobbi Wilson
They say she can find anyone, anytime, anywhere. Run as far and fast as you can, gather friends with guns if you want, it won’t help you. She’s coming. There on your back trail, always there, always getting closer, is the Seeker. Nothing can stop the bounty hunter, nothing can turn her aside, and there’s only one thing she’s afraid of, the dragon rider.
By Carsen Taite
narrated by AJ Ferraro
Attorney Wren Bishop knew it would be an adjustment to go from her cushy, lucrative career in big law to the public defender’s office, but she’s completely unprepared for the suspicion from her colleagues and the animus from her adversaries at what was billed as a close-knit courthouse. To top it off, her first case pits her against Lennox Roy, a gorgeous yet fierce prosecutor with a reputation for cajoling juries and breaking hearts.
Lennox comes from a family full of bleeding hearts who believe in second, third, and fourth chances, but she’s seen firsthand the damage leniency can do. She has no patience for a softy like Wren Bishop, no matter how sexy and brilliant she might be. But when they face off over a mysterious arson case, their attraction ignites a passion that leads them to question their assumptions about the law, the truth, and each other.
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2022 IHL READING CHALLENGE
Beginning in January, IHL will launch the I Heart Lesfic 2022 Reading Challenge. We will feature 2 new book categories each week, along with a recommended reading list for books that qualify for each category.
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Miranda & TB
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