Author: AK Evans
Series: Cunningham Security #9
Publisher: J&J Ink
Release Date: June 9, 2020
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense
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As the last single guy amongst his coworkers, Gunner Hayes is beginning to wonder if he’ll ever find the woman that’s right for him. He’s watched as his friends have fallen in love, secretly wishing for that for himself. And it’s when he sees his high school crush on the local news that Gunner is awakened to the possibility of his own happy ending.
Years after Sage Thompson left, she’s back in Wyoming working as a meteorologist. Day in and day out, she puts on a happy face for the camera. Behind the lens, she’s anything but. The truth is, Sage longs for something new. Something she’s wondering if she’s even meant to have anymore.
So, when her high school crush shows up outside the news station looking better than ever, Sage feels revived. She’ll take one night with Gunner before she leaves on assignment to cover the story about hurricanes ravaging the east coast.
But when Sage returns home, she’s terrified to see Gunner again. Because even though she’s accustomed to dealing with unpredictable storms, Sage isn’t sure how Gunner will react when he learns that one night of passion has bonded them for a lifetime.
Series: Cunningham Security #9
Genre: Contemporary Romantic Suspense
Author: AK Evans
Release Date: June 9, 2020
Elizabeth ‘Elle’ Blackman has always enjoyed the simple pleasures in life: reading romance novels, exploring new places, spending time with her family and friends, and getting lost in her music. A professional singer surrounded by family, friends, and fans in her small hometown, Elle never expected the balance of her carefree life to be disrupted. Days before she is set to go on tour, Elle learns that someone is out to get her. If she’s going to remain safe, Elle makes the only sensible choice there is.
Run right to the front door of Cunningham Security, where the owner is not only the man that is capable of keeping her safe, but also the guy she’s been attracted to for months.
The downside? He’s made the decision not to be in a relationship with her.
Levi Cunningham is the owner of Cunningham Security, a private investigations and security firm. When Elle arrives at the doorstep of his firm, terrified for her safety and asking for help, his protective instinct kicks in. Learning of her troubles, Levi makes it his mission to uncover the identity of the stalker while keeping Elle safe from harm.
Less than twenty-four hours into it, Levi realizes he’s not going to be able to fight the attraction he’s had toward Elle for the last few months.
As Levi and his team work to solve Elle’s case, the relationship between them quickly goes from strictly business to deeply personal. A romantic relationship in its infancy is difficult enough. Add in an obsessed cyberstalker and you’ve got a recipe for disaster.
Will Elle’s stalker succeed in destroying the beloved singer’s career and newfound romance or will her stalker’s efforts to bring her down only propel Elle toward success in both her professional and personal life?
It only took a matter of moments for Lexi Townsend’s life to change.
Her power was taken, her trust lost. Her bubbly personality was smothered by the depressing weight of shame and guilt.
Four years later, Lexi yearns to get back to the former version of herself. A stronger version. One who is no longer afraid to share her story, her body, and her trust. When Private Investigator Cruz Cunningham comes into her life, he proves he’s a man that’s deserving of her trust.
When multiple women in Windsor go missing, it launches Cruz and the Cunningham Security team into action. As Cruz digs deeper into the investigation, he’s torn between finding the missing women and protecting the woman he loves. Putting her faith in Cruz, Lexi never imagines that this case could destroy everything she’s worked so hard to overcome.
Ekko Rose is no stranger to struggle. Even though she’s experienced more than her fair share of hardship, she has dreams she wants to fulfill. But when another stroke of bad luck leaves her homeless, Ekko’s only option is to focus on survival.
Dominick ‘Dom’ Moore has had his eyes on Ekko ever since he saved her life several months ago. He kept his distance then because she was attached to another man. Now, seeing her living out of her car, Dom resolves to help her get back on her feet.
When Dom approaches Ekko, she wrestles with knowing her rightful place in the world and desperately wanting to latch onto something better.
Just as the pair fall hard for one another, Ekko’s streak of misfortune delivers one more blow. With their relationship thrown into a pit of despair and hopeless desire, Dom must crack the case he’s been trying to solve for weeks.
Because if he can’t, Ekko might be lost to him forever.
Lorenzo De Luca’s troubled past has left him a shell of a man. The blood that runs through his veins feels toxic. Determined to not let history repeat itself, Lorenzo vows to protect others from the violence that lives inside him.
But when Jolie Moore literally stumbles into his arms and his life, Lorenzo finds himself captivated by her larger-than-life personality. Jolie’s pull is strong, making it difficult for him to keep his promise. It’s hard to resist the urge to connect with the girl who wears her heart on her sleeve, but Lorenzo knows he needs to lock his heart away to keep her safe.
Because his legacy has the power to destroy.
Jolie’s never been one to back down from a challenge, and her resolve to help him heal is strong. Lorenzo is wary, already content having found peace in solitude. But it isn’t long before Jolie shows him that he’s shielded others from a man who only has the capacity to love.
Zara Brooks needs a fresh start.
Consumed with insecurity and damaged by betrayal, Zara leaves her old life and all the heartache it holds behind her.
Or so she thinks…
Zara is deeply wounded and every choice she makes in her new hometown is evidence of that pain.
Pierce Reynolds has lived in Windsor all his life and loves the community. When multiple businesses in town are set ablaze faster than the police department can investigate, Pierce volunteers to be the lead investigator on the case.
Pierce’s investigation lands him at Zara’s front door and he’s immediately taken with her. While Zara can’t deny that he’s an attractive and well-respected man, she refuses to get involved.
Once tragedy strikes, leaving Zara vulnerable, Pierce learns there’s a lot of hurt hiding beneath her tough exterior and handles her with care. Shocked by the depth of Pierce’s kindness, Zara finds her heart yearns for more.
But Zara treads cautiously.
Because she knows how easy it is to get burned.
Sometimes your first love needs a second chance…
A boy from the wrong side of the tracks, Trent Michaels never cared what anyone thought of him. That is, until the girl he fell in love with broke his heart in the worst way possible.
Delaney Rogers knows she made the biggest mistake of her life when she allowed Trent to walk away from her. So, when Trent unknowingly rescues her baby fifteen years later, Delaney’s relieved she’ll finally have the chance to make things right.
The only problem is that Trent can’t bear to look at the woman he loved and lost. The woman who now realizes just how much damage she’s done.
Following a series of accidental encounters, Trent soon realizes that everything is not as it seems. And Delaney is hoping for a second chance to prove that it wasn’t him who was unworthy.
It was her.
Is the risk always worth the reward?
Lennox ‘Leni’ Ford was always a rule follower. But obeying the rules has never led her to happiness. So, Leni listens to her heart. And though that’s left her feeling alone and rejected by her family, it doesn’t stop Leni from continuing to dive in head first. Even when she knows she may end up hurt.
Holden Locke is a brilliant man who’s always relied on logic to steer him in the right direction. But his good sense flew out the window the moment he saw Leni standing outside her torched yoga studio. Now he’s got a choice to make. Listen to reason and stay away or surrender to his feelings and take a risk.
Before he can stop it, Holden finds himself submitting to Leni’s allure. And it isn’t long before the pair are wrapped up in each other. But the faster Leni falls, the harder Holden pulls away.
And as Holden wages an internal battle with his emotions, neither of them realizes that Leni’s gearing up for the fight of her life.
They say money can’t buy happiness.
Quinn Jacobs wasn’t sure she agreed. After all, she had everything she needed—the perfect marriage, loads of cash, and not a care in the world. So, it never dawned on her that she’d end up in her current situation.
Deceived and divorced.
Suffering the ultimate betrayal at the hands of her husband and best friend, Quinn does the only thing she can. Pick herself up and move on.
Tyson Reed might not have millions, but he’s got one thing money can’t buy.
In the form of a large, loud, in-his-business family and dozens of friends. They’re all his, and he wouldn’t dream of changing that.
The last thing Quinn needs is to hop into another relationship, but when Tyson shows up to install her new security system, she finds him irresistibly charming. As Quinn tries to find a way to trust a man again, Tyson works to heal her battered heart.
But just when she thinks everything is going right, Quinn once again finds herself prone to being betrayed.