The Billionaire Next Door by Jessica Bird is currently $2.99 digitally. Bird is better known by her other pen name, JR Ward.
No vahmpihres in this book, but it's a lovely contemporary romance, and was part of the 2008 DABWAHA Tournament.
Take-no-prisoners deal-maker Sean O'Banyon ate Wall Street financiers for lunch.
So why was he losing sleep over a fresh-scrubbed nurse in old jeans and a too-big T-shirt? Maybe it was those warm green eyes. Or the way she blushed when he got personal.
There was no denying the serious chemistry between them.
But sooner or later Lizzie would learn his deep, dark secrets: First, he had trust issues. And second–he'd rather not go into the whole “family” thing.
He didn't “do” relationships…but amazingly, Lizzie made him want one anyway.
Deliver Me by Farrah Rochon is .99c. This is a contemporary romance with an ob/gyn who asks a new hospital physician to pose as his girlfriend to get his mother off his back for awhile – that always works according to plan, right? This was originally published by Dorchester and has been re-released by the author.
Monica Gardner is starting over. The broken-hearted St. Louis native has nothing left at home any longer: her future is being an ER doctor at a New Orleans hospital. Her first day makes for a bumpy start as she continually runs into handsome but irascible Dr. Elijah Holmes—a man who could make her change her mind about finding true love.
For years, Dr. Eli Holmes has been living up to his own high expectations—and is burning himself out in the process.
The only time this “Super Doc” ob-gyn slows down is to notice the beautiful eyes of a newcomer, Dr. Gardner. He’s pleased to know that she’s more than just a pretty face, she’s also an ace physician. When they work together, sparks fly.
But with both Monica and Eli trying to hard not to fall in love, they realize they can’t resist this affair of the heart.
RECOMMENDED: Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty is $1.99 at Amazon right now (come on over, price matching fairies?). Amanda recommends this book, saying I feel like this book was an integral part of my adolescence. This is a YA novel that has spoken to a LOT of readers since its publication in 2001.
My parents suck ass. Banning me from the phone and restricting my computer privileges are the most tyrannical parental gestures I can think of. Don’t they realize that Hope’s the only one who keeps me sane? . . . I don’t see how things could get any worse.
When her best friend, Hope Weaver, moves away from Pineville, New Jersey, hyperobservant sixteen-year-old Jessica Darling is devastated. A fish out of water at school and a stranger at home, Jessica feels more lost than ever now that the only person with whom she could really communicate has gone.
How is she supposed to deal with the boy- and shopping-crazy girls at school, her dad’s obsession with her track meets, her mother salivating over big sister Bethany’s lavish wedding, and her nonexistent love life?
The Coming Dark by Erin McCarthy is $2.99. This is a paranormal YA about an exorcist – and there's a boarding school, too, for those who have “boarding school” on their catnip list. This book has a 3.75 average at GR.
Liana Matthews’ mother was murdered when she was two, with her in the room. Raised by her grandmother, she has always been the school freak, but when she starts spewing Latin and exorcising demons she didn’t know existed, she has no choice but to change schools or be tossed in a mental hospital.
Her guardians say she is being chased by a demon, and the safest place for her and her best friend, Abby, is in a boarding school for demon hunters in training, where she’ll have a bodyguard in the form of a brawny seventeen year old named Chase.
Yet training as an exorcist and living in constant fear of the demon Axel who attacked her the night she came to school, has Liana unsure who she should trust. With her grandmother in a nursing home and Abby locked away in another building, the one person Liana finds herself wanting to spend time with isn’t a person at all… but a demon.
Darius is supposed to be her final exam, the demon she has to exorcise to graduate, yet there is something about him that intrigues her and she knows she can’t kill him. Especially since he says he has information about her father, who she’s never met.
With rumors about her mother’s murder still swirling, Axel trying to kill her, and her feelings torn between the guy who is sworn to protect her and the demon who may endanger her, Liana has to face THE COMING DARK.