Holding On

Holding On

A. C. Bextor

Contemporary / Crime / Romance

This novel contains material that is not suitable for individuals under the age of 18. Content includes: drug use, explicit language, violence, rape, and other scenarios with content that readers may find offensive. Please use caution when deciding on this book, as every reader has the right to understand the product before purchase. This book is one of two and does not contain an exact HEA as the reader may expect, yet. “You are mine. You’ve been mine since you took those training wheels off that pink bike of yours and fell at my feet. Never even cried, you didn’t. Just sat on my lap trusting that I had you. Well I have you now, baby. You’re grown up, you’re a woman, and you’re mine. Mine.” That’s Shame. My brothers best friend and the Vice President of Lights of Peril MC. Along with my best friend Sadey, we’ve all grown up together. I don’t have a memory that isn’t surrounded by the four of us. Years together as friends and often times in the face of adversity has led Shame, Hem, Mace, and Sadey to share their lives now as adults. Sadey and Mace have been best friends since they were five years old. As a child, teenager, and then young woman, Sadey longed for Hem to notice her. As years passed, she vowed to save all of herself for him with the hope that one day he would see her as the woman she was turning herself into, not just the child he remembers. Mace and Hem are siblings that grew up in a small town in the Midwest. Sharing the same mother, Mace’s father refuses to accept Hem as his own, leading him to a life similar to that of his biological father. Hem never set out to be President of the Lights of Peril Motorcycle Club, but when he left home at 17 to find the acceptance he was so desperate for, he ended up finding Doc. After Doc's passing Hem was determined to lead Peril into a clean existence. The story is about love, heartache, and tragedy. Sometimes we search our whole lives for something we think we are missing, only to find out what we had with us is what we were looking for all along.
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Hayden's Verse

Hayden's Verse

A. C. Bextor

Contemporary / Crime / Romance

Hayden I’m known to my friends as a player; a user of women. I don’t believe in relationships. They’re messy and confusing. They don’t last. Lacey Wells walked into my life and ruined it. Although not in the traditional sense, we made the decision to be exclusive. We used each other to satisfy our bodies want of lust and attraction. And we had this… for a time. When uncontrollable events altered the arrangement and life as we knew it had fallen to circumstance, my reactions weren’t only punishing, they were painful and cruel. I pushed her away, causing her heartache but in return she refused to break. Instead, she challenged my will at every turn. She was determined to make me see the person I always was, but had never been. I was desperate and searching for the answer that I was so anxious to have…Was I capable of falling in love? Our path together was tumultuous and unforgiving. At times it was full of anger and resentment. But it was also fun and sometimes downright ridiculous. There’s no label to our story; tales of cliché pale in comparison. It just happened. It was us. It was crazy and it was exactly what we made it.
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Travis's Stand

Travis's Stand

A. C. Bextor

Contemporary / Crime / Romance

Travis's Stand is not considered a standalone novel. In order to enjoy the book and understand all elements included, the reader must have read Hayden's Verse. Ace's Redemption, Devil's Despair Book One, is currently on sale for .99. Limited time only! Due to content, this book contains material that is not suitable for readers under the age of 18. ~Travis~ "I'd rather hurt you this way than watch you wake up one morning, after losing everyone in your life, because you think your love for me means more than your loyalty to them." Sarah said this to me. "I'm sorry." She said that, too. Caught up in the inescapable pain of an unexpected loss, Sarah and I shared one unforgettable night together. The next morning, she made the decision to walk away from what could've been. To her, we were a mistake. To me, we were everything I never knew I needed. ~Sarah~ Those I'm closest to never understood me. To them, my maddening character was nothing more than a ridiculous piece of my adolescence. To me, it was the sad truth knowing I was never going to be an equal among them. After my life was tragically ripped apart, the only person I believed accepted the real me, offered me the escape I was desperate for. I refused to believe the night Travis and I shared would taint our friendship. I thought if I kept him at arm's length and if I denied talking to him about what we'd done, my life would go back to what it was before. To me, it was a lonely place in which I was used to being. To him, it was the one place I never belonged. It wasn't only Ace who stood in the way of our happily-ever-after. The power of a person's past has a way of risking their future. Travis's past jeopardized it all.
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Ace's Redemption

Ace's Redemption

A. C. Bextor

Contemporary / Crime / Romance

Cherry Memories alone can ruin you. Fear has a paralyzing effect, and love isn’t always enough to keep you safe. Ace was the gateway to a freedom I hadn’t known since I was fifteen. He offered his protection from the demons that haunted me; both living and dead. Although I knew I wasn’t enough to keep him, this didn’t deter my hope that one day he’d love me for who I was, not the broken girl he tried so desperately to save. In the end, the ghosts of my past found me. Their malevolence knew no bounds, and I was forced to succumb to their will of darkness. Each threat named against those I loved made any escape impossible; choosing my life for theirs became my desolate absolution. Inevitably, it was my own weakness and self-doubt that became my undoing. Ace Emotional ties are sometimes severed. Friendships don’t always endure their hardships, and love offered isn’t always returned. I was in love once. For me, leaving her back in Ohio was the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. For her, moving on with her life that included her son and the man she loved was no less than she deserved -- unconditional happiness. My reasons to bring Cherry home to California were obvious. I needed help with my family, and she needed help staying clean and convincing her parents she was ready to give her son the life he deserved. It was a perfect plan. However, the best laid plans often get lost amidst their best intentions. Cherry fell in love with me, and in return my love for her acted as the catalyst to her destruction.
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Dirty

Dirty

A. C. Bextor

Contemporary / Crime / Romance

DIRTY. A seemingly innocuous five letter word until you pull back the layers of its meaning. Imprisoned in a small room within the walls of the Satan's Creed Motorcycle Club compound, Casey Richards struggles to survive the only life she was raised to know. Her mother, a club whore, and her father, an unknown outlaw she’s never met, Casey’s fate is all but sealed in the eyes of the club. Foul. Unclean. Undesirable. Trapped in a loveless marriage, and with no children of her own, Emma Carsen is the only living soul willing to fight for her niece, Casey. She’s all but given up on saving her until the one man she’s longed to see again unexpectedly finds his way back to town and into her life. Sordid. Vile. Unscrupulous. Max Taylor, former-biker of a disbanded MC, has been holding onto reasons to avoid coming back to the small town he grew up in. The same ghosts that drove him away eventually force Max to find his way back. Now that he's home, he may be Casey’s only chance for freedom. Filthy. Hateful. Impure. In order to get to Casey, Max must find a way to infiltrate the MC. Setting up a meet with Hoss, Satan's Creed’s President who’s known for his depravity as much as his double-crossing ways, it’s made clear that forming an alliance is going to be more of a challenge than he expected. Now he must prove his loyalty to the club and in doing so, he’s forced to get his hands… DIRTY.
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Incompatibly Yours: Charity Anthology Supporting Fertility Research

Incompatibly Yours: Charity Anthology Supporting Fertility Research

A. C. Bextor

Contemporary / Crime / Romance

Hot Tree Publishing has got together with four amazing New York Times and USA Today best-selling authors to bring to you four incredible romance stories. The talented authors have produced new stories especially for our fertility research charity anthology, Incompatibly Yours. 100% of the profits from the sales of this stunning anthology will be donated to fertility research and support charities and organizations. SUMMER'S BAY by A.C. BEXTOR For years, Ryleigh has ignored her heart's desire and its ache for the man she's always wanted. Since coming home after years of being away, she discovers her love for him hasn't changed. The only problem is she's no longer the girl she once was. BLIND FAITH by TERESA GABELMAN Committing her life to teaching the blind, Julie Daniels doesn't expect cowboy Clay Marshall to turn to her for help. As their worlds collide, Clay and Julie discover they have to rely on blind faith to find their own slice of happiness. KISS, INTERRUPTED by S.R. GREY Shy girl Brooks Happ wants nothing more than for her first kiss to come from someone who's her complete opposite, Confident Sebastian Kain fits the bill. Problem is, the world won't cooperate. Time and time again, Brooks's first kiss is interrupted. A cute, funny romantic comedy sure to make you laugh. HER KIND OF CRAZY by NINA LEVINE Juliette Taylor never saw Tanner Brady coming and as much as she swears he's all kinds of wrong for her and that she wants nothing to do with him, he's out to show her otherwise. Never in a million years did she think a laid-back tattoo artist could be the man for her, but he's determined to show her that she's his kind of crazy.
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