Winning Ben

Winning Ben

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

The guy trying to build a life for himselfThe girl determined to keep her life uncomplicatedThe thrill of the chase...the heat of the momentAnd a chance to win it allArchitect Ben Chapman is building a new environmentally-friendly neighborhood in Cypress Corners. He not only has a new job, though. He has siblings he didn't know about until three months ago. They welcome him but he feels like he's on the outside looking in. Raised as an only child, he doesn't know how to do family.Tammy Donato's blend of cool and sexy attracts clients and closes deals at Cypress Corners. She comes from a big family, and vows to never settle down. When she meets Ben, she can't deny her attraction. But he's a Chapman. He has forever written all over him.Can Ben convince Tammy to take a chance on him?Or will he lose what he never even knew he wanted?
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That Determined Mister Latham

That Determined Mister Latham

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

The sign above the door of Elliot's Fineries on Bond Street states: Where you can find your heart's desire.Patrick Latham scoffs at that notion. He let go of those dreams five years ago when the woman he loved betrayed him. But when he meets the shop owner's niece, Victoria Elliot, he wonders if his heart's desire is indeed inside that very shop. Though Victoria is a "shopgirl" and certainly not a member of the ton, she is the most beguilingly beautiful and spirited young woman Patrick has ever met. He is determined to get to know the auburn-haired, silver-eyed beauty, even if it means buying every damn pair of riding gloves at Elliot's Fineries!Victoria went from sheltered vicar's daughter to shopgirl in the blink of an eye. When she meets Patrick, she is immediately drawn to his darkly handsome looks and his charming appeal. But life for a shopgirl can be unfair, even cruel, and when a great danger lurks just around the corner from Elliot's Fineries, can she trust Patrick to...
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Finding Harmony

Finding Harmony

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

A country girl committed to nature. A city guy with his eye on the bottom line. A battle of wills…a battle for balance And a love that can tip the scales Rick Chapman is climbing to the top rung of his father's corporate ladder. Fulfilling Chapman Financial’s contract at Cypress Corners, Florida will finally prove his value to the company. And to his father. But one endangered weed, and the pretty plant girl trying to save it, could really screw up his plans. Harmony Brooks loves her job as a plant conservationist at Cypress Corners, and the money she earns allows her to make up for a former boyfriend’s betrayal. He not only stole her parents’ money, he stole her heart. And that’s something she won’t ever risk again. But opposites attract, not that she or Rick ever expected to fall in love. Can Harmony prove to Rick that he’s worth so much more than his father’s approval? Or is Rick so blind he can’t see that loving Harmony is worth losing what he’s wanted for so long?
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Pride and Fire

Pride and Fire

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

Paul Talbot, Viscount Leed, is set on avoiding the marriage trap. Though his family has money troubles he won't marry an heiress and dance on her leading strings. He discreetly writes speeches for Parliament, using his words to passionately express others' opinions. Lady Michelle Thomas is a spirited heiress, piqued with the rules of Society which dictate that a woman must be seen and not heard. And if she has opinions on politics or finance? Well, she had best keep them to herself. Sparks fly when she meets Paul and she believes she's found a man interested in more than her face, form and finances. They wed but when Paul refuses her very generous dowry she'll do anything to see her money settled on him, even if it means going to his rival and putting more than his career in jeopardy.
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Gifted

Gifted

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

In 2050, the Cataclysmic Wars erupted, triggering natural disasters. Tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes and volcanoes. The country once known as England was changed forever.Some survivors developed physical and mental gifts in the century since. The king uses "gifted" children for entertainment, and some die from the strain.For seventeen-year-old Kelwin, his gift of second sight is a curse. Physical contact is painful, and he keeps his family at a distance.Sixteen-year-old Alyssa doesn't know it but she has the gift of telekinesis. Her father died and she and her brother have a new guardian. He senses her gift and wants to control her. Afraid, they run to Kelwin's family home.Kelwin is drawn to Alyssa, and feels no pain when he touches her. Alyssa senses a connection to him too. And her gift she denies.As they grow closer so does danger. Can she and Kelwin work together to keep their families safe? Or is there a bigger threat?
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The Viscount's Vixen

The Viscount's Vixen

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

A gentleman determined to regain his family fortuneA lady who is as bold as she is beautifulRunaway attraction...tender affectionAnd a mystery that could tear them apartMichael Reed, Viscount Balsam, inherited little but his ancient home in Cornwall when his father passed away a year earlier. He partners with his good friend to train and race horses, intent on remaking his fortune.Lady Elizabeth, Betsy, Bridgewater is tempted to accept an older gentleman's proposal, if only to curb what her mother calls her wild streak. When Michael and Betsy meet at the Derby, sparks fly. When they reconnect at Bridgewater Park weeks later, they can't ignore their attraction or their affection. Despite Betsy's imminent betrothal and Michael's troubling finances, neither can imagine life without the other.Once back at Michael's Cornwall estate, Betsy begins to look into his family mystery. He doesn't want her interference, or for her to learn of the unsettling childhood memories that haunt him.Can...
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Just Perfect

Just Perfect

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

William Chesterton, the Earl of Chester, might be the perfect gentleman, but his feelings for Constance Bridgewater are anything but gentlemanly. Constance Bridgewater, the daughter of the late Earl of Bridgewater, might be the perfect lady, but her feelings for the Earl of Chester are anything but ladylike. They both know that if they were together, everything would be just perfect. So what is keeping them apart?
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Kissing Bree

Kissing Bree

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

Bestselling author JoMarie DeGioia brings heat, heart and humor in her Cypress Corners series of Contemporary Romantic Comedies!The guy who hides behind a cool maskThe girl who feels she can't live up to expectationsAn appearance of perfection...a very real passionAnd a love that can see through to the insideCorporate lawyer Derek Stone is respected and valued at Chapman Financial. Raised in a privileged world as the son of a highly-successful Boston attorney, he's hidden the ugly truth of his father's drunken abuse for years now. When he's offered a new job at Cypress Corners as in-house counsel, he sees it as a chance to keep his mother safe from his father. And maybe start a new life for himself.Bree James ran from her own country club life a year ago when her grandmother passed away and left her financially independent. She's been living and working in Cypress Corners since, but has yet to begin her own life. She longs for something real to hold onto but doubts she'll ever...
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Luke's Gold

Luke's Gold

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

A Braunach who jumps to the future to save his uncleA Pixie who will do anything to heal her sisterWill he find a way to save them both?Or will he have to choose between his family's gold and his heart's treasure?Luke MacDonald, a charming Braunach from nineteenth century Ireland, uses his uncle's enchanted amber to time jump to the future. His family's gold was stolen and he must recover it to save his uncle's failing mind.Brianna Wellbrook, a Cornish Pixie, has no choice but to use the gold her ancestor stole two centuries earlier. Her little sister is very ill, and no magic will heal her. She was warned that someone will come to retrieve it but she never expected such a strong and handsome Braunach.A dark presence followed Luke on his jump, and he wants the gold. Will Luke find a way to save the treasure and their loved ones before all is lost?
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Patrick's Promise

Patrick's Promise

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

A Braunach desperate to atone for his sinsA woman with the ability to heal lost childrenHe's certain she can save his sonBut can she save him from himself?Patrick MacDonald, a Braunach from 19th century Ireland, surrendered to a Banshee's seduction four years ago. This resulted in a son, and the little boy is troubled and withdrawn. Patrick uses his uncle's enchanted amber to jump to the future to find some way to save his son.Tara Connor's work in the behavior lab at the Children's Hospital in Indianapolis challenges her to reach kids locked inside themselves. When Patrick charms her and jumps with her back to his home, she's confused and angry. But when she meets his son, she longs to bring the little boy back to his family. She can't deny her attraction to the boy's father, either. He wants her too, but he's certain his sins put her out of reach.Can Tara show Patrick that he's more than his past mistakes?Or will he let his shame destroy any future they might have?
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A Hero and A Gentleman

A Hero and A Gentleman

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

Taylor Shelby has fled her home. She needs help and there's only one man she can trust. Blake Thompson. He's also the only man she's adored since childhood.Blake is shocked to see Taylor on his doorstep in the dead of night after so many years. He remembers her as a carefree young girl chasing ducks around the family estate. He, on the other hand, was always causing mischief with Taylor's older brother Robert. When he invited Robert to join his private investigations firm, it was more of a lark than anything else. He never thought his best friend would go missing while on a case, and he certainly never expected to see Robert's proper sister at his inn, The Hideaway, with a bruised eye and an air of desperation about her.Blake can't deny the beauty Taylor has become. But she's his best friend's little sister! How can he find Robert, solve this dangerous case, and protect Taylor, all while trying to ignore her captivating allure?After all, he's no hero . . . and he's certainly no...
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Showing Jessie

Showing Jessie

JoMarie DeGioia

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

The guy who wants to settle downThe girl afraid to lose herself againShowing her hand...showing his heartAnd a chance to have foreverJessie Wilde survived an abusive boyfriend and now just wants to live her own life. Her enthusiasm and expertise sell the environmental features of the idyllic town of Cypress Corners but she doubts her own worth, often hiding behind her glasses and bulky clothes.Former beach bum Noah Brady builds houses but he wants to make a home for himself and his young son. He doesn't know if he has it in him, though. He's never been a commitment or future kind of guy.When he meets Jessie, and gets to know the sweet smart girl inside, he has to figure out how to do this relationship thing. He's starting to think she just might be his forever.Can Noah show Jessie there's more to life than just surviving?Or will her fear of the past keep her from reaching for her future?
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