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The perfect cosy escapist romance read, Much Ado About You about an escape to a charming English village - and a bookshop which opens up a whole new world of possibilities for Evie Starling. From New York Times bestselling author Samantha Young.
'Sexy chemistry and gut-wrenching emotions kept me turning the pages!' Kristen ProbyNine years ago, Emery Saunders moved to Hartwell to start her life over as a bookstore owner. Her inability to trust people made it hard for her to find a place in the small community until Jessica Lawson moved to town and befriended the shy beauty.But there was one person in Hartwell who tried to befriend Emery long before Jessica arrived . . .Jack Devlin has his secrets. One of them is that he fell hard for Emery the moment she appeared in Hartwell. Another is that his father blackmailed him into covering up a dark family tragedy. It forced Jack to sever his relationships to protect the people he cared about. Yet, staying away from Emery has not been easy throughout the years and he hasn't always succeeded. When Jack's mixed signals hurt Emery once again, she puts him out of her heart for good.Until the Devlin family secret is finally revealed, freeing Jack from his father's machinations. What Jack wants more than anything is to repair his relationships, starting with Emery.However, Emery isn't ready to forgive and Jack's not ready to give up.And when the town's latest scandal ties Jack and Emery together, Jack is not above using their new reality to prove to Emery once and for all that their love is worthy of the legend of Hart's Boardwalk.__________________Discover why readers love Samantha Young . . . '[Samantha Young's] enchanting couples and delicious romances make her books an autobuy' Smexy Books'Smart and sexy, Young writes stories that stay with you long after you flip that last page' Under the Covers'Charismatic characters, witty dialogue, blazing-hot sex scenes, and real-life issues make this book an easy one to devour' Fresh Fiction'The one thing you can count on from Ms. Young is some of the best, steamy, sexual chemistry' Fiction Vixen'Scotland's answer to E.L. James' Closer'[Young] is a goddess when it comes to writing hot scenes' Once Upon a Twilight
A series of chance encounters leads to a sizzling new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series. The universe is conspiring against Ava Breevort. As if flying back to Phoenix to bury a childhood friend wasn't hell enough, a cloud of volcanic ash traveling from overseas delayed her flight back home to Boston. Her last ditch attempt to salvage the trip was thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, Caleb Scott, who steals a first class seat out from under her. Then over the course of their journey home, their antagonism somehow lands them in bed for the steamiest layover Ava's ever had. And that's all it was--until Caleb shows up on her doorstep. When pure chance pulls Ava back into Caleb's orbit, he proposes they enjoy their physical connection while he's stranded in Boston. Ava agrees, knowing her heart's in no danger since a) she barely likes Caleb and b) his existence in her life is temporary. Not long thereafter Ava realizes she's made a terrible error because as it turns out Caleb Scott isn't quite so unlikeable after all. When his stay in Boston becomes permanent, Ava must decide whether to fight her feelings for him or give into them. But even if she does decide to risk her heart on Caleb, there is no guarantee her stubborn Scot will want to risk his heart on her....
Local metalsmith and gift shop owner Dahlia McGuire has to revisit the past if she wants a future with the man she left behind in Boston in the third book in Samantha Young's Hart's Boardwalk series...
A series of chance encounters leads to a sizzling new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series.
'Sexy chemistry and gut-wrenching emotions kept me turning the pages!' KRISTEN PROBY'Scotland's answer to E.L. James' Closer __________________The quiet town of Hartwell is the perfect place to get away from it all - and find what you never knew you needed . . .Bailey Hartwell has many reasons to feel content - her successful business, a close circle of friends and her steady boyfriend . . . even if their romance feels staid after ten years without a serious commitment. The only challenge in her life comes in the form of sexy businessman Vaughn Tremaine. She thinks the ex-New Yorker acts superior and that he considers her a small-town nobody. But when Bailey's blindsided by a betrayal, she's shocked to discover Vaughn is actually a decent guy. Vaughn admires Bailey's free spirit, independence and loyalty. As his passion for her has grown, his antagonism toward her has only worsened. Every little thing Bailey does seduces him. But when Vaughn's painful emotional past makes him walk away in fear he will hurt her, it opens an old wound in Bailey, and she uncharacteristically retreats.Once Vaughn begins to realise he's made the biggest mistake of his life, he has no choice but to fight like he's never fought before to convince Bailey that the love they've found together only comes around once in a lifetime . . .__________________Discover why Samantha Young is known as 'Scotland's E. L. James'. . . '[Young] is a goddess when it comes to writing hot scenes' Once Upon a Twilight'It took over my life until I finished reading it' Netgalley'A viscerally moving love story' Goodreads'Full of charm' Goodreads'Stunning prose and raw characters' Goodreads
It's never too late to change the road that you're on . . . Welcome to Hartwell, a quiet seaside escape where uncovering old secrets could be the key to finding a love that lasts.Doctor Jessica Huntington spends her day involved in other people's always careful to avoid emotional attachments in her personal life. Loss and betrayal taught her that lesson long ago. But when she comes across a set of old love letters in the prison's library and visits the picturesque town of Hartwell to deliver them to their intended recipient, she finds herself unable to resist the town's charm-and her attraction to the sexy owner of a local bar proves equally hard to deny.Since his divorce from his unfaithful ex-wife, Cooper Lawson has focused on what really matters: his family and the boardwalk pub they've owned for generations. But the first time Jessica steps into his bar, Cooper is beyond tempted to risk his heart on her.Yet as their attraction grows hotter and Jessica remains stubbornly closed off, he begins to realize it will take more than just passion to convince her there's only one real thing in life worth fighting for....Readers LOVE The One Real Thing'PURE ROMANTIC MAGIC' - Goodreads reviewer'It took over my life until I finished reading it' - Netgalley reviewer 'If you're looking for a sweet, emotional and sexy romance that takes place in a charming small town look no further . . . near perfect' - Goodreads reviewer'It charmed me, made my heart speed up in excitement, and left me feeling complete when I turned the last page . . . the perfect reading experience' - Goodreads reviewer
The sensual, romantic follow-up to On Dublin Street and Down London Road. Perfect for fans of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy'Scotland's answer to E. L. James' Sunday PostEdinburgh was going to be a fresh start for Olivia Holloway. Crippled by shyness around the opposite sex, Olivia nevertheless meets gorgeous postgraduate Nate Sawyer and decides it is time to push her fears aside. Before long, Olivia and Nate form a close friendship and she finds herself confessing her deepest secrets, and Nate, being her best friend, offers to teach her the art of flirting. As Olivia and Nate's friendship turns intense it soon blossoms into a passionate love affair. For the first time Olivia opens her heart but what she doesn't realise is that Nate has his own fears and just when she finds herself hopelessly falling for him, Nate's past returns to haunt him. Will Nate have the courage to confide in Olivia, or will he cut and run? And can Olivia face up to her own fears and keep him?
The unmissable, sensual sequel to On Dublin Street. Perfect for fans of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy.'Scotland's answer to E. L. James' Sunday PostJohanna Walker knows what she wants. And that's a strong, steady, financially secure man who will treat her well and look after her and her little brother, Cole - something her parents have never done.But when she meets the gorgeous Cameron MacCabe, a new bartender at work,Jo can't deny the instant and undeniable attraction she feels. Cam doesn't fit into her strict specifications of her perfect partner at all - but for once she is tempted to let her heart rule her head.And as their intense connection grows, Jo has to stop hiding the truth about herself and her family. Is Cam prepared to accept Jo for who she really is? And is Jo willing to let someone into her life for keeps?IF YOU LOVED DOWN LONDON ROAD, DON'T MISS THE THRILLING THIRD BOOK IN THE SERIES, BEFORE JAMAICA LANE
Passionate and romantic, On Dublin Street is a captivating and bittersweet story of the redemptive power of love. Perfect for fans of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy.'Scotland's answer to E. L. James' Sunday PostJocelyn Butler has been hiding from her past for years. But all her secrets are about to be laid bare . . .Four years ago, Jocelyn left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland, free of any attachments. But all that is about to change when when she moves into a new apartment on Dublin Street, and meets a man who shakes her carefully guarded world to its core. Braden Carmichael is used to getting what he wants, and he wants Jocelyn. Knowing she's not looking for a relationship, he proposes an arrangement that will satisfy their intense attraction with no strings attached. Jocelyn soon realises that Braden won't be satisfied with just mind-blowing passion. The stubborn Scotsman is intent on truly knowing her . . . down to the very soul.'This extraordinary debut combines a true gift for storytelling with a liberal dose of racy encounters. But what really sets it apart is exquisite characterisation' Daily Record'Highly recommend this one' USA Today
Logan from Echoes of Scotland Street is back with his own smouldering story, as the bestselling On Dublin Street series returns...Logan spent two years paying for the mistakes he made. Now, he's ready to start over. He has a great apartment, a good job, and plenty of women to distract him from his past. And one woman who is driving him to distraction...Grace escaped her manipulative family by moving to a new city. Her new life, made to suit her own needs, is almost perfect. All she needs to do is find her Mr. Right-or at least figure out a way to ignore her irresistible yet annoying womanizer of a neighbor.Grace is determined to have nothing to do with Logan until a life-changing surprise slowly begins turning the wild heartbreaker into exactly the kind of strong, stable man she's been searching for. Only just when she begins to give into his charms, her own messy past threatens to derail everything they've worked to build...Praise for the On Dublin Street series:'Scotland's answer to E.L. James. Steamy romance . . . mysterious, all-consuming and pretty damn good' Closer'Ridiculously incendiary chemistry.' - Dear Author'Humor, heartbreak, drama, and passion.' - The Reading Cafe'A true gift for storytelling with a liberal dose of racy encounters. But what really sets it apart is exquisite characterisation, so vivid that the cast seeps into the reader's psyche' - Daily Record'Heartwarming, sizzling and captivating. . . . [Young's characters] are complex, a little flawed, and at their core good people struggling to make it in this crazy world. . . . Young creates steamy scenes that sizzle with just the right amount of details.' - Caffeinated Book Reviewer
The explosive, emotional and unforgettable new romance from the NYT bestselling author of the On Dublin Street seriesAlexa Holland's father was her hero-until her shocking discovery. Ever since, Alexa has worked to turn her life in a different direction and forge her own identity outside of his terrible secrets. But when she meets a man who's as damaged by her father's mistakes as she is, Alexa must help him.Caine Carraway wants nothing to do with Alexa's efforts at redemption, but it's not so easy to push her away. Determined to make her hate him, he brings her to the edge of her patience and waits for her to walk away. But his actions only draw them together and, despite the odds, they begin an intense and all-consuming affair. Only Caine knows he can never be the white knight that Alexa has always longed for, and when they're on the precipice of danger, he finds he'll do anything to protect either one of them from being hurt again . . . Praise for Samantha Young:'Ridiculously incendiary chemistry.' - Dear Author 'Scotland's answer to E.L. James. Steamy romance . . . mysterious, all-consuming and pretty damn good' Closer'Humor, heartbreak, drama, and passion.'-The Reading Cafe'A true gift for storytelling with a liberal dose of racy encounters. But what really sets it apart is exquisite characterisation, so vivid that the cast seeps into the reader's psyche' - Daily Record"e;Heartwarming, sizzling and captivating. . . . [Young's characters] are complex, a little flawed, and at their core good people struggling to make it in this crazy world. . . . Young creates steamy scenes that sizzle with just the right amount of details."e; - Caffeinated Book Reviewer
From the bestselling author of On Dublin Street, 'Scotland's EL James' (Sunday Post) comes a seductive story of forgiving the past and making up for lost time....Shannon MacLeod has always gone for the wrong type of man. After she drifted from one toxic relationship to the next, her last boyfriend gave her a wake-up call in the worst possible way. With her world shattered, she's sworn off men - especially those of the bad-boy variety.Cole Walker is exactly the sort that Shannon wants to avoid - gorgeous, tattooed, charming, and cocky. But his rough exterior hides a good man - one who's determined to pull Shannon from her self-imposed solitude and win her heart.As Shannon begins to open up, the passion between them ignites to blazing levels. But when her past comes back to haunt her, her fears may destroy the trust Cole has built between them - and tear them apart for good . . . '[The] On Dublin Street series is a total winner' - Dear AuthorWatch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEUzg-9V4-k
'Scotland's answer to E.L. James' - Sunday PostWhen Hannah Nichols last saw Marco D'Alessandro five long years ago, he broke her heart. The bad boy with a hidden sweet side was the only guy Hannah ever loved-and the only man she's ever been with. After one intense night of giving in to temptation, Marco took off, leaving Scotland and Hannah behind. Shattered by the consequences of their night together, Hannah has never truly moved on.Leaving Hannah was the biggest mistake of Marco's life - something he has deeply regretted for years. So when fate reunites them, he refuses to let her go without a fight. Determined to make her his, Marco pursues Hannah, reminding her of all the reasons they're meant to be together . . . But just when Marco thinks they're committed to a future together, Hannah makes a discovery that unearths the secret pain she's been hiding from him-a secret that could tear them apart before they have a real chance to start over again . . .Praise for Samantha Young:'This steamy romance is mysterious, all-consuming and pretty damn good' Closer'A true gift for storytelling with a liberal dose of racy encounters. But what really sets it apart is exquisite characterisation, so vivid that the cast seeps into the reader's psyche' - Daily Record "e;Ridiculously incendiary chemistry."e; -Dear Author . . . "e;Heartwarming, sizzling and captivating. . . . [Young's characters] are complex, a little flawed, and at their core good people struggling to make it in this crazy world. . . . Young creates steamy scenes that sizzle with just the right amount of details."e; -Caffeinated Book Reviewer "e;Ms. Young dives deep into the psyche of what makes a person tick emotionally, what stirs their vulnerability, and ultimately provides them the courage to be better individuals as well as partners. . . . The one thing you can count on from Ms. Young is some of the best steamy, sexual chemistry."e; -Fiction Vixen Book Reviews "e;A deceptively complex romantic contemporary romance that will have you laughing, crying, and swooning with delight."e; -Smexy Books "e;Just as hot and sexy as the first book. . . . Smart and sexy, Young writes stories that stay with you long after you flip that last page."e; -Under the Covers "e;Passion, romance, angst, LUST, major heat, mistakes, personal growth, and the power of love all combine perfectly in Down London Road."e; -Bookish Temptations "e;Down London Road delivers on all fronts-charismatic characters, witty dialogue, blazing-hot sex scenes and real-life issues make this book an easy one to devour. Samantha Young is not an author you should miss out on!"e; -Fresh Fiction "e;Another flirty, modern, and sexy story. . . . Thanks to the characters' special connection and snappy dialogue, readers will feel the pull of Young's story from the get-go and root for a happy ending."e; -RT Book Reviews
Bestseller New York Times si USA Today De la autoarea celebrei serii Pe strada Dublin A terminat o cu baietii rai, dar el e atat de bun… Shannon MacLeod a ales intotdeauna genul gresit de barbat. Dupa ce a trecut dintr-o relatie toxica in alta, si a jurat sa stea departe de barbati — mai ales de cei din soiul baiat rau. Cole Walker este exact genul de tip pe care Shannon vrea sa-l evite — superb, tatuat, fermecator si arogant. Dar exteriorul lui dur ascunde un om bun, care-si doreste sa-si gaseasca aleasa. Cole este hotarat s-o scoata pe Shannon din singuratatea ei si sa-i cucereasca inima. Cand Shannon isi deschide sufletul in fata lui Cole cel stabil si devotat, pasiunea dintre ei se aprinde fulgerator. Trecutul ei insa o bantuie necontenit, iar temerile pe care le are ameninta sa-i desparta pe vecie. Incantator… O poveste de iubire cu adevarat emotionanta. - Dear Author Senzual, romantic si plin de pasiune. - RT Book Reviews Minunat scris, te tine in priza de la prima la ultima pagina. - Under the Covers Personaje fermecatoare, dialoguri spirituale, scene fierbinti si lucruri din viata reala – e un roman pe care-l vei devora. Samantha Young e o autoare de neratat! - Fresh Fiction Dupa ce a absolvit, in 2009, Universitatea din Edinburgh, unde a studiat istorie antica si medievala, Samantha Young s-a dedicat scrisului. Cartile sale acopera mai multe genuri: romance, paranormal, fantasy urban si subiecte contemporane. La Editura Trei, de aceeasi autoare, au aparut Pe strada Jamaica, Pe strada Dublin si Pe strada Londra. Pentru romanul Pe strada Dublin, Samantha Young a fost nominalizata in 2012 la Goodreads Choice Award for Best Author and Best Romance, iar pentru romanul Pe strada Jamaica a fost nominalizata la Goodreads Choice Award for Best Romance 2014. Cartile Samanthei Young sunt publicate in 30 de tari. Samantha Young este neintrecuta in a descrie scene erotice dintre cele mai voluptuoase. - Once Upon a Twilight
The New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series and Hero returns to Scotland in this passionate and evocative romance about love, loss, and surviving both.Nora OBrien chased a dream from Indiana to Scotland, so sure it was the right thing to do. Three years later she was left in her adopted country with nothing to her name but guilt and regret.Until Aidan Lennox entered her life.Older, worldlier, a music producer and composer, the sexy Scot should never have made sense for Nora. But somehow in each other they found the light they were looking for, the laughter and the passionthe strength to play on despite their past losses.But when life dealt Aidan another unlucky hand, instead of reaching for her he disappeared. The agonizing loss of him inspired something within Nora. It fired her spiritthe anger and hurt pushing her forward to take control and reach for her dreams.Finally pursuing a career on stage while she put herself through college, everything is how Nora wants it. Shes avoiding heartbreak and concentrating on her goals.Sounds easy, but its not. Because Aidan is back. And for some reason he hates Nora.Hes determined to be at war with her.And she has absolutely no idea why.
"e;I know how to watch my back. I'm the only one that ever has."e;India Maxwell hasn't just moved across the country-she's plummeted to the bottom rung of the social ladder. It's taken years to cover the mess of her home life with a veneer of popularity. Now she's living in one of Boston's wealthiest neighbourhoods with her mom's fiance and his daughter, Eloise. Thanks to her soon-to-be stepsister's clique of friends, including Eloise's gorgeous, arrogant boyfriend, Finn, India feels like the one thing she hoped never to be seen as again: trash.But India's not alone in struggling to control the secrets of her past. Eloise and Finn, the school's golden couple, aren't all they seem to be. In fact, everyone's life is infinitely more complex than it first appears. And as India grows closer to Finn and befriends Eloise, threatening the facades that hold them together, what's left are truths that are brutal, beautiful and big enough to change them forever...From New York Times bestselling author Samantha Young comes a story of friendship, identity and acceptance that will break your heart-and make it whole again.