The Peace Corps years ago adopted the slogan “The toughest job you’ll ever love”. Well, that could be the slogan for motherhood. A job that is ever-changing and exhausting with no days off or large salaries. Instead, mom's get the reward through the form of sticky kisses, sweet hugs, handmade macaroni necklaces, and seeing their children grow up happy and healthy. So, in honor of Mother's Day enjoy these crazy drama-filled family romances.
The Wedding War by Liz Talley
Once upon a time, Melanie Layton and Tennyson O’Rourke were inseparable—but their friends-4ever promises were shattered when an explosive secret was revealed at Mel’s wedding, a secret that destroyed her family. The two haven’t spoken for the past twenty some odd years, and they’d be happy if they never crossed paths again. But now Mel’s daughter and Teeny’s son have fallen in love—and announced their engagement. Which means the two women must tolerate one another and play nice long enough to plan their children’s dream wedding. From the beginning, they clash. Melanie imagines a classy, elegant event, in keeping with tradition. Teeny’s vision is a bit more extravagant, and thanks to her habit of marrying well, she’s got the cash to plan the flashiest wedding of the season.
Xander (Royal Protectors #2) by Kat Mizera
He's vowed to protect her. No matter the cost. Xander Holt loves working for the Royal Protectors. As one of the official bodyguards to the royal family of Limaj, he lives in a palace, makes more money than he ever has before, and works with the best of the best. The only catch— the person he’s assigned to protect hates his guts. Fine by him, it’s easier that way. Life hasn’t always been a fairytale for Princess Elen Gustaffson. She finally has her family back after more than a decade in exile, but her new reality isn’t much better. The only thing worse than being on lockdown... having a hot bodyguard assigned to protect her around the clock. As Xander and Elen butt heads, they find their undeniable attraction impossible to resist— even though it breaks all the rules. When an old enemy resurfaces, threatening Elen, Xander is willing to burn down the whole country to eliminate him, and save the princess. His princess. The question is, can he do it in time?
Never Conspire with a Sinful Baron (Infamous Lords #4) by Renee Ann Miller
Last season, Lady Nina Trent fell for a scoundrel. This year, she intends to choose more wisely... When a duke more interested in fox hunting and sports than womanizing comes to town, Nina thinks him the perfect catch. Sadly, he doesn't seem to notice her. But Lord Elliot Haverford, Baron Ralston, a notorious flirt, has a proposition: he'll not only pretend to vie for her hand, hoping to draw forth the duke's competitive nature, he'll also give Nina lessons in seduction.
The First Actress by C.W. Gortner
From her beginnings as the daughter of a high-class courtesan to her extraordinary transformation into the most celebrated actress of her era, Sarah Bernhardt is brought to life by an internationally bestselling author praised for his historical novels featuring famous women. Her highly dramatic professional life begins when Sarah's mother pulls her out of convent school to set Sarah up in her own trade as a sexual companion to a rich elderly gentleman. Despite her desire to pursue a career in stage acting, her mother cuts her off and Sarah has no choice but to comply. Pregnant and unmarried at sixteen, she is expected to give up her baby to the nuns, but she refuses to let him go.
My Stepbrother, The Cop by Ashley Sands
She had my heart, she had my soul, she had all of me.
Olivia: I'm a famous actress. I didn't have time nor did I need this. But a threat on my life must be taken seriously, so I will. Even if that means I must hideaway And hide my attraction to the man sworn to protect me My stepbrother
Gage: She had always seemed so out of reach So beautiful and unattainable. Now she is alone and needs help. I will give it to her. And whatever else she needs. Even if it means losing my heart.