Lisa G. Riley is the best-selling author of “Caught Up in the Rapture” and “At Last.” Her work has been called “character and issue driven; exciting, passionate and thought provoking.” Ms. Riley writes in several genres including romantic suspense, erotica and paranormal. She resides in Chicago where she is hard at work on her next project. She loves to hear from readers.
Caroline and Brian have been in love with one another almost from the second they met two years ago. Their life together is wonderful: they know without a doubt that they belong together; her career as an artist has taken off dramatically; his as the Chief Technology Officer and founder of an integrated marketing firm can only get better, and together they are ready to build a family.
Their life would be as close to perfect as one can get if not for Alexander Brickman. Drug lord, arms merchant, and international fugitive, Brickman has been in their lives so long that he’d practically gone on their first date with them. He wants Caroline, and has from the first moment he saw her. Accustomed to getting what he wants, he will stop at nothing to have her. He believes he’s finally come up with the perfect solution to accomplish his goal and is ready to put that plan into action.
Caroline and Brian are not so willing to go down that easy, however, and they’ve got plans of their own to not only finally catch the madman who has striven to make their lives hell, but also to make sure he never bothers them, or anyone else, again. Who will win this high stakes battle -- one that touches the tranquil and tropical shores of Procida Island, Italy and the hot beaches of Sonora, Mexico, only to be decided in the trenches on the beautiful American Mackinac Island? Will Brickman meet his Waterloo, or will Caroline and Brian get the nearly perfect life they so desperately crave?
Lily Carstairs has finally gotten her private investigator’s license and she’s already completed her first case, picking up a nice, fat fee for her troubles. Her second case, however, could be the case of a lifetime and could make her career. All she has to do is find a missing millionaire who disappeared…in broad daylight… in a brand new Lexus....from the side of the road in a small town where everyone knows everyone, but no one saw anything.
Other than sometimes wishing she had Ms. Marple on speed dial for help with the case, Lily feels things are going swimmingly. When she finds out childhood friend and ex-lover Smith Cameron has also been hired to solve the case, she doesn’t like it, but she soldiers on. And when Smith suggests that they partner on the case and resume their affair, she goes into both partnerships with her eyes wide open. Her goal is to collect the $10,000 bonus in the end and keep her heart intact.
As the millionaire’s trail leads them on a chase from their small town of Sheffield-Chatham to Chicago, and through the fancy rooms of secret men’s clubs to the hushed halls of museums and finally to some of the less seemly parts of town, they find themselves embroiled in a Machiavellian conspiracy involving rare gems, money and power, one that threatens to bring down some of their town’s leading citizens. When all is said and done, Lily has no doubt that Smith and she should continue their professional partnership. It’s the personal one she’s not so sure about.
Genre: Multicultural Vampire
Series: Off Like a Prom Dress; Previous Book: Let's Do It Again by Roslyn Hardy Holcomb
Series Note: Although part of the Off Like a Prom Dress series. this title can be read on its own.
If Dr. Hollis Delacroix had known she’d be falling in love with a future vampire-murderer when she was nineteen, she...probably...still would’ve fallen in love. Hilliard had been irresistible then, and he was twice that now. She’d stood him up on prom night and fourteen years later, he’s finally found her, and boy has she got some explaining to do. But so does he. He never told her that he was a vampire. But worse than that is the fact that he’s in town killing vampires and the bodies are winding up in her morgue.
Cumberland Hilliard cannot believe that the girl he’d known as Rose when they were nineteen and in love is now the big shot New Orleans medical examiner named Hollis Delacroix. Oh he’s glad to see her after years of wondering where in the hell she was, but he's not glad she's looking at him for the murders of four people. Okay, he had killed two of them, but he’d had good reason: they were rogue vampires, for God’s sake.
But he can deal with that. It's not the first time he's had to evade pursuit, but he doesn't want to evade her. He wants her with him. Under him. As often as possible.
Despite the forces allied against her Grace Adams is determined to become a conductor on the Underground Railroad and also a doctor. She is Eshu, able to shift into any animal form at will, and she knows this ability will help her in her difficult missions. Then one tragic mistake alters the trajectory of her ambition. Grace has not only to demonstrate her ability as a conductor, but also to resist the sensual allure of her passion for Dr. Parker Quinn.
Parker is a stationmaster on the Railroad and resistant to the notion of a woman, especially his woman, engaging in such a dangerous undertaking. But her passion only makes him more determined to have Grace for his own, despite the scandal and the laws against miscegenation.
Although Grace loves him, she doesn’t want to marry. She knows the domineering Dr. Quinn will be even more restrictive than her father, but he won't be deterred. It will take all of their passion and determination to survive social scorn and legal challenges while they make both their goals come true.
Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual content and graphic language.
American actress Cassidy Hamilton accepts the role of a lifetime on a British television show, allowing her to pursue aristocratic British CEO Tony Carleton, a man she has wanted for years. Older sophisticated Tony has kept his own desires for the nublie actess in check. She is too young, too free-spirited, and as he's always believed, too dangerous for his soul. Tempted by her nearness, Tony succumbs to her allure and begins a passionate affair with her while deluding himself that he's in control. But someone is stalking Cassidy, a man who will stop at nothing in fulfilling his twisted obsession. He makes London his bloody playground and Tony must protect the one woman he loves above all else - Cassidy. As old secrets are revealed, Cassidy confronts the tragedy of her past while accepting the promise of a passionate future---with Tony.
Despite the danger of working on the Underground Railroad and being stalked by vengeful witches, Eshu shifter Jacob is determined to wed and bed the gorgeous Mary Katherine, though not necessarily in that order.
As a member of Eshu, those who can shift into any animal at will, Jacob Adams is used to knowing and getting what he wants. And when he meets Mary Katherine Day as they work together on the Underground Railroad, he not only knows that she’s going to be his wife, but he expects her to accept her fate willingly. A businesswoman of independent means, Mary Katherine has no interest in marrying, which to her mind is bondage only slightly less vile than the slavery she works so hard to help others escape.
Jacob embarks on a campaign to lure her into his bed by awakening her virginal body to the delights to be found there. Though she struggles against her sensual nature, Mary Katherine eventually succumbs to the irresistible lure. Initially she’s convinced that they can maintain their sexual relationship without marriage, but their passion is too intense to hide in such a small town.
But marriage is just the first hurdle; then there's the enemies and the secrets that threaten to destroy their lives.
Tracy Adamson, the best friend from "At Last" is back in this novel by Lisa G. Riley. We meet the outspoken African-American again as she’s sneaking out of a Parisian apartment after indulging in a one-night stand with Jacques, a white Frenchman whom she believes she'll never see again. Mortified by her behavior, she flies home to Chicago.
Jaques Winthrop, also a character from "At Last," is a French-American federal agent and is only in Paris to track down an American fugitive, but finds himself irresistibly drawn to Tracy. A ladies’ man who enjoys having no ties to women, Jaques decides to seduce her and let her believe that he lives in France. No one is more surprised than he that he can’t stop thinking about her. And when he wakes up to find her gone after their one explosive night together, the amount of disappointment he feels stuns him.
Dealing with personal issues of race and color from her past, fair-skinned Tracy is determined not to get involved with a white man. Gorgeous Jacques who for the first time in his life is interested in more than just sex with a woman, is determined to change her mind.
In the meantime, Jacques has lost the trail of Alexander Brickman, the criminal mastermind who created havoc for his best friend in "At Last."
It's the ultimate female fantasy...tied up, teased to the brink of sexual release, and still begging for more. Experience total submission in these erotic stories of bondage and desire...
Restraint by Vonna Harper
Eve approaches her current job of inventorying soundstage sets that were once used to make adult films with her usual no-nonsense style. But when she walks onto the dungeon set, she's instantly aroused. She touches the restraints, slips on a blindfold, and runs the whip down her body until she's wet with desire...
Mirrors Within Mirrors by P.F. Kozak
As a high-powered executive, Patricia is always in control. But when she confides her secret desire to be submissive to her handsome, imposing therapist Marc, he suggests some unusual role playing. Now Patricia is his willing sex slave, aching for release at the hands of her master...
Fit To Be Tied by Lisa G. Riley
Straitlaced Chloe knows appearances are everything, and she's careful to look and act appropriately at all times. But late one night she tells Logan her secret sexual fantasy: she wants to be tied up, touched, and teased until she begs for release. And Logan couldn't be more turned on...
When three Chicago girlfriends find they aren't getting any, they get serious. They want men who know their way around a woman's body--and how to provide the ultimate in stimulating pleasure...it's over the knee and over the top...
Fienin' by Angie Daniels
Nightclub owner Simone Thomas has given up on love. She wants S-E-X only, and with a man who can fulfill her every fantasy. Architect Shaun Dutton can't wait to fly her to Florida, where he can strip off her clothes--and uncover the steamy secret fantasies even Simone has never admitted to...
Just Lay Down by Kimberly Kaye Terry
After she left her husband, Lilliana Michaels never expected to want a man again. But rock-hard Josh Ellis is far too fine to pass up. He's got plenty to teach her about pleasure--and he's so good with his hands that Lilly wants them all over her...
Caught by Lisa G. Riley
Melinda Carlisle is shocked when gorgeous Dr. Nick Pantino answers her personal ad. Dating a co-worker is a bad idea, especially when what she wants involves getting naked. But Nick's deliciously sexy suggestions change her mind--and his passionate attention to her curves makes her hot all over...
Sexy, humorous, delightfully raunchy this is what four of today's hottest authors of multicultural, erotic romance have delivered in this anthology of tantalizing tales guaranteed to scorch the skin off your palms. In this erotic collection, you'll indulge your every fantasy and explore worlds just beyond reality. Kate Hill, Adrienne Kama, Lisa G. Riley and Kimberly Kaye Terry offer you wickedly sensual, eclectic tales of love and lust that will take you away from the humdrum of real life to a land where men are real men and unerringly know the secret, carnal delights of the women they're determined to conquer.
Tamed by the Tiger by Kate Hill: Raine Santangelo, a Succubus, has never failed a mission.until she comes across the weretiger, Sanjay--who thrusts her into a perilous path of irresistible passions and danger.
Forsaken-Immortal Surrender by Adrienne Kama: Ambrosia Kennedy is a certified vampire hunter, and she's on her first assignment-to discover if the goth rock band, Forsaken, are vampires, or if it's all an act. What Ambrosia isn't prepared for is the dark sensuality of Forsaken's lead singer, Umberto.
Unparalleled by Lisa G. Riley: Edris Perseveranth has no room in her life for anything but heading the Parallel Plus police force and discovering her mother's killers. But when she's pulled into the erotic dreams of a sexy, blue-eyed stranger who is able to revive her passions, she finds herself longing to make it real.in the flesh.
Pleasure Principle by Kimberly Kaye Terry: Arlinda Nyoni doesn't want or need a man in her life for anything other than a momentary, pleasurable diversion. And then Samuel St. John walks into her life, demanding much more than a fleeting encounter.. Rating: Contains graphic sexual content, explicit adult language, violence, and paranormal themes.
Caroline Singleton is a talented, successful African-American artist who was raised in the lap of luxury in her affluent Chicago neighborhood. On her way to a promising second interview with an integrated marketing firm, she bumps into a man who takes her breath away, both literally and figuratively.
Brian Keenan is an Irish-American former cop from a middle-class background who is shocked by the immediate strong feelings Caroline invokes in him when they first meet. Unbeknownst to either of them, she is interviewing with his firm, a firm in which he is a senior partner.
Caroline is confused and terrified of the immediate strong connection she feels to this total stranger. It is not until after she accepts the job with his firm that she learns who Brian is. Because of impropriety, she refuses to have a relationship with him. She is also unsure because she has never dated anyone who wasn't African-American.
Brian, on the other hand, doesn't agree with her and wants to move full speed ahead with a relationship. He feels the same connection Caroline does and doesn't want to give up so easily on something so rare and beautiful.
Caroline soon encounters a bigger problem than her confusing and terrifying feelings for Brian, however. She is suddenly being stalked and she doesn't know by whom, nor does she know why. Being an ex-cop, Brian wants to help and protect the woman he already views as his soulmate and partner. Can Caroline let go of her misgivings long enough to trust him to help her and perhaps save her life?
Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual content and graphic language.