Author: Lori Wilde

Lori Wilde is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over 70 romance novels. She is a three-time RITA award nominee, a four time Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice nominee and has won numerous other awards. She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Texas Christian University and holds a certificate in forensics.

Her books have been translated into 27 languages and featured in Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Complete Woman, All You, Time and Quick and Simple magazines. She lives in Texas with her husband, Bill.

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The Christmas Key - A Twilight, Texas Novel

The Christmas Key
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B076H23789
  • Release: 2018-10-23
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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There’s a legend in Twilight, Texas. If you sleep with a kismet cookie under your pillow on Christmas Eve, you will dream of your one true love.

She saw him in her dreams . . .

It’s impossible! Naomi Luther was standing face-to-face with the man she’d dreamed about over a year ago. Was it the magic of kismet Christmas cookies that brought him to her? Or is there an even greater force at work? All Naomi knows is she is falling, hard and fast, for the one man all good sense says she should not have.

She was his buddy’s sister . . .

Rebellious Mark Shepherd found order in the Marines but chaos on the battlefield. In a mission gone wrong, Mark is injured and one of his fellow soldiers loses his life. Haunted by guilt, he arrives in Twilight to keep a solemn promise. But when the Luthers mistake him for their handyman, he’s swept up in playing Santa to his buddy’s orphan son . . . and falling hard for Naomi’s irresistible bright spirit and sweet, sexy smile. But what will happen when she learns the truth?


How the Cowboy Was Won - Cupid, Texas

How the Cowboy Was Won
  • Stars Stars
  • Number: B0713VYF5H
  • Release: 2018-03-27
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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Return to New York Times Bestselling Author Lori Wilde’s beloved town of Cupid, Texas, where wedding fever is in the air . . . and two best friends discover that sometimes the perfect match is standing right in front of you . . .

Ember Alzate is a fantastic matchmaker with one big problem: she can’t find the perfect mate for herself! Alzate family legend says that when she kisses “the One” she’ll hear a mysterious humming in her head. Well, Ember’s kissed a lot of guys and she’s never heard a thing. Now, instead of searching for herself, she vows to find her best friend, Ranger Lockhart, a bride. It’s clear this smart, sexy man just needs to meet the right gal.

Ranger’s returned home to Cupid with marriage on his mind, but he’s not interested in the parade of women Ember pushes under his nose. His thoughts keep returning to his best friend—with her combustible combination of curves and sass. No one compares to Ember, but what’s it going to take to convince her she’s the woman for him?


Cowboy, It's Cold Outside - A Twilight, Texas Novel

Cowboy, It's Cold Outside
  • Stars
  • Number: B01N803IVB
  • Release: 2017-10-31
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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Everyone in town knows that Christmas in Twilight has a way of bringing lovers together . . . but will its magic bring this pair from “I won’t” to “I do”?

Wearing a too-tight “Santa Baby” costume held in by a double pair of Spanx, Paige MacGregor runs headlong into a gorgeous, grey-eyed hunk of a long, tall cowboy. And not just any cowboy, but country-western star Cash Colton, visiting Twilight to perform in a charity concert. Most women would melt at his feet, but Paige knows all too much about self-assured men with cocky attitudes, so she tells him to get lost.

Cash is in town, nursing his own broken heart, but Paige has knocked him off his feet. He’s convinced she’s perfect—someone to inspire his music and share his now-empty bed. True, he’s not marriage material, but he’s determined to convince her that they’re perfect together—at least for a while. But what he doesn’t count on is falling in love with the one woman who isn’t about to give him the time of day!


Million Dollar Cowboy - A Cupid, Texas Novel

Million Dollar Cowboy
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780062468215
  • Release: 2017-03-28
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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New York Times Bestselling Author Lori Wilde returns to Cupid, Texas with a heartwarming story of a cowboy who comes home to the family ranch for a wedding filled with surprises…

The illegitimate son of a Texas ranching dynasty, Ridge Lockhart left home ten years ago with one goal: to become more successful than the father who never accepted him.

Mission accomplished, but now he’s back at the Silver Feather Ranch for a wedding—three days of best man duty until he can hightail it out. Then he spies Kaia Alzate, and suddenly leaving isn’t quite so appealing.

Kaia Alzate grew up the daughter of the ranch foreman, servants to the mighty Lockharts in the mansion. Back then, she followed Ridge around like a puppy. Now, she’s fighting the attraction she feels for this sexy CEO. She’s determined not to make a big mistake—but when Ridge takes her in his arms she’s stunned…could he be the man she’s waited for all along?


A Wedding for Christmas - A Twilight, Texas Novel

A Wedding for Christmas
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780062311450
  • Release: 2016-10-25
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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The whole town is ready for the holidays: the Cookie Club is baking, Main Street glitters with lights, the carolers sing . . . there’s even a Christmas wedding.

When bodyguard Ryder sees his best friend’s sister, Katie, at an L.A. Christmas party, he mistakes the slinky blonde for a celebrity stalker and tackles her. Then they tackle each other . . . at his place. The next morning, Katie’s gone, and Ryder tells himself it’s for the best. It isn’t. Now, one Christmas later, Ryder’s falling for the woman he’s been missing in the town he hasn’t missed at all. . .

Katie Cheek’s outgrown the romantic fantasies she had about Ryder when she was fifteen. Katie’s packed their hot night away in a box labeled “fling”—or tried to. But Twilight’s bad boy is the best man in her brother’s wedding. And up-close and personal, Ryder’s impossible to ignore. So Katie can either go into hiding—or surrender to Christmas magic.


Love of the Game - A Stardust, Texas Novel, #3

Love of the Game
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780062311436
  • Release: 2016-04-26
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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A sexy sports superstar discovers his body isn’t the only thing that needs healing in thisnewest Stardust, Texas novel from New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde

With major league good looks and talent, Dallas Gunslingers relief pitcher Axel Richmond was living the good life. Even if the roar of the crowd could never distract him from the loss of his young son. But now with an injured shoulder and his career on the line, Axel is stuck recuperating at a ranch in Stardust, Texas . . . striking out only with his gorgeous physical therapist.

Kasha Carlyle has one week to get Axel back in action or she can kiss her much-needed job with the Gunslingers goodbye. And any chance to seek custody of the orphaned half-sister she never knew existed. She quickly learns that Axel’s guarded heart also needs healing . . . requiring all kinds of sneaky plays and sexy moves in extra innings.


I'll Be Home for Christmas - A Twilight, Texas Novel

I'll Be Home for Christmas
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780062311412
  • Release: 2015-10-27
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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Christmas in Twilight, Texas, is all merriment and mistletoe. The Cookie Club is whipping up their most festive sweets, the townspeople are scrambling to get their holiday shopping done, and Joe—a hometown guy with a restless heart—is dreaming about the woman he wants to kiss most . . .

. . . And who happens to be staying at his sister's place over the holidays, while Joe's sister is away. But Joe isn't quite sure he wants to be a living Christmas present to runaway law student Gabi Preston.

Joe thinks the sassy sweetheart he nicknames "Trouble" won't inconvenience anything but his healthy sex drive. But when he discovers the reasons Gabi escaped from her life, he aches to give her everything she's never had. As the magic of the season draws them together, the gift of love is the only one worth giving…


Rules of the Game - A Stardust, Texas Novel, #2

Rules of the Game
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780062311283
  • Release: 2015-05-26
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Romance: Sports
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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A jilted bride meets a superstar baseball player in  this newest Stardust, Texas novel from New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde

Just uttering the word "wedding" makes Jodi Carlyle break out into a cold sweat. So a year after she'd been dumped at the altar, and two days after turning the big 3-0, she decides to break some rules—by dressing to the nines, hiring a limo,and crashing a swanky wedding . . .

 . . . Where she catches the eye of the Dallas Gunslingers' new star hitter Jake Coronnado. He's hot. He's sexy. He sticks by her side all evening. He's the perfect fling. After a wild weekend, where they do everything and then some, Jodi thinks she'll never have to see him again . . . hey, she's even told him her name is Gwendolyn! But she thinks wrong.

Because guess who's the best man at Jodi's sister's wedding? And guess who's still as seductive as ever? And guess who's determined to turn their one-night fling into happily-ever-after?


Back in the Game - A Stardust, Texas Novel, #1

Back in the Game
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780062311269
  • Release: 2015-02-24
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde welcomes you to Stardust, Texas . . . where dreams come true and love is always right around the corner

Wanted: ghostwriter. Must be female, a baseball fan, and have a great pair of legs.

Ex-pitcher Rowdy Blanton never saw a woman he couldn't conquer or a team he couldn't beat. And now that he's off the field he's ready to tell all about when he played the field. So he chooses Breeanne Carlyle to do the job—she's got the requirements, but more important, there's something about her that makes him want to be a better man.

Convinced there's more to Rowdy than a good fastball, a wicked smile, and a tight pair of pants, Breeanne can't help but be tempted. After all, it's boring always being the good girl, and Rowdy dares her to be just a little bad. The stakes are high, but win or lose, this time Breeanne's breaking all the rules playing the game of love.


Christmas at Twilight - A Twilight, Texas Novel

Christmas at Twilight
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780062310248
  • Release: 2014-10-28
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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It's Christmas in Twilight, Texas. The Cookie Club is baking, the town is decorated, and Delta Force Operator "Hutch" Hutchinson has finally, reluctantly, returned home . . .

. . . only to get pepper sprayed by the delicious- looking stranger who's taken over his house. She says her name is Jane, and she immediately sets down ground rules. Top priority: no touching. For Hutch that isn't easy—he was wounded in action, but one part is still working very well.

Then Hutch learns the truth. Jane harbors a frightening secret—she's really Meredith Sommers, on the run from a dangerous ex-husband and desperately in need of the safety Hutch can provide. In that moment, he vows he'd do anything in his power to protect her. And as Christmas approaches, they discover that their love can conquer the past and overcome any obstacle—but what price will they pay?


Love With a Perfect Cowboy - A Cupid, Texas Novel, #4

Love With a Perfect Cowboy
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780062219008
  • Release: 2014-05-27
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde returns to Cupid, Texas, and asks the question: Do you ever forget your first love?

Melody Spencer had long-ago wiped the dust of Cupid, Texas, off her cute shoes . . . and done her best to forget the chiseled jaw and strong arms of cowboy Luke Spencer. Their families might be part of a long-time feud, but he was her very first love, even if it turned out they never wanted the same things.

But now Luke's come striding back into her life, tempting her with the memories of long, lazy evenings and hot, passionate kisses. And he has an ulterior motive—as Mayor of Cupid, he knows Melody's business savvy can help save their beloved hometown. His smooth talking might get her to Texas, but that doesn't mean he'll get her in his bed. Still, people do say love can be more perfect the second time around . . .


The Valentine's Day Disaster - A Twilight, Texas Novella

The Valentine's Day Disaster
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780062311511
  • Release: 2014-02-04
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Seasonal / Holiday, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Avon Impulse
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A Twilight, Texas Novella

Valentine's Day can be a real disaster … even in a town like Twilight, Texas!

These days, event planner Sesty Snow is no fan of hearts, flowers, or goo-goo eyes over dinner. She's learned to be in control of her life and her emotions. Still, running Twilight's annual Valentine's Day bachelor auction is right up her alley—until her high school sweetheart zooms back into town. He's still heart-stoppingly handsome, but it's clear he hasn't changed the daredevil ways that put the brakes on their first love.

Injured NASCAR driver Josh Langtree isn't up for being anyone's sweetheart these days either. He's just looking for a place to lick his wounds … until a misunderstanding lands him doing community service in Sesty's auction. Soon he finds himself standing in front of hundreds of screaming women—wearing a tux and a smile. And then there's Sesty—looking as tempting as ever.

He says he's changed, and the sparks between them are flying fast and furious, but can Sesty trust Josh to take the wheel and drive her into the future she never dreamed possible?


Somebody to Love - A Cupid, Texas Novel

Somebody to Love
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780062218988
  • Release: 2013-12-31
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde invites you back to Cupid, Texas, where love is only a heartbeat away . . .

Sexy cowboy-scholar Jericho Chance always knows exactly what he wants and how to get it. And after sauntering back home to Cupid, he’s shocked to discover that he wants Zoe McCleary. After years from home, he takes one new look at his bubbly best friend, with her lightning smarts and luscious body, and it hits him like a bolt: she’s his somebody to love and he’s not leaving town again without her.

Settling down always seemed like a time waster to Zoe, a man magnet with a trail of broken hearts behind her. She’s not meant to settle down—but how can she resist someone as persuasive as Jericho? There’s no way they can ignore the explosive chemistry seething between them . . . even if it means risking their friendship . . .


The Christmas Cookie Collection

The Christmas Cookie Collection
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780062136305
  • Release: 2013-10-29
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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The New York Times Bestselling Author ofThe First Love Cookie Clubreturns to Twilight, Texas,with one brand-new story and three storiesnever before in print!

There's a legend in Twilight, Texas. It says that if on Christmas you sleep with kismet cookies under your pillow and dream of your one true love, he will be your destiny.

Carrie, Raylene, Christine, and Flynn are all members of the Christmas Cookie Club. Each has a story to tell, and each discovers the miracles of the season and the power of love.

Carrie: Reconnects with her high school sweetheart . . .the only man she's ever loved.

Raylene: Discovers that the daughter she gave awayat birth is living right in Twilight . . .

Christine: Has given up on love . . . until the man ofher dreams walks through her shop door.

Grace: It's Christmas Eve and Flynn and Jesse Calloway are thrilled to be expecting a new baby. Then Flynn's car hits a patchof ice, and Jesse must move earth . . . and heaven . . .to save her and their unborn child.


All Out of Love - A Cupid, Texas Novel, #2

All Out of Love
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780062218964
  • Release: 2013-06-25
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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The second book in a dazzling new Cupid, Texas series by Lori Wilde. Welcome to Cupid, where every wish for love comes true…

For years, a small group of women in Cupid, TX, led by Millie Greenway, have taken it upon themselves to keep the Cupid legend alive. Now Millie has roped her four disbelieving granddaughters into joining the cause.

Lace Bettingfield knows for a fact that the Cupid legend is bogus. As a shy sixteen-year-old, she left a letter at the statue and got nothing in return but heaps of embarassment when her letter ended up printed in the school newspaper. But now the boy she longed for is back in town and Lace can't help wondering...what if?


One True Love - A Cupid, Texas Novella

One True Love
  • Number: 9780062219329
  • Release: 2013-06-18
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Avon Impulse
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In Cupid, Texas, they say everyone has one true love. And if you write a letter to Cupid, you will get an answer in return . . .

Now, from New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde, read how the legend of Cupid began . . . All it took was one great love story!

Too bad for pretty young housemaid Millie Greenwood that her one true love is John Fant, the handsomest, wealthiest man in town. But in 1924, a maid—no matter how lovely—isn't about to marry into the town's foremost family, and John is on the verge of becoming betrothed to another. Everything seems hopeless until Millie writes a desperate letter to Cupid, and the most romantic legend of all is born . . .


Love at First Sight - A Cupid, Texas Novel

Love at First Sight
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780062218933
  • Release: 2013-05-28
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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Welcome to Cupid, Texas, where every wish for love comes true…

In her sexy new series of romance novels, New York Times bestselling romance author Lori Wilde, introduces a town where the residents are more than likely to fall in love at first sight.

Passion has been notably lacking in the life of sensible Natalie McCleary. But when ex–Navy SEAL Dade Vega roars into Cupid on his motorcycle, and she stumbles on him stark naked and soaking wet, she suddenly understands what it means to be struck by love. Dade feels it too.

Will he stick around and give them both a happy ending or will this footloose loner move on and leave her heartbroken?

Love at First Sight, told with the humor and spice fans have come to expect from Lori Wilde’s delightful romances, including A Cowboy for Christmas and The Cowboy and the Princess.


Crash Landing - Harlequin Blaze, #745 - Stop the Wedding!

Crash Landing
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780373797493
  • Release: 2013-03-19
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Harlequin Blaze
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Stranded!  

Billionaire Gibb Martin loves risk almost as much he loves a well-made suit. But when his business partner and longtime friend suddenly bails on a major venture to get married...well, that's one risk Gibb isn't willing to take. Now he just needs to charter a plane to Florida so he can stop the wedding-fast! 

Normally, bombshell pilot Sophia Cruz would have told Slick City Boy exactly where to go. Unfortunately, she really needs cash-even if it does come from an overprivileged guy with a very fine backside. But then disaster strikes midair, and Sophia is forced to crash-land the plane.... 

Now they're alone on a stunning deserted island-and surrounded by temptation. And this is one collision they won't be able to walk away from!


Smooth Sailing - Harlequin Blaze #742 Stop the Wedding!

Smooth Sailing
  • Number: 9780373797462
  • Release: 2013-02-19
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Harlequin Blaze
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Sex and the sea... 

Desperate to win back his ex, billionaire playboy Jeb Whitcomb spent a year in self-discipline and (mostly) celibacy. He's a new man. But when she decides to marry someone else, Jeb immediately sets sail. He has only four days to stop the wedding and, worse still, he has a stowaway...the only woman who can make a newly good man behave very, very badly! 

R.N. Haley French is furious. For one night, she lets go of her usual boring routine, and the next she knows she's accidentally off to Florida with Mr. Sexy Superficiality, and desperately trying to forget the steamy encounter they almost shared. 

And in the boat, there's no escape from each other...or the unfurling lust that threatens to send their self-control overboard!


Night Driving - Stop the Wedding! Book 1

Night Driving
  • Number: B009YPD1CG
  • Release: 2013-02-01
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Harlequin Blaze
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How do you spell disaster? For former army captain Boone Toliver, it's his sister's wedding to a man she hardly knows, and he'll die before he lets that happen. Boone has five days to get from Montana to Florida with an injured leg. And his only option is hitching a ride with his free-spirited neighbor, hairstylist Tara Duvall—whose body makes his mouth water and his libido burn.

With each passing mile, the magnetic pull between them grows stronger, and Boone's trademark control is slipping away. But when his sex drive takes the wheel, will he be able to stop the wedding in time?


A Cowboy for Christmas - A Jubilee, Texas Novel

A Cowboy for Christmas
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780062047809
  • Release: 2012-10-30
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Western, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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This is the third installment in "New York Times" bestselling author Lori Wilde's series set in "Jubilee, Texas", that gives readers a perfect present - a cowboy for Christmas!


All I Want For Christmas... - Harlequin Blaze, #727

All I Want For Christmas...
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780373797318
  • Release: 2012-11-13
  • Authors: Kathleen O'Reilly, Lori Wilde, Candace Havens
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Harlequin Blaze
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It's cold outside, but these guys are roaring hot…

Christmas Kisses by Lori Wilde

Santa's been arrested for arson? Defense attorney Alana O'Hara won't let holiday-hating sergeant Noah Briscoe ruin Christmas. She'll save Santa and find Noah's Christmas spirit…even if it means more than just kisses under the mistletoe!

Baring It All by Kathleen O'Reilly

After being rescued from a fire by paramedic Eric Marshall, Chloe Skidmore has amnesia. She's forgotten her past, her hurt—and Eric. But as the spark between them reignites, there's still a teeny problem…Chloe's wedding ring!

A Hot December Night by Candace Havens

Assistant Fire Chief Jason Turner wasn't expecting to have his head turned by party planner Kristen Lovejoy. Especially at Christmas. But when chemistry takes over, things get out of control…and this is one blaze Jason won't be able to put out!


The Cowboy and the Princess

The Cowboy and the Princess
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780062047779
  • Release: 2012-07-31
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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The second in New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde's series set in Jubilee, Texas, matches a princess with Texas royalty-a true cowboy.


Kiss the Bride

Kiss the Bride
  • Number: B006FLRDQM
  • Release: 2012-05-22
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Contemporary, Collections & Anthologies, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Forever
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Two Wedding Veil Wishes novels, together for the first time in print!

Legend claims this antique Irish wedding veil can grant your heart's deepest desire. But be careful what you wish for . . .

THERE GOES THE BRIDE

The moment Texas socialite Delaney Cartwright touches the veil, she envisions a stranger's dark eyes and sexy lips. But she can't disappoint her family and call off her nuptials to her nice, predictable childhood friend. So instead she tries to spice things up by abducting her fiancé for a night of passion . . . only to grab the wrong guy! Now those oddly familiar eyes and lips inspire an even more outrageous plan . . .

ONCE SMITTEN, TWICE SHY

Tish Gallagher is a wedding videographer whose business is about to go bust. Then she makes a wish on the lucky wedding veil . . . and sees the man she never stopped loving: her ex-husband, secret service agent Shane Tremont. When her dream job of recording the first daughter's wedding appears out of the blue, Tish knows it's her only shot to get out of the red. Just one teensy glitch: Shane is the groom.


The Cowboy Takes a Bride

The Cowboy Takes a Bride
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780062047755
  • Release: 2012-03-27
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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Any contemporary romance reader can tell you, cowboys are hot! And no one is hotter than Joe Daniels, the sexy ranch-hand hero of Lori Wilde’s The Cowboy Takes a Bride. The first book in Wilde’s exciting series set in Jubilee, Texas—a small town full of horses, cowboys, and more romance than you can shake a stick at—The Cowboy Takes a Bride is the kind of western-set love story that bestselling romance authors Linda Lael Miller and Kat Martin are famous for. Readers who love books by Susan Wiggs, Susan Mallery, and Sherryl Woods will fall passionately in love with cowboy Joe as he and a beautiful failed wedding planner try to make a go at a falling down ranch and find that their hearts are leading them straight to the altar.


Born Ready - Uniformly Hot! - Harlequin Blaze, #658

Born Ready
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780373796625
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Harlequin Blaze
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Subject: Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Scott Everly.

Current Status: On vacation. Mostly.

Mission: Keeping a sexy, smart-mouthed biologist out of trouble.

Obstacle: Keeping himself out of trouble.and out of her bed!

Semper Paratus. Always Prepared. It's the Coast Guard motto. But Lieutenant Commander Scott Everly sure wasn't prepared for the sight of red-hot marine biologist Jackie Birchard in her red-hot bikini. She's wading in dangerous waters, and even if he's off duty, Scott isn't about to let this sassy little mermaid out of his sight..

With a major research project on the line, and a chance to prove herself, Jackie isn't interested in anything resembling a romantic complication. Then again, isn't raw, lusty sex-especially with a tasty specimen such as Scott-a basic human necessity?

After all, the U.S. Coast Guard is always prepared.and ready for action, too!


Intoxicating - Blaze #648

Intoxicating
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780373796526
  • Release: 2011-10-18
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Harlequin Blaze
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Playboy Wyatt DeSalme is playing spy games—infiltrating tiny Bella Notte winery and using his highly developed senses of taste and smell to learn company secrets. But his most intoxicating discovery is the woman in charge….

Workaholic Kiara Romano lives for her family's island vineyard, and she's always been antiromance…but she's positively drunk on Wyatt's soulful eyes and electrifying touch. Their steamy trysts around Idyll Island are pure magic. But lust can't outweigh trust…and Kiara's about to learn the sobering truth.


High Stakes Seduction - Harlequin Blaze, #610

High Stakes Seduction
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780373796144
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Harlequin Romance
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Subject: Navy Security Specialist Adam Mancuso.

Current Status: On assignment—surveillance of one delectable female subject.

Mission: Watch. Protect. Do not get physical.

Obstacle: The temptation to get very physical…

Navy Security Specialist Adam Mancuso is staking out the luscious Eva St. George and his control is slipping by the minute. How does a guy stay professional when the subject of his late-night surveillance has a tendency to get her yoga on—in the buff?

Eva's had a run of bad luck in the dating department. And she knows she should hold out against the Many Temptations of Adam…but she can't. Besides, when the stakes are this high, the only thing to do is play with everything you've got—and never mind the rules!


By Invitation Only - Harlequin Blaze, #621

By Invitation Only
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780373796250
  • Release: 2011-06-21
  • Authors: Lori Wilde, Wendy Etherington, Jillian Burns
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Harlequin Romance
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Texas Tycoon J. D. Maynard Jr. and famous actress Holly Addison are getting married on exotic Rapture Island. And you're invited!
Exclusively Yours by Lori Wilde

In order to scoop the wedding story, journalist Olivia Carmichael feigns an engagement with infuriating writer Nick Greer. But getting-under-his-skin turns into getting-under-the-sheets….

Private Party by Wendy Etherington

Non-hired caterer Tara Lindsey crashes the wedding to get a taste of the food, but drop-dead-sexy security chief Wade Cooper catches her in the act! Fortunately, Tara is about to be the guest of honor at a much more exclusive party…for two.

Secret Encounter by Jillian Burns

Though a disguise gets Dr. Peyton Monahan into the celebration, it doesn't help her find the elusive philanthropist she's seeking to fund her latest research project. But she does find one hot gorgeous guy. Too bad Quinn Smith's hiding a few things of his own…. 


The Welcome Home Garden Club - A Twilight, Texas Novel

The Welcome Home Garden Club
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780061988431
  • Release: 2011-03-29
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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Caitlyn Marsh stopped believingin happily-ever-after when high-school sweetheart, Gideon Garza, left for Iraq. Now she raises her small son whjile her matchmaking gardening club members drive her crazy. Then Caitlyn's world turns upside-down when Gideon swaggers back to Twilight.

Gideon had left town in the middle of the night with threats ringing in his ears. A lot of things have changed since then. This bad-boy-turned-Green-Beret bears scars from the war, the timid girl he loved is an independent mother, and the father who refused to recognize his son in life has, in death, left him a vast cattle ranch.

He still aches for Caitlyn, and now there's a dark-haired boy who looks exactly like Gideon did at that age. Could the child be his? And can this war-weary soldier overcome the scars of the past to claim the family he so richly deserves?


The First Love Cookie Club

The First Love Cookie Club
  • Stars 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780061988424
  • Release: 2010-11-01
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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The townsfolk of Twilight, Texas, believe the legend, but not Sarah Collier—not since she was a pudgy teenager, running down the church aisle on Christmas Day in a jingle bell sweater and reindeer antlers, trying to stop Travis Walker from marrying someone else. She may be grown up, slimmed down, bestselling children’s book author “Sadie Cool” now, but Sarah will never forget that day. And she’ll never fall foolishly in love again!

But when a letter from a sick fan brings Sarah back to Twilight, she’s shocked to discover that Travis is the little girl’s father—unattached and hotter than ever. His movie-star smile still makes her melt, but Sarah knows that ship has sailed. Travis, however, might have different ideas.

And just because you don’t believe in fairy tales doesn’t mean they won’t come true…

 


Sweet Surrender - Blaze #561 - Encounters

Sweet Surrender
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780373795659
  • Release: 2010-09-01
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Harlequin Blaze
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The Dilemma: How to get over a man-summer gone bad? Ban males next time out.

The Bet: No sex this summer vacation. So who will not hold out the longest?

First there was Bianca

Bianca St. James is desperately pretending her billionaire playboy client isn't fiendishly hot. Self-control...not a chance

Then Madison

Safely away from temptation, Madison Garrett's confident she'll win the wager...until she sees her travel companion. Will all bets-- and clothes--be off?

And finally Emma

Emma Jacobs was set up. Now she's alone in the wilderness with her achingly hot former high school sweetie...surely no one will notice if she's a "little" bad, will they?

"May the best woman win "


The True Love Quilting Club

The True Love Quilting Club
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780061808906
  • Release: April 13, 2010
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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"The pattern of a quilt will always lead you back home."

Trixie Lynn Parks changed her name to Emma, shook the dust of Twilight, Texas, off her shoes, and vowed to make it big in the city. But after twelve years of shattered dreams, she heads back to the ladies of the True Love Quilting Club . . . and to her first love, Sam Cheek.

Some things—and some people—sure have changed. Sam has grown from a carefree boy to a single dad. And even though the chemistry between them sizzles hotter than ever, Trixie Lynn quickly discovers she must choose between the fame and fortune that have finally come her way—or the one true love who has the power to mend her patchwork heart.


His Final Seduction - Blaze #518

His Final Seduction
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780373795222
  • Release: 2010-01-01
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Harlequin Romance
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The Sweethearts' Knitting Club

The Sweethearts' Knitting Club
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780061808890
  • Release: 2009-11-24
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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Welcome to Twilight, Texas, pop.6,000—Quaint and quirky, it’s the perfect place to fall in love again . . .

Jesse Calloway was once the brooding bad boy of Twilight, and Flynn McGregor was the girl who meant the world to him. But he never truly fit in, and before long all his opportunities—for romance, for success—slipped away. Now he’s back, all grown up and ready to even the score. Ready to find the woman who should have been his and make her happier than she ever thought possible.

Flynn hasn’t forgotten about Jesse. But she’s made a life for herself in Twilight, a life of friends, family, and the Sweetheart’s Knitting Club, the ladies she keeps in stitches even though she doesn’t know her purls from her pearls. So when the sparks fly once more, she’ll have to decide if she can trust Jesse again . . . and if her high school sweetheart can become her forever love.


Zero Control - Blaze #506

Zero Control
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780373795093
  • Release: 11/1/2009
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Harlequin Blaze
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Lust can happen when you least expect it! Hailey has turned her life upside down - on purpose. Always a planner and a nitpicker, she's left her job and her last failed engagement and joined her sister in the one place she said she'd never return - home. And now she's back, a passionate kiss with super-hot navy SEAL Nate is the last thing she expected. Yet it seems that fate is opposed to Hailey's self-imposed celibacy...Especially since Nate is determined to have Hailey as his own and won't stop until she's in his bed!


All of Me - (The fourth book in the Wedding Veil Wishes series)

All of Me
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780446502054
  • Release: 04/01/2009
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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Can two broken hearts become one?

Attorney Jillian Samuels doesn't believe in true love and never, ever wished for happily ever after. But when a searing betrayal leaves her jobless and heartbroken, a newly inherited cottage in Salvation, Colorado, seems to offer a fresh start. What she finds when she arrives shocks her: the most gorgeous and infuriating man she's ever met is living in her home!

Tuck Manning was a gifted architect who left a skyrocketing career to care for his dying wife. But the life he's made for himself in this quiet town is turned upside down when Jillian appears on his doorstep. Tuck won't go without a fight, and the two resolve to live as roommates until they can untangle who owns the cottage. Yet as Tuck and Jillian's days--and nights--heat up, they realize more than propery rights are at stake...and that sometimes, salvation comes when you least expect it.


Addicted to Love - Book #3 in the Wedding Veil Wishes series

Addicted to Love
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780446502047
  • Release: 10/1/2008
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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Growing up in Valentine, Texas, can make anyone believe in happily ever after. But newly declared recovering romantic Rachael Henderson has decided that love stinks. After having not one but two grooms ditch her at the altar, she announces her disenchantment in an uncharacteristic act of rebellion. She feels liberated...until she's arrested by Sheriff Brody Carlton.

Once upon a time, being hauled against the taut, rippling body of her first crush would have had Rachael planning the wedding of the year. Now it spurs her to created Romanceaholics Anonymous, a twelve-step program for love addicts. Soon all of Valentine is divided as die-hard romantics clash with antilove cynics. But when Rachael starts fantasizing about a lust-filled affair with Brody, she goes against everything the program stands for. Should she protect her fragile heart...or find a way to have her wedding cake and eat it too

Biography

Lori Wilde lives in Texas with her husband. ADDICTED TO LOVE is her seventh Warner Forever title.


Once Smitten, Twice Shy - Wedding Veil Wishes, #2

Once Smitten, Twice Shy
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9780446618465
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Lori Wilde
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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Legend claims this antique Irish wedding veil can grant your heart's deepest desire. But be careful what you wish for.

Wedding videographer Tish Gallagher is at the end of her rope. Her video business is about to go bust. She's just spent her last buck on non-returnable (but oh so fabulous) shoes. And her most sustainable relationship is with a pint of Haagen-Dazs. So she makes a wish on the lucky wedding veil to get out of debt.and sees the man she never stopped loving, her ex-husband, secret service agent Shane Tremont. Sure, their chemistry was off-the-charts sizzling hot, but their clashes were legendary and no amount of longing will change that.

So when her dream job of recording the first daughter's wedding appears out of the blue, Tish knows it's her only shot to get out of the red. Just one teensy glitch: Shane is the groom. From the moment they see each other, she knows nothing's changed-the same old black magic is still between them, just as irresistible and potent as ever. But he's promised to another and Tish has been burned before. Will she always be.

ONCE SMITTEN, TWICE SHY