Did you ever hear the joke about the guy whose wife cheated on him with his best friend? So he quit his job, moved into his parents’ basement, and gained fifty pounds?
No? Because that wasn’t a joke. It was my life.
Four years later, I'm back with a dream job, a killer apartment, and a set of abs that are better than ever.
So, when Maggie Light, a stunning, snarky blonde moves in next door, and we spend the hottest weekend of our lives together, I think this could be the greatest comeback story ever.
That is until I realize Maggie has moved to town to do one thing—steal my job.
Maybe this isn't a comeback story after all. Maybe this is war—one I intend to win.
What I never anticipated was that maybe I’d rather win her.
Perhaps, if I’m lucky, the universe has finally run out of jokes and I can somehow win both.
At Santa Cruz Central High School, they called them the misfits, the outcasts, the weirdos. But most of us knew them as the Lost Boys...
Miller Stratton is a survivor. After a harrowing childhood of poverty, he will do anything it takes to find security for himself and his mom. He’s putting all his hopes and dreams in the fragile frame of his guitar and the beauty he creates with its strings and his soulful voice.
No one expects to meet the love of their life at age thirteen. But the spunky rich girl steals Miller’s heart and refuses to give it back.
Violet McNamara’s life hasn’t been as simple as it looks. Her picture-perfect family is not so perfect after all. Her best friend Miller is her one constant and she is determined not to ruin their friendship with romantic complications.
But the heart wants what it wants. As Miller’s star begins to rise to stratospheric heights, what will it take for Violet to realize that she’s the girl in all of his love songs?
Lost Boys is a new series of interconnected, coming-of-age standalones from USA Today bestselling author Emma Scott, coming in 2020
Charlie Harrington is a respectable man.
Mayor to his small, mountain town. Successful attorney. Dotting single father.
After one mishap in the past, he avoids scandal. Making everyone happy is his goal.
He’s nothing but content...and a bit boring.
Then one morning, he finds a beautiful woman in his bedroom, and his world turns upside down. His good guy side suddenly wants to be a little bad.
Janessa Cruz has been both a have and a have-not.
Ex-wife to someone famous, she’s now a single mother in hiding.
She just wants to go unnoticed. Quietly starting over in her forties is the plan.
Only she isn’t certain what she wants.
When a misunderstanding brings her face-to-face with the sexy town mayor, she can’t seem to avoid him, and being a little reckless never felt so right.
Another Harrington brother bites the dust, and he’s looking forward to getting all kinds of dirty.
“Cross one, cross all.”
That’s the Brayshaw way.
She should have realized this before sliding into our world with secrets too big to bury.
She didn’t and now the target is on her back.
The day her lies came crashing down, I should have forced her out.Instead, I locked her in, and with the promise I would never be hers.
I resisted, fought against us.
I tasted what became my newfound favorite flavor and fell hard for the little liar.
But then the depth of her treachery reveals itself, and with it a reminder.
Our town is a twisted place, and with truth comes trouble.
In the blink of an eye, my world is split at its core, and I’m faced with an impossible decision, one that leads to a single outcome...
The bad boy …
Growing up, Nicholas Hawkins was always the life of the party, and that hasn't changed. The only difference is that now he gets paid to do it—literally. He's the last man standing, so to speak, from his group of friends of Saddles & Racks. He plans to be a male escort for as long as the women still book dates with him, and he hopes that's for many, many, many more years.The nerd …
Ashleigh James got the brains when it came to her and her twin sister, Everleigh. Growing up, all the boys wanted to date the pretty sister, and that didn't change when Ashleigh brought home her boyfriend during college. Everleigh wasted no time hooking up with Ashleigh's beau, leaving the sisters estranged for several years until Ashleigh receives her sister’s wedding invitation. Turns out, Everleigh is marrying the man she stole—and in Fiji no less.
The ruse …
Not wanting to show up alone, Ashleigh's best friend talks her into hiring a male escort to bring with her to paradise. A bad boy who is the complete opposite of her ex. Since Nick is the last to fall, his friends bet him that he'll find love during the weeklong trip. Neither one expects anything to happen except nightly fun while pretending they're dating. When the attraction between the two is undeniable, they both fight their desire toward each other because one can't fall for someone they hired to date, and the other can't lose a bet.
But the two might not have to worry about their feelings because Mother Nature has other plans that will leave everyone running, kidnapped, or …
She’s waited a long time to confront me, and after one red-hot kiss, I wonder what’s going to happen when she realizes she can’t have what she wants.
JAGGS showed up about a year ago. She’s feisty and difficult to ignore. She befriended my brother, and my family loves her. But the sexy spitfire hates me. She thinks I don’t know why she wants to destroy me or why she appeared out of nowhere, but I do
With his dark amber eyes and smooth whiskey voice, this drug-fueled rock star has somehow become my addiction.
So what if he has a black belt in playing guitar, if he’s an Army vet who can deactivate bombs, or that he bubbles over with hotness? He’s the man who ruined my life, and no matter how tempting STONE KANE might be, I plan to crush him.
Sometimes trying to catch a star will light your whole world on fire...
Emily's entire existence was wrapped up in touring with her country-rock band Carolina George.
What she never expected was to spend a passionate night with a gorgeous, tattooed stranger.
Their chemistry was combustible.
Their attraction irresistible.
It was never supposed to follow her into the light of day.
Royce's night with the lead singer of Carolina George was the worst mistake of his life.
He needs the band to sign on to his record label or his family will pay the price.
He knows falling for her will threaten his carefully laid plans.
Royce's past is littered with mistakes and heartache--will he overcome or will his love for Emily just be one more tragedy...
"AL Jackson at her best. She's a wordsmith. A magnificent storyteller. A poet and a romantic. Mix all of this with some page-turning suspense, and a climactic ending, in more ways than one, and you've got yet another must-read." -USA Today Bestselling author, Lauren Rowe