Favourite Contemporary Romance Books of 2019

 

 

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Air Kiss by L.H. Cosway

 

Off the Air by L.H Cosway

 

Code Name: Sentinel by Sawyer Bennett

 

Beard Necessities (Winston Brothers Book 7) by Penny Reid

 

Code of Conduct (Cipher Security Book 1) by April White

 

Flawless by J.D. Hawkins

 

More Than Anything (The Broken Pieces Book 1) by Natasha Anders

 

Picture Perfect Summer (Kings of Castle Beach Book 3) by Marquita Valentine

 

Fluffy (The Do-Over Series Book 1) by Julia Kent

 

Perky (The Do-Over Series Book 2) by Julia Kent

 

Sticking To The Script (Cipher Office Book 2) by Stella Weaver

 

Motion: Identity Switch New Adult Romance (Hypothesis Series Book 4) by Penny Reid

 

Space: Second Chance New Adult Romance (Hypothesis Series Book 5) by Penny Reid

 

Time: Rockstar New Adult Romance (Hypothesis Book 6) by Penny Reid

 

The Kiss Thief by L.J. Shen

 

The Best Thing by Mariana Zapata

 

Work In Progress:  A Marriage of Convenience Romantic Comedy (Red Lipstick Coalition Book 3) by Staci Hart

 

Well Suited:  A Surprise Baby Romantic Comedy (Red Lipstick Coalition Book 4) by Staci Hart

 

Shelf Awareness (Green Valley Library Book 4) by Katie Ashley

 

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Something in the Air is releasing directly into Kindle Unlimited on January 30th!

 

 

Synopsis

 

Michaela Olsson has found her soulmate in James Khan. There are just a few teeny, tiny problems…

One, he’s her boss, two, he’s too old for her, and three, well, he happens to be engaged to somebody else.

She’ll take this crush and bury it deep. She’ll take it to her grave. James already belongs to another, so she’ll lock her secret up so tight it’ll be deprived of oxygen, suffocate and die.

Too dark?

Matters are only made worse when James asks her to move into his newly purchased house to supervise the renovations. Working together every day is bad enough, but living in a house he owns is far more intimate than she expected. Then, when James decides to call off his wedding without any explanation whatsoever, Michaela wonders if perhaps her feelings for him aren’t as one-sided as she thought.

While he was engaged James shared a flat with his fiancée, but now he’s moving into the house that Michaela has been living in by herself. She hadn’t intended for it to happen, but the place has started to feel like home, and with the object of her affections suddenly sharing her living space, things become infinitely more complicated. And heated.

Soon Michaela learns she might’ve had more to do with James calling off his engagement than she could’ve possibly imagined.

 

Something in the Air is book #2 in the Running on Air Series but can also be read as a standalone.

 

 

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Step right up and meet Jay Fields: Illusionist. Mentalist. Trickster.

 

I think in triangles. You think in straight lines.
I show you a table and make you believe it’s a chair.
Smoke and mirrors, sleight of hand, misdirection. I trick and deceive.
But most of all, I put on a good show.
The world thinks I killed a man, but I didn’t. Bear with me. It’s all a part of the plan.
Revenge is what I want. I want it for me and I want it for her.
I want it for all six of us.

She doesn’t remember me, but she’s the reason for everything. She’ll be my prize at the end of all this–if I can hold onto my willpower, that is. Maybe I’ll slip up a little, have a taste, just a small one.

So go ahead and pick a card. Come inside and see the show. Look at my hands, look so closely that you can’t see what’s happening while you’re so focused on looking. I’ll be destroying your world from right here in the spotlight.

You’ll never see me coming until it’s too late.

I’ve only got one heart, and after I’ve pulled off my grand deception I’ll hand it right to her.

So, sit back, relax, and let my girl tell you our story. You’re in for one hell of a ride.

 

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Every workplace has that one person you don’t want to mess with.

At James & Peterson Investigations, that would be Cameron Grant: sullen, grouchy, intimidating, oh yeah, and sexy as hell. He can make your soul wither with a single disapproving glare. And he never ever socialises with his co-workers.

This is why Maisie Wilkins, happy-go-lucky ray of sunshine, can’t fathom why Cameron finally decided to show up at their annual office Christmas party. Every year he received an invite, and every year he failed to attend. But not this year.

Curious as to why he’s there, Maisie can’t resist sitting next to Cameron. Before she knows it, she’s had one too many drinks and is drunkenly hailing a cab back to his place. Office party flings are not something she normally does, but despite his intimidating character, Cameron has a charm she can’t resist. Or maybe it was just those five gin and tonics blurring her judgement.

Whatever the reason, Maisie now has to navigate the awkward, tension-filled waters of sharing an office with someone she’s slept with.

 

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“5 -Taking chances could lead to spectacular consequences, Stars!”

This was a fun, captivating, smart, engaging story!

I started off reading this story in L.H. Cosway’s monthly newsletter and fell instantly in love with Cameron and Maisie’s characters.
Reading the whole polished and edited novel was a delight.

This is an office romance that started out as a one night stand at the office Christmas party.
With a little too much to drink by both party’s, one thing lead to another and soon Maisie and Cameron were back at Cameron’s apartment unable to take their hands off one another.

Cameron is an Investigator for a Private Investigator Firm and Maisie is a researcher for that firm.
When Maisie is offered an opportunity to be trained as an Investigator (because she’s smart and has got stellar instincts) things get extremely complicated between Cameron & Maisie because now Cameron is requested to train her.

The attraction is real.
The chemistry is scorching.

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Cameron and Maisie are on a case that soon reveals more than they bargained for and the stakes become high.

As they spend more time together, they both realize that what started out as a one night stand has developed into something worth exploring and both want.

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Their only goal now is to solve the case and wait until Maisie’s training is done so they can be together.

Wonderful story, great writing, and amazing characters.

“I voluntarily read an ARC of this book.”

**Book Release and Review**

**Book Release and Review**

 

Off the Air (Running on Air, #1) by L.H. Cosway is NOW AVAILABLE!

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Off the Air (Running on Air #1)
Release Date: March 5th, 2019

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3…

Synopsis

Spending a month filming a reality TV show with your ex is no picnic.
Especially when you’ve signed a contract stating that the two of you will not, under any circumstances, have romantic relations while filming.
Leanne Simmons and Callum Davidson never had an easy relationship. From enemies to lovers and back to enemies, they’ve been on again/off again for years. Things come to a head when Callum gets into an altercation with a rival for Leanne’s affections. Their management decides enough is enough and give them both an ultimatum: sign the contract or leave the show.
Unwilling to give up their livelihoods, Callum and Leanne sign on the dotted line. However, like always, they can’t resist making a bet. Callum thinks it’s only a matter of time before they break the agreement, while Leanne is determined to see it through.
Can she resist him for an entire month without losing her sanity? And what if this is the one bet that finally breaks them both?
Off the Air is a contemporary romance and Book One in L.H. Cosway’s brand new “Running on Air” Series. Each book focuses on a different couple and can be read as a standalone.

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“5- Always in our Heart Stars!”

I love L.H. Cosway’s books.
She always writes the most interesting characters with the most unique storylines.
Off the Air is an amazing story that focuses on a group of people who star on a parkour TV reality show called “Running on Air”.

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If you’re not quite sure what parkour is, check out this link.

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I have to admit I was intrigued with Callum and Leanne when I first met them in Hearts on Air.

Callum and Leanne’s story was SO worth the wait.
This is a story of heartache, grief, forgiveness, and love.

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These characters are strong and a little messed up, but throughout the book, they learn to grow, mature and finally forgive themselves for things that were out of their control.
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I loved that there was a real struggle between the protagonists, that they had to fight to get what they wanted and to trust each other with their battered, broken hearts.

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I LOVED Callum so hard in this book!
He became the man Leanne needed him to be, and he saw through the wall she erected to protect her heart.

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Great writing!
Great characters!
Great story!

A wonderful addition to the “Running on Air” series.

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**Air Kiss (A Running on Air Novella, #0.5) is FREE!**

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Synopsis

 

Leanne Simmons and Callum Davidson are complete opposites. As soon as they meet they know they won’t get along. However, for the sake of their TV show, they agree to put their differences aside, but it’s not as easy as they think.

For one, there’s the unexplainable physical attraction they can’t seem to shake. And for two, everything out of their mouths seems to rub the other the wrong way.

Leanne wonders how she can be attracted to such a careless, narcissistic playboy.

Callum wonders why he can’t get a girl who dresses like a boy out of his head.

Before long their attraction becomes a temptation neither one of them can resist.

Air Kiss is a prequel novella to Off the Air, Book #1 in the “Running on Air” Series.

 

About L.H. Cosway

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L.H. Cosway lives in Dublin, Ireland. Her inspiration to write comes from music. Her favourite things in life include writing stories, vintage clothing, dark cabaret music, food, musical comedy, and of course, books.

She thinks that imperfect people are the most interesting kind. They tell the best stories.

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Fauxmance (Showmance, #2) by L.H. Cosway

Fauxmance (Showmance, #2)Fauxmance by L.H. Cosway
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

 

 


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Title: Fauxmance
Age Group: Adult
Release Date: August 13, 2018

Synopsis

In this era of social media, we all pretend.

We pretend to be prettier, happier, more confident versions of ourselves, but not Ellen Grant. She takes it to a whole other level and pretends to be someone else entirely. Adopting the persona of a woman far more interesting is the only way she can break free of the socially awkward, romantically inept girl she really is.

And it’s all going swimmingly until she catches the eye of a man at her local coffee shop. Julian Fairchild has been noticing her for a while and he’s fascinated. Little does he know, the woman he thinks he’s obsessed with is a fake.

It’s not long before the jig is up, and Julian discovers Ellen’s true identity. However, he has a proposition. If she really wants to pretend, he can introduce her to a world where she can be anyone she wants. Ellen is intrigued by the prospect, and, blind to the nature of Julian’s profession as a male escort, closes her eyes and lets him lead the way.

Can Ellen keep her feelings in check while discovering a new world of thrills and excitement? And will Julian let it show that he isn’t entertaining Ellen purely out of the goodness of his heart?

Fauxmance is a standalone contemporary romance featuring characters first seen in L.H. Cosway’s Showmance.


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“5+++ – Learning to Love, and be Loved Stars!”

MY GOD! This woman can write!
This book was raw, sexy, interesting, captivating, addictive, and one of my favourite read’s this year.
I knew I would like this story just from reading the synopsis, but once I started… it wasn’t too long before I was no longer just reading the story, but I felt I was apart of it.
L.H. Cosway wrote this book SO DAMN WELL that I felt as though I was at the Polka Dot Cafė watching Suze and Elodie thru Julian’s eyes. I was in Ellen’s apartment with her while she was contemplating her next move or going through the slew of emotions she was feeling about Julian or stepping out of her comfort zone.

Julian and Ellen’s characters were interesting, colourful, unique and wonderful to get to know.
Their chemistry was off the charts.
I was rooting for them from the very beginning right until the last word was written.
Julian complimented Ellen completely, and Ellen allowed Julian to see and experience the world through her innocent eyes.

I absolutely adored this book.
READ IT, I highly recommend it!


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Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3…
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2NDZdTh
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iTunes: https://apple.co/2kQLtaW
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Kobo: http://bit.ly/2xFqH7j
Smashwords: http://bit.ly/2Ja2viB

About the author


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L.H. Cosway lives in Dublin, Ireland. Her inspiration to write comes from music. Her favourite things in life include writing stories, vintage clothing, dark cabaret music, food, musical comedy, and of course, books. She thinks that imperfect people are the most interesting kind. They tell the best stories. L.H. is represented by Louise Fury at The Bent Agency.

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Fauxmance (Showmance, #2) by L.H. Cosway

Fauxmance (Showmance, #2)Fauxmance by L.H. Cosway

 

 

 

 

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Title: Fauxmance
Age Group: Adult
Release Date: August 13, 2018

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3…
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2NDZdTh
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2znsEGf
iTunes: https://apple.co/2kQLtaW
Nook: http://bit.ly/2sKStd0
Kobo: http://bit.ly/2xFqH7j
Smashwords: http://bit.ly/2Ja2viB

Synopsis

In this era of social media, we all pretend.

We pretend to be prettier, happier, more confident versions of ourselves, but not Ellen Grant. She takes it to a whole other level and pretends to be someone else entirely. Adopting the persona of a woman far more interesting is the only way she can break free of the socially awkward, romantically inept girl she really is.

And it’s all going swimmingly until she catches the eye of a man at her local coffee shop. Julian Fairchild has been noticing her for a while and he’s fascinated. Little does he know, the woman he thinks he’s obsessed with is a fake.

It’s not long before the jig is up, and Julian discovers Ellen’s true identity. However, he has a proposition. If she really wants to pretend, he can introduce her to a world where she can be anyone she wants. Ellen is intrigued by the prospect, and, blind to the nature of Julian’s profession as a male escort, closes her eyes and lets him lead the way.


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Can Ellen keep her feelings in check while discovering a new world of thrills and excitement? And will Julian let it show that he isn’t entertaining Ellen purely out of the goodness of his heart?


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Fauxmance is a standalone contemporary romance featuring characters first seen in L.H. Cosway’s Showmance.

About the author


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L.H. Cosway lives in Dublin, Ireland. Her inspiration to write comes from music. Her favourite things in life include writing stories, vintage clothing, dark cabaret music, food, musical comedy, and of course, books. She thinks that imperfect people are the most interesting kind. They tell the best stories. L.H. is represented by Louise Fury at The Bent Agency.

Social Media Links:FB: www.facebook.com/LHCosway
Twitter: www.twitter.com/LHCosway
Instagram: www.instagram.com/l.h.cosway
Website: www.lhcoswayauthor.com
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/lhcosway13/

“I voluntarily read an ARC of this book which has been provided by WordSmith Publicity. All media has been provided by WordSmith Publicity.”

@LHCosway @wordsmithpublic

View all my reviews