Club: original works from various authors inspired by Keeland and Ward’s New
York Times bestselling Cocky Bastard series.
amongst Mayfair elites without the overarching reach of her late husband, Mr.
Harrison Bloomington. With her trunks
loaded safely onto her own private carriage, she’s ready to face the world as
an independent woman in Regency London.
Cochran Bateman coming along and turning her very ordinary journey into the
adventure of a lifetime.
the sparks that charge the air between them.
just combust . . .
for David Strickland.
completely opposed to everything I believe . . . no matter how hot he is.
beautiful little tree hugger and rooster rescuer Heather and me.
everything—some times more heatedly than other times. And believe me, things
are starting to heat up between us, in more ways than one.
in California. But now I found her, I have no intention of letting her go.
BY CHRISTOPHER HARLAN
world was going to stop me from tasting her.
powerful of an exclusive Manhattan building. Graham Morgan was my first boss,
but soon after I was working with some of the most famous entrepreneurs,
business moguls, and movie stars in the city. They trusted me because I always
followed the cardinal rules:
knew right then and there that no matter the consequences, she was going to be
mine. But she was one of them—off limits and out of my league, but she was the
kind of woman who I was willing to risk everything for.
secret of all might be my own.
despise. He’s a cocky jet jock, a former Navy Blue Angel, and full of all the
arrogance that comes with being the best of the best.
between our sister services is nothing compared to that between fighter jocks
and tanker pilots. We’re bitter rivals and I’m low-man (woman) on the totem
thousand feet locked in a cockpit with the cocky captain. But I have no choice.
I’m his co-pilot, and we’re taking the CEO of Montague Enterprises, and his
family, on a mini-vacation to the Grand Caymans.
dislike. They get all the glory while the rest of us sit at the butt end of
their jokes and wither beneath their ridicule.
pricks with a passion.
devastating wink which follows, I’m thinking of throwing caution to the wind.
What harm can come from some innocent flirting? Besides, it’s not as if my job
is at risk.
let this end.
Not quite my type. By some miracle, he doesn’t call the police on me when he
catches me trying to rescue my dog. He even fetches a doctor for me. Don’t ask
kisses me. Once. Twice. Is three times the charm? To be honest, I swooned at
the first kiss.
cowboy boots and skirts. He wears suits and ties. He’s all New York City. I’m a
Southern girl looking for a new start. We even talk at different speeds.
expect him to think twice about me. I don’t expect him to nearly bring me to my
knees with a look. I don’t expect him to be so much more than I ever imagined.
skidding sideways just to catch my balance.
BY JENIKA SNOW
newly acquired secretarial job at Morgan Financial Holdings wasn’t how I’d seen
my day going.
was giving me a month’s severance, and had the perfect interview lined up.
my to-to list, I couldn’t get Jason—the uber sexy blind date—out of my head.
Sexy and confident—or maybe arrogant—he had me yearning for more with just a
smoldering look and a smirk of his lips.
him and having the wildest, most intense night of my life, I didn’t know if I
should ask to see him again, or do the good old walk of shame.
face-to-face with my prospective employer that the reality of my situation
smile on his face, that knowing expression of what we’d done the night before,
is the one and only Jason, my supposedly one-night stand.
BY KAYLEE RYAN
with her, I never could have imagined that it would be the day that my life
Barker, the quarterback for the Hermosa Beach Trojans, is a player on and off
of the field. He’s got his sights set on me as his next play, but I see right
through him. Aubrey says I’m overreacting, that I should give him a chance.
What she doesn’t realize is men like Landon don’t fall for the girl next door.
That’s not reality. She got her fairytale, although it was a long road. Not all
of us are that lucky.
Chance for her number, he tells me I have to find a way to get it myself.
woman ever to turn me down, and that won’t do. However, as time passes, it’s
about more than that. It’s about her smile, her laugh, and just spending time
with her. She thinks I’m a player, and she’s right. What she doesn’t know is
that I play to win, and her heart is the ultimate trophy.
BY K WEBSTER
dream finally come true.
anything—not even a cocksure, ridiculously hot idiot—to stand in my way.
for the fraud I am.
seems like one of the seven circles of Hell…and, boy, is it getting hot around
BY NIKKI ASH
world and I thought he would be my forever. But I was young and dumb, and with
one error in judgement, I destroyed any chance of a future we could’ve had
together, along with our hearts.
life, but not actually living. Which is why I let my friends, Bridget and
Simon, set me up on a blind date. Turns out, it’s not so blind after all.
Because the man sitting in front of me is the same man who’s held onto my heart
all these years.
and quick on my feet. I was also quick to fall in love. The first time it was
with baseball, the second was with Harper. And for a short time I had them
baseball was my one true love.
second chance, but now that she’s sitting right across from me, I know there’s
no way in hell I’m going to let her go again.
BY RAISA GREYWOOD
and fostering an exotic pet with an insatiable appetite, this pastry chef needs
a new gig faster than she can whip up a batch of scones. But when she’s tapped to serve as the
personal chef to a haughty tabloid regular, she only considers the job out of
sheer desperation. After all, Giorgio Acardi may be filthy rich and
intoxicatingly handsome, but he’s also a first class scoundrel.
money, fame, an endless string of beautiful companions, and the respect
of his colleagues and rivals. From the outside looking in, his life is perfect.
So perfect, in fact, that he’s even got his eye on a new personal chef. She’s
talented and gorgeous, and it shouldn’t make a difference whether she hates him
or not as long as she does the job. But there’s something about Carlina that
Giorgio just can’t resist, and he hasn’t enjoyed success by backing down from a