MY HISTORICAL ROMANCES (Adult 18+)
Life without love is painful, but in the Reconstruction Era South forbidden fruit can be deadly. A fiery romance between a widow and an African-American man has more consequences than either of them imagined.
Slavery has ended, but racial prejudice remains in Kentucky. Emma Bennett guards a secret that could destroy her life. Until now she never considered the price of her security. Becoming a well-respected member in Louisville had seemed a dream come true, but at what cost?
Her husband’s death from a carriage accident releases Emma from her loveless, controlling marriage. Now she has a chance to find happiness and raise a family. But before she begins courting again she wants to experience her freedom. At the advice of the leading socialite in town, she takes a black lover to fulfill her sexual needs. His raw masculine power awakens feelings she didn’t know existed. After the first touch, she craves more.
Frederick works as a roustabout by day and moonlights as a prostitute. He knows better than to fall in love with his white client, but Emma enchants him the first time he calls on her. To keep them both safe, he works hard to put up barriers. Unfortunately, he can’t protect Emma from the slimy Mr. Hawthorne, who wants her as his bride. Frederick vows to keep her safe even if his forbidden love costs him his life.
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The Civil War brought an end to slavery but Allison wasn’t set free. Still held prisoner by her master in 1868, she welcomes a fiery death as her final escape. When a passing man rescues her from the flames, it soon becomes clear he desires more than her gratitude. But Allison isn’t ready to give her trust to the tall, dark, and handsome man, no matter how proper his intentions.
George rescues Allison from the fire and intends to make the skittish woman his bride, if she’ll have him. But the stubborn woman is haunted by ghosts from the past. While he’s busy soothing her fears the ghosts turn all too real, forcing him into a final confrontation that may cost him his life.
Note: This novella contains explicit romance and is suitable for readers 18+
Re-Release: (Midnight Heat, Haley Whitehall, Liquid Silver Books. This is a re-edited and lengthened version.)
Midnight Kiss (Moonlight Romance, Book 3)
Unjustly accused of stealing, nanny April Windmire is turned out on the streets without pay or a reference. With no place to go and no friends, she stows away on the Mississippi steamer, the Queen Bee. Her hopes to remain undetected until they dock in St. Louis are dashed when a handsome officer discovers her hiding. Instead of turning her in, he takes her to his private quarters to ensure her safety. There she fights her growing attraction to a man she cannot have.
Matt Seever’s wife died four years ago, leaving him alone with two small mulatto children. He works on the steamer to provide for them, but his job as an officer on the Queen Bee isn’t family friendly. He knows he needs a new wife, but no southern white woman will marry him. When April lands in his lap, his prayers are answered. Or are they? April’s not the trusting type and racial prejudice runs deep in post-Civil War Missouri. Just when Matt convinces April he loves her, his new family becomes a target and there’s no backing down from this fight.
Together, April and Matt must brave heinous race prejudice. Will it tear them apart or will they find an enduring love?
Note: This novel contains explicit romance and is suitable for readers 18+
Re-Release: (Midnight Kiss, Haley Whitehall, Liquid Silver Books. This is a re-edited and lengthened version.)
Trapped by her alcoholic, abusive father, Sophia Carpenter longs to escape her life of drudgery on her father’s dirt farm in Clark Springs, Georgia. Making matters worse, her father’s scared off every man who tried to call on her. She longs for freedom, but with the Civil War raging, even fewer men are available to fulfill her dreams—unless a soldier landed in her lap.
Conscripted into a war he never wanted to fight, Lucas Grady is tired of battle and refuses to lay his life down for a lost cause. After a musket ball tears through his leg, he deserts from the ambulance wagon rather than risk a field surgeon’s saw. He barely makes it to Sophia’s farm before collapsing.
The wounded soldier’s arrival seems like a dream come true, but first she must save him from his injuries—and her father. As forbidden attraction blooms between them, they will have to struggle to survive. Can their love overcome so many obstacles or will they become another casualty of the War Between the States?
TIda Page has seen the worst the west has to offer. Snubbed by the citizens of Big Rock, Colorado, ever since the town cleaned up its act and became civilized, she has tried to change with the times. No other line of work available, she became a laundress after the mayor shut down the brothel, but the good people will not allow her to forget her past as a shady lady. She has given up on ever being accepted, let alone falling in love, until a handsome half-breed stranger arrives in town.
After the War Between the States, William Steere has been looking for a town to build a medical practice. He answered a newspaper ad placed by the mayor of Big Rock and hopes their desperate need for a doctor will overrule their race prejudice against his half-breed heritage. At the Independence Day picnic, he is introduced to all the town citizens except for one woman sitting off by herself. This redhead draws him to her with merely a gaze, but will the town’s prejudice keep them apart?
Re-Release: (Wild and Tender Care, Haley Whitehall, Liquid Silver Books. This is a re-edited and lengthened version.)
Drawn by the Dream Catcher
Zachariah, a mulatto slave, doesn’t find much reason to be happy after being sold away from his mother and sister. However, he keeps having dreams of a beautiful woman with amber skin and this gives him some measure of joy. On a cold winter’s day, he is shocked to meet his fantasy woman in the flesh. Drawn to her, he feels compelled to help her the only way he can—by giving her his warm coat.
Lillian Hildebrand is a member of the Cherokee elite, but she doesn’t feel like a socialite on the Trail of Tears. After meeting the charming and kind-hearted white one held in chains, she begins having reoccurring dreams of him. As if cast into her dream catcher, Zachariah fills her dreams from that day forward. Since he continues to call to her in her dreams four years later, Lillian is convinced the ancestors have deemed they meet again.
With the help of her wealthy white brother-in-law, she tracks Zachariah to the Kentucky restaurant he helps manage. Her plans for the future run deeper than Zachariah ever imagined. Will her attempt to help him pass as white and start life anew with her on the Indian reservation pay off, or spell disaster for them both?
This novel contains explicit romance and is suitable for readers 18+