Eloise is ready to hit a high note as a pop star…except her ex is being a major distraction.
Eloise Stauch’s fears of becoming an old, shut-in cat lady are shelved when she’s invited to go on tour following an appearance on a popular singing competition. When all is said and done, she’ll have a recording contract with Harper Music. Simple…until her ex-boyfriend, Warren, shows up unannounced and with horrible timing: it’s on the one day she hasn’t washed her hair, and she’s still wearing the same pants she slept in.
Warren’s gorgeous singing voice and Southern charm are hard to resist, but Eloise is determined to stay focused. Easier said than done when one glance from him makes her insides turn to mush. Warren doesn’t hesitate trying to win her back, even if she occasionally wants to crawl under a rock when she makes a fool of herself. Protective of her once broken heart, Eloise quickly realizes she’s falling head over heels for him again.
As flirting with Warren reaches a pinnacle and she thinks she’s ready to give him a second chance, Eloise discovers he’s been keeping a secret that brings his character into question. When the music stops, Eloise will have to decide whether trusting Warren will lead her to another shattered heart or if the two of them just might discover a love that’s written in the stars.
Follow Ruby Harkwad, Kiki Loveless, and Monica Best as they navigate fame, hilarious mishaps, and finding true love.
When a Star Falls (Book One): Ruby Harkwad is a gifted songwriter, and when she meets Collin Moore, she falls head over heels for him. The pair become inseparable, but Ruby’s recruited by a top record label at the same time Collin’s career takes off, too. While dealing with an eccentric diva, a handsome backup guitarist, and sky-high stilettos, Ruby realizes Collin’s beautiful personal assistant has set her eyes on him. Ruby must decide between making a name for herself or sacrificing it all to keep from losing Collin for good…
How a Star Shines (Book Two): Kiki Loveless is the queen of pop music and resists having bodyguard, determined to protect her independence but her record label insists. To her surprise, her new guardian is Josh Coleman, a hunky former classmate. Josh helps Kiki navigate cringeworthy paparazzi photos, vain male co-stars, and rabid crowds of fans. When Kiki’s ex shows up, he makes it clear he’d love nothing more than to see Kiki fail, so she must decide if keeping her spot at the top of the pop charts is more important than risking it all on love.
See a Star Rise (Book Three): After a rocky start to stardom, Monica Best is finally back on track. She’s madly in love with her boyfriend and manager, Preston Scott, until she discovers him with another woman. Ready to swear off men, Monica is introduced to Logan Hathaway, her new publicist. Logan’s everything Preston isn’t and is willing to go along with Monica’s plan of becoming her fake boyfriend to make Preston jealous. The two agree on no attachment but real and fake become blurred. When she’s ready to try a real relationship, Logan’s unfailingly sweet lifelong friend decides to make her move. Heartbroken, Monica has to decide if she’s willing to fight for love or say goodbye before losing her chance at stardom.
Vanessa de la Paz has always had it all…until she can’t have her best friend, Harrison.
Vanessa de la Paz is determined to make it big as a pop singer, but she wants to do it on her own without her father’s bank account paving the way. Met with a dead end at every turn, she’s ready to admit defeat. It isn’t until a last-minute tryout for a singing competition that she manages to get her foot in the door with recording giant, Harper Music.
As Vanessa’s wardrobe stylist, Harrison Burbank is far from the type of man Vanessa typically dates, but once the contest kicks into gear and their friendship blossoms, Vanessa realizes there’s something special about him. She’s not the only one to notice Harrison’s adorable smile and endearing quirks: just as she decides to make her feelings known, another singer with artificially enhanced lips, cheap hair extensions, and the determination to win at any cost swoops in and steals away Harrison’s affections.
Vanessa knows winning the competition is on the line, but persuading Harrison that opposites attract would be the biggest prize of all.
Monica Best believes in second chances…until her boyfriend breaks her heart.
After a rocky start to stardom, Monica Best’s life is finally back on track. She’s thrilled with the direction her pop star career is taking and is madly in love with Preston Scott, her doting boyfriend and ambitious manager, until she discovers him making out with another woman.
Ready to swear off men completely, Monica is introduced to Logan Hathaway, the new publicist Harper Music has hired specifically to help bolster her career. He’s gorgeous, polite, and has a heart of gold. Even better, he’s willing to go along with Monica’s impromptu plan of becoming her fake boyfriend in a plot to make Preston jealous. The pretend couple agrees on no emotional attachment but the lines between real and fake quickly become blurred.
It isn’t long before Monica realizes she’s falling hard for Logan. Just when she’s finally ready to give their relationship a try, Logan’s beautiful and unfailingly sweet lifelong friend decides to make a move and confess her feelings for him. Heartbroken, the show must go on and Monica has to decide if she’s willing to fight for love or say goodbye before losing her chance at stardom forever.
Superstar Kiki has it all…except someone to love.
Kiki Loveless is the queen of pop music and has done it all on her own, without a man’s help. So, when her record label hires a bodyguard, she’s determined to protect her independence by driving him away. She soon realizes that might be a challenge since her new bodyguard is Josh Coleman, a hunky former classmate who’s surprisingly persistent.
As much as she wants to hate having him around, she can’t. He helps navigate cringeworthy paparazzi photos, handle vain male co-stars, and hold back rabid crowds who would do anything to have a piece of Kiki.
When Kiki’s ex shows up, he makes it clear he’d love nothing more than to see Kiki fail—even if it means dragging Josh down, too. With so much at stake, Kiki must decide if keeping her spot at the top of the pop charts is more important than risking it all on love.
Ruby’s on her way to stardom and finding true love…if she doesn’t trip over her own two feet first!
Ruby Harkwad is a gifted songwriter with big ambitions. The day she meets Collin Moore, a brilliant rocket scientist and an all-around epitome of male perfection, she literally tumbles into his arms. Not only does he bring out Ruby’s klutziness, he also inspires the lyrics she’s been struggling to get on paper.
The pair quickly becomes inseparable, but after Collin posts a video of an impromptu performance Ruby does on a dare, she’s recruited by a top record label when it comes to their attention. As Ruby’s being whipped into superstar shape by a ruthless beautician, Collin’s career takes off, too. Soon, Ruby discovers that there are perils to stardom, namely an eccentric diva who’s taken Ruby under her wing, a ridiculously handsome backup guitarist, and sky-high stilettos that threaten to be the death of her. Ruby’s life becomes a whirlwind without much place for Collin.
Worse, his beautiful and cunning personal assistant is no help when she sets her eyes on him. Ruby must decide between making a name for herself or sacrificing it all to keep from losing Collin for good…
On one of the worst days of Autumn Whittaker’s life, she meets Deputy Dean Thompson when he pulls her over—twice—for traffic violations. Though he smells heavenly and has a killer smile, she’d be more than happy to never see him again. She soon discovers that won’t be possible: he’s her Friday night blind date.
As much as she wants to keep her distance, Autumn feels her resolve crumbling when she repeatedly bumps into Dean, discovering there’s more to him than just the upstanding law officer that she first met. He’s everything that Autumn’s controlling, manipulative former fiancé, Jason, was not, and soon, she realizes that Dean might be the key to getting over her ex and finding true love.
With everything going so perfectly, Autumn’s heart is shattered when Dean and Autumn run into Jason, and he reminds her that she’s average, ordinary, and boring. Can Dean show her that she has what it takes to make her own happily ever after?
Nadia Wells has spent her life trying to convince her parents that horses are a necessity but despite her best efforts, they see them only as an extravagant luxury. After landing her dream job mucking stalls in exchange for riding lessons, a wealthy philanthropist recognizes Nadia’s talent and decides to invest in her. Purchasing a mare nicknamed Winny, Nadia is sure she’s bound for equestrian greatness but on the cusp of their most challenging three-day event yet, Winny bucks Nadia off in front of a crowd of her peers. Humiliated and fuming, Nadia makes a birthday wish that she could better understand her horse. The next morning, she wakes up to discover she has four hooves and a tail swishing between her legs: she and Winny have switched places! If life as a teenage-girl-turned-show-horse wasn’t hard enough, Nadia has to figure out a way to tell the dashing Mike how she feels or risk losing him and the competition to the talented, gorgeous and spoiled Gretchen. Will the pair concede defeat or work together to overcome the impossible and be headed for the win?
Nadia Wells and her horse, Winny, have rocketed up the ranks of eventing and are ready to appear in their first internationally rated four-star show at the Regalia Horse Park. Though Nadia has kept secret her switching places with Winny years earlier at the Gallant Meadows event, the experience is anything but a distant memory. Between competing and looking poised for the Olympic Scouts eyeing them for next year’s team, Nadia has to try and keep longtime boyfriend Mike safe from a former fling’s advances while trying to deflect another handsome competitor herself. Focused on winning even though they are novices at the most advanced level of the sport, they’re taken by surprise when the morning after the opening gala, they wake up in each other’s bodies. While struggling to master their reversed roles, Winny has to face her own demons once she discovers Gloria, a former abusive owner, is also competing. It’s been a long road to the Regalia for Nadia and Winny but they’re determined to take first place despite a cheater who’s willing to go to extraordinary lengths to get rid of the competition.
At the brink of humanity’s self-destruction, New Haven has risen from the ashes as a place where illness is rare, crime is unheard of and work is a thing of the past. Under The Council’s direction, the entire community serves to improve and enrich one another’s lives, a luxury made possible by a sophisticated system of robots who take care of the menial day-to-day tasks while its citizens sleep. Awoken unexpectedly one night, Jude Stone comes face to face with a mysterious stranger named Zoe and he discovers a secret that, if exposed, could mean his banishment. Plunged deeper into Zoe’s world, truth becomes clouded and he’s caught in the middle of a dangerous game played by those in power. He must choose between community loyalty and doing what’s right, even if it means revealing New Haven’s sinister secret and destroying his perfect way of life…