The Bachelor Chapters
Author: Vicki Marie Stolsen
Staking out the terrain between Sex and the City and Eat, Pray, Love, this contagious narrative follows the author's grand experiment to carve out a model of respectable bachelorhood for women. Crafted as part middle-age memoir, part thinking woman's romance, the story highlights Vicki Marie's sexy, comical, and controversial attempts to reinvent romantic relationships after twenty years of monogamy. More than just one woman's story, the book explores fresh and frank ideas about sex, love, adultery, men, women, race, gay identity, body image, and aging. Women of all ages will respond to the dilemma that is central to the real-life protagonist: How does one manage the rise and fall of love? How does one reconcile mythology with real life? How does one get laid and not get screwed?
Author: Brenda Jackson
Publisher: Kimani Press
One mind-blowing kiss. That was all Ellie Weston shared with her neighbor and crush one summer, before he angrily discovered she'd approached him on a dare. Ten years later, Ellie is back at her great-aunt's lake house, and so is Uriel Lassiter—still wildly sexy, single and happy to stay that way. When Ellie finds her great-aunt's never-completed romance novel, she decides to finish the manuscript—but first she needs some real-life inspiration: a sultry summer fling. Uriel hasn't forgotten Ellie, and their sizzling chemistry is starting to make him reconsider his tried-and-true bachelor status. But when the truth about her motive emerges, can Ellie convince him that make-believe has turned into sweet reality?
Author: Madeline Hunter
A passionate new historical romance in Madeline Hunter's nationally bestselling Seducer series. This one features a fifth member of the London Dueling Society, the reserved, enigmatic lawyer to the Laclere family: Julian Hampton. All his life, it seemed, Julian had been in love with Penelope, now Countess of Glasbury. And when he learned the horrors she had endured at the hands of her vicious husband, Julian was instrumental in arranging for her escape to Italy. But he has never forgotten the love of his childhood, the woman he had rescued first as a "damsel in distress" when she was a girl, and then for real once she had blossomed into woman. When Penelope returns secretly to London, Julian is the one she turns to, even though her trust in him puts both their reputations, and ultimately their lives, in peril. From the Paperback edition.
The Bachelor's Cat
Author: Lynn Hoffman
There once was a bachelor...an honest man, an artist struggling for love and success. He had a girlfriend. Sexy and manipulative, this woman enticed and diced his heart. But there was another woman, too. Not quite as pretty, nor half as mean, this sweet woman made him laugh. One cold morning, a tiny abandoned kitten appeared on his doorstep. Sure it would be temporary, the bachelor opened his door...and then slowly, his heart. Soon, his house was he home too. But the cat wasn't the only object growing in the bachelor's affections. Increasingly town between the two women, he didn't know which one he wanted more. For the cat, the choice was easy. Would the bachelor be wise enough to hear her--and the truth in his own heart?
Author: Kim Van Alkemade
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
From the New York Times bestselling author of Orphan #8 comes a fresh and intimate novel about the destructive power of secrets and the redemptive power of love—inspired by the true story of Jacob Ruppert, the millionaire owner of the New York Yankees, and his mysterious bequest in 1939 to an unknown actress, Helen Winthrope Weyant. When the owner of the New York Yankees baseball team, Colonel Jacob Ruppert, takes Helen Winthrope, a young actress, under his wing, she thinks it’s because of his guilt over her father’s accidental death—and so does Albert Kramer, Ruppert’s handsome personal secretary. Helen and Albert develop a deepening bond the closer they become to Ruppert, an eccentric millionaire who demands their loyalty in return for his lavish generosity. New York in the Jazz Age is filled with possibilities, especially for the young and single. Yet even as Helen embraces being a “bachelor girl”—a working woman living on her own terms—she finds herself falling in love with Albert, even after he confesses his darkest secret. When Ruppert dies, rumors swirl about his connection to Helen after the stunning revelation that he has left her the bulk of his fortune, which includes Yankee Stadium. But it is only when Ruppert’s own secrets are finally revealed that Helen and Albert will be forced to confront the truth about their relationship to him—and to each other. Inspired by factual events that gripped New York City in its heyday, Bachelor Girl is a hidden history gem about family, identity, and love in all its shapes and colors.
The Perfect Letter
Author: Chris Harrison
Publisher: Harper Collins
Chris Harrison, the beloved longtime host of ABC’s The Bachelor, explores the perils and rewards of risking everything for love in his first novel. As the longtime host of ABC’s hit shows The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, Chris Harrison has witnessed the joys and heartbreak of men and women searching for everlasting love. A true romantic at heart, he believes that everyone deserves their own fairytale ending. Now, in his first work of fiction, Chris draws on his unique insights and wisdom in a remarkable debut novel that explores love and its consequences—a must-read for Bachelor fans and hopeless romantics everywhere.
Romancing the Bachelor
Author: Diane Alberts
Publisher: Entangled: Indulgence
Eric Hamilton isn’t looking for love. Hell, he isn’t even looking for a girl. He has a five-year plan, and he’s one hundred percent focused on that. But then Shelby walks into his life, and suddenly, he can’t think about anything else. Unfortunately for him, she hates his guts, and wants nothing to do with him. But he’s a man who loves a challenge. Shelby Jefferson can’t wait to get out of the city, and back to her country roots. She moved to Atlanta for a guy who promptly left her, and the last thing she wants is to fall for another man who might make her want to stay. But Eric is nothing if not persistent, and before long she’s inside his arms, in his bed, and falling for him. Hard. But when history repeats itself, she’s left having to choose between a man and herself...again. Each book in the Hamilton Family series is STANDALONE. * The CEO's Seduction * Romancing the Bachelor * Catching the Player
Author: Stefanie London
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Everybody's talking about the hot new app reviewing New York's most eligible bachelors. But why focus on prince charming when you can read the latest dirt on the lowest-ranked "Bad Bachelors"—NYC's most notorious bad boys. If one more person mentions Bad Bachelors to Reed McMahon, someone's gonna get hurt. A PR whiz, Reed is known as an 'image fixer' but his womanizing ways have caught up with him. What he needs is a PR miracle of his own. When Reed strolls into Darcy Greer's workplace offering to help save the struggling library, she isn't buying it. The prickly Brooklynite knows Reed is exactly the kind of guy she should avoid. But the library does need his help. But as she reluctantly works with Reed, she realizes there's more to a man than his reputation. Maybe, just maybe Bad Bachelor #1 is THE one for her. Bad Bachelor: Bad Bachelor (Book 1) Bad Reputation (Book 2) What People Are Saying About Bad Bachelor: "Sizzling, sexy and so much fun!"—SARAH MORGAN, USA Today bestselling author of Moonlight Over Manhattan "Wonderfully witty and achingly romantic, Bad Bachelor is an absolute must-read for anyone who loves a sexy playboy in a suit." —LAUREN LAYNE, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Someone Like You
Mad About the Duke
Author: Elizabeth Boyle
Publisher: Harper Collins
“Mad about the Duke is a rollicking good romp, filled with mischief and mayhem and delicious characters.” —Sabrina Jeffries Rita Award-winner, USA Today and New York Times bestseller Elizabeth Boyle delights once more with Mad About the Duke, the second book in her wonderfully creative, wickedly fun Widows of Standon historical romance series. It is a delectable tale of an intrepid young woman who employs an incognito duke—whom she mistakenly believes to be a common solicitor—in her quest to land a titled second husband. Featuring characters from her popular Bachelor Chronicles, Boyle proves once again to be one of today’s most imaginative writers of romantic fiction. Fans of the sensual, fast-paced historical romance of Lisa Kleypas and Christina Dodd will, likewise, be Mad About the Duke.
In an attempt to advertise her new business, pastry chef--and walking disaster--Olivia Regan bids on a date with high-profile playboy Daniel Worth during a high-profile auction and proves to him that she is a risk worth taking. Original.
It's Not Okay
Author: Andi Dorfman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
"Andi Dorfman, the beloved finalist of season eighteen of The Bachelor who infamously rejected Juan Pablo and went on to star on season ten of The Bachelorette, dishes about what it's like to live out a love story--and its collapse--in front of the cameras, offering hard-won advice for moving on after a break-up, public or not"--
Fear of Flying
Author: Erica Jong
Even in a time when women are still sexually repressed, Isadora Wing wishes to "fly free" with a man who completes her every fantasy.
The Bachelor Auction
Author: Rachel Van Dyken
Cinderella never had to deal with this crap. Jane isn't entirely sure that Cinderella got such a raw deal. Sure, she had a rough start, but didn't she eventually land a prince and a happily-ever-after? Meanwhile, Jane is busy waiting on her demanding, entitled sisters, running her cleaning business, and . . . yep, not a prince in sight. Until a party and a broken shoe incident leave Jane wondering if princes---or at least, a certain deliciously hunky billionaire---maybe do exist. Except Brock Wellington isn't anyone's dream guy. Hell, a prince would never agree to be auctioned off in marriage to the highest bidder. Or act like an arrogant jerk---even if it was just a façade. Now, as Brock is waiting for the auction chopping block, he figures it's karmic retribution that he's tempted by a sexy, sassy woman he can't have. But while they can't have a fairy-tale ending, maybe they can indulge in a little bit of fantasy . . .
How To Lose A Bachelor
Author: Anna Banks
Publisher: Entangled: Bliss
Rochelle Ransom has big plans for winning the prize money on a dating show to help her favorite charity—and if she wins the hot bachelor's heart, even better. But at the last minute she finds out the bachelor is her ex-boyfriend, Grant Drake. Now she's determined to get herself voted off as quickly as possible—even if she has to embarrass herself on national television. But Grant has a different plan for the woman who stole his heart.