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About Iris Abbott
Iris Abbott has always enjoyed reading, especially romances. She lives in the beautiful and inspirational Lowcountry of South Carolina. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States and enjoys sharing the ambiance of some of her favorite places through her stories. When she's not writing emotion packed romances with a happily-ever-after ending, this former high school science teacher is traveling with her husband, taking photos, watching birds, riding her bicycle, or taking care of two very demanding cats. Please check out her website irisabbott.com and the Facebook page for Iris Abbott (author).
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The dog days of summer have come and gone. The beaches and streets are less crowded. That suits licensed vet tech Elise Meyer just fine as she settles into a slower pace of living. However, a selfless act and an unplanned swim in the ocean thrust her in the spotlight and changed her life in ways she could never have imagined.
Scott Summer has spent his life running with the big dogs, his older Summer cousins. But as the old saying goes, every dog will have his day, and Scott’s about to have his! He spotted the sexy auburn-haired beauty the second she walked into his resort. He planned to meet her and turn on the famous Summer charm. But, instead, they share a moment that ends up on the front page of the local newspaper.
The moment Marcus ‘Mercury’ Ellison sees sweet and shy Lexi Parker he’s attracted to her. He's always been labeled the lethal one. A sniper with many kills to his name, Mercury feels he’s too dark and jaded for the likes of Lexi. She brings to mind kittens and rainbows. He’s more like rattlesnakes and thunderstorms.
Lexi Parker has spent five long years running from the past. She finally settles in Texas, but she isn't quite ready to let go of the past. Mercury’s sex appeal tempts her, but Lexi’s emotionally scarred and fights the sizzling attraction that burns between them. In order for her healing to begin, it’s going to take someone special, someone like Mercury. Lexi just has to stop fighting and open her heart to the possibilities.
It’s a good thing Mercury never walks away from a challenge. When Lexi’s flower shop is vandalized, he steps up to offer help and protection. Given another opportunity to laugh and love, Lexi must come to terms with her past once and for all if she has any hope for a future with a happy ending.
The thirteen novellas in the Enigma, Maine series have a lot to offer! Vampires, witches, animal shifters, mermen, and vampire hunters fight in the battle of good versus evil. Along the way, they find everlasting love.
LITTLE RED VALENTINE Scarlet Valentine is running for her life! She needs a place to start fresh. Where could be better than Enigma, Maine, the longtime home of her beloved and now departed grandmother? Mitch Gannon, a wolf shifter and alpha of the Enigma pack, is stunned by the sudden appearance of Scarlet. He instantly recognizes her as his mate. He tries to get to know Scarlet better, but she thwarts his every attempt. It soon becomes evident that Scarlet is in trouble. Mitch rushes to her rescue. His wolf is howling to claim her before it’s too late. The sense of danger escalates his timetable! This Valentine’s Day is going to be a red-hot one to remember in Enigma, Maine! The wolf pack’s alpha has finally met his mate and his match. She leads him on a merry chase, but in the end, they both succumb to the desire sizzling between them and the call of the wolf.
OCEAN’S LOVING EMBRACE Adam Landis is at home in the water. He should be. He’s a descendant of the legendary city of Atlantis. Now he makes his home in Enigma, Maine. Adam was first introduced in A GUARDIAN’S LOVING CLAIM. While swimming in the Atlantic Ocean, Adam witnesses an attempted murder. He rescues the woman only to discover she is someone from his past. Adam’s protective instincts go into overdrive. Amber walked away from him once before, he’s not about to let it happen again. He vows to protect Amber and solve the mystery of who tried to kill her. Amber Swanson was first introduced in A SOLDIER’S CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING. She watched her sister fall in love. Now it’s her turn! Amber, however, is not having a good day. Her car won’t start. She’s thrown overboard and left for dead in the cold Atlantic. And as grateful as she is to still be alive, she’s embarrassed when her rescuer turns out to be her college crush. Circumstances kept them apart five years ago. Now they plan to make the most of their second chance. The attraction between them is as powerful as a tidal wave. And their passion is hot enough to boil the Atlantic! Not even the fear of danger is enough to dampen their craving for each other. This time they will finally surrender to the tide of rising emotions and give in to the feelings threatening to drown them.
A GUARDIAN'S LOVING CARESS Halloween is never boring in Enigma, Maine. Last year it was a mated souls spell cast by three sister witches. This year, it’s a protection spell and the meddling of a powerful witch that causes paths to cross and sparks to fly! When Jessica’s safe house turns out not to be safe, she leaves witness protection and goes on the run by herself. She is drawn to the quaint town of Enigma, Maine and decides to stay for a few days. While there, she is invited to a Halloween party. She decides to go and is almost run down by Lucian Petrakos. Her life will never be the same again! Lucian is the oldest cat shifter alive. He is also a guardian of the mystical universe. And he takes his job seriously. You don’t kill as many villains as Lucian, even in the name of justice, without losing something along the way. Lucian always thought his price was his heart. That was before he met Jessica. Now he’s willing to do anything to end the threat to her life so that she can stop running and give in to his loving caress.
A WOLF’S LOVING VALENTINE It is never boring in Enigma, Maine even in the dead of winter.
A chance meeting with her new neighbor doesn’t go well at all. Someone slips a drug into her beer while she visits a local bar. And the sexy man who comes to her rescue turns out to be the infuriating neighbor. Yep, it most definitely isn’t Emily’s day.
Steven ‘Steel’ Ellison and his brothers design and build custom bikes. He’s more at home on a motorcycle than a horse. That isn’t going to stop him from charging to the rescue when his beautiful neighbor needs help. But this knight in shining armor is riding to the rescue on a bike instead of a horse, and both of them are in for the ride of their lives.
There’s a new breed of cowboy calling Texas home. The Metal Cowboys prefer bikes to horses, but that only makes them sexier. The rugged men are led by Copper Ellison. The former Navy SEAL is tough as nails, but he’s got one weakness.
Marla Taylor prefers safe and boring to dangerous and exciting, so staying out of the way of the Metal Cowboys is a top priority. Unfortunately, that’s hard to do since her sister works for them. She manages to catch the eye of Copper, who has every intention of taking the sweet and shy Marla on the ride of her life. When her worst nightmare becomes reality, Copper comes to the rescue. Passion is ignited, and Marla and Copper quickly learn they can’t live without each other.
Natalie Taylor knows it's time to move on from a dead-end crush that’s going nowhere. The problem is, she’s tried, but her heart and body just won’t cooperate. Then a late night stop on a deserted road changes everything.
Chrome has fought his longing for Natalie over the years. He's wanted her from the moment she set foot in the garage, brightening the dark places inside him with her beautiful smile. When Natalie is injured, Chrome faces a choice: finally start living again and give in to his need for Natalie...or risk losing her forever. He has a good reason for staying away from her. It’s time to bare his soul, tell her about the past that haunts him, and make her understand how he really feels about her.
A self-proclaimed bookworm, Camille Stone, leads a boring life. Until the night someone tries to break into her home. Suddenly, Joel Fisher is back in her life, and things go from dull to electrifying in a heartbeat.
It’s taken Joel ‘Titanium’ Fisher over two years to get his life together and move on from the life-altering injury that caused him to lose part of his leg. Now that he’s healed, he wants to win Camille Stone’s heart. Her sweetness and vulnerability bring out his protective side. Now that she’s in danger he’ll do whatever it takes to makes sure they have a future together.
*Can be read as a standalone, but Titanium is better enjoyed as part of the Metal Cowboys series.*
Sami is used to being on her own, but her loner persona is tested when a sexy biker puts her in his sights. Suddenly, her life is turned upside down. A smoking hot kiss weakens her resolve, and somewhere between a snowball fight and the cupcake on wheels, she finds herself falling in love.
Cameron ‘Gold’ Duffy, the newest member of the Metal Cowboys, is determined to make Sami his. Gold needs her to trust in herself, trust in him, and most of all trust in them. It won’t be easy, but she’s worth the effort. And he isn’t going to stop until the sinfully sexy baker is sweet on him too.
A drug bust gone wrong, a traitorous mole, betrayal from an unexpected source, and a shootout with drug pushers will not stop DEA Agent Victoria Parsons from doing her job. She is determined to keep lethal drugs out of the hands of children. There's no room for a man in her life, and even if there is, most men can’t handle the danger and unpredictability that come with her job.
Connor ‘Iron’ Murray is in the wrong place at the right time. A chance encounter on a backroad in Texas changes everything. Whether it’s for the best or not remains to be seen. The former Army Ranger has to let go of the bitterness of the past and embrace the possibilities of the future or risk losing the woman he loves.
A steamy yet sweet, lust-to-love short romance featuring a sexy, billionaire businessman, a family-oriented, down-to-earth girl next door, a marriage of convenience, a last-minute groom swap, and a burning passion hotter than a long summer day in the South.Kylee Young wants nothing more than to take care of her young, orphaned half-siblings. Those that have the final say question her means, and her chances of gaining permanent custody aren’t looking too good. That is until her best friend Scott Summer offers the perfect solution.
Damian Summer has watched and craved the best friend of his youngest cousin for years. An opportunity too good to resist presents itself. Like the business shark he reputed to be, Damian takes advantage, setting up the deal of a lifetime.
Forget the Boys of Summer! It’s all about the Summer Men! The five sexy cousins who run the family business, Summer Resorts. They’re as hot as the season they share a name with. Enjoy the romantic adventures of the Summer Men and the women special enough to capture their hearts. While you’re at it, grab some ice because you’re going to need it!
The thirteen novellas in the Enigma, Maine series have a lot to offer! Vampires, witches, animal shifters, mermen, and vampire hunters fight in the ultimate battle of good versus evil. Along the way, they find everlasting love.
Treat yourself to a tasty morsel reminiscent of the holiday. A VAMPIRE’S LOVING BITE is short, sweet, and addictive just like the real thing! It’s Halloween candy for the romantic in all of us.
Welcome to Enigma, Maine where sometimes things are exactly as they seem no matter how strange that might be! You're invited to the Halloween event of the year! Julie Banks and her two sister witches cast a mated souls spell to find Mr. Right. Who would have thought that Mr. Right would turn out to be a vampire? Now Julie is bound by blood and magic to the mysterious Alessandro Russo. To make matters worse, there's a vampire hunter breathing down their necks!
Readers beware, lots of hot loving with a dash of spooky fun and just a pinch of unsettling danger! Welcome to Enigma, Maine where sometimes things are exactly as they seem no matter how strange that might be! A GUARDIAN’S LOVING CLAIM is part two of the Mated Souls Trilogy.
Selena Hunt and her two sister witches cast a mated souls spell to find Mr. Right. Who would have thought that Mr. Right would turn out to be a cat shifter and a guardian of the mystical universe! Selena is claimed by the dark and dangerous Phillip Saint John. To make things worse, there's an insidious plot to bring down the alpha of Enigma’s wolf pack. Instead of playing fair, the traitorous wolves are using underhanded methods to achieve their goal. Selena and her friends are caught in the middle. Phillip has to act fast to save not only his soul mate but other innocent paranormal beings too.
Readers beware, lots of hot loving with a dash of spooky fun and just a pinch of spine-tingling danger!
A PIRATE’S LOVING KISS is part three of the Mated Souls Trilogy. Brittany and her two sister witches cast a mated souls spell to find Mr. Right. Who would have thought that Mr. Right would turn out to be a time-traveling wizard from the 23rd century? A Wizard who is most at home in the 18th century aboard pirate ships!
Brittany and Logan take a wrong turn at a Halloween party and now they're on the run from three deadly wolf shifters. Brittany is finally reunited with her sister witches and together with their soul mates, they solve the mystery of who is harming paranormal beings in Enigma. Readers beware: a kick-butt martial arts expert with fiery red hair clashes with a hotter than sin, time-traveling pirate, and mutiny is sure to follow. Batten down the hatches! It’s going to be a rough ride for these two independent and strong-willed beings.
Christmas is the season when anything can happen, especially in Enigma, Maine! A heartfelt request and a letter to Santa send the jolly elf to Enigma. Once there he enlists the help of Athena the Greek goddess of wisdom, courage, and warfare to help him find the perfect new dad for Jacob Forrester.
Hannah Forrester, a flight nurse at Enigma General Hospital, is a widow of four years. She hasn’t even looked at another man until now. The arrival of Steve Rivers turns her world upside down. The former Black Hawk pilot is the new air ambulance pilot on Hannah’s shift.
They constantly run into each other outside of work, and the more time they spend together the more they want from each other. Jacob, Hannah’s six-year-old son, takes to Steve immediately.
A tragedy that has altered one family forever.
A woman on the run who’s tired of living like the ghost some people would believe her to be.
A man with a dangerous job, looking for the one woman strong enough to stand by his side.
The lingering danger from her past could rip them apart with no warning.
Living under an assumed identity and staying under the radar is a must for Deanne. Who would have thought taking a part-time job at Southern Rain would put it all in jeopardy? She knows who Josh Heath is. Deanne believes it’s only a matter of time before he recognizes her and discovers the heartbreaking secret she is hiding.
Josh was borderline obsessed with Deanne Moss. He told himself it was the allure of the mystery. Josh ignored the fact that his intense interest might have more to do with a pair of long, shapely legs and unbelievably plump, kissable lips. She seemed familiar, but no matter how hard he tried, Josh could not place her. That, more than anything else, drove his insatiable curiosity to discover her true identity.