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About Phyllis Bourne
A former newspaper crime reporter, Phyllis Bourne writes to feed a growing lipstick addiction. A nominee for Romance Writer's of America's 2016 RITA® award and a two-time Golden Heart finalist, she has also been nominated for an RT BOOKReviews Reviewer's Choice Award and won Georgia Romance Writer's prestigious Maggie Award of Excellence.
When she's not at the computer, Phyllis can be found at a cosmetics counter spending the grocery money. She lives in Nashville with an understanding husband, who in one kiss can discern the difference between a department store and drug store lip gloss.
Check her out at www.phyllisbourne.com and www.facebook.com/phyllisbournebooks
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Enter the perfect solution - an interactive app where the star of Hot Mess dishes style, beauty and relationship advice guaranteed to transform any woman into a man magnet. Riley re-invents herself, and thanks to the app, is on the brink of landing her dream man…and another she didn’t count on. Soon Riley’s embroiled in her own hot mess and has to choose between the Cinderella fairytale with the man she wants or the soul deep passion found only in the arms of the man she needs.
Can’t say she didn’t warn him.
Despite his neighbor’s confession that she’s a jinx and evidence to back up the claim - a smitten Ned Dixon believes she’s his happily ever after.
When fate puts the couple’s relationship to the test, Ned gets a taste of the true definition of unlucky. Freak incidents occur after every intimate moment, each one as frightening as the sex is hot.
Now Ned isn’t questioning if he’s found true love with the girl next door – but whether or not he can survive it?
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Hope’s new husband insists she’s always been the love of his life, but she won’t commit without trust. Twice-burned, will Hope go with her heart - when her man and marriage are tested by a hot mess?
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Growing up among the powerful and privileged, formal-wear designer Sandra Woolcott learned early on to never show weaknessjust smile and hold your head high. And ten years ago, when her young heart was broken, she learned just how strong she really was .
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His business is her pleasure
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