A Taste of Romance: eBook Novellas Perfect for Lunchtime Reading
by Amy Loosemore, Harlequin.com Team
Sometimes a taste is all you need! If you are looking for a quick romantic read to fill today’s commute or lunch hour, here are a few recent ebook novellas and samplers available at Harlequin.com and other ebook stores that you can download and devour in one sitting. What are your favorite romance novellas?
Midnight at Tiffany’s by Sarah Morgan (From Manhattan with Love series)
Matilda is a shy New York waitress by day, but an aspiring author by night—and she loves to write about kickass heroines! So when she meets gorgeous millionaire Chase Adams, she decides to channel her heroines and act on their sizzling attraction! One magical night later, she’s living the dream, but will a midnight trip to Tiffany’s make it a reality?
Hometown Heartbreaker by Maisey Yates (Copper Ridge series)
Aiden Crawford knows all about responsibilities. He’s already shouldering more than his share when beautiful drifter Casey James cruises into town with a broken car, a chip onher shoulder and enough secrets to have her ready to leave Copper Ridge the second she can afford the auto mechanic’s bill. Aiden has no time for long-legged, sultry-eyed complications, especially when he catches her joyriding in his father’s car, but when he realizes that she’s hungry and homeless, he grits his teeth and does what he does best:takes on another person’s problems as his own.
Casey is no man’s charity project—she takes care of herself and that’s all she needs to survive. But in the gruff and ruggedly gorgeous Aiden, she finds a man whose demons match her own—and who tempts her to stop running once and for all. Yet even if she finds the courage to stay, can she convince him that a future together is possible before time runs out?
What Happens on the Ranch by Delores Fossen (The McCord Brothers series)
In a sweet and sexy prequel novella to USA TODAY bestselling author Delores Fossen’s The McCord Brothers series, a soldier on leave returns to Spring Hill, Texas, where a summer fling is about to reignite
It all started in the hayloft. That’s where Anna McCord lost her virginity to Heath Moore when they were teenagers. Nine years later, Heath, now an air force officer, is back in town. For Anna, the boy who stole her heart is long gone, replaced by a man who’s filled out everywhere. Her overprotective brothers might want her to stay away, but what harm can there be in a secret, exhilarating affair?
Sure, the McCord boys will beat him to a pulp if he lays a finger—or anything else—on Anna. That’s not why Heath is trying so hard to resist her. Soon he’ll be leaving, and he has no intention of breaking her heart again when he does. But some mistakes are worth repeating—especially when second time around might lead to forever…
The Darkest Angel by Gena Showalter (Lords of the Underworld series)
Note: This novella originally appeared in the anthology Heart of Darkness
Winged warrior Lysander has been alive for centuries, and yet he’s never known desire—until he meets Bianka. Spawned from the bloodline of his enemy, the beautiful but deadly Harpy is determined to lead the untouched Lysander into temptation. He may try to evade her attempts, but even the most iron-willed demon assassin can resist for only so long….
Tough, rugged and oh-so-sexy…There’s just something about those Western men. From Wyoming to Oregon, Texas to Montana, let today’s top-selling masters of Western romance sweep you away with this sneak peek at ten brand new novels. The West has never been wilder!
Featuring extended excerpts from Once a Rancher by Linda Lael Miller, Untamed by Diana Palmer, One Night Charmer by Maisey Yates, Rustler’s Moon by Jodi Thomas, Home on the Ranch by Trish Milburn, Hard Rain by B.J. Daniels, Texas on My Mind by Delores Fossen, Texas Rebels: Jude by Linda Warren, Out Rider by Lindsay McKenna, and Hard Silence by Mia Kay.