DOUBLE DOWN (Ozark Magic #1)
(Released November 9, 2015)
Izzy Craig might live in a town called Magic, but her life is anything but. After nursing her beloved grandfather, he has passed away, leaving her to manage a busy lake resort and an unrequited crush on the town’s sheriff, Graham Nolan. Things start to look up when Graham’s estranged brother Chris comes to town. If she can’t have one handsome Nolan man, maybe his twin will do.
Graham’s feelings for Izzy have always been complicated . . . and intense. When he realizes that his brother has encroached on his territory, he’s not sure if he can deal. They’ve tried sharing a woman before, and that ended in heartache for everyone. But when Izzy’s sketchy uncle enters the picture, Graham’s cop senses go on high alert. He may very well have to trust his brother, Izzy, and himself, if he wants to keep the woman he loves safe.
A HERO INSIDE (Love With A Price #1)
(Released December 23, 2015)
After bouncing around foster care homes as a kid, Tori Bennett abandoned her dream of having a family long ago. Instead, she is focused on saving money to finish her nursing degree, and seems content to adopt her best friend Becca’s family as her own.
On the eve of Thanksgiving, a handsome stranger saves Tori from a would-be robber. Tori can’t get this hero out of her head. Once she finds out he’s her best friend’s brother, life gets complicated.
Ethan Price has been running for years. After the death of his father, he shut down emotionally, deciding it’s easier to be alone than to deal with the pain of loving—and losing—someone.
Sparks ignite between Ethan and a gorgeous bartender after he saves her from a gunman. Once he finds out she’s the best friend of his little sister, Ethan has to decide if it’s worth the risk to stop running away and take a chance on love.
ONE SWEET TASTE (Love With A Price #2)
(Released February 16, 2016)
At the age of forty, Linzee Felton is starting over. After a messy divorce, she moves to Oakville and accepts the position of head chef for the new Price restaurant. When she falls for her boss’s brother, can she overcome her insecurities and let herself pursue a relationship with a younger man? Or has she already missed out on her chance for happiness?
Photographer Foster Price has always strived to be the best. When he loses out on the prestigious Donovan Photography Award for the third year in a row, he feels that maybe he’s not good enough. Not a good enough photographer, and certainly not good enough for the gorgeous new head chef at his brother’s restaurant.
As Linzee and Foster prepare for the Christmas Food & Wine Festival, will the holiday magic be enough to help these two lost souls find themselves in each other?
BE MINE (Love With A Price #3)
(Released March 3, 2016)
After a bad breakup, Dylan Price is ready to give up on love. That is, until Carly Peters walks through the door of his veterinary clinic on a stormy night. Even though she’s drenched and holding an angry, pregnant cat, Dylan can’t stop the thrill of excitement he feels when Carly looks at him. Could she be the one? Or is she just after Dylan for his money?
When Carly Peters comes back to Oakville to help her mom run the local animal shelter, the last thing on her mind is falling in love, especially with the town vet. But no one told her Dr. Dylan Price was a gorgeous ball of sexy. And she certainly wasn’t expecting him to tug on her heart. Can she convince Dylan to take a chance on her? And will she be able to truly fall for a man who doesn’t trust her?
DARK CAPTIVE ANTHOLOGY
(Available May 20, 2016)
Blurb for Captive Artist by N.J. Young:
Carrie Wentworth never expected to be at the center of a high-stakes art theft. She’s perfectly happy to run her prestigious art gallery in a small mountain community and ogle the super hot janitor, Ellis “Jax” Jackson.
But Jax is more than tall, dark, and bulging muscles. He has an art heist to complete no matter what it takes. When Carrie catches him in the act, he can’t bring himself to kill the pretty blonde. So instead, he takes her captive. But he will have to figure out what’s more important—money or his feelings for Carrie.
FIERCE TEMPER (Ozark Magic #2)
(Coming Summer 2016)
Tessa Lawson has a secret… actually, she has a few. Not only did she used to be known as adult film star Temper Jazz, but she is also on the run after witnessing a murder and stealing $250K from a drug lord. She moved to Magic to hide, but she wasn’t able to hide her heart, which has been captured by local bartender Milo Livingston.
Milo has his own demons. His guilt over a horrible accident that injured a friend has left him thinking he doesn’t deserve happiness. He surely doesn’t think that Tessa, the object of his affection, could ever love him.
When Milo’s friend Archer comes to town, the trio’s world is thrown into upheaval. Archer Collins is a DEA agent, intent on bringing down the drug cartel responsible for his sister’s death. He never expected to fall in love with Tessa, the very woman he’s been searching for for over a year.
After an attempt is made on Tessa’s life, Milo and Archer join forces to protect the woman they care about. Will both men be able to overcome their own demons and trust Tessa with their hearts? And will their love be enough to protect her from a cold-blooded killer?