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Hero Series

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Accidental Hero

When top sportsman Pete is injured, he’s rescued by his pretty neighbor. Nurse Michelle’s daily visits are due to the doctor’s orders, but Pete’s company is soon too attractive to relinquish.

Can Pete maintain the new relationship once he’s recovered, or will Michelle be another one to walk away?


Book 1:  Gold Medal Hero

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Free in KU

Connor Freeman knows what it’s like to win the biggest prize in his sport. Now home from the Olympics, he’s busy touring the country talking to groups about his experiences and boosting the sport’s profile. The trouble is, he’s worn out, with zero enthusiasm. With training starting again in only a few days, he’s almost out of time as well. Time to find a solution.

Enter journalist Bailey Stoddart. Desperate to keep her job, she needs to impress her boss with a high-profile article, and who better to interview than the darling of the national rowing squad? But is it safe to accept Connor’s solution of spending a weekend away together, with his bad-boy reputation?

As love begins to grow between them, a past mistake threatens to tear them apart. Can gorgeous Bailey really be the solution Connor craves, or will her goals destroy his forever?

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Book 2: Unlikely Hero 

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Free in KU

Rowing coach Jeff Nicholls is trying to come to terms with a marriage breakup and the loss of access to his stepdaughter.

Teacher Lauren Whitby is trying to cope with her father’s deteriorating health and her family’s antagonism.

Their problems pull them into a relationship that’s a welcome distraction - until a devastating family secret is revealed.

Will it strengthen their friendship, or tear them apart?

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Book 3: Soldier Hero

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Free in KU

A traumatized soldier.

A former army nurse.

She’s the last person he wants near.

PTSD sufferer Vaughan Stoddart is hiding out in a rehab center after serving in Afghanistan – until his sister asks him to give her away at her wedding. Guilt-ridden for ignoring her, he visits to check on this new fiancé.

Formerly an army nurse in Afghanistan, visiting Englishwoman Dani recognizes Vaughan’s symptoms and due to their common background, a friendship soon develops. But when she accidentally reveals a secret that impacts his own life, he spirals into despair.

With his trust in her broken, how will they find the happy-ever-after they both deserve?

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Book 4: Reluctant Hero

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Free in KU

When roading engineer Selena returns home to fill a short-term job contract, she has just one goal—to concentrate on her career. A social life is not important—until she meets barman Harry. His easy-going attitude is a welcome change from her serious job.

When she comes up against the mayor in a battle over an intersection design, it’s just as well Harry’s on her side—or is he?

When his loyalty is put to the test, can he change enough to prove his love as the hero she needs, or will he cave under pressure and allow her to walk away?


Book 5: Long Lost Hero

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Free in KU

Following an upset at home, Gemma takes refuge with her best friend but is shocked when she accidentally meets up with her brother’s best mate. Hers too, until he left without warning eight years ago. Now Reuben’s a solo dad struggling to cope with his two small daughters.

Despite the trauma of their earlier parting, she’s compelled to step in and help, even agreeing to spend one night with them at the girls’ request.

But one night turns into more and soon there’s no way she can walk out on this needy family.

For Reuben, having Gemma in the house brings back all the memories and guilt of the last time they were together. Besides, he knows she has a problem of her own and until she reveals the secret, how can he trust her?

Attraction wars with skepticism as these two struggle to cope with their situations. Can Reuben persuade Gemma to reveal the reason she left her family and work, at a crucial time?

And will Gemma forgive him for running out on her all those years ago?


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