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A Little Blackmail

Destiny Bay Romances: Sweet Editions

by Helen Conrad

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A Little Blackmail

Destiny Bay Romances - Forever Yours
(Sweet Edition #2)
by Helen Conrad

Adult Romance

Paperback & Ebook, 172 pages

March 28th 2014 by Doorknock Publishing

Sometimes you have to break the rules to right a wrong.

Janet Cardona is usually a by-the-book good girlbut when Matt Carrington won't give her cat back, she sees red. Rules mean nothing when there's an animal to be saved. So when she's caught in a burglary and blackmailed for it, she finds she can't refuse. Matt only needs her to pretend to be his wife for a day or two so that he can run a scam he's involved in. But once the pretense gets going, he begins to yearn for the real thing. Now Janet has to decide if she can let herself fall for a con man.

Recipes for Crab Open-faced Sandwiches and Basic Asian Soup included.

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She waited, heart pounding, in case anything inside was going to react, if any alarm was going to go off. There wasn't a sound. Holding her breath, she pushed a little more. The door glided smoothly, leaving a six-inch opening. Janet stared at it, waiting, her heart beating furiously. Perhaps Alexander would come to investigate on his own. Then she would scoop him up, head for the drainpipe, and down to her car. In minutes, this whole episode would be behind her, like a bad dream.

Matt's handsome face flashed through her mind, but she shoved it away. That was a dream, all right, though perhaps not such a bad one. And she'd never been much of a dreamer. Reality was her style. Time to get back to it.

She waited another moment, still hoping for the best. But her luck wasn't quite that good. "Alexander," she whispered at last. "Here, kitty, kitty."

There wasn't a sound. Was she going to have to go in and find him? "Here, kitty, kitty," she hissed just a little louder.

"Who's there?" Mavis's voice split the night.

Janet reeled backward, her heart in her throat. It was all over. She'd been caught.

"Who is it? Who's there?"

Would she have enough time to make it down the drainpipe? Or should she jump for it? One look over the edge of the balcony wiped that idea from her head. It was a long way down and a rocky landing. It would have to be the drainpipe.

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Helen Conrad is an award-winning, bestselling author of more than 90 romances (over 15 million copies sold) published under various pseudonyms with Harlequin, Silhouette, Loveswept, and others. She is currently revamping and rewriting much of her backlist—mainly into the Destiny Bay Romances Series. The first six, the Forever Yours Series, are being rewritten as Sweet Editions.

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A Little About the Destiny Bay Romances: Sweet Editions
From Author Helen Conrad

"The Destiny Bay Romances take place in the sort of beach town I've always loved--and now I live in one! But writing about beach towns came first and this series is centered on the rich, influential Carrington family living along the California Coast, and in Hawaii. These are good-looking, fast-driving, hard-hitting men and women whose impulses lead them into trouble every time--and inevitably to fall in love.

The original series includes language and love scenes that aren't, for the most part, especially harsh and explicit--but some of my readers from my years writing sweets for Harlequin as Raye Morgan have asked if we couldn't have sweet and clean versions--and I thought--what a good idea! 

These are basically the same stories...but with the conflicts softened a bit, the language cleaned up, and no explicit love scenes. There are still a few adult situations, but they're muted. Consider these the PG versions. 

I hope you enjoy them!"

Tour-Wide Giveaway

- US Grand Prize: $20 Amazon gift card and paperbacks of Run Run RunawayA Little Blackmail, and Moving Too Fast

- INT Grand Prize: $20 Amazon gift card and ebooks of Run Run RunawayA Little Blackmail, and Moving Too Fast
- 2 sets of ebooks of Run Run RunawayA Little Blackmail, and Moving Too Fast (INT)

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Run Run Runaway
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May 26 - Book Intro

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