Thursday, September 17, 2015
Cover Reveal ~ Boss Me by Lacey Black
Rivers Edge book 5
Last man standing. That’s the way it feels when Will Stevens looks at the happiness
and fulfillment his siblings have found. Will isn’t necessarily looking for “happily ever
after” but...what if? The one thing that helps him get through the loneliness of
bachelorhood is his job. As a paramedic with Rivers Edge Health Care, Will is
dedicated to saving lives. But one person has the potential to jeopardize everything he
has worked for: his boss.
Carmen Brady is a woman working in a man’s world. Determined to be taken as a
serious professional, Carmen is hard and ruthless on the job; not interested in being
anyone’s friend. There’s no room for personal relationships in the workplace, and
Carmen is unwavering in her pursuit to run a tight ship in the Emergency Department at
Rivers Edge Health Center. Yet, as much as she tries, Carmen can’t seem to stop
thinking about one man she can’t have: her employee.What happens when the line between work and personal is crossed? Can Will and Carmen keep the two worlds separated? Everything comes down to a single choice: love or career?
Other Books In The Series
Trust Me Rivers Edge Series – Book 1 (FREE)
After all of the devastating betrayals by the one she loved, Twenty-two year old Avery
Stevens has spent three years raising her daughter alone, with her family and best
friend as a support system, never leaving her small hometown of Rivers Edge, Missouri.
Though Rivers Edge holds the pain of her past, it also holds the one person she wants
but can’t have – her brother’s best friend, Maddox Jackson. When she learns the
attraction might not be one-sided, will Avery be able to trust Maddox with the one thing
she’s held onto tightly for the past few years?
Police officer Maddox Jackson is a ladies’ man with one foot out the door. Never
planning to settle down, Maddox fights the attraction he feels for his best friend’s little
sister, Avery. But can he continue to fight it when his body and his heart are leading him
to the one woman he shouldn’t want?
When secrets are finally exposed, can Avery and Maddox trust each other enough to
overcome the past, handle the present, and preserve their future? Can Avery trust
Maddox with her heart? Will Maddox be able to convince Avery to take the chance?
**This book is intended for an audience of 18 or older due to graphic sex scenes and
Fight Me Rivers Edge Series - Book 2
Jake Stevens has it made. A local police officer with an open invitation to any number
of beds around town, Jake has no desire to settle down with any of the ladies he
entertains by night. After watching his best friend fall in love with his little sister, Jake is
certain that love and marriage just aren’t in his cards. Heck, he’s not even playing with
the same deck.
After Jake encounters a blast from the past one night, he finds himself swimming in
uncharted waters. For the first time, Jake has found a woman he can’t get out of his
mind. The kicker? The woman wants nothing to do with him.
Erin Anderson returns to the small Missouri town of Rivers Edge for a job after a twenty
year absence. Erin spent years loathing the memory of Jake Stevens for his cruelness
back in seventh grade. Now, Jake appears to be the same self-centered player he was
in junior high, and no one seems to be able to push her button the way the cocky, yet
devastatingly handsome cop does.
Between circumstances that keep thrusting them together and Jake’s persistence to
annoy her, Erin struggles to fight her growing feelings for Jake. But, can Erin get past
the hurt she felt all those years ago at the hands of a young Jake? Can Jake show Erin
that what they have is worth fighting for?
Expect Me Rivers Edge Series -Book 3
Travis Stevens struggles to move on and forget about the one amazing night he spent
tangled up in the sheets with a beautiful woman who disappeared just before dawn.
Now she’s just a memory that he can’t ignore. But what do you do when the woman
invades your thoughts day and night?
Josselyn McCray spent one perfect night wrapped up in the strong arms of a handsome
stranger before running out in the early morning light. Now she’s out of money and luck
and forced to make some life-altering decisions about her future. A future that is going
to involve the man she hasn’t been able to forget.
Brought together by one night of passion, Travis and Josselyn are now linked forever.
Will Travis and Josselyn be torn apart by demanding responsibilities and the stresses of
getting to know each other? Or will they overcome the odds and find their way to
happily ever after?
One thing is certain: life isn’t always what you expect.
*This book is intended for an audience of 18 or older due to graphic sex scenes and
**Can be read as a standalone but would be better enhanced by reading the previous
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Promise Me Rivers Edge Series -Book 4
Holly Jenkins watched her best friend finally get her happily ever after. While there’s no
one more deserving than Avery Jackson, Holly can’t fight the longing and ache that
settles in her chest when she thinks about her own solitary life. After kissing so many
frogs, Holly starts to wonder if Prince Charming even exists.
Jase Bentley is worn out. As lead singer of the award winning rock band, Bent, Jase
has everything he could possibly ever want at his fingertips. When you’re on top, the
music industry moves everything within arm's reach; money, fame, and women just ripefor the plucking. Everything except for the one thing he’s really looking for. The one
dream he can’t seem to make come true.
What happens when two people from different worlds meet and are thrust into
unfamiliar and unsettling territory? Can Holly navigate the demands of dating someone
with a high profile profession? Can Jase walk away from the only lifestyle he’s ever
known for the first woman who’s ever made him want to?
Promises are made, but can they keep them?
*This book is a novella. 36,000 words
Protect Me-Rivers Edge Book 5
Nate Stevens loves three things: Work, Family, Women. In that order. Having
absolutely no desire to follow in three of his siblings’ footsteps by settling down, Nate
lives for his work as a firefighter. That’s why his chance meeting with Lia leaves himunsettled like never before. There’s just something about the beautifully shy and
reserved woman that he can’t walk away from.
Run. Hide. Keep moving. That’s exactly what Lia Walker has done for the last nine
months. Escaping from her past, Lia continues to move from place to place before
finding herself in the small town of Rivers Edge, Missouri. Following a chance
encounter with her new boss’ brother, Nate, which leaves Lia feeling confused and
vulnerable for the first time in months, Lia has to make a decision: to run or to stay.
When pasts are finally exposed, Nate and Lia find themselves at a crossroads. Nate will
do anything to protect Lia from her past, but the question remains: Will Lia let him?
When Lia’s past finally catches up with her, will running be the only way to protect the
ones they love most in this world?
Meet the Author
Lacey Black is a Midwestern girl with a passion for reading, writing, and shopping. She
carries her e-reader with her everywhere she goes so she never misses an opportunity
to read a few pages. Always looking for a happily ever after, Lacey is passionate about
contemporary romance novels and enjoys it further when you mix in a little suspense.
She resides in a small town in Illinois with her husband, two children, and a chocolate
lab. Lacey loves watching NASCAR races and should only consume one mixed drink
because she’s a lightweight.
Lacey’s debut novel, Trust Me, was released in August 2014. It spent several weeks in
the top 100 in contemporary romance on Amazon’s Top 100 Best Sellers for e-books.
Fight Me, book 2 in the Rivers Edge series, released December 2014 and was followed
by Expect Me, Rivers Edge book 3 in February 2015 and Promise Me: A Novella in April
2015. All were Amazon Best Sellers in contemporary romance.