Reviews - Contemporary

Going back to her small hometown of Destiny, California, even for a short time was never part of the plan.  However, when Paris must leave her current job, she has little choice but to leave the city behind and move back home.  Now, living under the same roof, where she grew up, with her grandmother and aunt, Paris is determined to find another perfect job and get back to where she belongs.  Wh

Beyond the Dark
S.H.
Pratt

In “Beyond the Dark”, Malaki James has spent most of his adult life running from the demons of his past. He’s tried to make a life for himself, but his attempts keep on backfiring. When he moves to Washington State, he meets Emsley Dalton, a young woman who also knows loss and has struggled to overcome it. She’s a light in the darkness for Malaki.

Finding Her Forever
Ann V.
Stewart

For as long as she can remember, Shannon Paige has been in love with Jonathan Sutton, the wealthy boy next door. When he broke her heart, she fled her childhood home of Awenasa Island. Now she’s a high-powered executive in New York City, lonely but successful and determined never to look back… until her beloved grandmother is rushed to the hospital.

Polish to Perfection
Rachel W.
Jones

Classical pianist and perfectionist Ella Craig is on the verge of a breakdown. Returning home to San Francisco for the first time since the death of her beloved parents, she hopes to keep the true nature of her exhaustion from her loving, quirky family. The jig is up however, when she collapses at the end of a concert.

Lena Shapiro is a 39-year-old surgeon who has dedicated her life to achieving her academic and professional goals. She has a secure partnership in a thriving medical practice, but shaky experiences with romantic relationships. Then she’s asked to mentor 31-year-old surgical fellow Adam Sterling. He’s laid back. She’s tense. She’s from a working-class family.

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