At twelve years old, Claire Barker developed a massive crush on her best friend Sarah’s older sister, the handsome, butch Alex Williams. Now twenty-seven and a successful entrepreneur, Claire’s interest hasn’t waned--despite Alex’s fashion photography career keeping her overseas for months at a time. When Alex moves home unexpectedly, she and Claire end up enjoying a surprise, wine-fueled reunion that alters their relationship forever. Are Claire’s dreams about to come true, or will real life prove to be more complicated than her fantasies?
From USA Today bestselling author Meghan Quinn comes a deliciously delightful romantic comedy centered in New York City about falling in love with your best friend's sister.How do you date your best friend's sister? Easy. Step one: Pretend you want her to set you up with someone else. That will bring the two of you closer.Step two: Go on date with lots of random women, proceed to get stupid drunk and talk about your best friend's sister, thus gaining the courage to finally make a move.Step three: Randomly show up at her apartment and confess your love. Women love that, right?It all seemed so simple. A fool-proof three step process that will guarantee the love of you life to fall madly in love with you. At least--that's what I thought was going to happen. But my attempts to win over Julia Westin backfired in more ways than I can count. The thing about Julia? She's smart--really smart--and her wicked gaze cuts through all the charm I've tried slinging her way. She's not interested in games, my gifts, or my stories. She might want me too; but she's not giving in that easy...
"Libby has been in love with Tony Marchetti since she was seven years old. The problem? Tony is her best friend's older brother. Lately Tony has started looking at her in a new way and he emails her all the time. Could it be possible that he is starting to see her as more than his kid sister's best friend? Tony knows Libby McKay is off limits. She's his sister's best friend for crying out loud! But she is also smart, funny, and seriously hot. Plus she's not afraid to get a little sweaty-- on the track that is. Tony can't seem to help himself, besides what's a few emails? The occasional phone call? He can keep things light and friendly-- Can't he?"--p.  cover.
Release on 2010-09-15 | by Tiffany Parker,Red Rose Publishing,Bernadette Smith
Author: Tiffany Parker,Red Rose Publishing,Bernadette Smith
Pubpsher: Red Rose
Is Forbidden Fruit always the best?The exceptionally beautiful Alexandra Carter wants the philandering Kimble Brown, had since she was old enough to really take notice of her brother's best friend. There are unfortunately two major hurdles standing in her way, her brothers and Kimble. Not only is Kimble a notorious ladies man, he has been friends with her brother's for years. Unfortunately, because her brothers know so much about Kimble there is no way they are going to approve of him dating their only sister.Kimble Brown, a self admitted player is more attracted to Alexandra than even he wants to admit. He feels in his heart that she is the one woman he would gladly turn in his player's card for, but what if he's wrong? What if once he has had her, she becomes just another conquest to him? Because of his undeniable attraction to her, he has to decide what was more important. The friendship he had with her brothers or the undeniable feeling he has for Alexandra? If he gives in to his feeling and seduces the lovely lady, his friendship might not survive? Unable to contain their feeling for each other Alexandra and Kimble are about to face the consequences of giving into temptation.
Falling for his best friend’s sister is not an option when an Army Ranger is tricked into a modern day marriage of convenience. Army Ranger Griffin “Grizz” Hayes watched his mother work her fingers to the bone to provide for her family after his dad left them. Determined never to be a burden and to make his own way, Grizz decides he’ll never marry. It’s easy enough when the only girl who has ever held his attention is off limits. Patricia Keaton fell in love with Grizz the first time he picked her up out of her crib and played Patty Cakes with her. Her feelings only grew over the years that her brother’s best friend spent more and more time with the Keaton family. Now that she’s come of age, and Grizz has separated from the army, she’s sure it’s time to get her man. But when a dark figure puts Patty in danger, Grizz does what he never thought he’d do; he agrees to marry Patty and be her shield against the menace. Only now, with a ring on her finger, Grizz has no good reason to keep his distance, and Patty has every reason to play her role as wife to the fullest of the job description. Will Grizz take on the spousal privilege offered him by the woman of his dreams? Or will he continue to keep his best friend’s sister at arms length through their whole marriage of convenience.
He’s always played by his family’s rules. Until he plays house with his best friend’s sister. Rodeo mogul Oliver Lawrence can’t say no to his best friend’s sister, pregnant widow Renee Preston. When the innocent beauty needs refuge from the tabloids, he offers his penthouse—and his bed. The passion between them is anything but innocent. And soon Oliver must choose: protect his family from her scandal or stand by the woman he can’t let go…
Whiskey River businessman Zack Banister has had his eye on Laurel Lewis for years, even though she's always been off-limits. The timing has never been right between them, but now that they’re both free, Zack is determined to convince Laurel that he's the perfect man for her. The last thing Laurel needs is a white knight. She's a single mom and knows she can only rely on herself. But the thought of a fling with Zack is a different matter—and far too tempting to resist. Then reality crashes in and Laurel faces hard decisions. And Zack will do anything to convince her to take a risk on him for their happy ever after.
"I just wanted to help heal him, but in the end, he broke me." Ryan Blake is off limits. She is everything I shouldn't want, but do. She's my best friend's sister, so feelings for her are out of the question. Her passion and fire trigger a spark in the dark hollows of my heart. Now she's turning eighteen, and my resolve is starting to wear thin. I know I don’t deserve her, but I can't walk away. No matter how my heart aches for her, I know I'll tear her heart in two. Author's Note: TORN and TATTERED are companion novellas to the Heart's Compass series. You do NOT need to read the Heart's Compass books in order to enjoy the Tattered Heart duet.
Growing up, if anyone had told Donavan that by the age of twenty-five, he’d be crazy about his best friend’s little sister, he’d have laughed in their face. The reality is, he is crazy about her. She’s beautiful with curves in all the right places, but that’s not all there is to her. So, after two years of keeping his distance, he’s not willing to do that anymore—he can’t do that anymore. Mara is eighteen years old, the middle of five girls, with an older brother who thinks he knows best. He’s about to find out that he doesn’t when she goes after his best friend. She’s not blind and has seen the looks Donovan has thrown in her direction for the past few years, and she’s sick and tired of waiting for him to make his move—a move he probably won’t make without a push from her. Her only hope is that her brother doesn’t do anything stupid to ruin his friendship with his best friend.