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"... I loved her descriptions. They created such visuals, I felt I was traveling and discovering Colombia with Victor. Ms. Smith writes believable, flawed characters that I wound up cheering and caring for on each page." Malreader
Victor has a problem! The wealthy women want a younger man.
A gigolo involved with the Green Fire Cartel must choose between his dream of wealth and privilege and the woman he never thought he deserved.
When Victor Novak, a past-his-prime “lady’s companion,” learns he has a brother, a corrupt security guard at a private mine in Bogata, he seizes the opportunity to seek a more lucrative career in emeralds and flies to Colombia, South America for a visit.
There, he falls in love with Marisol Garcia, a single mother and talented botanist struggling to raise a teenage son and to save her family’s flower plantation from the man who murdered her father.
When his brother talks him into partnering in a smuggling scheme involving Marisol’s prized lilies, Victor must choose between attaining his dream of wealth and privilege and the love he never thought he deserved.
"Hear me roar speaks to the reader on so many levels. It tells the story of a family torn apart by infidelity, drugs, alcohol, and the lies and deceit that goes with these addictions. It is heart wrenching to read about Jan's struggles to keep the family together, while trying to get a small business off the ground. This book really shows the struggles that family members of people face. It also highlights the intolerance towards these families..." Netgalley Review
When crime strikes the neighborhood, a husband’s dark side comes to light, and a mother must find the strength to protect her children.
Jan Simmons never expected trouble to move into her quiet Charming Way cul-de-sac. Nor did she expect her husband Jeff’s weakness for fast money to drag their once happy family into danger.
When her husband turns to crime, Jan, a people-pleaser with little self-worth, must release the death grip she has on her failing marriage for the sake of her children and draw on her inner strength.
As Jan fights to free her family from a web of lies and deceit she also battles to save herself.
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"... the chemistry between Marty and Joe is great, it’s hard not to root for them. The sex scenes are short, detailed without being overly descriptive. The author is knowledgeable about boats and boating and her familiarity shows throughout the pages." Uncaged Book Reviews
The timid son of a famous yachtsman and a shunned female sea captain set out on a perilous sea voyage to prove their worth and must fight to survive.
Time is of the essence. During the busiest boating season of the year, Joe Carella needs a delivery crew to transport his dead father’s prize sailing yacht home to Mystic, Connecticut from Florida, traversing one of the most dangerous areas of the Atlantic Ocean. Desperate, he hires a captain with an iffy reputation. Despite his lack of skill confidence, and courage, Joe, who has always lived under the shadow of his famous father, feels obligated to go along to prove his worth.
Fishing boat captain Marty Chase's career sank like the Titanic when she was made the scapegoat for a boating accident in Mystic. Determined to restore her tarnished reputation, she accepts Joe’s offer to captain the Carella's boat home, despite her inexperience with sailing a large yacht in deep ocean waters.
They set sail just ahead of a hurricane brewing in the Caribbean, not realizing that the weather and seas will be the least of their worries. As they fight to survive, the fisherman’s daughter and the privileged son find strength in each other