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Author: Virginia Nelson

Virginia Nelson spends her days chasing three very active kids around. When she is not doing this, or plotting taking over the world, she likes to write, play in the mud, drive far too fast and scream at inanimate objects. She can often be found listening to music that is far too loud and typing her next fantastic tale of blood, sex and random acts of ineptitude. Romance, in Ms. Nelson’s opinion, is not about riding off into the sunset on the back of a horse with the knight in shining armor— it is about riding the dragon. If the knight can keep up… well, that is love.

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Hot on Ice - A Hockey Romance Anthology

Hot on Ice
  • Number: B01NALISRK
  • Release: 2017-03-21
  • Authors: Desiree Holt, Virginia Nelson, Avery Flynn, Kimberly Kincaid, Katie Kenyhercz, Susan Scott Shelley, Xio Axelrod
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Collections & Anthologies, * Rom: Sports
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Too steamy for the penalty box...

Brought to you by: by Avery Flynn, Robin Covington, Desiree Holt, Kimberly Kincaid, Nana Malone, Virginia Nelson, Xio Axelrod, Angi Morgan, Robin Kaye, Kate Meader, Misty D. Waters, Kim Golden, Lena Hart, Katie Kenyhercz, Christi Barth, Andie J. Christopher, Heather Long, Susan Scott Shelley

20% of all royalties from sales of Hot on Ice will go to Homes for our Troops.

The New Orleans Cajun Rage professional hockey team just won the Cup. No one thought they'd do it: they were a team of shoulda beens, never coulda beens and a star or two. They'd only been in the Crescent City for three years before this year's Cinderella run that had them skating off the ice with the championship. Over the following summer, each player gets to keep the Cup for a day. Nobody knows why, but whoever has the Cup falls in love.

USA Today Bestsellers Robin Covington, Kimberly Kincaid, Nana Malone and Virginia Nelson, Publisher's Weekly Bestseller Angi Morgan, along with Xio Axelrod, Christi Barth, Andie J. Christopher, Avery Flynn, Kim Golden, Lena Hart, Desiree Holt, Robin Kaye, Katie Kenyhercz, Heather Long, Kate Meader, Susan Scott Shelley, and Misty D. Waters bring you 18 romances with smoking hot heroes--both on and off the ice.


Magic and Mayhem: Just Like Magic

Magic and Mayhem: Just Like Magic
  • Number: B06W5L63TJ
  • Release: 2017-02-21
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words, Romantic Comedy
  • Publisher: Kindle Worlds
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A cold, a baby, and a talking horse…

Stevie March just wanted to kick back, relax, and maybe dip her toes in someone else’s pool for a while. When she saw the ad on the Witch’s List to pet sit someone’s beloved four-legged friend, she jumped at the chance and hauled ass to West Virginia.

The beastie in question turned out to be far bigger than any canine companion she’d ever seen—something that should be kept in a stable rather than a dog house—but convincing Mr. Not-Ed to stay outside is a task beyond her abilities. Especially once she realizes she’s picked up a nasty cold and starts sneezing spells. Then the baby shows up, but the Shifter Whisperer—the only one who might be able to fix at least some of her problems—is out of town.

What’s a girl to do, saddled with an equine whiner and a bawling thumb sucker?

Only her nightly visits from Aspen, her hunky new neighbor, are keeping her sane. Sure, the horse is nowhere to be found once the sun sets, but that’s probably okay, right?

Right?


Forever Devoted

Forever Devoted
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781772338430
  • Release: 2016-05-07
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Robbie Jacobs is content being just one of the guys. For years, she’s run with her 'Pack', a group of rowdy boys she went to high school with, used to party with, and now leans on in times of trouble. She has a couple gal pals, sure, but none of them are as close as the Pack…

Gray Smythe has been the unchallenged leader of their group of friends for years. Stoic, determined, he’s managed to be there for them all through some crazy shit. But when Robbie, the only girl in their group, gets into a car accident, the line between friendship and lover suddenly gets a hell of a lot thinner.

He’s stubbornly determined to help her and love her, while she’s fighting to win back her body and her independence… Can Robbie believe Gray is actually Forever Devoted?

This is a previously published work. It has been revised and edited for Evernight Publishing.


Renn Faire Romance

Renn Faire Romance
  • Number: 9781772338218
  • Release: 2016-04-24
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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They pretended to be lords and ladies, but their love became all too real....

Lady Daffodil Davola grew up traveling Renn Faires with her family. She’s not ashamed of living life off the grid, content with her world and the bawdy band of misfits and wanderers who share it with her. She doesn’t seek the approval of the outside world…not even from the one man who ever made her want something more.

Gregory Wilder grew up in a family obsessed with politics, determined to become movers and shakers. He remembers a fluke visit to a medieval faire and the girl he met once upon a time. After a messy divorce, he’s determined to find her and see what if…

Assigned to play King and Queen, they have to work together for Knight’s week, like it or not, because Daffy’s father insists. Can they make it through a week without killing each other, or will they end up falling back in love?

This is a previously published work. It has been revised and edited for Evernight Publishing.


Must Love Cakes - Watkin's Pond, #3

Must Love Cakes
  • Number: 9781619227262
  • Release: 2015-07-07
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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When two delicious men are on the menu, skip the appetizer and go straight to dessert.

Watkin’s Pond, Book 3

Carolyn Bannister lives the sweet life as co-owner and operator of a bakery with her two best friends. Small towns being what they are, though, she finds herself at a party one night, slinging back shots while trying to ignore the woman wrapped around her ex.

Grady Brooks and Ben Shipman have always taken care of their longtime buddy, and tonight is no different. Though they’ve shared women in the past, they never considered getting sexually involved with Carrie—at least not out loud. Why not get back at her douche of an ex by playing into the longtime rumors about the three of them being involved in a relationship?

Any initial hesitation goes up in smoke when faked kisses get all too real. Though they break apart, everything has changed. Now neither Grady nor Ben can pretend they don’t want the one woman they’ve always loved.

But in this gossip-ridden town, it’s not as if the three of them can openly date. Or…can they?

Warning: Contains two men and one woman up to their apron strings in repressed sexual tension. Throw in battery-assisted phone sex, and something’s definitely rising. Not all the decadent treats in this story are edible, but they’re guaranteed piping-hot—and calorie free. “Batter” up!


Her Sexy Skunk

Her Sexy Skunk
  • Number: 9781772330298
  • Release: 2014-09-24
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Christine Jarrods wants to be a writer of paranormal young adult fiction, so she’s pursuing a degree in English. By day she tackles Chaucer and by night she stalks the streets looking for something magical to inspire her muse. Finding a thread that suggests one of her profs might be some flavor of shifter—and getting cyberbullied for asking the wrong questions—she decides to dig, even though she’s been warned to let it go.

Oliver Standish has a secret. Like a lot of guys his age, he’s scraping by, delivering pizzas, trying to pay off loans from a failed attempt at school, and crushing on Chrissy, the one that got away in high school. Only his family knows he’s also trying to deal with being a shifter, and he sure can’t tell Chrissy. She has a fascination with magic, and he knows she’d want to know more about it. But how do you tell a girl who wants to find a monster that you change into a skunk?


While You Were Writing - Watkin's Pond, #2

While You Were Writing
  • Number: 9781619222335
  • Release: 2014-08-05
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Only one way to tame Crankenstein’s monster. Heart-to-heart combat.

Bestselling author and infamous town hermit Radcliffe McQueen knows what he likes, what he doesn’t, and refuses to pretend social niceties. Particularly with a red-hot mess of a woman who’s taken it upon herself to smooth his rough edges.

She thinks she can change him? Bring it. He’s more than willing to teach her the wisdom of doing things his way. Besides, it’ll distract him from the horror of facing a blank page.

Stodgy. Stubborn. Sanctimonious. Sheri Riddle can think of a long list of adjectives to describe her newest project. An artist by trade, a personality renovator by calling, she’s sure she can transform the blockheaded author into a reasonably personable human being.

Yet as they lock horns, each scrapes away layers of the other until something happens that’s quite outside of Sheri’s plans. Something that’ll take more than one taste of passion to satisfy…

Warning: Contains a temperamental author, a moody artist, a sexy assistant and a hoarder house. Did we mention rabid squirrels? Yeah, one of those too.


Taming Tabitha - Bond of Three, #1

Taming Tabitha
  • Number: 9781419949852
  • Release: 2014-03-14
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Closed: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
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As a Seer, Tabitha has always known the day would come when she’d have to face her destiny and succumb to her future mate, as only then would her powers fall fully under her command. Tradition dictates that Tabitha run, forcing her intended to prove his worth—and his desire. But it is the discovery that Tabitha is destined for two mates, creating a bond of three—unheard of among her people—that sends her running faster than she’d ever expected.

Gage and Lancaster have been chasing Tabitha for over a decade. Though sharing goes against their basest instincts, the primal urge to find and seduce Tabitha overrides any desire to fight between themselves. As Gage and Lancaster close in, Tabitha must face the truth—though her people may scorn a bond of three, there’s nothing on earth strong enough to destroy the chemistry and soul-deep longing Tabitha feels when she finally stands her ground and faces her men.

A Romantica® paranormal ménage erotic romance from Ellora’s Cave


Magical Curves - Magical Trilogy, 1

Magical Curves
  • Number: 9781771307123
  • Release: 2014-01-28
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Emily Flowers dreams of something more. Living a humble, if solitary, life as the local librarian, she looks forward to laying her head on her pillow each night to travel to a magical place where she has adventures with a wizard prince.

Kayden, prince of Zenith, the land of the setting sun, found his soulmate long ago. Her imagination and spirit has long fed his magic, but the time has come for him to collect his voluptuous bride. Can he convince her that some dreams are so powerful, they can become reality so he can finally taste her Magical Curves?


Runaway Groom - Watkin's Pond, #1

Runaway Groom
  • 4 Stars 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781619218055
  • Release: 2014-01-21
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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He’s ready and waiting. She’s wanting…but wary.

The groom is back in town.

Abigail lost her best friend years ago when he ditched her at the altar like a loaf of stale bread. Now he’s back and determined to do whatever he has to—even lie, apparently—to get under her skin. Although he makes her hormones rev to life in a way that no one has since he left, she is equally determined not to fall for his boy-next-door charm.

His bride-to-be is somewhat reluctant.

Braxton Dean was too young and stupid to know better when he walked away. Years of trying to fill the Abby-shaped hole in his heart have left him empty, and now he’s going to win back his girl—or get over her. But first he needs answers. Particularly why she never responded to any of his letters.

It might take a whole town to make this wedding happen.

With the help of their friends, the two battle it out. The army? An entire town of busybodies. The prize? Happily ever after.

Warning: Contains indignant old ladies, steamy sex (but not with indignant old ladies), seduction cake, and condom bouquets. Yes, we went there.


Hunting for Love

Hunting for Love
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781771304610
  • Release: 2013-06-24
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: BDSM, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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~Editor's Pick~

Heather McNamara talks to dead people and tries to bring healing to both the living and the recently deceased. After asking a dating service for someone who accepts her, and her gift, she signs up for a blind date unlike any other. Even if the matchmaking ends up being a dud, her date is set in a plantation crawling with spirits of the past and includes ghost hunting.

Gavin Wright wants to prove ghosts are real. Losing his twin at a young age, he almost believes that if he can prove there is life after death, he can find meaning in why he survived and his brother didn’t. At the chance to get locked in a haunted plantation, he’s thrilled…until he meets his date.

Heather and Gavin fell in love and it fell apart a long time ago. Too afraid of the risks, they let a misunderstanding drive them apart. A couple torn apart years before either Heather or Gavin were born decides to step in and leaves these ghost hunters Hunting for Love.

Be Warned: BDSM, sex toys, flogger


Turn Me On

Turn Me On
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781771272346
  • Release: 2013-02-01
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, Seasonal / Holiday, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Muse It Up Publishing
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Valentine’s Day sucks.

When Kay gets a call to meet a former lover for Valentine’s Day, she learns that not only is the ex getting married but she expects Kay to take part in the blessed event.

Kay doesn’t want chocolates.

The sexy sister of the groom-to-be is determined to help Kay get over the bride.

Turn Me On…

Will Cammie help Kay learn that passion is better when it isn’t hidden? Or will Kay give up the one woman who can bring her body—and her broken heart—back to life?


Catching Death - Hunters and Reapers, #1

Catching Death
  • Stars
  • Number: B00B7CN9HG
  • Release: 2013-01-28
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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She died to save her sister…

And now she is trapped in a hell on earth. Collecting the souls of the recently deceased, Bianca Carter job has no benefits, no vacation time, and no pay. Her only comfort is that her sister lived on…until Death sends her to collect her sister’s soul.

Bounty hunter for all things paranormal…

His job takes him places he only dreamed of going growing up a country boy. Drake Green’s newest job? Catching one of Death’s reapers for refusing to do her job. She needs to be punished. Once he meets her, he finds he can think of more delicious ways to accomplish this than Death has planned.

The hunt is on…


Taking Control - 1 Night Stand Series

Taking Control
  • Stars
  • Number: B008Y29ETE
  • Release: 2012-08-14
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, 1 Night Stand Series
  • Publisher: Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
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Looking for Love...

After being voted off Find Your Hubby, a reality TV show, Mellie gave up on finding love. Instead, she spends her final check on a spur of the moment fling, paying for a matchmaking service that offers the perfect person-For One Night Only.

Can you buy passion?

When the ‘perfect person’ turns out to be a woman, Mellie first questions Madame Eve’s choice...then her own desires. (Heat 4 / 6,600K)


Hypnotist - The Edge Series

Hypnotist
  • Stars
  • Number: B0096IQ9XO
  • Release: 2012-09-05
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
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Who knew quitting could be so hot?

Carnie Sabatina wants to quit smoking, but is a hypnotist really the answer? Enter Doctor McSexy and a trip down the rabbit hole that not only breaks her bad habit, but sets her passion on fire.

Is it tempting fate to take control?

Michael Schommer’s love life crashed and burned when his ex dumped him for his best friend. Is it too much to ask for a woman who wants to share more with him than a quick roll between the sheets?

Enter Patient McHottie, whose bad habits open a Pandora’s box of secret cravings for the hypnotist and the patient...

Burning up!

One hypnotic suggestion sends them up in flames, but will temptation and passion be enough to turn their parlor tricks into happily ever after? (Heat 5 / Words 6K)


The Accidental Pirate

The Accidental Pirate
  • Stars
  • Number: B008GZX9L8
  • Release: 2012-07-02
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Rebel Ink Press, LLC
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Hangover, check. Ship, check. Hot babe, check.

Sterling McCabe woke to a lovely lady pirate stealing his ship. What he didn't plan on was the assault she'd make on his heart.

Jamie Ashley stumbled over a priceless necklace. What she didn't plan on was stealing the very sexy Sterling McCabe's ship in a mad dash for American waters.

Constantly battling their attraction, Jamie and Sterling are in for a rough ride. Jamie yearns for the affection of the beguiling Sterling while McCabe is desperate to slake the raw desire for his little pirate.

Boat chases, wild friends and a sea tempest create the perfect storm of sexual tension...


Lips of Velvet

Lips of Velvet
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B007KOACF2
  • Release: 2012-03-14
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Rebel Ink Press, LLC
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Bookworm Sandra is dragged out for a night on the town by her sister. When she meets the sexy and exotic Lucy, she is instantly attracted to her. But will their spontaneous combustion burn out as quickly as it ignites or will it lead to a long term flame?

Lucy can’t help but be drawn in by Sandra’s intelligent and fun nature. But when Sandra suggests that she was just using Lucy for sex, Lucy is a strong enough woman to hide her broken heart and walk away. A chance meeting brings them back together. Will Lucy seek revenge for a moment of stupidity?


Clothing Optional

Clothing Optional
  • Stars
  • Number: B004QS93AU
  • Release: 2012-06-24
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary, * SPICY: Multiple Partners
  • Publisher: Muse It Up Publishing
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On the rebound, Brie is thrilled at the idea of a vacation on the beaches of Florida. It will be especially great since it is with two men who are absolutely irresistible…and equally unattainable. Murphy and his boyfriend are offering the escape and maybe, if she spends enough time with them, she will be able to resist wanting to strip them every time she sees them.

Murphy has always been oddly attracted to his best pal, Brie. But he has never touched a woman in that way. When his lover and boyfriend Andy suggests they make love to her, that she is perfect for them to experience a ménage, Murphy wonders if he is not enough somehow.

But the temptation of having them both…When they get to the resort and find out that “Clothing Optional” should have been in bold print on the brochure, the three of them are in for the weekend of their lives.


Siren's Song - Book 2 in the Odd Stuff Series

Siren's Song
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781934657508
  • Release: 2010-08-30
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Sapphire Blue Publishing - Out of Business
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Janie Smith is ready to get her life in order. She just needs to control her powers, feed without killing someone, deal with a sick witch, a vampire boyfriend committed by fate to another, and an ancient serial killer’s ghost who has settled inside an unsuspecting human. She must also put up with Queen Mab’s demand that she accept an elfin fiancé, while dodging Chance, the man who claims to be her soul mate, and help her daughter adjust to life after divorce. Seriously, not a big deal.

More Odd Stuff is breaking out all because of a Siren’s Song.


Siren's Song

Siren's Song
  • Number: 9781934657508
  • Release: August 30, 2010
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Sapphire Blue Publishing - Out of Business
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Janie Smith is ready to get her life in order. She just needs to control her powers, feed without killing someone, deal with a sick witch, a vampire boyfriend committed by fate to another, and an ancient serial killer’s ghost who has settled inside an unsuspecting human. She must also put up with Queen Mab’s demand that she accept an elfin fiancé, while dodging Chance, the man who claims to be her soul mate, and help her daughter adjust to life after divorce. Seriously, not a big deal.

More Odd Stuff is breaking out all because of a Siren’s Song.


Odd Stuff

Odd Stuff
  • Stars
  • Number:
  • Release: January 24, 2010
  • Author: Virginia Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Sapphire Blue Publishing - Out of Business
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90K Words

Like a bull in a china shop, Janie Smith tumbles through the paranormal world making mistakes and not keeping her sharp tongue in check.  Pretending to be normal is what she has spent her whole life perfecting.  But when her best friend, a witch named Mia, gets tangled in a murder investigation, Janie tries to stick to her guns and solve it without any “extra” help, be it supernatural or sexual.  The hitch is that Mia is suspected to have murdered a vampire...and how do you prove you haven't killed someone who has no pulse?