Krista Lakes

1 A Forever Kind of Love

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Suspense  New Adult  Holiday 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2017-07-01
Description :  <b><i>“I've wanted this all my life,” he said. “I want you.”</i></b><br /><br /> <b><i>Carter</i></b><br /><br /> Between running a company and a recent attempt on his life, billionaire Carter Williamson doesn't need any more stress. So when a trio of orphan children breaks into the Colorado ranch he's hiding out in, his first instinct is to just let the police handle it. That was before their spunky social worker Mia showed up.<br /><br /> <b><i>Mia</i></b><br /><br /> Mia Amesworth has worked hard to make sure that the Smith kids aren't separated from each other, but she can only do so much. With her own body unable to produce children, the kids are the closest thing to a family she's got. When the handsome ranch owner offers to let the three troublemakers pay for the damages with hard work over the summer, she happily accepts. When he suggests they go on a date, she can't say yes fast enough.<br /><br /> Even though Carter's secret assailant keeps threatening him, he feels like he might be falling for the small town girl. And though Mia knows that a family might not be in the cards for her future, she longs to create a life with Carter.<br /><br /> And then, a miracle happens...

2 A Hopeful Kind of Love

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2017-07-01
Description :  <b><i>It was enough to make her tremble… but whether it was from desire or rage, she wasn’t sure…</i></b><br /><br /> <b>Ethan</b><br /><br /> Billionaire Ethan White was only in Colorado to support a friend. Without his help, Mia’s fundraiser for the kids could pull in less money. There was no way that he wanted to run into an old flame. Not at all.<br /><br /> Well, maybe just a little…<br /><br /> <b>Laura</b><br /><br /> Laura Corbett hated a certain billionaire with every fiber of her being. She thought he crushed her heart on purpose. So when he showed up at the same charity fundraiser that she was working, she thought it was the worst thing that could happen to her night. Not until her little brother went missing in the blizzard did she realize how bad it could become.<br /><br /> Ethan and Laura must work together to find a missing child before its too late. Will this draw the once-lovers back together, or push them further apart?<br /><br /> Will they find the boy in time?

3 A Wonderful Kind of Love

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2017-07-01
Description :  <b><i>“Are you thinking what I'm thinking?” she whispered, pushing her hips against his. The way his pupils dilated nearly did her in.</i></b><br /><br /> <b>Ethan</b><br /><br /> There are only two things that make billionaire Ethan White's heart race: fast cars and Laura Corbett. Unfortunately, Laura wants nothing to do with his playboy ways. Ethan thinks that everyone has the wrong idea about him, including his stalker, and he's determined to prove them all wrong. When Ethan's business partner wants to open a new car R&amp;D facility in Colorado, he jumps at the opportunity to be closer to his two passions.<br /><br /> <b>Laura</b><br /><br /> Thrust into the new responsibility of raising her siblings by the death of her parents, Laura Corbett doesn't have time for awkward hookups, let alone a relationship. So when the billionaire she had a one night stand with shows up in town, she pretends he doesn't exist. She can't let anything come between her and her family.<br /><br /> But nothing can prepare her for the way that Ethan connects with her brother and sister. And she can't deny the fact that jumping in his bed makes her come alive. Everything seems like it'll be normal again, maybe even better than normal.<br /><br /> But Ethan's stalker disagrees...

4 An Endless Kind of Love

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Holiday  New Adult  Fiction & Literature  Suspense 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2017-11-09
Description :  <i>"I thought you were beautiful the first time I saw you in the rain..."</i><br /><br /> <b>Dylan:</b><br /><br /> The sudden death of Dylan's father was a wake-up call.<br /> After pouring a decade of his life into his company, Dylan felt like had nothing to show for it. No wife, no kids, no family. With no destination in mind, he sells his company and wanders the world, eventually finding himself in Silver Springs...<br /><br /> <b>Bonnie:</b><br /><br /> Bonnie Kincaid is also on the run... for her life. The police can't keep her safe. Things look hopeless when her car breaks down in the remote mountains of Colorado. A handsome man rescues her, fixes her car, but also gives her a reason to stop running. For the first time in a long time, she feels safe.<br /><br /> Unfortunately, both Bonnie and Dylan's pasts catch up with them, and in order to put down roots to grow a family, they have to stop running.<br /><br /> <i>But </i><b><i>they</i></b><i> aren't finished with her yet...</i>

5 Kisses From Jack

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2014-10-01
Description :  <b><i>Finally, kisses from the billionaire's point of view...</i></b><br /><br /> Jack Saunders wanted one last hurrah before taking the mantle of DS Oil &amp; Gas, the billion-dollar company that his father founded. His friend, Owen, let him borrow his mansion on a tropical island so that he could throw a final party before "marrying" the business that would dominate the rest of his life. He brought his secretary, Brandy, hoping that he could kindle a relationship that would last through the long days and nights of running a company. However, while the party was great, the gold-digging woman he brought was not, and Jack resigned himself to a lifetime of loneliness.<br /><br /> That was until he took a walk down the beach and met her. A woman who didn't recognize him from the tabloids and only saw him, the man behind the money. Of all the women Jack had ever met, there was nobody like Emma LaRue. With one pretend marriage ceremony, she would change his life forever, and become the only one he ever wanted to give his saltwater kisses to.<br /><br /> This 25k word novella is the first half of <i>Saltwater Kisses</i> written from Jack's point-of-view, with a few bonus scenes thrown in as well. It contains the first two chapters of <i>Saltwater Kisses</i> as a sample and also throws in the cast of all the Kisses books in an ensemble that is sure to make any of Krista Lakes' fans happy!

6 Saltwater Kisses

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2013-07-01
Description :  Saltwater Kisses- Can anything taste sweeter than love?<br /><br /> When small-town girl Emma LaRue won a vacation to an exclusive tropical island, a last minute cancellation meant she would be going by herself. Shy and studious, she never had time to fall in love, and often wondered if she was just meant to be alone. However, that all changed when a handsome stranger literally walked into her life while on the beach and sparks began to fly.<br /><br /> New York's most eligible billionaire bachelor Jack Saunders thought this vacation would be the perfect escape, one last hurrah, before taking full control of his father's company. When an innocent Emma didn't recognize him, he figured that he might get a chance to have a vacation from being rich. He didn't tell her about the cars, the yacht, or the penthouse. All he did was let her fall in love with him.<br /><br /> Soon, Jack found that he was the one falling in love with Emma. When they enjoy a fantasy marriage ceremony on the beach, they thought it was a bit of harmless fun before returning to their normal lives. A bittersweet goodbye was supposed to be the end of their perfect vacation romance, but when photos of the ceremony were leaked to the press, everything changed.<br /><br /> Feeling lied to and thrust into a world of wealth and privilege, Emma must choose between following her dreams or following her heart. Will she be content at being nothing more than the billionaire's wife, or will she return to her normal life with only memories of saltwater kisses?<br /><br /> Saltwater Kisses is the first book in a series of standalone billionaire romances. If you like sweet stories on the beach, then you'll love this story of a regular girl and a handsome stranger falling in love.

7 Yours Completely

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Holiday  New Adult 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2015-12-25
Description :  <i>Maids don't ever get to go to the ball... do they?</i><br /> <i></i><br /> <b>Jace Connors:</b><br /><br /> Stretched thin from running a business and organizing a wedding, the last thing Jace needs is the world's most eligible bachelorettes trying to sneak their way into his bed. When he meets Ella grooming the inn's horses, though, she leaves him breathless. Jace knows that he can't let her get away...<br /><br /> <b>Ella McDaniels:</b><br /><br /> What starts as an almost-kiss in the barn ends up captivating Ella, even though she knows that the richly dressed Jace is out of her league. However, when he keeps showing up wherever she is, her attraction to him grows. And if she can outwit her wicked stepmother, she just might be able to dance with him at the wedding reception ball. There's only one problem...<br /><br /> <i>What if Jace is actually the groom?</i>

8 Rainwater Kisses

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2013-08-01
Description :  Why is it this hard to just ignore a man?<br /><br /> The older sister of Emma LaRue wasn't looking for love. In fact, the last thing Kaylee LaRue thought as she attended her sister's Caribbean wedding was that she would meet a man as confident as Owen Parker. The suave businessman oozed charm, and when that charm was directed at Kaylee, it gave her pause. She couldn't be sure if the man was actually interested in her or just interested in a good time.<br /><br /> In reality, Owen Parker had never met anyone like Kaylee LaRue. The quiet girl from Iowa made him forget to breathe the first time he saw her. When he tried to work his magic, her wit proved to be a match for his, and his charms had no effect. He knew what it looked like- she probably thought that he wanted to have a vacation tryst with her just as Jack Saunders had with Emma. Nothing could be farther from the truth.<br /><br /> Kaylee tried hard not to yield to his advances, but their last night in the Caribbean was simply magical. After a passionate night spent in the arms of Owen, Kaylee ruefully observed that there was no fake wedding to keep the two of them together. As she flew home, she thought it'd be back to the same old life for her. She never expected Owen to show up at her door.<br /><br /> However, this small town girl wasn't sure she was ready to change for this city boy. When Kaylee tried to fit into Owen's world, everything came crashing down. In the blink of an eye, what seemed like a strong foundation suddenly found itself built on a pillar of sand. Would their relationship blossom like Jack and Emma's, or would the two of them forever be haunted by the memories of rainwater kisses?

9 Champagne Kisses

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Holiday  Military  Fiction & Literature  New Adult 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2013-09-23
Description :  In the summer of 1990, Rachel Weber spent a week down on the Florida coast, soaking up the sun's rays while she waited for her life to begin. It was there that she met Dean Sherman, a handsome, muscular soldier with crystal blue eyes. The two spent a week together full of champagne kisses that only ended when Operation Desert Storm forced Dean to choose between his duty and his love. He chose duty.<br /><br /> Twenty years later, Rachel figured it was just summer love, but she never forgot those eyes. As personal assistant to powerful billionaire Jack Saunders, she never expected Dean to walk into her office after being hired as Jack's personal bodyguard. Even though she had spent the last two decades trying to forget Dean, she found herself falling for him once again.<br /><br /> When fate forced both Rachel and Dean to choose yet again between love and duty, Rachel had to decide between the man she had always loved and the family that had become her life. She knew she couldn't have both, but she knew she wouldn't be happy with just one. Would she choose love, or be forever haunted by the memory of those Champagne Kisses?<br /><br /> This thrilling romance novel brings the cast of the bestselling novels Saltwater Kisses, Rainwater Kisses, and Freshwater Kisses back for an epic and timeless love story. It also contains a bonus novella, “Wishful Kisses”!

10 I Choose You

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2017-10-18
Description :  <b>Step 1</b>: Go to college. Check.<br /><b>Step 2</b>: Find a job. No luck.<br /><b>Step 3</b>: Start a family. Whoa, one thing at a time.<br /><br />Alicia Chambers was stuck on Step 2. No matter how many resumes she sent out, she couldn’t find a job in her dream field: phone app development. It seemed like most successful apps were started by a single inspired person in their basement, including the most recent craze, Monster Go.<br /><br />If only Alicia could find her own inspiration for an app...<br /><br />Drawn into the game (research, she told herself), she meets a mysterious stranger who also plays. He’s perfect for her: rich, handsome, and nerdy. However, despite formerly being in app development himself, Jacob seems to have left it all behind.<br /><br />Between romantic dates and catching monsters in the game, Alicia finds herself growing closer to the mysterious man. But it turns out he has more to do with this game than he told her. When she learns something that he deliberately kept hidden, will she flee his secretive life?<br /><br />Will she let him know her own secret- that she’s carrying a little gift from all their time “playing” together?

11 Island Kisses

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-06-01
Description :  Harper Thomas loves bad dates. She goes on hundreds of them a year, and then blogs about them online to make her living. When her sister signs her up for a new dating service, Harper's not expecting to find anything other more than ridiculous men. She certainly isn't planning to meet <i>him...</i><br /><br /> Gabe Honors is one of the billionaire owners of Kindling Dating. He also happens to be Miami's most eligible bachelor, but his search for love has never been successful. That is, until he decided to use his own dating service. The first time he meets Harper, he knew that she was the one. However, in order to make sure that it really was love, he kept his identity a secret. He soon finds out, secrets never mix well with love...<br /><br /> Can a billionaire CEO finally stump this bad-date-blogger? Can Harper look past the money and find the man? Or will they only be left with memories of their island kisses?

12 Waterfall Kisses

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2015-07-01
Description :  When Charlotte Page first met Leo Westbrook, she was a shy, skinny teenager on the verge of becoming a woman. The moment the naked, chiseled Adonis mistakenly walked into her room, she was lovestruck. Leo was perfect in her eyes, and he proved it by helping create a billion-dollar business with Charlotte's brother.<br /> Even before he became a billionaire, Leo always had women throwing themselves at him. But the only woman he really wanted was the one he couldn’t have. Because Charlotte was his best friend and business partner’s little sister, he couldn’t afford to let her get too close. Yet he found himself unable to resist her. With each passing day, her charms threatened to overcome his defenses.<br /> After a decade of being his friend's blushing, stuttering little sister, the man of Charlotte's dreams finally noticed her. After one tropical kiss and a night of passion, her fantasy finally seemed to be coming true. However, when a lie from Leo's past caught up with him, it prompted her to question everything she thought she knew about the man she loves.<br /> Leo always knew that being with Charlotte wasn’t meant to be. Even if she could forgive him for his decade-long deception, he knew it would be better for her if he walked away. Yet sometimes, love is stronger than lies. Will Charlotte and Leo find a way to be together, or will they be left with nothing but memories of their waterfall kisses?

13 Sunrise Kisses

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2015-02-01
Description :  Ava Fairchild needed to get away.<br /> After walking in on her cheating ex-boyfriend, she was delighted when her appraisal company was given a job in the Caribbean. A once-in-a-lifetime trip to appraise Sebastian Belrose's billion-dollar estate seemed to be exactly what she needed to relax and enjoy herself.<br /> A walk to the beach at dawn gave her a first impression of the paddle boarding billionaire himself. He was reserved and mysterious, yet had a firey temper when pushed. His evasiveness and the fact that he forbade her from traveling to his Study just added to his allure, while simultaneously reminding her about the secrets that destroyed her last relationship. Still, every sunrise that they shared together made her fall more desperately in love with him.<br /> But Bastian had a reason for keeping to himself. And as Ava saw the <b>scars </b>that criss-crossed his body, she knew that what she had found was a soul not unlike herself. A man who had been damaged. A man who deserved to trust. A man that deserved to love, and to be loved. Would this beauty be able to tame the beast, or would they be left with just memories of sunrise kisses?

14 Barefoot Kisses

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2014-10-01
Description :  Lena Masterson was having a rough day.<br /> Her coffee pot exploded, her favorite heel broke on the way to work, her computer died, and her coworker sabotaged her performance review that she should have aced. To top it all off, she had to stay late to fix someone else's mistake. So when she literally ran into a handsome stranger at work, she was fairly certain that it might actually be the worst day of her life. Instead, it was the start of something wonderful.<br /> From the moment she nearly bowled the man over, she couldn't take her mind off of him. She didn't know anything about him, and could only assume that he was someone's assistant. Still, the encounter left her with new self-confidence. She made a move assertive enough to get the attention of her boss' boss, and be granted a new position as the personal paralegal of the head partner. This promotion soon led to an important trip to the Caribbean, where she saw a familiar face on the beach...<br /> Everything seemed perfect when she was in Aiden's arms (other than her missing shoe), but he was holding something back. Worse, Lena was keeping a secret from him as well. She knew that she couldn't keep up her little white lie forever, but it turned out that Aiden's secret was much bigger.<i> Much much much</i> bigger. A billion times bigger, in fact. Even though he treated her like Cinderella at the ball, it was possible that the billionaire playboy just thought of her as one of his "flavors of the week". After saying goodbye with one last barefoot kiss and returning to the real world, there was a burning question on Lena's mind:<i> Did this Prince Charming love her as much as she loved him?</i>

15 Sandcastle Kisses

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  New Adult  Fiction & Literature  Holiday 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2014-05-01
Description :  When Isabel Baker agreed to moonlight as a bartender at a private party, she never imagined she'd get anything more than tips. However, on this resort island, nothing was ever that simple.<br /> After tending bar with the deliciously handsome Noah who was flown in for the party, Izzy realized that she was about to break her number one rule: never fall for a tourist. But with his quick wit, charming smile and passion for marine life, Noah was the kind of guy that she couldn’t resist. At the end of the night, she barely managed to turn him away from coming home with her.<br /> Noah had only come to the island for one of Jack Saunders' famous parties. Yet once he met Izzy, he couldn’t bring himself to leave. After one steamy night together, he knew that he would do almost anything to keep her.&#xa0;<br /> Theirs should have been an easy love story, complete with a happily ever after. Except Noah was also moonlighting as a bartender that night and his true identity threatened Izzy’s research. When his billion-dollar company and her marine research project collide, their entire relationship crumbles into the sand. Will they be able to rebuild their beautiful sandcastle together, or will it be washed away by the rising tide, forever just a memory?

16 Freshwater Kisses

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance  New Adult  Holiday  Contemporary 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2013-11-20
Description :  Everything in Samantha Conners' life seemed to be in a holding pattern. Her sailboat racing season had fallen through, and she was stuck in a dead end job that barely covered the bills. If it wasn't for the fact that her sister and niece were depending on her, she would have never been out on the water the day the billionaire's boat ran her over.<br /><br /> Robbie Saunders is convinced that he is the screw-up younger brother of billionaire Jack Saunders. One of his biggest rules was to never go out drunk on the water, but with the impending death of his father, he took the boat out after drinking to try and gain some clarity. Instead, he ran over Sam and barely managed to save her from drowning.<br /><br /> While the two had been childhood sweethearts, time and distance had made them into different people. When fate crashed them back together, Robbie finds the fiery young woman to be the person he needs to give him motivation and direction. For Sam, Robbie is growing into the man she always knew he could be. A love blossoms and grows.<br /><br /> But what fate can give, it can also take away. A storm during the biggest freshwater sailing race of Sam's career changes everything. Will Sam and Robbie find a way to overcome the storm, or will the two only have memories of freshwater kisses?

17 Yours Royally

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-01
Description :  <i>Can a regular girl ever marry a real life prince?</i><br /><br /> <b>Prince Marco:</b><br /><br /> Royal life can be a royal pain, and Marco needs a break. A secret identity, just for a few weeks. A relaxing vacation in America, where nobody knows who he really is. Not even the girl he hires to be his personal assistant, Sabrina. But when Sabrina turns out to be the best part of his vacation, he finds it harder and harder to keep his secret from her...<br /><br /> <b>Sabrina Wise:</b><br /><br /> Sabrina never imagined that any job could lead to paparazzi encounters and surprise trips to Hawaii. Who could have thought that her boss would turn out to be as charming as he was handsome? But, behind their sizzling sexual tension, she can't help but think there's something more to Marco.&#xa0; Who <i>is</i> this gorgeous man she's taking orders from, and why is he keeping so much hidden away? If she's willing to risk everything to find out, she might end up in her own Cinderella fairy-tale ending...<br /><br /> <i>What happens when Mr. Right turns out to be Prince Charming?</i>

18 Yours Truly

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Holiday  New Adult  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-04-20
Description :  <i>Only one woman's foot will fit this size 11 1/2 glass slipper...</i><br /> <b>AJ Jacobson:</b><br /><br /> Billionaire CEO AJ wants nothing more than to just get away from his busy life. So when he goes to an employee's wedding and meets a beautiful girl, he feels like he can lose himself to her. Despite an intense night of passion, he wakes up in an empty bed. The only clue he has to find his Cinderella? A glass slipper and two handwritten lines on a note, fished out of a dumpster and almost unreadable...<br /><br /> <b>Kat Ryder:</b><br /><br /> When responsible Kat lets her hair down for one night, she meets a gorgeous stranger who really likes the new her. After an enchanting evening together, Kat gets an early morning call into work by a panicked boss. Knowing that she must see him again, she leaves a letter for the sleeping hunk and signs it, "Yours Truly, Kat,” not realizing that's the only part of the note that will survive. However, there are other consequences to her night of fun, especially when she finally meets up with her one-night-stand...<br /><br /> <i>What if AJ is actually her company's CEO?</i>

19 Hurricane Kisses

Author : Krista Lakes
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2014-07-01
Description :  Olivia Statler hates Logan Hayes. It's not the fact that he's an executive of a rival travel company, or the fact that he's trying to buy her company, or even the fact that he won't leave her alone. Two years ago, the two of them seemed to have something that was amazing and real, but Logan's ego got in the way.<br /> When a new resort offers her an all-expense-paid trip to woo new clients, she figures that a working vacation is just what she needs. As the youngest CEO in the travel business, she's honored and flattered. However, she isn't the only executive that the resort invited. When Olivia sees the broad shoulders and blonde hair of Logan Hayes, her heart races. Half of it is raw sexual attraction, half of it is anger at what he did to her.&#xa0;<br /> Logan is determined to reignite their past spark, but Olivia does everything possible to avoid him. However, a hurricane strikes and traps them on the island, making it impossible to ignore the changed man in front of her. Only a storm as powerful as their passion will show them love or hate. Can romance survive the storm – or will their hurricane kisses be swept away forever?



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