Island Promise is a 13K novella and the prologue book that will tie together this pioneering beach romance series. Where 6 awesome authors skillfully weave across genres to bring the reader’s 11 fantastic island stories. Each book entwined with Catica Island, for the romance collection of the millennium.
These books will be released one book a week throughout the summer. From 16 June 2016 until 25 August 2016.
Ethan Shamsi, an autistic savant with the Midas touch, and Hasana Bennett, a sharp-witted, cutthroat business woman, are the most unlikely pair you will ever meet. Thrown together through circumstances, they are forced to make the best of a bad situation, each finding the other somewhat infuriating. Yet they must find a way to work together to continue the smooth running of Catica Island, a place full of romance, new beginnings, and second chances.
However, both Ethan and Hasana have been burnt by love, which has affected their views on finding true love. Ethan still believes true love exists, he just hasn’t found it yet whereas Hasana is cynical and has sworn off love. Nevertheless, they must sell the fantasy to the tourists that come to the island.
Is it possible these two poorly matched characters can pull it off, when they do nothing but fight?
Kennedy has spent the past ten years getting over the guy who hurt her. When her friend asks her to pull some strings so she can have her wedding on Sunset Beach, the dream destination for every bride in the world, Kennedy knows she will be face to face with him all over again.
Seeing him again brings out all of the insecurity she felt in high school as she comes to terms with her feelings while they work together to prepare for the wedding.
Spencer was the high school quarterback, dating the head cheerleader, who had always followed what the norm was expected from him. He never realized how much he had hurt the girl he stood up at the prom, but she’s letting him know now!
The woman in front of him has stolen his senses, and he knows he has to make things right between them. She is the one person he has missed in his life, and he wants to fix the damage he did all those years ago.
As they are forced together for a week on Catica Island, they will get the time to know each other again, and try to fix past wrongs, while dealing with new mistrusts and deception.
Is it too late for second chances?
Evia’s not yet figured out how to move on after the devastation she’s experienced, including the loss of her fiancé.
Adair has suffered his own loss, and with a 5-year-old daughter, has no time for relationships.
Mutually, they believe true love only comes around once in a lifetime and has concluded they’ve had their shot. But, when their paths cross, the intervention of fate will cause them to reevaluate their lives, offering them a second chance at love.
When an unknown enemy makes their presence known, their flourishing romance is tested. Neither knows who’s behind the threats but soon they won’t have to guess.
With the threats turning into something more, can their relationship survive or will harmful intentions put an end to their love story midway, ruining their fairytale ending?
Leigh Patterson and Ethan Shamsi grew up together and believe they know all there is to know about each other. However, Leigh has a secret he has never shared with anyone — a secret he believes will tear their friendship apart if Ethan ever found out. Leigh is smart, handsome and rich, so why does he work for Ethan, as his personal assistant, when he doesn’t have to?
The answer may lie with the red-head, Neil Manning whose life Leigh saves by fishing him out of the ocean on his first day on Catica Island. Ethan tells Leigh that by saving Neil, Neil’s life is now bound to Leigh’s.
Neil’s presence stirs emotions, feelings and desires Leigh has worked hard to keep hidden. But when Leigh starts doing things out of character, like placing a complete stranger’s needs in front of Ethan’s, he has to step back and reflect on his life and the fact he has been denying his true self for over two decades. Not only had he been lying to his best friend, but to himself.
It is time to come clean and become the man he was meant to be, but in doing so will he lose the only person in his life he called friend?
Nicole Grant, a hard-working young corporate attorney known to keep her clients out of trouble by anticipating their problems and keeping their affairs out of the public eye, is sent, is sent to romantic Catica Island to forestall potential liability for a mysterious event.
But Nicole meets her match in the handsome and attentive media strategist, Jordan Greene, also on Catica Island ~ on a mission to maximize publicity for the same event.
Must Nicole guard against new developments or are some risks worth taking?
Blake Cameron and Jessica Daniels believe love is not for them, but over one magical summer, Fate has other ideas.
Blake is a soldier discharged from duty with wounds and PTSD. Consumed by guilt because he could not save his best friend Matthew, killed before his eyes in heavy fighting, he is worn out by years of suffering and believes he serves no useful purpose in living.
Fate brings him unexpectedly to an island paradise where he meets new people, and finds a new purpose to his life. However, when he finds himself attracted to a beautiful young woman with problems of her own, his first instinct is to leave, believing he is not ready to get involved with anyone.
Jessica Daniels has devoted herself to caring for Faith, her sister’s orphaned four-year-old daughter who has not spoken since the accident which killed her parents and left her with minor wounds.
When she was offered free accommodation and part-time work on Catica Island, she happily took it, believing the island would be an ideal place for Faith to recover in tranquil surroundings. Finding love and happiness for herself is not something she considers, she has other, more important things on her mind.
Will Fate keep bringing these two people together until they must face the reality of their attraction and find a way to acknowledge it to each other?
A stranger has been threatening blonde waitresses at the Blue Moon Restaurant on Catica Island. Ethan Shamsi, the co-owner of the island has hired protection for them all until the man can be caught.
Bridget is one of the waitresses who needs protecting. Adam, the man assigned to her, is abrasive and aloof, and he takes his job seriously. That is, until he is forced to play a role his training did not prepare him for.
For one week, the two of them must pretend they are a couple in love. They play their parts well, only to discover that perhaps the feelings they are portraying aren’t all make believe.
But, Adam has his own demons to fight over guilt he holds on to from his past. And Bridget doesn’t know if she is just a job to him, or if it could be something more. After putting herself at risk, she finds out the truth.
Is everything they have between them real, or is it just a part he’s learned to play well? Or, could it possibly be more?
All Janessa had to do was love him and that wasn’t supposed to be hard—until it was. When she finally decides to make a change, a freak accident leaves her with no memory and at the mercy of a stranger. But can he be trusted?
Shane was seeking vengeance until he found something else. Now, he’s forced to choose between saving one life or avenging another. However, there may be another way if he’s willing to play both sides. But will he be prepared to pay the cost if he’s caught?
As two strangers get closer, a seemingly unbroken bond is formed. And when truths are revealed, they find themselves not only fighting for their relationship but also their lives.
Despite her joy at her best friend’s wedding on Catica Island, Elissa Haddad can’t help but wonder if she’ll ever find the same happiness for herself.
A disastrous relationship has left her doubting everything – herself, her future, and any chance of love.
A chance encounter with Krysdotares Gianopoulous, a handsome stranger with unearthly violet eyes, brings her out of her shell, only to be caught up in intrigue and danger.
Krys may have captured her heart, but can she trust herself, and him?
“The devil is in the details”
When autistic savant Ethan Shamsi proposed to the unsuspecting Hasana Bennett, he’s unfazed by her rejection of his proposal, and convinced he’s winning her over. Her use of the words ‘apocalypse’, and ‘hell freezing over’ didn’t register with him, that maybe she wasn’t interested in forging a lifelong relationship, outside of their current arrangement as co-owners of Catica Island.
Two failed relationships have left Hasana Bennett cold and bitter. She’s sworn off romance, and men in general. She’s stunned by Ethan’s backhanded marriage proposal after he highlights all her faults as the reason she doesn’t have a husband, and wasn’t likely to get one if she turned him down. He also hinted, he thinks she’s getting old.
Hasana’s need for revenge leads to a startling course of events.
A life of Despair, Dreams, and Hope
Pearl Mazanec had a tragic beginning, a life filled with disappointment and self-doubt. Everyone she cared about taken from her, thrusting her into instant parenthood when she’d only just started her adult life. The man of her dreams lost, having to take a backseat to the responsibilities she’s faced with.
Pearl always suspected fate had a hand in the cards she was dealt, and she played them anyway. But she hadn’t realized how twisted, and cruel fate could be. Even though she’d experienced it first hand on her entry into the world.
Death, stole her chance at love, and it’s through death—and six degrees of separation that brings the man of Pearl’s dreams back into her life. Only to drive home how impossible her love was. The gap between their class, status, and power was designed to keep them apart.
It seems Pearl was destined to never receive her happy ending