Book List in Order: 16 titles

  • A couple's best friend? Stylist Jessica Champlin knows it takes more than a darling goldendoodle to save a marriage. She and her ex-husband, investigative journalist Sebastian Hess, had too many irreconcilable differences for even their beloved d...


  • THE ART OF MURDER Chicago attorney Izzy McNeil is ready to take a break from private investigation and focus on her career in criminal law. But as a favor, she agrees to work with Madeline Saga, a beautiful art gallery owner who fears that artwork ...


  • This short story was "born" at the "You Done It" workshop conducted at the 2012 Chicago Romantic Times Convention. Authors Libby Hellmann, Laura Caldwell, and Michael Allen Dymmoch, members of The Outfit Collective (http://theoutfitcollective.blogspo...


  • Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. But what if you can't tell which is which? When attorney Izzy McNeil's home is broken into, right after her boyfriend, Theo, moves in, she ignores the coincidence. When Theo is arrested on charges of ...


  • Forbidden relationships are the most tempting. And the most dangerous. It was a crime of passion -- or so the police say. Valerie Solara has been charged with poisoning her best friend. The prosecution claims she's always been secretly attracted t...


  • A few short months before, I'd juggled three men in my life, and then suddenly there were none. Today, one was staging a comeback, and I wasn't sure what to do about that. In the meantime I was free to date whoever I wanted. Even a ranking member of ...


  • For the first time in my adult life I was flying without a net. Fear was nibbling at my insides, creeping its way into my brain. I was buzzing with apprehension. But the job offer from Jane was a bolt of calm, clean sunshine breaking through the murk...


  • They say bad things happen in threes. When her fiance, Sam, disappears on the same day her mentor and biggest client is killed, hotshot Chicago attorney Izzy McNeil starts counting. But trouble keeps coming. Sam is implicated in the client's death, h...


  • Kate Livingston and Liza Kingsley have been best friends since their childhood in the suburbs of Chicago. They know everything about each other. Or do they? When Liza sets up the newly divorced Kate with Michael Waller, an elegant man sixteen year...






  • IT WAS AN AFFAIR...TO REGRET Rachel Blakely's charmed life is significantly tarnished after her husband Nick's infidelity, but she wants to give her marriage a second chance. Then a business trip to sun-drenched Rome with her best girlfriend Kit l...


  • in Girls' Night Out

    Too tired to doll up and head out for a night on the town? (It happens to the best of us.) Just dip into this year's must-read collection for a Girls' Night Out to remember and indulge in tales of reunions and weddings, sisters and friends, endings a...


  • When Billy Rendell suddenly gets everything she wants, it turns out to be the last thing she needs... A long-awaited promotion. Freedom from emotional baggage. A newly -- ahem -- amorous husband. What's wrong with this picture? Well...everything....


  • LOOK CLOSELY That's all the anonymous letter said, but attorney Hailey Sutter understands the meaning behind the well-chosen words. Someone wants her to investigate what happened to her mother, who died when Hailey was only seven. The death was...


  • Clothing designer Kyra Felis has never been one to worship celebrities -- she'd rather read a good book or make a blouse out of an old tablecloth. She marries Hollywood up-and-comer Declan McKenna for love, with no inkling of how his newfound notorie...


  • A Clean Slate chronicles the days of Kelly McGraw, a Chicago woman who suddenly can't remember the last five months of her life, a time when she was dumped by her soon-to-be fiance and laid off by the company she thought would make her partner. Overw...


  • The choices Casey Evers has made in her twenty-six years aren't exactly making her happy. In fact, her life is so on course -- college, law school, boyfriend, job offer -- that it's actually off. So, before she slides into fourteen-hour days at a Chi...