Hard Candy by Amy Ruttan
A golden ticket to a hedonistic club, that's the marketing idea Lenore Byrne offers her newest client Pallator Sinclair as a way to promote his Innocent Pleasures Candy Company. Candy that is for adults only. Landing this account will make her career and it doesn't hurt that her client is damn sexy.
Line: Moderne (contemporary)
When Lily Brown receives a visit from her foster brother, aspiring actor Mikey, she has a feeling that her peaceful life in Iowa is about to be turned upside down. She's right. Mikey slept with one of Hollywood's leading men, Houston Bowers, secretly filming the rendezvous. Now he plans to blackmail the actor.After Mikey runs, leaving a reluctant Lily holding the evidence, it doesn't take long before gun-toting men trash her home and threaten her life. Terrified, Lily seeks refuge with her sexy neighbor, Roberto Gutierrez.
Line: Breathless (romantic suspense)
Sam's ordinary life changes when he rescues aspiring African American actress Krystal after she is dumped by her boyfriend in the middle of Hollywood without a place to live. He allows her to stay with him and their mutual attraction is hot and instantaneous. They have nothing in common as far as bleached-blond computer geek Sam can tell, and he can't imagine what she would see in someone like him.
Line: Moderne (contemporary) Interracial elements
Middlemarch Mates, Book Seven.
Lion shifter Leticia Huntingdon has FIV, the feline version of AIDS. For months she's been in remission, treated by Gavin Finley, the Middlemarch feline doctor. Now the disease has returned. Her feelings for Gavin can't go anywhere because of the FIV, so it shouldn't hurt when Gavin turns to Charlie, the new male cop.
Line: Twilight (paranormal) Menage, M/M, Shapeshifter elements