True Romance: Nine Romantic Stories

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Who doesn’t treasure a romantic story that touches the heart?

We can all relate in one way or another to the experiences on these pages; the struggle to overcome grief after the loss of a loved one, the betrayal and guilt of adultery, the desperation to make a loved one happy, young lovers facing the hardships of the real world and much more.

Whether it’s a happily-ever-after fantasy, or a tear-jerking heartbreaker, the nine romantic adventures in this TruLove Collection will stay with you forever. Read More



the best of my three loversThe Best of My Three Lovers

“I listened to the howling wind and watched the snow fall around me and waited for death. I had neither the strength nor the will to go on. I had no reason to live. I had destroyed my life years ago when I married Lawrence Williams. Now, I had come to this wilderness searching for the one man who held my heart in his hands. Well, I had found him.”
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Bedroom Roulette

Love stories from the beginning of the 1970s are about as wild as you can find. This TruLOVE Collection, edited by Ron Hogan of and Lady Jane Salon fame, contains an amazing selection of stories that epitomize what was happening during the era of “free love!” “Countercultural” trends of the 1960s were becoming mainstream, allowing people to tell stories that would have been taboo in previous eras.

There are many surprises and a lot of passion-filled twists in this selection of snapshots of what was on America’s mind at a pivotal moment in American cultural history. Read More


From Amazon: I found out that Ron Hogan was editing this collection of love stories through Twitter. I am a fan of his, so I figured it couldn’t hurt to check out these stories since he loves them so much. What a great surprise! These stories showcase what love was like in the 1970s. By no means does it encapsulate everyone’s experiences, but it does let you look into the window for certain individuals.


We’re Just Two Girls in Love–With Each Other

Cara is accepting of Edie’s sexuality… although she’s still convinced Edie could be quite pretty if she just allowed herself to be more feminine. “Two women sharing an apartment was a situation so common in that crowded, expensive city, that it couldn’t possibly cause any comment. And Edie was as good as her word. About everything. She pampered me as if I were a baby myself. She made me give up my job instantly, saying that it wasn’t good for the baby, me constantly on my feet and lugging heavy trays. Edie made enough money to support us both in a modest fashion, and she shared it generously with me.” Read the Rest of the Story Here

Age of Eve: Return of the Nephilim

Eve Dowling, a talented writer for a successful magazine that covers New Orleans society events, is leading an exciting life filled with friends, family and work–until it is turned upside down by a fateful encounter with a stunningly handsome mystery man who ignites her most sensual fantasies.

When Eve awakes naked, sexually ravaged and alone in the garden of one of New Orleans’ most historic homes, she begins her search to uncover who this mystery man really is. She tracks him through the dark side of Old Algiers with the aid of one of its most famous Voodoo priestesses to an abandoned sanitarium in the heart of the swamplands surrounding New Orleans. Read More


From Jeff Favre: Look out, vampires—here come the Nephilim. The popularity of different genres tend to rise and fall in waves, and few have ridden a higher crest recently than vampires. That may change with D.M. Pratt’s “Age of Eve,” which introduces an ancient supernatural being that is probably new to most readers.

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Author Deborah Pratt Reveals Secrets of Writing and Nephilim

1. What inspired you to write Age of Eve:Return of the Nephilim?
I’d been working for several years on my Vision Quest book series and related interactive multi-media entertainment. The Vision Quest consumed a large part of my life for a very long time, until I realized I needed to take a break and write something totally different.

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Hearts Unleashed: Sexy, Funny Romp

Cynthia Amas, match-making guru to everyone but herself, has just opened the new offices of her highly personalized boutique dating service in Hollywood, CA.  One of her new clients–a gorgeous, well-connected, uber-rich widow–comes in search of a new lease on life in the form of no less than a social and sexual reawakening. The story moves across the endlessly entertaining landscape of Los Angeles–from an astonishing erotic art  exhibit to a decidedly intoxicating voyage with a wildly attractive crew of love and lust seekers via a luxury yacht up the Southern California coast. Read More


From Kirkus: Though her Hollywood matchmaking company, Second Acts, has really taken off, Cynthia Amas’ love life has stalled. She finds herself struggling to balance business with pleasure . . . A light, fun read . . .


Love, Lies & Dating: Dateless in Podunk, Time to MOOve on?

Dear Second Acts;
I live in a tiny town in Illinois. Fifteen years ago I was the homecoming queen and the valedictorian of my class. But after I graduated from medical school, my mother got sick and I came back home. She has since passed away, but I have a good practice…sort of a big fish in a small pond. A very small pond. Read More

Falling In Love…Again

It’s hard to imagine that out of the depths of despair a new opportunity for love can emerge, but in these tales you’ll meet a jilted bride, a single mom, a 9/11 widow, and a bitter city girl who all get a second chance at loving happily ever after.

Whether you’re heartbroken or have sworn off love forever; love comes when it’s perfectly timed or when you least expect it, this collection of fourteen inspirational stories will convince you that there’s always a chance you’ll…fall in love again.

Don’t miss dozens of exciting stories from the pages of True Romance and True Love Magazines in the Brand-New E-Book Series, TruLove Collection. Read More


From Amazon: “This is such a lovely collection of well written love stories. There is always hope out there that you will find a new love and these stories help you realize that there is can be something out there for you, again.” -Floyd, Amazon

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In Love With My Next-Door Neighbor

He’s cute–and close! But can I trust him?

“The only thing my first husband gave me that outlasted our brief marriage was finally cured with penicillin. After that, I had no reason to believe any of the men who professed undying love.” Read the Rest of the Story Here

Mothers In Love

There’s love, and then there’s mother love — maybe the most powerful love of all. Meet the mothers at the center of each of the 14 love stories included in this TruLOVE Collection. Whether their stories were written in 1938 or within the last few years, and whether they’re about a single mom, a stepmother, or an overbearing mom who can’t let go, each one explores the struggle and challenge of love and motherhood. Several stories focus on women who became single mothers unexpectedly, either through abandonment or widowhood. Another story finds a stepmother trying to deal with her husband’s very unhappy child from a previous marriage.
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“Pick this up if you want stories that are full of drama and easy to read. I got hooked and raced through the book in a few hours. A nice variety of crazy people . . . my favorite people to read about. You will put this book down feeling extremely well adjusted. It’s like a collection of little soap operas. Favorite story — Forget My Daughter-I’ll Show You Ecstasy.” — L. Gordon, Amazon


Snakes, Rats, and Little Boys–Oh My!

As the realtor handed me the keys to my new, little house, I was definitely beaming with pride. In my entire life, I’d never lived in an actual house. And the fact that I’d earned the money to buy this one made myself, made the moment even sweeter. Though I sometimes wished I had a man to share times like that with, I’d learned to savor my independence. Read the Rest of the Story Here

Battlefield Of Love

Soldiers and the Ones Who Love Them

Love.  War.  Pain. Passion. Relationships lost. Romance rekindled.

Many generations of Americans have struggled with sending loved ones into battle and taking care of them when they return. Yet all of the stories in this collection have the same theme—whether they are about World War II, Vietnam, or the Gulf War—love is critical to our survival. It makes most, stronger. It makes some heroes. No matter if a soldier is fighting a “good” war, or a politically controversial war, there is little difference for their families who must remain brave and supportive both when they send their soldier into battle and when he or she returns injured physically or emotionally. Read More




I got this as gift and I was initially drawn to this book because of the cover art (I’m a sucker for old-timey images).  It is actually really nice to have a collection of sweet stories about military men and women, and the ones who love them. It was a quick read and one I would definitely recommend! You’ll enjoy it!–Luciana at Amazon


Daughter of An Air Force Man

Looking back, it’s hard to believe that everything could’ve changed so quickly. At that time, the three of us—my father, my mother, and I were living in a breezy, comfortable, ranch-style home in sunny California. Despite its western adobe look, our sand-hued home was actually located on an Air Force base, the base where my father was stationed. As far as I was concerned, the house was absolutely perfect. Read the Story

Forbidden Love

No one is immune to the temptation of forbidden love. Many of us merely dip our baby toe into this realm – perhaps by Googling the names of old lovers to see what they look like now, years later, while our spouse watches television in another room. Or we spy on an alluring married co-worker by studying his Facebook page to learn as much as we can about him.

Or we create detailed fantasies about someone who is definitely off-limits for one reason or another. However, the sexually adventurous characters in these tantalizing stories have plunged much deeper into the web of forbidden love, making the rest of us look like pikers. Read More


From Amazon: I bought this book because I liked the title and the sexy cover. I’m not likely to act on my own temptations after reading these stories but I must admit I enjoy hearing about how far some people will go! It’s like peeking through a window you know you shouldn’t but can’t stop. Read More


From One-Night Stand–To Indecent Obsession

He tasted my body once–and he’ll stop at nothing for more

“About ten that morning, Jared Beacon strolled through the
claims department with Mr. Steadman, himself. Jared was tall,
dark, handsome, and tanned, with a demeanor that exuded self confidence.
The room practically throbbed with the collective
heartbeats of single women as he passed through—and a few
married ones, as well, I suspect.” Read the Free Story Here

When Love Sizzles

Peel Away Your Inhibitions with These Sexy Stories
There’s sex and then there’s sizzling sex–and the difference between them is like the difference between vegetables and dessert.

We may need the former, but the latter is infinitely more luscious.

In this latest TruLOVE Collection, you’ll discover love and passion that heats up in stormy weather, on a dare in a bar, popping out of a cake at a bachelor party, in a would-be open marriage, and even on one lover’s menu. Read More


From Amazon: I was looking to spice up my love life a bit with my wife, and I stumbled upon this book while searching on Amazon. I took a chance, and this book ended up being great! The stories aren’t too long that we’re both asleep at the end– just long enough to get us going. Let’s just say my plan worked! Read More


Lust With The Proper Stranger

Have you ever wanted to break free from being a “good girl” and have an uninhibited fling with a sexy stranger? Just find a handsome hunk and let your desires go wild? It had always been a secret fantasy of mine that I never could admit to anyone…until the day I decided to make it come true. Read the Rest of the Story Here

When Love Goes Bad

Anyone who’s ever loved and lost will relate to the tales of timeless relationship-busters like controlling creeps, two-timing traitors and maniacal mothers-in-law! Even “been there, done that” readers will be surprised by the extraordinary accounts of love destroyed by an affair exposed on national TV, a Botox babe, and a handsome, but heartless, doctor. Twelve unique stories chronicle the relationship roller coaster of highs and lows that so often define romantic love. The timeless love stories of True Romance and True Love live on. Don’t miss dozens of exciting stories from the pages of True Romance and True Love Magazines in the Brand-New E-Book Series, TruLove Collection. Read More


From Barnes and Noble: Most of us have experienced at least one bad boyfriend, but few of us (I hope) have experienced the incredibly rotten collection of bad boyfriends in this book. .. I really enjoyed reading the stories of these women who trusted, endured and ultimately learned how to stand up for themselves.


I Won’t Wear a Black Eye On My Wedding Day

That’s why I may have to walk away from the only man I ever loved “I sat there asking myself the same question. What on Earth was the matter with me? Did I want to live my life with someone who made me feel so uncomfortable? Oh, the sweet talk and loving caresses were wonderful , but they didn’t make up for the humiliation I felt right then.” Read the Rest of the Story Here