Want to read something fun, sexy and romantic? Here are three love stories that won the Love & Laughter award from Romantic Times:
First Star I See Tonight by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Cooper is a retired football player who is still driven to win in any situation. Piper is a private investigator trying to prove herself and she can never back down. She’s hired to follow Cooper but soon she’s protecting him from harm, sabotage and zealous fans. Their relationship is shaped by challenge and competition when they need to work as a team.
Amazon, Kobo, Booklist and iBooks Australia named this book as one of the best romances of 2016. The story also won the Romantic Times award that year for Contemporary Love & Laughter. First Star I See Tonight is a steamy and fun read. When Cooper and Piper are together, the sparks fly as fast as the wisecracks.
One in a Million by Jill Shalvis
Callie is a virtual wedding planner and designs wedding websites but she doesn’t believe in happily-ever-after. Years ago she had been left at the altar and she’s not interested in love, knowing that it doesn’t last. But it’s hard to remember that whenever she’s near Tanner, a smoking hot single dad who takes care of everyone in his life. Callie doesn’t want a relationship and swears falling into bed with Tanner—again and again and again—will not change her mind.
Winner of both the Romantic Times Award for Love & Laughter and the RITA for Mid-Length Contemporary Romance, One in a Million is a funny and heartwarming small town romance. Everyone from the matchmaking friends to the troublemaking grandmother adds another level of entertainment to this sexy and romantic story.
Playing With Fire by Kate Meader
Alexandra is a firefighter who has had many confrontations with Eli, the sexy mayor. He’s a smooth talker and she’s known for her sassy mouth. They don’t see eye-to-eye on many things, but after saving each other during a fire, circumstances require them to fake a relationship before the next mayoral election.
Playing with Fire is part of Kate Meader’s Hot in Chicago series and this story is all about the dialogue. The chemistry crackles between Eli and Alexandra! Not only did it win Romantic Times‘ Contemporary Love and Laughter award in 2015, but it was also named one of the best romances of the year by Washington Post and one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly. Don’t miss this one!