“Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.” ~ Timothy Leary
“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
“Success isn’t permanent, and failure isn’t fatal.” ~ Mike Ditka
“We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?” ~ Jean Cocteau
“Courage is the price that life expects for granting peace.” ~ Amelia Earhart
“It’s choice — not chance — that determines your destiny.” ~ Jean Nidetch
“Remember that happiness is a way of travel — not a destination.” ~ Roy M. Goodman
“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” ~ Bill Cosby
“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” ~ e. e. cummings
“Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.” ~ Denis Diderot
“Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” ~ Lord Byron
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” ~Anonymous
Here are two recently released novels that will take your breath away and have you read the whole book in one sitting.
Love Plans Series, book 8
Melissa Blake, a bright young surgeon, worked long hours to gain a remarkable experience. Fed up with her controlling mentor, she interviews for a better position.
After his wife left him, Dr. Jason Randal raises their two small kids on his own. Although he’s carefully avoided dating, he’s attracted to the lovely Dr. Blake he’s just hired. He gives her a tour of the city and a taste of the passion she’s missed.
When her mentor needs open-heart surgery, Melissa leads a team of surgeons, including Jason, all through the delicate operation. Life gets complicated when she becomes dizzy during the surgery, but Jason discretely takes over and saves their famous patient.
Will this unforgivable weakness cost her a medical career and Jason’s love?
No Vacation Plans
Love Plans Series, book 9
Denise Lambert fell in love at first sight with Damien Booker, a biracial law student. They danced the night away, and she welcomed his passionate kiss. But then he disappeared.
Five years later, she can’t believe her eyes when the pizza delivery boy sporting a long frizzy mane and a bushy beard is none other than Damien. He kisses her and runs away. She manages to get his phone number and reconnect with him. For weeks, they chat on the phone, until she bumps into Zorro, the exotic male dancer, at her friend’s bachelorette party—Damien again who kisses her senseless. But Denise is fed up with the jack of all trades, working long hours at three low-paying jobs. She’ll have to break it off with him unless…
Determined to be worthy of her love, Damian set aside his resentment against discriminating lawyers. Clean cut and well-groomed, he applies to various firms, until he garners several interviews and finally lands the right position in the right firm. Will his effort pay off? Or will he have to fight her friends and relatives to bring Denise into his arms?
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, Mona Risk, received an Outstanding Achiever Award from Affaire de Coeur Magazine. She’s a two time winner of Best Contemporary Romance of the Year from Readers Favorite; a winner of Best Romance Novel of the Year from Preditors & Editors Readers Poll; and an EPIC Award finalist.
Mona Risk’s name has often been posted on the Amazon.com 100 Most Popular Authors in Romance list, and her books have garnered: Top Pick, Outstanding Read, Sweetheart of the Week, and Best Book of the Week from various reviewers, and received two mentions in Publisher’s Weekly.
Mona lives in South Florida and has traveled to more than eighty countries on business or vacation. She writes contemporary romances, medical romance, romantic suspense, and paranormal fantasy. Sprinkled with a good dose of humor, her stories are set in the fascinating places she visited or more simply at home.
If you like to travel and love to read, come and enjoy her international romances. Meet the spirited heroines and special heroes who share irresistible chemistry in stories that simmer with emotion.