June 16, 2014

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Hit and Run Bride

Nana Malone
Misty Evans


Contemporary Romance / Romantic Comedy
Date Published: June 1, 2014


Dangerous Intersection Ahead

Marketing analyst Becca Daniels has a life that looks good on paper - a coveted promotion in an exciting new city and a successful, handsome fiancĂ©. But with her Hawaiian honeymoon fast approaching, she has to face her biggest fear…water. She can't swim. On her way to her first swimming lesson, however, she veers left instead of right and nearly runs over her hot, new instructor.

Caution: Rising Waters

Liam Caldwell has put his life on hold to look after his sick mother. The last thing he needs is the hit-and-run brunette who ruined his motorcycle disrupting the adult swim class. But from the first lesson, he realizes there's more to the curvy, smart-mouthed Becca than meets the eye, and no matter what he does, he can't resist her luscious lips and her driving determination.

No U-turn

With each lesson, Becca discovers that what looks good on paper isn't making her happy. Should she play it safe in the shallow end with her career and fiancé? Or should she dive into deep waters with a man who offers passion and freedom like she's never imagined?





Spandex and Lycra everywhere, but not a stitch of Gucci. Becca Daniels surveyed her fellow Dive employees. How they could just show up to work in sportswear was beyond her. Granted, Dive's parent company, Elite Sports, was the largest sportswear marketing company on the west coast, but really, would it kill any of them to wear something other than Lulu Lemon?

"Care to join us in the discussion, Becca?"

Damn it, busted.

"Um, sorry. Just thinking about some ideas for the website. And what it will take to get the campaign going given our timeline." There, that sounded like something a totally together project analyst would say, right?

"I'm glad to hear that, Becca." Fred, the company's ad executive manager said. He was dressed in bright teal running shorts and a spandex shirt. "Because as luck would have it—or in this case, as Brett Jennings would have it—you're going to be project lead for the Southland campaign."

Brett Jennings? The head of Dive? Becca's mouth dropped open, and she forced her brain to concentrate on the words. Project lead for the new Southland swim line? But she'd only been here a year. It had taken most of the analysts at least two years before they'd been given their own campaigns to lead.

"Excuse me?" She slid a gaze to her best friend, Vanessa Rodriquez. Maybe she'd heard wrong. Fred must have meant Rebecca, the senior campaign manager.

"We feel it's time, Becca. Your experience with Bloomingdale's sportswear division and your relationship with the Marketing Director of Elite will come in handy. You've been here long enough to prove yourself. We're glad to have you on this."

Except, nobody looked glad. In fact, many of her coworkers looked pissed. Or annoyed, or confused. Hell, she was confused. She couldn't do this, regardless of the fact Southland was the new designer watersports line. Shit, she couldn't even swim. What did she know about spandex and neoprene?

Do. Not. Panic.

All she needed to do was take a deep breath. Maybe if she backed out gracefully, she could save face and ignore the hateful glares of the forever hungry and toned that were her coworkers. "Uhm, I'd really feel more comfortable if I partnered with—"

Vanessa kicked her under the table and shook her head.

"Ow," Becca muttered beneath her breath. "What I mean to say is, yes, sir! I'm looking forward to the challenge and can't wait to partner with Southland to really rock this campaign."

She was so totally screwed.

She'd started working at Dive a little over a year ago, desperate for a change of pace. She'd loved working at Bloomingdale's, but she'd hit a ceiling at her last job, one that wouldn't budge unless she started sleeping with her boss, so she'd taken a chance and moved to San Diego. Land of the perpetually sunny and tanned.

For the most part, she loved her job, she'd made friends. Okay, make that one friend.

Van was great, but Becca'd had trouble adjusting. It was like she spoke Greek, or designer, rather, and they all spoke German—or in this case, athletic gear. She didn't speak the same language, let alone wear the same uniform. Nike and Lulu Lemon were like a religious cult around the office. Hell, her first month with 
Elite Sports, when everyone had been talking about how they'd only managed four or six or ten every morning, she'd finally had to break down and ask what the hell they meant. Ten what? Apparently, these crazy people had meant miles. As in running. And they always said miles as if running that far seemed normal. 

Like she was the abnormal one because she wasn't in some never-ending training cycle for some half marathon. What had happened to good old fashioned walking on the treadmill while watching Real Housewives? That counted as physical activity, right?

Nana Malone
USA Today Best Seller and iTunes Breakout Books author, Nana Malone's love of all things romance and adventure started with a tattered romantic suspense she borrowed from her cousin.

It was a sultry summer afternoon in Ghana, and Nana was a precocious thirteen. She's been in love with kick butt heroines ever since. With her overactive imagination, and channeling her inner Buffy, it was only a matter a time before she started creating her own characters.

While she waits for her chance at a job as a ninja assassin, in the meantime Nana works out her drama, passion and sass with fictional characters every bit as sassy and kick butt as she thinks she is.

Misty Evans

USA TODAY Bestselling Author Misty Evans has published over twenty novels and writes romantic suspense, urban fantasy, and paranormal romance. As a writing coach, she helps other authors bring their books – and their dreams of being published – to life.

The books in her Super Agent series have won a CataNetwork Reviewers’ Choice Award, CAPA nominations, the New England Reader’s Choice Bean Pot Award for Best Romantic Suspense in 2010 and the ACRA Heart of Excellence Reader’s Choice Award for Best Romantic Suspense in 2011.

Her Witches Anonymous series was dubbed a Fallen Angel Reviews Recommended Read. The Super Agent Series, Witches Anonymous Series, and the Kali Sweet Series have been on multiple Amazon Kindle bestsellers lists. Her culinary romantic mystery, THE SECRET INGREDIENT, and the first book in her Deadly series, DEADLY PURSUIT, are both USA TODAY bestsellers.

Misty likes her coffee black, her conspiracy stories juicy, and her wicked characters dressed in couture. When not reading or writing, she enjoys music, movies, and hanging out with her husband, twin sons, and two spoiled puppies. Learn more and sign up for her newsletter at www.readmistyevans.com

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