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Welcome to Stand-alones!

My stand-alone books are the books I have to write – they don’t fit into a series, but I can’t get the characters or stories out of my head. Sometimes, my stand-alone ends up becoming part of a series because I can’t stop writing about the characters or I get a new idea that fits into the universe. Each book is different. Check out the descriptions to find the right one for you!

Reality Check

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Cali Banks, 25

Unemployed

Lesbian

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Dayton Maine, 26

Reality Show Star

Lesbian

Cali Banks lost her job and needs money fast. When her best friend tries to sign Cali up to appear on a reality show where contestants complete ridiculous challenges for cash and prizes, Cali tells her she’s crazy. When she gets a call back for an audition, she thinks there’s no chance the show will be interested in her boring life. Little does she know; that’s just what they’re looking for. When Cali agrees to go, she’s thinking about keeping her head down and trying to win as much cash as possible so that she won’t lose her apartment and have to move back in with her parents.

Dayton Maine is a reality show mainstay. She’s already done three and has been asked back for a fourth by the Berserk producers. Dayton understands she’s there to bring the drama. She has no problem doing that. She also has no problem hooking up with her fellow female contestants should the opportunity arise. She loves the challenges and the thrill of the chase. She’s there for the fun and the fame.

When the two meet, it isn’t exactly love or lust at first sight. Dayton thinks Cali is a hermit who judges the rest of them. Cali’s pretty sure Dayton’s just there to reconnect with an old flame and get as much camera time as possible. While the cast members get kicked off one by one, though, the two women find common ground mixed in with a whole lot of differences. Dayton finds herself in a new position, chasing a woman for more than just one night, and Cali finds herself trying to live in the moment and trust that this woman might be the one she had been waiting for all along.

GENRE:

Contemporary Romance

RELEASE DATE:

Apr-04-2020

AVAILABLE FORMATS:

Kindle, Audible, Paperback

LENGTH:

68,950 words

AUDIO LENGTH:

6 hrs 12 mins

LOCATION:

USA; Los Angeles, CA; Hawaii

SETTING:

Campground, house / AirBnB, island, TV studio, seaside / beach

THEMES / TROPES:

Enemies-to-lovers, fish out of water, forced proximity, socially awkward, opposites attract

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