S.M. Donaldson is a born and raised Southern girl. She grew up in a small rural town on Florida’s Gulf Coast, the kind of place where everyone knows your business before you do, especially when your Daddy is a cop and your Mom works for the school system. She married one of her best friends at the age of 20 and has one son. She is a proud military wife, has always had a soft spot for a good story, and is known to have a potty mouth. At the age of 31, she decided there was no time like the present to attempt her first book. Sam’s Choice was born and she hasn’t stopped since. If you are looking for a good, steamy, Southern set romance with true Southern dialect, she’s your girl.
Crimson Catch: Game Time Series (Romance/Young Adult)
Welcome to the time where memories are made and hearts get broken.
Collin Atwood is a sophomore at Everly High School and the all-American boy in an all-American family. It’s his first year on the varsity team and the pressure is on, from his dad and the town. For the first time in over twenty years his hometown could be in line for a state championship title and he’s their ticket to get there.
That is if he can get his grades up enough to play.
Enter the daughter of the last guy that held the town’s hopes and dreams of state titles, who turned into a drunk after he blew it all. Paired up with Joelle Prescott as his tutor, these two are far from being in the same social circle. She’s an honor student and a badass on the drum line. In her family full of athletes, she feels invisible. Which is good sometimes…makes it easier to keep her secrets. Will he keep her secrets? Will she help him make the grade?
WARNING: This book is a Mature YA book. It is intended for people 15+, it is not suitable for those younger.
Letting Lox In: Marco’s MMA Boys, Book 1 (Romance/Erotica)
Sloan Foster was always a good girl. An honor student in high school, she had big plans for herself, and then college happened. She thought she’d met the man of her dreams in hometown football star Lucas Smith. Then she had the earth shattering realization that dreams were just that…dreams. She found herself pregnant, right about the time he got drafted for the NFL and dropped her like a bad habit. Now a struggling 25 year old single mom, she works as a massage therapist and is determined to take care of her son, Sage, on her own, without a dime from him. No matter how many times he tries to pay her to ensure her silence.
Loxley Storm was raised by his mom, his dad was a dead beat he never knew. Growing up, he had anger issues and got into a lot of trouble for fighting. Thankfully, a man named Marco took him under his wing and helped him learn to control his anger by fighting…in the ring. Now 26, he is an MMA fighter working to become pro, helping run Marco’s gym along with his best friends, Sly and Huck. To the trio, getting tied down with women is something they don’t need. To blow off steam, they have the “hit it and quit it” motto.
Until an injury in a fight lands Lox on Sloan’s massage table, where sparks fly and neither can deny the attraction. The more pieces of Sloan Lox finds out, the more he respects her and her accomplishments as a single mom. Sloan is hesitant to trust another man, and she sure doesn’t want to risk her son getting hurt, but how long can she keep Lox at arm’s length? Will she let Lox in? Or will she let her past ruin her chances of finding love again?
In Sly’s Eyes: Marco’s MMA Boys, Book 2 (Romance/Erotica)
Kara Chambers plays by her own rules, she has since she graduated high school. Knowing from experience that her body wasn’t one that guys wanted to keep around, she’d drop them before they could drop her. One night, that’s all she ever gives. One night and she’d be able to get the sexiness, known as Sly Webb out of her system. No complications, no awkwardness, just one night. Yeah, right.
Sylvester “Sly” Webb is living his dream, working full time at the gym for his surrogate father and now, a big MMA league wants to sign contracts with them. What else does he need? His best friend, Lox, is newly engaged to a great girl, but that commitment shit has never been for him. He’s always believed in the “hit it and quit it” system. He doesn’t need a full time woman messing up his plans. He damn sure doesn’t want someone like his mother, who never let him or his twin brother slow down her drunken social life.
Until meeting Kara for the first time, she threw him for a loop. All of that voluptuous sassiness made his head swim. Then she came to his fight and followed him home, but what happened next was something he thinks he’ll never understand. Now, he can’t get her out of his head. In his eyes she’s perfect, but how can he prove that to her?
Holding Huck’s Heart: Marco’s MMA Boys, Book 3 (Romance/Erotica)
Huckleberry “Huck” Webb cares only about the two F’s in life – fighting and being the man-whore he is you can figure out the other. As an up and coming celebrity in the MMA world, he can have all the women he wants, no strings attached. And he does.
Chelsea Harmon is the good girl in a mess. She lived her life under the long arm of the law, her detective father. She couldn’t wait to escape. The big world out there was hers for the taking. Only if something is too good to be true, it usually is. The good girl finds herself in a very bad situation with a very powerful and wealthy man.
Everything changes for them both when Chelsea gets the call to come home. Her mom has stage four breast cancer and the future is uncertain. Doing what a good girl should, she drops everything and finds the perfect excuse to run from her present situation. What happens when two complete opposites find themselves together once more? Can Huck handle Chelsea’s past? Can Chelsea face it all and come out on the other side? After walking away once before, can Huck forgive the girl who always held his heart?
Gaining Gibbs: Marco’s MMA Boys, Book 4 (Romance/Erotica)
Clay Gibbs is an up and coming MMA fighter … with a past he wishes to leave behind. He has witnessed more brutality than any one person should. Losing it all has taught him to fight for the things that matter.
With no real family left, he has built a new one surrounded in his friends. They may not be blood, but they have a bond. In the center of it all is the one woman he finds he can’t be without. A fiery redhead that makes his heart beat wildly. He’s waited for her … can it finally be their time?
Jade Chambers is a firecracker. A ball of flames so hot she will burn through anything in her path to get the life she wants. After almost losing it all just as it began, she’s determined not to let anything slip through her grasp again.
The one thing she didn’t factor on was Clay Gibbs not fearing the heat. Will she love him or will she burn him?
Jacob Exposed: Marco’s MMA Boys, Book 5 (Romance/Erotica)
Jacob Foster knows all too well about living a life of lies and deceit. After a string of bad cases working for the CIA, he’s tired of the undercover world and agency politics. Needing to find himself again, he leaves everything behind to move home. Letting his focus be on helping his sister and her newborn son, he pushes the past behind him.
Life goes on, years go by, and he finds normalcy.
Roxanne Gilliland knew nothing but the life the ATF created for her from childhood. Following in her father’s footsteps, she’s let the agency direct her world. But there is always the one case that comes along. That one case takes everything and everyone away from her.
She moves on—new town, new life, but the threat never leaves her mind.
What happens when an old friend lands on her front porch and everyone’s secrets threaten to be exposed? They knew each other as agents. Later, they went from friends to lovers. When Jacob is forced undercover as a fighter to win against the past, is he strong enough to win the match and Roxanne’s heart?
• *Intended for mature audiences only 18+*
• This book contains strong language, strong sexual situations, violence, and sexual assault/rape, which may be triggering to some survivors.
• This is not meant to be a true or exact depiction of how federal agents would do their jobs or how the cases would work, rather it’s a work of fiction meant to entertain.
This story is part of a series, but can be read as standalone.
Sam’s Choice: The Sam Series, Book I (Action/ChickLit/Crime/Mystery/NewAdult/Romance/Thriller)
Samantha Cates thinks she’s left the overbearing cop’s kid persona and troubles behind. When she moves away to college, things are going great. She has new friends, she’s having all of the normal college experiences. Just when she thinks things are going great her dangerous past slaps her in the face bringing her new friends along with her for the ride. Can she find the strength to fight back? Will she lose everything and everyone in her life that is important to her now?
Sam’s Fight for Freedom: The Sam Series, Book II (Action/ChickLit/Crime/Mystery/NewAdult/Romance/Thriller)
The Sequel to Sam’s Choice….. Samantha Cates has spent the last six years of her life trying to forget the Dixie Mafia and all of the people that go along with it. She has made it a point to prepare and move on with her life. She has a wonderful man in her life, a successful career, owns part of a business and has an awesome relationship with her Dad and Sheila, not to mention her extended family. She’s happy with the choices she’s made. But as always our past always has a way of catching up with us, when that very thing happens to Sam, she fights back. Finding out that sometimes you find help from some of the most unexpected places.
Lying with Temptation: The Temptation Series, Book I (Action/ChickLit/Crime/Mystery/NewAdult/Romance)
Gabby Lewis is your all American girl, she’s athletic, smart, and gorgeous and doesn’t have a clue that she is. She’s always been a very loyal friend and popular by association, until the end of her high school senior year when her best friend and the guy she thinks she’s in love with betray her. The worse part of it is that her business and embarrassment become the talk of the entire small town she lives in. She takes an early admission to college along with her best guy friend Cade; she’s going to turn over a new leaf in life.
Linc Addison is a star athlete and one of the most sought out quarter backs in the Southeastern United States. He’s the boy next door, who feels like his entire life he’s been used for his talents mainly by his father. The only person he’s ever really been able to count on is his cousin Russ. His high school girlfriend, cheated on him constantly, but wanted to keep him around so she could keep the correct social status. Now that he’s rid his life of her, he’s moved on to welcome the college life.
The day Linc walked in his coed dorm room and saw Gabby unpacking he felt like he’d won the lottery and lost his ability to make complete sentences. She turned around to see one of the most gorgeous creatures she thinks God has ever put on this Earth. Can they break down each others walls, and find the peace they seek with each other; can they take on all of the temptations and obstacles that come their way?
Acting on Temptation: The Temptation Series, Book II (Action/ChickLit/Crime/Mystery/NewAdult/Romance)
Anna Lewis is just tired. She’s tired of being predictable. She’s tired of khaki skirts, sweater sets and pearls. She’s tired of her overbearing mother trying to push the perfect boyfriend on her. She wants to stand up for herself do normal things kids her age do. She’s eighteen not thirty-eight. With her mother still on her case, an ex-boyfriend who’s an ass that won’t leave her alone, it’s not going to be easy. She was ready to move on with her life, leave the step-ford wife her mother was trying to turn her into behind. The only way she sees of doing that is going off to college. She’s always admired the strength that her sister Gabby radiates and wishes she could be more like her. After Gabby asks her to come to college with her and live in the house with her and her roommates how can she turn it down?
Russ Addison has pretty much always been a football star. Going to college with that status could get him any girl he wants, with no strings attached. That is until he was introduced to her. He was in pure awe over the angel he met last year, Anna Lewis. He was both excited and scared about the possibility of living with her. Her sister and everyone else in the house had threatened him and his balls to stay clear of anything romantic with Anna. He would just have to stay away from her in the romantic sense and be her friend…Her best damn friend. Because he knows he’ll never be good enough to be anything more to her.
After everyone is moved in and ready to start the fall semester, Russ starts to figure out that everything may not be what it seems with Anna. He also realizes that he can’t stay away from her no matter how much he tries. Anna knows she can’t seem to have enough time with Russ and she can’t help but wonder why he thinks so little of himself. Will they be able to stay away from each other or will they have to act on the temptation of each other?
Fighting Temptation: The Temptation Series, Book III (Action/ChickLit/Crime/Mystery/NewAdult/Romance)
Daria Jones has been trying for almost seven years to get over her past. After starting college, finding an awesome group of friends and falling in love she thinks she has accomplished just that. When she’s drug back to face her past and the dangers that it entails, she comes to the realization that she can never have the normal life that others do. That the love of her life and her friends are better off without her.
Cade Johnson has been called many things. Football God. Man-whore. For the most part he had been a man whore for years. Part of his past made him afraid that he could never truly commit to one person. Then he meets his best friend Gabby’s roommate. He loves the feisty no holds barred person that is Daria Jones. After a couple of great years together he figures out Daria has some secrets. Secrets are a deal breaker for him. Since she won’t share her past he calls it quits. That is when they are both attacked.
Waking up to a life without Daria isn’t what Cade ever wanted to envision for himself. He has turned into a bitter lonely man. He has come to the conclusion that he’ll never have that kinda love again. Just then Daria shows back up in his life. Can they keeping fighting the temptation of their love and attraction? Can he convince Daria that she deserves love like everyone else?
Secrets Behind Those Eyes: Secrets of Savannah Series, Book I (Action/ChickLit/Crime/Mystery/NewAdult/Romance)
Scarlet Leigh Johnson hasn’t had the easiest life, it’s been full of heartbreak and abandonment issues. So when she’s accepted to her dream school in her hometown of Savannah Georgia she’s ecstatic. Only one thing steps in her way. Community Service. She lost her temper just a little bit and now has to pay her dues. Her plan now, just get through this and never look back. Go to SCAD and make her dreams come true. That is until the biggest, cockiest, smartass she’s ever met crosses her path. She doesn’t want to deal with another pre-Madonna rich boy. But behind all of his smartass quips she’s sees the pain he’s hiding in his eyes.
Ryder Grayton Abbott is a Cotton heir and all about having a good time. Until one nights good time lands him community service. His plan is to muscle through it and get it over with. Just a few weeks building a house and he could go back to working on his farm and having a playboy lifestyle. Women he loves women, he just doesn’t trust them. They all want something from him. That is until he meets Scarlet. She wants nothing from him except maybe to kick his ass if he talks to her. He can see the fear that lies deep in her eyes. He wants her he can’t explain it, maybe it’s just a self-challenge, since he’s pretty sure she hates him. He knows she doesn’t trust him and he’s pretty sure he doesn’t blame her.
Meet two people that have a bundle of insecurities and need each other more than they realize.
This is the first book in the spin-off series from the Amazon Bestselling Temptation Series.
Secrets In The Lyrics: Secrets of Savannah Series, Book II (Action/ChickLit/Crime/Mystery/NewAdult/Romance)
Ivie Butonelli has lived her entire life being no one’s priority. She’s had crappy parents, that didn’t care if she lived or died. Getting kicked out to live on her own at seventeen turns out to be the one thing that kind of works for her when she meets a local band. She loves her bass and her music, not to mention the guitarist/ lead singer, but she can’t ever tell him that. Her answer, moving from bad relationship to bad relationship and constantly feeling disappointment, until it becomes more dangerous than just disappointment.
Gable Johnson has always been the care taker in his house, since it came out that his father had two families. He took care of his sister growing up, tried to help his mother get past the gaping hole in her life that his bastard dad left. At seventeen he knew he met the girl that could break him or he’d break her. All this time he’s kept his hands and heart away from her, because she’s the bass player in his band. All he has that’s his own, is his music. If he goes after the girl and screws it up he’ll lose his music too.
When the band gets an offer to go on tour and Ivie’s latest relationship turns violent, she has decisions to make. Going on tour and getting away makes the most sense, but being in close quarters with Gable for months could mess with her head.
Gable’s anger when Ivie shows up to leave for the tour ignites all of the feelings he’s been hiding from himself and everyone else for years. Can they survive this tour together without tearing apart everything they’ve worked for? Can they survive each other?
Secrets in Battle: Secrets of Savannah Series, Book III (New Adult)
Annabelle Garrett, a hard working nursing student, was brought up her entire life to be a society princess. On the outside, her country club family seems perfect, but it’s really all just smoke and mirrors. A little over a year ago she was swept off her feet and rescued by a handsome rugged solider who was deploying. They kept in touch and talked every chance they got while he was deployed, until he was injured. Now, she’s not sure where they stand, or if they even do. Meanwhile, her family wants her to give up the silly idea of being in the working class and do what society girls like her are meant to do…marry someone with more money.
Judd Hughes’s only plan growing up was to be a soldier, retire from the Army, and eventually move back home to work with his best friend, Ryder, at Abbott Cotton. Being Ryder’s wingman before his last deployment proved to only make things a little confusing. He met a drop dead sexy southern debutante and had a few of the wildest nights of his life. The problem is he can’t get her out of his head. He tried some distraction tactics during his deployment but they didn’t work. Now, he’s been injured, medically discharged from the military, and is learning to live in society again.
When Annabelle decides she’s going to try and stand on her own, it proves to be a fight with her family. Judd struggles with PTSD and what his next step in life is. Can she rescue him from the hell inside of his head and heart? Will he be enough to help her walk away from the privileged life she’s always lived?
This is the Final book in the Secrets of Savannah Series.
Forgiveness of Summer: Seasons of Change, Book I (Romance)
Silas Manning’s life has always been built on expectations, mostly those of others – his mother, his grandmother, basically the entire town. The one person who always accepted him for him pulled away years ago and he really doesn’t understand why. Now, he feels like he’s facing defeat and embarrassment all on his own, and paying for mistakes that aren’t even his.
Growing up with just her dad, Simone Whitman has done a great job of taking care of herself. Her dad is a great man, but he’s a dad. When it came to matters of the heart, she was all on her own. That’s why when her best friend broke her heart, she locked it up, and she doesn’t plan on giving it to anyone again. If that means never falling in love, so be it. She can’t handle the heartache of someone else leaving her behind and letting her down again.
When life gets turned upside down for these two, will they let each other back in and help each other through the hard times? Can they get over the past and start anew?