LPC Free Books offered the first suggestion. The next three appeared in the suggestion strips. All four look interesting. All authors are new to me, so no opinions here but plenty of optimistic hope.
Tempest: The Veil Chronicles, Book One
To unearth the truth, she must embrace the legend within.
For eighteen-year-old Lexi, freedom is a luxury. She’s spent her life evading capture for a genetic gift that feels more like a curse. Her bulletproof immunity and monstrous disfigurement is of great interest to a secret organization, but they aren’t the only ones. A cryptic tip alerts Lexi that something else hunts her—something darker.
Desperate to enjoy her life before it’s too late,Lexi leaves the protective cocoon her parents created for her and signs up for art classes at her local college. There she meets Conner, who is confined to a wheelchair, and they become friends who are willing to share each other’s secrets. But a chance encounter with Connor’s foster brother Killian changes everything.
Killian shares the same mysterious secret within his blood as Lexi. Their fateful meeting sets off a chain reaction of catastrophic events that exposes the terrifying truth—Lexi is a celestial queen of a bygone race. Connor is their last royal heir, and Killian is a half-breed abomination hated for his very existence. With Connor kidnapped by an ancient god determined to rid the world of the stain of humanity, Lexi and Killian find themselves under the protection of the secretive Order of Kings.
Lexi believes she’s been thrown into a world of myths and legends, but things are not as they seem. Lexi becomes convinced the Order is keeping dangerous secrets that threaten not just her but all of mankind
The Groom: A Clean and Wholesome Romance (A Keeper at Heart Romance Book 1)
The only thing more awkward than falling in love on national television is having your heart broken in front of millions of viewers.
When public school teacher Millie Kincaid signed up for the popular dating show, The Groom, falling in love was always a possibility. But then Jace proposes to someone else on the season finale, and her hurt and humiliation leave her desperate to escape the glare of Hollywood’s spotlight…until a new reality TV show provides her a shot at the money her school desperately needs.
Former star of The Groom, Jace Westfall, went from fan favorite to villain overnight. Hurting the sweet and shy Millie cost him everything: his reputation, his endorsements, and his heart. It was the last thing Jace wanted to do, but he had his reasons. Now on the verge of financial ruin, Jace finds himself left with no choice but to do another reality show.
Neither expected to face each other again, but both need the money. As they race from country to country, trying to put the past behind them, it quickly becomes clear they have a real shot at the million dollar prize…and a second chance at love.
But only if Millie and Jace can overcome the biggest obstacle that stands in their way: each other.
Billionaire Revived: A Sweet Billionaire Romance (Love’s Redemption Series Book 1)
She’s running from a sketchy past. He’s a billionaire business tycoon.
Struggling to make ends meet and living a life she hates, when Gail Samuels is offered an opportunity to work at Peace Mountain Ranch she jumps at the opportunity. She’s overjoyed to escape her old life and start afresh with her daughter, but upon meeting the obnoxious ranch owner, she begins to reconsider her decision.
Billionaire businessman Xavier Richards enjoys a successful career, but his cutting-edge business sense failed to translate over to relationships. Heartbroken after his fiancée cheated on him, he returns to Peace Mountain Ranch to heal – but he didn’t expect to meet the feisty Gail, who challenges everything he thought he knew about life… and love.
As a series of crazy events bring together two people from completely different worlds, Gail might just find the new life she’s been looking for…
Billionaire Rescued: A Sweet Billionaire Romance (Love’s Redemption Series Book 2)
When a maid falls in love with her billionaire employer, only the bottle stands between them.
Having just lost his old maid, billionaire Marcus Parker is intrigued by his new one – the new maid is as far from his old one as he could have possibly imagined. Molly Butler sings when she works, smiles at him when she sees him and is always trying to make conversation. Even though he detests it at first, soon she begins to grow on him.
Coming from an alcoholic mother and a close friend who betrayed him for a quick buck, Marcus learned to only depend on himself – with his own company and a bottle of wine, he believes he’s better off without anybody else. But after meeting Molly, things began to change.
Molly finds herself drawn to Marcus, but after her fiancé was killed in a drunk driving accident, she developed a hatred of alcohol in all forms. Though Marcus’s personality draws her in, his drinking problems overshadow their relationship. Can she really risk her heart a second time to a man who is a slave to the bottle?