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No Holds Barred

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Love was no longer on the menu for Camilla Augustina.  After her fiance calls off the wedding not once but twice, Camilla's had enough. In a brazen move, she takes a new position in the windy city of Chicago, leaving her parents, friends, and ex in a bittersweet goodbye. Adapting to her new surroundings isn't easy, but as Camilla settles in, a chance encounter with an infamous playboy throws her off balance and rattles her world. She hadn't expected to be drawn so meticulously to another, but denying the magnetism that lures her is a futile fight.  As President of VFC Energy, a Fortune 500 company, Hunter Valentine is at the top of his game. The renowned bachelor holds no secrets about his risque rendezvous, and his allegiance is saved for family only. However, when Hunter spots Camilla Augustina, dining alone at the breakfast hut in his building, he can't explain the adulation that runs through his core and shakes his entire world. Lust never weakened him like this, and the inclination of love at first sight was silly. But when Hunter decides to prove the sudden rapture is unreal, he may find himself enamored by love.   Contains mature themes.

©2018 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Give Me a Reason

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Always the optimist, TV assignment editor Allison Sullivan makes no excuses about the enthusiastic life she leads. As doors of opportunity present themselves, whether in her profession, in her love life, or her friendships, Allison is one to take the task on full speed ahead. But when Allison meets the man she's investigated in person, the world around her seems to pause as she fumbles to recover from the dynamic energy that clings from him to her. She's never felt desire forge so deeply within, and the chance at a clandestine meeting raises the stakes on an ensuing love affair. Award-winning film director Lance Valentine isn't looking for love, but in the midst of filming a new motion picture, he meets Allison Sullivan in an impromptu dinner at the home he was raised in. At first sight, her beauty takes his breath away, and he finds himself unable to explain the flutter in his heart or the battle in his spirit at the crescent curve of her smile. Career driven and focused on building his empire, Lance has never taken a chance on anything other than his creativity. Until Allison. While neither of them is looking for romance, they'll both soon find that an endless possibility of love is within their reach. Contains mature themes.

©2018 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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A Risque Engagement

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On the surface, Corinne Thomas has the world at her fingertips. Adventurous by nature, her daring persona allows her the freedom to take risks and live her life, at times, in complete anonymity. But there is something that lingers deep down that, if brought to light, could stir the masquerade Corinne's built for herself. For the past few weeks, exchanges with a certain someone wreaks havoc on her ability to maintain a solid pretense. Happily ever afters aren't for Corinne, but when her soul is roused by the magnificence of his authority, Corinne considers opening herself to a new set of dangers. Love.   As one of the world's most powerful sports agents, Xavier Valentine lives his life in the high skies as he flies from one destination to another. Negotiating million-dollar contracts, product endorsements, and meeting league representatives keeps his schedule air-tight. Not only is every hour in his day accounted for, but it's impossible to get in a room with him without an appointment. That's why when Xavier finds himself locked in close quarters with Corinne Thomas, he questions the very thing that he's prided himself on conquering: his mind. And the moment he decides to let Corinne in, with her comes a powerful elixir of love.   Contains mature themes.

©2018 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs
Available on Audible
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A Game-Changing Christmas

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Summary

Two prominent families. A six-year rivalry. A common enemy.    In this season of giving, love is in the air for the Rose and Valentine families. Because of the addition of in-laws, they both are in pursuit of new land and developments to build lasting memories with the ones they hold dear.    So when they submit bids against one another, their rivalry heats to a level that will bring them to a head; until they both become outbid by a new competitor. On the heels of a love affair brewing, the need for a partnership arises that may shut down the foundation of their feud permanently, or possibly, extend it.    Can the families put aside their pride to reach their ultimate goal and mend fences? Or will their feud continue with no end in sight?    Contains mature themes.

©2018 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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With Your Permission

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As the CEO of Building Bridges LLC, Bri is driven by determination for success. However, while planning the wedding of one of Chicago's hottest couples, Bri's focus is shifted when the strum of a nocturnal voice captures her attention. Being an empath has empowered her sense of compassion for others, so she's not only drawn to him because of his broken heart but also from a fierce attraction that sparks her interest and tap dances on a groove on her heart. Getting involved with someone who's not open to love may prove to be the most difficult road Bri has ever journeyed, but she's unable to stop herself from falling into an irresistible tango of love. World-renowned photographer Raphael Valentine hasn't been in the public eye since the tragic death of his fiancee four years prior. To date, his time is spent helping his charity of choice - educating the community about the dangers of driving while intoxicated. For him, love is a thing of the past until meeting Bri St. James at his brother's rehearsal dinner made Raphael question what he'd always believed to be true. As a friendship between the two flourishes, and they're cloaked in a dynamic surge of desire, Raphael is met with the ultimate challenge: surrender to a second chance at love or abandon his happily ever after for a lifetime. Contains mature themes.

©2019 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Safe with Me

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Small-business owner and financial advisor Samiyah Manhattan is mourning the death of her six-year marriage when she vows never to trust men again. Alone at a local bar, Samiyah attempts to put her situation in perspective when she is drawn inexorably to the presence of a nearby patron.  Celebrity ex-boxer and heavyweight champion turned business mogul Jonas Alexander Rose never takes women too seriously. They only attach themselves to him because of his star-studded status. However, when he meets the beautiful Samiyah Manhattan mulling over a mimosa at his favorite bar and grill, Jonas is overwhelmed by the heart-throbbing, heated attraction, and now he is on a mission to explore this thing called love. But can Jonas break the barrier that Samiyah's put up, and is he even ready?  Find out if Jonas and Samiyah are a match made in heaven or if they will miss out on their happily ever after in Safe with Me. Contains mature themes.

©2017 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Only If You Dare

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Life at the Houston Report for investigative journalist Desiree Stevens is no longer a fulfilling one. She's contemplating moving back to Chicago where her family resides, but Desiree can't deny that returning to her hometown for the sake of employment isn't her only reason. Just a few weeks prior, Desiree had the pleasure of meeting philanthropist Julian Alexander Rose, awkwardly enough, at the hospital. And since the strange encounter, getting Julian off her mind has been Desiree's biggest failure.  International male model Julian Alexander Rose is in the highlight of his career. As the owner of A Few Good Men Male Modeling Agency, Julian has his hands full with day-to-day business activities. He's only in Chicago for a short while upon meeting Desiree Stevens, and the unbridled hunger that overtakes Julian is soul-stirring at least. From the moment their worlds collide, Julian's certain there's more to their supernatural connection. Being a man unwilling to let Desiree get away, Julian formulates the perfect plan that lands them alone together, and his next move may just bring him to his knees.  Contains mature themes.

©2017 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2020 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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In Pursuit of You

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As the owner of WTZB broadcast station, Avery Michele was determined to make her grandfather's legacy thrive, even if her duties included being in front of the camera for Chicago's hottest events.  However, Avery didn't foresee catching the eye of one determined bachelor. And after accepting his invitation to lunch, an unexpected craving for more than nutrition storms her with heat that takes her breath away. But with life outside of her profession shifting in the wrong direction, the thought of disappearing is the impetus that makes Avery run away from love. Jilted at the altar, Aerospace Engineer DeAndre Valentine vowed to never put his heart on the line again. But after a chance encounter puts him in the proximity of Avery Michele, something about the mysterious beauty sends him on an exploratory mission. One that could prove his heart was meant to be broken or be the very thing to make him believe in love again. Contains mature themes.

©2019 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2020 Tantor

Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Impromptu Seduction

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Raised as a debutante, ladylike and reserved, London Jones has stepped into unknown territory. From the moment her life collided with a man who should've been off-limits, a bachelor with a hot reputation - staying out of his way was the sensible thing to do. However, she finds herself caught in a tangled web of passionate fervor whenever he comes near. So much so that her ability to place a barrier between them becomes a futile battle. The heart wants what it wants, and London's heart yearns for him. Borboleta... She was the impetus of his desire. The only one who captured his eye for more than a moment and beckoned his soul to blend in beautiful bliss with hers. For software engineer Kyle Valentine, his attempt to hold back the hedonism that struck whenever they were together threatened to be his undoing. His heart yearned to connect with London's soul, and soon he finds himself questioning if he's worthy of her love. But now that he's gotten next to London, determination becomes the motto for his pursuit and his ultimate will to hold on to her, forever. Contains mature themes.

©2020 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2021 Tantor

Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Fever

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Embarking on a new journey, Santana Summers wants nothing more than to enjoy her new city, new friends, and new career. But when one of those friends is one of Chicago's most eligible bachelors, Santana finds herself getting more than she ever bargained for.  Being the youngest of seven brothers, Josiah Alexander Rose is the quintessential playboy. He is not interested in settling down until his father gives him a proposition he cannot refuse. It's the opportunity of a lifetime, but to execute it, dear old dad wants Josiah to settle down, show some responsibility, and gain a wife. Josiah thinks the idea is absurd until he and Santana come up with a plan that just may land Josiah that coveted position.  It is the perfect solution, and things go well until what was intended to be an arrangement turns into many nights of unabashed passion. With each growing day, emotions mix and the lines of the pretentious and reality are blurred. Will Santana be foolish enough to hand over her heart to Josiah? Is Josiah willing to risk it all for her? Contains mature themes.

©2017 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2020 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs
Available on Audible
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Enough

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At the celebration of her best friend's wedding, Claudia Stevens is trying to sort out her tumultuous emotions, regarding the groom's best man and brother, Jaden Alexander Rose. What started as a platonic relationship, has turned into a battle of wills whenever they find themselves together. Their heated exchanges have risen to the surface, and desire spills over on contact. However, Claudia fears she is not enough to be on the arm of a prestigious benefactor like Jaden. And Claudia is sure that's why he's friend-zoned her. Multimillionaire investment banker Jaden Alexander Rose is here today and gone tomorrow. Business is his priority, which is why he has kept the passion that grows for Claudia at arm's length. But the bachelor cannot seem to fight off the dynamic hold Claudia has on him, ever since meeting her six months ago at a charity event. Now at his brother's wedding, Jaden crosses that platonic line, and he has every intention of showing Claudia she's all he needs and more. Contains mature themes.

©2017 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2020 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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And This I Swear

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As the matriarch in one of Chicago's elite families, Bridgette Valentine has the weight of the world on her shoulders. Coordinating soirees for every season, along with pulling her weight as the co-owner of Valentine Media Group, Bridgette is left little time to indulge in the one person who rocks her world, Leslie Valentine.  As a domineering force to be reckoned with and head honcho of their dynasty, Leslie is the epitome of Bridgette's wildest dreams. He's not clueless to the way she's withdrawn from him, and instead of forcing her attention, Leslie sets out to eliminate anything that threatens to come between them, determined to reclaim her soul and nourish her heart once again.   Contains mature themes.

©2020 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2020 Tantor

Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible