The best romances with heat and heart that will leave you wanting more

Why am I passionate about this?

I have always loved getting lost in the literary world of romance and happily ever afters. Family, friends, large casts of characters, laugh-out-loud situations, and sexy thrills—the more the better. After years in the corporate world, I found my passion for writing romance. I have over 18 books published, several Best Seller banners, and am currently finishing the next book in the Men of Action series. 


I wrote...

Pierced Hearts

By Ahren Sanders,

Book cover of Pierced Hearts

What is my book about?

Darby: I'm here. Back in the same town I ran from years ago and the man I left behind. Pierce Kendrick, the man I've never stopped loving. The day he walked up to me with his cocky smile, everything changed. Now, I don't recognize the cold, harsh, bitter man that stands in his place. It's time Pierce knows why I left, and the secrets that drove me away. Nothing could prepare me for what happens next. 

Pierce: She's home. Darby Graham, the woman who ruined me, has returned. She rolls back into town, stirring up memories and feelings that I buried long ago. One look at her and I know she's been hiding something. What I don't expect is for the truth to rock my world. 

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The books I picked & why

Book cover of Bared to You

Ahren Sanders Why did I love this book?

Sylvia Day created a movement with the ultimate tortured hero in Gideon Cross. She mastered the fierce determination of two souls who will go through hell to be together. The brutal and raw emotions had me from the first page. This isn’t just any romance—it’s a tale weaved together with indescribable beauty, heart, and nuclear level heat. Bared to You brings you into a world you don’t want to leave.  

By Sylvia Day,

Why should I read it?

3 authors picked Bared to You as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Bared to You will take you to the very limits of obsession - and introduce you to a hero you'll never forget . . .

One of the bestselling love stories of the century from the No. 1 bestselling Crossfire series
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Our journey began in fire . . .

Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness - beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white hot.

I was drawn to him as I'd never been to anything or anyone in my life.

I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me.

I was…


Book cover of Temptation

Ahren Sanders Why did I love this book?

I love diving into a book knowing the elusive and powerful hero is about to have his world turned upside down. That’s exactly what happens to Cassian March when Olivia strolls into his life. I was lost in the pages— cheering, screaming, and fanning myself (at times). Oh, and did I mention the brothers?  

By K. M. Scott,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Temptation as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

The first book in the scorching hot contemporary romance series about the March brothers by New York Times and USA Today bestseller K.M. Scott!  Get all five Club X books and read the complete series today!

Cassian March, the public face of Tampa's most exclusive nightspot, Club X, has a great life. Women and money are his for the taking, and no man indulges his desires more. Life is short, and he plays hard. He lives by only one rule—never let a woman get close.

Olivia Lucas needs a job, and if that means working at a club that specializes…


Book cover of Connected

Ahren Sanders Why did I love this book?

One Name: River Wilde.

There is so much to say about this book. This is absolutely not your typical rockstar romance. River Wilde is so much greater than that. The connection between River and Dahlia is instant, but untimely. Connected took me on a wild ride and skyrocketed to my favorites. Not to mention, after devouring it, I messaged the author for her permission to have River as a cameo in my series. 

By Kim Karr,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Connected as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

What if a “Once in a Lifetime” could happen twice?


In Dahlia London’s world, happily ever after is a far cry from reality. Her soul has been left completely shattered by tragedy. But a surprising reunion with someone from her past is about to give her a reason to love again…

When rock star River Wilde comes back into Dahlia’s life, their super-charged connection runs deeper than either of them ever expected. The more time they spend together, the more intense their relationship becomes, and Dahlia believes at last she has found her soul mate.

But as old bonds fade…


Book cover of False Start

Ahren Sanders Why did I love this book?

I happened upon False Start late one afternoon and stayed up way into the night to finish. The prose has all my favorites—second chances, sports romance, and a narrative that took me back to the beginning of where the love story began. Bryant Hudson is 1000% swoon-worthy with a heart that belongs to only one woman. I fell hard and fast for his charm, and still get tingles thinking of his pursuit to win her back. Hudson + Zhanna = off the charts. 

By Sasha Marshall,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked False Start as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Football, a kitten, and 14 dates. Zhanna Hale THEN My father is a legend. Some call me football royalty, and in my hometown of Louisiana, I suppose I am. His legacy didn’t prepare me for Bryant Hudson. The quarterback. I swore I’d never date football players. Permanently. Yet Bryant had other plans.Three dates and a handful of conversations, I handed him my heart without realizing it. But, Bryant shatters my soul. I’m left picking up the pieces. If only erasing him from my heart was as easy. Bryant Hudson NOW I lost at the only game that matters. And it…


Book cover of Archer's Voice

Ahren Sanders Why did I love this book?

There’s a reason this book is rated “Top Romance of All Time.” Archer Hale will always hold a special place in my heart. He is a captivating charater with a devestating history who makes my heart swell and eyes burn. It taught me that communication doesn’t always need to be vocalized and love bleeds through actions. There are beautiful love stories, and there is Archer’s Voice.  

By Mia Sheridan,

Why should I read it?

3 authors picked Archer's Voice as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

A Goodread's "Top Romance Novel of All Time"
A New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestseller

I wanted to lose myself in the small town of Pelion, Maine. To forget everything I had left behind. The sound of rain. The blood. The coldness of a gun against my skin. For six months, each breath has been a reminder that I survived -- and my dad didn't. I'm almost safe again. But the moment I meet Archer Hale, my entire world tilts on its axis . . . and never rights itself again.

Until I trespass into his…


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Book cover of Api's Berlin Diaries: My Quest to Understand My Grandfather's Nazi Past

Gabrielle Robinson Author Of Api's Berlin Diaries: My Quest to Understand My Grandfather's Nazi Past

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Why am I passionate about this?

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What is my book about?

Gabrielle found her grandfather’s diaries after her mother’s death, only to discover that he had been a Nazi. Born in Berlin in 1942, she and her mother fled the city in 1945, but Api, the one surviving male member of her family, stayed behind to work as a doctor in a city 90% destroyed.

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Api's Berlin Diaries: My Quest to Understand My Grandfather's Nazi Past

By Gabrielle Robinson,

What is this book about?

"This is not a book I will forget any time soon."
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After her mother's death, Robinson was thrilled to find her beloved grandfather's war diaries-only to discover that he had been a Nazi.

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