Venture capitalist Vlad Snezhinsky excels at two things: making money and being a dad. Still struggling to get over a disastrous marriage, he has zero interest in starting a new relationship. That is, until he meets Klara Lazarev.
Beyond the Ivory Tower (Book 1) ~ Anna & Ethan
~ 2016 IAN Book of the Year Award Finalist ~If there’s one thing math professor Anna Lazarev believes in, it’s the value of higher education. So when her younger sister announces she’s dropping out of college, Anna places the blame squarely on the man who inspired her sister’s rebellion. Venture capitalist Ethan Talbot claims the US academic system is broken. His solution? Pay top students to “opt out” and pursue their entrepreneurial dreams without wasting time and money on a university degree. In a battle for the hearts and minds of a new generation, Anna will do whatever it takes to prove Ethan wrong. But when his demands take a more personal turn, will she sacrifice her principles to come out on top?
Sweet Indulgence (Book 2) ~ Becca & Leo ~ 2016 East Texas Writers Guild Book Award, Romance Category Finalist ~Becca Markham spent the last six years trying to please everyone else. Now it's her turn. She ditches her cheating boyfriend, quits her high-stress job as a software engineer, and decides to transform her life-long love of baking from a part-time hobby into a full-time business. Leo Kogan spent years scrambling to escape a life of poverty—first in Russia, then in the U.S. Now a successful surgeon, he needs just one thing to complete his American dream: the perfect woman. But making the leap from casual friends to lovers proves harder than he expects. Despite a sizzling attraction, Becca and Leo don't see eye to eye—especially when it comes to love and money. She's looking for sex without strings; he wants a partner for life. She stakes her future on a risky new business; he's obsessed with financial security. Can love bring two headstrong people together...or will their differences end up tearing them apart?