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A Romantic Suspense Novel

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New Jersey Romance Writers
GOLDEN LEAF AWARD WINNER for Best First Book of 2012

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National 2012 Nominee, RT Book Reviews Award
for Indie Press/Self-Published Contemporary Romance

She’s fighting to stay independent — he’s determined to protect her no matter what...
Brooke Richards survived the earthquake that took her parents and most of her leg, but she needs time to regroup. A trip to Florida for a state-of-the-art prosthesis and to visit her best friend Linda seems ideal.
But the trip turns traumatic when Brooke witnesses Linda’s boat disintegrating in a fiery explosion.
Police Officer Garrett Ciavello believes the blast was intentionally set to hide something Linda found on a dive. When Brooke offers her expertise in underwater archaeology, Garrett accepts her help with the investigation. But since his fiancée’s death years ago, Garrett has become overprotective, and as they are drawn to each other, Garrett realizes he will risk anything to keep Brooke safe.
Brooke is fiercely independent. Garrett is fiercely protective. Will they heal each other’s wounds and find a killer... before it’s too late?
Fields' writing is muy caliente — each page generates enough heat to melt candles. Lush details, an invigorating mystery and richly etched characters make this a keeper. It simply glows with the delicious intrigue Fields unravels. Readers will fall in love. 4-1/2 Stars Top Pick!
~ RT Book Reviews
BENEATH THE SURFACE is a gripping, emotional tale. Full of twists and turns, page turning suspense and heart breaking drama.
~ Sizzling Hot Book Reviews
Joya Fields is a new author to me, and I can say after reading this story that I will be on the look out for other works by her. This was a great mystery/suspense story and a great happily ever after. Pick up a copy today of BENEATH THE SURFACE; you will not regret it.
~ The Romance Reviews

Contemporary Romance With a Ghostly Twist
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Rob doesn't believe in ghosts. At least, not until he meets Angie, the beautiful spirit that haunts his apartment. Angie is looking for answers about her former earthly life, and Rob needs a reason to believe. But even if they find what they're searching for, how can they share all the intimacies love has to offer...if he's human and she's a ghost!
Popular deejay Missy has decided the best way to heal from a tragic loss is to avoid men with dangerous jobs, and that includes her good-looking neighbor, Blake. When a matchmaking ghost gets involved--and danger rears its terrifying head--Missy and Blake realize they need each other in ways that are anything but physical.
Try as he might, Hunter can't shake the ghost that has been shadowing him. Enter Veronica, the psychic-medium who hates her "gift." They realize early on that the only path to freedom is to help Hunter's ghost find closure on unfinished business in this world. What Hunter and Veronica don't realize is that falling in love might be part of the plan.

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A Contemporary Romance Novel With a Ghostly Twist

Psychic medium Veronica Matthews hates being able to communicate with the dead and the nearly departed. What good is it if she can’t lead the police to the victims of violent crimes before they die? But when her neighbor comes to her for help, she’s torn—until she understands that the ghost haunting him is more dangerous than any she’s encountered...
After losing his wife in a tragic accident, ER doctor Hunter Anderson’s only solace is his work and a ghost is jeopardizing that. Turning to his neighbor seems like his only choice, but spending time with the passionate woman, and her sassy attitude, might do more than save his life...
She can’t risk her heart. He’s afraid to love and lose again. Can a ghost help these two souls to live again?
"This book definitely makes me a die hard fan of the series, and although this was my first foray into Joya Fields work, it will most definitely will not be the last. Well done Ms. Fields, well done."
~Rage Sex and Teddy Bears Blog
"Ms. Fields sure did keep me on my toes and guessing where everything would lead to! The theme of being able to resolve heartache in order to move on is widely used. There were funny parts, sexy parts, and then some scenes just gave me lovely, ghostly chills!"
~Sweet Spot Book Blog
"The author writes in such a way that you believe in the ghosts that haunt the apartment building and you root for them to find what they need so they can cross over."
~SnS Reviews

A Romantic Suspense Novel
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Keely Allen’s life goes into a tailspin when her adoptive father is viciously attacked. And the detective who offers to help her? None other than the sexy, love ‘em and leave ‘em man who once broke her heart.
Homicide Detective Logan North carries a haunting secret that has always kept his emotions on lockdown. But when he is forced to work alongside his former lover, the heat is still there between them, burning hotter than ever. Logan is determined to keep the luscious and tempting Keely at a distance…but he made a vow not to leave until all are safe.
On their race to solve the tangled web of crime, drug deals, and human trafficking, dangers abound—both to their lives…and to their hearts.
"Classic romantic suspense with great characters and a nail-biting ending."
~Rebecca York, New York Times bestselling author
"...efficient storytelling and sweet chemistry between the leads..."
~RT Book Reviews

A Contemporary Romance Novel With a Ghostly Twist
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After losing her father and brother in the line of duty, Missy Prescott vows never to get involved with anyone who has a dangerous job. Blessed with a golden voice, she takes a job as a disc jockey with her own late-night lovelorn dedication show on a popular radio station in Baltimore.
Blake Decker has never had a family. He has come to count on the only family he knows—his brothers on the police force. He’s a one-night-stand kind of guy when it comes to relationships.
Betty McAllister, the caring woman who used to live in Missy’s apartment, is now a ghost. She refuses to cross over until Blake—whom she viewed as her own son—is happily in love. She thinks Missy is the perfect girl for him.
Missy and Blake need to keep each other at a distance as they work together to help Betty find a way to cross over. But when danger lurks, will Missy and Blake lose everything?
"You will just adore Betty to pieces! I also loved the Baltimore setting and the details of both their jobs. Blake is a cop and Missy is a late night DJ. All these elements combine to create quite an engaging story!"
~Grace Z., Samsawesomness Blog

A Marriage of Convenience Contemporary Romance Novella

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Caught in the crossfire, and forced to face their possible impending deaths when a disgruntled employee opens fire at their office, co-workers Shelby and Russ make a deal while hiding under a desk: if Russ dies, she’ll take care of his six year-old daughter Annabelle, if Shelby dies, he’ll look after her terminally ill father.
Annabelle needs a mom; Shelby’s dad will die happy if she marries. Once they escape their situation, a marriage of convenience seems like the perfect answer, and they hold a quick wedding, intending a life of separate bedrooms and shared responsibilities, with friendship and companionship, but not love.
As they spend more time together, their bond becomes more than either bargained for. But when misfortune strikes, their newfound love is put to the test.
Wow! I can't even begin to express how this novella made me feel. The more I think about it afterward, the more I fall in love with FOREVER'S PROMISE. It is first and foremost a friends-to-lovers story that surrounds a realistic and practical solution. It's written with so much warmth that your heart will squeeze at several moments!
~Grace Z. from MY BOOK SNACK

A Contemporary Romance Novel With a Ghostly Twist

When by-the-numbers accountant Rob Morrison, a skeptic of all things paranormal, moves into a new apartment and discovers it is haunted by the corporeal ghost of a beautiful woman, he must hastily reconsider his beliefs and revisit his painful past.
With no memory of her time on earth, Angie Barsotti doesn’t understand why she’s compelled to visit the same apartment every night as a ghost caught between two worlds. If she’s to have a chance to move on, she needs to find the missing pieces of her life and death through the man who lives there... if only he’d believe in her.
Together they struggle to find the truth about her death and stumble upon a very pleasurable way to time travel, hopeful they can prevent her death. But someone doesn’t want them to discover the truth. And if she’s human again, will she have any memories of her time as a ghost... and more importantly, will she remember the man who helped her find her way?
The mystery of what really happened to Angie makes for an interesting read, and the book's paranormal aspects transport readers into a world of possibilities that bring up new questions about the afterlife.
~RT Book Reviews

HEREAFTER will keep you on the edge of your seat and bring tears to your eyes, and if you are like me, it will also open your mind to the possibilities of this world and the world Hereafter.
~Sizzling Hot Books

I was drawn into the storyline and I kept turning the pages to see how this story was going to end. This is book one in the Hauntings at Inner Harbor series and I'm curious to see what book two will offer its readers.
~Night Owl Reviews

**Voted Sizzling Read of the Month for January 2013 at Sizzling Hot Book Reviews!

A Contemporary Romance Novella

Bianca McClain has worked for years to achieve her dream job in New York City.
After her grandmother passes away, she finds herself returning to the small town she grew up in to ready her house for sale.
The slow, friendly pace of the town and its citizens, especially Pete the mailman, appeal to her — but there’s no way she’s giving up everything she’s accomplished in New York.
Born and raised in Centreville, MD, Pete Schaeffer loves his small town mail carrier job and can’t imagine leaving for any reason — or anyone — so he's dumbfounded by his intense attraction to Bianca, a woman with a fast-paced life in the big city.
Pete and Bianca soon find themselves lost in each other’s arms. When the summer ends, they will have big decisions to make. Will the small-town guy and big-city girl find common ground and lasting love, or will their differences drive them apart?
It was a book with a sweet romance and some chuckles along the way. You could feel the chemistry between Bianca and Pete immediately and it seemed to jump off the page.
~ Romancing The Book