Friday, July 22, 2016

Author C.A. Harms Highlight

An Author of Romance. Suspenseful and Contemporary!

THE SOUTHERN BOYS SERIES

Forgiving Reed – Book #1 

Kori suffered a great loss, one that left her feeling so desolate and alone, that she believed nothing would ever fill the void… 

 
The only thing that kept her going was the one little piece of joy she still had in her life, her baby boy, Rhett. She had no choice but to move forward and give her son the best life she could. Which meant moving back home. Except there was one problem. 

 
Home was where Reed would be…  


The man who once held her heart, then shattered it into a million pieces. 

 
Grieving the loss of Rhetts dad, and learning to forgive those who have betrayed her, Kori was battling it all. But will she ever have the strength to forgive Reed? 



Finding Gavin – Book #2 
Gavin was a broken hearted cowboy from Savannah... 


The one she fell for even though he tried to warn her away. Maria's entire life had been one rejection after another, always going after things that were just out of reach. Gavin was no exception. 


She wanted him, so desperately... 


But life had a way of making things unattainable, at least for her anyway. Just when things began to change, once again the darkness glooms, and Maria finds that her happy ending is again... 


Unreachable. 



Loving Colt – Book #3 
Alexis and Colt never planned on crossing paths.  


Alexis and her three year old daughter were running from their past and Colt was looking for his future. Neither planning to find salvation in one another. 

 
One night changed it all…  


And they had no hope of ever being the same again. Finding a way to make things work, when it feels like everything is against them, is something they will have to work hard to overcome. Will Colt be strong enough to handle Alexis' past? 

Or will it be too much? 


The Key West Series

UNPREDICTABLE – BOOK #1 

Have you ever wished for a moment that you could pretend to live the life of someone else? Escape the harsh reality that your own is anything but perfect? 
Quinn Tucker had always been forced to put her own needs last. With an absent father and a mother who drowns herself daily in a bottle of Rum, there was no other option. 
Jett Jameson was the distraction Quinn needed, even if it was just for one night. A void filler, and a chance for a moment to allow herself to feel something other than emptiness. He wasn’t what she expected. But now it was too late, there was no turning back. 
Nothing would ever be the same… 



INEVITABLE – BOOK #2 
Harper Jameson, had built the necessary walls to keep her heart safe. Never again would she allow herself to become weak and vulnerable. Confident and full of attitude was a mask she wore that many fell for… 
Except Easton Black. He was equally confident, cocky and knew what he wanted. And things he wanted rarely escaped his grasp. He was immune to the façade Harper had created. 
She was Intriguing. 
It was Inevitable and Harper could sense that there was no way out. Easton Black would no doubt be the man who could change everything. 
People aren’t always as strong as they appear to be on the outside… 



UNCONTROLLABLE – BOOK #3 
Avery Nolan’s father has never been a part of her life. As a result, she finds herself becoming a caretaker. Always trying to please other people, willing to tuck her own concerns aside for the happiness of others. She is selfless. 
On the outside, it appears Kade Thomas has it all, but no one can understand the guilt and ache he feels daily. He is haunted by his past. Every time he closes his eyes, he finds himself reliving the same nightmare, over and over again. He blames himself for the loss of Jenna. He pushed her too far and she paid the price. 
Avery saw something special in Kade, from the first day she met him—she could feel it. But the darkness that consumes him is… 
Uncontrollable. 
Will she finally be the one to break down the walls he’s built around his heart and soul? Or will she find some walls are just Indestructible… 



UNDENIABLE – BOOK #4 
Family meant everything to Jude Calvert. He would do whatever it took to keep them safe and provide for them no matter what it took to make that happen. Even if that meant putting his own safety at risk, he had no other choice. 
Callie Raine has always felt a heavy attraction toward Jude. He was fascinating. 
He was undeniable. She knew there was so much more to him than he allowed anyone to see. But she was a headstrong woman and feeling weak was something she wouldn’t allow. Except when it came to Jude. 
However, when Jude is hit with the unexpected and forced to rely on others, Callie realizes he doesn’t take weakness easily. He becomes even more withdrawn. More angry. 
Will he finally give in and learn to lean on those who care? Or will he push them beyond the point of no return and once again be left to face his obstacles alone?


The Sawyer Brothers Series

Ryan's Love
One of the hardest things I have ever had to do was bury my wife. 

The second hardest thing would be watching my twelve-year-old daughter fall to her knees as they lowered her mother into the ground to rest. 
A heart-wrenching vision that will forever be etched in my mind. 
Claire was my best friend—she had been since we were barely old enough to talk. I always knew, one day, I would marry her. I think I may have even told her that a few times while we were growing up. 
Never did I think I would lose her so suddenly. 
I knew at that moment… 
Our life would never be the same again… 


Jackson's Destiny
Shaken to his core, the loss was excruciating… 

Jackson Sawyer was strong, confident, cocky, and arrogant, but when he loved, he loved hard. 
The Sawyer family was faced with a tragedy that rocked their foundation. Jackson, however, was hit the hardest. He’s the one who can't seem to rise above the grief. 
It has overtaken him… 


Until he finds Bailey Whitmore. She also has a darkness she just can't shake. Yet she hides it well—tucking her sadness away, and shadowing it with a spunky attitude. 
But those demons have a way of showing up when you least expect it… 
Love is intense. 
Loss is inevitable. 
Pain and anger are unavoidable. 
Will they find the strength to rebuild their tainted hearts together? 
Or will it go against…Jackson’s Destiny?

Noah's Journey
The years that were taken can never be repaid. 

The memories stolen can never be returned. 
But I had to move forward…for him, my son. 
Noah had spent years wondering what he could have done differently. Wondering what he’d done wrong to make Stacey leave. The heartache from her absence and the what-ifs of their past eventually

turned to anger—and then disgust. 

It took years for him to move on, and once he did, his past came thundering back, revealing a secret. 
A secret that would forever change his future. 
Alena had waited for the chance to have more with Noah. He was an enigma, a man of mystery, yet she wasn’t quite ready to give up on him. She knew there was more to him than what he allowed those around him to see. She was drawn to his charm and his calm nature. With an uprooted past of her own, she craved a little stability more than anything. But when things between them finally begin to grow into more, their relationship is tested. 
Will it all be too much for Alena to handle? 
Or will she decide to stay and be a part of…Noah’s Journey?


Olivia's Ride
Keeton Pearce hadn’t lived a life full of supportive, loving family… 

In fact, it was just the opposite. 
He had been on his own for so long he had no idea what it felt like to belong. He didn’t want to rehash the life he left behind, or even think about it. But the hate from his father followed him, slowly eating away at the life he had begun to build for himself. 
Olivia Sawyer had been prepped on how to deal with the advances of those college men she would encounter… 
After all, she had been surrounded by three alpha men who made sure she knew just how to handle herself. But when she met Keeton Pearce, all those words of warning flew right out the window. 
For the first time she had nothing to say. She was caught up in those eyes and that dimple. 
The Sawyer attitude no longer gave her the ability to be immune. 
Neither of them counted on meeting each other. It was by chance, and no one expected that one moment would change their lives forever. 
For the first time in his life, Keeton had hope. 
He felt like he had found where he belonged. 
But would he survive the interrogation of an overprotective father and the watchful eyes of Jackson and Noah? 
Or would Keeton run for the hills, fearful of… 
the Sawyer Brothers?


Phoenix Undercover Series

LIES
FBI Agent Joshua Phoenix goes undercover…Deep. 

Thrust into a world of drugs and criminal activity, integrating himself into the Russian Mafia turned out to be much more than Josh bargained for. 
It’s dark and it’s dangerous. 
The lives they destroy along the way will never be the same. 
The things he is forced to do will haunt him forever. 
Even more importantly, he never planned on meeting her… 
A chance encounter with Real Estate Agent Gabriella Shannon, has Josh questioning his ability to complete his mission. 
And now the dark world may consume them both. 
He’s in too deep. 
Leaving now would only risk the safety of those around him. 
But when his cover’s blown Josh is forced to make a decision that will reroute his future. 
One decision. 
The hardest decision he will ever have to make in his life. 
And those he meant to protect will be the ones who suffer the most…


CHAOS
The devil wears many masks, and everyone’s world will crash when the truth comes out… 

The life of an undercover FBI agent can be dark. 
The things you see can never be unseen. 
The effects it has on your mind, leave a gaping hole in your soul. 
Agent Joshua Phoenix found the one person he knew could save him from the darkness, but just when things become real, she’s ripped from him without warning... 
He is forced to watch his life go on without him. 
His presence is just too dangerous to those he loves. 
But how far will things go? 
With only a short list of those he can trust, Josh must race to find answers, before fate is decided for him. Gabriella’s in danger and yet no one around her knows it. 
And a man who everyone believes they can trust, may just be the devil himself… 
Will Josh and Greyson solve this case before it’s too late? 
Or will Josh lose Gabby forever.


REVENGE
Living in fear was what they were all doing. 

It was no longer just the life of the woman he loved that was in danger, but also the life of their unborn child. The undercover case Josh led was now threatening to take away his true happiness. And he must find a way to keep his family safe from the hands of evil. 
Knowing that the devil is lurking in the darkness, Josh is left with no way to secure their safety. His fear is taking over. 
Soon Leo would finally get the chance to make them pay for ruining his life. 
His revenge was coming, and there was no one who could stop it. 
The devil is near and Gabby is his target…. 
And he will stop at nothing to get what he wants. 
The count down has begun. 
There’s nowhere to hide. 
They will all pay. 



CLASH
It was time to fight back. 

Time to live. 


Too much of my life had already been taken from me by a man that should have protected me. At the hands of pure evil I have lived in fear. When most young women were learning to love, I was fighting to live. 
I had broken free of the hate. 
Finally getting the chance to feel what real love was, but with all good things, bad times seem to follow. At least for me it does. My name is Payton Walters and I refused to allow them anymore of my freedom. 
I will not fall… 
Not this time.


Always His
Forgiveness … 

It isn’t always as easy as it sounds. 
Becoming a Marine had been Ryker’s dream, but that dream faded when it led to losing the one girl who held his heart. 
Returning to Alabama after being gone for more than five years was going to be hard, but he couldn’t continue to live without her. 
His world seemed empty and there was only one thing that could heal that void. 
Find Nicole… 
Beg for her forgiveness… 
And never let her go again. 
She would always be his... 



Deceitful Choices
Some lies you just can’t come back from. 

The damage is too deep. 
The effects are too strong, and the path they lead you on can be devastating. 
One lie only led to another as Lindsay tried to be someone she wasn’t. She wanted just one moment to pretend she didn’t live the life she had been cursed with. 
She wanted to live without regret. 
Live for the moment. 
She wanted to laugh and smile without feeling as if at any moment something or someone would corrupt that happiness. But all lies have a way of resurfacing. Those deceitful words can come back to haunt you, leaving you as the one heartbroken and alone. 
Zack had taken a trip with a fellow Navy SEAL. Just a weekend away to regroup. Never had he intended to find the girl who would jumpstart his heart. 
Only then to destroy it. 
But the shattered pieces of his trust weren’t the only things he left behind when he walked away from Lindsay. There was now an innocent life that had been thrown in to the mix. 
But Lindsay wasn’t the only one who lied... 
The odds were stacked against them. There was someone doing everything they could to keep them apart. 
But when the truth is told, and those secrets are revealed, they must decide if they have what it takes… 
To survive the deceit.


Scarred by Love Series
Scarred by Love
Riley thought she was in love... 

She thought she found the perfect guy until his aggressive behavior became too much for her to handle. Hurt and alone, she withdrew from the world, and hid from the chance of ever loving again. 
Zander, a sexy voiced lead singer and guitar player, had his sights set on Riley... 
Even though she continued to push him away. 
Riley was guarded and hesitant when it came to bad boys. After all, it was a bad boy who shattered her once before. 
But Riley soon realizes that Zander isn't who she thought he was, and he may be just what she needs. 
Will the love that grows between them be enough to hold them together? 
Or will the heartache they suffer drive a wedge between them forever?


Broken by Love
Kate thought she and Carson had finally reached level ground. They had moved in together and were preparing for the arrival of their baby. 

She never thought they would only be driven further apart by his withdrawn and distant behavior. 
Carson had always had his freedom, and for a moment, he thought he could still live that life. 
Only Kate needs more. She can no longer pretend that what he’s willing to offer is enough. 
By the time Carson finally realizes that Kate deserves a better life than he’s been giving her, it may be too late. 
He may have finally pushed her away to the point of no return…


Shattered by Love
He was the one. 

The man she wanted with all her heart. 
But it took years before Bree realized she deserved more then what Max was willing to give. 
Max, was cocky and arrogant… 
Too strong-headed to admit that he felt more for Bree than just lust. 
Then it happened… 
One devastating night, and it shook Max to his very core. 
That’s when he began to see life in whole new way. 
Now he’s left to sort through the mess that he’s created. 
Will he be able to rise above it all and make amends with those he needs the most? 
Or will the damage be irreversible and leave him longing for what could have been?


Torn by Love
Lily’s life was anything but easy. It was always her and her brother against the world. They lost their father unexpectedly, and their mother left long ago. 

Until she met Tanner Parks her life was basic… 
Uneventful but simple. 
He was the unattainable bad boy… 
Just out of reach yet Lily longed for him desperately. 
He was foul mouthed and cocky… 
Demanding and arrogant. 
But he was exactly what Lily needed… 
He made her stronger. 
He gave her the drive to keep her head above water, when everything else was falling apart.


Guarded Heart
Life can be very scary… Really Scary when a wounded heart is involved. 

Giving your entire heart to someone is hard enough, but when it’s completely shattered by the one person who you believed would always keep it safe, makes it almost impossible to do it a second time. 
Insecurity and Jealousy play a huge roll in Samantha Riggins life as her whole world was ripped from her when she least expected it. 
The man she chose to spend the rest of her life with betrayed that trust and at the same scarred her soul. 
Wes has demons of his own, but Samantha may be the one person who can help him move forward…if only she will allow him past her guarded heart. 
Will Samantha be able to recover and allow herself to love again? Or will she continue pushing away the one person who would give anything to be able to heal her?


Stripped
At twenty years old Kylie finds herself in a situation she never could’ve imagined… 

She was abandoned by her husband with their five month old baby and a mountain of debt. 
She’s forced to look for a job, but as a high school drop-out her choices are limited. 
Kylie had no choice but to became a stripper… 
While working one night, Kylie feels a connection with a handsome stranger. 
When she runs into him the next day, he asks to take her out, but she knows she doesn't belong in his perfect world. 
The problem is, Evan can't seem to get the sexy stripper out of his mind. 
He knows she doesn't belong there and something about her makes him feel alive. But when her past comes knocking, his trust issues cause him to run. 
Will Kylies past continue to sabotage her? Or will she be able to break free once and for all?



Desired Affliction Series
 #1
One night and a huge mistake...how can that change the life of one girl forever? 

Lexi made a wrong choice to trust the wrong person. She falls into darkness and begins spiraling out of control. She is terrified of closeness and continues to end up in the arms of the wrong men repeatedly. 
Kole reappears in her life and something about him makes her run. Will he be the man to make her realize that she isn't the person she has become or will he be the one that erases what little she has left of herself? 


 #2
Lexi and Kole's story continues... 

After a traumatic experience caused Lexi’s life to spiral out of control, she becomes someone she never thought she would be. 
But when she decides it’s time for a fresh start, she realizes saying that is a lot easier than actually following through with it. 
Once again, Kole appears in her life. But this time he’s refusing to walk away… 
They struggle and fall. 
They love and they hate. 
The roller coaster continues as they must face past demons and long lost loves. 
Will Kole be here to stay? Or will Lexi find a way to push him out of her life forever?


#3
Natalie searched for a new start when she joined the Center just off campus. That’s where she met Lexi, who soon became her rock. 

Her goal was to put her traumatic past behind her. Forget about what was taken from her and push forward with new friends and new surroundings. 
All she wanted was to find the same kind of love her friends shared. The love that Lexi found with Kole and Radley shared with Megan. 
What she found instead was one night that would forever change her future. 
Waking up alone after a night of meaningless sex should have been easy, after all, that was the original plan. What she found instead was the caveman she wanted...was that a good thing or did she only add to her list of regrets?



MEET THE AUTHOR

C.A. Harms is like any other addicted reader. She enjoys happy endings and HEA love stories. She hasn't always been a lover of Romance and had once been addicted to a good Mystery. Just recently she has taken on a new liking and now is a full blown Romance novel addict.

She lives in Illinois and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. You will always find her with her kindle or paperback in hand as it is her favorite pass time.

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