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FOOL’S PARADISE

Coming December 31st

a Cartwright Brother Romance

My job had a very specific goal: I found people who didn’t want to be found and delivered them to whoever employed me. After that, well, I tried not to think about what happened while I spent my money on things that made me happy. Resorts, men…I lived life by the seat of my pants because I never knew where I’d be the next week, or who I’d be looking for.

When the head of a lesser-known criminal family hired me to find her son, I wasn’t sure what I was walking into. I had his photo, so I knew the man was hot with a capital H. But I expected the usual agitated scumbag I normally went after. Not some guy running a fishing charter and looking like he didn’t have a care in the world.

I might have been curious.

I might have gotten a little too close.

I might have done a lot of things I shouldn’t have.

Things that could get me killed this time.

But hey, life wasn’t always about making the right choices. It was about making good ones. And Toby Cartwright was a great choice.

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A new book from me!!!

Fool’s Errand (Cartwright Brothers 4)

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I’m a tomboy through and through. But when the man of my dreams walks through my door, I want to be all woman. But that’s not how I roll….

Skirts and dresses, makeup and perfume. Things I knew nothing about. With my red hair and lanky body, I was just one of the guys. The ‘cool’ girl they hung out with but rarely dated seriously. Not that I had time for relationships anymore. Ever since my grandad passed, I’d been working day and night to try and salvage the failing locksmith business he’d spent his lifetime building.

Then he walked in. Abbot Cartwright. Childhood friend. Collector of many women. I hadn’t seen him since he was thirteen.

He grew up good.

He also liked to play games. Games I was willing to be a part of, at first. Then things started getting serious—and illegal…

I had feelings and morals.

Abbot didn’t have either.

He needed my expertise, and I needed his commitment.

Seemed neither of us was going to get one without the other. And I was getting too old to play games.

Fool’s Errand – A Cartwright Brother Romance – https://books2read.com/u/bOAyYA

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Foolish Games – Available Now

Title: Foolish Games
Series: A Cartwright Brother Romance 
Author: Lilliana Anderson
Genre: Romantic Comedy (Standalone)
Release Date: July 19, 2018
I didn’t have an easy life. Waiting tables for a function centre was about as good as life got for me. There were no tips—unless telling me I had a great arse could be considered a tip—but it was enough for me to live on, barely. Everything else I needed, I took. And I was never caught, except that one time when these brothers and some weird chick busted me for stealing their car. It was their fault I took it. They shouldn’t have left their keys where I could find them. And it was a sweet ride; I chucked a couple of donuts in that thing and it smoked up like a charm. Good times. Anyway, those guys took the car back, turned my boyfriend into a pussy and ended up making me homeless. When I saw that same car again in the function centre parking lot, I couldn’t resist. I pulled out my keys and started scratching. C… U… busted. I should’ve known it was a bad idea, but I never was one to listen to my conscience. Suddenly I was locked in a room while a family of five ridiculously hot brothers argued over what to do with me. Their mother wanted me dead, but they were insisting that stealing and vandalism weren’t necessarily grounds for a beheading. I was on their side. I quite liked my head—even though it seemed like I’d just gotten myself in way over it. But do you know what was crazy? The brother I’d stolen from, the one who’d caught me defacing his car, was now watching me like a lion watches a big juicy steak. Hmm, maybe I could spin this in my favour after all….

Bestselling Author of the Beautiful Series, Drawn and 47 Things, Lilliana has always loved to read and write, considering it the best form of escapism that the world has to offer.
Australian born and bred, she writes New Adult Romance revolving around her authentically Aussie characters with all the quirks you’d expect from those born Down Under.
Lilliana feels that the world should see Australia for more than just it’s outback and tries to show characters in a city and suburban setting.
When she isn’t writing, she wears the hat of ‘wife and mother’ to her husband and four children.
Before Lilliana turned to writing, she worked in a variety of industries and studied humanities and communications before transferring to commerce/law at university.
Originally from Sydney’s Western suburbs, she currently lives a fairly quiet life in suburban Melbourne.

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Fools Rush In, Kindle Unlimited

Title: Fools Rush In

Series: A Cartwright Brother Romance

Author: Lilliana Anderson

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Release Date: April 30, 2018

 

I was a good girl. But I wanted him, knowing he was a thief. Did that make me bad?

Before Sam, I was the most boring, awkward and level-headed person you’d ever met. I was my best friend’s side-kick, the supporting actress to another person’s life.

 And I was OK like that. 

I was lonely. 
But I was OK. 

 Then he came along. Our eyes locked and BANG my heart started beating. As my blood warmed and pumped around my body, everything changed. Before that moment, I had been as dead inside as my mortuary ‘clients’. 

 Now I was alive, experiencing things for the first time, enamoured with a man I knew to be a criminal. 

 Instead of running and remaining the good Christian girl I was, I married him. 
Now, I had to live with the consequences of that decision.

 

He went straight for the shower and turned it on, holding his hand under the spray for a second to check the temperature. “You planning on watching?” he asked, pulling his worn out T-shirt over his head and baring that beautifully defined chest of his.

I didn’t look away, but I did blush. “You left the door open.”

He grinned. “That’s because you’re standing right against it.” Hooking his fingers in the waistband of his board shorts, he met my eyes with a quirked brow. I had to swallow a lump in my throat, but I still didn’t look away. “OK then.” He shrugged then pushed his shorts and anything he had on underneath to the floor and stood there in all his glory, hands on his hips.

“Holy mother of god,” I gasped, my eyes no doubt wide with shock. “You have a small child’s arm for a penis.”

Bestselling Author of the Beautiful Series, Drawn and 47 Things, Lilliana has always loved to read and write, considering it the best form of escapism that the world has to offer.

Australian born and bred, she writes New Adult Romance revolving around her authentically Aussie characters with all the quirks you’d expect from those born Down Under.

Lilliana feels that the world should see Australia for more than just it’s outback and tries to show characters in a city and suburban setting.

When she isn’t writing, she wears the hat of ‘wife and mother’ to her husband and four children.

Before Lilliana turned to writing, she worked in a variety of industries and studied humanities and communications before transferring to commerce/law at university.

Originally from Sydney’s Western suburbs, she currently lives a fairly quiet life in suburban Melbourne.

 

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Coming April 30

Fools Rush In – a Cartwright Brothers romance

release date – April 30th, 2018

I was a good girl. But I wanted him, knowing he was a thief. Did that make me bad?

Before Sam, I was the most boring, awkward and level-headed person you’d ever met. I was my best friend’s side-kick, the supporting actress to another person’s life.

And I was OK like that.

I was lonely.

But I was OK.

Then he came along. Our eyes locked and BANG my heart started beating. As my blood warmed and pumped around my body, everything changed. Before that moment, I had been as dead inside as my mortuary ‘clients’.

Now I was alive, experiencing things for the first time, enamoured with a man I knew to be a criminal.

Instead of running and remaining the good Christian girl I was, I married him.

Now, I had to live with the consequences of that decision.

Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38493818-fools-rush-in

Universal Link – http://books2read.com/b/mqpLN1

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#NewRelease Fool Me Twice

A Big thank you to Enticing Journey Book Promotions for setting up Fool Me Twice’s release blitz! We are now live and in Kindle Unlimited!

Title: Fool Me Twice

Author: Lilliana Anderson

Genre: Romantic Comedy/Contemporary

Release Date: February 21, 2018

 

‘Some husbands bought their wives flowers, others bought jewellery. Mine? He returned the things he stole.’ 

I should have known better. Hot guys didn’t hit on big girls without an agenda. They didn’t approach them in bars and talk their way into your bed. They also didn’t make you feel beautiful and proud of your curves. But, I was going through a dry spell—actually, I’d kind of been going through a dry spell all my life—and dry spells sucked. Of course I slept with him.

I was such a fool. 

I believed his lines. Fell for his easy smile; the man swept me off my feet, rocked my world, then robbed me blind. 

I really needed a three date rule.

Angry and embarrassed, I engaged the help of my best friend to track the thief down and make him return what he took. But when I found him, he wasn’t alone….

What does a girl do when she finds not one thief, but an entire family? 

She marries into it, of course.

 

(That’s meeee!!!)

Bestselling Author of the Beautiful Series, Drawn and 47 Things, Lilliana has always loved to read and write, considering it the best form of escapism that the world has to offer.

Australian born and bred, she writes New Adult Romance revolving around her authentically Aussie characters with all the quirks you’d expect from those born Down Under.

Lilliana feels that the world should see Australia for more than just it’s outback and tries to show characters in a city and suburban setting.

When she isn’t writing, she wears the hat of ‘wife and mother’ to her husband and four children.

Before Lilliana turned to writing, she worked in a variety of industries and studied humanities and communications before transferring to commerce/law at university.

Originally from Sydney’s Western suburbs, she currently lives a fairly quiet life in suburban Melbourne.

 

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Coming soon… Fool Me Twice

There’s only fourteen days to go. Fourteen. Time is flying and I feel like I haven’t talked to you all enough about this book that’s coming. Fool Me Twice was based on a dream I had. It was so vivid and so funny I woke up laughing. The first thing I did was grab my phone and open notes, jotting down everything I could remember. It’s all in there–the way they meet, the way she tracks him down. And after that, I’ve added my own brand of funny and let the characters drive the story to it’s inevitable conclusion. I love this book.

I actually like to call Fool Me Twice a ‘modern day rogue romance’ as our hero is a loveable thief who is unapologetic over his lifestyle choices. The only reason he even slightly questions his role in life is because of our stubborn MC, Holland, who has never stolen a thing in her life. The two together form an unlikely bond that is both palpable and laugh-out-loud.

As always, my books are set in Australia. This particular one takes place in and around Bells Beach, Victoria. Fool Me Twice is a standalone novel of 80 000 words that releases Feb 21st.

Fool Me Twice by Lilliana Anderson

release date – February 21st, 2018

‘Some husbands bought their wives flowers, others bought jewellery. Mine? He returned the things he stole.’

I should have known better. Hot guys didn’t hit on big girls without an agenda. They didn’t approach them in bars and talk their way into your bed. They also didn’t make you feel beautiful and proud of your curves. But I was going through a dry spell—actually, I’d kind of been going through a dry spell all my life—and dry spells sucked. Of course I slept with him.

I was such a fool.

I believed his lines. Fell for his easy smile; the man swept me off my feet, rocked my world, then robbed me blind.

I really needed a three date rule.

Angry and embarrassed, I engaged the help of my best friend to track the thief down and make him return what he took. But when I found him, he wasn’t alone….

What does a girl do when she finds not one thief, but an entire family?

She marries into it, of course.

I think we both know that I’m a fucking slave to you, duchess.

Feb 21st

Universal Linkhttps://books2read.com/u/mBMy6M

Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37484143-fool-me-twice

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A Little Heat for the Holidays…

Recently, Never Again, my standalone older woman/younger man romance hit ereaders everywhere. The resounding opinion of all who read was that it was a smoking hot read that had them lusting after Brandon, wishing they were in Cora’s shoes and laughing along with Olivia Oh, and everyone hates Jack (Rightly so). If you want to know who the hell Brandon, Cora, Olivia and Jack are, you’ll need to grab yourself a copy of Never Again at your participating retailer.

It’s available in ebook and print (ask for it if in store, they can order it for you) via the following links –

Amazon US – http://amzn.to/2yqlmfj
Amazon UK – http://amzn.to/2ACjUw9
Amazon AU – http://amzn.to/2iZKlR6
Amazon CA – http://amzn.to/2C3OivV

ibooks – http://bit.ly/NeverAgainNovel
B&N – http://bit.ly/2o0vjjr
KOBO – http://bit.ly/2jTQZJy

 

BLURB
“This is highly inappropriate.”
“Why?” he rumbled in my ear.
“Because you’re so young, and because I’m now your boss.”
“That just makes it more exciting.”

Not even a year after marrying the guy she’d thought was the love of her life, Cora Knowles is already requesting a divorce. To her recollection, philandering was not a part of her wedding vows, and she wasn’t about to stand by while ‘Sally from accounts’ rolled about on her Egyptian cotton sheets.
While trying to soothe her broken heart with copious amounts of cake and liqueur chocolates, her best friend, Olivia suggests that the best way to get over someone, is to get under someone else. Problems arise when the one Cora ‘gets under’ turns out to be the the son of the Director of Prosecution—her boss. Worse still, he’s young. Younger than Cora originally thought, and younger than she’s comfortable with.
But, when the attraction is undeniable, Cora needs to decide whether she’ll turn her back on the enigmatic Brandon Sharp, or take a risk and follow her heart, even though she promised herself she’d never do that again…

It’s time to get Bran-ded.

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Never Again

There’s a new book coming your way! It’s releasing 14th December, and it’s a stand-alone. What’s it about? Well! It’s an older woman/younger man romance, and it’s hot, hot, HOT with a hefty dose of comedy, and just the right amount of angst. Check it out 👉👉

http://books2read.com/u/me0YQgBLURBNot even a year after marrying the guy she’d thought was the love of her life, Cora Knowles is already requesting a divorce. To her recollection, philandering was not a part of her wedding vows, and she wasn’t about to stand by while ‘Sally from accounts’ rolled about on her Egyptian cotton sheets.

While trying to soothe her broken heart with copious amounts of cake and liqueur chocolates, her best friend, Sophie suggests that the best way to get over someone, is to get under someone else. Problems arise when the one Cora ‘gets under’ turns out to be the the son of the Director of Prosecution—her boss. Worse still, he’s young. Younger than Cora originally thought, and younger than she’s comfortable with.

But, when the attraction is undeniable, Cora needs to decide whether she’ll turn her back on the enigmatic Brandon Sharp, or take a risk and follow her heart, even though she promised herself she’d never do that again…

Preorder – books2read.com/u/me0YQg

Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27883670-never-again

Want to see something cool?

Since Never Again is my last release this year, I’m doing something really special. It will be close to Christmas, and we all like nice things, right?

I’ve organised to have a very small print run of HARDCOVER books printed up. They’ll be numbered and signed and shipped out on release day. Once they’re all sold, they’ll be gone. So get in before you miss out.

The Limited Edition Hardcover copy of Never Again will also come with a special framable print that immortalises that first crazy scene with Bran and Cora. 😍 Of course, it will be signed and numbered too.

You won’t be able to get these items anywhere after the 14th December.

If you’re interested, you can get more information and/or purchase via my website (all prices include postage)

https://www.lillianaanderson.com/never-again-le

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A Beautiful Halloween (Katrina & David)

For those of you who are big fans of A Beautiful Struggle, I have a special treat for you all this halloween. I wrote this a while ago, but thought it was time to pull it out and dust it off. It’s a short story revolving around Trina and David getting ready for a Halloween party. Hint-they almost don’t make it! 😉

A Beautiful Halloween – David & Katrina.

By Lilliana Anderson

 

 

“Seriously Trina – a Halloween party? They know we’re in Australia. Right? Who here, celebrates Halloween?”

“Fun people. That’s who,” I point out, as I drag David through the door of the costume shop.

“Please tell me that we aren’t going as a lame couple dress up. I don’t think I could take that if we did,” he groans.

“Yes we are. But relax. We are going to look amazing. You are going to look amazing. So amazing in fact that when we get home I’m going to…” I lean close to his ear and whisper about all the delicious things I’d like to do to him, just envisioning him dressed up the way I want him.

“Whoa Trina,” he breathes, his voice sounding a little thicker than it did before. “That’s so not fair.”

“Well, sometimes a girl has to use all of her feminine charms to get her man to do what she wants,” I tell him with a wink.

The costume shop is surprisingly busy. David is right about people not really celebrating Halloween in Australia. It’s never been a big day on our holiday calendar, but I have noticed that over the last few years the stores are pushing it a lot more. I’m not sure that it will ever catch on, but at least kids can now go Trick or Treating without getting the door slammed in their face as the idea catches on.

I link my arm with David’s as we join the queue in front of the register. I ordered our costumes online the moment I knew we were going to this party. I spent my lunch time at work scouring couple costumes. I didn’t want to do anything too lame – like go as sailors or something. I wanted to do something fun. So I did a google search and ended up finding the perfect outfits.

His outfit isn’t really that risqué, but mine is – and I know he’s going to love it. Just wait and see.

Once we make it to the front of the line, I give the teenage boy my name and he goes and gets our costumes. Thankfully, they’re in black garment bags because I would hate for the suspense to be over already.

“Show me what it is,” David presses, as I walk ahead of him to the car. “Come on Trina. I should get to know what I’m going as.”

I keep my mouth shut until we get home and I hand him his costume bag. “Han Solo,” I tell him as I press the bag to his chest.

He takes it and laughs. “That’s hilarious. You find old Harrison Ford sexy huh?”

“David, every girl finds Han Solo sexy. It’s just the way it is,” I smile, giving him a wink as I head to the bathroom to start getting ready.

“So you’re going to be Princess Leia? Are you going to have those side buns just like she does?” he calls after me, I can hear the smile in his voice as he does.

“If you’re lucky,” I call over my shoulder, before shutting and locking the door.

As soon as I’m in there, it’s go time. I hang the bag on the back of the door and unzip it, sliding the material out of the bag and letting it hang in front of me. I can’t help but grin to myself, as I know that David’s eyes are going to pop out of his head the moment he sees me in this.

I didn’t get your typical Princess Leia costume, I got the slave bikini. You know that metal bikini, with the split skirt she’s wearing when Jaba the Hut has her as a prisoner? Yeah. That one. I’ll actually be lucky if we manage to leave the house – that man can be insatiable sometimes.

It takes a while for me to apply the bronzer over my body, get the hair piece in and put on the costume. I can hear David out in the living area, asking if I’m done yet. I can just imagine the grin on his face as he’s imagining me coming out in the big white dress and a side bun headband.

I look at myself in the mirror, and I have to admit that I’m looking pretty amazing as an enslaved Leia. Moving over to the door, I open it a fraction and call out to David.

“Close your eyes.”

“Come on Trina. Just come out. I already know what you’re going to look like,” he laughs, and I can tell he’s enjoying this whole charade.

“Just close them,” I repeat.

“Alright, alright. They’re closed.”

“Ok, I’m coming,” I announce, walking out of the bathroom to stand in front of him.

I have to admit, that he is looking mighty fine in his Han Solo costume. He’s wearing a white shirt, with a black vest, dark blue pants and a gun belt with a fake blaster in it. All topped off with a pair of boots. In my eyes – he looks even better than the real thing.

“Oh baby. You look amazing,” I tell him. “Are you ready to see me?”

“Only if you say that ‘help me Obiwan’ bit that she does,” he laughs.

“Wrong scene,” I say in a slight whisper.

“What do you mea–” he starts to say as he opens his eyes. He stops speaking however, as his mouth drops open and his eyes do exactly what I was hoping for – they practically bug out of his head.

“Do you like it?” I ask, as he slowly circles around me.

“Oh Trina. This… this is not what I expected at all,” he breathes, shaking his head slightly from side to side.

“Good though?”

“Amazing,” he whispers, now moving toward me with a predatory glint in his eye.

“Whoa, whoa David Taylor! What do you think you’re doing?” I laugh, holding my hands out in front of me and moving back as he approaches.

“I don’t think we can go to the party,” he murmurs. “You just too…”

“Too what?” I whisper, as I back up into the wall.

He presses himself against me, gazing directly into my eyes, his eyes dropping to my lips as his breathing quickens. “You’re just too fucking sexy,” he growls, taking my mouth in his.

As his hands start to roam, my insides come alive, and my body revels in his touch. I couldn’t say no to this man if I wanted to – my body wouldn’t let me. As I find myself melting against him, I know we aren’t leaving our apartment any time soon.

It’s still fashionable to be a little late to parties… isn’t it?

 

 

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