How many secrets can one house hold? In the case of The Magnolia, the secrets are what keep it alive. Only the wealthy are granted access to see what happens beyond the iron gates. Wildest dreams come true, fantasies and satisfaction are guaranteed. No price is too high for the ultimate taste of desire.
Eight authors take you behind the walls… the only question is, can you keep a secret.
My name is Lexi Bennett and I have a new obsession. I've spent my life consumed with being the good daughter, the straight A student, the loyal friend, and the dream of being the youngest chef to own her own restaurant in the country. I've worked my ass off to get everything I ever wanted, so why am I so willing to throw it all away for a man I spent one hot night with. Jax, the lead singer of Waking the Fallen, is tattooed sex on two legs and everything my mother warned me about. Which is why that night at the Blue Whiskey Club, I should have listened to my head and steered clear of Jax, but the mix of whiskey with his dark gruff voice, and those fucking dimples. The dimples that erupted on his cheeks every time he smiled down at me from the stage, made me lose my mind and drop my panties. It wasn't just my panties that dropped that night, he blew down all my walls and made see there was more to life than working.
From the time I was able to hold a ball, I have lived and breathed football. It controlled every aspect of my life. The game consumed me, that was until I met a sweet feisty blonde, pastry chef named Pippa Montgomery. The moment I laid eyes on her she turned my world upside down. Now all I want is to live and breathe her.
Grayson Bennett looks like the all American boy next door, but beneath his sweet charming personality beats the heart of a dirty talking sex god, who with a single touch of his hand turned my boring existence into a wild ride of hot sticky sex. Grayson also gave me the confidence to go after what I really wanted... Him.
They say some love stories are complicated, but our story gets a little sticky.
Jason Reynolds is my boss. My hot as hell, manwhore, sex god of a boss. I love my job and I would never do anything to risk that, but it's a constant daily struggle of me wanting to be the good little employee, when all I really want to do is sit on his face.
Nina Cartwright is a ball busting, big mouth pain in my ass. A pain in the ass I can't stop thinking about or dreaming about. For the past eighteen months I've lived in blue ball hell, well I'm done waiting. I want Nina more than anything and I will stop at nothing to make her mine.
Can Jason change his womanizing ways to be the man Nina deserves? Can Nina get passed her reservations about Jason and take this chance with him?
At the age of five, Ryder Callahan knew without a shadow of doubt that Lucky Flanagan was his lucky Strike. But for twenty five years Lucky kept Ryder at arms length, not wanting to destroy the one stable relationship in her otherwise turbulent life.
In a moment of weakness the two acted on their feelings for one another. Only to have Lucky do what she does best when she can't deal with her emotions, she ran. Leaving Ryder completely broken hearted.
Now Lucky is back and ready to fight for the love of her life. Even if it means fighting herself.
Two years ago Brooke McCoy had it all. A successful writing career, a gorgeous fiancé and a beautiful New York penthouse apartment that overlooked Central Park. She was on top of the world. But that all came crashing down when she received a phone call that changed her life forever.
After losing her fiancé Jake to an aneurysm, Brooke finds she's still struggling with moving on and her feeling of emptiness only growing bigger with her still living in the home she once shared with Jake. Ready to start fresh, Brooke decides to move away from the only family she has left for a change of scenery in the form of Seattle. With hopes this will be the change she needs to finally let go of her past and start living again.
Brian Gamble is a cocky, womanizing cop from Seattle. After being burned by love once before, Brian now enjoys the sweeter things in life like blondes, red heads and brunettes. Winning them over with his jaw droopingly good looks and charm, only to leave them in the wind the moment the condom hits the trash. But as much as he tries to deny it, he wants more and all the women in the world can't fill the void that his ex left in his heart.
But one fateful night Brooke and Brian's worlds collide, sparking a hot game of cat and mouse leading them to question their theories on love. Can two people broken by love, find happiness again? And what happens when love becomes the ultimate gamble?