Liz’s Novels

The Beast Within

A contemporary twist on Beauty and the Beast, with just a touch of magic to spice things up.

The Beast Within

The Beast Within

Crystal Belle St. James’ life is demanding to the point of overwhelming. Her days revolve around the thriving exotic plant and floral nursery. Her nights are devoted to caring for a parent suffering from Alzheimer’s. She is lonely. But there are not enough hours in the day for a social life.

Reclusive Daniel Di Domenico may be handsome and wealthy but prefers solitude. No aimless thrashing about to find love for him. He doubts true love even exists.

Then Fate steps in. A brief glimpse of Crystal captures his interest. But before he can act on his desire to meet her, Daniel contracts Bell’s palsy and becomes temporarily disfigured. Just when he was ready to reach for something more than the status quo, his world becomes a cage of doctors and therapy.

Enter Blindfold, Inc. a unique dating service which allows couples to get to know each other without relying on a visual assessment of the other. On a Blindfold date, all the other senses come into play. They have the opportunity to discover the person behind the social mask. If they are lucky, they get to know their heart and soul.

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The Dionysus Connection

An interrupted after-hours pharmacy robbery results in the murder of a pharmacist and his wife.

To catch the brutal killer a respected Dallas detective poses as a male stripper at Club Dionysus.

dinoThe investigation links the destinies of their beautiful daughter, Daniela Lawson-intrepid investigative journalist, who believes she could have saved her parents-and sexy, dark-eyed Dallas special detective, Max Fabiani, who harbors an intense dislike for journalists.

In spite of their underlying animosity, they can’t stop the sizzling attraction between them as they race to catch a killer. When out of control passions reach a flashpoint, Daniela and Max struggle to overcome their painful pasts to take a chance on love.

But the killer is plotting to take Daniela’s life and quench their love love-a love ignited by their Dionysus Connection.

Just as the killer continues to elude the police, the twists and turns of the story will keep you guessing until the end.

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Sins of the Father

Melina Brooks thought she had put the past behind her. Jilted by the love of her life, the exotic beauty shuns romantic relationships to concentrate on work — earns a doctorate in psychology, builds a thriving clinical psychology practice, and after only three years of teaching college, she is the newly appointed Chair of the Psychology Department at Addington College. With everything in her life Sins-of-the-Father-coverorganized and running smoothly, what could go wrong?
Grant Drake, the gorgeous hunk who vanished from her life ten years ago, is named the new President of Addington College. Bound by a promise he made ten years ago, he cannot explain the reason for his abrupt disappearance, but he hopes to regain Melina’s trust and love.

Grant’s return turns Melina’s life upside down when she discovers the attraction between them is alive, well and hot. Struggling with the undeniable desire he awakened, Melina fights to keep him at bay and her desire under control. With her focus on recapturing normalcy and control over her life, she never notices the menacing stalker lurking nearby.

Several young women have disappeared without a trace in the past few months, Dallas Special Detectives P. J. Burdette and Max Fabiani search for a link between the missing women. Then a sixth woman disappears and P. J. believes Melina may be in danger.

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The Marathon Man

When is a problem not a problem? What if it is a conscious choice? Thorn Burdette is a real life long tall, gorgeous Texan with the lean physique of an outdoorsman. He is content with his life. What’s not to like? Success, wealth and women equal smooth sailing,

Marathon-Man-682x1024right? P. J. McConnell is not your average police detective. In fact, average would be the last word Thorn would use to describe the Dallas special detective. She is tough and alluring in one potent package. Smart, stunning and sassy, with evolving paranormal abilities, P. J. is nothing like the women who have conga-danced through Thorn’s life. They have nothing in common. Nothing . . . except irresistible desire and a strong sense of destiny neither can ignore nor resist. Then she discovers his secret. A secret which leads them on a twisted journey of passion and pain neither could have foreseen. And P. J. may be the only one who can save them.

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