Sylvia McDaniel

My Christmas Soldier

A Dear John letter, Amnesia and a Second Chance at Love

When a roadside bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan exploded his Humvee, and wiped his memory of the last ten months, Tyler Ferguson is sent home for Christmas. He can’t wait to see his fiancée.

When Kelsey opens her door and the man she’d sent a Dear John letter too is standing on her porch, she fears the worst. Until she realizes he doesn’t remember the breakup. Has life given her a second chance with the man she still loves? At least until his memory returns.

In this sexy, short contemporary romance can this couple overcome their past? 

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Lipstick and Lead 2.0 Box Set

Nailing the Hit Man

The Redhead with the Gun Won’t be Denied

Jennifer McKenzie Delgado along with her cousins own the fourth generation of Lipstick and Lead. Together, they are determined their business of bounty hunting will continue. The problem is they hold a million-dollar bond on a bail jumper who is nowhere to be found. With the bond in default, they have ten days before the money is due and they lose the company. 

Once again, Carson Lopez is mistaken for his criminal twin, Christopher, but this time by a beautiful, sexy, bounty hunter. Also searching for his sibling, he wants answers why his brother is killing off Family members. With Jennifer posing as his girlfriend, Carson flies to Vegas to confront his brother. 

When she becomes the target of the hit man, it’s all Carson can do to keep the redhead from being the bull’s eye. But with her company on the line, Jennifer will take any risk to get her man. Including losing the one she’s come to love to organized crime.

Nailing the Billionaire

Will the Bounty Hunter Catch the Billionaire?

Brittany McKenzie, ex-military sniper, comes from a long line of bounty hunters. The night her cousin Jennifer marries, she has a one-night stand with a gorgeous unknown man who piques her interest. Back at work when she goes on her next assignment, she can’t believe his face stares back at her.

Billionaire Mark Davis has been framed for embezzlement and is determined to clear his name. The only obstacle is the blonde bounty hunter, who he spent one glorious night in Vegas with, doesn’t care what he thinks. Can he convince her of his innocence? 

Will the sharp-shooter and the billionaire discover who is destroying his reputation and will the heat they ignited in Vegas continue to burn?

Nailing the Single Dad

The Heat Is On

My pet name for him is Detective Baby Daddy. Why so harsh, you ask? Because Antonio Marino represents everything I detest in a guy. Unfortunately, we’re both after the same criminal. Normally, that wouldn’t bother me since I always get my man, but Antonio’s boss has ordered us to work together or go to jail. Now I’m wondering who I’ll take down in handcuffs first– Detective Baby Daddy or the trafficking scumbag Torres.

If you ask me, she’s a bounty hunter with a chip on her shoulder the size of Texas and a bad attitude to match. You’d think Katherine McKenzie and I hate each other, but I think all this fire and spark between us is a way to resist a building attraction. God help both of us. And now, my boss has instructed me to work with her…or else. Of all the damn luck.

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Cupid Crazy

Childhood Enemies Married in Vegas

Caitlyn Beckett, had a five year plan. Marry a handsome billionaire, have two point five children and live happily-ever-after in a grand mansion. Only problem, she is four years late in finding her wealthy husband and is beginning to feel desperate.

Nathan Greene and Caitlyn have hated each other since Junior high when they ran against each other for the Student Council President and his slogan was the Brains to Get it Done. Since that day she’s made her feelings for him quite clear. Now he’s desperate to find a wife and with them both attending her sister’s Vegas wedding, she’s the perfect target. For ninety days, he needs a marriage of convenience.

Can the two of them live under the same roof without killing each other?

Slightly spicy 30,000 word laugh out loud, romantic comedy. Return to Cupid, Texas and dance naked around the statue to find your true love.

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The Debutante’s Scandal

Scandal at the Debutante Ball…

Much to her mother’s dismay, Meg Trippe isn’t interested in rushing to the altar. At twenty, she’s a forward-thinking woman who dreams of independence and never relying on a man. But her mother dreams of her marrying wealth. Unfortunately, Meg falls right into her mother’s scheme when she flees the debutante ball.

Martin Scott’s father is a wealthy railroad tycoon. With mothers shoving their eligible daughters at him like candy in the wedding market, marriage is the least of his desires. Until a young woman literally falls into his arms with her skirt above her head. Caught in a compromising position, the girl’s distraught mother and his powerful father force them to marry. 

Will they divorce or can two strangers overcome their anger and build a life together? Could the defiant debutante and the spoiled rich boy be meant for one another?

Spicy historical romance with a guaranteed Happily Ever After. Free in Kindle Unlimited!

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Nailing the Hit Man

The Redhead with the Gun Won’t be Denied

Jennifer McKenzie Delgado along with her cousins own the fourth generation of Lipstick and Lead. Together, they are determined their business of bounty hunting will continue. The problem is they hold a million-dollar bond on a bail jumper who is nowhere to be found. With the bond in default, they have ten days before the money is due and they lose the company. 

Once again, Carson Lopez is mistaken for his criminal twin, Christopher, but this time by a beautiful, sexy, bounty hunter. Also searching for his sibling, he wants answers why his brother is killing off Family members. With Jennifer posing as his girlfriend, Carson flies to Vegas to confront his brother. 

When she becomes the target of the hit man, it’s all Carson can do to keep the redhead from being the bull’s eye. But with her company on the line, Jennifer will take any risk to get her man. Including losing the one she’s come to love to organized crime.

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Cupid Charmer

The Billionaire Wants Forever. She Only Wants Tonight.

After being humiliated in front of the town, Whitney Beckett becomes anti-marriage. She dates men for a couple months, but before the relationship turns serious, kicks them to the curb. Known in town as a man eater, she focuses on her career as town librarian. Working late one night, Whitney is shocked to see Aaron Johnson running naked down the street.

Billionaire Aaron Johnson returns to Cupid, Texas, and against his better judgement does the Cupid Stupid dance. Imagine his surprise when the girl he always had a secret crush on, Whitney Beckett, rescues him. When she refuses to date him, he uses his hush-hush project to lure her to work with him, hoping she will let down her walls and see him as the man for her. 

Can he convince her to take a chance on love again? Or will he become just another of her victims?

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Cupid Help Me Box Set

Three Brothers and The Cupid Superstition — Books 4-6
A Conservative Cowboy Saves A Zany Journalist. Has Cupid Struck Again

Cowboy, Jim Lawrence, doesn’t believe in superstitions, hocus pocus, or folklore. After losing a bet he must dance naked around the Cupid Statue at midnight, not believing he will meet his true love. At thirty-five, he’s lost to love once. He’s unable to find a traditional woman who fits in his black and white world

Shadow Wilson, is on her way to Cupid, Texas to do a story about the fabled Cupid Statue, when her car catches fire. As she stands by and watches her car explode into a fiery ball, Jim comes to her rescue…and becomes the angle to her fortchoming expose.

Will the superstition bring an eccentric, wacky woman journalist together with a rigid cowboy with a heart of gold or will their differences tear them apart?

Cupid Cures Book 5
Can Cupid Cure Not Only a Disease, But a Heart as Well?

Kyle Lawrence must fulfill a bet by dancing naked around the Cupid statue at midnight. Only he doesn’t believe in the superstition of finding true love, and at this moment, he doesn’t have time for forever after. A beautiful investigator from the USDA has arrived to warn of a possible cattle epidemic. 

Life has not been easy for Dr. Tempest Tangier. A no nonsense veterinarian, who arrives in Cupid to investigate the possibility of a deadly cattle disease and end the infectious spread. But when she shows up at the Lawrence clinic, only to see a naked man breaking in, she quickly realizes the town holds more secrets than her past.

Quinlan’s Quest: A Lipstick and Lead Story

Evil touched Quinlan once. Will it do so again?

The best thing that ever happened to Quinlan Clark was the day the law took her to an orphanage. Now, the time has come for Quinlan and the other young teachers to go out on their own as mail-order brides. But childhood nightmares still haunt Quinlan, keeping her terror of men firmly set.

After ten years of hunting the men who killed his brother, Will Adams has finally come home. His mother, determined to spoil grandbabies, finds him a mail-order bride he has no interest in. But from the moment Will lays eyes on his skittish bride, he’s smitten.

With secrets between them, the two try to start a life together, but one of their pasts isn’t through with them yet.  Can Will kill to protect someone he loves? And is Quinlan’s new husband just like her bloodthirsty father?

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Pearl

An independent woman. A protective father and a motherless child. Will love and family overcome her convictions?

Revised Edition

Jesse McIntire is determined to protect his young daughter from the fate of his late wife, refusing to allow her to end up like a bored socialite ruled by wealth and prestige. When his father sends for a woman to take over his daughter’s academic training as well as her feminine etiquette, Jesse refuses to bow down to his father’s wishes.

Until he sees the beautiful and elegant teacher exit the train… She just might be what his daughter needs–and what he desires.

Dreaming of independence and self-worth that don’t require her to be shackled to any man, Pearl Weare denies her attraction to the rugged cowboy. But once she starts falling hard for the Colorado rancher, she must decide between what her heart wants and her convictions. 

Can she give her heart to the man who teaches her about home and family, while still holding firm to her beliefs?

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A Brother’s Betrayal

Two brothers at odds. A stolen bride. Who wins? Who loses? Who claims her heart?

After an accident disfigures Abel Shepherd’s face, he is considered the ogre of Potter county. Lonely, he orders a mail-order bride, but she never arrives. Yet, his brother brings home a lovely bride who helps Abel see past the scars on his face.

Emma’s dying mother answers an ad in the Grooms Gazette and sends her daughter to a seemingly loving man. But mail-order bride Emma Louise Johnson is intercepted by Abel’s brother Kane and marries him thinking he’s the man her mother arranged for her to marry. 

The marriage is far from what she dreams of and she finds herself hopelessly attracted to her husband’s brother. In a desperate game of betrayal, who will win? Kane or Abel?

In this sweet western historical, two brothers fight for the love of a mail order bride. 

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Cupid’s Second Chance

One Blind Date Too Many

Vanessa Lowell hates Valentine’s Day. After her husband was killed in Afghanistan, it’s the loneliest day of the year. A reminder of everything she’s lost. Unaware that her good friends are setting her up for another blind date, she goes to a party only to meet Disco Dave —yet another bad date.

Three years after the death of his wife, David Baker is tired of his well-meaning friends setting him up. So he becomes Disco Dave, the worst date ever. When he meets Vanessa, he’s attracted, but fearful. Cupid has a target on Dave’s back and before he can do the Hustle out the door, he’s been struck. 

Will David and Vanessa put an end to bad dates or do their hearts still belong to their first loves? When you’ve experienced great love is it possible to love again?

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