Jess Mastorakos writes clean military romance books that feature heroes with heart and the strong women they love. She is a proud Marine wife and mama of four. The happy family currently lives in Lancaster, PA while hubby is on recruiting duty. She loves her coffee in a glitter tumbler and planning with an erasable pen.
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He's ready to protect his country, but protecting his heart is a little more complicated.
United States Marine Spencer Hawkins doesn’t do relationships. Not even with his best friend Ellie Burton, the girl who has always been there for him, even in his darkest hour. But now that high school is over and he's in the military, he's starting to look at life - and his best friend - in a whole new way.
Ellie wants a stable life and a white picket fence. She definitely doesn’t want to get involved with Spencer, who has no interest in settling down. But how long is she supposed to ignore the way he looks in that uniform ... or the way he's starting to look at her?
As Spencer starts his journey as a new Marine, Ellie doesn't hesitate to support his dream, even if she's struggling to find her own. But after one kiss changes their relationship forever, can they ever go back to just being friends?
This kind of love deserves a second chance.
Lance Corporal Matthew Mills returned home from his first deployment with more than just a bullet wound. While he knew that injury would heal, he feared the invisible ones never would. He couldn't trust his own mind anymore and the only way to keep Olivia safe was to push her away ... maybe for good.
Olivia wanted nothing more than to stand by her husband while he battled PTSD. If he needed time and space, that's what she'd give him. But how long was too long? Just when she was about to lose hope, fate and a few meddling friends stepped in.
A week in the woods at Big Bear Lake promises relaxation, fun with friends, and adventure. Without the pressures of the outside world, Olivia hopes she can convince him that their love is worth fighting for. And as much as it scares him, Matt can't help but want to let her.
Fake-dating a gorgeous Marine at Christmas should be a no-brainer for Angie. Too bad he drives her nuts.
Staff Sergeant Charles Cooper is desperate. When he made up a fake girlfriend to appease his grandmother, he hadn’t counted on Grandma Jean flying halfway across the country to meet her at Christmas. With only a few days until the big family dinner, he needs a girlfriend. Fast.
Angie Black can think of few people who get under her skin more than Cooper. Unfortunately, she has to tolerate him since their best friends are married to each other. When Cooper asks her to be his fake girlfriend for a family dinner, Angie agrees only because she could use a fake boyfriend for her own reasons.
Their fake relationship seems to solve both of their problems. That is, until unexpected feelings arise. With his deployment looming, will they figure out that they're meant to be before they find themselves half a world apart?
How do you make a long-distance relationship last? Don’t fall for your brother’s best friend.
While on deployment, Jake Murphy takes to online dating hoping to find someone to share forever with back home. His connection with a beautiful kindergarten teacher is everything he was looking for. That is, until he realizes she's his best friend's sister.
After being dumped by her high school sweetheart, Ivy Brooks gets pushed into online dating by her well-meaning friends. Despite her reluctance, she hits it off with a handsome Marine. Too bad her brother would never be cool with her dating one of his friends ... especially after what happened last time.
Jake and Ivy know they shouldn't keep talking, but late-night flirting and inside jokes leave them both glued to their phones. Their secret is bound to come out sooner or later. Will their love survive the fallout?