***** .99 SEXY, SUMMER, BEACH READ *****
“An unputdownable, laugh-out-loud read, Life’s a Beach is filled with humor and heart.”–New York Times bestselling author Cherry Adair
“I can’t remember the last book that made me smile this much. Jamie Schmidt is ridiculously talented–she does fun and flirty every bit as well as she does hot and sexy, with just right amount of emotional punch.”–USA Today bestselling author Lauren Layne
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Sex on the beach has never been so much fun! USA Today bestselling author Jamie K. Schmidt kicks off a series set in paradise with an irresistible tale of second chances, secret identities—and a connection that’s too sweet to miss.
When Amelia Parker arrives in Maui, newly single and unemployed, she’s shocked to discover the resort she booked is actually a ramshackle little beachside hotel. At least the scenery is easy on the eyes—as is the toned, laid-back snorkel instructor, “Dude.” After two weeks of sun, serenity, and mind-blowing sex, she even accepts a job as the hotel’s concierge. But what Amelia really wants is to relaunch the place completely. And that means convincing the absentee Wall Street billionaire owner, Samuel Kincaide, to take a chance on her.
Samuel has a plan, too: selling off every last reminder of his former life and chilling all day, every day as his slacker altar ego . . . Dude. He loves his romps in the ocean, and under the sheets, with the feisty Amelia. If she discovers his true identity, her boundless enthusiasm and innovative business plan will seriously diminish his hammock time. But when Amelia runs into real trouble on the island, he’ll put everything on the line to keep her safe. He just hopes that the woman who’s falling for Dude will feel the same about Samuel.
Coming soon . . book two Beach Happens!
Return to the Palekaiko Resort in book two of the Hawaii Heat series by USA Today Bestselling Author, Jamie K. Schmidt.
Lawyer Michaela Harris just got jilted at the altar and her family is blaming her for the fiasco. Her ex-fiancé’s cold feet was more about the corporate merger between their two families, rather than their wedding, but both deals went down the crapper anyway.
While her legal team is sorting through the mess, Michaela takes a much needed sabbatical on the beaches of Maui. She spends her days surfing and her nights ditching calls from everyone. She hasn’t completely gone off the grid. She’s staying at one of her father’s hotels and using her gold card. If they really wanted to find her, she’d be easy to track down. But right now, it’s just surf, sand, and a really hot guy.
Marcus Kincaide is mesmerized from the moment he sees Michaela on her board in dangerous surf conditions. But she handles it like a pro and he is taken aback when she asks him out for dinner and gives him the best night of sex in his entire life. After that, he sees her every day during his morning jog, and during his afternoon swim and every night in his bed. But she always leaves before morning though, and he begins to worry about her. When he catches her rummaging through a trash can — she said it was because she dropped her ring in it — he offers her a job at the hotel his family is renovating. She’d make a great surf instructor.
Michaela can’t believe the arrogant, but gorgeous man she’s been crushing on all week thinks she’s homeless. Although, it tickles her to take the job he offers, especially as it gives her more time alone with him. However, her island fantasy is coming to a close. Her ex finally found his balls or rather he figured out it was cheaper to marry her and merge companies than be sued five ways to Sunday. But it turns out, she’s no longer interested in marrying him. Only her ex isn’t the only one not taking no for an answer, her father gives her an ultimatum: Come back home and marry the ex — or he’ll do everything in his power to crush the Kincaide’s hotel renovation.
USA Today bestselling author, Jamie K. Schmidt, writes erotic contemporary love stories and paranormal romances. Her Club Inferno series from Random House’s Loveswept line has hit both the Amazon and Barnes & Noble top one hundred lists. She has two other series with Loveswept: Hawaii Heat, in which the first book Life’s A Beach is the perfect staycation to Maui, and The Sentinels of Babylon, about members of vigilante Motorcycle Club and their old ladies. Her dragon paranormal romance series from Entangled Publishing, has been called “fun and quirky” and “endearing.” Partnered with New York Times bestselling author and former porn actress, Jenna Jameson, Jamie’s hardcover debut, SPICE, continues Jenna’s FATE trilogy.
An avid knitter and jewelry maker, Jamie is never bored. She can often be found with a mug of tea on the computer flanked by her little dogs & fluffy white cat. You can follow her on twitter at @Jamiekswriter or on her author page on Facebook. When she’s not writing or crafting, Jamie loves playing games, everything from board games to strategy card games, console and online MMORPGs.