Nicole Blanchard - book author
Nicole Blanchard is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of gritty romantic suspense and heartwarming new adult romance. She and her family reside in the south along with their two spunky Boston Terriers and one chatty cat.
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Nicole Blanchard is the author of books: Warrior (First to Fight #2), Anchor (First to Fight, #1), Toxic, Survivor (First to Fight #3), Savior (First to Fight #4), Mechanical Hearts, Friend Zone (Friend Zone, #1), Honor (First to Fight #5), Traitor (Last to Leave, #1), Frenemies (Friend Zone Series)
I knew he was about to leave for a year – no chance for a future.
But our one night together would create memories for a lifetime.
Our paths crossed again, but I had lied, and he was no longer the man he once was. He was warring against demons. Against the silence that was threatening to swallow him. And I had kept a secret from him, one he would never forgive me for.
But my secret was about to be ripped open. Displayed for the world on national news. And I had only one way to repair the damage.
I had to trust the man I lied to.
The man I never got the chance to make a life with.
The only man who could save what we had created together.
A woman I’ve never met, whose name I don’t even know, gambled her own life to protect my child. In return, she was taken by a mad man.
I’ll put my career, my security, and my life on the line to get her back, even if it means facing the truth about my own mistakes.
The only thing she can't trust me with... is her heart.
This is a FULL LENGTH, STANDALONE with a HEA and NO CLIFFHANGER.
"John Doe" was just another patient. A criminal.
As a prison nurse, I knew the rules: do my job, don’t get involved, and never let a prisoner get under my skin.
I broke all three.
My passion, my obsession, my addiction. I risked my entire life so we could be together.
I thought helping him escape from prison would be the hard part.
It turns out when you fall in love with a villain, you also turn into one.
I knew falling in love with him was bad for us both, but I did it anyway.
For a brief moment, we had it all. Even though he was leaving to join the Marines and I had four years of college ahead of me, he was everything I ever wanted and didn't think I deserved.
But real life has a way of dashing dreams--and that happy future we envisioned together? It disappeared at the hands of a monster.
Ten years have passed and I'm not the same naïve girl that believed in happily-ever-afters. When unforeseen events draw me back to our hometown and I find myself caring for my two teenage brothers, the last thing on my mind should be reconnecting with the hottie-turned-hero who I loved at seventeen.
As the past begins to repeat itself and old threats resurface, I'll have to trust him with the secrets that tore us apart if I want a second chance at his heart.
This is a FULL-LENGTH, STANDALONE, with NO CLIFFHANGER.
I lost everything when I testified against my fiancé for the murders of three women. After the jury delivered a life sentence, I ran. I hoped if I could disappear, maybe the horror he caused would, too.
When I return to Florida for the first time after his conviction, I’m determined to face my fears and get my life back. Then, a woman is murdered and I’m the only one who believes her death features the same signature as those I’m trying so hard to forget.
Instinct tells me to run again, but local cop Logan Blackwell has never let a suspect–or a woman–get away. He’s made it his own personal mission to solve the case and he needs my help to do it.
I have no choice once we learn I’m the next target, but I’m not interested in getting close to another man, especially not a sexy former Marine who has secrets of his own.
This is a FULL-LENGTH, STANDALONE, with NO CLIFFHANGER.
One Skeleton Key. Endless Adventures.
Caroline Abernathy has lost her mind. Perhaps it was the bump on the head she took when an afternoon sailing expedition cruised right in the middle of a violent storm or maybe the stress of grad school has finally proven to be too much. Whatever the cause, she finds herself alone in a strange underwater world and at the mercy of a ruthless pirate.
Everyone has a price, at least according to the Pirate Prince, Ezra Castle. In order to purchase the fare needed to bring her home, Caroline agrees to spend the remainder of the voyage on his ship, helping him locate the priceless artifact she cost him.
What starts as a simple journey turns deadly when their ship is attacked by a band of assassins. Stranded, wounded, and without transportation, Caroline and Ezra will have to rely on each other to make it back alive.
Life and love are on the line and time is running out. Tick Tock.
Maybe if Charlie St. James repeats it enough, she'll stop lusting after him. Not that it matters how she feels anyway, because Liam will always see her as one of the boys. Hell, he's the one who gave her the nickname Charlie as a joke.
Well, the joke's on her.
Now that she is confined to less than 1,000 square feet with him, she can't stop thinking about how it would feel to get just a little bit closer.
Charlie St. James is off limits.
She's been Liam Walsh's best friend since grade school. He thought it wouldn't be a big deal to let her crash with him when she needed a place to stay, but he was dead wrong. Knowing only a thin wall separates them when they sleep, that she's naked in the shower while he lays in bed fantasizing about her, is unbearable.
When their cozy two bedroom goes from friend zone to war zone, they'll either burn up the sheets or go down in flames.
It should’ve been the start to my new life, but I pushed her away.
She deserved better than a wounded warrior, someone who could barely face getting up in the morning.
A year later I’ve turned my life around, made myself into a man she could be proud of. A man who will stop at nothing to get what he wants.
And all I want is a second chance with her.
She trying to take back her life…
Peyton Rhodes has lost everything. Three years ago, her family was violently murdered while she narrowly escaped. Now, she’s conquered the resulting agoraphobia and is determined to wipe the slate clean. Her new beginning may be over before it starts when she is the only witness to a gruesome murder.
He may as well be dead…
Former U.S. Marine Ford Collier is back in the states after a perilous deployment without his team, his career, or the respect of his country. Secluded in the mountains of North Carolina, Ford doesn’t want anything to do with the murder in his backyard–or the pretty blonde artist who accuses him of the crime. Even if he hadn’t been at the scene of the murder, Peyton would still be terrified of a man like him–a man with violence in his blood.
The only way they’ll survive is together.
As dangerous complications arise – and passion heats up – it will take learning to trust again for Ford and Peyton to make it out alive.
Layla Tate reminds herself of that fact every morning she goes to class and sees his smug face smirking up at her. From grade school to grad school there hasn’t been a moment they weren’t pitted against each other and she refuses to back down. She hates him from his rock hard abs to his panty-dropping smile.
She thought she left him behind when she went off to grad school and the satisfaction would have been oh-so-sweet…if he hadn’t been standing at the front of her first class–as her TA.
Layla Tate is going down.
There is nothing that makes Dash Hampton as happy as the look on Layla’s face when she realizes he’s won. He lives to drive her crazy because if he can’t have her beneath him, then he’ll have her any other way he can.
He’ll get her to notice him, even if it means making her semester a living hell.
As they vie to see who will come out on top, they’ll have to keep their friends close and their frenemies closer.