ROSA will be producing three anthologies during 2021, each with their own theme: Steamy, LGBTQ, and Sweet romance stories. These anthologies will be the first with a variety of both published and unpublished ROSA members.
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ROSA Summer Singles Steamy Anthology (March 2021)
On the 18th of March 2021, ROSA released its first themed anthology. Summer Singles is a collection of nine steamy romantic short stories, written by a few of our talented members - both published and unpublished.
The anthology has been released in ebook format only and is exclusively available through Amazon. It is a limited-time offer and will be removed from Amazon on the 18th of June 2021. Get your copy while you can.
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An Affair - Sophia Karlson
An Affair...she would do anything to save her marriage.
My Girl - Dorothy Ewels
Gabriel Stone’s answer to all life’s problems is to run, to avoid facing it head on. When a serious accident threatens to end his career as a drummer, his life is thrown into turmoil.
Sister to the band’s manager, and lifetime friend, Sheridan Daniels opens her home to Gabriel as a place to recover and hide from the world. A safe space to heal, and make difficult decisions.
But Gabriel’s teetering on the edge. Can Sheridan pull him back or will all be lost?
Mistress Unchained - Amanda Holly
Mistress Crystal wants to know what it would be like to truly submit to a Master, and Sheikh Khalid is just the man for the experiment. Can twenty-four hours lead to a lifetime switch?
As her body bends to his will, can her heart remain intact?
Kiss Me Like You Mean It - Stella Blanche
The only thing Scarlett wanted to do was enjoy her favourite band at the LA Summer Rock Festival. She didn't want to think about her cheating ex-boyfriend and she definitely didn't want to run into him and his new bimbo. So when one sexy-as-sin stranger gives her the best opportunity ever to get back at her ex, she grabs it with both hands. She did not expect to have so much fun with Ryder but for once in her life she could take a walk on the wild side and throw her inhibitions away. It was only one night - what's the worst that could happen?
One and Only - Georgia Lyn Hunter
My workaholic lifestyle consumes me. Nothing can rid me of the dark abyss pulling me deeper into it. Then work takes me across the Atlantic to the sultry climate of South Africa, and I come face to face with the only woman I regret letting go, the gorgeous Lainey Jain. But she’s determined to keep me at arm’s length.
However, Fate’s given me another chance to put right my wrongs, and I damn-well will do what I must to have her back in my life.
The Wall - Pippa Lux
It’s been three years of torture yearning for my best friend’s dad—Anthony Miller, aka The Wall. I can’t get over him no matter what I do, and I can’t pursue anything because I’ll lose Kate.
When my mom gives birth to my little brother all the way in South Africa, it’s my chance to get away and reset my body and brain. And I think it works, until I lay eyes on him again and discover nothing’s changed.
Well, that’s not accurate. Something’s definitely changed.
Anthony is all growly and possessive and upset about the year I spent away from him. Does he want me too? And if so, what about Kate? Can we take the risk?
Hungry Eyes - Pravina Maharaj
After losing a bet with her best friend, Anika Mishra takes up the challenge of entering Durban’s sizzling, new BDSM club Deviant Desires, disguised as a dominatrix. But a chance encounter with a handsome stranger in a BDSM dungeon spirals into an erotic experience that has Anika craving sensual delights she never imagined existed...
Business tycoon Jonathan Delmont is shocked to discover his younger brother is the owner of Deviant Desires. With their family reputation at stake and a major business deal hanging in the balance, Jonathan has no choice but to visit the club to talk some sense into his misguided sibling. But he doesn’t anticipate meeting a sultry dominatrix in a dungeon. The mysterious beauty has him chained and captivated.
Jonathan and Anika can’t deny their insatiable desire for each other. But dark family secrets and a shocking betrayal stand between them and the passionate love of a lifetime…
Player Mistaken - Sevannah Storm
Camila Evans’s life is hell, made so by the office playboy, and his tormenting ways. When they are thrust together to work on an event, she struggles to maintain her distance, even as the truth comes to light that he isn’t the player she painted him to be.
Zack’s been in love with the office spinster for two long, achingly painful years. When circumstances lead to a mini-seduction in the ladies’ bathroom, his hope is renewed. He will pursue Camila at all costs. He already lost his heart, what else could he lose?
Windsong - Andie Patrick
Winemaker Annamarie Badenhorst is devastated. Windsong, the wine estate which had been in her family for generations is to be sold to pay off her late father’s debts. Felix Pritchard, the new owner, moves in. He is attracted to Annamarie, and allows her to stay on as his winemaker. But Annamarie hates him at first sight. She sees him as the Villain who stole her inheritance, and repels his overtures.
She worries about the future of the employees who have been faithful to her through the bad times, and pleads with Felix to keep them on. Felix has fallen in love with her, but she continues to cross swords with him, and he cannot overcome her antipathy. If he cannot win her by fair means: he will do so by foul. She has to make a choice.
ROSA Wedding Season Anthology (July 2019)
On 18 July 2019 (Mandela Day in South Africa), ROSA released its first anthology of romantic short stories, all themed around weddings, written by ten of our published members.
The proceeds of this anthology will go to ROSA's scholarship fund and the Athol Williams Read to Rise literacy charity.
The anthology will release exclusively through Amazon on Thursday, 18 July 2019 (Nelson Mandela Day) and will be available in print from September 2019 through Lapa Uitgewers.
The Fire Inside - Romy Sommer
Firefighter Sam Redfern is quite happy being ‘just one of the boys’. Until TV talent scout and celebrity, Ryan Morgan, shows up for a wedding in her sleepy Lake District village, making her feel very much like a woman—a woman with needs.
A Love Lost - Alissa Baxter
Cruel circumstances separated young sweethearts, Jane and Miles. Now, a decade later, they unexpectedly meet again, and the devastating memories come rushing back. Will they rediscover their lost love, or will the bridge back to one another be impossible to traverse?
Picture Perfect - Sophia Karlson
Professional photographer, Hayley, has a lot on her plate at a celebrity wedding, so having one of the groomsmen mess with her focus is really the last thing she needs…or is it?
Priest - Suzanne Jefferies
Billy Jorge has to face his demons before they destroy him. He’s set to marry Max, the woman of his dreams, but his past still haunts him. How can he renounce one promise to make another?
Promises of Forever - Natasha Anders
June and Lincoln Taylor’s marriage is buckling—June wants a divorce and Linc wants another chance. Will the magic of her sister’s wedding pave the way for a fresh start? Or is it the beginning of the end for them?
Under the Highland Sky - Tanya Wilde
Spirited, beautiful and entirely convinced she is being dangled on a string, Dianna O’Donnell arrives at Murray Castle for one purpose and one alone—to break off her engagement with Alasdair Murray, rude, imperious, and the fourth Duke of Castleworth. But things are seldom what they seem and rarely ever do they go according to plan. Will her resolve stay steadfast? Or will this Scottish lass fall for the rugged Highlander all over again?
Houdini's Hack - Sharonlee Holder
Melissa St. John has her life together and a job she loves managing the new branch of her family bakery. Until a pockmarked Pitbull with one ear and half a tail destroys her frosted bachelorette cupcake delivery—and brings Wade ‘Hack’ Laubscher back into her life, offering them both a second chance.
Melisende and the Star Warrior - Marie Dry
In medieval France, Melisende, a noble woman, is kidnapped from her wedding by a strange being who claims to be a warrior from the stars. But after this sexy warrior shows her wondrous things like computers and synthesisers, Melisende’s not so sure she wants to escape her alien captor.
Cut The Cake - Ashleigh Giannoccaro
A short story from the world of Ashleigh Giannoccaro's Cut & Blow mafia romance series.
Occupied! - Jo Watson
There are a few things you need to know about Amantha: 1. She hates weddings. 2. She never wears dresses and 3-5. She hates Jack Emory. Unfortunately for her, she now finds herself locked in a bathroom with him at her sister’s wedding, all thanks to that stupid dress she was forced to wear.