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Mysti Parker

Mysti Parker - book author

Mysti Parker is an award-winning author and shameless chocoholic. She writes romance for every reader's taste from super sweet to scandalously spicy. When she's not writing the next best-story-ever or tackling the endless mountain of laundry, she works as a freelance copywriter and editor. Mysti resides in Louisville, Kentucky with her husband, three children and too many pets.

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Mysti Parker is the author of books: Mann Cakes (Beach Pointe, #1), Jesse's List (Beach Pointe, #2), All Jacked Up (Beach Pointe, #3), A Ranger's Tale (Tallenmere, #1), Drive Me Crazy (City Meets Country, #1), High on You (City Meets Country, #2), A Time for Everything, Sealed With a Kiss (City Meets Country, #3), Too Close to Call, Hearts In Exile (Tallenmere, #3)


Author books

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01
Two brothers. Two sisters. One sweet & sexy rivalry.

Twin brothers and Air Force vets, Tanner and Garrett Mann, return from deployment to find their thriving business burned to the ground. Time for Plan B: Move back to their hometown of Beach Pointe to start over.

But that means running into Paige and Morgan Baxter - gorgeous, curvy, and owners of Two Sisters Cupcakes.

There’s an old diner for sale across town, Garrett’s a great cook, and Tanner has an idea. They’ll make savory cupcakes that men would like. We’re talking bacon and Cheez Whiz. Even better? They'll call it Mann Cakes. Problem is, they end up attracting an unexpected crowd.

Paige is furious. Every man in her life has left her behind, including Tanner. She’s sacrificed everything for her shop. She won’t lose it over some egotistical ex-boyfriend, even if he does have an Air Force-chiseled body. Her younger sister, Morgan, isn’t helping matters. She’s been gaga over Garrett since high school.

To hell with that. If it’s a fight Tanner wants, it’s a fight he’ll get. But how much is Paige willing to risk to win a cupcake war?
02
One list. Ten names. A past he can't erase.

Deputy Jesse Maddox's reputation in Beach Pointe is... less than stellar. He thought following in the footsteps of his late father, a former cop, would make up for it. Not quite. Every time he closes his eyes, his past is there to haunt him.

After falling asleep on the job (again), the sheriff gives him an ultimatum. Get counseling for whatever's keeping him awake at night or get out. Jesse would rather have a root canal, but he goes anyway, expecting a big waste of time. What he doesn't expect is to fall in love.

Leigh Meriwether is so close to earning her counselor's license, she can taste it. But when Deputy Maddox walks in, she second guesses her career choice. The horror stories she's heard from her clients about him are enough to make anyone cringe. Despite her reservations, she gives him a game plan: make a list of people he's hurt, apologize and make amends. Simple enough.

What's not so simple? Uncovering the real man hidden within. What's worse? Falling for her own client.

If you love hilarious small town romance, quirky characters, and a grab-the-tissues ending, you'll love Jesse's List.
03
A fake marriage. A real baby. One huge mess.

Avery Price needs quick cash to save her bridal shop. When she discovers a way to win $50,000, she jumps at the chance. The only catch is, she has to get married or at least stage a convincing wedding. Her best bet is Beach Pointe’s most eligible bachelor. But he hates everything to do with marriage.

Veterinarian Dr. Jack Maddox is a magnet for every gold-digger in town, but Avery is the only one who's ever walked out on the chance to share his bed. When he finds her in his kitchen in only an apron, he’s shocked that she’s changed her mind, but there’s a catch (of course).

Though he’d rather poke his eye out with a fork than even pretend to get married, he can handle a little acting for this fun-sized wildcat.

But, starting a family was never part of the deal…

Get ready to fall in love with the swoon-worthy Jack Maddox in the hot standalone 3rd book of the Beach Pointe series. If you love sizzling bedroom shenanigans, dysfunctional family chaos, and a heart-stopping climax you’ll love Mysti Parker’s hilarious romantic comedy.

Buy All Jacked Up to learn how NOT to end up with a phony husband and a real baby.
04
In the high elf city of Leogard, an elven noblewoman longs to leave her gilded cage. A half-breed former pirate wants nothing more than to escape his guilty past. Easier said than done...

Caliphany Aranea, nearly a century old, leads an enviable life as high elf King Leopold's niece and daughter of Sirius, Leogard's most famous wizard. She is expected to follow in her father's footsteps to lead the Mage Academy and to marry a man she doesn't even like. Yet, she craves a taste of life outside the city walls.

As a young boy, half-elf Galadin Trudeaux witnessed his parents' death at the hands of pirates. After being raised by those same murderers and forced to do their bidding, he escaped and now lives an honest life as a sea merchant and ranger.

When two brutes at Leogard Harbor attempt to kidnap Caliphany while she dreams of faraway lands, Galadin comes to her rescue. Impressed by his skills, she asks him to train her as a ranger. Though he is hesitant at first to train a woman of her class, Caliphany's hefty sack of gold finally persuades him. Unfortunately, her father is not amused, and the two must escape before Caliphany faces a forced marriage and Galadin faces a noose.

From that moment on, to the finale, where Caliphany must decide where her heart truly lies, she and Galadin embark on a fateful journey that will change their lives forever. Can they survive the trials and tragedies ahead to find a love that stands the test of time?

Read this exciting first book in the standalone Tallenmere series to find out!
05
Broken dreams aren’t always the pits.

Luke Martelli had one thing going for him: he knew racecars. But he didn’t get his thrills behind the wheel. Drivers wanted speed and handling, and he could make that happen. He’d been hours away from working his dream job with a pit crew when a freak accident took that chance away.

Now he works a crap job as a parade float builder in Brooklyn. Then Ellison Carlisle, a rich girl from Kentucky, has the nerve to tell him to accept his fate. What does she know about pain? But damn, she’s got the curves to match her smart mouth, and that's a mouth he’s having a hard time resisting.

For Ellie, moving to Brooklyn was supposed to be a fresh start. She’s homesick, but getting away from painful memories in Lexington is worth the change. Until she meets Luke, the hotheaded city boy who’s entirely too sexy for his attitude.

Her track record for boyfriends is 0 for 3. Is it worth the risk to try to break that big chip on Luke’s shoulder, or is he another lost cause?

*****

A hotheaded city boy clashes with a headstrong country girl in the first book of this hot NEW series from award-winning author Mysti Parker and co-author MJ Post! Preorder now for just $0.99! The race begins January 19. Start your engines...
06
Can he crash his way into her cynical heart?

As the owner of Pie in the Sky Tours, Jaxon Wheeler loved flying tourists over the beautiful forests of Daniel Boone National Park. He's great at his job. But at promoting his business? Not so much. To avoid bankruptcy, he needs help from a clever advertising agent.

He doesn't expect that help to be Lena, his sister's college friend from Brooklyn, the one who drank too much and called him...that doesn't matter. She hates the outdoors and flying, but she's hotter than an August day in Kentucky. How's a city girl supposed to do anything for his business? And how's he supposed to ignore those luscious red lips?

Lena Bosko just landed a great new advertising job, but her first client is none other than her friend's brother, Jaxon, the guy she'd once called ... well, that doesn't matter. She can help turn his business around, but first, she'll have to go flying with him -- and she's terrified of flying.

What could be worse – air sickness in a combination hot air balloon and death trap -- or losing her heart to a country boy?
07
**Winner - 2016 Imadjinn Award for Best Romance!**

After losing her husband and only child to the ravages of the Civil War, twenty-five-year-old Portia McAllister is drowning in grief. When she sees an ad for a live-in tutor in another town, she leaves everything behind in hopes of making a fresh start. But as a Confederate widow in a Union household, she is met with resentment from her new charge and her employer, war veteran Beau Stanford.

Despite their differences, she and Beau find common ground and the stirrings of a second chance at love—until his late wife’s cousin, Lydia, arrives with her sights set on him. Burdened with a farm on the brink of bankruptcy, Beau is tempted by Lydia’s hefty dowry, though Portia has captured his heart.

In another time and another place, his choice would be easy. But love seems impossible amid the simmering chaos of Reconstruction that could boil over at any moment into an all-out battle for survival. Will Beau and Portia find their way into each other’s arms, or will they be swept away by raging forces beyond their control?

Award Winning Romance!

Finish the Damn Book Contest (Chesapeake Romance Writers) - 2nd place Historical Category

Dixie Kane Memorial Contest (Southern Louisiana RWA Chapter) - 3rd place Historical Category

Heart of the West Contest (Utah Chapter Romance Writers) - 4th place Historical Category
08
To love again, he’ll either sink or swim.

There’s only one person Gabriel Castillo has always aspired to be – his father, an expert sea lion trainer at New York Aquarium. Then tragedy strikes. Now he must step into his father’s shoes, take care of his mother, and cut ties in a dead-end relationship.

He’s resigned to being single and 100% work-focused until Harper Wheeler arrives. The new tour guide from Kentucky draws him in like a fish on a hook, but he has to concentrate on his job if he wants to continue his father’s legacy. Getting swept up in Harper’s southern charms will just complicate things. So why can’t he stay away?

Harper had dreamed of spreading her wings to get out of Kentucky and away from her dead-end life there. She jumps at the chance to work at New York Aquarium, and she has no desire to get weighed down with a boyfriend anytime soon.

The sexy Cuban sea lion trainer is making that really difficult, but he can’t see what a great guy he really is. Should she risk her heart trying to convince him otherwise?
09
The votes are in, but their hearts are on the line.

As a member of Love’s most prominent family, Helena Davis enjoys traveling the world as a corporate lawyer. When she loses her job and her father suffers a stroke, Helena is forced to return to Love to take care of him. To keep the family’s influence intact, he asks her to take his place in the upcoming election for his vacant council seat. It shouldn’t be a challenge. But this time, there’s a real contender – her ex-boyfriend, Sean.

Sean Dixon thought he’d seen the last of Helena when she turned down his marriage proposal and left town years ago. Now that she’s back and so sure of her victory, he’s determined to win that seat on the council. The people of Love are tired of the Davis family’s corrupt politics. He’ll prove to her that he’s more than just a history teacher and widowed single father. Even if it takes uncovering family secrets and some good, old-fashioned blackmail.

Will his plan backfire? Or could it rekindle a fire between them that never quite burned out?

Indulge in this standalone installment of the Lovers Landing Novella series.
8 romance authors. 8 couples. 8 chances to fall in love with...Love, GA.

At The Next Table by Leanne Davis
Sweet on Love by Christina Butrum
The Long Route by Kiersten Modglin
The Marriage Sham by Marika Ray
Playing For Keeps by Marie Savage
He Said, She Said by Savannah Sloan
Fifty-Fifty by Kelsie Rae
Too Close to Call by Mysti Parker
10
In Tallenmere, fate has a way of catching up with you...

Somewhere, hidden in the waters of the Southern Sea, lies an island unlike any other. Within the amber glow of its pyrogem-laden cliffs, legend says the very heart of the dragon god Drae keeps the island, and its occupants, alive.

Loralee Munroviel, daughter of Leogard's High Priestess Arianne, had no idea what she would face when she arrived by boat ten years ago and was left alone in exile. All she knew about Draekoria's inhabitants was written in one tattered notebook. Now, her life revolves around keeping Drae's descendants happy. Never in her life did she imagine being a Dragon Keeper.

Captain Igrorio Everlyn, known as Sir Robert to his unit of Holy Paladins, has faced his share of hell, battling the evils of Emperor Sarvonn's tyranny and the dark god Tyr's abominations. But none of that compares to the ten years of hell he's been without Loralee, presumed dead.

One freak storm changes everything. Now the two of them must fight to reestablish the delicate balance of the island before the dragons take things into their own hands. Through it all, they discover the secrets that kept them, and their hearts, exiled for a decade.