“He did it. I’ll prove it. My body’s reaction to him be damned.” - Fiadh

The worst day of my life was when I lost my best friend—the leader of our band. In that dark moment, a phone conversation I overhear with our coldhearted label owner leads me to believe Asher was responsible for Landry’s death.


For two years, I wait to prove the arrogant man was behind it, clashing with him at every turn.


But when a snowstorm leaves me stranded at his house, I finally have the chance to unearth his deepest secrets.


I just wasn’t expecting them to be a sweet daughter and a host of employees who adore him.


As the ice outside thickens and the heat inside ignites, I’m unprepared for the tender feelings that come from seeing beyond Asher’s stoic mask to the scarred man beneath it.


I’m even more unprepared for the love he extends and the acceptance his family offers.


When a shadow sneaks inside the walls, threatening to leave a mark on his family, it's Asher’s fierce determination to protect me that finally unravels my heart.


But will it be in time to keep from losing the most important people in my life once again?

Release date: April 12, 2023

Publisher: LJ Evans Books

Print pages: 400

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Green Jewel
LJ Evans
10 hours, 46 minutes
August 8, 2023
Podium Audio




Behind the book

Five HEA stories in five months, are you ready for it?

The epic saga two years in the making is finally here! With an all-female rock band and the alpha heroes who steal their hearts, The Painted Daisies might just leave you breathless.

March 15th - SWEET MEMORY, is a second-chance, opposite-sides-of-the-track story. The world’s sweetest rock star falls for a troubled music producer whose past comes back to haunt them.

April 12th - GREEN JEWEL is an enemies-to-lovers, single-dad romance. He did it. She’ll prove it. Her body’s reaction to him be damned.

May 17th - CHERRY BRANDY is an opposites-attract, forbidden romance. Being on the run with only one bed is no excuse to touch her…until touching is the only choice.

June 14th - BLUE MARGUERITE, a frenemy, second-chance, celebrity romance. She’ll never forgive him for humiliating her. Not even when he offers the answers her family desperately seeks.

July 12th - ROYAL HAZE, is the stunning conclusion to the series. It’s an antihero, secret society romance. He was ready to torture, steal, and kill to defend the world he believed in. What he wasn’t prepared for…was her.

Get ready to be swept away!

Each full-length novel has a different HEA couple and a completed suspense plot, but the series is best read from book one to keep track of the overarching murder mystery.

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