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Erika Kelly is an award-winning author of contemporary romance novels.

She writes sensual, steamy and emotive tales that take her readers into an entirely different world.

A wife to a loving husband and a mother to four beautiful children, Erika currently lives in the Southwest with her family.

She is a recipient of the 2014 Romance Writers of America Golden Heart® Award in Contemporary for the novel Too Good to Be True (Mine for Now), and the 2011 Romance Writers of America Golden Heart® Award in Young Adult Fiction for Irresistible.

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Genres: Contemporary , Romance



  1. Build-A-Book: A Prewriting Process (2018)

Rock Star Romance Series

  1. You Really Got Me (2015)
  2. I Want You To Want Me (2015)
  3. Take Me Home Tonight (2016)
  4. More Than a Feeling (2017)

Wild Love Series

  1. Mine for Now (2016)
  2. Mine for the Week (2017)

Calamity Falls Small Town Romance

  1. Keep On Loving You (2018)
  2. We Belong Together (2018)
  3. The Very Thought of You (2019)
  4. Just The Way You Are (2019)
  5. It Was Always You (2020)
  6. Can't Help Falling In Love (2020)
  7. Come Away With Me (2020)
  8. Whole Lotta Love (2021)
  9. You're Still The One (2021)

Detailed book overview


Build-A-Book: A Prewriting Process

Do you want to be able to write a book faster?

Regardless of whether you’re a plotter or a pantser, this book is just for you, as it will teach you how to come up with an amazing first draft.

Written by award-winning author Erika Kelly, this guide highlights the most vital lessons taught by the great story analysts.

By the time you complete the book, your knowledge of the prewriting process will enable you to create complete characters and a plot map that will follow the tale and relationship arcs.

Even better is that you’ll do it in the shortest time possible.

No more gazing at blank pages.

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2018
ISBN: 978-0998517735
Publisher: EK Publishing

Rock Star Romance Series

You Really Got Me

Emmie Valencia would love nothing more than to become the hottest band manager in the music business.

Determined to convert her potential into reality, she journeys to Austin, Texas.

Slater Vaughn, the sexy lead singer of a rock band, doesn’t have any problems spiking heart rates.

His band has however been stagnant in recent years.

So when Emmie, his bandmate’s sister, agrees to manage them for free in exchange for living with them, she secures the band a place in the biggest music festival in Texas.

When attractions are formed, will Slater manage to convince Emmie that he can be both a rock star and a passionate companion?

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2015
ISBN: 978-1955462044
Publisher: EK Publishing
I Want You To Want Me

Derek Valencia can finally enjoy the fruits of his labor, having made a name for his band in the music industry with their debut album.

However, when compromising pictures of him are widely circulated, Derek is given someone to keep close tabs on him, and ensure that he stays out of trouble.

Violet Davis vowed to never return to the music business again.

But when she is presented with a generous offer to “babysit” a rock star, the former foster girl accepts, knowing that she’ll finally fulfill her dreams of owning a home.

Nevertheless, can a farm girl yearning for security even settle for a guy who’s never around?

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2015
ISBN: 978-1955462051
Publisher: EK Publishing
Take Me Home Tonight

On the outside, Calix Bourbon seems like quite an individualist person.

But in truth, he is just a committed guy determined to glue together his broken family while working as a session musician.

So when Blue Fire brings him on to replace their keyboardist, Calix is set on maximizing the opportunity.

If only he wasn’t getting distracted by the band’s stunning personal chef.

Mimi may work as the personal chef for Blue Fire, but her sights are firmly set on auditioning for a tv cooking show.

Although she doesn’t have the skills to succeed in the competition, Calix can teach her a few things in the kitchen—and bedroom.

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2016
ISBN: ‎978-1955462068
Publisher: EK Publishing
More Than a Feeling

Cooper Hood vowed to never set foot in his hometown that never saw him as any different from his junkie mother.

However, while on a countrywide tour with his band, he receives a shocking call that forces him to return to Snowberry, Montana for the first time in a decade.

What shocking revelation does his mother have in store for him?

Abandoned by the talent she hired right before the yearly Huckleberry Festival at her resort, Daisy Charbonneau turns to her high school crush for help.

As Cooper and Daisy work together, feelings deepen.

But will their passion survive, considering that Cooper has no intentions of staying in Snowberry?

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2017
ISBN: 978-0985990473
Publisher: EK Publishing

Wild Love Series

Mine for Now

Nicole O’Donnell knows that people never change, having learnt so from her alcoholic mom and ex-boyfriend.

Dylan McCaffrey isn’t welcome in his Colorado hometown thanks to his junkie mom.

So when he joins the leading university in the nation, it’s a new chapter that he is more than willing to embrace.

However, given how his mom is used to counting on him, Dylan knows that he can never lose sight of his responsibilities.

Although Nicole and Dylan try to avoid each other, fate brings them together.

However, will Dylan’s newfound desire distract him from his responsibilities, making him lose everything?

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2016
ISBN: 978-0985990435
Publisher: EK Publishing
Mine for the Week

Ryan O’Donnell’s life would be nothing without discipline. How else could he have become the nation’s leading collegiate shortstop?
Nonetheless, his desperation to run away from his reality for a week sees him end up in a singles resort with his friends.
There, he meets HER.
Disappointed after making a startling discovery about her siblings’ plans, Sophie Valentine retreats to a spring break holiday with her friends.
Although she just wanted to run away from her reality for a while, she never expected to encounter HIM.
It should have been nothing more than a spring break fling.
They lead completely different lives.
Will they just let go of this special connection?

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2017
ISBN: 978-0985990459
Publisher: EK Publishing

Calamity Falls Small Town Romance

Keep On Loving You

With his ex returning to town for a wedding, Fin Bowie is looking to win back the girl he lost six years ago.

However, when his text makes him a worldwide meme, Fin becomes labeled as The World’s Worst Boyfriend.

Calliope Bell has no intentions of reigniting her romantic relationship with Fin.

However, when things go south, Calliope finds herself stuck in her hometown for the summer, rather than being in the New York art scene.

Although she makes the most out of her stay, Calliope and Fin seem to be avoiding each other—until a judge’s sentence changes everything.

NB: This book was previously published as The World's Worst Boyfriend.

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2018
ISBN: 978-1677318711
Publisher: Independently published
We Belong Together

Will Bowie’s preparations for the Olympics are disrupted after a toddler crashes into his life.

Although he believes that he is still in control, things change when a beautiful chef comes knocking on his door.

Traveling a long way from home to participate in a cooking competition, chef Delilah Lua hopes to win and revive her dreams.

Once she triumphs, she’ll return to the capital and open her own restaurant.

However, what she didn’t anticipate was getting an irresistible roommate.

Will won’t let his heart get broken again, while Delilah has childhood dreams to pursue.

How will their story end?

NB: This book was previously published as The Heartless Boyfriend.

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2018
ISBN: 978-1677316656
Publisher: Independently published
The Very Thought of You

When Gray Bowie fell for his best friend’s girlfriend, he concealed his feelings pretty well.

But then he lost both of them…

Perfecting her skills as a couture wedding dress designer, Knox Holliday simply can’t wait for her debut.

Her hopes are however diminished after a terrible accident destroys her collection; one caused by Gray Bowie.

Devastated by his actions, Gray helps Knox rebuild her career.

As they work together, exoneration creeps in—and so does love.

However, when Knox’s old flame returns with opportunities that Gray can’t match, Gray knows he’ll have to fight hard to win her heart.

NB: This book was previously published as The Careless Boyfriend.

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2019
ISBN: 978-1677305605
Publisher: Independently published
Just The Way You Are

When Princess Rosalina learns about her fiancé’s unfaithfulness, she flies halfway across the world, to the land of sexy cowboys, where she intends to fulfill all her desires.

Brodie Bowie doesn’t know when and how he became an outcast.

With everyone around him in a serious relationship, Brodie fails to understand why anyone would be exclusive when being a bachelor is so much fun.

Although he doesn’t have any intentions of ever settling down, the spirited chemist makes him think otherwise.

She however only wants a summer fling before going back to being a princess.

But the thing about rules is that they are meant to be broken.

NB: This book was previously published as The Reluctant Boyfriend.

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2019
ISBN: 978-1677310388
Publisher: Independently published
It Was Always You

Although Gigi Cavanaugh is Cassian Ellis’s childhood love, she was forbidden, as her father was his mentor.

Vowing to make him ascend to pro football, all Cassian had to do was stay away from her.

And during senior high, he ended things badly.

Nearly a decade later, Cassian returns for some charity work in an effort to rebuild his image.

Forced to work with the faultless pop star, the press continually follows the duo.

Cassian will stop at nothing to make Gigi his.

Nevertheless, will the leaked photos and controversial headlines about the playboy quarterback ruining the morally upright pop star destroy their dreams?

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2020
ISBN: 978-0998517797
Publisher: EK Publishing
Can't Help Falling In Love

Beckett O’Neill decides to let loose after retiring from pro sports, enjoying the jet-set life with no strings attached.
However, when he crosses paths with a woman he had a one night stand with in Vegas, Beckett shockingly learns that he is a father.
Coco Cavanaugh’s dreams of starting a business were shattered after a night of passion with a sexy stranger ended in pregnancy.
Although she has since created a stable and blissful life for her five-year-old daughter, her world turns upside down when she meets the stranger again.
Will the reunion result in another one-night stand, or the start of something special for Beckett and Coco?

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2020
ISBN: 978-0999258538
Publisher: EK Publishing
Come Away With Me

The last thing that single mom Skylar James wants to do is to get attracted to the tattooed artist working in her brother’s motorcycle repair shop.
Her son and her flourishing enterprise as an image consultant are her biggest priorities.
However, when he requests her to help his widowed mom, the two find themselves on an unexpected road trip.

Jinx Costello fell in love with Skylar the moment he arrived in Calamity, Wyoming.
She however wouldn't give him a chance.
But as they go on a road trip together, Skylar discovers about her hidden feelings for Jinx.
Will this good-looking loner finally win over the heart of the dedicated single mom?

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2020
ISBN: 978-0999258545
Publisher: EK Publishing
Whole Lotta Love

Determined to rebuild her career after losing her job at Maui’s most elegant restaurant, chef Lulu Cavanaugh applies to host a cooking show, hoping that it will help propel her to executive chef status.

Sent to rehabilitate at the acclaimed clinic in Calamity, Wyoming following a career threatening injury, quarterback Alexander Wilder accepts an offer to host a new cooking show in order to stay in the limelight.

Forced to co-host the cooking show with Lulu, who aced her audition, both Xander and Lulu compete to outshine the other.

However, when feelings are ignited, will the heat be too hot to handle?

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2021
ISBN: 978-0999258552
Publisher: EK Publishing
You're Still The One

Heading back home after a seven-year self-inflicted absence, Stella Cavanaugh returns with the hope of redeeming herself by planning an unforgettable wedding for her sister.

However, the one thing she is avoiding is encountering Griffin James, the guy with the keys to her heart, more so after she ruined what they had.

Inked bike owner Griffin James lives with a teenage boy while his father is on deployment.

However, because the kid’s grandparents want to snatch him from his rogue-looking host, Griffin has to keep a low profile.

But that becomes difficult when Stella disrupts their lives.

Will their relationship work, given how what brings them together also pushes them apart?

Author: Erika Kelly
First Release: 2021
ISBN: 978-1955462037
Publisher: EK Publishing