Latest books by Sue Lilley

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I hope you enjoy reading my sexy contemporary romance novels, as much as I enjoy writing them.

My fast-paced stories have realistic characters with hopes, dreams, temptations and impossible dilemmas. I hope these fabulous reviews will entice you to read on...

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Snowdrops and Stardust

Was he on a promise or just so used to girls falling at his feet he couldn’t tell the difference? Lust at first sight was more his thing than good old-fashioned love but she was stirring something forgotten.

Who doesn’t dream of being the girl he gives it all up for? If you love a rock-star romance, you won’t want to miss this captivating short story.

(praise from reviewers)

Three days that can only be described as magical. It’s incredibly relatable – who hasn’t wondered about changing their life drastically, or felt some huge pull toward a different lifestyle when given a taste of it. Aiden can’t tell if Marianne recognizes him yet his charm breaks her down and they end up in a relationship. The book handles all of this excellently, and the ending wrapped things up perfectly and couldn’t have been better. My official rating is 4 out of 4 stars, and I’d highly recommend it to anyone who loves romance with a twist …

Marianne steals the show and I like how her character makes the book flow at a steady pace. Aiden is the spark and magic of the book. The author shows expertise writing with a keen insight of how to bring a story to life to fulfil both of the main characters long term needs and wants in a very romantic cozy unexpected way … Reading Alley

New author to me and I will be looking for more of her books. The story line just kept me turning the pages. I had to know what was going to happen to Aiden and Marianne. This is a short story so a great bedtime read … Reading Alley

If this book was a full length it would be seriously awesome. I absolutely loved the way the two meet and the chemistry between them … Reading Alley

A lovely and engaging read (although I would have loved a sequel) that has a realistic ending and features lively characters. This is a great read if you want something to sink into before bed. The writing is tight and the characters are realistic and easy to sympathise with, and the setting and descriptions are lovely … Goodreads

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Painting Rainbows

“I was a fantasy. A nice memory. People like you don’t need a pot of gold at the end of their rainbow.”

A bittersweet short story for lovers of sensual contemporary romance – unique and captivating with an emotional twist you won’t want to miss. 

(praise from reviewers)

A chance meeting between two childhood friends. A summer of fun and romance. And a promise to meet again next summer. Seems like a story we’ve all heard before. But it’s in the delivery that made the difference for me. A very well written story. And though it’s short, I still can’t help but feel emotional at the twist in the end. You’ll have to read this to know why… Reading Alley

Painting Rainbows is a fragment of life. The story slapped me in the face and showed me reality. Full of content but not lacking in form. It was able to develop an impact. It was written with elegance, a perfect masterpiece… Reading Alley

Though this is a short story, I enjoyed it a lot. Painting Rainbows is unexpected, both in the interesting story that unraveled and in the ending that was presented. Being a fan of twists, I love the one that is revealed here. I like the author’s writing style and voice. Well worth a read… Reading Alley

It was a unique short story. The storyline was captivating and the characters were of note. The best line in this book for me though is this: “I was a fantasy, Joel. A nice memory. People like you don’t need a pot of gold at the end of their rainbow.” And it just struck a chord in me. I was moved and when I read the last word, I became devastated because I really wanted more. Good read. Lovely effort… Reading Alley

I read it twice. That’s how much I enjoyed it. Painting Rainbows is a short story but don’t be deceived by it. It packs a very interesting storyline, a sweet and sensual romance, and an intricate plot that slowly unravels with an ending that will leave you feeling astounded. I like every aspect of how the author wrote the story. The characters were portrayed with great chemistry you’ll be immediately drawn to them and root for them all the way. Quite simply, an amazing story… Reading Alley

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High Hopes

“It was one stolen night. He was my soulmate and I’d never felt more alive. I couldn’t tell him I got pregnant. It would’ve ruined everything. But now his daughter wants to meet him and I need to make things right.” Another tear escaped down her cheek. “Everybody’s going to hate me.”

Three friends are rocked when a 20-year secret blows their world apart. Steamy, passionate, and unpredictable. If you like sizzling love triangles you won’t want to miss it.

(praise from reviewers)

Fresh, original, and believable. There are some shocking twists. The ending was sweet and satisfying, and probably not what one would expect from a typical romance novel… Indie Book Reviewers

Her dialogue has the ring of authenticity. The theme may be sad, but Lilley brings a certain exuberance to her narrative. A genuinely touching read. A fine absorbing love story from a talented author, High Hopes confirms Lilley’s place as an exciting new voice in Romantic Fiction. Highly recommended… BookViral

Unique and unpredictable. This book was terrific! Once I started reading I didn’t want to stop. The themes of love, life, betrayal, and overall challenges were handled with respect and felt authentic. Definitely not your run-of-the-mill love story, but still real, poignant, and moving. Recommend for fans of drama and romance… Indie Book Reviewers  

Excellent! I thoroughly enjoyed “High Hopes.” It’s honest, touching and funny, with an exciting plot of close friendship, sexual desire and secrets. We recommend High Hopes to all our chick lit readers that love a sassy, witty, sexy and smart read… Chicklit Cafe

Riveting, imaginative, and well- crafted. A really good read that I’d recommend to mature fans of romantic drama… Indie Book Reviewers 

The writing is easy to get lost in. For me the real hero was Dixie – I kept thinking what I would do if I were her. This novel is broad in themes and isn’t just a simple romance novel. I was almost in tears at a few points and loved that the characters were flawed, and so human, relatable and real… Indie Book Reviewers  

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Another Summer

Another Summer

Evie stood transfixed by his mouth and the thought of what it was going to do. She felt dizzy and tried to laugh at herself. What was she, sixteen again? It was only a song and he was a performer. He got paid to make people feel like that. But she still wanted him. It was a terrifying cocktail of guilt and excitement…

The heat of passion and the bitter sting of betrayal from an exciting new voice in Women’s Fiction, Another Summer is the sizzling second-chances page-turner you won’t want to miss.

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The story is fast paced and it’s interesting to read how the plot twists unravel themselves. There are steamy and passionate intimate scenes aplenty. Another great feature is its unpredictability which will keep the reader hooked till the end. This is a story that holds immense appeal for readers who like plots containing sizzling love triangles…

Evie doesn’t know that Joe is on his way to win her back, what will she do? Choose a summer romance with Jake or try to fix her marriage? This was a new author for me and I love the way she made the characters come to life… Reading Alley

I was pleasantly surprised with this book and how well it sucked me in. I couldn’t stop reading this. I enjoyed the story about two people who were forced into adulthood too young. I highly recommend this. It will make you think… Chick-lit Review

Another Summer has a steady pace that makes it easy to read without losing focus. The author has a powerful voice for story-telling. The suspense was fantastic. It didn’t end how I originally expected… Reading Alley

A must-read YA Romance novel, Another Summer is the debut release from author Sue Lilley who proves an exciting new voice in Women’s Fiction. Lilley delivers through a combination of pure escapism and a deft pen in keeping with the best of Contemporary Romance. Jake and Joe are polls apart which makes the relationship dynamics infinitely more intriguing. The intimate interludes are pitch perfect and sure to leave readers a little breathless! A sterling debut which promises good things to come from Lilley, Another Summer should be at the top of your list for Summer Romance novels and is strongly recommended… BookViral

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