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Samantha Young - Author

About the Author

Samantha Young is a 27-year-old Scottish book addict who graduated from the University of Edinburgh. She currently lives in Scotland. Her previous novels, On Dublin Street, Down London Road and the novella Until Fountain Bridge, are also published by Penguin.

Featured books by Samantha Young

Echoes of Scotland Street

Echoes of Scotland Street

Author: Samantha Young Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/01/2015

Shannon MacLeod has always gone for the wrong type of man. After she drifted from one toxic relationship to the next, her last boyfriend gave her a wake-up call in the worst possible way. With her world shattered, she's sworn off men - especially those of the bad-boy variety. Cole Walker is exactly the sort that Shannon wants to avoid - gorgeous, tattooed, charming, and cocky. But his rough exterior hides a good man - one who's determined to pull Shannon from her self-imposed solitude and win her heart. As Shannon begins to open up, the passion between them ignites to blazing levels. But when her past comes back to haunt her, her fears may destroy the trust Cole has built between them - and tear them apart for good ...

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Before Jamaica Lane

Before Jamaica Lane

Author: Samantha Young Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/01/2014

Before Jamaica Lane is the brilliant romantic follow-up to On Dublin Street and Down London Road from bestselling author Samantha Young. Edinburgh was going to be a fresh start for Olivia Holloway. Crippled by shyness around the opposite sex, Olivia nevertheless meets gorgeous postgraduate Nate Sawyer and decides it is time to push her fears aside. Before long, Olivia and Nate form a close friendship and she finds herself confessing her deepest secrets, and Nate, being her best friend, offers to teach her the art of flirting. As Olivia and Nate's friendship turns intense it soon blossoms into a passionate love affair. For the first time Olivia opens her heart but what she doesn't realise is that Nate has his own fears and just when she finds herself hopelessly falling for him, Nate's past returns to haunt him. Will Nate have the courage to confide in Olivia, or will he cut and run? And can Olivia face up to her own fears and keep him? Before Jamaica Lane charts the love trials of characters introduced in Samantha Young's bestselling prequel, On Dublin Street, and Down London Road. Praise for Samantha Young: Scotland's answer to E.L. James . (Sunday Post). This steamy romance is mysterious, all-consuming and pretty damn good . (Closer). This extraordinary debut combines a true gift for storytelling with a liberal dose of racy encounters. But what really sets it apart is exquisite characterisation, so vivid that the cast seeps into the reader's psyche . (Daily Record). Samantha Young is a 27-year-old Scottish book addict who graduated from the University of Edinburgh. She currently lives in Scotland. Her previous novels, On Dublin Street, Down London Road and the novella, Until Fountain Bridge, are also published by Penguin.

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Other books by Samantha Young

Dublin Street/ London Road

Dublin Street/ London Road

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 27/06/2016

Die beiden Mega-Bestseller in einem E-Book Bundle!Band 1: Dublin Street - Gefahrliche SehnsuchtJocelyn Butler ist jung, sexy und allein. Seit sie ihre gesamte Familie bei einem Unfall verloren hat, vertraut sie niemandem mehr. Braden Carmichael wei was er will und wie er es bekommt. Doch diesmal hat der attraktive Schotte ein Problem: Die kratzbrstige Jocelyn treibt ihn mit ihren Geheimnissen in den Wahnsinn. Zusammen sind sie wie Streichholz und Benzinkanister. Hochexplosiv. Bis zu dem Tag, als Braden mehr will als eine Affre und Jocelyn sich entscheiden muss, ob sie jemals wieder ihr Herz verschenken kann.Band 2: London Road - Geheime LeidenschaftJohanna Walker ist jung, attraktiv und kann sich vor Verehrern kaum retten. Aber jeder sieht nur ihre Schnheit, niemand kennt ihr Geheimnis. Sie will mit ihrem kleinen Bruder der Armut und der Gewalt in ihrer Familie entfliehen. Daher sucht Johanna einen soliden Mann, gutsituiert und zuverlssig. Stattdessen begegnet sie Cameron McCabe - gutaussehend, arrogant und irgendwie gefhrlich. Gefhrlich sexy. Er ist der Einzige, der wirklich in ihr Innerstes blicken will. Wird es ihm gelingen, ihre Mauer aus Zweifeln zu berwinden?

King's Way

King's Way

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 14/03/2016

Rain hat nur einen Menschen in ihrem Leben, den sie bedingungslos liebt, und der sie genauso zuruckliebt: ihre Schwester Darcy. Nachdem Darcy am Ende einer Beziehung vollig am Boden ist, schwort Rain sich, Darcy nie wieder im Stich zu lassen. Auch wenn es bedeutet ihr eigenes Gluck hintenanzustellen. Doch die ganz groe Liebe voller Leidenschaft und Romantik ist ohnehin nicht in Sicht. Craig Lanaghan ist es sicherlich nicht. Der heie Barkeeper ist ein Frauenheld, das sieht Rain sofort. Ihm wird sie niemals vertrauen. Als Craig die schne Fremde das erste Mal in der Bar sieht, ist er sofort von ihr fasziniert. Und bald schon merkt er, dass Rain Alexander nicht nur eine weitere Nummer auf seiner langen Liste von One-Night-Stands sein kann. Dazu ist sie zu stolz, zu besonders und viel zu sexy. Diese Frau will er nie mehr gehen lassen. Er ist bereit sich grundlegend zu ndern. Wenn Rain nur nicht so stur wre

Valentine

Valentine

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 30/11/2015

Nach mehreren Jahren Beziehung, ein paar Kindern und mit Fulltimejobs ist es gar nicht so einfach das Feuer in einer Beziehung zu behalten. Was ware da besser, als ein romantisches Date am Valentinstag? Nur blod, wenn man die Kinder huten muss, oder der Mann noch bis spat bei der Arbeit sitzt. Die beliebten Paare aus den Edinburgh-Love-Stories haben eben auch so ihre Problemchen. Aber wer wusste besser als Jocelyn & Braden, Ellie & Adam, Johanna & Cameron, Olivia & Nate, Hannah & Marco und Shannon & Cole, dass man fur seine Liebe kampfen muss und auf gar keinen Fall aufgeben darf? Damit im Alltag keine Langeweile aufkommt, haben alle Paare unterschiedlich Valentinstags-Plane und so viel ist klar: Zwar sind sie keine Zwanzig mehr, aber das heit noch lange nicht, dass die Nachte nicht immer noch hei sein konnen. Einfach ein unvergesslicher Valentinstag.

One King's Way

One King's Way

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 03/11/2015

The New York Times bestselling author of On Dublin Street returns to the bar where it all began with Braden and Joss for a white-hot new novella full of passion and drama. When he's not working at the club, Craig Lanaghan looks out for his mother and little sisters. So when it comes to women, all he wants is a good time. But once Rain Alexander walks into his life, there's no denying that this woman could be worth much more than a one-night stand. Rain's lifelong regret is having left her sister Darcy alone years ago with a guardian who turned out to be abusive. So when Darcy's boyfriend publicly humiliates her in a cruel way, Rain's overprotective instincts kick in and she follows him to Club 39where she meets a guy who just might be her perfect match. The chemistry between Rain and Craig is explosive, but Rain is out for revenge, and refuses to be sidetracked by flirtation. As things between them heat up, she'll have to make a heartbreaking choice between giving in to the man of her dreams or putting her sister's happiness first. Praise for the On Dublin Street series ';Really sexy.'USA Today ';Young writes stories that stay with you long after you flip that last page.'Under the CoversFrom the eBook edition.

One King's Way

One King's Way

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 03/11/2015

The New York Times bestselling author of On Dublin Street returns to the bar where it all began with Braden and Joss for a white-hot new novella full of passion and drama.When he's not working at the club, Craig Lanaghan looks out for his mother and little sisters. So when it comes to women, all he wants is a good time. But once Rain Alexander walks into his life, there's no denying that this woman could be worth much more than a one-night stand . . . Rain's lifelong regret is having left her sister Darcy alone years ago with a guardian who turned out to be abusive. So when Darcy's boyfriend publicly humiliates her in a cruel way, Rain's overprotective instincts kick in and she follows him to Club 39 - where she meets a guy who just might be her perfect match.The chemistry between Rain and Craig is explosive, but Rain is out for revenge, and refuses to be sidetracked by flirtation. As things between them heat up, she'll have to make a heartbreaking choice between giving in to the man of her dreams or putting her sister's happiness first . . . Praise for the On Dublin Street series'Scotland's EL James' - Sunday Post 'Really sexy.' - USA Today'Young writes stories that stay with you long after you flip that last page.' - Under the Covers

One King's Way

One King's Way

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 03/11/2015

The New York Times bestselling author of On Dublin Street returns to the bar where it all began with Braden and Joss for a white-hot new novella full of passion and drama. When he's not working at the club, Craig Lanaghan looks out for his mother and little sisters. So when it comes to women, all he wants is a good time. But once Rain Alexander walks into his life, there's no denying that this woman could be worth much more than a one-night stand. Rain's lifelong regret is having left her sister Darcy alone years ago with a guardian who turned out to be abusive. So when Darcy's boyfriend publicly humiliates her in a cruel way, Rain's overprotective instincts kick in and she follows him to Club 39where she meets a guy who just might be her perfect match. The chemistry between Rain and Craig is explosive, but Rain is out for revenge, and refuses to be sidetracked by flirtation. As things between them heat up, she'll have to make a heartbreaking choice between giving in to the man of her dreams or putting her sister's happiness first. Praise for the On Dublin Street series ';Really sexy.'USA Today ';Young writes stories that stay with you long after you flip that last page.'Under the Covers

Pe strada Jamaica

Pe strada Jamaica

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 11/08/2015

De la autoarea bestsellerurilor Pe strada Dublin si Pe strada Londra.O simplA lecE ie de seducE ie între doi prieteni se poate transforma în mult mai mult...În ciuda firii sale sociabile, Olivia nu se simte deloc în siguranE A în preajma bA rbaE ilor. Dar odatA cu mutarea la Edinburgh, începe o nouA viaE A .Nate Sawyer e un jucA tor fermecA tor, care nu-E i ia niciodatA vreun angajament faE A de nimeni.AE a cA atunci când Olivia apeleazA la el, Nate se oferA sA o iniE ieze în arta seducE iei, iar legA tura lor se transformA curând într-o poveste de dragoste pasionalA .ÎnsA Nate nu pare dispus sA -E i trA deze convingerile E i riscA astfel sA piardA pentru totdeauna iubirea vieE ii sale...„Ochii îi strA lucirA când înE elese ce-i spuneam E i ne-am îndreptat spre ieE ire. I-am trimis un mesaj lui Jo, spunându-i cA plecA m E i am mers repede, în tA cere, pânA pe strada Jamaica. Sus, în dormitor, unde începuse, de fapt, toatA povestea, am fA cut dragoste cu Nate încet, promiE ându-i cu fiecare parte din mine cA acel apoi pe care îl gA siserA m împreunA ... ei, bine... era pentru totdeauna.“

Nightingale Way - Romantische Nachte

Nightingale Way - Romantische Nachte

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 10/07/2015

Er will seine Vergangenheit vergessen. Sie zeigt ihm den Weg in eine neue Zukunft. Logan MacLeod sa zwei Jahre im Gefngnis, weil er seine Schwester beschtzen wollte. Jetzt ist er frei, hat einen guten Job und jede Menge Dates, die ihn seine Vergangenheit vergessen lassen. Auch Grace Farquhar wei ihre neue Freiheit zu schtzen. Seit sie ihrer lieblosen Familie entkommen ist, geniet sie ihr Leben - wre da nicht ihr neuer Nachbar Logan, dessen ausschweifendes Liebesleben sie jede Nacht um den Schlaf bringt. Mit diesem Aufreier will Grace nichts zu tun haben, auch wenn er noch so sexy ist. Doch dann nimmt Logans Leben eine dramatische Wendung, und Grace muss sich fragen, ob hinter Logans verfhrerischer harter Schale nicht doch ein weicher Kern steckt Ein neuer Band der Edinburgh-Love-Stories - von der Queen of Hearts and Bad Boys

Moonlight on Nightingale Way

Moonlight on Nightingale Way

Author: Samantha Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2015

Logan from Echoes of Scotland Street is back with his own smouldering story, as the bestselling On Dublin Street series returns... Logan spent two years paying for the mistakes he made. Now, he's ready to start over. He has a great apartment, a good job, and plenty of women to distract him from his past. And one woman who is driving him to distraction... Grace escaped her manipulative family by moving to a new city. Her new life, made to suit her own needs, is almost perfect. All she needs to do is find her Mr. Right-or at least figure out a way to ignore her irresistible yet annoying womanizer of a neighbor. Grace is determined to have nothing to do with Logan until a life-changing surprise slowly begins turning the wild heartbreaker into exactly the kind of strong, stable man she's been searching for. Only just when she begins to give into his charms, her own messy past threatens to derail everything they've worked to build... Praise for the On Dublin Street series: 'Scotland's answer to E.L. James. Steamy romance . . . mysterious, all-consuming and pretty damn good' Closer 'Ridiculously incendiary chemistry.' - Dear Author 'Humor, heartbreak, drama, and passion.' - The Reading Cafe 'A true gift for storytelling with a liberal dose of racy encounters. But what really sets it apart is exquisite characterisation, so vivid that the cast seeps into the reader's psyche' - Daily Record 'Heartwarming, sizzling and captivating. . . . [Young's characters] are complex, a little flawed, and at their core good people struggling to make it in this crazy world. . . . Young creates steamy scenes that sizzle with just the right amount of details.' - Caffeinated Book Reviewer

Moonlight on Nightingale Way

Moonlight on Nightingale Way

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 02/06/2015

Logan from Echoes of Scotland Street is back with his own smoldering story, as the New York Times bestselling On Dublin Street series returnsLogan spent two years paying for the mistakes he made. Now, hes ready to start over. He has a great apartment, a good job, and plenty of women to distract him from his past. And one woman who is driving him to distractionGrace escaped her manipulative family by moving to a new city. Her new life, made to suit her own needs, is almost perfect. All she needs to do is find her Mr. Rightor at least figure out a way to ignore her irresistible yet annoying womanizer of a neighbor.Grace is determined to have nothing to do with Logan until a life-changing surprise slowly begins turning the wild heartbreaker into exactly the kind of strong, stable man shes been searching for. Only just when she begins to give into his charms, her own messy past threatens to derail everything theyve worked to buildFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

Hero - Ein Mann zum Verlieben

Hero - Ein Mann zum Verlieben

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 08/05/2015

"e;Ich brauche keinen Helden. Ich will einen Mann."e;Fr Alexa Holland war ihr Vater ein Held. Bis zu dem Tag, als sie hinter sein bitteres Geheimnis kam. Seitdem glaubt sie nicht mehr an Helden. Doch dann trifft sie den Mann, dessen Familie er zerstrt hat. Caine Carraway ist gutaussehend, erfolgreich und will von Alexas Entschuldigungen nichts wissen. Nur aus Pflichtgefhl lsst er sich berreden, sie als seine Assistentin einzustellen. Er macht ihr den Job zur Hlle und hofft, dass sie schnell wieder kndigt. Doch da hat er sich geirrt, denn Alexa ist nicht nur smart und witzig, sie lsst sich auch nicht von ihm einschchtern. Caine ist tief beeindruckt und will nur noch eins: in Alexas Nhe sein. Auch wenn er tief in seinem Herzen wei dass er niemals der Mann sein kann, nach dem Alexa sucht. Denn auch er hat ein Geheimnis ... Der neue groe Roman von Samantha Young: unterhaltsam, romantisch und sexy as hell!

Hero

Hero

Author: Samantha Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2015

The explosive, emotional and unforgettable new romance from the NYT bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series Alexa Holland's father was her hero-until her shocking discovery. Ever since, Alexa has worked to turn her life in a different direction and forge her own identity outside of his terrible secrets. But when she meets a man who's as damaged by her father's mistakes as she is, Alexa must help him. Caine Carraway wants nothing to do with Alexa's efforts at redemption, but it's not so easy to push her away. Determined to make her hate him, he brings her to the edge of her patience and waits for her to walk away. But his actions only draw them together and, despite the odds, they begin an intense and all-consuming affair. Only Caine knows he can never be the white knight that Alexa has always longed for, and when they're on the precipice of danger, he finds he'll do anything to protect either one of them from being hurt again . . . Praise for Samantha Young: 'Ridiculously incendiary chemistry.' - Dear Author 'Scotland's answer to E.L. James. Steamy romance . . . mysterious, all-consuming and pretty damn good' Closer 'Humor, heartbreak, drama, and passion.'-The Reading Cafe 'A true gift for storytelling with a liberal dose of racy encounters. But what really sets it apart is exquisite characterisation, so vivid that the cast seeps into the reader's psyche' - Daily Record Heartwarming, sizzling and captivating. . . . [Young's characters] are complex, a little flawed, and at their core good people struggling to make it in this crazy world. . . . Young creates steamy scenes that sizzle with just the right amount of details. - Caffeinated Book Reviewer

Hero

Hero

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 03/02/2015

The emotional and unforgettable new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series.Alexa Holland's father was her herountil her shocking discovery that her mother and she weren't his only family. Ever since, Alexa has worked to turn her life in a different direction and forge her own identity outside of his terrible secrets. But when she meets a man who's as damaged by her father's mistakes as she is, Alexa must help him.Caine Carraway wants nothing to do with Alexa's efforts at redemption, but it's not so easy to push her away. Determined to make her hate him, he brings her to the edge of her patience and waits for her to walk away. But his actions only draw them together and, despite the odds, they begin an intense and explosive affair.Only Caine knows he can never be the white knight that Alexa has always longed for. And when they're on the precipice of danger, he finds he'll do anything to protect either one of them from being hurt again....

Echoes of Scotland Street

Echoes of Scotland Street

Author: Samantha Young Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/01/2015

Shannon MacLeod has always gone for the wrong type of man. After she drifted from one toxic relationship to the next, her last boyfriend gave her a wake-up call in the worst possible way. With her world shattered, she's sworn off men - especially those of the bad-boy variety. Cole Walker is exactly the sort that Shannon wants to avoid - gorgeous, tattooed, charming, and cocky. But his rough exterior hides a good man - one who's determined to pull Shannon from her self-imposed solitude and win her heart. As Shannon begins to open up, the passion between them ignites to blazing levels. But when her past comes back to haunt her, her fears may destroy the trust Cole has built between them - and tear them apart for good ...

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Scotland Street - Sinnliches Versprechen (Deutsche Ausgabe)

Scotland Street - Sinnliches Versprechen (Deutsche Ausgabe)

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2014

Sie hat mit der Liebe abgeschlossen. Er hat sie gerade erst entdeckt. "e;Nicht schon wieder ein Bad Boy!"e; Als Shannon MacLeod zum ersten Mal Cole Walker sieht, wei sie, dass rger in der Luft liegt. Cole ist an beiden Armen ttowiert, extrem selbstbewusst und hei wie die Hlle. Und was noch schlimmer ist: Er ist ihr neuer Boss. Dabei sollte der Job als Assistentin der Anfang eines neuen Lebens werden. Ein Leben ohne Bad Boys, ohne Schmerz, ohne bittere Enttuschungen. Shannon zeigt ihm die kalte Schulter. Womit sie nicht gerechnet hat, ist ein Mann, der es ernst mir ihr meint. Und der es hasst, wenn man ihm mit falschen Vorurteilen begegnet. Wird Cole ihr trotzdem eine Chance geben?Sexy und verboten gut - Samantha Youngs "e;Edinburgh Love Stories"e;!

India Place - Wilde Traume (Deutsche Ausgabe)

India Place - Wilde Traume (Deutsche Ausgabe)

Author: Samantha Young Format: eBook Release Date: 10/10/2014

Damals brach er ihr das Herz. Jetzt kampft er um ihre Liebe. In nur einer einzigen Nacht erlebte Hannah Nichols den Himmel auf Erden - mit Marco, ihrer groen Jugendliebe. Doch am nchsten Morgen war er verschwunden und ihr Herz gebrochen. Fnf Jahre sind seitdem vergangen. Trotzdem ist sie nicht darber hinweggekommen. Hannah wei nur eins: Sie wird ihm niemals verzeihen. Hannah und Edinburgh zu verlassen, war der grte Fehler seines Lebens. Marco D'Alessandro bereut ihn jeden Tag. Endlich bietet sich eine Chance, Hannah zu zurckzugewinnen. Aber die Fehler aus der Vergangenheit wiegen schwerer als gedacht, und fr eine gemeinsame Zukunft muss er alles riskieren Endlich gehen die "e;Edinburgh Love Stories"e; weiter: Bestsellerautorin Samantha Young schenkt uns einen neuen Roman!