Welcome to The Resistance, where ordinary Americans find love and strength while fighting for their ideals. Politics has never been so sexy.
The ROGUE series began as a single anthology (Rogue Desire) before blossoming into a series of anthologies that is expanding to welcome new authors. Editors Tamsen Parker and Amy Jo Cousins are accepting submissions, a process you can read more about here.
Read more about the series so far below!
When all else fails, find love.
Eight brand new romances for fans of the West Wing, fired-up #resistance fighters, and everyone who ever had a crush on that guy at a protest…
Grassroots by Adriana Anders
Veronica Cruz is in the fight of her life for a seat on the city council. Meeting reclusive finance genius Zach Hubler should be a stroke of good luck—he has the power to sway public opinion. But when Election Day comes around and things don’t go as expected, Veronica has to know: just how shady is the man of her dreams?
Deep Throat by Dakota Gray
He’s an escort, but that’s not his biggest secret. She’s a maid at the hotel he uses “for business.” When their worlds collide, everything is put on the line. But indulging every secret desire comes at a cost, and the sins of the past won’t be forgotten.
Resistance by Amy Jo Cousins
All Kaz Shamsi wanted to do was get his college students to and from the DC protest without losing any of them. Getting caught up in the fringes of anarchist violence was not on the agenda. Neither was a motorcycle escape, messing around with a bandanna-masked antifa protestor, or figuring out that guy was one of the students he was supposed to be chaperoning. Now he’s got a ten-hour bus ride back to campus ahead of him, with a stupidly cute student who makes terrible decisions trying to talk Kaz into making one more.
Kissing and Other Forms of Sedition by Emma Barry
When a global crisis threatens to go nuclear, the world tips upside down and spills out Graham Wilcox’s unspoken feelings for Cadence Martel. Cadence is equal parts shocked and delighted by his confession, but one night of passion isn’t enough. So the new lovers set out on a road trip to save the world.
Truth, Love and Sushi by Stacey Agdern
When First Daughter Caroline Crosby finds herself in possession of the one document that can bring her father and his administration down, she turns to a real life social justice warrior for help. Max Wilcox isn’t sure what to make of Caroline: is this an elaborate hookup or a political conspiracy? But he has to make up his mind fast because the information and their chemistry could change the world—or break their hearts.
My Delight is in Her by Jane Lee Blair
When Leonard West chose the pastorate, his college girlfriend chose a life without him. But not wanting to be a pastor’s wife didn’t mean Kim Jones didn’t want to work for the greater good. Now, her resistance work has led her back to Leonard, and they must grapple with their old pain. Can they trust God and each other enough to try again?
Personal Disaster by Ainsley Booth
Marcus Dane left the tech world and joined the National Park Service a decade ago. Now an intrepid reporter has tracked down the park ranger-who-could-have-been-a-billionaire and, even worse, she has a theory that could blow his quiet life to smithereens. He needs to send her packing. But he’s already tumbled head-over-heels in insta-lust with her flippy ponytail and smart mouth, and he just can’t seem to let her go.
Life, Liberty and Worship by Tamsen Parker
Paige Robinson has been working out her angst about the new administration in spin class, until a handsome stranger with maddening politics harshes her mellow. Now she’s determined to get even…in the bedroom. Always awkward Carter Cox is shocked when his crush propositions him, but there’s no way he’s turning her down. Will their filthy assignation provide the catharsis Paige has in mind, or can they truly cross the aisle to find more?
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Ten all-new resistance romances for readers who take their happily ever afters with love, hate, and all the dirty bits in between.
Dedication of a Lifetime by Tamsen Parker
School counselor Sean wants to fix the world, or at least he’s willing to bear the weight on his slim shoulders. No social justice slouch himself, Sean’s medical researcher husband Isaiah is exhausted by one assault to decency after another. Their world is crumbling, their marriage is in trouble, and Isaiah suggests they run away from it all, but Sean balks. Will they honor the vows they made to one another or will their relationship be another casualty of the world gone mad?
Personal Proposal by Ainsley Booth
Brianne can’t afford a crush on her new boss. Thanks to a storm of media attention, she’s fled her old life and desperately needs to please the aloof and demanding Astrid Dane. So she ignores the zing of chemistry every time they touch, and the ache inside each night as she tumbles into a cold, lonely bed. But as their work gets harder, and their days longer, boundaries crumble and Astrid finally puts her cards on the table with an unexpected proposal.
Work of Heart by Olivia Dade
Down-on-her-luck artist Jenny Meyers may need money, but when a detestable politician tries to pay for his portrait with charity funds, she balks…and contacts David Redi, the most trusted and swoon-worthy investigative reporter around. David knows a romance with his effervescent source would wreck his credibility, but Jenny is the one lead he can’t refuse to follow. And soon it’s not only truth, justice, and liberty at stake—it’s love.
The President’s Protector by Kris Ripper
Even the president can’t always get what she wants. Miriam West is a good president—though if you ask her, she’ll say she’s never good enough. Ram Ruiz, former Marine, current Secret Service, is a poster boy for career law enforcement. He garners some side-eyes because he’s trans, but in this administration, that doesn’t stop him from being part of the president’s protective detail (and he’s very, very good at his job). She’s the president. He’s her bodyguard. Nothing can happen between them. Until it does.
Fallacies and Flirtations by Amy Jo Cousins
She’s an ex-chain mail bikini-wearing actress-turned-mayor of a major metropolis with a bright silver streak in her hair, and I’m a rising star political speechwriter still paying off student loans. She’s my boss, and I’m pretty sure her ex-girlfriend is looking to get back together with her anyway. I *know* nothing can happen. But somehow it’s always Anna and me huddled over my latest draft in the office at 2 a.m., and I’m starting to think I’m not imagining the heat between us…
The Fourth Estate by Emma Barry
Reporter Drew Orlov wants to write about the corrupt president hurting regular Americans, but readers only care about the bombshells penned by his rival Brynn Allen. When he goes after Brynn’s high-level source, though, he finds himself snagged on more complicated—and personal—feelings. Brynn’s been working her tail off and doesn’t have time for Drew, even if he does look good when he smolders, and they’re soon locked in a tussle for the truth with their hearts on the line.
Such Great Heights by Adriana Anders
Small town reporter O’Neal Jones is a sucker for a good story. Which is why she can’t resist following high school crush Kurt Anderson on his bizarre trip up a North Cascades peak. But when it’s time to come back down, she’s not sure she can go back to real life. Could one night with a man on a mountain change everything for this no-strings woman?
Dissent and Desire by Kelly Maher
With her future crumbling beneath her feet, Frankie Donnetta focuses on one thing she can do: help fight in the war against science. PhD candidate Rafe Steiner is at a crossroads, unsure about continuing his career with the EPA. Neither expects to see their secret crush at a meeting, but networking turns into dinner, which turns into something more. Hope in the future may be possible after all.
Mr. Klein Goes to Albany by Stacey Agdern
When the Canadian government—via hockey player-turned-diplomat Adam Klein—proposes a work around to the irrational president, legislative aide Tamara Schneider knows she needs to set them straight. She arranges a road trip to show Adam the state is bigger than just NYC, a tricky business given their history. Can she give the Canadian diplomat a second chance?
Take a Knee by Jane Lee Blair
After police kill her young cousin, Rochelle Morris turns to the one high-profile person she knows to bring media attention to the cause: her high-school crush turned NFL player Jack Murphy. Jack just wants to play football, so he refuses. But as Rochelle’s righteous passion continues to affect him, he realizes that justice and the heart of the passionate woman he loves, are worth the struggle.
Rogue Affair is available now!Amazon Barnes & Noble iBooks Google PlayKobo
When resistance turns to action, love always wins. Seven new romances for readers who love as hard as they believe.
Make You Mine by Molly O’Keefe
Jay Schulman has come to his breaking point and he has a choice to make: walk away from his best friend and love of his life. Or take a chance and make her his.
Personal Audition by Ainsley Booth
Camilla’s living on her ex’s couch, working a few more weeks on a contract before she can leave the city and head west to pursue her comedy dreams. Elizabeth is the last woman she’d expect to get tangled up over—so what harm is a one-night stand? Or a second date?
Brand New Bike by Andie J. Christopher
Jake Lieberman is incensed that billionaire Michael Garcia is going to join the president’s council on technology. But when the tech mogul unexpectedly agrees to defend himself on Jake’s podcast, sparks fly and the two men decide to team up inside the bedroom–and possibly out.
Cover Me by Olivia Dade
Elizabeth Stone has no health insurance. No savings. No one to turn to when she finds a lump on her breast…except James Magnusson. Even during his doomed first marriage, James considered Elizabeth a special friend—one he had to keep at a safe distance. Now he’s free, and she needs him…but will they finally have the chance to be together, only to have everything torn apart?
The Long Run by Ruby Lang
A Harlem stalwart is reluctantly drawn to the cheeky gentrifier who moves in across the hall, but can she forgive his opposition to her bid for a space in the building?
Never Again by Stacey Agdern
Actor Sam Moskowitz has an overdeveloped sense of social justice and strong feelings for preschool teacher Deb Taubman. Deb adores Sam but doesn’t trust him (or their chemistry) enough to let him into her life. In the wake of anti-Semitic attacks, they’re drawn closer together, but will their newfound closeness be shattered when the secret he’s been keeping is revealed?
His Neighbor’s Education by Jane Lee Blair
1 rookie charter school teacher + 1 veteran public school teacher + an unexpected attraction and a shared alley: can it equal true love?