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Southern Suspense Series, 5 sensual and gripping novels, no cliffhangers! Book one is FREE!

Five sensual and gripping suspense novels set in the South filled with love, betrayal, and obsession that will have you falling in love and wondering if you can trust anyone right up to the last page.

The Southern Suspense Series starts with my first romantic-suspense bestseller, She Belongs to Me, absolutely FREE! From there, all the stories have a slight connection to each other, so you can continue the journey and meet different protagonists with different issues and tragedies to overcome. Every story has a mystery, there’s always a gentle message, and above all, there’s always romance and suspense.

For best enjoyment, read in this order:
Book Six ~ Spring 2014
Book Seven ~ Summer 2014

Read on for more information, reviews, and excerpts.

After secrets and a mysterious background leave a wife’s life hanging by a thread, a husband must look for answers in the only place he knows—the past.

Just a few of the reviews:

"You'll be swept off your feet along with Jaynee as she discovers the man of her dreams. You'll be drawn into the drama. And you'll flip the pages fast as Jordan must desperately figure out the truth in time. I was and did!" -- New York Times bestselling author Jaime Rush

“Carmen DeSousa has written an incredibly stunning book, full of spot on visuals that put you in the midst of the conversations, like a ghostly guest that spies on a romantic dinner date.” -- Ashley Fontainne

“I'm a romance junkie and highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a wonderful love story. Five Stars all the way!”

“The only thing fairytale about it is the reader's desire to change the outcome. This bestseller is worth the adventure it takes you on. An excellent read!” Review Writes

Download She Belongs to Me FREE!
Barnes and Noble (.99 cents)
Or read the first chapter here.

Sometimes you want something so badly you are willing to abandon everything you've ever known--including yourself.

Just a few of the reviews:

"Through the amazing twists and turns of this novel, it is truly one of the best reads this summer. Beautifully crafted. Thank you Carmen DeSousa." 

"Carmen spun this tale so eloquently and smoothly, that it just sucks you in and you don't want to put the book down until the last page. Full of suspense and drama galore!!" 

"A Romance Novel for People Who Don't Like Romance Novels."

Download Split Decisions:
Or read the first two chapters here.


When two strangers have nothing left but their dreams, they must forge a relationship in Nantahala, North Carolina, a small town known as Land of the Noonday Sun.

Just a few of the reviews:

"Wow! Carmen DeSousa has written another emotional and suspenseful story about family, friendship, love and betrayal that captured my attention from the very beginning."

"What I really have to say about this book is WOW! It has it all! Romance, suspense, mystery, tragedy, faith."

"I loved this one. I think it has a lot to do with the characters. Carmen DeSousa may be incapable of writing a hero that doesn't make me melt."

"Passionate characters, beautiful North Carolina setting, true love, and a bang-up mystery to tie it all together. Need I say more? "Land of the Noonday Sun" is a must-read!"

 Download Land of the Noonday Sun:
Or read the prologue here.


When Alexandra’s choices dissolve into Entangled Dreams, pushing her down a dark and dismal path, she must trust her instincts to escape danger, but be able to surrender all to find her happily ever after. Knowing how to decipher the difference, will be her toughest challenge.

Entangled Dreams

Just a few of the reviews:

"The romance is plenty steamy without being graphic. There is suspense to keep you turning pages. This is probably my favorite so far. For anyone who likes sweet romance and suspense." – WiLoveBooks

"Carmen's stories always have deeply flawed and human characters, but Entangled Dreams seems to do it even better. I'm giving Entangled Dreams 5 out of 5 stars."

"This is the third book by Carmen DeSousa I've read and by far is my favorite."

"Carmen writes such heartfelt stories with many twists and turns along the way." -- Magical Musings

Download Entangled Dreams:


When a new attorney accepts a case of a woman accused of attempted homicide, he finds himself entwined in age-old secrets and a family who will stop at nothing to conceal them—even murder.

Just a few of the reviews:

I love that Carmen DeSousa continued her Noonday story. Love the characters. Twists and turns keep you wanting more. Can't wait for the next book!!

Once again, Carmen has written a story filled with colorful characters mixed with a beautiful backdrop marred only by murder, mystery, longing, desperate decisions, and family secrets. If you love suspense, romance, and happy endings a character has to work for, pick up a copy today. You'll be glad you did!

Carmen does a fantastic job of balancing the romance and mystery of the story. You will find yourself reading as quickly as you can to get to the end of the story and figure out who committed the murder…

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