Samantha Lind

Standalone Titles:

  • Tempting Tessa,
  • Until You ~ An Aurora Rose Reynolds Until Series Crossover novella,
  • Until Her Smile ~ An Aurora Rose Reynolds Until Series Crossover novel

Indianapolis Eagles Series:

  • Just Say Yes,
  • Scoring The Player,
  • Playing For Keeps,
  • Protecting Her Heart,
  • Against The Boards,
  • The First Intermission,
  • The Hardest Shot,

Lyrics & Love Series

  • Marry Me,
  • Drunk Girl


Tempting Tessa

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What do you do when life moves on and leaves you behind?

Tessa had everything her heart desired—an incredible husband, a beautiful son, and the perfect life. She was living her happily-ever-after, and everything was as it should be, until the love of her life was ripped away from her.

Now, she’s simply existing, trying to figure out how to navigate through life without her husband, doing all she can to keep his memory alive while raising their son. When things literally start falling apart all around her, Tessa has to choose whether or not she will accept the help being offered, and possibly learn to love again.

Jake’s dream of making the Army his career was destroyed after being injured while deployed, leaving him in his own personal hell. After years of recovery, he still deals with the emotional pain, but has finally managed to piece his life back together. While he is satisfied, and happy, he wonders if there might be someone out there who could love him, broken and imperfect.

When Tessa enters his life and turns it upside down, can he tempt her to fall in love with him and find their new forever together?


This is an extraordinary story of ordinary people. ~ Goodreads reviewer

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May 4, 2017

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1 review for Tempting Tessa

  1. Dee Gentle

    “A Sweet and Sexy Second-Chance”

    Tessa is blindsided when her childhood sweetheart dies tragically, and she is left a widow with a baby to raise on her own. In the years since the accident, she has worked hard to build her independence and a life for her and her son. With lots of support from her family and friends, she has been able to work through her grief, but is still reluctant to move on to a new relationship. Her son has to come first.

    Jake is a veteran recovering from devastating injuries, and dealing with all the emotional trauma that goes along with them. When he meets Tessa, sparks fly and the attraction is mutual. Now he has to do everything in his power to convince her that a life together is in their future…quite possibly meant to be.

    Debut author, Samantha Lind, has written a story of ordinary people trying to find hope and happiness after life-changing experiences. The story is written in a conversational style, with dual viewpoints. It portrays characters that could easily be your family, friends, or neighbors living with life’s ups and downs. The reader is taken along for the ride as Tessa and Jake’s relationship blossoms, and they find their way toward a second chance at love. A sweet and sexy read!

    Words that Sparkle

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Samantha Lind is a contemporary romance author. Having spent the first 27 years of her life in Alaska, she now calls Iowa home where she lives with her husband and two sons. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, watching hockey (Go Knights Go!), and listening to country music.