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My Lucky Star

Imagine having a celebrity doppelgänger. Now imagine a hot TV star asking you to impersonate that celebrity to save his career… 

Failing to make it as an actress, Aria Dunne is back in her hometown of Napier, working as a location scout. No more unattainable dreams, just casual clothing and low expectations. Until she finds a Turkish TV star hiding out in the historic hotel she needs for her client.

Cem Erkam is desperate for good publicity after a drunken night ends with compromising photos. With his family banking on his success, he hatches a wild plan – a fake relationship with the New Zealand woman who looks like his old co-star. He just needs to keep his hands off her since they have no future. That’s what everyone’s saying, and they’re right. But the more time they spend together, the harder it is to stick to the script.

Swept into Istanbul’s glitz and glamour, Aria is forced to re-evaluate her sensible life plan. Should she give her acting dream one more go? And what is she supposed to do with the Turkish heartthrob and the most unattainable dream of all?

My Lucky Star is a story about rediscovering passion when your dreams have failed you. It’s also a story of all that is hot and Turkish: men, tea, kebabs… Like a Dizi (Turkish TV series) in book form but with a lot more heat.


I’ll automatically read everything Enni Amanda writes because I already know I’ll love it. Her writing gets better and better with each book and I’m not even sure how because she’s already fantastic. Do yourself a favor and preorder this one and add it to your shelf. You’ll thank me later! Aria + Cem=🥰❤️🥺”

– Erin Branscom, author of Freedom Valley series

RELEASE DATE: June 15, 2023
Special pre-order price $2.99 (limited time)

Night and Day

Love New Zealand series – BOOK 3

She lives on the other side of the world.
He doesn’t go beyond the corner store.

TV producer Mia is torn between her work ambition and passion for songwriting. Facing a huge career choice, she embarks on a round-the-world trip to find answers. Soul searching turns into a nightmare when she’s robbed. Stuck in New Zealand with only a guitar on her back, she calls the one local she can think of: an editor she once hired via email.

Izzy spends his days in his basement, working on an ambitious film project. His family wants him back on the dating scene, but Izzy prefers imaginary realms to real people. He’ll join the living when he’s reached his creative goals. Probably.

When Izzy’s solitude is crashed by a woman in trouble, he can’t resist the call to help. Having a fleeting visitor gives him an idea – a fake relationship with Mia will get his family off his back. In return, he’ll be a good host (nothing more) and show her New Zealand is not a crime-infested hellhole. He’ll just have to ignore the instant attraction and creative sparks that fly when they’re in the same room, or boat, or… cave.

Their chance encounter changes everything, but how could it ever work? Mia’s whole life waits for her in Helsinki, while Izzy struggles to leave his basement. They’re night and day. Unworkable.

Opposites attract, but how far would you go for love?

This is a steamy romantic comedy, featuring:

  • A bearded, passionate caveman with a heart of gold
  • Late-night duets and a totally healthy music obsession
  • Fake dating
  • Glowworm caves
  • Riverboat sexy times
  • African Grey parrot called Casanova who fires out pickup lines
  • Summer heat and snowflakes (yes, in the same book!)

**Content warnings:**
– past suicide
– anxiety / mental health

Hidden Gem

Love New Zealand series – BOOK 2

A politician on the verge of a breakdown. A woman who could save him – if he could find her.

Burnt by divorce and newly diagnosed with chronic illness, Marnie resigns herself to a lifetime of loneliness. Tea. Blankets. A remote cabin. But fate intervenes, thrusting her into a whirlwind Cinderella story.

Rising political superstar Jason is on a mission to fix New Zealand’s housing crisis. If only he could sleep. As insomnia starts to threaten his health and sanity, hope enters his life in the shape of a woman. As if by magic, she restores everything. His sleep. His career. His sex drive.

Then she vanishes.

Jason is prepared to scour New Zealand to find her. But as he falls for the woman of his dreams (pun intended), he discovers how much really stands in the way of their happily ever after.

Tough questions about ageing, illness and self-worth are examined in this steamy romantic comedy that will leave you with a warm glow.

This is a steamy romantic comedy, featuring:

  • A slightly older heroine who gets a makeover
  • A private tour of the New Zealand parliament building
  • A romantic lighthouse Airbnb
  • Political scandals
  • Celebrity / influencer antics
  • Strong female friendships
  • Winter beach sexy times

Nest or Invest

Love New Zealand series – BOOK 1

She’s the single mum dreaming of owning a house. He’s the hotshot developer about to make her homeless.

Single mum Shasa Daniels is heartbroken when she discovers her landlord is selling her rental home to Mac McCarthy, a hotshot developer known for replacing old villas with luxury condos. Determined to stop him, Shasa gathers her friends to outbid him and build community housing instead.

Mac, the man in thousand-dollar shoes, isn’t as financially stable as he makes out. This deal promises to secure his future, until Shasa the eco-warrior stands in his way.

Each will do what it takes to succeed. He barges in on her community meeting. She crashes his improv group. But, Shasa quickly finds out spying on a guy this hot is a lot like playing with fire. Can her newly discovered love of acting, and their on-stage chemistry, bridge the gap between their two worlds?

This is a steamy romantic comedy, featuring:

  • True enemies to lovers tension
  • Sizzling improv / stage chemistry
  • A steamy hot air balloon ride
  • Heaps of community spirit
  • A kick-ass 60-year-old side character with her own side-romance
  • Strong female friendships
  • Agonising slow-burn 🙂

A Tiny House on Wheels

A sweet, funny romance set in rural New Zealand.

Nina is 36, single, and running out of time to start a family. She quits her advertising job, and moves into a small coastal town, in a tiny house on wheels. Surely, the laid back country life with organic veggies will turn back the clock for her. Now, she only has to find the right guy–and it can’t be her odd, new neighbour who doesn’t want kids. No matter how hot he is. This time, Nina is determined to follow the plan, not her heart.

Jay is used to solitary life. After his father’s death, he tries to keep the farm running, even if he’s more comfortable with the veggies than people. But who needs social skills? In the backside of Raglan, nothing ever happens. Until a cute, Finnish blonde moves into the neighbouring lot, in a ridiculous tiny house. Can Jay work out his issues and take a chance on the most exotic thing that’s ever walked into his life?

Work, life, love and all those other big questions that vex us are tackled in this humorous and thought-provoking book, which will stay with you long after you reach the end.

Heat level: Sweet

Coffee on Waihi Beach

A sweet & clean romance with a side of adventure.

When 23-year-old Ingrid uproots her life to track down her long-lost father in New Zealand, romance is the last thing on her mind. But then she lands a job at a local café — and meets gorgeous barista Declan.

A product of a holiday fling, Ingrid is not planning to have one. But plans are hard to keep when every day brings a new set of challenges, like sharing a sleeper van with a strange German girl, or approaching a celebrity who may or may not be your father. But, the hardest of all feats is resisting the charms of Declan.

A law student from a wealthy family, Declan attracts women without even trying. To ease his guilt over a past incident, he decides to help his awkward friend Kurt win the girl for once. Kurt has fallen in love, again. This time with the cute traveller Ingrid – a girl with secrets, and a penchant for getting in trouble. She’s intriguing. But, Declan can be a good friend. He can let this one go. Or, can he?

From the coffee culture to Kiwi style flirting, everything In New Zealand is new and exciting. It’s going to be summer, and Christmas, to remember.

A feel-good, sweet rom-com set against the dreamy, silvery backdrop of New Zealand East Coast.

Heat level: Sweet

Christmas in July (a novella)

A short & sweet one-hour read – perfect with a hot drink!

As Riley scores a job on a feature film, she’s eager to prove herself to Damian, the famous director she can’t stop thinking about. When they fly to Queenstown, New Zealand, to film on the snowy mountains in July, she’s ready for any discomfort. What she’s not ready for is a snowstorm that cuts her off from the rest of the crew or an unexpected visitor who seeks shelter in her cabin.

Any other girl would love to cozy up with Jonas, a gorgeous ski instructor carrying bags of party food. Not Riley. She’s desperate to get back to her job, back to Damian. The last thing she’s looking for is a protective Swedish guy telling her what she can and can’t do. But as things start to slip out of her control, Riley is forced to rethink her priorities.

Heat level: Sweet