Strong Enough

Strong Enough
  • 2nd Edition
  • Word Count: 61,177
  • Price: $4.99
  • Release Date: 10/13/2015
  • ISBN: 978-1-942184-14-0
  • ASIN: B016OXY29Q

When a casual hookup turns into the potential for love, staid Spencer realizes he wants to build a life with vibrant Emilio.

When twenty-two-year-old Emilio Sanchez sees handsome Spencer Derdinger walking by his construction site, Emilio makes it his goal to seduce the shy professor. Getting Spencer into bed isn’t difficult, but Emilio soon learns that earning the trust of a man deeply hurt will take time and patience. With a prize like brilliant, sweet Spencer on the line, Emilio decides he is strong enough to face the challenge.

Spencer is surprised when he’s approached by the gorgeous construction worker he’s admired from the safety of his office window. Acting spontaneously for the first time in his thirty-eight years, Spencer takes Emilio home. When the casual hookup turns into the potential for love, Spencer realizes that if he wants to build a life with Emilio, he’ll need to be strong enough to slay his personal demons and learn to trust again.


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  • Length: 6 hrs 43 min
  • Price: $17.95
  • Release Date: 03/14/2016
Strong Enough Print
  • 2nd Edition
  • Page Count: 282
  • Price: $13.99
  • Release Date: 05/21/2016
  • ISBN: 978-1-942184-43-0
  • ASIN: 1942184433


Full Excerpt

Chapter 1

“Ahem. What are you doing?”

Spencer Derdinger jumped away from his office window at the unexpected sound of a voice behind him.

“Nothing!” he shouted defensively as he turned toward the door to see Maria Lee, his colleague and friend, watching him with a smirk on her face. The wooden blinds clanked loudly against the window, making Spencer flinch.

Maria raised one eyebrow, slowly walked over to the window, placed a perfectly manicured finger on one slat, and pulled it down.

“When did you turn into such a cliché?” she asked without looking away from the window.

“I don’t know what you mean.” Spencer skittered over to his desk and started stacking the randomly strewn-about papers into equally random...


I first read this on my kindle a few months ago and I think the second time round was even better for me....I loved how Spencer gained confidence throughout the book, I loved watching him realize that Emilio wasn't like other men who had trampled...

Prism Book Alliance

So this second installment of Cardeno C's Family series is sweet and syrupy and romantic (and oh so incredibly sexy). It is a book for when you want to feel good, filled with people who are happy and mushily in love. There is conflict, but it is...

Joyfully Jay

I loved this book and it’s audio companion and have read and re-read it many times (and re-listenened!).


Blogger Girls

OMG, I completely fell for Spencer. He's so sweet, a little vulnerable, shy, and totally has no idea of his own worth. He actually believed his ex and thinks he's dull, unattractive, and not good in bed. And, who couldn't absolutely adore Emilio?...

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