Kate Meader - Author

About the Author

Kate Meader writes contemporary romance that serves up delicious food, sexy heroes, and heroines with a dash of sass. Originally from Ireland, she now makes her home in Chicago, a city made for food, romance, and laughter - and where she met her own sexy hero. When not writing about men who cook and the women who drool over them, she works in an academic library. Visit her website at http://katemeader.com and follow her on Twitter @kittymeader

Featured books by Kate Meader

Feel the Heat

Feel the Heat

Author: Kate Meader Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/01/2014

IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE HEAT ...Photographer Lili DeLuca spends all her time working at her family's Italian restaurant, instead of following her dream of getting an MFA. When famous British chef Jack Kilroy unexpectedly challenges her father to a cook-off, Lili decides she's tired of playing it safe and vows to seduce the tempting Brit. But once a video of her and Jack kissing goes viral and her luscious (if voluptuous) butt starts trending on Twitter, Lili fears she's cooked up a recipe for disaster ...Jack Kilroy's celebrity has left him feeling used and used up. While Lili's oh-so-sexy moans when she tastes his delicious creations turn him on, he's even more aroused by how this beautiful, funny woman is unimpressed by his fame. He knows they could be amazing together, if she could only see past his rabid, bitch-fork-wielding fan base. Now as he's about to start a new prime time TV cooking show, can Jack convince Lili to realize her own ambitions-and turn up the heat in his kitchen?

Other books by Kate Meader

Undone By You

Undone By You

Author: Kate Meader Format: eBook Release Date: 05/03/2018

USA TODAY bestselling author Kate Meader brings her signature ';steamy sex scenes, colorful characters, and riveting dialogue' (RT Book Reviews) to this novella in the Chicago Rebels series, following the general manager of the Rebels as he scores with one of his players off the ice.Dante Moretti has just landed his dream job: GM of the Chicago Rebels. And screw the haters who think there should be an asterisk next to his name because he's the first out managing executive in pro hockey. He's earned the right to be here and nothing will topple him off that perchespecially not an incredibly inconvenient attraction to his star defenseman, Cade ';Alamo' Burnett. Cade has always been careful to keep his own desires on the down low, but his hot Italian boss proves to be a temptation he can't resist. Sure, they both have so much to lose, but no one will ever know... As Dante and Cade's taboo affair heats up off the ice and their relationship gets more and more intense, they'll have to decide: is love worth risking their careers? Or is this romance destined to be forever benched?

Irresistible You

Irresistible You

Author: Kate Meader Format: eBook Release Date: 14/08/2017

Hot in Chicago series author Kate Meader returns with her all new, scorching Chicago Rebels hockey series, featuring her signature ';steamy sex scenes, colorful characters, and riveting dialogue' (Romantic Times). Three estranged sisters inherit their late father's failing hockey franchise and are forced to confront a man's world, their family's demons, and the battle-hardened ice warriors skating into their hearts.Harper Chase has just become the most powerful woman in the NHL after the death of her father Clifford Chase, maverick owner of the Chicago Rebels. But the team is a hot messunderfunded, overweight, and close to tapping out of the league. Hell-bent on turning the luckless franchise around, Harper won't let anything stand in her way. Not her gender, not her sisters, and especially not a veteran player with an attitude problem and a smoldering gaze designed to melt her ice-compacted defenses. Veteran center Remy ';Jinx' DuPre is on the downside of a career that's seen him win big sponsorships, fans' hearts, and more than a few notches on his stick. Only one goal has eluded him: the Stanley Cup. Sure, he's been labeled as the unluckiest guy in the league, but with his recent streak of good play, he knows this is his year. So why the hell is he being shunted off to a failing hockey franchise run by a ball-buster in heels? And is she seriously expecting him to lead her band of misfit losers to a coveted spot in the playoffs? He'd have a better chance of leading Harper on a merry skate to his bed

One Week to Score

One Week to Score

Author: Kate Meader Format: eBook Release Date: 11/07/2016

He's the man she loves to hate...Olivia Kane's wedding day has just imploded spectacularly. Shots lined up at the bar? Bring it. Hot stranger on the hook? Come on down. What this party does not need is six feet and change of home-grown Texas cockiness in the form of her brother's best friend, the man who broke her heart seven years ago.She's the woman he has to have...Flynn Cross won't stand by while Liv finds sensual solace in the arms of a stranger, not when his own hard-for-her body is more than up for the task. For one week, he'll make her honeymoon-for-one a sizzling party for two. Breaking the rules, one steamy night at a time...But the taboo they're breaking is only the beginning...and Flynn's part in Liv's wedding debacle could bring about their end.Each book in the Tall, Dark, and Texan series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order. Series Order:Book #1 Even The ScoreBook #2 Taking the ScoreBook #3 One Week to Score

One Week to Score

One Week to Score

Author: Kate Meader Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/07/2016

Taking the Score

Taking the Score

Author: Kate Meader Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2016

Taking the Score

Taking the Score

Author: Kate Meader Format: eBook Release Date: 15/02/2016

Paying down her sister's debts has left personal assistant Emma Strickland with little more than the thrift store suit on her back. And as if the suckfest couldn't get worse, she's forced to get a second job as a waitress to support herself and her cat. At a strip club. Her uptight, sexy-as-hell boss Brody Kane can never find out.Texas property tycoon Brody Kane hired Emma for her spreadsheet skills, but her prim and proper demeanor sealed the deal. There's no room in his life for a sexy distraction...and yet, he can't stop lusting after the delicious Ms. Strickland. But then he takes an important client to a Chicago strip club and gets the worst lap dance in adult entertainment history. From Emma.Now that he knows his office good girl has a naughty streak, Brody makes it his mission to uncover her secrets, one illicit, over-the-desk encounter at a time. But Emma is hiding more than her side job, and her final secret could end up destroying them both.Each book in the Tall, Dark, and Texan series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order. Series Order:Book #1 Even The ScoreBook #2 Taking the ScoreBook #3 One Week to Score

Rekindle the Flame

Rekindle the Flame

Author: Kate Meader Format: eBook Release Date: 30/11/2015

Cuddle up by the fire with the irresistible prequel to Kate Meaders smokin Hot in Chicago seriesoriginally published in the sizzling holiday anthology Baby, Its Cold Outsidea superhot e-novella that will warm you from your head to your heart and all the way to your toes!Chicago firefighter Beck Rivera always knew his destiny would be defined by two things: his dream to follow in the footsteps of his legendary foster father Sean Dempsey and his teenage passion for heiress Darcy Cochrane, the one girl who could both stoke and cool his fire. Loving her meant setting her free and breaking her heartand his. But when a chance reunion at his familys bar, sparked by a drunk Santa, places her in his path again, destiny can no longer be denied. The last thing heiress-turned-tattoo-artist Darcy Cochrane needs is the rollercoaster of emotion stirred up by her first love: sexy, gorgeous man-on-fire Beck Rivera. But he always had such talented hands. And more talented lips. And...maybe one time cant hurt. Then shell send him packing like he did to her all those years ago. But Darcy and Beck soon discover that nothing ignites holiday flames like rekindling a lost love...

Melting Point

Melting Point

Author: Kate Meader Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2015

Things are heating up at Engine Co. 6 in this original e-novella from Kate Meaders sizzling Hot in Chicago series! Superhot playboy firefighter Gage Simpson has one particular man on his mind: Brady Smith, a recalcitrant, moody chef who makes Gage melt from the inside out. Features a sexy sneak preview of Playing with Fire!Firefighter Gage Simpson has it all: the job of his dreams, the family of his heart, and no shortage of hot guys lining up to share his bed. Fun and easy is his mottoand its kept him sunny through a painful upbringing and steered him away from trouble. But when trouble comes knocking in the form of a sexy, scarred, tattooed chef with a harrowing past and zero communication skills, Gage cant help but be drawn to the flame. Brady Smith isnt fun. And easy isnt in his vocabulary. When cocky Gage swaggers into his restaurant kitchen, the former Marine-turned-five-star-chef is blindsided by the firefighters beauty. Then confused that this golden guy with the sparkling blue eyes and the body of a god might be interested in him. As desire flares and temperatures rise, Gage and Brady will have to figure out if the heat between them is just a temporary flashor the beginning of something real.

Even The Score

Even The Score

Author: Kate Meader Format: eBook Release Date: 21/07/2015

Actress Tess McKenzie is performing in the Tenth Circle of Showbiz Hell-dinner theater. All she really wants is to start a theater of her own. Then Tess receives an offer she can't refuse. She'll get her funding...if she pretends to be the fiancee to her nemesis, Texan property tycoon Hunter Dade. If she's going to pull this off, she'll need all the luck she can get. Break a leg, indeed.On the verge of a big business deal, Hunter needs to hire a fiancee. He hasn't quite forgiven Tess for ruining his wedding, but when their chemistry goes from combative to straight-up lust, the "e;no sex"e; clause in their mutually beneficial arrangement is tested. Which is a serious problem, because if Tess isn't careful, she'll go from breaking a leg to breaking her heart...Each book in the Tall, Dark, and Texan series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order. Series Order:Book #1 Even The ScoreBook #2 Taking the ScoreBook #3 One Week to Score

Hot and Bothered Number 3 in series

Hot and Bothered Number 3 in series

Author: Kate Meader Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/01/2015

A Fire They Can't Put Out . . . Although her baby boy keeps her plate full, Jules Kilroy is ready to take her love life off the back burner. Despite a bevy of eligible bachelors, it's her best friend, Taddeo DeLuca, who is fueling her hormones with a generous serving of his mouth-watering Italian sexiness. But Jules learned her lesson once before when she went in for a kiss, only to have Tad reject her. She's vowed never to blur the lines again . . . After a lifetime of excuses and false starts, Tad has finally opened a wine bar, a deal made even sweeter when Jules joins his staff. Lovers come and go, and he's had his share, but friendships like theirs last forever. Still, ever since he tasted her luscious lips, he can't stop fantasizing about what could be. Then she joins an online dating site-and the thought of his Jules with another man makes Tad's blood boil. Even if he gets burned, Tad can't stop himself from turning up the heat this time.

Hot and Bothered

Hot and Bothered

Author: Kate Meader Format: eBook Release Date: 04/03/2014

A Fire They Can't Put Out . . .Although her baby boy keeps her plate full, Jules Kilroy is ready to take her love life off the back burner. Despite a bevy of eligible bachelors, it's her best friend, Taddeo DeLuca, who is fueling her hormones with a generous serving of his mouth-watering Italian sexiness. But Jules learned her lesson once before when she went in for a kiss, only to have Tad reject her. She's vowed never to blur the lines again . . . After a lifetime of excuses and false starts, Tad has finally opened a wine bar, a deal made even sweeter when Jules joins his staff. Lovers come and go, and he's had his share, but friendships like theirs last forever. Still, ever since he tasted her luscious lips, he can't stop fantasizing about what could be. Then she joins an online dating site-and the thought of his Jules with another man makes Tad's blood boil. Even if he gets burned, Tad can't stop himself from turning up the heat this time.

Feel the Heat

Feel the Heat

Author: Kate Meader Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/01/2014

IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE HEAT ...Photographer Lili DeLuca spends all her time working at her family's Italian restaurant, instead of following her dream of getting an MFA. When famous British chef Jack Kilroy unexpectedly challenges her father to a cook-off, Lili decides she's tired of playing it safe and vows to seduce the tempting Brit. But once a video of her and Jack kissing goes viral and her luscious (if voluptuous) butt starts trending on Twitter, Lili fears she's cooked up a recipe for disaster ...Jack Kilroy's celebrity has left him feeling used and used up. While Lili's oh-so-sexy moans when she tastes his delicious creations turn him on, he's even more aroused by how this beautiful, funny woman is unimpressed by his fame. He knows they could be amazing together, if she could only see past his rabid, bitch-fork-wielding fan base. Now as he's about to start a new prime time TV cooking show, can Jack convince Lili to realize her own ambitions-and turn up the heat in his kitchen?

All Fired Up

All Fired Up

Author: Kate Meader Format: eBook Release Date: 05/11/2013

Her sweetest mistake . . . Cool as a Chicago winter, private events planner Cara DeLuca is a model of self-control . . . until she meets the one temptation she can't resist: Shane Doyle. The sexy, Irish pastry chef is too hot, too sure, too young, and after a crazy night in Vegas-her new husband. While at first Cara wants nothing more than a way out of her sham marriage to Shane, she soon finds that beneath his farm boy demeanor lies a man who can match her drive, both in and out of the bedroom. How can the wrong guy feel so deliciously right?. . . Tastes so, so goodShane has carefully structured his career and life around one goal: connecting with the family that doesn't know he exists. Marrying a woman with more issues than a magazine stand wasn't part of the plan, but melting Cara's icy exterior is so worth the detour. Now as the annulment date nears and long-buried secrets are revealed, Shane will have to fight for the one thing guaranteeing the perfect life he craves . . . the current Mrs. Shane Doyle.

Feel the Heat

Feel the Heat

Author: Kate Meader Format: eBook Release Date: 07/05/2013

IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE HEAT . . .Photographer Lili DeLuca spends all her time working at her family's Italian restaurant, instead of following her dream of getting an MFA. When famous British chef Jack Kilroy unexpectedly challenges her father to a cook-off, Lili decides she's tired of playing it safe and vows to seduce the tempting Brit. But once a video of her and Jack kissing goes viral and her luscious (if voluptuous) butt starts trending on Twitter, Lili fears she's cooked up a recipe for disaster . . . Jack Kilroy's celebrity has left him feeling used and used up. While Lili's oh-so-sexy moans when she tastes his delicious creations turn him on, he's even more aroused by how this beautiful, funny woman is unimpressed by his fame. He knows they could be amazing together, if she could only see past his rabid, bitch-fork-wielding fan base. Now as he's about to start a new prime time TV cooking show, can Jack convince Lili to realize her own ambitions-and turn up the heat in his kitchen?

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