Romance Titles

Turners vs Coopers, Book 5

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The Coopers and Turners are tied in the battle for Chance Creek’s Founder’s Prize, both families desperate to own the ranch that will be awarded to the winner. But Steel Cooper also needs to right the wrongs his father committed before he died in prison—and convince Stella Turner to marry him, despite a hundred years of animosity between their families. He’s willing to give it his best shot, but when disaster strikes Chance Creek, his best shot might not be enough to save anyone, let alone the woman he loves.

MARY by LizAnn Carson
Calter Creek, Book 4

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Mary, former wild child, gave up on men years ago. Those she’s met either lust for her or want to change her. She is resigned to spending her life as a single woman.

Besides, she has a secret – a secret who’s now nineteen years old. Zach was raised by her parents, and she never told her friends in Calter Creek she’s a mom. It’s a bit late now.

Then she meets Chris, everyone’s image of a good guy. Is he interested? Oh, yes. But Mary rejects his attempts to court her. Mild-mannered Chris? She’d be bored in a week… wouldn’t she?

What Mary doesn’t know is that Chris has a secret, too: his profession. He can’t bring himself to tell her, certain she’d bolt.

But secrets have a way of coming out…

A BRIDE FOR BRYNMOR by Jacqui Nelson
Songbird Junction, Book 1

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He’s never forgiven himself for letting her go. She’s never forgiven herself for almost getting him killed.

When Lark and her songbird sisters are separated fleeing their cruel and controlling troupe manager, only Brynmor Llewellyn can help Lark save her sisters and escape to the far west. But Lark wants more. And so does Brynmor. When they’re stranded in a spot as difficult to guard as it is to leave—a rustic cabin at a train junction between Denver and the mountain town of Noelle, Colorado—they find themselves fighting not only for survival but for redemption, forgiveness, and a second chance for their love.

Will the frontier train stop of Songbird Junction be Lark and Brynmor’s salvation? Or their downfall when her manager, a con artist who calls himself her uncle but cherishes only his own fame and fortune—demands a debt no one can pay?

A Bride for Brynmor (set in January 1878) includes characters from my Christmas stories: The Calling Birds (set in 1876) and Robyn: A Christmas Bride (set in 1877). Each story is a Western historical romance with a dash of mystery and a heap of adventure.

GETTING OVER BRETT by Cindy Procter-King

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Nothing can stop a girl with a plan…

Tori Jarrett is rocking her life. Well, mostly. She has great friends, and she’s busy fixing up her house. The only thing missing is love. But Tori isn’t worried…an awful lot. Mr. Right will arrive when he’s meant to, and this time they’ll ride off into the sunset together. No repeats of four years ago when she gave her heart and virginity to Brett Evans hours before he skipped town.

Not that Tori is holding a grudge. In fact, she’s almost forgotten their disastrous one-night stand. Until Brett stands on her doorstep, looking to rent a room. Yi-yi, does he have to be as handsome and charming as always?

Of course, Brett regrets ever hurting Tori. It’s difficult to know what to do about a woman he once considered the cute kid sister of his best friend but now can’t deny is thoroughly, irresistibly sexy. But, seriously, he’s better off alone. After all, Tori is a childhood pal, a boundary he won’t cross again.

Pal? Tori can’t believe Brett is stuck in the dusty past! What she needs is help with her house renovations, not a history list. Pals or not, she intends to get Brett under the covers again where he will discover she’s all woman where he is concerned. Maybe then she can finally bury her dreams and fantasies about the man, and move on.

Bed him and forget him. Forever this time. Such a simple plan…

BEFORE YOU KNEW ME by Mary Ann Clarke

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Sometimes moving into a new future requires letting go of the past. If two clashing agents of change can change the way they see each other – they might just change the world for good, and build a beautiful future together.

Attorney Sharon Beckett worked hard to lift her life out of the gutter. Her shameful scandalous past keeps her out of the limelight and firmly on the side of the establishment. And nothing else. In her mind, a pro-bono case for a skid row non-profit is the opposite of career advancement, but she’ll do what she must to climb that last corporate rung.

Passionate and angry social worker Kent Sawyer is determined to save troubled street kids by opening a much-needed shelter. But getting development approval depends on forging an unlikely alliance with a beautiful cold-hearted ice princess.

Scandal-averse Sharon, assigned to Kent’s project, could take on corrupt city officials and greedy developers to help him succeed, but she won’t. Until secrets from her past surface, and a dark turn of events forces her hand.

Can Sharon and Kent put their differences aside and learn to work together for the greater good, or will Kent’s dreams of righting the past by brightening the future implode before they even break ground?

DANGEROUS WEB by Reggi Allder | Reggi Allder's Dangerous Web book cover

A web of intrigue introduces the reader to a world of black ops, mystery, and desire.

Would she ever love again?

Emma lives a quiet life. When the past returns to threaten her present, is the key to her safety the man offering protection? Does he have secrets that will put her in greater danger?

Webb lives undercover and never lets anyone get too close. However, in his current perilous situation, Emma is the only one he can trust. Still, if he accepts her aid, he might be putting her in jeopardy. Can he justify involving her? Will he be able to manage his growing desire for Emma?


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FACT: If it doesn’t open, it’s not your door.

Having stolen a lovesick warlock’s last two hellhounds, Grace Elizabeth Adair, a healing witch, has been lying low in Callington for months, half fearing, half hoping their passionate master will show up to claim his hounds and perhaps notice her. The day he arrives, not only does she catch his eye, but also that of his fiendish dark fae mother.

Devlin Chase Dewer is bent on retrieving his hellhounds from a thieving witch so he can complete a mission to rid the Tower of London of an infestation of underworld creatures. If he succeeds, he will gain the approval of the Warlock Council, and be in a better position to wreck his revenge on the Coven Protrectress who broke his heart and the Church Guard she chose over him.

All his plans for reprisal wash away, however, when he is unexpectedly drawn to the enchanting light-fingered witch. Still, Dewer knows this new ill-thought longing is unlikely to lead anywhere. If witches and warlocks constantly warring with each other wasn’t enough to spoil any chance at his and Grace’s relationship lasting longer than a one night encounter, his witch-hating mother has shown up, intent on putting a spoke in his romantic inclinations.

Come join USA Today bestselling author Shereen Vedam as she brings her epic Cauldron Effect series to an unforgettable close as a Regency witch and warlock break with tradition to pry open a Wyhcan door that has been shut for centuries.

LIKE AN ANGEL by Bonnie Edwards

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He needs a woman bad. And a good woman even more…

New York heiress Andi Morrison needs to unplug and unwind, but a prairie farm in Canada is going too far, especially when it comes with a family in need. Coping with real children with real needs is not what she’s trained for and certainly not what she wants.

But Andi’s never been truly needed a day in her life. She’s a perfect hostess and a perfect daughter, the one in a mask of perfection no one cares to look behind. But children? No way!

Brice Logan is desperate to keep his houseful of foster children together. Without a woman in the home everything he lives for is threatened. When Andi stumbles up his driveway, like a misguided angel, he has to take what he can get.

Soon, Brice learns he needs more than Andi’s help.

He wants her everything.

Can love take root on a lonely Canadian prairie between two people who come from completely different worlds?

BRODY’S BRIDE by Kathleen Lawless

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What next? 

Brody has his hands full with a murderer next door trying to take over his ranch. Laura broke his heart ten years earlier. Now she’s back, and right in the crosshairs of his sworn enemy.

Laura never stopped loving Brody. And when she learns of his unscrupulous rival’s plan to take his home, she can’t stay away. Even though he rebuffs her help, she is determined to make amends for the past.

Can Brody save the ranch, keep its secrets, extract vengeance and protect Laura? All without losing his heart to her all over again?

Brody’s Bride is Book 1 in the sweet western historical series, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers by critically-acclaimed author, Kathleen Lawless.

If you like cowboys, secrets, and intrigue in the wild west, don’t miss this series.

GREEN SPIRITS by Rachel Goldsworthy
A Corsair’s Cove Companion short story 

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It’s springtime in Corsair’s Cove, when trees bloom, tourists arrive and spirits get lively.

But for Betsy Lund of Three Sheets Fabric Shop, this year it’s not a happy season. She misses her beloved business partner. Someone – or something– is using her quilting machines when she’s not around. And she can hardly get out of her own yard because her hedge is growing weirdly fast; she’s wearing out hedgetrimmers at an uncanny rate.

Orchardist Stan Redfern would love to do more than sharpen Betsy’s blades but his shy invitations are getting him nowhere.

Betsy isn’t even sure that romance is what Stan’s offering; her mojo eloped so long ago she can’t remember what it looked like.

When her hedgetrimmer gives up the ghost, she’s literally stuck, and Betsy has no illusions, or desire, that Prince Charming is going to ride up and save her.

What’s a self-rescuing middle-aged princess to do?

THE ROGUE TO RUIN by Shelley Adina writing as Charlotte Henry

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He is a penniless baronet. She is the wealthy great-granddaughter of a tradesman.

Can these childhood friends find their way back to each other when scandal strikes them both?

Sir Perran Geoffrey needs a wealthy bride to repair his family estate and to bring his sister out in Society. But what woman with money and standing will accept him as a husband—practically penniless, his title under a cloud thanks to his ne’er-do-well father, and an estate far away in Cornwall?

Alwyn Penrose and her two sisters are in London for their first Season. Imagine their surprise when they meet the heirs of the neighboring estates—gentlemen whom they are barely allowed to acknowledge. For to be seen with the Rogues of St. Just means the death of one’s reputation. Except that Alwyn is seen. More than once. And the gossip spreads all the way to the sacred portals of Almack’s, which close in her face and end her hopes for a good marriage forever.

The ruin of her Season is Perran Geoffrey’s fault. And when they are both forced to return to Cornwall, only one thing is clear: One good ruination deserves another.


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What happened that fateful morning in Lambton?
What brutal attacker caused grievous, near-fatal injuries?
Does she remain in danger? Elizabeth cannot remember!

Sequestered in her Aunt and Uncle Gardiner’s London home, Elizabeth Bennet tries to recover from a devastating incident that stole her memories during their Derbyshire tour. She continues to suffer from strange, angry voices in her head and to recall events that people tell her never happened. Even those who love her refuse to believe her. Elizabeth can barely endure the confusion!
Fitzwilliam Darcy is desperate for any hint of his beloved’s well-being, yet he lacks the information he seeks as her family forbids him contact with Elizabeth. His frustration mounts when he learns that her mental impairment incited taunting and torment in her home village of Meryton.

Which of Elizabeth’s recollections bear the closest resemblance to the truth? And what is the result of her sister Lydia’s elopement with Mr. Wickham? How is Mr. Darcy to rekindle his romance with Elizabeth when her aunt and uncle strictly shield her from him?
Prepare to grip the edge of your seat during this original romantic tale of suspense and mystery, another Pride and Prejudice variation by bestselling author Suzan Lauder.


Amazon CJ Hunt's Dark & Stormy

All bets are off when the lights go out one dark and stormy night in Rivers End…

The Maker’s Market New Year’s party is the most important night of the year for event planner Maddy Jones and her best friend caterer Kelsey Armstrong. But they’ve got things well in hand… until a power outage plunges everyone into darkness.

Never mind professional catastrophe—Maddy’s suffering a worse fate. She’s stuck in the elevator with the building owner, Dawson Sellers. He’s a reminder of the loving relationship she might have had.

But for Dawson, Maddy is strictly and heartbreakingly off-limits.

Down in the kitchen, Kelsey sees the blackout as a curse, but sexy artist Jason Thorne sees it as a chance to get into the sassy chef’s good graces. She’s convinced he’s out of her league, but he’s ready to show her just how beautiful she really is.

Total darkness might be exactly what these four friends need to step out of their comfort zones and take a chance on love.

Because for a building without power, there sure are a lot of sparks flying on this dark and stormy night in Rivers End.

FROSTBOUND by Sharon Ashwood 

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Every dog might have his day, but the hellhound guards the night…

As a snowstorm locks down the city, more than the roads are getting iced. Someone’s beheaded the wrong girl, and vampire-on-the-lam Talia Rostova thinks it was meant to be her. Now she’s the prime suspect in her own botched murder—and the prisoner of her smoking-hot neighbor.

Lore is a hellhound, bred to serve and protect, so he’s not freeing Talia until he’s sure that she’s the prey and not the hunter. You’d think a beautiful woman in his bedroom would be a good thing, but trouble-prone Talia has run afoul of someone more sinister than your average lunatic killer. An ancient Undead is wreaking vengeance on the city—and on her—and Lore will have to go far beyond a stake to put him back in his grave …

A PERFECT STORM by Mimi Barbour
Holiday Heartwarmers, Book 6 Mimi Barbour's A Perfect Storm


A senseless accident happens that puts Jenni’s ten-year-old son in a wheelchair while the rebellious girl who instigates the incident, shows anger rather than remorse. When it becomes imperative that the two be home-schooled, her bachelor father steps forward with his teaching degree and his appealing gray eyes, asking Jenna to let him teach both children.

Being a single mom who has to work, his request would certainly solve the problem of where her son could be educated until the New Year. But can she let her boy spend weeks with this dysfunctional family?

Chris finally gets custody of his daughter to find out that she hates the very sight of him. How can a man break through those barriers? Could the boy help – him and his new puppy… and the smart, beautiful woman he calls Mom?

THE LAST WAR, Books 1-3 boxed set by Sylvie Grayson

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The Last War series has been hailed as sci-fi cross romance- a compelling piece of fiction—a stunning portrayal of a new world created from fire and consumed at the edges …It’s a whole new world – sci fi and fantasy at its best…

Khandarken Rising, Book One —The Last War has finally ended and Major Dante Regiment is sent by the General of Khandarken, to the Southern Territory. What he discovers shakes him to the core and fuels his grim determination to protect young Bethlehem Farmer at all cost.

Son of the Emperor, Book Two— Hunted by her stepmother, Julianne Adjudicator flees to the Sanctuary. When Abe Farmer seeks help there for his wounded bodyguard, he ends up leaving under cover of darkness with Julianne in tow. Can they reach the Catastrophic Ocean before disaster strikes?

Truth and Treachery, Book Three— The Young Emperor’s ambitions include overthrowing everything Khandarken has cobbled together since the Last War. The Chief Constable of Khandarken is a private man with a close connection to the Old Empire. Selanna Nettles is a sookie in Beresford. When these three meet up, the result is explosive, not just for them but for the future of the Empire.

From attacks by the new Emperor to conspiracy in the ranks of the police, Khandarken is in more danger than at any time since the end of The Last War.

THE BANSHEE OF CASTLE MUIRN by Sheila Currie | Sheila Currie's The Banshee of Castle Muirn

“You will become a banshee,” said the Wise Woman. “Your people need your powers.”

Shona Campbell, the daughter of a Scottish chief, expected an arranged marriage with a distant cousin, a nice gentleman from the Highlands. No problem…until she is told she will marry a Lowlander with a need for her dowry and a taste for cruelty. She has two choices. She could become a banshee and be shunned by everyone in the glen. Or she could accept the help of a MacDonald, her clan’s traditional enemy… and be shunned by every Campbell in Argyll. And try to ignore the love stirring in her heart.

Alasdair MacDonald is a drover, taking cattle from Highlands to Lowlands. He wants to broker a truce with the Campbells. Tender feelings for the chief’s daughter will endanger the truce and the chance to do business ever again with the Campbells.

Can Shona defeat her ruthless suitor with the help of a MacDonald or must she learn the magic of the banshee to save her people from the danger in the Lowlands? Can she suppress her strong feelings for the handsome MacDonald?


Amazon Judy Hudson's Starlight & Tinsel

It’s Star’s turn to shine!

When Star’s van, her childhood home and only inheritance from her mother, broke down in Fortune Bay, she thought her mother had guided her to this warm, friendly place. but now, one year later, she still hasn’t figured out why. Her job at the café certainly isn’t a reason to stay, and although everyone here was very nice, so far she hasn’t met anyone really—special.

Now she’s moving into the Murphy’s cabin and couldn’t help noticing that everyone who lives there seems to find their happily-ever-after — even if it isn’t exactly what they’d thought it would be.

Harry Brewster has ended up in Fortune Bay too–a place he’d never expected to be. He’s kept his old buddy Marshall’s band on the road for 20 years, and although the life was starting to get old and he’s starting to look forward to settling down, does it have to be here, in Fortune Bay?

He’d never been the one in the band to get the girls, and although there had been a few women in his life over the years, there had never been anyone like Star. She was the yin to his yang and just might be the one to help this bottled-up business man slow down and smell the incense.

A PERSON OF INTEREST by Ardelle Holden

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Samantha took a taxi from the SkyTrain terminal to Chinatown that blustery night. She was happy with the progress she’d made on her novel in the two weeks she’d been away. But the breakup with Don when she’d left had not gone well, and she cringed at the thought of having to deal with his temper again.

Tired and soaked to the skin, Samantha climbed the stairs to her friend’s apartment. The door stood ajar, which was curious. Siobhan should have been at work. When Samantha peered in, she could just see the outline of two ominous figures skulking in the gloom. She gasped and slammed the door shut. She could hear their muffled shouts as she flew, screaming, down the stairs into the street.

Gripped with fear, and shielding her face from the driving rain, Samantha dodged between jousting umbrellas and the spray from the headlong rush of the traffic that threatened to thwart her escape.

A Person of Interest thrills and excites with romance and danger in this debut mystery novel by Ardelle Holden.

The Coopers, Book 2 Jodie Esch's Finding Quinn


A military widow’s journey.

A wildfire fighter obsessed with working in danger zones.

Two different worlds.

Do they have the courage to face the future together?

“We regret to inform you …” They’re the words every military spouse dreads.

Kelsey Malone mourns the tragic loss of husband while balancing work and two kids on a remote island in the Pacific Northwest. She struggles to accept the loss of her soul mate and embarks on a journey of picking up the pieces. Accepting her new reality is a challenge.

Quinn Cooper is a wildfire fighter addicted to risk and adventure. He adopts a transient lifestyle searching for the next big thrill and adrenalin rush. But he has to examine his choices when he meets a woman who needs his support. He’s not expecting to find a woman who makes him reflect on his decisions. Is he prepared for the new chapter that lies just around the corner?

HER ONE TRUE LOVE by Alice Valdal

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One woman. Two men. Is Louisa Graham ready for her one true love?

Finally free from the restrictions of her clergyman father, Louisa Graham is determined to establish herself as a photographer in the gold rush town of Prospect, British Columbia. Reluctant to fall in love and protective of her independence, she sees her future as a successful businesswoman, beholden to no one. But then crime, gossip and scandal threaten to destroy her. Despite her skill, and dedication, Louisa realizes she needs the help of others to achieve her dreams.

Two men are eager to smooth the way for the new lady photographer. Cpl. Jack Kendal of the Mounted Police squires her about town, makes her laugh and flatters her extravagantly. Louisa can’t help but enjoy his charm. If only he weren’t so over-protective.

Rev. Daniel Stanton is constantly underfoot, insisting she learn frontier skills and involve herself in the community. Hasn’t the man other parishioners to bother? And yet. . . he listens, encourages, and respects her opinions. If only he weren’t a clergyman.

Dare she risk her heart to either man? Is love worth the cost of her independence?

QUICK & EASY by Whitley Cox
A Quick Billionaires Novella, Book 2

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Getting over your ex isn’t as easy as getting back under them.

Heather Alvarez thought she was over Gavin McAllister. After all, he dumped her—on the phone—ten years ago, then vanished from her life and broke her heart. But now he’s back, and all Heather wants is revenge.

Or at the very least, the breakup sex he still owes her.

Ten years ago, Gavin McAllister made a choice and lost the one woman he’s ever loved. Now he’s determined to win her back, even if it means telling the truth. He’d do just about anything for another chance with Heather.

But a one-night stand, no strings, no future? He doesn’t think so.

This time he wants forever.

NOT QUITE A LADY by Helena Korin
English Gardens, Book 2  |

Ruby Gillingham, a country girl from Kent, is travelling to London for the Little Season. Her father is Sir Roderick of Thorncroft Hall but her mother is not to be mentioned. Ruby hopes to catch the eye of Crispin, Lord Sayward, a most handsome English gentleman. But will his mother, the dragon, find Ruby acceptable? Then there’s Peter, Lord Berrington, with the Irish lilt in his speech. He made her heart beat a little faster but her father has forbidden her to see him. In any case he’s back in Kent and with every hoof beat London is coming closer.

Reluctant Brides, Book 1

1998, Cornwall, England

As Phaedra’s husband nears death, Iain Trebanian – the man she has always loved – returns to Cornwall believing Phaedra is a self-serving gold-digger. Yet every choice Phaedra made she made for him.

Now Iain must choose:  Turn his back on Phaedra’s love, or continue to believe her choices were more self-serving than self-sacrificing.

(Originally published as His Father’s Wife. Now updated and re-edited).

KISS AT THE COVE by Lee McKenzie
Corsair’s Cove Chocolate Shop, Book 1

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Life is like a chocolate-covered cherry—glossy on the outside; a sweet, sticky mess inside.

Two Mr. Wrongs don’t make a right. That’s why Prudence Parker has ended her engagement—twice. But she loves weddings and believes in happily ever after—which is a good thing, since she’s the only wedding planner in Corsair’s Cove, and the quaint coastal town is a popular Pacific Northwest destination for couples tying the knot. And, with its history of pirates, ghosts and assorted ne’er-do-wells, Corsair’s Cove is a charming place to call home.

After being stood up at the altar, marine biologist Spencer MacKewan moves to the Cove to accept a position at the research station. The wedding-that-wasn’t has left him more relieved than brokenhearted, and he’s determined not to make that mistake twice. Falling for Pru Parker is definitely not in the plan. Then trouble comes in the form of a chocolate shop, an inheritance gone wrong, and a clutch of long-lost cousins. When Pru’s plans for the rest of her life begin to crumble, Spencer helps her pick up the pieces.

There’s more than salt in the air at Corsair’s Cove. Desperately fighting an old curse, the pirate ghost known as the Wolf of the West is determined to help the last descendants of Blackthorne blood find true love before he vanishes forever on Hallowe’en night. But this is a quest like no other. Even a skilled sea captain will encounter heavy weather when he tries to push the gun-shy and the twice-burned into each other’s arms…

SHAG LAKE by Susan McEachern |

Geri McKenna hasn’t seen her brother’s best friend, Sean Eastman, since he graduated high school. Sean left their little town of Pembroke just hours after she nailed him with a kiss behind the shed, never to be seen or heard from again. No calls, no texts, no social media to stalk online.

Eight years later, Sean resurfaces in their hometown unannounced. Blinded by his looming height, crystal blue eyes and the guns he’s grown since high school, Geri thinks it’s just a happy coincidence that he’s back at the same time she’s taken leave from her dead-end job to come home for her brother’s wedding. It doesn’t even enter her mind that Sean’s return coincides with the mysterious disappearance of a woman in the vicinity of Shag Lake in nearby Algonquin Park. Until she bumps into him at the crime scene.

Determined to revive her flagging career in journalism, Geri’s investigation into the missing woman leads her into the clandestine world of an alien cover-up, with Sean Eastman at the center of it all. So when he comes to take her into hiding from a corrupt shadow government that wants to permanently shut her down, Geri must decide if Sean is a trustworthy friend or one of the people who wants her dead.

HOOK, LINE & SINKER by Ev Bishop
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Brian Archer, lawyer and infamous playboy, returns to Greenridge after a long holiday to find his life in ashes. Literally. His condo has burned to the ground, and with it, his delusion that he’s a footloose, fancy-free guy who doesn’t secretly crave a home and a place to belong. Staying with his lovebird brother and sister-in-law at River’s Sigh B & B proves unbearable, only rubbing in his deep loneliness. As does getting to know one of the other guests, a damsel determined to get herself out of distress, without any help from him. What is it about sweet, troubled Katelyn that makes Brian want to go all knight-in-shining-armor? And why is he suddenly longing for things he doesn’t even believe in, like true love, marriage . . . ?

Single mom and wannabe entrepreneur Katelyn Kellerman needs to escape from Greenridge. Her safety, and that of her children, relies on it. Plus, she knows the hazards of trusting someone all too well. So why, after meeting Brian Archer, does she wish she could just stay put and build a home? With him. No matter how they fight their feelings, Brian and Katelyn fall for each other hook, line and sinker—but life isn’t a fairy tale. Brian can’t live in limbo forever, Katelyn’s ex is increasingly threatening, and she needs to secure a future for her and her kids. Can they beat the odds, salvage the ashes of their pasts, and risk everything for love, or are they just fishing for trouble?

THE VISCOUNT NEEDS A WIFE by Jo Beverleytvnawnewsm

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Since being widowed two years ago, Kitty Cateril has been trapped in her late husband’s home, where she is expected to mourn forever. Desperate to escape, Kitty will consider any option—even a hasty marriage to a stranger with no intention of abandoning his bachelor ways.

London life suits Beau Braydon, especially his work keeping Britain safe. So when he inherits the title of Viscount Dauntry, he has no intention of resettling on a rural estate. He can’t resist the opportunity to marry a sensible widow who can manage Beauchamp Abbey for him—until he realizes Kitty is more than he bargained for.

Before Kitty and Dauntry can adjust to each other, a threat to the royal family takes them to London. Soon someone is determined to prevent Dauntry from exposing the villain, and secrets in Kitty’s past threaten their growing love…

A Romantic Times Top Pick

OUTBACK PROMISE by Maggie BolithoOutbackPromise_Cover

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Sometimes, before you can find yourself, you must lose yourself in the desert.

Can Ros and Grady move on from the past, or will their pain drive them apart? Six years ago, the Balfours lost their son Cadel to a hit-and-run driver. A few months ago, Ros discovered Grady’s affair. With their marriage fast disintegrating, they decide to take a three-month camping trip into the heart of Australia to try and mend deep wounds and rekindle the fire that once fused them close. This trip will decide the fate of their relationship: do they have enough strength and enough love left to accept what life has put them both through?

But trust and forgiveness don’t come easily, and Ros and Grady have to navigate not only the wilderness of the Outback and the challenges of other travellers, but also the chasm of grief and bitterness they have sunk into over the last six years. Their only hope for survival lies in facing the secrets they have both tried to keep buried …

A contemporary novel set against the sweeping backdrop of the Australian Outback.

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