Three-hundred-and-sixty-four days a year, Allison Carmichael doesn’t mind being single. It sure beats dating another loser, and it keeps her heart safe. Then there’s that three-hundred-and-sixty-fifth day: Christmas Eve, the traditional time her entire family gathers together—and gangs up on her, demanding to know when she’s going to get married. This year, she swears, is going be different. And that’s why, at a charity auction she’s throwing on-base, she buys herself a man.
Sergeant Troy Matthews insists that he’s not for sale. His time is, though, and he’s happy to donate it. Happier still when he learns the identity of the winning bidder: the redhead with the killer good looks and smart mouth who runs the veteran’s center. Allison needs Troy’s help to fool her family into believing they’re an item, and he’s all too happy to indulge her…
Two brothers find romance during Amish wedding season.
Meet the Darcy brothers; two modern-day heroes who just happen to be the most sought-after bachelors in town. One visit to the local bakery opens the door for some sweet romance to go along with the tastiest treats of the season.
4 Amish Novellas: The Bakery, The English Groom, Amish Hearts, Puppy Love
From Amazon bestselling author Ivy Smoak comes a heart-pounding second chance romance.
Daphne – I’ve always regretted not being confident enough to talk to my college crush. When he shows up during my friend’s bachelorette party, I refuse to let my second chance slip through my fingers.
Rob – It was impossible to forget the beautiful brunette from campus. But I’ve always known she wasn’t one night stand material. So I kept my distance. When she shows up years later during my brother’s bachelor party, I don’t know how I can possibly resist her again. There’s just one problem: I don’t do relationships.
Inspired by Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol.”
Benita Holden has more money than she’ll ever spend. As a personal injury attorney, her bank account grows in large sums. What does she spend her money on? Nothing. What does she do for fun? Work.
Her life is one of routine, from the moment she wakes until she goes to bed at night. That all changes one night when she gets a visit from her father, a man who’s been dead seven years now…
Those we love always come home.
Christmas has always been a happy affair for the Friessens, but this year, as the family returns home, they are faced with more than a few challenges–from the crazy whirlwind of an on-again, off-again romance to a fairytale marriage now on the rocks, with more secrets than the family knows what to do with.
Can the Friessens pull together this holiday season, and will the gift of love be all they need?
On the heels of her mother’s death, Hope Logan reluctantly returns to her grandparents’ home place for a journal that reveals the explosive crimes and atrocities of the past that have haunted her grandma for nearly sixty-five years. Bitterness, unforgiveness, and anger consumes her as she sets out to solve the mystery that surrounds her grandma’s life.
The dark, evil secret that is contained in the journal only deepens her resentment of God. Because of her quest, she comes in contact with many strong believers. In that small town in the foothills of the mountains of North Carolina, Hope’s bitterness, unforgiveness, and anger slowly fade…
Supermodel Ava Kelly is more used to luxury yachts than London canal boats. But she desperately needs a refuge from the paparazzi and delectable Blake Walker’s boat will provide the perfect bolt-hole. This brooding ex-soldier is bound to rescue her, right…?
Wrong. Pampered princess Ava is the last person Blake wants in his personal space—she’s far too tempting! But with a million-pound charity donation hanging in the balance Blake can’t say no. Now that Ava’s close enough to touch, keeping his hands off her is pretty difficult, too! Maybe money isn’t the only thing at stake this Christmas….
Start the Christmas season off right with five poignant, clean, Christmas stories by some of your favorite suspense authors. Kick-off your shoes, warm up the hot cocoa, and stoke up the fire. Enjoy.
Rock & Roll Christmas by Lillian Duncan
Last Chance by V.B. Tenery
Sylvia’s Secret by Mary Vee
Shadow of Doubt by Susette Williams
Angels Among us by V.B. Tenery
Micah Torrance could use a helping hand. Between managing his expansive Wyoming ranch and caring for his willful little girl, Janey, Micah’s plate is more than full. Usually, it’s not in this cowboy’s nature to ask, but when beautiful Karina Carter offers her help, Micah can’t resist. With her sweet smile and her easy way with Janey, Micah wants to trust her. But he knows better than anyone that love only leads to heartbreak.
Champion ice-skater Karina Carter needs a fresh start while her body heals. Caring for little Janey is just temporary until she can get back on the ice—or so she keeps telling herself. But the longer she spends with this gorgeous single dad, the more drawn she is to him and the family they could share…
Lily Livingston is a widow raising her six-year-old daughter, Claire, in New York City. Devastated by her husband’s death three years ago, she’s in no hurry to fall in love again. Besides, trying to balance her career with motherhood leaves her little time for romance.
With a wheelchair instead of a white horse, and a vow against falling in love again as his armor, Gideon Stone is the last person Lily expects to sweep her off her feet. But when a business agreement forces the two of them together, that is exactly what happens. As they navigate the minefield that fast represents their relationship, can either of them overcome the obstacles to find true happiness in each other’s arms?
When Elsinore Cosgrove escapes a ballroom in search of adventure, she has no idea it will lead to a hasty marriage. The youngest daughter of a duke, all she wants is to make her own choices. Now she’s engaged to an infuriating, handsome Scottish baron who doesn’t even know her name! Using all her feminine wiles, along with advice gleaned from a training guide for hunting hounds, Elsinore is determined to mold her baron into the husband she wants.
Quin Graham is a man with many secrets. If another scandal can be avoided with a sham marriage, so be it. Only his fiancée isn’t at all what he’s expecting, and the clumsy, curious, and clever Elsinore refuses to be set aside…
Haven Lockwood’s Christmas takes a nosedive when she discovers that her mother and identical twin sister, Brynn, ditched her, leaving her to spend Christmas alone in their New York City apartment. To make matters worse, Brynn’s boyfriend Wyatt shows up, ready to take Brynn on a road trip to Atlanta to meet his family.
Haven is fully prepared to tell Wyatt the hard news—that her flighty twin sister jetted off to Ireland with a movie star, leaving him high and dry—however, when she finds herself staring into his mesmerizing blue eyes, all explanations fly out the window. Not only is Wyatt devastatingly handsome, but also charming and witty with an adorable Southern accent that rolls like a ballad off his tongue.
Duty. Honor. My brothers. That’s all I have.
Wounded in battle, Zander wakes in a daemon feeding ground, bound to a human female. The origins of the restraints are unknown, the woman – Austin – a risk for Otherworld exposure. In the midst of human corpses, and with relationships punishable by death, Austin tempts a part of him he’s locked down his entire existence. His beast, however, the part of him that consumes every dark soul he’s ever dispatched, pulls at its tether, fighting to claim what can never be.
The town of Moonlight Harbor needs to convince tourists that the beach is still the place to be—even when the sunshine goes south for the winter. Jenna Jones, new proprietor of The Driftwood Inn, has the perfect idea: a holiday festival called Seaside with Santa.
Jenna is happy to throw herself into planning the event. With all the decorating, preparation and extra reservations at the inn because of the festival—and with two wonderful but very different men hoping to claim more of her time and her heart—Jenna is busy. Busy, but happy. Even with her troublesome ex in the picture, life feels as close to perfect as she’s ever known.
London, 2046. The British Republic has a new First Lady. She’s Californian, ‘in-your-face, for sure’ and she’s got big plans for a Buckingham Palace refurb. When her three Chihuahuas go missing, one man is determined to avoid getting dragged into it all. His name is Pond. Howie Pond – presidential spokesperson, retired secret agent and cat lover.
Meanwhile, Howie’s wife Britt is handed her first assignment as a National Security and Intelligence Service rookie – to solve the mystery of the missing canine trio. Will Howie manage to slope off to the pub before he can be roped into help? Will Britt unmask the dognapper and grab the glory? Find out, in this crazy canine comedy from barking-mad British author Paul Mathews.
This book takes you on a courageous journey into the souls of a mother and a daughter. A unique text, written by them in tandem, exposes what all of us are afraid to discover. Do we really know what is happening with our children? Are we perhaps at times asleep in our relationships? Has our child given up, and what can we do about it?
What began as a normal communication breakdown between a rebellious teenager and her Mom—who is juggling studies, a career, raising her children, and preserving a marriage—turns into a nightmare, and secrets that had been hidden for years are revealed…
Flying was her first passion
Then Chris Mallory met Major Dan McCord, her instructor in test-pilot school. The attraction—compelling, magical, overwhelming—was definitely mutual.
The first woman in a male-dominated field, Chris had enough to handle without beginning a love affair. But the powerful feelings between them were irresistible, and with Dan she could soar to such ecstatic heights….
Park Place, South Carolina is all spruced up for the Christmas holidays. Storefronts are competing for the coveted “Best Window Display” award given out each holiday season. Christmas music is blasting out of the town square’s speaker system, and everyone in town has the spirit. Everyone, that is, except for Agatha O’Malley in the large Victorian house at the end of Main Street.
The death of her husband, Charlie, two year earlier, has caused a bah, humbug feeling every Christmas since. She’s led a charmed life as the wife of a wealthy doctor, but now she finds that her fortune has mysteriously disappeared right along with Charlie. Her near penniless state has given her the idea to open a bed and breakfast. With each new guest at the inn, Agatha is forced to take a deeper look inside her soul and slowly the self-pity starts melting away…
Divorce lawyer Victoria Slade has seen enough unhappy endings to swear off marriage forever. That doesn’t mean she’s opposed to casual dating—just not with her cocky new neighbor, who is as gorgeous and tempting as he is off-limits. But once she agrees to take on his sister’s case, she’s as determined to win as ever—even if that means teaming up with Ford…
Investigative journalist Ford Dixon is bent on finding the man who got his sister pregnant and left her high and dry. He’s willing to partner with Victoria, despite the fact that the beautiful brunette gets under his skin like no other woman. He might not be looking to settle down, but there’s no denying the scorching attraction between them. Still, the more time he spends with Victoria, the more he realizes that the one woman as skeptical about love as he is might be the only woman he could really fall for.
Jedediah Wenger lost his family to an Englishe drunk driver. He has yet to put his life back together including the long-forgotten courting of the Bishop’s daughter, Felicity Troyer. When he’s suddenly faced with the task of helping the fading mid-western town of Prosperity survive, he realizes the task is greater than the town or the District can overcome.
Hearing about Prosperity through a ragtag ham radio, the remnants of the Government sends U.S. Cavalry Captain Jimmy Flanagan to protect the town which has evolved into a symbol of hope for all of America. His nagging concerns about his family in Nebraska keep him restless where he would otherwise find contentment.
After her late husband leaves her in debt to some dangerous people, Lady Gabrielle McCullough is forced to become a thief. In the intervening years, her skills have not gone unnoticed.
After being recruited by the Scarlet Pimpernel, the mysterious do-gooder spiriting aristocrats out of revolutionary France, Gabrielle crosses the Channel for the most daring mission of her life. Accompanying her is the Earl of Sedgwick, a thief in his own right and an enticingly masculine presence. The man is not to be trusted—nor is Gabrielle’s body when he’s near…
What’s going to happen to six-year-old Hunter? His parents are dead, and his grandmother is dying. He’s left with a family legacy of addiction, depression, and suicide. Hunter’s mother, Odette, wanted the husband she left for another man, to raise him, but Nico, alcoholic, depressed, and full of rage, wants no part of the child. He cannot accept that Odette, his wife and songwriting partner, left him.
During their senior year of high school, the beautiful, multiracial Odette, with an incredible voice and stage presence, joined Nico’s band. Five hard years of trying to “make it” finally paid off, but their inexperience cost them their independence, financial stability, and vultures wanting a piece of their songs, the only thing Nico, a talented guitarist, has left…
Emily Hamilton doesn’t trust men. She’s much more comfortable playing the romantic lead in front of a packed house onstage than in her own life. So when NFL star and alluring ladies’ man Brandon McKenna acts as her personal white knight, she has no illusions that he’ll stick around. However, a misunderstanding with the press throws them together in a fake engagement that yields unexpected (and breathtaking) benefits.
Every time Brandon calls her “Sugar,” Emily almost believes he’s playing for keeps—not just to score. Can she let down her defenses and get her own happily ever after?
Eight people. One weekend. Eight lives forever changed. In the mid-1960s, at an elite college in the quaint town of Barrie Hill, Connecticut, a group of literary-minded students met regularly off-campus at the Vanessa Grand Hotel. Often late into the night, they would discuss the day’s news, analyze literature, philosophize, trade barbs, and socialize.
Twenty years after graduation, in 1986, the group’s founder, Clare Dreyser, organizes a weekend reunion. Seven former Barrie Hillers and one guest get together, eager to re-create an extraordinary time in their lives and reunite with old friends. From the outset, and baffling the group, Leah Brent displays a brash, condescending attitude for nearly everyone and everything…
Colorado winters are rugged and cold, but there’s nothing warmer than a cowboy’s tender kiss to ignite the spirit of the season….
Meadow Dawson needs Santa to deliver a solution to her management of the enormous Colorado ranch she’s inherited. YouTube videos just aren’t going to cut it. Too bad she’s not on speaking terms with the one man who can help her out…. Cattleman Dal Blake just wants his too pretty, too clumsy, and too inexperienced neighbor’s dog to quit digging under his fence. But this Christmas, the unexpected gift of love will surprise them both.
Ellie Blackmore is making a name for herself as a house flipper. But when her sister Mackenzie disappears, Ellie can’t focus on anything but uncovering what happened. Her only clue is the bloodstain on the deck of Mackenzie’s boat. Ellie knows her sister isn’t on the best of terms with her ex-husband, Jason, but he wouldn’t kill her—would he?
Coast Guard intelligence officer Grayson Bradshaw believes Mackenzie faked her own death after stealing a seized cocaine shipment. The problem is convincing Ellie, who seems to view him as the true enemy.
The Fearful Heart: The heart must be protected at all costs… but will Cassidy be able to afford the price? Cassidy has distanced herself from childhood friend, Tristan. She’s moved on from their days of best friend-hood and is attending college. And dating one of the most eligible males on campus.
Life couldn’t be better. Really. Tristan has devoted himself to Cassidy since they were children together. But no matter what he did, she’s never treated him like more than her best friend. He knows they can have something deeper. If only he can find the key to unlocking her fearful heart… Also included: Secret Angel and Secret Valentine!
This Christmas isn’t so merry for Toni. Her best friend’s been locked up in a mental hospital ever since she told the police she was attacked by vampires, and the only way for Toni to get her out is to prove that bloodsuckers really do exist. So she’s taken a job as a bodyguard for the Undead, but she gets more than she bargained for, especially when she meets Ian MacPhie, a Scottish rascal looking for Ms. Right.
Although Ian’s nearly five centuries old, he looks and acts like a twenty-seven-year-old hunk. How can a dead man be so damn sexy? Could Mr. Wrong be Mr. Right? One forbidden kiss could lead to an eternity of passion—and all it takes is one moment under the mistletoe…
There is no match for the Sisterhood–the seven friends who have taken vigilante justice to a new level–not even the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Although the women foiled former FBI director Mitch Riley’s plot to frame their friends Judge Nellie Easter and lawyer Lizzie Fox, now they must remain in exile or risk capture. They can’t complain about their opulent digs on a remote, luxurious mountaintop, but the ladies desperately miss home.
Their wish to return might come true sooner than they expect when they receive a panicked call from Supreme Court Chief Justice Pearl Barnes, who faces blackmail for her own illegal brand of justice. Now the women must not only sneak back into the United States, but also remain undetected as they investigate…
When Sophie Bennings arrives in New York, love is the last thing on her mind. Still reeling from a painful break up, she throws herself into her work as a food editor on a top-notch magazine.
Columnist Todd McLennan is everything that Sophie wishes she didn’t want. Like the gorgeous bakery below her Brooklyn apartment, he’s as tempting as the delicious cupcakes on display. Surely a little of what you fancy can do you good? As Sophie and Todd get to know one another, a love of food isn’t the only passion they share. In the city that never sleeps, has Sophie finally met the man of her dreams…?
A corpse, a cantankerous camel, an entertaining array of suspects, and a yule tide of problems along the way…it must be a Flo and Agnes Christmas!
Flo and Agnes are back just in time for Christmas! In this Christmas novella, Silver Hills Single and Senior Residence is hosting a Holiday event for the Silver City community and, much to the chagrin of poor Detective Peters, something is about to go amiss. But don’t worry, Flo, Agnes and their usual gang of miscreants are on the job! And it promises to be a fun, murderous Christmas season in Silver City!
Four Contemporary American Indian Romances–Over 700 Pages!
AN INDIAN AFFAIR is a conflict of cultures tale about two people who have nothing in common but can’t stay away from each other. BLACKFOOT AFFAIR is a tale that begins with intense antagonism between professional combatants, Marisa Hancock and Jackson Bluewolf. MEDICINE MAN’S AFFAIR is a story that shows that prejudices can poison a relationship on either side, but love can bring down these barriers and unite people of diverse backgrounds. MARRIAGE IN NAME ONLY is a reunion story disguised as a revenge tale.