It’s been years since Abby O’Brien Winters set foot in Chesapeake Shores. The Maryland town her father built has too many sad memories and Abby too few spare moments, thanks to her demanding Wall Street career, the crumbling of her marriage and energetic daughters. Then one panicked phone call from her youngest sister brings her racing back home to protect Jess’s dream of renovating the charming Inn at Eagle Point.
But saving the inn from foreclosure means dealing not only with her own fractured family, but also with Trace Riley, the man Abby left ten years ago. Trace can be a roadblock to her plans…or proof that second chances happen in the most unexpected ways. #ad
She wants to forget the tragic memories that tie them together.
He wants to tear down the walls that keep them apart.
Marigold Pendleton has always prided herself on her independence. Possessing neither wealth nor great beauty, she has resigned herself to life as a spinster and is determined to look after her own needs. As dressmaker for the village of Roderick Glen, she is known for her loyalty and compassionate nature. Few of the residents would ever guess the truth – that beneath her sweet spirit, Marigold carries the weight of a dreadful secret and a guilty conscience. #ad
Now a major motion picture starring Kate Winslet and Idris Elba. An atmospheric, suspenseful and gripping story of two people finding love while fighting to survive.
When a blizzard strands them in Salt Lake City, two strangers agree to charter a plane together, hoping to return home; Ben Payne is a gifted surgeon returning from a conference, and Ashley Knox, a magazine writer, is en route to her wedding. But when unthinkable tragedy strikes, the pair find themselves stranded in Utah’s most remote wilderness in the dead of winter, badly injured and miles from civilization. Without food or shelter, and only Ben’s mountain climbing gear to protect themselves, Ashley and Ben’s chances for survival look bleak, but their reliance on each other sparks an immediate connection, which soon evolves into something more. #ad
A delightful romantic comedy from New York Times bestselling author Ginny Baird…
Successful Boston matchmaker and television personality Meredith Galanes’s reputation is on the line. During a guest appearance on a morning talk show, she’s broadsided by questions about her own romantic attachments, just as she’s trying to secure a syndication deal. Afraid to admit her love life is a total disaster, Meredith blurts out that she’s seriously involved with a very special man–a boatbuilder in Maine. She never expects that small slip to get spun into a story about her supposed engagement.
Or that the paparazzi will track the guy down… #ad
Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life – boating, swimming , and regular barbecues with his good-natured buddies — he holds the vague conviction that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style. That is, until Gabby Holland moves in next door.
Spanning the eventful years of young love, marriage and family, THE CHOICE ultimately confronts us with the most heart-wrenching question of all: how far would you go to keep the hope of love alive? #ad
She’s my best friend’s sister, which makes her off-limits. So why can’t I stay away?
I’m a master at hiding my true feelings for Aria Bristol. Well, except for that one time in high school. That one kiss. Her first kiss. It should never have happened, and it can’t happen again. Being separated by thousands of miles helped a lot, but now that I’m back, I need to be careful. Because if I know anything, I know she deserves more than I can give her.
But she’s fierce. Feisty. And she knows me better than anyone. She doesn’t care about her brother’s disapproval or that I’m trying to keep my lips to myself. I know I should do the right thing and push her away, but I’m not sure how much longer I can keep up this act… #ad
From singing to becoming the target of an unseen enemy…
Marina Stephenson fills in at her friend’s bar the night her singer doesn’t show up. It was supposed to be a simple gift to help, but her life is soon in turmoil. Dubbed the “Secret Singer” by the press, Marina’s life is turned upside down when she sings to Billionaire Axl Devereaux.
Inventor, Axl Devereaux, CEO of Devereaux Knives, Inc., is ready to present his cutting-edge design to the United States military. Multiple branches of the government have heralded his work. Security has been a problem in the past, not this time. The new design could change the future more than anyone can imagine. Well, almost anyone. Someone is trying to steal the prototype, but how far will they go to get what they want? Can he trust Marina? #ad
6 best-selling Historical Western novels!
Delightful tales full of emotion, love, drama, action, plot twists and heart-melting romance!
A Secret to Bind Them Together; A Patient Kind of Love;
Captivated by Her True Heart; Running To His Warm Embrace;
Love’s Heartfelt Journey; Bound By A Bitter Secret #ad
In Chances, Lucky grew up in a top crime family; in Lucky, she was married three times; in Lady Boss, she took on Hollywood and bought Panther Studios; and in Vendetta, she fought off a lifelong enemy to keep the studio, and her husband.
Now, in Dangerous Kiss, when a member of her family is brutally gunned down in a random holdup, her fury knows no bounds. While she is tracking the killer, her relationship with her husband, charismatic writer and director Lennie Golden, is put to the test. Then, suddenly, into her life comes a man from her past—a man with a dangerous kiss. #ad
The magic of Christmas can melt even the coldest of hearts, and change someones entire of life…
When romance author, Heidi Roarke loses her Christmas spirit, her agent suggests that she spends Christmas in a town that is all about the holiday. With major reservations about this plan, she books a room at the Holly Cottage in Hollyville. From the moment she steps into the Cottage, she feels different. Then she meets Eric Bale, the 3rd generation owner of the bed and breakfast, which changes everything. She falls in love with the community of Hollyville and helps fight the Mayor’s choice to quit funding the orphanage. #ad
Matt Gardner was so ridiculously rude to me when I first met him. In fact, it was hate at first sight.
I was stuck in a small town in Texas that I’d never been to… And forced to ask for help from Matt who happened to be a wolf shifter. Matt was everything I wished my ex had been. The same ex that stole my advertising work and ran away. It was my search for him that brought me to Pleasant Valley. Falling in love with my new enemy wasn’t a part of my plan. But the way Matt held me while I cried on his shoulder told me everything I needed to know about him. I knew that he would protect me when my ex tried to destroy my life again. He would bring me back if I was taken. I knew that Matt was the love of my life… But was he going to be able to save me in time for us to be together? #ad
Isn’t it every girl’s dream to become a princess? Not Claire Thomson’s. An orthopedic surgeon, Claire enjoys the rigors of surgery and medical research. Her dream of landing a spot at Halford University in Boston seems so close she can taste it. As the top academic center in the nation, it lies just a few miles from her sole living relative and best friend—Margaret Thomson, her granny.
Claire Thomson grew up without a father, and this missing piece of her life’s puzzle leaves her feeling unworthy. But Claire has landed a one-year fellowship at Oxmund University in Amorley, and she intends to find that puzzle piece—back at the same university where her recently deceased mother, Mona, met her father years ago. #ad
Holly – When Holly Jensen inherits her estranged aunt’s house, she doesn’t expect to have to fight with local heartthrob Derek Sterling over rightful ownership, but she’s determined to find the truth about the house that she plans to turn into a Bed and Breakfast. Holly stumbles upon her aunt Celia’s journals in the attic which reveal a shocking truth: Her aunt Celia and Derek’s grandfather, Graham were once lovers. Between trying to start a new business and finding her place in the town, Holly must also confront the strange all-consuming feelings that are evoked whenever she’s near Derek…
Derek – Derek Sterling is the town council president of a slowly dying small town, but he has a plan to save it. Now that the reclusive woman who was squatting in his grandfather’s house for the last seventy years is gone (may she rest in peace), it’s time for action… #ad
Alanna Rosin is shocked to find out that her mother has answered a mail-order bride ad on her behalf and expects her to travel west to marry a stranger. Having no other choice, she leaves home only to discover that the man she was to marry has been killed. Luckily, she meets Tom, a handsome deputy, who helps her to find a job and quickly settle into her new life. However, when a well-buried secret comes to light, Alanna has to face an unenviable situation…
Can she learn to trust her feelings as she moves forward with her life? #ad
It was tortuous to work for my dad’s best friend. When I say torturous, I mean that I had to tear my eyes away from his chiseled abs and gorgeous jawline. Until I just couldn’t…
Dane is a former SEAL turned CEO. Oh, how I wish CEOs weren’t that irresistible. As a self-made woman who never used her daddy’s resources, I have a ton of pride. I would never risk my career by sleeping with my boss. I would never destroy my reputation by falling into bed with my dad’s best friend. Or so I thought. Yes, I did those exact things but that’s not even the worst part. I’ve got a bigger problem to deal with. Not one but two problems. I’m having his twins… And I’m effectively panicking. Am I about to lose my heart, my career, and my sanity all at once? #ad
A frontier family saga. The Buchanan brothers unite to save the family ranch in this heartwarming quartet of previously published novels, collected here for the first time.
This collection includes:
The Rancher’s Bride Arrangement – Two people who stand to lose everything unite to save each other
The Rancher’s Marriage of Convenience – A Reawakening Faith and A Test of True Love
The Rancher’s Second Chance Bride – A Reunion Leads to a Test of Faith and Love
The Rancher’s Bride Surprise – Sacrifices must be made if she is to find a suitable husband for herself and a father for Lily. #ad
Years ago, Meghann Dontess made a terrible choice that cost her everything, including the love of her sister, Claire. Now, Meghann is a highly successful attorney who doesn’t believe in intimacy—until she meets the one man who can change her mind. Claire Cavenaugh has fallen in love for the first time in her life. As her wedding day approaches, she prepares to face her strong-willed older sister.
Reunited after more than two decades apart, these two women who believe they have nothing in common will try to become what they never were: a family. Tender, funny, bittersweet, and moving, Between Sisters skillfully explores the profound joys and sorrows shared by sisters, the mistakes made in the name of love, and the promise of redemption—all beautifully told by acclaimed author Kristin Hannah. #ad
When architect Marley Patterson goes out with Von Ryan, she never expects her practical, cautious life to be turned upside down by the handsome contractor. Von is the definition of fun, until his proposal sends her into a panic. Marriage is too serious a commitment to make after dating for only six months. Even though she cares for Von, they are too different, so she breaks up with him.
Being rejected hurts, but Von blames himself for not reading the signs or Marley better. He finds solace in work; however, his construction company’s success isn’t enough. He wants to share his life with a woman who’ll love him as much as he loves her. She’s out there. All he has to do is find her and, this time, be patient for the relationship to develop on its own. #ad
With a serial killer on the loose…
Secrets get you killed.
Detective Jake McAllister isn’t aware Kyra Chase is connected to a twenty-year-old unsolved murder. He sees his new case partner only as an unwelcome distraction. But with the body count rising, they’ll need to trust each other to help them catch a killer who seems to know more about Kyra than Jake does. #ad
To supplement her low wages, widowed and pregnant Ruth McNulty, becomes a proxy bride. She agrees to have nothing to do with the man she has married.
Damaged by war, Tyler Dean only wants to be left alone. To save his ranch he marries a woman by proxy, never wanting, or expecting to see her.
When someone plots to steal her unborn baby, Ruth must flee. With no one to trust and nowhere to hide, she throws herself on the mercy of her reclusive, mysterious husband. Will he help in her hour of need? Or will he send her away? #ad
Lauren Hart is in trouble. She’s taken a job and moved cross-country to escape an obsessed ex and a father determined to see them married, only to run into more danger — casino and hotel mogul Christian Breedlove. He’s her new boss’s son—and her very first crush. Totally off-limits and totally irresistible.
Christian can’t help being attracted to his mom’s new personal assistant, but he doesn’t mix business with pleasure. Not to mention, more than one woman has used a relationship with his mother as cover for snagging a Breedlove heir. But when the fiancé Lauren fled appears in Sin City, the runaway bride claims she’s married to Christian! Now their relationship is a tangled web…and only “I do” can fix it! Will the new arrangement be too tempting for Christian and Lauren to resist? #ad
Eliza Lane is a bright young woman burdened with the loss of her beloved mother. When her father travels West for business and never comes back, she feels devastated. With her heart as a compass, she embarks on a challenging journey to find him. Will Eliza finally understand what lies behind his disappearance?
After a tragedy broke his heart into a thousand pieces, Max Spencer decided to give up bounty hunting and isolate himself. When Eliza shows up at his doorstep asking for help, even though he intends to turn her down, he is humbled by her kindness. Little did he know that this woman would make him realize that shutting the world out isn’t the best way to live… Will Max finally allow Eliza to break down the walls he has built up around himself? #ad
There’s a dangerous secret lurking just beneath the surface.
Zendae Saxe is a highly successful publicist. She’s good at her job and well-respected, taking on A-list celebrities, government officials, and millionnaire business tycoons like it’s her second nature. She’s never refused a client, but when her boss asks her to take on chart topping R&B artist, Miki Day, she’s faced with a dilemma: she has a history with Miki, and he has his own history she’d rather keep at arm’s length. But her boss is insistent, and Zendae has to wonder why. With the help of her best friend, Carter, an IT ninja, she sets about investigating what’s really going on. A simple fact-finding mission soon unleashes a dark secret — a secret so heavy Zendae can’t keep it to herself… #ad
When Coast Guard Commander Taylor Campbell returns to Rock Harbor, Texas, to tend to her uncle’s estate, she meets a veteran Navy SEAL, Jake Solomon, and learns her uncle didn’t drown accidentally. His murder was one in a string of murders of a group of Vietnam veterans who called themselves the Compass Points.
Before her uncle died, he sent Taylor a message with the location of his buried treasure. Unearthing it will place her squarely in the killer’s crosshairs, but she’s determined to fulfill her uncle’s last wish.
Jake, sent to protect her and find the killer, has other plans. Despite the fact she’s a feisty dynamo in a pint-sized package, his mission would be much easier to accomplish if he could forget how good she’d tasted when he kissed her. #ad
Set in the heart of wealthy Texas, Fern Michaels’s bestselling series takes us inside a privileged family that lives and loves with intense abandon, generation after generation.
For Amelia Coleman Assante, the last surviving child of a legendary tycoon, it’s a time of transition, for her family, and for her marriage. When Cary Assante swept into Amelia’s lonely life, he was a younger man whose fierce passion wiped away the shadows of tragedy that haunted her. Together they built a billion-dollar dream, a city within a city. But now Cary’s success, and the temptations that come with it, threaten their bond. Yet while Amelia finds herself in danger of losing him to another woman, she carries a damning secret of her own—with consequences that will reverberate across an empire… #ad
Shannon McKinley flees Scotland to America hoping for a new life. She has answered an ad to be a nanny at Star Ranch in the Texas Territory. It doesn’t matter that she has never been a nanny. If she can handle men…she can handle children. As Shannon tames Luke Griffin’s two wild children, Luke proves a little more difficult as he still mourns his dead wife. Shannon will never accept being second best. As she begins to melt the ice from Luke’s heart, can he really let the past go and take a chance on love?
When a feisty Scot steps out of the stage in Cottonwood, Texas, Luke Griffin can do nothing but stare. He advertised for old and ugly, but this woman doesn’t fit that description at all. And she is much too small to survive in Texas. He will send her back on the next stage. But for now, Luke will take her to the ranch and ignore the heat that runs though his veins every time she is near him. #ad
For a guy she’s fantasized about throttling, Jake Bradshaw sure is easy on the eyes. In fact, he seriously tempts inn manager Jenny Salazar to put her hands to better use. Except this is the guy who left Razor Bay—and his young son, Austin, whom Jenny adores like her own—to become a globe-trotting photojournalist. He can’t just waltz back and claim Austin now.
Jake was little more than a kid himself when he became a dad. Sure, he’d dreamed of escaping the resort town, but he’d also truly believed that Austin was better off with his grandparents. Now he wants—no, needs—to make up for his mistake. He intends to stay in Razor Bay only until he can convince Austin to return with him to New York. Trouble is, with sexy, protective, utterly irresistible Jenny in his life, and his bed, he may never want to leave…. #ad
Let me make this clear… I shouldn’t have let my best friend date Grayson all those years ago.
Yes, I regret it. But there’s something I regret even more. Showing up with him to our college reunion with a ring on my finger. A fake ring. Well, technically the diamond was real but there was no emotion behind it. It was a facade. It was for the optics. And little did I know that Chloe would attend the reunion. You can imagine my horror when I saw her face. The drama was about to begin and I didn’t want to have any part in it. Especially since Grayson was my boss… #ad
Someone is stalking a widow, but she has no idea who or why in this suspense romance from New York Times bestselling author Shirlee McCoy, part of Mission: Rescue series.
After losing her family, and then nearly her life when she was held hostage in Africa, grieving widow Raina Lowery only wants to put the past behind her. Instead, she’s finding her son’s toys in the woods and dodging a gunman’s bullets. Raina is trapped in a real-life nightmare—until Jackson Miller reappears. Months ago, saving Raina was Jackson’s job as a member of HEART, a private rescue team. But now it’s personal. The hardened protector wants to give Raina—and him—a second chance at love. But first he has to save her…again. #ad
Curtis Black might be a man of the cloth, but with his irresistible looks, seductive charm, and charismatic personality, he’s particularly beloved by his female parishioners––and almost every other woman he’s ever met.
The trouble is, Curtis is married. At first he tries to resist temptation, but not for long. His insatiable appetite for women quickly gets the best of him. Eventually, the women in Curtis’s life find that with a little careful planning––sneaky and otherwise––they can help Curtis reap the punishment that he so richly deserves. #ad
Orphaned at a really young age, Eden Ward has been dealing with tragedy ever since she remembers herself. Her life is unbearable under the roof of her exploitative uncle, who maltreats her and forces her into endless hours of work. Fate will be kind to her for once, when a charming stranger shows up at her workshop looking for one of her embroidered bonnets and, as the prince of a forgotten tale, offers her a chance to be happy. Will Eden find the courage to break free from her chains and follow her heart?
Adam Barber has abandoned any hope of finding true love since his wealthy family has been in too many instances the reason for a lady to approach him. Fate, however, proved him wrong as, while in Chicago, he meets a young woman, Eden, who is unlike anyone he’s met before. The more he gets to know her, the more he is drawn to her, pleasantly surprised by their honest connection… #ad
Facing an empty nest for the first time since the death of her husband, Dan, three years ago, Tess Everett immerses herself in volunteer work for the Winterset public parks, home of the famous covered bridges of Madison County, Iowa. But when former resident J.W. McRae shows up at one of the bridges with paintbrushes and easel, sparks fly—because J.W. was once married to Tess’s late friend Char. Worse, J.W. was a deadbeat dad to Char’s son, Wynn—then a college student—who Tess and Dan took under their wings after his mom’s death.
J.W. hopes to make amends with his son now that there’s a new little granddaughter in the picture. But when Tess agrees to rent the backyard garage apartment to J.W., hoping to be a bridge to reconcile father and son, sparks of a different kind are kindled… #ad