Firefighter Jake Stone is hot for his best friend Lily, but one thing after another has kept him from staking his claim on the beautiful nurse. First she got engaged, then she was jilted, and now she’s pregnant—via a sperm bank! She was so sure love had passed her by, she decided to have a baby on her own.
Before Lily’s due date, Jake will have to woo her, win her, marry her, and convince her that he wants to be a dad to the baby she’s carrying…and maybe a few more. Originally published in 2004 in Mothers by Design.
Missy may have a knack for fixing cars, but she sure can’t cook. Missy Stuart is humiliated when she burns dinner for the cute, yet outspoken new auto parts rep. But, when he suggests to her father that she should take cooking lessons from the old ladies down at his church, she wants to crawl under a car and die.
When she dutifully accompanies her father to church, she finds that she has more to learn than a bunch of recipes. This clean Christian romance is set in Ridgefield, Washington, in the late seventies, and is now available in AUDIO on Audible.
It’s not always easy being a female warrior with a nickname like Annwyl the Bloody. Men tend to either cower in fear–a lot–or else salute. It’s true that Annwyl has a knack for decapitating legions of her ruthless brother’s soldiers without pausing for breath. But just once it would be nice to be able to really talk to a man, the way she can talk to Fearghus the Destroyer.
Too bad that Fearghus is a dragon, of the large, scaly, and deadly type. With him, Annwyl feels safe–a far cry from the feelings aroused by the hard-bodied, arrogant knight Fearghus has arranged to help train her for battle. With her days spent fighting a man who fills her with fierce, heady desire, and her nights spent in the company of a magical creature who could smite a village just by exhaling, Annwyl is sure life couldn’t get any stranger.
Read FAR AWAY HOME, a five-year Amazon bestseller in the historical and western categories, in its Enhanced Edition with a bonus introduction to the much-awaited sequel, EMBRACE THE WIND.
In post-Civil War New York City, sixteen-year-old Aislynn Denehy cannot find a job, she has no place to live and no family to help her. Some might think this is a problem; Aislynn believes it is an opportunity, but she has a lot to learn. Aislynn’s journey begins in a New York City tenement and leads her across the frontier to a Utah mining camp where she must cope with the three very different men…
It was only supposed to be a vacation romance: passionate, exciting—and short-lived. But when Jewel Henley arrived for her first day of work at a new job, she realized her exotic lover was in fact Piers Anetakis, her boss. A boss who had a strict rule about not getting involved with his employees. Before she knew it, Jewel found herself without a job…and pregnant.
Now, five months later, Piers finally tracks down his one-night lover. Determined to explain the mistakes he made, he is confronted with an undeniable truth: Jewel is carrying his child. The only honorable solution is to marry. Yet is there more between them than lust? Because attentive as he is, Jewel knows he still doesn’t trust her. And until he does, all they have…is an affair.
When people see Zachary Williams they see a billionaire entrepreneur who changed the face of an entire industry, but without love and family it’s worthless to him. Lonely and frustrated with the dating scene, he remembers an agreement he made with his best friend when they were in their teens. Zach searches out Addison and offers her the deal of a lifetime.
When Addison hears from her childhood friend and he invokes a pact they made as teenagers, she thinks he’s joking. By the time she figures out how serious he is, she’s committed herself to his crazy marriage scheme with no way to back out gracefully.
This boxed set contains three full-length romantic comedy novels from Amazon Bestselling Author, Daniella Brodsky, including Diary of a Working Girl, now the Netflix hit, BEAUTY & THE BRIEFCASE, starring Hilary Duff. No cliffhanger.
Diary of a Working Girl: “This is so much fun!” – #1 New York Times Bestseller, Nora Roberts Meet Lane Silverman, romance-o-holic. She’s finally got Cosmo to buy an article pitch, but it just may be the death of her: before long her editor turns Lane’s article into an impossible feat that tests every ridiculous romantic ideal she’s ever held dear. Does true love even exist? CLICK above to read the full descriptions!
Let these three faith-filled, heartwarming romances uplift and encourage you! These books are part of The Potter’s House Books series, stories of love, hope, redemption, and second chances. They can also be read as stand alone. May these feel-good romances with a dollop of humor and a touch of suspense speak to your heart.
HEART UNBROKEN. Can a widowed sheriff and a former drug addict believe God has the power to mend all broken hearts, even crushed ones like theirs?
HEART HEALED. Can a scarred man running from his past and a beautiful star running from her future survive a murderous attack and find healing in God’s loving arms?
HEART RESTORED. In a dangerous search for his missing daughter, will a reserved math teacher and a rough-around-the-edges ranch owner find love-or lose their lives?
A former blood slave, Zsadist still bears the scars from a past filled with suffering and humiliation. Renowned for his unquenchable fury and sinister deeds, he is a savage feared by humans and vampires alike. Anger is his only companion, and terror is his only passion—until he rescues a beautiful female from the evil Lessening Society.
Bella is instantly entranced by the Brother’s seething power. Except even as their desire for each other begins to overtake them, Zsadist’s thirst for vengeance against her abductor drives him to the brink of madness. Now Bella must help her lover not only overcome the wounds of his tortured past, but find a future with her…
Sheriff Zac McHenry is fit to be tied. A new “working girl” just showed up at the local truck stop. He doesn’t want “her kind” in town! He arrests her, but things aren’t what they seem. She’s no hooker…she’s a librarian! Her name is Ali, and she’s trying to track down a 13-year-old runaway. The girl disappeared from the truck stop a week ago and hasn’t been heard from since.
Zac tries to send Ali packing, even checks her out of her motel room, but she refuses to leave until she finds the girl. With the rodeo in town and all the hotel and motel rooms in the area booked up, Ali finds herself temporarily homeless. With no place else to go, she moves in with the sheriff until a room becomes available…
#1 in Hot New Releases! “One night of passion with lifelong consequences. A rollercoaster of emotions and riveting love story.” (C. Wendt, Reviewer)
It was the hottest night of sex he’d ever had. Jeremy Friessen had heard the whispers that he was just like his father, with his looks, his bad ass attitude, and arrogance, and he’d never forget the night he’d spent with his best friends sister until she up and left, one day just three years ago. But now she’s back, he’d caught a glimpse of her at the traffic light again at the store and when her eyes connected with his, she pretended as if she didn’t know him, and that made him angry until he realized she couldn’t hide her reaction to him. But what Jeremy doesn’t know is why she left…
Doomed to a life of unending toil, Heather Simmons fears for her innocence–until a shocking, desperate act forces her to flee…and to seek refuge in the arms of a virile and dangerous stranger.
A lusty adventurer married to the sea, Captain Brandon Birmingham courts scorn and peril when he abducts the beautiful fugitive from the tumultuous London dockside. But no power on Earth can compel him to relinquish his exquisite prize. For he is determined to make the sapphire-eyed lovely his woman…and to carry her off to far, uncharted realms of sensuous, passionate love.
Will probing the past, through her father’s secret journals, save her future?
For recent college graduate, Alisa (Allie) Petrenko, the Cold War never ended, and events set in motion years ago have endangered this innocent young woman. When her father is murdered, he left her with a warning, an assassin on her trail, and his secret history contained in a set of journals. As Allie tries to elude the assassin and read the journals, she learns that the loving father who raised her was not the man he appeared to be, and the man she must now trust with her life is someone Allie must never trust with her heart.
Ava Fraser’s life is stripped away. As a business manager, she hopes to rise up and create a better future, but fears and her past plague her. A widower, tragedy is no stranger to cruise line owner Tony Andrews, as he continues a search for someone close to his heart. From Venice, Italy to the Florida coast, Tony and Ava are drawn together through serving others affected from human trafficking and those abused in the crisis centers he founded.
But Ava must decide if she can give up the secure life she has rebuilt, or risk it to follow another path, as traumatic crises affect their lives and threaten their relationship. Will Tony be able to change his path and take the next steps in his life as he hopes? Can Ava find it in her heart to forgive the past and move on in life?
The Napa Valley native is desperately seeking work after yet another job goes up in smoke. Her third employer in a row has gone out of business, and her only lead for gainful employment comes from the familiar voice of her late great grandma Jane, who tells Fio in a dream to seek a position at one of the country’s largest real estate agencies, Quest Realty.
After a disastrous interview with prospective boss Jack Adams, and a run-in with the apparition of a former Quest employee, Fio is ready to give up the ghost and accept long-term unemployment, but Jack has other ideas. He tells Fio if she can spend the night in a haunted apartment and get to the bottom of a supernatural mystery, she just might be right for the job…
Five brothers find love where they least expect it in the Resort to Love Series: 4 Full length novels & one novella!
Linding Love At the Oregon Coast – Christina Lovejoy finds herself honeymooning alone when she leaves her fiancé at the altar. Dave Lake prayed for a wife and has a bride show up at his bed and breakfast. When she agrees to stay on as his cook, will he be able to convince her not to run away from another chance at romance? Also includes: Finding Love in Eureka, California, Finding Love in Sun Valley, Idaho, Finding Love In Big Sky, Montana, Finding Love in Park City, Utah. Click to read the full descriptions!
Orphaned and raised by her uncle, the feisty sixteen-year-old Chelynne resolves to show her gratitude by marrying the man of her uncle’s choice. Bracing herself for a graying, sickly noble, the last man she expects for a husband is the dashing future Earl of Bryant, Chadwick Hawthorne—suddenly, being a loving wife doesn’t seem too hard a task.
But he spurns her affection and remains her husband only in name, never in deed. Tormented by unfinished business from his past and an uprising threatening his land, Chad resolves to keep his distance from everyone, including his young wife.
A marriage of convenience… so tempting. Brooke Ponzio can’t argue against Cole’s flawless logic. The divorce settlement will solve all the money-troubles for Brooke and her unborn child. If only Cole wasn’t so mouth-wateringly delicious. Should she risk having her heart broken again?
Cole Miller refuses to fall in love. Not ever! That’s why he chose Brooke to get him out of his ill-advised contract. All she wants is sole custody of her baby, so when the time comes, she’ll give him a stress-free divorce. Sure, they’ll have to make the marriage look real to their parents and the rest of the world. And they’ll need to forget all about that sizzling kiss they shared. Should be simple. What could possibly go wrong?
Abbilene loses her husband and her dreams in the fire that destroys the flour mill. The town is crying out for answers, and the Mayor promises justice. During the reading of her husband’s will, Abbilene’s faith is tested when she discovers the true depths of his betrayal. She will inherit the mill and the money to rebuild as long as she adopts his son, left in an orphanage in San Francisco. The son no one knew existed. How can she love a child her husband fathered with another woman?
Tucker Manning, childhood friend and Sheriff, is ordered by the Mayor to uncover the truth of the explosion that took eight lives. He doesn’t believe the rumors around town about Abbilene and Sterling, her husband’s cousin. Could the woman he grew up with have planned and plotted to get rid of her husband and inherit the mill?
Achilles de Dere is a stubborn knight prone to fighting – anywhere, anytime. If there is a punch to be thrown, it’s usually from Achilles. When he first met Susanna de Tiegh, the sparks flew – and not in a good way. Susanna, an accomplished warrior in her own right and an agent for William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke, refused to take Achilles’ bullying behavior. Friends feared they would kill one another. But an abject hatred of each other soon turned into something else.
Now, Susanna is all Achilles can think of, even as he goes about his duties for William Marshal. When Susanna discovers that her own brother is involved in a plot against the king, Achilles is sent to help her get to the bottom of the plot. Before he can get to the woman he calls “Sparks”, however, Susanna’s brother realizes she is on to him and sells her off to one of the crown’s greatest enemies to silence her…
Glenna McKay thinks Spence Blackwood is a handsome, gentleman drifter, and she falls in love with him knowing he won’t be staying in town long. Spence is on a secret mission for the U.S. Marshals and needs to keep his distance from the lovely Glenna. He’s afraid the criminal case he’s trying to solve might involve her and her father.
Glenna gets herself in danger by finding evidence that the villain would kill to have. Can Spence keep her safe? Can he keep himself safe from falling in love with her? Spence needs to be in Arkansas running his father’s business, and Glenna can’t leave her widower father in Kansas. How can they ever solve the problem?
Lily Ballantine is still reeling from losing her job and the man she’s head over heels for all in one afternoon! So with her pride in tatters, she leaves the city behind her for the charming Scottish village of Carroch.
Bequeathed the tiny gift shop by her late, free-spirited mother, she only intends to stay until she sells the place – but instead, finds herself falling for the beautiful shop, the stray cat called Misty… and the rather handsome local, Jack Armstrong. Lily’s not looking for love, but as the little gift shop weaves its magic around her heart, she wonders whether her mother might just have left her the greatest gift of all?
Solving a murder wasn’t on the wedding planner’s checklist.
Professor Hendley can’t seem to stay away from murder even on a morning run. With so many changes in her life, sleuthing is the last thing on the mind of Cold Creek College’s amateur sleuth. Unbeknownst to her, the victim was the manager of Hidden Oaks, a picturesque wedding venue – the precise location the wedding planner had suggested for her upcoming nuptials. When Sheridan visits Hidden Oaks, she senses there is more underfoot than meets the eye. Can she put the pieces together and have her wedding, too?
Experience a world of Murder, Mystery, and Romance where love continues to bloom even as sleuths set out to solve a mystery or two.
The set includes: Summer’s Reign (Medieval): When Lady Summer’s evil, wretched husband is found dead in his bed, she is almost relieved. Until her husband’s nephew arrives and starts suspecting murder, with Summer being the main suspect. She should hate Warren Mowbray but the man has a charming side and is nothing like his uncle. Will they work together to find the murderer or will their attraction for each other be short-lived? Also included: Seductive Secrets (Medieval), The Baron’s Bounty (Medieval/Scottish), May Queen (Medieval) plus BONUS BOOK: Doubting Thomas (Contemporary)!
From her silver Mercedes to her designer kitchen, Molly’s life is gleaming and beautiful—at least on the surface. But no one in her exclusive neighborhood in Goldenhills, Massachusetts, knows what living with her demanding husband Tanner is really like. They know even less about the life she left behind in Florida almost two decades ago.
Back then, Molly was Maddy Carmichael, living with her twin brother and neglectful mother in a run-down trailer park amid the orange groves of Florida. After the terrible events of her high school prom night, Molly fled north and reinvented herself. Now the veneer of Molly’s polished existence is finally cracking—and Molly must find the strength to become the woman she once hoped to be.
After being swept out to sea, Nessa Barrett, Countess of Wentford, is nursed back to health at an abbey. While her body heals quickly, her mind remains lost to her. Three years pass and Martha–as the nuns name her−settles into her new life…until one day a man shows up on the abbey’s doorstep, claiming that she is his long-lost wife.
Grant Barrett, Earl of Wentford, has followed countless leads searching for his wife and, yet, he’d never allowed himself to believe that he would ever find her alive. And then after three years, he sets foot into a remote abbey and his heart reawakens. Overwhelmed, Grant is shocked to learn that his wife remembers neither him nor herself…
Enjoy this fan-favorite contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer
Who is the stranger living in Brianna Scott’s apartment? Ahmed ben Rashid claims to be a foreign diplomat in need of a hiding place. Though Brianna needs Ahmed’s help to take care of her brother, she isn’t about to play housemaid to some overbearing sheikh. Soon Brianna discovers Ahmed has the demeanor of a king. Yet the biggest surprise is “His Majesty’s” demand that she become his bride. But Brianna isn’t walking down the aisle until her royal suitor learns a much-needed lesson—in love.
Her high school sweetheart–the one who broke her heart, not once, but twice–is now a respectable cop. He’s back in town and wants another chance at love.
Taysia Green nearly chokes on her water when Officer Kylen Sumner shows up in her office claiming he’s back in town because he loves her. Since he’s broken her heart more than once, and she recently started dating youth pastor Blaine Pittman, she wants absolutely nothing to do with Kylen. But he’s been asked to stand in as the mediator between Taysia and wannabe model Sophia Clinesmith, who twisted her ankle in the parking lot of Taysia’s business and is threatening a lawsuit…
Sheriff Dusty Hicks has spent his life protecting others, but now he’s facing a new kind of danger. It’s a kind of evil he’s never had to battle before, but he’s willing to go to war if it means saving the lives of dozens of young girls.
One-eyed Joe Pearson and his gang have a taste for the innocent. Joe likes his women young. He likes it even more when they’re scared. He’s ready to give up thieving, but only if he can bring money in through his brothels. That means he needs more women, no matter their age. At first, fighting Joe and his gang was just part of Dusty’s duty. When Joe took the woman Dusty loved, things got personal. But Joe’s got a lot of men, and Dusty’s outnumbered. Can Dusty beat Joe before he ruins another life, or is this one war Dusty can’t win?
From the USA Today bestselling author of The Lewis Legacy Series.
Once upon a time, when she believed in fairy tales, ten-year-old Lianna Chandler had a dream. As the princess of a faraway land, she stood by the shoreline at sunset as her prince galloped toward her on a magnificent white horse. Now, sixteen years later and happily prince-less, Lianna co-manages an art gallery and is a promising portrait artist in the charming land of Carmel-by-the-Sea. When she meets Evan Michaels, a man who embodies the handsome prince of her childhood dream, can she move away from past heartbreak to embrace her own happily ever after?
In a single, impulsive act, Susannah Faulconer, the daughter of one of the country’s most powerful industrialists, follows her heart and finds herself severed from her family and everything familiar.
Now she’s the only woman in a world of men…and no etiquette book can teach her how to survive. There’s Sam, the charismatic visionary; Yank, the fascinating inventor; and Mitch, the troubled corporate genius. Together, they will force Susannah into the biggest challenge of her life and a bold experiment that will change them all forever.
Wine Valley Mystery Series pairs just the right wine with just the right murder!
BURGUNDY AND BODIES, Book 1: If the Addams family’s daughter Wednesday grew up to become a forensic psychologist, she would be Dr. Joy Burton–and Detective Max King’s worst nightmare. In this thrilling page-turner, a beautiful blond is found dead by a creek after a poker game. The suspect pool includes the chief of police. While solving the crime, Max and Joy dissect their bizarre shared lives before being adopted by two different fathers… Also includes: PINOT NOIR AND POISON, Book 2, SYRAH AND SWINGERS, Book 3, ROSÉ AND ROCKS, Book 4. Step into the vineyards and revel in the wicked world of Wine Valley. Get your boxed set today!