The women of the Sisterhood know life isn’t fair, but that doesn’t mean they have to like it—or let it pass. Instead, these best friends share their joys, troubles, triumphs, heartaches and one collective mission: to right wrongs and bring justice where it is desperately needed. Even reeling from loss of one of their own, the Sisterhood is always prepared to rally behind a new friend.
For years, Paula Woodley has suffered the broken bones and shattered self-esteem caused by an abusive marriage. But what can she do? Her high-profile, Washington powerbroker husband is not a man to be crossed. Or so he thinks. The Sisterhood may not be an organization found in any of his memos, but he’s about to take a meeting with them—and they’ll be setting the agenda…
When fun-loving Elise Stevens lost her mother six years ago, she worked hard to score a job at the Royal Palm Resort–the job that would enable her to finish her mother’s bucket list. Now she’s working hard to get a shot at buying her childhood home back, but only if she can earn the money before they sell to someone else.
Billionaire Merit Casselman pours all of his focus into running his business, or at least he does until his business partner decides that Merit needs to refill his creative well and thinks a vacation at The Royal Palm might do the trick. Merit would rather hide out and work, but his business partner also hired a personal activities director to make sure he doesn’t.
Claudia Jenkins wasn’t about to let anyone tell her what to do! When fire threatens the safety of her team, she knows the right thing is to evacuate the oil platform until a gorgeous rescuer tries to bully her. This is her rig, her money, and her dominion – so who does Tobin Randall think he is by telling her to abandon it?
Tobin has never met anyone so stubborn in his life! The enchanting blonde with a smear of oil on her cheek is adorable in her hardhat; but when she opens that beautiful mouth, it’s like arguing with any of the ‘boys’. She’s tough, smart, and irritating – until he sweeps her up into his arms…
After five seasons… She was still on the shelf!
Part of The Cinderella Spinsters. Miss Emma Henley knows she’s neither pretty nor rich enough to land a husband. Instead she’s thrown her passion into good causes. But this season she’s tempted by a flirtation with Lord Theo.
The dashing rake is just as determined to stay unwed as she is. It’s scandalous…but if she’s never to marry, perhaps he can show her the pleasures of the marriage bed!
Central Iowa, 1881 – She’s waiting for a special man to share her love… Young widow Rebecca Stephens could have her pick of any eligible man in the county, but no one touches her heart until loner Luke Northcutt buys the rundown farm next door.
Luke doesn’t believe in love… He’s worked hard to achieve his dream—one hundred twenty acres of prime Iowa farmland to call his own. But he’s never known love’s warmth until he meets Rebecca. Will her sunshine and laughter—and that of the three orphans she takes in—break through the barriers of his past? Or will he keep his wounded heart out of reach?
Falling in love is one thing that you can’t control.
Lanie Moore likes her life to be perfect. Perfect job. Perfect house. Perfect everything. She doesn’t have time for a love life. Brixton Crane flies by the seat of his pants. Permanent plans aren’t his thing. This world traveler just planted some roots near his childhood home.
When a sick child needs their help, the careful Lanie and the free-wheeling Brixton agree to work together. But neither expected that their perfect match might just be their polar opposite. And if they’re brave enough to tear down their walls, the perfect love might be the one once deemed imperfect.
Ben Shelton has been working as a ranch hand for years, but his desire to be independent pushes him to travel across the country, until he sees a bounty offer and decides to go after the ‘outlaw’ – Jeannie O’Pelt.
The feisty and opinionated Jeannie is the only one in town brave enough to stand up against Lewis Cosely and his gang, who wants control over women, alcohol and money. When Cosely fails to take over Jeannie’s ranch and get rid of her, he frames her for a murder she did not commit and puts a bounty on her head, forcing Jeannie to flee her own town. When Ben finds Jeannie seeking shelter among a group of Indians, he knows he is on a botched bounty hunt…
Miranda Barton doesn’t want to be a burden anymore, especially since her sister just had her first baby. She decides her only option is to become a mail order bride. Just as she is set to leave for Texas, her sister and brother-in-law are killed in a tragic accident. She has no other choice, she must take her infant niece with her and hope her future husband will understand.
Cade Tanner lost the love of his life—and the mother to his twin sons. He has no idea how to take care of toddlers while managing his ranch. His only option, place an advert for a mail order bride. When a woman named Miranda responds, Cade hopes she’s the answer to his prayers. What he doesn’t expect is for her to arrive with a baby of her own…
Ava: With hard work and a complete belief in myself, combined with enough time to build momentum, I’d been able to create quite an online following with my beauty channel. If only my fans knew my makeup skills were born from a desperate need to cover up my secret. They would have never known any better had that stupid model not shown up next door and catwalked his way into my life with his sculpted cheekbones and his seaglass eyes.
Ryder: Modeling was an interesting sport. Some of the most beautiful women were actually quite ugly under all the glamour. Coming home to Nickel Bay, I saw that sometimes the most ordinary women were truly the most beautiful. Ava is exactly that. Gorgeous. Even after we become friends and her secret is exposed publicly. Unfortunately, I’m to blame for that and I’m not sure she’ll ever forgive me. Why can’t she see past her perception of perfect?
Maximus Georgas, is the heir to his family’s shipping line off the coast of Greece. Steeped in tradition, surrounded by history, all he’s ever wanted was to have an adventure of his own making. When his uncle surprises him with an unexpected gift – Max joins the Billionaire Birthday Club gladly for the ultimate wish, before settling down into the sedate life expected of him.
Jolie Murray is surprised at the resume of the island’s newest guest. The idea of adventure seems so cliché, but Max is anything but that! The soft-spoken man with the intense eyes reveals a soul that’s ready to unleash his reckless side and she’s just the person to help him. Setting off into the wild blue yonder, could a diving excursion that goes astray bring the greatest treasure of all?
Sophie Strong and Connor Driscoll went from best friends to complete strangers overnight. Connor knew that Sophie might be discovered one day, but he hadn’t expected it to be so soon, and he certainly hadn’t expected her to leave without saying goodbye.
But all that glitters isn’t gold, and the music industry quickly turned against Sophie, despite her obvious talent. Back in D.C. to finish her degree, she and Connor find themselves unable to stay away from one another. Except for when the media frenzy starts to follow Sophie to the East Coast. Sophie is fearful that her past will ruin Connor’s future. Connor watches as the woman he loves runs from him, not for the first time, but for the second. He’d be dammed if he lost her again…
Champion surfer Ford Anderson is a classic shy guy. He’s far more comfortable riding the next big wave than he is braving the perils of dating. So when his best friend and self-proclaimed wingman tries to wheedle him into going on a blind date, he turns him down flat. A mere few hours later, a news alert identifies his would-be dinner date as the woman stranded on a sinking yacht.
Though he’s certified to handle water rescues, Ford can’t help feeling guilty, knowing the lovely marine biologist would be safely enjoying a meal on dry land if he’d asked her out like he was supposed to. With a storm brewing and the water turning treacherous, there aren’t many surfers who can handle the kinds of waves blowing in. In fact, he knows only one surfer skilled enough to handle the mission — him.
Agatha Montez is a resilient and strong-minded young woman who has lost her parents in an unexplained bandit raid. When the local Sheriff is murdered by the same bandits and her brother assumes his position, Agatha hires a famous bounty hunter to go after the people who seem to lurk around the city like predators. How will she keep her family and the man she has come to love safe when everything points to immediate danger?
Heath O’Malley, a strong and silent man, is a gun for hire. His tragic past accompanies him wherever he goes, and he has yet to finish another job to decide if and how he’ll settle for good this time. When he meets Agatha though, he realizes that to feel content, it takes more than just his will to get out of this life. How will he listen to his heart’s desire when he is always needed to draw a gun and take action?
In THE WEDDING, Candy McCrae has everything she could ever want, and she’s about to marry the one man she’s always loved. He has money, he’s powerful, he’s drop-dead gorgeous, and he has a very close, attentive family with babies, nieces, and nephews running everywhere. For the first time, Candy has someone making decisions for her. So why is she so nervous?
Candy is the one woman Neil has always wanted, a woman who doesn’t care about flash and glitter and status, and he can’t get her to the altar fast enough. He has plans for his bride-to-be. He wants a family, lots of children, and for her to be a part of his world, with all its money, power, and million-dollar deals. He’ll look after her so she’ll never have to struggle again, and he’s planned and organized everything…
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Abby Carpenter longs for the type of romance she reads about in books. She loves her volunteer work teaching English as a second language, and has found her relationship with her boyfriend, Logan, just as fulfilling. But lately, she’s thinking she needs a little spice in her life. Then she meets Tate, a handsome stranger, after a lesson in the park. Everything about him seems too good to be true, and he’s infatuated with Abby—but she can’t help assuming there’s got to be a catch.
Tate just might provide the sense of adventure Abby has been searching for. But when Logan, always steadfast in his commitment, gives her an ultimatum, Abby must choose: Who will make her happier? And is falling in love worth the risk?
When Deacon Byler is asked to step up as the new Bishop, his first response is to turn it down. After all, he only just turned twenty-one! But he soon sees his appointment as an opportunity to bring change to his community. The only catch? One of the elders is forcing his only daughter on Deacon, and he does not want to marry her.
Allie Fisher has had a crush on Deacon Byler since they were children, but he’s ignored her for years. When her father insists that Deacon marry her for convenience (to accept the position as the new Bishop), Allie is humiliated by his demand. Can Allie and Deacon find a way to work together to outsmart the elders and get their own way in all of this?
Miss Kate is full of spontaneity and dreams of fashion. Put her in a room with Ackerman’s fashion plates, the makings of a new bonnet, and a strong cup of tea, and she would be happy for hours. But she is not your typical Regency miss. No one knows that she is the designer behind London’s famous fashion section, the woman who knows every fashion trend before it happens.
Lord Dennison, the ton’s best most brightly dressed dandy, the prodigy of Beau Brummel himself, is often the subject of Her Lady’s Whims and Fancies, a gossip column in the Morning Star newspaper. He moves in circles with the most fashion conscious set. But he hides a deep hurt and doesn’t plan to ever ask another girl to marry him…ever again.
Four years ago, Richie met a group of Tulane freshmen when he saved one of them from a mugger. Now the first of their menagerie is getting married. Surprise of all surprises, Richie meets his mate, Piper, at the wedding in Missouri, of all places. He didn’t expect her to be a bounty hunter or that her murderous prey had turned the tables and she was now the hunted. Will Piper apprehend her bounty or will her bounty get to her first? Can Richie save her from the death he foresaw in a premonition?
Injuries are mounting and time is running out. Welcome to New Orleans, Louisiana, where every myth and scary story you were ever told is real. A place where the things that go bump in the night, or daytime for that matter, are surprisingly friendly. For the most part. Take a good look at your neighbor, the person sitting beside you at the bar, or your coworker. Are you sure they’re human?
Weddings are an occasion for joy, but Desiree Marchand is a bundle of nerves. She doesn’t have time for complications ahead of her friend’s wedding—especially not her ex-boyfriend. She doesn’t know what Bastien Broussard is doing in Honeymoon Harbor, but she wants nothing to do with him. Unfortunately, the wedding is down a singer—and whether Desiree likes it or not, rock star Bastien is the perfect man for the job.
After years traveling the world, the only place Bastien wants to be is by Desiree’s side. He’s ready to fight for her, even if he has to serenade himself past her defenses—but can he finally prove to her that their love is worth the risk?
Holly Farthingale is a young widow who hardly knew her husband before he went off to war and met his untimely end. She does not want to go through the pain of that loss again and intends never to marry. But now that she has come to London to chaperone her younger sisters during their debut season, her family is shoving The Book of Love at her and insisting she discover the meaning of true love.
When she meets Joshua Brayden, the handsome army captain who has captured the heart of every young debutante in London, she wants no part of him. The more determined she is to avoid him, the more determined he is to win her heart. As secrets from her past come back to haunt her and may place her life in danger, Joshua knows he must marry Holly to protect her.
Allys Stone would risk repute as a ruined woman to gain control of her life. Thorin Svenson would battle the most skilled knights in the realm to win her. Theirs is a love story of fairy tales and wild passion, a battle of wills as well as brawn.
Allys wants to choose her own husband, one who loves life and laughter as much as she does. One who considers her a partner instead of a possession. She has never had any choice but to live by her father’s decisions, and now he’s offering her as grand prize in a tournament. Thorin must win the hand of a nobleman’s daughter to regain the wealth and position of his family. Consumed by guilt, he will risk his very life to win. Not even her attempts to sabotage his victory will get in his way.
Staring death in the face would be difficult for anybody. Doing it while you should still have your whole life ahead of you is almost unimaginable.
Cassie is about to make the transition from having it all, to having to say goodbye to everything.
Follow along with her journey as those last precious weeks pass by, while she’s ticking items off the proverbial bucket list and choosing to live her best life while she still has the strength to do so.
J.T. Douchett has returned home to shut out the world and escape the memories that haunt him from his final mission as a Marine. When he reluctantly agrees to provide security for a town event, the last thing he expects is to experience unbidden feelings for Irish movie star Mary Joyce. Mary has surprised everyone—including herself—by accepting an invitation to a film festival in Shelter Bay. The Oregon coastal town immediately charms her, and an even larger surprise is encountering the stoic man who could be everything she’s dreamed of.
As J.T. struggles to keep Mary at arm’s length, she reminds herself that she’s never been attracted to the strong, silent type. And having known so much sorrow, he’s afraid to risk getting close to anyone. But in Shelter Bay, even the most strongly guarded heart is no match for love.
Everyone knows the first time you meet that special someone: Your eyes connect from across the room, and you smile and work up the courage to say hello.
It’s a simple feat for most people, but not for Trevor Friessen, who struggles to fit into this world and thinks he always will—that is, until he meets a girl who is as different from him as she is the same.
“Our families and everyone around us, what they don’t understand is that we too feel love.”
Madeleine Caruthers has been madly in love with her pastor for over a year, but (despite the fact she is convinced the attraction is mutual) he’s made it clear he’s married to the church and his job. So when her friends in Texas send her a frantic summons, she doesn’t think twice about signing on as a Pinkerton agent to assist them in their quest to bring a dangerous cattle rustling gang to justice. As far as she’s concerned, women can marry their jobs, too.
Pastor Josh Michaelson hates the fact that he’s not in the position to court the lovely Madeleine, but he can’t stand the thought of dragging her into the dangers of his life as an undercover Pinkerton agent. When she suddenly departs for Texas, he prays she will find someone out west who will love her and cherish her the way she deserves…
She’s a demon-slayer who hungers for sensual pleasure-but fears it will always be denied her. Until Tayla Mancuso lands in a hospital run by demons in disguise, and the head doctor, Eidolon, makes her body burn with unslakable desire. But to prove her ultimate loyalty to her peers, she must betray the surgeon who saved her life.
Eidolon cannot resist this fiery, dangerous woman who fills him with both rage and passion. Not only is she his avowed enemy, but she could very well be the hunter who has been preying upon his people. Torn between his need for the truth and his quest to find his perfect mate before a horrific transformation claims him forever, Eidolon will dare the unthinkable-and let Tayla possess him, body and soul…
When magazine writer Kate Donovan is assigned to profile the building and architectural firm of her first and only love, she heads back to the South Carolina Low Country to face the demons she left behind. Nothing about Danny Flannery’s life is what Kate thought it would be, and as the truth is revealed she longs for a big fat do-over.
Danny’s made a success of his building firm but is hesitant to participate in a flashy magazine spread. He’s dead-set against it when he realizes the journalist sent to interview him is the only woman he’s ever loved and lost. Under pressure from his business partner, Danny agrees to sit down for an interview with the girl he once knew as Kat Fordham and realizes her name isn’t the only thing that’s changed. Everything he thought was true about the past is a lie…
From New York Times bestselling authors Kat Martin, Rebecca Zanetti, and Alexandra Ivy come three interwoven stories of secrets, murder, and riveting suspense.
Three women. Three connected stories. Three bestselling authors.
As girls, they bonded over broken homes and growing up in foster care.
As women, they’re fighting for their lives, and loves, once more…
Lucy is faced with a life-altering choice. But before she can make her decision, she must start her story—their story—at the very beginning.
Lucy and Gabe meet as seniors at Columbia University on a day that changes both of their lives forever. Together, they decide they want their lives to mean something, to matter. When they meet again a year later, it seems fated—perhaps they’ll find life’s meaning in each other. But then Gabe becomes a photojournalist assigned to the Middle East and Lucy pursues a career in New York. What follows is a thirteen-year journey of dreams, desires, jealousies, betrayals, and, ultimately, of love. Was it fate that brought them together? Is it choice that has kept them away? Their journey takes Lucy and Gabe continents apart, but never out of each other’s hearts.
Bonnie Malloy never really knew the meaning of home. She and her mom moved around so much when she was young that she was never able put down roots, and she got to the point where she never wanted to. But now she has a chance to run her very own Texas ranch, and she just discovered two half-sisters she never knew about. The three women couldn’t be more different, but Abby Joy and Shiloh have shown Bonnie how it feels to truly be part of a family.
The only catch is that to inherit the ranch, Bonnie must stay there for a whole year. Worse yet, she has to live with cowboy Rusty Dawson-and he thinks the property is rightfully his. Each becomes determined to drive the other out…until they realize just how much they enjoy being together. But is the woman known for going wherever the wind takes her really ready to settle down once and for all?