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Hope Ramsay



Hope Ramsay is a USA Today bestselling author of heartwarming contemporary romances. Her books have won critical acclaim and publishing awards. She is married to a good ol' Georgia boy who resembles every single one of her Southern heroes. She has two grown children and a couple of demanding lap cats. She lives in Virginia where, when she's not writing, she's knitting or playing her forty-year-old Martin guitar.
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The Bride Next Door

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Here Comes the Bride

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Laurie Wilson has always known that she would marry Brandon Kopp. Thrilled that the big day is finally arriving, Laurie throws her heart and soul into planning their wedding at Eagle Hill Manor. But on the day of, just as the minister gets to that part where he asks if there are any reasons the marriage shouldn't go forward, her fiancé stops the proceedings. Humiliated, Laurie finds it even harder to bear since she knows in her heart of hearts that the only man for her is the one who just dumped her.Andrew Lyndon, the best man, sees Laurie's pain and comes up with the perfect plan to make Brandon realize his mistake. He rounds up all of the groomsmen and gets each of them to agree to pose as Laurie's "boyfriend of the moment." He's sure that Brandon will be consumed by jealousy once he sees Laurie moving on with her life -- and doing so with one or more of his friends. The plan works like a charm. There's just one problem: Andrew discovers he wants Laurie for more than just a pretend relationship....

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A Small-Town Bride

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A Christmas Bride

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When Willow Petersen loses her job, her boyfriend and her self-confidence, she has no choice but to move back home to Liberty Falls where her mom soon points out, Willow needs a job. ASAP. David Lydon has withdrawn from the world since his wife Shelly's death in a boating accident, leaving his mother to raise his five-year-old daughter and no one to run failing Magnolia Hill Manor. Shelly was Willow's friend growing up, so Willow takes the job to fulfill Shelly's dream of restoring the old chapel and hosting weddings there. Having Willow around is a painful reminder of the wife he's lost but as the chapel books its first wedding on Christmas Eve, she helps David see that it's time to deal with his grief and begin living life again to save the manor and his family.

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Last Chance Hero

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Ross Gardiner has had his fill of difficult relationships. Returning to Last Chance after a rough divorce, the town's handsome new fire chief just wants safety and stability-a tall order given his dangerous job and the way he has the attention of all the single women in town. All except Sabina Grey, the girl who stole his heart when they were teenagers. Sabina knows a lot about playing it safe. Always the good girl, she's now responsible for her antiques store and caring for her sister. But having Ross in town brings back the memory of one carefree summer night when she threw caution to the wind-and almost destroyed her family. Now that they are both older and wiser, will the spark still be there, even though they've both been burned?

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Last Chance Family

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Inn At Last Chance

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'Last Chance captures the essence of Southern charm and quirkiness. I'm totally captivated!' - Sherryl Woods, New York Times bestselling authorJenny Carpenter is the unrivaled pie-baking champion of Last Chance, South Carolina's annual Watermelon Festival and the town's unofficial spinster. With her dream of marriage and children on hold, she focuses on another dream, turning the local haunted house into a charming bed-and-breakfast. But her plans go off course when the home's former owner shows up on her doorstep on a dark and stormy night . . .Mega-bestselling horror writer Gabriel Raintree is as mysterious and tortured as his heroes. His family's long-deserted mansion is just the inspiration he needs to finish his latest twisted tale, or so he thinks until he learns it's been sold. The new innkeeper proves to be as determined as she is kind, and soon Gabriel finds himself a paying guest in his own home. As Jenny and Gabe bring new passion to the old house, can she convince him to leave the ghosts of his past behind-and make Last Chance their first choice for a future together?

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Last Chance Knit & Stitch

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'Last Chance captures the essence of Southern charm and quirkiness. I'm totally captivated!' - Sherryl Woods, New York Times bestselling author. Molly Canaday wishes she could repair her life as easily as she fixes cars. She was all set to open her own body shop in Last Chance when her mother ran off and left her to manage the family yarn shop instead. Now guided by the unsolicited-though well-intended-advice of the weekly knitting club, Molly works to untangle this mess. But her plan unravels when the new landlord turns out to be difficult-as well as tall, dark, and handsome.Simon Wolf returns to quickly settle his father's estate and then leave Last Chance for good. Still wounded by a broken heart, Simon is surprised when the town's charming streets and gentle spirit bring back good memories. Soon the beautiful, strong-willed Molly sparks a powerful attraction that tempts him to break his iron-clad no-commitment rule. Can Simon and Molly find a way to share work space-and build a future together in Last Chance?

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Last Chance Book Club

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Last Chance Christmas

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Dear Reader,I've been wishing for a miracle for my oldest boy, Stone, and this Christmas my prayers might just be answered! Her name is Lark, and she's here in Last Chance, looking into her father's past-and stirring up a whole mess of trouble without meaning to. As the chief of police, Stone sure has his hands full trying to keep up with her. Ever since his wife died, Stone's put everything into raising his daughters and dodging the Christ Church Ladies' Auxiliary matchmakers. And it's clear Lark has been through some trouble and could use a place to finally call home. I only hope Stone can let go of the past soon enough to keep her . . . Goodness, I need to stop talking and finish up Jane's highlights so we can make the town tree-lighting. You come back by because the Cut 'n' Curl's got hot rollers, free coffee, fresh-baked Christmas cookies-and the best gossip in town.See you real soon, Ruby Rhodes

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Home At Last Chance

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Tulane Rhodes is furious because National Brands has painted his stock car pink and put a bunny on the hood in order to advertise Cottontail Disposable Diapers. The company also expects him to officiate at baby-changing races across the country. Tulane is embarrased but he either behaves or he's going to find himself back in Last Chance, S.C., racing dirt track cars for Lovett's Hardware. Sarah Murray, a publicist for National Brands, is sent on tour with Tulane to ensure that he makes his personal appearances. Sarah, a prim Yankee, is ill-equipped to manage the hotheaded good ol' boy but her job is on the line. Tulane quickly determines that Sarah is a nice girl, and Tulane has always given nice girls a wide berth ever since Last Chance's infallible matchmaker, Miz Mirian Randall, told him he would one day marry a minster's daughter. For Sarah, it's an old story. Guys are always turning her down because she's too nice and a minister's daughter. How's a girl ever supposed to learn anything if the bad boys won't be bad?

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Welcome To Last Chance

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Clay is disillusioned with his professional music career so he has returned home to nurse a broken heart and to help out at Uncle Pete's hardware store, while Pete seeks treatment for cancer. Jane has used her last dollar to buy a ticket to Last Chance, South Carolina. When she wakes up beside Clay in the no-tell motel she knows she's made a cosmic mistake. She talks her way into a job at the Cut and Curl, the beauty shop owned by Clay's mother and this time, she's not going to look for rescue - she's going to rescue herself. Clay deals with the physical attraction he feels for Jane by denying it. A matchmaker believes she has a pipeline to the Almighty, and the Lord has told her that Clay should be watching the 9:30 pm bus from Atlanta. Miriam is certain his future bride will arrive on that bus. Over the next several days, two of Clay's ex-girlfriends also arrive on the 9:30 bus. Rekindling old flames is seductive, but Clay can't seem to put his one-night stand with Jane out of his mind. Which of the three women is the right one for him?