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The Bride Next Door

By Hope Ramsay

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The next book in USA Today bestselling author Hope Ramsay's Chapel of Love contemporary romance series about a small-town wedding chapel is perfect for fans of Jill Shalvis, Robyn Carr, and Brenda Novak.

The next book in USA Today bestselling author Hope Ramsay's Chapel of Love contemporary romance series about a small-town wedding chapel is perfect for fans of Jill Shalvis, Robyn Carr, and Brenda Novak.

Biographical Notes

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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  • ISBN: 9781538712863
  • Publication date: 26 Apr 2018
  • Page count: 368
  • Imprint: Forever
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The Cottage on Rose Lane

Hope Ramsay
Authors:
Hope Ramsay

Jenna Fossey has left her past behind and has headed to Rose Cottage on Moonlight Bay where she plans to transform her life. She's not a new-age-y person but she finds herself trying yoga, and then she adopts a vegan diet, before learning to meditate to become more mindful and attempting to kayak to get in touch with nature. All of these provide lots of laughs but none of them provides the fresh start she needs.Jude St. Pierre loves the natural beauty of South Carolina and his family business depends upon it. As Jenna's kayaking instructor, he has his hands full trying just to keep them from capsizing. But as they find their rhythm, he starts to wonder if the city girl could love a country boy like him.

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Here Comes the Bride

Hope Ramsay
Authors:
Hope Ramsay

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

Hope Ramsay
Authors:
Hope Ramsay

Cut off by her father, Amy Lyndon will do anything for a job. That's how she finds herself working for her cousin's best friend, Dusty McNeil, on the landscaping upgrade at Eagle Hill Manor. Dusty is unlike anyone Amy's ever met. He's taciturn and demanding, but he's also kind and knowledgeable and sexy. Surprisingly sexy.For Dusty McNeil, falling for Amy Lyndon is completely out of the question. She's the daughter of the most powerful man in the county, and she's just slumming it for the summer. But the more he gets to know Amy, the less he wants to make her life miserable and the more he wants to teach her about the things he loves.Dusty knows that whatever is between them can't last, not since he's locked in a legal battle with Amy's father over a valuable piece of land. But Amy is used to getting what she wants, and this time, she wants Dusty.

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A Christmas Bride

Hope Ramsay
Authors:
Hope Ramsay

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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Siren's Call

Jayne Castle
Authors:
Jayne Castle

In the mysterious world of Harmony, there are places filled with unexplored marvels. But Rainshadow Island isn't about to give up its secrets . . . In the alien catacombs of Rainshadow, there are creatures whose compelling songs lure the unwary to their death. That's why Rafe Coppersmith, hired to clear out the catacombs for exploration, needs a music talent. He knows the perfect one, but she probably doesn't want anything do with him . . . Ella Morgan had once fallen hard and fast for Rafe, but then he disappeared for months and he's not about to tell her why. Ella, too, has secrets that only her dust bunny knows. She's not just a music talent, she's a Siren: a paranormal singer capable of singing men to sleep - or to their deaths. But once on Rainshadow, Rafe and Ella will learn that surrendering to passion doesn't come without risks - and fighting fire with fire only adds to the flame . . . Praise for Jayne Castle:'A suspenseful tale complete with murder, mayhem, and escalating danger . . . best dust bunny EVER.' -Caffeinated Book Reviewer'A riveting plot filled with plenty of sexy twists and dangerous turns.' - Booklist

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Power Play

Tiffany Snow
Authors:
Tiffany Snow
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Last Chance Hero

Hope Ramsay
Authors:
Hope Ramsay

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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The Marriage Contract

Katee Robert
Authors:
Katee Robert

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Katee Robert begins a smoking hot new series about the O'Malley family-wealthy, powerful, dangerous and seething with scandal. Teague O'Malley hates pretty much everything associated with his family's name. And when his father orders him to marry Callista Sheridan to create a "business" alliance, Teague's ready to tell his dad exactly where he can stuff his millions. But then Teague actually meets his new fiancée, sees the bruises on her neck and the fight still left in her big blue eyes, and vows he will do everything in his power to protect her. Everyone knows the O'Malleys have a dangerous reputation. But Callie wasn't aware just what that meant until she saw Teague, the embodiment of lethal grace and coiled power. His slightest touch sizzles through her. But the closer they get, the more trouble they're in. Because Callie's keeping a dark secret-and what Teague doesn't know could get him killed.

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Moonlight on Nightingale Way

Samantha Young
Authors:
Samantha Young

Logan from Echoes of Scotland Street is back with his own smouldering story, as the bestselling On Dublin Street series returns...Logan spent two years paying for the mistakes he made. Now, he's ready to start over. He has a great apartment, a good job, and plenty of women to distract him from his past. And one woman who is driving him to distraction...Grace escaped her manipulative family by moving to a new city. Her new life, made to suit her own needs, is almost perfect. All she needs to do is find her Mr. Right-or at least figure out a way to ignore her irresistible yet annoying womanizer of a neighbor.Grace is determined to have nothing to do with Logan until a life-changing surprise slowly begins turning the wild heartbreaker into exactly the kind of strong, stable man she's been searching for. Only just when she begins to give into his charms, her own messy past threatens to derail everything they've worked to build...Praise for the On Dublin Street series:'Scotland's answer to E.L. James. Steamy romance . . . mysterious, all-consuming and pretty damn good' Closer'Ridiculously incendiary chemistry.' - Dear Author'Humor, heartbreak, drama, and passion.' - The Reading Cafe'A true gift for storytelling with a liberal dose of racy encounters. But what really sets it apart is exquisite characterisation, so vivid that the cast seeps into the reader's psyche' - Daily Record'Heartwarming, sizzling and captivating. . . . [Young's characters] are complex, a little flawed, and at their core good people struggling to make it in this crazy world. . . . Young creates steamy scenes that sizzle with just the right amount of details.' - Caffeinated Book Reviewer

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Midnight's Kiss

Thea Harrison
Authors:
Thea Harrison

Ever since their scorching affair ended years ago, Julian, the Nightkind King, and Melisande, daughter of the Light Fae Queen, have tried to put the past behind them - and distance between them. But when a war breaks out between Julian and Justine, a powerful Vampyre of the Nightkind council, they find themselves thrown together under treacherous circumstances . . . Kidnapped as leverage against Julian, Melly is convinced that her former lover won't be rushing to her rescue. But when Julian gives himself up to save her, they both end up Justine's captives. Armed only with their wits and their anger, Melly and Julian must work together to escape. But will they be able to ignore their complicated history, or will the fiery passion that once burned them blaze again?

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Garden of Lies

Amanda Quick
Authors:
Amanda Quick

The Kern Secretarial Agency provides reliable professional services to its wealthy clientele, and Anne Clifton was one of the finest women in Ursula Kern's employ. But Miss Clifton has met an untimely end - and Ursula is convinced it was not due to natural causes.Archaeologist and adventurer Slater Roxton thinks Mrs. Kern is off her head to meddle in such dangerous business. Nevertheless, he seems sensible enough to Ursula, though she does find herself unnerved by his self-possession and unreadable green-gold eyes...If this mysterious widowed beauty insists on stirring the pot, Slater intends to remain close by as they venture into the dark side of polite society. Together they must reveal the identity of a killer-and to achieve their goal they may need to reveal their deepest secrets to each other as well...

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Slow Burn

K. Bromberg
Authors:
K. Bromberg

From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Driven series. One night. That's all it was supposed to be . . .Reeling from the sudden loss of her sister, Haddie Montgomery has sworn off relationships. All she wanted from Beckett Daniels was a sexy distraction to help her escape her pain for just a little while . . .There weren't supposed to be any strings attached-so why can't she shake the memory of that unforgettable night from her thoughts? Or the taste of his kiss from her lips?No matter how hard Haddie tries to forget about him, Becks relentlessly tries to prove that she should start living for today. But she is determined to avoid romantic commitment, and she can always use her ex-boyfriend's reappearance to help snuff out the slow burn within her that Becks has sparked . . . Or will fate force her to realize that this kind of connection doesn't come along very often and a chance at love is worth the risk?

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Once and Always

Elizabeth Hoyt
Authors:
Elizabeth Hoyt

A brand new present-day romance from bestselling author Elizabeth Hoyt. Filled with her signature charm, wit and red-hot romance, fans of Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley and Marie Force will love this! Small town cop Sam West certainly doesn't mind a routine traffic stop: speeding ticket, stern warning, and sayonara. With a whopper of a blizzard closing in, that's all he has time for. But the lawbreaker he pulls over is anything but typical. From her mile-long legs to her razor-sharp wit, Maisa Bradley is like nothing Coot Lake, Minnesota, has ever seen . . . and she's about to take Sam on the ride of his life. Whoever said blood is thicker than water probably wasn't related to a former Russian mobster. But an innocent mix-up and rumours of stolen diamonds soon have the Russian mob taking an unusual interest in the sleepy little town-and Maisa facing heated scrutiny from a certain tall, dark, and handsome deputy. Sam's dazzling blue eyes beg her to reveal all her secrets, but how much should she tell? Getting snowed in with the sexiest cop in the frozen north may not be the worst way to decide . . .'Hoyt's writing is almost too good to be true' Lisa Kleypas

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For the Love of Pete

Elizabeth Hoyt
Authors:
Elizabeth Hoyt

NYT Bestselling author Elizabeth Hoyt brings us a sexy, hilarious romp that will leave your heart racing . . .Dante Torelli is an undercover FBI agent assigned to protect a mob informant and his family. But when the informant's hiding place is blown, a baby girl is snatched by a ruthless hitman. Now, Dante must save the toddler, uncover the traitor in his department, evade various bad guys, and deal with the toddler's sexy aunt, all before the biggest mob trial in Chicago history, set to begin in just three days. When Zoe Adler's stepsister went into the witness protection program because of her sleazeball boyfriend, she wasn't supposed to tell anyone. Except the two sisters have always been close, and Zoe has been babysitting her niece, Pete, since her birth. What harm could it be to secretly get Zoe an apartment in the same building where the FBI is keeping the family under protection? So when someone inside the FBI turns and a hitman snatches Pete, Zoe is right there. During the shootout, she jumps into a sexy, uptight FBI agent's car and hangs on as he pursues the hitman. No matter what it takes, Zoe is going to bring her niece back.Perfect for fans of Marie Force, Julie Garwood and Jaci Burton'Elizabeth Hoyt's historicals are hot, and her contemporaries deserve the same label. This is a great novel.' - Eloisa James'Fast paced and funny, this novel reads like Janet Evanovich crossed with The Sopranos.' - RT Book Reviews

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Hot

Elizabeth Hoyt
Authors:
Elizabeth Hoyt

A Woman With a PlanFor most people, being held at gunpoint by inept bank robbers would make for a bad day. For local librarian Turner Hastings, it's an opportunity. Using the distraction to pull a little heist of her own, she dives into a new life . . . on the run.A Cop on a MissionFBI Special Agent John MacKinnon always gets his man . . . or woman. After watching Turner Hastings dump the contents of a safety deposit box into her purse on a surveillance tape, he knows this case won't be run of the mill. What he doesn't expect is how the cellphone contact between him and his bounty is about to blur the line between professional ambition and personal desire. When bullets from a hired hitman start flying in Turner's direction, giving weight to her claims of injustice, John is willing to cross any line to save her life . . . even if it means losing his own.Things Are Getting HOT.Perfect for fans of Jaci Burton, Julie Garwood and Janet Evanovich, NYT bestselling author Elizabeth Hoyt brings us a fast-paced contemporary romp filled with wit and romance 'Elizabeth Hoyt's historicals are hot, and her contemporaries deserve the same label. This is a great novel.' - Eloisa James'Fast paced and funny, this novel reads like Janet Evanovich crossed with The Sopranos.' RT Book Reviews on For the Love of Pete

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Hero

Samantha Young
Authors:
Samantha Young
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The Earl I Adore

Erin Knightley
Authors:
Erin Knightley
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Trust No One

Jayne Ann Krentz
Authors:
Jayne Ann Krentz

It's no coincidence when Grace Elland finds a vodka bottle next to the lifeless body of her boss, motivational speaker Sprague Witherspoon. The bottle is a terrifying-and deliberate-reminder of the horrors of her past.Grace retreats to her hometown to regroup and tries to put everything she's learned about positive thinking into practice-a process that is seriously challenged on the world's worst blind date.Awkward doesn't begin to describe her evening with venture-capitalist Julius Arkwright. She has nothing in common with a man who lives to make money, but the intense ex-Marine does have some skills that Grace can use-and he's the perfect man to help her when it becomes clear she is being stalked.As Witherspoon's financial empire continues to crumble around them, taking a deadly toll, Julius will help Grace step into her past to uncover a devious plan to destroy not only Grace, but everyone around her...

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Falling Away

Penelope Douglas
Authors:
Penelope Douglas

Jaxon is the guy she's supposed to avoid . . . K. C. Carter has always followed the rules - until this year, when a mistake leaves her the talk of her college campus and her carefully arranged life comes crashing to a halt. Now she's stuck in her small hometown for the summer to complete her court-ordered community service, and to make matters worse, trouble is living right next door.K.C. is the girl he won't let get away . . . Jaxon Trent is the worst kind of temptation and exactly what K.C. was supposed to stay away from in high school. But he never forgot her. She was the one girl who wouldn't give him the time of day and the only one to ever say no. Fate has brought K.C. back into his life - except what he thought was a great twist of luck turns out to be too close for comfort. As they grow closer, he discovers that convincing K.C. to get out from her mother's shadow is hard, but revealing the darkest parts of his soul is nearly impossible.See the trailer!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrljC...'I read this book in one sitting. Rival was as gripping as it was sexy!' - Colleen Hoover Quote from Penelope Douglas:Bully was my love. Until You was my responsibility.Rival was my pleasure.But Falling Away was my destiny. Every whisper, every breath, every kiss, and every word came from my gut. This is the book I'm most proud of.

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Last Chance Family

Hope Ramsay
Authors:
Hope Ramsay

Mike Taggart has always been willing to take a gamble. But these stakes are just too high - there's no way he's prepared to become a legal guardian to his five year-old niece. His only option is to head from Las Vegas to Last Chance to sort things out as quickly as possible. Problem is, he arrives to find an inconsolable little girl, her sick cat and a gorgeous vegetarian he can't get out of his mind. Charlene Polk has two talents: healing sick critters and falling in love with the wrong men. Mike has trouble written all over him, but she can't leave him in the lurch. And the more time she spends with the sexy high roller, the more she sees that this ready-made family is the best stroke of luck they've ever had...