Can't Stop Lovin' You
By Lynnette Austin
SHE'S THE ONLY DREAM HE WANTS...Hometown girl Maggie Sullivan can't wait to get out of Maverick Junction. Designing the wedding gown of the year for her friend-and America's Favorite Heiress-is the break Maggie's been waiting for. But her lifelong dream takes an unexpected turn when she runs into her high school sweetheart-now the town's hotter-than-hot veterinarian.Brawley Odell, country right down to the tips of his cowboy boots, has returned to take over the local animal doctor's practice. But the real reason he's in town is that he's never stopped thinking about the fiery green-eyed beauty who once captured his heart . . .
By Sara Richardson
Lucas Cortez was never planning on coming back to Topaz Falls. To everyone in town, he's the hoodlum who set fire to the stables on the rodeo grounds when he was eighteen years old. Little do they know, he took the fall to protect his little brother. But now his father is battling Parkinson's disease and Lucas must come home. As a single mom, Naomi Sullivan keeps her beloved daughter's world perfectly organized. As the finance manager at the Cortez Ranch, she reconciles the books to the penny. Everything is wonderful until Lucas Cortez, her disgraced high school sweetheart, comes back to Topaz Falls. She was heartbroken when he was sent to prison at the end of their senior year. In her grief she made a mistake and slept with his friend, Mark. But, she never knew for sure if she was carrying Mark's baby or Lucas's. But now Lucas is back and her perfectly ordered world starts to unravel. As she spends time with him, she forgets about her boundaries and sees the man she'd once loved. But things get complicated when her ex comes back to town and wants to be a part of their daughter's life. Suddenly, Naomi finds herself facing the secrets of her past head on.
By Tara Wyatt
Alexa Fairfax is practically Hollywood royalty, growing up in a family of Oscar winners and Hollywood legends. Determined to win the role of a comic book heroine in a blockbuster movie, she hires outrageously sexy Zack De Luca, aspiring MMA fighter and bodyguard, to train her. Not only is Zack gorgeous, but he's tough, kind, and trustworthy. So when her Hollywood fairy tale comes crashing down around her and she finds herself in the middle of a dangerous power struggle between two Hollywood power players, she turns to Zack for help. With his MMA dreams on the verge of coming true, Zack can't risk the distraction of getting involved with anyone, and everything about the gorgeous and sweet Alexa screams distraction. But it's a risk he'll have to face when he realizes that Alexa's life is in danger, and that his feelings might go deeper than mere attraction. In the face of growing danger, he'll do anything it takes to protect her...
The Cottage at Firefly Lake
By Jen Gilroy
Some mistakes can never be fixed and some secrets never forgiven . . . but some loves can never be forgotten.Charlotte Gibbs wants nothing more than to put the past behind her, once and for all. But now that she's back at Firefly Lake to sell her mother's cottage, the overwhelming flood of memories reminds her of what she's been missing. Sun-drenched days. Late-night kisses that still shake her to the core. The gentle breeze off the lake, the scent of pine in the air, and the promise of Sean's touch on her skin . . . True, she got her dream job traveling the world. But at what cost? Sean Carmichael still doesn't know why Charlie disappeared that summer, but after eighteen years, a divorce, and a teenage son he loves more than anything in the world, he's still not over her. All this time and her body still fits against his like a glove. She walked away once when he needed her the most. How can he convince her to stay now?
By Leila Meacham
A tender, classic love story about letting go of the past and finding the courage to embrace love from the New York Times bestselling author of Roses.Deborah Standridge has done everything her parents have ever asked of her with a smile on her face. That's what southern belles do. But when a renowned architect offers her a job at his firm across the country only days before her wedding, she faces a dilemma. Should she become the dutiful wife of a man she doesn't love to please her parents or finally make her own dream come true? Leaving her fiancée at the altar, she flies to Denver, setting in motion a tragedy that will haunt her for the rest of her life.Now, as one of Denver's most successful architects, Deborah manages to avoid love at all costs...until Dan Parker walks into her firm-and her heart. Magnetic and irresistible, Dan commissions her to design a building for him and gives her the courage to believe in love again. But he has a secret that may be her undoing. Will his love and the family they could create become her crowning design? Or will he break her heart and cost her everything she's worked so hard to build?
Christmas Comes to Main Street
By Olivia Miles
It's beginning to taste a lot like Christmas...or so Kara Hastings hopes. Her new cookie business is off to a promising start, until a pesky stranger makes her doubt her success beyond the holiday season. Determined not to let him get her down, Kara takes him up on a slightly unrealistic challenge - to win this year's Holiday House contest...with gingerbread!Tripp Peterson is happy to take a break from his private equity firm for a few weeks and kick back in the sleepy town of Briar Creek, but his aunt, the town's innkeeper, has other plans for his stay. Hoping to drive a little more traffic to the inn, she's decided to enter the annual holiday decorating contest, and she thinks her business-minded nephew is just the man who can help. It wasn't exactly what he had in mind for Christmas, but then either was falling in love...with the competition.
By Cara McKenna
The author of Hard Time and Give It All is back with a new series centred on a daring married couple set to explore their fantasies and those of the stranger they've invited to play.When he's working, Mike Heyer is all business - every inch the alpha male, with the hard, capable body to back up his persona. But at home he can be a different man entirely, harboring appetites only his wife gets to glimpse...When Samira first learned of her husband's fantasies, she was reluctant, even alarmed. But after witnessing the way they set him on fire, she yielded, and happily indulged. As their games have intensified, so has the rush. And now so has the risk - they're poised to take Mike's indecent desires to the next level, by opening their bed to a sexy, brazen stranger. A man seeming custom-made to grant every last one of Mike and Samira's sinful wishes.Welcoming someone new into their lives was always a dangerous proposition, but the couple imagined if anything was at stake, it was their privacy...not their hearts.'Wicked hot' - Jaci Burton'Sweet, smoking hot, standout' - Beth Kery'Gritty and compelling. McKenna is a master at capturing realistic situations and characters' - Maya Banks
A Chance of a Lifetime
By Marilyn Pappano
To Benita Ford, Tallgrass, Oklahoma, will always be home. It's where her beloved grandmother raised her and where she rode bikes with her two best friends-the man who became her husband and Calvin. And Tallgrass is where she stayed, even after her husband died while serving his country. Now Calvin is home from that same war, and the sensitive, mischievous boy she once knew is today a man scarred by wounds no one else can see. Falling in love with him is something Bennie never imagined.Tallgrass still haunts Captain Calvin Sweet. Yet it's where he must go to see Bennie-the one woman he always loved but could never have. Calvin regrets so much about what happened years ago. Still he can't deny being with Bennie makes his future feel bright, like anything is possible. But the demons of his past won't be quieted that easily. As old hurts linger, threatening to pull them apart, Calvin and Bennie must take the ultimate risk for the love of a lifetime . . .
By Rochelle Alers
In New York City, attorney Devon Gilmore devoted all her time and energy to fast-track her career. She lost her boyfriend . . . but found herself with a surprise baby on the way. To begin a new life, Devon needs a place to settle down-a place like Cavanaugh Island, where the pace is slow, the weather is fine, and the men are even finer. From the moment David Sullivan meets Devon, he knows he can't fight the laws of attraction. Whether it's helping fix up the old cottage she just bought on Cherry Lane or working together on a pro bono legal case, he can't help feeling a little protective. But will the most eligible bachelor in town be ready for an instant family? Only if he can convince Devon to put her heart on the line one more time-for all time.
Christmas in July
By Debbie Mason
Grace Flaherty had given up hope of ever seeing her husband again. After all, it'd been over a year since he went missing in combat. So when he strides through the door of her bakery in downtown Christmas one sunny afternoon, she can hardly believe her eyes. But her happily-ever-after is going to take some effort - because Jack has no memory of his family.All Jack Flaherty remembers about Christmas is that he couldn't wait to leave town. Now he's a local hero with a wife and son he doesn't know. Even as he struggles to rekindle the romance with his wife, he knows in his heart what he wants: a second chance at love.
Come to Me Softly
By A. L. Jackson
A second chance at life...A second chance at love...Jared Holt never thought he deserved either-until he found both in the arms of Aly Moore. Aly has loved Jared for as long as she can remember, and she's more than ready for the future they're making together. But Jared can't help remembering his own family. And he'll never forgive himself for what happened to them. How can he allow himself the very happiness he once destroyed? To live a life worthy of Aly, Jared knows he has to stop running and finally put his past to rest. But when he decides to face his demons head-on, he encounters more than he bargained for: a dangerous mix of jealousy, lies, and dishonest intentions. When those intentions threaten Aly, Jared loses all control, giving into the rage that earned him his bad-boy reputation years before. And he'll fight to protect her no matter what it costs...even if he destroys himself in the process.'As always, A.L. Jackson knows how to tap human emotion. Every word she writes bleeds meaning. Come To Me Quietly is a riveting tale of loss, two souls destined to be together and discovering strength in forgiving ones self from regrets keeping them chained to finding true happiness. Simply breath-taking' Gail McHugh, New York Times bestselling author of Collide and Pulse 'Intense . . . touching' RT Book Reviews 'This beautiful, heartbreaking story was raw, genuine, and I could not put it down!' Biblio Belles 'Come To Me Quietly speaks to me like a perfect lullaby created just for my ears' Fab, Fun, & Tantalizing Reads 'All in all, BEAUTIFUL, MORE BEAUTIFUL & BRILLIANT' Beauty, Brains, and Books 'I can't think of a single thing I would change in this story. It ended perfectly. The depth was there every part of the way' The Book BlogIf you're a fan of tortured bad boys and second chance romance, you will absolutely want to check this one out!! Aestas Book Blog"I was captivated from the first page until the last." Romance Book Lovers Blog"Oh, this book was amazing. I know I gush like a schoolgirl, but I cannot contain myself when I find a story that leaves me clutching its pages to my heart.' Tina's Book Reviews"Can A. L. Jackson write anything but excellence? Not in my eyes!...5-star perfection!" Madison Says
Come to Me Quietly
By A. L. Jackson
Aleena Moore is haunted by Jared Holt. It's been six years since she's seen her brother's best friend, the self-destructive bad boy she secretly loved in high school. As the years pass, she knows it's time to move on. Time to decide between a practical nursing degree and her true dream as an artist. Time to get over Jared and give another guy a chance...Just when she opens her heart to her friend, Gabe, Aly returns home to find Jared sleeping on her couch. The teenage boy she loved has grown into a man she can't resist. Covered in tattoos and lost in rage, he's begging to be saved from his demons - the memories of the day he destroyed his family. As the two reconnect, their passion is hot enough to torch Aly's judgment. But can she risk her future for a man who lives on the edge of destruction?
By Karina Halle
It's one thing to bring the woman you love back into your life. It's another to try and keep her there. For Dex Foray, convincing Perry Palomino to open herself to their burgeoning relationship has been more challenging than hunting ghosts, battling demons and stalking Sasquatch combined. Add in the fact that the only way they can keep their Experiment in Terror show running is to take on a third partner in the form of the mysterious Maximus Jacobs - all while investigating a sinister voodoo sect in New Orleans - and you've got the perfect Southern storm and a recipe for disaster. Luckily, Dex has never been one to back down, even when his life - and heart - are on the line.
Christmas In Lucky Harbor: Omnibus Edition
By Jill Shalvis
Simply IrresistibleAfter losing her boyfriend and her job, Maddie leaves L.A. to claim her inheritance-a ramshackle inn nestled in the little town of Lucky Harbor, Washington. She sees the potential for a new home and a new career-if she can give the inn the makeover it needs. Enter Jax, a tall, handsome contractor who knows exactly what Maddie needs...The Sweetest ThingHelping her sister set up the family inn is just the thing to make Tara forget her ex-husband and focus on her new life. Until she meets a sexy, green-eyed sailor determined to keep her hot, bothered, and in his bed. When her ex reappears, Tara must confront her past and decide what she really wants.Kissing Santa ClausNASCAR driver Logan Perrish returns to Lucky Harbor, Washington, with love in his heart and a ring in his pocket. But can Sandy Jansen forget the past and give him a second chance? Or will Logan be spending another Christmas alone?Under the MistletoeThere's no place like home for the holidays. And the Lucky Harbor Bed & Breakfast is bursting with festive lights and good cheer. But for Mia, Christmas is turning out to be anything other than merry and bright. Her recent break-up with her boyfriend Nick has made her return bittersweet. But then a surprise arrives, when Nick follows her to town bearing gifts-and asking for forgiveness.
By Mariah Stewart
In the wake of his wife's murder, agent Grady Shields turned his back on the FBI - and everything else - to retreat into the vast solitude of Montana, grieve for his lost love and forget the world. But after years in seclusion, his sister's wedding draws him to St Dennis, a peaceful town on the Chesapeake Bay. Though he swears he isn't interested in finding love again, Grady can't ignore the mutual sparks that fly when he meets Vanessa Keaton. Although her past was marked by bad choices, Vanessa has found that coming to St Dennis is the best decision she's ever made. Bling, her trendy boutique, is a success with tourists as well as with the townspeople. She's made friends, has a home she loves and has established a life for herself far from the nightmare she's left behind. The last thing she's looking for is romance, but she's finding that the hot new man in town is hard to resist. And when her past catches up with her, Grady finds that he's unwilling to let her become a victim again. As together they fight her demons, Grady and Vanessa discover that life still holds some surprises and that love doesn't always have to hurt.
Come A Little Closer
By Dorothy Garlock
It's 1946, after the end of WWII, and Christina Tucker decides to take a nursing job in Longstock, Wisconsin, in order to pursue the life she had wanted before the war's outbreak. Her employer, Dr. Samuel Barlow, has been the town physician for almost 30 years. Though a bit stubborn, he becomes a guiding force in Christina's new life. And his two nephews come to own special places in her heart.Tyler Sutter, a veteran of the Pacific conflict, longs for a life beyond Longstock. But he refuses to leave his older brother, Holden, who has been psychologically damaged by the war. Together he and Christina will try to get Holden to return to the life he had lead before the war. At the same time, someone is plotting revenge against Dr. Barlow, a man who believes the doctor is responsible for another person's death. He is determined to punish the doctor for what he did, even if it means hurting those the doctor loves, including Christina.
Catch Me a Cowboy
By Katie Lane
Shirlene Lomax has the world by its tail. She has sass, looks and a filthy-rich sugar daddy who pretty much owns Bramble, Texas. But when he dies, Shirlene finds herself right back where she started-a rundown trailer on the wrong side of the tracks. Billy "Bubba" Wilkes, also known as William Cates, has an agenda that doesn't include having sex with a gold-digging Texas bombshell. What it does include is revenge for Shirlene's great-granddaddy shooting Billy's great-granddaddy in cold blood. In fact, Billy plans on making the entire town of Bramble pay for the bad luck that has followed his family ever since. Figuring Billy is only a pit stop on her road to smarter and richer men, Shirlene gives in to her unquenchable desire for the hot hick but she soon discovers that there's more to the hillbilly than a hard body and great sex. He's really a spiteful millionaire holding a big-assed grudge.Once his scheme is out in the open, Billy expects the entire town to run him out on a rail. What he doesn't expect is their unconditional acceptance but is it too late to capture the heart of a spoiled woman who needs to learn that credit cards can't buy happiness?