Related to: 'The Bride Next Door'

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M.C. Beaton

M.C. Beaton is the author of both the Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series, as well as numerous Regency romances. Her Agatha Raisin books have been turned into a Crime Drama TV series on Sky. She lives in Paris and in a Cotswold village that is very much like Agatha's beloved Carsely.

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The Cottage on Rose Lane

Hope Ramsay
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Hope Ramsay
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Here Comes the Bride

Hope Ramsay
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Hope Ramsay
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A Small-Town Bride

Hope Ramsay
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Hope Ramsay
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A Christmas Bride

Hope Ramsay
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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 David Lydon has withdrawn from the world since his wife Shelly's death in a boating accident, leaving his mother to raise his five-year-old daughter and no one to run failing Magnolia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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Last Chance Hero

Hope Ramsay
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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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Last Chance Family

Hope Ramsay
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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...

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Inn At Last Chance

Hope Ramsay
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Hope Ramsay

'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

Hope Ramsay
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Hope Ramsay
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Last Chance Book Club

Hope Ramsay
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Hope Ramsay

This next three novels in this series will center around the women of the Last Chance Book Club as they meet to discuss literature and love. In each novel, the book club will be reading a classic novel, with the same themes playing out in the modern-day story. While the Last Chance Book Club reads Pride and Prejudice, divorced mother Savannah White returns to Last Chance to attend her Great Uncle Harry's funeral and to visit her Aunt Mim after the death of her husband. Savannah hasn't visited Last Chance in ten years, so it comes as a shock to discover that her kissing cousin Dash Randall has everything taken care of. Savannah doesn't much like her cousin by marriage. When they were kids they fought like cats and dogs. Dash is not so wild about this turn of events because Savannah and her bratty son end up staying at Aunt Mim's house and generally making his life miserable. Dash is determined not to help Savannah in any way . . . until Hettie Marshall asks him to. And Dash would do anything for Hettie, especially now that Hettie is a widow. In fact, Dash wants to turn himself into the kind of guy Hettie could love. But a funny thing happens during the renovation when Aunt Mim goes into matchmaking mode and tries to match Savannah up with Reverend Bill Ellis. Hettie's not so wild about that turn of events. And, as it turns out, neither is Dash.

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Last Chance Christmas

Hope Ramsay
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Hope Ramsay

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

Hope Ramsay
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Hope Ramsay

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

Hope Ramsay
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Hope Ramsay

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?

Amelia Mandeville

Amelia Mandeville has been creating stories and characters in her head ever since she can remember. When there became too many, she started to write them down. Besides getting lost in the stories she's written, Amelia spends her time attempting to bake, dyeing her hair and vlogging for the YouTube channel she shares with her sister, Grace - the aptly named The Mandeville Sisters.Amelia is the debut author of Every Colour of You.Twitter @ameliamandev Instagram @ameliamandev youtube.com/mandevillesisters

Carole Matthews

Carole Matthews is the Sunday Times bestselling author of over thirty novels, including the top ten bestsellers The Cake Shop in the Garden, A Cottage by the Sea, Paper Hearts and Summer Kisses, The Chocolate Lovers' Christmas and Calling Mrs Christmas. In 2015, Carole was awarded the RNA Outstanding Achievement Award. Her novels dazzle and delight readers all over the world and she is published in more than thirty countries.For all the latest news from Carole, visit www.carolematthews.com, follow Carole on Twitter (@carolematthews) and Instagram (matthews.carole) or join the thousands of readers who have become Carole's friend on Facebook (carolematthewsbooks).

Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling romance author and RITA® Finalist who has sold more than 3 million books. She presently writes both women's fiction and cowboy romance. She has also written historical single title, historical series, contemporary single title, and contemporary series. She lives in southern Oklahoma with her husband, a former English teacher, who is not allowed to read her books until they are published. They have three children and enough grandchildren to keep them young. For a complete listing of her books (series in order) check out her website at CarolynLBrown.com.

Christina Lauren

Christina Lauren is the combined pen name of longtime writing partners/besties/soulmates and brain-twins Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, the New York Times, USA TODAY, and #1 international bestselling authors of the Beautiful and Wild Seasons series, Sublime, The House, and Autoboyography. You can find them online at ChristinaLaurenBooks.com, Facebook.com/ChristinaLaurenBooks, or @ChristinaLauren on Twitter.

Christine Feehan

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Christine Feehan has received numerous honours including being a nominee for the Romance Writers of America RITA and receiving a Career Achievement Award from ROMANTIC TIMES. Visit her at www.christinefeehan.com

Denise Grover Swank

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Denise Grover Swank was born in Kansas City, Missouri and lived in the area until she was nineteen. Then she became a nomadic gypsy, living in five cities, four states and ten houses over the course of ten years before she moved back to her roots. She speaks English and smattering of Spanish and Chinese, which she learned through an intensive Nick Jr. immersion period. Her hobbies include witty (in her own mind) Facebook comments and dancing in her kitchen with her children (quite badly if you believe her offspring). Hidden talents include the gift of justification and the ability to drink massive amounts of caffeine and still fall asleep within two minutes. Her lack of the sense of smell allows her to perform many unspeakable tasks. She has six children and hasn't lost her sanity. Or so she leads you to believe.You can find out more about Denise at www.denisegroverswank.com or email her at DeniseGroverSwank@gmail.com.

Gaelen Foley

Gaelen Foley's first novel was published in 1998 and she went on to win the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for Best First Historical Romance. Many awards later this NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author is now published in ten languages. Visit her at www.gaelenfoley.com

Kelly Elliott

Kelly Elliott is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling contemporary romance author. Since finishing her bestselling Wanted series, Kelly continues to spread her wings while remaining true to her roots and giving readers stories rich with hot protective men, strong women and beautiful surroundings.Her bestselling works include, Wanted, Broken, Without You and Unconditional Love, to name just a few.Kelly has been passionate about writing since she was fifteen. After years of filling journals with stories, she finally followed her dream and published her first novel, Wanted, in November of 2012.Kelly lives in central Texas with her husband, daughter, and two pups. When she's not writing, Kelly enjoys reading and spending time with her family. She is down to earth and very in touch with her readers, both on social media and at signings.