Baked With Love (The Boardwalk Bakery Romance)
Ramsey St. Claire can’t understand the pull he has to visit The Boardwalk Bakery – that is until he actually goes inside and meets the quirky, timid bakery owner, Gianna Jacobsen. There’s an instant…‘something’. Not love, though. He doesn’t believe in love at first sight. But there is…‘something’. Since recently taking a sabbatical from work, he has all the time in the world to figure out what that ‘something’ is.
When he starts to peel back the layers of Gianna, he quickly becomes addicted to more than just her delicious, mouth-watering cupcakes. He wants to know her in ways he never thought he wanted to know a woman again. And Ramsey St. Claire always gets what he wants.
Brilliant Disguise: A Charlie McClung Mystery (The Charlie McClung Mysteries Book 1)
Are you sure you could tell the difference between murder and suicide?
Having had more than enough of the big city, Detective Charlie McClung moves to a small town looking for a simpler life. Turns out his first case is the most complicated of his career.
A young woman is found shot and while everyone is telling him suicide, his gut, and the dead woman’s beautiful neighbor, are telling him something quite different.
How far can he dig before he uncovers secrets never meant to be unearthed? Throw in a shady police chief and an unexpected love interest and McClung quickly finds himself with more trouble than he ever imagined.
She Belongs to Me: The Southern Collection (Charlotte Book 1)
Charlotte police officer Jordan Monroe is used to being in control. Ever since his father died, he has provided for his mother and sisters and even hired his two brothers-in-law to help run his successful construction company. On a chance business trip, however, he meets the one person who throws his life into a whirlwind–Jaynee.
Jaynee has lived a tragic life and has sworn off all men. That is until a rugged southern gentleman lands in her seating area, refusing to take no for an answer. From the moment they meet, Jordan sweeps her off her feet, assuring her that happiness exists. But can she really escape her past?
You Can’t Make Old Friends (Brighton’s No.1 Private Detective)
Blacklisted by the police. Being sued by a client. And broke.Things can’t get any worse for Brighton’s No.1 Private Detective, Joe Grabarz, in this blistering debut novel from award-winning writer Tom Trott.
That’s when his best friend’s body washes up on the beach.
Could it really have been ten years? What happened? How could his life have ended like this? He needs answers.
Unlikely Venture (The Venture Series Book 1)
When a scandalous secret is exposed, is love enough to overcome the deception?
Jilted by her fiancé and terrified by a devastating diagnosis, Jessica Latham falls into the arms of a sexy random stranger in a moment of chardonnay-tinged weakness. No strings, no last names, just one hot night before starting her new chapter in California, far away from the life she is desperate to escape.
But the universe has its own agenda.
Enter gorgeous tech genius James Callahan, the Jedi master who knows exactly how to use his light saber, and the only one able to slice through the barbed wire shielding Jessica’s fragile heart.
The Secret of Blackthorn Manor (The Haunted Manor Series Book 1)
Remi’s lost almost everything she loves. Family. Friends. Her home. Now, she hopes the mansion bequeathed her will provide her a fresh start. Until she finds out it’s haunted. Footsteps, whispers, a mysterious tolling bell, and the wispy specter of a sea captain declare it’s a ghost. But there are also boot tracks on the floor. Who wants Remi out, and why? And who is Ariel’s invisible friend?
The Prince of Midnight
Lady Leigh Strachan’s father governed the town of Felchester—until a religious zealot murdered her family and turned the village into hell on Earth. Now, there is room in her heart for only one thing: revenge.
Leigh plans to kill her father’s murderer once she learns to aim a pistol, slash a sword, and ride a horse. She seeks out the Prince of Midnight, a legendary highwayman exiled to France, as her choice of tutors. But the man she finds in a crumbling French castle is no hero. Half deaf and suffering from vertigo, S. T. Maitland can scarcely walk, much less wield a sword atop a dancing stallion. Yet for reasons she can’t explain, she remains with him, steeling her heart against the sight of his gold-streaked hair, green eyes, and brows adorned with a devilish curl at the arch . . .
The Dream Hunter
Desperate to find safety in England, Zenia, the descendent of the Queen of the Desert, dresses herself as a Bedouin boy. For protection, she agrees to guide Arden, the Lord of Winter, through the wilds of her dangerous desert homeland as he searches for a legendary Arabian mare. Consigned by her mother to live disguised, Zenia hasn’t the courage to admit her sex to Arden. Yet, as they cross a merciless desert, she comes to yearn for this fearless, untamable man to know the feminine heart beating beneath her Bedouin rags.
The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero
In this exciting and illuminating work, National Book Award winner Timothy Egan delivers a story, both rollicking and haunting, of one of the most famous Irish Americans of all time. A dashing young orator during the Great Hunger of the 1840s, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian prison colony for life. But two years later he was “back from the dead” and in New York, instantly the most famous Irishman in America. Meagher’s rebirth included his leading the newly formed Irish Brigade in many of the fiercest battles of the Civil War.
The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank
A cheat is cashing in on the Strip, where deadly schemes lurk beneath the glitz and glamour. FBI agent-turned-consultant Kate Daniels hits the jackpot with her new assignment, hired by Vegas’ biggest name to ensure his casino isn’t a target. Fortuna is a high roller’s paradise, all gleaming marble and dollar signs. Even a single flaw in security could cost big bucks. Kate can’t afford distractions. Especially the tall, dark and perfectly chiseled kind. Business and pleasure don’t mix. And sleeping with the boss is a dangerous gamble.
A Baby of Her Own (Dundee, Idaho series Book 1)
What Delaney wants…is a baby. A baby of her own. At thirty, she longs to break away from the constraints of her life. Longs to reach out for her heart’s desire. She’d prefer marriage as well, but there’s no man in Dundee, Idaho, she’s interested in marrying.
Then one winter night she and her best friend, Rebecca, go to Boise with the intent of finding a man for Delaney. She meets a handsome stranger named Conner, a man who might be able to provide her with the solution she needs…and the baby she wants!
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