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The Tanglewood Tea Shop (Tanglewood Village series Book 1) (affiliate link)
What happens after your dreams come true?
Patisserie-Chef Stevie is stuck in a rut. Her beloved Great Aunt Peggy has passed away and she’s lost both her job and the love of her life. Then she gets the call from the solicitor’s office about Peggy’s will, and everything changes.
When Stevie sees a quirky tea shop up for sale in the beautiful village of Tanglewood, she decides to take Peggy’s advice and turn her life around.
But the village isn’t as idyllic as it may at first have seemed, and when the gorgeous but grouchy local stable-owner, Nick, shows up he seems like just another fly in the pastry batter…
Transfusion: A Seductive Vampire King Paranormal Romance (affiliate link)
He Broke My Heart… That cold, cruel Vampire King.
But then, I am just your typical, ordinary, everyday human girl who works and lives in London. Or at least, that’s what everyone thinks. I fled the supernatural world and the safety of my family who rule it, because being the only human born from them definitely had its drawbacks.
Something the Vampire King knew all about.
He humiliated me and destroyed my naive little heart, meaning I had no choice but to leave and make a new life for myself.
I turned my back on it all but most importantly, I turned my back on him.
That was my second mistake
The first had been to fall in love with him.
The Royal Treatment (The Crown Jewels Book 1) (affiliate link)
Unpopular opinion: I hate the royal family.
Even more unpopular: I loathe the crown prince the most. Prince Arthur is nothing but a lazy, arrogant leech on the kingdom of Avonia. I don’t care how devastatingly handsome he is, the guy should get a J.O.B. like the rest of us.
I’ve spent the last two years saying as much on my blog, The Royal Watchdog. I’ve managed to garner a lot of attention (and keep my bills paid) sharing my opinions, but I never thought I’d get the attention of the prince himself.
But that’s exactly what’s happened. In fact, he’s just publicly invited me, Tessa Sharpe, to come stay at the palace for two whole months under the guise of trying to win over his “harshest critic.”
There must be more to it than that, right? Some ulterior motive? Or maybe the rumors are true and there really is a dungeon under the palace and I’m about to wind up shackled to the floor for insinuating the royals are an inbred plague on society (which they are).
In Love with the Veterinarian (Alaska Sunrise Romances Book 1) (affiliate link)
Lolly Winston dreams of making it big on the country music scene. In Alaska for the season to help her aunt, she’s going to attempt to write her break-out single. When she hears that an agent is summering up there too and wants to meet with her, she sees it as a sign that she’s where she’s meant to be.
Oscar Rockwell’s biggest dream is for his matchmaking mom to stop setting him up on dates. The small-town veterinarian is happy with his life. But he needs his mom to foster a pregnant cat, so he agrees to one last blind date. Then he’s done.
When a case of mistaken identity leads these two strangers into each other’s arms, it will have them questioning everything they dreamed of in life.
A Book to Kill For : A Bookish Cafe Mystery (affiliate link)
A quiet book lover falls for a rugged carpenter… who doesn’t even like to read?!?
Maggie Bell loves working at a bookshop in the charming town of Fair Haven, Connecticut. After her beloved boss passes away, his son, Joshua Whitfield, comes into town and turns Maggie’s world upside down. He wants to turn part of the store into a cafe and sell books about vampires and silly romances. Maggie is horrified.
But when an electrician is killed in the middle of the bookshop renovations, Joshua is the prime suspect. Maggie must put their differences aside to clear his name. She finds herself becoming more and more attracted to Joshua. Can a mousy bookworm really fall in love with a rugged carpenter who doesn’t even like to read?
House Arrest (The Joe DeMarco Thrillers Book 13) (affiliate link)
As the fixer for Congressman John Mahoney in Washington, DC, Joe DeMarco has had to bend and break the law more than a few times. But when Representative Lyle Canton, House Majority Whip, is found shot dead in his office in the US Capitol and DeMarco is arrested for the murder, DeMarco knows he’s been framed. Locked up in Alexandria awaiting trial, he calls on his enigmatic friend Emma, an ex-DIA agent, to search for the true killer.
Emma’s investigation leads her to a ruthless and competitive CEO who had a motive for killing Canton, related to a personal connection from long ago. But the case the F.B.I. has built against DeMarco is airtight, and not a single piece of evidence points to the CEO. Using her cunning and her DC connections, Emma sets out to prove that the powerful businessman has been using some fixers of his own.
Most Eligible Billionaire (Billionaires of Manhattan Book 1) (affiliate link)
He’s sexy. Arrogant. A total jerk of a CEO! And my little dog just inherited his company.
I’m Vicky, the dog whisperer. (Not really, but that’s what my elderly neighbor says whenever I walk her dog, Smuckers.)
When she dies, she surprises everybody by leaving a corporation worth billions to Smuckers…and she leaves Smuckers to me.
Suddenly I go from running my Etsy store to sitting in an elegant Wall Street boardroom with Smuckers in my lap. And my neighbor’s son, Henry Locke, aka New York’s most eligible bachelor, glaring across the table at me.
The Last Lieutenant (The Todd Ingram Series Book 1) (affiliate link)
The year is 1942.
Bataan has fallen to the Japanese. The Philippines seem sure to follow. When a general surrenders the last American outpost in the West Pacific, Navy Lieutenant Todd Ingram refuses to give up the fight.
Taking to sea under cover of darkness, he leads his ten man crew to accomplish the impossible….slip through Japanese naval blockades, travel 1900 miles to Australia, and singlehandedly stop a ruthless Nazi spy.
There are no reinforcements. There will be no rescue.
And if Todd fails, he won’t just lose his crew…he’ll lose the woman he loves, too.
In the heart-pounding tradition of Ken Follett’s Eye of the Needle comes a thriller brimming with raw courage, non-stop action, and an unforgettable villain.
Sunrise Canyon (The New Americana Series Book 1) (affiliate link)
Before he left for Afghanistan, Jake O’Reilly had everything—a beautiful wife, a baby on the way, a wonderful life. Three years later, his wife is dead and he is so haunted by his memories of war that he can’t bring himself to go home. But when his wife’s grandfather tracks him down and persuades him to come work on his ranch, where Jake’s daughter is living, he agrees—even though he is reluctant to expose his little girl to the man he’s become.
At Flying Cloud Ranch, his daughter doesn’t even recognize this brooding stranger. But the beauty of the ranch and the immediate connection Jake feels with his wife’s cousin Kira slowly begins to heal his wounds. Though he doesn’t want any complications, he finds himself impossibly drawn to the tough woman who runs a horse therapy program for troubled teens. And as they each begin to imagine a new future, they discover that happily ever after is always within reach—if only you are willing to open your heart . . .
Father’s Day Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery Series Book 10) (affiliate link)
When her part-time reporting gig gives Lucy the opportunity to attend a Boston newspaper conference, she looks forward to a vacation from domestic bliss. But upon leaving Tinker’s Cove, Maine, she quickly discovers that alone time can be kind of…lonely. And in between libel workshops and panel discussions, Lucy takes a guilt trip. She feels terrible that she won’t be home to help her husband celebrate Father’s Day.
But when Luther Read—head of a nearly bankrupt newspaper dynasty—suddenly drops dead, Lucy has other things to think about. She’s not buying the theory that Luther died of an asthma attack. The man just had too many enemies. Always the intrepid snoop, Lucy vows to investigate. But she can’t help wondering if her name will end up on a byline—or in an obit…
That Darkness (A Gardiner and Renner Novel Book 1) (affiliate link)
As a forensic investigator for the Cleveland Police Department, Maggie Gardiner has seen her share of Jane Does. The latest is an unidentified female in her early teens, discovered in a local cemetery. More shocking than the girl’s injuries—for Maggie at least—is the fact that no one has reported her missing. She and the detectives assigned to the case (including her cop ex-husband) are determined to follow every lead, run down every scrap of evidence. But the monster they seek is watching every move, closer to them than they could possibly imagine.
Jack Renner is a killer. He doesn’t murder because he enjoys it, or because he believes himself omnipotent, or for any reason other than to make the world a safer place. When he follows the trail of this Jane Doe to a locked room in a small apartment where eighteen teenaged girls are anything but safe, he knows something must be done. But his pursuit of their captor takes an unexpected turn.
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