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Charmed by the Cowboy (Sage Valley Ranch Book 4)
Melanie D. Snitker - 2019
He's a cowboy assigned to help. Will their growing attraction get in the way, or blossom into true love?Alyssa Reid has never shied away from a challenge, but she may be in over her head this time. The single mom is juggling two landscaping projects with strict deadlines. Having her young son and an ornery runaway goat underfoot certainly isn’t helping. A handsome cowboy is assigned to help her, and she finds herself losing focus in a whole new way.Dare Jackson knows what it’s like to be raised by a single mom. When the Sage Valley ranch hand meets Alyssa and her son Noah, he’s immediately drawn to them. The more he gets to know them, the more he wants to be there for them both. But with every attempt he makes, he can feel Alyssa pulling farther away. He needs to change his game plan, and fast, because he's already having trouble imagining life without her.Alyssa is afraid to trust her heart—and her son's—to the kind cowboy. Dare doesn’t know how to convince her he’s worth the risk. Can they meet in the middle? Or, like Hopscotch the goat, will true love escape their grasp?~*~Charmed by the Daring Cowboy is the fourth book in a heartwarming group series that’ll keep you laughing and swooning from one clean romance to the next. You’ll have fun watching the meddlesome owners of Sage Valley Ranch as they work their matchmaking magic on the unsuspecting cowboys. Be ready to fall in love with Sage Valley Ranch, where country life is sweet, and romance is even sweeter!Sage Valley Ranch Romance Series:1. Romancing the Cowboy2. Adored by the Cowboy3. Cherished by the Cowboy4. Charmed by the Cowboy5. Inspired by the CowboyA standalone romance! Read the series in any order! Previously titled "Charmed by the Daring Cowboy."
Waiting For You: A January Cove Novella
Rachel Hanna - 2016
Cat Morgan has traveled from Whiskey Ridge to January Cove on a leap of faith. Drew Milton has returned to his hometown against his better judgment. When the two meet and sparks fly, can this dreamer and wounded Southern gentleman make it work? This is a January Cove novella and is a part of the popular series. All books are clean romance and can be read in any order! If you love small town beach romance, this is the series for you! Click the buy button to start reading now.
Samantha Price - 2019
When the nephew of a family friend came to help with the apple harvest, she was smitten and knew he was the one. With one of her younger half-sisters rushing into marriage, Florence Baker assumed the role of parent and tried her best to make Mercy slow down. Her efforts fell on deaf ears and then the harvest took all her attention. Her sister's budding relationship had Florence thinking about her own single status, but with her hectic schedule, where would she find the time for love or marriage? Will the mysterious new English neighbor turn Florence's perfect and well-ordered life upside down? When Mercy notices some significant differences between herself and the man she desires, will that cause her to rethink her plans? Other books in this series: Book 2 Amish Honor Book 3 A Simple Kiss Book 4 Amish Joy Book 5 Amish Family Secrets Book 6 The Englisher Book 7 Missing Florence All Samantha Price books are clean and wholesome reads.
Closing the Gap
Patty Slack - 2014
Danielle wishes it was true. When Danielle left Tipples Gap years ago, she vowed she’d never return. But now, with the decades-old underground coal fire threatening to destroy her hometown, Danielle must go home to accomplish the impossible. Her mother, a hoarder who cannot bear to leave her precious belongings behind, has to move before her house burns down. Danielle is the only one who can make her do it. She has steeled herself to face the emotions returning to her childhood home will surface, but is surprised by the feelings that arise when she runs into her high school flame, Isaac, the only law enforcer left in the dying town.
Lucy McConnell - 2018
Daisy Covington has dreamed of having her own line of cosmetics since she was a fourteen-year-old girl with a beauty channel. Her channel has grown over the years to be one of the top two beauty channels on the MyHeartChannel site and her dream is within reach. She just needs a segment that will put her over the top. When Beckett Kingsly, Daisy's older brother’s best friend and career humanitarian, crashes on her couch for a couple days, she comes up with a plan. She’ll do a fundraiser for the charity Beckett works for in exchange for the chance to give him a makeover on her show. His worn-out cargo shorts, unruly beard, and man bun are all on the chopping block. After some pressure from his boss—FreeWater could use the exposure to Daisy’s eleven million subscribers—Beckett reluctantly agrees. But as Daisy works to transform Beckett, she realizes that her crush from long ago hasn’t faded. She’s falling for him even though he’s waiting for orders to leave town. Though Beckett seems like the perfect guy, Daisy wants to settle down with a man who will actually be in the same country for more than a couple weeks. If She can’t find a way to make it work, she'll miss her chance at a truly beautiful life.
Her Second Chance Forever Groom
Lorana Hoopes - 2019
The second chance she's not sure if she wants. Emmitt Brown’s demons are even bigger than he is, and as a defensive lineman for the San Antonio Rebels, that’s something. When DJ Madden tasks his defensive line to go home for Christmas and get rid of their biggest past regret, Emmit finds himself returning to the small town he grew up in to find the woman he never should have left. Too bad she hates him and tells him to go away. Mia Carter can’t believe Emmitt Brown is back in town. She does not need this right now. Especially since he’s been the ghost who won’t leave her conscience alone for the past five years and especially since she recently lost her husband. But when the pro football player steps up and offers to help her son fight cancer, she finds herself reluctantly agreeing. Now they have to make a choice; dig into the past and let the truth bring them together, or lose the Christmas miracle right in front of them.
Savoring the Seasons
Traci Borum - 2017
She doesn’t realize how stagnant her life has become until a younger man, Tristan Hannigan, moves to the village and shows interest in her. As Julia becomes closer to Tristan, he begins to season her mundane days and to challenge how she views the world. The relationship is threatened when Julia’s doubts and insecurities overwhelm her, and the secret she’s afraid to reveal creates a wedge between them. Will Julia choose the easy route, slipping back into her daily routine and living without love? Or will she find the courage to follow her heart and accept the love she deserves?
Serenity Landing Second Chances Compilation: Discovering Home, Glimpsing Hope, & Reclaiming Hearts
Carol Moncado - 2018
It’s not his first choice, but it seems to be what God has for him, at least for now. Until a chance encounter with a familiar face changes his outlook.MacKenzie Davidson has been a single mom since before her daughter was born. Just once, she’d love not to worry about losing her job or what will happen if her fledgling yarn dyeing business doesn’t take off. A stormy night and flooded road bring the straws that finally break the back of her independent streak.Her knight-in-shining-SUV comes in the form of American royalty. She’s read enough of the tabloids to know that’s how Jonathan’s family is seen and knows she can’t begin to measure up.But when he puts everything aside to help her, her daughter, and her now-floundering business, she begins to wonder. Jonathan quickly comes to believe he’s found everything he’s looking for. Will they find their way to each other or will they be ripped apart before discovering home?Glimpsing HopeChristopher Bayfield enjoys his single life. Unencumbered by relationships, he works and travels whenever he wants. He can even drop everything to do something he's been dreaming of for a while - return to acting in a Happily Ever After TV Network movie. But before he can leave a knock on the door changes his life.Julia Quisenberry never planned to have one child out of wedlock, much less be pregnant with number two, but this was what her life had become. Unemployed and barely making ends meet with her knitting patterns and teaching, she's almost desperate enough to take a handout from her best friend.A phone call from Christopher changes Julia's plans. He offers her a job and a lifeline, in more ways than one. So when the paparazzi threaten all he holds dear, she'll do anything to help him out - even marry him. Can they overcome the obstacles in their path to find a glimpse of hope for their own happily ever after?Reclaiming HeartsAll of the next generation of royals from the Commonwealth of Belles Montagnes have found love.Except one.Crown Prince William of Mevendia has done an exceptional job of keeping his private life out of the public eye. It’s been half a decade since he was last romantically linked with anyone, and even then, no one actually knew who she was.Margaretha Delatreaux had once fancied herself in love with a prince. Maybe she still did. Promises broken still cause her heart to ache, and she longs to repair the damage the last words they’d flung at each other had done.After a chance encounter, a life or death situation, a foreign country, and unflattering press, just maybe they’ll have a second chance at reclaiming hearts.
A Friend or Two
Debbie Macomber - 1985
Fisherman's Wharf was a breath of fresh air for the Boston socialite, but when Andrew Breed walked into the bakery she thought she would never breathe again. The man was intimidating.He said he was a longshoreman, but he looked as if he wrestled crocodiles. Not the type to indulge in delicate French pastries. Who was this gentle giant who had all his afternoons free and whose actions made no sense? Would their double deception threaten to destroy an unmistakable love?
Secrets of the Heart
Lee Tobin McClain - 2017
But when his interfering siblings hire Molly Abbott, a successful food entrepreneur and his high-school sweetheart, he’s livid. The way their relationship ended wasn’t pretty. And although Molly never married, she’s the single mom of an eleven-year-old daughter conceived right about the time of the breakup. Molly’s ideas about farm-to-table, health-conscious Mexican food conflict with Javier’s strong sense of tradition, even as her joyous faith convicts him about his own lapse from the church of his youth. Can a reunion romance bring happiness to two lonely souls who never forgot each other… or will their relationship be derailed by the secrets they both carry in their hearts? Secrets of the Heart is Book Four of the Arcadia Valley Romance series. These inspirational Christian romances all take place in the same Idaho town, with characters you'll come to love and a farm-fresh, sustainable foods focus. Look for a new book each month, including more books about the Quintana Family and El Corazon.
T.K. Chapin - 2014
Just as Jillian was getting acquainted with a life without love, she meets Jake. Jake is in his mid-twenties and visiting the little town of Suncrest to take care of his Grandfather’s estate. When Jillian’s eyes fall onto Jake’s, it immediately resurfaces emotions she thought were buried with Brad. Can true love happen more than once in a lifetime?
When I Come Home Again
Jennifer Rodewald - 2020
But in a matter of a year’s time, everything she’d counted on fell apart, leaving her devastated. Seven years later, she’s stable again. She has a supportive boyfriend, fulfilling career, and close friends. She keeps her past heartache where it belongs—in her rearview mirror. Until the man who broke her heart finds his way back to Big Prairie.Craig Erikson had it all—popularity, success, and the love of his high school coach’s daughter. But after a year of mistakes that ended in a tragic accident, he’d left Big Prairie—the place he’d thought to always call home—hoping that without his antagonizing presence, Brenna would be able to heal. Now his mother desperately needs him, as do two young boys in her care. Craig has little choice but to return for good.Unsure that she can forgive him, Brenna does her best to avoid him. Irritated that she ignores him as if they’d never meant anything to each other, Craig becomes determined not to allow it. Life in a small town forces their interaction, making them confront their unresolved issues and igniting emotions that have smoldered for seven years. As Craig and Brenna are pushed together, can they endure the hard places still littering their lives? If so, is it possible to find their way back to love and home again?
At First Glance
Susan L. Tuttle - 2018
But she doesn't expect to meet two very different men in the process: East Fisher, the personal trainer who personifies everything she believes she could never attain, and Jonah Black, a man who reminds her so much of herself. Both men are more than they appear at first glance, and each seems interested in her romantically. As Penny uncovers their hidden layers, she discovers when it comes to love and matters of the heart, she's got a lot to learn about estimating value. Written for the General Market (G) (I): Contains little or no; sexual dialogue or situations or strong language. May also contain content of an inspirational nature. Amazon customers who purchase the print version have the option to purchase the Kindle eBook at no charge.