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Flowers in a Window by Mary McPhee
H.L. Wegley - 2019
When she finds an orphaned girl, Sam, hidden in some bushes along the Rogue River, in an instant, a bond is formed. AJ quickly learns that Sam's and her guardian's lives are in danger from a team of hired killers. But AJ commits to helping eight-year-old Sam. A competitive athlete, AJ Scott isn't one to quit, give up, or do anything halfway, not even when she and Sam end up in a road race with killers in pursuit.When Hunter Jones's cousin dies, he becomes eight-year-old Samantha Wilson's guardian and sets aside any pursuit of personal happiness. Sam becomes his lot in life, and he loves her dearly. But Hunter, a big data analyst, will soon release a research report proving that the largest Internet search engine in the world is being used by its owners to influence American political thought with the intent of controlling elections. He hints at his findings in a radio interview and the news goes viral. Within hours, a team of hired killers attacks Hunter and Sam, intending to eliminate them and steal his research findings. Hunter hides Sam and eludes the killers. But when he returns, Sam is gone. Enraged, Hunter Jones will storm the gates of Hades to get her back, and whoever took her will pay a steep price.Set in Southern Oregon, Seattle, Washington DC, and Eastern Oregon, near Paulina Lake, Slanted is a gritty, high-action, romantic suspense adventure about commitment, sacrifice, love and faith.
Lori Matthews - 2021
Now, too hurt to return to his former position and not wounded enough to be benched, he’s assigned as the new Coast Guard team leader in…Panama. They’re there as part of a drug interdiction unit, but really, they’re Team RECON. Recon as in reconstructed. Each of the four men is like him; a Humpty Dumpty. Except they were trying to put themselves back together so they could do what they loved best, kicking ass, and taking names.Dr. Carolina Alvarez had moved on from research and was working for Doctors Without Borders. A chance meeting with her old boss set her on a dangerous mission to deliver much-needed medicine to South America. Her failure would mean the sure extinction of a tribe clinging to their ancient traditions.Nick should have realized from the instant Carolina walked back into his life things would not go according to plan. But harbored resentment still clouded his vision. Now they were on the trail of the missing vaccine, and the assignment just turned deadly.
Hawk Brothers Romance Collection
Cami Checketts - 2019
*Bonus in this collection only: Hawk Brothers Reunion* The Hawk Brothers aren't just famous, wealthy, or handsome. They're the face of the Hawk Family fortune, and practically their own high-end brand. Don't miss each of their stories as they find the right woman to humble, tease, and love them. The Determined Groom: A broken football star becomes the trainer to an elite female athlete who can’t decide if she should tell off the flirty billionaire or fall in love with him. Cambree Kinley is the toughest chick she knows, except when it comes to protecting her heart. Yet how can she resist the billionaire superstar Emmett Hawk? When he pursues her—treating her like gold and making her smile nonstop, only sheer grit can keep her from sprinting toward the Cinderella route again—loving a wealthy man who will dump her like moldy garbage when she offends his high-society friends and family. The Stealth Warrior: A Navy SEAL returned from the dead. The world-renowned dancer he left behind. Misunderstandings tear them apart. Can anything bring this wounded couple together again? Creed Hawk was imprisoned in Syria for three months. The only thing that kept him fighting to be free was knowing Kiera Richins would be waiting for him. When he’s finally released he finds her, in the arms of another man. Her Billionaire Boss Fake Fiancé: Farm girl sass takes on America's Most Eligible Bachelor in this fun fake fiance romance. Callum Hawk has it all--fame, money, and a family that loves him. He doesn't have time for romance but that's all right, his head of marketing does a great job scheduling dates with models and actresses for the necessary social events. When he almost hits Alexia Hall with his motorcycle, he's intrigued by the feisty blonde and offers to hire her to be his fake fiancé for his brother's wedding. When she not only turns him down but tells him to never come near her again, he has no clue what went wrong. Risking it All: A world-renowned extreme athlete. A motivational speaker and philanthropist. He thinks they're a match destined for heaven. She's convinced they're polar opposites. Bridger Hawk has been in love with Avalyn Shaman since childhood. He knows he'll never be worthy of her charitable heart so he throws himself into a life-threatening extreme sports career. When they reconnect at his brother's wedding, he can't resist kissing her at every opportunity. She demands he stay away from her and her heart. After multiple rejections, he gathers what's left of his pride and leaves. Avalyn has always loved Bridger but he shredded her heart in high school and she knows given a chance, he'll do it again. When she's kidnapped and forced to be the pawn and prize in dangerous events that risk her life and her virtue, Bridger is forced to compete in the deranged challenges and is the only hope she has to survive. Can Bridger win and prove to her that his love isn't just a show for his fans? Bridger knows he has to save Avalyn at all costs ... even if it means he can't have her.
Secrets of the South
B.M. Hardin - 2018
And for about fifteen years, she was right. Until her happy marriage goes down the drain and she's left with no one but herself to blame. On a quest to become the world's next best-selling author, to find her voice, Savannah makes a difficult choice. She has to run—again. She quits her job and packs a bag. And then she sets out to find the inspiration that she's never had. Only she finds herself in the one place she never expected to be. Home—in the South; reminded of pain and secrecy. A sin is still a sin, even if no one knows. And a secret is still a secret even if no one told. Bonds are broken, truths are spoken, and no one around her can be trusted. Who killed her mother? Who is her father? Who knows the truth about the small-town barber? Savannah discovers that 'Southern Charm' is just for show. What really matters in the South are the lies you tell and the secrets you know!
The Secret Billionaire’s Missing Date
Nia Wilson - 2019
After a disastrous date with a creep who just wouldn’t take no for an answer, she vows to delete her internet dating profile altogether. But there’s one message that catches her eye and she decides to give online dating one final shot. With his fortune and dashing good looks, Mark Masterson always seems to attract the wrong kind of women who only want him for his money. When his secretary signs him up for a dating site, annoyance gives way to intrigue as he browses through Vanessa’s profile. Against all odds, the two of them hit it off and before they know it, sparks begin to fly. Still, Vanessa suspects he’s not being entirely honest with her and she cannot help but wonder how he can afford such a lavish lifestyle. Before she can pry the truth from him, she suddenly goes missing. As Mark embarks on a dangerous journey to track Vanessa down and save her life, will he ever find her in time? **** This is a standalone Novel with a touch of steam and HEA. ****
Hope Springs Books 1-3
Valerie M. Bodden - 2020
So why does seeing him again stir up old feelings? Spencer promised himself he wouldn't fall for Sophie again. But there's something different about her now. Something that makes him think maybe God is giving them a second chance...Not Until This Moment: Peyton thought Jared was "the one"—until he told her he never intended to get married. Jared wishes he could give Peyton everything she desires. But marriage is the one thing he can never offer her. When they're thrown together again on an annual ski trip, both have to reexamine what they want. Because it's just possible God has other plans for them...Not Until You: Three years after her husband's death, Violet is sure her chance at happily ever after is over. Until Nate moves in next door and stirs feelings she thought had died with her husband. But when Nate reveals a devastating secret, they have to decide: should they walk away, or trust that the God of second chances has a plan for their future? If you love deeply moving stories filled with faith, forgiveness, love, and the promise of forever, then this set of Christian romances will touch your heart and leave you breathless with the power of true love.
A Much Anticipated Bride: Country Brides & Cowboy Boots (Lime Peak Ranch, #2)
Lucy McConnell - 2017
Lime Peak Ranch is home to the Dumont and Ruggles families who raise cattle, train horses, and compete in PRCA rodeos. Life down the dirt road isn’t as perfect as it seems and secrets have roots deeper than the maple trees. Ellie Dumont isn’t ready to face the music and return home to Lime Peak Ranch. She’s done the unthinkable and put a fence right down the middle of the family. To overcome her betrayal, the family will have to forgive thirty years’ of wrongs and look beyond her new last name. Dr. Robert Canton is falling in love with Olivia Dumont. After an electric kiss, he knows she’s aware of what’s happening between them. That’s why he has to tell her why he really came to the ranch. If Olivia understands, then they have a future together. If not, then he’ll have to pack his things and go because the Lime Peak Ranch isn’t home without Olivia’s hand in his. Carol Dumont agreed to move to the ranch so her son, Levi, could be closer to his father. In subtle ways, George has changed, he’s softer, more considerate of her feelings. And in other ways he’s still the same. He can melt her knees with a look and make her heart pound like a queen’s horse circling the arena. She’s fallen for his charms before and ended up alone and lonely. She’ll have to work extra hard to keep her heart safe with this cowboy living down the lane. Bonnie Ruggles is on the move. She has the money she needs to make one of her lost dreams come true and she’s feeling crazy enough to follow through even though. This leap may mean the end of her marriage—or it could save her soul from withering away. Follow this family full of heart and love and loyalty as they work to navigate the revelation of long-buried secrets, bitter rivalries, and love in the second book in the Lime Peak Ranch series.
A Change of Heart (Oregon Dreams #2)
Montana Ross - 2019
Rebekah is uninterested in marriage, but her Uncle wants nothing more than to see his nieces happily settled with loving husbands. He attempts to find Abigail a beau in the form of Elijah Cook, an eligible and wealthy bachelor. Life begins to get complicated as Abigail has her heart set on marrying Elijah, but it is evident that he has fallen for Rebekah. Rebekah is forced to face her feelings and her ideals while trying to maintain the relationship she has with her sister. As she battles the truth and her sister's displeasure, Rebekah learns that there is more to being the woman she wants to be than being the perfect sister. Find Out Now - Get Your Copy of 'A Change of Heart' - Today!
The Stolen Street Girl
Nell Harte - 2021
Now, she must learn to survive.Forced to be both mother and father to her siblings after Ada’s mother turns to gin, and no longer able to scour the banks of the Thames as mudlarks, Ada turns to picking up cigarette butts from the filthy streets and repurposing the tobacco into a saleable item.Assisted by Elijah the son of a stonemason the Blair family manages to keep a roof over their heads, until their mother’s addiction spirals out of control and they find themselves out on the street.Desperate for safety, Ada takes a risk and is befriended by the well to do Mr Beauregard. But not all things are as they seem and soon Ada is torn from her family and thrown into a world of corruption she could not have imagined.When a chance meeting with Elijah reveals the truth, Ada’s life is at a crossroadsCan Ada leave behind the new life she now finds herself in? Will Elijah ever forgive her for what she has become? Or should Ada let the past remain behind and leave her family in peace.Nell Harte writes sweet and clean Historical Romance.
Road To Somewhere: Book Two in the Clearwater Series
Julie Mayerson Brown - 2019
The day her kitchen ceiling collapses on top of her, Patty’s life unravels. Whether a sign from above or plain bad luck, she has no idea. But her brush with death shakes her to her core. With no boyfriend, no plans, and no where to stay, she leaves her condemned home and heads to California wine country to be near Cece, her best friend, confidant, and quintessential voice of reason. A few days in the quiet small town of Clearwater will give her the comfort she needs to contemplate one of life’s most enduring questions: "What now?” But instead of quiet and comfort, Patty is met with even more troubles—Cece suffers a crisis of her own, a new friend ropes her into a demanding situation, and an enticing yet complicated man has her spinning toward romantic disaster. However, it’s the mysterious arrival of her younger sister that pushes Patty to the brink and forces her to question everything she thought she knew about her siblings and about the family that rejected her. Now, faced with a monumental decision, Patty has no choice but to gamble on the one person she trusts the least —herself.