Could Jake ever trust Sara again? Sara Standish knew private investigator Jake Donovan didn't want children. He'd lost his wife and child and his anguish was obvious. With their wedding only days away, she discovered she was pregnant. Should she marry Jake and trap him with a child he might not want? She loved him too much to do that so she called off their wedding and left Los Angeles without telling him about her pregnancy.
Once a doctor, Zack leaves tragedy behind and heads for a life that once brought him peace. He finds a temporary job on the Rising Star Ranch in Wyoming. Lucy McIntyre, adopted into a large family who loves her, does her father a favor by checking the man's references as well as doing a face to face interview. Lucy never expects the sizzling magnetic pull toward Zackary Burke. Almost immediately she realizes he's a complicated man. But she has her own secret.
Beth Crandall has known trauma. Kidnapped from her birth family when she was three, abandoned at a mall by her kidnapper a few months later, traumatic amnesia has prevented memories from plaguing her as she was adopted and ushered into a "normal" life. But a twist of fate reunited her with her birth family recently and now she's attempting to move forward in a way she couldn't before. As a teenager, Beth's face was scarred in an attack at a group home where her best friend lived.
Dr. Paige Conrad needs Clay Reynolds' help. However, he can't give it because she and the rest of the town of Langley, Maryland, might discover his secret. Clay has no memory of the first 25 years of his life. The past and his father's rejection is behind him. Digging it up brings back nightmares he has fought for 10 years to control.
"Sweet Gentle Romance"
When Clare Thaddeus' sister was abducted, she was five and her family fell apart. Now, twenty-seven years later, there's a chance Lynnie could still be alive! Divorced parents, a rebellious daughter, and a devoted sister find their lives in turmoil once again. This time, will crisis tear them apart or will forgotten love knit them together once more?
"a story about the human condition"
Tessa Kahill, renowned journalist who traveled the world, is falling in love with her best friend's husband all over again! Tessa and Max Winthrop dated before he met Leslie. Then Tessa left with secrets and dreams to follow her career, and Max married her friend. With a child and a "perfect" marriage, Max was devastated when he lost his wife, his son's mother, and Tessa's best friend. A rocky road, a man and woman who are searching for love, and a little boy who holds his own secret.
When Nathan Bradley's ex-wife disappears with his daughters, he does everything in his power to find them. His private investigator hits a wall and suggests Nathan convince psychic Gilliam Moore to help him. At first, Gillian is reluctant. She'd come to L.A. from Indiana to get lost in the crowd...to escape her gift that sometimes seemed more like a burden. As a manicurist, she is learning to relax again and enjoy life. But when Nathan makes his plea and shows her a picture of his girls, she knows she must help him.
Alex Woodsides is a single dad who wants the best for his daughter. His daughter Kristy believes her father needs a wife and she needs a mom! When Kristy lets her math grade drop, she suggests Amanda Carson - her best friend's mom who is a third grade teacher - tutor her over the summer. She believes Mrs. Carson is the perfect mom and would make a wonderful wife for her dad. Neither Alex nor Amanda suspect they're being pushed together by two nine-year-old matchmakers until it's too late.
"More Brain Candy"
Kit Saunders, a public relations expert, never turns down a challenge. She never gets involved with clients. But Greyson Corey is both challenging and too hunky for words. Is he as down-to-earth and honest as he seems? Kit was fooled by a con man who stole her financial well-being...but more importantly her sense of trust. When Grey has commitments that he won't explain, Kit's radar senses trouble. She won't fall in love with a man with secrets. Two people search for the meaning of love in a real world. Can a few mind-boggling kisses lead to happily-ever-after?
Single mom Emma Henderson's worry about her missing sister threatens to overshadow her life. Media mogul Linc Granger offers Emma help, first by airing a nation-wide interview and then...by suggesting Emma consult with his friend Gillian Bradley who has a "gift" for finding missing persons. As Emma and Linc walk the beach and she considers his unorthodox suggestion, Emma realizes she feels a sizzle of attraction to this man that she never felt with another - not even her late husband. Linc Granger is out of her league in so many ways.
April is keeping a secret from Gabe. When April's sister Vanessa was dying, she confessed to April that she'd been unfaithful to Gabe and... the little girl he believes is his daughter isn't his! Once in love with Gabe herself, April is torn by the promise she made her sister to never tell Gabe the truth. But now she's returned to her hometown. Should she be honest with Gabe about his daughter's parentage? Or should she remain silent about everything but her love for him?
"5.0 Star Review – April’s Promise (Forever Love Se"
Melanie Carlotti lost everything, including her eyesight. Because of a donor, she regained it again. But with this gift came haunting dreams, a man's face and questions to be answered. Thanks to the help of a psychic, Melanie discovers the identity of her donor. She steps into the life of her donor's husband Zack and toddler Amy, finding clues but not the definitive answer and peace.
Darcy Kearn meets sexy attorney Seth Hallaran when his car is towed into her auto shop for repair in Hershey, PA. His name sounds familiar and she soon realizes he is the lawyer who will be helping her best friend's ex-husband sue for custody of their little girl. Her attraction to him is as potent as is his to her. When Seth pursues her, Darcy tries to resist. But their attraction and Seth's kisses test her loyalty to her friend.
The widow of a firefighter, Shara fears Nate will take unnecessary chances as he chases danger. She doesn't believe he can make a commitment to the stable life she and her child need. Nate teaches Shara how to grab the moment. But will a new assignment tear them apart or teach Nate that he needs more than the chase for danger? Maybe a life with Shara and little Danny is what he's actually searching for.
A former ice figure skater, Francie Piccard must make a decision. Should she resume her training with the partner who betrayed her and try for a gold medal? Or should she stay on as manager of the Roller Fun roller skating rink and try to convince her new boss and owner, Noah Gordon, not to sell it? Persuading Noah to stay in Gettysburg until Valentine's Day isn't as difficult as Francie expects. But is he staying because of the rink, her family's hospitality, or the attraction between them?
Living on a Wyoming ranch, Cassie never knew who her dad was. She'd lost her mom long ago. But her twin sister, Lucy, recently found her with the help of a woman with an intuitive gift - Gillian Bradley. Now they want to find their father. When Ben and his daughter, Julie, arrive at Twin Pines ranch for a summer getaway, Cassie doesn't count on him stealing her heart or his daughter confiding in her as if she were a mom! She also can't imagine telling Ben her secret - she can't read. Every woman wants to believe love can conquer all. But Ben will be returning to Vermont and, for Cassie, trusting is as big a risk as giving him her heart.
Laura Applegate Sanders' world is turned upside down when Mitch Riley appears on her doorstep with the news her estranged father is about to undergo heart bypass surgery. For the past few years, Mitch has been her father's partner in the jewelry business Laura once dreamed of sharing - until her father disowned her when she married Doug Sanders, an artist with no money and few prospects.
Joshua is attracted to Alexandra, his aunt's new "friend" and doesn't want to be. But pretty Lexa teases his libido until he realizes he could lose his heart to her. He's playing for keeps but is she? Lexa has a secret that could destroy their chance at happiness. Can she trust Josh enough to find everlasting love? True love is just a jingle bell away! Includes consummated love scenes.
"Warm, loving story, great reader!"
Sexy contemporary romance with a family subplot from award-winning, best-selling author Karen Rose Smith. An intimate relationship has been missing from Zack Clark's life for years. Divorced, he learned the hard way that happily-ever-after is only for dreamers. Skye Delaney also learned that marriage doesn't always live up to expectations. Her ex-husband hadn't even found time to be by her side after her miscarriage. When she first meets Zack, she believes he's the same type of man. But he shakes her calm and makes her believe dreams can come true.