Abby Foster is a fish out of water in the Maine coastal town of Jewell Cove. The crumbling Foster estate, left to her by a relative she never even knew, has everyone's eyes on her - an eerie reminder of the long-buried family secrets that have haunted her... forever. Single, stunning, and sometimes too strong-willed for her own good, Abby's plan is to sell the house and hightail it back to Nova Scotia.
Clay Gregory's known Megan Briggs her whole life, and he's been plenty worried about her while she's been getting medical treatment. Now she's back home and hiding away on the family ranch. Knowing the stubborn cowgirl won't accept his help willingly, he invites her to a family wedding to help him avoid his aunt's matchmaking! He plans to remind Meg she's still the girl who can beat him in a horse race! But as she steps out in her curve-hugging red dress, her skills on a horse are suddenly the furthest thing from his mind….
From the moment he turned up late to her charity's meeting, placating everyone with a tip of his Stetson and a lazy smile, Angela Beck knew that Sam Diamond was going to be Trouble with a capital "T." Angela is the prickliest woman Sam's ever met - let alone had to work with! He'd love to still her sharp tongue with a kiss, but first he has to get close enough to awaken the complex woman beneath the deliberately cool exterior.
Sometimes the journey home is its own reward. Once upon a time, Rick Sullivan had a promising future. One of Jewell Cove's star athletes and reigning heartthrobs, he joined the Marines and had the world in the palm of his hand - until it all came crashing down. His honorable discharge doesn't make him the hometown hero everyone wants him to be, and there's little reprieve from the demons that haunt him at night. Still, even though it seems that all hope is gone, fate has something else in store.
Lizzie Howard's life has always been adrenaline charged. Top of her class at Harvard Med and now a gifted trauma doctor, Lizzie's medical career has always come before rest, relaxation, and especially romance. But when one careless mistake brings her future to a screeching halt, Lizzie's only chance at reviving it is to temporarily take over a friend's practice in Jewell Cove.
For Avery Spencer, the sight of rugged, sullen and dangerously sexy Callum Shepard is enough to set her pulse racing. Too bad she's only on his ranch to tell him that her adorable baby niece is his daughter! Reclusive rancher Callum is shocked to discover he's a father. But now Callum must learn to believe he does have what it takes to become a dad, and convince Avery that both she and baby Nell belong on the ranch - with him!
RITA finalist Donna Alward’s debut romance, Hired by the Cowboy, earned her the Booksellers’ Best Award. In Proud Rancher, Precious Bundle, Wyatt Black is stunned to come home from a hard day of ranching to find an infant on his doorstep. According to a note in the diaper bag, the baby’s name is Darcy - the daughter of his estranged half-sister. Wyatt’s neighbor Elli Marchuk reluctantly agrees to help care for Darcy for a few days. But she’s soon in love with the baby - and falling fast for the gorgeous Wyatt.
"Sweet love story!"
Gruff rancher Luke Evans' new live-in housekeeper comes with an unexpected addition...a small son! Emily may be pretty - and even Luke has to grudgingly admit little Sam's quite cute - but a family is not on this die-hard bachelor's wish list! Luke's plan? To spend as much time away from the house as possible. But, slowly charmed by Emily's sunny smile and Sam's infectious giggle, Luke begins to wonder if there might be room on his ranch - and in his heart - for a family after all....
"Narrator should not do romance"
Friendship? Melissa Stone has done a fine job of avoiding her former best friend, Cooper Ford. She was devastated when she discovered her husband was cheating on her and felt doubly betrayed that Cooper had known all along.... Forgiveness. But she can't ignore him forever - especially now that they're working together on a charity project! And as she and Cooper get closer again, she confides in him her plans to start a family - alone.
After a hard day's ranching, Wyatt Black wants to kick back with a cold beer. But when he steps onto his porch he has unexpected company - his tiny abandoned baby niece! Against her better judgment, his neighbour Elli Marchuk agrees to help Wyatt for a few days.
"wOw that was terrible!!!"
When Melissa Stone discovered her husband was cheating and that Cooper--her best friend--had known all along, she was devastated. But she can’t ignore Cooper forever, especially now they’re working together! When Melissa confides her plans to start a family--alone--Cooper wants to be there for her this time. And maybe even the father of her baby…?
For Avery the sight of rugged and dangerously sexy Callum is enough to set her pulse racing. Too bad she’s only on his ranch to tell him that her adorable baby niece, Nell, is his daughter! But when Callum wants them to stay with him, how can Avery resist the feeling that she has found the place she and Nell truly belong?
From the moment he turned up late to her charity’s meeting, placating everyone with a lazy smile, Angela knew that Sam was going to be trouble with a capital T. Sam would love to still her sharp tongue with a kiss, but first he has to get close enough to awaken the complex woman beneath the deliberately cool exterior. And that’s something only a real cowboy can do…
Clay’s known Megan her whole life, and now she’s back home after a painful ordeal, he plans to remind Meg she’s still the girl who can beat him in a horse race! An invite to a family wedding seems the perfect way to get reacquainted. But as Meg arrives in her curve-hugging red dress, her skills on a horse are the furthest thing from his mind…
Gruff rancher Luke's new live-in housekeeper comes with an unexpected addition…a small son! Emily may be a pretty single mum, but a family's not on this bachelor's wish list. Yet slowly charmed by Emily and Sam, Luke begins to wonder if there might be room on his ranch - and in his heart - for a family after all....