Jessie Wilde survived an abusive boyfriend and now just wants to live her own life. Her enthusiasm and expertise sell the environmental features of the idyllic town of Cypress Corners but she doubts her own worth, often hiding behind her glasses and bulky clothes. Former beach bum Noah Brady builds houses but he wants to make a home for himself and his young son. He doesn't know if he has it in him, though. He's never been a commitment or future kind of guy.
"Another great installment"
Rick Chapman is climbing to the top rung of his father's corporate ladder. Fulfilling Chapman Financial's contract at Cypress Corners, Florida will finally prove his value to the company. And to his father. But one endangered weed, and the pretty plant girl trying to save it, could really screw up his plans. Harmony Brooks loves her job as a plant conservationist at Cypress Corners, and the money she earns allows her to make up for a former boyfriend's betrayal.
Jake Chapman loses himself in extreme sports to fill the emptiness in his life. But when he meets CPA Claire Callahan at Cypress Corners, he wants to spend his visit proving to her that living in the moment is worth the risk. Claire cares for her ailing father, a compulsive gambler who repeatedly risked all they had in the quest for a new high. When she falls for Jake, beloved uncle to her close friends' little boy, she throws her own caution to the wind for once in her life.
"Nice second story in the series"
Architect Ben Chapman is building a new environmentally friendly neighborhood in Cypress Corners. He not only has a new job, though. He has siblings he didn't know about until three months ago. They welcome him, but he feels like he's on the outside looking in. Raised as an only child, he doesn't know how to do family.
"Just slow, easy and complete!"
Cassie Chapman finally caught her father's attention when racy photos of her hit the tabloids. She comes to Cypress Corners to get a job and find herself. She reconnects with her family but doesn't believe she deserves their faith in her. Or their love.
Luke MacDonald, a charming Braunach from 19th century Ireland, uses his uncle's enchanted amber to time jump to the future. His family's gold was stolen and he must recover it to save his uncle's failing mind. Brianna Wellbrook, a Cornish Pixie, has no choice but to use the gold her ancestor stole two centuries earlier. Her little sister is very ill, and no magic will heal her. She was warned that someone will come to retrieve it but she never expected such a strong and handsome Braunach.
In 2050 the Cataclysmic Wars erupted, triggering natural disasters--tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. The country once known as England was changed forever. Some survivors developed physical and mental gifts in the century since. The king uses gifted children for entertainment, and some die from the strain.