Abandoned by her mother and widowed in her mid-20s, Cora Sylvan has learned the hard way that you should take nothing in life for granted. So everything is planned out to the last detail - from how to run her farm on a shoestring, to how to survive a major earthquake. Unfortunately there's nothing in those notes to cover the return of the infuriatingly handsome Mac Wildwood, her husband's cousin, the man she loved and lost.
"Awful - unfortunately"
As the owner of the Cypress Hollow gas station and garage, Fiona Lynda is not one for pretty dresses or fussy make-up. In fact, most days she forgets to brush her hair. But she does have one guilty little secret - she's been in love with Abe Atwell for over 10 years. Problem is, Abe - the town's handsome harbormaster - barely knows she exists. But then Fiona petitions the council to demolish a deserted old lighthouse, just as Abe is equally determined to preserve the local landmark.
"Narration almost spoiled the book."
Abigail is more than ready for a change when she inherits a cottage from her beloved mentor, knitting guru Eliza Carpenter. Leaving the oppressive city for the greener pastures of a small California beach town, she intends to turn her cozy little windfall into a knitting shop and spend her days spinning, designing, and purling. But she’s not going to be welcomed with open arms by her new neighbor.
"A lovely romance with knitting!"
Lucy Harrison sells books by day and volunteers with the Cypress Hollow fire department by night. Her life is just the way she likes it - full, even-keeled, and smooth - until bad-boy ex-cop Owen Bancroft comes back to town. Lucy has always been fearless, never scared about diving in to help others. When it comes to risking her heart, however, she realizes she’s absolutely terrified. In a small town like Cypress Hollow, everyone knows your business - and there is nowhere to hide. Then Lucy and Owen are thrown together....
Practicing medicine in a small town like Cypress Hollow has always been Naomi Fontaine’s dream, but she’s had a hard time becoming part of this tightknit community that her late friend, knitting guru Eliza Carpenter, loved so well. Naomi just doesn’t seem to fit in, no matter how hard she tries. But when rugged Rig Keller moves to town to take over half of Naomi’s medical practice, he instantly charms everyone in Cyprus Hollow—including Naomi.