Corporate attorney Hannah DuPont-Lowell always pictured herself returning to New Orleans to retire - just not yet. But after her Manhattan company abruptly lays off its staff, there's no better place to figure out a next move than the porch of her plantation-style home. Nestled in the stunning Garden District, the DuPont House has been in Hannah's family for two centuries. With its 18 rooms and two guesthouses, it's far more home than widowed Hannah needs. Still, it could make a wonderful inn, especially if she can convince her friends and former coworkers to join in the venture.
Reporter Dana Nichols has come home to Mississippi, determined to uncover the truth behind the tragedy of her parents’ long-ago murder-suicide and clear her family name once and for all. The last thing she expected was an instant attraction to handsome, dedicated doctor Tyler Cole - or that her investigation would cause someone to try to destroy Tyler’s career and reputation. Now, as they search the past for answers, they must walk a dangerous line between trust and uncertainty that will put their future love at stake.
"i wanted more"
Still reeling from her husband’s untimely death, Deborah Robinson needs a fresh start. So she decides to pack up her family and return to her grandmother’s ancestral home on Cavanaugh Island. The charming town of Sanctuary Cove holds happy memories for Deborah, and, after she spies a gorgeous stranger in the local bakery, it promises the possibility for a bright future. Dr. Asa Monroe is at a crossroads. Ever since the loss of his family, he has been traveling from one town to another. When he meets Deborah, the beautiful bookstore owner with the sunny smile, Asa believes he has finally found a reason to stay in one place.
"Slow Slow Slow"
Belinda Eaton is dedicated to her job as a history teacher in one of Philadelphia’smost challenging high schools. Committing to a man, however, is not exactly onher agenda. Then a tragedy brings her closer to gorgeous attorney Griffin Rice,and they have to share custody of their twin goddaughters. Griffin never sawhimself as husband or father material, but suddenly family vacations and Sundaydinners with the girls are the highlight of his schedule—and getting closer totheir smart, intriguing godmother is his number one priority. Can he teach herthat their partnership has turned into a loving relationship powerful enough tolast?
Architect Morgan Dane has always lived according to a plan,crossing off her achievements one by one. But when she’s offered her dream job - the restoration of historic Angels Landing Plantation on beautiful Cavanaugh Island - Morgan’s life takes an unexpected turn. Carpenter Nathaniel Shaw once took a big chance on commitment - and lost. Needing the healing comforts of home, he returns to Haven Creek to join the family business. Nothing in the small town has changed - except for Morgan Dane. The wallflower he knew in high school has grown into a beautiful woman, and she’s suddenly stirring feelings Nate isn’t sure he’s ready for.
Haunted by sensual memories, Joseph can't accept their short-lived liaison as a onetime fling. And when a chance encounter reunites him with the Florida beauty, the Cole heir vows she won't get away a second time. Even after discovering Crystal's secret, Joseph knows nothing can dim his desire. He'll prove it with sweet words of love that could make this a Christmas to remember. If she'll just say yes.
Sometimes love can take you by surprise. Kara Newell has a big-city life that needs a major shakeup. Her dedication as a social worker is unwavering, yet her heart tells her that there is more to life than just work. Kara gets the push she needs when, shockingly, she inherits a large estate on an island off the South Carolina coast. Now the charming town of Angels Landing awaits her—along with a secret family she never knew she had.
"Love conquers all!"
After a taste of Broadway stardom and a failed marriage, Francine Tanner is rebuilding her life back home on Cavanaugh Island. She's done with acting - and anyone who isn't genuine about real life and true feelings. But the mysterious newcomer who's bought land outside her hometown of Sanctuary Cove is as down to earth as he is handsome...and he may be her second chance for the real thing.
Winner of the Gold Pen, Romantic Times Career Achievement, and Zora Neale Hurston Literary Awards, Rochelle Alers has nearly two million copies of her books in print. Here she crafts the tale of a hotshot athlete and the woman who can fulfill his dreams. Super Bowl MVP Brandt Wainwright’s good fortune runs out when he crashes his SUV into a tree. During the long recuperation, the fun-loving quarterback becomes cranky and sullen - until private nurse Ciara Dennison shows up for duty.
"In LOVE with the cousins"
Recipient of a Zora Neal Hurston Literary Award, Rochelle Alers is the best-selling author of the Hideaway novels. In this sizzling series debut, a casual meeting of high-profile lawyer Jordan Wainwright and attorney Aziza Fleming soon leads to unexpected fireworks. Aziza thinks Jordan could be everything she desires—if he’s the trustworthy man she needs. Jordan must now choose between keeping a decades-old secret or embracing their newfound passion.
"The secrets of the Rich and Dangerous"
National best-selling author Rochelle Alers is a winner of the Vivian Stephens Award for Excellence in Romance Writing and a Zora Neale Hurston Literary Award. In Twice the Temptation, Denise Eaton has built a successful day-care business from scratch, but now her prosperity is under attack. Corporate raider Rhett Ferrell is determined to take Denise down - in business and under the sheets.
"Not like the others"
Rochelle Alers has written over 25 nationally acclaimed novels and stories. Secrets Never Told is a featured alternate of the Black Expressions Book Club. The moving story of a woman who has lost her mother and the love of her husband, it addresses questions of connection, commitment, and honesty.
"Secrets Never Told"
A winner of the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and the Zora Neale Hurston Literary Award, best-selling author Rochelle Alers has penned over 60 novels and has over two million of her books in print. Sweet Destiny finds Dallas native Dr. Mia Eaton living unhappily in a West Virginia mining town. The only thing keeping her around is handsome sheriff Kenyon Chandler, who’s doing everything he can to change this city slicker’s mind and get her to stay with him.
"it was just a good listen."
From national best-selling author Rochelle Alers comes a sizzling, sensuous story of three diverse 30-something women whose lives are forever changed when they are invited to join the exclusive world of the Pleasure Seekers.
Law professor Myles Eaton knows a lot can happen in 10 years. A decade ago, Philadelphia’s finest bachelor was a hotshot attorney engaged to a woman he swore he’d love forever - until she left him to marry a powerful politician. The only thing more difficult than forgiving her has been forgetting the searing heat they shared. And just when Myles is sure he’s over her, Zabrina Cooper arrives back in his life. Nothing could stop Zabrina from loving Myles, not even when she was blackmailed into becoming wife - in name only - to another man....
National best-selling author Rochelle Alers gets listeners’ hearts fluttering with this warm contemporary romance. Xavier Eaton is in Charleston, South Carolina, to start a new phase in his life, teaching at a military prep school. The last thing on this ex-Marine’s mind is settling down. But when he walks through the doors of the Sweet Persuasions pastry shop and sees owner Selena Yates, love, it seems, is all he can think about.
High profile lawyer Jordan Wainwright guards his secrets closely, especially his adoption by the powerful Wainwright family. Attorney Aziza Fleming has been burned before, first by a bad marriage and then by a harassment case that nearly destroyed her career. Sophisticated and irresistibly sexy, Jordan could be everything she wants. But he'll have to choose between keeping a decades-old secret and embracing their newly-found passion...
"ANOTHER AUTHOR THAT I LOVE TO READ"
An Essence best-selling author, Rochelle Alers also boasts a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and Zora Neale Hurston Award. Sweet Southern Nights continues the Eaton family saga, which finds Dr. Levi Eaton far from his Northern roots, volunteering at a Kentucky clinic. There he meets Angela Chase, whose sultry Southern hospitality is just what the doctor ordered. But as their relationship deepens, Angela worries Levi may discover the secrets she’s been hiding.
Among Virginia’s horse-country elite, Nicholas Cole-Thomas is the ultimate eligible bachelor. After escaping one disastrous relationship, he plans to remain single. Yet when the beautiful veterinarian working on his horse farm needs help, he invites her to stay under his roof. And the closer he gets to her, the closer he wants to be. Blurring the lines between business and pleasure is risky for Peyton Blackstone. It’s not just Nicholas’ charisma but his gentleness that enthralls her.
"Long Boring and pointless"
Rochelle Alers is an Essence best-selling author and winner of two Gold Penn Awards. Lessons of a Lowcountry Summer, another shining example of her exciting work, is a testament to her reputation as one of the most popular authors of romantic literature. Disturbing circumstances bring together three people to sultry, secluded McKinnon Island where each gives the others the courage to make life-altering decisions. Modern women will find inspiration in the independent characters and realistic social challenges.