Love is an extravagance Darcy Williams can't afford. She prefers the simple life, which includes waitressing at The Love Shack and avoiding temptation. But when a forbidden part of her past steps off the ferry, her safe, guarded existence is turned upside down. Kincaid Foster has never gotten over his first love. When he sees the wild, beautiful blonde again, dancing her way around The Love Shack, the memories of Darcy's soft skin, gentle touch, and heated kisses come rushing back.
Waitress Jillian Matheson needs a life makeover. The first thing on her "Get it Together" to-do list is breaking up with her fiancé, Zach Gifford, a struggling rocker who refuses to grow up. With Zach on the sidelines, Jillian pursues the dream career she's secretly craved for decades and finds romance in the arms of a hot, mysterious visitor on Fortune's Island. There's just one kink in her plans. Zach's band has a regular gig at The Love Shack where she works. And she can't deny the effect of his velvet-cloaked voice.
Maria Pagliano is a woman on a diet mission. Desperate to drop a dress size before her reunion, she joins the Chubby Chums. But waiting next door is sexy, tempting chef and restaurateur Dante Del Rosso. Dante is all wrong for Maria. He tastes and smells like all the foods she has stricken from her diet. But Maria's love for her singing grandfather, cantankerous grandmother, and matchmaking mother all fill a long-empty spot in Dante's heart. He sets out to win her, using every weapon he has....
"Another Fat Story"
Life couldn't be more perfect for Candace Woodrow. Her gourmet gift basket company is thriving, and she's set to marry steady, dependable Barry. There's just one wrench in the fairytale. Two weeks before her wedding she wakes up in the wrong man's bed. Candace thinks she'll be able to run out the door and forget all about Michael Vogler, but the Boston millionaire has other plans for the jittery bride.
"Sweet & Stupid"
The Sweetheart Sisters, a trio of sassy, well-meaning grannies (who aren't against a sip of bourbon with breakfast), are ready to dispense advice and help create happy endings with a little of what they do best-meddling. Animal therapist Olivia Linscott is the Sweetheart Sisters' first target. Running from a bad marriage and a lousy job, Olivia is determined to save the dog shelter she inherited from the mother she never knew and, above all, to protect her broken heart.
Exotic food and a no-strings attached hunk top Meredith Shordon's "I-Want" list when she leaves her life behind in Indiana and heads for Boston to experience big city life. At the top of her list? Losing her virginity to Mr. Right Now, without getting tangled up with Mr. Right. Reformed party animal Travis Campbell won't be tempted - until he meets the determined Indiana farm girl and realizes taking a bite of temptation only leaves him wanting more.
It's the Sweetest Mess to Date When Olivia Regan bids on a sexy Boston celebrity at a charity auction, her intentions are not what they seem. Plagued by a never-ending cycle of failed marketing plans for her pastry business, Olivia is sure that her newest ploy - with charming playboy Daniel Worth at the center - will succeed. Well, as long as she can resist his deep blue eyes and million-dollar smile. Daniel Worth has never felt like he had a purpose in life and wants a taste of the determined drive he sees in the fiery Olivia.
Say Cheese! Blacklisted from every modeling venture in New York City, Madison Worth finds herself chasing a second-chance gig on a dairy farm in rural Massachusetts: spokesmodel for the Cheese Pleese Company. But nothing can prepare her for the handsome, six foot-two owner, Jack Pleeseman. With the death knell tolling for his 160-year-old family business, Jack is banking everything on his devastatingly beautiful top-model hire - but "everything" just took on a whole new meaning.
Will the real princess please stand up? Carlita Santaro has never felt like a "proper" princess, and she's finally left the palace for the small town of Winter Haven. Daniel is an award-winning journalist, but now, as a single dad, he's working on a gossip show - better hours but rock-bottom morals. His boss orders Daniel to test suspiciously down-to-earth Carlita - is she really royal, or just posing as a princess? Carlita captivates Daniel, but soon he'll have to choose: Should he follow the headlines, or his heart?