New Arrivals - Romance
"... story of faith, family, and finding love with the Amish of Sugarcreek... Christina Kempf has always known that God chose Aden Reese to be her husband. As children, Aden was there to save her when she fell through a patch of thin ice, and he's been by her side ever since. After his parents died in a car accident ten years ago, the Kempfs raised Aden as one of their own, and everyone sees Aden and Christina as brother and sister. But Christina has never given up hope that Aden will one day see her as the perfect woman for him...and ask her to be his wife. Despite what his heart wants, Aden can't find it in himself to repay the Kempfs' kindness by admitting that his feelings for Christina have only ever been romantic. But when she's pressured by her parents to court more broadly, Christina begins to accept the attentions of Sugarcreek's young men. Now, Aden must make a choice. Will he stand by and watch the love of his life slip away? Or will he risk losing the love and trust of the family he holds dear to tell Christina how he truly feels?"-- Provided by publisher.
48-year-old Nantucketer Dabney Kimball Beech has always had a gift for matchmaking. Some call her ability mystical, while others - like her husband, celebrated economist John Boxmiller Beech, and her daughter, Agnes, who is clearly engaged to the wrong man - call it meddlesome, but there's no arguing with her results: With 42 happy couples to her credit and all of them still together, Dabney has never been wrong about romance. Never, that is, except in the case of herself and Clendenin Hughes, the green-eyed boy who took her heart with him long ago when he left the island to pursue his dream of becoming a journalist. Now, after spending 27 years on the other side of the world, Clen is back on Nantucket, and Dabney has never felt so confused, or so alive. But when tragedy threatens her own second chance, Dabney must face the choices she's made and share painful secrets with her family. Determined to make use of her gift before it's too late, she sets out to find perfect matches for those she loves most.
Feeling that her future lies elsewhere, jewelry designer Christy Knight, on the way to visit her grandfather, shares the long drive to the seaside town of Coral Cove with her sexy handyman neighbor Jack DuVall, who is not who he claims to be.
"For Navy SEAL Tye Callahan, Strong, California, is a debt of honor and temporary detour in his military career. He?s fought hard in Afghanistan and he won?t stop until the battle is won. When an ambush he should have prevented kills one of his teammates, however, Tye steps up and steps in to fill the fallen man?s obligations. One summer in Strong fighting fires with the smoke jumper team. One fiancée to look out for and get back on her feet. But the adrenaline rush of fighting fire, of jumping into the heart of the flames and pitting wits and body against the inferno, is nothing compared to the rush of coming face to face with Katie Lawson? Katie can?t accept her larger-than-life fiancé has been killed in action. While she waits for him to come home, she vows to fulfill his bucket list. And who better to help her than Mr. Tall, Dark and Sexy, her fiancé?s teammate and substitute smoke jumper? Now, as the summer heats up one sexy task at a time, they must decide if the chemistry burning between them might just be their second chance at living their own lives, together."--From publisher description.
"James Malory sets sail for America to honor a promise he made to his in-laws: His and Georgina's daughter, Jacqueline, will have her come-out in America. Judith and Jacqueline Malory are not simply cousins; they are inseparable best friends. Refusing to miss Jacqueline's come-out in Connecticut, Judith convinces her parents to let her delay her London debut by a few weeks so she can accompany her cousin. Neither girl intends to fall in love during her first Season. But Judith's plans are overturned when aboard ship she comes face-to-face with the ghost who has been haunting her dreams. Unknown to the Malorys, deckhand Nathan Tremayne is a smuggler with a noose around his neck. Determined to carry out a covert mission in America that could gain him a pardon, Nathan senses that beautiful Judith Malory is trouble. Somehow the minx knows his secret--and now she's blackmailing him into doing her bidding. While passions can soar on the high seas, Nathan knows this aristocratic beauty is merely amusing herself with a scoundrel like him. When the unthinkable happens in Connecticut and the elder Malorys' hands are tied, Nathan takes command of a dire situation. Captaining his own ship, he turns the tables on Judith, as he steers them into some intense Caribbean heat where he will fight with all his mettle to win the right to her heart" -- from publisher's web site.
It is 1913, and those who follow the news closely can see the world is teetering on the brink of war. Jack McColl, a Scottish car salesman with an uncanny ear for languages, has always hoped to make a job for himself as a spy. As his sales calls take him from city to great city--Hong Kong to Shanghai to San Francisco to New York--he moonlights collecting intelligence for His Majesty's Navy, but British espionage is in its infancy and Jack has nothing but a shoestring budget and the very tenuous protection of a boss in far-away London. He knows, though, that a geopolitical catastrophe is brewing, and now is both the moment to prove himself and the moment his country needs him most. Unfortunately, this is also the moment he begins to realize what his aspiration might cost him. He understands his life is at stake when activities in China suddenly escalate from innocent data-gathering and casual strolls along German military concessions to arrest warrants and knife attacks. Meanwhile, a sharp, vivacious American suffragette journalist has wiled her way deep into his affections, and it is not long before he realizes that her Irish-American family might be embroiled in the Irish Republican movement Jack's bosses are fighting against. How can he choose between his country and the woman he loves? And would he even be able to make such a choice without losing both?
Scott Grant has a bustling family practice in the small Oregon community of Thunder Point. The town and its people have embraced the widowed doctor and father of two, his children are thriving, and Scott knows it's time to move on from his loss. But as the town's only doctor, the dating pool is limited. That is, until a stunning physician's assistant applies for a job at his clinic. Peyton Lacoumette considers herself entirely out of the dating scene. She's already been burned by a man with kids, and she's come to Thunder Point determined not to repeat past mistakes. When Scott offers her a job, at a much lower salary than she's used to, Peyton is surprisingly eager to accept, at least for now. She's willing to stay for a three-month trial period while she explores other options. Scott and Peyton know the arrangement is temporary--it isn't enough time to build a real relationship, never mind anything with lasting commitment. But love can blossom faster than you think when the timing is right, and this short visit just might hold the promise of forever.
Historical novel telling the story of the relationship between legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney, the wife of a couple whose home Wright built in 1904.
Former caterer to the stars Bailey Sterling escapes to Icicle Falls after her business is detroyed by scandal, but the future of the tea shop she starts with her sister Cecily is threatened when they both fall for the same man.
Starting over in Madison, Indiana with her son, single mother Trinity Ewing, determined to put her old life behind her, is drawn to handyman Noah Benningfield when, while fixing up her house, terrible secrets are exposed and mysteries resurface.
When her feelings for her boss, former football hero Jack McGarry, are exposed, Larissa Owens tries to convince him to take a chance on love.
An antique wedding dress takes Kady back to 1873 and Legend, Colorado where she saves a man from a hanging and in the process falls in love with him.
Reunited by chance five years after a shared night of passion and a devastating abandonment, Marco struggles to prove his remorse and love to a heartbroken Hannah, who discovers a secret that challenges their reconciliation.
"Maddy Carson loves her job as a Script Supervisor on the hit show, The Wrong Doctor, as much as she loathes fake boobs, juice cleanses, oversized designer sunglasses, and all other things "Hollywood." Super-organized and down-to-earth, Maddy has maintained a strict dating rule throughout her ten years in L.A.: "No Actors!" But she is seeing someone in the industry, Craig, one of the Executive Producers for the show... and technically her boss. When Maddy regales Craig with stories of Wolf County, her beloved hometown in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, he's intrigued. He convinces her that a reality show featuring the eccentric characters of the charming ski town could be great for the production company (not to mention a hit that could help his career). Given that her parents and her community are facing serious financial challenges, a show that could drive tourism and boost the economy may be just the saving grace they need. Maddy and Craig visit Wolf County, where she uses her personal connections to recruit people for the show and to get footage for a sizzle reel to pitch to networks. Indeed, the lively characters and beautiful backdrop make for terrific material. But back in L.A., Maddy learns that Craig has his own agenda, and their creative vision's clash. Now Maddy has to stop Craig, whatever it takes. Meanwhile, Maddy has an unexpected flirtation with The Wrong Doctor's newest cast member, Adam Devlin. When things begin to fall apart with Craig, she decides to give Adam a chance-but is she suited for dating a hugely popular actor with throngs of female fans who follow him everywhere and even leave their panties tucked into his windshield? When it comes to life and love, Maddy has to learn that sometimes it's more important to break all her self-imposed rules and simply follow her heart. Mimicking the five-act script of a television show, Scared Scriptless is a love letter to TV, and offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look for fans of both reality and scripted television - worlds that Alison Sweeney knows intimately. "-- Provided by publisher.
Inheriting a London house from an unknown relative, Julia begins work on the house at the side of an alluring antiques dealer before discovering an old painting that reveals the house's shrouded history and the story of a mid-nineteenth-century woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
Newly-divorced interior designer Abby DeLuca lands the career opportunity of a lifetime, and she won't let any man stand in her way. That includes St. Helena's most eligible contractor, former NFL star Jack Tanner, even though he broke her heart years ago.
"He's someone she can't trust; She's someone he thinks he knows; Violet Wilson is a wallflower. Shy, serious, and accident-prone, she's got a bad habit of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The night she's forced to pose with her friend might just be the worst time of all-that's when she meets Jet Blevins. She knows better than to get involved with someone like him, but he touches her in ways she never expected, never wanted before. On the outside, Jet is a typical rocker, an arrogant lead guitarist who unapologetically lives a wild lifestyle. But on the inside, he's battling demons and using the stage to escape the troubles of his past and the addictions of his present. Until the night he sees Violet standing at the back of the room. She brings his life into focus. She knows his secrets. She's the girl he can't forget, and the one thing he craves more than his addiction. But can they ever hope to have a future when their very foundation is nothing but lies?"-- Provided by publisher.
"A sexy contemporary romance novel set in New York City featuring a love triangle"-- Provided by publisher.
"One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story from the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You. American audiences have fallen in love with Jojo Moyes. Ever since she debuted Stateside she has captivated readers and reviewers alike, and hit the New York Times bestseller list with the word-of-mouth sensation Me Before You. Now, with One Plus One, she's written another contemporary opposites-attract love story. Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied, and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can't afford to pay for. That's Jess's life in a nutshell-until an unexpected knight in shining armor offers to rescue them. Only Jess's knight turns out to be Geeky Ed, the obnoxious tech millionaire whose vacation home she happens to clean. But Ed has big problems of his own, and driving the dysfunctional family to the Math Olympiad feels like his first unselfish act in ages. maybe ever. One Plus One is Jojo Moyes at her astounding best. You'll laugh, you'll weep, and when you flip the last page, you'll want to start all over again"-- Provided by publisher.
Nick, Lord Forrester, agrees to help the mysterious Virginia, Lady Burke, with a dangerous mission in exchange for her aid in freeing him from the Scottish dungeon in which he is imprisoned.
Virginia Simpson is about to graduate from high school and continue her education at college when a family crisis derails her plans. Virginia soon discovers that the rest of the world is moving on without her. Her best friend, Jenny, discovers the freedom of college, and Virginia's boyfriend begins to grow away from God and then away from Virginia.
"When bull rider Ty Porter comes face to face with the one woman he could never forget, can he convince her he's finally ready for love?"-- Provided by publisher
"Darius Thornton is not the sort of man debutante Nicole Renard could ever marry. But can she stop her heart from surging full steam ahead?"--Provided by publisher.
Crossing the line : Caitlyn Fox has one chance to prove to her outrageously hot--and ridiculously controlling--boss that she's got the chops to succeed. But Jamison Wolfe isn't quite what he seems. And once they cross the line between business and pleasure, Caitlyn discovers the one place where she's in control... Burned : Trainer and martial artist Rosie Miller's zen is seriously compromised when Hunter Black--her former coach and lover--becomes her new boss. And with all the sexual energy still crackling between them, her poor little zen doesn't stand a chance. So this time, Rosie is determined to play by her rules...
Once again, Dr. Harriet Ginoza is swept away into rapturous fantasy. The modern psychologist knows the rough and ruthless man of her dreams is everything she should despise, a quintessential male chauvinist, yet time after time, she finds herself lost in visions of a dangerously handsome rogue straight out of a historical romance. Harriet never believed that her dream lover would cause her any trouble, but when a twist of fate casts her back to the Old South she meets him in the flesh! To her disappointment, Etienne Baptiste refuses to ravish her and fulfill her secret wishes. If Harriet has any hope of making her amorous dreams become passionate reality, she'll have to seduce this charmer with a sweeter savage love than she'd imagined possible . . . and savor every minute of it.