Who knew the key to happiness was in a small Texas town?
When Rebecca Parsons’s new assignment brings her to Steam, Texas to cover the anniversary of an unsolved missing person’s story, she’s more than up to the task. She’s never been to Texas before. When Rebecca meets Kyle Huntsman, the great-grandson of the victims, something about him draws her in.
Kyle is carrying on the family tradition of law enforcement. When he’s asked to show the out-of-town reporter around, he’s happy to do it. There’s not much excitement in Steam. But when he meets Rebecca at the diner to go over some details about his great grandparents’ sudden and very mysterious disappearance, he invites her to stay awhile. Something about this big-city girl intrigues him. Soon Becca and Kyle find themselves enthralled in a slow-burning love connection neither of them saw coming.
Can this big-city girl give up sushi, nightlife, and possibly her dynamic career as a reporter to make things work with Kyle? Or can she convince this small-town guy to move and give up the laid-back charm of Steam, while also leaving his family behind? Or will this love connection go up in smoke?
This is a small-town, sweet stand-alone romance, and book one of Romance Across State Lines Series. Look for Kansas Kissed, California Crush, and Oregon Obsession releasing soon!More info →
Sometimes you have to break out of your comfort zone, learn new things, discover new places—find love where you’d least expect it.
Something about cowboys’ barrel racing elevated her heartbeat just a touch not to mention looking forward to a little space after a bad breakup. Lucille Carmichael never won anything in her life so when she was notified she held the winning ticket for an all-expenses paid trip to Kansas, she packed her bags and made the journey to Dodge City.
When the hotel she’s staying at catches fire, Lucille meets handsome firefighter Samuel Lyons. He’s not a cowboy, but he quickens her heart just the same.
Samuel can’t help notice the cute young lady with the sexy legs swaddled in an oversized sweater wandering around the parking lot in a daze after the fire. After all the danger has been cleared and she can go back to her room he figures that will be the last time he ever sees her. So when their paths cross again sparks fly, but this time, there’s no danger of fire, just a strong desire to see where things go.
Will these two be able to keep the flames burning despite the long distance relationship, or will their attempt at love smolder to a pile of ashes?
This is book 2 of the stand-alone series Romance Across State Lines.
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Will an ex-wife and a spoiled teenager ruin any chance of happiness for Breanna and Calvin?
Breanna Murphy has been planning her wedding for years so when her fiancé runs off with a hula dancer, she is forced to realize her destination wedding is nothing more than an exotic vacation for one.
Trying to escape the embarrassment and disappointment of being jilted at the altar, Breanna answers an ad for a job clear across the country. When the voice on the other end offers her the job, she’s excited about what awaits her in California.
Builder Calvin Comstock must make right on his daughter’s mistake regarding the nationwide advertisement and hiring of Breanna. He doesn’t know what to expect, but when Breanna walks into his office with her infectious smile, peaches and cream complexion not to mention her sexy southern drawl, Calvin is happy for his daughter’s error.
Breanna is drawn to Calvin’s mature movie star good looks, charming personality, soft voice, and strong hands. She’s trying to stay focused on the job and not the overwhelming lure she feels pulling her in to test the waters. But when the two realize the attraction is mutual they throw caution to the wind and give in to the undeniable desire to be together.
Can an ex-wife and a teenage daughter spoil their happiness or will it make them stronger than ever?More info →
Maggie Regan has been through one of the most horrendous events in United States history...
Even moving as far away from the aftermath hasn’t made that day fade from her memory. Nothing will ever ease the pain of losing Richard.
Trey Simmons needs a distraction from city life in San Francisco and heads to beautiful Oregon. He paints to help cope with the tragic events that took his sweetheart from him. It helps some.
During one of his painting sessions at a small park, he meets Maggie. Her warm smile, soft-spoken words, and her hospitality pull him in, but she’s a lot older than him. He brushes it off as just a silly feeling.
Maggie can’t hide the attraction she feels when she’s around Trey. The soft, yet daring hold he has on her heart alarms her. He’s so much younger than her.
Can these two put aside the numbers and embrace their unwavering desire to be together or will the tragic events of the past keep them apart?More info →
They begin working together for a cause greater than themselves when something magical happens.
Author Ruby Bennett has a romance novel to finish. But when she gets word that the retirement community she and her Irish Setter, Red, frequently visit is under fire for building violations, which if not fixed will displace all the residents, she jumps into action.
Drake Carrolton only has his father’s best interest at heart. He can’t in good conscience let his father live at Shady Grove any longer. But when he hears about Ruby’s fund-raising events to help repair the old place, he agrees to help her.
While the two put their heads together planning, they get close enough to feel an attraction that’s hard to deny. Will Ruby and Drake save the day at Shady Grove Place and have their own happily ever after, or will their desire to be together and rebuild Shady Grove go up in a cloud of construction dust?More info →
Shelley Bennett has had a rough time of it. When she gave her heart to the father of her child, she never thought it would end in heartache... Now raising a child by herself, they settle in Bozeman where she opens a stationery shop, Rock Paper Scissors. When a drifter enters her shop inquiring about the help wanted ad and has a skill she’s looking for, she decides to take a chance, and hire him.
Skip Morrison also has had a rough time of it. After serving his country he comes back to an empty house. Distraught and alone, he sets off traveling city to city. When he stops in Bozeman, he never dreams it would be for more than a night or two. He sees the help wanted sign hanging in the window and steps inside to inquire. It might be time to put down some stakes.
Shelley needs an engraver; Skip needs a place to hang his hat for a while. Is this all business, or will these two see they were meant to be with each other and can Skip resist the urge to run?
Book 1 – Texas Twosome
Book 2 – Kansas Kissed
Book 3 – California Crush
Book 4 – Oregon Obsession
Book 5 – Florida Fling
Book 6 – Montana Miracle
Book 7 – Pennsylvania Passion
Maddy Pryor’s heart has been stepped on for the last time. Fleeing from a verbally abusive relationship, she and her long-time furry companion, Fluffy, take off for Lancaster County, leaving big-city life behind for a fresh start.
John Cooper has had his heartbroken but for different reasons. He’s lost the love of his life to cancer. Now, working the land with his hands, he tries to move forward when a cute and bubbly mobile groomer rents his loft.
When John opens his heart and his home to her, Maddy feels an overwhelming attraction toward him. But something isn’t adding up, making her suspicious.
Will John open up to Maddy and share his deepest secrets, and will Maddy believe she’s worthy of his love?More info →
Annie McPherson is tired of her grandmother and auntie setting her up on blind dates. She just wants to be left alone to run her cupcake bakery, The Sweet Indulgence. Jack is on a mission to pick up the cupcakes for his niece's birthday party, not a mission to fall head over heels for the owner.
Jack just wanted to pick up the cupcakes for his niece's birthday party. He never expected to be pulled in by her good looks, witty charm and sweet disposition. He'd just been through a gut-wrenching break-up and women were the last thing on his mind.
But when you're sweet as the cupcakes you bake and serve, people notice. And Annie had Jack Powell's complete attention.More info →
While on their honeymoon, Annie and Jack are called back to Charleston, cutting their trip short. But no matter what the disaster, nothing can deter this dynamic duo with moving forward with their plans to build their dream home, Sweet Magnolia on Kiawah Island.
This is book two of the Charleston Harbor Novels set in historic Charleston, South Carolina where sweet tea and love for family prevail and is the balm that soothes the heart. Follow along in the series as the Powells and McPhersons live life to the fullest, while overcoming many hardships, making them stronger, and bringing them closer than ever.
When a hurricane threatens to wreak havoc on the South Carolina coast, Annie prepares Sweet Magnolia for what she thinks will be a day or two without electricity while Jack checks on Lady Powell down at the dock. But when Jack doesn’t return promptly, Annie becomes concerned.
Mary makes an announcement that makes her the center of attention, but Annie has a bit of news causing them to share the limelight.
Annie is having second thoughts about running the Sweet Indulgence. Is she just feeling the pressure of motherhood or could this be the end of the cupcakery she started from the ground up?
Sweet Carolina, the final installment of the Charleston Harbor Novels promises to be an uplifting clean and sweet contemporary women’s fiction laced with a romantic thread, where honor, family, love, and hope always prevail.More info →
Books 1 -3 Charleston Harbor Novels
Annie McPherson has had it with all the blind dates her grandmother and auntie set her up with. Her focus is the Sweet Indulgence cupcake bakery now.
Recovering from a gut-wrenching break-up, women are the last thing on Jack’s mind. After a quick stop to the new and upcoming cupcake shop to pick up cupcakes for his niece’s birthday party, Jack meets reserved Annie.
While helping him with his order, Annie notices his warm smile, the way he laughs when he gets icing on his fingers and then licks them like a big kid, and the cheesy grin when he realizes he’s been caught, and for a fleeting moment wishes he’d been one of her blind dates.
Jack leaves with the cupcakes but Annie’s twinkling eyes makes her hard to forget and for a brief moment he considers taking home something other than cupcakes. Annie watches him go but a little voice deep inside hopes he’ll return and this time for something other than cupcakes.
Exhausted after the grand wedding, Jack and Annie set off to California for their honeymoon only to be called back early because of a fire to the bakery. The fire is extensive and they aren’t sure if Sweet Indulgence can be saved. But the Powell’s don’t give up. As Jack and Annie rebuild Sweet Indulgence together, life throws them another much more pleasant surprise. One due in nine months.
Follow along with Jack, Annie and the rest of the Powells in book two of the Charleston Harbor Novels where you’ll smile a little, cry a little and root for the family in their ever quest to build a life together.
When a hurricane threatens to wreak havoc on the South Carolina coast, Annie battens down the hatches at Sweet Magnolia while Jack checks on Lady Powell down at the dock. But when Jack doesn't return promptly, Annie sets off in the rain and wind to find him. Her discovery hits her harder than the storm leaving her breathless and scared.
Laugh a little, cry a little as you follow along with Jack, Annie and the rest of the family in the third installment of the Charleston Harbor NovelsMore info →
Book four in the Lowcountry series, Charleston Harbor Novels awaits you! All the characters you’ve come to love are back... in this sweet, southern women’s fiction.
Come on in and sit a spell. Sweet tea, balmy nights, and mosquitos the size of a small dog are on the back porch waiting for you.
Jack’s new business, Powell’s Sweet Wood Design, has taken off faster than a firestorm, leaving him perplexed on how to cope with all the orders that have come in. Maybe two family-run businesses are too much. Annie is trying to find her happy place between being a parent and a business owner. She contemplates stepping away from the Sweet Indulgence Cupcakery. It would solve one problem, but can she give up her dream?
Mary and Danny are finding their groove as a newly married couple living in the old Charleston home that once belonged to the McPhersons. But drafty windows, outdated wallpaper, and streets that sometimes flood, have Mary and Danny looking to move. How will Grandmother Lilly and Auntie Patty take their desertion of duties?
But the real test of this family comes when Jack has an accident that will forever change his life. Do the Powells and McPhersons have what it takes to pull him through?More info →
Tired of the dating scene, Gabe Mandeni throws himself into his work, so when he’s asked to help sponsor and fund a housing project for single moms, he’s excited about the opportunity to give back—and the long hours that will prevent him from being alone on Friday nights.
Single mother, Veronica Woods, does odd jobs to help pay the bills. During one of her days walking dogs in Central Park, Ronnie meets Gabe. During a conversation with the handsome and distinguished man, he reveals to her he resides on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. When her name comes up on the list to move into housing for single moms, Ronnie is overwhelmed with joy. She never expected in a million years to see Gabe at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Gabe’s worried about crashing and burning—again, but Ronnie’s different. Can he risk his heart or should he walk away while he still can?
Check out the rest of the stand-alone series by USA Today Bestselling Author, Debbie White.
Book 2 – Holding on to Mrs. Right
Book 3 – Cherishing Mrs. RightMore info →
Twenty-one-year-old Ryan knows it's only a matter of time before he is destined to take over the family wine business. The recent college graduate finds his best-laid plans thrown for a loop when he falls for the girl next door--who should be off-limits for more reasons than he cares to think about.Beautiful and intelligent, Francesca is a woman who knows what she wants and isn't afraid to go after it. That is until a long-running family feud threatens to keep her and the man she finds herself falling for apart. Sweet romance at its best!More info →
Cody, a practical down to earth former Marine, turned steakhouse entrepreneur is enjoying his simple life until a phone call changes everything. Darla, a free spirited vegan, travels wherever the wind takes her. But, this time, it's different. At first, it seems the two have nothing in common until on a whim the two take off on a road trip across the country to visit a wounded Marine when something unexpected happens and the couple realizes they have much more in common. Cherishing Mrs. Right is the heartwarming third installation in the Romantic Destination Series, a standalone that shows just how easily love can transcend differences.More info →
There is only one thing Cierra enjoys more than writing her next bestseller, and that's watching her favorite baseball team, the Golden Bears. During a ferry ride to a game, she meets gorgeous fellow fan Zach Richards. Cierra isn't over her most recent breakup but Zach's charm is breaking down her resistance.
As research for her next book, Cierra scores a dream interview with fan favorite Colton Diaz but the sparks between them are all too real. It’s just a kiss, right?
When Zach's gift of a meet and greet after a game brings Ciera face to face with Colton, things start to heat up.
Can Cierra find happiness in her story with Zach or will Colton Diaz totally change the ending?More info →
Raised by a single parent, Jessica knows first-hand what it's like to have little money. She often escapes the reality of her circumstances - poor and living in a small town by getting lost in her books about travel. Jessica and her boyfriend, Josh, visit the State Department's booth during career day at their high school and soon develop a plan that will forever change their lives. The two are accepted as Interns and soon are traveling abroad to many of the places they'd only dreamed about. Jessica couldn't be happier; however, she learns quickly that plans have a way of changing, and not always for the better. Sweet romance at its best!More info →
He may have broken her heart, but Kari is a survivor.
When Kari left in a hurry, she had no clue where she was going--she just knew it had to be far away from Eddie. While hunkered down in a hotel room searching the web on her laptop, an advertisement popped up about the Kentucky Derby. Something about the area intrigued her, making Bourbonville her final destination.
Jefferson Davies is the owner of Jeff's Marketplace. He loved the low-key atmosphere of the market. It's just what he needed after a tour in Afghanistan and a broken heart.
Kari settled into her new town becoming one of Bourbonville's newest entrepreneurs featuring her exemplary culinary skills. Jeff had never been quite so bold before, but a little voice in his head told him to speak to her. He didn't know for sure, but his military training led him to believe she was running from something.
Can these two come together and mend their broken hearts while restoring their faith in love, or will it become a recipe for disaster?More info →
Libby had it all. Handsome husband, beautiful condo overlooking San Francisco Bay, and a faithful companion in a golden retriever named Harley. When her life is suddenly turned upside down, the only thing she has left is Harley...or so it seemed. Determined to pull out of her depression, and settle into her new life, Libby elicits the help from friends as she embarks on a new adventure. Torn between two men, Libby is tormented by her past, and unsure of her future. What will she do? An inspirational romance, The Salty Dog, is a tale of love and loss. Sweet romance at its best!More info →