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  • Alison Kent

    Growing up, Kaylie Flynn was shuffled from foster home to foster home before being welcomed into Winton and May Wise’s family. It was May who taught Kaylie the comfort of home, and the healing power of baking the perfect brownie. Years later, May leaves Kaylie the money she needs to open her own café in the charming Victorian house they once shared. Now back in Hope Springs, Kaylie’s determined to finally make all her dreams a reality—and unearth answers to lingering questions about her past. Soon, however, Kaylie’s carefully laid plans take an unexpected turn. The house needs far more work than she realized, and Tennessee Keller, the carpenter Kaylie hires,...read more

  • Alison Kent

    Welcome to Hope Springs, Texas, where redemption grows…and where love blooms. Dark-haired beauty Indiana Keller buys a property in Hope Springs, Texas, for three reasons: to expand her vegetable business, to harvest and sell delicious honey from the property’s established bee colony, and to reunite with her estranged siblings. But her older brother Tennessee keeps his distance, even after Indiana hires his construction crew to fix up her cottage. It’s almost as if he shares her guilt over the disappearance of Dakota, their missing brother… While Indiana tries to reconnect with Ten and find Dakota, two local men begin vying for her heart. Handsome, laid-back...read more

  • Alison Kent

    Now that she’s committed to leaving Hope Springs, she’s falling for the wrong man…but he just might give her all the right reasons to stay. Two years after her husband’s death, kindergarten teacher Brooklyn Harvey is leaving Hope Springs for her in-laws’ vineyard in Italy—with no plans of coming back. That is, until she meets a disarmingly sexy biker-turned-chocolatier. He might be the man of her dreams, but he’s also the father of one of her students; as such, he’s strictly off-limits. Callum Drake knows a good thing when he sees one, and he doesn’t want to let Brooklyn get away, even if his rival for her affection is the ghost of...read more

  • Alison Kent

    When Dakota and Thea reunite in Hope Springs after a decade apart, their love might pass the test of time… No matter how many years Dakota Keller has spent trying, he can’t outrun his past, so when a private investigator tells him his sister needs him, he travels to the small Texas town of Hope Springs to start a new life with the support of his siblings. When he arrives to do a routine construction job at the town’s new espresso bar, he’s shocked to discover that the owner is Thea Clark—the girl he couldn’t resist in high school and whose memory kept him sane in prison. Recovering from an abusive relationship, Thea decides that her past is...read more

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    In Hope Springs, Texas, every first love deserves a second chance. Luna Meadows wove a successful career out of creating the sumptuous, richly hued scarves that adorn Hollywood’s elite. Now she wants to give back to her hometown of Hope Springs, Texas, by creating a community arts center on the property that once belonged to her best friend: a talented musician named Sierra who perished in a car crash at age eighteen. As Luna sorts through the personal belongings left in the Caffey family’s former home, she confronts her own guilt and memories. But when Angelo Caffey—Sierra’s brother and Luna’s first love—returns unexpectedly, Luna must also face the...read more

  • Alison Kent

    Claire's an expert on image—at least when it comes to her corporate clients. But her family's every move had her working to fit in instead of discovering her true self. Even now, she focuses on the expectations of others rather than on her own desires. Randy's an expert when it comes to money, having bought his way through life after years spent on the streets. But his wealth has never paid for happiness. And now it's going to get in the way of the one thing—the one woman—he...read more

  • Alison Kent

    Most people come to Comfort Bay, Oregon, in search of a quiet respite. But that's not on the agenda for undercover operative Ezra Moore. He has ten days to unload a shipment of illegal weapons and take down Spectra IT, the international crime syndicate he's infiltrated. Spectra's man, Warren Aceveda, is playing dirty pool. To beat him and stay alive, Ezra has to play dirtier. However, even the best-laid crimes can go sideways, and Ezra's about to find out how far... Alexa Counsel likes her boring life in Comfort Bay. But there's nothing boring about the new handyman working at the local B&B. Great with his hands? Oh yeah. But there's something much deeper running beneath those still...read more

  • Alison Kent

    Avery was the cheerleader everybody loved. David was the geek nobody noticed... until he stepped between her and their high school's biggest bully and earned a rep as a badass and a suspension for his trouble. Fifteen years later, David has returned and is living on the third floor of the converted Victorian belonging to Avery's widowed mother. Avery lives beneath him on the second. The staircase between makes for a tight fit when they pass, and the shared address for a lot of circling, avoiding, retreating, and hiding, at least on Avery's part. But the tension between them is impossible to ignore and David's determined to get to the bottom of what happened the night she ran off after...read more

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    He holds the safety of a whole lot of women in his hands. Eli McKenzie’s tough exterior has been cracked. His latest mission had him in Mexico, deep inside a Spectra IT sex slavery ring gathering intel. Holding back when he wanted to blow the joint sky-high was bad enough but turns out someone in the camp was poisoning him, too. The torture of being unable to act, along with the physical toll of his illness, sent him to Hank Smithson’s headquarters to put himself back together. Eli’s sudden departure caused trouble for a Texas PI, Stella Banks, whose movements put her on Spectra’s radar. Now Eli’s back in camp, just as Spectra’s henchmen are debating how best to do away...read more

  • Alison Kent

    She's got a debt to pay and he holds the IOU... Ben Tannen was the undisputed leader of his high school band known as the Deck. He was the Ace. Heidi Malone was the Joker and the only female among the five. All four men were half in love with her—Ben maybe more than half. Still, there had always been a certain tension between the Golden Boy and Heidi-from-the-wrong-side-of-the-tracks. And his offer of money for her college tuition didn't go over so well. She lashed out with her pride—and a bicycle chain. Fifteen years later, Heidi still owes Ben an apology, and he still holds her IOU. He plans to collect and prove to her that they'd make much better lovers than...read more

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    He can give her what she needs but is the price too high? Shandi Fossey is mixing cocktails at the bar in Hush, the hottest hotel in Manhattan. The place oozes fantasy of the hottest sort but for Shandi, it's a temp gig until she lands her dream job... and it's a lot better than pulling beers at the Thirsty Rattler back home. Then music producer Quentin Marks walks in and offers to buy her a drink. He's got the connections she needs and can open a lot of doors. So why is the only door she wants to open the one to his room upstairs? And why in the world is she putting a man ahead of her...read more

  • Alison Kent

    Milla Page needs a date—three dates, actually—for work. She reviews restaurants and clubs for a hot dating website but can hardly judge the up-close-and-personal potential of a place if she goes it alone. Rather than call on one of her usual suspects when her plans fall through, she dips into the glass vase of business cards left in her office building's ladies' room lounge for this very purpose. The note on the back of the card says the man it belongs to is hell on wheels... in bed, but the name on the front gives Milla pause because it belongs to Rennie Bergen, her college boyfriend's roommate, and her four-year indiscretion. Rennie never expected to see Milla again but he...read more

  • Alison Kent

    He had no idea what it meant to be a hero. Stopping at a roadside diner usually means bad chili, not a hostage situation. But Smithson Group operative Harry van Zandt finds himself in the middle of just that when armed men burst through the door. They're after the woman in the nearby booth, and their message is clear: She's got seventy-two hours to come up with a valuable document or her brother dies. Harry, too, if he doesn't see that she delivers. Harry's on his own mission involving the same document, so he doesn't mind helping treasure hunter Georgia McLain. She's smart, tough, sexy... and she's desperate. Georgia's not turning over the document to anyone. It's her only hope...read more

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    Electrician Sophie North felt as if she’d touched a live wire the first time she laid eyes on Tyler Barnes. He had a heartbreaking grin, an incredible body, and a thousand watts of cowboy charm. Half the single women in Brodie, Texas, were out to snag him now that he’d returned to West Texas to set up his veterinary practice. But Sophie was just passing through. And she’d sworn never to live her life at the mercy of her passionate nature—not after passion had destroyed her family when she was a child. Nevertheless, every time Tyler came near her response was shocking, which wasn’t supposed to happen. Lightning was only supposed to strike...read more

  • Alison Kent

    'Call me. ' How could two little words scribbled on a business card drive a normally sane woman to be so... impulsive? It wasn't Harley Golden's style to call a perfect stranger. But here she was, after one brief airport encounter, having phone sex with the obviously unforgettable Gardner Barnes. What next? Letting him fly her off to Texas in his jet? Falling in love with a man who was already married to a ranch? Getting...read more

  • Alison Kent

    Erin Thatcher figures there's no reason she can't have a hot fling with the wrong kind of guy while she waits for the right one, should he ever cross her path. So when she spies a magazine article about Men To Do before saying 'I do,' her imagination goes wild! Her sexy but reclusive neighbor is part of her nightly fantasies. Now it's time to see what he's like in the flesh.... Sebastian Gallo is a man obsessed. A bestselling author, he uses a pseudonym to ensure his privacy, keeping the real world out. But his gorgeous neighbor has consumed his thoughts—in his bed, in his shower—to the point where his writing is suffering. He just can't ignore the heat that exists between them...read more