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  • Lisa Mangum

    Another addition to the popular Timeless Romance Anthology series. All Hallows’ Eve is not to be missed. Romance, thrills & chills. Need we say more?In Sarah M. Eden’s mysterious novella Of Ghosts and Gardens, if Enid Pryce has one downfall, it’s that she talks to the ghost in her garden, which doesn’t make her too popular among society’s elite. In fact, she returns to her home in Wales after a Season in Bath with not one offer of marriage. Deeming herself a failure at the nearly-spinster age of nineteen, she is pleasantly surprised when an English gentleman shows up in her garden, apparently intent on finding out more about the ghost. Burke Kennard,...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    A widowed florist, her ten-year-old daughter, and the paramedic who delivered the girl a decade earlier... Paramedic Andrew Herrin delivered Gretchen Samuels's daughter on the side of the road when she and her husband couldn't make it to the hospital in time. When their paths cross again in small-town Hawthorn Harbor, she's a widow and the baby is ten-year-old Dixie. Dixie gets along great with Drew, and Gretchen finds herself falling in love with the man who's rescued her on the side of the road twice now. But when Drew's ex-girlfriend comes back to town, Gretchen's trust issues rear their ugly head. The day Drew drove by Gretchen's van changed his whole life. He wants her and...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    A widowed park ranger, her twelve-year-old son, and the Chief of Police who's secretly kept an eye on both of them... Janey Germaine is tired of entertaining tourists in Olympic National Park all day and trying to keep her twelve-year-old son occupied at night. When long-time friend and the Chief of Police, Adam Herrin, offers to take the boy on a ride-along one fall evening, Janey starts to see him in a different light. Adam has had a crush on Janey since college. But she married his best friend and started a family before her husband died in a tragic accident. Since then, he's been hiding his feelings and biding his time because of Jess, Janey's son. But as he and the boy spend...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    A firefighter and his high school sweetheart who's returned to their beachside hometown...and doesn't want to be there. Can the day he said hello start a new relationship that will last this time? Bennett Patterson is content with his boring firefighting job, puttering around in his wood shop, and spending evenings with his big great dane. At least he thinks so. He's been divorced for seven years, and at least he knows what each day is going to bring—and it's not heartache. When he gets called out to a fire, he comes face-to-face with his high school girlfriend, Jennie Zimmerman, who swore she'd never return to Hawthorne Harbor. The kiln just sparked, she says. She doesn't need...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    Sophie Newton, determined to prove her business acumen to the father who doubts her, opens a beach-side taco stand called The Sandy Tortilla. It all goes swimmingly-that is, until she loses her summer help. In a rush to find somebody, she hires Mont, a struggling actor. He takes the job because the money's useful, but he finds that what actually keeps him around is his curvy boss. But when a career-making audition comes up, Mont decides to pursue it, even though it means leaving the taco stand and the woman he's come to love. And when he leaves, Sophie must make a decision, too: should she chase after him or stick with the business she's worked so hard to...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    Sophie Newton, determined to prove her business acumen to the father who doubts her, opens a beach-side taco stand called The Sandy Tortilla. It all goes swimmingly-that is, until she loses her summer help. In a rush to find somebody, she hires Mont, a struggling actor. He takes the job because the money's useful, but he finds that what actually keeps him around is his curvy boss. But when a career-making audition comes up, Mont decides to pursue it, even though it means leaving the taco stand and the woman he's come to love. And when he leaves, Sophie must make a decision, too: should she chase after him or stick with the business she's worked so hard to...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    A local island B&B owner hates the swanky high-rise hotel down the beach . . . but not the billionaire who owns it. Can she deal with strange summer weather, tourists, and falling in love? Stacey Stapleton owns the premier bed and breakfast on Hawaii's big island, and she's not happy about the new twenty-eight story monstrosity disguised as a luxury resort just down the beach. When she books a night to find out what the rooms at Sweet Breeze are like, she's impressed with the amenities, the view of the bay . . . and the tall, dark, and handsome room service attendants. But she's sworn off men and is focused on her own B&B, her Women's Beach Club of friends, and living up to her...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    Esther Pinnett has a two-year-long crush on the billionaire pineapple plantation owner she drives to and from work every day. But when she decides to give him a puzzle book for his birthday, he starts to see her as more than his chauffeur. Marshall Robison has been running the Hawaiian pineapple empire for years, and it will become his in just two more. After a marriage that ended badly eight years ago, he's closed himself off to dating or finding love . . . until Esther's birthday gift literally lands in his lap. Can they navigate through the twisty turns in their relationship to find their...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    Tyler Rigby left his ritzy nightlife in New York City when he sold his half of the online poker company for over six billion dollars. When he needs a date for a high society function, he looks no further than the beach yoga instructor his dog has led him to several times. But Tawny Loveless isn't impressed with Tyler's lack of social skills-even if he did bring her favorite drink as a peace offering. When her dangerous ex-boyfriend shows up at the gala, she introduces Tyler as her fiance, much to his surprise. They agree that the fake relationship will last just until her ex leaves Hawaii. But he stays . . . and stays . . . and the longer he stays on the island, the more she starts to get...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    He's struggling to step into his new role as a single dad. She's trying to keep her ranch operational and her heart intact. Can Nate and Ginger build forever out of heartache? Cowboys looking for a second chance at life, love, and happiness. Nathaniel Mulbury is released early from his six-year term in prison to care for his brother's four-year-old son. Dealing with grief over his brother's death and continued guilt for his role in the embezzlement scheme that landed him in jail, Nate has one more problem. He's never been a father and has no idea how to take care of Connor. Make that two problems: He's released, but only to the care of Hope Eternal Ranch, a work-parole ranch...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    Cowboys looking for a second chance at life, love, and happiness. Ted Burrows is ready to start his life over again, even if he has to go to a work-parole ranch to get out from behind the walls that have caged him for the past thirty months. He's got a contact at Hope Eternal Ranch, and the day he gets word that he'll be released into the Residential Reentry Program and serve out the rest of his sentence under the open sky of the ranch is the best day of his life so far. But when he meets Emma Clemson, he's completely thrown off his game. He knows her...from somewhere. She doesn't seem to recognize him, though, and as they work together on the organization of the programs and...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    He's a cowboy mechanic with two kids and an ex-wife on the run. She connects better to horses than humans. Can Dallas and Jess find their way to each other at Hope Eternal Ranch? Dallas Dreyer was once a decorated surgeon. After getting involved in insurance fraud and then spending thirty months in a low-security facility, he gets released only to learn his wife of fifteen years has left their two children at her sister's and fled the state. He's determined to figure out how to be a single dad and do right by his kids, and he goes to Hope Eternal Ranch to attend the wedding of one of his best friends. He meets Jessica Morales, the stable master at the ranch, and he's instantly...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    He needs to start a new story for his life. She's dealing with a lot of family issues. Can Slate and Jill find solace in each other at Hope Eternal Ranch? Slate Sanders has been out of prison for a couple of months now. He keeps his head down and his mouth shut around the ranch, and not just because he's only a temporary cowboy. He's not sure what to participate in, because he's still trying to figure out who he is post-prison. When he encounters Jill Kyle on the beach one morning, he can't help but go see what she's raging about. He's worried for her safety, and it's not until he gets closer that he realizes she works on the same ranch as him. Jill has just learned about her...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    She’s tired of making cheese and ice cream on her family’s dairy farm, but when the cowboy hired to replace her turns out to be an ex-boyfriend, Clarissa suddenly isn’t so sure about leaving town… Will Spencer risk it all to convince Clarissa to stay and give him a second chance? Spencer Rust has been at Hope Eternal Ranch for years. He loves Texas, the ranch, his boss, and his roommates. But he's ready to take the next step in his life now that he's healed from some past trauma. To do that, he feels like he needs to leave Hope Eternal, so he starts talking to his friends at other ranches. Turns out there's a job at Cooper & Co Dairy Farm, and Spencer applies. After all,...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    He needs a place where he can thrive without his past haunting him. She's been waiting for the cowboy to return so she can confess her feelings. Can Luke and Hannah make their second chance into a forever love? Lucas Holt thought he'd be happy in Las Vegas with his family. He's glad to be with people who love him, but it turns out that he's too close to the life he had before he was convicted and sent to prison. He's watched his four best friends overcome their pasts, and he knows the best way to accomplish that is to stay far away from the activities that led to incarceration. He returns to Texas and Hope Eternal Ranch, where everyone is thrilled to see him—especially Hannah...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    Ashley Fox has known three things since age twelve: she was an excellent seamstress, what her wedding would look like, and that she'd never leave the island of Getaway Bay. Now, at age 35, she's been right about two of them, at least. With an ill parent to take care of and her trusty sewing machine, Ash loves living in Getaway Bay and owning her own custom wedding dress shop. But the husband and wedding she's always dreamed of? Those seem like they're never going to happen for her. When her best friend and beach running partner, Burke Lawson, asks her for a favor she says yes. If she'd have known he was going to ask her to be his girlfriend-for-a-night because his father insists...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    She's 37, single (except for the cat), and a synchronized swimmer looking to make some extra cash. Pathetic, right? She thinks so, and she's going to spend this summer housesitting a cliffside hideaway and coming up with a plan to turn her life around. Zara Reddy comes from a very traditional Indian family, but she's chosen a different path than the generational restaurant. She performs in some of Getaway Bay's biggest shows as an acrobat and synchronized swimmer and takes other odd jobs—anything to stay below her mother's 'where's your boyfriend?' radar. When she lands a lucrative housesitting job in the biggest mansion hideaway on the bluffs above the beach, Zara thinks she'll...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    He's been accused of being far too blunt. Like that time he accused her of stealing her company from her best friend... Can Travis and Shayla overcome their differences and find a happily-ever-after together? Travis Cooper is the youngest son in a family stuffed with loud opinions and ginger-haired powerhouses. Yes, he has a loud bark too. He has to in order to get the ten thousand dairy cows he's responsible for to listen to him. But when he happens upon Shayla Nelson stranded on the side of the road, he probably doesn't need to tell her A - that he used to date her best friend, and B - that Shayla stole her successful outdoor outfitters company from that best...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    He can find the negative in any situation. Like that time he got upset with the woman who brought him a free chocolate-and-caramel-covered apple because it had melted in his truck... Can William and Gretchen start over and make a healthy relationship after it's started to wilt? William Cooper doesn't mean to see red the moment things start to go bad. It's the red hair, he swears. And the fact that his attention is pulled in a dozen directions, every day, all day. He just needs a break—and when he finally gets one, he almost sits in melted caramel and chocolate. Anyone would be upset by that, right? Maybe not everyone would then gripe about it right in front of the woman...read more

  • Elana Johnson

    She's in her mid-30s and captains a fishing boat to provide the seafood her family-owned and operated inn needs. She's also the pastry chef for the on-site restaurant, lonely, and not happy when her ex-boyfriend comes into town looking to buy the land where the inn sits. Alissa Heartwood captains a fishing boat and is the pastry chef for her family owned and operated empire on an island off the coast of South Carolina. With summer looming, she feels destined to be on the fishing boat before dawn and chained to the kitchen in order to get the pastries out for all the customers coming to the island. Shawn Newman is only going to be on his hometown island for a few weeks--just long...read more