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  • Susan Mallery

    Pet groomer Carina Fiore wants nothing more than to confess her feelings to the man she loves. She's drawn to veterinarian Cameron McKenzie's good looks, caring nature, and especially his devotion to his young daughter. But he's also her boss and a good friend. Putting her heart on the line could cost Rina both her job and their friendship forever. Since his divorce, Cameron hasn't been willing to trust his heart-or his daughter-with anyone else. For months he's pushed away all thoughts of taking Rina in his arms and kissing her, unwilling to risk their friendship for a single night of pleasure. But when a kiss under the mistletoe unlocks the simmering passion between them, Rina and...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    After five years as a stay-at-home mom, Gabby Schaefer can't wait to return to work. Oh, to use the bathroom in peace! No twins clamoring at the door, no husband barging in, no stepdaughter throwing a tantrum. But when her plans are derailed by some shocking news and her husband's crushing expectations, Gabby must fight for the right to have a life of her own.Getting pregnant is easy for Hayley Batchelor. Staying pregnant is the hard part. Her husband is worried about the expensive fertility treatments and frantic about the threat to her health. But to Hayley, a woman who was born to be a mom should risk everything to fulfill her destiny-no matter how high the cost.Nicole Lord is still...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Daughters of the Bride comes the charming tale about the problem with secrets, the power of love and the unbreakable bond between sisters  Kelly Murphy's life as a tulip farmer is pretty routine—up at dawn, off to work, lather, rinse, repeat. But everything changes one sun-washed summer with two dramatic homecomings: Griffith Burnett—Tulpen Crossing's prodigal son, who's set his sights on Kelly—and Olivia, her beautiful, wayward and, as far as Kelly is concerned, unwelcome sister. Tempted by Griffith, annoyed by Olivia, Kelly is overwhelmed by the secrets that were so easy to keep when she was alone.  But...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    Seit ihre beste Freundin Jen ein Baby bekommen hat, ist sie für Zoe kaum noch zu erreichen. Zunächst arrangiert Zoe sich. Aber als sie jemanden zum Reden braucht, wird Jens Mutter Pam zu ihrer Vertrauten. Dann verliebt sie sich auch noch in Jens Bruder. Als Pam dann mit Zoes Vater zusammenkommt, ist die ungewöhnliche Patchwork-Familie komplett – und stellt nicht nur Zoe vor ungeahnte Herausforderungen … 'Ein Gute-Laune-Buch und ein Lob auf Freundinnen.' Für Sie über 'Wer flüstert, der liebt' 'Mallery ist die Meisterin darin, glaubhafte lebensnahe Figuren in realistischen Situationen darzustellen. Ihre bezaubernde, witzige und berührende Mischief-Bay-Serie lässt...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    Freundinnen helfen einander, Träume wahr zu machen Sophie, Kristine und Heather sind eigentlich nur Cousinen, aber dafür Freundinnen fürs Leben. Nachdem ihr Traum von der eigenen Firma buchstäblich in Flammen aufgegangen ist, kehrt Sophie zurück nach Blackberry Island. Ihre Cousine Kristine hilft ihr beim Neuanfang auf der Insel - und gesteht ihren geheimen Wunsch: eine Bäckerei zu eröffnen. Auch die jüngere Cousine Heather hat Träume, die manchmal so fern erscheinen wie das Festland, das man nur bei gutem Wetter erspäht. Denn was soll man tun, wenn die eigene Familie partout dagegen ist? Was auch geschieht, wenn drei Inselschwestern einander stützen, ist kein Ziel zu...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    Sparks fly when the sister of the bride meets the brother of the groom in this brand-new Fool’s Gold love story…Abby Hendrix would do anything to help with her beloved sister’s wedding, even play tour guide to the off-puttingly brilliant—and unexpectedly gorgeous—brother of the groom. She’s a small-town schoolteacher; he’s a gifted surgeon. Nothing intimidating about that! She’ll just ask him to help her plan a top secret surprise for the wedding. No pressure. Joaquin Kincaid has always been book-smart and people-awkward, and Abby’s sweet and social nature triggers an unexpected yearning inside him. His whole life, he’s been an...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    Can a holiday heal her heart Robyn Caldwell needs a life plan. Fast. So when her beloved Aunt Lillian asks her to come to Santa Barbara for an overdue visit Robyn jumps at the chance. In the sunshine Robyn begins to see her life with a bit more clarity and the more time she spends with free-spirited Lillian, and mysterious author Mason Bishop, the man destined to inherit her aunt’s mansion, the more she sees the appeal in taking chances on dreams, and love. Life is meant to be lived with purpose. But when Robyn’s past catches up with her, can she muster the courage to take a chance on herself? A heartwarming story of...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    One woman discovers the beauty in chaos in this poignant and heartwarming story about the threads that hold family together from No.1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery. With her divorce settlement about to run out and a mortgage she can’t afford, Robyn Caldwell needs a plan for her future. She nurtured her family and neglected herself. But how’s she supposed to think when her daughter has become the most demanding bride ever, her son won’t even consider college, her best friend is on the brink of marital disaster and her ex is making a monumentally bad decision that could bring everything crashing down on Robyn’s head? So when her great-aunt...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    From #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery comes a witty and heartfelt story of two friends who unexpectedly find the person-and the place in which-they belong this Christmas. With twinkling humor and heartfelt Christmas spirit, two friends find love in a town called Wishing Tree… Until Camryn Neff can return to her “real” life in Chicago, she’s in Wishing Tree to care for her twin sisters. She’s not looking for forever love, not here. But handsome hotelier Jake Crane is a temptation she can’t resist, so she suggests they pair up for the season. No golden rings, no broken hearts. At his side, she sees her hometown...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    In her youth, Molly Anderson couldn't help crushing on gorgeous bad-boy Dylan Black—even though he only had eyes for her older sister. When things didn't work out between them, he said goodbye to Molly as well, vowing they'd have a great adventure when she grew up. Years later, dumped by her fiancé just before Christmas, she's finally ready to take Dylan up on his promise.A guarded Dylan always had a weakness for Molly, and when she waltzes back into his life—grown-up and gorgeous—he's stunned. So why not whisk her away for some no-strings-attached fun?Laughter-filled days and late-night kisses are changing Molly's life, for good. The only gift she truly wants now is Dylan's love,...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    A PLACE TO STAY  Shelter—it was such a basic need, and one that single mom Ashley Churchill had always been able to provide for her little girl. Until her luck turned, and the only protection she could find was in her stony and taciturn boss, security specialist Jeff Ritter. Jeff warned he was only offering to share his home, not his life, and that suited Ashley just fine. She would make it on her own.  And yet, Jeff's broad shoulders were oh-so tempting to lean on, and in his arms, Ashley found a whole new kind of shelter—a home. But no matter how close they became, Jeff always barricaded a part of himself away. And Ashley wondered if he could ever allow himself...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    She''d resolved to 'act more sophisticated' and 'get out more.' But the rumpled bedding, the coffee brewed by other hands and The Note reminded Rachel Harper that she''d done something completely out of character. She''d brought a man home from a bar. And apparently made a baby. She''d been nervous to tell Carter Brockett the news. Oh, she felt strangely safe with him despite his dangerous looks. Worse, she liked him. But what must he think of the naive schoolteacher who''d lost control and gotten herself knocked up? After all, the man had a legion of exes who''d been unable to snare a commitment, and here she had a forever-binding one! Then she remembered. He''d lost control,...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    With Joy, Love and a Little Trepidation, Courtney, Sienna and Rachel Invite You to the Most Emotional Wedding of the Year…Their Mother's  Courtney  The Misfit  As the awkward one, Courtney Watson may not be as together as her sisters, but she excels at one thing—keeping secrets, including her white-hot affair with a sexy music producer. Planning Mom's wedding exposes her startling hidden life, changing her family's view of her—and how she views herself—forever.  Sienna  The Free Spirit  When Sienna's boyfriend proposes—in front of her mom and sisters, for crying out loud—he takes her by surprise. She already has...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    A DATE WITH DESTINY  The moment she turns twenty-five, Kayla Bedford is going to grab her trust-fund money and take off for Paris. She'll drink wine, read at quaint cafés and meet a handsome prince who'll sweep her off her feet. It's been her dream since she was twelve. And now she's so close to realizing it, she's counting down the days.  But first she's got to do something for her boss-slash-landlord-slash-best-friend. Patrick is a handsome, caring vet. But he needs someone to love, even if he doesn't think so. Yet, just as she finds the perfect person to set him up with, Kayla gets a last-minute case of blinding jealousy. Does she have feelings for Patrick? Should she...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fool's Gold romances invites you to visit Happily Inc., a wedding destination founded on a fairy tale  Sculptor Nick Mitchell grew up in a family of artists and learned from his volatile father that passion only leads to pain. As he waits on a new commission, he takes a day job as a humble carpenter at a theme wedding venue. The job has its perks—mainly the venue's captivating owner, Pallas Saunders. Although he won't let love consume him, for ecstasy with an expiration date, he's all in.  Pallas adores Weddings in a Box. But if she can't turn the floundering business around, she'll have no choice but cave to her...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    A touching modern fairy tale that won't let go of your heart, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fool's Gold romances! Mathias Mitchell's easy smile hides a world of hurt. After the worst kind of family betrayal, he moves to Happily Inc., California--the wedding destination town supplies a steady stream of bridesmaids, perfect for his 'no promises, no pain' lifestyle. Yet he can't stop watching for his beautiful, elusive neighbor on the animal preserve behind their homes. Gamekeeper Carol Lund knows she's not special enough to attract an alpha male like Mathias, so his offer to help her adopt a herd for her lonely giraffe is surprising--and his determined...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    'TIS THE SEASON  Dr. Kelly Hall had lost all hope of ever having a family—until single father Tanner Malone burst into her hospital, asking her how to raise his newborn daughter. What else could she do, so soon before Christmas, but lend her expertise to the gorgeous contractor? His charming smiles and come-hither glances draw her like a moth to a flame, but she's in no position to get involved with anyone. After a devastating heartbreak, Kelly has given up on happiness.  Nonetheless, Kelly can't deny the attraction…or the hope she'll get the husband and family she's always longed for. As the days move closer to Christmas, it's clear to Kelly that Tanner —and...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    Two sisters who couldn’t be more different if they tried… Harper put being a wife and mother above thoughts of a career, and has watched her sister become a celebrated scientist from the sidelines. But when her life is turned upside down by divorce, can she learn to put herself first? Stacey is left reeling by her unexpected pregnancy. More at home with neurological diseases than nappies, she can’t help feeling she lacks her sister’s maternal genes. What if she just doesn’t have what it takes to be a mother? Separately they may be a mess, but Harper and Stacey are about to discover that, together, they can face...read more

  • Susan Mallery

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR ‘The perfect feel-good read’ Sarah Morgan You’re invited to visit a wedding destination found only in a fairy tale… Sculptor Nick Mitchell grew up in a family of artists and learned from his volatile father that passion only leads to pain. As he waits on a new commission, he takes a day job as a humble carpenter at a theme wedding venue. The job has its perks – mainly the venue's captivating owner, Pallas Saunders. Although he won't let love consume him, for ecstasy with an expiration date, he's all in. Pallas adores Weddings in a Box....read more

  • Susan Mallery

    In Happily Inc, love means never having to say “I do”… Wedding coordinator Renee Grothen isn’t meant for marriage. Those who can, do. Those who can’t, plan. But she never could have planned on gorgeous, talented thriller writer Jasper Dembenski proposing—a fling, that is. Fun without a future. And the attraction between them is too strong for Renee to resist. Now she can have her no-wedding cake…and eat it, too. After years in the military, Jasper is convinced he’s too damaged for relationships. So a flirtation—and more—with fiery, determined Renee is way too good to pass up…until his flame becomes his muse. Renee is an expert at averting every crisis. But is...read more