SNEAK PEEKS at new & recent books
COLD-HEARTED RAKE, the first of a new 4 book series
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Devon Ravenel, London's most wickedly charming rake, has just inherited an earldom. But his powerful new rank in society comes with unwanted responsibilities . . . and more than a few surprises. His estate is saddled with debt, and the late earl's three innocent sisters are still occupying the house . . . along with Kathleen, Lady Trenear, a beautiful young widow whose sharp wit and determination are a match for Devon's own.
BROWN-EYED GIRL, from the Travis Family (Texas) Series
AUGUST 11, 2015
Rising star wedding planner Avery Crosslin is determined not to let any man distract her—especially the night of the biggest wedding she's ever planned and especially not a wealthy bachelor like Joe Travis, who could only be interested in a plus-size girl like her for one reason. But Joe has different ideas . . .
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CRYSTAL COVE, third the Friday Harbor Series
A mysterious guest is staying at Justine Hoffman's Friday Harbor bed and breakfast . . . the elusive Jason Black, a successful videogame developer who scrupulously avoids the public spotlight. Justine meets Jason for the first time when he requests a couple of vodka shots to be brought to his room . . . .
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DREAM LAKE, from the Friday Harbor Series
Beautiful and shy Zoe Hoffman has hired Alex Nolan to remodel a lake house for
her, in spite of his rude behavior and his reputation as a bitter and hard-living man.
What Zoe doesn't know is that Alex is being haunted by ghost who accompanies him
everywhere. In this scene, Alex, the ghost, and Zoe are visiting the lake house, which
has been closed up for years. Zoe has just been startled by a huge spider that dropped
out of a dusty kitchen cabinet . . .
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RAINSHADOW ROAD, from the Friday Harbor series.
Lucy Marinn, a glass artist who lives on San Juan Island, has just been dumped by her boyfriend Kevin. Needing some privacy and time to think, she goes to a nearby beach and meets a dark-haired stranger . . .
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LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON, a New York Times Bestseller.
fifth and final book in the Hathaways series
Captain Christopher Phelan has been
corresponding with the beautiful golden-haired Prudence Mercer while he was
away fighting in the Crimean War. What he doesn't know is that the
woman who wrote to him is actually Prudence's best friend, Beatrix Hathaway. Upon his return, it becomes clear that Christopher's experiences in war have changed
him. In this scene, Beatrix and Christopher argue over the dog he brought back
with him, a regimental mascot named Albert . . .
Read an excerpt from Love In The Afternoon