Monday, November 13, 2017

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I'll Be Home for Christmas - Seashell Santa
Rick Houston was finally home. After four tours as a Navy SEAL, he's returned to his Pappy's cottage in Key West. It's where some of his best memories were. It was time to decide what to do with his life now. And then an unexpected visitor broke into his peace and quiet.

Willa Kincaid couldn't believe she was in Key West at Pappy's cottage. He'd left it in his will for her to come over Christmas to grant his last request. She had to wonder what his last request truly was when she pulled in to find that Rick was also at the cottage.

A heartwarming tale about past love, good and bad memories, and friendship. I loved this short story.
Rodeo Knights~Knight Brothers
Book 1: Her Knight, Her Protector by Lisa
Book 2: The Knight and the Damsel by Margaret Daley
Book 3: One Knight in Vegas by Lenora Worth
Sean Knight has been staying busy since becoming a veterinarian. Especially now that he traveled with Western Rodeo Circuit to care for the rodeo animals. He hasn't thought much about dating until seeing an old family friend all grown up. Only whoever is sabotaging the WRC isn't going to give him time to get to know the gal. At the least...he can protect her.

Cella Cassidy couldn't believe someone would try to kill her champion bronc, but someone did. At least she has the best vet there to help try and save her horse. And he sure wasn't hard to look at either. With running a ranch, a sick father, and an unknown enemy...she best keep her eyes to herself. For now.

For the whole story be sure to read the series starting with book one; Her Knight, Her Protector by Lisa Mondello and book two; The Knight and the Damsel by Margaret Daley. Someone is attacking the folks who supply the rodeo with broncs and bulls. Love is blooming in between the search for the culprit.
Knight Moves
Rico Knight enjoys his Texas ranch but is glad to get away to train horses. He was asked to come to Vegas to train a horse that had changed drastically and no one seemed to be able to figure him out. Something about the owner's voice had Rico anxious for the face to face. She didn't disappoint.

Dyna Malloy doesn't trust her mom's boyfriend. And now Edwin, once again trying to usurp her, has invited an outsider to come help. Her father left her the ranch and she would be the one running it. And running the outsider off—or she thought until he stepped out of his truck. And then things went so crazy on the ranch that she found the outsider one of the few people she could trust.

The Knight brothers have started an investigation agency to help solve crimes connected to the rodeo—and other issues. Rico is their younger cousin. This story is action packed and keeps you guessing who the villains are—and of course there's a romance wanting to start...if only life would slow down enough. Great story. Lenora Worth has a book in the original Rodeo Knights series as well; One Knight in Vegas.
Mistletoe Kisses: A Palm Tree Christmas
Clara Kirkwood needed a break, an isolated break. Two weeks at a friends beach house was her answer. She planned on decorating the palm tree next to her house and relaxing. All alone. What she didn’t expect was the only other home to be occupied during the Christmas season. Nor did she expect Hank Sullivan and his adorable, rambunctious twins.

I loved this story. The characters come alive, along with the feeling of wet sand squishing through my toes. The truths of how when you get time alone with God, you can often see things much clearer. I really enjoyed this novella.
Stand Alone eBooks
Driftwood Cowboy
The Wedding Quilt
The handmade quilt had been stored with care--along with Rosemary Brinson's cherished dreams. The wedding was called off and Rosemary vowed she'd never marry.

Then Kirk Lawrence arrived, hired to renovate the historic town church. The rugged steeplejack had always avoided serious ties, but Rosemary's tender smile touched his very soul. He wondered about the quilt she treasured and why no man had made her his wife.

Kirk knew that by summer's end, he would restore the old church to its former glory. But could he mend Rosemary's heart--and rescue her lost dreams?
Logan's Child
Debutante Trixie Dunaway was the darling of Dallas, the belle of the ball. She lived in a golden carefree world. Or so it seemed. For, like grains of sand, painful secrets wore away Trixie's soul. Her youthful infatuation with rebel Logan Maxwell had torn her apart. She'd been forced to abandon the beloved man--and her precious baby--forever.

But now, years later, rugged Logan stood before her, a darling child at his side. Was this reunion a mirage or a miracle? Was God giving her a second chance? And could aching sorrow yield a pearl beyond price?
I'll Be Home for Christmas
When jaded oil tycoon Nick Rudolph discovered a homeless Myla Howell and her two children on a cold winter night, even this self-proclaimed nonbeliever knew that this was no way to spend Christmas. So he took the brood under his wing -- and the ragamuffin family miraculously captured his secretly lonely heart. Neither he nor Myla could deny there was an attraction, but both had too much pride to admit they needed one another. Would God's loving grace show them that together they'd always be home for Christmas?
Wedding at Wildwood
Isabel Landry hadn't intended to set foot on the Wildwood Plantation ever again. But now she'd come home-and it seemed like only yesterday that small-town ways had sent her running from love. For the very idea of a farmer's daughter marrying the son of the rich and powerful Murdock family had seemed preposterous, especially to her. 

Yet, as she gazed into Dillon Murdock's eyes once again, hope for a new beginning blossomed. As their bittersweet yearning to seek forgiveness for the past bonded them together, Isabel's abiding faith inspired her to recapture Dillon's heart. After all these years, would her girlhood dream of a wedding at Wildwood finally come true?
His Brother's Wife
Widowed young, deep in debt, lacking even children to cherish, Lily felt lower than her precious Texas bayous. Until her late husband's brother--her long-ago love--came back to town, vowing to watch over her always....

Clearly, city bachelor Mason Winslow felt honor-bound to make Lily his wife. But what was Lily to do with the wayward emotions he evoked? The hidden guilt that lapped at her soul? For Mason's blue eyes and bittersweet smile made her shiver like wind over water, and she secretly yearned for his kiss. And Lily couldn't decide whether marrying her husband's brother would be a betrayal...or a blessing?
Ben's Bundle of Joy
Reverend Ben Hunter hurried through the halls of his church, looking for help -- or at least lessons in taking care of babies. Little Tyler had been left in the church pew with a note attached to his makeshift crib. 

Someone thought that Ben would make the perfect father for the baby. And the beautiful daycare teacher, Sara Conroy, had to agree. As soon as she saw Tyler nestled so safely in Ben's arms, Sara knew that the man was meant to have a family of his own. 
With his strong faith and Sara's love, could Ben Hunter find the happiness that he so deserved?
The Reluctant Hero
Reporter Stephanie Maguire had found herself in a dangerous situation, when rugged Derek Kane rushed in to the rescue. But no sooner had he brought her to safety than he fled the scene, leaving the lovely reporter's nose twitching for information about her hero. Derek wanted to keep Stephanie safe - from him and his past. He was nobody's hero. The time he spent doing good deeds for others was to pay for his mistakes. But little did Derek know that his steady faith and warm heart had already hooked Stephanie, and she wasn't about to give up on his story - or his love....
One Golden Christmas
For too long, Nate Welby had gone through the motions of fatherhood, numbed by sorrow and anger. Now another lonely yuletide season loomed -- and with it, the knowledge that he'd never be able to give his youngest daughter the one gift she wanted most: a new mommy.... 

As holiday pageant coordinator in her tiny Texas hometown, efficient Leandra Flanagan felt obligated to transform three motherless kids and their widowed carpenter dad into angel, shepherd, chorus member and set designer. But everything that happened afterward was purely by chance -- or maybe the answer to a little girl's fervent Christmas prayer....

Easter Blessings: The Lily Field
World-weary Mariel Evans comes home to soak up the simple life, never expecting to fall in love with Heath Whitaker, a man of strong faith -- or to come to believe that God watches over her, each and every day. But can Mariel let go of her fears and take a chance on love...?
The Carpenter's Wife
No one wanted roots more than Rock Dempsey, who worked as a minister and a carpenter in his small community. He dreamed of meeting a woman whose feet were firmly planted on the ground, a companion to share everything with. Sometimes this dream seemed too far from reality. But then he met Ana Hanson.

Tearoom owner Ana Hanson felt she worked harder than most. Nothing ever came easy and, to make matters worse, she'd never had luck in the romance department. It was difficult to believe in faith...until she met Rock Dempsey, who was there in her time of need. Who would have thought that what she needed...was him?

Sunset Island -- where love, family and faith bring the Dempsey sons home again....
Heart of Stone
No one knew more about heartbreak than Tara Parnell. Widowed and struggling to make ends meet, she was determined to overcome her obstacles with faith and business savvy. The last hurdle was her attraction to handsome businessman Stone Dempsey, the man who seemed determined to ruin all her plans....

For once, Stone felt something when he met Tara. Her sparkling eyes and shyness warmed him, but her stubbornness intrigued him even more. Finally, he'd found a kindred spirit and a reason to believe again. Stone wanted her in his life, but this would take some convincing. If he searched his heart, would he help Tara see that together they were a dream come true?
After the Storm
In the beautiful North Georgia mountains, blue spruce reach up to heaven. A sense of healing and communion draws Alisha Emerson there. She hopes that her unborn child can grow up in the promising new world she's begun for them both in the village of Dover Mountain. Then her labor begins unexpectedly, and only with the help of a stranger -- entrepreneur Jared Murdock -- is her son delivered safely.

But is Dover Mountain really the sylvan sanctuary of Alisha's daydreams? For although Alisha and Jared appreciate the love of God and neighbor that village life embodies, Dover Mountain incorporates darker elements, as well. Elements such as unwanted pregnancy, drug abuse, violence and blackmail. Together, Alisha and Jared must brave the storm and seek the rainbow that follows, in this captivating story of love, loss and faith regained.
A Tender Touch
Policeman Clay Dempsey was good at his job. But after his beloved K-9 partner, Samson, was injured in the line of duty, they both needed a break. That was why Clay had come to Sunset Island. The last thing he was looking for was a beautiful veterinarian in his life -- one with hair dark as night and a gentle touch.

But there she was. Not only could Dr. Fredrica Hayes rehabilitate Samson, but she and her adorable son were doing some healing of his own heart. Surprisingly, most of all to himself, Clay realized that Samson might not be the only one to need this woman's tender touch....
Blessed Bouquets: The Dream Man
Could a businessman convince an ambitious beauty that faith and love could move mountains?
Echoes of Danger
Orphaned and determined to make a life for herself and her vulnerable brother on the Kansas prairie, rancher Dana Barlow couldn't hide from the threats against her. Her enigmatic neighbor Caryn Roark led a powerful cult and would go to any lengths to get Dana's land.

What could Dana do to safeguard herself and everything she loved? Mysterious Irish businessman "Bren" offered her a wealth of possibilities, protection and love. Was he the best of Good Samaritans...or a foe with dangerous secrets?
Once Upon a Christmas: 'Twas the Week Before Christmas
Going home to her grandmother's Louisiana plantation for the holidays was socialite Elise Melancon's plan, but her grandmother's request comes as a shock -- she wants Elise to "reform" a handsome man so he can date another woman! The mixed-up start to the season brings a special lesson for Elise: Sometimes the best present of all doesn't fit in a box.

Deadly Texas Rose
A thug attempted to abduct Julia Daniels at gunpoint in broad daylight. In the very diner where the waitress worked--and across from the sheriff's offi ce. Which meant that whoever was after the widowed mother would stop at nothing. Including shooting a police offi cer. The handsome deputy sheriff who'd taken a bullet for Julia and saved her life vowed to protect her and her traumatized daughter.

First, though, Eric Butler needed the truth about why she'd sought refuge in Wildfl ower, Texas. But how could Julia tell him when it meant putting all their lives in grave danger?

Mountain Sanctuary
Sometimes Stella Forsythe's shaky faith held her back and made her doubt herself...and second chances. Stella ran a B&B in rural Arkansas. That and raising her precious son alone kept her busy. She wasn't looking for romance--then a stranger came to town. 

The rustic inn was the perfect getaway for world-weary cop Adam Callahan. And when he discovered its beautiful owner in distress, he offered his services as Good Samaritan. Everyone needed a helping hand. With a little prayer he hoped they could find solace in their budding love and realize the sanctuary of God's loving arms.
Gift of Wonder
A Church Full of Guests...

But where was Alice Bryson's fiance? He was hightailing it out of the Louisiana bayou, with Alice's heart and the townspeople's trust. So how could she believe in another handsome stranger who vows to rebuild their hurricane-battered community? Yet developer Jonah Sheridan promises to do just that. His motive: a secret--about his infamous biological family, folks Jonah never knew. As a reporter, Alice is determined to uncover it. Until Jonah risks everything by opening up...the first of many gifts of wonder in store for Alice, Jonah and their beloved bayou.
 The Perfect Gift
"Daddy, Can We Keep Her?"

So asks widowed rancher Rory Branagan's six-year-old when they find a pretty stranger sleeping on their sofa. Disoriented after a car accident, Goldie Rios is definitely not staying. It might be Rory's job to rescue wildlife like armadillos and alligators, but damsels in distress are another story. Yet when Goldie's family heirloom locket goes missing, the Branagans spend the holiday season helping her search for it on the farm. And in the process they all find the perfect gift: a family that feels just right.
Hometown Princess
All Cari Duncan has ever wanted is family. Yet her late father chose his new young wife's children over Cari. Surprised -- and hopeful -- when he bequeaths her the old house she grew up in, Cari moves to Knotwood Mountain, Georgia. But she and her stepmother clash the minute she arrives. How can Cari make a fresh start in the small town? The handsome businessman next door, who happens to be the most eligible bachelor, claims to know exactly how. But following Rick Adams's time-tested advice means opening her faith, family and her very own Prince Charming!
Assignment: Bodyguard
Her father will accept only the best for Kit Atkins's protection. So when Kit is threatened, he calls on Shane Warwick, a CHAIM agent. Shane is calm, capable, protective -- and way too charming for Kit's peace of mind. Yet despite her protests, Shane refuses to leave her side. As they hide out at a remote Texas ranch, a powerful bond grows between them, even as danger rises. Connections to the mysterious death of Kit's late husband reveal old betrayals. Suddenly, Kit's assigned bodyguard is the only person she can trust.
The Soldier's Mission
Counseling is more than Laura Walton's job -- it's her calling. So when Luke Martinez hangs up abruptly after calling the hotline where she works, Laura won't let it go. She tracks Luke to the Grand Canyon, little knowing she's walking into a heap of trouble. Laura's not the only one tracking Luke, and while she came to help him heal, his other pursuer has murder in mind. Luke thinks he has nothing left to lose until Laura makes him believe -- and love -- again. Just in time, too, since he'll need all his faith to face this last enemy.
Hometown Sweetheart
Once Upon a Time in Georgia...

Seven unruly kids have moved next door to Simon Adams's mountain cabin. On a church retreat, these rambunctious rascals and their perky teacher, Shanna White, prove to be too much for one reclusive craftsman to handle. Plus, they're a big reminder of everything Simon lost, especially his chance for marriage and family. All he wants is to be left alone, but soon he's drawn in by the kids' shenanigans -- and by Shanna herself. Can a brooding mountain man and a sweet lady live happily ever after?
Sweetheart Reunion
The last person Alma Blanchard expects to waltz into her bayou cafe is Julien LeBlanc.

If seeing him again weren't painful enough, her handsome ex-beau announces that he aims to settle down with her. The boy she broke up with in high school was not the settling-down type! As his courting continues, though, Julien softens her heart with his devotion and faith. But how can she ever forgive him and put aside her fear that he'll break her heart again?

Alma has always believed a happily-ever-after just wasn't meant for her. What will it take for Julien to prove her wrong?
 The Diamond Secret
He's a pirate, an adventurer -- and Esther Carlisle has just let him into her New Orleans antiques shop. Cullen Murphy claims he knew Esther's late father…and that her wild-dreaming daddy discovered the true location of the legendary chocolate diamond. Esther knows she should show the handsome treasure hunter the door. And she will. In a minute. Everything changes when gun-wielding thugs barge in and start shooting. Esther may not trust Cullen, yet staying at his side is the only way for her to find the diamond first -- and stay alive.

But some treasures can be found only with the heart….
In Pursuit of a Princess
Princess Lara Kincade returned home to New Orleans to continue her late husband's humanitarian work. She also hopes to force his killer out of hiding. But a priceless painting has put her plans—and life—at risk. Embroiled in a deadly art scandal, Lara must depend on handsome photojournalist Gabriel Murdock to help her expose a murderer. Gabriel's determination to keep her safe has softened her heart to love's possibilities again. Somewhere among his photos lies the identity of the murderer, but can they uncover the killer before this heist turns deadly?
Forced Alliance

By-the-book FBI agent Josie Gilbert has no business falling for her confidential informant, but she can't walk away. She needs this case—her career needs this case. And suave thief turned FBI asset Connor Randall is too deep in the mob syndicate to pull out now. But when the crime boss they are trying to take down becomes a target himself, Josie is forced to take Connor into hiding without blowing his cover. Now, dodging hit men and fighting a perilous attraction, she has to make a life-and-death decision. Can she trust the man who has stolen her heart…or is he working one last con?
In the Garden Series
Book 1: When Love Came to Town
As far as Mick Love was concerned, the tornado that had devastated tiny Jardin, Louisiana, had nothing on the  tempestuous, wildly beautiful Lorna Dorsette. Mick had come all the way from Mississippi to help restore her aunt's ruined plantation--not for a whirlwind romance with a fiery, Bible-quoting blue blood who had more secrets than the murky bayou...
After praying for help in the wake of the storm, Lorna was convinced Mick's tree service was heaven-sent. As for her rugged rescuer, she had every intention of restoring his faith and resisting his charms...
Book 2: Something Beautiful
Women had been Lucas Dorsette's passion, but on glance at Willa O'Connor, and he knew he would give anything to love and protect her. Yet she was keeping a secret from him, a secret he was afraid she might lose her life to.
There had been too many disappointments in Willa's life for trust. But there was something about Lucas's mischievous grin and warm eyes that made Willa want to trust her deepest secrets--and her heart--to him. But could she help Lucas believe that miracles and love still happen?
Book 3: Lacey's Retreat
Gavin Prescott hadn't had time to blink before he ran into the quaint New Orleans church, clutching a knife wound. There, he saw the answer to his prayers, lost in a world of hurt. Lacey Dorsette York had been minding her own business, asking God for peace Gavin only dreamed about. Lacey caught Gavin in her arms, took him under her wing--and into her loving heart. He knew this beautiful woman had appeared in his life for a reason, but did God want him to lead her into dangerous territory...or show her the path to true love and their very own happily-ever-after?
Texas Hearts

Book 1: A Certain Hope
When tragedy loomed near, April Maxwell left life in a big city and came home to tend to her father. Her faith and belief in happy endings all but destroyed, April threw herself into working her father's ranch. But as she struggled with this new life, she found herself headlong in a romantic attachment she never thought possible.

Rancher Reed Garrison resented April's leaving Texas so long ago, but he loved her still. Now Reed wanted her to succeed, to recapture her joy and love of God. He hoped the tender feelings between them would grow -- and that this time, April would be willing to put down roots...with him.
Book 2: A Perfect Love
When city gal Summer Maxwell came to visit her family's Texas small town, her car broke down nine miles from her destination. World-weary and lagging in her faith, Summer didn't think things could get worse...until a handsome stranger came to her rescue and opened her eyes to the joy she'd long been missing.

Landscaper Mack Riley's heart ached to see someone as caring and beautiful as Summer so confused about her life. He wanted to admit his growing feelings for her. But would she trust him after a secret from his past came back to haunt him -- or would their love pass every possible test?
Book 3: A Leap of Faith
When her father suffered a heart attack, urban sophisticate Autumn Clancy decided to come home. As she tried to take the reins of her family's firm, she discovered that dear old Dad had hired someone else to handle business -- sweet-talking Campbell Dupree -- who brought out the worst in Autumn...and made her wonder if true love really did exist.

He'd never met a woman more headstrong than Autumn, or more likely to get under his skin. While Campbell tried to charm her, he knew deep down that this was one special lady who deserved the best. Would the good Lord deem him worthy enough to win her heart?
Secret Agent Series
Book 1: Secret Agent Minister
The minister of Lydia Cantrell's dreams had another calling. As his secretary, she knew the church members adored him. But she was shocked to discover Pastor Malone's past as a Christian secret agent. Her shock turned to disbelief when he revealed he'd made some enemies--and that he and Lydia were in danger. 

As the kind, gentle pastor started leading her around corners and through dark alleys, Lydia wondered how she'd get through this. Sure, the stakes were high--and then there was the fact that she was head over heels in love with her secret agent minister.

Book 2: Heart of the Night
Secret agent Eli Trudeau grieved the loss of his wife and baby. Then he discovers his son is alive--and living with an adoptive mother, Gena Malone. Despite the secrets and lies, Eli can't deny the truth: Gena loves the boy. Yet Eli grew up without a father and won't do that to his own child. When someone dangerous comes after them, Eli takes Gena and his son deep into hiding. As he grows closer to them, he discovers that he's more than just a maverick operative. After his dark, troubled past, he's finally found faith and family. And he'll do anything to protect both.
Book 3: Code of Honor
Get in, save the girl and get back out. That was CHAIM agent Brice Whelan's mission. But saving missionary/nurse Selena Carter might be more difficult than expected. Selena's run-in with a drug cartel put the people in her care in danger. Yet the danger doesn't end when Brice brings her home. The counterfeit drugs have entered Georgia, and this time Selena isn't about to run away. Brice's mission hasn't changed; he still needs to keep her safe. And that means staying by her side--whether she wants him there or not.
Related books
Sweetheart Bride
Back Home to The Bayou-
Saying goodbye to Fleur, Louisiana was all part of Brenna Blanchard's grand plan. Coming back to the quaint tiny town after a failed art career and broken wedding engagement, however, was not. When architect Nick Santiago recruits her to help restore a beautiful old mansion, it's just the distraction she needs--and growing close to handsome Nick is an unexpected bonus. Except, he has a heart in need of restoration, too. All business, the only thing Nick can't manage to construct is a life outside work. Unless Brenna can finally help him arrange his priorities--with love as number one.
Bayou Sweetheart
For landscaper Callie Moreau, working in the gardens of Fleur House is a dream come true. Then she meets the owner, a mysterious millionaire with rumors following him wherever he goes. Callie finds herself drawn to Tomas Delacorte in spite of the darkness in his eyes. And Tomas can't resist the joy that Callie brings to his days. He could be the man Callie's always prayed for. But when Tomas's secrets come to light, and the people she's known all her life are threatened, Callie must decide if she can stand by the man who's stealing her heart.
Once in a Blue Moon
Who said life is a beach?

Certainly not Lola Nelson. Her neighbors might be fooled by her not-a-hair-out-of-place appearance.

But alone in bed at night, Lola believes she's lost all the passion in her life since her husband's death. Hoping to rekindle a sense of purpose, Lola resurrects a childhood dream and buys a blue beach house. And then drags three of her fun-loving, margarita-sipping friends out to Gulf Shores, Alabama, for some gossip and good times. 

But even a day at the beach can be disrupted by real life. As Lola's friends discover the missing spark in their relationships, Lola develops feelings for her handsome new neighbor. At his hands, Lola discovers the true meaning of passion. And she finally begins to see that life may not always be a day at the beach--sometimes it's paradise....
Harlequin SuperRomance 
Because of Jane
It's time to change his game plan

Jane Harper has landed the job of a lifetime. The supporting team around Lenny Paxton is desperate to get the star quarterback on the gridiron again. If she can convince him where everyone else has failed, this life coach will finally get the recognition she deserves.

But a high-profile case like this isn't without its pitfalls. The biggest being Lenny. He's stubbornly refusing her efforts, and since they're on his turf, he has home-field advantage. Worse, the spark of attraction between them is very distracting. Good thing Jane is as determined to succeed as he is to resist. Her plan is business first, then pleasure...lots and lots of pleasure!
A Southern Reunion
The story was for her own good. No matter how many times Cal Collins repeats this he still regrets breaking Cassandra Brennan's heart. Yet what choice did he have all those years ago? The truth would have destroyed her family.

But Cassie is back in her South Georgia home once more, and Cal is rethinking that decision. From the moment they meet again all those intense feelings reignite and he wants another chance. First, he'll have to win her trust, which means revealing the truth. Then he can prove that a future with him is for her own good now..
The Life of Riley
Georgia socialite Riley Sinclair is finally embracing the life she wants. But the news of her successful embryo implant pregnancy—her second chance at motherhood—brings her face-to-face with her ex-husband, Jackson. Fine. She knows how to handle him…most of the time. Too bad the unresolved passion is complicating matters. Worse, the problems that pulled them apart are back, too!
Sure, he seems to be handling their relationship differently. But with all that's gone on between them, can Riley really believe he's changed his run-when-things-get-tough habits? Some impressive proof is certainly required. And when Jackson delivers exactly that…well, Riley might have to say yes!
That Wild Cowboy
It was just a kiss… 

TV producer Victoria Calhoun couldn't care less that famous, cocky cowboy Clint Griffin didn't even remember it, much less call her afterward. The kiss meant that much to her, too. And all that baggage doesn't mean she has to like working with him—if you can call it work, watching him parade around on her reality TV show. She won't fall for his charms again, even if Clint is trying to convince her he's much more than his cowboy swagger. Even if the way he looks at her makes her want to believe him. She'll do her job and get out with her heart intact. Her heart, though, seems to have its own ideas…
Cowboy Who Came for Christmas
Multi-Author Series 
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Davis Landing Book 6: Christmas Homecoming
The Gossip Guru
...hears wealthy newspaper tycoon Wallace Hamilton may finally be released from the hospital, after recurring visits following his bone-marrow transplant.

But the juiciest Hamilton news is that Jeremy--who is not Wallace's son--has been in contact with his family again...and he might rejoin Hamilton Media. A certain lovely single mom has been spotted doing holiday volunteer work with the former business tycoon. Perhaps the charms and strong spiritual life of Gabi Valencia helped create this Christmas homecoming for Jeremy.

The Secrets of Stoneley Book 1: Fatal Image
From the desk of Bianca Blanchard
Everything I was raised to believe has been a lie! The photo Lea Santiago gave me of our mothers together--dated a week after my mother's death--and my father's evasions set my legal mind racing, so I hired a detective to investigate my mother's long-ago accident. Turns out she's alive! I've been so thankful for Leo, who has been incredibly supportive. He works for my father, so catering to the boss's daughter is part of his job, but the looks this handsome man give me make me think there's more to our relationship than business.
Reunion Revelations Book 5: A Face in the Shadows
Did he kill Josie Skerritt?
Everyone--including the police--suspected Parker Buchanan of the ten-year-old murder. But Kate Brooks knew the brooding loner couldn't have done it. he was her young son's hero, and Kate had fallen hard for the reclusive author. Town gossips demanded Parker explain the incriminating evidence police found with his initials on it. But Parker couldn't. Kate knew proving his innocence would take all their faith--and fast thinking-- combined. Because the real killer was setting them up for a double murder--their own.
Homecoming Heroes Book 2: Lone Star Secret
David Ryland's final mission is to fly a Middle Eastern orphan to Texas for lifesaving surgery. Yet, the secret awaiting the brave pilot at home requires courage of a new kind. The father David never knew suddenly has a name. A late war hero confessed his parentage in a deathbed letter--a letter that beautiful charity worker Anna Terenkov knows all about. If David can open his heart to the truth, will he also find room there for Anna?
Protecting the Witnesses Book 6: Risky Reunion
As a novice FBI agent, Jackson McGraw was deeply touched by the young single mother--a murder witness--in his protective custody. When her baby girl was almost killed, Eloise fled--selflessly leaving her child in his care with a note to find her a good Christian home. Now, twenty years later, the mob is obsessed with retaliation against the woman whose testimony imprisoned their late don, Jackson is determined to track Eloise down to protect her--and reclaim two decades' worth of love.
Texas Ranger Justice  Book 2: Body of Evidence
The Suspense deepens in book two of this series. In Daughter of Texas, Captain Gregory Pike of the San Antonio Texas Rangers was murdered and an unknown man was found shot beside him. Coma man continues to live and is still unidentified. In book two we find out someone recognized him and said he is Irish. And now another body has been found so we have two murders and one shooting unsolved.

Texas Ranger Anderson Michaels has gone undercover at the Rodgers Exotic Animal Rescue. A man in custody claims that a meeting place has been around the area of the rescue. Anderson did not expect to find such a beautiful woman running the rescue and he quickly found out she was as stubborn as she is beautiful. She is told who he is but everyone else is to know him as the new security expert to help with some vandalism issues they been having at the rescue. Anderson quickly finds himself feeling protective of Jennifer Rodgers.

Jennifer's parents had divorced because her adventure seeking dad found it more important to run after dangerous pursuits than to stay home and love his wife and daughter, on the last trip he had died. She reminded herself of that every time she looked at the handsome Ranger who was in her personal space. When his job was done at the rescue she knew he would go onto the next dangerous mission. She did not want him there or to be afraid of why he was there. She changed her tune after a few attempts on her life, her barn being burned down and other things happening on her land. She kept hoping it was only her cantankerous neighbor on not some dangerous drug cartel. Once they found a body buried by her new area for her gators, she knew it was serious.

Through all the turmoil can Jennifer find her faith in God once again and find it in her heart to believe in love?
 Rocky Mountain Heirs Series Book 3: The Doctor's Family
Arabella Clayton Michaels was the only grandchild to stay in Clayton. She lived in the old Victorian known as “Clayton House.” She was the one who took care of Grandpa George until he died and she led him to Christ. Her husband took off shortly after she gave birth to her triplets, Jessie, Jamie & Julie. Arabella also took in Jasmine Turner after her alcoholic father abandoned her. Jasmine was now engaged to Cade Clayton, from the wrong side of the Clayton tree. The troubles that have followed the Clayton's since the Will continue in this book. And on top of everything else her mother comes to visit, a woman that left 10 years ago and never returned.

Dr. Jonathan Turner has no family but a niece he recently found out about. He has been sneaking around Clayton trying to find out about her. Jonathan left a small town like Clayton to go to Denver and make something of himself, never touching alcohol like his father and brother did. Now that he is getting to know his niece, he is also finding that not all small towns are the same, especially one with a lovely baker and three adorable munchkins.

Texas K-9 Unit Series Book 6: Lone Star Protector
When dog trainer Kaitlin Mathers is attacked, Texas K-9 Unit captain Slade McNeal is determined to keep her-and what's left of his family-safe from harm. But soon Slade realizes nothing's safe, including his dogs, his son or the beautiful woman who's opening his heart. When Slade realizes the enemy might be closer than he ever dreamed possible, he vows to see justice served. But can he save Kaitlin before it's too late to tell her he loves her?
Capital K-9 Unit Series - Book 6: Proof of Innocence by Lenora Worth
Capital K-9 Unit Series - Book 7: Capital K-9 Unit Christmas:
Protecting Virginia by Shirlee McCoy
Guarding Abigail by Lenora Worth
Zondervan Series
A Year of Weddings
Lenora's is Book 5 in this series
Book 1: A December Bride by Denise Hunter
Their first date was spontaneous---neither had a date to a particularly awkward wedding. But what started as a whim has turned into an accidental---and very public---engagement announcement, leaving Layla O’Reilly fit to be tied. Under normal circumstances, Derek Murphy---rich snob and best friend of her cheating ex-boyfriend---would be the last person she’d want to date, much less marry. But the news of their upcoming nuptials has convinced a big client that Layla may be high-society enough to work for his agency---which could put her fledgling home-staging business in the black.Derek Murphy’s pronouncement at the wedding seemed crazy to Layla, but he’s loved her secretly for years, even when she was dating his best friend. He’s sure she’ll never forgive him for the way he hurt her back then. But maybe, just maybe, he can convince her. When Layla agrees to keep up their engagement farce until she’s landed her client, Derek couldn’t be happier. The race is on.For Layla it’s the chance to save her career. But for Derek, it’s the chance to win her heart. If they can make it to the end of the year, maybe she’ll be his December Bride.

Book 2: A January Bride by Deborah Raney
Who can work in a house that's overrun by contractors and carpenters? Not Madeleine Houser, a successful novelist who gladly accepts the help of her octogenarian friend, Ginny, to arrange for a temporary office in the charming bed and breakfast owned by Ginny's friend, Arthur. Maddie’s never met the innkeeper––but a friendship grows between them as Maddie and Arthur leave messages for each other each day. To Maddie’s alternate delight and chagrin, she seems to be falling for the inn’s owner––a man who's likely many years her senior––and who she’s never even met.

Book 3: A February Bride by Betsy St. Amant
In A February Bride by Betsy St. Amant, history repeats itself when this bride runs out of the church on her wedding day---in the same dress that had been passed down for generations and worn by her mom, grandma and great-grandmother who also ran out of their weddings. The heroine struggles to break destructive cycles of the past. Can this bride shuck expectation and discover who SHE is as a bride and in the Bride of Christ? And if she finally walks down the aisle, what dress will she be wearing? Readers will enjoy this novel of redemption centered on a winter wedding.
Book 4: A March Bride by Rachel Hauck
Susanna has found her true prince, and their happily ever after is just around the corner. But when Nate asks her to give up something precious to her, Susanna can’t help but wonder if it’s a sign that their love is not meant to be.
Susanna Truitt (Once Upon A Prince) is three weeks from royalty. She’ll soon marry King Nathaniel II of Brighton Kingdom. But when the government insists she renounce her American citizenship before the wedding, coupled with the lack of involvement by family and friends, her heart begins to doubt whether this marriage is God’s plan for her.
Nathaniel would do anything for his bride-to-be. But he knows his position requires that she give up a lot to be with him. Her life will never be her own — right down to her very identity. When she travels home to St. Simon’s Island, Georgia, right before the wedding, Nathaniel fears she won’t return. Gathering his courage, he devises a plan to win his bride all over again, and together they seek out a kingdom to treasure above all.
Book 5: An April Bride by Lenora Worth
War changes everything . . . even their love.
Bride-to-be Stella Carson can’t wait to marry her longtime sweetheart Marshall Henderson. But Marshall has been away serving his country and after suffering a head wound and being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome, he has distanced himself from Stella by asking her not to visit him in a Washington, D.C. hospital.
Marshall returns to Louisiana just four weeks before the wedding, but as the big day draws near, Stella wonders if the man she’s loved for most of her life still wants to marry her.
 Book 6: A May Bride by Meg Moseley
 She’s prepared for her wedding all her life … but she forgot a few things.
Ellie Martin, a country girl in Atlanta, often de-stresses from city life by tending the flower beds of a church near her apartment. She has dreamed of a traditional wedding all her life, a wedding like the one her younger sister is planning back in their hometown. Their single mom will pay for Alexa’s wedding, but Ellie started her own wedding fund years ago. She only needs to find a groom.
She bumps into a man who’s a guest at a wedding on the church grounds. She’s noticed him around the neighborhood, but today he introduces himself as Gray Whitby. They embark on a whirlwind romance, but her mother doesn’t trust freewheeling men like him. Standing up to Mom leads Ellie to stick up for Alexa too. When Ellie risks her own plans for her sister’s sake, Gray feels betrayed. Will he always play second fiddle?
Will Ellie and Gray reconcile their differences so her dream wedding can come true, or will the romance they’ve begun come crashing down?
Book 7: A June Bride by Mayrbeth Whalen
It takes a reality TV show for Wynne to realize love isn't just a game.
Wynne Hardy never thought she'd get engaged on a reality TV show, but when she met Andy on The Rejection Connection, the two of them hit it off. Now he's asked her to marry him, much to the public's delight and fascination. They're all set to wed on live TV in a seaside ceremony at the height of the wedding season.

But just as Wynne thinks all her dreams are coming true, her ex-boyfriend walks back into her life at the worst possible time. Steve broke her heart years ago, and she's still sorting through her feelings for him. Her heart isn't as clear as her head that it's past time to move on---even though she's engaged to Andy.

At a local TV talk show appearance, Wynne meets Meredith, who won another reality TV show---Marathon Mom---proving herself nothing short of a superhero. As Wynne's beach wedding plans spin out of control, Meredith offers to help, unknowingly stepping on Wynne's secret feelings . . . and exposing some secrets Meredith has been keeping to herself. Can these two reality stars get real about their feelings? Will Wynne go through with her televised wedding and be the perfect June bride the network is looking for?
Book 8: A July Bride by Beth Wiseman
Can she forgive the man who left her at the altar?
Alyssa Pennington dated Brendan Myers for three years before she accepted his proposal. For almost a year, Alyssa's friends and family helped her plan a lovely wedding to take place in the church she'd grown up in. It was the happiest day of her life when she walked down the aisle to be united with the man of her dreams. But when Brendan left her at the altar, Alyssa was consumed by humiliation, embarrassment, and a broken heart that wouldn't allow her to trust anyone. Especially Brendan.

Brendan Myers knows he will spend the rest of his life regretting what he did to Alyssa, the only woman he's ever loved. Without her, his life is empty. In one fateful moment, he'd panicked, destroyed their future, and ruined everything. Now he plans to win her back.

But winning back his bride might prove much more difficult than he can imagine. And even if he does get her to the altar again, will she think turnabout is fair play?
Book 9: An August Bride by Debra Clopton
Kelsey vowed never to love a cowboy again. But then she meets Brent. After a cowboy broke her heart, Kelsey Wilcox traded in her boots for flip-flops and a bistro on the beautiful sandy beach of Corpus Christi. Two years later, still not believing in happy endings, she is about to endure a weekend of torture at her cousin's beach wedding. Not only will she be forced to watch yet another wedding, but her great-aunt and her two best friends—aptly nicknamed "the matchmaking posse of Mule Hollow"—are coming to the wedding, and Kelsey is sure to be on their radar. Brent Corbin has had his share of bad luck with women and isn't looking for love or looking forward to the weekend of wedding festivities as a groomsman for his friend. When he sees a commotion on the beach and what appears to be a mermaid in distress, he doesn't hesitate to dive to the rescue. His attention is instantly captured by the woman he's saved and it turns out they're part of the same wedding party. But the instant Kelsey spots his soaking wet boots she wants no part of him. Thrown together through the weekend, and with the meddlesome encouragement from the matchmakers, Brent is determined to pursue Kelsey and change her mind about cowboys. Sparks fly at this August wedding as Kelsey and Brent dance a rocky Texas two-step toward a beach wedding of their own.
Book 10: A September Bride by Kathryn Springer
Annie's always wanted a home and a family. But will pretending to be a bride get her closer to her dreams?

All Annie Price has ever wanted is a place to call home. Growing up in the foster care system, that dream seemed far away, but now Annie's dream may be coming true. A friend she met in an online book group wants to retire and has offered Annie a fresh start managing her little bookstore. Believing the opportunity is an answer to prayer, Annie packs her suitcase and moves to Red Leaf, Wisconsin.

The residents of Red Leaf welcome Annie into the fold . . . everyone except the bookstore owner's son, Jesse Kent. But Annie refuses to let the handsome deputy keep her from embracing her new home with open arms. She even volunteers to help the local historical society refurbish an old church and agrees to be the 'bride' for a special reenactment celebrating the museum's open house.

Jesse Kent can't believe his mother has handed the keys to her business over to a woman she met on the Internet. Annie's beautiful, of course, and smart as a whip, but what do they really know about her, anyway? What if she's come to their town just for his mother's money? The only way to see if his suspicions about Annie Price are true is to keep a close eye on her---even if it means he has to marry her! Planning their mock wedding will give him the chance to uncover Annie's motive for moving to town. But as the day of the wedding approaches and secrets come to light, Jesse must face the truth. He wants Annie to be his September bride . . . for real. 
Book 11: An October Bride
She wants to make her father's dream come true. She doesn't realize her own dream has been in front of her the whole time.

Emma Tate isn't a risk taker, so everyone in her small Midwest town is surprised when she suddenly becomes engaged to lifelong friend Jake Sawyer. No one but Jake and Emma know the true reason they're getting married---so Emma's dying father can walk her down the aisle.

While Jake and Emma plan an autumn wedding together, it becomes clear that their agreement has a few complications---the biggest being their true feelings for each other. 
Book 12: A November Bride
Can two romantic missteps ever make a lasting forever?
Sadie McAllister is fastidious to a fault---but that serves her well as a personal chef to her clients in Denver. But her earliest attempt at managing romance was a bust when Erik Davis declined her invitation to the school's eighth grade Sadie Hawkins Dance.

Having celebrated the big 3--0 by ending a relationship, Sadie is tired of romantic relationships-by-text. The only man she knows willing to put down his iPhone and have face-to-face conversations with her is Erik. It's time to put a 21st-century twist on the Sadie Hawkins' tradition of a woman going after her man. He may not be the hero of her romantic dreams, but she can propose to Erik and achieve some sort of happily ever after with her best friend.

Erik is good at two things: his freelance job and maintaining casual, no-one-gets-hurt relationships with women. What is Sadie thinking, proposing to him? This is marriage---not a middle school dance. Erik decides to show Sadie what romance looks like when the man takes the lead. And while he's at it, he'll prove just how wrong they are for each other. But when he realizes he's fallen for her, can Erik convince Sadie his just-for-fun dates were the prelude to ''til death do us part"?

1 comment:

  1. Thank you, Judy! I'm honored to celebrate with you!