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Expecting a fortune

Expecting a fortune

Expecting a fortune: "His poison pen ... would soon be Cupid's arrow! Bea Fortune vows that she'll be the most-talked-about restauranteur in Chatelaine. But when her opening night's sabotaged and she's skewered in the local paper, those dreams take a...

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Rescued by the Australian GP

Rescued by the Australian GP

An ER nurse to redeem him: "Flying EMT Tate is the new guy in town, but he won't be staying long. Grief and guilt keep this ex-military medic on the move. Inadvertently becoming ER nurse Madi's date to a charity auction should change nothing...but that's...

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Baby protection mission

Baby protection mission

Baby protection mission: "When a baby is targeted, can a K-9 team keep him safe?When his sister is kidnapped, rancher Cade McNeal will do anything to prevent his baby nephew from being next. Now Officer Ashley Hanson and her K-9 partner are on the case, and...

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Tracking the truth

Tracking the truth

Rocky Mountain survival: "Running from unknown enemies...but the wilderness is no refuge.Narrowly escaping death after being attacked, photojournalist Kylie Robertson flees to the mountains with her ex, former Navy SEAL Josh Harvath. She doesn't know who's...

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The Earl's Cinderella countess

The Earl's Cinderella countess

The Earl's Cinderella countess: "The one match she doesn't want to make... The Earl of Fleetwood was Eleanor St. Aubin's first love, but being a mere vicar's daughter held her back from admitting her feelings. Now a successful matchmaker, the prospect of...

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Crash landing

Crash landing

Cold murder in Kolton Lake: "A cold case investigation leads to red-hot danger. Reviewing a murder from twenty years ago, FBI Special Agent Scott Lynley needs the last person to see the victim alive. Still haunted by her aunt's death, FBI Victim Specialist...

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The Maverick's marriage deal

The Maverick's marriage deal

The Maverick's marriage deal: "Rancher Shep Dalton was just eighteen when told his high school friend Rylee Parker he'd marry her, if they hadn't found spouses by thirty. Those twelve years went by in a flash, and what started out as a joke has suddenly turned...

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The buried  by Lisa Childs

The buried

Lisa Childs

"State trooper Mae Montgomery investigates a murder at her former sister's wellness retreat center Halcyon Hall, now run by the father of her sister's child who she believes contributed to her sister's death."--Publisher.

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Nine rules to break when romancing a rake  by Sarah MacLean

Nine rules to break when romancing a rake

Sarah MacLean

"Lady Calpurnia Hartwell has always followed the rules, rules that have left her unmarried - and more than a little unsatisfied. And so she's vowed to break the rules and live the life of pleasure she's been missing."--Publisher.

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Love in tandem  by Becca Kinzer

Love in tandem

Becca Kinzer

"After a failed engagement and her mother's battle with cancer, Charlotte Carter's life is finally turning around now that she's landed a dream job teaching music. What she didn't see coming was the imminent closure of the school's music program. She's...

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Bloodlust blues  by Luanne Bennett

Bloodlust blues

Luanne Bennett

"Welcome to Crimson, Georgia. I'm Charley--reluctant witch, and owner of the best bar in town. Everyone's welcome at the Stag--vampire, wolf or human. As long as they don't make trouble. Or ask too many questions about what we're selling out of the back room....

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The fixer upper by Phoebe MacLeod

The fixer upper

Phoebe MacLeod

"Finding a man is like buying a house: sometimes you have to look beyond the exterior to see the potential underneath. As an estate agent, Alex's job is to create happy-ever-afters. It's just a shame she can't work the same magic on her own life. Her long-term...

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Secrets and sunshine by the Sunflower Cliffs  by Georgina Troy

Secrets and sunshine by the Sunflower Cliffs

Georgina Troy

"When shoe designer Paige Bingham is jilted she decides to enjoy her honeymoon-for-one in Sorrento. What she doesn't expect is to meet a mysterious entrepreneur, Sebastian Fielding, when she gets there. He helps ease the sting of rejection as he introduces her...

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A new arrival in Borteen Bay  by Morton S. Gray

A new arrival in Borteen Bay

Morton S. Gray

"Skye knows it's now or never. It's time for her to reveal herself to the father she's never met. So she hops on a plane from Dublin to the English seaside town of Borteen. But between the father she's just getting to know and her worried mother, Skye realizes...

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A Christmas escape to Arran  by Ellie Henderson

A Christmas escape to Arran

Ellie Henderson

"From living the high life to hitting rock bottom in the space of a few hours . . . Marketing guru Amelia has it all. She's tied the knot with Declan, the love of her life, ready to start their perfect future together in London after an idyllic honeymoon in...

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Recipe for Mr Christmas  by Anni Rose

Recipe for Mr Christmas

Anni Rose

"Sometimes second chances take a little time . . . Susie Keane is mourning the death of her husband. They had a wonderful forty years of marriage, but now she's unsure of what to do with her life. Then the arrival of the annual Christmas card from the...

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The Sea Sisters Swimming Club  by Sue McDonagh

The Sea Sisters Swimming Club

Sue McDonagh

"Fifty-year-old police officer Fran Doherty thought she had a good few years left in her. But if a heart attack while dancing the night away at a disco in a sequin dress isn't a sign to slow down, then she doesn't know what is . . . Fran's waved goodbye to the...

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Summer in your eyes  by Chris Penhall

Summer in your eyes

Chris Penhall

"Travel writer Holly Merriweather knows a fresh start is just what she needs. The break-up with her childhood sweetheart and collapse of their artisan cheese business definitely didn't help in that department. So Holly's thrilled to score her dream job at an...

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Healing hearts in the little village  by Ella Cook

Healing hearts in the little village

Ella Cook

"One broken-hearted city doctor. A countryside surgery in need of a new GP. The perfect love story bound to get your pulse racing . . . Dr Liv Emery is at her wits end. Her perfect life was within her grasp. Instead she's dealing with the fallout of being...

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A summer wedding on Arran  by Ellie Henderson

A summer wedding on Arran

Ellie Henderson

"Three sisters. One wedding. Infinite possibilities . . . On the enchanting Isle of Arran, three sisters find themselves at Meadowbank Cottage, their childhood home. But it's the first time they've been together since their mum died. And now they're back in...

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Bea's magical summer garden  by Kirsty Ferry

Bea's magical summer garden

Kirsty Ferry

"Lilac-haired Bea Appleton can't wait to create a buzz about the honey festival at her fantastic garden. The only thorn in her side is her awful next-door neighbour. Ever since he moved in, he and his poisonous assistant Carla have been complaining about Bea's...

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Sapphire storm  by C. Travis Rice

Sapphire storm

C. Travis Rice

"Ethan Blake has dedicated his life to satisfying other people's appetites. At forty-three, he's finally landed his dream job, head pastry chef at an exclusive resort. Now he's got a jet-setting career that's taken him to romantic locations all over the world....

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Sapphire spring  by C. Travis Rice

Sapphire spring

C. Travis Rice

"Naser Kazemi has never met a problem a good spending plan couldn't fix. But working as the chief accountant for his best friend's resort isn't turning out to be the dream job he'd hoped for. It doesn't help that his fashion designer sister is planning an...

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Love's winding road  by Susan F. Craft

Love's winding road

Susan F. Craft

"When Rose Jackson and her Irish immigrant family join a wagon train headed for a new life in South Carolina, the last thing she expects is to fall for the half-Cherokee wagon scout along the way. But their journey takes a life-changing turn when Rose is...

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The Paris affair  by Victoria Cornwall

The Paris affair

Victoria Cornwall

"Born to a French mother and an English father, Charlotte Bray has always felt like an outsider in her Cornish fishing village. She spends her days on her father's fishing boat, helping to feed a nation at war. But the war brings devastation, and her world is...

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Effie Olsen's summer special  by Rochelle Bilow

Effie Olsen's summer special

Rochelle Bilow

"These childhood best friends swore they'd never speak again. But that was before a surprise summer reunion gives them a chance to turn up the heat. Effie Olsen thought she'd never settle down on the tiny Maine island where she grew up, but she's returning...

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Love you, mean it  by Jilly Gagnon

Love you, mean it

Jilly Gagnon

"Ellie Greco is not happy to be stuck in Milborough. For a few brief, shining years, she managed to get away from her hometown to pursue her dream career - designing beautiful, elaborate costumes for theater - until her father's death five years ago called her...

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Happy medium  by Sarah Adler

Happy medium

Sarah Adler

"Fake spirit medium Gretchen Acorn is happy to help when her best (read: wealthiest) client hires her to look into the unexplained phenomena preventing the sale of her bridge partner's struggling goat farm. Gretchen may be a complete fraud, but she'd like to...

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Marriage reunion with the island doc  by Sue (Susan) author. MacKay

Marriage reunion with the island doc

Sue (Susan) author. MacKay

Marriage Reunion With The Island Doc - Sue MacKay. A second chance in paradise? At a destination wedding, nurse Alyssa is hoping for a stress-free break. But the best man is her ex-husband, island GP Leighton! Their whirlwind marriage collapsed as quickly as...

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Sanctifier  by Meg Smitherman

Sanctifier

Meg Smitherman

"Ru Delara, archaeologist, has finally proven that magic exists. Fen Verrill has vanished in the wake of his dark revelation, leaving Ru with a shattered heart. The cruelly handsome Lord D'Luc now holds Ru and her volatile artifact captive. Meanwhile,...

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Aunt Violet's locket  by Kristin Harper

Aunt Violet's locket

Kristin Harper

"The long, tarnished chain and heart-shaped pendant is heavy in Paige's hand. Carefully prying it open she can just make out the tiny engraving inside. What she reads will change everything she ever believed about her great-aunt Violet, and their family...

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Rush  by Saskia. author. Roy

Rush

Saskia. author. Roy

"A dark romance about desire and obsession, set in the world of Formula 1, for fans of Sylvia Day, Ana Huang, Penelope Douglas and The Idea of You. Lena Aden came to Los Angeles to make it big as a writer. Five years later, she's still chasing the dream and...

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The girl from the Hidden Forest  by Hannah Linder

The girl from the Hidden Forest

Hannah Linder

"Eliza Ellis has stayed hidden in Balfour Forest for as long as she can remember, safe from the cruel world outside. That is, until a handsome stranger named Felton Northwood invades her quiet forest and steals her away. Why does he tell such lies? Why does he...

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Alpha wolf need not apply  by Terry Spear

Alpha wolf need not apply

Terry Spear

"Park ranger and wolf shifter Eric Silver is investigating suspicious wolves in the nations park when he encounters a true rarity - an unmated she-wolf pack leader. Forester Pepper Greystock keeps running into the hot wolf, but she's been burned by one too...

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Sisters in paradise  by Carolyn Brown

Sisters in paradise

Carolyn Brown

"Ophelia Simmons is back home at the Paradise - the former brothel where her mom raised her and six sisters - contemplating her next career move and dodging Great Aunt Bernie's matchmaking attempts. She is about to meet her match in Jake Brennan, the ruggedly...

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Summer at the Santorini Bookshop  by Rebecca Raisin

Summer at the Santorini Bookshop

Rebecca Raisin

"A Greek island holiday. A fake-dating pact. A chance at true love? After losing her job as a book scout, hopeless romantic Evie needs a fresh start. So when she hears that her eccentric grandmother has just taken on a small bookshop in Santorini, Evie jumps...

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Truly, madly, deeply  by Alexandria Bellefleur

Truly, madly, deeply

Alexandria Bellefleur

"Sparks fly when a lovelorn romance novelist and a divorce lawyer agree to cohost a podcast series offering dating advice to viewers"--Provided by publisher.

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Return to Half Moon Farm  by Holly Hepburn

Return to Half Moon Farm

Holly Hepburn

"When Daisy's mother falls ill she is forced to return home. With her twin sons in tow, she moves back to Half Moon Farm, her family's ancient hop farm. But a new life in the Kent countryside isn't necessarily as idyllic as it might seem. Daisy's relationship...

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Undone in the billionaire's castle  by Louise (Romance author) Fuller

Undone in the billionaire's castle

Louise (Romance author) Fuller

"When he issued his impulsive invitation...their passion wasn't meant to last! A devastating injury brought Joan Santos's world crashing down. Until, at a high-society wedding, her raw encounter with brooding billionaire Ivo Faulkner makes Joan feel alive for...

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The king's hidden heir  by Sharon Kendrick

The king's hidden heir

Sharon Kendrick

"Emerald Baker was a checkroom attendant when she spent one mind-blowing night with a prince. Now Kostandin is a king - and he insists that Emmy marry him when she tells him he is a father! For the sake of her son, she'll consider his ruthlessly convenient...

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A diamond for his defiant Cinderella  by Lorraine Hall

A diamond for his defiant Cinderella

Lorraine Hall

"Ultra-rich Spaniard Javier Alatorre's life is exactly how he wants it - before he's named guardian of infuriatingly attractive Matilda Willoughby. If she doesn't say 'I do' before she turns twenty-five, he will have to step in as her husband... Matilda...

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The secret of their billion-dollar baby  by Dani Collins

The secret of their billion-dollar baby

Dani Collins

"Sasha married billionaire Rafael Zamos to escape her stepfather's control. Although is the gilded cage of her convenient union any better? Lost behind their marital façade, Sasha fiercely protects her heart whilst surrendering to her husband's intoxicating...

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Twin consequences of that night  by Pippa Roscoe

Twin consequences of that night

Pippa Roscoe

"Two surprises - lead to one shock proposal! When billionaire Nate Harcourt jets to Spain on business, he runs straight into his electrifying one-night stand from two years ago. Except Gabi Casas now has twins - his heirs! His childhood as an orphan taught...

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Kairos  by Jenny Erpenbeck

Kairos

Jenny Erpenbeck

"Berlin. 11 July 1986. They meet by chance on a bus. She is a young student, he is older and married. Theirs is an intense and sudden attraction, fuelled by a shared passion for music and art, and heightened by the secrecy they must maintain. But when she...

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What is love?  by Jen Comfort

What is love?

Jen Comfort

"What is love? Answer: From the Latin word for crossroads, this is knowledge so common as to be obscure, the pursuit of which engages millions daily. Question: What is trivia? Trivia is the magic in the mundane, the connection in the commonplace, and Maxine...

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Fake it 'til you make it  by Laura Carter

Fake it 'til you make it

Laura Carter

"Can a fake date fix everything? ... On a day Abbey thought would be the best of her life - her boyfriend is surely going to propose tonight, right? - it all falls apart: he tells her he's met someone else. And then to make things worse, she loses her job. In...

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The prince's bride  by Charis Michaels

The prince's bride

Charis Michaels

"Lady Marianne 'Ryan' Daventry was betrothed to an obscure French prince when she was just a baby. Years later, the young prince entered exile and was never heard from again. Lady Ryan considers the betrothal off; she can hardly marry a dead man. Now another...

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Hard knocks  by Ruby (Romance novelist Lang

Hard knocks

Ruby (Romance novelist Lang

"Neurologist Helen Chang Frobisher is on a mission to ban ice hockey to prevent the kind of concussive brain injury that plagues her father. Professional player Adam Magnus is desperately trying to secure his career and his retirement despite his team's dismal...

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Acute reactions  by Ruby (Romance novelist) Lang

Acute reactions

Ruby (Romance novelist) Lang

"Is love the best medicine? Petra Lale knows her job isn't sexy. Being an allergist hardly invites enticing conversation (or imagery). But she's damn proud of the solo practice she's set up, and will do whatever it takes to make it a success.Restaurateur Ian...

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The holiday escape  by Heidi Swain

The holiday escape

Heidi Swain

"Ally and her dad, Geoff, run the family business, a creative retreat, from their home Hollyhock Cottage in picturesque Kittiwake Cove. They give their guests their dream break, but Ally hankers after glamourous city living, fancy restaurants and art...

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Masking her secrets  by Carole Mortimer

Masking her secrets

Carole Mortimer

The duke's Cinderella bride: "Brooding Hawk St. Claire, Duke of Stourbridge, believes Jane Smith to be a mere servant girl - albeit a remarkably attractive one! So when genteel Miss Jane is wrongly turned out of her home for inappropriate behavior following...

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Secrets of Riverside  by Mandy Magro

Secrets of Riverside

Mandy Magro

"After losing her family in a tragic fire when she was a child, Amelia Price has battled to put the shattered pieces of her life back together. Even so, she's never felt like she belongs anywhere, and she longs for stability and love. When a mysterious letter...

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