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  • Infamous

    Infamous

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Spencer, Minerva

    Bridgerton fans and readers of Scarlett Scott, Darcy Burke, and K.J. Jackson won’t want to miss this smart and stirring new holiday love story from the acclaimed author of Outrageous.

    “Riveting, sensual, and intelligent . . . romance readers need this splendid book!” —USA Today bestselling author Vanessa Kelly

    A mean girl reformed . . .
    Once the reigning beauty of her social set, Celia—whom the newspapers dubbed Lady Infamous—has fallen on hard times and is practically destitute, her reputation in shreds. When Celia is forced to attend a society wedding as a companion to an elderly guest, she must confront the clique she once commanded; the gentleman she'd once hoped to marry—who is now wed to a girl Celia relentlessly taunted; and the powerful man who ruined her life a decade before—and is threatening to do so again. . . .
     
    A hero transformed . . .
    Then there is Richard, the studious boy Celia used to ridicule, who is now gorgeous, wealthy, and
    more-than-a-little famous. As a youth, Richard was infatuated with Celia. He still seems intrigued, but Celia has acquired a shocking secret along with her hard-won humility. Will it put an end to the love... more

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  • Lord Grantwell's Christmas Wish

    Lord Grantwell's Christmas Wish

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Gaston, Diane

    He wished to never see her again

    Now he wishes she’ll stay…

    Lord Grantwell hasn’t seen Lillian Pearson since she betrayed him years ago. So when she arrives on his doorstep looking for sanctuary, he’s not inclined to offer it! But when the two orphaned children in his care ask if she can stay for Christmas, how can he refuse? Grant and Lillian discover an intense attraction still simmers between them, and Grant starts to wonder if he has done her a grave injustice…

    From Harlequin Historical: Your romantic escape to the past.

    Captains of Waterloo

    Book 1: Her Gallant Captain at Waterloo
    Book 2: Lord Grantwell's Christmas Wish
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  • Smoky Mountain Danger

    Smoky Mountain Danger

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Arrington, April

    In the mountain wilderness…

    They have only one chance to make it home.


    Taylor Holt was sure she and her rafting group—single dad Will Morgan and his daughter—could make it down the rapids of the Great Smoky Mountains. But when disaster strikes, Will and Taylor must depend on each other to survive. With Taylor’s past still haunting her, can their tentative trust be enough to run a lethal gauntlet of dangers—and survive? more

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  • The Love Hypothesis

    The Love Hypothesis

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Hazelwood, Ali

    The Instant New York Times Bestseller!

    As seen on THE VIEW!

    A BuzzFeed Best Summer Read of 2021

    When a fake relationship between scientists meets the irresistible force of attraction, it throws one woman's carefully calculated theories on love into chaos.


    As a third-year Ph.D. candidate, Olive Smith doesn't believe in lasting romantic relationships--but her best friend does, and that's what got her into this situation. Convincing Anh that Olive is dating and well on her way to a happily ever after was always going to take more than hand-wavy Jedi mind tricks: Scientists require proof. So, like any self-respecting biologist, Olive panics and kisses the first man she sees.

    That man is none other than Adam Carlsen, a young hotshot professor--and well-known ass. Which is why Olive is positively floored when Stanford's reigning lab tyrant agrees to keep her charade a secret and be her fake boyfriend. But when a big science conference goes haywire, putting Olive's career on the Bunsen burner, Adam surprises her again with his unyielding support and even more unyielding...six-pack abs.

    Suddenly their little experiment feels dangerously close to combustion. And Olive discovers that the only thing more complicated than... more

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  • The Gold in These Hills

    The Gold in These Hills

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Bischof, Joanne

    One wild and mysterious ghost town. Two second-chance love stories. And the century-old legacy that binds them together. 

    Upon arriving in Kenworthy, California, mail-order bride Juniper Cohen is met by the pounding of the gold mine, an untamable landscape, and her greatest surprise of all: the kind and loving man who awaits her. But when the mine proves empty of profit, and when Juniper’s husband, John, vanishes, Juniper is left to fend for herself and her young daughter in the dwindling boomtown that is now her home.

    Juniper pens letters to her husband but fears she is waiting on a ghost. Perhaps worse, rumors abound claiming the man she loves could be an outlaw. Surviving in a ghost town requires trusting the kindness of a few remaining souls, including the one who can unlock the mystery of her husband’s disappearance—and Juniper’s survival depends not only upon these friends but also the strength of heart she must fight to maintain.

    Present day. Trying to escape the heartache of his failed marriage, Johnny Sutherland throws himself into raising his children and restoring a hundred-year-old abandoned farmhouse in what was once known as Kenworthy, California, in the San Jacinto Mountains.... more

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  • Best Laid Wedding Plans

    Best Laid Wedding Plans

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Booth, Karen

    Can an unlucky-in-love wedding planner convince a grumpy billionaire that love is real and save her job? Find out in this Moonlight Ridge novel by Karen Booth!

    “You could use a lesson in

    giving in to temptation.”

    But who’s Autumn Kincaid to talk? Her reputation as a wedding planner is on the line after she’s left at the altar. So is her job at Moonlight Ridge—unless she proves herself to grumpy Grey Holloway, whose family owns the resort. Grey doesn’t even believe in true love. She has to convince him romance is real, that all he needs is to give in to the heat threatening to burn them both. Maybe this time Autumn will get her own happily-ever-after…or is this just another best-laid plan?

    From Harlequin Desire: Luxury, scandal, desire—welcome to the lives of the American elite.

    Love triumphs in these uplifting romances, part of the Moonlight Ridge series:

    Book 1: Homecoming Heartbreaker by Joss Wood
    Book 2: Best Laid Wedding Plans by Karen Booth
    Book 3: Just a Little Married by Reese Ryan more

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  • The Wedding Night They Never Had

    The Wedding Night They Never Had

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ashenden, Jackie

    It’s now or never for this royal couple in Jackie Ashenden’s latest dramatic, sexy romance for Harlequin Presents.

    He must take a bride…
    But he already has a wife!

    Charming Prince Cassius wed young Inara Donati to save her from a dreadful forced betrothal. But their arrangement was only on paper. Five years later, after tragedy makes him king, Cassius needs heirs, and for that he requires a real queen!

    Bookish Inara isn’t made for court life. But when Cassius demands a divorce, even she’s surprised by the strength of her refusal—and unfulfilled desire. Yet to find the courage to ask him for a true marriage, Inara must first believe she can be the queen he needs…

    From Harlequin Presents: Escape to exotic locations where passion knows no bounds.
     

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  • The Duke's Disaster

    The Duke's Disaster

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Burrowes, Grace

    She'd fallen.
    And the duke, for entirely pragmatic reasons, would catch her.

    Noah Winters, Duke of Anselm, needs a wife, and Lady Thea should make a good, obedient duchess. Noah prides himself on his practicality, so he's dismayed when his engagement to Lady Thea embroils him in nothing but trouble. Is he courting a duchess of convenience or a ducal disaster?

    Lady Thea has fallen on hard times, and accepts His Grace's proposal because he shows every indication of being a distant and manageable husband. When the duke intrudes into every aspect of Thea's life, and adds humor, tenderness, and passionate kisses to their bargain, Thea must take His Grace firmly in hand...

    \"Grace Burrowes is terrific!\"—Julia Quinn
    \"Smart, sexy, and oh-so-romantic\"—Mary Balogh
    \"Exquisitely crafted, intensely memorable.\"—Library Journal STARRED REVIEW

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  • Secrets in the Sand

    Secrets in the Sand

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Brown, Carolyn

    New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown's Texas twang and inimitable sass shine through in this contemporary romance about winning a second chance with a long-lost love.

    He left her alone in the sand that night
    And has regretted it ever since
    But maybe he can mend it
    If only she'll let him

    Time doesn't heal all wounds... Not when they are deep within the heart like Angela Conrad's. Ten years ago, Clancy Morgan broke her heart and even though she's made a successful life as a musician, she's never gotten over that pain. Angel didn't intend to ever go back home, but when she's invited to return to her hometown to play for the high school reunion dance, she agrees, knowing full well that if Clancy sees her up on that stage, he'll regret the day he ever said goodbye.

    Perfect for fans of:
  • Second chance romances
  • Sweet and sexy, emotional love stories
  • A secret surprise
  • A Southern small-town summer setting come to life
  • Praise for Carolyn Brown:
    \"A delightful journey of hope and healing.\"—Woman's World for The Empty... more

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  • Harlequin Historical August 2021 - Box Set 1 of 2

    Harlequin Historical August 2021 - Box Set 1 of 2

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Brisbin, Terri; Martin, Laura; Dickson, Helen

    Do you dream of wicked rakes, gorgeous Highlanders and muscled Viking warriors? Harlequin® Historical brings you three new full-length titles in one collection!
     
    This box set includes:
     
    THE HIGHLANDER’S INCONVENIENT BRIDE
    A Highland Feuding
    by Terri Brisbin
    (Medieval)
     
    Future chieftain Robbie Cameron must marry his elusive enemy, Sheena MacLerie, to strengthen their clans’ alliance. Uncovering her secrets means earning her trust—but it also ignites a simmering passion!
     
    FALLING FOR HIS PRACTICAL WIFE
    The Ashburton Reunion
    by Laura Martin
    (Regency)
     
    Leo Ashburton needs a bride to claim his inheritance—one who accepts he cannot offer love. Reclusive Annabelle Hummingford is perfect…until she blossoms into a mesmerizing woman Leo must resist falling for!
     
    ENTHRALLED BY HER ENEMY’S KISS
    by Helen Dickson
    (Georgian)

    Their families have been feuding for years, yet Jane desperately needs Lord Francis Randolph’s help! As they reluctantly gravitate toward one another, Jane can’t help being drawn to Francis’s forbidden... more

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  • Surprise Reunion with His Cinderella

    Surprise Reunion with His Cinderella

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Stewart, Rachael

    Can one week in paradise…
    …heal ten years of heartache?
    When the elite M dating agency sends wealthy Freddie Highgrove to the Seychelles for a weeklong “date,” the last person he’s expecting to be matched with is Jasmine Walker, his first love and ex-fiancée! Ten years ago, his family’s expectations for a high-society marriage sent housekeeper’s daughter Jasmine running. Can one week in paradise bring them back together?
    A Billion-Dollar Matches novel
     
    Billion-Dollar Matches quartet
    Book 1 – The Princess and the Rebel Billionaire by Sophie Pembroke
    Book 2 – Surprise Reunion with His Cinderella by Rachael Stewart
    Book 3 – Caribbean Nights with the Tycoon by Andrea Bolter
    Book 4 – Indonesian Date with the Single Dad by Jessica Gilmore
     
    “This is a delightful, moving, contemporary romance…. I should warn you that this is the sort of book that once you start you want to keep turning the pages until you've read it. It is an enthralling story to escape into and one that I thoroughly enjoyed reading. I have no hesitation in highly recommending it….”
    -Goodreads on Tempted by the Tycoon’s Proposal
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  • Cold Case Manhunt

    Cold Case Manhunt

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Night, Jenna

    Until she solves her husband’s murder,

    she’ll stay a target…

    Nothing will stop Cassie Wheeler, bounty hunter and owner of Rock Solid Bail Bonds, from tracking down her husband’s killer when new information surfaces—not even being hunted herself. Her employee Leon Bragg vows to have her back, sticking beside her as they follow increasingly dangerous leads. Because someone wants this five-year-old case to stay cold. Someone who’ll kill again to keep secrets hidden…

    ROCK SOLID BOUNTY HUNTERS ROMANCE

    From Love Inspired Suspense: Courage. Danger. Faith.

    Rock Solid Bounty Hunters

    Book 1: Fugitive Chase
    Book 2: Hostage Pursuit
    Book 3: Cold Case Manhunt more

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  • Taming the Hot-Shot Doc

    Taming the Hot-Shot Doc

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Carlisle, Susan

    He’s lost everything…
    Dare he risk his heart?
    When renowned Chicago surgeon Matt Chapman agreed to testify against a notorious crime family, he lost his family, his fiancée and his career. Now he hopes to start again in an idyllic Mississippi town. But his efforts to keep to himself are threatened by his new boss, Dr. Shay Lunsford, who seems just as alone as he is. Dare Matt get closer to Shay and risk his heart again?
     
    “Ms. Carlisle wrote a wonderful, flirty, and enjoyable romance that should not be missed. She provided a tale rich with emotions, sizzling chemistry, vivid scenic descriptions, and realistic characters…. I highly recommend Reunited with her Daredevil Doc to other readers.”
    -Goodreads
     
    “…Susan Carlisle was quick to nab my heart in The Single Dad’s Holiday Wish. Great character interaction, several medical situations to heighten the drama and so many instances of pure holiday joy made this story a winner from start to finish! I highly recommend this book….”
    -Goodreads
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  • Follow Her Heart

    Follow Her Heart

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Perry, Marta; Lynn, Jill

    Between love and family?

    Heart of the Matter by Marta Perry

    Reporter Amanda Bodine longs to prove herself with a serious front-page story. But then her own family becomes newsworthy. Suddenly her boss, Ross Lockhart, is sitting beside her at Sunday dinner, interviewing her relatives. And he almost seems…like part of the family. Until she realizes he's after information that will tarnish the Bodine name! Time to teach the boss about the real heart of the matter: love.

    FREE BONUS STORY INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME!

    Her Texas Family by Jill Lynn

    When Lucy Grayson agrees to take a job in Dr. Graham Redmond's office, the two instantly clash. But when Lucy begins teaching the widower’s little girl to dance, Graham soon realizes how good Lucy is for his daughter—and for him. Yet his late wife's parents don't agree. He can't let his daughter lose her grandparents…but he also can't lose the woman who could complete their family.

    Previously published as Heart of the Matter and Her Texas Family more

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  • Deliver Us from Evil (Deliver Us from Evil Trilogy Book Three)

    Deliver Us from Evil (Deliver Us from Evil Trilogy Book Three)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   James, Monica

    Monsters are real…and that monster is me.

    I’ve surrendered. I have no other choice.

    With Babydoll gone, I’m going to do whatever it takes to find her.

    I will lie.
    Cheat.
    Murder…and I’ll do so with a smile.

    I’ll even sell my soul to the devil…because that’s who my father, Sean Kelly, is. He won’t stop until Belfast is his. He knows I’m at my breaking point. Just how far will he push until I lose myself to the darkness for good?

    But I’m prepared to give it all away. She’s all that matters.

    However, this life isn’t done with me yet.

    A startling secret threatens to destroy me, and a new player is introduced into the game. I don’t know if he is a friend or foe. What I do know is that he has the power to change the world as I know it.

    He wants what is mine.
    My kingdom.
    My name.
    And my legacy.

    But I am Puck Kelly—and every monster is scared of somethin’…and that somethin’ is me.

    No more hiding in the shadows because I’m huntin’ youse, and this time, I won’t lose.

    Run, wee monsters, run.

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  • Last Guard

    Last Guard

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Singh, Nalini

    An instant New York Times bestseller!

    New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh returns to a world devastated by change in her award-winning Psy-Changeling Trinity series, where two people defined by their aloneness hold the fate of the Psy in their hands. . . . 

    Termed merciless by some, and a robotic sociopath by others, Payal Rao is the perfect Psy: cardinal telekinetic, CEO of a major conglomerate, beautiful—and emotionless.

    For Canto Mercant, family and loyalty are everything. A cardinal telepath deemed “imperfect” by his race due to a spinal injury, Canto cares for the opinions of very few—and ruthlessly protects those he claims as his own. Head of intel for the influential Mercant family, he prefers to remain a shadow in the Net, unknown and unseen. But Canto is also an anchor, part of a secretive designation whose task it is to stabilize the PsyNet. Now that critical psychic network is dying, threatening to collapse and kill the entire Psy race with it.

    To save those he loves, Canto needs the help of a woman bound to him by a dark past neither has been able to forget. A woman who is the most powerful anchor of them all: Payal Rao. Neither is ready for the violent inferno about to ignite in the PsyNet . . . or... more

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  • The Lost and Found Necklace

    The Lost and Found Necklace

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Leaman, Louisa

    A charming story of a wayward family heirloom, second chances, and true love. A perfect, feel-good summer read!

    Jess has always loved taking chances, but after a terrible accident, she's ready for a quieter life. No more unsuitable boyfriends or unsafe adventures. More time with Tim, her dependable boyfriend who seldom surprises her.

    More time with family, like her ailing grandmother, Nancy, who wants Jess to bring home the lost vintage necklace that has been in their family for generations. The delicate moonstone pendant features a flutttering butterfly, and some say it has a history of leading its wearer to her soul mate. Jess isn't sure about that, but the necklace belongs to the Taylor women, and she's determined to bring it home.

    All Jess has to do is bid on it at a local auction. But when a rival bidder outplays her and sweeps the necklace off the table, Jess finds herself face-to-face with a charming straanger who has his own reasons for wanting the necklace. He might be willing to part with it, if Jess will have dinner with him...

    Desperate to bring back the necklace before her grandmother's health gets worse, Jess has no choice, even if her boyfriend objects. She has to bring the necklace home, no matter what it does to her own... more

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  • Incense and Sensibility

    Incense and Sensibility

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dev, Sonali

    \"Incense and Sensibility is a tender, well-crafted novel, as much about finding purpose as it is about falling in love. Dev writes with such rare empathy and humor that I often found myself holding my breath on one page only to be giggling by the next. This is the kind of book you finish with a whole-body, happy sigh and a warm ache in your chest where the characters will live on. Yash and India’s story will stick with me for a long time.”— Emily Henry, New York Times bestselling author of Beach Read

    Yash Raje, California’s first Indian-American gubernatorial candidate, has always known exactly what he wants—and how to use his privileged background to get it. He attributes his success to a simple mantra: control your feelings and you can control the world. But when a hate crime at a rally critically injures his friend, Yash’s easy life suddenly feels like a lie, his control an illusion. When he tries to get back on the campaign trail, he blacks out with panic.

    Desperate to keep Yash’s condition from leaking to the media, his family turns to the one person they trust—his sister’s best friend, India Dashwood, California’s foremost stress management coach. Raised by a family of... more

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  • The Blood Burns in My Veins

    The Blood Burns in My Veins

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Derr, Megan

    The House of Ferro has dominated the city-state of Verona since its creation, made mighty by their magia del ferro, financial acumen, and ties to the imperial throne. The House of Ishikawa arrived on Verona's shores a few years later, made powerful and wealthy by way of their rare, priceless magia d'acqua. A short time later, murder and vengeance exploded into a feud that has lasted for generations—and by decree of Hardegin-principe, will end now or else.

     

    Royal decrees cannot so easily quell generations of hate and bloodshed, but ancient feuds cannot stop love. Determined to be together, young Ferro Carac and Ishikawa Arata decide to run away and leave their families behind. But on the night they depart, Arata is murdered, and Carac is wrongfully blamed for it, betrayed by everyone he trusted.

     

    Fifteen years later, Carac is long dead of disease while in prison, and Verona is abuzz with nervous excitement over the betrothal of Ferro Selinah to Ishikawa Naoki. Unhappy with the pending marriage, Naoki spends most of his time drinking and sleeping. On the way home from a bar one night, accompanied by the sister come to drag him home, they are attacked by a bandit—and saved by an intriguing man who goes by the name of Dante…
     

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  • Beard in Hiding

    Beard in Hiding

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Reid, Penny

    Propositioning the Iron Wraiths’ money man seemed like a good idea at the time…

    Diane Donner—recently divorced pillar of polite society—is craving danger. She’s tired of playing it safe and she knows just the sexy criminal motorcycle man to proposition for a good time. Problem is, she doesn’t actually know his name.

    Jason “Repo” Doe never takes risks. So when the queen of local commerce walks into his club, looking to get risky and frisky, Jason knows the smartest thing to do is save himself a headache while saving the new divorcee from her worst impulses.

    But then one thing leads to another, and the memory of just-one-night doesn’t feel like enough.

    Theirs is a story with no future, because how can a dangerous criminal win (and keep) a queen?

    ‘Beard In Hiding’ is book #4.5 in the Winston Brothers series, is a full length contemporary romantic comedy about two lost souls in their 40s, and can be read as a complete standalone (I promise).

    THAT SAID, if you want to get the full immersive Green Valley world experience, maybe read ‘Truth or Beard,’ ‘Beard Science,’ ‘Engagement and Espionage,’ and ‘Marriage and Murder’ first.

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