Contemporary Romances With Heart


Hometown Alaska Men Series

Book One

Television production manager Starlene White has spent her life trying to overcome what she calls her “white trash” childhood. Born to a mother that changed husbands like most people change their toothbrushes, and after having raised her three younger siblings, she’s made a vow to never marry, or have children. For Star, family is overrated—big time.

When Star receives a letter from her childhood nemesis, Cade O’Brien, asking her to come to Alaska to remove her deceased aunt’s possessions from her mobile home, a mobile home that sits on O’Brien land, Star’s first thought is to refuse. Cade made her childhood a living hell. She never understood why he disliked her so much, and the last thing she wants is to comply with his wishes. However, business takes her to Seward when her television show Update This! begins a series of home makeovers, using the homes of single Alaska men. Hoping to kill two birds with one stone, Star heads home.

Cade O’Brien has always wanted a big family. A widower, struggling to raise his three kids while running a bed and breakfast/charter fishing business, he has his hands full. When he sends Star a letter, asking her to empty out her aunt’s place, he’s surprised when she shows up. And he’s even more surprised by the guilt and regret he feels at the way he treated her when they were kids. Cade sets out to make amends with Star.

But old hurts die hard, and Star is slow to warm to Cade, and even slower to warm to his kids. Yet, Cade refuses to give up, especially when he knows in his heart that this hometown girl is the girl of his dreams.

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Book Two

Everyone loves an Alaska man, especially when he’s the hometown hero…

The victim of a relentless stalker, Las Vegas burlesque dancer Tawney O’Hara leaves her life behind, heading home to the small Alaska town that once shunned her and her family. She’s learned the hard way that she can’t trust anyone, including the police. The last thing she wants or needs is a man in her life.

After being tortured and nearly killed while working undercover, Rick Tabor quit his dangerous job as an undercover police detective in Seattle and has now taken a job as a bartender in his home town of Seward, Alaska. Needing the slower pace, the room to breathe, he’s caught off guard when Tawney O’Hara returns to town. Tawney, the wildest girl in his class at school, the girl he almost married. Right away Rick realizes that Tawney doesn’t fit in this town and he begins to suspect there’s more to her story than the need to be with her family.

But Rick has no idea just how much trouble Tawney is in. And Tawney is afraid to trust anyone, especially the ex-police officer who once stole her heart, then left her at the altar. Yet, the more they are together, the more they can’t deny the attraction between them. But it’s not until they are put in jeopardy that Rick and Tawney realize they must trust each other or be torn apart forever.

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Book Three

He broke her heart once…

Ruby Cooper has spent her adult life trying to forget a one night stand with hometown golden boy Dane Anderson, a night that left Ruby pregnant and alone. Now, ten years later, Ruby’s number one goal is to find the daughter she was forced to give up.

When a cruel twist of fate reunites Dane Anderson with the daughter he gave away, he has no choice but to put his own dreams on hold to raise her. Resigned to the life he leads, Dane’s upset when Ruby returns to town, determined to insert herself in their daughter’s life.

Forced to co-parent, Ruby and Dane can’t deny the physical attraction between them, but remembered heartbreak and trust issues divide them over and over again.

In the end, will Ruby and Dane finally take a chance on love and learn to trust their hearts. or will they be torn apart forever?

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Book Four

A blizzard, a baby, four sisters held hostage…

Newlywed Tawney Tabor is at a crossroads. Feeling pressured by her husband, Rick, to get pregnant, she needs some space. Thinking some girl time with her three sisters is just what she needs, she plans a girl’s weekend at her cabin—a weekend packed with enough Christmas cheer that she’d do Santa himself proud.

But things go awry when a blizzard traps Tawney, a very pregnant Star, Ruby and Brandi in the cabin with two armed fugitives. When it seems like things can’t get worse, Star goes into labor.

Determined to get her sisters home for Christmas, Tawney does whatever it takes to survive, realizing that what she suddenly wants most of all is to get home to Rick, because for Tawney, being with her husband, starting a family with him, would be the best Christmas gift of all.

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Cowboy-Cover-WebsiteAfter an accident, professional bull rider Colton Tyler wakes up to find six years missing from his life. Colton doesn’t remember he divorced his wife. Hi doesn’t remember he’s a bull riding champion, a rich man. Needing answers, he seeks out the one person he loves and trusts, his ex-wife, Jenna Tyler.

Emergency room nurse Jenna Tyler isn’t surprised when Colton shows up in her ER, but she’s shocked when she discovers that he believes they are still married. Years ago, Colton killed their love when he left her and their unborn child to pursue his career. Still recovering from a broken heart, Jenna doesn’t need or want Colton back in her life.

But when Jenna discovers her daughter’s name tattooed on Colton’s wrist, she knows she must spend time with him, because if there is the smallest chance Colton loves their daughter, Jenna will do anything to give her little girl the father she deserves, no matter the risk to Jenna’s own heart.

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Loving-Cover-WebsiteThe citizens of Fortune, WA are shocked when former town bad boy Jace Stone buys the small town. Everyone wonders how Jace can come back, especially after getting Fortune’s golden girl Glory Moon pregnant, then leaving her alone to raise their autistic son. No one is more shocked than Jace when he discovers that Glory kept the baby she’d promised to give up for adoption ten years ago.

Seriously in debt, Glory and her son are one step away from food stamps and welfare. When Jace suggests a business arrangement–marry him and he’ll pay off her debts and get their son the finest medical care and private school money can buy, Glory has no choice but to accept his proposal.

But Jace’s proposal comes with a price, and love is never simple—especially when the heart is involved.

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Harvest-Cover-WebsiteAmong the grapes they discovered a passion for the land and a passion for each other

Nico Delrosario will do anything to hold onto the vineyard he loves, even charm his new boss, a woman determined to sell the vineyard to the highest bidder.

For Danielle Whitney, selling the vineyard is her only option. Haunting memories of the past and worries for her son’s future make it impossible to stay, even when she discovers she’s falling in love with Nico.

But the tables turn, and Nico, unable to resist Danielle, soon finds himself the victim of his own plan. When the truth shatters their fragile trust, Nico must win Danielle back, because to lose this game will cost him more than the land he loves, it will cost him his heart.

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It’s taken Clea Rose ten years to get over the one night she spent with bad boy Nick Lombard—a night of teenage passion that produced her son, and sent Nick to prison for murder. Now, with her life finally back on track, Clea’s about to marry a wonderful man and leave town for a promising career in New York. The last thing she expects is Nick’s return and the intense feelings he stirs within her.

Sent to prison for a murder he didn’t commit, Nick Lombard comes home to the tiny town of Port Bliss to attend his mother’s funeral, but he doesn’t count on running into Clea. Seeing her reminds him of everything he’s tried to forget, and everything he longs to remember. When Nick learns Clea is about to marry the man who sent Nick to prison, he knows he must stay and fight for the family he was forced to leave behind.

Against all odds, Nick and Clea must find their way back to the summer they were young lovers on the beach in Port Bliss, realizing that together their love is strong, strong enough to survive anything, even the web of lies that separated them ten years ago.

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Short Stories


What happens when two desperate people suddenly find themselves alone in an isolated cabin?

Kristi Palmer has reached a crossroads in her life. She heads to her beach cabin, hoping to find answers in the endless ocean waves, but instead she finds herself held hostage by a desperate man, a man on the run from the law.

But things aren’t always cut and dried and a night of fear slowly turns into a night of shared dreams, and finally, passion.

In the end, just one night will change Kristi forever. 

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