THE MOM-TO-BE Pregnant and unwed, Julia Richardson now had to tell her proper parents the news. But she couldn't do it without the moral support of her dearest friend, Dallas Parker. So imagine her surprise when the ex-rodeo champ showed up announcing he was the baby's father and proposing marriage! THE RODEO CHAMP What had come over him? Was it Julia's sad eyes or the protective instincts she aroused in him that made the footloose cowboy think of putting down roots? Deep down, though, Dallas couldn't deny that he loved Julia...had always loved her. But how could he convince his proud friend that he wanted to marry her--and not because of the baby?
After Selena Milano adopts sixty pounds of rambunctious puppy, her disorganized household starts to fly apart at the seams. Though her twelve-year-old son, Drew, worships the carpet Axel chews on, their neighbors threaten to get them evicted if their four- legged demolition derby isn't brought under control. Enter dog-Svengali Jack Quinn, the animal behaviorist charged with bringing discipline to their bohemian existence. First he trains their dog, then he charms Drew. Next the headstrong single mom gets an out-of- character urge to invite the handsome Quinn into her home for dinner and maybe a little more. Can this be the end of her precious independence?
A SINGLE BLOOM CAN BLOSSOM INTO A BOUQUET OF LOVE Little Rose made Dr. Fiona Applegate's quiet life complete. And as this single mother raised her adopted daughter, she never expected to want--to need--anyone else. Then handsome Chase Riboud taught Fiona the power of passion...and the price her heart would pay for welcoming a stranger. Yet the ex-military man's mission to claim Rose as his own changed the moment he encountered sweet Fiona. He could never pluck the flower of Fiona's soul, separate mother and daughter. But could this world-weary bachelor dare to embrace the joy of family...and celebrate the child and the woman of his dreams?
Two years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed everything Gabriel Brant and his twin sons had, it seems as if he's still struggling to move on. Coming home to his dad's for Christmas--to stay--is not what he had in mind for his life. This is it: no more charity. Especially not from small-town do-gooder Olivia Marshall, who wants to heal him. The last thing he needs right now is the interference of his boys' softhearted teacher. Or her pity. Love. . . ' That's a whole other story.
She'd risk it all for the bylineMack Whittaker hates the spotlight. As a deputy sheriff in a small town that actually respects his privacy, it's easy to keep a low profile and do his job. So when a smart, sassy reporter rolls into town looking for a good story, Mack is immediately on guard. He'll do everything in his power to keep Chloe Atherton's attention--her intuition--focused on the department. And not on him. But it seems as if the woman will stop at nothing to get her story, even if it means digging into his past. And neither of them realizes that one byline will change more than just their careers. . . .
ONE+ONE+FIVE? He wanted a family of his own. But rancher Hank Whittake figured he'd do it the old-fashioned way: find a woman to share his country life, then conceive their own bundle of joy in a most enjoyable manner. Yet somehow sweet-talking Neesa Little snuck under his guard and he found himself taking in five rambunctious orphans desperately in need of a family....
INTRODUCING THE RESIDENT BACHELOR Rhune Sherman had met his match! The rebel doctor was thinking marriage, and hearts all over town were breaking. But once Tess announced she wasn't looking for a husband, Rhune's seduction would surely halt...or would it? AND HIS INTENDED BRIDE Her own wedding wasn't quite what Tess McQueen had in mind--she'd planned to make Rhune marry her sister. Yet after kissing the would-be groom, Tess didn't know how she'd ever resist him!
She won't be taken for granted!By tossing the laundry out the bedroom window, Chessie McCabe announces to her teenage daughters and her husband, Nick-and the rest of Pritchard's Neck-she's on strike until her needs are met. But who could have foreseen what her personal rebellion would dredge up? Certainly not Chessie.Amy Frazier's follow-up book to The Trick To Getting a Mom, set in a quaint Maine fishing village, is honest, funny and impossible to put down.
SWEET HOPE WEDDINGS Welcome to Sweet Hope, Georgia-where weddings come to those who least expect them! MEET THE BRIDE-TO-BE Belle Sherman decided to live life to the fullest, and moved to Sweet Hope to do just that! But this recently jilted bride had almost given up on finding-and keeping-Mr. Right. AND HER RELUCTANT GROOM? Widower Boone O'Malley had trouble aplenty raising his rebellious daughter. He didn't have time to keep rescuing the new gal in town. But once he held the lovely Belle in his arms, could he ever bring himself to let her go? Bells are ringing for some SWEET HOPE WEDDINGS.
The Child She Never Knew She Had Single mother Meg Roberts had returned to her hometown with one goal in mind. She was convinced her son had a twin, a baby taken from Meg at birth-a child she was told had never existed. And only one man could help her prove otherwise. The Secret Baby Dante Nichellini had loved Meg for years, and finally had his chance to show it. He'd promised to help her locate her child-but at what price? For past secrets were threatening to shatter the happiness he and Meg had found....
There are only two things Brett McQuire cares about: raising his son and keeping the law in Applegate, North Carolina. Then Samantha Weston moves to town, stirring up the locals and putting him to the test. . . as a cop, a father and a man. He's pretty darn sure the alluring llama trekker isn't who she seems. But once he uncovers the secret that's got her on the run, can he keep Samantha--the woman he wants more than anything to stay--from fleeing yet again?
Alex didn't want to be too pushy. She'd heard her dad say Kit Darling was a wild thing, and she knew you had to be patient with wild things or you might scare them off. And she wanted the famous travel writer to stick around. Kit was not only way cool, she actually listened to Alex-and made her dad smile a whole lot. For the first time since her mom died, he seemed really happy.But how was Alex going to make freedom-loving Kit stay in Pritchard's Neck when she was so desperate to get out?
SWEET HOPE WEDDINGS Welcome to Sweet Hope, Georgia-where weddings come to those who least expect them! MEET THE JILTED GROOM: Jacob Matthews would have married his dream bride...except she left him waiting at the altar. Now he finally had the chance to win back the wife and child who should have been his! AND HIS ALMOST BRIDE! Single mom Cathryn O'Malley had a very good reason for jilting her groom-to-be. But returning home meant confronting Jacob. Would this seductive, determined man accept anything less than her "I do"? Will these two get a chance at another SWEET HOPE WEDDING?
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