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A globe-trotting lawyer meets a globe-trotting author and gets more than she bargains for while trying to get him to sign a contract to write a screen play for one of his best-selling novels.
Revisit the Adams Dynasty in this heartfelt story of forgiveness and second chances from New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods.A year and a half ago, a tragic mistake cost single mother Melissa Horton her one true love-and a father for her baby girl. Now Texas rancher Cody Adams was back, shocked to discover he was a parent and determined to make Melissa his wife. But Melissa surprised herself-and him-with her newfound independence. She didn't want just a marriage of convenience. She wanted it all-true love and forever...
Don't miss this fan-favorite tale of long-lost love and second chances from New York Times bestselling author Sherryl WoodsRugged rancher Harlan Patrick Adams has never forgotten his childhood sweetheart, Laurie Jensen. After all, she admitted she loved him...and then left him with no explanation. But then he discovers a photograph of her, clutching a tiny baby...a little girl who has his eyes.Harlan Patrick is going to go to the mother of his child. He'll knock down her door, if that's what it takes. Demand some answers. Claim what is rightly his. Even if it means getting down on one knee and begging her to marry him.
New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods brings together two unlikely lovers on a cold New Year's Eve in this beloved Adams Dynasty story.When single, independent-minded mother-to-be Trish Delacourt went into labor on the side of a snowy road, she swallowed her pride and flagged down the nearest passing motorist. What she hoped for was a Good Samaritan. What she got was rancher Hardy Jones, handsome as sin and sworn to be single. He knew nothing about birthing babies, but he was going to have to take a crash course--pronto!Inveterate ladies' man Hardy never could turn down a beautiful woman, so when the pregnant damsel in distress needed him, he helped deliver her beautiful baby girl. But what was to become of Hardy's no-strings-attached policy? One look at Trish--and her adorable daughter--and he felt a most unfamiliar pull...
Sometimes doing the right thing isn't what you might imagine in this fan-favorite story from New York Times bestselling author Sherryl WoodsHalf virginal innocence, half saucy temptress, willful Lizzy Adams had long since stolen rancher Hank Robbins's heart. And then one night, passion overcame common sense and left them both with a little more than just wonderful memories--and the determination to "do the right thing."For Lizzy, that meant not roping the rugged rancher into marriage. And for Hank, well...what would it take to make the beloved mother-to-be his wife?
THOSE WATKINS BOYS THAT WILDE WOMAN! When handsome single dad Slade Watkins came to town, all Riverton wagered that a wedding was in the offing. The hapless widower hadn't a clue about taming his two rambunctious sons--until pretty Danielle Wilde took the motherless mischief-makers under her wing. A born nurturer, Dani clearly hankered to call the Watkins clan her own. Unfortunately, sexy Slade had vowed never, ever to rewed. Still, the townsfolk knew: once a Wilde woman put her mind to marriage...a man could kiss his bachelorhood goodbye! Watch as three sisters fall in love with the men of their dreams and walk down THE BRIDAL PATH.
Zelda Lane...her very name made the local gossips raise their eyebrows. She'd scandalized an entire town and filled upright Taylor Matthews with enough young love to burst all bounds of propriety. But that was long ago. Now a pillar of the community, Taylor privately rued the day he'd let Zelda go.But not as much as he dreaded her return! Because Zelda was back-as beautiful and bold as ever. She was carrying a torch-as well as a grudge. And from the tips of his polished shoes to the top of his starched collar, Taylor knew he'd never quite gotten her out of his system....
SOMETHING YOU NEVER EXPECTED TO FIND THE DAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS... In the Santa booth... When Amy Riley's son disappears in the mall, Santa-who is actually police officer Nick DiCaprio-comes to the rescue. Whoever said the Big Red Guy wasn't sexy? In the stores... Retail manager Joy O'Connell is fraying at the edges when rheumatologist Ed Hall and his three child-terrors enter her store. Between shopping hell and bah humbug, can Ed uncover the true Joy of the season? And even on TV...! TV reporter Merry Deluca's "'tis the season to be greedy" story is about to get complicated-her new cameraman is recently ex-fiancé Patrick MacFarland! And he's got a whole new angle for her story....
Revisit the Adams Dynasty in this scandalous tale of falling for the enemy from New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods.The wealthy, powerful Delacourts had destroyed her family, and Maddie Kent wanted revenge. So she cozied up to Tyler Delacourt, the dynasty's youngest son. But who knew the last Delacourt bachelor would be so irresistibly seductive? That the devilishly handsome oil scion would shatter Maddie's careful plan?Maddie's new mission was to prevent Tyler from becoming devastated by shocking family secrets. But would he forgive her deception--and could the sins of their fathers be redeemed by a pledge of eternal love?
REVENGE IS SWEET... The wealthy, powerful Delacourts had destroyed her family, and Maddie Kent wanted revenge. So she cozied up to Tyler Delacourt, the dynasty's youngest son. SEDUCTION IS SWEETER... But who knew the last Delacourt bachelor would be so irresistibly seductive? That the devilishly handsome oil son would shatter Maddie's careful plan? LOVE IS SWEETEST! Maddie's new mission was to prevent Tyler from becoming devastated by the shocking family secrets. But would he forgive her deception--and could the sins of the fathers be redeemed by a pledge of eternal love?
Destiny Carlton is finally ready for a little sweet revenge.For twenty years Destiny Carlton has put family and duty ahead of her own hopes and dreams. Now with the orphaned nephews she raised grown and married, it's time for the once free-spirited artist to reinvent herself yet again, this time as a savvy businesswoman out for revenge. Her target-William Harcourt, a man she once loved, a man who now seems hell-bent on destroying her family's business.For William, going after Carlton Industries is a highstakes gamble. He's gotten Destiny's attention, but he's also infuriated her family. Now they stand firmly between him and his real goal-winning Destiny's heart.William has set the corporate game in motion, but suddenly he's playing by Destiny's rules. And when an unpredictable woman's fury has been unleashed, who knows what unexpected twists life might take?
www.SherrylWoods.com#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods brings readers the final chapter of the classic tales of the Devaneys...brothers torn apart in childhood, reunited by love. When a runaway teen surfaces at Molly Creighton's tavern, Daniel Devaney's job as a child advocate forces him to investigate...and to confront his tumultuous past with Molly. Though a tragic loss shattered their relationship four years ago, Daniel is now ready to accept responsibility for their breakup and make a fresh start. Their overwhelming attraction is undulled by time, but Molly fears risking her heart again. Daniel vows to banish the shadows from her eyes and prove he is the man she needs him to be. And with his brothers and parents at last reconciled, Daniel's deepest longing-for family-is almost fulfilled....
www.SherrylWoods.com#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods brings readers two classic tales of the Devaneys...brothers torn apart in childhood, reunited by love. Michael's Discovery For years, Kelly Andrews has waited for her big brother's best friend to notice her. As the physical therapist assigned to his recovery, she's finally getting the chance. But navy SEAL Michael Devaney is broken in body and spirit, and all he sees is himself-as half a man. He's sure he'll never be enough for the beautiful and vibrant Kelly. Can Kelly convince him that he's all the man she would ever need? Patrick's Destiny Devastated by the discovery of a terrible family secret, Patrick Devaney has shut out the world. But enchanting kindergarten teacher Alice Newberry sees the hurt in his eyes and is determined to help Patrick find peace. She knows it will take a lesson in love and forgiveness to coax the brooding fisherman out of hiding. Soon, Patrick begins to hope, but before he can truly claim Alice as his own, he has to face the greatest challenge of his life-his past.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods brings readers two classic tales of the Devaneys...brothers torn apart in childhood, reunited by love Ryan's Place Abandoned by his parents and separated from his brothers, Ryan Devaney doesn't believe in love. Until Maggie O'Brien storms into his Irish pub and her bright smile and tender touch have him reconsidering. The beautiful redhead warms his frozen spirit and awakens forgotten dreams-like the desire to search for his long-lost brothers. Will he dare to believe there's a place for them in happily-ever-after? Sean's Reckoning Son of a shattered family, fireman Sean Devaney knows love never lasts, so he refuses to chance it. Then he meets single mom Deanna Blackwell, who has just lost everything in a devastating fire. Despite the warning in Sean's head, he's drawn to protect the stunning woman and her son. Sean may be tough enough to storm burning buildings...but is he brave enough to risk building a family of his own?www.SherrylWoods.com
#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods tests the strength of the beloved O'Briens and proves that love and family can always triumph! When former pro football quarterback Aidan Mitchell comes to Chesapeake Shores to take a high school coaching job, he's embraced by the town-especially the O'Briens. But Aidan has a secret that could alter all their lives. For wounded Liz March, who's trying for a fresh start after a devastating betrayal, taking a chance on Aidan may be more than she can handle. Her heart, however, refuses to listen to her head. But just when forever seems within reach, Aidan's secret threatens to change everything. Does this tempting stranger who's made her feel alive have the power to convince her to look beyond the past and reach for the future?
Single mom Heather Donovan's dreams of home and family are tantalizingly within reach when she settles in Chesapeake Shores. The welcoming arms of the boisterous, loving O'Brien clan embrace her and her son. But accepting their support seems to further alienate her son's father, Connor O'Brien. His parents' divorce and his career as a high-powered divorce attorney have left him jaded about marriage.Then everything changes. Will the possibility of a future without Heather make Connor look at love and his career differently? Heather's just about given up on her old dreams-of love, of family and especially of Driftwood Cottage, the home she secretly wishes were hers. It's going to take a lot of persuasion-and some help from the O'Brien family-to make Heather believe that some dreams are worth fighting for.
An investigation reveals all kinds of unexpected secrets in this acclaimed Adams Dynasty tale from New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods.Private detective Dylan Delacourt had only to look into baby doctor Kelsey James's beautiful green eyes to know he'd move heaven and earth to find her kidnapped son. But having lost his own son to his ex-wife, Dylan had a particular distrust of single mothers. Especially when, despite their increasing attraction, Kelsey seemed to be withholding crucial information....But learning the truth of her secret and revealing his own buried anguish gave Dylan new hope. Suddenly, whatever risks he had to take seemed worthwhile, for he might find not only Kelsey's son and his own--but the love of a lifetime, as well.
Private detective Dylan Delacourt had only to look into baby doctor Kelsey James's beautiful green eyes to know he'd move heaven and earth to find her kidnapped son. But having lost his own son to his ex-wife, Dylan had a particular distrust of single mothers. Especially when, despite their increasing attraction, Kelsey seemed to be withholding crucial information....But learning the truth of her secret and revealing his own buried anguish gave Dylan new hope. Suddenly, whatever risks he had to take seemed worthwhile, for he might find not only Kelsey's son and his own--but the love of a lifetime, as well.
River Glen was at the edge of nowhere-a tiny, sleepy town nestled on the shores of the Potomac. It was perfect for Dana Brantley, who, after a rocky couple of years, was looking for a peaceful place to start over.But the townspeople had other ideas for the new librarian. They thought she was perfect for their most eligible bachelor, Nick Verone. So did Nick's ten-year-old son, Tony. And so did Nick, himself. He was intrigued by the mysterious Dana, and determined to find a way through her reserve. But what he discovers is a wounded and fragile soul. It will take more than his usual charm to convince her that in River Glen-and with him-she has found the edge of forever.
Life can be full of surprises...Helen Decatur spent a lifetime setting goals-getting through college and law school, opening her own practice, becoming financially secure and establishing herself as one of the most highly respected matrimonial attorneys in the state of South Carolina. Achieving those goals was a breeze compared to the one she's faced with now.The most driven-and cynical-of the Sweet Magnolias, Helen is forty-two, single and suddenly ready for the family she's put on the back burner for all these years. Unfortunately, having a child at her age comes with lots of complications, not the least of which is the absence of a serious relationship in her life.But Helen's not the type of woman to wait around for fate to step in. Taking charge of her own destiny puts her at odds with her two best friends, sets sparks flying with a man who doesn't want a family, and leads her straight into the most unexpected complication of all...love.
Welcome to Flamingo Diner Where Friends and Family Come FirstLike television's Cheers, Flamingo Diner has always been a friendly place where everyone knows your name. Unfortunately, in the small town of Winter Cove, Florida, it is also the place where everyone knows everything about you. As a teenager Emma Killian didn't recognize what a remarkable business her family had created, and so she moved away.Now her father's tragic death has brought her home to face a mountain of secrets, debts and questions about why and how her beloved father died. As Emma grapples with her out-of-control family, the responsibility of keeping Flamingo Diner afloat and a pair of well-meaning, seniorcitizen sleuths, she finds support from an unlikely source.Onetime bad boy Matt Atkins is now the Winter Cove police chief. Matt has always had a penchant for trouble and an eye for Emma. Now it seems he's the only one who can help Emma discover the answers to her questions...and give her a whole new reason to stay home.
After a disappointing relationship, heiress Libby Carlyle needed to change her life. So she winged a prayer heavenward and traded places with her less privileged best friend. No sooner did she step into her new waitress shoes than Libby fell in love with her very stern, very handsome boss, Carson Davies. If she could only find a way to reveal her true identity... . Determined to succeed, Carson ran himself ragged and relied only on himself. When he looked up from his blinders, he noticed a beautiful woman working for him. Suddenly, he wanted to be with her and share her faith in God. But did he dare trust these budding feelings, or the voice inside that urged him to believe?
When her last two plays are dismal failures and her relationship with her temperamental mentor falls apart, writer Bree O'Brien abandons Chicago and the regional theater where she hoped to make a name for herself to return home. Opening Flowers on Main promises to bring her a new challenge and a new kind of fulfillment.But not all is peaceful and serene in Chesapeake Shores, with her estranged mother on the scene and her ex-lover on the warpath. Jake Collins has plenty of reasons to want Bree out of his life, but none of those are a match for the one reason he wants her to stay: he's still in love with her.Jake might be able to get past that old hurt if he knew Bree was home to stay, but is she? The only way to know for sure is to take a dangerous leap of faith.
Jo D'Angelo's sisters thought they had the perfect prescription for mending her shattered heart: a relaxing stay at Rose Cottage, their grandmother's idyllic home. But for Jo, Rose Cottage was a painful reminder of her youthful summer romance with Pete Catlett, whose infidelity had come to light when Jo learned of his shotgun wedding. . . . Pete couldn't believe it when Jo reappeared at Rose Cottage, but he got the distinct impression that he was the last person Jo wanted to see on her doorstep. Pete vowed to gain Jo's forgiveness for his betrayal. . . and perhaps win her heart in the process?
Struggling in his role as a newly single father, former army medic Kevin O'Brien moves home to Chesapeake Shores. He wants a haven for himself and his toddler son, surrounded by the family he knows he can count on, and a future that's nothing like his past. But Kevin is suddenly facing a risk he hadn't anticipated, in the form of Main Street bookseller Shanna Carlyle. Shanna immediately recognizes Kevin as a wounded soul-she's had way too much experience with the type. Still, this charming O'Brien man and his son are almost impossible to resist.Then, just when the barriers are toppling, someone from Shanna's past appears. Confronted with a threat to their hard-won serenity, Kevin and Shanna face their toughest challenge-learning to trust again.
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