Like a hero who’s good with his hands?
Love can’t flourish in the dark.
Fifteen years ago, Elaine fell in love with Johnny McMannus, the local bad boy. He was nineteen and she was jailbait. To keep them both out of trouble, Johnny left town. Years later his father’s heart attack brings him back to run the family garage. Hoping to reconnect with Elaine, Johnny has to first fix the mess his parent’s alcoholism has made. Before Johnny can deserve Elaine, he has to salvage his family’s reputation, save their home, and rescue the business.
Elaine doesn’t want to be deserved. She wants to be loved. She never got over Johnny and she’s done sneaking around with him. If he can’t love her in public, he doesn’t love her enough.
Jared Fraser, a landscape business owner in Hobart, Australia, sets out for a holiday to the USA to travel along the Route 66 in a motorhome. Looking forward to his first holiday overseas, he’s excited as he prepares himself for the journey. But little could’ve prepared him for crossing paths with a beautiful hitchhiker.
Will he be able to put his past aside and grab onto happiness?
Ivy Bennett thought leaving her boyfriend would be the hard part. It doesn’t take long to figure out how wrong she was. As she struggles with making a new start in her life, the last person she expects to lead her to happiness is a laid-back Australian on vacation.
But she will have to say goodbye again? And not only to Jared.
Five years after her fiance, Michael, left her, Dr. Francesca Florentino has no time for a love life. That is, until Josh Candolero charms his way into her heart on the same night Michael returns, vowing to win her back.
Meanwhile, Emily Handler, married to her high school sweetheart for the last seventeen years, can’t seem to figure out what happened to that spark they used to share in their marriage. A life-altering heart attack was not exactly the shake-up she had in mind.
Now, both women will seize control of their lives and discover their hearts’ true happiness.
Everyone calls him a hero. Too bad it’s all a lie.
Leah Miller’s eyes are opened to a whole new world by Chris “Cap” Sheldon, a charter fishing captain in Ocean City, Maryland. Despite her best efforts not to fall for him, his charm and rugged good looks are too hard to resist.
But what happens when his lifestyle conflicts with her Christian faith? And is there any way Cap would give up the lifestyle he loves for the woman who has stolen his heart.
THERE’S MORE THAN ONE KIND OF HERO.
A tormented ex-SEAL and an abandoned puppy. The man, cursed with the surname Hero. The puppy, the scrapper of the bunch. An unlikely pair, thrown together, better off without each other.
But fate had different ideas.
It took a heartless villain, a woman of unusual sight, and a small town that wouldn’t let go. A man and a puppy. Both. Heroes.
Construction company owner Scott Holland doesn’t go looking for trouble, but he’s just stumbled on plenty. The mill he’s bought is plagued with mysterious incidents, and his partner, Heather Silva, is stubborn and intriguing. Scott is wary of Heather’s privileged background, yet he’s drawn to her strong independence, especially as the “accidents” grow more terrifying.
Determined to succeed without anyone’s help, Heather clashes with Scott again and again. But a grisly discovery makes them both targets. Someone wants them silenced for good. As a killer closes in, the only option is to trust each other or become the next victims!
When Emily Kate Boudreaux hires sexy chef Connor Rikeland to work at her Cajun restaurant, he starts cooking up a storm and heating her up between the sheets. It doesn’t take long for her to start envisioning their happily ever after.
Except Connor has a secret and a plan and when the pieces of the puzzle start to come together, she must decide what’s real, what’s a lie, and what’s worth risking her heart over. Because deception or not, life with Connor is delicious.
Jake Cooper has built homes for families for years, watching their dreams come true. Now it’s his turn to settle down, or so he thought. When his long-time girlfriend breaks up with him, he’s left with the perfect family home, just without the family.
Erin Johnson grew up with very little, the glamorous lives of her high school classmates out of reach. A family tragedy derails her plans to leave after graduation. Ten years later, college diploma in hand, Erin’s ready for adventure and freedom from responsibility.
Then she meets Jake and questions everything she thought she wanted.
Is it possible to build new dreams when the right person comes along?
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After her husband leaves her for a younger woman, Eve’s surprised she enjoys being on her own. When she hires the contractor next door to renovate her new apartment, her surprising feelings for him threaten to turn her new life upside down.
Rick Best never expected to fall in love again. As a first responder with the volunteer fire department, he knows life can change in an instant. Rick wants her to choose life with him, but Eve is holding on tight to her newly-found independence. But being on her own starts to feel a lot like being lonely.
Grant retreats to a cabin in the woods during a blizzard to escape the sadness of a recent breakup. When he hears a knock, he’s stunned to see his ex-boyfriend, Adam. The men can’t deny their feverish attraction, but old hurts surface. Grant wants a family, but Adam can’t imagine being a father. Can the men have the future they always planned, or will this weekend be their final goodbye?
In order to sell his tell-all book on corrupt Chicago alderman Brady Cavanagh, Connor Duffy needs to get closer to the man who let him take the fall for a crime he didn’t commit. When fate puts Cavanagh’s daughter across Connor’s path, he decides to take advantage of the first bit of good luck he’s had in a long while.
Fiona Cavanagh needs a break from her family. She meets sexy, furniture-making Connor and everything looks like it’s about to finally turn around until she discovers that Connor is using her for her father’s power, just like all the others.
Riley Gower is no stranger to hard work. She’s queen of Doing All The Thingssolo. And that’s exactly how she likes it. She’s not holding out for a hero. When disaster strikes her business, former Marine Liam Montgomery jumps in to help–whether she likes it or not. Will they be able to work through their complicated past to save the pharmacy before she’s forced to close its doors forever?
Biker and mechanic Clint Remmick is devoted to his family and club. When his grandmother’s health takes a downward turn, he hires Jo, a live in nurse, to care for her. Biker and mechanic Clint Remmick is devoted to his family and club. When his grandmother’s health takes a downward turn, he hires Jo, a live-in nurse, to care for her. While Jo is drawn to Clint, she can’t cross the line and sleep with her employer. But when Clint gets in trouble, it’s up to Jo to save him.
Vanessa moves to Savannah to pick up the pieces after her fiance cheats. Independent and self-sufficient, Vanessa has a knack for DIY. When she purchases a property in need of repair, she crosses paths with Daniel, a sexy and skillful carpenter. Daniel is a ladies’ man who has his own romantic issues to conquer. As Vanessa embarks on a journey to embrace her new community and rehab her new home, she enlists Daniel’s help. Tackling the house is the easy part, but can two do-it-yourselfers find a way to work together to fix their love lives as well?
Katherine Rogers has everything a young woman could hope for in 1849 Scotland…except the freedom to make her own choices. The last thing she wants to do is to get married and then, she meets James Spenser. Can there be any future together for the outspoken daughter of a railway owner and the charming young man working on the project?
Set among the natural beauty of Southwest Florida before and during the land boom of the twenties, a young woman’s childhood dream of leaving her small riverfront town seems doomed until she meets an ambitious land developer who’s interested in more than just her land. Her dream within reach, she now must choose between the man who can make that dream come true, or the man who’s been there for every joy, every sorrow in her life.
All the bad boys in the world aren’t worth one good man.
Just one touch…that’s all Andie Benedetto wants when she glimpses the sexy neighbor. When he catches her watching him, she’s embarrassed but undeniably turned on. Just one weekend…that’s all Matthew Vostek can offer Andie. He recognizes her shyness, but also senses her desire. Maybe they can fulfill each other’s hottest fantasies.Just an adventure…that’s what Andie tells herself. Tired of playing the good girl, she’s ready to accept Matthew’s challenge. When the weekend is over, will she finally take what she wants instead of settling for second best?
When Patricia’s unstoppable friend’s ogling of the gardener turns into a proposition, Patricia feels she must apologize. She’s also hoping it will provide a conversation starter. In the two weeks since she returned from medical school she has managed to come up with not one reason to talk to the gardener beyond asking him to unlock the gates so she can go to work. Instead of brushing off the incident, Ryan is furious. Being treated like meat is something he’s used to, but doesn’t appreciate. When she says she’ll do anything to make it up to him, he orders her to suck him. She obeys. Then she begs him to discipline her again. Behind the locked gates of the estate, everything would be heaven, but the gates must be unlocked and Ryan has a rival for Patricia’s affections. Marrying the rival means giving up Ryan and now that she’s found him, she doesn’t want to let him go.