Sherryl Woods Books In Order

Amanda Roberts Mystery Books In Publication Order

  1. Reckless (1989)
  2. Body and Soul (1989)
  3. Stolen Moments (1990)
  4. Ties That Bind (1991)
  5. Bank on It (1993)
  6. Hide and Seek (1993)
  7. Wages of Sin (1994)
  8. Deadly Obsession (1995)
  9. White Lightning (1995)

And Baby Makes Three Books In Publication Order

  1. A Christmas Blessing (1995)
  2. The Cowboy and His Baby (1996)
  3. The Rancher and His Unexpected Daughter (1996)
  4. Natural Born Daddy (1996)

And Baby Makes Three: The Delacourts of Texas Books In Publication Order

  1. The Cowboy and the New Year’s Baby (1999)
  2. Dylan and the Baby Doctor (2000)
  3. The Pint-Sized Secret (2000)
  4. The Delacourt Scandal (2000)
  5. Marrying a Delacort (2014)

And Baby Makes Three: The Next Generation Books In Publication Order

  1. The Littlest Angel (1997)
  2. Natural Born Trouble (1998)
  3. Unexpected Mommy (1998)
  4. The Cowgirl and the Unexpected Wedding (1998)
  5. Natural Born Lawman (1998)
  6. The Unclaimed Baby (1999)
  7. The Cowboy and His Wayward Bride (1999)
  8. Suddenly Annie’s Father (1999)
  9. White Pines Summer (2020)

The Bridal Path Books In Publication Order

  1. Danielle’s Daddy Factor (1997)
  2. Ashley’s Rebel (1997)
  3. A Ranch for Sara (1997)

The Calamity Janes Books In Publication Order

  1. Do You Take This Rebel? (2001)
  2. Courting the Enemy (2001)
  3. To Catch a Thief (2001)
  4. The Calamity Janes (2001)
  5. Wrangling the Redhead (2001)
  6. Gina & Emma (2012)
  7. Lauren (2015)

The Charleston Trilogy Books In Publication Order

  1. The Backup Plan (2005)
  2. Flirting with Disaster (2005)
  3. Waking Up in Charleston (2006)

Chesapeake Shores Books In Publication Order

  1. The Inn at Eagle Point (2009)
  2. Harbor Lights (2009)
  3. Flowers on Main (2009)
  4. A Chesapeake Shores Christmas (2010)
  5. Moonlight Cove (2011)
  6. Beach Lane (2011)
  7. An O’Brien Family Christmas (2011)
  8. Driftwood Cottage (2011)
  9. The Summer Garden (2012)
  10. A Seaside Christmas (2013)
  11. The Christmas Bouquet / Bayside Retreat (2014)
  12. Dogwood Hill (2014)
  13. Willow Brook Road (2015)
  14. Lilac Lane (2017)

The Devaney Brothers Books In Publication Order

  1. Sean’s Reckoning (2002)
  2. Michael’s Discovery (2002)
  3. Ryan’s Place (2002)
  4. Daniel’s Desire (2003)
  5. Patrick’s Destiny (2003)

Million Dollar Destinies Books In Publication Order

  1. Treasured (2004)
  2. Isn’t It Rich? (2004)
  3. Priceless (2004)
  4. Destiny Unleashed (2004)

Molly Dewitt Books In Publication Order

  1. Hot Property (1992)
  2. Hot Secret (1992)
  3. Hot Money (1993)
  4. Hot Schemes (1994)

Ocean Breeze Books In Publication Order

  1. Sand Castle Bay (2013)
  2. Wind Chime Point (2013)
  3. Sea Glass Island (2013)

Rose Cottage Sisters Books In Publication Order

  1. Three Down the Aisle (2005)
  2. What’s Cooking? (2005)
  3. The Laws of Attraction (2005)
  4. For the Love of Pete (2005)

Seaview Key Books In Publication Order

  1. Seaview Inn (2008)
  2. Home to Seaview Key (2014)

Second Chance At Love Books In Publication Order

  1. A Kiss Away (1986)
  2. A Prince Among Men (1986)
  3. All for Love (1986)
  4. Best Intentions (1987)
  5. Two’s Company (1987)
  6. Prince Charming Replies (1988)

The Sweet Magnolias Books In Publication Order

  1. A Slice of Heaven (2005)
  2. Feels Like Family (2007)
  3. Stealing Home (2007)
  4. Welcome to Serenity (2007)
  5. Home in Carolina (2010)
  6. Honeysuckle Summer (2010)
  7. Sweet Tea at Sunrise (2010)
  8. Midnight Promises (2012)
  9. Catching Fireflies (2012)
  10. Where Azaleas Bloom (2012)
  11. Swan Point (2014)

The Trinity Harbor Books In Publication Order

  1. About That Man (2001)
  2. Ask Anyone (2002)
  3. Along Came Trouble (2002)

This Time Forever Books In Publication Order

  1. Can’t Say No (1988)
  2. One Touch of Moondust (1989)
  3. Next Time… Forever (1990)

Vows Books In Publication Order

  1. Love (1992)
  2. Honor (1992)
  3. Cherish (1993)
  4. Kate’s Vow (1993)
  5. A Daring Vow (1993)
  6. A Vow to Love (1994)

Whispering Wind Books In Publication Order

  1. After Tex (1999)
  2. Angel Mine (2000)

Standalone Novels In Publication Order

  1. Restoring Love (1982)
  2. Sand Castles (1982)
  3. Images of Love (1982)
  4. Desirable Compromise (1984)
  5. Thrown for a Loss (1985)
  6. Not at Eight, Darling (1986)
  7. Yesterday’s Love (1986)
  8. Come Fly with Me (1987)
  9. A Gift of Love (1987)
  10. Safe Harbor (1987)
  11. Never Let Go (1988)
  12. Edge of Forever (1988)
  13. Heartland (1988)
  14. Miss Liz’s Passion (1989)
  15. In Too Deep (1989)
  16. Tea and Destiny (1990)
  17. Fever Pitch (1991)
  18. My Dearest Cal (1991)
  19. Joshua and the Cowgirl (1991)
  20. One Step Away (1993)
  21. Riley’s Sleeping Beauty (1995)
  22. Temptation (1996)
  23. Twilight (1997)
  24. Amazing Gracie (1998)
  25. A Love Beyond Words (2001)
  26. And Baby Makes Three (2001)
  27. Flamingo Diner (2002)
  28. Bachelor…And Baby! (2003)
  29. Best Friends & Lovers (2006)
  30. Mending Fences (2007)
  31. Always My Girl (2017)
  32. A Small Town Love Story (2017)
  33. Wildflower Ridge (2020)

Short Stories/Novellas In Publication Order

  1. The Paternity Test (1998)
  2. The Valentine Wedding Dress (2016)
  3. A Bridge to Dreams (2016)
  4. The Perfect Holiday (2016)
  5. Carolina Christmas (2018)

Non-Fiction Books In Publication Order

  1. The Sweet Magnolias Cookbook (2012)

Always a Bridesmaid Books In Publication Order

  1. The Bridal Shower (By:Elizabeth August) (1995)
  2. The Engagement Party (By:Barbara Boswell) (1995)
  3. The Bachelor Party (By:Paula Detmer Riggs) (1995)
  4. Finally a Bride (1995)

Man of the Month Books In Publication Order

  1. Honor-Bound Groom (By:Yvonne Lindsay) (1974)
  2. Hotshot (By:Kathleen Korbel) (1990)
  3. Nelson’s Brand (By:Diana Palmer) (1990)
  4. Dream Mender (1992)
  5. Wildcat (By:Rebecca Brandewyne) (1996)
  6. The Patient Nurse (By:Diana Palmer) (1997)
  7. The Lioness Tamer (By:Rebecca Brandewyne) (1998)
  8. An Officer and a Millionaire (By:Maureen Child) (2009)
  9. The Last Lone Wolf (By:Maureen Child) (2010)

That Special Woman Books In Publication Order

  1. Point of Departure (By:Lindsay McKenna) (1993)
  2. The Parson’s Waiting (1994)
  3. For the Baby’s Sake (By:Christine Rimmer) (1994)
  4. White Wolf (By:Lindsay McKenna) (1997)

Anthologies In Publication Order

  1. Maybe This Time (2003)
  2. More than Words Volume 4 (2008)
  3. Summer Brides (2010)

Amanda Roberts Mystery Book Covers

And Baby Makes Three Book Covers

And Baby Makes Three: The Delacourts of Texas Book Covers

And Baby Makes Three: The Next Generation Book Covers

The Bridal Path Book Covers

The Calamity Janes Book Covers

The Charleston Trilogy Book Covers

Chesapeake Shores Book Covers

The Devaney Brothers Book Covers

Million Dollar Destinies Book Covers

Molly Dewitt Book Covers

Ocean Breeze Book Covers

Rose Cottage Sisters Book Covers

Seaview Key Book Covers

Second Chance At Love Book Covers

The Sweet Magnolias Book Covers

The Trinity Harbor Book Covers

This Time Forever Book Covers

Vows Book Covers

Whispering Wind Book Covers

Standalone Novels Book Covers

Short Stories/Novellas Book Covers

Non-Fiction Book Covers

Always a Bridesmaid Book Covers

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Sherryl Woods Books Overview


The first Amanda Roberts mystery, reissued to tie in with the hardcover Hide and Seek. When a world famous chef drops dead, journalist Amanda Roberts is delighted with the scoop. When she teams up with detective Joe Donelli, nothing can stop her from solving the case and stealing his heart. Reissue.

Body and Soul

Running out of steam while doing a story on Atlanta’s hottest health club, prize winning reporter Amanda Roberts finds a murder investigation dropped in her lap when fitness instructor Carrie Owens is killed on her way to the showers. PW.

Ties That Bind

When Amanda Roberts’ fiance, ex New York cop Joe Donelli, disappears on the day of their wedding, she has no choice but to follow his trail deep into Dixie, where she discovers not only teenage skinheads, but violence, old hatreds, and desperate measures leading straight to her missing groom.

Bank on It

When she finds her source murdered in a graveyard, journalist Amanda Roberts goes full force into her dangerous investigation of multimillion dollar arms deals, trade embargoes, and political intrigue. By the author of Ties That Bind.

Hide and Seek

New York born and bred investigative reporter Amanda Roberts tracks down a serial killer who is preying on the joggers in Atlanta’s parks.

Wages of Sin

Journalist Amanda Roberts braves the pitfalls and perils of Washington, D.C., to investigate the supposed suicide of a beautiful senator’s aide and stumbles upon a web of sexual harassment, back stabbing politics, and murder.

Deadly Obsession

Finding all other doors closed to reporters in Atlanta, Amanda Roberts is surprised when Hamilton Kenilworth, a member of an old and respected family, asks for Amanda’s help in finding his missing wife.

White Lightning

Summoned to the deathbed of Atlanta high society spinster Miss Martha, investigative reporter Amanda Roberts learns of the elderly woman’s determination to solve a fifty year old mystery before she dies.

A Christmas Blessing

Widowed Jessie was about to give birth, and she needed help fast. Unfortunately, the closest ranch in town belonged to her brother in law. Though this charismatic rancher was her only hope, he was the last person Jessie wanted to be with.’

The Cowboy and the New Year’s Baby

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: a Good Samaritan. What she got: rancher Hardy Jones, handsome as sin and sworn to be single. He knew nothing about birthin’ 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 delivered her beautiful baby girl. But what was to become of Hardy’s policy of no strings attached? One look at Trish and her adorable daughter and he could feel a most unfamiliar pull…

The Pint-Sized Secret

She was beautiful, intelligent…
and possibly a corporate spy! Yet the more Jeb Delacourt ‘investigated’ geologist Brianna O’Ryan, the more he felt her secret was not professional but personal…
and the faster she made his pulse race. Her daughter was all that mattered to Brianna. And unnervingly sexy Jeb was getting too close to uncovering what the single mom had tried to keep hidden. But stolen kisses and midnight embraces soon had Brianna wondering if it was time to risk everything for love…

The Delacourt Scandal

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 scion 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?

The Littlest Angel

Angela Adams refused to have anything to do with her unborn baby’s reluctant father, much less marry him! True, her pregnancy was unexpected, but Clint Brady didn’t have to act so dazed when she announced her impending motherhood. But once the shock had passed, nothing was going to come between Clint and fatherhood not even Angela.

The Unclaimed Baby

Sharon Adams had thought she had lost everything until she hears two thumps outside her door. The first is Cord Branson, an intriguing and irresistible stranger, and the second is the baby that she had always dreamed of finding. Cord has a dreamy vision that this beautiful woman and child belong to him, and from that moment on he knew that whatever it took, somehow he would make it happen. Some women find love and motherhood in the most unexpected places.

Do You Take This Rebel?

Now Cassie Collins had returned to reconnect with her oldest friends, the Calamity Janes, and put her troubles behind her. But trouble found her in the disconcertingly sexy form of Cole Davis father of her child. Having discovered her secret, Cole demanded a convenient marriage or Cassie could lose her son to the powerful, wealthy Davis clan. Time hadn’t dulled Cassie’s anger at the man who’d betrayed her ten years ago…
nor cooled the fiery attraction between them. Could she rekindle their long lost love, and unite Cole, herself and their son in the precious bonds of family?

The Backup Plan

Every woman needs a backup plan…
And no one knows that better than foreign correspondent Dinah Davis, who’s spent years wriggling out of international hot spots. Now she’s come home to South Carolina’s Low Country to hook up with the dependable man who long ago promised his devotion. But instead of finding the safety she’s seeking, she winds up in the arms of his black sheep brother. Cordell Beaufort would go after Dinah himself if the opinionated debutante weren’t so much trouble. But when Dinah lets down her guard long enough for Cord to see the real woman, he starts to wonder if his judgment wasn’t just a little too harsh. Maybe there’s a reason he can’t stand the thought of Dinah traipsing down the aisle with his brother. Cord was the last man on earth Dinah would choose, but it seems fate has other ideas. Turns out even the very best backup plan can take an unexpected twist.

Flirting with Disaster

Opposites attract, but they don’t last. At least that’s what improper Southern belle Maggie Forsythe thinks after being unceremoniously dumped two weeks before getting hitched to a man even her mother approves of. Maggie has never given two figs what anyone thinks, so why is she hiding away from her South Carolina Low Country home?That is until concerned albeit scheming friends arrive with three options:One: Sit and mope. Two: Go home to her gallery. Three: Help them build a house for a needy family and make a difference for once. But one look at Maggie, and project foreman Josh Parker knows what kind of sweet tea swilling debutante he’s dealing with. Even if she does know her way around a circular saw. Sure, they have enough sparks to ignite a bonfire, but he’s corn bread to her caviar. And if there’s anything he’s learned from growing up broke, it’s better to aim low than risk everything and lose.

Waking Up in Charleston

Oh, God!
She’s in love with her preacher.

But it’s not as if Amanda O’Leary set out to fall for the most gorgeous and unattainable man this side of South Carolina Low Country. It’s just that he organized building a cozy home for her and her children at a time when the future looked darker than blackstrap molas*ses. Not even her own father, the arrogant and wealthy Big Max, would have done as much for her. But that’s a whole other kettle of fish.

Caleb can count on fingers and toes why his attraction to widowed Amanda is plain wrong. How can he objectively counsel this chin up spitfire without letting his emotions and imagination run wild? And now that Big Max has burdened him with not one secret, but two, he knows his priorities should be mending fences between father and daughter but he can’t help trying to build a place for himself in her heart first…

The Inn at Eagle Point

It’s been years since Abby O’Brien Winters set foot in Chesapeake Shores. The Maryland town her father built has too many sad memories and Abby too few spare moments, thanks to her demanding Wall Street career, the crumbling of her marriage and energetic twin daughters. Then one panicked phone call from her youngest sister brings her racing back home to protect Jess’s dream of renovating the charming Inn at Eagle Point. But saving the inn from foreclosure means dealing not only with her own fractured family, but also with Trace Riley, the man Abby left ten years ago. Trace can be a roadblock to her plans…or proof that second chances happen in the most unexpected ways.

Harbor Lights

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.

Flowers on Main

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. ‘Woods…is noted for appealing character-driven stories that are often infused with the flavor and fragrance of the South.’ – Library Journal

A Chesapeake Shores Christmas

After years apart, Mick and Megan O’Brien are finally ready to make it official…again. Most of their grown children couldn’t be happier about their rekindled love and impending marriage this holiday season. Only Connor is a holdout. Driven to become a divorce attorney after what he views as his mother’s abandonment of their family, Connor’s not about to give his blessing to this reunion romance.

The last thing Megan wants to do is hurt her family again. After all, is she really sure she and Mick can make it this time around? And when an unexpected delivery causes chaos, it seems only a miracle can reunite this family.

Of course, it is Christmas-the season of miracles.

Moonlight Cove

Jess O’Brien has overcome a lot – the challenges of attention deficit disorder, the near bankruptcy of her beloved Inn at Eagle Point and her self-perception as a screwup in a family of overachievers. Now she’s ready to share the future with a man. Her friends persuade her to join a dating service – but she gets no takers! Which is fine with her childhood friend, psychologist Will Lincoln, who’s already chosen the perfect man for Jess: himself. Will has loved Jess practically forever. He knows her faults and her strengths. But for all Will’s sincerity and charm, Jess fears he views her as some psychological case study. With her family and the town of Chesapeake Shores behind him, Will finally makes his case. But is it enough to convince Jess to take the risk of a lifetime? ‘Warm, complex, and satisfying.’ -Library Journal on Harbor Lights

An O’Brien Family Christmas

Dating Matthew O’Brien a playboy and a younger man cost Laila Riley her career and her parents’ respect. A high price, even for love and when Laila decides it was just a fling, she breaks it off, despite Matthew’s objections. But the O’Brien family has other ideas, and they conspire to get Laila to join them on a Dublin holiday. It’s a great time to get away from it all, but Laila has reservations about the trip. Matthew’s bound to be there, and she’s far from immune. What if she can’t resist temptation?Meanwhile, the O’Briens are in an uproar over matriarch Nell’s unexpected romance with an old flame. Will she follow her heart despite the risks? And will Laila discover that some risks are actually once in a lifetime opportunities?

Driftwood Cottage

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. ‘Sparks fly in a lively tale that is overflowing with family conflict and warmth and the possibility of rekindled love.’ -Library Journal on Flowers on Main

The Summer Garden

Falling for ‘Maddening Moira’ O’Malley was the unexpected highlight of Luke O’Brien’s Dublin holiday. So when she pays a surprise visit to Chesapeake Shores, Luke is thrilled at first. A fling with this wild Irish rose is one thing, but forever? Maybe someday, but not when he’s totally focused on establishing a business that will prove his mettle to his overachieving family. Given Luke’s reaction, Moira has some soul searching of her own to do. Scarred by her father’s abandonment, she wonders if Luke, with his playboy past, is truly the family man she longs for. Adding to her dilemma, she’s offered an amazing chance at a dream career of her own. Deep down, though, Moira knows home is the real prize, and that love can be every bit as enchanted as a summer garden.

Sean’s Reckoning

Son of a shattered family, fireman Sean Devaney knew love never lasted so he refused to chance it. Then he encountered scrappy but vulnerable single mom Deanna Blackwell and her pint sized son who had just lost everything in a devastating fire…
. Despite the warning in Sean’s head, he had to protect this struggling waitress and her spunky kid. But who knew that mother and child would take chinks out of the armor around his heart? A tower of testosterone, Sean was tough enough to storm burning buildings. But was he brave enough to risk building a family?

Michael’s Discovery


For years, Kelly Andrews had waited for her big brother’s best friend to notice her. Now navy SEAL Michael Devaney was back in Boston–as her bitter physical therapy patient…
but still every inch her hero. She vowed he could be whole again–with a little help from his family and her healing touch.

Broken in body and spirit, Michael seemed determined to defy Kelly and his reunited kin. Although he finally gazed at her with the passion she’d always craved, Michael held himself back, saying he was only half a man. How could Kelly convince her lifelong beloved that he was all the man she would ever need?

Ryan’s Place


Abandoned by his parents and separated from his brothers, Ryan Devaney never let anyone get too close. Then spunky Maggie O’Brien marched into his Irish pub and declared war on the icy fortress around his heart. Ryan claimed he didn’t believe in love, but Maggie’s bright smile and tender touch soon had him reconsidering. The beautiful redhead warmed his frozen spirit and awakened forgotten dreams–like the desire to search for his long-lost brothers. But did he dare accept her challenge to believe there was a place for him in happily-ever-after?

Daniel’s Desire


When a runaway teen surfaced at Molly Creighton’s tavern, Daniel Devaney’s job as a child advocate forced him to investigate…
and to confront his tumultuous past with Molly. Though a tragic loss had shattered their relationship four years ago, Daniel was now ready to accept responsibility for their breakup and make a fresh start.

Their overwhelming attraction was undulled by time, but Molly feared risking her heart again. Yet Daniel vowed to banish the shadows from her eyes and prove he was the man she needed him to be. And with his brothers and parents at last reconciled, Daniel’s deepest longing–for family–was almost fulfilled…


Charismatic playboy Mack Carlton lit up a room even a hospital room like no one else. Dr. Beth Browning had to admit Mack’s visits were a tonic for her young patient, but her own reaction was much more confusing…
. Although Beth didn’t ask for a second opinion on her future with Mack, his aunt Destiny offered her prognosis: marriage. Given Mack’s romantic history and her own wariness due to past losses, Beth hesitated to agree but her symptoms were undeniably love!

Destiny Unleashed

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 high stakes 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?

Hot Money

Molly DeWitt and detective Michael O’Hara investigate the murder of Tessa, the chairwoman of the ”Save the Environment” black tie affair.

Three Down the Aisle

When Melanie D’Angelo arrived at Rose Cottage, she was only looking to mend her shattered heart and restore the beautiful house her grandmother once called home. The last thing she wanted was to become involved with her landscape designer!Mike Mikelewski couldn’t deny his instant connection with the gorgeous Melanie, but the single dad already had a woman in his life his adorable, but troubled, young daughter, Jessie. Even though Melanie made his heart pound and Jessie smile he wouldn’t allow himself to take a chance on a love that was blossoming like the Rose Cottage garden. Or could the trio become the family that Jessie had always dreamed about?

What’s Cooking?

Take one part Maggie D’Angelo, the striking and independent food critic who’s had her fill of casual men…
. Add one part gorgeous photographer on a mission for seduction. Rick Flannery’s playboy reputation left a sour taste in Maggie’s mouth, but his desire went far beyond a passing fancy…
. Mix in a healthy dose of meddling sisters who believe Rick is just the man to spice up Maggie’s life. Maggie’s afraid this recipe will boil over, making a mess of her orderly life. But Rick knows that the risk of getting burned leads to the sweetest payoff of all true love!

The Laws of Attraction

Hotshot attorney Ashley D’Angelo had taken refuge at her grandmother’s tranquil home after a terrible case made her reevaluate everything even her successful career. Still, no matter what her sisters thought, the place wasn’t magical. Ashley wouldn’t succumb to any ‘Rose Cottage Curse’ and wind up falling head over heels in love there!But after a minor fender bender provided a memorable first meeting, Ashley couldn’t believe how compelled she was by salt of the earth Josh Madison a man totally unlike the high powered piranhas she was used to dating. Or was he? Because there was far more to Josh than met the eye. And when Ashley learned his secret, would a dream love affair come to a nightmarish conclusion?

For the Love of Pete

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?

Seaview Inn

Hannah Matthews is undeniably tough a single mom, a top tier PR exec, a breast cancer survivor. On the job and in her family she prides herself on being go to Hannah, who can handle any crisis. But with her eighty five year old grandmother balking at going into a retirement home, her twenty year old daughter unexpectedly pregnant and an old flame suddenly underfoot, Hannah is facing a few crises of her own. And being back home on Seaview Key is most definitely adding to the stress.

Luke Stevens has some serious issues, as well. While he was serving in Iraq, his wife dumped him for his best friend, his kids are furious because he left them, and he shared his medical practice with the man who’s now sleeping with his wife. Seaview Key, where he grew up, seems like the perfect place to hide out until he makes some decisions and gets his life back on track. The last thing he expects is to fall in love with his old hometown and with Hannah.

Sometimes, though, the unexpected is just what it takes to start over and to heal the heart.

A Slice of Heaven

Dana Sue might run the best little restaurant in Serenity, but when you’re feeding a small town of neighbors, busybodies and best friends, things can get a bit hot in the kitchen. Never mind that sh’s putting on too many pounds an occupational hazard for a chef sh’s worried about her too skinny teenage daughter, Annie, who has been slowly starving herself since the loud, suitcase tossing, name calling fit on her front lawn that left Dana Sue minus one cheating husband.

But sometimes life picks strange ways to mend fences. When Annie lands in the hospital, Dana Sue reaches out to the man she loves to hate: Ron, the husband who took her heart when she tossed him out. Ron is still Annie’s white knight, even if h’s decidedly more tarnished in Dana Sue’s eyes. But he still looks good enough to eat, and maybe, just maybe, to forgive. Once, Ron made the mistake of letting go without a proper fight. But now Dana Sue is about to get another taste of sweet devotion from a man tired of feeling like a fool, hungry for that slice of heaven he found with her.

Feels Like Family

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.

Stealing Home

There’s nothing like a little serenity…

Maddie Townsend might live in a town called Serenity, but there’s been nothing calm or peaceful about her life since her marriage broke up. This stay at home mom has no job skills, an out of control sixteen year old son, a talkative fourteen year old who’s suddenly gone silent, a six year old daughter whose heart is broken, an ex husband whose younger girlfriend is expecting their baby and two best friends who think she’s somehow qualified to help them open a fitness spa for women.

But if Maddie is a tad on edge with all that on her plate, it’s nothing compared to the chaos that ensues when she discovers that her son’s baseball coach has feelings for her and the whole town disapproves. Maddie’s faced a lot of challenges lately with strength and resolve, but Cal Maddox may turn out to be more than she can handle.

Then again, he could just be the one man in all of South Carolina who can help her find serenity.

Welcome to Serenity

When Jeanette Brioche helped launch The Corner Spa in Serenity, South Carolina, she found a whole lot more than professional satisfaction. She discovered the deep and loyal friendships that had been missing from her life. But even the Sweet Magnolias can’t mend the terrible rift between Jeanette and her family or persuade her that the holidays are anything more than a season of misery. Pushed into working on the town’s much loved annual Christmas festival, Jeanette teams up with the sexy new town manager. Tom McDonald may be the only person in Serenity who’s less enthused about family and the holidays than she is. But with tree decorations going up on the town square and a bit of romance in the air, Jeanette and Tom take a fresh look at the past and a hopeful look into the future. Together they discover that this just may be a season of miracles after all.’Woods is a master heartstring puller…
‘ Publishers Weekly

Home in Carolina

There’s no place like home, especially if it’s Serenity, South Carolina. For Annie Sullivan, though, the homecoming is bittersweet. She’d always envisioned a life there with her childhood best friend, Tyler Townsend. But Ty’s betrayal has cost her the family and the future they’d once planned. For Ty, losing Annie was heartbreaking. Still, he can’t imagine life without the three-year-old son whose mother left him for Ty to raise. Ty wants it all-Annie, his child and the future he’d dreamed about-and he’s back home in Serenity to fight for it. But getting Annie to forgive and forget may be the hardest challenge he’s ever faced. With the stakes so high, this is one game he can’t afford to lose. ‘Redolent with Southern small-town atmosphere…emotionally rich.’ – Library Journal on A Slice of Heaven

Honeysuckle Summer

Her devastating marriage behind her, Raylene Hammond is truly thankful for her best friends, the Sweet Magnolias. They’ve taken her in, shielding her from the world. Then she meets sheriff’s deputy Carter Rollins, and suddenly Raylene’s haven no longer feels quite so safe. Carter understands why Raylene is trapped inside. He’s even taken to bringing the outside world to her. But with two kid sisters to raise, just how much time can he devote to this woman who’s stolen his heart? Raylene knows Carter is a man worth loving, but she may never be strong enough to accept what he’s offering. How long can she ask him to wait? Maybe they’ll never have more than this one sweet summer.

Sweet Tea at Sunrise

Emotionally wounded single mom Sarah Price has come home to Serenity, South Carolina, for a fresh start. With support from her two best friends – the newest generation of the Sweet Magnolias – she can face any crisis. But sometimes a woman needs more than even treasured friends can provide. Sexy Travis McDonald may be exactly what Sarah’s battered self-confidence requires. The newcomer is intent on getting Sarah to work at his fledgling radio station…and maybe into his bed, as well. Sarah has learned not to trust sweet words. She’ll measure the man by his actions. Is Travis the one to heal her heart? Or will he break it again? ‘Woods Welcome to Serenity creates an engrossing…family drama.’ – Publishers Weekly

About That Man

Daisy Spencer’s name is on everybody’s lips

How could the sensible daughter of Trinity Harbor’s self proclaimed patriarch have taken in the boy caught hot wiring her car? Whether the boy is a modern day Huck Finn or not, Trinity Harbor is in an uproar. But for Daisy, guiding the orphaned ten year old is easy, an escape from her own tragic past. She can ignore the town’s nay saying. The only real obstacle is that man.

That man is the boy’s uncle, Walker Ames, a tough D.C. cop who sees his unexpected nephew as his last chance at redemption. Soon he’s commuting to the charming fishbowl of a town, where everyone assumes he’s seduced Daisy their best Sunday school teacher! But to Walker, Daisy is a disconcerting mix of charming innocence and smart mouthed excitement in a town that’s not as sleepy as it looks.

Ask Anyone

Waking up to discover an antique carousel horse and an armed guard in his front yard is not what Bobby Spencer needs on a quiet Sunday morning. Once again the Spencers are going to be the talk of Trinity Harbor, Virginia. And Bobby isn’t feeling very kindly toward the person responsible. But Jenna Pennington Kennedy is a desperate woman. That carousel horse is her ticket to capturing Bobby’s attention and convincing him to offer her the opportunity to plan the town’s new riverfront development. It is also her chance to prove to her father that she is a responsible woman and not the reckless kid she’d once been. The last thing Bobby wants in his life is a sexy single mom who’s driven to succeed. The last thing Jenna’s looking for is another ride on an emotional roller coaster. But in Trinity Harbor, love has a way of defying expectations. Ask Anyone.

Along Came Trouble

Trinity Harbor’s sheriff Tucker Spencer has seen some action…
but finding an almost naked woman asleep in his bed leaves him speechless. Especially because this same woman Mary Elizabeth Chandler broke Tucker’s heart six years ago by marrying a charismatic Virginian politician. Now her philandering husband has been shot dead and Mary Elizabeth needs Tucker’s help. She needs Tucker…
period. But can he forgive her and will he want a future with her once murder and mayhem are behind them? Seems everyone in town has an opinion about their top cop’s reunion romance, including Tucker’s father, King Spencer, who’s determined to manage his love life even as he mismanages his own. But Tucker’s not listening. He needs to clear Mary Elizabeth’s name…
and maybe even save her life. Then he’ll confront and even more troubling mystery…

After Tex

ALIVE, TEX O’ROURKE WAS A SNEAKY OLD COOT. NOW THAT HE’S DEAD, HE’S EVEN WORSE. Megan O’Rourke’s beloved grandfather had always been determined to lure her out of New York and back to the ranch in Whispering Wind, Wyoming, where he had raised her. And when Megan returns for Tex’s funeral, she realizes his will is going to make it impossible for her to refuse. Her ‘inheritance’ is Tex’s daughter, Tess, an eight year old bundle of trouble Megan had never even known existed. Jake Landers has also come home to Whispering Wind. After leaving town years before under a cloud of suspicion, he’s returned to put down roots. And when he comes face to face with the woman who shared his troubled past, he hardly recognizes Megan. She’s become a driven, stressed out powerhouse who runs a successful entertainment empire, but who’s forgotten what’s really important. He knows Megan is going to have to make some big decisions about life and love, about where home really is. And he’s only too happy to help. Because he’s letting go of old grudges and beginning to recall some old dreams. And the best one begins with Megan.

Angel Mine

Heather Reed thought she was making the right choice when she decided to raise her daughter, Angel, on her own. But three years later, Heather realizes she needs help. Her career as an actress is faltering and Angel’s more than she can handle alone. It’s time to track down Angel’s father…
The only problem is he doesn’t know Angel exists. Heather’s search leads her to Whispering Winds, Wyoming. If Todd Winston is dismayed to see his old girlfriend show up in town, he’s horrified when he looks into the angelic eyes of the little girl who is clearly his daughter. Todd flatly refuses to open his life to Angel…
and Heather flatly refuses to leave town until she finds out why. Neither counts, though, on their unexpected desire to become a family. The only question is…
is it too late?

Miss Liz’s Passion

Elizabeth Gentry put all her passion into her students. Educating them, encouraging them, reaching them that was easy. It was the living that was hard. After the betrayal, the grief and the pain, there was a kind of peace in giving away her heart to her pupils. That was what made Todd Lewis so dangerous. With his dogged determination and rugged handsomeness, he had slowly staked his own claim on her heart and made her feel again. Made her want to hope and dream. But her hopes, her dreams, her heart were so fragile. Could she entrust them to him? Or would he destroy them for good?

Joshua and the Cowgirl

Part of the ‘Bestselling Authors in the Spotlight’ promotion, this novel carries a special low price! The sophisticated world of financial consultant Joshua Ames doesn’t include cows and he’s glad of it. Yet here he is, back on a sprawling ranch deep in cattle country, confronted with the one woman he hasn’t been able to forget a mischievous, irresistible cowgirl who both maddens and arouses him. Reissue. .

Amazing Gracie

When Gracie MacDougal returns to Seagull Point, Virginia, seeking to reform her workaholic ways, she discovers more than relaxation. The picturesque town calls to her, as does the waterfront Victorian house she envisions as the perfect bed and breakfast. But one person stands between Gracie and her new goal and he isn t budging. Southern charmer Kevin Daniels isn t interested in selling Gracie’s dream house, but he s definitely interested in something else her. Enticing the uptight businesswoman into letting down her hair becomes his new mission in life, but beyond that? He already has way too many people depending on him, and has no intention of adding one more. Gracie s not looking for a home. Kevin s not looking for a wife. But sometimes even the best intentions can wind up going wonderfully awry. Amazing Gracie is one of those wonderful books whose characters, setting and plot combine to produce a 24 karat gold reading experience. RT Book Reviews

A Love Beyond Words

Rescuing Allie Matthews from the rubble of her home should have been all in a day’s work for Ricky Wilder. But her quiet intensity sparked his protective instincts, and unexpectedly, the feisty beauty soon had Ricky rethinking his bachelor ways. But vulnerable Allie preferred things predictable and risk free until Ricky stormed her life and coaxed her out of her cautious world. Could she trust her heart to a man who had always lived on the edge?

Flamingo Diner

Even when it’s the last thing you expect…
Home is where the heart belongs. Welcome to the Flamingo Diner Where Friends and Family Come First Like television’s Cheers, Flamingo Diner has always been a friendly place where everybody knows your name. Unfortunately, in the small town of Winter Cove, Florida, it is also the place where everybody knows everything about you. As a teenager Emma Killian didn’t recognize what a remarkable business her family had created, 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 or well meaning senior citizen 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 giver her a whole new reason to stay home.

Mending Fences

Two families…
bound by friendship…
devastated by secrets

For ten years Emily Dobbs and Marcie Carter have been the closest of friends. They’ve raised their kids together, shared joy and heartache, exchanged neighborhood gossip over tea. But when Marcie’s son, now a college freshman sports star, is arrested for date rape, the bond between the families could be shattered forever.

As the Carters try to deal with the unthinkable, Emily discovers her daughter has been hiding a terrible secret…
a secret that threatens the futures of both families. Recently divorced, Emily struggles to keep it all together to support her terrified daughter, to maintain her friendship with Evan’s mother and to have faith in the detective who could change all their lives.

When things seem darkest, both she and Marcie discover that sometimes the first step toward a better future is Mending Fences with the past.

Always My Girl

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 high stakes 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?

The Bachelor Party (By:Paula Detmer Riggs)

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Nelson’s Brand (By:Diana Palmer)

Allison Hathoway had never met a man like Gene Nelson. He was a dark horse a man running wild or so all her friends told her. But Allison knew he was a man with secrets…
and one who had been hurt. Her heart went out to him. Lovely Allison was a lure that Gene couldn’t resist. The enigmatic beauty aroused a tenderness he’d never known and a passion he couldn’t fight. But could he convince Allison to risk forever on Nelson’s brand of loving?

The Patient Nurse (By:Diana Palmer)

Although the underlying passion between Ramon and Noreen was undeniable, Noreen had never been able to reveal her true feelings for the gorgeous surgeon. He’d always blamed her for the death of his wife and it was only when Noreen fell ill that Ramon realized how wrong he’d been…

An Officer and a Millionaire (By:Maureen Child)

Mr. January: Hunter Cabot, Navy SEAL.
Vital Statistics: Tall, rich and married?
Mission: Find out who’s been sleeping in his bed.

The broad shouldered military man had no patience with games. Margie Cabot? had to go. She d been masquerading as his spouse for nearly a year, living in his house while he d been overseas. Now all his skills were focused on payback: it would be sweet, swift and sexy.

But first he d have that wedding night!

The Last Lone Wolf (By:Maureen Child)

Mr. May: Jericho King, ex marine, all businessThe Promise: Look after a fallen comrade’s sisterThe Price: She wanted his baby!After a career of life risking service, Jericho King desired only the solitude of his mountain lodge…
and the occasional no strings affair. But when Daisy Saxon arrived, his plans came to an end, for he’d once pledged his help if ever she was in need. Surely he could give her a job and a home, all without succumbing to his desires. But the lone wolf was in for a shock when he learned Daisy’s true agenda was to get pregnant with King’s baby!

White Wolf (By:Lindsay McKenna)

No amount of money could help Dain Phillips fight the illness now attacking him. Only a mysterious Cherokee woman might be able to do that. Radiant Erin Wolf bred in Dain a desire to live. A hunger to mate. But surrender the reins of his steely control? Trust his heart to another? That would take a miracle!

More than Words Volume 4

You might meet them at the coffee shop, the grocery store, or walking down the street. They’re women across North America committed to reaching out and changing lives one good deed at a time. Five of these exceptional women have been selected as this year’s recipients of Harlequin’s More Than Words award. And once again five New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling authors have kindly offered their creativity to write original short stories inspired by these real life hero*ines. We hope More Than Words will touch your heart and inspire the hero*ine living inside you.

Summer Brides

Three happily ever afters from three of your favorite authorsThe Borrowed Bride by Susan WiggsDuring her own bridal shower, Isabel Wharton is whisked away by past love Dan Black Horse to his retreat in the Cascade range. But returning to her Native roots, and Dan’s loving arms, is harder than she ever imagined.A Bridge to Dreams by Sherryl WoodsWith her vacation plans foiled, Karyn Chambers realizes that her long awaited escape must give way to staying at home in San Francisco. Little does she know her Prince Charming is right in her own backyard. Sister of the Bride by Susan MalleryWhen Katie McCormick finds out that her sister is marrying her ex, she finally agrees to a setup for the big day. To her surprise, Jackson is a catch. But when wedding catastrophe ensues, will their sparks fizzle or ignite into flames?

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