Someone Like You

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9781460397855
Release Date: 2017-04-01
Genre: Fiction

Jill Strathern left town for the big city and never looked back—until she returned home years later to run a small law practice. It turns out her childhood crush, Mac Kendrick, a burned-out LAPD cop, has also come back to sleepy Los Lobos. Even though Mac rejected her back in high school, Jill can't deny the attraction she still feels for him. Now Jill and Mac are tangled in enough drama to satisfy the most jaded L.A. denizens—Mafia dons, social workers, angry exes and one very quirky eight-year-old make even the simplest romance complicated. And it all goes to prove that when it comes to affairs of the heart, there's no place like home. An unlikely pair…but a perfect match.

Sweet Trouble

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9781426821417
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Fiction

Jesse Keyes has done some serious growing up. With a steady job and a vibrant four-year-old son, Gabe, she's in a far better place than when she left Seattle five years ago…pregnant and misunderstood by almost everyone in her life. Now it's time to go home and face her demons. But her sisters, Claire and Nicole, aren't exactly impressed with the new and improved Jesse. And then there's Matt, Gabe's father, who makes it clear that he never wants to see her again despite the lust that still smolders between them. Jesse doesn't know if she can make up for all the mistakes of her past. But the promise of sweet nights with Matt might just give her the extra incentive she needs to make it worth the trouble.…

Romance Fiction

Author: Kristin Ramsdell
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781591581772
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Presents a comprehensive guide for librarians and readers' advisors, provides a brief history of the romance novel, and offers reading lists and subgenre definitions.

Sweet Spot

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781459247758
Release Date: 2012-06-15
Genre: Fiction

"Responsibility" should be Nicole Keyes's middle name. After all, not many people would sacrifice their lives to run the family bakery and raise a younger sibling. But with Nicole's twin sister now blissfully married and her younger sis turning out more femme fatale than girl-next-door, super reliable Nicole is getting sick of putting everyone else's needs first! Enter Hawk. The deliciously sexy former NFL player offers Nicole a taste of the freedom she craves. Hawk may know the way, blindfolded, to her sweet spot, but Nicole's not about to let him get close enough to break her heart. Of course, she might not have a choice in the matter if Hawk's past keeps getting in the way of their present….

All I Ever Wanted

Author: Kristan Higgins
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9780373778492
Release Date: 2014-02-25
Genre: Fiction

When Mark, her lover and boss, announces his engagement to another woman, Callie Grey, in order to get back at him, stirs up a crazy relationship with the town's cantankerous veterinarian.

Before We Kiss

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9780373778812
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Fiction

Party planner Dellina Hopkins finds herself forced to work with former pro-football kicker Sam Ridge, whom she has avoided since their aborted one-night stand, when his firm hires her to organize an event.

When We Met

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9780373778652
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Fiction

A former Special Ops agent turned bodyguard trainer, Angel Whittaker sets his sights on a tough-talking PR woman who never backs down from a challenge. Original.

All Summer Long

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9780373776948
Release Date: 2012-07-31
Genre: Fiction

Returning home to Fool's Gold, California, former model Clay Stryker finds an unexpected ally in firefighter Chantal Dixon, a tomboy who, haunted by painful memories, sees beyond his good looks to the real man beneath.

Delicious

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9781426849527
Release Date: 2010-02-01
Genre: Fiction

Cal Buchanan needs a top-flight chef to take over his failing Seattle restaurant, The Waterfront. He can afford to hire the best in town—the only problem is that the best happens to be his ex-wife, Penny Jackson. Penny really needs this opportunity, but she doesn't need the distraction of working with her ex. She's sworn off romance—she's even having a baby on her own. But before she knows it, the heat is on…and the attraction between her and Cal moves from a low simmer to a full boil! The rest should be easy as pie, but a secret from Cal's past could spoil everything. Maybe it's true that too many cooks spoil the broth—or maybe two is enough to make it irresistible.

Maybe This Christmas

Author: Sarah Morgan
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781460341636
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Genre: Fiction

"Uplifting, sexy and warm, Sarah Morgan's O'Neil Brothers series is perfection."—Jill Shalvis, New York Times bestselling author This winter, ex-skiing champion, reformed heartbreaker and single dad Tyler O'Neil has only one mission—making sure his daughter, Jess, has the best Christmas ever. The fact that his best friend, Brenna, is also temporarily moving into his chalet at the overbooked Snow Crystal resort is a delicious distraction he's simply going to have to ignore. Theirs is the one relationship he's never ruined, and he's not about to start now. Ski pro Brenna Daniels knows all about the perils of unrequited love—she's been in love with Tyler for years. But living with him is absolute torture… How can she concentrate on being his friend when he's sleeping in the room next door? Then when Tyler kisses Brenna, suddenly the relationship she's always dreamed of feels so close she could almost touch it. Could this be the Christmas her dreams of a happy-ever-after finally come true?

Summer Nights

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9780373776870
Release Date: 2012-06-26
Genre: Fiction

Horse whisperer Shane Stryker, who is looking for a sensible woman who will be content with the quiet life of a rancher's wife, sets his sights on small-town librarian Annabelle Weiss, who has a wild side that tests his resolve.

Susan Mallery Fool s Gold Series Volume Three

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9781460386064
Release Date: 2015-04-20
Genre: Fiction

New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery invites you home to Fool's Gold, California, where friends and family are never far, and love is always in the air. They sought fame and fortune and are finally home—the rugged Stryker brothers are back and bringing the heat! Rafe is a pro when it comes to running a boardroom, but a land dispute—and the beautiful blonde on the other side of it—are giving him a real run for his money. His brother Shane just wants to raise horses. He's through with passion, but what will he do when it tracks him down in the form of the town's naughty-but-nice librarian? And though former model Clay has come home in the hopes of starting a family, he's also vowed never to risk his heart again. Can someone in Fool's Gold help him change his mind? Collected here for the first time, the third Fool's Gold trilogy—plus the bonus novella Almost Summer—makes coming home to Fool's Gold more memorable than ever. Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold series, Volume Three ALMOST SUMMER SUMMER DAYS SUMMER NIGHTS ALL SUMMER LONG

Susan Mallery Fool s Gold Series Volume One

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9781460349069
Release Date: 2014-11-17
Genre: Fiction

Return to where it all began—the romance, the friendships, the community, the warmth and laughter of Susan Mallery's New York Times bestselling series Fool's Gold. Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Fool's Gold, California, is a charming town like no other, where newcomers and locals alike find endless—if unconventional—opportunities to fall in love. From Charity Jones, a city planner hired to create jobs that will keep the town's men from moving away, to Liz Sutton, still trying to shed the stigma of being the girl from the wrong side of the tracks, and Pia O'Brian who, despite having a disastrous romantic track record and the parenting skills of a hamster, has inherited three frozen embryos, Fool's Gold is overflowing with quirky characters, passionate moments and heartfelt emotion. Offered here for the first time in collection form, the first Fool's Gold trilogy—plus the bonus novella Sister of the Bride—is the perfect opportunity to discover some new, lifelong friends. Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold Collection, Volume One Chasing Perfect Almost Perfect Sister of the Bride Finding Perfect

Susan Mallery Fool s Gold Series Volume Two

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9781460364390
Release Date: 2015-01-19
Genre: Fiction

New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery welcomes you to charming Fool's Gold, California—the ultimate small-town destination for romance! Do not get the Hendrix triplets started about the lack of eligible men in Fool's Gold! When Dakota gets roped into screening sexy bachelors for a local reality romance show she soon realizes love isn't as easy as it seems on TV. Her sister Montana has finally found her calling working with therapy dogs, but can she convince the handsome but relationship-averse man of her dreams to make a home in Fool's Gold? And while wedding bells are ringing for her sisters, they're not for Nevada. After landing her dream job, her hopes of a fresh start are thwarted when her new boss turns out to be the first love she never forgot. Offered here for the first time in collection form, the second Fool's Gold trilogy—plus the bonus novella Only Us—lets you reconnect with the characters who have become as familiar as old friends. Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold Series, Volume Two Only Mine Only Yours Only His Only Us

A Fool s Gold Christmas

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: HQN Books
ISBN: 9780373777020
Release Date: 2012-09-25
Genre: Fiction

Forced to return to her family in Fool's Gold, Calif., after an injury, dancer Evie Stryker agrees to stage the town's winter festival, the rehearsal space for which is above bad-boy lawyer Dante Jefferson's office.