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Accidentally on Purpose by Jill Shalvis

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Accidentally on Purpose by Jill Shalvis
Unwilling to commit to a career woman who loves him but unable to stand her dating anyone else, a man who has forfeited his job in law enforcement sabotages her dates before realizing that he must prove himself. (catalog summary)

Alaska Skies

Alaska Skies
by Debbie Macomber

Location: north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men!). But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town. Features the short stories, Brides for Brothers and The Marriage Risk. (catalog summary)


 

Arizona Heat
Arizona Heat
by Linda Lael Miller

After years spent trying to remember her past, Mojo Sheepshanks just wants to put it behind her. She's finally got the life she always wanted—sisters she loves, a career that keeps her on her toes and Tucker Darroch, the handsome cop who's stuck by her against all odds. But for the people around her, moving on is hard to do. Tucker can't seem to let go of his past, while Mojo's sister Greer is being blackmailed for secrets in hers. And Mojo's stuck in the middle again. Meanwhile, danger is stalking the citizens of Cave Creek, Arizona, Mojo's adopted home. And even as she and Tucker work to keep everyone safe, Mojo will discover that there are mysteries in Cave Creek that someone is willing to protect at any cost. (catalog summary)
 

Blood VowBlood Vow by J.R. Ward
The Black Dagger Brotherhood continues to train the best of the best to join them in the deadly battle against the Lessening Society. Among the new recruits, Axe proves to be a cunning and vicious fighter—and also a loner isolated because of personal tragedy. When an aristocratic female needs a bodyguard, Axe takes the job, though he's unprepared for the animal attraction that flares between him and the one he is sworn to protect. For Elise, who lost her first cousin to a grisly murder, Axe's dangerous appeal is enticing—and possibly a distraction from her grief. But as they delve deeper into her cousin's death, and their physical connection grows into so much more, Axe fears that the secrets he keeps and his tortured conscience will tear them apart. Rhage, the Brother with the biggest heart, knows all about self-punishing, and he wants to help Axe reach his full potential. But when an unexpected arrival threatens Rhage and Mary's new family, he finds himself back in the trenches again, fighting against a destiny that will destroy all he holds most dear. As Axe's past becomes known, and fate seems to be turning against Rhage, both males must reach deep—and pray that love, rather than anger, will be their lantern in the darkness. (catalog summary)


Close Enough to Touch

Close Enough to Touch
 by Colleen Oakley

A 28-year-old recluse with a unique allergy to physical contact with other people is forced to reenter the world after her mother's death, finding friendship​ with a 10-year-old troubled boy and love with his adoptive father. (catalog summary)

 

 

 

Crowning DesignCrowning Design by Leila Meacham
Some people aren't meant for happily-ever-after. And Deborah Standridge is one of them. When she called off her wedding to the perfect man to pursue her passion as an architect across the country, she didn't mean to hurt anyone. But Deborah saw her chance to finally make her own dreams come and she took it, setting in motion a tragedy that has haunted her ever since. Now, as one of Denver's most successful architects, Deborah has avoided love at all costs, until Daniel Parker walks into her life. He commissions her to design his company's headquarters and soon makes her want to believe in love again. But Dan is keeping a shocking secret that could rip everything they've built apart-and break Deborah's heart once and for all. Will Deborah find the strength to put the past behind her to fight for a love that could last for all time? (catalog summary)

 

Every Little Thing


Every Little Thing by Samantha Young
The quiet town of Hartwell is the perfect place to get away from it all--and find what you never knew you needed...Bailey Hartwell has many reasons to feel content—her successful business, a close circle of friends, and her steady boyfriend...even if their romance feels staid after ten years without a serious commitment. The only challenge in her life comes in the form of sexy businessman Vaughn Tremaine. She thinks the ex-New Yorker acts superior and that he considers her a small-town nobody. But when Bailey's blindsided by a betrayal, she's shocked to discover Vaughn is actually a decent guy. (catalog summary)


 

Four Weddings and a Sixpence

Four Weddings and a Sixpence: An Anthology
Beloved authors Julia Quinn, Elizabeth Boyle, Laura Lee Guhrke, and Stefanie Sloane deliver the stories of four friends from Madame Rochambeaux's Gentle School for Girls who find an old sixpence in their bedchamber and decide that it will be the lucky coin for each of their weddings. . .(catalog summary)

 


 

If Not for You: A NovelIf Not for You: A Novel by Debbie Macomber
Having lived under her parents' thumb for 25 years, Beth Prudhomme is finally taking charge of her own life. She moves from Chicago to Portland to live near her favorite aunt, finding employment as a music teacher at a local high school and a fast friendin Nichole Nyquist (who readers will recognize from A Girl's Guide to Moving On). Everything is coming together, though her love life leaves something to be desired. Until Nichole introduces Beth to Sam, a tattooed mechanic who's the epitome of her conservative parents' worst nightmare. Beth doesn't want to upset her parents more than she already has, and for himself, Sam has no interest in being set up with a prissy music teacher. But both learn that appearances aren't everything when Beth gets into a car accident and Sam visits her—at first out of obligation, and then because he can't stay away. Yet there are skeletons in Sam's closet that prevent him from ever trusting a woman again, and he knows he doesn't fit into Beth's life. In the end, he'll have to decide if he can ever be worthy of Beth's love and if he is, how far he's willing to go to fight for it. (catalog summary)


 

Insert Groom Here
Insert Groom Here
by K.M. Jackson
Eva Ward has won a lavish wedding on the nation's hottest morning show and can't wait to kick off her happily-ever-after in style. Too bad her fiancé backs out on-air and cameraman Aidan Walker makes sure her private meltdown goes viral, down to the last couch-kicking moment. The only way Eva can save face and keep her perfect nuptial plans on track is to star in a new 'find-a-groom' reality segment. But finding Mr. Right in one month means ignoring her handsome new producer—none other than Aidan himself—and getting their instant, exasperating attraction out of her system. (catalog summary)


 

The Lady and the Lionheart: A Novel

 


The Lady and the Lionheart: A Novel by Joanne Bischof
Raised amid the fame and mystique of the Big Top, Charlie Lionheart holds the audience in the palm of his hand. But while his act captivates thousands, it's away from the spotlight where his true heart lies. (catalog summary)

 


 

Love and Happiness



Love & Happiness by Blackwyne
Take a journey with four women, Nina, Shanelle, Renay, and Christine, as they encounter obstacles in the pursuit of life's ultimate prize of love and happiness. What are they willing to sacrifice in order to have it all? (catalog summary)


 

 

 

Melt


Melt by Helen Hardt
Jonah Steel is intelligent, rich, and hard-working. As the oldest of his siblings, he was charged by his father to protect them. He failed in the worst way. Dr. Melanie Carmicheal has her own baggage. Although the renowned therapist was able to help Jonah's brother, she is struggling with feelings of inadequacy. When the oldest Steel walks into her office seeking solace, she can't turn her back. As Melanie and Jonah attempt to work through their issues together, desperately trying to ignore the desire brewing between them, ghosts from both their pasts surface...and danger draws near. (catalog summary)

 

 

The Mistress



The Mistress: A Novel by Danielle Steel
Set in the South of France, London, and Paris, a gorgeous, innocent mistress of a Russian oligarch gradually finds independence via her own efforts and through her friendship with the artist son of a world-renowned painter and his devoted muse/now restaurateur mother, reminiscent of Picasso and La Colombe D'or in St-Paul-de-Vence. (catalog summary)

 

 

 

My Perfect Life
My Not So Perfect Life: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella
When Katie Brenner is fired from her dream job in advertising in London, she's desperate to get away from her mad boss Demeter, and her crush, Alex, who she thought shared her feelings of adoration but didn't. Seeking refuge, she goes home to her father's farm in Somerset to help make her stepmother's dream of turning their land into a glamping retreat come true. Applying her savvy marketing smarts, Katie masterminds a glamorous upscale resort. But when Demeter shows up unnannounced, with Alex not far behind, Katie is forced to rethink her revenge fantasies and her assumptions about family, love, and office politics and realize how much she may have misjudged everyone—and everything—around her.

 

 

My Valentine

My Valentine, Also Includes Bonus Story of Little Shoes and Mistletoe by Sally Laity and Tracie Peterson (eBook)
Enjoy two touching historical romances set in 1800s New York City. When Pierce and Darlene meet in her father's tailor shop, their lives are on very different paths. But neither can forget the other. Also includes the bonus story, Little Shoes and Mistletoe by Sally Laiity, in which two orphans restore a woman's capacity to love. (catalog summary)

 

 

Roman Crazy
Roman Crazy: A Novel by Alice Clayton
Avery Bardot steps off the plane in Rome, looking for a fresh start. She's left behind a soon-to-be ex-husband in Boston and plans to spend the summer with her best friend Daisy, licking her wounds—and perhaps a gelato or two. But when her American-expat friend throws her a welcome party on her first night, Avery's thrown for a loop when she sees a man she never thought she'd see again: Italian architect Marcello Bianchi. Marcello was the man—the one who got away. And now her past is colliding with her present, a present where she should be mourning the loss ofher marriage and—hey, that fettuccine is delicious! And so is Marcello. (catalog summary)

 

To Have and To HoldTo Have And To Hold by Lauren Layne
Discovering her fiancé is an international con man just moments before they exchange vows devastates celebrity wedding planner Brooke Baldwin's business—and breaks her heart. Now a pariah in Los Angeles, she seeks a fresh start in New York City and thinks she's found it with her first bridal client, a sweet—if slightly spoiled—hotel heiress. Then she meets the uptight businessman who's holding the purse strings. Seth Tyler wishes he could write a blank check and be done with his sister Maya's fancy-pants wedding. Unfortunately, micromanaging the event is his only chance at proving Maya's fiancé is a liar. Standing directly in his way is the stunning blonde wedding planner whose practiced smiles and sassy comebacks both irritate and arouse him. He needs Brooke's help. But can he persuade a wedding planner on a comeback mission to unplan a wedding? And more importantly, how will he convince her that the wedding she should be planning. . .is theirs? (catalog summary)