He’s jaded and hell-bent on leaving town. She’s sunshine and light and impossible to resist.
Scott Pataki became an EMT to save lives, but ten years later, the stress of his job is killing him. He’s counting down to his escape from San Amaro Island to work on a cruise ship. Estranged from his family, there’s nothing holding him back. But when his big move is only a month away, the half sister he never wanted to meet, and her bulldog advocate, Mercedes, crash into his life.
Mercedes Stone is a sucker for underdogs and lost souls. Though she’s drowning in responsibilities as a caretaker, business owner, and volunteer, she can’t ignore a homeless teenager’s plight. She’ll do anything to help her, including lock horns with Scott, the troubled but tempting half brother the girl’s determined to bond with. It doesn’t take Mercedes long to see he’s not the heartless jerk he wants everyone to believe he is.
Scott feels his hardened heart softening, but he fights it, knowing he’s the dark cloud to Mercedes’ bright sunshine. Will he chase the peace he craves or figure out the best way to weather any storm is together?
Can her bartender boss convince her to take a shot on love?
Former marketing whiz Kennedy Lowell knows bartending isn’t her destiny. After derailing her life to epic proportions, though, she’s content with the easy refuge of pouring drinks and keeping to herself. But the arrival of her sexy new boss has her both shaken and stirred. Add the temptation of a bakery in need of a marketing guru and Kennedy begins to wonder if easy is all it’s cracked up to be.
Easy is Hunter Clayborne’s middle name. Uncomplicated is what he expects when he moves back to Nashville to take over the family business. What he finds is the polar opposite of easy—a bar losing money, a family entrenched in its old-fashioned ways, and an irresistible bartender who keeps him at a distance in spite of their sizzling mutual attraction.
Hunter tries to prove he’s a good-hearted, trustworthy guy, but what if Kennedy is her own worst enemy? Can he help her see herself through his eyes before it’s too late?
Her best friend’s brother is the last guy who could give her what she dreams of…but the only one she wants.
Ob-gyn nurse Lena Kessler never wanted to be the last unmarried Kessler sister standing. She’s content caring for babies in her career, but what she truly yearns for are babies of her own and a good man beside her. After trying too hard to make the wrong relationships work, though, she’s determined to be wiser and more discriminating. Then her roommate’s brother, Ash, moves to town.
Being a hockey has-been was never in Ash McGuire’s life plan. After two surgeries, a career-ending injury, a blur of partying, and an unhealthy dose of self-destruction, he digs deep to get his life back on track. A job as the coordinator of a youth hockey league allows him to relocate, grow up, and reconnect with his sister at the same time.
Ash is definitely in the hands-off category for Lena, even if she very much wants to put her hands all over him. He realizes settling down in a new city with a new career with the right woman might just be the hat trick of all hat tricks, but can he convince Lena he’s ready and able to be her most valuable player for life?
Opposites might attract, but what happens when one night brings a lifelong consequence?
Firefighter Evan Drake overcame a challenging childhood to build a life he loves. He’s got a rewarding career, loads of friends, and more than his share of female attention. He couldn’t ask for anything more. Then heiress Selena waltzes into his world.
Selena Jarboe grew up lacking for nothing. Money can’t buy what she aches for the most though—a stable, secure family. When family discord becomes too much, she trades her privileged existence for peace a thousand miles away. With courage, she pursues a new life—and a night with a sexy stranger
Selena can’t regret her time with Evan…and then she learns it has a major consequence. Her future uncertain, she’s sure of only one thing—Evan is the last man who could offer her security. Evan has experience fighting for what he wants, but will it be enough to win over Selena forever?