Bree Mathews is a former beauty queen, former reality TV star, and the former wife of a former Sexiest Man Alive. A stalker sends her running from her Malibu mansion, and she ends up on a small North Carolina farm. When she meets her sullen neighbor, Army veteran Cole Caldwell, the sparks fly, but not the pretty kind. As the locals teach her about country living, Bree starts to wonder if her Hollywood life with all those “formers” is really worth it. She discovers there’s more to Cole than just moodiness. He’s trying to handle his PTSD on his own, but when he loses someone close he spins out of control, and Bree puts it all on the line to save him. But is Cole ready to be rescued?
Nora Lowery Bradford loves to plan – her lists have lists. But her plans go up in baby powder when her daughter announces she’s not only pregnant, but in love and about to get married to a young man named Michael! These kids are going to need her help. Michael’s father, Asher, is just as upset as Nora about the unexpected pregnancy, but for far different reasons. He’s trying to control what he can and protect his son. When Nora buys the coffee shop next door to his studio in Gallant Lake, they both learn that sometimes life has plans of its own.
Coming June 1, 2018 – Harlequin Superromance
Shane Brannigan has always had the Luck o’ the Irish, rejecting a job at his father’s conservative corporate law firm to create his own career as a sports agent. Known as “The Dealmaker”, life is good and everything is going his way…but it’s not enough. He wants that corner office and fancy title. Supermodel Melanie Lowery has seen the view from “the top”, and it wasn’t all that great. All she wants is peace and healing. She never counted on falling for a go-getter like Shane, and he never counted on falling for a woman who likes life in a small town. When he gets a shot at that corner office he’s been dreaming of, he has a decision to make.
Ben was Sarah’s teenage crush. He was her best friend’s big brother–a deliciously tempting bad boy. They shared two earth-shattering kisses, but the timing was never right for them to take it any further. Now Ben’s back in town for his sister’s wedding, and schoolteacher Sarah is ready for a walk on the wild side with this gray-eyed biker who can’t seem to put down roots anywhere. Will her love be enough to convince Ben that home is what he’s been searching for all along?
STRONG ENOUGH – Gallant Lake Book 1 [working title – work in progress]
Coming 2019 – Harlequin Special Edition
Cassie is trying to get a fresh start, but her past won’t let her. A victim of abuse, she doesn’t like big, bold, ex-cops. But when Nick West comes into her life, she starts rethinking her choices. Maybe he’s right – maybe she’s hiding from life and missing too much. She needs security, but Nick shows her she doesn’t need to rely on others for that. She can take care of herself. But will she learn that lesson a little too well? Will she decide she doesn’t need him? And is he willing to let her go?
A CASTLE IN THE CATSKILLS – A Holiday Romance [working title – work in progress]
A woman unable to trust. A man unwilling to love. And the slightly haunted American castle that brings them together. Blake Randall is a powerful man who clings to his “No-Surprises Lifestyle” in order to maintain control in both his business and personal life. Amanda Lowery turns his world upside down when she shows up and gets a job renovating the historic mansion he wanted to demolish to make room for a highly unpopular casino in Gallant Lake, NY. Amanda and Blake are both trying to deny their painful pasts, and it takes a young boy and a romantic spirit to help them see how much they need each other. Danger lurks, but love is stronger.