Love and family transcend time. Set in the beautiful coastal town of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, ‘Summer at Rose Cottage’ explores two love stories—one lost in time and the other flourishing in the present. McKenzie (Mack) Harper needs to get away and the small cottage just outside of Cape Elizabeth is the perfect location to unwind and bond with her six-year-old nephew, Lucas. It’s here at this quaint summer rental that Mack discovers a diary dated March 4th, 1947, which pulls her into a world of love and heartache. Each entry into the diary is brought to life through the words written by nineteen-year-old, Rose Degan, who falls in love with a man her parents disapprove of. Her heart knows what and whom it wants, Jacob Evans, a fire fighter in Cape Elizabeth. He hasn’t been in town long when they meet on the cliffs while she watches the rescue of a crew from a collier ship that went aground during a fierce storm. Back in the present, Mack discovers that Jacob is still alive and tries to find him. She leaves a message that falls into the hands of Jacob’s grandson, Dean Evans. With his curiosity piqued, Dean decides that the mystery woman, along with her diary, is an excellent excuse to slip away from home, earning a break from his mother’s matchmaking shenanigans—a grandchild being her sole focus. All these characters come together in a story of love and friendship. It shows that love and family can transcend time.
This Christmas join the De La Fuentes and McKenzies in Blossom Creek as they celebrate the grand opening of Emelia’s Restaurant. Over twenty years after Levi De La Fuente's parents opened the first Emelia’s, Levi and his cousin Ryan are getting ready to open a second location. Emma De La Fuente manages the first Emelia’s in Essex, Vermont for her parents. She’s in town to assist her brother and cousin in getting the new restaurant ready for its grand opening. However, she didn’t plan on the strong attraction she feels toward the town Sheriff. The man with his sweet words and heated looks has managed to derail her plans on returning home. While his sister is distracted, Levi finds himself in need of rescuing from a rather embarrassing situation. Luckily for him, Vivien Taylor, owner of Temptations, Blossom Creek’s handmade chocolate store, appears just at the right time. If only he didn’t crave the sweet woman, then maybe, this situation wouldn’t be so awkward. Blossom Creek just might be warm enough to melt the snow this holiday season.
Boston Bay Vikings: hot enough to melt the ice. Addison James caught my attention the moment I laid on her. My heart pounded against my breastbone, and blood rushed around my veins, deafening me with its roar. I’d never been attracted to a pretty innocent girl before; usually, my taste ran with the puck bunnies. The more I got to know her, the more distracted I became. Carter Nelson, the Vikings' handsome forward, had his sights set on me, which caused me many sleepless nights. I was raised in a strict Catholic household and have no knowledge of the world of ice hockey. It's intimidating to see all the scantily clad women throwing themselves at the man, who insists his only interest lies with me. Carter was about to show Addison and everyone else watching how much he was willing to change his ways to be with her, but unfortunately, all the intentions in the world can vanish in one night of a carefully planned seduction. Meet Carter Nelson and Addison James in the fifth book of the Boston Bay Vikings series by NYT and USA Today bestselling author, Lexi Buchanan.
Sutton I'm a center forward with the Boston Bay Vikings and consider myself to be a private and compassionate man. Although I enjoy a beer with friends and the occasional hookup, I like to be alone. My past isn't one of love or kindness; in fact, it's best left buried. I know I should avoid Hailee, but the harder I try, the more I find myself drawn to her. Hailee I'm a nervous wreck after being kidnapped, shot, and buried alive. Sutton has stood by my side and protected me from the press, which is only interested in getting my story—an exclusive—from me. My father enjoys being in the spotlight and is flying in from New York to make sure I do what I'm told. Before he arrives however, Sutton kidnaps me from the hospital, and this time, I’m a willing participant.
Kissing Under the Mistletoe Gabe has been brought up with Bree, since he was nine years old when his parents died. Now he’s twenty six and been in love with Bree for the past seven years. She’s coming home for the holidays and has him so tied in knots he can’t think straight. Bree avoided going home for the holidays last year because she didn’t think she’d be able to handle being around Gabe, the man she’s in love with, who she thinks she can never be with. Or can she? To begin with both Gabe and Bree sneak around together and eventually Bree’s mother finds out and accepts them as a couple, but announcing it to her father causes heartache with the bombshell he drops. Join Gabe and Bree in a Christmas story where love conquers all…. and were Bree discovers Gabe knows just how to use a red ribbon… A Soldier's Christmas Back Stateside after a three-year absence, Staff Sergeant Logan Richards is lacking any enthusiasm for the holidays looming ahead of him. With a heavy heart he unpacks his kitbag and comes across a bundle of letters. Logan is instantly struck by their significance and his head is quickly filled with sweet words, expressions of comfort and pages of hope. He starts to think of the woman behind the neat script, would she be happy to meet him? Emma struggles to find any seasonal spirit. It has been months since she received a letter from the soldier she has been writing to and it has left her with a persistent empty feeling, her heart aches with thoughts of what could have happened to him. In one last hopeful gesture, Emma sends him a special care package and wishes for contact. They met as strangers across the miles, letters forging a tentative friendship. Now can the Christmas spirit weave it’s seasonal magic and bring two lonely hearts together.
Boston Bay Vikings: hot enough to melt the ice. Camden I grew up with only one dream—to become a professional hockey player. My dream came true and now I was a winger for the Boston Bay Vikings. I never gave much thought to having that ‘special’ someone in my life until I saw the young woman who hunkered down like a scared rabbit in the team’s shower room. I went from a carefree bachelor to a fierce protector. Molly Exhausted and scared, I fell asleep in an empty room and came awake to find the gaze of three naked men on me. It turned out I’d found my way into the shower room of the Boston Bay Vikings—I’d never heard of them. However, it was the fourth man to appear who gave me hope. He spoke with confidence and made me feel safe. I didn’t want to leave his side, but I’d learned the hard way that anything good never lasted. Meet Camden Edwards and Molly Lewis in the first book of a new series by NYT and USA Today bestselling author, Lexi Buchanan.
The last thing Rona Jameson expected was the scorching connection she feels to Cade Matthews. At twenty-four, Rona is embarking on what should have been her honeymoon to Jackson Hole, Wyoming…alone. Having just gotten out of one relationship, she’s hesitant to jump into another. But there’s something about the forty-five year old single father of three that calls to her. Cade knows it would be best to steer clear of Rona, but he can’t deny the chemistry and longing he feels towards her. No other woman has ever made him feel strung so tight. The age difference between them however is something he’s not sure he can overcome. Jake Matthews, Cade’s son, is heading home after receiving an honorable discharge from the Marines. He broke things off with Elise, six years ago, when he joined the service, afraid of her being left alone if something happened to him. Now he’s back and ready to claim the girl he’s never been able to forget. There’s only one problem, she’s engaged to another man. Can Jake win Elise back and prove to her he’s worthy of a second chance? Will Rona and Cade overcome their doubts and fears, and the other obstacles in their way? From NY Times Bestselling author, Lexi Buchanan, two love stories in one, with a touch of taboo. Also includes the Novella, When We Meet which is a short story, written to run alongside From This Moment, the first book in the series. When We Meet starts when Grace Langdon is in the hospital, recovering from being attacked by Nick Lucas. In the hospital she meets Josh Mitchell.
Charlotte McKenzie has always been the one her siblings and cousins turn to when their love life goes south. She’s always there with ready advice to help them move on. So why is she finding it so difficult to move on after the night she spent with Tanner Jackson? It was wrong on so many levels, but she couldn’t have stopped that night for anything. Months later, and struggling to get into the spirit of Christmas, she travels to Montana to finally face the man who holds her heart in the palm of his hand. *** Tanner Jackson is engaged to be married to his high school sweetheart, who he discovered months before isn’t as sweet as everyone thinks. It was at his lowest point that he met the beautiful Charlotte McKenzie at her sisters wedding to his godfather. Since then he’s been preoccupied with remembering the night they’d spent together. Now though, he finds himself in a quandary; does he go ahead with the wedding to the woman he’s known since he was fifteen, or does he go after the woman that his heart and soul crave? Winter comes quick and hard in Montana, and with Christmas around the corner, Tanner finds himself snowed in with a beautiful houseguest. Catch up with the McKenzie family in this third installment of the McKenzie Cousins Series by NYT and USA Today Bestselling Author, Lexi Buchanan.
Unconditional love. That’s all Sirena McKenzie has ever wanted—someone who will love and cherish her forever, and be there for her through thick and thin. Just like the kind of love her parents have. But what she got was Harry Bennett—a man who can’t keep his zipper up. Garrett Hudson gave up on romance a long time ago. When he meets Sirena, their connection is instant. She’s beautiful, smart, and he loves that she appreciates romance. She’s everything he thought he would never find in a woman…but she’s also heavily pregnant. Sirena knows Garrett is the man of her dreams, but she’s also realistic. No matter how strong their connection is, she’s carrying another man’s baby and she has no idea if Garrett can accept that. Catch up with the McKenzie family in this first installment of the new McKenzie Cousins Series by NYT and USA Today Bestselling Author, Lexi Buchanan.
Leaving his job as a New York firefighter, Diego had settled back home in Montana, where he filled his days working his family’s horse farm, as well as volunteering on the local hotshot crew. Life had gone from crazy to simple, and until he set eyes on his brother’s best friend, he hadn’t realized that something was missing, something that he’d started to crave, and that was Rae Foster. With her fiery red hair, equally fiery temper, and gorgeous forest green eyes, she had him wanting more than he’d ever wanted before, if only she’d give him the time of day. Rae was falling hard for Diego, and he made her crave throwing caution to the wind to see where being with him would take them. It wasn’t easy and with Diego only being five years older than her daughter, and his mother who never had a kind word to say to her, she felt her heart would always want what it could never have—she wasn’t even sure she deserved it.
Kasey De La Fuente has felt that something was missing from his life as he’s watched his brothers and sister find love, but nothing can prepare him for meeting the young and innocent, Felicity Kelly. She makes him crave more for himself and it makes him crazy with how quickly his heart becomes involved…and then she disappears while he sleeps. The connection Felicity felt with Kasey while in Vegas has stayed with her and not a day has gone by in the last three months that she hasn’t thought about him. However, a trip to New York with her brother, Blake, and a chance meeting with Kasey throws her life into turmoil, and it’s only with Kasey by her side that she gets through it all. She needs him to breathe.
Crave ~ Desire ~ Lust ~ Longing . . . emotions that Eric De La Fuente feels for Sylvia Taylor while she dated another man. It’s been months since their close encounter and Eric needs to come to terms with that, maybe, she isn’t so out of reach after all… One night he sees his chance with Sylvia and takes it. The morning after he knows deep down that he hasn’t just scratched an itch, and with the help of his brother, he realizes it was so much more. But what to do about it? And how is he supposed to handle Sylvia lying to him? Sylvia loves her position at McKenzie Holdings, but making her dreams of a country cottage a reality, her savings need a serious boost. Her only quick-fix option is to become an exotic dancer at Poles. Shortly after starting, love notes from an admirer are left in her locker, but this innocent gesture quickly turns sinister and actions start speaking louder than words. How long can Sylvia keep her fear hidden before her safety is compromised?