Jessie Martin’s life is complicated. Her husband of 20+ years with whom she has a grown daughter had an affair with a woman he now wants to marry and she’s struggling to move on. Dating seemed awkward and painful but a chance encounter with a young flower seller sparked a mutual attraction. Can Jessie rebuild her life when she works at the same law firm as her ex-husband and as a reminder of his betrayal and the complexity of the divorce is inescapable?
Nina has never been comfortable in her own skin. When she finds herself in another world reliving the pains of the past where everything seems off, will it all be too much for her? Will things work out for Nina?
Dr. Emily Shane is known as the “Angel of Fantalar” for saving the lives of many of her fellow soldiers. It’s a title she’s rather uneasy with as she can only remember the ones she didn’t save. When her father volunteers her to fill a medic vacancy on a luxury space liner, The Nebula Zephyr, she’s angry but decides to go along with the plan. Security Officer Jake Dillon is one of the lives Emily saved and she doesn’t want to hear about. When a mysterious illness strikes the ship, Emily and Jake must race against time to find the cause.
In Meddling with Murder by Ellie Campbell, Cathy O’Farrell and her former cleaner, Pimple are the proprietors of the newly formed Crouch End Confidential Agency, a detective agency that badly needs an influx of cash as Cathy. Cathy is too soft-hearted to ever be a businesswoman and persists in not charging little old ladies and children when called upon to track lost pets and toys. When Cathy’s husband threatens to relocate in order to live his dream of being a postmaster, she has some choices to make while juggling an increasingly complex case involving sketchy characters and vandalism.
In Meddling with Murder is the third book in the Crouch End Confidential series.
Caitlin Meyers has been notified that the resort she runs for troubled teens will be closed and she’s desperately been trying to get in touch with Brandon Barnes, the owner. Brandon has not returned her calls or emails and in a final desperate bid, she decides to kidnap him to get him to listen to her arguments to save the camp. One problem, instead of kidnapping Brandon she kidnaps his brother Dalton. Dalton has long been the bad boy of the family. He turned his back on the family business to go on the rodeo circuit. Intrigued by his attraction to Caitlin and her devotion to the children, he decides to give her a hand with his brother. Brandon agrees to delay the sale of the camp but only if Dalton helps repair the cabins and manage the incoming troubled teens. Will involvement have a cost Dalton isn’t willing to pay or will he and Caitlin save the camp and find love?
Baroness Tanya von Brantberg’s husband is fighting with the British in East Africa. It’s the first decade of the twentieth century and Tanya knows that a war rages in Europe but her purpose is to work “for the cause.” Tanya is called upon to lead in a way that women rarely are and when her intelligence is recognized by others will she have the confidence to do what must be done?
Her family abandoned Lauren when she decided to keep her baby. For mother and daughter, it has been about looking out for each other so it’s no surprise when Kristen asks Santa for a husband for her mother. Santa isn’t a matchmaker but he may have an idea of how to make it happen. Kyle, a real estate developer, may be Lauren’s perfect match. Can Santa make it happen?
When Kyle destroys a snowman while doing research for his new book, he doesn’t realize it was meant to be a feature on Lexi’s lifestyle show. The two build a friendship, but can two people with a lot of baggage make a connection that lasts?
Princess Srilani’s brothers, one of whom is the crown prince, and sisters are kidnapped by pirates and taken to hostile territory. The Princess enlists the help Aldan and his gang of slaves to head into an against-the-odds adventure to free the captives.
What if you could talk your ex into signing up for a dating service where you find the perfect partner? That’s the concept behind Catharine’s dating website, RecycleLove.com. With her own ex marrying his 23-year-old girlfriend, Catherine could use some of the upcycled love so talks her friends Rachel and Sarah into joining the site. Can these women find their perfect match?