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Second chances...and the secrets that sabotage them.
At 48 years old, Margie Clifton never expected to be starting her life all over again. But when her brother gifts her a property on San Juan Island, that’s exactly what she decides to do. After all, it’s the perfect place to start a new business venture, provide a second home for her adult children, and recover from her nasty divorce. And if her new life happens to involve the town’s gruff and ruggedly handsome Chief Deputy Sheriff? All the better.
The last thing Hank Kowalski wants is an emotional entanglement. It’s only been two years since his beloved wife passed, and there’s no way his daughter is ready to accept him dating anyone new. Still, there’s something about Margie’s quiet strength and beauty that draws him in, making him wonder if maybe a fresh start—and possibly a new love—is exactly what he needs in his life.
But Margie is harboring a secret—a dark one that threatens to destroy the new life she’s worked so hard to build. Can Margie and Hank find the courage and faith to overcome all that stands between them? Or will their second chance at happily ever after be lost forever?
Now that Connor is home on San Juan Island, he knows it’s time to give up his carefree lifestyle and put down some roots. But then he meets a Hollywood-bound beauty and starts to question everything…
Teresa has only one goal. She will succeed as a location scout for her first big-time film. Falling for the distractingly handsome Connor was not on her agenda. Oops…
When disturbing secrets that could ruin the movie—and Teresa’s career—come to light, will Connor do the right thing and risk losing the love of his life? And more importantly, if he does, will Teresa be able to open her heart enough to trust what he has to say?
Saltwater Falls, book 5 in the Westcott Bay series, is a sweet women’s fiction story that features a hint of danger, a guaranteed happily ever after, and the kind of true love that can always be found on San Juan Island. Preorder today and get ready to do some serious binge reading!
The truth can set you free… or completely destroy you…
Morgan Allen has neither the time nor the patience for shenanigans. Running her wedding photography business by day and searching for new evidence in the cold-case death of her mother by night leaves no room in her life for much else. Too bad her infuriatingly charming videographer seems so intent on overwhelming her with shenanigans and forcing his way into her heart …
Luke Pierce has no idea why Morgan is so resistant to his charms. All he knows for sure is that he’s willing to do anything to change her mind about him—even if it means going against the deeply ingrained instincts that normally cause him to run from anything too complicated or emotional. Something tells him Morgan’s worth the effort… and the potential broken heart.
But just as Luke begins to win Morgan over—just as she begins to let him win her over—a dark secret surfaces, threatening to ruin everything they’ve built together. When all is said and done, will the truth Morgan’s been searching for destroy her chance at happily ever after with Luke?
In book two of the Westcott Bay series, return to San Juan Island and get the full story of Margie’s wedding planning, Jade’s new digs and Morgan’s shot at a happily ever after!
Life on San Juan Island isn't always as idyllic as it seems...
Jade Clifton is more than ready for a fresh start. Finally free of her emotionally abusive ex, she's sure everything is about to get better for her. Except...it doesn't. A series of personal attacks on her property has her on edge, and Jade knows that she'll need help figuring out who is targeting her and why. She just never expected a certain sweet, ridiculously handsome sheriff's deputy to come to her rescue...
Matthew Stevens takes his job very seriously. He lives to protect and serve. But keeping Jade safe is more than just a job--it's personal. After months in the friend zone, he's starting to think she's the one for him and that they could be happy together. Now all he'll have to do is keep her safe long enough to convince her of that...
Secrets, rivals, and lies stand in their way. Can Jade and Matthew overcome it all and finally find their way to happily ever after?
Saltwater Secrets is book 3 in the Westcott Bay sweet and wholesome series. The series is best read in order. It features a shy heroine who is stronger than she realizes and a stern-but-sweet cop unraveling a small town mystery together. HEA guaranteed. Download your copy and start binge reading today!
It’s never too late for a fresh start…especially on San Juan Island…
Tiffany Clifton knew that quitting her big city job and taking on small town life would be an adjustment. She was even prepared to work for her sister and confront just how far off-course her life had gone. What she was not at all ready for was having to verbally spar with a grumpy and ridiculously handsome developer Sidney on a regular basis.
Sidney Burke learned the hard way that romance isn’t for him. So, he’d like nothing more than to avoid the lovely Tiffany. But if he wants to do business with her sister, that’s not an option. He’ll just have to somehow stay focused and ignore his inconvenient attraction to the woman who could so easily break down all the walls around his heart.
If Tiffany and Sidney want to take a shot at love, they have much to overcome…including the inconvenient secret that Tiffany’s keeping. Will their foundation be strong enough to survive the trouble ahead—or will their happily ever after slip through the cracks?
Between this new romance and the murder trial for Morgan’s mom, things only get more exciting in the fourth installment of the Westcott Bay series. Get your copy of Saltwater Crossing today and get lost in this sweet story of family, love, and starting over!
On an island full of secrets…
Amanda’s life on San Juan Island keeps getting more complicated. Just when she thinks it’s time to pack up and move on with her life, charismatic Will Harrington shows up to disrupts her plans.
Not only is he overly interested in buying properties on the island, but his clients are suspiciously linked back to a certain family in New York City…
Book six in the Westcott Bay series picks up with a new romance and a deeper dive into the mystery on the island! Pre-order your copy now!
She saved his life. He gave her a second chance…
Nurse Kali is sure she’ll never love again…until she meets Craig. He’s everything she ever wanted —handsome, funny, and sweet. Too bad he’s also a former patient suffering from amnesia. A relationship is out of the question, but when Kali finds out Craig has no place to stay while recuperating, she offers him her rental apartment. All she’ll have to do now is figure out how to ignore the annoying attraction she feels for him.
Craig feels like his whole life is a puzzle. He doesn’t know what landed him in the hospital or even where he came from. The only thing he does know is that he’s quickly becoming way too attached to his landlord/former ICU nurse. He can’t remember anything about his life before her… and now he’s not even sure he wants to anymore.
Craig knows Kali won’t consider making new memories with him until the mystery of his past is solved. But what if the truth he seeks is the one thing that could destroy their budding romance before it even truly begins?
Nurse’s Date with a Billionaire is a sweet and wholesome, contemporary romance. It’s part of the Billionaire Date series, but can be read as a standalone. Get your copy now and dive into this whirlwind romance!
The ghosts of relationships past are threatening her happily ever after…
Pediatric surgeon Sandy Randall has given up on love. At 53, with a divorce and a string of bad dates behind her, she just doesn’t see the point of it. Besides, her career keeps her way too busy to worry about romance. But when a trip to San Juan Island brings her face-to-face with her high school sweetheart, she can’t help but wonder how the icy walls she’s built around her heart can possibly survive him again.
Jack Pappas is thrilled when a holiday catering gig puts him back in contact with Sandy. In his mind, she was the one that got away – and she’s more beautiful and delightful than ever. All he’ll have to do now is convince her to give him (and love) a second chance…
Somewhere between the caroling and mistletoe (and the unwanted medical mystery that hits San Juan Island), can Jack and Sandy figure out how to take one last shot at love? It might take a Christmas miracle…
This stand alone novella is the perfect holiday pick-me-up, whether you’re new to San Juan Island or have already read all about Sandy’s sister Margie in the Westcott Bay series. Get your copy today and dive into this small town, feel good Christmas romance!
They say no one dies in witness protection. Oh, if only that were true…
Jason’s cool, shrewd, and detached from society. He’s had to be. Running from his father’s criminal associates and past indiscretions hasn’t left him with a lot of time to relax and enjoy life. But all that is about to change. He’s finally in a position to testify against his father and start a new life, complete with a brand new identity, courtesy of WITSEC. What he never expected was to unwittingly drag an innocent — and exasperating — woman along with him.
Alexandra lives life to the fullest. She’s selfless, outgoing, and always willing to help her fellow man. As a doctor, those traits served her well. Until the day that saving a stranger triggered a killer case of mistaken identity that landed her in WITSEC alongside Jason, a man as enticing as he is challenging.
It’s not long before Jason and Alex form an unlikely bond—and an even unlikelier attraction. But when their enemies close in and a family emergency forces Alex out of hiding, Jason must decide if sticking to the rules of protection is more important than safeguarding the woman who stole his heart…
She needs to save her clinic.
He needs a second chance.
A road trip might be just what the doctor ordered…
Juliet is at the end of her rope. If she wants to save her vet clinic, she needs money and she needs it fast. The opportunity she’s been waiting for comes in the form of a contest that requires her to travel and make a feel-good video featuring her former patients. Too bad her only mode of transportation just died. And when her charming ex—the man who stomped all over her heart—shows up offering to help, she’s not sure if her luck just got better or worse.
James has no doubt that Lady Luck has smiled on him. What are the odds that he’d show up to win back his college sweetheart at the exact moment she needs him most? He’s spent years regretting letting Juliet go, and he’ll do anything for another chance—even if it means chauffeuring her all over the Midwest.
As their road trip takes them across hundreds of miles, James and Juliet realize there’s really only one possible destination this time around. Either a happily ever after…or heartbreak.
Handsome. Smart. Crazy in love.
This complete sweet billionaire collection includes three full length novels, each featuring a love-struck billionaire, a sassy heroine and heart-warming happily ever after!
Over 150 reviews on the individual books!
Nurse’s Date with a Billionaire: Nurse Kali is sure she’ll never love again…until she meets Craig. Too bad he’s also a former patient suffering from amnesia. Craig knows Kali won’t consider making new memories with him until the mystery of his past is solved. But what if the truth he seeks is the one thing that could destroy their budding romance before it even truly begins?
Doctor’s Date with a Billionaire: What happens when you fall in love… in witness protection? A small town doctor suffers from a killer case of mistaken identity that lands her in WITSEC along with Jason, a man as enticing as he is challenging.
Veterinarian’s Date with a Billionaire: Veterinarian Juliet will do anything to save her clinic… even if it means a road trip with the ex who stomped all over her heart. As their trip takes them across hundreds of miles, they realize there’s really only one possible destination this time around. Either a happily ever after…or heartbreak.
Eine zweite Chance…und die Geheimnisse, die sie bedrohen
Margie Clifton hätte nie gedacht, dass sie mit ihren achtundvierzig Jahren einen neuen Anfang wagen würde. Doch als ihr Bruder ihr sein Haus auf San Juan Island schenkt, entschließt sie sich, ihr altes Leben hinter sich zu lassen. Schließlich könnte es keinen besseren Ort geben, um ein Unternehmen zu gründen, ein zweites Zuhause für ihre erwachsenen Kinder einzurichten und sich von ihrer Scheidung zu erholen. Und wenn zu ihrem neuen Leben zufällig auch der wortkarge und gutaussehende Chief Deputy Sheriff gehört? Umso besser!
Emotionale Verstrickungen sind das Letzte, wonach Hank Kowalski der Sinn steht. Der Tod seiner geliebten Frau liegt erst zwei Jahre zurück und er weiß, dass seine Tochter eine neue Beziehung auf keinen Fall akzeptieren würde. Und doch ziehen ihn Margies ruhige Kraft und ihre Schönheit in den Bann und er fragt sich, ob ein Neuanfang – und vielleicht eine neue Liebe – genau das ist, was er braucht.
Aber Margie hat ein Geheimnis, ein dunkles Geheimnis, das dieses neue Leben zu zerstören droht, von dem sie träumt. Bringen Margie und Hank den Mut und die Zuversicht auf, die Hindernisse zu überwinden, die zwischen ihnen stehen? Oder ist ihre zweite Chance auf ein glückliches Leben von Anfang an zum Scheitern verurteilt?