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About Lucinda Race
Award winning author Lucinda Race writes about family, love and happily ever afters.
A life long fan of romance books she is surrounded by books she wants to read. It all started as a young girl when she spent countless hours reading novels and dreaming of, one day, becoming a writer.
As life twists and turns, she found herself writing nonfiction but longed to turn to her true passion, romantic fiction. After developing the story line for The Loudon Series, it was time to start living her dream. With fingers flying over computer keys, she does her best to bleed on the page.
Lucinda lives, with her husband Rick, and their two little dogs, Jasper and Griffin, in the rolling hills of western Massachusetts. When she's not writing romance novels Lucinda still reads everything she can get her hands on.
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Three sisters and one enchanted wedding dress.
Jamie vows to never get married.
When a package and a letter from her great-grandmother arrives from Scotland containing an heirloom wedding dress, fate may have other plans. The dress is supposedly enchanted and if her great-grandmother's descendent tries the dress on, her future will be revealed in the mirror.
Curiosity piqued, she tries on the dress.What would it hurt to wear it, after all, this will be her only opportunity? In the reflection, she sees a shadow of a man. Is he her future or just a trick of the light? After telling her sisters what she's done, they devise a plan to see if the handsome lawyer she's been dating could be 'the one'.
Then she meets Caleb. The sexy twin brother, who, with a simple look, sets her heart racing. The only catch: he lives a vagabond life.
Will Jamie turn her back on a once in a lifetime love or is she ready to embrace a different future?
“This story has all the feels” – Amazon reviewer
“Lucinda is the master of emotional romance with flawed characters who find the love they deserve” – Amazon reviewer
She vowed never to date again. He swore he’d hide his handicap forever. Can undeniable chemistry overcome both their fears?
Widowed matchmaker Melinda Phillips wants everyone to experience the kind of love she lost. Though she’s committed to a lonely life, her skill at pairing perfect couples has her business thriving and her work in demand. But when she trips at a client’s wedding into the arms of a handsome Marine, she can’t help but feel that the falling has only just begun.
Adam Bell’s amputated leg is a crippling reminder of his war-torn past. So after his girlfriend rejected his new body and kicked him to the curb, he pledged to protect his heart as fiercely as he defended his country. But after a chivalrous rescue during a friend’s nuptials, he wonders if he’s given up on love too soon.
Hired to find Adam the woman of his dreams, Melinda is surprised to discover the ideal candidate is herself. But as their relationship blossoms, the tortured former serviceman believes his hidden disfigurement will cost him everything again.
Can two broken souls let go of their traumatic pasts to give happiness a second chance?
The Matchmaker and The Marine is an inspiring standalone romance novel. If you like rich backstories, learning to heal, and giving into dreamy temptation, then you’ll adore Lucinda Race’s sweet story.
Buy The Matchmaker and The Marine to march to the front lines of fate today!
Happily single, Kenzie tries on the family wedding dress and is shaken to the core...
Kenzie was happy to follow her sister' lead. She was never getting married. But after older sister Jamie tries on the enchanted wedding dress that once belonged to their great-grandmother, she falls in love and marries the man of her dreams. So much for the three MacLellan Sisters remaining happily single. One down and two sisters to go.
Kenzie is preparing for an annual camping trip with Robbie Burns, her best friend since childhood. she discovers the freshly cleaned wedding dress hanging in her condo. She realizes Jamie has passed it along to her based on the family lore. Reluctant, she tries on the dress, after all a dress can't really change her future, can it? Looking in the mirror she is stunned to see Robbie. Shaken to her core she wonders if she feels more than friendship for her best friend.
During the hike Kenzie is injured. Robbie never leaves her side. As she begins to heal, confused about her emerging feelings she pushes him away. Robbie is just her borrowed guy, isn't he?
In the years after Cari McKenna lost her husband, she threw her energy into raising her family and starting a thriving coffee shop. Now, her grown children have moved out and her daughters are pushing her to brave the perils of internet dating.
Even Cari is forced to admit that her life might be a little too placid. Until, that is, a tree falls across her roof...
Ray Davis always stops by What's Perkin' for his morning muffin, but the handsome master carpenter is starting to wonder if he'll ever find the chance to persuade Cari to see him as more than merely a neighbor.
Consulting with her about rebuilding her damaged house gives him an excuse to spend more time with her, but she still only seems interested in him as a buddy.
Then Ray's past suddenly comes looking for him, and he realizes that his dreams-or even his life-could be lost.
Gran left instructions for Grace to take the wedding dress back to Scotland. Has the magic, that helped her sisters find love, faded?
Grace has watched her sisters walk down the aisle after trying on the enchanted, heirloom wedding dress. After taking the wedding dress and flying to the family farm in Scotland she runs into Logan, the handsome Scot with the unforgettable green eyes.
After settling in Grace discovers there are more layers to the story of her Gran's plan to help her granddaughters find their happily ever after, even from beyond the grave.
While wandering the Scottish highlands she bumps into Logan where she reminds herself nothing can come from a harmless flirtation. Or will the handsome Scot convince her to abandon her responsibilities and stay with him.
Where do you go to heal your heart? You make the journey home...
Abby Stevens's life fell apart when her sister and her sister's husband died in a car crash. Since her parents recently died as well, all she has left is her toddler nephew Devin, whom her sister left in her custody.
In search of a fresh start, she makes the decision to move back from Boston to her childhood home in Loudon. What she doesn't expect is to reconnect with her old friends-the McKenna family.
Ever since Shane McKenna's father died when he was a boy, he's buttoned his feelings down. His mother's unhappiness when her husband died has made him scared to jump into a relationship, so he has always kept his flirtations casual. When he meets Abby once again, though, he is rocked by the protective intensity of his feelings for both her and little Devin.
Can he overcome his fears, and find a new freedom in loving Abby?
Kate will fight for love, won't she?
When Don made the choice to follow Kate to her hometown, Loudon, he walked away from the family business, Crystal Lake Winery, and his passion for winemaking.
Now, several years later, as Don and Kate struggle to conceive a baby, his father's failing health brings them back to Crystal Lake. Even as Don revels in his chance to manage the winery, Kate feels the life they made together is slipping away-especially when she discovers that Don may have fathered a child he doesn't even know about.
Will picking up the threads of his old life in Crystal Lake be more than their marriage can endure? Kate is worried their relationship is in jeopardy, but that's when the ghost of Kate's father makes an appearance.
If Kate is scared to leave, can a nudge send her soaring into a new life?
Will Ellie's first love be her last?
Ellie wants to make a splash in Loudon when she opens The Looking Glass, but she hasn't bargained for being hit by a crime wave.
When an intruder breaks into her gallery, Ellie is knocked on the head and locked in a closet, and the most valuable painting, on loan, is slashed from corner to corner. The person who rescues Ellie is a man about whom she knows almost nothing.
Padraig Stone just introduced himself that afternoon, wanting to sign with the gallery. He's undoubtedly talented, but also evasive.
While the police investigate, Pad is looking into the matter also, even though he hasn't been cleared of suspicion himself. For Ellie, who has been determined to protect her heart from pain ever since her father's death when she was little, it's a difficult dilemma.
The handsome photographer is undoubtedly attractive, but dare she trust him when he's clearly hiding something?
Dani's plan of hiding in plain sight may not have been the best idea.
In the two years that Dani Michaels has lived in Loudon, she's never told her friends at What's Perkin' she moved there to escape an abusive boyfriend. However, when she receives a note that says cryptically "looking forward to seeing you again," she realizes that it's finally time share her secret and ask for help.
Ellie McKenna immediately enlists her Loudon policeman fiancé and his handsome partner, Paul Greene, for help protecting Dani. As Dani continues to be threatened, they discover some disturbing facts about her stalker.
Paul is attracted to Dani from the beginning, but with her ex in the mix, he knows he'll have to tread carefully. There are certainly sparks flying between them, but Dani has been burned by love in the past.
As danger threatens, can Paul persuade her to overcome her fears regarding him?
When widow Cari McKenna starts baking professionally to ease her grief, she has no idea that she and her family will end up running a full-fledged coffee shop. At What's Perkin', the coffee is strong, the cookies and cakes delicious...and love is always in the air.
Join the McKenna family as each finds a soulmate of their own.
When life handed Kate lemons, she baked.
When culinary school graduate Kate McKenna's dream job with a fancy Boston restaurant slips through her fingers, and the man she loves breaks her heart, she returns to her family and her childhood home in Loudon. Her life may not be going to plan, but expanding the menu at her mother's coffee shop-What's Perkin'-offers surprising scope for her talents.
If only her love life weren't in tatters, she'd be enjoying the fun. Kate's twin brother, however, is determined to make sure Kate is home to stay, and he's doing a little behind-the-scenes manipulating.
Could it be Kate has found true love, and the first kiss she shared with Don is the one that will last forever?
Ten years of heaven on earth dissolved in an instant for Cari McKenna when her husband Ben died.
Cari knows she needs to be an inspiration for her young children, but she can't seem to shake her grief. The only moments she feels whole are when she's baking the cookies and quick breads her children love. With Thanksgiving fast approaching, Cari is dreading the thought of weathering the holidays…until Ben's spirit visits with a special message just for her.
If she can pour her energy into a holiday baking business, maybe she won't spend that time grieving for him. Cari finds it hard to imagine undertaking such a challenge, but she puts up flyers and business pours in.
Is there a chance to make her own life as sweet as her cookies?