As a teenager, Samantha Carlton used a career in modeling to break free from her painful childhood—walking away from her reckless twin sister, an alcoholic mother, and the boy she loved. Yet she never outran the guilt of abandoning her family. When the past shows up on her doorstep in the form of her late sister’s daughter, Sam opens her home and her heart to the girl she never knew existed. But it’s not so easy to face the man she left behind…
Hometown golden girl Emily Whitaker couldn’t have left Crimson in her rearview mirror fast enough…until life threw her some curveballs and she’s back—divorced and with a young son. Her brother’s wedding should have been a welcome reprieve, but Jase Crenshaw is the best man to her maid of honor. She’d steered clear of him when they were kids, but now Jase has become one highly irresistible man.
Everyone knows Charles Fortune Chesterfield. The flirty son of Sir Simon and Lady Josephine Fortune Chesterfield is famous for his wit, his charm…and his libido. He’s left a trail of lovely ladies in his wake, but Alice Meyers stood out from the rest. The beautiful blonde Texan was shy, sweet and a virgin. Now, apparently, she is a mother. And guess who’s a dad?
Katie Garrity is proud of her work at her Life is Sweet bakery, but she’s ready for her own happily-ever-after. In a small mountain town, the pickings are slim…until the one who got away returns.
Katie has been Noah Crawford’s best friend since high school, but when did she get so gorgeous? Crimson holds too many memories for Noah, and Katie wants things he can’t give. But after one explosive night, it just may be too late.
Bad-boy chef Ben Haddox is out to prove to naysayers he’s a success by opening a new restaurant—and the only thing standing in his way is Chloe’s store. But she cooks up a plan to show him that her shop is worth saving.
As things start to sizzle, Chloe must figure out how to avoid getting burned. Can she trust herself to love again, or has she jumped out of the frying pan and into desire?
Kendall Clark has worked hard to earn more than her fluff-piece reporting job, but when she’s asked to star in an on-air dating show to increase her station’s ratings, she refuses…until she learns that participating will give her a shot at a national news-desk position. Nothing prepares Kendall for the dating show’s popularity. To complicate matters further, she’s falling hard for Tyler Bishop, the handsome scientist hired to consult on her first big news story. But when Kendall’s integrity is questioned, will she choose her dream job or her dream man?
When Millie Spencer first meets Dr. Jake Travers, he’s a mess. The handsome single dad desperately needs help with his newfound daughter. The last thing the good doc needs is Millie distracting him. But he can’t deny the way Millie makes his heart pound and how she’s bonded with his little girl. Can Dr. Travers heal his own hurts to create the family both he and Millie have always wanted?