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Blast from Her Past
After a disastrous failed engagement, Sydney Hampson is leaving her past—and her faith—behind to focus on her career instead. However, following through with her new, albeit misguided, resolution proves easier said than done when former classmate, and reformed bully, Grant Williams signs on with her company, and they must work closely together.
Grant Williams gave up his teenage antics years ago, and now he’s looking forward to a future that includes a strong relationship with God. When he realizes he’ll be working with none other than Sydney Hampson—the girl he had a secret crush on throughout high school—he couldn’t be more thrilled. Until he discovers she’s not the same caring, compassionate woman she used to be.
A bargain found along the way…
Baxter Family Bakery: (Arcadia Valley Romance) ($1.39)
Four siblings work together to start their own locally sourced bakery in idyllic Arcadia Valley and they all find their match along the way.
Loaves & Wishes: Inheriting her friend’s Bed and Breakfast in Idaho is a second chance to succeed, but falling for the farmer next door wasn’t in the plan.
Muffins & Moonbeams: Past hurts and insecurity mean they both prefer the background, but a chance at love shines a light too bright to escape.
Cookies & Candlelight: Micah Baxter has enjoyed the year he’s worked in his family’s bakery in Arcadia Valley, even if his siblings are all finding love, leaving him the odd man out. When Micah delivers the cookies Serena ordered for an event at her pottery studio, the attraction between them is hard to deny. But so are their differences. What will it take for a former starlet to find love with an average Joe?
Donuts & Daydreams: Police officer Gloria Sinclair had her life in order until Jonah Baxter moved to Arcadia Valley. Now their friendship has sparked feelings that threaten her tightly-guarded secret. Can Jonah learn to see beyond her devastating revelation, or will they be stuck with a relationship made of donuts and daydreams?
Another bargain boxed set
Romance from the Heart Boxed Set ($1.39)
The Quintana siblings are too busy saving their struggling family restaurant to fall in love… Four heartwarming, small-town Western stories of intense attraction, shocking secrets, and the twisty path to the altar.
Sheltered Hearts: A jilted bride gets stranded in a snowstorm with a handsome restaurant cook who’s not what he seems to be.
Secrets of the Heart: When a single mom returns to her hometown to manage the farm-to-table remake of a struggling Mexican restaurant, she must work closely with the handsome ex who broke her high-school heart.
Wise at Heart: He’s an old friend. She’s his nanny. There’s a spark. It would all be so romantic… if she weren’t keeping such a terrible secret.
Joy of My Heart: Will the overprotective Quintana brothers stand by while their little sister falls in love with a mysterious older man?
One last bargain book
The Pepper In The Gumbo (Cane River Romance Book 1) ($1.29)
Alice Augustine runs the oldest bookstore in the historic district of Natchitoches and believes technology is the root of most problems. If only more people would turn off the Tv and shut down the computer, the world wouldn’t be in the mess it’s in. She wishes she could get the teens she loves to step away from the screens and hold on to their Creole culture. The only person who seems to understand her passion for classic literature is the mysterious website owner, Browning Wordsworth Keats.
Paul Olivier comes back to his home town determined to show the people of Cane River that he’s not the poor, nerdy kid he once was. He’s made a fortune designing video games and opening a giant electronics store right in the snooty historic district will be the crowning glory of his career. Unfortunately, one bookish anti-tech fanatic has decided to do everything she can to keep that from happening. Even worse, she doesn’t know that in cyber space, they’re kindred spirits.
Currently reading book 2 in this collection
Garden Grown Romance: The Complete Collection (Arcadia Valley Romance) ($0.99)
The Garden Grown Romance series is Valerie Comer’s contribution to the multi-author Arcadia Valley Romance series, where a foodie culture and romance grow hand-in-hand in a small town with a big heart. In this stand-alone sub-series, Grace Fellowship repurposes a pair of derelict greenhouses and their attached lot, while providing a setting for garden grown romance!
Today is Mother’s Day. A special day set aside to honor our mothers. My mother is no longer with us so all I can do is remember her in my heart. Instead, I’m grateful to my daughter/daughters-in-law for being such great moms to my grandchildren.
Maybe I should have searched for stories centered around mothers. To bad I didn’t think of it in time. Next year.
In the meantime I have a few phone calls to make.