422 books Recently Read – Listed Alphabetically by Author


All in One Place – Carolyne Aarsen

Holmes Crossing – The Only Best Place book 1 – Carolyne Aarsen

Sweet Hearts of Sweet Creek -Home Coming book 1, Her Heart’s Promise book 2 – Carolyne Aarsen

Rescuing Lady Bugs – Diane Lil Adams

Hallowed Ground – Mary Alford

A Story of Second Chances – The Heart Mender – Andy Andrews

Reluctant Melody \ The Yuletide Angel – Sandra Ardoin

Chasing Tomorrow – Tomorrow’s Lullaby book 2 – Lindzee Armstrong

The Barn Church Series – Sticks and Stones book 2 – Shellie Arnold

Come to me Again –  Leah Atwood

The Treasure Harbour Series – The Space Between Us book 1, The Sum of Love book 7 – Leah Atwood


Hidden Prospects – Karen Baney

A Pleasant Gap Romance – Just the Way You Are book 1 \ Façade \ Mitchell’s Crossroads – A Twist of Faith book 1, Charming the Trouble Maker book 2 \ Jane by the Book – Pepper Basham

A Season to Dance – Patricia Beal

Practically Married – Karin Beery

Heart of the Mountains – This Healing Journey, This Daring Journey book 6 – Misty M Beller

Grand Tour Series – Glamorous Illusions –  Lisa T. Bergren

Beautiful Storm – Mandi Blake

Faded Photograph Series – Broken Things book 1, Hidden Things book 2 – Andrea Boeshaar

Leftover Girl – C.C Bolick

Beyond the Waves – Lynette Bonner

Fire – Lynette Bonner

Wonderland Wishes: 7 Never-Before-Released Christmas Romances  – Kittens and Snow Flurries book 3 in the Hearts of Hollywood Series – Lynette Bonner   ***

Walden Beach Series – Love’s Redemption book 3 – Andrea Boyd

An Edisto Novel – The Bridge Between – Lindsay P Brackett

Kept – Sally Bradley

Jacobite Chronicles – Mask of Duplicity book 1, The Mask Revealed book 2, The Gathering Storm book 3 –  Julia Brannan

The Jewel Series – Sapphire Ice  book 1 – Hallee Bridgeman

The Lord Byron Series – A Strange Beginning book 1 – Gretta Curran Browne

The Quilt – T Davis Bunn

Miramar Bay Series  –  Moondust Lake book 3 – T Davis Bunn

The Presence – T Davis Bunn


Texas Crossroads Series – At Bluebonnet Lake book1 – Amanda Cabot

Secrets of Savannah – For Love Alone book 4 – Belle Calhoun

Seven Brides  Seven Brothers Pelican Bay – All This Love book 3 – Belle Calhoune

The Treasure Harbour Series – Some Kind of Wonderful book 1, His Precious Jewel book 6 – Belle Calhoun

The Recipe – Candace Calvert

Colors of Faith – Purple Like The West book 2 – Virginia Carmichael & Mary Jane Hathaway

The Chocolate Series – Truffles  By The Sea book 2 – Julie Carobini

Down to Earth – Patricia PacJac Carroll

The Treasure Harbour Series – Treasured Love book 3 – Patricia PacJac Carroll

Trading Secrets – Melody Carson

Brian’s Choice – Vanetta Chapman

The Protective Warrior \ Oh, Come on, Be Faithful – Cami Checketts

The Edge of Mercy – Heidi Chiavaroli

Silver Cascade Secrets – Rachelle Christensen

The Highlanders: A Smitten Historical Romance Collection – J’Nell Ciesielski, Musch, Grunst, Lamont Leo

Wonderland Wishes: 7 Never-Before-Released Christmas Romances – Finding Christmas and You  – Jan Cline  ***

Texas Matchmakers – Dream With Me Cowboy book 1 \ Turner Creek Ranch Series – Treasure Me, Cowboy book 1 \  Windswept Bay Series – With This Ring book 6 \ Operation Married by Christmas – Debra Clopton

The Mercy Falls Collection – The Light Keeper’s Daughter book 1 – Colleen Coble

A Sunset Cove Novel – The Inn at Ocean’s Edge book 1, Mermaid Moon book 2, Twilight at Blueberry Barrens book 3 – Colleen Coble

A Marriage of Convenience – Debra Lynn Collins

Fields of the Fatherless – Elaine Marie Cooper

Out of Egypt Series – Counted With the Stars book 1 – Connilyn Cossette

Where there is Love Series  – Where Love Begins book 1 – Donna Fletcher Crow


When Night Falls – Margaret Daley

Strong Women, Extraordinary Situations – Deadly Hunt book 1, Deadly Intent book 2, Deadly Holiday Book 3 – Margaret Daley

A Perfect Weakness – Jenifer A Davids

Holiday Inc. Series – Noelle’s Golden Christmas book 1 – Tamie Dearen

Letting Go seriesAll For Anna  book 1 – Nicole Deese

A Million Miles From Home – Mike Dellosso

The Hideaway – Lauren K Denton

Ava Series – Path of the Heart book 1, Echo of the Soul book 2 – Wilma Derksen

Confronting the Horror: The Aftermath of Violence – Wilma Derksen

Have You Seen Candace – Wilma Derksen

The Way of Letting Go: One Woman’s Walk Toward Forgiveness – Wilma Derksen

Unsettled Weather: How Do I Forgive – Wilma Derksen

Refuge on Crescent Hill – Melanie Dobson

The Chastelayne Trilogy – In Honor Bound book 1 – DeAnna Julie Dodson

The Shadows Series – Secrets and Sacrifice book 4 – Juliette Duncan

Wondrous Love Series – By Grace Draw Near book three – JoAnn Durgin

Bespoke: A Tiny Christmas Tale – Amanda Dykes


A Southern Season: Four Stories From a Porch Swing – Lillie Beth in Summer – Eva Mae Everson, Ice Melts in Spring – Linda W Yezak, Through an Autumn Window – Clair Fullerton, A Magnolia Blooms in Winter – Ane Mulligan


Home to You – Jenn Faulk

Second Chances Series – Sara in Montana book 1, Second Time Around book 4 – Morris Fenris

Southern Hearts – Leaving Oxford book 1 –  Janet W Ferguson

Southern Hearts Series – Blown Together book 4 – Janet W Ferguson

Old West Romance (Women of the West) – Finding Love in Last Chance, California book 1 – Miralee Ferrell

Focus on Love Romance Box set – Catch of a Lifetime, Dance Over Me, Focus on Love –   Candee Fick

The Wardrobe Series – Sing a New Song  book 2 – Candee Fick

A Mother’s Choice – Kristen Noel Fischer

The Inn at Eagle Hill – The Letters book 1 – Suzanne Woods Fischer

Dakota Brides Series – Temporary Bride book 1 – Linda Ford

Love on the Santa Fe Trail series – Wagon Train Baby book 1 – Linda Ford

Montana Skies Series – Cry of My Heart book 1 – Linda Ford

Wild Rose Country – Crane’s Bride book 1 – Linda Ford

The Lacemaker  – Laura Frantz

Wonderland Wishes: 7 Never-Before-Released Christmas Romances – Once Upon a Christmas Star – Kathleen Freeman  ***


A Country Romance – Tess in Boots – Courtney Rice Gager

Something I am Not – Cher Gatto

Full Heart Ranch Series – See Me, Cover Me book 4, Help Me, Hold Me book 5 – Barbara Gee

Mt Hope Southern Adventures – Walking Shoes: Triumph Over Tragedy book 1 – Lynne Gentry

Garden of Dreams – Leslie Gould

A Fresh Start  – Trisha Grace

Talking to The Dead: a Novel – Bonnie Grove

A Heart Set Free – Janet S, Grunst


Kiya Trilogy – Kiya: Hope of the Pharaoh book 1, Mother of a King book 2 – Katie Hamstead

Longing for the Tormented Sheriff – Cassidy Hanton

Wonderland Wishes: 7 Never-Before-Released Christmas Romances – A Christmas Hallelujah book 1 in the Cranberry Creek Series – Dori Harrell   ***

The Sterlings Series – Secrets & Chance book 1 – Lynn Hastings and Z L Arkadie

Hardman Holidays – The Christmas Bargain book 1 – Shanna Hatfield

The Sisters of Bethlehem Springs – A Vote of Confidence book 1, Fit to be Tied book 2, A Matter of Character book 3 – Robin Lee Hatcher

The Perfect Life – Robin Lee Hatcher

Whispers From Yesterday – Robin Lee Hatcher

Arcadia Valley Romance – Romance Grows in Arcadia Valley book 1 – Mary Jane Hathaway and five other authors … this is 6 books in one, an epic book

Making Spirits Bright (A Christmas Lights Collection) Merri’s Christmas Mission – Chautona Havig, Hope for the Holidays – Cathe Swanson, A Sidelined Christmas – Toni Shiloh, Lead a Merry Dance – April Hayman

Crossroads Collection –  Random Acts of Shyness \ Everard – Not-So-Fairy Tales \ The Ghosts of New Cheltenham \ The Hartfield Mysteries – Manuscript for Murder book 1, Crime of Fashion book 2, Two O’clock Slump book 3 \ The Hearth Land Volume One \ Meddlin’ Madeline – Such a Tease book 2, Fine Print book 3 \ New Year’s Revolutions \ Sight Unseen Series – None so Blind book 1, Will Not See book 2 \ The Second Noel \   Tarnished Silver \ Sand & Mistletoe \ Merri’s Christmas Mission – Chautona Havig

Out of the Blue Bouquet (Crossroads Collection book 1)  – Courting Calla – Hallee Bridgeman,  Seoul in Love  Alana Terry  A Koerasti for Clari  Carol Moncado   Premeditated Serendipity – Chautona Havig,  and  Out of the Blue Bouquet Amanda Tru

Under The Christmas Star Collection – Chautona Havig and others

Wonderland Wishes: 7 Never-Before-Released Christmas Romances – The Second Noel – Chautona Havig  ****

The Adventures of Agnes Hopper Series – Agnes Hopper Shakes Up Sweetbriar book 1 – Carol Guthrie Heilman

Lost in Hardyland – Shannon Heuston

A Merry Little Christmas, and, The Heart of Christmas – Anita Higman

The Book of Negroes – Lawrence Hill

Plain Everyday Heroes collection – Playing with Fire by Laura V. Hilton, An Unlikely Hero by Rachel J. Good, Racing the Slow Girls by Thomas Nye

Love’s Thankful Heart Collection – Hilton, Good, Nye

Wings of the Dawn book 1 – Kristen Hogrefe


A Brush Creek Brides Duo: A Wedding for the Widower & A Companion for the Cowboy – Liz Isaacson

The Sleigh on Seventeenth Street – Liz Isaacson

Three Rivers Ranch – Second Chance Ranch book 1, Third Time’s a Charm book 2, Fourth and Long book 3, Fifth Generation Cowboy book 4, Sixth Street Love Affair book 5, The   Seventh Sergeant book 6, Eight Second Ride book 7,  First Lady of Three Rivers Ranch  book 8 – Liz Isaacson and Elana Johnson


Impossible Dream – Gemma Jackson

Love in the Cascades series – A Christmas Surprise book1, Kimberly Rose Johnson

Sunriver Dreams Series – A Love to Treasure book 1 – Kimberly Rose Johnson

Prince Edward Island Dreams – The Red Door Inn book 1 – Liz Johnson

The Soldiers of Purple Heart Ranch  books 1-3  Shanae Johnson


Lord of Her Heart – Sherrinda Ketchersid

Bailey Flannigan Series – Leaving – Karen Kingsbury

Paths of Grace –  Such a Hope  book 1 – Sondra Kraak


A Mouse for the Duke – Lynn Landes

Irish Angel SeriesHeart of Glass book 3, Jill Marie Landis

Murrells Inlet Miracles – Sanctuary book 1 – Laurie Larson

Finding Love in the Low Country Series – Somewhere a Rainbow book 1, After the Storm book 2, Southern Gentleman book 3, Catch of a Lifetime book 4 – Yvonne Lehman

Secrets in Savannah – The Caretaker’s Son book 1, Seeking Mr Perfect book 3 – Yvonne Lehman

Lady at Arms: a Medieval Romance – Tamara Leigh

The Other Side of The Sun – Madeleine L’Engle

Roaring Twenties Series – You’re the Cream in My   Coffee book 1 – Jennifer Lamont Leo

The Sisters of Sugarcreek – Cathy Liggett

Any Blooming Thing – Marisa Logan

A Coming Home Again Novel – A Discovery of Hope book 3 – T. I. Lowe

Lulu’s Café – T I Lowe

The Resolution Series – Until I Don’t book 2 – T.I. Lowe

Miracle at the Higher Grounds Café – Max Lucado

First Crush – Ashley Elizabeth Ludwig


The MacLeans – A Model Bride book 1 – Autumn MacArthur

Gift of the Magpie – Zoe M. McCarthy

Wonderland Wishes: 7 Never-Before-Released Christmas Romances – Home For the Holidays book 3 in the Holiday Hearts Series – Lesley Ann McDaniel   ***

Jill Came Tumbling After – Lesley Ann McDaniel

The Children of Main Street \ God Bless the Child – Merilyn Howton Marriott

Awakening – The Dead Don’t Dance book 1, Maggie book 2 \ Chasing Fireflies : A Life Intercepted \ Long Way Gone \ Send Down The Rain \ The Mountain Between Us \  Thunder and Rain \ Unwritten \ Water From My Heart \ When Crickets Cry \ Where The River Ends \ Wrapped in Rain – Charles Martin

In a Pirate’s Debt – Elva Cobb Martin

Summer of Deception – Elva Cobb Martin

Courage to Dream Series – Irish Meadows book 1 – Susan Anne Mason

A Heart Surrendered  – Joy K. Massenburge

Second Chance Love – Pamela S. Meyers

The Indigo Rebels: a French Resistance Novel – Ellie Midwood

Regency Brides: a legacy of Grace – The Elusive Miss Miller  – Carolyn Miller

Refined by Love – The Brickmaker’s Bride  book 1 – Judith Miller

Along Came a Prince \ Crossroads Collection –  Guardian of Her Heart \ Crowns and Courtships – Heart of a Prince book 1 – Carol Moncado

Chain of Lakes series – Shattered Image book 1 \ The Isaac Project – Sarah Monzon

Serenity Landing Second Chances – Discovering Home book 1 – Carol Moncado

Memphis & Me \ The Teacup Novellas – At Legends End book 4 – Diane Moody

The Treasure Harbour Series – Stolen Legacy book 4 – Angel Moore

The Gondola Maker – Laura Morelli

That Healing Touch – Kit Morgan

A Christmas Wish – Leanne Morgan

Aspiring Hearts Series – Skirting Tradition book 1, Ruffling Society book 2, Fashioning the Future book 3 – Kay Moser

Sister Circle Series – The Sister Circle book 1 – Nancy Moser and Vonette Bright.

Time Lottery Series – Time Lottery  book 1 – Nancy Moser

Hot Chocolate in June: A True Story of Loss, Love and Restoration – Holly Mthethwa


Following Rain – Darrel Nelson

Chasing Charlie – C. M. Newman

Willow Falls Series – The Secret of Willow Inn book 1, The Trouble in Willow Falls – Pat Nichols

One Last Summer – Jo Noelle (this is actually a mother/daughter writing team)

Cornerstone series – Goodbye, Magnolia book 1 – Krista Noorman


The Kinsman Redeemer Series – Annabelle’s Ruth book 1 – Betty Thomason Owens


Beauty in Flight series – Beauty in Hiding book 2 – Robin Patchen

At Home in Trinity – The Midwife’s Tale book 2 – Delia Parr

October – J. Grace Pennington

Deadly Exposure – Lisa Phillips

Untangled: The Truth will set you free – Michele Pillar

An Offering: The Tale of Therese – Allison Pittman

Return to Walhalla – Laura Hodges Poole

Ella Dessa’s Story – Within the Candle’s Glow book 2, With This Peace book 3 – Karen Campbell Prough

Buckeye Promises – A Promise Forged book 1 – Cara Putman

Cornhusker Dreams – Canteen Dreams book 1- Cara Putman



Sisters of Spirit  – Courage Dares book 4 – Nancy Radke

A Nest of Sparrows \  Clayburn Novels – Remember to Forget \ The Camfield Legacy – After the Rains book 2 \ Nearly \ The Face of the Earth \ Insight – Deborah Raney

The Pistol Ridge series – Peg Leg’s Princess – Cyndi Raye

Picture Perfect – Emily C. Reynolds

Marta’s Legacy – Her Mother’s Hope book 1 – Francine Rivers

Bridge to Haven – Francine Rivers

Grace Revealed – Red Rose Bouquet book 2 – Jennifer Rodewald

City of Lights series – Wake book 1 – Sherry Rossman

Secrets and Wishes – Kathleen Rouser

The Man He Never Was  – James L Rubart

The Forgotten Life of Evelyn Lewis – Jane Rubietta



The Peacemaker Series – Two Rivers book 1 – Zoe Saadia

The Adams Series – Adam Mourning book 1 – Dawnya Sasse

Boy in the Darkness – Anne Schroeder

That First Montana Year – Donna L Scofield

Crystal Lake Series –  A Soldier’s Promise book 2 – Laura Scott

Deck the Shelves – Toni Shiloh

Runaway Heart – Teresa Slack

Daughters of the Promised Land – The Crimson Cord book 1 – Jill Eileen Smith

Tales from Goose Creek B & B – A Goose Creek Christmas book 4 – Virginia Smith

Life Unexpected Series – Safe in His Arms book 1- Melanie D Snitker

Love’s Compass – Finding Courage book 3, Finding Faith book 4 – Melanie D Snitker

Thomas Kincaid Cape Light Series – Songs of Christmas – Katherine Spencer

The Women of Valley View – Pam book 3 – Sharon Srock

The Courage Series – To Protect & Serve book 1, White Knight book 2, For Real book 3 – Staci Stallings

Dance With Me – Staci Stallings

The Faith SeriesA Work in Progress book 1, A Little Piece of Heaven book 2 – Staci Stallings

The Friendship SeriesEternity book 1, The Easy Way Out book 2 – Staci Stallings

The Grace Series – Mirror Mirror book 1, When I’m Weak book 2, A Love Like This book 3, A Moment Like This book 4, Raising Attabury book 5 – Staci Stallings

The Harmony Series – Cowboy book 1, Lucky book 2 – Staci Stallings

The Hope Series – Flight 259 book 1 – Staci Stallings

The Imagination Series – Becoming Me book 1, The Taste of Tears book 2, Little Drops of Sunshine book 3, Broken Heart Strings book 4, Only Together book 5, Hopelessly Devoted to You book 6 – Staci Stallings

A Novel – Coming Undone – Staci Stallings

A Novel – Deep in the Heart – Staci Stallings

A Novel – And the Greatest of These is Love – Staci Stallings

A Novel –  If You Believed in Love – Staci Stallings

A Novel – The Long Way Home – Staci Stallings

A Novel – More Than This – Staci Stallings

Raising Attabury – Staci Stallings

The Edenville Series – Flowers in the Snow book 1 – Danielle Stewart

Wonderland Wishes: 7 Never-Before-Released Christmas Romances – Montana Skye – Sylvia Stewart ***

Little Loves – Melissa Storm

Dead on Arrival – Angela Ruth Strong

Finding Love At the Oregon Coast – a romantic novella collection – Angela Ruth Strong, Christina Coreyell, Heather Woodhaven, Lisa Phillips

Wings of Glory –  A Distant Melody book 1- Sarah Sundin

The Christmas Glory Quilt \ Snow Angels – Cathe Swanson

Crossroads Collection – The Swedehearts Glory Quilt – Cathe Swanson

The Lady’s Slipper – Deborah Swift


All the Way Home – Ann Tatlock

Crossroads Collection – Seoul Refuge – Alana Terry,

Frost Heaves – Alana Terry

Termination Dust – Alana Terry

Summer Love in the Bahamas – Smile For Me book 1 – Jan Thompson

Brides with Style – Every Bride Needs a Groom book 1 – Janice Thompson

Crossroads Collection – Betwixt Two HeartsAmanda Tru

The Random Act of Cupid – Amanda Tru

Crossroads Collection – Whole Latte Love – Kari Trumbo

A Class of Their Own – After a Fashion book 1 – Jen Turano

At First Glance – Susan L. Tuttle


Poles Apart \ Heart of Africa Series – Orphaned Hearts – Marion Ueckermann

Smitten Historical Romance Collection – The Cowboys – Jennifer Uhlarik, Linda W. Yezak, Sandra Merville Hart, Cindy Ervin Huff

Sand Creek Serenade  – Jennifer Uhlarik


For Love or Money – Virginia Vaughan

Dangerous Love, Secrets of Rios Azules – Color of Danger book 1, Taste of Danger book 2, Touch of Danger book 3 \ Christmas Love and Joy Collection – Alexa Verde

The Second Yes – Five Wedding Dress Romances (Crossroads Collection) – Verde, Havig, Bridgeman, Terry, Tru (Season of Surprises– Alexa Verde, Something Borrowed, Something Blue – Chautona Havig, Black Belt, White Dress– Hallee Bridgeman, Sewn Together – Alana Terry, The Second Yes – Amanda Tru)

Noah’s Crossing – Instant Daddy book 1 – Carol Voss



The Sweethaven Circle Series – A Sweethaven Summer book 1 – Courtney Walsh

Remembering Christams Dan Walsh

Arms of Promise – Crystal Walton

Home in You – Write Me Home book 1 – Crystal Walton

Promise for Tomorrow Series – Friends & Enemies book 1 – Terri Wangard

The Heirs of Anton – From Russia With Love book 1 – Susan May Warren & Susan K Downs

Montana Rescue  – Wild Montana Skies book 1 – Susan May Warren

Three Days in Heaven – Mark Anthony Waters

Walk to Beautiful: The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way  –  Mr Jimmy Wayne with Ken Abraham

The Witness Tree – Denise Weimer

Leaving Serenity – Alle Wells

Ladies of the Manor – The Lost Heiress book 1 – Roseanna M White

Dakota Moons Series – Valley of the Shadow book 1 – Stephanie Grace Whitson

Rocky Mountain Memories Series – Promise Me Tomorrow book 1 – Lori Wick

Cowboy Fairytales Series – Once Upon a Cowboy – Lacy Williams

Wild Wyoming Hearts – Marrying Miss Marshal book 1 –  Lacy Williams

The Brides of Alba Series – Healer  – Linda Winsor

Four Days With Hemmingway’s Ghost – Tom Winton

A Land of Canaan Novel – Seek Me with All Your Heart book 1 – Beth Wiseman

Surf’s Up Series – The Shell Collector’s DaughterBeth Wiseman

Covenant of Trust – Contingency book 1 – Paula Wiseman

Love’s Second Chance Series – Forgotten & Remembered: The Duke’s Late Wife – Bree Wolf

To Claim Her Heart – Jodie Wolfe

The Brides of San Francisco – Nellie book 1 – Cynthia Woolf


Beastly Charm: a contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast – Jennifer Youngblood, and Sandra Poole

Dangerous Affections – I Know You’ll Find Me – Jennifer Youngblood

False Identity – Jennifer Youngblood and Sandra Poole

Georgia Patriots Romance series – The Twelfth Hour Patriot, The Hot Headed Patriot – Jennifer Youngblood

Words book 1, Lost and Found book 2 – Ginny L. Yttrup


O N C E: Ask Me Anything Not Love – Mian Mohsin Zia

Wonderland Wishes: 7 Never-Before-Released Christmas Romances     *