When a professional dronehunter dies from an electrocution accident, he meets his Reaper face to face. Turns out she's quite cute, inexperienced and has a magnificent tushy. To both their surprise he doesn't really die that day, so they go on a coffee date as if nothing happened. Will Theseus manage to figure out how to stay alive, when his reaper is quite inexperienced, when this new world of the dead and living is opened up to him and when the god of death wants his reaper back?
This is book 1 of the Tushy Reaper series.
Warning: The protagonist likes big butts and cannot lie.
Handsome, wealthy and an accomplished rider, Trydon, Duke of Westacre is overwhelming popular with Society ladies. So much so that he’s sick to death of the constant matchmaking by his Godmother and countless Society ‘mamas’ and rides away through the night to Brighthelmstone in search of peace.
What he encounters there is quite the opposite. In the foggy darkness, he stumbles across a gang of smugglers. When they mistake him for one of their own, he finds himself embroiled in their crime and is amazed to discover that their leader is a young woman!
What follows is a helter-skelter adventure in which an aristocrat becomes a smuggler and strives to save his ‘Amazon’ gang leader from the blackmail that has brought her to criminality. Uncovering a French plot to assassinate the Prince Regent, he enlists the lovely Georgia, his smuggling Amazon, in a mission to expose the assassin. And amidst events fraught with danger, Trydon and Georgie’s mutual suspicion turns first to admiration, then trust and finally to a contraband kind of love.
Petula is young, breathtakingly beautiful and, after her father’s death, stricken with grief and with poverty as well. The family Manor is all but falling down, she is at the mercy of her dissolute loser of an uncle, who plans to sell her off in marriage and pocket the lion’s share of her dowry!
Then Fate in the shape of a carriage crash brings a dashing Major to Petula’s door.
And so begins Petula’s thrilling rollercoaster ride through the twists and turns of love.
Can she find the strength to heal the wounds of her past--and open her heart again?
A widow at just thirty years of age, Rose Finlay is determined to put all ideas of marriage and family behind her and pursue an independent life. But when she notices a young woman about to be led astray by a roguish aristocrat, bitter memories from her past arise, and she feels compelled to intervene. The unintended consequences of her efforts will ultimately force Rose to reexamine her life in a new light.
As the guardian of his two widowed sisters' financial and domestic affairs, John Milburn carries heavy responsibilities for a single man. But he's faced with his biggest challenge when his headstrong niece falls prey to the attentions of a powerful man who could ruin both her and her family.
When Rose and John join forces to protect his niece, they put everything they hold dear--including their growing attraction--in jeopardy.
Selah Hopewell seems to be the only woman in the Virginia colony who has no wish to wed. True, there are too many men and far too few women in James Towne. But Selah already has her hands full assisting her father in the family's shop. And now she is in charge of an incoming ship of tobacco brides who must be looked after as they sort through their many suitors.
Xander Renick is perhaps the most eligible tobacco lord in the settlement. His lands are vast, his crops are prized, and his position as a mediator between the colonists and the powerful Powhatan nation surrounding them makes him indispensable. But Xander is already wedded to his business and still grieves the loss of his wife, daughter of the Powhatan chief.
Can two fiercely independent people find happiness and fulfillment on their own? Or will they discover that what they've been missing in life has been right in front of them all along?
Bestselling and award-winning author Laura Frantz takes you to the salty shores of seventeenth-century Virginia in this exploration of pride, honor, and the restorative power of true love.
A fresh start. A sunny beach town. One summer to rediscover her life.
**NOW A USA TODAY (August 6, 2020) BESTSELLER!**
A new beach read series set in the beloved village of Summer Beach.
When Marina Moore’s life blows up on national television, she seeks refuge at her grandmother’s beach house called the Coral Cottage. Now in her mid-forties with children in college, Marina is in dire need of her grandmother's gutsy advice to a well-lived life. Marina meets an old friend, Ivy Bay, proprietor of the Seabreeze Inn, who encourages her to share her love of food at the local farmer’s market. Soon Marina’s sister Kai arrives on a summer break from her musical theater troupe. Together, the sisters discover new paths bound to change them forever. If only those changes didn’t require such long leaps of faith.
Jack Ventana, a newspaper writer and confirmed bachelor nomad, is on a six-month sabbatical to write his first book. The only company he wants is his inquisitive Labrador Retriever puppy, but when he receives a call from an old colleague, he finds his life altered in ways he never imagined—including the prospect of romance.
What began as a short, reclusive holiday is destined to change Marina’s life, especially when Jack’s research uncovers her grandmother Ginger’s hidden past. Join the fun in Summer Beach, where the bonds of friendship and love prove unbreakable.
From the author of the bestselling Seabreeze Inn at Summer Beach book series, the Coral Cottage is a new chapter on the sunny coastline. Get it now in ebook, hardcover, paperback, and large print. Audiobook coming soon--mark it on your wish list. For women's fiction readers of Mary Kay Andrews, Elin Hilderbrand, and Mary Alice Monroe.
“I love how the women in Jan’s stories are always intelligent and strong business women. At the core of all her books is a strong, close-knit family.” - Reviewer B.J.T.
“Jan Moran is the new queen of the epic romance.” - USA Today Bestselling Author Rebecca Forster
“[Jan Moran is] is a compelling voice to follow.” - Booklist
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Beautiful, demure and dutiful Oletha the blessed heiress to her late mother’s vast fortune. But the blessing becomes a curse when her father tells her ‒ ‘ because you are so rich, you will find the average decent English gentleman will never ask you to be his wife.’
Worse still he intends to marry her off to a famously dashing Duke. It goes against everything she believes – and especially her mother’s precious words – ‘trust your heart and remember too the most valuable thing in the whole world is not money but love.
Soon she is to discover which of her parents is right, which is wrong and whether she will ever find love she so wants.
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