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Blackberry Summer
by RaeAnne Thayne Details
Claire Bradford needed a wake-up call. What she didn't need was a tragic car accident. As a single mom and the owner of a successful bead shop, Claire leads a predictable life in Hope's Crossing, Colorado. So what if she has no time for romance? At least, that's what she tells herself, especially when her best friend's sexy younger brother comes back to town as the new chief of police.
Dancing at the Harvest Moon
by K.C. McKinnon Details
A recently divorced English professor, Maggie, impulsively decides to revisit the summer resort where she met her first love. There, the son of her former lover rekindles her passion. She debates whether to let her heart or her mind determine her future.
Hot Summer Nights
by Bridget Anderson Details
After meeting Quentin Brooks at night school, Bobbi Cunningham fears his passion will fade with the summer. Quentin has a troubled past, too, but now happiness seems in reach with Bobbi. But once she finds out about his past, he could lose her forever.
Object Lessons
by Anna Quindlen Details
t is summer in the 1960s and Maggie Scanlon turns thirteen. In this summer of changes, Maggie discovers illicit sex, romance, arson, power shifts, and new alliances, and begins to see the relationships among her relatives. It is also the summer of construction of the new subdivision. In later years, Maggie remembers that summer whenever she smells "the peculiar odor of new construction."
Shut Up and Kiss Me
by Carolyn Hughey Details
What's hotter than a summer in New York City? Two sexy Italian chefs fighting over you, of course! Ellana has her heart set on handsome chef Nick. She canoodles with chef Giovanni to make Nick jealous. Giovanni's only too happy to oblige -- he's got his own agenda!
Summer in Eclipse Bay
by Jayne Ann Krentz Details
Gallery owner Octavia Brightwell hides her family history when she moves to Eclipse Bay, Oregon so when a painting is stolen, townfolk suspect her. Crime-writer Nick Harte helps find the true culprit and the painting.
Series -
Eclipse Bay
Tara Road
by Maeve Binchy Details
In Ireland, Ria's marriage falls apart when her husband leaves her for his pregnant girlfriend; in Connecticut, Marilyn, unable to cope with her son's death, separates from her husband. A phone call sets in motion a swapping of houses for the summer and the chance for each woman to rediscover herself.
The Smoke Jumper
by Nicholas Evans Details
Julia Bishop meets Ed Tully first but soon is introduced to his best friend and fellow forest firefighter Connor Ford. That summer a catastrophic fire forces Julia to choose between the two men she has come to love.
The Summer of You
by Kate Noble Details
Lady Jane Cummings expects her summer at Merrymere Lake to be hum-drum compared to London, but when rumors of a local highwayman lead her to discover the handsome gentleman Byrne Worth, nothing can keep her from Merrymere's most wanted.
Updated 12/10/2011
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