by RaeAnne Thayne
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.
by Anna Quindlen
It is summer in the 1960s, and Maggie Scanlon has just turned thirteen. In this summer of changes, Maggie discovers illicit sex, romance, arson, power shifts, and new alliances, and she finally begins to understand the relationships between her relatives. Everything at home is in upheaval, her grandfather is changing, and Maggie is unsure if what she wants is even worth having...
Shut Up and Kiss Me
by Carolyn Hughey
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, so 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
Word gets around fast in Eclipse Bay. Nick Harte should know. His family's legendary feud with the Madisons fueled the local gossip mill for years before finally cooling off. But people are still talking, and rumor has it that Nick's involved with someone new: mysterious art gallery owner Octavia Brightwell.
Summer in Napa
by Marina Adair
Six months ago, New York restaurant owner Lexi Moreau walked in on her husband, Jeff, and their sous chef mixing business with pleasure. Now, Lexi is back in her hometown of St. Helena, California, rebuilding her life and trying to avoid the thirty blind dates her matchmaking grandmother has arranged for her. A fake summer romance with Jeff's handsome best friend, Marco, is the perfect way for Lexi to distract the would-be suitors. And the perfect way for her to fall deliciously in love.
by Maeve Binchy
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
Julia Bishop meets Ed Tully first, but she is soon 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.