Category: Harlequin Heartwarming

Last Summer on Christmas Island by Amie Denman

Posted August 15, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

Could a fake engagement…

Reveal true love?

Boutique owner Violet Brookstone would do anything for her lifelong best friend, Jordan Frome.

Even pose as his fiancée so Jordan can win a promotion to the Great Valley Hotel—far from Christmas Island.

But their pretend summer romance makes Violet realize that Jordan is more than just a friend.

How can she tell him the truth when confessing would keep Jordan from the fresh start he deserves?

Titles in the Return to Christmas Island series include — I’ll Be Home for Christmas —♥— Home for the Holidays  A Merry Little Christmas  Last Summer on Christmas Island ♥— Under the Mistletoe —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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A Merry Christmas Date by Syndi Powell

Posted July 8, 2023 by Marsha in Christmas Romance, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance, TBR Pile Read / 0 Comments

This Christmas…

She’s giving her heart

Bookstore owner Melanie Beach has only ever loved her best friend, Jack Cuthbert.

Everyone thinks they belong together.

But Jack isn’t interested romantically in Mel.

So now she is making some changes in her life and looking for love.

And Jack doesn’t like it. 

At all. 

Will Jack’s heart open up before Christmas? Or will he lose his best friend—and the woman he’s always loved—to someone else?

Titles in the Matchmaker at Work series include — A Hero for the Holidays —♥— The Bad Boy’s Redemption —♥— A Merry Christmas Date —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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The Bad Boy’s Redemption by Syndi Powell

Posted July 8, 2023 by Marsha in Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance, TBR Pile Read / 0 Comments

 

He is in it to win it…

But what is the ultimate prize?

Former bad boy Josh Riley is determined to become mayor of his small hometown, but that means campaigning against local sweetheart Shelby Cuthbert.

Gone is the shy girl from his childhood, replaced by a fierce beauty Josh doesn’t really want to battle.

Then Josh learns of a scandal that can redeem his reputation—but will it mean losing his chance with the girl next door?

Titles in the Matchmaker at Work series include — A Hero for the Holidays —♥— The Bad Boy’s Redemption —♥— A Merry Christmas Date —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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A Hero for the Holidays by Syndi Powell

Posted July 8, 2023 by Marsha in Christmas Romance, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, TBR Pile Read / 0 Comments

 

She’s his hero…

But they’re rescuing each other!

When Christopher Fox’s house goes up in flames, there’s one shining light in the darkness—firefighter Penny Cuthbert.

His hero may look like an angel, but the widowed father of two has no time for a romantic distraction.

Still, as this strong, bright woman helps him and the kids enjoy the holidays despite all they’ve lost, he wonders—can love grow out of the ashes?

Titles in the Matchmaker at Work series include — A Hero for the Holidays —♥— The Bad Boy Redemption —♥— A Merry Christmas Date —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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Her Island Homecoming by Anna J. Stewart

Posted May 16, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, Author ARC, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

If she stays…

Will he stay too?

From sand in his shoes to a gecko eating his dinner, Theo Fairfax is way outside his comfort zone in Hawai’i.

Sent to convince pilot Sydney Calvert to sell the tour company she just inherited, he finds himself being won over by the tight-knit community, the natural wonders, and Sydney’s free-spirited beauty.

Could exploring their growing feelings lead to a future as magical as a tropical sunset? 

Titles in the Hawaiian Reunions series include — Her Island Homecoming —♥— Their Surprise Island Wedding —♥— A Surprise Second Chance —♥—

This is an adult romance that does not contain graphic violence, swearing, or sexual situations beyond kisses.

Author ARC

Release date: May 23, 2023

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A Rancher Worth Remembering by Anna Grace

Posted April 7, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance, TBR Pile Read / 0 Comments

Could this unforgettable rancher…

Be her perfect match?

Matchmaker Clara Wallace keeps her anxiety in check by avoiding messy complications—including gorgeous and stubborn rancher Jet Broughman, her teenage crush.

That’s not so easy in small-town Oregon, especially when Clara starts matchmaking for Jet’s best friend.

Fully prepared to clash with a skeptical Jet, Clara is shocked at his kind, steady help with her work…

Could Clara be ready for a second chance match of her own?

Titles in the Love, Oregon series include — A Rancher Worth Remembering —♥— The Firefighter’s Rescue —♥— The Cowboy and the Coach (2023) —♥— Her Hometown Christmas (2023) —♥— Reunited with the Rancher (2024) —♥—

This is an adult romance that does not contain graphic violence, swearing, or sexual situations beyond kisses.

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Her Amish Country Valentine by Patricia Johns

Posted March 15, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, Amish Romance, ARC, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), NetGalley, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

Can a wedding-date deception…

Become true love?

Tired of being seen as a lonely workaholic, advertising exec Jill Wickey promises to bring her “casual boyfriend” to her sister’s Valentine’s wedding.

Too bad he doesn’t exist!

Then Thom Miller, a carpenter working at her aunt’s Amish B&B, offers to be Jill’s fake boyfriend—if they turn the lie into truth.

But dating Thom in idyllic Amish country makes Jill wish their temporary arrangement could last…

Titles in The Butternut Amish B&B series include — Her Amish Country Valentine —♥— A Single Dad in Amish Country —♥— A Boy’s Amish Christmas —♥—

This is an adult romance that does not contain graphic violence, swearing, or sexual situations beyond kisses.

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A Family for the Rancher by M. K. Stelmack

Posted March 15, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

Can the prodigal cowboy…

Teach her to hope again?

Horse trainer Mateo Pavlic wants to buy back his family’s ranch.

But Haley Jansson isn’t interested in selling…or forgiving his twelve-year absence.

Mateo has loved Haley since they were kids, and he feels a deep connection with her sweet son, Jonah. Soon, Mateo wants to be all in with Haley and her adorable baby.

But can he convince her to risk her land, her child, and her heart? 

Titles in the A Ranch to Call Home series include — A Family for the Rancher —♥— A Family for Thanksgiving —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few kisses).

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The Cowboy Next Door by Cheryl Harper

Posted February 23, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

An unexpected inheritance…

With a surprising cowboy twist

Sarah Hearst thought she’d be welcome in Prospect, Colorado.

After all, she and her sisters inherited their celebrity great-aunt’s beloved—if admittedly run-down—hometown property.

Instead, she’s getting a serious cold shoulder from the entire town.

Sarah’s only ally is Wes Armstrong, her new drop-dead-gorgeous cowboy neighbor.

But Wes has his own plans for her land…and falling for him might be the riskiest prospect of all.

Titles in The Fortunes of Prospect mini-series include — The Cowboy Next Door —♥— Her Cowboy’s Promise —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few kisses).

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A Merry Little Christmas by Amie Denman

Posted February 6, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

 

A surprise baby…

And a Christmas Island wedding?

Hadley Pierce prides herself on being practical, but even she won’t accept a marriage proposal from a man who doesn’t love her.

Mike Martin is a good friend. Soon he’ll be the father of her baby, and yet…Hadley can’t say yes.

As Christmas Island comes alive for the busy tourist season, can friendship bloom into something more for this little family-to-be?

Titles in the Return to Christmas Island series include — I’ll Be Home for Christmas —♥— Home for the Holidays  A Merry Little Christmas  Last Summer on Christmas Island ♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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Home for the Holidays by Amie Denman

Posted February 4, 2023 by Marsha in Christmas Romance, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

On Christmas Island…
Some loves can’t be forgotten

For Camille Peterson, coming home to Christmas Island to take over the family’s candy-making business is complicated. After all, she left so much behind.

And when it comes to single dad Maddox May—who broke Camille’s heart back in high school—complicated is only the beginning.

If only she could wrap up her feelings and forget them.

But if forgiveness is sweet, a second chance might be irresistible…

Titles in the Return to Christmas Island series include — I’ll Be Home for Christmas —♥— Home for the Holidays  A Merry Little Christmas  Last Summer on Christmas Island ♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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Home with the Rodeo Dad by Jeannie Watt

Posted February 3, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

This cowboy needs rescuing…

But can he trust her?

Bronc rider Troy Mackay has been duped!

Renting Littlegate Farm could have provided the perfect home for his six-month-old daughter…if it wasn’t already occupied.

New owner Kat Farley is not about to toss the cowboy and his baby out on the street, and soon the trio begins to feel like a family.

But when her ex starts causing problems, will she let Troy come to her rescue?

Titles in The Cowgirls of Larkspur Valley series include — Home with the Rodeo Dad —♥— A Sweet Montana Christmas —♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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I’ll Be Home for Christmas by Amie Denman

Posted February 2, 2023 by Marsha in Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Owned, Series, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

 

A summer escape…

To idyllic Christmas Island

Rebecca Browne has the perfect summer job.

As a companion to wealthy octogenarian Flora Winter, Rebecca will spend the hundred days of summer on Christmas Island.

But as she falls in love with the festive resort town and its friendly inhabitants, she’s more and more conflicted about keeping her employer’s secrets—especially from Griffin May, the charming ferryboat captain who’s becoming more than just a friend.

Titles in the Return to Christmas Island series include — I’ll Be Home for Christmas —♥— Home for the Holidays A Merry Little Christmas Last Summer on Christmas Island ♥—

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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The Bull Rider’s Secret Son by Susan Breeden

Posted September 30, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Owned, Small Town Romance, Standalone Single Title / 0 Comments

 

They shared a past
Now they share a son

Cody Sayers learned the hard way that romance and bull riding don’t mix.

But a visit to Destiny Springs to meet his “biggest little fan” finds Cody face-to-face with his unforgettable ex-wife, Becca Haring—and her little boy. 

His little boy.

Suddenly Cody’s taking to family life like a horse to water. But is this wanderin’ cowboy ready to hang up his spurs for good?

This is a romance that includes no swearing, no violence, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses).

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A Deputy in Amish Country by Patricia Johns

Posted August 27, 2022 by Marsha in 2022 New Release Challenge, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

 

Falling for a witness

Was never his plan

When Annabelle Richards needs someone to keep her safe until she’s able to testify, Deputy Conrad Westhouse volunteers to protect her at his family’s ranch, deep in Amish Country.

Watching Annabelle charm his neighbors and dream of starting over in the Ohio countryside tugs at Conrad’s heart…even though keeping his emotions locked down is the only way to protect the woman he’s starting to care about.

Titles in the Amish Country Haven series include — A Deputy in Amish Country —♥— A Cowboy in Amish Country —♥—

 

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