Category: Owned

A Fortune’s Windfall by Michelle Major

Posted February 4, 2023 by Marsha in 2023 New Release Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Continuity Line, Harlequin Special Edition, Owned, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

He might just find more than an inheritance!

When Linc Maloney inherits a fortune—in more ways than one!—he throws caution to the wind and vows to live life like there’s no tomorrow.

He finally has it all and can’t wait to treat his loved ones to the finer things in life.

His friend and former coworker Remi Reynolds thinks that Linc is out of control and tries to remind him that money can’t buy happiness.

She can’t admit to herself that she’s been feeling more than like for Linc for a long time.

But Remi is cautious and doesn’t dare risk her heart on a man with a big-as-Texas fear of commitment…

Titles in The Fortunes of Texas: Hitting the Jackpot continuity series include —  A Fortune’s Windfall by Michelle Major —♥— Fortune’s Dream House by Nina Crespo —♥— Winning Her Fortune by Heatherly Bell —♥— Fortune’s Fatherhood Dare by Makenna Lee —♥— Fortune’s Runaway Bride by Allison Leigh —♥— Self-Made Fortune by Judy Duarte —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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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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Maverick Justice by Delores Fossen

Posted February 4, 2023 by Marsha in Harlequin, Harlequin Intrigue, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

She may have broken his heart

 But her memory loss has made her the target of a killer.

Fleeing the hospital—and a deadly threat—Delaney Archer runs to Cash Mercer, the one man she trusts.

Except the Clay Ridge sheriff and rancher hasn’t seen the public defender in a year, not since Delaney ended their engagement.

Someone has tampered with her memory, and they won’t rest until Delaney’s dead.

Can the Texas lawman shield her from a desperate killer…and the explosive truth?

Titles in The Law in Lubbock County series include — Sheriff in the Saddle —♥— Maverick Justice —♥— Lawman to the Core —♥— Spurred to Justice —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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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 Bookstore’s Secret by Makenna Lee

Posted January 25, 2023 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Special Edition, Owned, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

A temporary pit stop…or a forever homecoming?

Aspiring pastry chef Nicole Evans is just waiting to hear about her dream job, and in the meantime, she goes to work in the café at the local bookstore.

But that’s before the recently widowed Nicole meets her temporary boss: her first crush, Liam Mendez!

Single dad Liam has always kept his life—and his heart—closely guarded against Oak Hollow gossip.

Will his simmering attraction to Nicole be just one more thing to hide…or the stuff of his bookstore’s romance novels?

Titles in the Home to Oak Hollow series include — A Sheriff’s Star —♥— In the Key of Family —♥— A Child’s Christmas Wish —♥— A Marriage of Benefits —♥— Lessons in Fatherhood —♥— The Bookstore’s Secret —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

*I’ve read the entire series so far, but those titles were not reviewed here – I’ve chosen to not link those offsite reviews here to avoid confusion, so you’ll only see links to reviews done at Happily Ever After Romance …but the entire series is well worth checking out.* Read More

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One Night Only by Jayci Lee

Posted January 13, 2023 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Desire, Owned, Series, Sexual Content / 0 Comments

Will giving into passion free them from their secret…

Or cost them everything?

Making beautiful music is what chamber violinist Megan Han lives for.

But one night with a seductive stranger and a surprise pregnancy could jeopardize her hard work.

Especially when that handsome stranger turns out to be Daniel Pak, CFO of her father’s company.

The only choice for these star-crossed lovers is to keep their fling—and Megan’s pregnancy—a secret.

But when passion reignites, will they risk one more sweet symphony?

Titles in the Hana Trio series include — A Song of Secrets —♥— One Night Only —♥— Just a Few Fake Kisses —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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The Texas Cowboy’s Proposal by Debra Holt

Posted January 13, 2023 by Marsha in Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance, Tule Publishing / 0 Comments

They had a foolproof plan…until one little girl got involved.

Sammi Jo Burkitt’s formidable grandmother’s will is pushing Sammi Jo to the brink. Yes, the feisty cowgirl can keep the ranching empire known as Aces High, which has been the family birthright for two centuries, but she must marry her rival and stay married for three years as part of the deal. Say no, and Aces High goes on the auction block.

Beaudry Hawkes wants nothing to do with the high and mighty Burkitts. Until the day Sammi Jo shows up on his doorstep with a proposition no one in their right mind would refuse: wear her ring, then accept thousands of acres of rich ranch land and a tidy sum of three million dollars when they part ways. The windfall could change everything for his daughter’s future.

But eight-year-old Lacy is becoming attached to the idea of one happy family. Nothing short of a true marriage between the two can make her dreams come true. Can Sammi Jo and Beaudry find their freedom and love too?

Titles in the Texas Heritage series include — The Texas Cowboy’s Proposal —♥— The Texas Cowboy’s Lady —♥— The Texas Cowboy’s Rescue —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

 

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Her Forgotten Life by Maggie K. Black

Posted January 12, 2023 by Marsha in Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Little to None Sexual Content (kissing), Love Inspired (Harlequin), Love Inspired Suspense (Harlequin), Owned, Romantic Suspense, Small Town Romance, Standalone Single Title / 0 Comments

 

To protect her baby

she needs to remember who she is.

Gunshot victim Sara Kilpatrick has no memory of her life before she ended up in an Amish farmhouse—or why someone’s trying to kill her.

But when clues lead to her own gravestone, Sara discovers a deadly conspiracy—and a husband and baby she doesn’t remember.

And uncovering the truth could cost her everything…including the family she just found.

This is a romance that includes no swearing, and no sexual content (beyond a few light kisses), there is some violence, after all, this is a Romantic Suspense, but not to the gory level.

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The Father of Her Sons by Christine Rimmer

Posted January 12, 2023 by Marsha in Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Special Edition, Owned, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance, TBR Pile Read / 0 Comments

How do you make up for four years of lost time?

No last names. No promises to meet again.

No way for Payton Dahl to find the man who’s the father of her twin boys.

Until fate reunites them four years later.

Easton Wright now wants to be part of his sons’ lives—with the woman he fell hard for during those seven days and nights of bliss. 

Payton doesn’t want her sons to grow up fatherless as she did, but can she risk trusting Easton when she’s been burned in the past?

Titles in the Wild Rose Sisters trilogy/series include — The Father of her Sons —♥— First Comes Baby… —♥— The Christmas Cottage —♥—

This is an adult 18+ story that may contain language, possible violence, and/or sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

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