Category: Small Town Romance

Accidental Homecoming by Sabrina York

Posted October 10, 2021 by Marsha in 2021 New Release Challenge, 2021 Reading Challenge, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Special Edition, Owned, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

 

It’s time to face the past he’s been running from.

Danny Diem’s life is upended when he inherits a small-town ranch.

But learning he has a daughter in need of lifesaving surgery is his biggest shock yet.

He’d never gotten over telling his ex Lizzie Michaels that he wasn’t the marrying kind.

But her loving strength for their little girl tugs at his heartstrings—and makes him wonder if he’s ready to embrace the role he’s always run from: father.

Titles in The Sterling Ranch series include — Accidental Homecoming – Recipe for a Homecoming – The Marine’s Reluctant Return (February 2022) –

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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Safeguarding the Surrogate by Delores Fossen

Posted October 7, 2021 by Marsha in 2021 New Release Challenge, 2021 Reading Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Intrigue, Modern Western Romance, Owned, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

She’d brought him his greatest joy.

Now he must save her life…

Rancher Kara Holland’s hot on the trail of a murderer who’s been killing surrogates—like she was for her ill sister.

But when Kara’s trap goes terribly wrong, she’s thrust headlong into the killer’s crosshairs…along with her sister’s widower, Deputy Daniel Logan.

And as she and Daniel stay one frantic step ahead of a deadly foe, the sparks igniting between them rival the danger they face.

Titles in the Mercy Ridge Lawmen series include — Her Child to ProtectSafeguarding the Surrogate – Targeting the Deputy – Pursued by the Sherrif –

This is an adult 18+ story that contains language, possible violence, and sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

 

 

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Caught by the Cowboy Dad by Melinda Curtis

Posted October 3, 2021 by Marsha in 2021 New Release Challenge, 2021 Reading Challenge, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

This cowboy’s planned his future…

Then love gets in the way!

Holden Monroe is focused on sending his son off to college until ex-girlfriend Bernadette Carlisle drops the bomb that she’s expecting their baby.

The cowboy’s offer to do the right thing is an empty gesture to Bernadette.

The successful doctor doesn’t believe Holden is capable of settling down—she just wants a custody agreement.

But an eventful road trip might just change everyone’s expectations!

Titles in The Mountain Monroes series include — The Secrets to My Success (prequel) – Kissed By The Country Doc – Snowed In With The Single Dad – Rescued by the Perfect Cowboy – Lassoed by the Would-Be Rancher – Enchanted by the Rodeo Queen – Charmed by the Cook’s Kids (The earlier titles were reviewed on my Keeper Bookshelf blog.

The remainder of the series will be reviewed here at Happily Ever After Romance since here is where the Harlequin titles now live 🙂

– The Littlest Cowgirls – Caught by the Cowboy Dad – A Cowgirl’s Secret –

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Building a Surprise Family by Anna J. Stewart

Posted October 2, 2021 by Marsha in 2021 New Release Challenge, 2021 Reading Challenge, Closed Bedroom Doors, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Heartwarming, Owned, Series, Small Town Romance, Sweet Contemporary Romance / 0 Comments

An instant family… Is life-changing!

Pregnant construction supervisor Jo Bertoletti doesn’t need anyone’s help…or another heartbreak. So she’s putting handsome, kindhearted firefighter Ozzy Lakeman firmly into the friend zone.

After all, she’s just passing through Butterfly Harbor, and her life is too complicated for a summer romance.

But Ozzy feels an immediate connection. Can he convince the woman of his dreams to take a chance on building a forever family with him?

Titles in the Butterfly Harbor series include – The Bad Boy of Butterfly Harbor – Recipe for Redemption – A Dad for Charlie – Always the Hero – Holiday Kisses – Safe in His Arms – The Firefighter’s Thanksgiving Wish – A Match Made Perfect – Bride on the Run – Building a Surprise Family  – Worth the Risk – The Mayor’s Baby Surprise –

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A Colton Internal Affair by Jennifer D. Bokal

Posted September 30, 2021 by Marsha in 2021 New Release Challenge, 2021 Reading Challenge, Can You Read A Series In A Month Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Romantic Suspense, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Proving her innocence is the ultimate test  

While on patrol, rookie cop Grace Colton pursues a fleeing suspect, never thinking it could end her career—or her life.

Suddenly, she’s everyone’s enemy.

Enter Camden Kingsley from Internal Affairs, who rubs Grace the wrong way and seems determined to believe the worst about her.

But during interrogations, their sizzling chemistry is obvious, turning foe into an unexpected defender, especially as one person desperately wants Grace out of the picture—permanently.

Titles in the multi-author Coltons of Grave Gulch series include – Colton’s Dangerous Liaison by Regan Black – Colton’s Killer Pursuit by Tara Taylor Quinn – Colton Nursery Hideout by Dana Nussio – Colton’s Bullseye by Geri Krotow – Guarding Colton’s Child by Lara Lacombe – Colton’s Covert Witness by Addison Fox – Rescued by the Colton Cowboy by Deborah Fletcher Mello – Colton K-9 Target by Justine Davis – A Colton Internal Affair by Jennifer D. Bokal – Uncovering Colton’s Family Secret by Linda O. Johnston – Agent Colton’s Takedown by Beverly Long – Proving Colton’s Innocence by Lara Lacombe

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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Colton K-9 Target by Justine Davis

Posted September 28, 2021 by Marsha in 2021 New Release Challenge, 2021 Reading Challenge, Can You Read A Series In A Month Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Romantic Suspense, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Series Multi-Author, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

Man’s best friend 

…is this cop’s most trusted partner

New to the Grave Gulch Police Department, K-9 detective Brett Shea feels like an outsider among its many Coltons.

Even Annalise, his dog’s trainer, is a Colton!

But when she’s attacked by a man pretending to be her date, Brett vows to track down the criminal.

Though he’s sworn off forever love—which is proving harder by the day—Brett will protect her at any cost.

Titles in the multi-author Coltons of Grave Gulch series include – Colton’s Dangerous Liaison by Regan Black – Colton’s Killer Pursuit by Tara Taylor Quinn – Colton Nursery Hideout by Dana Nussio – Colton’s Bullseye by Geri Krotow – Guarding Colton’s Child by Lara Lacombe – Colton’s Covert Witness by Addison Fox – Rescued by the Colton Cowboy by Deborah Fletcher Mello – Colton K-9 Target by Justine Davis – A Colton Internal Affair by Jennifer D. Bokal – Uncovering Colton’s Family Secret by Linda O. Johnston – Agent Colton’s Takedown by Beverly Long – Proving Colton’s Innocence by Lara Lacombe

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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Rescued by the Colton Cowboy by Deborah Fletcher Mello

Posted September 27, 2021 by Marsha in 2021 New Release Challenge, 2021 Reading Challenge, Can You Read A Series In A Month Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Romantic Suspense, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Series Multi-Author, Small Town Romance, Strong Sexual Content / 0 Comments

She’s on the run with a baby

Only a cowboy can help her…

Fiercely loyal, Soledad de la Vega would do anything to help her loved ones. So when her best friend, Annie, is murdered, Soledad vows to keep little Lyra safe—by running from a killer…and hiding out in Palmer Colton’s barn.

The cowboy has never really wanted a wife and kids of his own. Something about Soledad and Lyra, though, tugs at Palmer’s heart like never before.

Will he be able to keep his heart intact—even as he keeps them safe from a deadly threat?

Titles in the multi-author Coltons of Grave Gulch series include – Colton’s Dangerous Liaison by Regan Black – Colton’s Killer Pursuit by Tara Taylor Quinn – Colton Nursery Hideout by Dana Nussio – Colton’s Bullseye by Geri Krotow – Guarding Colton’s Child by Lara Lacombe – Colton’s Covert Witness by Addison Fox – Rescued by the Colton Cowboy by Deborah Fletcher Mello – Colton K-9 Target by Justine Davis – A Colton Internal Affair by Jennifer D. Bokal – Uncovering Colton’s Family Secret by Linda O. Johnston – Agent Colton’s Takedown by Beverly Long – Proving Colton’s Innocence by Lara Lacombe

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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Colton’s Covert Witness by Addison Fox

Posted September 26, 2021 by Marsha in 2021 New Release Challenge, 2021 Reading Challenge, Can You Read A Series In A Month Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Romantic Suspense, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Series Multi-Author, Small Town Romance, Strong Sexual Content / 0 Comments

When his witness comes under fire

This detective must protect her at all costs 

Detective Troy Colton trusts assistant district attorney Evangeline Whittaker when she says she’s witnessed a brutal crime…but why can’t CSI find any evidence?

To get to the truth, the cop must investigate why someone might gaslight the sole witness…while trying—and failing—to keep his professional distance.

As the threats to Evangeline escalate, Troy realizes both their hearts and lives are at stake!

Titles in the multi-author Coltons of Grave Gulch series include – Colton’s Dangerous Liaison by Regan Black – Colton’s Killer Pursuit by Tara Taylor Quinn – Colton Nursery Hideout by Dana Nussio – Colton’s Bullseye by Geri Krotow – Guarding Colton’s Child by Lara Lacombe – Colton’s Covert Witness by Addison Fox – Rescued by the Colton Cowboy by Deborah Fletcher Mello – Colton K-9 Target by Justine Davis – A Colton Internal Affair by Jennifer D. Bokal – Uncovering Colton’s Family Secret by Linda O. Johnston – Agent Colton’s Takedown by Beverly Long – Proving Colton’s Innocence by Lara Lacombe

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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Uncovering Small Town Secrets by Tyler Anne Snell

Posted September 25, 2021 by Marsha in 2021 New Release Challenge, 2021 Reading Challenge, Harlequin, Harlequin Intrigue, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Sexual Content, Small Town Romance / 0 Comments

 

Dodging bullets isn’t the homecoming he expected.

When Detective Foster Lovett’s pretty next-door neighbor, Millie Dean, begs him to help her find her missing brother, the other deputies warn him not to investigate the case.

But Foster’s gut says something is off, particularly once Millie becomes a target.

Foster will do whatever it takes to keep her safe, but can he solve the most dangerous case of his career?

Titles in the Saving Kelby Creek series include — Uncovering Small-Town Secrets – Searching for Evidence – Surviving the Truth

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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Colton’s Bullseye by Geri Krotow

Posted September 24, 2021 by Marsha in 2021 New Release Challenge, 2021 Reading Challenge, Can You Read A Series In A Month Challenge, Connection or Spin-Off of Another Series, Contemporary Romance, Harlequin, Harlequin Romantic Suspense, Owned, Romantic Suspense, Series, Series Multi-Author, Small Town Romance, Strong Sexual Content / 0 Comments

He’d been hired to protect her…not fall back in love!

Acting as his ex’s bodyguard pushes Stanton Colton beyond his limits. Thanks to Dominique de la Vega’s determined investigative reporting, he’s vowed to keep her safe…and guard his own heart.

As Dominique delves deep to get her story, Stanton works to find out who’s put a bullseye on her back.

But can their rekindled attraction survive a threat to her life?

Titles in the multi-author Coltons of Grave Gulch series include – Colton’s Dangerous Liaison by Regan Black – Colton’s Killer Pursuit by Tara Taylor Quinn – Colton Nursery Hideout by Dana Nussio – Colton’s Bullseye by Geri Krotow – Guarding Colton’s Child by Lara Lacombe – Colton’s Covert Witness by Addison Fox – Rescued by the Colton Cowboy by Deborah Fletcher Mello – Colton K-9 Target by Justine Davis – A Colton Internal Affair by Jennifer D. Bokal – Uncovering Colton’s Family Secret by Linda O. Johnston – Agent Colton’s Takedown by Beverly Long – Proving Colton’s Innocence by Lara Lacombe

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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