''Evans Pemberton has always had a problem saying no. To her overbearing Mississippi Delta family, to her business mentor's push to expand her thriving pie shop and to her lifelong crush, Jake Champagne. But Jake chose her beauty queen cousin three years ago and ghosted on their close friendship. When he comes to her small town in Alabama with a new pro hockey franchise, Evie fears she'll lose her heart all over again. Of course, she'll forgive him like the good Southern woman she is, but anything more than that is off the table. So why can't she stop baking for him? Jake is looking forward to a new team, a new town and a clean slate in Laurel Springs. After a disastrous year, the hockey hotshot is leaving his past behind--even betting his best friend that he can stay away from women. But he's happy to reconnect with a piece of home when he visits Evie. Between slices of Mississippi mud pie and chicken potpie, he's starting to remember all the good times they had and the man he always intended to be. Not to mention what a fool he was to let Evie get away... How will they find a future together when she can't say no and he can't say yes? The path to true love isn't quite easy as pie, but it sure is sweet in the end -- page  of cover.
Finding out her previous one-night fling is her new boss is the shock of Mycah Hills lifetime. She cant say no to being VP for software CEO Achilles Farrellshes finally made her career dream come true. But knowing hes so close& Its only a matter of time before shes back in his arms. It cant end well. Achilless tortured family history means hes not up for sticking around long-term. But Mycahs surprise pregnancy is about to change everything&
It's the summer of 1953, and Elizabeth Grady is settling into Haggerman's Catskills Resort. As a vacation getaway, Haggerman's is ideal, and although Elizabeth's ostentatious but well-meaning mother is new to running the resort, Elizabeth is eager to help her organize the guests and the entertainment acts. But Elizabeth will have to resort to untested abilities if she wants to save her mother's business. When a reclusive guest is found dead in a lake on the grounds, and a copy of The Communist Manifesto is found in his cabin, the local police chief is convinced that the man was a Russian spy. But Elizabeth isn't so sure, and with the fate of the resort hanging in the balance, she'll need to dodge red herrings, withstand the Red Scare, and catch a killer red-handed.
Lizzie Hale may be the lucky owner of a successful romance bookshop, Love Under the Covers, but she's decidedly unlucky in love. Though she's read almost every famous romance novelist, from Jane Austen to Nora Roberts, none have helped her figure out how to get--and keep--a man. But Lizzie has bigger problems to worry about. Like murder. When swoon-worthy ranch owner and resident bachelor Brody Pierce is found stabbed through the chest, hearts are heard breaking all over idyllic Tinker's Creek. But when Lizzie's aunt is implicated in the murder, Lizzie is determined to clear her name. Lizzie quickly realizes that Brody was a hunk with many hidden secrets, and she's soon leafing through a stack of suspects longer than Brody's list of lovers. With the killer still on the loose, Lizzie will have to find the truth before this act of passion ignites a fire she can't put out--Page 4 of cover.
Val Navarro's first mistake: going out dancing after a bad breakup when the chef should be focused on her family business. Her second mistake? Thinking the handsome, sensitive stranger she meets could be more than a rebound--until she discovers he's Philip Wagner of Wagner Developments. His father's company could shut down her Puerto Rican restaurant and unravel her tight-knit neighborhood. When Philip takes over negotiations, Val wants to believe he has good intentions. But is following her heart a recipe for disaster?