New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis returns to her Lucky Harbor series with "Forever and a Day."
Grace is drowning in debt after learning her new job had a requirement about sleeping with the boss. Ending up by chance at Lucky Harbor and finding a home and friends is great, but she's got to find some way to put food on the table and temp jobs just aren't cutting it anymore. She ends up being confused for a dog walker, but she needs the money, so she takes the job. Her charge is a rambunctious puppy named Tank, which she immediately loses on the first day and has to admit it to her boss, the hot ER doctor Josh Scott. Josh and Grace end up recovering the dog, and both are definitely attracted to each other. And when Josh's nanny doesn't show up for the day, Grace finds herself a new charge, his young son, Toby.
Though it might be a bit topsy-turvy at first with a lot of misadventures, Grace soon begins to love the little boy... and his dad. But can both of them take a chance on love?
This is a warm story of a hot, single-dad doctor and brainy blonde finding true love together, sure to please Shalvis' fans!
"Forever and a Day" is published by Warner Forever. It is $7.99 and 384 pages long.
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Molly O'Keefe continues her story of Crooked Creek ranch in "Can't Hurry Love."
Picking up where "Can't Buy Me Love" ended, Victoria Baker, sister of Luc, has lost her husband to a Ponzi scheme and suicide, and has left her old life behind to run the ranch her father left them and raise her young son, Jacob. She begins to get the idea to turn the ranch into a spa and with the unlikely help of her father's wife, Celeste, it looks like Victoria's new life may be off to a good start.
Except there is the matter of Eli Turnbull, the man who has been running the ranch after her father bought it from his family. Eli is determined to get the ranch back for himself, and no city girl will stand in his way. Except he soon finds himself captivated by the person Victoria is turning into. As irritation turns to passion, will Eli and Victoria give in?
This is a hot and spicy story of two unlikely people finding their way together and to love. This one will heat up your August nights!
"Can't Hurry Love" is published by Bantam Books. It is $7.99. Look for "This Can't Be Love" coming soon.
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The "ugly" friend tries to get over her crush on her boss and find true love in "A Girl Like You" by Maria Geraci.
Emma Frazier knows she's average looking, but she's got a great job and great friends. Until the day she hears a mean girl "friend," Amy, call her the ugly friend, she even thinks she might possibly get her cute boss, Ben, to fall in love with her. But when Ben leaves the bar with Amy, Emma knows the only way to impress her boss is with her job and she sets out to get the ungettable interview with a popular NASCAR driver and former high school classmate. Her quest for the interview takes her back to her small town and leads her to a chance meeting with her former crush, Nick. Nick barely paid attention to Emma in the past, but he's paying attention to her now and soon they are dating. Is Emma's new boyfriend making Ben jealous? Is Nick the "one?" Or is there someone else out there for Emma?
This is a cute workplace comedy story of a plucky, young writer who finds romance when she least expects it. Emma's friends also experience ups and downs in the love department, and Emma is the ultimate sweet, highly relatable character.
"A Girl Like You" is published by Berkley. It is $15 and 308 pages long.
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A woman and her young daughter return home to her Mennonite roots in "Inescapable" by Nancy Mehl.
Lizzie Engel ran away from her overly strick father and upbringing when she found out she was pregnant. Her boyfriend's parents offered to pay for her to "get rid of" the baby, but Lizzie decided to go away to Kansas City instead. Now, years later, she is doing her best to bring up her daughter, Charity on her own. But when she loses her job thanks to unfounded embezzlement claims and starts receiving threatening letters, she has no place to turn to except home.
Once back in Kingdom, Lizzie finds that the Mennonite community is changing, away from her father's overly strict ways. Her mother would accept her back, as would old friend, Noah, but her father is still as stubborn as ever. Finding a job at a local restaurant and a place to live, Lizzie is beginning to start over again. But when Charity's father comes back into the picture, should Lizzie trust him? For those who like Amish romances mixed with a bit of mystery, this is a great, wholesome romance for you!
"Inescapable" is published by Bethany House. It is $14.99 and 322 pages long.