New Releases by Sweet Romance Reads Authors

MAY

Jade: Perfect Match by Rachelle Ayala

A romance author without a romance. A Navy SEAL looking for a little R&R. What could happen in a week on an island getaway?For author Jade Reed, romance is for the books. When her bestie cooks up a scheme for the perfect match on a tropical island, Jade sees an opportunity for a writing experience. Who needs a man?  Navy SEAL Aiden Lin needs to unwind. His mom wants a daughter-in-law. She sets him up for a one-week vacation with his perfect match. He doesn’t need a wife yet, but maybe he can have some fun and make his mom happy. Neither is looking for love though they’re in the right place. Is it the right time, wrong time, or enough time?

Available: Amazon



Ocean City Boardwalk Series Books 4-6 by Donna Fasano

Over 8 million people visit Ocean City, Maryland every year—now that’s a lot of opportunity for romance! This 3-book bundle is chocked full of emotional, romantic reads that include tragedy, suspense, yearning, a bit of fluffy fun, and always, always a happily-ever-after.

                                  Available: Amazon

Bree: Perfect Match by Raine English

She’s traveled the world. He’s never left Nebraska. They say opposites attract. But that was before these two were matched up.When Bree Wilson receives an invitation for a free one-week vacation to an island of her choice, her gut tells her it’s too good to be true. But how can she refuse an offer from a good friend? Especially when it’s to promote his new online matchmaking travel agency. However, she wasn’t prepared to spend seven days with Jayce Owens, the most annoying man she’s ever encountered. Forget finding love. Will she even last the week?Bali is a long way from Nebraska. And Jayce Owens is entirely out of his element. He’d expected to meet a sweet country girl, not a sophisticated, well-traveled woman with a tenaciousness that drives him crazy. To make matters worse, when they get lost while hiking, he discovers that neither one of them has brought enough supplies to last more than a few hours. Could this once-in-a-lifetime vacation to find his perfect match wind up costing him more than his heart?

Available: Amazon


1-800-Cupid by Josie Riviera

A house flipper looking for quick profit. A survivor with a dream. Can two broken hearts find a place to call home? When a Miami investor calls in search of prime property flip prospects, North Carolina real estate broker Candee Contando expects to meet a balding, steely-eyed land shark. Turns out the first customer she’s had in months is a hot prospect in more ways than one.Except his gaze has fallen on her dream house, a dilapidated Victorian she just bid her last penny on in hopes of creating a safe place for disadvantaged children—like the girl she used to be.Teddy Winchester is adept at negotiating life’s curves, but Candee’s curves stop him in his tracks. She’s a warm spark in the emptiness he’s felt since his brother died, leaving him with a beloved nephew to raise. Attraction glows in Candee’s eyes as well, but there’s also wistfulness as she points out all the reasons an old, tumbledown Victorian doesn’t fit into his tried-and-true house-flipping plan. Yet the more he looks at the house—and at her—he begins to think some things are worth the risk.Now if only he can convince her that building a new life often starts with tearing down some walls…When the heart flips, there’s no telling where the walls will fall.

Available: Amazon ebook and Amazon print

Journey to Respect by Lyn Cote

Some call him half-breed and all call her a lady. Few in 1825 would judge them equals~Rafe McKuen, the son of an Osage chief’s daughter and a successful American fur trader turned planter, has one foot in each world. Since childhood, he’s visited his mother’s tribal camp near St. Louis. And at his father’s New Orleans Plantation, he’s the “invisible” but beloved son. Where will he make his home--in which world? Miss Eve Holcombe is an Eastern beauty with influential relatives. Her father’s unexpected and sudden announcement that they are going West startles Eve and worries her. Why, she asks. But her father has a secret and a plan he won’t reveal. He insists she trust him and what other choice does she have? If she stays in the East, her ambitious aunt will try to marry her off to her aunt’s advantage. Both Rafe and Eve are on a journey, a Journey to Respect. But such journeys are rarely uncomplicated or without dangers. And falling in love is the most dangerous of all.



Not Quite an Heiress (Book 2, The Heiress Games) by Kristin Wallace

Abby Douglas isn’t quite an Armington. She’s not quite part of The Heiress Games. Her half-sister is, though, and Abby will do anything to ensure she wins the fortune. Because there’s a secret Douglas sister out there...and they need to save her life. The last thing Abby expects is temptation in the form of an arrogant, yet irresistible, ex-football player, Killian O’Connor.Killian needs to reconnect with his troubled teenage son before it’s too late. He’s lost his football career after an injury, and he won’t lose his son. So, he agrees to help his best friend oversee The Heiress Games. The last thing he expected was to fall for a buttoned-up, English professor. Abby and Killian couldn’t have less in common, but they just might discover that the biggest fortune they could find is love. In the midst of it all, there’s also a saboteur at work. Someone who might stop at nothing to make sure no one wins

Available: Amazon, Apple, Barnes and Noble and Kobo

APRIL


Texas Ranger Showdown by Margaret Daley

“Stop me.” She was taunted by a killer. Margaret Daley’s thrilling Lone Star Justice series continues, this time pitting radio therapist Dr. Caitlyn Rhodes against a methodical murderer. First, her patients are found dead, then the mocking phone calls start. The evidence is pointing Texas Ranger Ian Pierce to one conclusion: he must protect Caitlyn from becoming this vicious killer’s next victim…before he loses the woman he once loved—for good.




Dangerous Memories by Donna Fasano

What kind of woman am I? The question haunts Keira Rhodes when she awakens in the hospital with amnesia and learns that two men claim to be her baby’s father. Logan claims he is her loving husband. Although Keira feels drawn to this quiet man, she senses that their marriage has been far from perfect. For Logan’s own brother, Kyle, staunchly maintains that Keira’s baby and her heart are his… The truth lay hidden in Keira’s lost memory—and in the tender touch of one special man. If you enjoy Hallmark Mystery movies, you will love Dangerous Memories.

Available: Amazon Kindle and Amazon Print




Maeve by Josie Riviera

He’s all business. She loves to laugh. When business conflicts with pleasure, what could possibly go wrong? Maeve Doherty needed a hard-earned break from Ireland’s rainy weather, as well as caring for her younger brother. When the offer from Perfect Match to enjoy a week on an island of her choice arrived, she hesitated. But not for long. She’d always wanted to visit Corsica. Besides, who passed up free? All right, so she'd spend the week with a match. On her dating profile, she’d added that she was a workaholic. Hopefully, so was he. Edward Newell had one thing on his mind when he reached Corsica, and it didn't involve meeting a perfect match. Dating? Love? Romance? Not for him. He was determined to find the picture-perfect location for his thriving hotel chain. When unexpected attraction burns for the beautiful Maeve, and business conflicts with pleasure, what could possibly go wrong?
Available: Amazon


My Rock: Tabitha by Pat Simmons


Coming up with a caregivers’ pact was easy when Tabitha Knicely agreed to it with her two sisters. The reality of implementing their plan was more complicated than they had imagined. For Tabitha, caring for an eighty-nine year old independent woman is challenging, frustrating, and a few times, entertaining. As Aunt Tweet’s wandering leads her into the path of a handsome neighbor, Tabitha begins to wonder if God was directing her aunt’s path for a reason. Marcus Whittington considers himself a good guy with a generous heart and a winning personality. But that wasn’t the case when he accuses his neighbor of being irresponsible when it comes to the care of an elderly relative. He soon learns that even a caregiver needs pampering every now and then.
Available: Amazon, Kobo and Apple


The Least Likely Heiress by Kristin Wallace

She’s a struggling single mother whose claim to the Armington name stems from an affair between Palm Cove’s founder and his mistress. Winning the money will mean her family will never want for anything again. There’s just one big, knee-weakening, mouth-watering problem…the talk, dark and gorgeous lawyer in charge of the Heiress Games. For high-powered attorney, Cameron Reed, sorting out the craziest will he’s ever encountered could mean a partnership at his firm. He’s survived becoming an orphan and an endless round of foster homes, and now he’s one step away from realizing his dream. If only he can keep from losing his heart to the one woman who could ruin all his plans. As Cam and Eve fight their feelings, there’s also a saboteur at work. Someone who might stop at nothing to make sure no one wins

 
Quinn by Shanna Hatfield

Outspoken suffragette Quinn Fairfield spends her days writing sensational headlines as a newspaper reporter and indulging her natural curiosity. When Quinn's sister announces her plans to wed a man Quinn doesn't trust, she sets out to find a reason to break up the happy couple. In the process, she finds herself falling for an intriguing, kind-hearted man.
     Walker Williams returns to Pendleton, eager to become a legendary architect. When a feisty red-headed newspaper reporter catches his eye and captures his heart, Walker fights his growing feelings for her. He’ll do anything to shelter Quinn from the prejudices aimed at him and his heritage.
Available on: Amazon 


MARCH

Hunted by Margaret Daley
Murder. On the Run. Second Chances.

Luke Michaels' relaxing camping trip ends when he witnesses a woman being thrown from a bridge. He dives into the river to save her, shocked to find her wrapped in chains. As a canine search and rescue volunteer, Luke has assisted many victims, but never a beauty whose defeated gaze ignites his primal urge to protect. When Megan Witherspoon's killers make it clear they won't stop, Luke fights to save her, but can he keep her alive long enough to find out who is after her?
Available on: Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Apple | Kobo | Google Play



Marrying Raven by Melanie D. Snitker
Raven Weber hates football. As if her fiancé breaking off their engagement to follow his NFL dream wasn't bad enough, her football-obsessed family only made things worse. Twelve years later, she pours everything into her job as a physical therapist assistant. Helping others never prepared Raven for the day her ex would hobble back into her life. How can she remain professional when spending time with him only reminds her of what they've lost?

The day Heath Shaw walked away from his relationship with Raven, he’d been convinced he was doing it for her. Fulfilling his father’s dream gave him the distraction he needed to get over her. Now he’s back in his hometown with weeks of physical therapy ahead of him before he can escape the past. Running into Raven was going to happen eventually, but he didn't expect her to play a vital role in his recovery. If she's got him second guessing why he left in the first place, what effect will she have on his heart? 

Her meddling family thinks this is a second chance, while Heath's father only wants to squelch what he sees as a distraction. Raven and Heath know they should walk away, but what if they're better together than they ever were apart?
Available on: Amazon


Love's Sweet Cadence by Josie Riviera
When Dorothy Thompson returns to Sweet Grove, Texas, to play piano for her brother’s wedding, memories and fear nearly paralyzes her fingers. If anyone she knew back in high school discovers her secret, the whispers will start. Fake. Fraud. Failure.

It’s not as if she can blame God for her troubles. No, she did that all by herself. But, remembering His lessons, she’s fighting to get back on track. All she can do is pray the wedding vocalist—her brother’s friend Ryan, a rising opera star—won’t notice the way her hands shake.

When Ryan Edwards sets foot inside a church for the first time in years, he’s no longer the pitiable kid from the poor side of town, but someone who’s made it on his own. Without God’s help—not that He ever cared about misfits like Ryan, anyway.

When he lays eyes on Dorothy—all grown up, more beautiful than ever, and clearly hiding something—he almost forgets why he left Sweet Grove. Almost. But while his heart yearns to call the tune, he can’t forget his hard-earned career comes first…and his old friend’s little sister is off limits.
Available on: Amazon


FEBRUARY


Elegant Death by Beate Boeker
Carlina and Stefano's marriage party is brought to an abrupt end when the glamorous girlfriend of Enzo, Carlina's brother, is shot. Dorotea left her fortune and the famous Milanese Camicie di Silva, a luxurious company for men's shirts, to Enzo, so everything points to him as the culprit.

Stefano can't take the case because he's now officially related, but that doesn't stop the Mantonis. Without further ado, Enzo engages Carlina and Stefano as business consultants. 

To find the real murderer, they have to dive deep into the corporate tangles of the fashion industry in Milan where nothing is as it seems …



Available on: Amazon | Kobo | iTunes


Second Chance Valentine by Donna Fasano
As teens, Josie and Alex met under golden sunshine, frolicked in the surf and sand, and fell head over toes in love. But circumstances arose that ruined their one glorious summer, and Josie fled Ocean City with a broken heart.

Now Josie’s grandmother is ill and needs help with the family business, a thriving harbor-side diner called Joe’s Place. So after more than a dozen years, Josie returns to her hometown only to discover she has a 180 pound problem—Alex is the Kitchen Commander at Joe’s Place. Surely, Josie can work with Alex to keep the diner going and retain her dignity until her grandmother is back on her feet. However, when Alex’s little girl starts scheming, not a single heart will be safe against the twelve-year-old matchmaker.

This book contains bonus recipes from Joe’s Place! Look for other titles in the Ocean City Boardwalk Series.
Available on: Amazon



Valentine Puppies and Kisses by Rachelle Ayala
Larry and Jenna have it all—a fairy tale romance, a sweet and gassy basset hound dog, and a dream home on the way. While Jenna charges ahead with her dreams, Larry is plagued by nightmares and doubts about their future.

As Valentine’s Day draws near, and with it, their first anniversary, Jenna plans a big surprise for Larry, a scarred and injured firefighter who is on disability. When Harley, their hound dog, spoils the surprise, Jenna is shocked at Larry’s reaction.

Will a house full of puppies and kisses be the lucky charm Jenna needs to convince Larry that he can truly have a big and noisy happily-ever-after family?


Romantically Ever After by Liwen Y. Ho
Two best friends find romance in the most unexpected place: each other.

Despite her parents’ broken relationship, Gracie Sutton still believes in love. Even though her first year at college hasn’t turned up any romantic prospects, an unexpected message gives her a chance to reunite with a loved one. With her best friend, Brady, by her side, Gracie returns to her hometown to meet her estranged father. 

Spending Valentine’s Day weekend in Romance, Oregon should be a wonderful occasion, but the tension between her parents and her mom’s new boyfriend makes her heart weary. Gracie questions whether or not happy endings exist anymore … until Brady helps her discover her own romantically ever after.
Available on: Amazon


JANUARY


The Sweetheart Test by Alicia Street
Having grown up poor, Megan lived for her career and the success she’d worked so hard to achieve in the hospitality industry, but a turn of events challenges her driven nature and she decides her career is not enough for happiness. What she really wants is a man who is a true sweetheart.

Mac Bolton, a workaholic billionaire, spent his life trying to prove his worth to his critical father and grandfather, the patriarch of his wealthy blue blood family. His business has always been his first passion—until love caught him by surprise.

But can he change his workaholic ways and pass the sweetheart test?
Available on: Amazon


A Little Romance by Rain English
Is love in the cards, or will she always be just a bridesmaid? When Taylor Wayne agrees to help out at Doggie Town daycare, so her sister can have the wedding and honeymoon she’s always dreamed of, Taylor has no idea the mayhem that’s in store for her. The first day on the job, a rambunctious French bulldog escapes while under her care, and the dog’s handsome owner blames her. Can Taylor find the dog and redeem herself in the eyes of the guy who just might be Mr. Right?
Available on: Amazon



Seeking Fortune by Josie Riviera
From USA Today bestselling author Josie Riviera comes the second heart-warming novel in the Romany Gypsy Seeking Series. A Golden Pen Winner, Seeking Fortune also got over 6000 nominations on Kindle scout.

Losing his wife and daughter to influenza shook James Colchester’s faith in God. As another epidemic threatens, he’s torn between what’s best for his fragile son: fleeing to his Welsh homeland, or staying put. In a moment of weakness, the black-haired, green-eyed Gypsy’s delicate touch on his palm quells his fear…and her beauty ignites a warmth he hasn’t felt in years.

Desperate to return to her people, Valentina goes against every lesson her mother taught her to soothe the Englishman into a false sense of security. But as James’s quiet faith sparks a hunger to know it for herself, she realizes she’s made an unforgivable mistake. One that could rob James of his most precious gift—and destroy their chance for lifelong love.
Available on: Amazon


Marrying Mandy by Melanie D. Snitker
Mandy Hudson swore she'd never marry. Abandoned by her parents and raised by her grandparents, she has a hard time trusting that real love will last. When her grandmother dies, Mandy's shocked to discover a stipulation in the will. Considering marriage to her best friend may be the only way to keep her family's beloved bed-and-breakfast. 

The loss of his job threatens Preston Yarrow's shaky financial stability. Besides, he can't watch his best friend give up the only real home she's ever known. Frustrated by Mandy's stubborn refusal to let him help, he's certain they are stronger together than they are apart. A marriage of convenience might be crazy... or an answer to both their prayers.
Available on: Amazon


Finding Grace by Melanie D. Snitker
Single dad Tyler Martin can't be more grateful to the woman who finds his missing daughter. Even though he feels a spark between them, falling in love is a risk he shouldn't take. Too bad chance encounters and his stubborn heart keep trying to convince him otherwise. 

After escaping a nightmarish relationship, Beth Davenport is content with her safe and blessedly normal life. Yet something about Tyler and his adorable daughter makes her wish for more. With the walls around her heart finally starting to crumble, she's afraid of a future she can't predict. 

Can they let go of their fear and trust God to lead them to the love they desperately need?
Available onAmazon



A Mom for His Daughter by Jean C. Gordon
A Dad’s Second Chance -Widowed single dad Marc Delacroix doesn’t have time for surprises—especially one like Fiona Bryce. Finding out that she’s the biological aunt of his adopted daughter, Stella, is a big shock. While Fiona’s commitment to the little girl appears to be genuine, Marc wonders if he can truly trust her—or his own heart, which he vowed never to risk again. Fiona’s eager to connect with the sweet young niece she never knew she had, but Marc seems determined to keep her at arm’s length. Could Marc and Fiona’s shared love of Stella be the bond that transforms their fragile connection into a real family?
Available on: Harlequin | Amazon | BB&N | iBooks | Kobo