If you love historical romances in the Wild West, you'll enjoy the Man from Stone Creek by Linda Lael Miller. Sam O'Ballivan is a Texas Ranger under cover as the schoolmaster in Haven, Arizona Territory. He's looking out for robbers who are after gold, when he meets Maddie Chancelor, who has a hidden family secret. Things get tense between Maddie and Sam, when he has a job to do, and her mercantile is caught up with financial troubles, especially when there's a family scandal in the county, and it affects everyone. More obstacles are thrown in their way, when they defeated the odds and fall in love. Lovely!
If you love great legal thrillers, you'll love the continuing series of Lily and Shana Forrester. Lily's in the middle of the head-lining case, straight from the news, when she's worried about her daughter Shana and the distant gap between them. Things still haven't been the same. Shana's life is falling apart. When Lily visits her, she's worried about the mess she made and the lies Shana told. Convinced she needs help, she sends her to Whitehall, when things aren't what they seemed for her medication. While Lily's on trial, Shana learns the secrets between Whitehall and the obsessive nature on one of her "friends", when drugs make you crazy and strange. Worried for her life, she calls for help, when things gets in tense, once she's out, and more into danger, which only brought Lily and Shana together and closer than before. What a good one!
If you love good romantic suspenses with a twist, you'll enjoy Red Lily, the final book in the In the Garden series. In Red Lily, it focuses on Hayley's story of finding romance with Roz's son, Harper Ashby. Once friends, they realize they have feelings for each other, and become lovers. They eventually love each other in more ways than once. But don't forget Amelia, the ghost who's seeking revenge on the Harpers and finding her lost son. They've learned what happened to her, her son, and how she died. But Amelia's ghost haunts Hayley, causing her harm, along with other women for competition. Later, they learned that love conquers all, when there's a happy ending for all three women at Harper House. What a good ending!
If you love good mysteries, you'll enjoy this newest mystery. Monica Farrell is a pediatrician in New York, who wants to know more about her father's birth parents, and takes cares of children. Not only that, she's asked to testify for Sister Catherine's beautification. In the midst of things, the Gannons are after her and a shocking family secret: she's a heiress to die for. People have died to find the truth and expose the Gannons for who they are. Plenty of shocking twists and turns in this mystery to keep you guessing.
If you love fantastic historical romances, you'll love this book in the series by Julia London. Lady Phoebe Fairchild is a seamstress under the name of Madame Dupree. Once she's threatened to be exposed to the ton, she's forced to work for Lord Summerfield at his castle, and mend dresses for his sisters. Little did she know how hard it would be, when she falls in love with Will Darby, as her façade crumbles, when there's some threats who might uncover the truth, including her competition. In a battle of love under different guises, this one is one for the heart. A great read!
In the second installment of the Myron Bolitor series, sports agents, Myron Bolitar's at a tennis match, when he witnessed Valerie Sampson being shot down in cold blood. Little did he know, that she was going to go to him, before her untimely death. Now, it's up to Myron to find out, who and why shot her, along with some cold cases along the way. He deals with a rival sports agency, death threats, and people lying to him, calling his bluff, along the way, while he's not deterred and determined to get to the truth, even if they come after him and his girlfriend Jessica Culver. If you love some humor into your mystery series, you'll enjoy Drop Shot.
This is the eighth installment of the Louise Eldridge gardening series out of nine, though I've read it out of order. In this one, Louise's party is interrupted, when Peter Hoffman comes back to terrorize her neighborhood and her in particular. He was known as the "mulch" killer, a few years ago, and have returned from four years in mental rehab. After he frightens Louise, she decides to take her family on vacation. When she returns, Hoffman winds up missing. As Louise does her gardening, he winds up dead. And all evidence points to her, putting her family and her career in danger. Things go from bad to worse, days later, when someone else winds up missing and dead. And with the help from family and her neighbors, they help her find out who's the cold-blooded killer who framed her. It's a fight to the end.
If you love steamy romantic suspense, you'll enjoy this one set in Pointe Judah, Louisiana. Eileen Moggeridge has a lot for her--a successful business, a great teenage son, and Christian "Angel" De Angelo, her new love interest. She had met her match in him, who's also her friend. But when someone takes a shot at Aaron and Angel's nephew Sonny, things get heated up, when it leads to someone scaring residents to a couple of murders. When her ex-husband storms back into town, he does anything to want her back. As Eileen's and Christian's lives are on the line, so is the body count of suspicious murders and assaults. You'll love the Bayou in this one.
If you love great thrillers, you'll enjoy Brothers in Arms. When an attack happens on the wrong patient at the Torture Center in Minnesota, it sends out alarms for Charley Payne and his new friend, Dale Miller. They've met their match with two Dutch assassins. From there, they learn about two Saudi terrorists; and when they're ambushed, Miller winds up fighting for his life, when they talk to one terrorist. It's up to Payne and his team to find out about the attack on America with a bio-terrorism agent called "Sad Holiday", a new version of small pox, and the terrorist in general. This is when they team up with one of their former nemesis, who are after the same thing. Very intense and action-packed to the end.
If you love Southern's woman's fiction with humor, you'll love Isle of Palms. For Anna Lutz Abbot, she always loved the Isle of Palms in Lowcountry North Carolina, since she was a child. When her mother died, her grandmother from hell visited, while her father was loveless and in shock. So they moved, when things took a turn for the worse. In Anna's story, when she returns to the Isle of Palms, things change for the better. She owns her own house and then a hair salon. Her daughter visits from college, her gay ex-husband becomes her champion, and everyone fall in love, including Anna herself. But after all of that, her ex-mother-in-law knows something isn't right with Emily, and the big family secret, which comes out in the end. From a summer to remember, straight down to the holidays, this novel would keep you smiling.
If you love great romance series, you'll enjoy the Cedar Cove one. Although this is the third installment, it's still a good read. When Rosie Cox got divorced, her judge gave her and her ex a weird ruling--they have to give the house to their two kids. Between them, they tried to make it work, while second guessing what went wrong, while it had affected their kids the most. Slowly they rekindle their feelings together. Meanwhile their neighbors goes through their old crises and relationship from parenthood to old loves, to the mystery of the man who was killed. An enjoyable read.
In Water Inc., William Greele has a master plan to build a pipeline between Canada and the USA to share the water. Once he proposes the pitch to other people, it's almost a done deal. When local Americans hear about it, they inform Claire Davidowicz, an environmental activist, who teams up with Malcolm MacPherson. From there, things get heated up, when Greele's plans gets more in tense, and they check out the story. When it's leaked out, Claire and their friends are in the life of fire as targets, putting their lives into line. For leverage, they reform into blackmail to find out one of its trade secrets, to get them to back down, before the truth comes out. What a great storyline.