Synopses & Reviews
New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan welcomes you to Bayberry Island, a special place between Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket where a bronze mermaid statue promises to grant true love to anyone who asks with an open heart
For years Rowan Flynn distanced herself from Bayberry Island and its infamous mermaid legend. But after her investor fiancé lost what was left of her familys fortune, Rowan reluctantly agreed to run the Safe Haven Bed-and-Breakfast, determined never again to fall for the ridiculous fantasy of the mermaid matchmaker.
Now Rowan is just biding her time until she can return to her real” life in New York, fixing up the B and B and avoiding neighbors who are angry that the Flynns wont sell their land to a developer set on turning the island into a glitzy vacation destination.
But when a handsome stranger arrives at the B and B the night before the annual Mermaid Festival, Rowans life takes a turn for the interesting. Could it be the divine hand of the towns patroness? Or is Rowan being set up for another disappointment?
Praise for the Alaskan Nights Novels
“A sexy, emotional journey of the best kind.”—New York Times bestselling author Carly Phillips
“Fun, sassy…heartfelt and entertaining.”—Fiction Vixen
“Ms. Fox is definitely an author to watch.”—The Romance Readers Connection
Praise for LuAnn McLane and the Cricket Creek novels
“McLane writes a romantic, light-hearted, feel good story.”—Romance Reviews Today
“No one does Southern love like LuAnn McLane!”—The Romance Dish
“Charming, romantic…A real hit!”—Fresh Fiction
“McLane packs secrets, sex, and sparks of gentle humor in an inviting picnic basket of Southern charm.”—Ft. Meyers Magazine
“McLanes trademark devilish dialogue is in fine form for this series.”—Publishers Weekly
Praise for the novels of Susan Donovan
“Susan Donovan will steal your heart.”—New York Times Bestselling Author Christina Dodd
“Impossible to put down.…Susan Donovan is an absolute riot.”—Romance Junkies
“Goofy comedy, white-hot sex, and ticking-bomb pacing.”—Publishers Weekly
“Donovan proves that she will have serious star power in the years to come.”—Romance Reader at Heart
“Ms. Donovan knows how to tell a story that will make your heart melt.”—Night Owl Reviews
“Donovans blend of romance and mystery is thrilling.”—Booklist
Praise for LuAnn McLane and the Cricket Creek Novels
“LuAnn McLane has a rich and unique voice that kept me laughing out loud as I read.”—Romance Junkies
“McLane packs secrets, sex, and sparks of gentle humor in an inviting picnic basket of Southern charm.”—Ft. Myers and Southwest Florida Magazine
“Cute, funny, and full of romance.”—Love to Read For Fun
Praise for Macy Beckett
“Sultry, sexy fun in the bayou!”—New York Times bestselling author Carly Phillips
“If Macy Beckett cooks the way she writes, I want to have dinner at her house! Make You Mine is a lusty romp that's hotter than a bowl of gumbo and twice as satisfying. Yum!” —New York Times bestselling author Vicki Lewis Thompson
“Written with a sassy wit…charming.”—Chicago Tribune
“Delightful…a sweet mix of lighthearted romance and down-home charm.”—Publishers Weekly
"No one does Southern love like LuAnn McLane."—The Romance Dish
"McLane writes a romantic, light-hearted, feel good story.”—Romance Reviews Today
"McLane packs... sparks of gentle humor in an inviting picnic basket of Southern charm."—Ft. Meyers and Southwest Florida
“Pure entertainment!”—Fresh Fiction
"Fairy tale romance."—Publishers Weekly
"Visiting Cricket Creek feels like coming home once again."—Romantic Times
Liam Bennett staked his claim to Tanti Baci after stepping in to help the Baci sisters save their family legacy. But Giuliana Baci doubts his motives. They've been at odds since the hot summer long ago that ended in heartache. With the fate of the winery on the line, the former lovers need to get a handle on their barely leashed hostilities-and the attraction that still draws them toward each other.
Sometimes your past is the only link to your future.
After a rejuvenating trip to Ireland, Avery Marks cant help her frustration with the pace of her life in Alaska. Back in the small town of Indigowhere everyone knows everyone elses businessAvery dreams of a bigger life. But with her ex-boyfriend back in town, its hard to get the past out of her head.
Drafted by the NHL right out of high school, Roman Forsyth left behind the love of his life to follow his pro career. With an injury sidelining him, Roman isnt sure how much longer hell be at the top of his game. He is sure that he wants Avery just as much as he ever did.
While Roman wants a chance to make things right, Avery isnt sure she can just forgive and forget. But when their long-buried passion sizzles back to life, they need to escape the watchful eyes of the rest of the town long enough to figure out if its any harder to stay together than its been to stay apart
Cricket Creek, Kentucky, is a sweet river town known for its baseball, shopping, and cuisine. After finally rebounding from the recession, the residents are ready to repair their livesand their hearts
After two very public broken engagements with two very famous men, Addison Monroe is ready to avoid the spotlight. She decides to put her wedding planning experience to good use by opening a bridal boutique. Setting up shop in small town Kentucky is the perfect way to escape prying eyes and live a quiet, single life.
Investment consultant Reid Greenfield is fed up with weddingsand not his own. Hes certain his sisters plan to turn their family farm into a wedding reception venue will lead to bankruptcy. Reid hopes that city girl Addison will be an ally in getting his sister to change her mind before she loses her savings. Instead, Addison adores the idea and jumps on board. Its a risky businessespecially once romance gets involved. But sometimes a little risk brings a huge reward
A girl like her comes around once a century
For ninety-nine years, every man in the Dumont family has remained a perpetual bachelor. Residents of Cedar Bayou, Louisiana, whisper about a voodoo hex cast upon the family, sabotaging each mans chance at marriage. In truth, the Dumont men have their own player personalities to blame, and Marc is no exception. As captain of his familys riverboat, hes broken hearts up and down the Mississippi. That is, until his high school crush strolls onboard...
Allie Mauvais rocks the boat when she fills in as pastry chef. She hasnt seen Marc since senior year, when rumors flew that her great-great-grandmother was the one who cursed the Dumonts. After two weeks on the water, neither can deny the attraction that still burns between them. But to truly reach Marcs heart, Allie must show him that the hex is all in his head and itll take more than her mouthwatering sweets to prove it. Will Allies love be enough to finally make Marc hers?
Cricket Creek, Kentucky, is no Nashvilleits a sweet, small town outside the big-city limelight. But here, two headstrong country music stars will need to rely on their Southern roots and explosive chemistry to top the charts together.
When Cat Carson drops her record label and signs with an independent label based in Cricket Creek, its a huge upset in the music world. But the residents of Cricket Creek are thrilled to have a real country music star in their midst. Everyone except Jeff Greenfield, that isa local rising star himself, whos been asked to record a duet with the stunning beauty.
Jeff grew up on a farm, but his smooth, soulful country style is starting to get him noticed outside Cricket Creek. And while a duet with Cat Carson could send his career skyrocketing, he doesnt want to lose touch with his rootsor lose his head. Because sparks are flying every time he and Cat hit the studio. And its more than a little distracting....
About the Author
Macy Beckett has lived in two countries and eleven different states, but she abandoned her nomadic lifestyle and now resides in Loveland, The Sweetheart of Ohio,” with her husband and three spirited children. The author of Surrender to Sultry, A Shot of Sultry, and Sultry with a Twist, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Texas State University and resigned after nine years of teaching to write novels full-time.