The Billionaire's Courtship (Dare Valley Meets Paris, Volume 3)

Dare Valley Meets Paris

Book 3
Ava Miles Inc.
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**Not a Standalone Contemporary Romance. This is a four-part mini-series with cliffhangers.**

 

Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family.

International Bestselling Author Ava Miles presents a magical four-part mini-series partially set in Dare Valley and the City of Love herself, Paris, guaranteed to tempt your taste buds and capture your imagination. 

Margie Lancaster knows the truth about Evan Michaels and all his billionaire bad-boy ways. Despite the secret looming between them, she seeks to understand why he would gamble away a month of his life in a card game to become a “normal” person again. Soon, she discovers the man who supposedly has everything really isn't happy. As she learns more about this genius inventor hiding behind a lifestyle that secretly bores him to death, she falls even more deeply in love since Evan is doing everything in his power to court her in the City of Love herself. And the clock is ticking on her remaining time with him in Paris before she must return to open her new bakery in Dare Valley. 

Books in this mini-series include:

THE BILLIONAIRE’S GAMBLE: #1

THE BILLIONAIRE’S SECRET: #2

THE BILLIONAIRE’S COURTSHIP: #3

THE BILLIONAIRE’S RETURN: #4 

PRAISE:

"Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land 

"On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog

“The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly

"I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog

"Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything

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International Bestselling Author Ava Miles’ acclaimed family series, The Merriams, returns with a fun and feel good romantic comedy filled with second chances, everyone’s favorite matchmakers, and lots of high stakes and adventure. 


Boyd McClellan is a smooth-talking, wicked-smart, lying jerk.  


True, Michaela Merriam isn’t objective where her ex-boyfriend and former business partner is concerned, but she’s justified given he screwed her—and her family’s corporation—over.


Except Boyd is back and dangling the discovery of a lifetime: the location of a rare flower known to cure all illness. He claims that without her, he can’t bring it back. 


Yeah, right.


Trusting him seems stupid. She did before and look where that got her: brokenhearted and with a demotion. But she doesn't have any choice but to accompany him to the fabled Valley of Stars after her bossy Mr. President brother orders her to go to make up for her love-sick snafu. 


She's definitely not stupid enough to go alone. She's bringing her own chaperones: her beloved Uncle Arthur and Aunt Clara. One caveat: absolutely NO matchmaking.


Trekking in the savannah isn’t like “The Lion King.” Worse, the deeper they go in, the sexier the safari becomes. Michaela doesn’t understand Boyd’s game, and he’s playing his cards close to his vest. She hopes her aunt and uncle will be able to help her figure out his endgame before anyone—namely, her—gets hurt. Because lying with him under the African night sky, she realizes that she’s falling for him all over again. But can she trust it—and him?


PRAISE:

"Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land


"On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog


“The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly


"I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog


"Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything 

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Publisher
Ava Miles Inc.
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Aug 19, 2015
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Pages
100
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ISBN
9781940565354
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English
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Fiction / Contemporary Women
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
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**Not a Standalone Contemporary Romance. This is a four-part mini-series with cliffhangers.**

Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family. 

International Bestselling Author Ava Miles presents a magical four-part mini-series partially set in Dare Valley and the City of Love herself, Paris, guaranteed to tempt your taste buds and capture your imagination. 

Margie Lancaster has traveled home to Dare Valley with a broken heart. Her time with Evan Michaels had to end since the opening of her new bakery is just around the corner. But Evan isn't finished with his Pocket Venus. He returns to Dare Valley in all his billionaire alpha glory determined to find a way to keep Margie and the true love between them—even after all the secrets he kept from her. As he attempts to forge a life for himself in the small town, can Margie overcome her tragic past enough to find her happily ever after with Evan? And can Evan discover his true happiness again by re-inventing himself before all the money and glory got in the way? 

Books in this mini-series include:

THE BILLIONAIRE’S GAMBLE: #1

THE BILLIONAIRE’S SECRET: #2

THE BILLIONAIRE’S COURTSHIP: #3

THE BILLIONAIRE’S RETURN: #4 

PRAISE:

"Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land 

"On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog 

“The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly 

"I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog

"Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything

**Not a Standalone Contemporary Romance. This is a four-part mini-series with cliffhangers!**

Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family. 

International Bestselling Author Ava Miles presents a magical four-part mini-series partially set in Dare Valley and the City of Love herself, Paris, guaranteed to tempt your taste buds and capture your imagination. 

Self-made billionaire inventor and infamous bad boy Evan Michaels has lost the biggest gamble of his life in a poker game. For one month, he must live and work like a "normal" person in the small town of Dare Valley and give up his playboy ways. When Evan meets Margie Lancaster, his landlord and new boss, he's not so sure he can make it a month. 

Books in this mini-series include:

THE BILLIONAIRE’S GAMBLE #1

THE BILLIONAIRE’S SECRET #2

THE BILLIONAIRE’S COURTSHIP #3

THE BILLIONAIRE’S RETURN #4 

PRAISE:

"Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land 

"On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog 

“The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly 

"I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog

"Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything


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**Not a Standalone Contemporary Romance. This is a four-part mini-series with cliffhangers.**

 

 Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family.

International Bestselling Author Ava Miles presents a magical four-part mini-series partially set in Dare Valley and the City of Love herself, Paris, guaranteed to tempt your taste buds and capture your imagination. 

After resisting Margie Lancaster for one month as part of the gamble he'd lost, Evan Michaels is now in the free and clear to romance her. And it's all the easier since Margie is taking French baking classes in Paris—where Evan lives year-round—in advance of her opening Hot Cross Buns, Dare Valley's new bakery. But there's one catch. Margie comes from money and was tragically disowned by her family, and she's not particularly fond of rich people, especially billionaire alpha playboys. So, Evan is romancing her in the City of Love with his secret hanging over his head, hoping to make her fall for him as much as he's falling for her before she discovers the truth that could destroy everything between them. 

Books in this mini-series include:

THE BILLIONAIRE’S GAMBLE #1

THE BILLIONAIRE’S SECRET #2

THE BILLIONAIRE’S COURTSHIP #3

THE BILLIONAIRE’S RETURN #4 

PRAISE:

"Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land 

"On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog

“The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly

"I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog

"Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything

**Not a Standalone Contemporary Romance. This is a four-part mini-series with cliffhangers.**

Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family. 

International Bestselling Author Ava Miles presents a magical four-part mini-series partially set in Dare Valley and the City of Love herself, Paris, guaranteed to tempt your taste buds and capture your imagination. 

Margie Lancaster has traveled home to Dare Valley with a broken heart. Her time with Evan Michaels had to end since the opening of her new bakery is just around the corner. But Evan isn't finished with his Pocket Venus. He returns to Dare Valley in all his billionaire alpha glory determined to find a way to keep Margie and the true love between them—even after all the secrets he kept from her. As he attempts to forge a life for himself in the small town, can Margie overcome her tragic past enough to find her happily ever after with Evan? And can Evan discover his true happiness again by re-inventing himself before all the money and glory got in the way? 

Books in this mini-series include:

THE BILLIONAIRE’S GAMBLE: #1

THE BILLIONAIRE’S SECRET: #2

THE BILLIONAIRE’S COURTSHIP: #3

THE BILLIONAIRE’S RETURN: #4 

PRAISE:

"Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land 

"On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog 

“The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly 

"I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog

"Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything

Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family.

International Bestselling Author Ava Miles presents a heartwarming and romantic second-chance story about two people who rediscover their love for each other…and what it means to be a family. Connected to her bestselling Dare Valley series and what Publisher’s Weekly called “an appealing story,” this romance is guaranteed to make you believe in love all over again. 

Quarterback Jordan Dean thought he had everything until his long-time girlfriend broke up with him. His football rock star life had become too burdensome to her. Plus there was another teensy, weensy reason. Chef Grace Kincaid had gotten tired of waiting for him to propose. Ouch. 

When Jordan wins the Super Bowl, he tells himself it’s enough. But he can’t get Grace out of his mind. When she calls, insisting they meet, he eagerly agrees. .

Only to discover he’s going to be a father….

Grace had always wanted a happily ever after—her yellow house, the picket fence, and children—with Jordan. She’s not willing to settle for a shotgun wedding. But hope makes her agree to live next door to him in the dream house he’d secretly had built for her. The fire of their attraction and deep waters of their love reemerge as they become parents for the first time.

The gate between their houses becomes the key—to everything.

PRAISE:

"Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land

"On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog

“The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly

"I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog

"Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything

Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family. 

International Bestselling Author Ava Miles presents a sweet and emotional friends-to-lovers story about the power of new beginnings between two people who never imagined finding love again.

The last thing international photojournalist Lucy O’Brien expected when she returned to her hometown was for her mother to ask her to shoot photos for a ‘Calendar Girls’-like calendar….

Of course, it’s all for a good cause—raising money for breast cancer. Lucy agrees to help—ribald photos and all. It’s not like she’s told anyone her secret reason for coming home: that a recent trauma overseas threatens her livelihood. But her longtime BFF, Dr. Andy Hale, isn’t letting her keep secrets from him. He understands heartache. After losing the love of a lifetime, he’s now a widower raising a young son.

Everyone in town is wondering if the boy-next door and the zany traveler will finally move from friends to lovers. At first, the sparks of attraction fly amidst their easygoing banter over ice cream cones. But there are deeper feelings at work here, and both must uncover the seeds of their new beginnings together, realizing there’s nothing more powerful than love and friendship to pave the way. 

PRAISE:

"Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land 

"On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog

“The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly 

"I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog

"Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything

Editorial Reviews

"Helen has weaved a delicately balanced story of intrigue, secrets and passion, which practically melts the pages." -Bare Naked Words

"The love story between Talon and Jade continues in Obsession. An apt title to be sure, because everyone is obsessed. Dear Ms. Helen Hardt, I toss many profanities your way for making me wait. Though I give you my deepest gratitude for building the anticipation of what I’m sure will be an epic culmination to an amazing series. " -Heroes and Heartbreakers

"Talon and Jade's chemistry sizzles and the love scenes will melt your heart and your Kindle." -The Book Sirens

"I am loving this series so freaking much… The story line is one that will have you completely engrossed…" -Wicked Babes Blog

"Helen left my head spinning and my mind racing a mile a minute. I need to know what the secrets are... " -The Book Fairy Reviews

Synopsis

Jade Roberts is in love with Talon Steel but no longer welcome in his home. While she resolves to move on, she still longs for the passion she and Talon shared…and when her boss asks her to dig up information on the Steels, she’s only too happy to comply. Talon and his brothers are hiding something, and Jade is determined to find out what it is.

The moment Talon saw Jade he wanted her, ached for her, craved her…and now his desire has become his obsession. He knows she deserves better than his broken soul, but he can’t stay away from her, and he finally confesses his love. If he and Jade are to have a future, he knows he must make peace with the dark shadows and horrors of his past.

But as Talon begins his journey of healing, Jade uncovers some startling secrets…

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