Devlin – Book One
As the second Blackthorne son, Devlin usually likes to stay out of the family drama, but with his family suddenly falling apart, he has one way to bring them back together. He wants to win the Southern Maine Sailing Invitational, like his father and uncle before him. He has built the fastest boat, he has planned for every contingency, except one…a beautiful blonde determined to beat him and avenge a family betrayal.
Hannah Reid is tired of watching the Blackthornes win races on boats built by her dad, especially after the family patriarch fired her father. She has only one way to get revenge, win the race. Unfortunately, Devlin Blackthorne is standing in her way. She wants to hate him, but Devlin's love of the sea and brave, adventurous spirit mirrors her own, and she begins to realize that this sexy, charming man is hurting, too.
As they race to the finish, battling strong winds and family loyalty, Hannah and Devlin wonder if winning each other wouldn't be the greatest win of all…
Don't miss these sexy, heartwarming, emotion-filled books by seven bestselling authors: Barbara Freethy, Julia London, Lynn Raye Harris, Cristin Harber, Roxanne St. Claire, Samantha Chase and Christie Ridgway.
Devlin #1 – Barbara Freethy
Jason #2 – Julia London
Ross #3 – Lynn Raye Harris
Phillip #4 – Cristin Harber
Brock #5 – Roxanne St. Claire
Logan #6 – Samantha Chase
Trey #7 – Christie Ridgway
What the readers are saying about Devlin!
"I loved this book! Barbara Freethy never fails to deliver a story filled with complex characters, great dialogue, beautiful scenery and wonderful plots. Freethy has got this series off to a flying start, and I can’t wait to read the rest. Another 5-star read devoured in one sitting ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️" Book Lovers Anonymous
"This is a quick enjoyable read with sharp, likeable, passionate characters. Its a fun book and a great beginning to what promises to be an excellent series. Don't miss it!" Trude – Goodreads
"I binge read this book. Seriously, I didn’t even get out of my PJ’s until I was finished. I loved everything about this story. The setting, the family dynamics and of course Devlin Blackthorne himself. I’m anxious for the next book, I can’t wait to see what’s next for the Blackthorne’s. I highly recommend!" Tammy – Goodreads
"Passion, competition, family relationships, renewed friendships, and chemistry bring Devlin and Hannah together. A heartwarming book full of emotion and passion- another winner by Batbara Freethy and an engrossing start to the series. I loved it!" Kristen - Goodreads
PRAISE FOR BARBARA FREETHY BOOKS:
"A fabulous, page-turning combination of romance and intrigue. Fans of Nora Roberts and Elizabeth Lowell will love this book." — NYT Bestselling Author Kristin Hannah on Golden Lies
"This book has it all: heart, community, and characters who will remain with you long after the book has ended. A wonderful story." — NYT Bestselling Author Debbie Macomber on Suddenly One Summer
"In the tradition of LaVyrle Spencer, gifted author Barbara Freethy creates an irresistible tale of family secrets, riveting adventure and heart- touching romance." — NYT Bestselling Author Susan Wiggs on Summer Secrets
"A warm and wonderful book about love, family and everything that’s important in life. Irresistible! I loved it!" — NYT Bestselling Author Susan Elizabeth Phillips on Ask Mariah
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When a bomb exploded at her college, Caitlyn Carlson's life changed in an instant. Ten years later, she's no longer a vulnerable, trusting girl, but a tough, ruthless, FBI agent. But her hard exterior covers a deep, aching hole in her heart.
Quinn Kelly has changed his life, too, trying to make up for the horrific mistakes of his youth. But some mistakes can't be outrun or forgiven. Some feelings don't stay buried, no matter how hard you try.
An explosion at a local university takes them back to the past, to the one place they never wanted to go again…and to each other. They barely survived loving each other the first time around. The secrets and lies almost killed them. Will this be their second chance, or will this be the end of everything?
Don't miss this thrilling FBI romantic suspense by #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy!
Also Available in the Off The Grid: FBI Series
Perilous Trust #1
Reckless Whisper #2
Desperate Play #3
Elusive Promise #4
Dangerous Choice #5
Ruthless Cross #6
Critical Doubt #7
Fearless Pursuit #8
Daring Deception #9
Risky Bargain #10
PRAISE FOR THE OFF THE GRID SERIES:
"PERILOUS TRUST is a non-stop thriller that seamlessly melds jaw-dropping suspense with sizzling romance, and I was riveted from the first page to the last." USA Today HEA Blog
"You will love Reckless Whisper. From the first sentence of the book until you end, you are on a suspense filled ride." J. Stryker – Goodreads
"Words cannot explain how phenomenal this book was. The characters are so believable and relatable. The twists and turns keep you on the edge of your seat and flying through the pages. This is one book you should be desperate to read." Caroline on Desperate Play
"For me a good romantic suspense book needs a good story, strong characters, honest dialogue, chemistry between the hero and heroine and believable suspense. Elusive Promise checks off all the boxes for me. Thank you Barbara Freethy for another great read!" Trude - Goodreads
"Dangerous Choice is a clever blend of mind games and breathtaking emotion. I felt the story come alive and twist my stomach into knots, but never did I even think about walking away." Isha – Goodreads
"My gosh...what an exhilarating ride CRITICAL DOUBT was... I can’t think of a better way to spend a Saturday night than losing myself in one of Barbara Freethy’s books. I love the Off The Grid series but I honestly think this one is my favorite. I have no doubt her next book will be awesome, too!" Booklovers Anonymous
Keira Blake agrees to the blind date simply because she has a wedding coming up and no plus one. Tired of being the last single girl standing in her group of friends, she shows up at the bar with low expectations, but her ruggedly handsome date is far more attractive and interesting than she'd imagined. In fact, he seems too good to be true…
Dante DeAngelis, the star pitcher for the Miami Mavericks, is in Whisper Lake for a month to rehab a shoulder injury away from the spotlight of his baseball career and his famous girlfriend. When the beautiful brunette assumes he's her date, he momentarily plays along, enjoying the rare instance of not being seen as a celebrity but as himself...
When their true identities are revealed, Keira and Dante try to stay away from one another. Keira has family commitments that will keep her in Whisper Lake, and Dante is just passing through. He also has a girlfriend and a job miles away. But sometimes love gets in the way of the best laid plans…
Compelling, heartwarming, and feel-good romance awaits in IF WE NEVER MET, the next book in the bestselling Whisper Lake Contemporary Romance Series!
Have you missed any of the Whisper Lake novels?
Always With Me (#1)
My Wildest Dream (#2)
Can't Fight The Moonlight (#3)
Just One Kiss (#4)
If We Never Met (#5)
Tangled Up In You (#6)
What the readers are saying about Whisper Lake…
"ALWAYS WITH ME is a heartwarming second chance romance, with a captivating mystery, that keeps you reading and wondering what happens next." Doni - Goodreads
"A beautiful second chance love story with a bit of drama and mystery. I loved it!" Peggy - Goodreads on ALWAYS WITH ME
"Tragedy haunts her, regrets shadow him and passion lures them into a mystery as dangerous as their feelings for each other. Freethy captivates with a sensuous game of tainted hearts and tempting romance. My Wildest Dream is a hotbed of intriguing storytelling. Brodie and Chelsea are sure to get under your skin." Isha C – Goodreads
"My Wildest Dream has just the right mix of romance and suspense to keep the reader interested from the first chapter to the final page. I loved everything about this book. Visiting Whisper Lake is like coming home and reuniting with old friends. You won’t be disappointed. Norma – Bookbub
"I have just finished CAN'T FIGHT THE MOONLIGHT and WOW such an emotional book. The characters of Justin and Lizzie were so well written, with so much depth. There were scenes in this book that gave me a lump in my throat. Absolutely loved this book...and can’t wait for the next one!" Booklovers Anonymous
"This book has it all—some laughs, some tears, some drama, and, of course, romance. You’re always guaranteed a happy-ever-after from this author, but it’s the emotional journey she takes the characters on that make it well worth the ride." Stacey – Goodreads on CAN'T FIGHT THE MOONLIGHT
"Barbara Freethy does what she does best by giving you real people with real feelings, a lesson in forgiveness and a Christmas story with some zing to it." Lois – Goodreads – JUST ONE KISS
"A beautiful story about the importance of family, love and forgiveness, a little boy's Christmas wish and even a Christmas baby! I LOVED this book...I LOVE this series!" Trude – Goodreads on JUST ONE KISS