Darlene Gardner left her life as a newspaper sportswriter behind for love and romance. She's the author of more than 35 books, from single-title romantic comedies to emotionally charged family dramas. She's also written the paranormal mystery serial Dead Ringers for young adults on up.
Jenna believes Clay can be everything to her until she finds out who he really is—the son of the woman who ruined her life. In that instant Jenna's dreams for a future with Clay dissolve.
Jenna is in so deep, she actually considers doing what Clay asks. But how can she help his family at the expense of her own?
Kate Marino refuses to let herself tumble into love with Riley Carter a second time. Even though Riley has moved next door to Kate in charming downtown Charleston. Even though the magic of the holiday season is in the air. Even though memories of spending last Christmas in his arms weaken her resolve.
Kate is sure all Riley ever wanted from her was sex, and she has a plan to get him to admit it. But trying to tempt Riley into another red-hot affair might not be her best move.
Especially when she can barely resist him.
Nothing's harder than moving back to your hometown after you've hit rock bottom—unless it's telling your high school sweetheart he's the father of your nine-year-old daughter.
Diana Smith still has feelings for Tyler Benson. But they're not lovesick kids anymore. He's a straight-arrow prosecutor, and she's a single mom struggling to make a fresh start. And there's the not-so-little matter of her lie coming between them.
Worse, she learns that revealing her secret will ruin Tyler. Diana protected him from the truth once before. Now she has to risk her own future to do it again.
What if you discovered that all you ever wanted were the things you left behind?
But after Cara learns the boy was kidnapped shortly before the event and his kidnapper never found, she feels the boy is reaching out from the grave to beg her to solve the mystery of his death. If she runs from him and Gray, she fears she'll also be running from herself.