Neurosurgeon and widower Paul Thorpe’s thirteen-year-old
daughter needs help. A genius in the operating room, he’s clueless as a father.
Then he catches a segment on TV about a woman who conducted a successful eight-week
boot camp to help teenage girls find their awesome...
He makes her an offer she can’t refuse...
Psychologist and life coach Bronte McPhee is too busy
building her Finding Your Awesome empire to take time for romance. But she can’t
turn down the money Paul offers. She and her Cavalier King Charles spaniel
travel to the chillier climes of Wisconsin. After all, she’ll be back in
But she’d forgotten that in eight weeks, anything could happen....
Animal lover Abby Pimm isn’t looking for love. With two rescue cats, one rescue dog, a struggling business, and her fourteen-year-old sister to raise, she’s got her hands full. What she needs is an angel – though she’ll settle for the devil if he’ll invest in her fledgling company and keep it afloat.
Add a six-year-old girl...
Wealthy businessman Holden Ramsay is no devil. He’s doing all the right things, and when he’s forced to care for his ex’s six-year-old daughter, he ends up hiring Abby as a temporary sitter – a woman who lights up his damaged heart, and perks up other organs as well. A woman who might be his redemption...or his downfall.
Who’s rescuing who?
The animals that Abby rescued think maybe it’s time they do a little rescue work of their own—because sometimes humans in love can be so dense...
The truth is that life is uncertain.
Meg Quinn hasn’t been to war, but her father has, and it changed their lives for the worse — and for the better. Now she has a sharp tongue and a mind to match ... and she doesn’t trust easily. The best person she knows is losing a fight with death, and Meg is guardian of her friend’s seven-year-old son.
Easy MacLean, the co-guardian, is Meg’s dying friend’s brother. The former Marine has been hibernating in his Colorado mountain home, and Meg lets him know that he needs to be by his sister’s side in Milwaukee now.
Easy is attracted to his sister’s clever friend, but life gets complicated when he gets involved in a search for a missing veteran. After living alone with his rescue dog for so long, Easy and his dog are now sharing a home with a beautiful woman, a boy, and a cat. Even as he watches his sister die a little each day, he’s finding out the truth about life and love ... and murder.
Broke, pregnant and deserted by her
boyfriend, Maddie Barrymore swerves to avoid a kitten while driving in a
Wisconsin blizzard—and her life takes another turn. Like Puss in Boots, she
stays in an empty house. She has the baby, the kitten, gets a job and a
degree…yet every day she’s ready to flee if the real owner shows up.
Five years later, he does…
Dumped by the woman he loves, film
producer Logan MacLeesh’s heart is as dark as one of his movies. He plans to
hole up in his grandmother’s old mansion and throw himself into his work…until
he discovers the sexy squatter and her four-year-old son. Before he can call
the sheriff, Maddie’s tale of how she ended up there entertains him. They make
a deal that as long as she tells him a story every night, she and her son can
stay. Even the cat, though Logan’s always been a dog person.
A dog in need of saving…
Far away in another state, a homeless
dog lifts his head, sniffs…and smells him. The human who’s meant for him.
As he heads through the snow toward the scent, his journey seems impossible,
even though it’s Christmas, a time when miracles happen.
Katie Guthrie has pie magic. Intuition tells her what to bake. Whether it’s a
Goodbye Pie or a Welcome Home Pie, it will turn out perfect and be waiting for
the person who needs it most.
She cherishes her life in the small village of Miracle,
Wisconsin, and has no desire for change. But to help a friend, she agrees to
film a cooking pilot show. Only to realize the filmmaker is the dying boy
Katie used to call her angel when she lived in Chicago with her junkie mother.
Gabe Robbins is no angel, and he’s no boy anymore. Burned out after a three-year stint building a hospital
in Africa, Gabe ignores his demons by living day-to-day and filming wedding
videos. Nothing deep, nothing he has to become invested in. Nothing that will
get under his skin, until…
Watching Katie create her pies from behind his video
camera makes him realize what he’s missing. Thanks to Katie and her pies, Gabe
discovers his passion again. But will it lead him to his heart’s desire…or will
this miracle take him away from Katie forever?
Contemporary romance, Women’s Fiction, romance, cats, small
town, Wisconsin, magical realism, family, family relationships, Miracle