Then tragedy strikes. And Garner returns to her a chastened, lonely man.
As she wrestles with her feelings for her former suitor, Nina is also handling the biggest case of her career. A prosecution in which one of Garner’s oldest, most powerful, and craftiest family friends is her opposing counsel, representing a well-known state senator.
Personal and professional worlds collide. Will the sharpest or most sympathetic survive?
Sharp Practice is the first book in the Bourbonland series.
Jennifer Bramseth is a Kentucky native and lifelong resident. She lives next to a major thoroughbred horse farm and within minutes of several legendary bourbon distilleries.
But not just any co-worker.
Enter Leo Labrot, the Supreme Court’s newest and youngest member.
Milla and Leo are drawn to each other from the moment they meet, a bond that deepens when they open up about their horrific pasts. Yet a relationship between a justice and a law clerk could seriously discredit the Court. And the Chief Justice’s nascent nemesis—a Court insider bent on gaining power—isn’t below using such a development to her own advantage.
As politics and personal relationships become more entangled, Milla and Leo learn that sometimes the greatest peril comes not from the present but the wounds of the past.
Notice of Appeal is the second book in the Bourbonland series.
Get the first three books in the Bourbon Springs Series plus a bonus short story in this box set! Included works:
Secret Blend (Book 1): In a smoldering story of law and love, brand-new judges Rachel and Brady start a secret, passionate romance behind chamber doors. But it's hard to keep a secret in Bourbon Springs, Kentucky.
Secret Sauce (BONUS Short Story): To celebrate and get away from Bourbon Springs for a few days, Brady takes Rachel on a tasty holiday excursion. Connects Secret Blend and Filtered Through Blue.
Filtered Through Blue (Book 2): Hannah Davenport, the co-owner of Old Garnet, and Kyle Sammons, the Craig County Sheriff, have a history and share a secret. She’s borne the burden in private while he’s carried the weight of disapproval in public. But perhaps finally time and tears can wash away the pain of the past.
Angels' Share (Book 3): Lila McNee has lost everything except her land–her refuge from the world. But Bo Davenport, her distillery neighbor to the north, needs that land to expand Old Garnet. How do they share they thing they love the most–the place they both call home?
These four works are the first four stories in the Bourbon Springs Series of contemporary romances set in the Land of Bourbon and Bluegrass.
Because the governor's chief of staff, Gil Humston, had broken her heart more than once.
Now the man she fell for years ago is divorcing and his alcoholic wife seems intent on unleashing havoc.
And to make matters even more complicated?
The governor has become infatuated with Gil’s estranged wife’s sister… none other than Jill Rowan, the ex-wife of Clay London.
As the worlds of politics and crime pull Jessa and Gil into a maelstrom of sinister events, threatening the safety and happiness of those closest to them, they fight for a love that could easily slip away yet again.
Executive Liaisons is the fourth book in the Bourbonland series.
Get Books 4-6 in the Bourbon Springs Series in this box set. Included works:
Distiller’s Choice (Book 4): CiCi Summers isn’t used to being the center of gossip in Bourbon Springs and she doesn’t like to date divorced guys. But she can’t resist Walker Cain, the new master distiller at Old Garnet Bourbon Distillery. Will her choice to make an exception for the new hot nerd in town be the right one?
Cedar and Cinnamon (Book 5): Harriet Hensley and Goose Davenport don’t share much in common—or so people think. But after one wonderful, secret night, they’re not allowed to see what happens next. Years later, can they pick up where they left off or will history repeat itself?
Distilled Heat (Book 6): Pepper Montrose has only known bad luck for most of her life. But when incredible good fortune strikes, her life is irrevocably changed by unexpected good fortune—as well as an unexpected encounter with Jon Buckler, her lifelong best friend.
Spread your wings…or open your heart?
Mack Blanton is back home in Bourbon Springs after a brief attempt at Nashville stardom. Frustrated and restless, he desperately wants to return to Music City to do the thing he loves more than anything else—make music.
Local lawyer Jorrie Jones works for a millionaire horse farm owner and gets to regularly make billable visits to her wonderful client as well as the bourbon distillery across the road. But she wonders whether there are bigger and better things in store for her beyond the confines of little Craig County, Kentucky.
Yet when these two meet at a wedding, plans and hearts begin to change. Mack can’t stop writing songs for the woman he can’t stop thinking about. And Jorrie realizes that small-town life definitely has its attractions the form and voice of Mack Blanton.
As these two discover the simple gifts of love, their future is threatened by Mack’s past and present. Will he choose to return to Nashville or build a life in Bourbon Springs?
Bottled Bluegrass is the seventh book in the Bourbon Springs Series.
Meanwhile, the First Daughter can’t help but encounter her former secret lover on a near-daily basis. He’s assigned to shuttle the governor and herself around all the time. Yet one hot day it proves to be too much to bear.
And with the weather about to turn to the colder days ahead, Coraleigh craves her mother’s legendary recipe. But a chance encounter at the grocery store reminds her food is not the only thing she desires.
Bottled in Bond, a 45,000-word novella, is the fifth work in the Bourbonland Short Stories and Novellas Series. It takes place shortly before Bourbonland Book 4.
A princess-like gown.
Glittering, priceless gifts.
A fairytale… but with a mystery at the edges.
As Milla McCracken and Leo Labrot prepare for a very important day, they have strangely similar experiences by separately bumping into two very different people.
Senator Coraleigh Boyle and Clay London.
Leo encounters Clay as they both buy very special gifts for loved ones. And Milla gets to know the young state senator, grateful for her help and new friendship following a near-disaster.
Yet as the newest supreme court justice and the new supreme court clerk both can sense—something is not right with their friends.
On the outside, Clay and Coraleigh appear to be nothing but successful. But supposedly enemies in a still-raging feud between powerful families.
But as Leo and Milla come to know, looks can be—and are—deceiving.
Backset, a 25,000-word novella, is the third work in the Bourbonland Short Stories and Novellas series. This work takes place shortly after the end of Notice of Appeal (Bourbonland Book 2) and overlaps with the beginning of Where the Fire is Hottest (Bourbonland Book 3).
SECRET BLEND is the first book in the Bourbon Springs Series, an upcoming nine-book series of smooth, sensual, sexy, slow-burn contemporary romances set amidst the lush and rolling Land of Bourbon and Bluegrass of central Kentucky.
When Coraleigh Boyle seeks out Clay London to beg him to help her to stop the destruction of a Civil War battlefield, she gets the reaction she expected. A gentle but decisive rebuff. Not to mention a painful reminder of her broken heart.
But she’s not the only one trying to stop the destruction. The denizens of Craig County are plotting and planning to save the site as well.
Yet there is an unexpected, unknown hero. One that Coraleigh discovers only after a chance encounter with residents of Bourbon Springs who take a rare tour of her historic estate, Traveler’s Rest.
Coraleigh’s guests remind her that the strength and proof of one’s character is discerned in the smallest of ways. Especially when one tries to hide one’s true nature.
Barrel Proof, a 17,000-word short story, is the fourth work in the Bourbonland Short Stories and Novellas series. It takes place during Where the Fire Is Hottest Bourbonland Book 3.