The Awakening

The Outsider Series

Book 3
Lorhainne Eckhart
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A young woman who's lost everything, and the wealthy rancher who must choose between his family's power and his conscience to help her.

Praise for THE AWAKENING (Andy & Laura) ...

    "Such an amazing story! The despair and the kindness from others gave this story a real meaning...Down2earth Girl

    "Well written story about overcoming the stigma of "lower" class and "upper" class! It was love story that kept me reading to see if it would turn out the way I hoped!" ...Bartow

    “The author brought to life a story that is all but too often right in front of our faces, but we are too busy to see.” Amazon Reviewer Grammy

In THE AWAKENING, Laura, a young single mother is barely making ends meet working as a maid at the Friessen mansion. Until one day she is fired, the next day she is evicted, and two days later her son is taken away.

Wealthy rancher Andy Friessen can have any woman he wants, but when Laura is fired by his mother over something he was responsible for, well his conscience gets the better of him and he steps in to help. The problem is when he goes looking for Laura he not only discovers she's been living in her car, but the state took her child away.

With Andy standing beside her through a courtroom fiasco, they must fight together to regain custody of her son.

THE OUTSIDER SERIES:
The Forgotten Child (Brad & Emily)
A Baby And A Wedding (Bridge Short Story)
Fallen Hero (Andy, Jed & Diana)
The Search (Bridge Short Story)
The Awakening (Andy & Laura)
Secrets (Jed & Diana)
Runaway(Andy & Laura)
Overdue (Bridge Short Story)
The Unexpected Storm (Neil & Candy)
The Wedding (Neil & Candy)
Or grab The Outsider Series: The Complete Omnibus Collection which includes all the books and short stories in this emotionally charged romance series. 

Other Series you may enjoy:
THE FRIESSENS: A NEW BEGINNING: The return of The Friessen men and the women they love in this emotionally charged Family Saga which follows THE OUTSIDER SERIES.
THE WILDE BROTHERS: Come and meet the Wilde Brothers of Idaho. Joe, Logan, Ben, Samuel, and Jake. You'll love the western flair and hot men and strong women in this romantic family saga.
THE SAVED SERIES is a hot military suspense with a love story set in a military setting. "This was a hard book to put down! A tough captain of a war ship finds a pregnant young girl in a dinghy alone in the ocean!" - Audrey
"The story that unfolds after Abby is rescued is a story of love and how it can change even the toughest man." From Crazy fast reader
WALK THE RIGHT ROAD SERIES: "The Choice will leave you questioning your own morals and motivations and leave you asking others what they would do in that same situation. This is a genre-bending novel that will surprise you" from JRA.
"Rarely have I spent time reading a series that had me feeling every thought and emotion." From Mary Ellen


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Kidnapped and pregnant, Abby finds salvation in the arms of naval captain Eric. Can he keep her safe as danger rages around them? Follow their heart-pounding journey in this complete collection from a NY Times & USA Today bestselling author!



If you like The SAVED SERIES you might also enjoy THE McCABE BROTHERS, NOW A USA TODAY BESTSELLER! Join the five McCabe siblings on their journeys to the dark and dangerous side of love! An intense, exhilarating collection of romantic thrillers you won’t want to miss.


—"It takes a horrible, but real tragedy and shows how love can be a true healer. We need more men like the Captain!!" Reviewer, Spring Hale


—“Absolutely Loved this story! 


—"Eric is a hell of a man. Abby is one hell of a strong woman and their story is absolutely romantic!” 


—“Eckhart knocks one out of the park with this great story.” RT Book Reviews


—“Taken! Okay you had me at the first page”….Katy M.


SAVED: “Growing up I had dreams that one day I'd fall in love, get married and start a family. Then one night I was taken. But I survived, I escaped and I was saved. Eric didn't see me as damaged. He didn't see my baby as a monster. He protected me, he kept me safe ... he saved me.”


—“I'm an advocate for women in sexual assault, abuse and domestic violence, and I have to give this author two thumbs up for how she writes her stories.” – Amazon Reviewer- Jamie


—“Loved this book...Five stars don’t come from me easily. Tugged at my heart!”—Kivey


—“The focus on a woman taken was a very classic ideal because it was set in a military arena. YOU have to read these books, but make sure that you have e box of tissues because you will need them.” — Faybe


In VANISHED, Abby has married the man of her dreams. He rescued her, and he’s the father of her child. Everything should be perfect, but she begins to relive her nightmare from when she was taken… and one night she disappears, leaving her children alone in the dead of night, her husband on a military ship halfway around the world.


But when Eric arrives home and the search begins, there are two disturbing questions: Was someone in the house? And how is it possible for Abby to simply vanish?


—“The series is worth reading, but it's hard to read also. The next book in this series is so so hard to read and it places him in an even worse light, but again I must say its a very good story and one that I believe sheds an important light on an issue that usually falls under the heading of out of sight, out of mind. I wait impatiently for the third instalment in this series to see where the author takes these characters and this issue, this book is worth the time and money to read” – Reviewer - Sherry


—“Great love story. I couldn't put it down. Living near Norfolk we hear about lots of navy stories. This one was riveting for start to finish.” — Reviewer - Deborah


In CAPTURED, Captain Eric Hamilton is now settled on base after giving up his first love, the sea,for his wife, Abby, and their children. He watches day in and day out as his friends are deployed, burning with an empty feeling as if life is passing him by—that is, until his friend Lieutenant Commander Joe Reed is captured while deployed in Iraq.


While his family is at home, helpless, Joe’s life hangs in the balance, and Eric is forced to make a decision he swore he would never make again: Should he leave Abby and their children to go halfway around the world in search of a friend who may be dead?


romance, love story, mystery, thriller, suspense, romantic suspense, psychological thriller, Lorhainne Eckhart, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, best seller, hard boiled, detective story, crime, police procedural, alpha male, military, navy, PTSD, human trafficking, international mystery and crime, hard-boiled, The Saved Series, 

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lorhainne Eckhart brings you the final book in THE WILDE BROTHERS series, UNFORGIVEN, a big family romance that will rock your world.

Samuel Wilde is one of the brightest young lawyers in Seattle. He’s handsome, smart, and sexy and has an unbreakable bond with his brothers—that is, until one woman comes between them, threatening to divide the Wilde family forever.

Come and meet the Wilde Brothers, Joe, Logan, Ben, Samuel and Jake. You will love the hot men and strong women in this romantic family saga. 

If you love The Wilde Brothers you may also enjoy these other series:
THE OUTSIDER SERIES: An Emotionally charged romance series beginning with the Amazon Bestseller, The Forgotten Child.
THE FRIESSENS: A NEW BEGINNING: The return of The Friessen men and the women they love in this emotionally charged Family Saga which follows THE OUTSIDER SERIES. THE SAVED SERIES: is a hot military suspense with a love story set in a military setting. "This was a hard book to put down! A tough captain of a war ship finds a pregnant young girl in a dinghy alone in the ocean!" – Audrey The story that unfolds after Abby is rescued is a story of love and how it can change even the toughest man." From Crazy fast reader WALK THE RIGHT ROAD SERIES: "The Choice will leave you questioning your own morals and motivations and leave you asking others what they would do in that same situation. This is a genre-bending novel that will surprise you" from JRA. "Rarely have I spent time reading a series that had me feeling every thought and emotion." From Mary Ellen

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Lorhainne Eckhart
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Nov 21, 2013
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156
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9780991791002
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English
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Fiction / Contemporary Women
Fiction / Holidays
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / New Adult
Fiction / Romance / Western
Fiction / Sagas
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The Search, A Fallen Hero to The Awakening bridge short story (Andy, Jed & Diana)

In THE SEARCH, after Jed goes missing, Diana is desperate and calls the one man she knows she shouldn’t, Jed’s cousin Andy.

But when a very pregnant Diana follows Andy on the Search for her husband early labor sets in and Andy may have taken on more than he can handle.

The Outsider Series order:

The Forgotten Child - The Amazon Kindle Bestseller in Western and Romance Series. How do you tell a man there is something wrong with his child?

A Baby and a Wedding: (A free novella) Getting married and having a baby, for Emily and Brad everything was perfect, or so they thought until an unexpected surprise threatens to derail their happy day.

Fallen Hero: A cowboy who walked away from his family’s fortune. A woman who returned for justice. What they didn't expect was to find love.

The Search: (A free novella. Fallen Hero to The Awakening bridge short story of Andy, Jed and Diana)- When her husband goes missing she’s forced to call the one man she shouldn’t.

The Awakening: A young woman who's lost everything, and the wealthy rancher who saves her.

Secrets: “Jed always told me he’d take care of everything. And I believed him, I trusted him, I loved him.”

Runaway: Andy sets out to bring his runaway bride home. But when he finds her, he’s in for a big surprise.

Overdue: (A free novella - Runaway to The Unexpected Storm bridge short story of Jed and Diana)

The Unexpected Storm:  He can have any woman, except the one he wants.

The Wedding: A man who’s always planned everything, and a woman who’s struggled alone—The Wedding will change their lives forever. 
“Jed always told me he'd take care of everything. And I believed him, I trusted him, I love him.”

"Wish there were truly men in the world like the Friessen Men." Amazon Reviewer Sara

“This is an emotionally charged well written portrayal of a couple faced with a tragedy and the secrets that could destroy them.” - Rita Herron, Author

“A well written emotional drama. The author took real fears and problems and gave us a great happily ever after.” - AJS

In SECRETS, for Diana, Jed was the first man she trusted. He was the first man to show her what true love was. He was the father of her child, the one man she could always count on. Until one spring day Jed falls from the roof of the barn and Diana’s world as she knows it begins to unravel.

Diana is forced to face two things, her husband's secrets, and what if... there was no Jed.

Want to read The Friessen Family Series in reading order? Start with the worldwide bestseller THE FORGOTTEN CHILD now translated in two languages.
THE OUTSIDER SERIES The Forgotten Child (Brad & Emily) with bonus short story A Baby And A Wedding Fallen Hero (Jed, Diana & Andy) with bonus short story The Search The Awakening (Andy & Laura) Secrets (Jed & Diana) Runaway (Andy & Laura) with bonus short story Overdue The Unexpected Storm (Neil & Candy) The Wedding
THE FRIESSENS: A NEW BEGINNING The Deadline (Andy & Laura) The Price to Love (Neil & Candy) A Different Kind of Love (Brad & Emily) A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas
THE FRIESSENS The Reunion The Bloodline The Promise The Business Plan The Decision First Love (Katy) Family First, Leave the Light On

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Just when you think the story can’t get any hotter, you’re sadly mistaken!

“Another hot Friessen Man. It is a pleasure watching Andy learn how to be a real husband and father." Reviewer, Miranda

“This definitely proves money doesn't buy love. What a suspenseful love story.” - Reviewer, April

Six months ago, Laura walked out on the only man she’s ever truly loved. Even though wealthy Andy Friessen has been looking for her what he doesn’t know is the secret Laura has been hiding. And when Andy finds out he’ll risk everything to get her back.

Want to read The Friessen Family Series in reading order? Start with the worldwide bestsellerTHE FORGOTTEN CHILD now translated in two languages.

 Reading Order for The Friessen Family Series now spanning Three Series:

 The Outsider Series



The Forgotten Child (Brad & Emily) 

A Baby And A Wedding

Fallen Hero (Jed, Diana & Andy) 

The Search

The Awakening (Andy & Laura)

Secrets (Jed & Diana)

Runaway (Andy & Laura) 

Overdue

The Unexpected Storm (Neil & Candy)

The Wedding


The Friessens: A New Beginning

The Deadline (Andy & Laura)

The Price to Love (Neil & Candy)

A Different Kind of Love (Brad & Emily)

A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas

The Friessens

The Reunion

The Bloodline

The Promise

The Business Plan

The Decision

First Love (Katy)

Family First

Leave the Light On

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A man who’s always planned everything, and a woman who’s struggled alone—The Wedding will change their lives forever.

—“I love the alpha males and their ever strong headed wives. The love hard and strong but forever. Don't miss out on how Neil and Candy finally get their happily ever after.” – Reviewer, Janet

—“Loved the deep family bond she gave all the characters even when the plots took them to fighting they stuck together. Something we don't find often today.” – Reviewer, Pebbles

—“Read the book- bittersweet but sometimes love has to go through fire to temper it and make it stronger.” – Reviewer, AVTanner 

—“It has heartbreak like you wouldn't believe but most importantly, love that will have you reading it over and over. I got this one the day after I first read Neil and Candy’s story. It really is a beautiful book.” – Reviewer, Ramona

In THE WEDDING, Candy McCrae has everything she could ever want, and she’s about to marry the one man she’s always loved. He has money, he’s powerful, he’s drop-dead gorgeous, and he has a very close, attentive family with babies, nieces, and nephews running everywhere. For the first time, Candy has someone making decisions for her. So why is she so nervous?

Candy is the one woman Neil has always wanted, a woman who doesn’t care about flash and glitter and status, and he can’t get her to the altar fast enough. He has plans for his bride-to-be. He wants a family, lots of children, and for her to be a part of his world, with all its money, power, and million-dollar deals. He’ll look after her so she’ll never have to struggle again, and he’s planned and organized everything.

She goes along with it until the wedding, when she takes Neil’s hand to be his wife, and what she’s refused to share will change their lives forever.

Want to read The Friessen Family Series in reading order? Start with the worldwide bestseller THE FORGOTTEN CHILD now translated in two languages.

Reading Order for The Friessen Family Series now spanning Three Series:

The Outsider Series

The Forgotten Child (Brad & Emily) with bonus short story A Baby And A Wedding

Fallen Hero (Jed, Diana & Andy) with bonus short story The Search

The Awakening (Andy & Laura)

Secrets (Jed & Diana)

Runaway (Andy & Laura) with bonus short story Overdue

The Unexpected Storm (Neil & Candy)

The Wedding

The Friessens: A New Beginning

The Deadline (Andy & Laura)

The Price to Love (Neil & Candy)

A Different Kind of Love (Brad & Emily)

A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas

The Friessens

The Reunion

The Bloodline

The Promise

The Business Plan

The Decision

First Love (Katy)

Family First

Leave the Light On

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He can have any woman, except the one he wants.

“You can't help but fall in love with Neil and Candy. Neil is Candy's knight in shining armor” – Reviewer – April

“It is nice to know that a story can be so powerful that a man can consider a woman's feelings and show her that love can conquer all and be lover's and friends” – Reviewer – Theresa

In THE UNEXPECTED STORM, Candy McRae is barely making ends meet. She's heartbroken and alone with her horses and baby donkey living hand to mouth on the most sought after oceanfront property. Everyone wants it, including the wealthy hunk who owns the estate next door. And when he offers to buy it she refuses. His first mistake was asking her out. His second was not meaning it. Even though he could solve all her problems, she'd rather sell to the devil himself.

Smart and sexy Neil Friessen is quite the catch. He's not only drop dead gorgeous with a body women dream of. He's wealthy, stubborn, arrogant and thoughtful. He attracts women, and million dollar deals, and plans to build a resort on the property next to his. He has the plans, the money, and the resources. The only thing standing between him and his sweet deal is the dark haired beauty who owns the property he wants.

When a storm forces everyone to evacuate Candy refuses to leave her animals, and her property. But it's Neil who shows up, Neil who rescues her. Except by the time he finds her, vulnerable and hurt, they can't get out. Neil is alone with the one woman he's always wanted. And he'll have to choose between this dark haired beauty that fills his dreams every night, and building his million dollar resort.

Want to read The Friessen Family Series in reading order? Start with the worldwide bestseller THE FORGOTTEN CHILD now translated in two languages.

 

Reading Order for The Friessen Family Series now spanning Three Series:

 

The Outsider Series

The Forgotten Child (Brad & Emily) with bonus short story A Baby And A Wedding

Fallen Hero (Jed, Diana & Andy) with bonus short story The Search

The Awakening (Andy & Laura)

Secrets (Jed & Diana)

Runaway (Andy & Laura) with bonus short story Overdue

The Unexpected Storm (Neil & Candy)

The Wedding

 

The Friessens: A New Beginning

The Deadline (Andy & Laura)

The Price to Love (Neil & Candy)

A Different Kind of Love (Brad & Emily)

A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas

 

The Friessens

The Reunion

The Bloodline

The Promise

The Business Plan

The Decision

First Love (Katy)

Family First

In the Moment

In the Family

In the Silence

In the Stars


Come visit Valleria this holiday season!

 

The season for stolen kisses and royal wishes is here. Catch up with the Vallerian royal family as they celebrate the holidays together … and apart.

 

The day of the Holiday Ball – and her engagement party – has finally dawned for current commoner and future princess Rebecca, who has been swept up in a whirlwind of royal pomp and circumstance ever since she fell in love with Alexander, her fiancé and heir to the throne … Alex is ready to spend the holiday wrapped in his love’s arms. When a royal scandal breaks just days before the ball, sending his reputation into a tailspin, will they recover in time to navigate through a Holiday Ball and their first Christmas together?

 

English Lady Grace’s troubled past still haunts her. After years of difficult holidays, she’s ready to make some new memories with her prince, Marcello. But can she give him the one thing he wants most? … Marcello knows the holidays are difficult for Grace. Will he be able to help her through these difficult days, or will managing the royal scandal keep him from the one person he loves most?

 

Charlotte, head baker for the Vallerian Royal Palace, has been working at a frantic pace leading up to the holidays due to the Royal Holiday Ball, multiple parties, dinners, and events in the works – all while recovering from a gunshot wound. She’s barely had any time to spend with her own prince, Nate, much less think about what she should get him for the holidays. What do you get a prince your first holiday together? … Nate is so proud of his lady love, but needs some time alone with her, away from the palace and their work. When Nate decides to spirit Charlie away, will his surprise rise to the occasion, or fall flat as a bad cake?

 

Pregnant Princess Arianna has made a home in the small country of Brazenbourg with its prince, Finn, but her first holiday away from Valleria proves to be harder than expected … Finn would do anything for his princess, including pulling off the impossible. Can he make a miracle happen and grant Arianna her most fervent Christmas wish?

 

Come visit Valleria this holiday season, where surprises abound, dreams might come true, and a series of events plans to make for a very interesting New Year.

 

*Please note: this is a novella, with content suitable for mature audiences only.

 

*This is a standalone novella in the series, with no cliffhanger. However, you may prefer to read the other books in the series first.

 

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Meet the Royals of Valleria, a country as old as the fall of the Roman Empire. The reigning king and patriarch rules with his beloved queen. Nine children, now grown, ranging from the eldest twins to the youngest son, watch over the country they love and care for. Bound by honor, duty, and each other, follow their lives as they fall in love, face tragedies, and triumph against the evils facing them.

 

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Want more Royals?

Book 1: Alexander & Rebecca

Book 2: Marcello & Grace

Book 3: Arianna & Finn

Book 4: Charlotte & Nate

Book 5: A Royal Holiday (Novella)

Book 6: Catharine & Edward

Book 7: Royally Ever After

Book 8: Lorenzo & Lily

Book 9: (coming late 2017)

 

Box Set: Books 1-3

Box Set: Books 4-6

Box Set: Books 7-9 (coming late 2017)

 

Coming in 2017! The first three books in the Seaside Valleria series, a spin-off series set on Valleria’s shores, centering around the folks at the local pub, the Seashell, where royals have been known to pop in from time-to-time!
The Search, A Fallen Hero to The Awakening bridge short story (Andy, Jed & Diana)

In THE SEARCH, after Jed goes missing, Diana is desperate and calls the one man she knows she shouldn’t, Jed’s cousin Andy.

But when a very pregnant Diana follows Andy on the Search for her husband early labor sets in and Andy may have taken on more than he can handle.

The Outsider Series order:

The Forgotten Child - The Amazon Kindle Bestseller in Western and Romance Series. How do you tell a man there is something wrong with his child?

A Baby and a Wedding: (A free novella) Getting married and having a baby, for Emily and Brad everything was perfect, or so they thought until an unexpected surprise threatens to derail their happy day.

Fallen Hero: A cowboy who walked away from his family’s fortune. A woman who returned for justice. What they didn't expect was to find love.

The Search: (A free novella. Fallen Hero to The Awakening bridge short story of Andy, Jed and Diana)- When her husband goes missing she’s forced to call the one man she shouldn’t.

The Awakening: A young woman who's lost everything, and the wealthy rancher who saves her.

Secrets: “Jed always told me he’d take care of everything. And I believed him, I trusted him, I loved him.”

Runaway: Andy sets out to bring his runaway bride home. But when he finds her, he’s in for a big surprise.

Overdue: (A free novella - Runaway to The Unexpected Storm bridge short story of Jed and Diana)

The Unexpected Storm:  He can have any woman, except the one he wants.

The Wedding: A man who’s always planned everything, and a woman who’s struggled alone—The Wedding will change their lives forever. 
Over 500,000 copies sold worldwide. Now translated in German & French

How do you tell a man there is something wrong with his child?


—    This is by far one of the best books I have read. Lorhainne Eckhart proved herself yet again by pulling you in with a heartfelt story and keeping your attention with the passion that fills the pages. -- ROMANCE JUNKIES

—    I didn't expect I'd fall for the four main characters as hard as I did, but The Forgotten Child is an amazing book, not just for a romance fan like myself, but for single parents who may or may not have a child with autism.-- Reviewer -- Adria

—    A Real Tear Jerker: Omg, I loved this book. I stayed up all night trying to finish it. I cried, My heart broke, I have an 18 year old with autism. This would make a fabulous movie... Tammy

—    "Brilliant, there is no other word for it, heart grabbing, heart warming, gut wrenching, well written well researched, wanted to read it over & over again." - Maureen

In THE FORGOTTEN CHILD, Brad Friessen wasn't looking to love again. But what he got was a woman who shook his lonely bitter world upside down, and touched him in a way no other woman could.

Emily Nelson, ends a loveless, bitter marriage and strikes out on her own. She answers an ad as a cook and live-in caregiver to a three-year-old boy on a local ranch. Ranch owner Brad Friessen hires and moves in Emily and her daughter. But Emily soon discovers something's seriously wrong with the boy, and the reclusive, difficult man who hired her can't see the behavior and how delayed his son is. Emily researches until she stumbles across what she suspects are the soft signs of autism. Now she must tell him, give him hope, and help him come to terms with this neurological disorder--to take the necessary steps to get his child the help he needs.

As their lives become intertwined, their attraction is unavoidable--a connection sparks between them. But just as they're getting close, Brad's estranged wife, Crystal, returns after abandoning the family two years earlier.

Crystal must've had a plan, as she somehow gains the upper hand, driving a wedge in the emotional bond forged between Brad, Emily, and the children. The lengths to which Crystal will go, the lies, the greed, just to keep what's hers, are nothing short of cold and calculating.  Brad fights to save his boy, to protect what's his, and struggles over his greatest sacrifice--Emily, and the haunting question: Has he lost her forever.

The Forgotten Child is the first book in The Outsider Series, the beginning of this romantic family saga of the Friessen men and the women they love, which now spans three series.  The Forgotten Child is a love story between the oldest of the Friessen brother's Brad and Emily, a woman he hires to take care of his autistic child.  

Read THE OUTSIDER SERIES in order now spanning three series:  

The Forgotten Child (Brad & Emily)  

A Baby And A Wedding (FREE An Outsider Series Short)  

Fallen Hero (Andy, Jed & Diana)  

The Search (FREE An Outsider Series Short)  

The Awakening (Andy & Laura)  

Secrets (Jed & Diana)  

Runaway (Andy & Laura)

Overdue (FREE An Outsider Series Short)

The Unexpected Storm (Neil & Candy)

The Wedding (Neil, Candy & The Friessen Family)

The Friessens: A New Beginning

The Deadline (Andy and Laura)

The Price to Love (Neil and Candy)

A Different Kind of Love (Brad and Emily)

A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas

The Friessens

The Reunion

The Bloodline (Andy & Laura)

The Promise (Diana & Jed)

The Business Plan (Neil & Candy)

The Decision (Brad & Emily)

First Love (Katy)

Family First

Leave the Light On

Don't miss the new spinoff series coming January 2017 - The McCabe Brothers

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Sometimes families need a helping hand

Holidays are about family, love and giving, but this Christmas The Friessens are in for a rough holiday season.

Thirteen days before Christmas, In the mail a letter arrives that was never meant for Candy Friessen. It is for her husband Neil, and when she opens it, she discovers a lie that rocks her world. And she begins to question everything they created together, including his love for her and their family.

Seven days before Christmas, Even though her heart is breaking she considers leaving. She makes plans until a call one night alerts all the Friessens that Becky Friessen, their mother is in the hospital fighting for her life. And without a second thought the entire Friessen clan is on a plane to her bedside. Faced with uncertainty Brad, Neil, Jed and their wives are together for Christmas, but there’s no happy celebration, and gifts piled under the tree.

And for Candy and Neil, once trust is destroyed, is a family bond strong enough to make a difference?

The Friessens: A New Beginning

The Deadline

The Price to Love

A Different Kind of Love

A Vow of Love

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Ghosts haunt a veteran and a spunky Christmas-shop owner in a small town…

Previously released as Fly Me to the Moon.


Lexi Taylor never let herself be defined by the fire that burned her when she was just a kid. Now, she happily works at The Christmas Cat, a year-round holiday boutique. So what if she wears long sleeves to hide her scars? Who cares if her relationships don’t last long enough for a lover to see her damaged back?


Tom “Finn” Finnegan is one week out of the Army, fresh from Afghanistan. He vowed to visit the parents of J-Dawg, his best friend who was killed by a roadside bomb almost a year ago. But promises are easier made than kept—especially when J-Dawg haunts Finn’s dreams.


When he literally stumbles into The Christmas Cat, Finn shatters dozens of ornaments, not to mention Lexi’s peace of mind. The only way he can repay her is to take on handyman work in her store. But “other duties as assigned” takes on new meaning when sparks sizzle between the couple. Can Lexi and Finn find the key to healing each other’s scars as Christmas approaches in Harmony Springs?

The Harmony Springs Series includes:


Harmony Christmas

Harmony Hearts

Harmony Hero

Categories:


Fiction > Romance > Small Town Romance

Fiction > Romance > Miltary Romance

Fiction > Romance > Army Romance

Fiction > Romance > Holiday Romance

Fiction > Holidays > Christmas

Fiction > Romance > Contemporary Romance

Fiction > Romance > Hot Romance

Fiction > Romance > Sexy Romance

Fiction > Romance > Spicy Romance

Fiction > Romance > Sweet Romance

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