The Loneliest Cottage: A Clean & Wholesome, Contemporary Women’s Fiction Romance, Set in the Alaskan Wilderness

Partridge & Pear Press
31 reviews

About this ebook

Enjoy this heartwarming, sweet and wholesome romance from New York Times bestselling author, Melissa Storm . . . 


An imaginative Beauty and the Beast retelling set against the Alaskan wilderness…

Lauren Dalton’s world shattered the day her father died. It shattered again when she found a box of old keepsakes commemorating a life she’d never even known he lead.

Heartbroken but determined, she accepts a seasonal job in rural Alaska to look after an injured musher’s dogs while searching for the truth about her father’s hidden past. But her cantankerous new boss comes with dangerous secrets of his own.

When a fire ravages part of the property, all will be revealed—and four-thousand miles away from the only home she’s ever known, Lauren will discover just how quickly everything can change.

Don’t miss the chance to lose your heart to Lauren, Shane, and their courageous team of sled dogs in this unforgettable tale of love, loss, and finding where you belong from a New York Times bestselling author.


Keywords: clean & wholesome romance, clean and wholesome, inspirational women’s fiction, contemporary women’s fiction, sweet romance, christian romance, fiction for women, clean fiction, opposites attract romance, book club recommendations, animal fiction, wholesome new adult fiction, women’s saga, alaskan fiction, winter sports fiction, romance set in Alaska


Perfect for readers of Fern Michaels, Debbie Macomber, Cathryn Brown, Katie Winters, Rachel Hanna, Grace Meyers, Jessie Gussman, Sage Parker, Susan Mallery, Hanna Hart, Carolyn Brown, Natalie Dean, Meredith Summers, B.E. Baker, Ann Omasta, Carolyne Aarsen, Christy Barritt, and Hayley Summers.

31 reviews
Wondèr Travel
October 11, 2022
Hi. I loved the concept of a modern true romance with original characters. I pick up this book with expectations of sharp characters and a unique perspective on a subject I love. I love sled dogs their amazing. Shane seemed an interesting well thought out character. Lauren started out with alot of promise. Her applying for a position to care for animals in need was exciting and in Alaska even better. Even the fact she had no knowledge of how was a new story line challenge. I was looking forward to see how it worked. But starting day 1 she didn't read the instructions how to care for the dogs. Her character continued to ignore simple instructions because she's doing it her way just lost my interest in the story. Day 2 she's all I belong here, finding myself. That didn't make sense while Lauren 's unwillingness to simply read that just blew it for me. I'll read the next book by this author maybe learn more about her style come back to this one later. The time line was too quick for me to get into all the grandstanding Lauren was doing on day 2.
Sherri Thompson
October 28, 2022
great read. I love how Lauren was always so positive but stubborn and refused to be bullied. So glad everything came to a very happy conclusion.
Deb mason
October 29, 2022
a wonderful book, great story line. I couldn't stop reading.

About the author

Melissa Storm loves a good cry. She believes, that whether happy or sad, tears have a way of cleansing the soul. Perhaps that's why her books have been known to make readers grab the nearest box of tissues and clutch it tight while visiting her fictional worlds. Hey, happily ever afters mean that much more when they're hard won, right?

As a New York Times and multiple USA Today bestselling author, Melissa is always juggling at least half a dozen new story ideas at any given time. She is married to fellow author Falcon Storm, mom to a precocious human princess, and keeper to an entire domestic zoo full of very spoiled cats and canines. Melissa is the owner of Novel Publicity, Whiskered Mysteries, and Arcane City. She also writes under the name Molly Fitz.

Are you ready to ride this emotional roller coaster? Just turn that first page, and hang on tight!

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