Once Burned

Northstar Romances

Book 6
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Henry Hammond and Lindsay Miller are in Northstar for a wedding, but neither of them feels like celebrating. Lindsay has sworn off men until her son is old enough not to be hurt by them, but she’s drawn to Henry, a man devastated after learning that his son isn’t his.

Henry is in no mood to entertain ideas about starting a new relationship, but when Lindsay boldly introduces herself, he’s intrigued. She’s strong and fiercely independent but also vulnerable and burned-out from dating the wrong men. Factor in an immediate physical pull, and they’re in trouble. Past mistakes warn them to keep their distance, but an offer of a one-night stand turns into a week-long adventure that soothes both their hearts.

They may have a shot at the kind of love that lasts a lifetime, but first they’ll have to learn to trust again, and trust isn’t something that comes easily to either of them.
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Pronoun
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Published on
Jul 16, 2017
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Pages
430
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ISBN
9781537869896
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Western
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Book 1
A strong-willed woman, a heart-weary deputy, and a cozy mountain cabin. What could possibly go wrong… or right?

For Aelissm Davis, Northstar has always been home. She hoped she’d return someday, but not like this—exhausted by fast-paced city life and shadowed by an obsessive friend. Stubborn and independent, Aelissm likes to handle her own problems, but with Adam Winters, she may be in over her head. It’s time to swallow her pride and call in reinforcements. Her meddling uncle’s solution—send his best deputy to Montana to protect her—makes Aelissm think he has more on his mind than her safety. The last thing she needs is another complication, and with those sad eyes and a gentle heart, Deputy Pat O’Neil is definitely that. Still, there’s something irresistible about the haunted man, and as her focus shifts from avoiding Adam to helping Pat overcome his demons, a different kind of problem arises. When his “vacation” is over, will she be able to convince him to stay?

Discover your next favorite small town in Mountain Angel, the first book in a heartwarming contemporary romance series about the healing power of love, good friends, and fresh mountain air. Grab your copy today and find out why readers are falling in love with Northstar, Montana.

The NORTHSTAR ROMANCES by series:
NORTHSTAR ANGELS:
Mountain Angel (Book 1)
Summer Angel (Book 2)
Wild Angel (Book 3)
Forgotten Angel (Book 4)

HAMMOND BROTHERS:
First Instinct (Book 1)
Twice Shy (Book 2)
Once Burned (Book 3)
Last Surrender (Book 4) - Coming Spring 2017

NORTHSTAR HOLIDAYS
Mistletoe Kisses (Book 1)
Starlight Magic (Book 2)

A NOTE ON THE CONTENT: The NORTHSTAR ROMANCES are contemporary romances and contain sensual scenes and mild profanity that may be unsuitable for sensitive readers.
Book 4
Shane McGuire and Becky Epperson have a history. They might have had much more, but the murders of two close friends killed their shot at forever before it had a chance to breathe, and Shane did what he hoped he never would. He broke Becky’s heart.

Nine years after Shane left Becky in tears at her high school prom, they find their way back to Northstar, and their friends and family wonder if it’s coincidence or fate that has brought them back at the same time. Becky is tired of pretending she doesn’t still love Shane, but that doesn’t mean she’s willing to give him a second chance. A truce is the best she can hope for. He’s made too many mistakes, but they’ve done a lot of growing up in the intervening years, and time has dulled the pain. Shane knows that Becky is the only woman for him, and he’s prepared to do whatever it takes to prove it to her.

The friendship and passion that brought them together in the first place is as irresistible as ever, but Becky is afraid Shane will do what he’s always done—run when things don’t go the way he wants them to. It’s going to take much more than a simple apology to convince Becky to trust him again, but the things in life worth fighting for rarely come easy.

The Northstar Angels will grab you by the heart as they prove family isn’t always a bond of blood in Suzie O’Connell’s heartfelt contemporary romance series set in Northstar, Montana, where friendship and love are as bountiful as the fresh mountain air.

NORTHSTAR ROMANCES (by series):
NORTHSTAR ANGELS:
Mountain Angel (Book 1)
Summer Angel (Book 2)
Wild Angel (Book 3)
Forgotten Angel (Book 4)

HAMMOND BROTHERS:
First Instinct (Book 1)
Twice Shy (Book 2)
Once Burned (Book 3)
Last Surrender (Book 4) - coming soon!

NORTHSTAR HOLIDAYS:
Mistletoe Kisses
Starlight Magic

A NOTE ON THE CONTENT:The NORTHSTAR ROMANCES are contemporary romances, and as such, they contain sensual scenes and mild profanity that may be unsuitable for sensitive readers.
Book 2
When Ben Conner killed a man in the line of duty and orphaned an eleven-year-old boy, he pushed everyone away, including the one woman who would have shown him he’s not a monster.

Half a decade later, Ben is at a crossroads. The guilt and nightmares are tearing him apart. A trip home to Northstar to see his old friend June Montana sounds like heaven, but instead of the escape he hoped for, Ben is reunited with the boy he orphaned. Luke is June’s son now, and she’s made a promise to put his happiness before anyone else’s—even Ben’s, no matter how much her heart aches for her old friend. If Ben can’t accept that, he’ll lose her for good. The promise of forgiveness and family lies before them if they can only grab on to it, but before they can figure out if Luke and Ben will be able to overcome the past, a new threat arises. Someone from June’s past wants revenge for a broken heart… and he’s willing to kill to get it.

With a poignant mix of suspense, humor, and hope, Summer Angel won’t let you go until the last page. Pick up your copy today and dive in this heartwarming story of hope and redemption.

NORTHSTAR ROMANCES (by series):
NORTHSTAR ANGELS:
Mountain Angel (Book 1)
Summer Angel (Book 2)
Wild Angel (Book 3)
Forgotten Angel (Book 4)

HAMMOND BROTHERS:
First Instinct (Book 1)
Twice Shy (Book 2)
Once Burned (Book 3)
Last Surrender (Book 4) - Coming Spring 2017

NORTHSTAR HOLIDAYS:
Mistletoe Kisses (Book 1)
Starlight Magic (Book 2)

A NOTE ON THE CONTENT:The NORTHSTAR ROMANCES are contemporary romances and contain sensual scenes and mild profanity that may be unsuitable for sensitive readers.
Book 9
Can the magic of the stars heal a tormented soul? Single father Brodie Dunn aims to find out by putting his heart on the line.

Artist Celeste Dawson desperately needs a tranquil place where she can rebuild herself. Two months after her husband’s violent death, her career is in jeopardy and she can’t engage in the art that was once her escape from the world. She hopes a trip to Northstar will help her find peace. There’s no place better for healing, especially after she meets her charming new neighbor, ski hill owner Brodie. He suspects Celeste is going to be trouble right from the start, but he can’t ignore the pain in her eyes. On the saddest night of his life, he made a promise under the stars to laugh instead of cry and to help any wounded heart he comes across. He’s sure that philosophy and maybe a little starlight magic will do wonders for Celeste… if his apparent inability to take anything seriously doesn’t drive her mad first.

A tale of forgiveness and hope, Starlight Magic will grab you by the heart. Pick up your copy today and catch a little holiday magic for yourself.

The NORTHSTAR ROMANCES by series:
NORTHSTAR HOLIDAYS:
Mistletoe Kisses (Book 1)
Starlight Magic (Book 2)

NORTHSTAR ANGELS:
Mountain Angel (Book 1)
Summer Angel (Book 2)
Wild Angel (Book 3)
Forgotten Angel (Book 4)

HAMMOND BROTHERS:
First Instinct (Book 1)
Twice Shy (Book 2)
Once Burned (Book 3)

A NOTE ON THE CONTENT: The NORTHSTAR ROMANCES are contemporary romances and contain sensual scenes and mild profanity that may be unsuitable for sensitive readers.
Book 1
A strong-willed woman, a heart-weary deputy, and a cozy mountain cabin. What could possibly go wrong… or right?

For Aelissm Davis, Northstar has always been home. She hoped she’d return someday, but not like this—exhausted by fast-paced city life and shadowed by an obsessive friend. Stubborn and independent, Aelissm likes to handle her own problems, but with Adam Winters, she may be in over her head. It’s time to swallow her pride and call in reinforcements. Her meddling uncle’s solution—send his best deputy to Montana to protect her—makes Aelissm think he has more on his mind than her safety. The last thing she needs is another complication, and with those sad eyes and a gentle heart, Deputy Pat O’Neil is definitely that. Still, there’s something irresistible about the haunted man, and as her focus shifts from avoiding Adam to helping Pat overcome his demons, a different kind of problem arises. When his “vacation” is over, will she be able to convince him to stay?

Discover your next favorite small town in Mountain Angel, the first book in a heartwarming contemporary romance series about the healing power of love, good friends, and fresh mountain air. Grab your copy today and find out why readers are falling in love with Northstar, Montana.

The NORTHSTAR ROMANCES by series:
NORTHSTAR ANGELS:
Mountain Angel (Book 1)
Summer Angel (Book 2)
Wild Angel (Book 3)
Forgotten Angel (Book 4)

HAMMOND BROTHERS:
First Instinct (Book 1)
Twice Shy (Book 2)
Once Burned (Book 3)
Last Surrender (Book 4) - Coming Spring 2017

NORTHSTAR HOLIDAYS
Mistletoe Kisses (Book 1)
Starlight Magic (Book 2)

A NOTE ON THE CONTENT: The NORTHSTAR ROMANCES are contemporary romances and contain sensual scenes and mild profanity that may be unsuitable for sensitive readers.
Book 5
Nick Hammond and Beth Carlyle have been best friends since birth and haven’t ever considered that there might be more than friendship between them, but during their final year of college, her boyfriend’s act of selfish brutality changes everything.

Nick has always been sure of his life’s path. When his father retires, he’ll inherit his family’s sprawling Lazy H Ranch and continue the traditions of his forefathers. It’s the only life he wants, but when an evening of fun on the town is shattered by Beth’s screams, Nick’s future is thrown into chaos. Beth’s dreams are destroyed. Forget those kids she wanted, forget showing them how great it is to be a ranch kid, and forget ever enjoying a man’s touch again. All she has left is her family’s C Diamond Ranch, a prayer that she can cobble herself back together well enough to run it… and Nick.

When Nick jumps in to protect Beth, boundaries shift and desires long ignored rise to the surface, forcing them to question everything their friendship was and could be. With their emotions so tangled by what happened, how can they know if these new feelings are only the circumstances or something much deeper? They’ll have to figure it out in a storm of other consequences, and Beth will have to find the courage to keep Nick out of trouble.

The NORTHSTAR ROMANCES by series:
HAMMOND BROTHERS:
First Instinct (Book 1)
Twice Shy
Once Burned
Last Surrender - Coming 2017

NORTHSTAR ANGELS:
Mountain Angel
Summer Angel
Wild Angel
Forgotten Angel

NORTHSTAR HOLIDAYS:
Mistletoe Kisses

A NOTE ON THE CONTENT: The NORTHSTAR ROMANCES are contemporary romances and contain sensual scenes and mild profanity that may be unsuitable for sensitive readers.
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