The Wedding Dress

Texas Hearts

Book 7
Lisa Mondello
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Billionaire Harold Hopewell traveled the world, encountering people and letting their stories touch him. In death, he is giving back, leaving an unusual will filled with life-altering bequests to the people he met along the way.

Eight years ago, Hannah Ward thought she'd found the perfect wedding dress to wear when she and her childhood sweetheart, Dane Bancroft, decided to elope right after graduation.  But instead of walking down the aisle like she dreamed of, she was not only outbid on the wedding dress at the auction by an old billionaire who didn't need the wedding dress like she did, but she never ended up getting married.  Needing to escape Dane after the break-up, she enlisted in the military and left Liberty, Texas behind.  But now she's back, and not only does she have to face Dane, the deputy sheriff in town, but she's just been willed the very wedding dress that was supposed to be the beginning of her and Dane's happy life together.  Can they both get a second chance so she can finally wear the wedding dress of her dreams and marry the only man she's ever really loved? 

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About the author

New York Times and USA TODAY Bestselling Author, Lisa Mondello, has held many jobs in her life but being a published author is the last job she'll ever have. She's not retiring! She blames the creation of the personal computer for her leap into writing novels. Otherwise, she'd still be penning stories with paper and pen. Her book The Knight and Maggie's Baby is a New York Times Bestseller. Her popular series includes TEXAS HEARTS, DAKOTA HEARTS, Fate with a Helping Hand and the new SUMMER HOUSE series. Writing as LA Mondello, her romantic suspense, MATERIAL WITNESS, book 1 of her Heroes of Providence series made the USA TODAY Bestsellers List and was named one of Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2012. You can find more information about Lisa Mondello at www.lisamondello.com and sign up for her newsletter to receive new release information at http://eepurl.com/xhxO5

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Lisa Mondello
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Published on
May 17, 2016
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Pages
200
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English
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Fiction / Romance / Collections & Anthologies
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Western
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Book 7
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Mondello...

HIS DAKOTA HEART, book 7 of DAKOTA HEARTS

How do you say goodbye to a love when it had no ending? Gray McKinnon has spent two years struggling with moving on when the woman he loved suffered an accident that left her in a coma and no hope of recovery. Everyone urged Gray to move on. He's had plenty of offers to help him mend his broken heart on and off the rodeo circuit. But moving on is easier said than done when your heart belongs to someone else. At least, he thinks so until he sees Nina Hendrix again.

Nina couldn't help falling in love with her big sister's cowboy any more than she could bring her sister, Jen, back from her coma. She's kept her distance from Gray out of respect for her sister. But when her family decides to move Jen to another medical facility a few states away, she can't help but reach out to Gray, even though she has no illusions that he could love her the way she loves him. She won't let herself be just another woman passing through his life, helping him forget. But one night in his arms makes her realize there is no future for them if every time he looks at her he sees the one woman he can never have.

Check out all the DAKOTA HEARTS books:
book 1 - Her Dakota Man
book 2 - Badland Bride
book 3 - Dakota Heat
book 4 - Wild Dakota Heart
book 5 - His Dakota Bride
book 6 - Dakota Wedding
book 7 - His Dakota Heart
book 8 - Dakota Cowboy
book 9 - One Dakota Night
book 10 - Dakota Homecoming 
Rachelle Ayala
Valentine Hound Dog - Rachelle Ayala

 

A fashion designer and her basset hound puppy convince a burned ex-firefighter that beauty is never skin deep and neither is love.

 

The Crazy Girl’s Handbook - DelSheree Gladden

 

Watching her nephews was supposed to be fun and a relaxing weekend for Greenly, not a never-ending disaster all witnessed by the best blind date she ever stood up.

 

The Vet's Valentine Gift - J.L. Campbell

 

A veterinarian is caught between his job, an ex, a menagerie and love. Can a little Cupid fix things by Valentine’s Day?

 

Her Perfect Catch - K.L. Brady

 

Years of faithful dog-sitting pays sweet dividends when a struggling sports writer scores tickets to the Super Bowl and encounters her favorite football player.

 

Inflamed - Jade Kerrion

 

A firefighter running from his past convinces a hard-luck single mother to believe in happy endings.

 

Remember When - Hope Welsh

           

A couple headed for divorce discovers common ground for joint custody of their Akita.

 

Your Biggest Fan? - Sydney Aaliyah Michelle

 

Snowed in with the man of her dreams, a football fan and her dog find love.

 

The Feline Fix - Caroline Bell Foster

 

A scientist questions her cat’s loyalty when it comes to love and a hunky policeman.

 

Trembling Hearts - Suzette Riddick

 

A daring young woman crashes into the life of a disfigured recluse and his pooch. Can love be far behind?

 

Valentino, Be Mine - Tina D.C. Hayes

 

Sparks fly when two people who can't stand each other wind up dog-sitting a rambunctious little Yorkie that needs a new home. 

 

Lost and Found - Jeanne Bannon

 

Stuck with her ex’s puppy, a young teacher meets a new man after a series of unfortunate events.

 

Surviving San Francisco  - Susan Oloier

                                                          

A small town girl survives San Francisco after she hits a cat and falls for a handsome veterinarian.

 

19 Ivy Lane - Aubrey Wynne

 

A mysterious woman and her cat befriend a postman and set tongues wagging on Ivy Lane. But when he delivers a long-awaited letter, will his heart be “returned to sender?”

 

Three Plus Three - Cindy Flores Martinez

 

A grieving widow and her beloved doggie meet a handsome widower the day before Valentine’s Day.

Book 6
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Mondello, book 6 of the popular DAKOTA HEARTS western romance series.

Ian McKinnon was just getting steady on his feet, looking forward to the opening of the Wounded Veterans Center and a big McKinnon wedding celebration, when tragedy struck again. The soldier who'd saved his life while in the military has died. He's charged with his most important mission: find his friend Carlos's family in Mexico or become guardian and raise Carlos's children. The only mandatory stipulation of his friend's will was that Ian live under the same roof with Abby Townsend, a firefighter from Carlos's firehouse. Abby knew the kids well and she could help ease them all through the transition of becoming a family. Okay, so Ian may not be daddy material, but he'd grown up with a whole lot of McKinnons running around. He could handle the kids just fine. The beautiful Abby Townsend was another story.

Abby took one look at Ian and shook her head with utter disbelief. What were her dear friends thinking by naming a man whose nickname was "The Hazard" as guardian of their three small children? She only needed to spend one year in Ian's house in South Dakota. She had to either find Carlos's family, or convince Ian that she was the better person to raise the children. Abby knows how hard it is to lose someone you loved. She'll be there to protect the children in any way she can. But can she protect her heart from falling in love with a man known for taking too many risks...and risk heartbreak again?

DAKOTA HEARTS series:

Book 1 - Her Dakota Man
Book 2 - Badland Bride
Book 3 - Dakota Heat
Book 4 - Wild Dakota Heart
Book 5 - His Dakota Bride
Book 6 - Dakota Wedding

and coming in 2015, check for more Dakota Hearts books.

If you're a fan of western romance, contemporary romance, stories full of angst and emotion, and sexy cowboy and military heroes, then you'll enjoy the Dakota Hearts, Texas Hearts and Fate with a Helping Hand series of romance novels.
Book 4
 Former NAVY SEAL, Ethan McKinnon, has spent ten years in the military trying to wash away the bad boy reputation that ultimately resulted in the death of his best friend Denny Newton. Unfortunately, that meant leaving behind everyone, especially Maddie Newton, Denny’s sweet younger sister. Ethan had faced sniper bullets and lived through black ops missions that he never should have come home from. But facing Maddie again, and gaining her forgiveness, is the most terrifying thing he’s ever had to do.

There was a time when Maddie Newton’s sun rose and set with Ethan McKinnon. But that was before her world shattered with her brother’s tragic death, and Ethan had left her to grieve alone while he played hero somewhere else in the world. Old motorcycle pieces in the garage have been a constant reminder of her brother’s unfinished life. Now that Ethan is back in Rudolph, he insists they work together to fulfill Denny’s dream of restoring the motorcycle and bringing it to Sturgis. But how can Maddie work alongside Ethan when he’s the last man on earth she wants to be near…and the only man she’s ever truly loved?

Also look for HER DAKOTA MAN, book 1 in the Dakota Hearts Series, currently free!

DAKOTA HEARTS:
book 1 Her Dakota Man
book 2 Badland Bride
book 3 Dakota Heat
book 4 Wild Dakota Heart
book 5 His Dakota Bride
book 6 Dakota Wedding
book 7 His Dakota Heart
book 8 Dakota Cowboy
book 9 One Dakota Night
book 10 Dakota Homecoming


If you like a good cowboy romance deep from the heart of Texas, check out Lisa Mondello's popular TEXAS HEARTS romance series which includes, HER HEART FOR THE ASKING, HIS HEART FOR THE TRUSTING, THE MORE I SEE, GYPSY HEARTS, LEAVING LIBERTY and HIS TEXAS HEART.
 
Book 2
Book 1
 
* * USA TODAY BESTSELLER  * *
* * Named one of Kirkus Reviews BEST BOOKS of 2012! * *
"Mondello's
latest, a pulse-pounding, pitch-perfect addition to the
romantic-suspense genre...the real hook is the nimble tone that shifts
from breezy to thrilling and back again with masterful precision.
Terrific escapist entertainment, as good as anything in Janet
Evanovich's oeuvre." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Named one of Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2012! 
 
Who does she trust when she's living the real life horror of one of her crime novels...

Bestselling
crime novelist, Cassie Alvarez, aka Cassie Lang, had murder on her mind
when she walked into Rory's Bar under dressed and under cover to
research her latest crime novel. Researching the cool, blue-eyed and
dashingly handsome man at the end of the bar stirred her senses more
than she wanted to admit. But was this man of leather armor all he
appeared to be?

Playing White Knight to an innocent wasn't how
Detective Jake Santos planned to spend his time under cover. But there
was no way "CJ" was what she claimed to be and that nagging tightness in
Jake's chest told him he'd better take her home to safety and leave it
at that. Then the barroom exploded with gunfire, leaving a trail of dead
that includes a notorious Providence crime boss and an undercover FBI
agent. When Cassie's name is leaked to the media as the only witness to
the grisly murders, Cassie insists she only trusts Jake to protect her.

The
FBI wants their star witness happy and will do anything to make sure
Cassie testifies. But it is clear to Jake that the shooter isn't the
only person who wants Cassie dead. Not knowing who to trust, he vows to
protect Cassie at all cost despite the fact that guarding the beautiful
novelist is a serious distraction.

MATERIAL WITNESS is the
follow-up Romantic Suspense Novel by Lisa Mondello's Yuletide Protector
and is book 1 of her new Heroes of Providence series. 
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