The Legend of Whalehouse Tavern – A magical place bringing lonely and destined hearts together. Since the arrival of the Hopewell Family, Hope Harbor has greeted travelers from near and far. From sailors in days gone by to ghost hunters, to restless spirits, to kindred souls, Whalehouse Tavern has greeted them with good food and drink. But is there more to the tavern than meets the eye? Is it helping forlorn lovers find true happiness, or is it only a coincidence that lonely hearts meet...
Ten award-winning authors have come together to write sweet, sexy, and spicy stories for the First annual Romantic Galena Reads event in 2022. Some of the stories are historical, some contemporary. Some sweet, some a bit sexy, and some hot, hot, hot. Some bad boys, some swoon worthy, but you can agree the heroes are just that – heroes. And the heroines are strong, independent women who find love when and where they least expect it.
Alone. Always alone. Alone because she’d killed him. She was a murderess, and the worst part was her remorse was the size of a flake of gold. Married to a man she didn’t choose, Bertha Woods is unprepared for her husband’s cruelty turning her from a sweet, innocent girl who is happiest out on the farm, to a cold-hearted, lonely, society harridan. Always thinking of her first love, for twenty years she bears his scams, beatings, and hatred until she takes matters into her own hands.
How much trouble can a man get into while trying to win his estranged wife back? David is about to find out in this humorous novella. When Marci Hofer becomes fed up with the lack of attention from her husband, David, she decides to leave him. Devastated, he begins a campaign to bring her home. Calling it Operation Santa, he learns what he thought would be as simple as sending her gifts can backfire in the most embarrassing ways. Will he survive the battle to get her back?
A ring, a lighthouse, a pirate. Lives intertwined through generations. From historical fiction, to paranormal, to contemporary, six authors come together with six short stories to benefit Operation Underground Railroad, an organization to rescue stolen and exploited children.
A trip to Deadwood, South Dakota turns out to be a longer journey than Colleen Wenzel and her fiancé, Isaac Swearengin could ever imagine. After touching an old photo, they are magically transported back in time to 1883 Deadwood. Will going into the past save their future?
Can a school marm with dreams of a better life, fall for a disreputable man? Suzanna Lindstrom travels as a school marm in fledgling Deadood. Having left her parents’ struggling farm, she dreams of a better life in Deadwood with a man who’s struck it rich in the gold fields. Fresh off the stagecoach, she meets Kingston Winson, whom she disregards as disreputable. Is he who she thinks he is? What lesson will she learn?
Can a secret tear them apart or bring them together?
A collection of short love stories to warm the heart. Compiled by four authors, all proceeds from the sale of this collection will be donated to a charity which supports homeless veterans.
Identical twins Jon and Matt Sandberg have each met the woman of their dreams—Jon while signing up for a cruise; Matt at a book convention. But when they discover they've actually fallen for the same mysterious woman, neither wants to let her go.
When Sally's life becomes endangered with the arrival of unusual packages to her greenhouse, can the mysterious Nathan Moon help her, or is he the one she needs to run from?
Romance and rodeos, Old West adventure, even a few ghostly tales. Deadwood's wild past and exciting present come alive in Wild Deadwood Tales, a limited edition collection of 17 original short stories written by USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors: E.E. Burke, A.C. Wilson, Amanda McIntyre, Angi Morgan, Ginger Ring, Jacqui Nelson, Lizbeth Selvig, Maggie Ryan, Megan Kelly, Nancy Naigle, Paty Jager, Peggy McKenzie, Sylvia McDaniel, Teresa Keefer, Terri Osburn, Tina Susedik, Zoe Blake. Procee
An accountant by day, stripper by night. A sexy physical therapist. A crazed stalker. Will anyone survive? To afford sending extra money to his parents to help with the care of his invalid brother, Brent Hopkins, an accountant by day, works as a male stripper at night. When a crazed fan pulls him from the stage, his injuries send him for an extended stay at a rehabilitation center. During his months at the center, mysterious angel statues and other gifts begin to appear in his room. A break-in
Ellie Farrell’s grandmother passed away, leaving Ellie to manage her estate. Finding hidden envelopes filled with money and love notes from someone Ellie has never heard of kindles the detective in her. Vietnam veteran, Patton Trullinger, is an investigative reporter researching bootleggers in Bourbonville, Kentucky. When he meets Ellie, their lives not only become mired in danger, but their attraction may just get them killed.
Can Trudy convince him to follow his dream while finding their own photograph of love?