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About Mimi Barbour
NYT & USA Today, best-selling, award-winning author, Mimi Barbour, has nine romance series to her credit.
The Vicarage Bench Series
Angels with Attitudes Series
The Vegas Series
Holiday Heartwarmers Series
Undercover FBI Series
Mob Tracker Series
Single Title Series
The Best in Romance Series
She also has many single titles and a huge number of box sets – her own and multi-author collections.
Mimi lives on the East coast of Vancouver Island with her new puppy, Charli, and writes her various romances with tongue in cheek and a mad glint in her eye. She’s been known to say: “If I can steal a booklover’s attention away from their everyday grind, absorb them into a fantasy love story, and make them care about the ending, then I’ve done my job.”
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Her reviews are numerous and incredibly positive:
"Love Mimi Barbour, love her books. When you can read a book that within just a few words, you are brought right into the book. You feel, taste, see everything going on. Great storylines. Fantastic characters, fantastic plots, storylines like real life both honest folk and of crooks. Humor that will have you giggling then full-on belly laugh. You may even shed a tear or two. All in all, Mimi never disappoints." ~ Reviewed by Shirleen Miller
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IT'S THE HOLIDAY SEASON AND CHRISTMAS IS ALL AROUND!At this time of year, the fortunate rejoice with family and friends, but there are some who will have to rely on fate for their Christmas blessings. Enjoy stories of how these people find romance. Immerse yourself in their happiness as they delight in their newfound joy on that special day.
Celebrate the season with ELEVEN New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Authors as they spin a variety of romances – second-chances, romantic comedies, smalltown, paranormal, historical, beach-theme love stories, and more – in this Unforgettable Miracles of Christmas collection.
Mimi Barbour: Christmas Is For Everyone - Blizzards, puppies, and lost people. Ginny rescues an old man from freezing and his handsome son saves her and her son from being evicted. Will these strangers discover the true meaning of sharing at Christmas? A smalltown, caring family romance.
Rebecca York: Christmas Captive - His life was in her hands. Was it attempted murder or a boating accident? Psychic nurse Hannah puts her life at risk by investigating the conniving relatives who want to inherit the comatose man’s fortune. A paranormal romance.
Leanne Banks: The Billionaire’s Holiday Proposition – Falling for her had not been in his plans. Would she believe him? A billionaire romance.
Rachelle Ayala: Nick’s Christmas Ride – Nick Jolly's antique convertible turns into a wild ride when his best friend and secret crush, Hayley, chooses three social media starlets for his Christmas-promotional dates. Two irascible Texas Hold’em playing ancestors, three social media narcissists, an old-time fiddler, and a flying car seems kind of normal for Nick Jolly and Hayley Brockman's unexpected Christmas Creek romance. A fun romantic comedy.
Stephanie Queen: Small Town Glamour Girl Christmas – What chance does a poor smalltown girl have at a romance with a rich big city boy? Julie and Jack had a special connection a long time ago as kids, but does he remember that time? The magic and charm of the small-town Christmas rekindles their connection, but would her small-town life be enough for the billionaire? A smalltown, second-chance romance.
Josie Riviera: Candleglow and Mistletoe – Their unexpected attraction kindles something as warm and sweet as a holiday candle. But the weight of their pasts could turn the promise of their love to ashes. A smalltown, sweet and wholesome romance.
Susanne Matthews: Forever In My Heart – There's nothing Michael Branscomb won't do for his brother, including marrying the woman his twin wronged, but will Callie give him a chance? A contemporary marriage-of-convenience romance.
Traci Hall: Mistletoe Christmas – West Coast – Fireworks ignite when a retired Navy officer inherits a seaside cottage, accidentally burning down the deck his first day only to be saved by a sexy firewoman and the station’s dog. Set in their ways, can Mistletoe over the holiday be the miracle they both need? A contemporary military romance.
Dani Haviland: Chasing Christmas – Only love could be sweeter than freedom.
all exclusive words meaning you put that special someone at the top of your “you-matter-the-most” list.
Is there anything more important in a relationship than loyalty from the one you love…
knowing that person will always be there for you?
And then they aren’t.
What happens then?
In these NINE romances* written by New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Authors, we deal with this problem, find solutions, and are able to reach memorable Happy-Ever-After endings.
*Spine-tingling Romantic Suspense novels from THE AUTHORS’ BILLBOARD!
Mimi Barbour: Special Agent Jennie – Agent Jennie hates only one man. The same guy who comes back into her and her daughter’s life and rips it apart. How can she allow him the power… how can she not?
Susanne Matthews: The White Lily – Uneasy partners, Jacob and Lilith must learn to trust each other to find the monster as they fight their growing attraction. When Lilith's greatest fears materialize, can Jacob set aside his own rage to save the woman he loves?
Rebecca York: The Man from Nowhere – Alex Shane’s special assignment plunged him and Sara Delaney into a vortex of murder and deception. Or were they playing for opposite teams?
Mona Risk: A Bodyguard for the Princess – The spirited princess didn’t look for trouble, but it had found her. Again. Could he help her without falling in love?
Taylor Lee: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door – She’s a go-it-alone detective. He’s a psychiatrist and FBI profiler. A serial killer brings them together. In more ways than one.
Nancy Radke: The Prisoner Returns – Hired by her father as a bodyguard, Tripp Richards finds himself the new target as he tries to keep the heiress alive.
J.L. Campbell: Grudge – On a visit to the exotic island of Xantrope, Phillip uses his detective skills to find answers to why someone wants to put the lovely and lively Corra six feet under.
Dani Haviland: Luke the Unexpected – Brought together by their love of vintage motorcycles, Luke and Holly have more than just an out-of-tune Indian Chief to deal with. The town's leggy crime boss, Tanya, wants revenge for being spurned.
Tamara Ferguson: That Incredible Kiss – After ten years apart, Ashley Mitchum and Brian O’Neill are fatefully reunited in Crystal Rock. Will unveiling their families’ dark family secrets heal Two Wounded Hearts?
But when you find that special someone, it’s those secrets that can make or break a relationship.
Six secrets—some bad, some good—featured in these BRAND NEW STEAMY STORIES From New York Times & USA Today Bestselling, Award-Winning Authors.
Can they hang on to their happy-ever-after once those secrets are revealed?
TWO HEARTS’ SUBVERSION by Tamara Ferguson, USA Today bestselling author: Marc Theroux and Desiree Broussard shared tragedy when they were kids. As friendship grows into something more, they’re forced to keep secrets when both are recruited by separate agencies responsible for investigating domestic terrorism. Will their love survive separation as Broussard Industries is targeted by one of the largest terrorist organizations in the middle east?
NO MORE HIDING by Natalie Ann, USA Today bestselling author: Brent and Vivian both have secrets that they are keeping from the other. When trust becomes a factor, can they find their way past their lies to love again?
MESSY PLANS by Mona Risk, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author: Dr. Matt Lopez is perfectly happy with his medical career until the new nurse practitioner, with her lovely smile and crazy ideas, turns his life upside down.
EVAN by Stacy Eaton, USA Today bestselling author: Can Laney and Evan find a way to build a relationship while keeping others from getting involved, or will the revealed secrets be enough to end any chance of a future before it begins?
DEAR DIARY HOTTIE by Mimi Barbour, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author: During their last months of high school, Eva and Jason hook up in a way that neither of them forgets. When they finally meet by chance, can he forget his animosity toward the girl who never acknowledged him after their passionate encounter, and can she put aside her unending grief that he never called.
ROYAL FLUSH by Susanne Matthews, International bestselling author: Pearl refuses to be part of another of her father's mergers and runs away to be herself. When she meets Kyle, she falls for him, but what will happen when he learns who she really is?
Read the small excerpts that preface each recipe as each author tells you why her recipe is important to her story.
Full of pictures, these mouth-watering recipes are sure to inspire your culinary (or eating) desires. Included are appetizers (mulled wine, pineapple punch, millionaire's bacon), main dishes (lasagne, lobster mac and cheese, crock pot venison stew, traditional smoked salmon) and baked goods and desserts (fry bread, almond apricot coffee cake, double chocolate chip cookies, shortbread, cinnamon rolls) - in all, twenty-six recipes by the authors from all around the world.
These yummies are some of the authors’ favorites and a gift to our readers from us. We hope you enjoy these treats as much as we do.
Renée Knight enjoys her job as a New York City cop. Her disguises have become a permanent fixture in her life, and no one knows what she really looks like. Except for the father she loves fiercely… the man, whose suicide makes no sense. If it means going undercover in an Irish pub where the culprits hang out, she’s their girl. Playing the wife of the bar owner to catch the killers—easy. But they never intend for her to fall for this guy, she does this all on her own. Now she has to hire those assassins to arrange his suicide. Can she catch them, before they complete the mission?
The Undercover FBI Series:
#1 Special Agent Francesca – This special agent flies her own plane, drives like a maniac & approaches a father who never knew she existed. Nothing scares her, except for one thing… MEN.
#2 Special Agent Finnegan – Finn’s a cop who adores his quirky dad. He knows this soft core leaves him vulnerable, so when he meets his new partner, the thought of her in danger drives him crazy.
#3 Special Agent Maximilian – Nik Baudin discovers an identical twin - one he never knew existed. Taking over his brother’s identity, he becomes Special Agent Max & gets embroiled in dangerous, life-threatening cases’
#4 Special Agent Kandice –Kandice wants to be tough like the others on her team. Being the chief hostage negotiator at a bank heist starts the process. Being stalked, kidnapped & beaten helps see it through. In the end, pulling the trigger comes easy…
#5 Special Agent Booker – Booker has multiple quirky dads & a vehicle restoration shop that keeps him away from his job as an FBI agent. When terrorists threaten his neighborhood, he’s back in the game.
#6 Special Agent Charli - Charli’s stressed to the max from a case that went down badly. So why does fate stick her with a teen who sees a murder & will only go into witness protection with her?
#7 Special Agent Rylee – Landlord to two stowaways – one being a tiny kitten – isn’t at all in their plans for the cruise. She needs to keep him alive & he just wants her in his bed.
#8 Special Agent Murphy – Murphy is the one cop women love to be near and men feel the need to compete against.
#9 Special Agent Sophia – Sophia goes to Greece & rescues the governor's twins, but can she save a young girl from dangerous traffickers?
#10 Special Agent Hunter – Hunter is after a cold-case killer who’s started up his nasty tricks again & Det. Cora Taylor is the perfect woman to assist him, along with Sam – the biggest, ugliest dog alive.
#11 Special Agent Makayla – Makayla hears the cries of children & works for the SVU to search for missing kids.
A scintillating seasonal stew of Love at First Sight, Second-chance Romance, and Fantasy sprinkled with conniving children looking for a mate for mama.
Ten New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Authors bring you stories of love, wonder, and surprises. With puppies, mermaids, talking dogs, letter-writing snowmen, department store Santas, firemen, feuding families, and holiday traditions, these tales promise to make your Christmas merry and bright. So, grab your favorite yuletide beverage, curl up on the couch by the fire or in a beach chair by the ocean, and enjoy Unforgettable Christmas Promises, brought to you by THE AUTHORS’ BILLBOARD.
Mimi Barbour – Christmas, Puppies, and Romance – He has his claim on the very fluffball she wants... The fight is on for who gets the puppy! New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author.
Leanne Banks – The Rancher’s Best Gifts – When a man and women from feuding families have a temporary secret affair, no one expects the consequences to be forever! New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author.
Rachelle Ayala – Dashing Through Christmas – Misty Jolly and Dash Weston play guessing games while rushing through a Christmas project with no help from Westie, a “talking” dog. USA Today Bestselling Author.
Taylor Lee - Nuthin’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Can two strong-willed people resist the fates and ‘not’ fall in love? USA Today Bestselling Author.
Josie Riviera – A Portuguese Christmas – Love can come softly, like holiday snow. Or sweep you away like a riptide. USA Today Bestselling Author.
Patrice Wilton – A Santa to Keep – Will the magic of Christmas open the hearts of the widow and the grumpy mall Santa and offer them the best gift of all: love? USA Today Bestselling Author.
Traci Hall – Christmas on Misty Beach – He’s a fireman, she’s a hot mess. Add dogs, a sick dad, and the holidays, and you’ve got a romance for the ages. USA Today Bestselling Author.
Susanne Matthews – Come Home for Christmas – Can the spirit of Christmas erase ten years of pain? A second chance romance. International Bestselling Author.
Susan Jean Ricci – Ripples Under the Sea: A Christmas Tale – Two Marine Biologists are swept into the currents of love in this charming Christmas tale of aquatic antics, sorrow, and separation at the most wonderful time of the year. USA Bestselling Author.
Katy Walters – Love Letters from a Snowman – Despite her brother’s arguments that a lady shouldn’t work, Tabitha takes a post as governess. It’s not the position that attracts her but the twinkle in the green eyes of her employer, Lord Balfour. A Regency Romance. USA Today Bestselling Author.
An event, a person, a tangle of situations: all can lead to encountering that certain wonderful person who makes our heart wake up and zing!
Come into the worlds created by these eight New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Authors. Share the lives of these common yet profound men and women as they discover their Happy Ever Afters, their moments to glow with joy. Be there at their sides when their treasured romances blossom before them, as they give thanks for their perfect love.
Featuring stories by:
Josie Riviera – A Homecoming to Cherish: All relationships require a commitment, but is she ready to sacrifice her heart again? USA Today Bestselling Author
Mona Risk – Dancing with a Prince: A ballerina on the run for her brother’s sake. A prince who saved them both. Do fairytales exit? New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
Patrice Wilton – For the Love of Candy: Hilarious, upbeat, and touching story of crime, corruption, and the lawyer and small business owner who are out to beat it. New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
Leanne Banks – What Matters Most: Rafe will do whatever it takes to win over his son even if he must also win his guardian. Can Rafe and Nicole find love when trust seems impossible? New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
Susan Jean Ricci – Capture Me, Darling: Lucy's goal of teaching dance to underprivileged children is impossible until a wealthy widower offers to finance her studio. USA Today Bestselling Author
Nancy Radke – Dangerous Inheritance: Kent Peters meets a woman who seems ideal to him, but her loyalty to another is misplaced. Can he convince her he’s the one for her? USA Today Bestselling Author
Taylor Lee – Don’t Stop Believin’: She’s an accomplished attorney. He’s an arrogant District Attorney. When the sparks start to fly, her past rears its ugly head threatening to take them both down. USA Today Bestselling Author
Mimi Barbour – Together Again: A young girl’s spirit travels forward in time, invades the body of Mr. Perfect, and they fall in love. When they meet, will he recognize her in person and still love her? New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
Kale is the owner of the Jordan Hotel Chain and he can’t believe his rotten luck. He broke up with a spoilt brat of a girlfriend and now he’s stuck in an elevator with a big-eyed, effusive tourist. How in the world can a guy who’s so worldly be hooked on a lively beauty with more dilemmas than anyone he’s ever met?
Book #1 - My Cheeky Angel - From shy, lonely tomboy to hotshot businesswoman, baggy jeans to suits and stilettos, this story follows the journey of Annie Hynes. She’s faced with one conflict after another and is forced to cope with life’s challenges. Will she eventually accept true love? Or… is she just too timid.
Book #2 - His Devious Angel - Man-hater gets mixed up with a crazy, hotshot soldier when he runs her down with his convertible. Now she's stuck having to accept his help to do her dog-walking job. Just her luck some expensive pets go missing, and her new partner decides the puppy-mill rumor needs to be investigated. Dangerous work - but they have an eccentric angel on their side.
Book #3 - Loveable Christmas Angel - Sweet romance, a lovable angel, and a prickly little boy’s Christmas wish. This wonderful Christmas story takes place in Waikiki, Honolulu; a magical city where anything is believable. Leilani is about to find out just how angels scheme to make romance happen for those in their care. Aloha!
Book #4 - A Wonderful Life - Numerous heartbreaking tragedies have broken Noel Bradford’s spirit. When he finds himself perched on the barrier of a bridge, intending to jump into the icy river, he prays for help.
What Woman Can Resist A Sexy Single Dad Caring For His Child?
EIGHT New York Times and USA Today Bestselling, Award-Winning Authors present you with a collection of BRAND-NEW, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED STEAMY STORIES featuring IRRESISTIBLE SINGLE DADS, ALL LOOKING FOR LOVE...
TWO HEARTS’ ASSAULT By Tamara Ferguson, USA Today Bestselling Author; A brutal assault left Emilie Laurent’s spirit broken years earlier, but she's had to move forward. Air Force Lieutenant Gray Broussard has returned from Afghanistan and is ready to fight for custody of his son. Can they join forces and confront their demons together?
SHE BELONGS TO ME By Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today Bestselling Author; When former physics teacher/lifeguard Adam Spencer shows up with his baby at the daycare center where she works, Kate discovers she wants to be more than his babysitter.
FIGHTING FOR BAILEY By Cynthia Cooke, USA Today Bestselling Author; A Single Dad must fight with all he has to keep his newborn daughter even if it means accepting help from the woman who broke his heart and left him.
CAUGHT IN YOUR BLAZE By Alicia Street, USA Today Bestselling Author; Jordan West thought he had everything he wanted as a host of exotic adventures around the world for the wealthy. But when an unexpected family is handed over to him after his brother’s death, Jordan discovers that raising his niece and nephew is an adventure in itself. As if becoming an instant parent wasn’t enough to deal with, after catching more than the eye of the dance teacher who’s like a second mother to his niece—he’s knocked totally off balance!
HE HAS A BABY By Stephanie Queen, USA Today Bestselling Author; After his baby girl’s mother deserts them both for a modeling career, does he dare take a chance on another flight risk?
HEALING PLANS By Mona Risk, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author; A widowed surgeon, with two adopted minority, small kids discovers that love and passion can work miracles when he meets a lovely surgeon dedicated to her career.
YOUNG LOVE STRIKES TWICE By Mimi Barbour, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author; His son makes the same mistake he did at the exact young age and now there's a new baby to bring up.
Ginny can't walk past the old man caught in a snowstorm, especially when he isn't dressed to be outside, doesn't know his own name, or where he lives. When the blizzard blows out of control, she's thankful he's safe in her tiny apartment where she and her son can care for him… and the puppy he rescued while wandering in the park.
When the Deputy Police Chief comes to her door in response to her call about finding a lost person, everything in her world turns upside down. The storm intensifies, the power shuts off, and because of the vicious weather, she's forced to have this handsome stranger spend the night. Two people stranded together by circumstances outside their control… it was the best night of her life.
Holiday Heartwarmer's Series:
Please Keep Me - Book #1
Snow Pup - Book #2
Find me a Home - Book #3
Frosty the Snowman - Book #4
Love of my Life - Book #5
A Perfect Storm - Book #6
Alone at Christmas - Book #7
Christmas, Puppies & Romance - Book #8
Santa's Gifts of Romance - Book #9
Christmas is for Everyone - Book #10
In this book you’ll find favorite cookies of the heroes and heroines in the Ten Christmas Brides romance-novel boxed set. Some are the treats our characters remember fondly from their childhoods. Others are the ones they enjoy today—or make to give as gifts. Here you’ll find everything from Almond Crescents, Coffee Pecan Delights, and Swedish Teacake Cookies to Rocks, Butterscotch Brownies and Scottish Shortbread. And each recipe comes with a note explaining how it fits into the author’s story, so you’ll have a little more insight into her characters and plot.
The recipes are the authors' gifts to you this holiday season. Enjoy these special goodies and have a wonderful Christmas. Best wishes from the authors of Ten Christmas Brides!
Experience the magic of Christmas Joy!
Join these heroes and heroines in their search for Love and Joy at this special time of year. Whether it’s in the wilds of Alaska under the Northern Lights, in towns, offices, or hospitals across the land, or on cruise ships under tropical skies, the magic of Christmas will make this the most wonderful time of the year.
THE AUTHORS’ BILLBOARD’S New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Authors have crafted stories of love and joy, ranging from sweet to spicy and maybe a bit salty, the perfect Romance Collection to read with your favorite holiday beverage. So, whether your Christmas means snow, sand, or something in between, you’re sure to enjoy the romance and joy found in the pages of the box set UNFORGETTABLE CHRISTMAS JOY: HOPE AND PROMISES.
MIMI BARBOUR – Sweet Christmas: Will she destroy her first real Christmas because she’s never been in love or experienced that holiday before? New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
NATALIE ANN – Christmas Love: What happens when even the strongest are blinded by insecurities? USA Today Bestselling Author
SUSANNE MATTHEWS – His Christmas Family: Can Christmas magic bring two broken souls together and fill six lives with joy? International Bestselling Author
LEANNE BANKS – Scrooge Falls in Love: Millionaire Stock Jock Justin Langdon experiences Scrooge-like dreams that make him re-think his independent lifestyle after new adoptive mom Amy Monroe saves his life. New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
TRACI HALL – Holiday by the Sea: Opposites attract. Can they find a way to make the most unlikely of relationships work? USA Today Bestselling Author
PATRICE WILTON – A Heavenly Christmas: Can the magic of love mend a young woman’s heart? New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
MONA RISK – Honeymoon Cruise: The perfect fiancé is a cheater, and the fabulous Christmas wedding is off. But the would-be honeymoon cruise may fulfill the dreams of Julia and her unexpected companion. New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
SUZANNE JENKINS – Bittersweets Christmas - Arvin and Tina: What does a Jewish neurologist and a Muslim ER physician have in common? LOVE! And how will they celebrate Christmas? All romance, all the time. USA Today Bestselling Author