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About Patrice Wilton
NEW YORK TIMES, bestselling author, PATRICE WILTON knew from the age of twelve that she wanted to write books that would take the reader to faraway places. She was born in Vancouver, Canada, and had a great need to see the world that she had read about.
Patrice became a flight attendant for seventeen years and traveled the world. At the age of forty she sat down to write her first book—in longhand! Her interests include tennis, pickleball, traveling, and writing stories for women of all ages.
Patrice is best known as a popular romance author with 35 heartwarming stories, ranging from Women's Fiction, Romantic Suspense, Romantic Comedy and Contemporary Romance.
Her bestselling series include Paradise Cove, Heavenly Christmas, and the Wounded Warriors.
Two years ago, her writing career took a new spin. Instead of romance, she is Co-writing Cozy Mysteries with Traci Hall--they have assumed the name Traci Wilton for the Salem B&B mystery series published by Kensington. They have 6 books completed with plenty more coming. The two good friends have embarked on another exciting new series. A RILEY HARPER MYSTERY. Death in Sandpiper Bay and Danger at Sandpiper Bay are both available on-line.
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Sweet & Sassy: Small Town Romances is here! Six New Small-Town romances that are written by NYT, USA Today, and International Bestselling Authors. From the city to the small town some of our couples will find their way. Others will cross the wrong side of the tracks and prove their worth. Trusted friends and family will be at their sides as they learn difficult and surprising news. A few might search for the truth or attempt to contain a secret they have carried for years.
Whatever happens with these six couples, new futures will be created, and love will fill these six small towns.
Candy, Loving a Winston Series, book 3 written by Stacy Eaton, USA Today Bestselling Author: Candy Winston is the brain of the family and typically uses it before making decisions. Except when it comes to Michael Bollard. Mike has hopes of building a future, a future that is colliding with sexy and intelligent Candy Winston in ways he could have never imagined.
We're No Saints, written by Mona Risk, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author:
While cleaning her late husband’s office, Stephanie discovers painful secrets that destroy her peace of mind. Neil offers support and help until his own secrets threaten her trust in him and their growing romance.
Sea Breeze, written by Susanne Matthews, International Bestselling Author: Based on her mother’s experience and convinced that love isn’t for her, Eva Malone wants two things out of life: her freedom and answers about her past. But when a storm threatens Eva’s chances at a happily ever after, will history repeat itself?
Going to Find Love written by Rachelle Ayala, USA Today Bestselling Author: Penny finds out she’s adopted and leaves home for answers. Will she find love or will love find her no matter where she goes?
A Recipe for Disaster written by Patrice Wilton, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author: A mob, a wedding, a betrayal--and the fun has just begun.
Brown-Eyed Girl, West Loon Bay Series, book 2 written by Denise Devine, USA Today Bestselling Author: Carly Strand has been holding a secret close to her heart for nearly a decade. Can she trust Erik Nilsen with her secret and her love or will he break her heart again?
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
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.
Celebrate The Heart of The Season With EIGHT BRAND-NEW, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED CHRISTMAS STORIES From Nine New York Times & USA Today Bestselling, Award-Winning Authors.
Ranging from fun and flirty romantic comedy to poignant holiday romance, this collection of semi-sweet and steamy stories will have you crying one moment while laughing the next.
A premiere series featuring captivating holiday romance?
You’ll find each story simply IRRESISTIBLE…at Christmas!
Two Hearts’ Christmas Gift: Tamara Ferguson, USA Today bestselling author: Can a doctor whose life was once saved by her severely wounded warrior patient return the favor, by giving him back the greatest gift of all?
Gifts Of Love: Natalie Ann, USA Today bestselling author: Can a self-made millionaire do-gooder earn the trust of a woman who's been burned more than once?
Charlie Saint: Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today bestselling author: When a judgment call almost cost Charlie Saint his life. Lila made a decision to stick by his side. But in order to go forward, she had to confront an issue from her past.
Home For Christmas: Cynthia Cooke, USA Today bestselling author: Melanie returns to Pineville to renovate her old home and turn it into an Inn. With the help of the contractor who had taken so much from her in the past, she discovers what was lost in her old house, holds the answer to what’s been missing in her heart.
Keep Me Warm: Alicia Street, USA Today bestselling author: Can a small-town working girl make it work with a wealthy jet setter, when their relationship suddenly changes from enemies to lovers?
Miss Christmas: Stephanie Queen, USA Today bestselling author: Scarlet is too independent to play Cinderella, but when she enters the Miss Christmas pageant she has trouble resisting the Prince Charming of the Regal family--who happens to be running the pageant.
Christmas Con: Rachelle Ayala, USA Today bestselling author: Two ex-cons pose as stellar success stories to swindle a grandfather to change his will for Christmas.
Courage To Celebrate: Taylor Lee, USA Today bestselling author: Luke and Ava face their biggest challenge yet. In the past they found the courage to dare, the courage to love and the courage to triumph. Now they have to decide if they have the Courage to Celebrate.
Christmas Wish: Patrice Wilton, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author: When confirmed bachelor, Byron Watts meets school teacher, Meghan Shaunessy and her 4-year-old autistic boy, he’s met his match. Can these two stubborn people overcome the pain of their pasts and learn to trust the healing power of love?
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
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!
Find Your Irresistible Valentine...
Celebrate the season of love with EIGHT BRAND-NEW, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED STEAMY STORIES From Nine New York Times & USA Today Bestselling, Award-Winning Authors
Ranging from fun and flirty to semi-sweet and suspenseful, this amorous collection of stories will not just hold you captive through Valentine’s Day; it’s romance you’ll find IRRESISTIBLE all year long.
Two Hearts’ Reconnaissance: Tamara Ferguson, USA Today bestselling author: Drawn to each other from the moment they met, Eve Loughlin and Harry Giordano are teenage survivors who’ve overcome the odds. When their careers split them apart, can they find their way back to their hearts?
Cupid’s Quest: Natalie Ann, USA Today bestselling author: Can Cupid’s arrow burst through the commitment wall that Ruby has built around her heart to let Josh sneak in?
A Little Change of Plans: Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today bestselling author: Jake saw rookie firefighter Geri and it was love at first sight.
All Night Long: Cynthia Cooke, USA Today bestselling author: A fake engagement, A Valentine’s Party, and a St. Bernard rescue on a snowy mountain, and suddenly dreams are coming true.
Never Lovers: Alicia Street, USA Today bestselling author: Can a love that is torn in pieces ever be repaired?
The Player: Jacquie Biggar, USA Today bestselling author: Sometimes, love happens when we least expect it…
Unexpected Packages: Stacy Eaton, USA Today bestselling author: A birthday gift delivered to her home gives her more than she bargained for.
First Class Flirtation: Susan Jean Ricci, USA Today bestselling author: A dispute between two strangers during a cross-country flight leads to a passionate infatuation - and the ultimate rescue.
Serendipity Falls: Patrice Wilton, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author: Something mysterious is happening in this small mountain town. A wedding a month--Is there a love bug in their spring water, or is Cupid playing tricks?
EIGHT STEAMY STORIES From New York Times & USA Today Bestselling, Award-Winning Authors
TWO HEARTS’ ALLIANCE: Tamara Ferguson, USA Today bestselling author: Will an unidentified enemy succeed in tearing two wounded warrior’s marriage of convenience apart, before they’ve even had a chance to admit it’s not just an alliance, but love?
ETERNAL: Natalie Ann, USA Today bestselling author: Eternal love? Is that possible for two people who have sworn off romance and happy ever after?
WEDDING AT FIREHOUSE RANCH: Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today bestselling author: Curvy girl Emily Porter might be the one to help Paul Saint conquer his fear of commitment.
ALL MY LOVING: Cynthia Cooke, USA Today bestselling author: Always the bridesmaid, Naomi finally gets her shot at love. If she has the courage to take it.
MAKE ME BURN: Alicia Street, USA Today bestselling author: Jinx D'Alessio would not settle for run of the mill. She wanted a big, dramatic, passionate love with a man whose very look could knock her off her feet. Too bad the only man who could do that was the one she could never have.
PLAYING WITH THE BRIDESMAID: Stephanie Queen, USA Today bestselling author: She’s too young for him. He’s got too much baggage. But that chemistry.
BETWEEN BABIES AND GIRLFRIENDS: Mona Risk, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author: Abandoned baby twins, a former girlfriend, and an almost-fiancée complicate Dr. Brian Dutton’s life to no end.
WEDDING KNOT: Patrice Wilton, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author: If you can’t trust your Fiancé, find someone you can! This is a heartwarming friends to lovers story. Will true love find a way?
TWO HEARTS’ TRUCE: Tamara Ferguson, USA Today Bestselling Author: Amanda has been putting her life on hold for six lonely years, but Jeff is determined to win her back. Will she ever feel like she can trust him enough to reveal the devasting secrets that are preventing her from moving forward?
FALLING INTO LOVE by Natalie Ann, USA Today Bestselling Author: Falling into love had never been on Ryan's radar. As for Shannon, she had it once and lost it, never expecting to find it again...until she moved to Paradise!
BAYOU COTTAGE by Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today bestselling Author: Bayou Cottage in the swamp at Cypress Cove is the perfect place to run away to after Maggie Angel’s heart is broken. Will she find a second chance at love there?
THE LIES BETWEEN US by Cynthia Cooke, USA Today bestselling Author: A drug lord, a kidnapping, another woman—to save her marriage, Cat must fight them all.
IGNITE MY HEART by Alicia Street, USA Today Bestselling Author: Unable to have children of her own, the last thing Blake wants is to become a nanny, but Morgan and his little girl take her on an unexpected journey of the heart.
CUT AND RUN by Angela Stevens, Bestselling Author: Unlucky Molly Sullivan is left to take the heat for her brother’s dishonesty and finds her only way to escape the clutches of a gang leader is to attach herself to the self-centered–and rather too cute for his own good–Jake Massey.
REPLACING BARNIE by Patrice Wilton, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author: Lydia is a divorced attorney determined to succeed in her career. Until fate plays dirty tricks on her and puts the gorgeous Jed in her way. After a night of passion she discovers he’s her new client’s soon-to-be-ex!
You need a hero…
Does your dream man fight fires or catch bad guys as a cop or undercover? Maybe he’s a doctor saving lives? Perhaps he’s a military man, who’s put his life on the line as a wounded warrior or working security?
Everyone needs a hero and you’re sure to find yours in this steamy premiere series, featuring strong heroes and heroines in this collection of seven brand new never before published stories from eight multi-award winning, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling authors.
You’ll find each of these stories simply…IRRESISTIBLE.
Two Hearts Unlikely Heroes: Tamara Ferguson, USA Today Bestselling author: When wounded warrior Captain Samantha Caldwell is targeted by terrorists after killing their leader in Iraq, can AFOSI Agent Captain Ben Nash keep her safe?
Simply Love: Natalie Ann, USA Today Bestselling author:Being strong doesn’t make you a hero, but doing what is right does.
She’s Having A Baby: Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today Bestselling author:During the worst fire season in California history, a wildland fire changes life for Mike and Aisling Saint and their best friend.
Johnny’s Girl: Cynthia Cooke, USA Today Bestselling author:Will he choose the mission or the girl?
Fire Me Up: Alicia Street, USA Today Bestselling author:After an FDNY fireman loses his fiancée to a rich Wall Streeter, he seeks a new start in a sleepy village on Long Island’s North Fork, only to fall for a shy schoolteacher who shakes up his world like never.
SEAL of Refuge: Alyssa Bailey, USA Today Bestselling author:Becoming vulnerable for a chance at true happiness takes a special kind of courage.
Never Gone: Stephanie Queen, USA Today Bestselling author:Joe is a regular guy from Boston--except when he's called on by the Zero Go Team. So when he's sent to protect a sexy Hollywood costume designer, the last thing he expects is a crazy attraction that's anything but regular.
Handle With Care: Patrice Wilton, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author:An ER doctor and a wounded veteran find each other, but can their love survive?
Charlene’s parents are in town for Christmas, and her mother is driving her up a tree. Her bed-and-breakfast’s resident ghost, Jack, isn’t fond of her either—and he’s showing it with some haunting high jinks. But when Charlene takes her mom and dad out for dinner, the less-than-seasonal spirits take a deadly turn.
David Baldwin has just won a fortune in the lottery—and it adds a lot of drama to the charity auction he’s hosting at his restaurant. When he caps off the evening by playing Santa and handing out checks to some of the attendees, the mood shifts . . . and Charlene observes mysterious tensions between David and his flashy, bleached-blonde wife, his neglected teenage son from a previous marriage, and his hostile business partner, among others. And they’re only a few on the long list of potential suspects when David runs into the road and is mowed down by a fleeing motorist. Now it looks like it’s going to be homicide for the holidays . . .
Chance encounters, sizzling chemistry, and irrepressible attractions occur despite tremendous obstacles and complications. Nothing can stop two hearts destined for each other.
Love rom Sizzling to Sweet, THE AUTHORS’ BILLBOARD presents heartwarming stories of romance and passion from around the world, all ending with Satisfaction… and a Happy Ever After.
Featuring these NY Today and USA Today Bestselling Authors:
Mimi Barbour – A Perfect Storm: A crippled boy, an unhappy girl, a cuddly puppy, and a holiday romance!
Can Jenna let her son be home-schooled in the very house of the girl who put him in his wheelchair? And can she trust the handsome father of that unhappy child to teach her son?
Cynthia Cooke – Eyes Wide Open: Under the threat of a serial killer, can two hearts find love?
Psychic dreamer, Jessica Barnes, has been on the run from a serial killer for most of her life. As an ex-MP, Security Agent, Adam LaSalle, is no stranger to death. Now, the man who killed his sister is targeting the woman he has sworn to protect and has grown to love. To stay alive, they will need to keep their Eyes Wide Open.
Jacquie Biggar - Tempted by Mr. Wrong: How can something so wrong, feel so right?
Soon after Tammy-Jo’s scheming husband makes her the town laughingstock, he turns up dead. And with her sexy stepbrother Jason back home for mysterious reasons, T.J. will have to prove her innocence while trying to avoid acting on her feelings for him.
Joan Reeves - Old Enough to Know Better (Book 1: The Good, The Bad, and the Girly): She’s a woman with a past; he’s the man who wants to be her future.
Stormy is on the slippery slope of turning fifty and crushing on a younger man—sexy Sean Butler. He’s been after her for months, but she’s refused every advance. Sean has a plan to win her heart. His plan? Whatever it takes.
Mona Risk - To Love a Hero: Would her love cost him everything he values?
On her first international business trip to Belarus, Cecile finds more chemistry than she bargains for when she falls for handsome Major General Sergei, a true hero in his country. Can she betray his trust to save his career?
Patrice Wilton - A Hot Night in Vegas: A thrill ride of forbidden desire hits the winning hand of love!
Career-driven Jennifer Martin goes with her boss, Hunter Carson, to Vegas for a convention with no thought to romance, but once Cupid gets involved, all bets are off.
Tamara Ferguson - Two Hearts Under Fire: Can two wounded hearts under fire survive love?
Hiding from an abusive ex, Claire Ellis is rescued by Airman Russ Quinlan, when an attempt is made on her life. But was Russ the intended target? While on the run, can two wounded hearts under fire survive love?