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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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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.
A HERO LIES WITHIN
Kari Winslow is a Palm Beach news reporter, fighting not only to keep her job, but take over the nightly anchor spot. Her boss has axed her special runaway series, and wants “feel good stories” instead. She has only two weeks to come up with something big, or the special series will be taken over by the new anchorman who seems determined to ruin her career.
Jake Harrington has returned from two tours in Iraq, and this wounded warrior is searching for peace – and a family friend who’s gone missing. He turns to his former love Kari for help. Though Jake hurt Kari badly once before, she agrees to help him under one condition: he must provide her with “feel good stories” about the everyday heroes he served with. But his memory is sketchy at best, and the only stories he remembers are the ones she doesn’t want to hear.
Fate, it seems, has brought them back together – but can Kari ever forget Jakes’ bitter betrayal, and will he forgive hers when to save her career she must betray his trust…?
HANDLE WITH CARE
Shane Dawson, a medic captured and tortured in Iraq, is back on US soil, but now he must face his painful memories and personal demons.
Lauren Reynolds is a widowed ER doctor with a son, Josh, who has ADHD. When the two meet, Lauren thinks Shane is the most wonderful, thrilling man she has met in a long time. But her child’s welfare is priority number one, and there are very compelling reasons to stay apart. Will they be able to overcome their issues to find that once-in-a-lifetime love?
Handle with Care is a deeply emotional story about two damaged people and the power of love, healing, and unconditional trust.
AT FIRST SIGHT
War veteran Brent Harrington, a helicopter pilot who lost his sight when he was shot down in Afghanistan, is now back home in the US and struggling to come to terms with the fact that his sight may never return. Natalie Connors, a beautiful young woman fleeing an abusive relationship and looking for a fresh start, is hired by Brent’s best buddy, another war veteran, as a home health care aide to help Brent adapt to his newly darkened world. Thrown together by fate, they take the first tentative steps toward love…
But when Natalie’s vicious ex tracks her down, can the passion and tenderness she and Brent share protect her?
At First Sight is a highly emotional story about two damaged people and the healing they must go through before they can commit and find their happily-ever-after.
Charlene, recently widowed, has renovated her historic mansion just in time to greet guests arriving for the town’s annual Halloween festivities. She’s lucky to have a helpful staff to provide support—as well as a handsome ghost named Jack standing invisibly by her side.
Unfortunately, while the revelers head out on haunted tours, have their fortunes told, or grab a drink at Brews and Broomsticks, a killer walks among them. When Charlene discovers Morganna, a local Wiccan, dead in her shop, she starts getting cozy with the local coven, looking for clues to locate the crafty culprit. Salem may be famous for the false accusations of witchery in centuries past, but this time someone is genuinely guilty—of murder . . .
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EIGHT BRAND-NEW, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED STEAMY STORIES From Nine 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.
THE RIGHT GROOM: Jen Talty, USA Today bestselling author: She ran away from him once. He won't let her do it a second time.
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?
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 . . .
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?
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?
FALL IN LOVE with SEVEN BRAND-NEW, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED STEAMY STORIES From Eight New York Times & USA Today Bestselling, Award-Winning Authors
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.
WHISKEY SOUR by Jen Talty, USA Today Bestselling Author: If Boone Wilder going to get the woman he loves, he’s going to have to make a few changes of his own. And he’s going to have to come clean about one very big lie.
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!
Dreams CAN come true at Christmas.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.
Nine New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Authors have crafted stories of love and joy, ranging from sweet to spicy, the perfect box set 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 Unforgettable Christmas Joy: Hope and Promises.
Sweet Christmas: Mimi Barbour, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author: Will she destroy her first real Christmas because she’s never been in love or experienced that holiday before?
Christmas Love: Natalie Ann, USA Today Bestselling Author: What happens when even the strongest are blinded by insecurities?
His Christmas Family: Susanne Matthews, International Bestselling Author: Can Christmas magic bring two broken souls together and fill six lives with joy?
Scrooge Falls In Love: Leanne Banks, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author: 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.
Holiday By The Sea: Traci Hall, USA Today Bestselling Author: Opposites attract. Can they find a way to make the most unlikely of relationships work?
A Heavenly Christmas: Patrice Wilton, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author: Can the magic of love mend a young woman’s heart?
Alaskan Christmas: Jen Talty, USA Today Bestselling Author: He was the second date that should have lasted a lifetime.
Honeymoon Cruise: Mona Risk, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author: 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.
Bittersweets Christmas - Arvin and Tina: Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today Bestselling Author: 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.
NINE SWEET AND SASSY STORIES of SUMMER, Including Four Brand New, From New York Times & USA Today Bestselling, Award-Winning Authors.
Some like them sweet, and some like them sexy, but if you’re looking for a little heat, spice up your summer reading with this hot selection of stories!
JIM BEAM (New): Jen Talty, USA Today Bestselling Author: He never expected his new roommate would come in the form of a four-year-old soon he never knew he had.
ADDICTED TO YOU (New): Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today Bestselling Author: When a lost soul meets one on the mend, fireworks blast and two guardian angels keep watch.
SUNBEAMS AND SHADOWS (New): Nancy Radke, USA Today Bestselling Author: Jean broke Hal’s heart when she married another man. Given a second chance, can he win her this time, or lose her forever?
BRAVING THE WILD ELEMENTS (New): Susan Jean Ricci, USA Today Bestselling Author: When a hurricane threatens the Fourth of July holiday, can two couples brave the storms brewing in their hearts?
ALL OF ME: Natalie Ann, USA Today Bestselling Author: Finally, the second chance they’ve been waiting for.
PARADISE COVE: Patrice Wilton, New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author: When Sean’s sailboat leads him to Kayla’s rental cottages in the Florida Keys, she sees a broken man. Can her compassion help heal his wounded heart?
TYLER’S BLIND DATE EXPERIMENT: Alicia Street, USA Today Bestselling Author: After Caroline’s career crashes and burns, along with her marriage, she retreats to a small town, done with art, done with men, done with love—or so she thinks.
JANE (I’m Still Single) JONES: Joan Reeves, New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author: Lots of southern charm, a ten-year-old betrayal, and a man and woman who should have ended up together, set against the backdrop of a typical high school reunion that turns out to be anything but typical!
MILLIONAIRE’S SECOND CHANCE: Leanne Banks, USA Today Bestselling Author: When Alisa Jennings loses her memory due to an accident, millionaire and former lover Dylan Barrows comforts her. Dylan lost her the first time due to his own foolishness. Will Alisa still love him when she remembers how their romance ended the first time?
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?
A grieving young widow, Charlene needed a new start—so she bought a historic mansion, sight unseen, and drove from Chicago to New England to start turning it into a bed-and-breakfast. On her first night in the house, she awakens to find a handsome man with startling blue eyes in her bedroom. Terror turns to utter disbelief when he politely introduces himself as Jack Strathmore—and explains that he used to live here—when he was alive. He firmly believes that someone pushed him down the stairs three years ago, and he won’t be able to leave until someone figures out who. If Charlene wants to get her business up and running in time for the Halloween tourist rush, and get this haunting houseguest out of the way, she’ll have to investigate. Though truth be told, this ghost is starting to grow on her . . .