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From cozy mysteries to seaside romance, USA Today bestselling author Traci Hall writes stories that captivate her readers. As a hybrid author with over sixty published works, Ms. Hall has a favorite tale for everyone.
Mystery lovers, check out her Scottish Shire series, set in the seaside town of Nairn, or the Salem B&B Mystery series, co-written as Traci Wilton. Her latest project is an Irish Castle cozy as Ellie Brannigan. Whether it's her ever-popular By the Sea romances, an Appletree Cove sweet romance, or a fun who-done-it, Traci finds her inspiration in sunny South Florida, living right near the ocean.
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Writing as Traci Hall, Scottish Shire mysteries
Murder in a Scottish Shire July 2020
Murder in a Scottish Garden May 2021
Murder at a Scottish Social 2022
Murder at a Scottish Wedding 2023
Writing as Traci Wilton, a Salem B & B mystery series
Mrs. Morris and the Ghost August 2019
Mrs. Morris and the Witch 2020
Mrs. Morris and the Ghost of Christmas Past September 2020
Mrs. Morris and the Sorceress March 30 2021
Mrs. Morris and the Vampire 2021
Mrs. Morris and the Pot of Gold 2022
Mrs. Morris and the Wolfman 2023
and more to come!
Death in Sandpiper Bay by Traci Hall and Patrice Wilton 2020
Danger at Sandpiper Bay by Traci Hall and Patrice Wilton 2021
Deception at Sandpiper Bay by Traci Hall and Patrice Wilton 2022
Appletree Cove: (Sweet Small-Town Beach Romances)
In the Dog House Feb 2019
Just One Kiss January 2021
By the Sea: (Small-Town Beach Romances)
Ambrosia by the Sea
Karma by the Sea
Puppy Love by the Sea
Masquerade by the Sea
Holiday by the Sea
Festival by the Sea
Dancing by the Sea
Forever by the Sea
Blue Christmas by the Sea
Returning Home by the Sea
Blossoms by the Sea
Billionaire by the Sea
Santa Baby by the Sea
Sandy Kisses by the Sea
Billionaire’s Brother by the Sea
Love, Actually by the Sea
Secret Santa by the Sea
Christmas Kiss by the Sea 2020
Snowy Seaside Christmas--West Coast 2020
Christmas on Misty Beach--West Coast 2021
Holiday Pickup by the Sea
Always a Bridesmaid
With This Ring
By the Sea — Books 1-3
By the Sea — Books 4-6
By the Sea — Books 7-9
By the Sea — Books 10-12
By the Sea — Books 13-15
Christmas By the Sea
Traci Hall also writes historical romance, western romance, teen paranormal, new adult paranormal, coming of age, and non-fiction books. For her complete list of works, go to: TraciHall.com to learn more...
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Paislee’s custom sweater and yarn business, Cashmere Crush, is the sole support for not only the single mum and her ten-year-old son Brody, but also her eccentric Gramps and Wallace, their black Scottish terrier.So when her landlord, Shawn Marcus, serves her an eviction notice and then pulls a disappearing act, she’ll go to any lengths to find the man and reason with him.
Shawn is heir to the Leery Estate, which Brody’s class will be visiting on a field trip. So Paislee volunteers to chaperone in the hopes of tracking down Shawn and killing two birds with one stone. Unfortunately, the only one killed is a man Paislee sees falling out of the hedges after being shot. It’s not her missing landlord, but Lady Leery’s nephew, Charles Thomson. Gruff DI Mack Zeffer is on the case, but Paislee also has a stake in flushing out the shooter. With suspects sprouting up like weeds, Paislee may need to hedge her bets until she can determine who is trying to lead her down the garden path . . .
For a twenty-eight-year-old single mum, Paislee has knit together a sensible life for herself, her ten-year-old son Brody, and Wallace, their black Scottish terrier. Having inherited a knack for knitting from her dear departed grandmother, Paislee also owns a specialty sweater shop called Cashmere Crush, where devoted local crafters gather weekly for her Knit and Sip.
Lately, though, Paislee feels as if her life is unraveling. She’s been served an eviction notice, and her estranged and homeless grandfather has just been brought to her door by a disconcertingly handsome detective named Mack Zeffer. As if all that wasn't enough, Paislee discovers a young woman who she recently rehired to help in the shop dead in her flat, possibly from an overdose of her heart medicine. But as details of the death and the woman’s life begin to raise suspicions for Detective Inspector Zeffer, it’s Paislee who must untangle a murderous yarn . . .
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.
Opening her shop Cashmere Crush and making a new home for herself, her son Brody, Gramps, and their black Scottish terrier Wallace in the beautiful Scottish village of Nairn is a dream come true. So Paislee is happy to give back by donating a luxurious cashmere sweater for an auction to raise money for the Nairn Food Bank. She’s less happy to make the acquaintance of a clique of competitive moms at the charity event, who treat a baking contest like it’s life or death. It turns out to be the latter for Queen Bee Kirsten Buchanan when a peanut-laced shortbread cookie triggers her fatal nut allergy.
Who would poison Kirsten? How about half the town? But when Paislee’s pal Blaise is suspected, the sweater-selling sleuth leaps into action to unravel the mystery. Along with gruff but handsome DI Mack Zeffer, she has to sort through a batch of suspects without becoming this cookie-cutter killer’s next target . . .
It's a season for miracles. FALL IN LOVE with SEVEN BRAND-NEW, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED STEAMY CHRISTMAS STORIES From New York Times & USA Today Bestselling, Award-Winning Authors
TWO HEARTS’ CHRISTMAS RESCUE: Tamara Ferguson, USA Today Bestselling Author: Christmas has been a time of terrible loss for the two of them, so neither has celebrated for years. Will a gang of needy rescue pets help Kinley and Jake rescue each other’s Christmas, aided by the magic of love?
MISTLETOE MAGIC by Natalie Ann, USA Today Bestselling Author: Can the magic of Christmas help Robin and Brian find what is hiding in their hearts?
BAYOU CHRISTMAS by Suzanne Jenkins, USA Today bestselling Author: When Maggie Angel makes a discovery under Bayou Cottage it might change her life if she lets it. What does a mother dog, her six pups and a handsome veterinarian have in common? Maggie’s heart will bring them together.
CANDY’S CHRISTMAS WISH by Cynthia Cooke, USA Today bestselling Author: On the verge of losing her house, her business, and her dog, Candy needs a Christmas miracle. What she gets is Lincoln, the man who broke her heart, back in her life.
MELT MY HEART by Alicia Street, USA Today Bestselling Author: A rescue mutt. A mysterious letter. A secret history shared. Can the challenge that brings Wynter and Caleb together melt the hearts of two people who have given up on love?
PLAYING SANTA by Stephanie Queen, USA Today Best1selling Author: Why stop at rescuing a puppy when there’s a struggling beauty who might need Santa to come to her rescue?
A SNOWY SEASIDE CHRISTMAS by Traci Hall, USA Today Bestselling Author: Only unconditional love can save Gemma and Bryce from hiding their battered hearts forever – will these two heroes be brave enough to let down their guard?
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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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 . . .
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 incredible tales of love – from sweet to spicy – for your reading pleasure.
What does a small town second chance romance have in common with an Iraqi warzone? How about a millionaire poker player and a police officer with a surprise baby on the way? A cowboy and a doctor? Or even a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer and an isolated mansion in Maine?
Discover the answers and fall for the men and women willing to face any obstacle and sacrifice whatever it takes for the ones they love. These are the UNFORGETTABLE LOVERS you want and need in your own life. Created by New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Authors for devoted romance readers.
Mimi Barbour – Don’t Be Cruel (NEW!): Audra’s cousin gives up Johnny and also wants to give up his baby, but Audra won’t let her. She uses blackmail…and she wins.
Stacy Eaton – Riley – Loving a Young (NEW!): After being Lovers for years, can these two move on to something more?
Natalie Ann – Passionate Vision: A chance meeting in the woods between a young woman with incredible powers she hasn’t learned to control and a man with a strings-attached inheritance he’s reluctant to accept discover they may be able to help each other.
Leanne Banks – Her Forever Man: Can a Manhattan heiress find love and purpose with a rugged rancher and his two children?
Mona Risk – One Mistake: Getting involved with the strong-headed and too generous reporter involves more complications than the bright doctor had ever faced in the OR. But what wouldn’t he do to save the love of his life and her baby?
Rebecca York – From the Darkness: Bree comes to Ravenscrest to find out if Troy, the man she loved and lost seven years ago, is dead or alive. But nothing is as it seems at the isolated mansion on the Maine coast.
Susanne Matthews – Hello Again: Can Charley lift a millennia old curse and find joy and love again?
Taylor Lee – Against the Odds: Passion Meets Politics: A political hotshot desperate for campaign cash, Gia insists she just wants his money. Until she meets him.
Traci Hall – Crimson Gold: In 1881, two newcomers to the wild west goldmining scene meet. He assumes she’s the new entertainment in town, she thinks he’s rude and arrogant and…intriguing. Their unconventional partnership puts each of them in danger as they fight to protect the ones they love.
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 . . .
These emotionally satiating, tales of contemporary love stories will brighten your day, warm your heart, and quench your desire for happy ever after. From merry-go-round passion, to a beautiful Chilean earthquake survivor, an aristocrat coming to visit or that excruciating puppy love everyone endures - this collection has it all. Unforgettable romances with hunky men who might just live next door... or a French aristocrat visiting for a while!
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They don’t come along very often, but when they do, they can turn your world upside down and rip the heart out of every woman who dares to love them. The variety of stories we’ve chosen to add to this collection are meant to entertain you.
We present the Unforgettable Heroes...
Seven romances by seven award-winning authors with heroes who will live in your heart forever. Donna Fasano guides you on how to 'Take Love in Stride,' Patrice Wilton cooks up a 'Catered Affair,' Mona Risk shares what a wonder it is to get 'Babies in the Bargain,' Mimi Barbour asks you to help her 'Find Me a Home,' Traci Hall gives a lesson on love in 'Dancing By the Sea,' Susan Jean Ricci tempts everyone with 'Dinosaurs and Cherry Stems,' and Leanne Banks instructs readers how to become ‘The Five-Minute Bride’.