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Meant for You

Old grudges become new loves in this enchanting contemporary romance originally published as Stranger in TownThe car accident was Hannah Price's fault—a tragic mistake that changed Gabe Holbrook's life forever, destroying everything he'd been or ever wanted to be.He was a man who'd had it all. Intelligent, handsome, talented, rich, he'd been one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. Now he's come home to Dundee, the small town where he was raised, but he's a stranger to the people who once knew him. He's bitter and withdrawn and entirely focused on recovering. But thanks to Hannah Price, there are some things that can't be fixed.Hannah has been struggling to recover from that fateful night, too. Unlike Gabe, she sustained only minor injuries. But she's not sure she'll ever be able to forgive herself for what happened. Especially when Gabe becomes her son's football coach, and she begins to fall in love with the...
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Unforgettable You

New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak returns to Silver Springs, where no past mistake is so big the heart can't find a way to fix it.Jada Brooks couldn't have known how her life would change when she fell for bad boy Maddox Richardson back in high school. She couldn't have known his troubled brother would leave hers forever crippled. Or that she'd be forced to shun Maddox completely—only to discover she was carrying his child.Although Maddox was devastated by the events that transpired that fateful night, losing Jada was the worst of it. He's back in Silver Springs, ready to make amends and provide the kind of youth outreach that once saved him. If he'd known Jada was in town, too, he would never have come. Jada's returned to Silver Springs to be with family after her father's death. But when she sees Maddox, every tough decision she's made concerning their now twelve-year-old daughter begins to haunt...
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Falling For You

Join Brenda Novak in Dundee, Idaho, for a delightful story about two rivals who can't fight their growing attraction in this contemporary romance originally published as A Husband of her Own in 2003Rebecca Wells desperately wants to overcome her reputation. She's finally trying to put an end to her twenty-four-year rivalry with the perfect Josh Hill, a rivalry that began when she was a kid and the Hills moved in across the street. Great-looking, popular, a successful horse rancher, Josh is Dundee's golden boy—and the son her father always wanted.But even when her father insists they call a truce, it's hard for Rebecca to drop her resentment of Josh. She refuses to acknowledge that she feels more for him than she's ever let on. The man she loves to hate is also the man she'd hate to love...
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Sanctuary

New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak brings you a captivating story of two sisters who have to escape their hometown to change their future. Hope Tanner escaped her polygamous community in Superior, Utah, ten years ago—pregnant and alone. She ended up at The Birth Place in Enchantment, New Mexico, where Lydia Kane, the clinic's founder, handled the private adoption of her baby. A baby Hope never held...and never stopped thinking about. Now Hope briefly returns to her hometown to help her pregnant younger sister, Faith, escape, too. They flee to The Birth Place for sanctuary, but Parker, the center's administrator and a widowed single father, isn't pleased to see Hope back in Enchantment. She doesn't understand his animosity. In fact, she almost wonders if he has something to hide...
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Coulda Been a Cowboy

Originally published as Coulda Been A Cowboy, this refreshing story shows that even the bumpiest roads are worth traveling for the right person. Grandpa Garnier used to say, Love is like a bucking bronco. It takes guts and determination to hang on, but it's worth the ride.If only Grandpa was around now to help Tyson Garnier out of this mess. The famous pro football player is suddenly saddled with a very public scandal—and an illegitimate child. Tyson needs a good nanny now if he's going to salvage his career. And plain, no-nonsense Dakota Brown is the ideal candidate.Dakota doesn't care for football—or for a man who doesn't seem to want his own son. But she needs this job, and that precious little baby needs her.Dakota isn't Tyson's kind of woman. But the more he sees of her—and the more he sees of his son—the harder he wants to hang on.Originally published in 2007 under the title Coulda...
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Blind Spot

New York Times bestseller Brenda Novak's Evelyn Talbot series returns, with a heavily pregnant Evelyn being held hostage.With Jasper Moore, the privileged boy who attacked her when she was only sixteen, finally caught and in prison, Dr. Evelyn Talbot, founder and head psychiatrist at Hanover House (a prison/research facility for psychopaths in remote Alaska), believes she can finally quit looking over her shoulder. She's safe, happier than she's ever been and expecting her first child. She's also planning to marry Amarok, her Alaska State Trooper love interest and the town's only police presence. But before the wedding can take place, a psychopath from the much more recent past comes out of nowhere and kidnaps her in broad daylight. Instead of planning her wedding, Evelyn finds herself doing everything she can to survive, save her baby and devise some way to escape while Amarok races the clock to find her - before it's too late.
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The Best Christmas Surprise

Your Christmas wish come true! Enjoy this touching classic by New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak, originally published under the title Just Like the Ones We Used to Know in the 2006 anthology Once Upon a Christmas.Angela Forrester's foster child Kayla has just one wish for Christmas...to meet her real dad. Angela is determined to ensure Kayla gets her wish, even though Matt Jackson has no idea he has a child at all. When Angela meets Matt, she doesn't have a chance to tell him about his little girl before sparks instantly fly between them, complicating matters. Will he turn tail and run when he learns the truth, or will he be the man and father they always dreamed of?
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To Win Her Heart

Abby Ashton's roommate-from-hell...her mother. If she doesn't get her parents back together, she'll go crazy. So Abby schemes to get them to Mexico with her, hoping the vacation will lead to romance. And it does—for Abby and race-car driver "Gunner" Stevens.Tall, dark and charming Jason Lawrence keeps visiting Mel Anders's veterinary clinic—with everything from a drooling St. Bernard to a potbelly pig. And the man doesn't even seem to like animals. Hmm...Mel is mighty suspicious—but she never suspects her mom....Originally published in 2004
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Christmas in Silver Springs

Come home to Silver Springs for the holidays, where broken hearts learn to love again...together. So much for forever. When Harper Devlin's rock star husband ditches her on his way to the top, she takes her two daughters to her sister's place in Silver Springs for the holidays, hoping family can heal her broken heart. But comfort comes in unexpected places when she crosses paths with local Tobias Richardson.The moment Tobias spots Harper, he recognizes a sadness he knows all too well. After spending thirteen years in prison paying for his regretful past, Tobias is ready to make amends, and maybe helping Harper is the way to do it. But offering her a shoulder to cry on ignites a powerful attraction and a desire neither saw coming.Fearing her reaction, Tobias doesn't reveal his checkered past. He's falling hard, and if Harper finds out he'll lose her for good, especially because her famous ex is now trying to win her back. Secrets have a way of coming...
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Before We Were Strangers

Something happened to her mother that night. Something no one wants to talk about. But she's determined to uncover her family's dark secrets, even if they bury her.Five-year-old Sloane McBride couldn't sleep that night. Her parents were arguing again, their harsh words heating the cool autumn air. And then there was that other sound—the ominous thump before all went quiet.In the morning, her mother was gone.The official story was that she left. Her loving, devoted mother! That hadn't sat any better at the time than it did when Sloane moved out at eighteen, anxious to leave her small Texas hometown in search of anywhere else. But not even a fresh start working as a model in New York could keep the nightmares at bay. Or her fears that the domineering father she grew up with wasn't just difficult—he was deadly.Now another traumatic loss forces Sloane to realize she owes it to her mother to find out the truth, even if it means returning to...
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That One Night

New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak's beloved Dundee series begins with a one-night stand that becomes so much more in this irresistible romance originally published as A Baby of Her Own in 2002 At thirty, Delaney is no longer interested in playing the role of "good girl." After all, what has it gotten her this far in life? The one thing she wants most of all—to become a mother—still seems far out of reach. When she and her best friend go to Boise for a night out, the handsome stranger Delaney meets seems too good to be true. Conner is attractive, and she can't help but notice his other qualities too—he's healthy, seems to have good genes, and she never has to see him again. If she just so happens to get what she's always wanted out of spending the night with him, he'll never have to know. But soon after Delaney discovers she's pregnant, a newcomer moves onto the ranch just outside of Dundee. And wouldn't you know, it just...
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